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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Support
Rank 852 849 821
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Support 52 60 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.053% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.056% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 34 49 46
Average salary £50,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.45% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,140 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -6.87%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -8 43 £52,500 +29.62%
London -7 17 £55,000 -24.13%
South East 0 10 £55,000 +69.23%
North West -5 10 £24,000 -34.24%
City of London +37 9 £52,500 +29.62%
Manchester - 8 £24,000 -
West Sussex - 7 £58,500 -
Crawley - 5 £58,500 -
Edinburgh - 5 - -
Scotland - 5 - -
Wales - 4 £36,000 - 2
South Wales - 4 £36,000 - 2
Yorkshire +10 2 £40,000 +26.98%
North Yorkshire +5 2 £40,000 -
Harrogate - 2 £40,000 -
Caerphilly - 2 £44,500 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £27,250 -
Cumbria - 2 £35,035 -
Oxford - 2 £36,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £36,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £34,250 -
Birmingham +1 1 £55,000 +12.24%
West Midlands -4 1 £55,000 +12.24%
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £37,500 -
Bristol -10 1 £19,000 -52.50%
Milton Keynes -13 1 £37,500 -
South West -17 1 £19,000 -52.50%
Northampton - 1 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £31,000 -
Stockport - 1 £30,000 -

UNIX Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 91 (100.00%) UNIX
2 48 (52.75%) Solaris
3 41 (45.05%) Linux
4 39 (42.86%) Oracle
5 30 (32.97%) Veritas
6 29 (31.87%) Banking
7 28 (30.77%) Red Hat
8 26 (28.57%) IBM
9 23 (25.27%) AIX
10 22 (24.18%) NFS
10 22 (24.18%) Finance
11 21 (23.08%) Samba
12 19 (20.88%) Sun
12 19 (20.88%) ITIL
12 19 (20.88%) SQL
13 18 (19.78%) Apache
13 18 (19.78%) NetBackup
13 18 (19.78%) Retail
14 17 (18.68%) Asset Management
14 17 (18.68%) Tivoli
14 17 (18.68%) Process Management
14 17 (18.68%) BMC
14 17 (18.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (18.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 17 (18.68%) Capacity Planning
14 17 (18.68%) Patch Management
15 16 (17.58%) HP
15 16 (17.58%) VMware
16 15 (16.48%) Java
17 13 (14.29%) Change Management

UNIX Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (19.78%) Apache
2 8 (8.79%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.40%) Tuxedo
3 4 (4.40%) IIS
3 4 (4.40%) GlassFish
4 3 (3.30%) JBoss
5 2 (2.20%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.20%) CMS
6 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.10%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.10%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.09%) Internet
2 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.69%) Firewall
4 6 (6.59%) HTTP
4 6 (6.59%) SAN
5 3 (3.30%) LDAP
5 3 (3.30%) DNS
6 2 (2.20%) LAN
6 2 (2.20%) WAN
7 1 (1.10%) SSL
7 1 (1.10%) IPv4
7 1 (1.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) DB2
2 2 (2.20%) MySQL
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.20%) MarkLogic
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.10%) Informix
3 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
General
1 29 (31.87%) Banking
2 22 (24.18%) Finance
3 18 (19.78%) Retail
4 6 (6.59%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.30%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.30%) Back Office
6 2 (2.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) Middleware
2 2 (2.20%) COM
2 2 (2.20%) Web Services
2 2 (2.20%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.10%) XML
3 1 (1.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.99%) Clustering
3 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (4.40%) AS400
5 4 (4.40%) Derivative
5 4 (4.40%) CMDB
5 4 (4.40%) Hedge funds
6 3 (3.30%) Video Editing
6 3 (3.30%) Equities
6 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.20%) Statistics
8 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) UNIX
2 48 (52.75%) Solaris
3 41 (45.05%) Linux
4 23 (25.27%) AIX
5 17 (18.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (12.09%) HPUX
7 9 (9.89%) Windows
8 8 (8.79%) SUSE
9 5 (5.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.88%) ITIL
2 17 (18.68%) Process Management
2 17 (18.68%) Asset Management
2 17 (18.68%) Capacity Planning
2 17 (18.68%) Patch Management
3 13 (14.29%) Change Management
4 6 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.49%) Incident Management
5 5 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.40%) Line Management
6 4 (4.40%) Workflow
7 3 (3.30%) Information Security
7 3 (3.30%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.30%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (3.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.30%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.20%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.20%) OOP
8 2 (2.20%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.88%) SQL
2 15 (16.48%) Java
3 12 (13.19%) Perl
4 11 (12.09%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.59%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.59%) Python
6 5 (5.49%) sed
7 4 (4.40%) AWK
7 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.40%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.30%) C++
9 1 (1.10%) C
9 1 (1.10%) PHP
9 1 (1.10%) Ruby
9 1 (1.10%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) RHCE
2 6 (6.59%) SAP Certification
3 5 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.20%) Degree
4 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) ISO 9001
1 6 (6.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.49%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 22 (24.18%) NFS
2 21 (23.08%) Samba
3 17 (18.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.30%) vSphere
5 3 (3.30%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.10%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 18 (19.78%) NetBackup
2 17 (18.68%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (2.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (42.86%) Oracle
2 30 (32.97%) Veritas
3 28 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 26 (28.57%) IBM
5 19 (20.88%) Sun
6 17 (18.68%) BMC
7 16 (17.58%) VMware
7 16 (17.58%) HP
8 10 (10.99%) SAP
9 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 5 (5.49%) Sybase
11 3 (3.30%) Symantec
11 3 (3.30%) Cyber-Ark
12 2 (2.20%) Currenex
12 2 (2.20%) ATG
12 2 (2.20%) LANDesk
12 2 (2.20%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.20%) Dell
12 2 (2.20%) EMC
13 1 (1.10%) Citrix
Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan
Centric Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum
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Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
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