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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Support
Rank 848 855 761
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -94
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Support 55 85 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.070% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.074% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 47 59 99
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -18.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £26,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 0 47 £40,000 +15.94% 2
London +10 17 £49,000 +22.50% 1
South East -7 13 £47,500 -
City of London +31 9 £47,500 -13.63%
South Wales - 7 £45,000 -
South West - 7 £40,000 -
Wales - 7 £45,000 -
Caerphilly - 7 £45,000 -
Surrey +10 5 £55,000 -
Bristol - 5 £40,000 -
Staines - 4 £55,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £25,000 -
West Yorkshire +9 3 £32,700 +21.11%
Yorkshire +9 3 £32,700 +19.12%
Leeds +7 3 £32,700 +21.11%
East Midlands - 3 £34,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £34,000 -
Berkshire -7 2 £42,500 -10.52%
Manchester -9 2 £27,000 -20.58% 1
North West -31 2 £27,000 -21.73% 1
Somerset - 2 £32,500 -
Middlesex - 2 £51,250 -
Southampton - 2 £35,000 -
Fareham - 2 £25,000 -
Yeovil - 2 £32,500 -
East of England +29 1 £35,000 +5.26%
Cambridge +14 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Cambridgeshire +12 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Stockport +2 1 £31,500 -7.35% 1
Reading -15 1 - -

UNIX Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 105 (100.00%) UNIX
2 66 (62.86%) Linux
3 62 (59.05%) Solaris
4 38 (36.19%) Red Hat
5 37 (35.24%) Oracle
6 34 (32.38%) AIX
6 34 (32.38%) Internet
7 33 (31.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (30.48%) ITIL
9 31 (29.52%) Perl
10 27 (25.71%) TCP/IP
10 27 (25.71%) HP
10 27 (25.71%) NetBackup
11 23 (21.90%) RHCE
11 23 (21.90%) Apache
11 23 (21.90%) Veritas
12 21 (20.00%) Windows
13 20 (19.05%) SAN
13 20 (19.05%) Finance
14 19 (18.10%) Clustering
15 18 (17.14%) Tomcat
16 17 (16.19%) LDAP
16 17 (16.19%) Sun
17 16 (15.24%) SQL
17 16 (15.24%) Degree
18 15 (14.29%) DNS
19 14 (13.33%) SLA
19 14 (13.33%) Microsoft
19 14 (13.33%) NetApp
19 14 (13.33%) Nagios

UNIX Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (21.90%) Apache
2 18 (17.14%) Tomcat
3 9 (8.57%) Lync
4 6 (5.71%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.86%) JBoss
5 3 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.86%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.95%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (32.38%) Internet
2 27 (25.71%) TCP/IP
3 20 (19.05%) SAN
4 17 (16.19%) LDAP
5 15 (14.29%) DNS
6 14 (13.33%) Firewall
7 13 (12.38%) HTTP
8 9 (8.57%) ADSL
8 9 (8.57%) Broadband
8 9 (8.57%) SSL
8 9 (8.57%) IPv4
9 7 (6.67%) DHCP
10 3 (2.86%) LAN
10 3 (2.86%) WAN
11 2 (1.90%) VPN
11 2 (1.90%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.95%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.95%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.86%) MySQL
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) DB2
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
General
1 20 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) French Language
3 3 (2.86%) Banking
3 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.90%) Retail
4 2 (1.90%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.95%) German Language
5 1 (0.95%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.95%) Front Office
5 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.71%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (0.95%) J2EE
3 1 (0.95%) COM
3 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.10%) Clustering
2 10 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.71%) HACMP
4 5 (4.76%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.81%) Credit Derivative
6 3 (2.86%) PKI
6 3 (2.86%) CMDB
6 3 (2.86%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.90%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.90%) Open Source
7 2 (1.90%) Derivative
7 2 (1.90%) Statistics
7 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.90%) Equities
8 1 (0.95%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.95%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 105 (100.00%) UNIX
2 66 (62.86%) Linux
3 62 (59.05%) Solaris
4 34 (32.38%) AIX
5 33 (31.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (20.00%) Windows
7 9 (8.57%) Windows XP
7 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (8.57%) Windows 8
7 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (7.62%) HPUX
9 3 (2.86%) IRIX
9 3 (2.86%) SUSE
10 1 (0.95%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.48%) ITIL
2 14 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 13 (12.38%) Release Management
3 13 (12.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (10.48%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (7.62%) Problem Management
6 7 (6.67%) Kernel Tuning
6 7 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 7 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.71%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.76%) Resource Management
8 5 (4.76%) Change Management
8 5 (4.76%) Migration
9 4 (3.81%) Project Management
9 4 (3.81%) Data Management
9 4 (3.81%) Investment Management
9 4 (3.81%) Data Migration
10 3 (2.86%) Change Control
10 3 (2.86%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.52%) Perl
2 16 (15.24%) SQL
3 14 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 13 (12.38%) Python
4 13 (12.38%) Shell Script
5 12 (11.43%) Java
6 7 (6.67%) Bourne shell
7 3 (2.86%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.86%) Korn
8 2 (1.90%) C++
8 2 (1.90%) sed
9 1 (0.95%) AWK
9 1 (0.95%) Ruby
9 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.95%) PHP
9 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.95%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (21.90%) RHCE
2 16 (15.24%) Degree
3 7 (6.67%) NCDA
4 5 (4.76%) Sun Certification
4 5 (4.76%) IBM AIX Certification
5 4 (3.81%) SCSA
5 4 (3.81%) SAP Certification
6 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.90%) RHCSA
7 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.33%) SLA
2 6 (5.71%) QA
3 4 (3.81%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (12.38%) NFS
2 10 (9.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 9 (8.57%) Active Directory
4 7 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (3.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (2.86%) Squid
7 2 (1.90%) GPFS
7 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.90%) Firmware
7 2 (1.90%) Samba
8 1 (0.95%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.95%) XenApp
8 1 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.95%) vSphere
8 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (25.71%) NetBackup
2 14 (13.33%) Nagios
3 12 (11.43%) Puppet
4 7 (6.67%) yum
5 4 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.90%) Control-M
6 2 (1.90%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 38 (36.19%) Red Hat
2 37 (35.24%) Oracle
3 27 (25.71%) HP
4 23 (21.90%) Veritas
5 17 (16.19%) Sun
6 14 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 14 (13.33%) NetApp
6 14 (13.33%) VMware
7 13 (12.38%) Brocade
7 13 (12.38%) CA
8 11 (10.48%) EMC
8 11 (10.48%) IBM
9 4 (3.81%) SAP
9 4 (3.81%) Dell
10 3 (2.86%) Hitachi
10 3 (2.86%) ATG
11 2 (1.90%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.90%) Currenex
11 2 (1.90%) Symantec
11 2 (1.90%) Business Objects
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