The first table below looks at the demand for the UNIX Support role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX Support in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Support
Rank 841 757 800
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Support 78 117 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.11% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.11% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 54 96 88
Average salary £34,500 £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.82% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £37,500 £27,873
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +15.94%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114444 105272 119153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92735 87604 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

UNIX Support
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Support in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UNIX Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UNIX Support
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Support within the UK.

UNIX Support Salary Trend in the UK

UNIX Support
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Support over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 within the UK.

UNIX Support Salary Histogram in the UK

UNIX Support
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Support within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -68 72 £34,500 -17.85% 4
North West +20 36 £34,500 -12.65% 1
Cheshire +19 20 £34,500 -10.96%
Manchester +9 16 £34,000 -11.68% 1
South East -35 16 £47,500 +18.75%
London -71 15 £40,000 -17.52% 2
Berkshire -10 11 £47,500 +18.75%
Reading -14 8 £47,500 +18.75%
Nantwich - 6 - -
City of London -17 5 £60,000 +29.03%
Knutsford - 5 £34,500 -
Epsom - 4 - -
Surrey - 4 - -
Stockport -7 3 £34,000 +17.24% 1
South Yorkshire -12 3 £27,450 -
Yorkshire -34 3 £27,450 -33.85% 1
Sheffield - 3 £27,450 -
East of England -20 2 £33,250 -5.00%
Scotland - 2 £34,250 -
Glasgow - 2 £34,250 -
Cambridgeshire +9 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Cambridge +7 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Newbury - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £24,000 -
Kent - 1 - -

UNIX Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited UNIX Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with UNIX Support in their job title.

1 143 (100.00%) UNIX
2 110 (76.92%) Linux
3 65 (45.45%) Solaris
4 52 (36.36%) Finance
5 50 (34.97%) Change Management
6 41 (28.67%) Perl
7 34 (23.78%) SQL
7 34 (23.78%) AIX
8 32 (22.38%) Windows
8 32 (22.38%) Oracle
9 31 (21.68%) Red Hat
10 29 (20.28%) Problem Management
11 28 (19.58%) Python
12 22 (15.38%) HPUX
13 21 (14.69%) TCP/IP
13 21 (14.69%) HP
14 20 (13.99%) Veritas
14 20 (13.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 19 (13.29%) Shell Script
15 19 (13.29%) ITIL
15 19 (13.29%) Java
16 17 (11.89%) SUSE
17 16 (11.19%) Apache
17 16 (11.19%) SAN
18 15 (10.49%) EMC
18 15 (10.49%) Nagios
19 14 (9.79%) OpenView
19 14 (9.79%) Sun
20 13 (9.09%) BMC
20 13 (9.09%) Tivoli

UNIX Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited UNIX Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with UNIX Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (11.19%) Apache
2 8 (5.59%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.90%) IIS
4 4 (2.80%) IBM Notes
4 4 (2.80%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.80%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.69%) TCP/IP
2 16 (11.19%) SAN
3 10 (6.99%) iSCSI
3 10 (6.99%) NAS
4 9 (6.29%) Internet
4 9 (6.29%) Firewall
5 7 (4.90%) FTP
6 4 (2.80%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (2.80%) 4G
6 4 (2.80%) DNS
7 3 (2.10%) DHCP
7 3 (2.10%) LAN
7 3 (2.10%) WAN
8 2 (1.40%) SMS
8 2 (1.40%) HTTP
8 2 (1.40%) Intranet
9 1 (0.70%) SSL
9 1 (0.70%) SNMP
9 1 (0.70%) LDAP
9 1 (0.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.99%) MySQL
2 8 (5.59%) DB2
3 7 (4.90%) RDBMS
3 7 (4.90%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.50%) InterSystems Cache
4 5 (3.50%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.80%) Informix
5 4 (2.80%) MaxDB
6 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.80%) FitNesse
General
1 52 (36.36%) Finance
2 10 (6.99%) Banking
3 4 (2.80%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.10%) German Language
5 2 (1.40%) Retail
5 2 (1.40%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.40%) Marketing
6 1 (0.70%) French Language
6 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.59%) Web Services
2 4 (2.80%) Middleware
3 1 (0.70%) Java EE
3 1 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.99%) Replication
2 6 (4.20%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (3.50%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.50%) CLARiiON
3 5 (3.50%) Equities
3 5 (3.50%) Tandem
4 4 (2.80%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.80%) Celerra
5 3 (2.10%) Clustering
5 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.40%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.40%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.40%) Derivative
6 2 (1.40%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 143 (100.00%) UNIX
2 110 (76.92%) Linux
3 65 (45.45%) Solaris
4 34 (23.78%) AIX
5 32 (22.38%) Windows
6 22 (15.38%) HPUX
7 20 (13.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (11.89%) SUSE
9 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.80%) IRIX
11 3 (2.10%) Debian
12 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.97%) Change Management
2 29 (20.28%) Problem Management
3 19 (13.29%) ITIL
4 11 (7.69%) Change Control
4 11 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
5 8 (5.59%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (5.59%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (4.20%) E-Commerce
7 5 (3.50%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.50%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (3.50%) Load Balancing
8 4 (2.80%) Business Development
8 4 (2.80%) Load Testing
8 4 (2.80%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (2.80%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (2.80%) Low Latency
8 4 (2.80%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.80%) Service Management
8 4 (2.80%) Data Management
8 4 (2.80%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (28.67%) Perl
2 34 (23.78%) SQL
3 28 (19.58%) Python
4 19 (13.29%) Java
4 19 (13.29%) Shell Script
5 10 (6.99%) Jython
6 6 (4.20%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.10%) AWK
7 3 (2.10%) C
7 3 (2.10%) C++
8 2 (1.40%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.40%) PHP
9 1 (0.70%) Tcl
9 1 (0.70%) Ruby
9 1 (0.70%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 9 (6.29%) Sun Certification
2 7 (4.90%) Degree
2 7 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.80%) RHCE
5 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (5.59%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (4.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (3.50%) NFS
3 5 (3.50%) vSphere
3 5 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.80%) XenApp
4 4 (2.80%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (2.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (10.49%) Nagios
2 14 (9.79%) OpenView
3 13 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 13 (9.09%) BMC PATROL
4 12 (8.39%) NetBackup
5 8 (5.59%) ARCserve
6 5 (3.50%) EMC Navisphere
7 4 (2.80%) Legato
7 4 (2.80%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (2.10%) Unicenter
9 2 (1.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.70%) Munin
10 1 (0.70%) Puppet
10 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (22.38%) Oracle
2 31 (21.68%) Red Hat
3 21 (14.69%) HP
4 20 (13.99%) Veritas
5 15 (10.49%) EMC
6 14 (9.79%) Sun
7 13 (9.09%) BMC
8 9 (6.29%) NetApp
9 8 (5.59%) Symantec
10 7 (4.90%) VMware
11 6 (4.20%) Sybase
12 5 (3.50%) Citrix
12 5 (3.50%) Brocade
12 5 (3.50%) Axway
12 5 (3.50%) Sophos
13 4 (2.80%) Lotus
13 4 (2.80%) SAP
13 4 (2.80%) IBM
14 3 (2.10%) Fidessa
14 3 (2.10%) JBoss
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