Period
to 20 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Unix Support was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

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

Unix Support
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 973 1098 1016
Rank change year-on-year +125 -82 -140
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support 119 116 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.066% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.068% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 104 107 144
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +15.85% -25.45%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,600 £29,500
90th Percentile £84,250 £81,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -5.71% -

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 145,162 170,249 168,724
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 96.31% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 116,125 139,388 140,213
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%

Unix Support
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Support in the UK

Unix Support
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Unix Support in the UK

Unix Support
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Support over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Unix Support in the UK

Unix Support
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Support within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 +84 118 £55,000 +15.79% 8
London +48 69 £72,500 +20.83% 6
UK excluding London +99 50 £37,500 +13.64% 3
South East +50 25 £37,500 -6.25%
North of England +48 10 £37,500 +14.50%
North West +37 10 £37,500 +13.64%
South West +20 7 £36,500 +21.67%
East of England +51 4 £37,750 +25.83% 1
West Midlands +27 3 £39,000 - 1
Midlands +26 3 £39,000 +7.59% 1
Scotland +4 1 £34,500 -23.33%

Unix Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, Unix Support 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 Unix Support in the job title.

1 119 (100.00%) Unix
2 83 (69.75%) Linux
3 66 (55.46%) SQL
4 53 (44.54%) Oracle
5 47 (39.50%) Finance
6 40 (33.61%) FIX Protocol
7 36 (30.25%) ITIL
8 32 (26.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 31 (26.05%) Equities
10 28 (23.53%) Fixed Income
10 28 (23.53%) Derivative
11 27 (22.69%) Root Cause Analysis
12 26 (21.85%) Shell Script
12 26 (21.85%) Windows
13 25 (21.01%) IBM
14 23 (19.33%) SLA
14 23 (19.33%) SQL Server
14 23 (19.33%) Puppet
14 23 (19.33%) Release Management
15 20 (16.81%) Problem Management
15 20 (16.81%) Client Onboarding
15 20 (16.81%) FIX Connectivity
16 19 (15.97%) Service Management
17 16 (13.45%) VMware
17 16 (13.45%) Relational Database
18 14 (11.76%) Incident Management
18 14 (11.76%) AIX
18 14 (11.76%) RDBMS
19 13 (10.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 13 (10.92%) Microsoft

Unix Support 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 13 (10.92%) MQSeries
1 13 (10.92%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.36%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.52%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.68%) Apache
4 2 (1.68%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.84%) IIS
5 1 (0.84%) Mule
5 1 (0.84%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) SaaS
2 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.81%) FIX Connectivity
2 8 (6.72%) Firewall
3 3 (2.52%) Internet
3 3 (2.52%) SAN
4 1 (0.84%) LAN
4 1 (0.84%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.45%) Relational Database
3 14 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (4.20%) Ingres
6 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.68%) MySQL
8 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.84%) KDB
8 1 (0.84%) Power BI
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.68%) Hudson
3 1 (0.84%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.84%) JIRA
3 1 (0.84%) Maven
General
1 47 (39.50%) Finance
2 10 (8.40%) Front Office
3 8 (6.72%) Banking
4 7 (5.88%) Back Office
5 2 (1.68%) Electronics
5 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (33.61%) FIX Protocol
2 13 (10.92%) Middleware
2 13 (10.92%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (5.88%) .NET
3 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.68%) REST
4 2 (1.68%) SOAP
4 2 (1.68%) Web Services
5 1 (0.84%) J2EE
5 1 (0.84%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 31 (26.05%) Equities
3 28 (23.53%) Derivative
3 28 (23.53%) Fixed Income
4 8 (6.72%) Clustering
4 8 (6.72%) Virtual Team
5 6 (5.04%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (4.20%) Exotic Derivative
7 4 (3.36%) Fintech
8 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.84%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 119 (100.00%) Unix
2 83 (69.75%) Linux
3 26 (21.85%) Windows
4 14 (11.76%) AIX
5 13 (10.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (8.40%) Solaris
7 8 (6.72%) Windows NT
8 3 (2.52%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.68%) CentOS
9 2 (1.68%) HPUX
10 1 (0.84%) Android
10 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.84%) SUSE
10 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.25%) ITIL
2 27 (22.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 23 (19.33%) Release Management
4 20 (16.81%) Client Onboarding
4 20 (16.81%) Problem Management
5 19 (15.97%) Service Management
6 14 (11.76%) Incident Management
7 13 (10.92%) Logistics
8 12 (10.08%) DevOps
9 7 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (4.20%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (3.36%) Change Management
11 4 (3.36%) Low Latency
12 3 (2.52%) Performance Optimisation
12 3 (2.52%) Service Desk Management
12 3 (2.52%) Storage Management
13 2 (1.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 2 (1.68%) Market Making
13 2 (1.68%) Process Improvement
13 2 (1.68%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 66 (55.46%) SQL
2 26 (21.85%) Shell Script
3 10 (8.40%) Bash Shell
3 10 (8.40%) Perl
3 10 (8.40%) PowerShell
4 8 (6.72%) C#
4 8 (6.72%) Python
5 7 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.04%) Java
7 2 (1.68%) C++
8 1 (0.84%) C
8 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (1.68%) Degree
2 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.33%) SLA
2 5 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (10.92%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (8.40%) PowerHA
3 8 (6.72%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.68%) Xen
6 1 (0.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (19.33%) Puppet
2 13 (10.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (6.72%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (5.88%) Ansible
5 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.84%) Netcool
5 1 (0.84%) OpenView
Vendors
1 53 (44.54%) Oracle
2 25 (21.01%) IBM
3 16 (13.45%) VMware
4 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.92%) Sybase
5 12 (10.08%) Red Hat
6 11 (9.24%) Cisco
7 7 (5.88%) Intel
8 4 (3.36%) Remedy
9 3 (2.52%) NetApp
10 2 (1.68%) Dynatrace
10 2 (1.68%) HP
10 2 (1.68%) Reuters
10 2 (1.68%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.84%) F5
11 1 (0.84%) Google
11 1 (0.84%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.84%) Ivanti
11 1 (0.84%) Solace
11 1 (0.84%) Splunk