Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Unix Support was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1053 1041 724
Rank change year-on-year -12 -317 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support 135 182 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.096% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.100% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 117 157 588
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +22.22%
10th Percentile £29,600 £28,300 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,250 £71,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -6.49% -

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 171576 182627 210672
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 137617 152768 175132
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Support in the UK

Unix Support
Top 14 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 25 November 2017. 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 -26 132 £50,000 +11.11% 12
London -2 84 £57,500 +15.00% 9
UK excluding London -2 51 £40,000 +11.11% 4
North of England -20 15 £37,750 +12.69%
Midlands +52 14 £38,750 +33.62% 1
West Midlands +33 13 £39,000 +34.48%
North West -2 12 £42,500 +30.77%
South East +32 11 £42,500 -5.56% 1
South West +6 4 £45,000 +100.00% 1
East of England +1 4 £30,000 -25.00%
Yorkshire +20 3 £23,000 -31.85%
Wales +14 2 £32,000 +16.36% 1
Scotland -18 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £31,000 - 1

Unix Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Unix
2 82 (60.74%) Linux
3 76 (56.30%) SQL
4 53 (39.26%) Finance
5 51 (37.78%) Windows
6 49 (36.30%) Oracle
7 30 (22.22%) Banking
7 30 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
8 29 (21.48%) Front Office
9 28 (20.74%) ITIL
9 28 (20.74%) Incident Management
10 25 (18.52%) Red Hat
11 23 (17.04%) Solaris
12 21 (15.56%) Perl
13 20 (14.81%) Shell Script
13 20 (14.81%) Problem Management
14 19 (14.07%) Electronic Trading
14 19 (14.07%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (13.33%) Sybase
15 18 (13.33%) Derivative
16 17 (12.59%) Equities
17 15 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 15 (11.11%) SLA
17 15 (11.11%) Microsoft
17 15 (11.11%) Change Management
17 15 (11.11%) Fixed Income
18 14 (10.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 14 (10.37%) Java
19 13 (9.63%) Investment Banking
20 11 (8.15%) VMware

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 4 (2.96%) Apache
1 4 (2.96%) SAS
2 3 (2.22%) FileNet
2 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.48%) IIS
3 2 (1.48%) JBoss
3 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.74%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.74%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.44%) LAN
1 6 (4.44%) SSH
1 6 (4.44%) WAN
2 5 (3.70%) Firewall
3 4 (2.96%) snoop
3 4 (2.96%) tcpdump
3 4 (2.96%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.22%) DHCP
4 3 (2.22%) DNS
4 3 (2.22%) PuTTY
4 3 (2.22%) SecureCRT
4 3 (2.22%) SSL
4 3 (2.22%) Telnet
4 3 (2.22%) VPN
5 2 (1.48%) ADSL
5 2 (1.48%) Internet
5 2 (1.48%) SMTP
6 1 (0.74%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.74%) SMS
6 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.19%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.96%) MySQL
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.48%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.48%) DB2
5 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.74%) KDB
6 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.48%) JIRA
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.74%) JUnit
General
1 53 (39.26%) Finance
2 30 (22.22%) Banking
3 29 (21.48%) Front Office
4 13 (9.63%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.96%) Law
6 3 (2.22%) Back Office
6 3 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.74%) Retail
8 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (4.44%) J2EE
2 6 (4.44%) XML
3 5 (3.70%) .NET
3 5 (3.70%) SOAP
3 5 (3.70%) Web Services
4 4 (2.96%) Middleware
5 3 (2.22%) HTML
6 2 (1.48%) JMS
7 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.74%) Java EE
7 1 (0.74%) JSON
7 1 (0.74%) ODBC
7 1 (0.74%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.74%) REST
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.74%) XSD
7 1 (0.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) Derivative
2 17 (12.59%) Equities
3 15 (11.11%) Fixed Income
4 14 (10.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.93%) Data Centre
7 7 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (5.19%) SWIFT
8 6 (4.44%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (4.44%) Grid Computing
9 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (2.96%) Exotic Derivative
10 3 (2.22%) CMDB
10 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.22%) PKI
11 1 (0.74%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.74%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 135 (100.00%) Unix
2 82 (60.74%) Linux
3 51 (37.78%) Windows
4 23 (17.04%) Solaris
5 15 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.19%) AIX
6 7 (5.19%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.70%) Windows NT
7 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.22%) CentOS
10 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.74%) HPUX
11 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.74%) Incident Management
1 28 (20.74%) ITIL
2 20 (14.81%) Problem Management
3 19 (14.07%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (14.07%) Electronic Trading
4 15 (11.11%) Change Management
5 8 (5.93%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (5.19%) Process Improvement
7 6 (4.44%) Task Automation
8 5 (3.70%) Project Management
8 5 (3.70%) Release Management
8 5 (3.70%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.96%) Algorithmic Trading
9 4 (2.96%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (2.96%) Data Entry
9 4 (2.96%) DevOps
9 4 (2.96%) E-Commerce
9 4 (2.96%) Information Security
9 4 (2.96%) Runbook
9 4 (2.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (56.30%) SQL
2 21 (15.56%) Perl
3 20 (14.81%) Shell Script
4 14 (10.37%) Java
5 10 (7.41%) Python
6 9 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.44%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.70%) C#
8 5 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.96%) Ruby
10 3 (2.22%) Korn
11 2 (1.48%) C++
11 2 (1.48%) C-shell
11 2 (1.48%) VB
12 1 (0.74%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.22%) NVQ Level 4
2 2 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.74%) Degree
3 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.11%) SLA
2 4 (2.96%) SAS 70
System Software
1 9 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.96%) Firmware
3 3 (2.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.74%) Docker
4 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.74%) Samba
4 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.96%) Graphite
1 4 (2.96%) Opsview
2 3 (2.22%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.74%) Control-M
3 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.74%) Nagios
3 1 (0.74%) Netcool
3 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 49 (36.30%) Oracle
2 25 (18.52%) Red Hat
3 18 (13.33%) Sybase
4 15 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 11 (8.15%) VMware
6 10 (7.41%) ION Trading
7 8 (5.93%) Cisco
7 8 (5.93%) Citrix
8 7 (5.19%) Juniper
9 5 (3.70%) HP
9 5 (3.70%) NetApp
9 5 (3.70%) Sun
10 4 (2.96%) F5
10 4 (2.96%) Nortel
11 3 (2.22%) Bloomberg
11 3 (2.22%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.48%) Murex
12 2 (1.48%) Reuters
13 1 (0.74%) Adobe
13 1 (0.74%) Fidessa