The median annual salary for a Unix Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix Specialist
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 260 312
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Specialist 0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.032% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.033% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.28% -10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4908 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.22% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5575 8455
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Unix Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Unix Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Specialist in the City of London

Unix Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix Specialist in the City of London.

Salary trend for Unix Specialist in the City of London

Unix Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Unix Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Unix Specialist in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (83.33%) Change Control
2 5 (83.33%) G Suite
2 5 (83.33%) NetScaler
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) Document Management
2 5 (83.33%) Strategic Planning
2 5 (83.33%) Google
2 5 (83.33%) Ubuntu
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (83.33%) Alfresco
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) EMC VNX
2 5 (83.33%) EMC VPLEX
2 5 (83.33%) Simpana
2 5 (83.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server

Unix Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) Alfresco
1 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) IIS
1 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Debian
2 5 (83.33%) Mac OS X
2 5 (83.33%) NetWare
2 5 (83.33%) SUSE
2 5 (83.33%) Ubuntu
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Continuity
1 5 (83.33%) Change Control
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (83.33%) Document Management
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) Quality Management
1 5 (83.33%) Strategic Planning
1 5 (83.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (83.33%) Virtual Servers
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
1 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) EMC VPLEX
1 5 (83.33%) Nagios
1 5 (83.33%) NetIQ Identity Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) CommVault
2 5 (83.33%) EMC
2 5 (83.33%) Google
2 5 (83.33%) Novell
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (16.67%) Sun