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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Support
Rank 838 806 784
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Support 54 90 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.080% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.085% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 46 65 92
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,750 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 March 2015 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 27 March 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 -27 48 £40,000 +15.94% 6
London +32 16 £55,000 +29.41% 3
South East -13 14 £50,000 +5.26%
South West - 9 £40,000 -
City of London +11 8 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Bristol - 7 £40,000 -
Surrey +6 6 £55,000 -
South Wales - 5 £40,000 -
Wales - 5 £40,000 -
Caerphilly - 5 £40,000 -
East Midlands +22 4 £34,000 +23.63%
Staines - 4 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire 0 3 £34,000 +23.63%
Hampshire - 3 £25,000 -
Middlesex - 3 £50,000 -
Leeds +8 2 £32,100 +18.88% 2
Yorkshire -1 2 £32,100 +16.93% 2
West Yorkshire -2 2 £32,100 +18.88% 2
Berkshire -11 2 £42,500 -10.52%
Fareham - 2 £25,000 -
Yeovil - 2 £32,500 -
Somerset - 2 £32,500 -
Stockport +11 1 £31,500 -7.35% 1
East of England +10 1 £35,000 +45.83%
Manchester -4 1 £31,500 -7.35% 1
Birmingham -7 1 £37,500 -3.22%
Reading -12 1 - -
North West -23 1 £31,500 -7.35% 1
West Midlands -28 1 £37,500 -3.22%
Canary Wharf - 1 £150,000 -

UNIX Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 110 (100.00%) UNIX
2 67 (60.91%) Linux
3 61 (55.45%) Solaris
4 42 (38.18%) Oracle
5 37 (33.64%) Red Hat
6 36 (32.73%) Internet
7 35 (31.82%) Perl
8 34 (30.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (29.09%) ITIL
10 29 (26.36%) AIX
10 29 (26.36%) TCP/IP
11 25 (22.73%) NetBackup
12 24 (21.82%) HP
13 23 (20.91%) Veritas
13 23 (20.91%) Apache
14 22 (20.00%) Windows
14 22 (20.00%) SAN
14 22 (20.00%) Finance
15 21 (19.09%) RHCE
16 18 (16.36%) DNS
16 18 (16.36%) Tomcat
17 17 (15.45%) SQL
17 17 (15.45%) Sun
17 17 (15.45%) LDAP
17 17 (15.45%) Clustering
17 17 (15.45%) Degree
18 16 (14.55%) Load Balancing
18 16 (14.55%) Shell Script
19 15 (13.64%) NetApp
19 15 (13.64%) Python

UNIX Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (20.91%) Apache
2 18 (16.36%) Tomcat
3 10 (9.09%) Lync
4 6 (5.45%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.64%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.73%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.82%) JBoss
8 1 (0.91%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.91%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (32.73%) Internet
2 29 (26.36%) TCP/IP
3 22 (20.00%) SAN
4 18 (16.36%) DNS
5 17 (15.45%) LDAP
6 14 (12.73%) Firewall
7 13 (11.82%) HTTP
8 10 (9.09%) ADSL
8 10 (9.09%) Broadband
8 10 (9.09%) SSL
8 10 (9.09%) IPv4
9 7 (6.36%) DHCP
10 3 (2.73%) LAN
10 3 (2.73%) WAN
11 2 (1.82%) VPN
11 2 (1.82%) BGP
11 2 (1.82%) SSH
11 2 (1.82%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.91%) NAS
12 1 (0.91%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.55%) MySQL
3 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.73%) DB2
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 22 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) French Language
3 3 (2.73%) Banking
3 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.73%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.91%) German Language
5 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.91%) Front Office
5 1 (0.91%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (2.73%) Middleware
3 2 (1.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.91%) Java EE
4 1 (0.91%) HTML
4 1 (0.91%) J2EE
4 1 (0.91%) COM
4 1 (0.91%) Web Services
4 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.45%) Clustering
2 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.45%) HACMP
4 5 (4.55%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.64%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.64%) Credit Derivative
6 3 (2.73%) PKI
7 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.82%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.82%) CMDB
7 2 (1.82%) Open Source
8 1 (0.91%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.91%) Derivative
8 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 110 (100.00%) UNIX
2 67 (60.91%) Linux
3 61 (55.45%) Solaris
4 34 (30.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (26.36%) AIX
6 22 (20.00%) Windows
7 10 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (6.36%) HPUX
9 3 (2.73%) IRIX
10 2 (1.82%) SUSE
11 1 (0.91%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.09%) ITIL
2 16 (14.55%) Load Balancing
3 13 (11.82%) Release Management
3 13 (11.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 12 (10.91%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (7.27%) Problem Management
6 7 (6.36%) Kernel Tuning
6 7 (6.36%) Capacity Management
7 5 (4.55%) Resource Management
7 5 (4.55%) Migration
7 5 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.55%) Project Management
8 4 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.64%) Change Management
8 4 (3.64%) Data Management
8 4 (3.64%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.64%) Investment Management
8 4 (3.64%) Data Migration
9 3 (2.73%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.82%) Perl
2 17 (15.45%) SQL
3 16 (14.55%) Shell Script
4 15 (13.64%) Python
5 14 (12.73%) Bash Shell
6 12 (10.91%) Java
7 7 (6.36%) Bourne shell
8 5 (4.55%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.73%) PHP
9 3 (2.73%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.82%) Korn
10 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.82%) C++
11 1 (0.91%) VBA
11 1 (0.91%) AWK
11 1 (0.91%) Ruby
11 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (19.09%) RHCE
2 17 (15.45%) Degree
3 7 (6.36%) NCDA
4 5 (4.55%) Sun Certification
4 5 (4.55%) IBM AIX Certification
5 4 (3.64%) SCSA
6 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.82%) RHCSA
7 2 (1.82%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.73%) SLA
2 6 (5.45%) QA
3 2 (1.82%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (10.91%) NFS
2 10 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (7.27%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (3.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (2.73%) Squid
6 2 (1.82%) GPFS
6 2 (1.82%) Firmware
7 1 (0.91%) Samba
7 1 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.91%) XenApp
7 1 (0.91%) vSphere
7 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (22.73%) NetBackup
2 14 (12.73%) Nagios
3 12 (10.91%) Puppet
4 7 (6.36%) yum
5 4 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.82%) Control-M
6 2 (1.82%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.91%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 42 (38.18%) Oracle
2 37 (33.64%) Red Hat
3 24 (21.82%) HP
4 23 (20.91%) Veritas
5 17 (15.45%) Sun
6 15 (13.64%) NetApp
7 13 (11.82%) Brocade
7 13 (11.82%) Microsoft
7 13 (11.82%) CA
8 12 (10.91%) EMC
9 10 (9.09%) IBM
9 10 (9.09%) VMware
10 4 (3.64%) Dell
11 3 (2.73%) Hitachi
12 2 (1.82%) Bloomberg
12 2 (1.82%) Symantec
12 2 (1.82%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.82%) SAP
12 2 (1.82%) Facebook
12 2 (1.82%) ServiceNow
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