The median annual salary for a Unix Specialist was £42,767 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Specialist
England / London
Rank 576 645 634
Rank change year-on-year +69 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Specialist 8 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.024% 0.029% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.030% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 16
Median salary £42,767 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.46% -23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,524 £50,000 £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £82,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £39,250 £42,000
% change year-on-year +27.38% -6.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32183 40271 40502
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.11% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27204 34741 34018
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Unix Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Specialist in London

Unix Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Unix Specialist in London

Unix Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Specialist in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Specialist in London

Unix Specialist
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
City of London +52 6 £42,767 -14.46%
Unix Specialist
England

Unix Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 London region featuring Unix Specialist in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Unix
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) ITIL
2 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 13 (72.22%) EMC
2 13 (72.22%) Project Management
2 13 (72.22%) Quality Management
2 13 (72.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (66.67%) XenApp
3 12 (66.67%) vSphere
3 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 12 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 12 (66.67%) G Suite
3 12 (66.67%) NetScaler
3 12 (66.67%) EMC VNX
3 12 (66.67%) EMC VPLEX
3 12 (66.67%) Simpana
3 12 (66.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 12 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
3 12 (66.67%) SUSE
3 12 (66.67%) Debian
3 12 (66.67%) Business Continuity
3 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 12 (66.67%) Document Management
3 12 (66.67%) Strategic Planning
3 12 (66.67%) Google
3 12 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 12 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g

Unix Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 12 (66.67%) Alfresco
1 12 (66.67%) Apache
1 12 (66.67%) IIS
1 12 (66.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (66.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) MySQL
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) EMC VNX
2 2 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (11.11%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.56%) IBM XIV
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (72.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (66.67%) Debian
3 12 (66.67%) Mac OS X
3 12 (66.67%) NetWare
3 12 (66.67%) SUSE
3 12 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 12 (66.67%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) CentOS
5 1 (5.56%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) ITIL
1 13 (72.22%) Project Management
1 13 (72.22%) Quality Management
2 12 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 12 (66.67%) Document Management
2 12 (66.67%) Strategic Planning
2 12 (66.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 11 (61.11%) Change Control
4 10 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (55.56%) PRINCE2
5 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) High-Frequency Trading
6 2 (11.11%) Physics
7 1 (5.56%) Change Management
7 1 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 12 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
1 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (66.67%) vSphere
1 12 (66.67%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) Shibboleth
2 1 (5.56%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) EMC VPLEX
1 12 (66.67%) Nagios
1 12 (66.67%) NetIQ Identity Manager
1 12 (66.67%) Simpana
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) EMC
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 12 (66.67%) Citrix
2 12 (66.67%) CommVault
2 12 (66.67%) Google
2 12 (66.67%) Novell
2 12 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Isilon
3 1 (5.56%) SolidFire
3 1 (5.56%) Splunk
3 1 (5.56%) Sun