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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Unix Engineer
Rank 862 956 956
Rank change year-on-year
+94 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Engineer 19 18 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.017% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.018% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 20
Median salary £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £65,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +57.57%

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 2016 within the UK.

Senior Unix Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Unix Engineer
Top 12 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 8 December 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 +73 19 £65,000 +1.96% 4
South East +72 10 £42,000 -35.38% 2
London +38 8 £82,500 +32.00% 2
Kent - 5 £39,000 - 1
Berkshire +51 2 £56,250 -13.46%
Reading +36 2 £56,250 -13.46%
Hampshire - 2 £55,000 - 1
Surrey +29 1 £52,500 +7.14%
South West - 1 £34,828 -
Woking - 1 £52,500 -
Southampton - 1 £45,000 - 1
Bristol - 1 £34,828 -

Senior Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 41 (100.00%) Unix
2 31 (75.61%) Linux
3 19 (46.34%) Python
3 19 (46.34%) Perl
3 19 (46.34%) Red Hat
4 15 (36.59%) Puppet
5 14 (34.15%) Configuration Management
6 13 (31.71%) Finance
6 13 (31.71%) Windows
6 13 (31.71%) Bash Shell
7 12 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (29.27%) Ansible
8 10 (24.39%) Degree
8 10 (24.39%) HP
9 9 (21.95%) Financial Institution
9 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (19.51%) CentOS
10 8 (19.51%) AIX
11 7 (17.07%) Apache
11 7 (17.07%) NetApp
11 7 (17.07%) SAN
11 7 (17.07%) Nagios
11 7 (17.07%) Low Latency
11 7 (17.07%) Rundeck
12 6 (14.63%) Patch Management
12 6 (14.63%) Ubuntu
12 6 (14.63%) EMC
12 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
12 6 (14.63%) Asset Management
13 5 (12.20%) Ruby

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 7 (17.07%) Apache
2 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.32%) nginx
4 2 (4.88%) JBoss
4 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) Jetty
5 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) SAN
2 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.20%) NAS
4 4 (9.76%) DNS
4 4 (9.76%) Firewall
5 3 (7.32%) Internet
5 3 (7.32%) VLAN
5 3 (7.32%) VPN
6 2 (4.88%) HTTP
6 2 (4.88%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (4.88%) SSH
7 1 (2.44%) BGP
7 1 (2.44%) IPsec
7 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.44%) LDAP
7 1 (2.44%) Network Security
7 1 (2.44%) RTP
7 1 (2.44%) SSL
7 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (9.76%) Big Data
2 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.32%) Aerospike
3 3 (7.32%) MySQL
4 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) DB2
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Financial Institution
3 4 (9.76%) Back Office
4 3 (7.32%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Middleware
2 2 (4.88%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) jQuery
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Hedge funds
2 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.44%) PACS
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Unix
2 31 (75.61%) Linux
3 13 (31.71%) Windows
4 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (19.51%) AIX
5 8 (19.51%) CentOS
6 6 (14.63%) Ubuntu
7 5 (12.20%) Solaris
8 3 (7.32%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
10 1 (2.44%) Debian
10 1 (2.44%) SVR4
10 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Configuration Management
2 7 (17.07%) Low Latency
3 6 (14.63%) Asset Management
3 6 (14.63%) Patch Management
4 5 (12.20%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 4 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.76%) Change Management
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL
5 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (9.76%) Quantitative Investing
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.32%) High Availability
6 3 (7.32%) Network Architecture
6 3 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.32%) Scrum
6 3 (7.32%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) Perl
1 19 (46.34%) Python
2 13 (31.71%) Bash Shell
3 5 (12.20%) Ruby
3 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.32%) PHP
5 2 (4.88%) C++
5 2 (4.88%) Korn
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) CCIE
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) Firmware
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.88%) Samba
4 1 (2.44%) iptables
4 1 (2.44%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (2.44%) KVM
4 1 (2.44%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (36.59%) Puppet
2 12 (29.27%) Ansible
2 12 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (17.07%) Nagios
3 7 (17.07%) Rundeck
4 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (9.76%) Cobbler
5 4 (9.76%) Icinga
5 4 (9.76%) Zenoss
6 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (4.88%) CFEngine
7 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
8 1 (2.44%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (2.44%) OpenView
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
8 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (2.44%) vMotion
8 1 (2.44%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Red Hat
2 10 (24.39%) HP
3 7 (17.07%) NetApp
4 6 (14.63%) EMC
5 5 (12.20%) IBM
5 5 (12.20%) LANDesk
5 5 (12.20%) Oracle
5 5 (12.20%) SolarWinds
5 5 (12.20%) VMware
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco
6 3 (7.32%) Sybase
7 1 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.44%) BMC
7 1 (2.44%) Dell
7 1 (2.44%) Intel
7 1 (2.44%) Juniper
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.44%) Sun
7 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.44%) Veritas
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