The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX Technical Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Technical Specialist
Rank 866 943 887
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Technical Specialist 26 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.003% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.003% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 6
Average salary £46,250 £53,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.73% -15.20%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 - £42,500

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Technical Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UNIX Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UNIX Technical Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Technical Specialist within the UK.

UNIX Technical Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

UNIX Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Technical Specialist over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 within the UK.

UNIX Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

UNIX Technical Specialist
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Technical Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(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 +66 20 £47,500 -10.37%
North West - 7 £40,000 -
Scotland - 6 £45,000 -
Leeds - 5 - -
West Yorkshire - 5 - -
Yorkshire - 5 - -
Edinburgh - 5 - -
Manchester - 5 - -
City of London +50 3 - -
London +34 3 - -
South East - 3 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
Reading - 2 £50,000 -
Warrington - 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £55,000 -
Eastleigh - 1 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -

UNIX Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited UNIX Technical Specialist 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 Technical Specialist in their job title.

1 41 (100.00%) UNIX
2 28 (68.29%) IBM
3 21 (51.22%) Linux
3 21 (51.22%) Banking
3 21 (51.22%) Retail
4 19 (46.34%) Oracle
4 19 (46.34%) Solaris
5 18 (43.90%) SAN
5 18 (43.90%) Data Centre
6 15 (36.59%) LPAR
6 15 (36.59%) Hitachi
6 15 (36.59%) AIX
6 15 (36.59%) Asset Management
6 15 (36.59%) Process Management
6 15 (36.59%) Change Management
7 13 (31.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
9 10 (24.39%) Veritas
9 10 (24.39%) Sun
9 10 (24.39%) HP
10 9 (21.95%) Perl
11 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
11 7 (17.07%) DNS
12 5 (12.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 5 (12.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (12.20%) Puppet
12 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (12.20%) Python
12 5 (12.20%) LDAP

UNIX Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited UNIX Technical Specialist 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 Technical Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) JBoss
2 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) SAN
2 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.07%) DNS
3 5 (12.20%) Firewall
3 5 (12.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) DB2
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 21 (51.22%) Banking
1 21 (51.22%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Data Centre
2 15 (36.59%) LPAR
3 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.20%) HACMP
3 5 (12.20%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) DataPower
4 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.88%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) UNIX
2 21 (51.22%) Linux
3 19 (46.34%) Solaris
4 15 (36.59%) AIX
5 13 (31.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (12.20%) HPUX
7 3 (7.32%) SUSE
7 3 (7.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Process Management
1 15 (36.59%) Change Management
1 15 (36.59%) Asset Management
2 4 (9.76%) Investment Management
3 3 (7.32%) Data Management
3 3 (7.32%) ITIL
3 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.88%) High Availability
4 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.88%) DevOps
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Perl
2 5 (12.20%) Python
2 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.88%) Korn
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) RHCE
1 2 (4.88%) IBM AIX Certification
1 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) NFS
1 5 (12.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (12.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (4.88%) Samba
3 1 (2.44%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Tivoli
1 5 (12.20%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (12.20%) Puppet
1 5 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.44%) OpenView
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.44%) Control-M
3 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (68.29%) IBM
2 19 (46.34%) Oracle
3 15 (36.59%) Hitachi
4 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
5 10 (24.39%) Veritas
5 10 (24.39%) Sun
5 10 (24.39%) HP
6 5 (12.20%) Dell
6 5 (12.20%) BMC
7 4 (9.76%) Symantec
8 3 (7.32%) EMC
8 3 (7.32%) Sybase
9 2 (4.88%) Business Objects
9 2 (4.88%) ATG