The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior UNIX Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior UNIX Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior UNIX Engineer
Rank 866 859 815
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UNIX Engineer 16 33 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.031% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.033% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 42
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary - £40,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -32.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99934 100679 103565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.48% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 82413 80836 87730
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior UNIX Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior UNIX Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior UNIX Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior UNIX Engineer within the UK.

Senior UNIX Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior UNIX Engineer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior UNIX Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 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
England -2 16 £65,000 +52.94% 5
York +12 10 - - 2
North Yorkshire +7 10 - - 2
Yorkshire 0 10 - - 2
London +8 6 £65,000 +18.18% 2
City of London +6 1 £67,500 +22.72% 1

Senior UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior UNIX Engineer in their job title.

1 46 (100.00%) UNIX
2 44 (95.65%) Linux
3 32 (69.57%) Red Hat
4 31 (67.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (56.52%) Java
6 24 (52.17%) Internet
7 21 (45.65%) Perl
7 21 (45.65%) J2EE
8 19 (41.30%) Solaris
9 16 (34.78%) Vignette
9 16 (34.78%) Open Text
10 14 (30.43%) RHCE
11 13 (28.26%) Python
12 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
12 12 (26.09%) Finance
13 11 (23.91%) DNS
13 11 (23.91%) Apache
14 10 (21.74%) Veritas
15 9 (19.57%) VMware
15 9 (19.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 8 (17.39%) PHP
17 7 (15.22%) NFS
17 7 (15.22%) IBM
17 7 (15.22%) SAN
17 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
17 7 (15.22%) Load Balancing
17 7 (15.22%) VMware ESXi
18 6 (13.04%) vSphere
18 6 (13.04%) Multicast
18 6 (13.04%) Veritas Volume Manager

Senior UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior UNIX Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (23.91%) Apache
2 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.87%) Jetty
3 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (52.17%) Internet
2 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
3 11 (23.91%) DNS
4 7 (15.22%) SAN
5 6 (13.04%) Multicast
6 5 (10.87%) LDAP
7 3 (6.52%) SSH
7 3 (6.52%) NAS
8 2 (4.35%) iSCSI
8 2 (4.35%) BGP
8 2 (4.35%) Firewall
8 2 (4.35%) FTP
9 1 (2.17%) HTTP
9 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
1 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) HPCC
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.35%) French Language
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) J2EE
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (4.35%) PKI
2 2 (4.35%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Equities
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) UNIX
2 44 (95.65%) Linux
3 31 (67.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (41.30%) Solaris
5 3 (6.52%) CentOS
5 3 (6.52%) HPUX
6 2 (4.35%) AIX
7 1 (2.17%) Windows
7 1 (2.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Load Balancing
2 4 (8.70%) ITIL
3 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
3 3 (6.52%) Time Management
3 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.17%) Change Control
4 1 (2.17%) Service Continuity Management
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Management
4 1 (2.17%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.17%) Wealth Management
4 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.17%) ETL
4 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.17%) Change Management
4 1 (2.17%) E-business
4 1 (2.17%) Validation
4 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) Java
2 21 (45.65%) Perl
3 13 (28.26%) Python
4 8 (17.39%) PHP
5 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
6 5 (10.87%) Ruby
6 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.17%) SQL
8 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (15.22%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (15.22%) NFS
3 6 (13.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Veritas File System
3 6 (13.04%) vSphere
4 5 (10.87%) KVM
5 4 (8.70%) Xen
6 1 (2.17%) RHEV
6 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Legato
2 4 (8.70%) NetBackup
2 4 (8.70%) Puppet
3 3 (6.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.17%) SCCM
4 1 (2.17%) yum
4 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.17%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) Red Hat
2 16 (34.78%) Open Text
2 16 (34.78%) Vignette
3 10 (21.74%) Veritas
4 9 (19.57%) VMware
5 7 (15.22%) IBM
6 6 (13.04%) HP
6 6 (13.04%) NetApp
6 6 (13.04%) Symantec
7 4 (8.70%) EMC
8 3 (6.52%) Reuters
9 2 (4.35%) Bloomberg
9 2 (4.35%) Facebook
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle
10 1 (2.17%) BMC
10 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.17%) Sun
10 1 (2.17%) Teradata
10 1 (2.17%) Remedy
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus = pension + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Salary: £Excellent Basic + large benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago