The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support
Rank 798 679 693
Rank change year-on-year
-119 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support 132 279 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 115 235 210
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £26,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016 within the UK.

Unix Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Unix Support
Top 30 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 13 February 2016. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -110 124 £52,500 +23.52% 15
London -33 79 £60,000 +9.09% 10
City of London +47 20 £60,000 +20.00% 1
East of England -12 16 £32,500 -21.68%
South East -21 15 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Scotland 0 7 £43,750 -12.50%
South West -22 7 £20,500 -41.42%
Watford +8 6 £34,000 -
Hertfordshire -12 6 £34,000 +13.33%
Surrey +3 5 £27,000 -10.00%
Bedfordshire -6 5 £31,000 -33.33%
Berkshire -7 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Cambridge - 5 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire 0 4 £45,500 -
Somerset -2 4 £20,500 -36.92%
Birmingham -3 4 £40,000 -8.57%
Glasgow -17 4 £35,000 -
West Midlands -23 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Bedford - 4 £31,550 -
Bridgwater - 4 £20,500 -
Bristol -25 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Milton Keynes -6 2 £45,500 -
East Midlands -7 2 £29,250 +24.46% 1
High Wycombe - 2 - -
Hampshire +14 1 £45,000 +68.22%
Sheffield +9 1 £35,000 +12.90% 1
South Yorkshire +9 1 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Wales +7 1 £27,500 -14.06%
Nottingham +5 1 £35,000 +48.93%

Unix Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 454 (100.00%) Unix
2 283 (62.33%) SQL
3 272 (59.91%) Linux
4 204 (44.93%) Perl
5 169 (37.22%) Oracle
6 110 (24.23%) Windows
7 108 (23.79%) Finance
8 93 (20.48%) Sybase
9 87 (19.16%) Python
10 73 (16.08%) ITIL
11 67 (14.76%) FIX Protocol
11 67 (14.76%) Front Office
12 65 (14.32%) Java
13 56 (12.33%) Solaris
14 55 (12.11%) Sun
14 55 (12.11%) Shell Script
15 53 (11.67%) Equities
15 53 (11.67%) Bash Shell
16 51 (11.23%) Derivative
16 51 (11.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 50 (11.01%) Apache
18 47 (10.35%) Banking
19 46 (10.13%) SQL Server
19 46 (10.13%) Microsoft
20 44 (9.69%) Electronic Trading
21 41 (9.03%) Tomcat
22 35 (7.71%) Windows Server
22 35 (7.71%) Problem Management
23 31 (6.83%) IBM
24 30 (6.61%) Fixed Income

Unix Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 50 (11.01%) Apache
2 41 (9.03%) Tomcat
3 24 (5.29%) WebSphere
4 22 (4.85%) WebLogic
5 19 (4.19%) JBoss
6 13 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
7 12 (2.64%) Apache ServiceMix
8 7 (1.54%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.88%) IIS
10 4 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.66%) Jetty
11 3 (0.66%) SAS
11 3 (0.66%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.44%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 20 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.86%) MS Office
3 5 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) MetaTrader
2 3 (0.66%) RMDS
3 2 (0.44%) SunGard Martini
4 1 (0.22%) 3000 Xtra
4 1 (0.22%) BASE24
4 1 (0.22%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.42%) SaaS
2 7 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.88%) Office 365
4 3 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (0.66%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.66%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.44%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.51%) TCP/IP
2 22 (4.85%) SAN
3 16 (3.52%) LAN
4 13 (2.86%) FTP
5 11 (2.42%) HTTP
6 10 (2.20%) WAN
7 9 (1.98%) IP Telephony
8 8 (1.76%) DNS
8 8 (1.76%) Firewall
8 8 (1.76%) iSCSI
9 7 (1.54%) LDAP
10 6 (1.32%) DHCP
10 6 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (1.32%) NAS
10 6 (1.32%) SSH
11 5 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (0.66%) Internet
13 1 (0.22%) 3G
13 1 (0.22%) 4G
13 1 (0.22%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.29%) MySQL
3 22 (4.85%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.96%) DB2
5 15 (3.30%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.20%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.54%) KDB
8 7 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.66%) Big Data
10 3 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.66%) Informix
10 3 (0.66%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (3.08%) JIRA
2 8 (1.76%) Eclipse
3 7 (1.54%) Maven
4 6 (1.32%) GDB
5 2 (0.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 108 (23.79%) Finance
2 67 (14.76%) Front Office
3 47 (10.35%) Banking
4 25 (5.51%) Financial Institution
5 20 (4.41%) Investment Banking
6 18 (3.96%) Back Office
7 17 (3.74%) Retail
8 6 (1.32%) French Language
8 6 (1.32%) German Language
9 5 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.44%) Electronics
10 2 (0.44%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.44%) Law
10 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
11 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (14.76%) FIX Protocol
2 16 (3.52%) Spring
3 14 (3.08%) LAMP
4 13 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
5 12 (2.64%) JDBC
6 11 (2.42%) Middleware
7 8 (1.76%) XML
8 6 (1.32%) HTML
8 6 (1.32%) JMS
8 6 (1.32%) Web Services
9 5 (1.10%) SOAP
9 5 (1.10%) Struts
10 4 (0.88%) .NET
11 3 (0.66%) Hibernate
12 2 (0.44%) Murex MxML
13 1 (0.22%) CGI
13 1 (0.22%) COM
13 1 (0.22%) CSS
13 1 (0.22%) J2EE
13 1 (0.22%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.67%) Equities
2 51 (11.23%) Derivative
2 51 (11.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (6.61%) Fixed Income
4 29 (6.39%) Equity Derivative
5 19 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (4.19%) Hedge funds
6 15 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.42%) Replication
8 9 (1.98%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.98%) EPoS
9 7 (1.54%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.10%) HP Superdome
10 5 (1.10%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.88%) Exotic Derivative
11 4 (0.88%) Statistics
12 3 (0.66%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.66%) Clustering
12 3 (0.66%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.66%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 454 (100.00%) Unix
2 272 (59.91%) Linux
3 110 (24.23%) Windows
4 56 (12.33%) Solaris
5 35 (7.71%) Windows Server
6 27 (5.95%) AIX
7 25 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.76%) Mac OS
9 7 (1.54%) CentOS
9 7 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.10%) HPUX
10 5 (1.10%) SUSE
11 4 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.66%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (16.08%) ITIL
2 44 (9.69%) Electronic Trading
3 35 (7.71%) Problem Management
4 22 (4.85%) Incident Management
5 21 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (4.63%) Mentoring
6 20 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 18 (3.96%) Low Latency
8 16 (3.52%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (3.08%) Change Management
10 13 (2.86%) Release Management
11 12 (2.64%) Algorithmic Trading
12 11 (2.42%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (2.20%) E-Commerce
13 10 (2.20%) Performance Management
13 10 (2.20%) Risk Management
13 10 (2.20%) Service Management
14 9 (1.98%) Open Source
15 8 (1.76%) High Availability
15 8 (1.76%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 283 (62.33%) SQL
2 204 (44.93%) Perl
3 87 (19.16%) Python
4 65 (14.32%) Java
5 55 (12.11%) Shell Script
6 53 (11.67%) Bash Shell
7 24 (5.29%) JavaScript
8 14 (3.08%) PowerShell
9 10 (2.20%) C
9 10 (2.20%) C#
9 10 (2.20%) Korn
10 7 (1.54%) AWK
10 7 (1.54%) C++
11 6 (1.32%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.32%) sed
12 3 (0.66%) Assembly Language
12 3 (0.66%) COBOL
12 3 (0.66%) PL/1
12 3 (0.66%) Ruby
12 3 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (4.41%) Degree
2 11 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.98%) CCENT
3 9 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (1.76%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.88%) IBM AIX Certification
5 4 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.66%) CEH
6 3 (0.66%) CISSP
6 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.66%) RHCE
7 2 (0.44%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.44%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.30%) SLA
2 14 (3.08%) QA
3 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.44%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.54%) NFS
2 7 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.10%) KVM
3 5 (1.10%) Oracle Clusterware
3 5 (1.10%) Squid
3 5 (1.10%) Xen
4 4 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (0.66%) vSphere
6 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (5.95%) ITRS Geneos
2 15 (3.30%) NetBackup
2 15 (3.30%) Oracle ZFS
3 8 (1.76%) Puppet
4 6 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (1.32%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (1.32%) Zenoss
5 5 (1.10%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (1.10%) WSUS
6 4 (0.88%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.66%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.44%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.44%) Control-M
8 2 (0.44%) OpenView
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.22%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 169 (37.22%) Oracle
2 93 (20.48%) Sybase
3 55 (12.11%) Sun
4 46 (10.13%) Microsoft
5 31 (6.83%) IBM
6 29 (6.39%) Red Hat
7 16 (3.52%) VMware
8 14 (3.08%) HP
9 13 (2.86%) Cisco
9 13 (2.86%) Veritas
10 11 (2.42%) Fidessa
11 10 (2.20%) Informatica
11 10 (2.20%) SAP
12 9 (1.98%) Bloomberg
12 9 (1.98%) Reuters
13 8 (1.76%) Eze Castle Integration
13 8 (1.76%) LANDesk
14 6 (1.32%) BMC
14 6 (1.32%) CommVault
15 5 (1.10%) Northgate
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