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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 431 397 401
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 33 60 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19 44 26
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £30,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
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
18660 19881 19366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.41% 97.06% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15961 16195 15375
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Berkshire -22 12 £42,500 +11.11% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 6 £55,000 - 1
Surrey -1 5 £46,500 +41.98%
Kent - 4 £38,750 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Hampshire +5 2 £42,500 +11.11%
East Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
Unix Engineer
England

Unix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 94 (100.00%) Unix
2 61 (64.89%) Linux
3 36 (38.30%) Finance
4 35 (37.23%) Red Hat
5 26 (27.66%) VMware
6 25 (26.60%) AIX
7 24 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (23.40%) Performance Tuning
8 22 (23.40%) Windows
9 21 (22.34%) Solaris
9 21 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (21.28%) Perl
10 20 (21.28%) Clustering
11 19 (20.21%) HP
12 18 (19.15%) IBM
13 16 (17.02%) Python
13 16 (17.02%) Configuration Management
13 16 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (14.89%) High Availability
15 13 (13.83%) Puppet
16 12 (12.77%) MySQL
16 12 (12.77%) Red Hat Satellite
16 12 (12.77%) Kernel Tuning
17 11 (11.70%) Bash Shell
17 11 (11.70%) Oracle
17 11 (11.70%) Apache
17 11 (11.70%) SAN
18 10 (10.64%) Tomcat
18 10 (10.64%) Asset Management
18 10 (10.64%) Replication

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (11.70%) Apache
2 10 (10.64%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.26%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.19%) JBoss
5 2 (2.13%) IBM Domino
5 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.06%) IIS
6 1 (1.06%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.06%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.19%) IaaS
2 3 (3.19%) PaaS
2 3 (3.19%) SaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.06%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) SAN
2 8 (8.51%) Firewall
3 7 (7.45%) DNS
4 5 (5.32%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.26%) LDAP
6 3 (3.19%) BGP
6 3 (3.19%) IPv6
6 3 (3.19%) OSPF
6 3 (3.19%) SNMP
6 3 (3.19%) Wireless
7 2 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.13%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.06%) 2G
8 1 (1.06%) 3G
8 1 (1.06%) 4G
8 1 (1.06%) Modbus
8 1 (1.06%) NAS
8 1 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) MySQL
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.19%) DB2
5 1 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (38.30%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Automotive
3 2 (2.13%) Italian Language
3 2 (2.13%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) LAMP
1 3 (3.19%) Middleware
1 3 (3.19%) Regular Expression
1 3 (3.19%) Web Services
2 2 (2.13%) J2EE
3 1 (1.06%) Ajax
3 1 (1.06%) CSS
3 1 (1.06%) HTML
3 1 (1.06%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.28%) Clustering
2 16 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.64%) Replication
4 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.26%) HACMP
5 3 (3.19%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (3.19%) EMC VNX
5 3 (3.19%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.19%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.13%) Statistics
7 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.06%) Handset
7 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.06%) Physics
7 1 (1.06%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.06%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Unix
2 61 (64.89%) Linux
3 25 (26.60%) AIX
4 24 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (23.40%) Windows
6 21 (22.34%) Solaris
7 6 (6.38%) CentOS
7 6 (6.38%) Debian
7 6 (6.38%) Ubuntu
8 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.19%) Fedora
9 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.40%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (17.02%) Configuration Management
3 14 (14.89%) High Availability
4 12 (12.77%) Kernel Tuning
5 10 (10.64%) Asset Management
5 10 (10.64%) Patch Management
6 9 (9.57%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (8.51%) Trend Analysis
8 6 (6.38%) Change Management
8 6 (6.38%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.38%) Security Management
9 5 (5.32%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.32%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.32%) Open Source
9 5 (5.32%) SDLC
9 5 (5.32%) TDD
10 4 (4.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.28%) Perl
2 16 (17.02%) Python
3 11 (11.70%) Bash Shell
4 6 (6.38%) C
5 5 (5.32%) Java
5 5 (5.32%) SQL
6 4 (4.26%) C++
6 4 (4.26%) PHP
6 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.26%) Ruby
7 3 (3.19%) Assembly Language
7 3 (3.19%) COBOL
7 3 (3.19%) PL/1
7 3 (3.19%) REXX
7 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) CEH
2 3 (3.19%) CISSP
3 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.38%) Firmware
2 6 (6.38%) Postfix
3 4 (4.26%) NFS
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle Clusterware
3 4 (4.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.19%) Corosync
4 3 (3.19%) Sendmail
4 3 (3.19%) SRDF
5 2 (2.13%) Xen
6 1 (1.06%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (13.83%) Puppet
2 12 (12.77%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (6.38%) Ansible
3 6 (6.38%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.32%) Linux-HA
5 4 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (4.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 3 (3.19%) EMC VPLEX
6 3 (3.19%) Nagios
6 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.19%) Salt
6 3 (3.19%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.06%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (37.23%) Red Hat
2 26 (27.66%) VMware
3 19 (20.21%) HP
4 18 (19.15%) IBM
5 11 (11.70%) Oracle
6 9 (9.57%) Cisco
6 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
7 8 (8.51%) Brocade
8 6 (6.38%) SolarWinds
9 5 (5.32%) Sun
9 5 (5.32%) Veritas
10 4 (4.26%) EMC
10 4 (4.26%) Informatica
10 4 (4.26%) Rally
11 3 (3.19%) Dell
11 3 (3.19%) F5
11 3 (3.19%) LANDesk
12 2 (2.13%) Mercator
13 1 (1.06%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.06%) TIBCO
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