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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Support
Rank 838 649 693
Rank change year-on-year
-189 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support 95 321 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 91 264 248
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £73,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,250 £36,750
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +1.36%

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
94552 106382 112198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79554 87702 91489
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -150 92 £45,000 -14.28% 17
London -123 37 £50,000 -13.04% 14
City of London +52 17 £50,000 +2.04% 11
South East +16 17 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Berkshire +17 14 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North West +22 11 £27,500 +3.77% 2
North East - 11 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 11 £40,000 -
Reading +26 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East of England 0 7 £37,000 +5.71%
Cheshire - 6 £26,250 -
Yorkshire +19 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Manchester -7 5 £33,000 +24.52% 2
Chester - 5 £27,500 -
Hertfordshire -4 4 £38,000 -5.00%
Leeds +33 3 £30,500 -1.61%
West Yorkshire +22 3 £30,500 -1.61%
Watford +3 3 £37,000 -
Crawley - 3 £59,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £59,000 -
Harrogate +22 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Bristol +18 2 £21,500 -33.84%
North Yorkshire +16 2 £42,500 +6.25%
South West +13 2 £21,500 -33.84%
Stockport +2 2 £33,250 +0.75% 1
West Midlands -13 2 £50,000 +2.04%
Birmingham -15 2 £50,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £35,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £35,000 -

Unix Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 222 (100.00%) Unix
2 130 (58.56%) SQL
3 99 (44.59%) Linux
4 79 (35.59%) Oracle
5 77 (34.68%) Finance
6 63 (28.38%) ITIL
7 51 (22.97%) Windows
8 48 (21.62%) Front Office
9 43 (19.37%) Solaris
10 40 (18.02%) AIX
11 38 (17.12%) Shell Script
12 37 (16.67%) Perl
13 34 (15.32%) Java
14 33 (14.86%) Red Hat
15 32 (14.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 32 (14.41%) Sybase
15 32 (14.41%) Degree
16 29 (13.06%) FIX Protocol
17 28 (12.61%) Banking
18 27 (12.16%) HPUX
18 27 (12.16%) Problem Management
19 26 (11.71%) Fixed Income
20 24 (10.81%) Sun
21 23 (10.36%) SQL Server
21 23 (10.36%) Incident Management
21 23 (10.36%) Derivative
22 22 (9.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 21 (9.46%) Apache
23 21 (9.46%) SLA
24 19 (8.56%) HP

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 21 (9.46%) Apache
2 10 (4.50%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.05%) JBoss
3 9 (4.05%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.15%) IIS
5 6 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (2.70%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.80%) Documentum
8 2 (0.90%) OpenROAD
9 1 (0.45%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.45%) CMS
9 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.25%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.15%) SaaS
2 5 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.45%) GitHub
3 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.86%) Firewall
2 12 (5.41%) SAN
3 11 (4.95%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.50%) LDAP
5 9 (4.05%) LAN
5 9 (4.05%) WAN
6 8 (3.60%) NAS
7 7 (3.15%) FTP
7 7 (3.15%) HTTP
8 3 (1.35%) DNS
9 2 (0.90%) Intranet
9 2 (0.90%) Network Security
9 2 (0.90%) VLAN
10 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.45%) FWSM
10 1 (0.45%) Internet
10 1 (0.45%) snoop
10 1 (0.45%) SSH
10 1 (0.45%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.76%) MySQL
2 15 (6.76%) Relational Database
3 13 (5.86%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.60%) DB2
4 8 (3.60%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.90%) Big Data
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.45%) KDB
8 1 (0.45%) MS Access
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (1.80%) JIRA
2 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.45%) PowerBuilder
General
1 77 (34.68%) Finance
2 48 (21.62%) Front Office
3 28 (12.61%) Banking
4 13 (5.86%) Back Office
5 9 (4.05%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.15%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.70%) German Language
8 5 (2.25%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.25%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.35%) Marketing
9 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.90%) International Banking
10 2 (0.90%) Publishing
11 1 (0.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.06%) FIX Protocol
2 14 (6.31%) XML
3 13 (5.86%) HTML
4 10 (4.50%) SOAP
5 9 (4.05%) .NET
6 8 (3.60%) Web Services
7 3 (1.35%) CSS
7 3 (1.35%) Java EE 5
7 3 (1.35%) JBoss Seam
7 3 (1.35%) jQuery
7 3 (1.35%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.90%) J2EE
8 2 (0.90%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (0.90%) Middleware
9 1 (0.45%) CGI
9 1 (0.45%) FIXML
9 1 (0.45%) Java EE
9 1 (0.45%) POSIX
9 1 (0.45%) REST
9 1 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 26 (11.71%) Fixed Income
3 23 (10.36%) Derivative
4 13 (5.86%) Equities
4 13 (5.86%) Statistics
5 11 (4.95%) Replication
6 9 (4.05%) Mainframe
7 8 (3.60%) Equity Derivative
7 8 (3.60%) Exotic Derivative
8 7 (3.15%) Clustering
9 6 (2.70%) Fintech
10 5 (2.25%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.80%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.80%) SWIFT
12 3 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.90%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.90%) Market Risk
13 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 222 (100.00%) Unix
2 99 (44.59%) Linux
3 51 (22.97%) Windows
4 43 (19.37%) Solaris
5 40 (18.02%) AIX
6 27 (12.16%) HPUX
7 22 (9.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (8.56%) Windows Server
9 7 (3.15%) SUSE
10 6 (2.70%) CentOS
11 5 (2.25%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.90%) IRIX
13 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.45%) Debian
14 1 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (28.38%) ITIL
2 27 (12.16%) Problem Management
3 23 (10.36%) Incident Management
4 17 (7.66%) Electronic Trading
5 16 (7.21%) Mentoring
6 14 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (6.31%) Release Management
7 10 (4.50%) E-Commerce
7 10 (4.50%) Software Delivery
7 10 (4.50%) Time Management
8 9 (4.05%) DevOps
9 8 (3.60%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (3.15%) Low Latency
11 6 (2.70%) Capacity Management
11 6 (2.70%) Change Management
11 6 (2.70%) Data Management
11 6 (2.70%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.25%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (2.25%) Web Operations
13 4 (1.80%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 130 (58.56%) SQL
2 38 (17.12%) Shell Script
3 37 (16.67%) Perl
4 34 (15.32%) Java
5 14 (6.31%) JavaScript
6 13 (5.86%) Bash Shell
6 13 (5.86%) PL/SQL
7 12 (5.41%) PHP
7 12 (5.41%) Python
8 10 (4.50%) C
9 9 (4.05%) C++
10 8 (3.60%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.70%) VB
12 3 (1.35%) Korn
12 3 (1.35%) VBA
13 2 (0.90%) Lua
14 1 (0.45%) COBOL
14 1 (0.45%) R
14 1 (0.45%) Ruby
14 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (14.41%) Degree
2 19 (8.56%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.35%) CEH
3 3 (1.35%) CISSP
3 3 (1.35%) RHCSA
4 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.90%) HNC
4 2 (0.90%) HND
4 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) MCSA
5 1 (0.45%) MCSE
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.46%) SLA
2 3 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 13 (5.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 5 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.80%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.35%) vSphere
5 2 (0.90%) KVM
5 2 (0.90%) PowerHA
5 2 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.90%) Xen
6 1 (0.45%) Firmware
6 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.45%) iptables
6 1 (0.45%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (7.21%) ITRS Geneos
2 14 (6.31%) Nagios
3 13 (5.86%) Puppet
3 13 (5.86%) SCOM
3 13 (5.86%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.25%) OpenAM
5 3 (1.35%) Ansible
5 3 (1.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.90%) Control-M
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (0.90%) yum
7 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.45%) Legato
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 79 (35.59%) Oracle
2 33 (14.86%) Red Hat
3 32 (14.41%) Sybase
4 24 (10.81%) Sun
5 19 (8.56%) HP
6 18 (8.11%) Microsoft
7 16 (7.21%) IBM
8 15 (6.76%) NetApp
9 8 (3.60%) EMC
9 8 (3.60%) VMware
10 6 (2.70%) Hitachi
10 6 (2.70%) ServiceNow
11 5 (2.25%) Currenex
11 5 (2.25%) FXall
12 4 (1.80%) Cisco
13 3 (1.35%) 3PAR
13 3 (1.35%) Cognos
13 3 (1.35%) Murex
13 3 (1.35%) Novell
13 3 (1.35%) Veritas
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