Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Unix Support was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 988 1067 1030
Rank change year-on-year +79 -37 -290
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support 147 136 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.075% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.078% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 128 116 160
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -18.18%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,250 £27,475
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% +5.26% -5.00%

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 156,848 173,458 183,361
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.96% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 126,356 139,121 153,524
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix Support in the UK

Unix Support
Top 12 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 14 November 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 +69 144 £47,500 -5.00% 16
London +59 87 £52,500 -8.70% 8
UK excluding London +36 60 £39,500 -1.25% 9
South East +43 41 £40,250 -5.29% 1
South West +4 7 £36,500 -18.89% 2
North of England +6 4 £41,750 +10.60% 4
East of England +30 3 £30,500 -23.75%
Scotland -8 3 £46,500 -
Yorkshire +19 2 £45,000 +95.65%
West Midlands +16 2 £39,000 +0.65% 1
Midlands +9 2 £39,000 +0.65% 1
North West +1 2 £35,000 -17.65% 3

Unix Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Unix
2 107 (72.79%) SQL
3 95 (64.63%) Linux
4 84 (57.14%) Oracle
5 59 (40.14%) Finance
6 40 (27.21%) ITIL
7 35 (23.81%) FIX Protocol
8 28 (19.05%) Banking
9 26 (17.69%) Java
10 25 (17.01%) Windows
11 24 (16.33%) Python
12 23 (15.65%) Equities
13 22 (14.97%) Derivative
13 22 (14.97%) Puppet
13 22 (14.97%) Relational Database
13 22 (14.97%) Shell Script
14 21 (14.29%) Fixed Income
14 21 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 21 (14.29%) Bash Shell
15 20 (13.61%) SLA
16 19 (12.93%) Red Hat
16 19 (12.93%) Root Cause Analysis
16 19 (12.93%) Problem Management
17 18 (12.24%) Middleware
17 18 (12.24%) Oracle Reports
17 18 (12.24%) Sybase
18 17 (11.56%) Service Management
18 17 (11.56%) Change Management
19 16 (10.88%) Perl
19 16 (10.88%) MySQL

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 14 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 13 (8.84%) MQSeries
3 11 (7.48%) Apache
4 7 (4.76%) CMS
4 7 (4.76%) JBoss
4 7 (4.76%) nginx
4 7 (4.76%) WordPress
5 6 (4.08%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.36%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.68%) Confluence
7 1 (0.68%) Luigi
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.68%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.16%) SaaS
2 11 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (4.76%) CloudFront
3 7 (4.76%) IaaS
3 7 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.88%) LAN
1 16 (10.88%) WAN
2 14 (9.52%) FIX Connectivity
3 9 (6.12%) Internet
4 8 (5.44%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.76%) DNS
6 4 (2.72%) Firewall
7 2 (1.36%) SAN
8 1 (0.68%) Broadband
8 1 (0.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.97%) Relational Database
2 21 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 18 (12.24%) Oracle Reports
4 16 (10.88%) MySQL
5 14 (9.52%) Hadoop
6 13 (8.84%) RDBMS
7 12 (8.16%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (4.76%) MongoDB
8 7 (4.76%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.40%) Ingres
9 5 (3.40%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.04%) Big Data
10 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (1.36%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.68%) KDB
Development Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.76%) PEAR
3 3 (2.04%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.04%) Maven
4 2 (1.36%) Hudson
5 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.68%) JIRA
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 59 (40.14%) Finance
2 28 (19.05%) Banking
3 10 (6.80%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.44%) Front Office
5 7 (4.76%) Publishing
6 6 (4.08%) Back Office
7 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.68%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.81%) FIX Protocol
2 18 (12.24%) Middleware
3 13 (8.84%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (4.76%) LDAP
5 6 (4.08%) .NET
5 6 (4.08%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.04%) Spring
6 3 (2.04%) Web Services
7 2 (1.36%) CSS
7 2 (1.36%) HTML
8 1 (0.68%) J2EE
8 1 (0.68%) REST
8 1 (0.68%) SOAP
8 1 (0.68%) XML
8 1 (0.68%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.65%) Equities
2 22 (14.97%) Derivative
3 21 (14.29%) Fixed Income
4 13 (8.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (4.76%) Hedge funds
5 7 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.76%) Private Cloud
6 6 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (4.08%) Virtual Team
7 5 (3.40%) Fintech
8 4 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.72%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (2.72%) Exotic Derivative
8 4 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.36%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.68%) Clustering
11 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 147 (100.00%) Unix
2 95 (64.63%) Linux
3 25 (17.01%) Windows
4 16 (10.88%) Solaris
5 9 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (5.44%) AIX
7 5 (3.40%) HPUX
8 4 (2.72%) SUSE
8 4 (2.72%) Windows NT
9 3 (2.04%) CentOS
9 3 (2.04%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.21%) ITIL
2 19 (12.93%) Problem Management
2 19 (12.93%) Root Cause Analysis
3 17 (11.56%) Change Management
3 17 (11.56%) Service Management
4 15 (10.20%) Performance Monitoring
5 14 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 13 (8.84%) Logistics
7 11 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (7.48%) Release Management
8 10 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (6.12%) DevOps
9 9 (6.12%) Test Scripting
10 8 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (4.76%) Client Onboarding
11 7 (4.76%) High Availability
11 7 (4.76%) Line Management
11 7 (4.76%) Re-Platforming
11 7 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 107 (72.79%) SQL
2 26 (17.69%) Java
3 24 (16.33%) Python
4 22 (14.97%) Shell Script
5 21 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 16 (10.88%) Perl
6 16 (10.88%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.08%) C
7 6 (4.08%) C#
7 6 (4.08%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.72%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.04%) ANSI SQL
9 3 (2.04%) Korn
10 2 (1.36%) C++
10 2 (1.36%) REXX
11 1 (0.68%) AWK
11 1 (0.68%) Groovy
11 1 (0.68%) sed
Qualifications
1 11 (7.48%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.61%) SLA
2 5 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (8.84%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.36%) Docker
4 2 (1.36%) Xen
5 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.68%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 22 (14.97%) Puppet
2 13 (8.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (6.12%) Ansible
4 7 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.76%) SCOM
5 4 (2.72%) Control-M
6 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.68%) Nagios
6 1 (0.68%) Netcool
6 1 (0.68%) OpenView
Vendors
1 84 (57.14%) Oracle
2 19 (12.93%) Red Hat
3 18 (12.24%) Sybase
4 16 (10.88%) IBM
5 14 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 12 (8.16%) VMware
7 10 (6.80%) ServiceNow
8 9 (6.12%) Cisco
9 8 (5.44%) EMC
10 7 (4.76%) McAfee
10 7 (4.76%) New Relic
10 7 (4.76%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.40%) AppDynamics
11 5 (3.40%) Informatica
12 4 (2.72%) F5
12 4 (2.72%) Solace
12 4 (2.72%) Sun
13 3 (2.04%) NetApp
13 3 (2.04%) Reuters
13 3 (2.04%) Salesforce.com