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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Support
Rank 843 836 817
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Support 62 37 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.035% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.037% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 52 33 61
Average salary £40,250 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.61% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £74,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 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 23 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 +3 61 £40,250 -0.61% 2
South East +5 20 £32,500 -13.33%
London -2 19 £72,500 +65.71% 1
Surrey -2 10 £70,000 +191.66%
Yorkshire -41 8 £37,500 -6.25%
North West - 7 £37,000 -
Berkshire +1 6 £32,500 -13.33%
Bristol - 6 £40,000 -
South West - 6 £40,000 - 1
Camberley - 5 £70,000 -
Sheffield - 4 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £35,750 -
City of London +4 3 £40,500 -12.43%
West Yorkshire -25 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Leeds -35 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Liverpool - 3 £45,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £45,000 -
Reading -9 2 £32,500 -
Knutsford - 2 £35,500 -
Home Counties - 2 £32,500 -
Guildford +10 1 £29,000 +20.83%
Birmingham -6 1 £49,000 +8.88%
Hampshire -12 1 - -
West Midlands -14 1 £49,000 +8.88%
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £37,500 -

UNIX Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 113 (100.00%) UNIX
2 71 (62.83%) Linux
3 48 (42.48%) Solaris
4 43 (38.05%) AIX
5 41 (36.28%) Red Hat
6 40 (35.40%) Banking
7 33 (29.20%) Perl
8 32 (28.32%) TCP/IP
9 28 (24.78%) Oracle
10 26 (23.01%) EMC
10 26 (23.01%) Finance
11 25 (22.12%) IBM
12 24 (21.24%) Performance Tuning
12 24 (21.24%) DNS
13 23 (20.35%) Shell Script
14 22 (19.47%) NFS
14 22 (19.47%) Opscode Chef
14 22 (19.47%) Puppet
15 21 (18.58%) Bash Shell
15 21 (18.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 21 (18.58%) Korn
15 21 (18.58%) LDAP
16 20 (17.70%) Sun
16 20 (17.70%) HP
16 20 (17.70%) SAN
16 20 (17.70%) Python
17 19 (16.81%) Change Management
17 19 (16.81%) Problem Management
17 19 (16.81%) Performance Management
18 18 (15.93%) SSH

UNIX Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 12 (10.62%) Apache
2 9 (7.96%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.54%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.54%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.77%) Drupal
4 2 (1.77%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.88%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.88%) SAP Web AS
5 1 (0.88%) Jetty
5 1 (0.88%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.32%) TCP/IP
2 24 (21.24%) DNS
3 21 (18.58%) LDAP
4 20 (17.70%) SAN
5 18 (15.93%) SSH
6 12 (10.62%) Internet
7 10 (8.85%) SSL
8 7 (6.19%) HTTP
9 6 (5.31%) DHCP
9 6 (5.31%) IPv4
10 5 (4.42%) NAS
11 4 (3.54%) FTP
12 3 (2.65%) LAN
12 3 (2.65%) WAN
12 3 (2.65%) SMTP
12 3 (2.65%) HTTPS
12 3 (2.65%) Firewall
12 3 (2.65%) DMZ
13 2 (1.77%) SNMP
13 2 (1.77%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) MySQL
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.77%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.88%) DB2
5 1 (0.88%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.88%) Ant
3 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 40 (35.40%) Banking
2 26 (23.01%) Finance
3 8 (7.08%) Financial Institution
4 7 (6.19%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.54%) German Language
5 4 (3.54%) Back Office
6 3 (2.65%) Front Office
6 3 (2.65%) French Language
7 2 (1.77%) Retail
7 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Marketing
8 1 (0.88%) Electronics
8 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) Web Services
2 2 (1.77%) J2EE
3 1 (0.88%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) XML
3 1 (0.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.88%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.88%) Spring
3 1 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) LPAR
1 17 (15.04%) DLPAR
2 10 (8.85%) Clustering
3 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (4.42%) HACMP
5 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.77%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.77%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.88%) Firmware
8 1 (0.88%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) UNIX
2 71 (62.83%) Linux
3 48 (42.48%) Solaris
4 43 (38.05%) AIX
5 21 (18.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (14.16%) Windows
7 14 (12.39%) HPUX
8 7 (6.19%) IRIX
9 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.88%) zOS
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.88%) CentOS
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.24%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (16.81%) Performance Management
2 19 (16.81%) Change Management
2 19 (16.81%) Problem Management
3 18 (15.93%) Configuration Management
4 11 (9.73%) ITIL
5 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (5.31%) Project Management
6 5 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.42%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (3.54%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (3.54%) Migration
8 3 (2.65%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.77%) Investment Management
9 2 (1.77%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (1.77%) People Management
9 2 (1.77%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (1.77%) Data Analysis
9 2 (1.77%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.20%) Perl
2 23 (20.35%) Shell Script
3 21 (18.58%) Korn
3 21 (18.58%) Bash Shell
4 20 (17.70%) Python
5 18 (15.93%) SQL
6 15 (13.27%) Java
7 6 (5.31%) C++
8 5 (4.42%) Bourne shell
9 3 (2.65%) sed
9 3 (2.65%) AWK
9 3 (2.65%) Ruby
10 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.88%) ABAP
11 1 (0.88%) C
11 1 (0.88%) PHP
11 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.88%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 14 (12.39%) Degree
2 3 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) SLA
2 2 (1.77%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (19.47%) NFS
2 9 (7.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (4.42%) Veritas File System
3 5 (4.42%) Samba
3 5 (4.42%) Sendmail
4 3 (2.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.88%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 22 (19.47%) Puppet
1 22 (19.47%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (15.04%) CFEngine
2 17 (15.04%) Tivoli
2 17 (15.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (8.85%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.42%) Legato
5 3 (2.65%) OpenView
5 3 (2.65%) Control-M
6 2 (1.77%) EMC Navisphere
6 2 (1.77%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.77%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 41 (36.28%) Red Hat
2 28 (24.78%) Oracle
3 26 (23.01%) EMC
4 25 (22.12%) IBM
5 20 (17.70%) Sun
5 20 (17.70%) HP
6 17 (15.04%) Hitachi
7 9 (7.96%) Veritas
8 4 (3.54%) JBoss
9 3 (2.65%) Sybase
9 3 (2.65%) Dell
9 3 (2.65%) VMware
9 3 (2.65%) Brocade
10 2 (1.77%) Citrix
11 1 (0.88%) CA
11 1 (0.88%) NetApp
11 1 (0.88%) Axway
11 1 (0.88%) webMethods
11 1 (0.88%) Sophos
11 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
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