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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 409 410 418
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 27 18 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.083% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.087% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 29
Average salary £42,500 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £40,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
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
20724 20627 21233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.86% 94.93% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16449 17008 18211
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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
Berkshire +19 12 £50,000 +12.67%
Surrey -13 5 £70,000 +48.93%
Hampshire +3 4 £42,500 +13.33%
Home Counties - 3 £32,500 -
Kent - 2 £67,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £28,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
UNIX Engineer
England

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 44 (100.00%) UNIX
2 41 (93.18%) Linux
3 35 (79.55%) Solaris
4 31 (70.45%) Sun
5 28 (63.64%) HP
5 28 (63.64%) Red Hat
6 25 (56.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (52.27%) AIX
8 19 (43.18%) VMware
9 18 (40.91%) Veritas
10 16 (36.36%) SAN
11 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (31.82%) Finance
12 14 (31.82%) NetBackup
12 14 (31.82%) Perl
13 12 (27.27%) Windows
14 11 (25.00%) DHCP
14 11 (25.00%) TCP/IP
14 11 (25.00%) IBM
15 10 (22.73%) Apache
16 9 (20.45%) DNS
17 8 (18.18%) HPUX
17 8 (18.18%) RHCE
17 8 (18.18%) Shell Script
17 8 (18.18%) IRIX
17 8 (18.18%) Banking
17 8 (18.18%) Problem Management
17 8 (18.18%) Manufacturing
17 8 (18.18%) VMware ESX
18 7 (15.91%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 10 (22.73%) Apache
2 7 (15.91%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.09%) JBoss
4 3 (6.82%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) SAS
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) SAN
2 11 (25.00%) DHCP
2 11 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (20.45%) DNS
4 6 (13.64%) NAS
5 5 (11.36%) VPN
6 4 (9.09%) Firewall
7 3 (6.82%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (6.82%) tcpdump
7 3 (6.82%) snoop
7 3 (6.82%) FWSM
7 3 (6.82%) VLAN
7 3 (6.82%) Wireshark
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.82%) LDAP
8 2 (4.55%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
9 1 (2.27%) BIG-IP
9 1 (2.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 8 (18.18%) Banking
3 5 (11.36%) Financial Institution
4 4 (9.09%) French Language
4 4 (9.09%) German Language
5 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.27%) Retail
6 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) XML
1 4 (9.09%) YAML
2 3 (6.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Clustering
2 3 (6.82%) iSeries
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) UNIX
2 41 (93.18%) Linux
3 35 (79.55%) Solaris
4 25 (56.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (52.27%) AIX
6 12 (27.27%) Windows
7 8 (18.18%) HPUX
7 8 (18.18%) IRIX
8 2 (4.55%) CentOS
9 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (13.64%) Project Planning
4 5 (11.36%) Server Monitoring
4 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (9.09%) DevOps
6 3 (6.82%) Web Development
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL
6 3 (6.82%) Change Management
6 3 (6.82%) Migration
6 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.55%) Operations Management
8 1 (2.27%) Network Management
8 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Line Management
8 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) Perl
2 8 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 7 (15.91%) Java
4 6 (13.64%) Ruby
5 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.36%) Bourne shell
5 5 (11.36%) Python
6 4 (9.09%) PHP
6 4 (9.09%) C++
7 3 (6.82%) C
8 2 (4.55%) SQL
9 1 (2.27%) AWK
9 1 (2.27%) sed
9 1 (2.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) RHCE
2 6 (13.64%) SCSA
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 5 (11.36%) Sendmail
3 5 (11.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Veritas File System
3 5 (11.36%) Samba
4 3 (6.82%) vSphere
4 3 (6.82%) NFS
4 3 (6.82%) Firmware
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.27%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) NetBackup
2 6 (13.64%) Legato
3 4 (9.09%) Puppet
3 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.82%) OpenView
4 3 (6.82%) Control-M
5 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Netcool
6 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) Sun
2 28 (63.64%) HP
2 28 (63.64%) Red Hat
3 19 (43.18%) VMware
4 18 (40.91%) Veritas
5 11 (25.00%) IBM
6 6 (13.64%) Oracle
6 6 (13.64%) Cisco
6 6 (13.64%) EMC
7 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.82%) Egenera
8 3 (6.82%) Dell
8 3 (6.82%) Foundry
8 3 (6.82%) F5
9 2 (4.55%) Symantec
9 2 (4.55%) Citrix
9 2 (4.55%) Juniper
9 2 (4.55%) NetApp
10 1 (2.27%) hybris
10 1 (2.27%) Teradata