The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 252 256 256
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 13 16 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.21% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.21% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 28
Average salary £52,500 £40,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% +34.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £49,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Unix Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6669 7445 8317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.64% 97.66% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5493 6093 6898
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Unix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Unix Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Unix Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Unix Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Unix Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unix Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Unix Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Unix Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +2 6 £53,750 +25.73%
Hertfordshire +10 4 £55,000 +44.73%
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £40,000 -
Essex - 1 £40,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £32,500 -
Unix Engineer
England

Unix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 26 (100.00%) Unix
2 18 (69.23%) Linux
3 14 (53.85%) Oracle
3 14 (53.85%) Red Hat
4 10 (38.46%) Perl
5 9 (34.62%) VMware
6 8 (30.77%) HP
6 8 (30.77%) AIX
6 8 (30.77%) Solaris
6 8 (30.77%) Python
7 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
7 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
7 7 (26.92%) SAN
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle ZFS
8 6 (23.08%) vSphere
8 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
8 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
8 6 (23.08%) Finance
8 6 (23.08%) Degree
9 5 (19.23%) Xen
9 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
9 5 (19.23%) CentOS
9 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco
9 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (19.23%) KVM
10 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (15.38%) High Availability
10 4 (15.38%) Bourne shell

Unix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
1 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (7.69%) Google App Engine
2 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (7.69%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) SAN
1 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) LDAP
2 4 (15.38%) SSH
3 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (7.69%) NAS
3 2 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (3.85%) Ethereal
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) HTTP
4 1 (3.85%) SNMP
4 1 (3.85%) SSL
4 1 (3.85%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) Django
2 2 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.54%) Fintech
4 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.69%) Physics
5 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Unix
2 18 (69.23%) Linux
3 8 (30.77%) AIX
3 8 (30.77%) Solaris
4 5 (19.23%) CentOS
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (15.38%) HPUX
6 3 (11.54%) Windows
7 2 (7.69%) CoreOS
7 2 (7.69%) Debian
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.85%) Fedora
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (15.38%) High Availability
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Case Management
3 3 (11.54%) Presales
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) Open Source
4 2 (7.69%) Scrum
4 2 (7.69%) Server Building
5 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.85%) ETL
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) Network Design
5 1 (3.85%) Network Management
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Management
5 1 (3.85%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (3.85%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Perl
2 8 (30.77%) Python
3 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
4 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 4 (15.38%) Bourne shell
5 4 (15.38%) C-shell
6 3 (11.54%) C
6 3 (11.54%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) Java
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) RHCE
3 1 (3.85%) RHCT
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
1 6 (23.08%) vSphere
2 5 (19.23%) KVM
2 5 (19.23%) Xen
3 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (7.69%) Ceph
5 2 (7.69%) Docker
5 2 (7.69%) PowerHA
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Puppet
4 1 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
1 14 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) HP
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco
5 4 (15.38%) Sun
6 3 (11.54%) 3PAR
6 3 (11.54%) Northgate
7 2 (7.69%) EMC
7 2 (7.69%) Google
7 2 (7.69%) NetApp
8 1 (3.85%) BEA
8 1 (3.85%) BMC
8 1 (3.85%) Brocade
8 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.85%) webMethods