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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 569 537 502
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 49 78 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 38 57 110
Average salary £72,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £35,300 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,500 £100,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,750
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.91%
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
42251 42158 47038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.53% 93.62% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35246 35423 40644
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 +6 11 £63,750 +50.00% 2
UNIX Engineer
England

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 96 (100.00%) UNIX
2 63 (65.63%) Solaris
3 48 (50.00%) Linux
3 48 (50.00%) Perl
4 37 (38.54%) Finance
5 35 (36.46%) Red Hat
6 31 (32.29%) Python
7 30 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 29 (30.21%) DNS
8 29 (30.21%) Banking
9 28 (29.17%) NFS
10 27 (28.13%) Sun
11 25 (26.04%) Puppet
12 24 (25.00%) IBM
12 24 (25.00%) Veritas
12 24 (25.00%) LDAP
13 23 (23.96%) Bash Shell
13 23 (23.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (23.96%) Opscode Chef
14 22 (22.92%) AIX
14 22 (22.92%) EMC
15 21 (21.88%) Java
15 21 (21.88%) SSH
15 21 (21.88%) Korn
16 20 (20.83%) Hitachi
17 19 (19.79%) Hedge funds
18 18 (18.75%) CFEngine
18 18 (18.75%) Configuration Management
19 17 (17.71%) Tivoli
19 17 (17.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 17 (17.71%) Apache
2 9 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.33%) GlassFish
4 5 (5.21%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.04%) nginx
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 30 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 29 (30.21%) DNS
3 24 (25.00%) LDAP
4 21 (21.88%) SSH
5 16 (16.67%) SAN
6 13 (13.54%) Internet
7 10 (10.42%) HTTP
8 9 (9.38%) iSCSI
9 7 (7.29%) NAS
10 6 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (5.21%) FTP
12 4 (4.17%) Firewall
13 3 (3.13%) DHCP
13 3 (3.13%) VPN
13 3 (3.13%) Multicast
14 2 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (2.08%) SMTP
15 1 (1.04%) LAN
15 1 (1.04%) WAN
15 1 (1.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) MySQL
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.13%) Mercurial
1 3 (3.13%) Hudson
1 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (38.54%) Finance
2 29 (30.21%) Banking
3 7 (7.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (2.08%) HTML
2 2 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (1.04%) STL
3 1 (1.04%) XML
3 1 (1.04%) XSD
3 1 (1.04%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.04%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.04%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) Hedge funds
2 17 (17.71%) LPAR
2 17 (17.71%) DLPAR
3 11 (11.46%) PKI
4 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.17%) Clustering
6 3 (3.13%) Open Source
7 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.04%) Equities
7 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.04%) Physics
7 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) UNIX
2 63 (65.63%) Solaris
3 48 (50.00%) Linux
4 23 (23.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (22.92%) AIX
6 5 (5.21%) Windows
7 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.04%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.04%) HPUX
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.04%) SUSE
8 1 (1.04%) Debian
8 1 (1.04%) OpenBSD
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 17 (17.71%) Performance Management
2 17 (17.71%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (14.58%) Resource Management
4 12 (12.50%) Low Latency
5 11 (11.46%) Change Control
6 10 (10.42%) ITIL
7 6 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (6.25%) Multithreading
8 3 (3.13%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.13%) Workflow
8 3 (3.13%) Project Management
8 3 (3.13%) Time Management
8 3 (3.13%) DevOps
9 2 (2.08%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 1 (1.04%) OOD
10 1 (1.04%) OO
10 1 (1.04%) Migration
10 1 (1.04%) Regression Testing
10 1 (1.04%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 48 (50.00%) Perl
2 31 (32.29%) Python
3 23 (23.96%) Bash Shell
4 21 (21.88%) Java
4 21 (21.88%) Korn
5 11 (11.46%) C++
6 10 (10.42%) Shell Script
7 8 (8.33%) C
8 5 (5.21%) Ruby
9 4 (4.17%) PHP
10 3 (3.13%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.08%) Bourne shell
11 2 (2.08%) SQL
12 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (17.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) RHCE
2 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 28 (29.17%) NFS
2 9 (9.38%) Squid
3 8 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.25%) Firmware
5 5 (5.21%) vSphere
6 4 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (4.17%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.13%) Veritas File System
8 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.04%) Samba
9 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.04%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 25 (26.04%) Puppet
2 23 (23.96%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (18.75%) CFEngine
4 17 (17.71%) Tivoli
4 17 (17.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 12 (12.50%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.13%) Legato
7 2 (2.08%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.08%) Nagios
8 1 (1.04%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 35 (36.46%) Red Hat
2 27 (28.13%) Sun
3 24 (25.00%) IBM
3 24 (25.00%) Veritas
4 22 (22.92%) EMC
5 20 (20.83%) Hitachi
6 14 (14.58%) VMware
7 12 (12.50%) NetApp
8 10 (10.42%) Reuters
8 10 (10.42%) Symantec
9 7 (7.29%) Brocade
10 6 (6.25%) Murex
10 6 (6.25%) Cisco
10 6 (6.25%) StorageTek
10 6 (6.25%) Sybase
11 5 (5.21%) Oracle
11 5 (5.21%) HP
12 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
13 3 (3.13%) Juniper
14 2 (2.08%) Remedy
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £63000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 70-85k base + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago