The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Systems 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 Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Engineer
Rank 627 642 640
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Engineer 18 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.044% 0.026% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.028% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 13
Average salary £75,000 £71,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +42.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £30,000 £45,900
10% offered a salary of more than £130,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £28,750
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +39.13%
Unix Systems 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
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,001
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Unix Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Unix Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Unix Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Unix Systems Engineer Salary Trend in London

Unix Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unix Systems Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Unix Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Unix Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Unix Systems 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 Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 53 (100.00%) Unix
1 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (79.25%) Python
3 21 (39.62%) Shell Script
3 21 (39.62%) Perl
3 21 (39.62%) Bash Shell
4 19 (35.85%) Finance
5 18 (33.96%) Process Management
5 18 (33.96%) FIX Protocol
6 16 (30.19%) Computer Science
7 15 (28.30%) Puppet
8 14 (26.42%) Degree
8 14 (26.42%) Change Control
8 14 (26.42%) Low Latency
8 14 (26.42%) Business Analysis
8 14 (26.42%) Systems Analysis
8 14 (26.42%) Risk Management
9 13 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (20.75%) Ansible
10 11 (20.75%) Red Hat
11 9 (16.98%) Hedge funds
12 8 (15.09%) Open Source
12 8 (15.09%) Docker
12 8 (15.09%) MySQL
12 8 (15.09%) Solaris
13 7 (13.21%) Oracle
14 6 (11.32%) VMware
14 6 (11.32%) OpenStack
14 6 (11.32%) Ruby
15 5 (9.43%) Opscode Chef

Unix Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Unix Systems 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 Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.32%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.77%) Apache
3 2 (3.77%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss
4 1 (1.89%) Resin
4 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Joyent
2 2 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) LDAP
2 4 (7.55%) SAN
3 3 (5.66%) DNS
3 3 (5.66%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.77%) Firewall
4 2 (3.77%) Internet
4 2 (3.77%) SSL
4 2 (3.77%) VLAN
4 2 (3.77%) VPN
5 1 (1.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) MySQL
2 5 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.77%) Big Data
3 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.77%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) Maven
2 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Legal
3 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (3.77%) CSS
2 2 (3.77%) JSON
2 2 (3.77%) LAMP
2 2 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (3.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.98%) Hedge funds
3 5 (9.43%) Interactive TV
4 3 (5.66%) Equities
4 3 (5.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.77%) Fintech
6 1 (1.89%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Linux
1 53 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (15.09%) Solaris
4 3 (5.66%) Windows
5 2 (3.77%) SmartOS
5 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Process Management
2 14 (26.42%) Business Analysis
2 14 (26.42%) Change Control
2 14 (26.42%) Low Latency
2 14 (26.42%) Risk Management
2 14 (26.42%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (15.09%) Open Source
4 4 (7.55%) DevOps
5 2 (3.77%) Build Automation
5 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.77%) High Availability
5 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.77%) Patch Management
5 2 (3.77%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
5 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.89%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (79.25%) Python
2 21 (39.62%) Bash Shell
2 21 (39.62%) Perl
2 21 (39.62%) Shell Script
3 6 (11.32%) Ruby
4 5 (9.43%) C++
4 5 (9.43%) Java
5 3 (5.66%) PHP
6 2 (3.77%) C
6 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Docker
2 2 (3.77%) KVM
2 2 (3.77%) LXC
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (28.30%) Puppet
2 11 (20.75%) Ansible
3 5 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.77%) Graphite
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (3.77%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.89%) Nagios
5 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.89%) OSSEC
5 1 (1.89%) SELinux
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Red Hat
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle
3 6 (11.32%) VMware
4 2 (3.77%) EMC
4 2 (3.77%) Percona
5 1 (1.89%) ATG
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix
5 1 (1.89%) Dell
5 1 (1.89%) IBM