The median annual salary for a Unix Technical Specialist was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Technical Specialist
UK
Rank 852 951 947
Rank change year-on-year +99 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Technical Specialist 8 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.005% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.005% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 14
Median salary £52,500 £46,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.29% -6.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £46,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.29% -6.50%  

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 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
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 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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Technical Specialist over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Technical Specialist in the UK

Unix Technical Specialist
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Technical Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +107 4 £50,000 +6.95%
Scotland - 4 £52,500 -
Edinburgh - 4 £52,500 -
South East +60 3 £50,000 +6.95%
Reading - 3 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £39,000 -
Coventry - 1 £39,000 -

Unix Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 10 (100.00%) Unix
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) SWIFT
3 5 (50.00%) SDLC
3 5 (50.00%) NetApp
3 5 (50.00%) Veritas
3 5 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (50.00%) MQSeries
3 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (50.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (40.00%) Solaris
4 4 (40.00%) CommVault
5 3 (30.00%) EMC
5 3 (30.00%) Informix
5 3 (30.00%) arcserve
5 3 (30.00%) Sybase
5 3 (30.00%) DB2
5 3 (30.00%) AIX
5 3 (30.00%) HPUX
5 3 (30.00%) Veeam
6 2 (20.00%) Replication
6 2 (20.00%) SUSE
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) Information Management
6 2 (20.00%) Data Protection

Unix Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
1 3 (30.00%) Informix
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Solaris
4 3 (30.00%) AIX
4 3 (30.00%) HPUX
5 2 (20.00%) SUSE
6 1 (10.00%) CentOS
6 1 (10.00%) Debian
6 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) SDLC
1 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) E-business
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (10.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) NetApp
2 5 (50.00%) Veritas
3 4 (40.00%) CommVault
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) arcserve
4 3 (30.00%) EMC
4 3 (30.00%) Sybase
4 3 (30.00%) Veeam
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Netezza
5 1 (10.00%) Sun