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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Engineer
Rank 608 611 606
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Engineer 10 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.005% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.005% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 10
Average salary £72,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.63% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,500 £52,650
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +16.25%
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
38247 40284 42737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.87% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 32524 32996 36775
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 2015.

UNIX Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in London

UNIX Systems 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 Systems Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
(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 - 4 £30,000 -
UNIX Systems Engineer
England

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 26 (100.00%) UNIX
2 25 (96.15%) Linux
3 21 (80.77%) Perl
4 15 (57.69%) Solaris
4 15 (57.69%) TCP/IP
4 15 (57.69%) DNS
4 15 (57.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (53.85%) FTP
5 14 (53.85%) Apache
6 10 (38.46%) SAN
6 10 (38.46%) Shell Script
7 9 (34.62%) Banking
8 8 (30.77%) Investment Banking
8 8 (30.77%) Firewall
8 8 (30.77%) VMware
8 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
8 8 (30.77%) Hedge funds
9 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
9 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (26.92%) Internet
9 7 (26.92%) HP
9 7 (26.92%) ITIL
9 7 (26.92%) DHCP
9 7 (26.92%) ITSM
9 7 (26.92%) Service Management
10 6 (23.08%) SSH
10 6 (23.08%) NFS
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle
10 6 (23.08%) PHP

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 14 (53.85%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) TCP/IP
1 15 (57.69%) DNS
2 14 (53.85%) FTP
3 10 (38.46%) SAN
4 8 (30.77%) Firewall
5 7 (26.92%) Internet
5 7 (26.92%) DHCP
6 6 (23.08%) SSH
7 3 (11.54%) iSCSI
7 3 (11.54%) NAS
7 3 (11.54%) LDAP
8 1 (3.85%) LAN
8 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 9 (34.62%) Banking
2 8 (30.77%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Hedge funds
2 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) UNIX
2 25 (96.15%) Linux
3 15 (57.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (57.69%) Solaris
4 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
1 7 (26.92%) Service Management
1 7 (26.92%) ITSM
2 6 (23.08%) Software Deployment
3 3 (11.54%) Time Management
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) Perl
2 10 (38.46%) Shell Script
3 6 (23.08%) PHP
3 6 (23.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) RHCE
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Veritas File System
2 6 (23.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (23.08%) vSphere
2 6 (23.08%) NFS
3 5 (19.23%) Firmware
4 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.85%) Samba
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Legato
2 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
1 8 (30.77%) VMware
2 7 (26.92%) HP
3 6 (23.08%) Sun
3 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 6 (23.08%) Veritas
4 3 (11.54%) Reuters
4 3 (11.54%) Symantec
4 3 (11.54%) IBM
4 3 (11.54%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds