Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Unix Technical Specialist was £48,069 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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

Senior Unix Technical Specialist
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1139 1169 1209
Rank change year-on-year +30 +40 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Technical Specialist 18 36 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.020% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.021% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 19
UK median annual salary £48,069 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.20% -5.00% -1.96%
10th Percentile £42,900 £33,881 £40,200
90th Percentile £59,250 £62,500 £84,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +1.06% -6.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 155,416 171,189 182,225
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 95.95% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 125,154 137,258 152,504
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

Senior Unix Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Unix Technical Specialist in the UK

Senior Unix Technical Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Unix Technical Specialist in the UK

Senior Unix Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Unix Technical Specialist over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Unix Technical Specialist in the UK

Senior Unix Technical Specialist
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Unix Technical Specialist within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. 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
England +43 17 £48,638 +8.54% 2
UK excluding London +12 17 £47,500 - 1
North of England +28 7 £47,500 +29.92% 1
Yorkshire +24 5 £47,500 +30.57%
South East +23 5 £46,500 -15.45%
West Midlands +23 4 £55,000 +37.50%
Midlands +12 4 £55,000 +37.50%
North West +12 2 £48,638 +2.39% 1
London +49 1 £65,000 -18.75% 1
Scotland -9 1 £47,500 -20.83%

Senior Unix Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, Senior Unix Technical Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Unix Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 7 (38.89%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Information Security
3 5 (27.78%) HP
3 5 (27.78%) 3PAR
3 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 3 (16.67%) ITSM
5 3 (16.67%) SAN
5 3 (16.67%) SLA
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (16.67%) WSUS
5 3 (16.67%) Ivanti
5 3 (16.67%) Brocade
5 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (16.67%) Puppet
5 3 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 3 (16.67%) Terraform
5 3 (16.67%) Shavlik
5 3 (16.67%) Break/Fix
6 2 (11.11%) User Experience
6 2 (11.11%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 2 (11.11%) GDPR

Senior Unix Technical Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (11.11%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) SAP HANA
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) JSON
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
1 2 (11.11%) RESTful
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Fiori
1 2 (11.11%) SOAP
1 2 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (11.11%) FlexPod
4 2 (11.11%) SCADA
4 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) AIX
2 2 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Information Security
4 3 (16.67%) Break/Fix
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) ITSM
4 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 2 (11.11%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) Business Process Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Data Extraction
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) ABAP
2 2 (11.11%) C
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
1 2 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.11%) CISSP
1 2 (11.11%) CITP
1 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) IISP
1 2 (11.11%) MBCS
1 2 (11.11%) NCDA
1 2 (11.11%) NCIE
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) VCP6
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (11.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
1 3 (16.67%) Terraform
1 3 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) 3PAR
2 5 (27.78%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Brocade
3 3 (16.67%) Ivanti
3 3 (16.67%) Shavlik
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) NetApp
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (11.11%) Scality
4 2 (11.11%) Veeam
5 1 (5.56%) Adobe
5 1 (5.56%) AppDynamics
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat