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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Support
Rank 846 803 826
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Support 58 68 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.063% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.066% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 48 59 60
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £35,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £58,800 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,995 £31,250
% change year-on-year
-12.18% +31.18%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -21 58 £40,500 -10.00% 5
London -11 22 £55,000 +10.00% 1
South East -21 17 £32,500 -18.75% 2
North West -15 8 £36,500 -18.88%
City of London -16 8 £40,500 -22.85% 1
Berkshire -11 6 £32,500 -18.75%
Surrey +2 5 £70,000 +55.55% 2
South West - 5 £40,000 - 1
Bristol - 5 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 5 £35,500 -
Yorkshire -41 4 £31,500 -21.25% 1
Camberley - 4 £70,000 -
Hampshire -8 3 - -
Liverpool - 3 £45,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £45,000 -
Reading +1 2 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire -16 2 - -
Sheffield -17 2 - -
Knutsford - 2 £35,500 -
Home Counties - 2 £32,500 -
Birmingham +4 1 £49,000 +8.88%
Slough +4 1 £30,000 -20.00%
East of England -1 1 £22,500 -52.63%
Hertfordshire -6 1 £22,500 -56.52%
West Midlands -8 1 £49,000 +13.96%
Leeds -31 1 £31,500 -21.25% 1
West Yorkshire -40 1 £31,500 -21.25% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £37,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -

UNIX Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 116 (100.00%) UNIX
2 77 (66.38%) Linux
3 41 (35.34%) Solaris
4 38 (32.76%) AIX
5 36 (31.03%) Red Hat
6 34 (29.31%) Banking
7 29 (25.00%) Finance
7 29 (25.00%) Perl
7 29 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 26 (22.41%) Oracle
9 25 (21.55%) Change Management
10 23 (19.83%) EMC
11 21 (18.10%) Windows
11 21 (18.10%) Problem Management
12 20 (17.24%) SQL
12 20 (17.24%) Java
13 19 (16.38%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (15.52%) HPUX
14 18 (15.52%) HP
15 17 (14.66%) Korn
15 17 (14.66%) Bash Shell
15 17 (14.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (14.66%) IBM
15 17 (14.66%) Sun
15 17 (14.66%) DNS
15 17 (14.66%) Python
15 17 (14.66%) Shell Script
16 16 (13.79%) NFS
16 16 (13.79%) SAN
16 16 (13.79%) Puppet

UNIX Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (10.34%) Apache
2 11 (9.48%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.31%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.45%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.72%) Tuxedo
5 2 (1.72%) Drupal
6 1 (0.86%) Jetty
6 1 (0.86%) Mule
6 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.86%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.86%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 17 (14.66%) DNS
3 16 (13.79%) SAN
4 15 (12.93%) LDAP
5 14 (12.07%) Internet
5 14 (12.07%) SSH
6 8 (6.90%) SSL
7 7 (6.03%) FTP
8 6 (5.17%) NAS
9 5 (4.31%) HTTP
9 5 (4.31%) WAN
9 5 (4.31%) LAN
9 5 (4.31%) DHCP
10 4 (3.45%) Firewall
10 4 (3.45%) IPv4
10 4 (3.45%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.59%) HTTPS
11 3 (2.59%) SMTP
11 3 (2.59%) DMZ
12 2 (1.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) MySQL
3 3 (2.59%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.72%) Informix
4 2 (1.72%) DB2
4 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.86%) MaxDB
5 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.86%) Subversion
2 1 (0.86%) Ant
General
1 34 (29.31%) Banking
2 29 (25.00%) Finance
3 7 (6.03%) Financial Institution
3 7 (6.03%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.45%) Back Office
4 4 (3.45%) German Language
5 3 (2.59%) French Language
5 3 (2.59%) Front Office
6 2 (1.72%) Retail
6 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Marketing
7 1 (0.86%) Electronics
7 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.17%) Web Services
2 2 (1.72%) J2EE
3 1 (0.86%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.86%) Spring
3 1 (0.86%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.86%) HTML
3 1 (0.86%) XML
3 1 (0.86%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) LPAR
1 13 (11.21%) DLPAR
2 6 (5.17%) Clustering
3 5 (4.31%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (4.31%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.45%) Tandem
4 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.59%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.72%) HACMP
6 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Celerra
7 1 (0.86%) Firmware
7 1 (0.86%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.86%) Replication
7 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 116 (100.00%) UNIX
2 77 (66.38%) Linux
3 41 (35.34%) Solaris
4 38 (32.76%) AIX
5 21 (18.10%) Windows
6 18 (15.52%) HPUX
7 17 (14.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (6.03%) IRIX
9 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.86%) CentOS
10 1 (0.86%) zOS
10 1 (0.86%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.55%) Change Management
2 21 (18.10%) Problem Management
3 19 (16.38%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (12.93%) Performance Management
4 15 (12.93%) Configuration Management
5 14 (12.07%) ITIL
6 6 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.45%) Migration
7 4 (3.45%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.45%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (2.59%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.59%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.72%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (1.72%) Change Control
9 2 (1.72%) Data Analysis
9 2 (1.72%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.72%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (0.86%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (0.86%) Supplier Management
10 1 (0.86%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.00%) Perl
2 20 (17.24%) SQL
2 20 (17.24%) Java
3 17 (14.66%) Korn
3 17 (14.66%) Bash Shell
3 17 (14.66%) Python
3 17 (14.66%) Shell Script
4 6 (5.17%) C++
5 4 (3.45%) Bourne shell
6 3 (2.59%) Ruby
6 3 (2.59%) sed
6 3 (2.59%) AWK
7 1 (0.86%) C-shell
7 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.86%) C
7 1 (0.86%) ABAP
7 1 (0.86%) PHP
7 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) Degree
2 6 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) RHCE
3 1 (0.86%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.86%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (13.79%) NFS
2 4 (3.45%) Samba
2 4 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (3.45%) Veritas File System
2 4 (3.45%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.72%) vSphere
4 1 (0.86%) GPFS
4 1 (0.86%) Snort
4 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.86%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.86%) XenApp
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 16 (13.79%) Puppet
2 15 (12.93%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (11.21%) CFEngine
3 13 (11.21%) Tivoli
3 13 (11.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (4.31%) Legato
4 5 (4.31%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.59%) EMC Navisphere
6 2 (1.72%) Nagios
6 2 (1.72%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.86%) Munin
7 1 (0.86%) OpenView
7 1 (0.86%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 36 (31.03%) Red Hat
2 26 (22.41%) Oracle
3 23 (19.83%) EMC
4 18 (15.52%) HP
5 17 (14.66%) IBM
5 17 (14.66%) Sun
6 13 (11.21%) Hitachi
7 6 (5.17%) Veritas
8 4 (3.45%) VMware
8 4 (3.45%) Sophos
8 4 (3.45%) Sybase
8 4 (3.45%) JBoss
8 4 (3.45%) Axway
8 4 (3.45%) Brocade
9 3 (2.59%) Citrix
10 2 (1.72%) NetApp
10 2 (1.72%) SAP
11 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.86%) Splunk
11 1 (0.86%) Cisco
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive+ 20% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent or Surrey
Church International
Salary: Negotiable DOE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago