The median annual salary for a Unix Support was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 758 819 680
Rank change year-on-year +61 -139  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support 114 105 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86 94 247
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,150 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +61 110 £45,000 +5.88% 8
London +51 67 £45,000 -5.26% 4
South East +63 21 £40,500 -10.00%
Berkshire +34 12 £55,000 +47.65%
Yorkshire +21 11 £23,000 -29.77%
Reading +28 10 £65,000 +44.44%
West Yorkshire +21 10 - -
Leeds +11 10 - -
City of London +20 7 £32,500 -35.00% 4
South West +7 6 £42,500 +97.67% 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £35,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £35,500 -
Poole - 4 £45,000 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £50,000 -
Dorset - 4 £45,000 -
Surrey +31 3 £40,000 +35.59%
West Midlands +13 3 £26,500 -47.00%
Shropshire - 3 £26,500 -
Telford - 3 £26,500 -
Redhill -11 2 £37,500 +27.11%
Bristol -18 2 £31,000 +44.18% 1
Bracknell - 2 £21,000 -
Chessington - 2 £37,500 -
Bedfordshire +18 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Wales +10 1 - -
East of England -3 1 £50,000 +38.88%
Manchester -29 1 £55,000 +64.17% 1
North West -48 1 £55,000 +67.93% 1
South Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -

Unix Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 212 (100.00%) Unix
2 137 (64.62%) Linux
3 114 (53.77%) SQL
4 77 (36.32%) Oracle
4 77 (36.32%) Windows
5 61 (28.77%) Finance
6 57 (26.89%) ITIL
7 53 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 53 (25.00%) Perl
8 44 (20.75%) Solaris
8 44 (20.75%) Python
9 40 (18.87%) Banking
9 40 (18.87%) Incident Management
10 39 (18.40%) VMware
11 37 (17.45%) Bash Shell
12 32 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 31 (14.62%) Problem Management
14 30 (14.15%) Java
14 30 (14.15%) Microsoft
14 30 (14.15%) Change Management
15 28 (13.21%) High Availability
16 27 (12.74%) AIX
17 26 (12.26%) SQL Server
18 24 (11.32%) MySQL
19 23 (10.85%) Configuration Management
20 20 (9.43%) SLA
21 18 (8.49%) Data Centre
21 18 (8.49%) Puppet
21 18 (8.49%) DNS

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 18 (8.49%) Apache
2 13 (6.13%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.30%) IIS
4 6 (2.83%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (2.83%) JBoss
4 6 (2.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (2.36%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.89%) FileNet
6 4 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.89%) SAS
7 1 (0.47%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.30%) Magento
2 5 (2.36%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.47%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.49%) DNS
2 15 (7.08%) Internet
3 13 (6.13%) Firewall
3 13 (6.13%) FTP
4 8 (3.77%) DHCP
5 6 (2.83%) Broadband
5 6 (2.83%) HTTP
5 6 (2.83%) PuTTY
5 6 (2.83%) SecureCRT
5 6 (2.83%) SSH
5 6 (2.83%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.83%) Telnet
5 6 (2.83%) VPN
6 5 (2.36%) FIX Connectivity
6 5 (2.36%) SAN
7 4 (1.89%) snoop
7 4 (1.89%) tcpdump
7 4 (1.89%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.42%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.42%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.32%) MySQL
3 17 (8.02%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.19%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (4.72%) DB2
6 5 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (2.36%) DTS
7 3 (1.42%) Informix
7 3 (1.42%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.94%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.94%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (5.19%) JIRA
2 10 (4.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (4.25%) PROIV
4 7 (3.30%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.36%) GoCD
6 2 (0.94%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.47%) JUnit
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 61 (28.77%) Finance
2 40 (18.87%) Banking
3 15 (7.08%) Front Office
4 13 (6.13%) Back Office
5 10 (4.72%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.72%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.30%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.83%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.83%) French Language
7 6 (2.83%) Law
7 6 (2.83%) Retail
8 2 (0.94%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.08%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (3.30%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (3.30%) JDBC
3 6 (2.83%) LAMP
3 6 (2.83%) Middleware
3 6 (2.83%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (2.36%) .NET
4 5 (2.36%) EDI
5 3 (1.42%) J2EE
5 3 (1.42%) JMS
5 3 (1.42%) Web Services
6 2 (0.94%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (0.94%) XML
6 2 (0.94%) XSLT
7 1 (0.47%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.47%) Java EE
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.47%) POSIX
7 1 (0.47%) Spring
7 1 (0.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.49%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.08%) Fixed Income
2 15 (7.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (5.66%) SWIFT
4 11 (5.19%) Fintech
5 9 (4.25%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.25%) Derivative
6 6 (2.83%) CMDB
7 4 (1.89%) Clustering
7 4 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.89%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.42%) Replication
9 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.94%) Equities
10 1 (0.47%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.47%) Exotic Derivative
10 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.47%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 212 (100.00%) Unix
2 137 (64.62%) Linux
3 77 (36.32%) Windows
4 44 (20.75%) Solaris
5 32 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (12.74%) AIX
7 16 (7.55%) CentOS
8 14 (6.60%) Ubuntu
9 12 (5.66%) HPUX
10 10 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (3.30%) FreeBSD
12 6 (2.83%) IRIX
13 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (1.89%) Debian
14 4 (1.89%) Windows Server
14 4 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (1.42%) SUSE
16 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (26.89%) ITIL
2 40 (18.87%) Incident Management
3 31 (14.62%) Problem Management
4 30 (14.15%) Change Management
5 28 (13.21%) High Availability
6 23 (10.85%) Configuration Management
7 18 (8.49%) Release Management
8 17 (8.02%) DevOps
8 17 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (7.08%) E-Commerce
11 14 (6.60%) Project Management
12 12 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (5.66%) SDLC
13 11 (5.19%) Workflow
14 10 (4.72%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (3.77%) Electronic Trading
16 7 (3.30%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 114 (53.77%) SQL
2 53 (25.00%) Perl
3 44 (20.75%) Python
4 37 (17.45%) Bash Shell
5 30 (14.15%) Java
6 18 (8.49%) Shell Script
7 13 (6.13%) PHP
8 12 (5.66%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.77%) Korn
10 7 (3.30%) AWK
10 7 (3.30%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.30%) sed
11 6 (2.83%) C++
11 6 (2.83%) VB
12 5 (2.36%) Ruby
13 2 (0.94%) C-shell
14 1 (0.47%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 12 (5.66%) Degree
2 10 (4.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.36%) CCNA
4 5 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.94%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.94%) PhD
5 2 (0.94%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.43%) SLA
2 6 (2.83%) PMO
3 4 (1.89%) SAS 70
4 2 (0.94%) MiFID
4 2 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 32 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.25%) NFS
3 8 (3.77%) KVM
4 6 (2.83%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 5 (2.36%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (2.36%) VMware Server
6 4 (1.89%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.89%) Firmware
7 2 (0.94%) vSphere
8 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 18 (8.49%) Puppet
2 16 (7.55%) Ansible
3 14 (6.60%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.77%) ITRS Geneos
4 8 (3.77%) Nagios
5 7 (3.30%) Tivoli
6 6 (2.83%) Grafana
7 5 (2.36%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (1.89%) Ganglia
8 4 (1.89%) Graphite
8 4 (1.89%) Netcool
8 4 (1.89%) Opsview
9 2 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 77 (36.32%) Oracle
2 53 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 39 (18.40%) VMware
4 30 (14.15%) Microsoft
5 17 (8.02%) Cisco
5 17 (8.02%) Sybase
6 16 (7.55%) IBM
7 11 (5.19%) Sun
8 10 (4.72%) Juniper
9 9 (4.25%) Splunk
10 8 (3.77%) HP
10 8 (3.77%) NetApp
11 6 (2.83%) Ab Initio
11 6 (2.83%) Citrix
11 6 (2.83%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.36%) Charles River
12 5 (2.36%) Cognos
12 5 (2.36%) ION Trading
12 5 (2.36%) OpenText
12 5 (2.36%) XebiaLabs
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