Period
to 16 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Unix Consultant was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1161 1153 1249
Rank change year-on-year -8 +96 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Consultant 24 45 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.024% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.025% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 12 35 40
UK median annual salary £63,750 £62,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +38.89% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £46,450 £37,900
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £62,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -25.60% +38.89% -

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 170935 178789 207568
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 96.51% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 137524 149261 173163
UK median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
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 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Consultant in the UK

Unix Consultant
Top 9 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 16 December 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 +1 19 £63,750 +4.08% 1
UK excluding London +16 15 £46,500 -25.60%
London +18 9 £70,000 +27.27% 1
North of England -2 6 £65,000 +30.00%
Scotland - 5 - -
South East +33 4 £44,500 -36.43%
North East - 3 £65,000 -
North West -14 2 £32,500 -35.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -

Unix Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 24 (100.00%) Unix
2 23 (95.83%) Linux
3 11 (45.83%) AIX
3 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
4 10 (41.67%) Python
4 10 (41.67%) Perl
5 9 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 9 (37.50%) Clustering
5 9 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 9 (37.50%) High Availability
6 8 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (33.33%) Finance
6 8 (33.33%) SAN
7 7 (29.17%) Solaris
7 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
7 7 (29.17%) Oracle
7 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (25.00%) Splunk
8 6 (25.00%) Big Data
8 6 (25.00%) Puppet
8 6 (25.00%) DevOps
8 6 (25.00%) EMC
9 5 (20.83%) Control-M
9 5 (20.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
9 5 (20.83%) ITIL

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 (20.83%) JBoss
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (12.50%) iPlanet
3 3 (12.50%) MQSeries
3 3 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.67%) LDAP
4 3 (12.50%) Firewall
4 3 (12.50%) NAS
5 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) SMS
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Big Data
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) J2EE
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) Java EE
3 1 (4.17%) ODBC
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Clustering
2 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.83%) Replication
3 3 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Unix
2 23 (95.83%) Linux
3 11 (45.83%) AIX
4 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (29.17%) Solaris
4 7 (29.17%) Windows
5 5 (20.83%) HPUX
6 3 (12.50%) SUSE
7 1 (4.17%) CentOS
7 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) High Availability
2 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
3 6 (25.00%) DevOps
4 5 (20.83%) Analytics
4 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (20.83%) Identity Management
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 5 (20.83%) Programme Delivery
4 5 (20.83%) Runbook
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (16.67%) Software Deployment
6 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.17%) Big Data Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Perl
1 10 (41.67%) Python
2 9 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 9 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (20.83%) C
4 5 (20.83%) PHP
5 3 (12.50%) Bourne shell
6 2 (8.33%) Korn
6 2 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (4.17%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.17%) Ruby
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
1 5 (20.83%) RHEV
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.50%) KVM
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Samba
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (25.00%) Puppet
3 5 (20.83%) Control-M
3 5 (20.83%) Rundeck
3 5 (20.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Ansible
5 3 (12.50%) OpenView
6 1 (4.17%) CloudForms
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 6 (25.00%) EMC
3 6 (25.00%) Splunk
4 4 (16.67%) HP
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (12.50%) Avaloq
5 3 (12.50%) Borland
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco
5 3 (12.50%) Cognos
5 3 (12.50%) F5
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) Opsware
5 3 (12.50%) PlateSpin
5 3 (12.50%) Sun
5 3 (12.50%) Veritas