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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Support
Rank 846 816 826
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Support 61 58 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.054% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.057% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 50 48 53
Average salary £42,750 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.72% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +29.03%

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
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014 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 2 September 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 -22 61 £42,750 -1.72% 2
London -6 23 £66,250 +47.22%
South East -18 20 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Surrey -1 9 £70,000 +55.55%
North West -17 8 £36,500 -18.88%
City of London +2 7 £40,500 -22.85%
Berkshire -11 6 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Cheshire - 5 £35,500 -
Camberley - 5 £70,000 -
Yorkshire -46 4 £31,500 -21.25%
South West - 4 £40,000 - 1
Bristol - 4 £40,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £45,000 -
Liverpool - 3 £45,000 -
Reading -6 2 £32,500 -
Hampshire -8 2 - -
South Yorkshire -9 2 - -
Sheffield -16 2 - -
Knutsford - 2 £35,500 -
Home Counties - 2 £32,500 -
Birmingham 0 1 £49,000 +8.88%
Slough 0 1 £30,000 -20.00%
West Midlands -2 1 £49,000 +8.88%
Hertfordshire -11 1 £22,500 -56.52%
East of England -25 1 £22,500 -52.63%
West Yorkshire -27 1 £31,500 -21.25%
Leeds -35 1 £31,500 -21.25%
West Drayton - 1 £40,000 -
York - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -

UNIX Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 118 (100.00%) UNIX
2 78 (66.10%) Linux
3 45 (38.14%) Solaris
4 43 (36.44%) AIX
5 40 (33.90%) Red Hat
6 39 (33.05%) Banking
7 34 (28.81%) Perl
8 32 (27.12%) TCP/IP
8 32 (27.12%) Finance
9 27 (22.88%) Oracle
10 25 (21.19%) Change Management
11 24 (20.34%) EMC
12 22 (18.64%) IBM
12 22 (18.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (17.80%) Problem Management
13 21 (17.80%) Performance Tuning
13 21 (17.80%) Sun
13 21 (17.80%) HP
13 21 (17.80%) DNS
13 21 (17.80%) Shell Script
14 20 (16.95%) NFS
14 20 (16.95%) SQL
14 20 (16.95%) Puppet
15 19 (16.10%) Opscode Chef
15 19 (16.10%) Java
15 19 (16.10%) Windows
15 19 (16.10%) LDAP
15 19 (16.10%) SAN
16 18 (15.25%) Python
16 18 (15.25%) Bash Shell

UNIX Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (9.32%) Apache
2 10 (8.47%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.24%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.39%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.69%) Drupal
5 2 (1.69%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.85%) SAP Web AS
6 1 (0.85%) Jetty
6 1 (0.85%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (27.12%) TCP/IP
2 21 (17.80%) DNS
3 19 (16.10%) SAN
3 19 (16.10%) LDAP
4 15 (12.71%) SSH
5 13 (11.02%) Internet
6 8 (6.78%) SSL
7 7 (5.93%) FTP
8 6 (5.08%) NAS
8 6 (5.08%) DHCP
9 5 (4.24%) HTTP
10 4 (3.39%) WAN
10 4 (3.39%) LAN
10 4 (3.39%) IPv4
11 3 (2.54%) HTTPS
11 3 (2.54%) Firewall
11 3 (2.54%) DMZ
11 3 (2.54%) SMTP
11 3 (2.54%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.24%) MySQL
3 3 (2.54%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.85%) DB2
5 1 (0.85%) Informix
5 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.85%) Ant
3 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 39 (33.05%) Banking
2 32 (27.12%) Finance
3 8 (6.78%) Financial Institution
4 7 (5.93%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.39%) German Language
5 4 (3.39%) Back Office
6 3 (2.54%) Front Office
6 3 (2.54%) French Language
7 2 (1.69%) Retail
7 2 (1.69%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Marketing
8 1 (0.85%) Electronics
8 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) Web Services
2 2 (1.69%) J2EE
3 1 (0.85%) HTML
3 1 (0.85%) XML
3 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.85%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.85%) Spring
3 1 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) LPAR
1 14 (11.86%) DLPAR
2 10 (8.47%) Clustering
3 5 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (4.24%) HACMP
3 5 (4.24%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.39%) Tandem
4 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.39%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.54%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 118 (100.00%) UNIX
2 78 (66.10%) Linux
3 45 (38.14%) Solaris
4 43 (36.44%) AIX
5 22 (18.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (16.10%) Windows
7 16 (13.56%) HPUX
8 7 (5.93%) IRIX
9 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.85%) zOS
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.85%) CentOS
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.19%) Change Management
2 21 (17.80%) Problem Management
2 21 (17.80%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (13.56%) Performance Management
4 15 (12.71%) Configuration Management
5 14 (11.86%) ITIL
6 6 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.24%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (4.24%) Server Monitoring
8 4 (3.39%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.39%) Project Management
8 4 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.39%) Migration
9 3 (2.54%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.54%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (1.69%) Investment Management
10 2 (1.69%) Change Control
10 2 (1.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (1.69%) Data Analysis
10 2 (1.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.81%) Perl
2 21 (17.80%) Shell Script
3 20 (16.95%) SQL
4 19 (16.10%) Java
5 18 (15.25%) Python
5 18 (15.25%) Korn
5 18 (15.25%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.08%) C++
7 5 (4.24%) Bourne shell
8 3 (2.54%) sed
8 3 (2.54%) AWK
8 3 (2.54%) Ruby
9 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.85%) C-shell
9 1 (0.85%) C
9 1 (0.85%) PHP
9 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 13 (11.02%) Degree
2 6 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (16.95%) NFS
2 9 (7.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (4.24%) Veritas File System
3 5 (4.24%) Samba
3 5 (4.24%) Sendmail
4 3 (2.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.69%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.85%) Snort
6 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.85%) vSphere
6 1 (0.85%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 20 (16.95%) Puppet
2 19 (16.10%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (11.86%) CFEngine
3 14 (11.86%) Tivoli
3 14 (11.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (6.78%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.24%) Legato
6 4 (3.39%) OpenView
7 3 (2.54%) Control-M
7 3 (2.54%) EMC Navisphere
8 2 (1.69%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.85%) Nagios
9 1 (0.85%) Munin
Vendors
1 40 (33.90%) Red Hat
2 27 (22.88%) Oracle
3 24 (20.34%) EMC
4 22 (18.64%) IBM
5 21 (17.80%) Sun
5 21 (17.80%) HP
6 14 (11.86%) Hitachi
7 10 (8.47%) Veritas
8 4 (3.39%) Brocade
8 4 (3.39%) Axway
8 4 (3.39%) Sophos
8 4 (3.39%) JBoss
9 3 (2.54%) Sybase
9 3 (2.54%) Dell
9 3 (2.54%) VMware
10 2 (1.69%) Citrix
11 1 (0.85%) CA
11 1 (0.85%) NetApp
11 1 (0.85%) webMethods
11 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
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