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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Support
Rank 846 894 776
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -118
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Support 56 44 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.037% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.039% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 40 38 85
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £31,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £55,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

UNIX Support Salary Histogram in the UK

UNIX Support
Top 26 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 3 July 2015. 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 +33 50 £50,000 +25.00% 4
London +32 34 £52,500 +10.52% 2
City of London +43 16 £52,500 +12.90% 1
Manchester +4 7 £22,500 -33.82% 2
North West -5 7 £22,500 -35.71% 2
South East +14 5 £37,500 -
Scotland +5 5 - - 1
Edinburgh - 4 - - 1
Yorkshire +3 2 £40,000 +14.28%
North Yorkshire +2 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Hampshire -7 2 £45,000 -
Harrogate - 2 £40,000 -
Oxford - 2 £36,500 -
Southampton - 2 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £36,500 -
Glasgow +4 1 - -
South West -5 1 £19,000 -5.00%
Bristol -21 1 £19,000 -5.00%
Caerphilly - 1 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £37,500 -
Northampton - 1 £37,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £37,500 -
Wales - 1 £45,000 -
South Wales - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -

UNIX Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 112 (100.00%) UNIX
2 58 (51.79%) Solaris
3 52 (46.43%) Linux
4 40 (35.71%) Oracle
5 35 (31.25%) Red Hat
6 31 (27.68%) AIX
7 30 (26.79%) ITIL
8 29 (25.89%) Banking
9 27 (24.11%) Veritas
10 26 (23.21%) Finance
10 26 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (21.43%) SQL
12 23 (20.54%) Internet
13 21 (18.75%) Perl
13 21 (18.75%) Sun
14 20 (17.86%) IBM
14 20 (17.86%) Java
15 19 (16.96%) NFS
16 18 (16.07%) Apache
16 18 (16.07%) Samba
16 18 (16.07%) NetBackup
17 17 (15.18%) Clustering
17 17 (15.18%) Capacity Planning
17 17 (15.18%) HP
18 16 (14.29%) RHCE
18 16 (14.29%) Patch Management
19 15 (13.39%) Retail
19 15 (13.39%) Asset Management
19 15 (13.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 15 (13.39%) TCP/IP

UNIX Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 18 (16.07%) Apache
2 13 (11.61%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.46%) JBoss
4 5 (4.46%) GlassFish
5 4 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.68%) Tuxedo
7 2 (1.79%) IIS
7 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.79%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.79%) CMS
8 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.89%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.89%) Lync
8 1 (0.89%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.89%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MS Office
1 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.68%) SaaS
3 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.54%) Internet
2 15 (13.39%) TCP/IP
3 13 (11.61%) HTTP
4 12 (10.71%) Firewall
5 11 (9.82%) SAN
6 7 (6.25%) DNS
7 6 (5.36%) SSL
7 6 (5.36%) IPv4
7 6 (5.36%) LDAP
8 2 (1.79%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.89%) SSH
9 1 (0.89%) ADSL
9 1 (0.89%) Broadband
9 1 (0.89%) LAN
9 1 (0.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.36%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.46%) DB2
3 3 (2.68%) MySQL
3 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.79%) MarkLogic
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
General
1 29 (25.89%) Banking
2 26 (23.21%) Finance
3 15 (13.39%) Retail
4 8 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.68%) Back Office
7 2 (1.79%) Publishing
8 1 (0.89%) Front Office
8 1 (0.89%) Advertising
8 1 (0.89%) French Language
8 1 (0.89%) German Language
8 1 (0.89%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.68%) Middleware
1 3 (2.68%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.89%) JSON
2 1 (0.89%) J2EE
2 1 (0.89%) COM
2 1 (0.89%) Web Services
2 1 (0.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) Clustering
2 7 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.46%) CMDB
4 4 (3.57%) Hedge funds
4 4 (3.57%) Derivative
5 3 (2.68%) Video Editing
5 3 (2.68%) Equities
5 3 (2.68%) PKI
6 2 (1.79%) AS400
6 2 (1.79%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.79%) Statistics
6 2 (1.79%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.89%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.89%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) UNIX
2 58 (51.79%) Solaris
3 52 (46.43%) Linux
4 31 (27.68%) AIX
5 26 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (9.82%) HPUX
7 9 (8.04%) Windows
8 4 (3.57%) SUSE
9 3 (2.68%) CentOS
9 3 (2.68%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.79%) ITIL
2 17 (15.18%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 15 (13.39%) Asset Management
5 14 (12.50%) Process Management
6 12 (10.71%) Change Management
7 11 (9.82%) Problem Management
8 9 (8.04%) Incident Management
9 7 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.36%) Release Management
11 5 (4.46%) Resource Management
11 5 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (3.57%) Change Control
12 4 (3.57%) Load Balancing
12 4 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (3.57%) Workflow
12 4 (3.57%) Migration
12 4 (3.57%) Information Security
12 4 (3.57%) Server Building
13 3 (2.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.43%) SQL
2 21 (18.75%) Perl
3 20 (17.86%) Java
4 11 (9.82%) Shell Script
5 9 (8.04%) Bash Shell
5 9 (8.04%) Python
6 4 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.57%) sed
7 3 (2.68%) Korn
7 3 (2.68%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.68%) AWK
7 3 (2.68%) C++
8 1 (0.89%) VBA
8 1 (0.89%) PHP
8 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.89%) Ruby
8 1 (0.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (14.29%) RHCE
2 14 (12.50%) Degree
3 6 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.46%) Sun Certification
5 4 (3.57%) SAP Certification
5 4 (3.57%) SCSA
6 3 (2.68%) IBM AIX Certification
7 2 (1.79%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.71%) SLA
2 7 (6.25%) QA
3 4 (3.57%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (16.96%) NFS
2 18 (16.07%) Samba
3 15 (13.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.68%) Squid
6 2 (1.79%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.79%) Firmware
7 1 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.89%) XenApp
7 1 (0.89%) vSphere
7 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.89%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 18 (16.07%) NetBackup
2 14 (12.50%) Tivoli
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (3.57%) Nagios
4 4 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.79%) Control-M
5 2 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (35.71%) Oracle
2 35 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 27 (24.11%) Veritas
4 21 (18.75%) Sun
5 20 (17.86%) IBM
6 17 (15.18%) HP
7 14 (12.50%) BMC
8 13 (11.61%) VMware
9 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 6 (5.36%) Sybase
10 6 (5.36%) SAP
11 4 (3.57%) NetApp
11 4 (3.57%) ATG
12 3 (2.68%) Brocade
12 3 (2.68%) Cyber-Ark
12 3 (2.68%) CA
12 3 (2.68%) Hitachi
12 3 (2.68%) EMC
13 2 (1.79%) Dell
13 2 (1.79%) Currenex
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