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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 569 532 536
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 47 79 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 35 58 97
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% +18.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £80,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
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
43382 41176 47807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.43% 93.47% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36237 34565 41496
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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
City of London -7 10 £60,000 +4.34% 3
UNIX Engineer
England

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 56 (64.37%) Solaris
3 44 (50.57%) Linux
4 38 (43.68%) Perl
5 35 (40.23%) Finance
6 29 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 25 (28.74%) Python
8 24 (27.59%) Sun
9 23 (26.44%) TCP/IP
10 22 (25.29%) Bash Shell
11 21 (24.14%) NFS
12 20 (22.99%) DNS
12 20 (22.99%) Korn
12 20 (22.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (21.84%) Degree
13 19 (21.84%) Puppet
13 19 (21.84%) Veritas
13 19 (21.84%) Java
13 19 (21.84%) Banking
14 18 (20.69%) LDAP
14 18 (20.69%) EMC
14 18 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
15 17 (19.54%) Hedge funds
15 17 (19.54%) IBM
15 17 (19.54%) AIX
16 16 (18.39%) SSH
16 16 (18.39%) Hitachi
17 15 (17.24%) Low Latency
18 14 (16.09%) CFEngine
18 14 (16.09%) Configuration Management

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 13 (14.94%) Apache
2 9 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 8 (9.20%) GlassFish
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.15%) nginx
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.44%) TCP/IP
2 20 (22.99%) DNS
3 18 (20.69%) LDAP
4 16 (18.39%) SSH
5 12 (13.79%) SAN
6 11 (12.64%) Internet
7 10 (11.49%) HTTP
8 7 (8.05%) iSCSI
9 6 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (4.60%) Firewall
11 3 (3.45%) Wireless
11 3 (3.45%) VPN
11 3 (3.45%) NAS
12 2 (2.30%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (2.30%) LAN
12 2 (2.30%) SMTP
12 2 (2.30%) DHCP
12 2 (2.30%) FTP
13 1 (1.15%) SSL
13 1 (1.15%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) MySQL
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.45%) Hudson
1 3 (3.45%) Mercurial
1 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 35 (40.23%) Finance
2 19 (21.84%) Banking
3 3 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.30%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) HTML
1 2 (2.30%) CSS
1 2 (2.30%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.15%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.15%) STL
2 1 (1.15%) Web Services
2 1 (1.15%) XML
2 1 (1.15%) XSD
2 1 (1.15%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Hedge funds
2 13 (14.94%) LPAR
2 13 (14.94%) DLPAR
3 9 (10.34%) PKI
4 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.90%) Firmware
5 3 (3.45%) Clustering
6 1 (1.15%) Equities
6 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.15%) Open Source
6 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.15%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) UNIX
2 56 (64.37%) Solaris
3 44 (50.57%) Linux
4 20 (22.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (19.54%) AIX
6 5 (5.75%) Windows
7 4 (4.60%) SUSE
8 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.15%) HPUX
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.24%) Low Latency
2 14 (16.09%) Configuration Management
3 13 (14.94%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (14.94%) Performance Management
4 12 (13.79%) Resource Management
5 9 (10.34%) ITIL
5 9 (10.34%) Change Control
6 6 (6.90%) Multithreading
6 6 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (5.75%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 4 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.60%) Regression Testing
9 3 (3.45%) Workflow
9 3 (3.45%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.30%) DevOps
10 2 (2.30%) Project Management
11 1 (1.15%) Knowledge Management
11 1 (1.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (1.15%) Migration
11 1 (1.15%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 38 (43.68%) Perl
2 25 (28.74%) Python
3 22 (25.29%) Bash Shell
4 20 (22.99%) Korn
5 19 (21.84%) Java
6 11 (12.64%) C++
7 8 (9.20%) C
8 7 (8.05%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.60%) Ruby
10 3 (3.45%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.45%) SQL
11 2 (2.30%) Bourne shell
12 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.15%) PHP
12 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (21.84%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.30%) CCNP
3 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.64%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (24.14%) NFS
2 9 (10.34%) Squid
3 7 (8.05%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.45%) vSphere
5 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.15%) Snort
6 1 (1.15%) Samba
6 1 (1.15%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 19 (21.84%) Puppet
2 18 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (16.09%) CFEngine
4 13 (14.94%) Tivoli
4 13 (14.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (9.20%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.45%) Nagios
7 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.15%) OpenView
7 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.15%) Ganglia
7 1 (1.15%) Munin
Vendors
1 29 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 24 (27.59%) Sun
3 19 (21.84%) Veritas
4 18 (20.69%) EMC
5 17 (19.54%) IBM
6 16 (18.39%) Hitachi
7 10 (11.49%) VMware
8 8 (9.20%) NetApp
9 7 (8.05%) Reuters
9 7 (8.05%) Symantec
10 6 (6.90%) Brocade
10 6 (6.90%) Murex
10 6 (6.90%) Cisco
10 6 (6.90%) StorageTek
10 6 (6.90%) Sybase
11 4 (4.60%) Oracle
11 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
12 3 (3.45%) HP
12 3 (3.45%) Juniper
13 2 (2.30%) SolarWinds
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 70-85k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 16 days ago