The median annual salary for a Unix Specialist was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 630 672
Rank change year-on-year +26 +42  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Specialist 8 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.022% 0.015% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.016% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 6
Median salary £57,500 £74,500 £59,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.81% +25.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £67,250 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £85,950 £83,750
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 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 34435 37857 42919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.92% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27911 32929 36278
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £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 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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Specialist in London

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

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

1 16 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (81.25%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle
3 10 (62.50%) ITIL
4 9 (56.25%) SQL
5 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
6 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (37.50%) Change Control
6 6 (37.50%) Project Management
6 6 (37.50%) Quality Management
6 6 (37.50%) Python
6 6 (37.50%) Solaris
6 6 (37.50%) EMC
7 5 (31.25%) Citrix
7 5 (31.25%) CommVault
7 5 (31.25%) Novell
7 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
7 5 (31.25%) Mac OS X
7 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) NetWare
7 5 (31.25%) Apache
7 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
7 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
7 5 (31.25%) MySQL
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 5 (31.25%) IIS
7 5 (31.25%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 5 (31.25%) 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 5 (31.25%) Alfresco
1 5 (31.25%) Apache
1 5 (31.25%) IIS
1 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 3 (18.75%) Liferay
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle ODI
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) LAMP
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) EMC VNX
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.25%) IBM XIV
2 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (81.25%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Solaris
4 5 (31.25%) Debian
4 5 (31.25%) Mac OS X
4 5 (31.25%) NetWare
4 5 (31.25%) SUSE
4 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 1 (6.25%) CentOS
5 1 (6.25%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Change Control
2 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Quality Management
3 5 (31.25%) Business Continuity
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (31.25%) Document Management
3 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 5 (31.25%) Strategic Planning
3 5 (31.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (25.00%) Release Management
4 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Task Automation
5 3 (18.75%) High Availability
5 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Perl
3 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby
3 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (31.25%) Virtual Servers
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (31.25%) vSphere
1 5 (31.25%) XenApp
2 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (6.25%) Shibboleth
3 1 (6.25%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) EMC VPLEX
1 5 (31.25%) Nagios
1 5 (31.25%) NetIQ Identity Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Simpana
2 4 (25.00%) Graphite
2 4 (25.00%) Opsview
3 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) EMC
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) CommVault
3 5 (31.25%) Google
3 5 (31.25%) Novell
3 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Isilon
5 1 (6.25%) SolidFire
5 1 (6.25%) Splunk
5 1 (6.25%) Sun