The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unix Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 254 302 295
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 11 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 24
Average salary £60,000 £48,750 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -30.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,350 £30,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,750 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Unix Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6345 9909 9973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5708 8596 8486
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Unix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unix Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Unix Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Unix Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix Engineer across the City of London region.

Unix Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Unix Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unix Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Unix Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Unix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Unix Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Unix Engineer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Unix
2 12 (75.00%) Finance
3 11 (68.75%) Bash Shell
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle
5 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) Python
6 6 (37.50%) Perl
6 6 (37.50%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) JMS
7 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
7 5 (31.25%) Java
7 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 5 (31.25%) JBoss
7 5 (31.25%) Sybase
7 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
7 5 (31.25%) Struts
7 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 5 (31.25%) Spring
7 5 (31.25%) Service Management
7 5 (31.25%) Front Office
7 5 (31.25%) Fixed Income
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 5 (31.25%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (31.25%) Investment Management
7 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
7 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (31.25%) Puppet
8 4 (25.00%) Reuters
8 4 (25.00%) Banking

Unix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Unix Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Unix Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) JBoss
1 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
2 4 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Front Office
3 4 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) FIX Protocol
1 5 (31.25%) JMS
1 5 (31.25%) Spring
1 5 (31.25%) Struts
2 2 (12.50%) LAMP
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) Rendezvous
2 2 (12.50%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (12.50%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Fixed Income
2 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 2 (12.50%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Investment Management
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
1 5 (31.25%) Service Management
2 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Data Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Web Operations
4 1 (6.25%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Bash Shell
2 7 (43.75%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Perl
4 5 (31.25%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
5 4 (25.00%) Ruby
6 2 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (12.50%) C++
6 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (12.50%) VB
7 1 (6.25%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) NFS
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) Salt
3 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.25%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.25%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) Sybase
3 4 (25.00%) Reuters
4 2 (12.50%) Bloomberg
4 2 (12.50%) Solace
4 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Brocade
5 1 (6.25%) CA
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Veritas