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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Support
Rank 810 802 797
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Support 60 88 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.082% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.087% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 51 75 75
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -17.50%

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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -11 59 £40,000 +15.94% 7
London -4 23 £55,000 +29.41% 2
South East -24 16 £50,000 +5.26% 1
South West - 9 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands +35 8 £23,500 -14.54% 1
City of London +13 8 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Surrey +5 8 £55,000 - 1
Bristol - 7 £40,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 5 £23,500 -
Staines - 4 £55,000 - 1
Northamptonshire +3 3 £34,000 +23.63%
Hampshire - 3 £25,000 -
Middlesex - 3 £50,000 -
Guildford - 3 £30,000 -
Yorkshire -9 2 £31,250 +15.74%
Berkshire -14 2 £42,500 -10.52%
Yeovil - 2 £32,500 -
Fareham - 2 £25,000 -
Somerset - 2 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire -8 1 £31,000 +12.93%
Leeds -8 1 £31,500 +16.66%
West Yorkshire -12 1 £31,500 +16.66%
Sheffield -14 1 £31,000 +12.93%
Reading -16 1 - -
Birmingham -21 1 £37,500 -8.53%
West Midlands -27 1 £37,500 -8.53% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £150,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £28,000 -
Slough - 1 £42,500 -
Southampton - 1 £25,000 -

UNIX Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 112 (100.00%) UNIX
2 64 (57.14%) Linux
3 62 (55.36%) Solaris
4 43 (38.39%) Oracle
5 37 (33.04%) Perl
6 35 (31.25%) Red Hat
7 33 (29.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (28.57%) ITIL
9 31 (27.68%) Internet
10 29 (25.89%) AIX
11 27 (24.11%) TCP/IP
12 24 (21.43%) SAN
13 23 (20.54%) Finance
14 22 (19.64%) HP
14 22 (19.64%) DNS
14 22 (19.64%) Windows
15 21 (18.75%) LDAP
16 20 (17.86%) NetBackup
17 19 (16.96%) Apache
18 18 (16.07%) Python
18 18 (16.07%) Veritas
18 18 (16.07%) Shell Script
18 18 (16.07%) Degree
19 17 (15.18%) Bash Shell
19 17 (15.18%) Sun
19 17 (15.18%) Tomcat
19 17 (15.18%) SQL
20 16 (14.29%) EMC
20 16 (14.29%) Puppet
20 16 (14.29%) Load Balancing

UNIX Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 19 (16.96%) Apache
2 17 (15.18%) Tomcat
3 10 (8.93%) Lync
4 6 (5.36%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.68%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.79%) JBoss
8 1 (0.89%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 10 (8.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (27.68%) Internet
2 27 (24.11%) TCP/IP
3 24 (21.43%) SAN
4 22 (19.64%) DNS
5 21 (18.75%) LDAP
6 14 (12.50%) HTTP
7 12 (10.71%) Firewall
8 11 (9.82%) SSL
8 11 (9.82%) IPv4
9 10 (8.93%) ADSL
9 10 (8.93%) Broadband
10 7 (6.25%) DHCP
11 6 (5.36%) SSH
12 2 (1.79%) BGP
12 2 (1.79%) VPN
12 2 (1.79%) LAN
12 2 (1.79%) WAN
13 1 (0.89%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.36%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.57%) MySQL
4 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.68%) DB2
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
General
1 23 (20.54%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Banking
3 6 (5.36%) French Language
4 3 (2.68%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.89%) Front Office
5 1 (0.89%) German Language
5 1 (0.89%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (2.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (2.68%) Middleware
3 1 (0.89%) Java EE
3 1 (0.89%) HTML
3 1 (0.89%) J2EE
3 1 (0.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Clustering
2 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.36%) HACMP
4 5 (4.46%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.57%) Credit Derivative
5 4 (3.57%) LPAR
5 4 (3.57%) DLPAR
5 4 (3.57%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.68%) PKI
7 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.79%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.79%) Open Source
7 2 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.89%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.89%) Derivative
8 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.89%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) UNIX
2 64 (57.14%) Linux
3 62 (55.36%) Solaris
4 33 (29.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (25.89%) AIX
6 22 (19.64%) Windows
7 10 (8.93%) Windows XP
7 10 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (8.93%) Windows 8
7 10 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.36%) HPUX
9 3 (2.68%) IRIX
10 1 (0.89%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.57%) ITIL
2 16 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 14 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (11.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 13 (11.61%) Release Management
5 8 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 7 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 7 (6.25%) Project Management
6 7 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.25%) Kernel Tuning
6 7 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 5 (4.46%) Resource Management
8 4 (3.57%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.57%) Investment Management
8 4 (3.57%) Performance Management
8 4 (3.57%) Migration
8 4 (3.57%) Data Management
8 4 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (2.68%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.04%) Perl
2 18 (16.07%) Python
2 18 (16.07%) Shell Script
3 17 (15.18%) Bash Shell
3 17 (15.18%) SQL
4 11 (9.82%) Java
5 7 (6.25%) Bourne shell
6 6 (5.36%) Korn
6 6 (5.36%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.68%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.79%) C++
8 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.79%) PHP
9 1 (0.89%) VBA
9 1 (0.89%) AWK
9 1 (0.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (16.07%) Degree
2 15 (13.39%) RHCE
3 7 (6.25%) NCDA
4 5 (4.46%) IBM AIX Certification
5 4 (3.57%) SCSA
5 4 (3.57%) Sun Certification
5 4 (3.57%) VCP4
6 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.79%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.39%) SLA
2 6 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 15 (13.39%) NFS
2 11 (9.82%) Active Directory
3 10 (8.93%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (8.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (2.68%) Squid
6 2 (1.79%) Firmware
6 2 (1.79%) GPFS
7 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (17.86%) NetBackup
2 16 (14.29%) Puppet
3 13 (11.61%) Nagios
4 8 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (6.25%) yum
6 4 (3.57%) CFEngine
6 4 (3.57%) Tivoli
6 4 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (2.68%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.79%) Control-M
8 2 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 43 (38.39%) Oracle
2 35 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 22 (19.64%) HP
4 18 (16.07%) Veritas
5 17 (15.18%) Sun
6 16 (14.29%) EMC
7 15 (13.39%) NetApp
8 14 (12.50%) IBM
9 13 (11.61%) CA
9 13 (11.61%) Brocade
10 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
11 9 (8.04%) VMware
12 7 (6.25%) Hitachi
13 4 (3.57%) Dell
14 2 (1.79%) Business Objects
14 2 (1.79%) Bloomberg
14 2 (1.79%) Facebook
14 2 (1.79%) ServiceNow
14 2 (1.79%) ATG
15 1 (0.89%) F5
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