The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 746 771 683
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -88
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 132 107 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 103 83 148
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +12.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £94,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.68% +17.50%
UNIX Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99690 97976 104297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.56% 94.72% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 83416 81352 90186
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UNIX Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

UNIX Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

UNIX Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

UNIX Engineer Salary Trend in England

UNIX Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

UNIX Engineer Salary Histogram in England

UNIX Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
London -3 63 £72,500 +31.81% 4
Yorkshire -9 28 £38,750 -10.40% 6
South East -7 20 £37,500 -20.21% 2
South West +1 16 £39,000 +14.70%
East of England -44 2 £36,000 -24.21%
North East - 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 £24,000 -
UNIX Engineer
UK

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 275 (100.00%) UNIX
2 220 (80.00%) Linux
3 167 (60.73%) Solaris
4 128 (46.55%) Perl
5 121 (44.00%) Red Hat
5 121 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 93 (33.82%) TCP/IP
7 81 (29.45%) SAN
8 79 (28.73%) Apache
9 76 (27.64%) DNS
10 74 (26.91%) Sun
11 72 (26.18%) Python
12 69 (25.09%) Veritas
13 67 (24.36%) Shell Script
14 61 (22.18%) HP
15 58 (21.09%) VMware
16 57 (20.73%) AIX
17 56 (20.36%) Puppet
18 54 (19.64%) Bash Shell
18 54 (19.64%) Internet
19 53 (19.27%) IBM
19 53 (19.27%) Finance
20 51 (18.55%) Java
21 50 (18.18%) EMC
22 47 (17.09%) NetApp
23 42 (15.27%) Banking
24 41 (14.91%) NFS
25 40 (14.55%) ITIL
25 40 (14.55%) NetBackup
26 38 (13.82%) Tomcat

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the 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 79 (28.73%) Apache
2 38 (13.82%) Tomcat
3 17 (6.18%) Jetty
4 10 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.91%) GlassFish
5 8 (2.91%) JBoss
6 7 (2.55%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.45%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (1.09%) IIS
9 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.36%) SAS
9 1 (0.36%) Lync
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.36%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.91%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 93 (33.82%) TCP/IP
2 81 (29.45%) SAN
3 76 (27.64%) DNS
4 54 (19.64%) Internet
5 35 (12.73%) LDAP
6 29 (10.55%) SSH
7 26 (9.45%) FTP
8 25 (9.09%) DHCP
9 23 (8.36%) NAS
10 22 (8.00%) Firewall
11 20 (7.27%) HTTP
12 15 (5.45%) iSCSI
13 12 (4.36%) SSL
14 10 (3.64%) VPN
15 8 (2.91%) IPv4
16 6 (2.18%) Fibre Channel
17 4 (1.45%) NetScaler
17 4 (1.45%) Multicast
17 4 (1.45%) BIG-IP
17 4 (1.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.36%) MySQL
2 8 (2.91%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.18%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.73%) WebFOCUS
6 1 (0.36%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.36%) Big Data
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (6.55%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.09%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.09%) Mercurial
4 3 (1.09%) Hudson
General
1 53 (19.27%) Finance
2 42 (15.27%) Banking
3 15 (5.45%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.91%) French Language
6 6 (2.18%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.45%) German Language
9 2 (0.73%) Retail
9 2 (0.73%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.45%) J2EE
2 7 (2.55%) XML
3 5 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (1.82%) Middleware
4 4 (1.45%) YAML
5 3 (1.09%) Django
5 3 (1.09%) HTML
5 3 (1.09%) Web Services
6 1 (0.36%) SOAP
6 1 (0.36%) STL
6 1 (0.36%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.36%) REST
6 1 (0.36%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.27%) Hedge funds
2 18 (6.55%) Enterprise Storage
2 18 (6.55%) Clustering
3 15 (5.45%) LPAR
3 15 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.09%) PKI
5 13 (4.73%) DLPAR
6 8 (2.91%) Open Source
7 3 (1.09%) iSeries
8 2 (0.73%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.73%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.73%) Equities
8 2 (0.73%) HACMP
9 1 (0.36%) DTV
9 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.36%) Physics
9 1 (0.36%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 275 (100.00%) UNIX
2 220 (80.00%) Linux
3 167 (60.73%) Solaris
4 121 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 57 (20.73%) AIX
6 36 (13.09%) HPUX
7 31 (11.27%) Windows
8 22 (8.00%) CentOS
9 10 (3.64%) IRIX
10 8 (2.91%) Debian
11 7 (2.55%) Ubuntu
12 6 (2.18%) SUSE
12 6 (2.18%) VMS
13 4 (1.45%) FreeBSD
13 4 (1.45%) OpenBSD
13 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (14.55%) ITIL
2 32 (11.64%) Load Balancing
3 28 (10.18%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (7.27%) Configuration Management
5 19 (6.91%) Capacity Planning
6 18 (6.55%) Problem Management
7 17 (6.18%) Performance Management
8 13 (4.73%) DevOps
8 13 (4.73%) Resource Management
9 12 (4.36%) Service Management
10 11 (4.00%) Change Control
11 10 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (3.27%) Project Management
12 9 (3.27%) Change Management
13 8 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (2.91%) Capacity Management
14 7 (2.55%) Project Planning
14 7 (2.55%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (2.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 6 (2.18%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 128 (46.55%) Perl
2 72 (26.18%) Python
3 67 (24.36%) Shell Script
4 54 (19.64%) Bash Shell
5 51 (18.55%) Java
6 35 (12.73%) Ruby
7 21 (7.64%) PHP
8 17 (6.18%) Korn
9 16 (5.82%) Bourne shell
10 8 (2.91%) SQL
11 6 (2.18%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.18%) C++
12 5 (1.82%) C
13 3 (1.09%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.09%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.09%) C-shell
14 1 (0.36%) sed
14 1 (0.36%) AWK
Qualifications
1 24 (8.73%) Degree
2 22 (8.00%) RHCE
3 12 (4.36%) SCSA
4 7 (2.55%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.82%) NCDA
5 5 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.82%) RHCA
5 5 (1.82%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.73%) IBM AIX Certification
6 2 (0.73%) LPIC
7 1 (0.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.64%) SLA
2 8 (2.91%) QA
3 4 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (14.91%) NFS
2 34 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (9.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 24 (8.73%) Firmware
5 22 (8.00%) vSphere
6 16 (5.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 16 (5.82%) VMware ESX
7 15 (5.45%) Veritas File System
8 11 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (4.00%) Active Directory
9 9 (3.27%) Squid
10 8 (2.91%) Hyper-V
11 7 (2.55%) Samba
12 5 (1.82%) Sendmail
12 5 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (1.45%) Ceph
14 2 (0.73%) GPFS
14 2 (0.73%) PowerHA
14 2 (0.73%) KVM
Systems Management
1 56 (20.36%) Puppet
2 40 (14.55%) NetBackup
3 24 (8.73%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (6.18%) CFEngine
4 17 (6.18%) Legato
5 16 (5.82%) Tivoli
5 16 (5.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 15 (5.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 8 (2.91%) Nagios
8 7 (2.55%) YUM
9 4 (1.45%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (1.09%) OpenView
10 3 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (1.09%) Control-M
11 2 (0.73%) Netcool
11 2 (0.73%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.36%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.36%) SCCM
12 1 (0.36%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 121 (44.00%) Red Hat
2 74 (26.91%) Sun
3 69 (25.09%) Veritas
4 61 (22.18%) HP
5 58 (21.09%) VMware
6 53 (19.27%) IBM
7 50 (18.18%) EMC
8 47 (17.09%) NetApp
9 37 (13.45%) Oracle
10 30 (10.91%) Symantec
11 17 (6.18%) Reuters
12 16 (5.82%) Hitachi
12 16 (5.82%) Cisco
13 14 (5.09%) Brocade
14 11 (4.00%) Microsoft
15 9 (3.27%) Vignette
15 9 (3.27%) Open Text
16 8 (2.91%) CA
17 6 (2.18%) Juniper
17 6 (2.18%) Sybase
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