The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Unix Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support
Rank 804 683 627
Rank change year-on-year
-121 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support 78 286 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 56 263 320
Median salary £40,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.36% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Unix Support
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Unix Support in the job title.

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 10 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Support within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -127 77 £40,500 -32.50% 10
London -112 38 £45,000 -28.00% 7
South East +62 10 £32,500 -22.61% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £32,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 10 £32,500 -
North East - 10 £32,500 -
Yorkshire +21 7 £36,750 +8.08% 1
East of England +10 7 £40,000 +24.61%
City of London +14 6 £37,500 -37.50% 5
Berkshire +53 5 £40,000 -4.76% 1
Leeds +27 5 £41,000 -8.88% 1
West Yorkshire +27 5 £41,000 +24.24% 1
Bedfordshire +9 5 £40,000 +29.03%
Reading +30 3 £53,750 +27.97%
Luton - 3 £40,000 -
Hampshire +9 2 £32,500 -27.77%
North Yorkshire +2 2 £32,500 -10.34%
Hertfordshire 0 2 - -
Watford -10 2 - -
West Midlands -14 2 £26,125 -41.94%
North West -19 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Merseyside - 2 £50,000 -
Middlesbrough - 2 £32,500 -
Farnborough - 2 £32,500 -
Liverpool - 2 £50,000 -
Surrey +28 1 £41,500 +3.75%
Guildford +26 1 £41,500 +38.33%
Newbury +20 1 £32,500 -40.90%
Scotland +20 1 - - 1
Bedford +6 1 £52,500 +66.40%

Unix Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Unix Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Unix Support in the job title.

1 172 (100.00%) Unix
2 116 (67.44%) Linux
3 96 (55.81%) SQL
4 74 (43.02%) Finance
5 71 (41.28%) ITIL
6 60 (34.88%) Oracle
7 54 (31.40%) Solaris
8 43 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 36 (20.93%) Banking
10 34 (19.77%) Java
11 32 (18.60%) Degree
12 31 (18.02%) Perl
13 30 (17.44%) Sybase
14 27 (15.70%) Windows
14 27 (15.70%) AIX
15 26 (15.12%) Change Management
16 25 (14.53%) Shell Script
17 23 (13.37%) Back Office
18 22 (12.79%) ITIL Certification
18 22 (12.79%) Apache
19 21 (12.21%) JIRA
20 20 (11.63%) Oracle Database
21 19 (11.05%) SQL Server
21 19 (11.05%) MySQL
21 19 (11.05%) VMware
22 17 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 17 (9.88%) Problem Management
23 16 (9.30%) Equities
23 16 (9.30%) PHP
24 15 (8.72%) Sun

Unix Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (12.79%) Apache
2 13 (7.56%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.40%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.49%) IIS
5 4 (2.33%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.16%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.58%) JBoss
7 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.74%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) EQXanite
2 2 (1.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.58%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) G Suite
1 2 (1.16%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.14%) Firewall
1 14 (8.14%) FTP
2 11 (6.40%) SAN
3 10 (5.81%) Internet
4 7 (4.07%) DNS
5 5 (2.91%) LAN
5 5 (2.91%) Network Security
5 5 (2.91%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.91%) WAN
6 4 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (2.33%) FWSM
6 4 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.33%) LDAP
6 4 (2.33%) snoop
6 4 (2.33%) tcpdump
6 4 (2.33%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.74%) NAS
8 2 (1.16%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.16%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.63%) Oracle Database
2 19 (11.05%) MySQL
2 19 (11.05%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.91%) DB2
4 3 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.58%) DTS
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.58%) UniData
Development Applications
1 21 (12.21%) JIRA
2 10 (5.81%) Subversion
3 8 (4.65%) Jenkins
General
1 74 (43.02%) Finance
2 36 (20.93%) Banking
3 23 (13.37%) Back Office
4 11 (6.40%) Front Office
5 8 (4.65%) Financial Institution
6 7 (4.07%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.33%) Prime Brokerage
8 2 (1.16%) German Language
9 1 (0.58%) French Language
9 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.58%) Retail
9 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.14%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (6.40%) Hibernate
2 11 (6.40%) Spring
3 10 (5.81%) LAMP
3 10 (5.81%) XML
4 7 (4.07%) .NET
4 7 (4.07%) HTML
5 4 (2.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.33%) SOAP
6 3 (1.74%) J2EE
6 3 (1.74%) Middleware
7 2 (1.16%) JDBC
7 2 (1.16%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.58%) EDI
8 1 (0.58%) Java EE 5
8 1 (0.58%) JBoss Seam
8 1 (0.58%) jQuery
8 1 (0.58%) RESTful
8 1 (0.58%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.30%) Equities
2 15 (8.72%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.72%) Derivative
3 14 (8.14%) Fintech
4 13 (7.56%) Clustering
5 11 (6.40%) Fixed Income
5 11 (6.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.91%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.91%) SWIFT
8 4 (2.33%) Replication
8 4 (2.33%) Synthetic Equity
9 3 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.74%) OTC Derivatives
10 2 (1.16%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.16%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.58%) iSeries
11 1 (0.58%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 172 (100.00%) Unix
2 116 (67.44%) Linux
3 54 (31.40%) Solaris
4 27 (15.70%) AIX
4 27 (15.70%) Windows
5 17 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (5.23%) HPUX
7 6 (3.49%) SUSE
8 5 (2.91%) CentOS
8 5 (2.91%) Debian
8 5 (2.91%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (2.33%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.74%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.16%) NetWare
11 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.58%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (41.28%) ITIL
2 26 (15.12%) Change Management
3 17 (9.88%) Problem Management
4 13 (7.56%) Incident Management
4 13 (7.56%) Workflow
5 11 (6.40%) Business Development
5 11 (6.40%) Service Management
6 10 (5.81%) Issue Tracking
7 8 (4.65%) E-Commerce
7 8 (4.65%) Electronic Trading
8 6 (3.49%) DevOps
8 6 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (3.49%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.49%) Web Development
9 5 (2.91%) Data Management
9 5 (2.91%) ITIL V3
9 5 (2.91%) Release Management
9 5 (2.91%) Risk Management
10 4 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.33%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (55.81%) SQL
2 34 (19.77%) Java
3 31 (18.02%) Perl
4 25 (14.53%) Shell Script
5 16 (9.30%) PHP
6 9 (5.23%) Python
7 7 (4.07%) C
7 7 (4.07%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.49%) C#
9 5 (2.91%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.91%) C++
9 5 (2.91%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.33%) VB
11 3 (1.74%) Korn
11 3 (1.74%) VBA
12 2 (1.16%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.16%) C-shell
13 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (18.60%) Degree
2 22 (12.79%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.16%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.16%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.65%) vSphere
3 4 (2.33%) Firmware
3 4 (2.33%) iptables
3 4 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.74%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (8.14%) ITRS Geneos
2 13 (7.56%) Puppet
3 9 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.33%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.74%) Ansible
5 3 (1.74%) Nagios
6 2 (1.16%) Control-M
6 2 (1.16%) EMC VPLEX
6 2 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.16%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (1.16%) SCCM
6 2 (1.16%) Simpana
6 2 (1.16%) yum
7 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.58%) Legato
7 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (34.88%) Oracle
2 43 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 30 (17.44%) Sybase
4 19 (11.05%) VMware
5 15 (8.72%) Sun
6 10 (5.81%) Microsoft
7 9 (5.23%) HP
8 7 (4.07%) EMC
9 6 (3.49%) Cisco
9 6 (3.49%) Hitachi
9 6 (3.49%) IBM
10 4 (2.33%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.33%) Egenera
10 4 (2.33%) F5
10 4 (2.33%) Foundry
11 3 (1.74%) Adobe
11 3 (1.74%) CommVault
11 3 (1.74%) Novell
11 3 (1.74%) Veritas
11 3 (1.74%) Xceptor
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