The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Engineer
Rank 416 396 423
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 14 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.069% 0.069% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.073% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 21
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19529 19154 21142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.58% 94.65% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15938 15316 18330
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UNIX Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

UNIX Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

UNIX Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Engineer across the South East region.

UNIX Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

UNIX Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

UNIX Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

UNIX Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
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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
West Sussex - 5 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 4 £25,000 - 1
Berkshire -17 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Surrey -8 2 - -
UNIX Engineer
England

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 43 (100.00%) UNIX
2 39 (90.70%) Linux
3 25 (58.14%) Solaris
3 25 (58.14%) Red Hat
4 24 (55.81%) Sun
5 21 (48.84%) AIX
6 20 (46.51%) HP
7 19 (44.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (39.53%) VMware
9 14 (32.56%) Finance
10 13 (30.23%) Apache
10 13 (30.23%) Perl
11 12 (27.91%) MySQL
11 12 (27.91%) SAN
11 12 (27.91%) Shell Script
11 12 (27.91%) NetBackup
11 12 (27.91%) Veritas
12 11 (25.58%) Oracle
12 11 (25.58%) Tomcat
13 10 (23.26%) IBM
13 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (20.93%) Windows
15 8 (18.60%) Banking
15 8 (18.60%) Firewall
16 7 (16.28%) Manufacturing
16 7 (16.28%) Clustering
16 7 (16.28%) Java
16 7 (16.28%) HPUX
16 7 (16.28%) DHCP
16 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 13 (30.23%) Apache
2 11 (25.58%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.63%) Apache Solr
4 3 (6.98%) JBoss
4 3 (6.98%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) SAN
2 8 (18.60%) Firewall
3 7 (16.28%) DHCP
3 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.63%) BIG-IP
4 5 (11.63%) VPN
4 5 (11.63%) DNS
5 3 (6.98%) VLAN
5 3 (6.98%) Wireshark
5 3 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (6.98%) LDAP
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (6.98%) tcpdump
5 3 (6.98%) snoop
5 3 (6.98%) FWSM
6 2 (4.65%) NAS
7 1 (2.33%) FTP
7 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.33%) Internet
7 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) DB2
4 1 (2.33%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.33%) HPCC
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Banking
3 7 (16.28%) Manufacturing
4 6 (13.95%) French Language
5 5 (11.63%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.33%) German Language
7 1 (2.33%) Retail
7 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) XML
2 3 (6.98%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) iSeries
3 1 (2.33%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) UNIX
2 39 (90.70%) Linux
3 25 (58.14%) Solaris
4 21 (48.84%) AIX
5 19 (44.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (20.93%) Windows
7 7 (16.28%) HPUX
7 7 (16.28%) IRIX
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (11.63%) Server Monitoring
3 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
3 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.98%) Web Development
4 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.98%) DevOps
5 2 (4.65%) Change Control
5 2 (4.65%) ITIL
5 2 (4.65%) Operations Management
5 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.65%) Service Management
5 2 (4.65%) Migration
6 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.33%) Change Management
6 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.33%) ETL
6 1 (2.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Perl
2 12 (27.91%) Shell Script
3 7 (16.28%) Java
4 6 (13.95%) SQL
5 5 (11.63%) Bourne shell
6 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
6 4 (9.30%) C++
6 4 (9.30%) Python
6 4 (9.30%) Ruby
7 3 (6.98%) C
7 3 (6.98%) PHP
8 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.33%) AWK
9 1 (2.33%) Korn
9 1 (2.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) RHCE
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) SCSA
3 1 (2.33%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.95%) vSphere
2 6 (13.95%) Samba
3 5 (11.63%) Sendmail
3 5 (11.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Veritas File System
4 4 (9.30%) VMware ESX
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (6.98%) NFS
5 3 (6.98%) Firmware
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) NetBackup
2 5 (11.63%) Legato
3 3 (6.98%) Control-M
3 3 (6.98%) OpenView
3 3 (6.98%) Puppet
3 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.65%) Data Guard
4 2 (4.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Netcool
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Red Hat
2 24 (55.81%) Sun
3 20 (46.51%) HP
4 17 (39.53%) VMware
5 12 (27.91%) Veritas
6 11 (25.58%) Oracle
7 10 (23.26%) IBM
8 5 (11.63%) Cisco
8 5 (11.63%) EMC
8 5 (11.63%) hybris
9 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.98%) Dell
10 3 (6.98%) Egenera
10 3 (6.98%) F5
10 3 (6.98%) Foundry
11 1 (2.33%) Teradata
11 1 (2.33%) Juniper
11 1 (2.33%) Citrix
11 1 (2.33%) NetApp