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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Engineer
Rank 748 720 692
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 92 134 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 71 75 128
Average salary £40,000 £38,250 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.57% -21.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £32,500 £37,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £34,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -13.75%
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
91484 91720 93604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.46% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 75958 74696 79606
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 +27 48 £65,000 -23.52% 4
South West -13 20 £38,000 -2.56% 1
South East -21 10 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Yorkshire -32 10 £35,000 +16.66% 2
East of England +7 4 £36,000 - 1
UNIX Engineer
UK

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 224 (100.00%) UNIX
2 180 (80.36%) Linux
3 129 (57.59%) Solaris
4 115 (51.34%) Red Hat
5 109 (48.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 94 (41.96%) Perl
7 67 (29.91%) Apache
8 63 (28.13%) Internet
9 62 (27.68%) SAN
10 59 (26.34%) DNS
11 55 (24.55%) TCP/IP
12 52 (23.21%) VMware
13 51 (22.77%) Veritas
14 49 (21.88%) Finance
15 47 (20.98%) HP
15 47 (20.98%) Java
16 46 (20.54%) Oracle
16 46 (20.54%) Sun
16 46 (20.54%) Shell Script
17 43 (19.20%) Python
18 36 (16.07%) Tomcat
19 35 (15.63%) Bash Shell
20 34 (15.18%) ITIL
20 34 (15.18%) NetApp
20 34 (15.18%) NetBackup
21 33 (14.73%) Puppet
22 32 (14.29%) RHCE
22 32 (14.29%) NFS
23 30 (13.39%) Degree
24 29 (12.95%) Load Balancing

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 67 (29.91%) Apache
2 36 (16.07%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.36%) GlassFish
4 9 (4.02%) Jetty
5 7 (3.13%) Apache Solr
5 7 (3.13%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.23%) JBoss
6 5 (2.23%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.34%) nginx
8 2 (0.89%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.45%) CMS
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.45%) Drupal
9 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.45%) Lync
9 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.34%) MS Office
1 3 (1.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.45%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (28.13%) Internet
2 62 (27.68%) SAN
3 59 (26.34%) DNS
4 55 (24.55%) TCP/IP
5 26 (11.61%) FTP
6 25 (11.16%) LDAP
7 24 (10.71%) HTTP
8 22 (9.82%) DHCP
9 21 (9.38%) Firewall
10 18 (8.04%) SSH
11 11 (4.91%) NAS
11 11 (4.91%) SSL
12 10 (4.46%) IPv4
13 8 (3.57%) iSCSI
14 7 (3.13%) BIG-IP
15 6 (2.68%) Network Security
15 6 (2.68%) Multicast
16 4 (1.79%) VPN
16 4 (1.79%) LAN
16 4 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.27%) MySQL
2 12 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.34%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.34%) DB2
4 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.89%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.45%) Big Data
5 1 (0.45%) HPCC
5 1 (0.45%) SQLite
5 1 (0.45%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 6 (2.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.34%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.45%) Ant
General
1 49 (21.88%) Finance
2 21 (9.38%) Banking
3 15 (6.70%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.23%) French Language
6 3 (1.34%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.89%) Advertising
7 2 (0.89%) Games
7 2 (0.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.27%) J2EE
2 3 (1.34%) Middleware
2 3 (1.34%) Django
3 2 (0.89%) XML
4 1 (0.45%) MAPI
4 1 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.45%) YAML
4 1 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.38%) Hedge funds
2 19 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.80%) PKI
4 9 (4.02%) Clustering
5 7 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (2.68%) CLARiiON
6 6 (2.68%) Open Source
7 3 (1.34%) EMC Centera
7 3 (1.34%) Equities
7 3 (1.34%) Celerra
8 2 (0.89%) LPAR
8 2 (0.89%) DLPAR
8 2 (0.89%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.89%) HACMP
8 2 (0.89%) DTV
8 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 224 (100.00%) UNIX
2 180 (80.36%) Linux
3 129 (57.59%) Solaris
4 109 (48.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (11.61%) Windows
6 20 (8.93%) AIX
7 18 (8.04%) HPUX
8 11 (4.91%) CentOS
9 10 (4.46%) SUSE
10 5 (2.23%) VMS
11 4 (1.79%) Debian
11 4 (1.79%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.34%) OpenBSD
12 3 (1.34%) IRIX
12 3 (1.34%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.18%) ITIL
2 29 (12.95%) Load Balancing
3 28 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 18 (8.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 14 (6.25%) Resource Management
6 13 (5.80%) Capacity Management
7 12 (5.36%) Change Control
7 12 (5.36%) Project Management
8 11 (4.91%) Release Management
9 10 (4.46%) Kernel Tuning
10 9 (4.02%) Software Deployment
10 9 (4.02%) Service Management
11 8 (3.57%) Problem Management
12 7 (3.13%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.13%) ITSM
12 7 (3.13%) Mobile Commerce
12 7 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (2.68%) DevOps
13 6 (2.68%) PRINCE2
13 6 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 94 (41.96%) Perl
2 47 (20.98%) Java
3 46 (20.54%) Shell Script
4 43 (19.20%) Python
5 35 (15.63%) Bash Shell
6 18 (8.04%) PHP
7 13 (5.80%) Bourne shell
8 12 (5.36%) Ruby
9 10 (4.46%) SQL
10 7 (3.13%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.68%) Korn
12 3 (1.34%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.34%) C++
13 2 (0.89%) C
13 2 (0.89%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.89%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.45%) AWK
14 1 (0.45%) C-shell
14 1 (0.45%) sed
Qualifications
1 32 (14.29%) RHCE
2 30 (13.39%) Degree
3 13 (5.80%) VCP4
4 9 (4.02%) Sun Certification
4 9 (4.02%) SCSA
5 8 (3.57%) NCDA
6 7 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.13%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.68%) RHCA
8 2 (0.89%) IBM AIX Certification
8 2 (0.89%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.14%) QA
2 13 (5.80%) SLA
3 7 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (14.29%) NFS
2 27 (12.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 26 (11.61%) vSphere
4 25 (11.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 15 (6.70%) Veritas File System
7 14 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (5.36%) Firmware
8 12 (5.36%) Squid
9 9 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (2.68%) KVM
11 5 (2.23%) Xen
12 4 (1.79%) VMware ESX
12 4 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (1.79%) Active Directory
13 3 (1.34%) Ceph
14 2 (0.89%) GPFS
14 2 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.89%) XenApp
15 1 (0.45%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 34 (15.18%) NetBackup
2 33 (14.73%) Puppet
3 19 (8.48%) Nagios
4 15 (6.70%) Legato
5 13 (5.80%) yum
6 10 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (2.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 4 (1.79%) CFEngine
8 4 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.89%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.89%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.89%) SCCM
9 2 (0.89%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.89%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.45%) OpenView
10 1 (0.45%) Control-M
10 1 (0.45%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 115 (51.34%) Red Hat
2 52 (23.21%) VMware
3 51 (22.77%) Veritas
4 47 (20.98%) HP
5 46 (20.54%) Oracle
5 46 (20.54%) Sun
6 34 (15.18%) NetApp
7 18 (8.04%) Symantec
7 18 (8.04%) Brocade
8 16 (7.14%) Open Text
8 16 (7.14%) CA
8 16 (7.14%) Vignette
9 15 (6.70%) EMC
10 14 (6.25%) IBM
11 9 (4.02%) Hitachi
12 8 (3.57%) Reuters
13 7 (3.13%) hybris
13 7 (3.13%) Microsoft
14 5 (2.23%) Cisco
15 4 (1.79%) Citrix
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