Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Unix Support was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1042 1010 1076
Rank change year-on-year -32 +66 -284
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support 160 201 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 150 160 191
UK median annual salary £47,500 £41,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.77% -7.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £34,000 £29,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,000 £35,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.13% +0.71% -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 167,987 170,855 196,490
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 96.21% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 135,960 139,529 164,954
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 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -32 155 £47,500 +11.76% 9
London +19 112 £47,500 -2.56% 6
UK excluding London -49 48 £36,000 +2.13% 3
South East -6 27 £37,500 +5.63% 3
Midlands -5 6 £37,000 +5.71%
North of England -5 6 £32,250 -26.70%
Scotland - 5 £45,750 -
Yorkshire +18 4 £30,875 +34.24%
South West -17 4 £30,000 -3.23%
West Midlands +17 3 £39,000 +11.43%
East Midlands -3 3 £32,500 -5.80%
North West -4 2 £32,250 -26.70%

Unix Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 160 (100.00%) Unix
2 121 (75.63%) SQL
3 108 (67.50%) Linux
4 78 (48.75%) Finance
5 73 (45.63%) Oracle
6 53 (33.13%) Banking
7 42 (26.25%) Windows
8 41 (25.63%) Sybase
8 41 (25.63%) FIX Protocol
9 37 (23.13%) SQL Server
9 37 (23.13%) Fixed Income
10 29 (18.13%) Equities
11 26 (16.25%) Java
11 26 (16.25%) Bash Shell
12 24 (15.00%) ITIL
13 23 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (13.75%) Perl
15 20 (12.50%) Shell Script
15 20 (12.50%) Hadoop
16 19 (11.88%) Front Office
17 17 (10.63%) Investment Banking
17 17 (10.63%) Hedge funds
17 17 (10.63%) Relational Database
17 17 (10.63%) FIX Connectivity
18 16 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
18 16 (10.00%) MySQL
18 16 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 15 (9.38%) LAN
19 15 (9.38%) WAN
19 15 (9.38%) Oracle Reports

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 8 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.25%) Apache
4 1 (0.63%) Confluence
4 1 (0.63%) JBoss
4 1 (0.63%) Luigi
Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.00%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.63%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.63%) FIX Connectivity
2 15 (9.38%) LAN
2 15 (9.38%) WAN
3 3 (1.88%) NAS
3 3 (1.88%) SAN
4 2 (1.25%) Firewall
4 2 (1.25%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.63%) Broadband
5 1 (0.63%) SMS
5 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.13%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 17 (10.63%) Relational Database
4 16 (10.00%) MySQL
5 15 (9.38%) Oracle Database
5 15 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (8.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (8.75%) MongoDB
6 14 (8.75%) NoSQL
7 13 (8.13%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (3.75%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.50%) Ingres
11 2 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (1.25%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.25%) DB2
12 1 (0.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (5.63%) Eclipse
1 9 (5.63%) Maven
2 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 78 (48.75%) Finance
2 53 (33.13%) Banking
3 19 (11.88%) Front Office
4 17 (10.63%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.88%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.75%) Back Office
7 4 (2.50%) Retail
8 3 (1.88%) French Language
8 3 (1.88%) German Language
9 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (25.63%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (6.25%) Middleware
3 9 (5.63%) Spring
4 8 (5.00%) Web Services
5 5 (3.13%) XML
6 2 (1.25%) .NET
6 2 (1.25%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.63%) CSS
7 1 (0.63%) HTML
7 1 (0.63%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.13%) Fixed Income
2 29 (18.13%) Equities
3 17 (10.63%) Hedge funds
4 16 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (8.75%) Derivative
6 10 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (5.63%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (3.13%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (2.50%) Fintech
11 3 (1.88%) Exotic Derivative
12 2 (1.25%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.63%) iPhone
13 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.63%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 160 (100.00%) Unix
2 108 (67.50%) Linux
3 42 (26.25%) Windows
4 14 (8.75%) Solaris
5 9 (5.63%) Windows NT
6 8 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (5.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.50%) AIX
7 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.63%) CentOS
9 1 (0.63%) HPUX
9 1 (0.63%) SUSE
9 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.00%) ITIL
2 23 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (7.50%) Change Management
5 11 (6.88%) Test Scripting
6 8 (5.00%) Contract Management
6 8 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
6 8 (5.00%) SOA
7 6 (3.75%) E-Commerce
8 5 (3.13%) DevOps
8 5 (3.13%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.13%) Project Management
8 5 (3.13%) Service Management
9 4 (2.50%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.50%) Physics
9 4 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (1.88%) Algorithmic Trading
10 3 (1.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (75.63%) SQL
2 26 (16.25%) Bash Shell
2 26 (16.25%) Java
3 22 (13.75%) Perl
4 20 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 13 (8.13%) Python
6 10 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.63%) Korn
8 7 (4.38%) C
9 3 (1.88%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.25%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (1.25%) C#
10 2 (1.25%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.63%) AWK
11 1 (0.63%) C++
11 1 (0.63%) Groovy
11 1 (0.63%) REXX
11 1 (0.63%) sed
11 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.38%) SLA
2 4 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (6.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (9.38%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (4.38%) Control-M
3 2 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.25%) Puppet
4 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 73 (45.63%) Oracle
2 41 (25.63%) Sybase
3 14 (8.75%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.13%) Bloomberg
4 13 (8.13%) Red Hat
4 13 (8.13%) Reuters
5 8 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.75%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.13%) AppDynamics
8 4 (2.50%) ION Trading
9 3 (1.88%) Citrix
9 3 (1.88%) Sun
10 2 (1.25%) F5
10 2 (1.25%) IBM
10 2 (1.25%) Informatica
10 2 (1.25%) Solace
11 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.63%) Currenex
11 1 (0.63%) Freshdesk
11 1 (0.63%) FXall