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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Unix Engineer
Rank 867 956 964
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Engineer 44 25 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.023% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.024% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 42 18 21
Median salary £55,000 £70,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,750 £37,123
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £95,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.52%

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
94446 105603 113036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79450 87181 92036
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +53 39 £55,000 -31.25% 1
East of England - 12 £55,000 -
London +32 11 £65,000 -27.77%
Bedfordshire - 11 £58,500 -
South East - 6 £52,500 - 1
Dunstable - 4 £53,750 -
Luton - 4 £65,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £52,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £52,500 -
Telford - 3 £42,500 -
Southampton - 3 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £52,500 -
Shropshire - 3 £42,500 -
South Wales +7 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Wales +5 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Belfast - 2 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £43,500 -
Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £37,500 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £47,500 -
County Antrim - 2 £47,500 -
Scotland +7 1 £40,250 +7.33%
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £40,250 -
Bradford - 1 £43,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -

Senior Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 84 (100.00%) Unix
2 62 (73.81%) Linux
3 44 (52.38%) Red Hat
4 37 (44.05%) Solaris
5 33 (39.29%) Python
6 32 (38.10%) Oracle
7 31 (36.90%) Perl
8 28 (33.33%) Finance
8 28 (33.33%) VMware
9 27 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (27.38%) AIX
10 23 (27.38%) HP
11 22 (26.19%) High Availability
12 19 (22.62%) ITIL
12 19 (22.62%) TCP/IP
13 18 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (20.24%) Bash Shell
14 17 (20.24%) Java
15 16 (19.05%) Cisco
15 16 (19.05%) Shell Script
15 16 (19.05%) Oracle Linux
16 15 (17.86%) Oracle RAC
16 15 (17.86%) EMC
17 14 (16.67%) Apache
17 14 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
18 13 (15.48%) vSphere
18 13 (15.48%) Banking
19 12 (14.29%) DNS
19 12 (14.29%) Windows
19 12 (14.29%) ITIL V3

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 (16.67%) Apache
2 9 (10.71%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.57%) nginx
4 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.19%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.62%) TCP/IP
2 12 (14.29%) DNS
3 11 (13.10%) SAN
3 11 (13.10%) SSH
4 10 (11.90%) LDAP
5 5 (5.95%) Firewall
5 5 (5.95%) MRTG
5 5 (5.95%) NAS
5 5 (5.95%) OpenLDAP
6 4 (4.76%) RTP
6 4 (4.76%) VoIP
7 3 (3.57%) HTTP
7 3 (3.57%) Internet
7 3 (3.57%) snoop
7 3 (3.57%) tcpdump
7 3 (3.57%) VPN
8 2 (2.38%) VLAN
9 1 (1.19%) IPsec
9 1 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) Aerospike
1 3 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (3.57%) Big Data
1 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
1 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.19%) JIRA
1 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 28 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (15.48%) Banking
3 9 (10.71%) Front Office
4 3 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.38%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) Web Services
2 9 (10.71%) Middleware
3 4 (4.76%) FreeSWITCH
4 3 (3.57%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 8 (9.52%) PKI
2 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.38%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.38%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) PACS
4 1 (1.19%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Unix
2 62 (73.81%) Linux
3 37 (44.05%) Solaris
4 27 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (27.38%) AIX
6 16 (19.05%) Oracle Linux
7 12 (14.29%) Windows
8 8 (9.52%) SUSE
8 8 (9.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (4.76%) Windows Server
10 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.38%) SVR4
11 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) High Availability
2 19 (22.62%) ITIL
3 12 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 11 (13.10%) Configuration Management
5 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.90%) Change Management
5 10 (11.90%) Integration Testing
5 10 (11.90%) Test Automation
5 10 (11.90%) Unit Testing
6 9 (10.71%) Automation Testing
6 9 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (10.71%) Scrum
6 9 (10.71%) Test Strategy
7 8 (9.52%) ITSM
7 8 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 8 (9.52%) Operations Management
7 8 (9.52%) Performance Optimisation
7 8 (9.52%) Service Management
7 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.29%) Python
2 31 (36.90%) Perl
3 17 (20.24%) Bash Shell
3 17 (20.24%) Java
4 16 (19.05%) Shell Script
5 11 (13.10%) SQL
6 10 (11.90%) Bourne shell
6 10 (11.90%) C-shell
7 9 (10.71%) C++
8 6 (7.14%) Ruby
9 4 (4.76%) Korn
10 3 (3.57%) C
10 3 (3.57%) PHP
11 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) CCIE
3 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (17.86%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (15.48%) vSphere
4 10 (11.90%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.90%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (11.90%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.95%) KVM
6 4 (4.76%) OpenSIPS
7 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) BMC PATROL
2 10 (11.90%) Oracle ZFS
3 9 (10.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (9.52%) Puppet
5 7 (8.33%) Nagios
5 7 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 5 (5.95%) Ganglia
6 5 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (5.95%) yum
7 3 (3.57%) CFEngine
7 3 (3.57%) Cobbler
8 2 (2.38%) Ansible
8 2 (2.38%) Icinga
8 2 (2.38%) Zenoss
9 1 (1.19%) OpenView
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (52.38%) Red Hat
2 32 (38.10%) Oracle
3 28 (33.33%) VMware
4 23 (27.38%) HP
5 16 (19.05%) Cisco
6 15 (17.86%) EMC
7 11 (13.10%) BMC
8 10 (11.90%) Sun
9 8 (9.52%) IBM
9 8 (9.52%) NetApp
10 5 (5.95%) FXall
11 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
12 3 (3.57%) Sybase
12 3 (3.57%) Veritas
13 1 (1.19%) F5
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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