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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 767 677 621
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 148 243 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 112 178 209
Average salary £49,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,250 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
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
90948 95877 92534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.48% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 77193 80166 75284
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
London -45 61 £71,250 +23.91% 4
South East -9 33 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Yorkshire +6 23 £40,000 +11.11% 1
East of England +8 13 £40,000 -1.23% 2
South West -13 11 £45,000 +12.50%
West Midlands - 7 £42,500 - 1
North West +12 2 £50,000 +56.25% 3
Unix Engineer
UK

Unix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 372 (100.00%) Unix
2 300 (80.65%) Linux
3 112 (30.11%) Perl
4 111 (29.84%) Python
5 106 (28.49%) Finance
6 95 (25.54%) Red Hat
7 87 (23.39%) VMware
8 76 (20.43%) Oracle
9 75 (20.16%) Bash Shell
10 73 (19.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 69 (18.55%) Windows
12 68 (18.28%) Solaris
13 60 (16.13%) Degree
14 59 (15.86%) Puppet
15 57 (15.32%) Shell Script
16 53 (14.25%) HP
17 51 (13.71%) Java
18 49 (13.17%) C++
19 47 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
20 46 (12.37%) Software Engineering
21 45 (12.10%) C
21 45 (12.10%) SQL
21 45 (12.10%) SAN
22 41 (11.02%) E-Commerce
22 41 (11.02%) Configuration Management
22 41 (11.02%) High Availability
23 39 (10.48%) AIX
24 38 (10.22%) MySQL
24 38 (10.22%) IBM
25 35 (9.41%) Computer Science

Unix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 30 (8.06%) Apache
2 28 (7.53%) OpenStack
3 25 (6.72%) WebLogic
4 21 (5.65%) JBoss
5 17 (4.57%) Tomcat
5 17 (4.57%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.69%) IIS
7 5 (1.34%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.08%) nginx
9 2 (0.54%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.54%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.27%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.27%) Resin
10 1 (0.27%) Sonic ESB
10 1 (0.27%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 9 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Office
2 1 (0.27%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 5 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.34%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (1.08%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.61%) IaaS
3 6 (1.61%) SaaS
4 4 (1.08%) PaaS
5 3 (0.81%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.54%) Joyent
6 2 (0.54%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 45 (12.10%) SAN
2 32 (8.60%) TCP/IP
3 31 (8.33%) DNS
4 21 (5.65%) Firewall
5 15 (4.03%) LDAP
6 14 (3.76%) LAN
7 13 (3.49%) Internet
8 10 (2.69%) HTTP
8 10 (2.69%) iSCSI
9 9 (2.42%) IP Telephony
9 9 (2.42%) NAS
9 9 (2.42%) SSL
10 8 (2.15%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (1.88%) SMTP
12 6 (1.61%) DHCP
12 6 (1.61%) WAN
13 5 (1.34%) Wireless
14 4 (1.08%) SNMP
15 3 (0.81%) IPv6
15 3 (0.81%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.22%) MySQL
2 31 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 30 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 22 (5.91%) RDBMS
5 12 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.61%) KDB
6 6 (1.61%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.34%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.34%) SQLPlus
8 4 (1.08%) Big Data
8 4 (1.08%) DB2
9 3 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.81%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (7.80%) Maven
2 22 (5.91%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.76%) Git (software)
4 13 (3.49%) Ant
5 12 (3.23%) Subversion
6 11 (2.96%) Eclipse
7 9 (2.42%) Eclipse RCP
7 9 (2.42%) GDB
7 9 (2.42%) JIRA
7 9 (2.42%) JUnit
8 8 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (2.15%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.34%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (1.34%) PVCS
9 5 (1.34%) Toad
10 3 (0.81%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.81%) Hudson
11 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.27%) Gerrit
12 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
General
1 106 (28.49%) Finance
2 21 (5.65%) Retail
3 19 (5.11%) Banking
4 7 (1.88%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.61%) French Language
5 6 (1.61%) Front Office
5 6 (1.61%) German Language
5 6 (1.61%) Legal
6 4 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.08%) Marketing
7 3 (0.81%) Automotive
8 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.99%) FIX Protocol
2 23 (6.18%) XML
3 22 (5.91%) Spring
4 20 (5.38%) JMS
5 15 (4.03%) Servlets
6 13 (3.49%) LAMP
6 13 (3.49%) Middleware
7 11 (2.96%) J2EE
8 10 (2.69%) HTML
8 10 (2.69%) STL
8 10 (2.69%) WebSphere MQ
9 9 (2.42%) CSS
9 9 (2.42%) GWT
9 9 (2.42%) JSP
9 9 (2.42%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (2.42%) Web Services
9 9 (2.42%) XSLT
10 8 (2.15%) .NET
10 8 (2.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 8 (2.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.41%) Computer Science
2 34 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.18%) Clustering
4 18 (4.84%) Data Centre
5 15 (4.03%) Client/Server
5 15 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (3.76%) Hedge funds
7 12 (3.23%) Replication
8 10 (2.69%) Inversion of Control
9 9 (2.42%) EPoS
9 9 (2.42%) N-Tier
9 9 (2.42%) SWIFT
10 6 (1.61%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.34%) Fintech
11 5 (1.34%) Interactive TV
11 5 (1.34%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.34%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.34%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.08%) Digital Media
12 4 (1.08%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 372 (100.00%) Unix
2 300 (80.65%) Linux
3 73 (19.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 69 (18.55%) Windows
5 68 (18.28%) Solaris
6 39 (10.48%) AIX
7 25 (6.72%) Windows Server
8 20 (5.38%) CentOS
9 13 (3.49%) Ubuntu
10 10 (2.69%) Debian
10 10 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (2.15%) HPUX
12 7 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (1.34%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.34%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.34%) SUSE
13 5 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (1.08%) Fedora
15 2 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (12.37%) Software Engineering
2 41 (11.02%) Configuration Management
2 41 (11.02%) E-Commerce
2 41 (11.02%) High Availability
3 34 (9.14%) ITIL
4 33 (8.87%) Low Latency
5 31 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (7.26%) Open Source
6 27 (7.26%) Performance Tuning
7 26 (6.99%) TDD
8 25 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (6.72%) Incident Management
9 20 (5.38%) Load Balancing
9 20 (5.38%) Process Management
10 19 (5.11%) Change Control
10 19 (5.11%) DevOps
10 19 (5.11%) Scrum
11 17 (4.57%) Risk Management
12 15 (4.03%) Systems Analysis
12 15 (4.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (30.11%) Perl
2 111 (29.84%) Python
3 75 (20.16%) Bash Shell
4 57 (15.32%) Shell Script
5 51 (13.71%) Java
6 49 (13.17%) C++
7 45 (12.10%) C
7 45 (12.10%) SQL
8 34 (9.14%) Ruby
9 22 (5.91%) JavaScript
10 17 (4.57%) PowerShell
11 13 (3.49%) C#
12 10 (2.69%) AWK
13 9 (2.42%) PHP
13 9 (2.42%) PL/SQL
14 8 (2.15%) Groovy
15 6 (1.61%) sed
16 5 (1.34%) Uniface
16 5 (1.34%) VB
17 4 (1.08%) Jython
Qualifications
1 60 (16.13%) Degree
2 14 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.42%) CCENT
5 3 (0.81%) CEH
5 3 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.81%) CISSP
5 3 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.54%) CCNA
6 2 (0.54%) OCA
6 2 (0.54%) OCP
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.54%) RHCE
6 2 (0.54%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.54%) RHCT
7 1 (0.27%) CCNP
7 1 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.49%) QA
2 9 (2.42%) ISO15022
2 9 (2.42%) ISO20022
3 4 (1.08%) SLA
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (5.65%) NFS
3 14 (3.76%) Docker
4 10 (2.69%) vSphere
5 9 (2.42%) Firmware
5 9 (2.42%) Oracle Clusterware
5 9 (2.42%) Xen
6 7 (1.88%) Corosync
6 7 (1.88%) KVM
6 7 (1.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (1.61%) Postfix
8 5 (1.34%) Active Directory
8 5 (1.34%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (1.08%) Squid
9 4 (1.08%) Varnish
10 3 (0.81%) Sendmail
10 3 (0.81%) SRDF
11 2 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 59 (15.86%) Puppet
2 30 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (6.99%) Nagios
4 25 (6.72%) Ansible
5 19 (5.11%) NetBackup
5 19 (5.11%) OpenView
6 15 (4.03%) Oracle ZFS
7 13 (3.49%) Salt
8 12 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
9 9 (2.42%) CFEngine
10 8 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (1.34%) Linux-HA
11 5 (1.34%) Mesos
11 5 (1.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (1.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 3 (0.81%) EMC VPLEX
13 3 (0.81%) Rundeck
13 3 (0.81%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.81%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 95 (25.54%) Red Hat
2 87 (23.39%) VMware
3 76 (20.43%) Oracle
4 53 (14.25%) HP
5 38 (10.22%) IBM
6 22 (5.91%) Cisco
7 18 (4.84%) Microsoft
8 14 (3.76%) Sybase
8 14 (3.76%) Veritas
9 13 (3.49%) Google
10 12 (3.23%) EMC
11 11 (2.96%) Sun
12 10 (2.69%) Brocade
13 9 (2.42%) BEA
14 8 (2.15%) CommVault
14 8 (2.15%) NetApp
15 6 (1.61%) F5
15 6 (1.61%) LANDesk
15 6 (1.61%) Percona
15 6 (1.61%) SolarWinds
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