The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Engineer
Rank 238 228 205
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 7 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.084% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.088% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 11
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5590 5661 5065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.69% 95.48% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4692 4746 4456
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 West

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

UNIX Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

UNIX Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

UNIX Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

UNIX Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(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
Bristol - 6 £42,500 -
Wiltshire -5 1 £37,500 -22.27%
UNIX Engineer
England

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 26 (100.00%) UNIX
2 18 (69.23%) Linux
3 15 (57.69%) Solaris
4 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
4 11 (42.31%) VMware
5 9 (34.62%) Apache
5 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (30.77%) Degree
6 8 (30.77%) HTTP
6 8 (30.77%) SSL
6 8 (30.77%) IPv4
6 8 (30.77%) Internet
6 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle
7 7 (26.92%) CentOS
8 6 (23.08%) DevOps
8 6 (23.08%) Korn
8 6 (23.08%) Perl
8 6 (23.08%) Sun Certification
9 5 (19.23%) HP
9 5 (19.23%) HPUX
9 5 (19.23%) NetBackup
9 5 (19.23%) Nagios
9 5 (19.23%) Symantec
9 5 (19.23%) Sun
9 5 (19.23%) SCSA
10 4 (15.38%) GlassFish
10 4 (15.38%) Opsview
10 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
10 4 (15.38%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 9 (34.62%) Apache
2 4 (15.38%) GlassFish
3 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.69%) JBoss
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) HTTP
1 8 (30.77%) SSL
1 8 (30.77%) IPv4
1 8 (30.77%) Internet
2 4 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Subversion
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Ant
General
1 4 (15.38%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) UNIX
2 18 (69.23%) Linux
3 15 (57.69%) Solaris
4 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (26.92%) CentOS
6 5 (19.23%) HPUX
7 4 (15.38%) SUSE
8 3 (11.54%) VMS
9 2 (7.69%) Windows
9 2 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) DevOps
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) CRM
2 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
2 6 (23.08%) Korn
2 6 (23.08%) Perl
3 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 4 (15.38%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) Sun Certification
3 5 (19.23%) SCSA
4 3 (11.54%) RHCA
5 2 (7.69%) RHCSA
6 1 (3.85%) RHCE
6 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (15.38%) Firmware
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Nagios
1 5 (19.23%) NetBackup
2 4 (15.38%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Opsview
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Red Hat
1 11 (42.31%) VMware
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
3 5 (19.23%) Sun
3 5 (19.23%) HP
3 5 (19.23%) Symantec
4 2 (7.69%) ATG
4 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft