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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 409 404 413
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 31 22 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 24
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £23,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,050 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -1 14 £32,500 -25.71%
Surrey +5 7 £70,000 +48.93%
Hampshire -4 4 £42,500 +21.42%
Kent - 3 £67,500 -
Home Counties - 3 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £28,000 -
UNIX Engineer
England

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (100.00%) UNIX
2 34 (89.47%) Linux
3 31 (81.58%) Solaris
4 28 (73.68%) Sun
5 25 (65.79%) HP
6 23 (60.53%) Red Hat
7 22 (57.89%) AIX
8 21 (55.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (39.47%) VMware
9 15 (39.47%) Veritas
9 15 (39.47%) SAN
10 13 (34.21%) Finance
11 12 (31.58%) NetBackup
11 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (31.58%) Windows
11 12 (31.58%) Perl
12 11 (28.95%) IBM
13 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
13 10 (26.32%) DHCP
14 8 (21.05%) Banking
14 8 (21.05%) DNS
15 7 (18.42%) Apache
15 7 (18.42%) HPUX
15 7 (18.42%) Java
15 7 (18.42%) IRIX
15 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
15 7 (18.42%) VMware ESX
16 6 (15.79%) Ruby
16 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
16 6 (15.79%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (18.42%) Apache
2 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) SAN
2 10 (26.32%) DHCP
2 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 8 (21.05%) DNS
4 5 (13.16%) NAS
4 5 (13.16%) VPN
5 3 (7.89%) Firewall
5 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (7.89%) VLAN
5 3 (7.89%) Wireshark
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (7.89%) tcpdump
5 3 (7.89%) snoop
5 3 (7.89%) FWSM
5 3 (7.89%) LDAP
6 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
4 5 (13.16%) Financial Institution
5 4 (10.53%) German Language
6 3 (7.89%) French Language
7 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) YAML
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
2 3 (7.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) iSeries
2 3 (7.89%) Firmware
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) UNIX
2 34 (89.47%) Linux
3 31 (81.58%) Solaris
4 22 (57.89%) AIX
5 21 (55.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (31.58%) Windows
7 7 (18.42%) HPUX
7 7 (18.42%) IRIX
8 2 (5.26%) CentOS
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (13.16%) Project Planning
2 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
2 5 (13.16%) Server Monitoring
2 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (10.53%) DevOps
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) Web Development
4 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
5 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) Network Management
6 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Line Management
6 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) Perl
2 7 (18.42%) Java
3 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 6 (15.79%) Ruby
4 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
4 5 (13.16%) Bourne shell
4 5 (13.16%) Python
5 4 (10.53%) PHP
6 3 (7.89%) C
6 3 (7.89%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) RHCE
1 5 (13.16%) SCSA
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.42%) VMware ESX
3 5 (13.16%) Samba
3 5 (13.16%) Sendmail
3 5 (13.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Veritas File System
4 3 (7.89%) NFS
5 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.26%) vSphere
6 1 (2.63%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) NetBackup
2 6 (15.79%) Legato
3 4 (10.53%) Puppet
3 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.89%) OpenView
4 3 (7.89%) Netcool
4 3 (7.89%) Control-M
5 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) Sun
2 25 (65.79%) HP
3 23 (60.53%) Red Hat
4 15 (39.47%) Veritas
4 15 (39.47%) VMware
5 11 (28.95%) IBM
6 6 (15.79%) EMC
6 6 (15.79%) Cisco
7 4 (10.53%) JBoss
8 3 (7.89%) Oracle
8 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.89%) Dell
8 3 (7.89%) Egenera
8 3 (7.89%) Foundry
8 3 (7.89%) F5
9 2 (5.26%) Citrix
9 2 (5.26%) Juniper
9 2 (5.26%) NetApp
9 2 (5.26%) Symantec