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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Support
Rank 811 805 794
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Support 55 70 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.067% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.071% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 48 66 62
Average salary £41,250 £39,375 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,800 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -18.75%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +1 55 £41,250 +4.76% 4
London -17 23 £62,500 +47.05% 1
South East -20 12 £32,500 -10.34% 2
East Midlands +19 8 £23,500 -14.54%
City of London +8 7 £47,500 -13.63% 1
South West - 7 £40,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 7 £23,500 -
Surrey -5 6 £30,000 - 2
Bristol - 6 £40,000 -
Guildford - 4 £30,000 -
Berkshire -13 3 £32,500 -10.34%
Yorkshire -11 2 £34,000 +25.92%
North East - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 £50,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Leeds +8 1 £37,000 +37.03%
South Yorkshire -1 1 £31,000 +12.93%
Sheffield -6 1 £31,000 +12.93%
Northamptonshire -8 1 £34,000 +23.63%
West Yorkshire -10 1 £37,000 +37.03%
West Midlands -11 1 £37,500 -8.53%
Birmingham -14 1 £37,500 -8.53%
Canary Wharf - 1 £150,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £25,000 -
Slough - 1 £42,500 -
Southampton - 1 £25,000 -
Staines - 1 £55,000 - 1
Chippenham - 1 £37,500 - 1

UNIX Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 120 (100.00%) UNIX
2 76 (63.33%) Linux
3 70 (58.33%) Solaris
4 45 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 43 (35.83%) Perl
6 40 (33.33%) Oracle
6 40 (33.33%) AIX
7 38 (31.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 35 (29.17%) HP
10 31 (25.83%) SAN
10 31 (25.83%) ITIL
11 28 (23.33%) LDAP
12 27 (22.50%) Sun
12 27 (22.50%) Finance
13 26 (21.67%) Shell Script
13 26 (21.67%) DNS
13 26 (21.67%) EMC
13 26 (21.67%) Internet
14 25 (20.83%) NetBackup
15 24 (20.00%) Veritas
15 24 (20.00%) Windows
16 23 (19.17%) Puppet
17 22 (18.33%) Python
17 22 (18.33%) NFS
17 22 (18.33%) IBM
18 21 (17.50%) Bash Shell
18 21 (17.50%) Banking
19 17 (14.17%) Clustering
20 16 (13.33%) Apache

UNIX Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 16 (13.33%) Apache
2 13 (10.83%) Tomcat
3 10 (8.33%) Lync
4 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.83%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 31 (25.83%) SAN
3 28 (23.33%) LDAP
4 26 (21.67%) Internet
4 26 (21.67%) DNS
5 12 (10.00%) DHCP
5 12 (10.00%) HTTP
6 11 (9.17%) SSL
6 11 (9.17%) IPv4
7 10 (8.33%) SSH
7 10 (8.33%) ADSL
7 10 (8.33%) Broadband
8 8 (6.67%) Firewall
9 2 (1.67%) BGP
9 2 (1.67%) LAN
9 2 (1.67%) WAN
9 2 (1.67%) VPN
10 1 (0.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.83%) MySQL
2 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.83%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 27 (22.50%) Finance
2 21 (17.50%) Banking
3 8 (6.67%) French Language
4 7 (5.83%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.83%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.83%) German Language
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (2.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (1.67%) Middleware
4 1 (0.83%) Java EE
4 1 (0.83%) HTML
4 1 (0.83%) J2EE
4 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) Clustering
2 14 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.50%) HACMP
4 8 (6.67%) LPAR
4 8 (6.67%) DLPAR
5 5 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.17%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.33%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (3.33%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.67%) Open Source
9 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.83%) PKI
9 1 (0.83%) Derivative
9 1 (0.83%) CMDB
9 1 (0.83%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 120 (100.00%) UNIX
2 76 (63.33%) Linux
3 70 (58.33%) Solaris
4 40 (33.33%) AIX
5 38 (31.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (20.00%) Windows
7 12 (10.00%) HPUX
8 11 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (8.33%) Windows 8
9 10 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (8.33%) Windows XP
10 7 (5.83%) IRIX
11 1 (0.83%) SUSE
11 1 (0.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.83%) ITIL
2 15 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 15 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (10.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 12 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (9.17%) Configuration Management
6 10 (8.33%) Project Management
6 10 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 10 (8.33%) Release Management
7 8 (6.67%) Performance Management
7 8 (6.67%) Capacity Management
7 8 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.83%) Kernel Tuning
9 6 (5.00%) Change Management
9 6 (5.00%) Investment Management
10 5 (4.17%) Server Monitoring
11 4 (3.33%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.33%) Data Management
12 3 (2.50%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (35.83%) Perl
2 26 (21.67%) Shell Script
3 22 (18.33%) Python
4 21 (17.50%) Bash Shell
5 12 (10.00%) Bourne shell
6 11 (9.17%) SQL
7 8 (6.67%) Korn
8 6 (5.00%) Java
9 5 (4.17%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.50%) C++
11 2 (1.67%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.67%) PHP
12 1 (0.83%) VBA
12 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.83%) AWK
Qualifications
1 15 (12.50%) Degree
2 11 (9.17%) RHCE
3 7 (5.83%) NCDA
4 4 (3.33%) IBM AIX Certification
5 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.83%) SCSA
6 1 (0.83%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 22 (18.33%) NFS
2 13 (10.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 13 (10.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 11 (9.17%) Active Directory
4 10 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (4.17%) Veritas File System
5 5 (4.17%) Samba
5 5 (4.17%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.67%) GPFS
6 2 (1.67%) Firmware
6 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.83%) Squid
7 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (20.83%) NetBackup
2 23 (19.17%) Puppet
3 15 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (10.83%) Nagios
5 8 (6.67%) Tivoli
5 8 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (6.67%) CFEngine
6 7 (5.83%) yum
7 5 (4.17%) Legato
8 4 (3.33%) Control-M
9 3 (2.50%) OpenView
9 3 (2.50%) Data Guard
10 2 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 45 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 40 (33.33%) Oracle
3 35 (29.17%) HP
4 27 (22.50%) Sun
5 26 (21.67%) EMC
6 24 (20.00%) Veritas
7 22 (18.33%) IBM
8 14 (11.67%) NetApp
9 13 (10.83%) CA
9 13 (10.83%) Brocade
10 11 (9.17%) Microsoft
11 10 (8.33%) VMware
12 9 (7.50%) Hitachi
13 7 (5.83%) Dell
14 2 (1.67%) Business Objects
14 2 (1.67%) Citrix
14 2 (1.67%) Bloomberg
14 2 (1.67%) Facebook
15 1 (0.83%) Symantec
15 1 (0.83%) Cisco
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