Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Unix Support was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1007 1016 1064
Rank change year-on-year +9 +48 -291
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support 159 172 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.097% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 145 137 182
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -14.29%
10th Percentile £36,000 £30,300 £26,750
90th Percentile £59,500 £68,300 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -12.50%

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 160,846 169,613 187,877
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 95.99% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 129,629 135,934 157,885
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
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% - +6.25%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +29 156 £47,500 +5.56% 11
London +52 103 £52,500 +5.00% 7
UK excluding London +25 56 £37,500 -6.25% 4
South East +22 43 £37,500 -8.54% 1
Midlands +13 3 £39,000 +4.00%
West Midlands +10 3 £39,000 +2.63%
North of England +10 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Scotland - 3 £46,500 -
Yorkshire +19 2 £45,000 +95.65%
East of England +16 2 £30,500 -24.69% 3
South West -14 2 £30,000 -25.00%
North West +13 1 £31,500 -30.00%

Unix Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 159 (100.00%) Unix
2 125 (78.62%) SQL
3 101 (63.52%) Linux
4 89 (55.97%) Oracle
5 68 (42.77%) Finance
6 47 (29.56%) Banking
7 34 (21.38%) ITIL
7 34 (21.38%) FIX Protocol
8 31 (19.50%) Windows
8 31 (19.50%) Java
9 28 (17.61%) Sybase
10 27 (16.98%) Fixed Income
10 27 (16.98%) Bash Shell
11 26 (16.35%) SQL Server
12 22 (13.84%) MySQL
12 22 (13.84%) Equities
13 21 (13.21%) LAN
13 21 (13.21%) WAN
13 21 (13.21%) Shell Script
13 21 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (12.58%) Hadoop
14 20 (12.58%) Middleware
14 20 (12.58%) Perl
14 20 (12.58%) Python
15 19 (11.95%) Change Management
15 19 (11.95%) Investment Banking
16 18 (11.32%) Derivative
16 18 (11.32%) Oracle Reports
17 17 (10.69%) Solaris
17 17 (10.69%) Red Hat

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 16 (10.06%) WebLogic
2 11 (6.92%) Apache
3 9 (5.66%) MQSeries
4 7 (4.40%) CMS
4 7 (4.40%) JBoss
4 7 (4.40%) nginx
4 7 (4.40%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.40%) WordPress
5 1 (0.63%) Confluence
5 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.63%) Luigi
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.03%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.63%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.18%) SaaS
3 7 (4.40%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (4.40%) CloudFront
3 7 (4.40%) IaaS
3 7 (4.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.21%) LAN
1 21 (13.21%) WAN
2 13 (8.18%) FIX Connectivity
3 8 (5.03%) Internet
3 8 (5.03%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.40%) DNS
5 4 (2.52%) Firewall
6 1 (0.63%) Broadband
6 1 (0.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.35%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.84%) MySQL
3 20 (12.58%) Hadoop
4 18 (11.32%) Oracle Reports
5 17 (10.69%) Relational Database
6 14 (8.81%) Crystal Reports
7 13 (8.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (8.18%) MongoDB
7 13 (8.18%) NoSQL
8 10 (6.29%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (4.40%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (3.77%) Oracle Database
10 6 (3.77%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.89%) Big Data
11 3 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (1.26%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (1.26%) DB2
12 2 (1.26%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Eclipse
1 9 (5.66%) Maven
2 8 (5.03%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.40%) PEAR
4 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 68 (42.77%) Finance
2 47 (29.56%) Banking
3 19 (11.95%) Investment Banking
4 16 (10.06%) Front Office
5 8 (5.03%) Back Office
6 7 (4.40%) Publishing
7 3 (1.89%) French Language
7 3 (1.89%) German Language
8 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.63%) Marketing
9 1 (0.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.38%) FIX Protocol
2 20 (12.58%) Middleware
3 9 (5.66%) Oracle Fusion
3 9 (5.66%) Spring
4 8 (5.03%) Web Services
5 7 (4.40%) LDAP
6 4 (2.52%) .NET
6 4 (2.52%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.26%) CSS
7 2 (1.26%) HTML
8 1 (0.63%) XML
8 1 (0.63%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.98%) Fixed Income
2 22 (13.84%) Equities
3 18 (11.32%) Derivative
4 13 (8.18%) Hedge funds
5 11 (6.92%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (6.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (4.40%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.40%) Private Cloud
7 6 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.14%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (2.52%) Exotic Derivative
9 4 (2.52%) Fintech
9 4 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (2.52%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.26%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.63%) iPhone
11 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.63%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 159 (100.00%) Unix
2 101 (63.52%) Linux
3 31 (19.50%) Windows
4 17 (10.69%) Solaris
5 7 (4.40%) AIX
6 5 (3.14%) Windows NT
7 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.89%) HPUX
8 3 (1.89%) SUSE
8 3 (1.89%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.63%) CentOS
9 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.38%) ITIL
2 19 (11.95%) Change Management
3 17 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (9.43%) Service Management
5 13 (8.18%) Problem Management
5 13 (8.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (7.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 11 (6.92%) Test Scripting
8 10 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (5.66%) Incident Management
9 9 (5.66%) Logistics
10 8 (5.03%) Contract Management
10 8 (5.03%) Customer Requirements
10 8 (5.03%) SOA
11 7 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (4.40%) DevOps
11 7 (4.40%) High Availability
11 7 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (4.40%) Line Management
11 7 (4.40%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 125 (78.62%) SQL
2 31 (19.50%) Java
3 27 (16.98%) Bash Shell
4 21 (13.21%) Shell Script
5 20 (12.58%) Perl
5 20 (12.58%) Python
6 12 (7.55%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.66%) Korn
8 8 (5.03%) C
9 4 (2.52%) C#
9 4 (2.52%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.89%) ANSI SQL
10 3 (1.89%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.26%) REXX
12 1 (0.63%) AWK
12 1 (0.63%) Groovy
12 1 (0.63%) sed
Qualifications
1 13 (8.18%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.43%) SLA
2 2 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.26%) Docker
4 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (10.69%) Puppet
2 9 (5.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (5.03%) Ansible
3 8 (5.03%) Control-M
4 7 (4.40%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.40%) SCOM
5 6 (3.77%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 89 (55.97%) Oracle
2 28 (17.61%) Sybase
3 17 (10.69%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.69%) Red Hat
4 12 (7.55%) IBM
5 10 (6.29%) ServiceNow
6 9 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (5.66%) VMware
7 8 (5.03%) Cisco
8 7 (4.40%) EMC
8 7 (4.40%) McAfee
8 7 (4.40%) New Relic
8 7 (4.40%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.14%) AppDynamics
9 5 (3.14%) Informatica
10 4 (2.52%) Bloomberg
10 4 (2.52%) F5
10 4 (2.52%) Reuters
10 4 (2.52%) Solace
11 3 (1.89%) ION Trading