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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Engineer
Rank 618 655 581
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -74
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Engineer 9 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.008% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.009% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 17
Average salary £90,000 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -14.70%
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
41333 45058 41496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.27% 93.49% 93.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35059 37848 34733
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 £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 30 July 2015.

UNIX Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in London

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (100.00%) UNIX
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Solaris
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
3 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 10 (83.33%) Perl
4 9 (75.00%) SAN
5 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (66.67%) Puppet
6 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
6 7 (58.33%) Hedge funds
6 7 (58.33%) NAS
6 7 (58.33%) Ruby
6 7 (58.33%) NetApp
6 7 (58.33%) Python
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
8 1 (8.33%) Games
8 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) CFEngine
8 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (8.33%) DevOps
8 1 (8.33%) PlayStation
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (8.33%) IBM
8 1 (8.33%) Sun
8 1 (8.33%) HP
8 1 (8.33%) EMC

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 7 (58.33%) NAS
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) SSH
4 1 (8.33%) LDAP
4 1 (8.33%) SMTP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (8.33%) PlayStation
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Solaris
3 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Perl
2 7 (58.33%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) Ruby
3 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) Korn
4 1 (8.33%) Bourne shell
4 1 (8.33%) C-shell
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) NFS
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) CFEngine
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (8.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (58.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Sybase
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Hitachi