The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Engineer
Rank 595 625 557
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -68
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 33 28 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.074% 0.057% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.061% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 48
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £100,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41632 45743 41625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.54% 93.84% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 35154 37996 35183
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,982 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

UNIX Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

UNIX Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

UNIX Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

UNIX Engineer Salary Trend in London

UNIX Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

UNIX Engineer Salary Histogram in London

UNIX Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
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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
City of London +36 8 £57,500 +91.66%
UNIX Engineer
England

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 87 (100.00%) UNIX
2 69 (79.31%) Linux
3 64 (73.56%) Solaris
4 57 (65.52%) Red Hat
5 50 (57.47%) Perl
5 50 (57.47%) Finance
5 50 (57.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (43.68%) SAN
7 32 (36.78%) Veritas
8 31 (35.63%) DNS
8 31 (35.63%) Sun
9 28 (32.18%) HP
9 28 (32.18%) Apache
10 27 (31.03%) Bash Shell
11 26 (29.89%) NetApp
12 24 (27.59%) Oracle
12 24 (27.59%) NFS
13 22 (25.29%) Java
13 22 (25.29%) VMware
14 20 (22.99%) QA
14 20 (22.99%) TCP/IP
14 20 (22.99%) Python
15 19 (21.84%) DHCP
15 19 (21.84%) Internet
16 18 (20.69%) Degree
16 18 (20.69%) Puppet
17 17 (19.54%) Capacity Planning
18 16 (18.39%) LDAP
18 16 (18.39%) Windows
19 15 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 28 (32.18%) Apache
2 14 (16.09%) Tomcat
3 13 (14.94%) GlassFish
4 3 (3.45%) nginx
5 2 (2.30%) Jetty
5 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.15%) JBoss
6 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.15%) CMS
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.15%) Drupal
6 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (43.68%) SAN
2 31 (35.63%) DNS
3 20 (22.99%) TCP/IP
4 19 (21.84%) Internet
4 19 (21.84%) DHCP
5 16 (18.39%) LDAP
6 14 (16.09%) FTP
6 14 (16.09%) SSH
7 13 (14.94%) HTTP
8 10 (11.49%) NAS
9 5 (5.75%) Network Security
10 3 (3.45%) Multicast
10 3 (3.45%) Firewall
11 1 (1.15%) SMTP
11 1 (1.15%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.30%) MySQL
2 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 50 (57.47%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Banking
3 8 (9.20%) Investment Banking
4 7 (8.05%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.30%) Games
5 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (1.15%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.79%) PKI
3 11 (12.64%) CLARiiON
4 6 (6.90%) Clustering
4 6 (6.90%) Hedge funds
5 5 (5.75%) Symmetrix
6 4 (4.60%) EMC Centera
6 4 (4.60%) Celerra
7 3 (3.45%) Equities
8 2 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.30%) PlayStation
8 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.30%) DTV
9 1 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.15%) Open Source
9 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) UNIX
2 69 (79.31%) Linux
3 64 (73.56%) Solaris
4 50 (57.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (18.39%) Windows
6 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.30%) SUSE
7 1 (1.15%) Debian
7 1 (1.15%) OpenBSD
7 1 (1.15%) AIX
7 1 (1.15%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.54%) Capacity Planning
2 15 (17.24%) Load Balancing
2 15 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 14 (16.09%) Resource Management
4 11 (12.64%) Capacity Management
5 10 (11.49%) Release Management
6 8 (9.20%) Change Control
6 8 (9.20%) Kernel Tuning
7 7 (8.05%) Mobile Commerce
8 6 (6.90%) Software Deployment
9 5 (5.75%) Migration
9 5 (5.75%) ITIL
10 4 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.45%) Service Management
11 3 (3.45%) ITSM
11 3 (3.45%) Low Latency
12 2 (2.30%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 2 (2.30%) DevOps
12 2 (2.30%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (2.30%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (57.47%) Perl
2 27 (31.03%) Bash Shell
3 22 (25.29%) Java
4 20 (22.99%) Python
5 13 (14.94%) Shell Script
6 11 (12.64%) Bourne shell
7 10 (11.49%) PHP
8 7 (8.05%) Objective-C
9 6 (6.90%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.45%) Ruby
11 1 (1.15%) Korn
11 1 (1.15%) SQL
11 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.15%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 18 (20.69%) Degree
2 9 (10.34%) RHCE
3 6 (6.90%) NCDA
4 1 (1.15%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.99%) QA
2 5 (5.75%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (27.59%) NFS
2 14 (16.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 13 (14.94%) Squid
3 13 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (11.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 10 (11.49%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (11.49%) vSphere
5 9 (10.34%) Veritas File System
6 8 (9.20%) Xen
6 8 (9.20%) KVM
7 3 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.30%) Firmware
9 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
9 1 (1.15%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 18 (20.69%) Puppet
2 14 (16.09%) Nagios
3 13 (14.94%) NetBackup
4 10 (11.49%) yum
5 9 (10.34%) Legato
6 6 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.30%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (2.30%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.15%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (65.52%) Red Hat
2 32 (36.78%) Veritas
3 31 (35.63%) Sun
4 28 (32.18%) HP
5 26 (29.89%) NetApp
6 24 (27.59%) Oracle
7 22 (25.29%) VMware
8 13 (14.94%) Brocade
8 13 (14.94%) CA
9 10 (11.49%) EMC
10 8 (9.20%) Cisco
10 8 (9.20%) Hitachi
11 3 (3.45%) Splunk
12 2 (2.30%) Reuters
13 1 (1.15%) Symantec
13 1 (1.15%) Rackspace
13 1 (1.15%) IBM
13 1 (1.15%) Sybase
13 1 (1.15%) Citrix