The median annual salary for a Unix Technical Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Unix Technical Specialist
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 927 960
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Technical Specialist 0 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.005% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.005% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 7
Median salary - £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary - £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +7.77%  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
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 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Unix Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Technical Specialist in the UK

Unix Technical Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix Technical Specialist.

Salary trend for Unix Technical Specialist in the UK

Unix Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Unix Technical Specialist 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 Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) SWIFT
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) MQSeries
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) Veritas
3 4 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) arcserve
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 3 (37.50%) CommVault
4 3 (37.50%) Informix
4 3 (37.50%) Sybase
4 3 (37.50%) DB2
4 3 (37.50%) AIX
4 3 (37.50%) HPUX
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) Veeam
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (25.00%) Information Management
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) SUSE

Unix Technical Specialist 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 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) DB2
1 3 (37.50%) Informix
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) HPUX
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) SUSE
5 1 (12.50%) CentOS
5 1 (12.50%) Debian
5 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) SDLC
1 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) NetApp
2 4 (50.00%) Veritas
3 3 (37.50%) arcserve
3 3 (37.50%) CommVault
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) Sybase
3 3 (37.50%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) HP