Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Unix Consultant was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

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

Unix Consultant
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1161 1232 1240
Rank change year-on-year +71 +8 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Consultant 32 44 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.022% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.022% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 70
UK median annual salary £40,000 £58,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.91% +11.90% +29.63%
10th Percentile £31,875 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £78,750 £60,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -32.38% - +29.63%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170014 195855 213983
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.02% 96.50% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 138687 164501 175450
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Unix Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Consultant in the UK

Unix Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Unix Consultant in the UK

Unix Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Consultant over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Consultant in the UK

Unix Consultant
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 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
England +55 21 £40,000 -31.91%
London +61 19 £40,000 -42.86%
UK excluding London +60 13 £35,500 -32.38%
Scotland +14 11 - -
North of England -10 2 £35,500 -18.86%
Yorkshire +32 1 £38,500 -9.41%
North West -37 1 £32,500 -27.78%

Unix Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, Unix Consultant 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 featuring Unix Consultant in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Unix
2 31 (96.88%) Linux
3 20 (62.50%) Python
3 20 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 20 (62.50%) Puppet
3 20 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (56.25%) Bash Shell
5 17 (53.13%) DevOps
5 17 (53.13%) PowerShell
5 17 (53.13%) SDLC
5 17 (53.13%) Change Management
6 13 (40.63%) Finance
7 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
7 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (34.38%) High Availability
8 11 (34.38%) RHEV
8 11 (34.38%) Programme Delivery
8 11 (34.38%) Rundeck
8 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
8 11 (34.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 11 (34.38%) Control-M
8 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
8 11 (34.38%) EMC
8 11 (34.38%) SAN
8 11 (34.38%) ITIL
8 11 (34.38%) C
8 11 (34.38%) Perl
8 11 (34.38%) PHP
8 11 (34.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (34.38%) Identity Management

Unix Consultant 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 (6.25%) Tuxedo
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) Adabas
2 2 (6.25%) DB2
2 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (28.13%) GoCD
1 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Clustering
1 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
1 11 (34.38%) Replication
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Unix
2 31 (96.88%) Linux
3 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (34.38%) AIX
5 10 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 17 (53.13%) Change Management
2 17 (53.13%) DevOps
2 17 (53.13%) SDLC
3 11 (34.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (34.38%) High Availability
3 11 (34.38%) Identity Management
3 11 (34.38%) ITIL
3 11 (34.38%) Programme Delivery
4 9 (28.13%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Presales
5 2 (6.25%) Product Management
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security
6 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) Python
2 18 (56.25%) Bash Shell
3 17 (53.13%) PowerShell
4 11 (34.38%) C
4 11 (34.38%) Perl
4 11 (34.38%) PHP
5 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.25%) Assembly Language
6 2 (6.25%) COBOL
6 2 (6.25%) Java
7 1 (3.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
1 11 (34.38%) RHEV
2 1 (3.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 20 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (62.50%) Puppet
2 11 (34.38%) Control-M
2 11 (34.38%) Rundeck
2 11 (34.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (28.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 11 (34.38%) EMC
3 9 (28.13%) XebiaLabs
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) Micro Focus
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft