Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Unix Support was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Unix Support
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1018 1020 731
Rank change year-on-year +2 -289 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support 132 177 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.078% 0.10% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.10% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 115 153 569
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +22.22%
10th Percentile £29,400 £30,000 £31,450
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161257 170357 198528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130412 143799 166492
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Unix Support
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Support in England

Unix Support
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Unix Support in England

Unix Support
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Support in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Support in England

Unix Support
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 Support within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 83 £57,500 +15.00% 11
North of England -21 16 £37,750 +10.22%
Midlands +26 14 £38,750 -22.50% 1
West Midlands +20 13 £39,000 -22.00%
North West -12 12 £42,500 +30.77%
South East +26 10 £43,750 -2.78% 3
East of England -1 5 £40,000 -
South West +12 4 £45,000 +100.00% 1
Yorkshire +4 4 £23,000 -31.85%
East Midlands - 1 £31,000 - 1
Unix Support
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Unix Support 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 Support in the job title.

1 132 (100.00%) Unix
2 79 (59.85%) Linux
3 76 (57.58%) SQL
4 53 (40.15%) Finance
5 50 (37.88%) Windows
6 47 (35.61%) Oracle
7 28 (21.21%) Banking
7 28 (21.21%) Incident Management
7 28 (21.21%) FIX Protocol
8 27 (20.45%) ITIL
8 27 (20.45%) Front Office
9 25 (18.94%) Red Hat
10 22 (16.67%) Solaris
11 21 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (15.15%) Perl
13 19 (14.39%) Problem Management
13 19 (14.39%) Electronic Trading
14 18 (13.64%) Shell Script
14 18 (13.64%) Derivative
15 17 (12.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (12.88%) Sybase
16 15 (11.36%) Java
16 15 (11.36%) SLA
16 15 (11.36%) Microsoft
17 14 (10.61%) Change Management
17 14 (10.61%) Fixed Income
17 14 (10.61%) Equities
18 13 (9.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 12 (9.09%) VMware
20 11 (8.33%) Investment Banking

Unix Support 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 (3.79%) Apache
2 4 (3.03%) SAS
3 3 (2.27%) FileNet
4 2 (1.52%) IIS
4 2 (1.52%) JBoss
4 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.76%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.76%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) LAN
1 6 (4.55%) WAN
2 5 (3.79%) SSH
3 4 (3.03%) Firewall
3 4 (3.03%) snoop
3 4 (3.03%) tcpdump
3 4 (3.03%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.27%) DNS
4 3 (2.27%) SSL
5 2 (1.52%) ADSL
5 2 (1.52%) DHCP
5 2 (1.52%) Internet
5 2 (1.52%) PuTTY
5 2 (1.52%) SecureCRT
5 2 (1.52%) SMTP
5 2 (1.52%) Telnet
5 2 (1.52%) VPN
6 1 (0.76%) LDAP
6 1 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.03%) MySQL
4 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.52%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.52%) DB2
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.76%) KDB
6 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.52%) JIRA
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.76%) JUnit
General
1 53 (40.15%) Finance
2 28 (21.21%) Banking
3 27 (20.45%) Front Office
4 11 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.03%) Back Office
6 3 (2.27%) Law
6 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.76%) Retail
8 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.21%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (5.30%) XML
3 6 (4.55%) J2EE
4 5 (3.79%) .NET
4 5 (3.79%) SOAP
4 5 (3.79%) Web Services
5 4 (3.03%) Middleware
6 3 (2.27%) HTML
7 2 (1.52%) Java EE
7 2 (1.52%) JMS
7 2 (1.52%) XSLT
8 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.76%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.76%) JSON
8 1 (0.76%) ODBC
8 1 (0.76%) REST
8 1 (0.76%) Spring
8 1 (0.76%) Struts
8 1 (0.76%) XSD
8 1 (0.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.64%) Derivative
2 14 (10.61%) Equities
2 14 (10.61%) Fixed Income
3 13 (9.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.58%) Data Centre
5 8 (6.06%) SWIFT
6 7 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (4.55%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (3.79%) Grid Computing
9 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (3.03%) Exotic Derivative
10 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.27%) PKI
11 2 (1.52%) CMDB
12 1 (0.76%) Clustering
12 1 (0.76%) Credit Derivative
12 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 132 (100.00%) Unix
2 79 (59.85%) Linux
3 50 (37.88%) Windows
4 22 (16.67%) Solaris
5 17 (12.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.30%) AIX
7 6 (4.55%) Windows Server
8 4 (3.03%) Windows NT
8 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.52%) CentOS
10 1 (0.76%) HPUX
10 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.21%) Incident Management
2 27 (20.45%) ITIL
3 21 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (14.39%) Electronic Trading
4 19 (14.39%) Problem Management
5 14 (10.61%) Change Management
6 8 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (5.30%) Process Improvement
8 6 (4.55%) Task Automation
9 5 (3.79%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.79%) Project Management
9 5 (3.79%) Release Management
9 5 (3.79%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.03%) Algorithmic Trading
10 4 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.03%) Data Entry
10 4 (3.03%) DevOps
10 4 (3.03%) Runbook
10 4 (3.03%) Service Management
11 3 (2.27%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 76 (57.58%) SQL
2 20 (15.15%) Perl
3 18 (13.64%) Shell Script
4 15 (11.36%) Java
5 10 (7.58%) PL/SQL
6 9 (6.82%) Python
7 6 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.79%) C#
9 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.03%) Ruby
10 3 (2.27%) Korn
11 2 (1.52%) C++
11 2 (1.52%) C-shell
11 2 (1.52%) VB
12 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (2.27%) NVQ Level 4
2 1 (0.76%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.36%) SLA
2 4 (3.03%) SAS 70
System Software
1 11 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.03%) Firmware
3 3 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.76%) Docker
4 1 (0.76%) Samba
4 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) Graphite
1 4 (3.03%) Opsview
2 3 (2.27%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.76%) Control-M
3 1 (0.76%) Nagios
3 1 (0.76%) Netcool
3 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (35.61%) Oracle
2 25 (18.94%) Red Hat
3 17 (12.88%) Sybase
4 15 (11.36%) Microsoft
5 12 (9.09%) VMware
6 9 (6.82%) ION Trading
7 8 (6.06%) Citrix
8 7 (5.30%) Cisco
9 6 (4.55%) Juniper
10 5 (3.79%) HP
10 5 (3.79%) NetApp
10 5 (3.79%) Sun
11 4 (3.03%) F5
11 4 (3.03%) Nortel
12 3 (2.27%) Bloomberg
13 2 (1.52%) Murex
13 2 (1.52%) Reuters
13 2 (1.52%) SolarWinds
14 1 (0.76%) Adobe
14 1 (0.76%) Tradeweb