Period
to 19 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Unix Technical Specialist was £51,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1103 1168 1164
Rank change year-on-year +65 -4 +98
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Technical Specialist 15 30 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.017% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.018% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 25
UK median annual salary £51,000 £49,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.08% +4.26% -6.00%
10th Percentile £43,046 £36,250 £40,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,750 £49,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +4.26% -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 145,312 169,092 167,446
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.31% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 116,330 138,498 139,104
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +76 15 £51,000 +4.08% 2
UK excluding London +64 13 £50,750 +3.57% 1
South East +38 7 £51,000 -22.14%
North of England +50 4 £48,638 +18.79%
Yorkshire +50 2 £36,000 -2.02%
North West +30 2 £48,638 +2.39%
London +24 2 £70,000 - 1
Midlands +18 2 £50,000 +2.04% 1
West Midlands +11 1 £45,000 -8.16%
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 6 (40.00%) SQL
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
1 6 (40.00%) XML
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 4 (26.67%) XPath
3 4 (26.67%) QA
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) ITSM
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (13.33%) IISP
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) CITP
5 2 (13.33%) User Experience
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development

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 1 (6.67%) NetWeaver
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.67%) IPsec
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (6.67%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) JSON
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) RESTful
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) ITSM
4 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Leadership
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) XPath
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (13.33%) CISSP
1 2 (13.33%) CITP
1 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) IISP
1 2 (13.33%) MBCS
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Google
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Adobe
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.67%) Qualys
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (6.67%) Sybase