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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Support
UK
Rank 770 739 659
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -80
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support 79 200 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 61 171 255
Median salary £41,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.90% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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
81391 96427 101725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.46% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67597 80923 84638
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,999 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -24 79 £41,000 -25.45% 10
London -17 34 £45,000 -28.00% 5
Yorkshire +29 11 £41,000 +2.50%
East of England +10 10 £45,000 +38.46%
West Yorkshire +34 9 £41,000 -8.88%
Leeds +28 9 £41,000 -8.88%
City of London +14 9 £37,500 -40.00% 1
South East +62 8 £37,250 -12.35% 1
West Midlands +7 7 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Watford -2 7 - -
Hertfordshire -6 7 - -
Berkshire +51 6 £32,750 -22.94%
North West -12 4 £48,250 -3.50% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £32,500 -
Solihull - 4 £35,000 -
North East - 4 £32,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £32,500 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £50,000 -
Reading +40 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Cambridge +6 2 £45,000 +16.12%
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £45,000 +16.12%
North Yorkshire +1 2 £32,500 -27.77%
Manchester -19 2 £46,500 -7.00% 2
Liverpool - 2 £50,000 -
Middlesbrough - 2 £32,500 -
Slough - 2 £32,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £50,000 -
Surrey +30 1 £41,500 -
Bedfordshire +9 1 £21,000 -32.25%
Newbury +9 1 £32,500 -40.90%

Unix Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 173 (100.00%) Unix
2 126 (72.83%) Linux
3 103 (59.54%) SQL
4 76 (43.93%) ITIL
5 66 (38.15%) Oracle
6 64 (36.99%) Finance
7 48 (27.75%) Solaris
8 46 (26.59%) Red Hat
9 39 (22.54%) Perl
10 38 (21.97%) Degree
11 35 (20.23%) Windows
12 33 (19.08%) Banking
13 32 (18.50%) Java
14 31 (17.92%) Sybase
15 28 (16.18%) SQL Server
16 24 (13.87%) MySQL
16 24 (13.87%) Back Office
16 24 (13.87%) VMware
17 23 (13.29%) Problem Management
17 23 (13.29%) Shell Script
18 22 (12.72%) Change Management
18 22 (12.72%) JIRA
19 21 (12.14%) AIX
20 20 (11.56%) Computer Science
20 20 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
21 19 (10.98%) PHP
21 19 (10.98%) ITIL Certification
22 18 (10.40%) Firewall
22 18 (10.40%) Apache
22 18 (10.40%) Equities

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 18 (10.40%) Apache
2 14 (8.09%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.78%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.89%) IIS
4 5 (2.89%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.16%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.58%) JBoss
6 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (5.20%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.62%) MS Office
3 3 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (4.05%) Magento
2 4 (2.31%) Sage X3
3 3 (1.73%) EQXanite
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) G Suite
1 2 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.40%) Firewall
2 17 (9.83%) FTP
3 12 (6.94%) SAN
4 11 (6.36%) DNS
4 11 (6.36%) TCP/IP
5 10 (5.78%) Internet
6 7 (4.05%) iSCSI
7 5 (2.89%) LAN
7 5 (2.89%) Network Security
8 3 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.73%) FWSM
8 3 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.73%) snoop
8 3 (1.73%) tcpdump
8 3 (1.73%) WAN
8 3 (1.73%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.16%) LDAP
9 2 (1.16%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.58%) DHCP
10 1 (0.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.87%) MySQL
3 18 (10.40%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.89%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.31%) DTS
6 3 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.73%) DB2
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.58%) Informix
8 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.58%) UniData
Development Applications
1 22 (12.72%) JIRA
2 10 (5.78%) Jenkins
2 10 (5.78%) Subversion
3 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 64 (36.99%) Finance
2 33 (19.08%) Banking
3 24 (13.87%) Back Office
4 11 (6.36%) Front Office
5 6 (3.47%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.47%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.31%) Prime Brokerage
6 4 (2.31%) Retail
7 2 (1.16%) French Language
8 1 (0.58%) German Language
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.36%) Hibernate
1 11 (6.36%) Spring
2 10 (5.78%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (5.78%) LAMP
3 7 (4.05%) .NET
3 7 (4.05%) JDBC
4 6 (3.47%) HTML
5 5 (2.89%) XML
6 4 (2.31%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.31%) EDI
7 3 (1.73%) Middleware
8 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.58%) J2EE
8 1 (0.58%) POSIX
8 1 (0.58%) RESTful
8 1 (0.58%) SOAP
8 1 (0.58%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.56%) Computer Science
2 18 (10.40%) Equities
3 14 (8.09%) Derivative
3 14 (8.09%) Fintech
3 14 (8.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.78%) Clustering
5 8 (4.62%) Fixed Income
6 7 (4.05%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.89%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.31%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.31%) Synthetic Equity
9 3 (1.73%) OTC Derivatives
10 2 (1.16%) CMDB
10 2 (1.16%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.16%) Physics
10 2 (1.16%) Replication
10 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.58%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 173 (100.00%) Unix
2 126 (72.83%) Linux
3 48 (27.75%) Solaris
4 35 (20.23%) Windows
5 21 (12.14%) AIX
6 17 (9.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (6.36%) Debian
7 11 (6.36%) Ubuntu
8 8 (4.62%) HPUX
9 4 (2.31%) CentOS
9 4 (2.31%) SUSE
10 3 (1.73%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.16%) NetWare
11 2 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.16%) Windows Server
11 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.58%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (43.93%) ITIL
2 23 (13.29%) Problem Management
3 22 (12.72%) Change Management
4 16 (9.25%) Workflow
5 12 (6.94%) Service Management
6 11 (6.36%) Business Development
6 11 (6.36%) Incident Management
7 10 (5.78%) Issue Tracking
8 8 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (4.62%) Project Management
8 8 (4.62%) Time Management
9 7 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.47%) Data Management
10 6 (3.47%) DevOps
10 6 (3.47%) E-Commerce
10 6 (3.47%) Electronic Trading
10 6 (3.47%) ITIL V3
11 5 (2.89%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (2.89%) Capacity Management
11 5 (2.89%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 103 (59.54%) SQL
2 39 (22.54%) Perl
3 32 (18.50%) Java
4 23 (13.29%) Shell Script
5 19 (10.98%) PHP
6 15 (8.67%) Bash Shell
6 15 (8.67%) Python
7 8 (4.62%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.47%) C#
8 6 (3.47%) VB
9 4 (2.31%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.31%) Korn
10 3 (1.73%) C++
11 2 (1.16%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.16%) C
11 2 (1.16%) C-shell
11 2 (1.16%) VBA
12 1 (0.58%) AWK
12 1 (0.58%) Ruby
12 1 (0.58%) sed
Qualifications
1 38 (21.97%) Degree
2 19 (10.98%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.16%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.89%) SLA
2 2 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) MiFID
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.89%) vSphere
3 3 (1.73%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.73%) Firmware
3 3 (1.73%) iptables
4 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.16%) XenApp
5 1 (0.58%) NFS
5 1 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (7.51%) ITRS Geneos
1 13 (7.51%) Puppet
2 11 (6.36%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.89%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.31%) Ansible
4 4 (2.31%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (1.73%) Nagios
6 2 (1.16%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.16%) Control-M
6 2 (1.16%) EMC VPLEX
6 2 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.16%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (1.16%) SCCM
6 2 (1.16%) Simpana
7 1 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.58%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.58%) SCOM
7 1 (0.58%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 66 (38.15%) Oracle
2 46 (26.59%) Red Hat
3 31 (17.92%) Sybase
4 24 (13.87%) VMware
5 12 (6.94%) Microsoft
6 10 (5.78%) HP
6 10 (5.78%) IBM
6 10 (5.78%) Sun
7 7 (4.05%) Cisco
8 5 (2.89%) EMC
9 4 (2.31%) Cognos
9 4 (2.31%) CommVault
9 4 (2.31%) OpenText
9 4 (2.31%) Sage
9 4 (2.31%) Veritas
10 3 (1.73%) Adobe
10 3 (1.73%) Foundry
10 3 (1.73%) Hitachi
10 3 (1.73%) Misys
10 3 (1.73%) NetApp
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