The median annual salary for a Unix Support was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Unix Support
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 759 840 718
Rank change year-on-year +81 -122  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support 99 114 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83 92 227
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -12.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Unix Support
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Unix Support in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Support in the UK

Unix Support
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +90 96 £37,500 -16.66% 10
London +58 41 £50,000 -23.07% 4
South East +41 11 £32,000 -8.57% 2
East of England +19 11 £38,000 +8.57%
City of London +29 10 £41,250 -31.25% 2
North West - 10 £36,500 -
Berkshire +41 9 £32,000 -20.00%
West Midlands +44 8 £35,000 -1.40%
Hertfordshire +19 7 - -
East Midlands +7 7 £34,500 -8.00%
Watford -3 7 - -
South West +33 6 £30,000 +46.34% 2
Northamptonshire +21 6 £35,000 -12.50%
Cheshire - 6 £44,000 -
Solihull - 6 £35,000 -
Northampton +20 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Bristol - 5 £30,000 - 1
Reading +36 4 £50,000 +17.64%
Cambridgeshire +14 4 £38,000 +16.92%
Chessington - 4 £37,500 -
Manchester - 4 £36,500 -
Knutsford - 4 £44,000 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £50,000 -
Surrey +46 2 £37,500 +27.11% 2
Yorkshire +30 2 £41,000 +26.15% 2
West Yorkshire +27 2 £41,000 - 2
Leeds +22 2 £41,000 - 1
Cambridge +3 2 £45,000 +38.46%
Redhill -2 2 £37,500 +27.11% 1
Telford - 2 - -

Unix Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Unix Support 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 Support in the job title.

1 179 (100.00%) Unix
2 135 (75.42%) Linux
3 112 (62.57%) SQL
4 69 (38.55%) Oracle
5 60 (33.52%) ITIL
6 57 (31.84%) Finance
7 54 (30.17%) Windows
8 48 (26.82%) Red Hat
9 47 (26.26%) Perl
10 46 (25.70%) Solaris
11 43 (24.02%) Banking
12 35 (19.55%) SQL Server
13 33 (18.44%) AIX
14 31 (17.32%) Java
15 30 (16.76%) Python
15 30 (16.76%) Bash Shell
16 28 (15.64%) MySQL
16 28 (15.64%) VMware
17 27 (15.08%) Degree
18 26 (14.53%) Incident Management
19 24 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (12.85%) Shell Script
21 21 (11.73%) Back Office
22 20 (11.17%) Problem Management
22 20 (11.17%) Sybase
23 19 (10.61%) Ubuntu
23 19 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 18 (10.06%) Oracle Database
24 18 (10.06%) PHP
24 18 (10.06%) FTP

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 (7.26%) Apache
2 9 (5.03%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.91%) JBoss
3 7 (3.91%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.35%) IIS
5 3 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.12%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.56%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (6.70%) MS Office
2 9 (5.03%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.15%) Magento
2 6 (3.35%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.56%) EQXanite
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.06%) FTP
2 15 (8.38%) Firewall
3 14 (7.82%) DNS
4 12 (6.70%) SAN
5 11 (6.15%) TCP/IP
6 10 (5.59%) Internet
7 7 (3.91%) iSCSI
8 5 (2.79%) FIX Connectivity
8 5 (2.79%) LAN
9 3 (1.68%) Broadband
9 3 (1.68%) WAN
10 2 (1.12%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.12%) Network Security
11 1 (0.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.55%) SQL Server
2 28 (15.64%) MySQL
3 18 (10.06%) Oracle Database
4 12 (6.70%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (3.35%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (3.35%) DTS
6 5 (2.79%) DB2
7 4 (2.23%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.68%) Informix
8 3 (1.68%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.56%) UniData
Development Applications
1 12 (6.70%) JIRA
2 7 (3.91%) PROIV
3 6 (3.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.68%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.56%) GoCD
General
1 57 (31.84%) Finance
2 43 (24.02%) Banking
3 21 (11.73%) Back Office
4 12 (6.70%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.15%) Front Office
6 6 (3.35%) French Language
6 6 (3.35%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.35%) Retail
7 5 (2.79%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.12%) Electronics
10 1 (0.56%) Marketing
10 1 (0.56%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.15%) .NET
1 11 (6.15%) FIX Protocol
1 11 (6.15%) JDBC
2 7 (3.91%) LAMP
3 6 (3.35%) EDI
4 4 (2.23%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.68%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.68%) HTML
6 2 (1.12%) J2EE
7 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.56%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.56%) JMS
7 1 (0.56%) Middleware
7 1 (0.56%) POSIX
7 1 (0.56%) RESTful
7 1 (0.56%) Spring
7 1 (0.56%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.94%) Computer Science
3 15 (8.38%) Fintech
4 13 (7.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (6.70%) Fixed Income
6 10 (5.59%) Data Centre
7 7 (3.91%) Hedge funds
8 6 (3.35%) Clustering
8 6 (3.35%) Equities
9 5 (2.79%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (2.79%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.68%) Replication
11 2 (1.12%) CMDB
11 2 (1.12%) EMC VNX
11 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.56%) OTC Derivatives
12 1 (0.56%) Swaptions
12 1 (0.56%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.56%) Synthetic Equity
Operating Systems
1 179 (100.00%) Unix
2 135 (75.42%) Linux
3 54 (30.17%) Windows
4 46 (25.70%) Solaris
5 33 (18.44%) AIX
6 19 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (10.61%) Ubuntu
7 15 (8.38%) HPUX
8 11 (6.15%) Debian
9 7 (3.91%) CentOS
9 7 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (3.35%) IRIX
11 5 (2.79%) SUSE
12 4 (2.23%) FreeBSD
13 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.12%) NetWare
13 2 (1.12%) Windows Server
14 1 (0.56%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (33.52%) ITIL
2 26 (14.53%) Incident Management
3 20 (11.17%) Problem Management
4 18 (10.06%) Change Management
5 15 (8.38%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (7.26%) Project Management
6 13 (7.26%) Workflow
7 12 (6.70%) DevOps
8 11 (6.15%) High Availability
9 10 (5.59%) Data Management
9 10 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (5.03%) Migration
11 8 (4.47%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (4.47%) Time Management
12 7 (3.91%) Data Migration
12 7 (3.91%) Release Management
13 6 (3.35%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (3.35%) Test Scripting
13 6 (3.35%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (62.57%) SQL
2 47 (26.26%) Perl
3 31 (17.32%) Java
4 30 (16.76%) Bash Shell
4 30 (16.76%) Python
5 23 (12.85%) Shell Script
6 18 (10.06%) PHP
7 8 (4.47%) VB
8 7 (3.91%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.79%) C#
10 4 (2.23%) Korn
11 3 (1.68%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.12%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.12%) C++
12 2 (1.12%) C-shell
12 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.12%) VBA
13 1 (0.56%) C
13 1 (0.56%) Ruby
13 1 (0.56%) sed
Qualifications
1 27 (15.08%) Degree
2 8 (4.47%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.50%) SLA
2 6 (3.35%) PMO
3 2 (1.12%) MiFID
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 24 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.91%) NFS
3 6 (3.35%) KVM
4 3 (1.68%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.12%) vSphere
5 2 (1.12%) XenApp
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (4.47%) Ansible
1 8 (4.47%) Nagios
1 8 (4.47%) Puppet
2 7 (3.91%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.79%) Ganglia
3 5 (2.79%) Netcool
4 4 (2.23%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (1.68%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.68%) Grafana
5 3 (1.68%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.68%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.12%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.12%) EMC VPLEX
6 2 (1.12%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 2 (1.12%) Simpana
7 1 (0.56%) SCCM
7 1 (0.56%) SCOM
7 1 (0.56%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 69 (38.55%) Oracle
2 48 (26.82%) Red Hat
3 28 (15.64%) VMware
4 20 (11.17%) Sybase
5 14 (7.82%) IBM
6 13 (7.26%) Microsoft
7 11 (6.15%) Sun
8 8 (4.47%) HP
9 6 (3.35%) Cognos
9 6 (3.35%) CommVault
9 6 (3.35%) EMC
9 6 (3.35%) OpenText
9 6 (3.35%) Sage
10 5 (2.79%) AppDynamics
10 5 (2.79%) Charles River
10 5 (2.79%) Cisco
10 5 (2.79%) NetApp
10 5 (2.79%) Splunk
10 5 (2.79%) Veeam
11 4 (2.23%) Veritas
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Salary: £40000 per annum
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