Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Unix Consultant was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1146 1134 1229
Rank change year-on-year -12 +95 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Consultant 21 45 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.026% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.027% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 14 35 48
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £47,643
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +25.94% +1.91%
10th Percentile £42,300 £42,500 £37,700
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,500 £62,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,750 £62,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.80% +38.89% -2.17%

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 166,671 168,389 201,510
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 135,609 140,138 168,475
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,900
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix Consultant in the UK

Unix Consultant
Top 8 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 22 January 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 -3 21 £65,000 +8.33% 2
London -2 12 £70,000 +33.33% 1
UK excluding London -26 9 £55,750 -10.80% 1
North of England 0 5 £65,000 +30.00%
South East -11 4 £44,500 -36.43%
North East - 3 £65,000 -
North West -3 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -

Unix Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 21 (100.00%) Unix
2 20 (95.24%) Linux
3 11 (52.38%) Shell Script
4 10 (47.62%) Oracle
5 9 (42.86%) DevOps
6 8 (38.10%) Bash Shell
7 7 (33.33%) Software Deployment
7 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 7 (33.33%) Ansible
7 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (33.33%) Solaris
8 6 (28.57%) Banking
8 6 (28.57%) Finance
8 6 (28.57%) Windows
8 6 (28.57%) AIX
8 6 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (28.57%) Avaloq
8 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
8 6 (28.57%) Splunk
8 6 (28.57%) Big Data
9 5 (23.81%) Analytics
9 5 (23.81%) HPUX
9 5 (23.81%) Perl
9 5 (23.81%) JBoss
9 5 (23.81%) Python
9 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
10 4 (19.05%) VMware
10 4 (19.05%) Clustering

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 5 (23.81%) JBoss
2 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
3 3 (14.29%) Apache
3 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (14.29%) iPlanet
3 3 (14.29%) MQSeries
3 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 3 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) NAS
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (28.57%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) LDAP
2 3 (14.29%) J2EE
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) Java EE
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (19.05%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Unix
2 20 (95.24%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) Solaris
4 6 (28.57%) AIX
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) HPUX
6 3 (14.29%) SUSE
7 1 (4.76%) CentOS
7 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) DevOps
2 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 5 (23.81%) Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) High Availability
5 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) Big Data Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Disruptive Innovation
7 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Shell Script
2 8 (38.10%) Bash Shell
3 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 5 (23.81%) Perl
4 5 (23.81%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) Bourne shell
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 1 (4.76%) C#
7 1 (4.76%) Java
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.76%) Korn
7 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby
7 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (14.29%) KVM
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Ansible
2 3 (14.29%) OpenView
2 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) CloudForms
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Avaloq
2 6 (28.57%) Splunk
3 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
4 4 (19.05%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) Borland
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) Cognos
5 3 (14.29%) F5
5 3 (14.29%) Opsware
5 3 (14.29%) PlateSpin
5 3 (14.29%) Sun
5 3 (14.29%) Veritas
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.76%) EMC