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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Technical Specialist
Rank 890 926 876
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Technical Specialist 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.003% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £53,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.57%
UK excluding London average salary - - £45,000

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 3 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 31 July 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 +19 2 - - 1
Manchester - 2 - - 1
North West - 2 - - 1

UNIX Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (100.00%) UNIX
2 24 (68.57%) IBM
3 22 (62.86%) Retail
4 21 (60.00%) Banking
5 19 (54.29%) Data Centre
6 18 (51.43%) SAN
7 16 (45.71%) Hitachi
7 16 (45.71%) Asset Management
7 16 (45.71%) Process Management
7 16 (45.71%) Change Management
7 16 (45.71%) LPAR
8 15 (42.86%) Linux
9 14 (40.00%) Oracle
10 12 (34.29%) Solaris
11 9 (25.71%) AIX
11 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
12 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (17.14%) Veritas
13 6 (17.14%) HP
14 5 (14.29%) BMC
14 5 (14.29%) Sun
14 5 (14.29%) Tivoli
14 5 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
14 5 (14.29%) HPUX
14 5 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
15 4 (11.43%) Perl
15 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
16 3 (8.57%) Symantec
16 3 (8.57%) EMC
16 3 (8.57%) Sybase

UNIX Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (8.57%) JBoss
2 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) SAN
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
General
1 22 (62.86%) Retail
2 21 (60.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 19 (54.29%) Data Centre
2 16 (45.71%) LPAR
3 3 (8.57%) Clustering
4 2 (5.71%) HP Superdome
5 1 (2.86%) DataPower
5 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) UNIX
2 15 (42.86%) Linux
3 12 (34.29%) Solaris
4 9 (25.71%) AIX
5 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (14.29%) HPUX
7 3 (8.57%) SUSE
7 3 (8.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Process Management
1 16 (45.71%) Change Management
1 16 (45.71%) Asset Management
2 3 (8.57%) Data Management
3 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
3 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.71%) High Availability
3 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL
3 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (5.71%) DevOps
3 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.86%) OO
4 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Perl
1 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.71%) Korn
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 5 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.86%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) IBM
2 16 (45.71%) Hitachi
3 14 (40.00%) Oracle
4 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
5 6 (17.14%) Veritas
5 6 (17.14%) HP
6 5 (14.29%) Sun
6 5 (14.29%) BMC
7 3 (8.57%) Symantec
7 3 (8.57%) Sybase
7 3 (8.57%) EMC
8 2 (5.71%) ATG
9 1 (2.86%) VMware
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