The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Unix Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Unix Engineer
Rank 884 958 953
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Engineer 30 24 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.022% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.023% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 28 20 22
Median salary £52,500 £56,250 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,050 £39,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £95,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +17.97%

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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Unix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Unix Engineer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Unix Engineer over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 within the UK.

Senior Unix Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Unix Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Unix Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 25 £55,000 -8.33%
London +62 8 £70,000 -24.32%
South East +24 5 £50,000 -16.66%
East Midlands - 3 £52,500 -
Southampton - 3 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £52,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £52,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £50,000 -
East of England - 3 £51,750 -
Berkshire +14 2 £55,000 -8.33%
South Wales +9 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Wales +5 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Belfast - 2 £47,500 -
County Antrim - 2 £47,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £55,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £37,500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £61,750 -
Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
Shropshire - 2 £42,500 -
Telford - 2 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £43,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £47,500 -
Scotland +14 1 £40,250 +8.05%
West Yorkshire - 1 £43,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Luton - 1 £65,000 -
York - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Senior Unix Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 78 (100.00%) Unix
2 56 (71.79%) Linux
3 41 (52.56%) Red Hat
4 35 (44.87%) Python
5 34 (43.59%) Solaris
6 33 (42.31%) Perl
7 28 (35.90%) Oracle
7 28 (35.90%) Finance
8 27 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (33.33%) VMware
10 25 (32.05%) HP
11 21 (26.92%) AIX
12 19 (24.36%) TCP/IP
12 19 (24.36%) High Availability
13 17 (21.79%) ITIL
13 17 (21.79%) EMC
14 16 (20.51%) Shell Script
14 16 (20.51%) Cisco
14 16 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (19.23%) Oracle RAC
15 15 (19.23%) Bash Shell
16 14 (17.95%) Oracle Linux
16 14 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (17.95%) Apache
16 14 (17.95%) Java
17 13 (16.67%) SAN
17 13 (16.67%) Configuration Management
17 13 (16.67%) Banking
17 13 (16.67%) vSphere
18 12 (15.38%) DNS

Senior Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (17.95%) Apache
2 9 (11.54%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.85%) nginx
4 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.28%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.36%) TCP/IP
2 13 (16.67%) SAN
3 12 (15.38%) DNS
4 11 (14.10%) SSH
5 10 (12.82%) LDAP
6 7 (8.97%) NAS
7 5 (6.41%) Firewall
7 5 (6.41%) MRTG
7 5 (6.41%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (5.13%) RTP
8 4 (5.13%) VoIP
9 3 (3.85%) HTTP
9 3 (3.85%) Internet
9 3 (3.85%) snoop
9 3 (3.85%) tcpdump
9 3 (3.85%) VPN
10 2 (2.56%) VLAN
11 1 (1.28%) IPsec
11 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) Big Data
1 5 (6.41%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.85%) Aerospike
2 3 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.28%) JIRA
1 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 28 (35.90%) Finance
2 13 (16.67%) Banking
3 9 (11.54%) Front Office
4 4 (5.13%) Back Office
5 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) Web Services
2 9 (11.54%) Middleware
3 4 (5.13%) FreeSWITCH
4 3 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Data Centre
1 8 (10.26%) PKI
2 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (5.13%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.56%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) PACS
4 1 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Unix
2 56 (71.79%) Linux
3 34 (43.59%) Solaris
4 27 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (26.92%) AIX
6 14 (17.95%) Oracle Linux
7 9 (11.54%) Windows
8 6 (7.69%) SUSE
8 6 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (5.13%) Ubuntu
9 4 (5.13%) Windows Server
10 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.56%) SVR4
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) High Availability
2 17 (21.79%) ITIL
3 13 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 10 (12.82%) Integration Testing
4 10 (12.82%) ITIL V3
4 10 (12.82%) Test Automation
4 10 (12.82%) Unit Testing
5 9 (11.54%) Automation Testing
5 9 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (11.54%) Test Strategy
6 8 (10.26%) Change Management
6 8 (10.26%) Operations Management
7 7 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.69%) ITSM
8 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
8 6 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (7.69%) Scrum
8 6 (7.69%) Service Management
9 5 (6.41%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) Python
2 33 (42.31%) Perl
3 16 (20.51%) Shell Script
4 15 (19.23%) Bash Shell
5 14 (17.95%) Java
6 11 (14.10%) SQL
7 10 (12.82%) Bourne shell
7 10 (12.82%) C-shell
8 8 (10.26%) Ruby
9 6 (7.69%) C++
10 4 (5.13%) Korn
11 3 (3.85%) C
11 3 (3.85%) PHP
12 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) CCIE
3 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (19.23%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (16.67%) vSphere
4 10 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 10 (12.82%) VMware ESX
5 6 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (6.41%) KVM
7 4 (5.13%) OpenSIPS
8 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
9 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) BMC PATROL
2 10 (12.82%) Oracle ZFS
2 10 (12.82%) Puppet
3 9 (11.54%) Nagios
3 9 (11.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 7 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (8.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (6.41%) Cobbler
5 5 (6.41%) Ganglia
5 5 (6.41%) yum
6 4 (5.13%) Ansible
6 4 (5.13%) Icinga
6 4 (5.13%) Zenoss
7 3 (3.85%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.28%) OpenView
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (52.56%) Red Hat
2 28 (35.90%) Oracle
3 26 (33.33%) VMware
4 25 (32.05%) HP
5 17 (21.79%) EMC
6 16 (20.51%) Cisco
7 11 (14.10%) BMC
8 10 (12.82%) NetApp
8 10 (12.82%) Sun
9 6 (7.69%) IBM
10 5 (6.41%) FXall
11 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
12 3 (3.85%) Sybase
12 3 (3.85%) Veritas
13 1 (1.28%) F5