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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Support
Rank 858 783 815
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Support 47 96 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.088% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.094% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 39 81 59
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,800 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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 -73 46 £40,500 -13.82% 4
London -48 26 £52,500 +5.00%
City of London -23 8 £46,500 -15.45%
South East -26 7 £32,500 -27.77% 1
North West -2 6 £35,000 -22.22%
South West -11 4 £30,000 -33.33%
Bristol - 4 £30,000 -
Hampshire +4 3 - -
Berkshire -6 3 £32,500 -30.85% 1
Manchester -4 2 £34,000 -
Stockport - 2 £34,000 -
Liverpool - 2 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £34,250 -
Merseyside - 2 £45,000 -
Birmingham +1 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Reading -3 1 £32,500 -
Surrey -8 1 - -
Hertfordshire -12 1 £22,500 -55.00%
West Midlands -12 1 £35,000 -14.62% 1
East of England -19 1 £22,500 -55.00%
Yorkshire -42 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
West Drayton - 1 £40,000 -
York - 1 - - 1
Knutsford - 1 £36,000 -

UNIX Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 121 (100.00%) UNIX
2 88 (72.73%) Linux
3 44 (36.36%) Solaris
4 34 (28.10%) Change Management
4 34 (28.10%) Red Hat
5 33 (27.27%) Oracle
6 31 (25.62%) AIX
7 29 (23.97%) Finance
8 28 (23.14%) Perl
9 27 (22.31%) Windows
10 24 (19.83%) TCP/IP
10 24 (19.83%) Problem Management
11 22 (18.18%) Banking
11 22 (18.18%) SQL
12 21 (17.36%) HPUX
13 20 (16.53%) EMC
14 19 (15.70%) Java
15 18 (14.88%) Python
16 17 (14.05%) SAN
17 15 (12.40%) Bash Shell
18 14 (11.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 14 (11.57%) Configuration Management
18 14 (11.57%) Shell Script
18 14 (11.57%) HP
18 14 (11.57%) Sun
19 13 (10.74%) DNS
19 13 (10.74%) NFS
19 13 (10.74%) Korn
20 12 (9.92%) Puppet
20 12 (9.92%) ITIL

UNIX Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (9.09%) Apache
1 11 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.13%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.31%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.48%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.65%) Drupal
5 2 (1.65%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.83%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.83%) SAP Web AS
6 1 (0.83%) Jetty
6 1 (0.83%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.83%) TCP/IP
2 17 (14.05%) SAN
3 13 (10.74%) DNS
4 12 (9.92%) Internet
5 11 (9.09%) LDAP
6 10 (8.26%) SSH
7 9 (7.44%) NAS
8 8 (6.61%) iSCSI
8 8 (6.61%) FTP
8 8 (6.61%) Firewall
9 6 (4.96%) SSL
10 5 (4.13%) WAN
10 5 (4.13%) LAN
11 4 (3.31%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (3.31%) 4G
12 3 (2.48%) SMTP
12 3 (2.48%) HTTP
12 3 (2.48%) HTTPS
12 3 (2.48%) DMZ
13 2 (1.65%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) MySQL
2 7 (5.79%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.31%) DB2
3 4 (3.31%) Informix
3 4 (3.31%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (2.48%) MaxDB
5 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.83%) Ant
2 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 29 (23.97%) Finance
2 22 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Back Office
4 3 (2.48%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.48%) Front Office
4 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.48%) German Language
5 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.96%) Web Services
2 2 (1.65%) J2EE
3 1 (0.83%) HTML
3 1 (0.83%) XML
3 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.83%) Spring
3 1 (0.83%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) LPAR
1 9 (7.44%) DLPAR
2 6 (4.96%) Mainframe
2 6 (4.96%) Replication
3 5 (4.13%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (4.13%) Tandem
3 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.31%) CLARiiON
5 3 (2.48%) Clustering
5 3 (2.48%) Celerra
6 2 (1.65%) HACMP
7 1 (0.83%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.83%) Firmware
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) UNIX
2 88 (72.73%) Linux
3 44 (36.36%) Solaris
4 31 (25.62%) AIX
5 27 (22.31%) Windows
6 21 (17.36%) HPUX
7 14 (11.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.96%) SUSE
9 3 (2.48%) IRIX
10 1 (0.83%) zOS
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.10%) Change Management
2 24 (19.83%) Problem Management
3 14 (11.57%) Configuration Management
4 12 (9.92%) ITIL
5 11 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 11 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (4.13%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.31%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.31%) Change Control
7 4 (3.31%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (3.31%) Service Management
7 4 (3.31%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.31%) Supplier Management
7 4 (3.31%) Migration
8 3 (2.48%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (2.48%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (1.65%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (1.65%) Data Management
9 2 (1.65%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.14%) Perl
2 22 (18.18%) SQL
3 19 (15.70%) Java
4 18 (14.88%) Python
5 15 (12.40%) Bash Shell
6 14 (11.57%) Shell Script
7 13 (10.74%) Korn
8 5 (4.13%) C++
9 3 (2.48%) AWK
9 3 (2.48%) Jython
9 3 (2.48%) Ruby
9 3 (2.48%) sed
10 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.83%) C-shell
10 1 (0.83%) ABAP
10 1 (0.83%) C
10 1 (0.83%) PHP
10 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) Degree
2 7 (5.79%) Sun Certification
2 7 (5.79%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (5.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.31%) RHCE
4 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (10.74%) NFS
2 5 (4.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (4.13%) vSphere
2 5 (4.13%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.31%) XenApp
3 4 (3.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (2.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.83%) Snort
6 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.83%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 12 (9.92%) Tivoli
1 12 (9.92%) Puppet
2 11 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (7.44%) CFEngine
3 9 (7.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (7.44%) NetBackup
4 8 (6.61%) Nagios
5 5 (4.13%) ARCserve
6 4 (3.31%) EMC Navisphere
6 4 (3.31%) OpenView
7 3 (2.48%) Legato
7 3 (2.48%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.65%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.83%) Munin
Vendors
1 34 (28.10%) Red Hat
2 33 (27.27%) Oracle
3 20 (16.53%) EMC
4 14 (11.57%) Sun
4 14 (11.57%) HP
5 10 (8.26%) Hitachi
6 9 (7.44%) Veritas
6 9 (7.44%) IBM
7 7 (5.79%) Symantec
7 7 (5.79%) VMware
8 6 (4.96%) Sybase
8 6 (4.96%) NetApp
9 5 (4.13%) Brocade
9 5 (4.13%) Axway
9 5 (4.13%) Sophos
10 4 (3.31%) Citrix
10 4 (3.31%) SAP
10 4 (3.31%) JBoss
11 3 (2.48%) BMC
11 3 (2.48%) Lotus
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