Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Unix Specialist was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Unix Specialist
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 848 891
Rank change year-on-year +31 +43 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Specialist 15 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.020% 0.012% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.012% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 8
London median annual salary £80,000 £43,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +83.91% -33.08% +32.65%
10th Percentile £55,000 £39,760 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,000 £83,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £41,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +28.05% -31.67% +33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71292 72640 85005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56125 62795 72151
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,175 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Unix Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Central London +9 1 £55,000 +29.31% 3
Unix Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 15 (100.00%) Unix
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (33.33%) Task Automation
4 5 (33.33%) Solaris
4 5 (33.33%) Python
4 5 (33.33%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) Middleware
5 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) Front Office
5 4 (26.67%) Banking
5 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
5 4 (26.67%) Ruby
5 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (26.67%) Release Management
5 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Runbook
5 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
5 4 (26.67%) Opsview
5 4 (26.67%) Graphite
6 3 (20.00%) Equities
6 3 (20.00%) Information Security
6 3 (20.00%) Identity Management
6 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory

Unix Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (6.67%) Liferay
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
1 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Front Office
2 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (26.67%) Middleware
3 3 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Equities
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Unix
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (26.67%) Release Management
2 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Runbook
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Perl
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Ruby
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Graphite
1 4 (26.67%) Opsview
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) BladeLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Terraform
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.67%) BMC
3 1 (6.67%) FIS
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Murex
3 1 (6.67%) Sun
3 1 (6.67%) Sybase