The median annual salary for a Unix Specialist was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 881 915
Rank change year-on-year +30 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Specialist 14 33 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.036% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.037% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 21
Median salary £51,250 £40,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.54% -22.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,250 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80180 89188 99201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.96% 96.52% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 270000 337980 379014
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Unix Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Unix Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Specialist in England

Unix Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Unix Specialist in England

Unix Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Specialist in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Specialist in England

Unix Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +34 8 £57,500 -22.81%
South East +33 3 £70,000 +72.83%
South West - 2 £45,000 -
East of England -9 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Unix Specialist
UK

Unix Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region featuring Unix Specialist in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Unix
2 34 (87.18%) Linux
3 20 (51.28%) Red Hat
4 19 (48.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (46.15%) SQL
6 17 (43.59%) Oracle
7 14 (35.90%) Python
7 14 (35.90%) Solaris
8 12 (30.77%) ITIL
8 12 (30.77%) Perl
9 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
9 11 (28.21%) SUSE
9 11 (28.21%) Oracle Database
10 9 (23.08%) VMware
10 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
10 9 (23.08%) EMC
11 8 (20.51%) CommVault
11 8 (20.51%) AIX
11 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (17.95%) Ruby
12 7 (17.95%) Migration
13 6 (15.38%) Quality Management
13 6 (15.38%) Debian
13 6 (15.38%) Data Migration
13 6 (15.38%) Ubuntu
13 6 (15.38%) HPUX
13 6 (15.38%) Windows
13 6 (15.38%) Java
13 6 (15.38%) Project Management

Unix Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (12.82%) Alfresco
1 5 (12.82%) Apache
1 5 (12.82%) IIS
1 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.69%) Liferay
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) G Suite
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) NetScaler
1 5 (12.82%) SAN
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.56%) LDAP
3 1 (2.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle Database
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (12.82%) MySQL
4 4 (10.26%) DB2
5 3 (7.69%) Informix
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (10.26%) J2EE
1 4 (10.26%) Middleware
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 4 (10.26%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) POSIX
2 3 (7.69%) YAML
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.56%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.56%) Java EE
3 1 (2.56%) LAMP
3 1 (2.56%) SOAP
3 1 (2.56%) Spring
3 1 (2.56%) Struts
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.56%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) XSL
3 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) EMC VNX
2 3 (7.69%) Replication
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.56%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Unix
2 34 (87.18%) Linux
3 19 (48.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (35.90%) Solaris
5 11 (28.21%) SUSE
6 8 (20.51%) AIX
7 6 (15.38%) CentOS
7 6 (15.38%) Debian
7 6 (15.38%) HPUX
7 6 (15.38%) Ubuntu
7 6 (15.38%) Windows
8 5 (12.82%) Mac OS X
8 5 (12.82%) NetWare
9 1 (2.56%) Fedora
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 7 (17.95%) Migration
4 6 (15.38%) Change Control
4 6 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 6 (15.38%) Project Management
4 6 (15.38%) Quality Management
5 5 (12.82%) Business Continuity
5 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (12.82%) Document Management
5 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
5 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.82%) Service Management
5 5 (12.82%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (12.82%) Task Automation
5 5 (12.82%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
6 4 (10.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 14 (35.90%) Python
3 12 (30.77%) Perl
4 7 (17.95%) Ruby
5 6 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 6 (15.38%) Java
6 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
6 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
7 4 (10.26%) AWK
7 4 (10.26%) Korn
7 4 (10.26%) PHP
7 4 (10.26%) sed
8 2 (5.13%) C++
9 1 (2.56%) C
9 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (12.82%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (12.82%) vSphere
3 5 (12.82%) XenApp
4 3 (7.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (2.56%) NFS
5 1 (2.56%) Shibboleth
5 1 (2.56%) SRDF
5 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (2.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) EMC VPLEX
1 5 (12.82%) Nagios
1 5 (12.82%) NetIQ Identity Manager
1 5 (12.82%) Simpana
2 4 (10.26%) Ansible
2 4 (10.26%) Graphite
2 4 (10.26%) Opsview
2 4 (10.26%) Puppet
2 4 (10.26%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Red Hat
2 17 (43.59%) Oracle
3 9 (23.08%) EMC
3 9 (23.08%) VMware
4 8 (20.51%) CommVault
5 5 (12.82%) Citrix
5 5 (12.82%) Google
5 5 (12.82%) IBM
5 5 (12.82%) Novell
6 4 (10.26%) HP
6 4 (10.26%) NetApp
6 4 (10.26%) Sun
6 4 (10.26%) Veritas
7 3 (7.69%) arcserve
7 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.69%) Sybase
7 3 (7.69%) Veeam
8 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.56%) Isilon
8 1 (2.56%) Splunk