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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Engineer
Rank 612 627 618
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Engineer 10 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.015% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.016% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 11
Average salary £77,500 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £61,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £81,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
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
41131 43401 41192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.17% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36258 34578
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

UNIX Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in London

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) UNIX
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) Solaris
3 12 (85.71%) Perl
4 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
4 10 (71.43%) Puppet
5 9 (64.29%) SAN
5 9 (64.29%) Ruby
6 7 (50.00%) NetApp
6 7 (50.00%) Python
6 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
6 7 (50.00%) Hedge funds
6 7 (50.00%) NAS
7 5 (35.71%) DNS
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
8 3 (21.43%) LDAP
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
8 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
8 3 (21.43%) DevOps
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (14.29%) LXC
9 2 (14.29%) Graphite
9 2 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (14.29%) Percona

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Joyent
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) SAN
2 7 (50.00%) NAS
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) LDAP
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) VLAN
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (7.14%) SSH
6 1 (7.14%) SMTP
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) Redis
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) JSON
1 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (7.14%) PlayStation
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) UNIX
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Solaris
3 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) SmartOS
4 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
1 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (21.43%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Build Automation
2 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Perl
2 9 (64.29%) Ruby
3 7 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.14%) Korn
6 1 (7.14%) Bourne shell
6 1 (7.14%) C-shell
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Xen
2 2 (14.29%) KVM
2 2 (14.29%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) LXC
3 1 (7.14%) NFS
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Puppet
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (14.29%) Graphite
3 2 (14.29%) ZABBIX
4 1 (7.14%) BladeLogic
4 1 (7.14%) CFEngine
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 7 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) Percona
6 1 (7.14%) Sybase
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) Sun
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) EMC
6 1 (7.14%) Hitachi
6 1 (7.14%) Veritas
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec