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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Unix Engineer
Rank 875 921 931
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Engineer 21 20 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.018% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.019% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 27
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,975 £39,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £84,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.90% +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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +51 17 £52,500 -12.50% 2
London +43 6 £70,000 -12.50%
South East +33 6 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Southampton - 3 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £50,000 -
Berkshire +14 2 £51,250 -14.58%
Wales +9 2 £37,500 -6.25%
South Wales +6 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Yorkshire - 2 £43,500 -
Cardiff - 2 £37,500 -
Scotland +23 1 £40,250 +8.05%
Reading +11 1 £47,500 -20.83%
Belfast - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £55,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £42,500 -
Surrey - 1 £52,500 - 2
Borehamwood - 1 £45,000 -
Watford - 1 £45,000 -
York - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £60,000 -
Telford - 1 £42,500 -
Woking - 1 £52,500 - 2
Bradford - 1 £43,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £43,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £60,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £40,250 -
East Midlands - 1 £60,000 -

Senior Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 67 (100.00%) Unix
2 48 (71.64%) Linux
3 36 (53.73%) Red Hat
4 33 (49.25%) Perl
5 32 (47.76%) Solaris
5 32 (47.76%) Python
6 26 (38.81%) Oracle
6 26 (38.81%) HP
7 25 (37.31%) Finance
8 23 (34.33%) VMware
8 23 (34.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (29.85%) TCP/IP
10 18 (26.87%) AIX
11 17 (25.37%) EMC
11 17 (25.37%) Shell Script
12 16 (23.88%) High Availability
13 15 (22.39%) Oracle RAC
13 15 (22.39%) Cisco
13 15 (22.39%) Apache
14 14 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (19.40%) Configuration Management
15 13 (19.40%) Banking
16 12 (17.91%) DNS
16 12 (17.91%) SAN
16 12 (17.91%) ITIL
16 12 (17.91%) vSphere
16 12 (17.91%) Bash Shell
16 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (17.91%) SSH
17 11 (16.42%) Oracle Linux

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 15 (22.39%) Apache
2 9 (13.43%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.48%) nginx
4 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.49%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) Jetty
5 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.85%) TCP/IP
2 12 (17.91%) DNS
2 12 (17.91%) SAN
2 12 (17.91%) SSH
3 11 (16.42%) LDAP
4 7 (10.45%) NAS
5 6 (8.96%) Firewall
6 5 (7.46%) MRTG
6 5 (7.46%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (5.97%) RTP
7 4 (5.97%) VoIP
8 3 (4.48%) HTTP
8 3 (4.48%) Internet
8 3 (4.48%) snoop
8 3 (4.48%) tcpdump
8 3 (4.48%) VLAN
8 3 (4.48%) VPN
9 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.49%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.46%) Big Data
3 4 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (5.97%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.48%) Aerospike
5 2 (2.99%) MySQL
5 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.49%) DB2
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
1 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 25 (37.31%) Finance
2 13 (19.40%) Banking
3 6 (8.96%) Front Office
4 4 (5.97%) Back Office
5 3 (4.48%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) Web Services
2 9 (13.43%) Middleware
3 4 (5.97%) FreeSWITCH
4 3 (4.48%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.94%) PKI
3 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (5.97%) Hedge funds
4 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (2.99%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Clustering
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) PACS
6 1 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.49%) Replication
6 1 (1.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Unix
2 48 (71.64%) Linux
3 32 (47.76%) Solaris
4 23 (34.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (26.87%) AIX
6 11 (16.42%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (10.45%) Windows
8 5 (7.46%) Ubuntu
9 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
10 3 (4.48%) SUSE
10 3 (4.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.99%) SVR4
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) High Availability
2 13 (19.40%) Configuration Management
3 12 (17.91%) ITIL
4 10 (14.93%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (11.94%) Operations Management
6 7 (10.45%) Integration Testing
6 7 (10.45%) Test Automation
6 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.96%) Automation Testing
7 6 (8.96%) Capacity Management
7 6 (8.96%) ITIL V3
7 6 (8.96%) Test Strategy
8 5 (7.46%) Change Management
8 5 (7.46%) Kernel Tuning
8 5 (7.46%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (7.46%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.97%) Network Design
9 4 (5.97%) Network Optimisation
9 4 (5.97%) Quantitative Investing
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) Perl
2 32 (47.76%) Python
3 17 (25.37%) Shell Script
4 12 (17.91%) Bash Shell
5 10 (14.93%) Bourne shell
5 10 (14.93%) C-shell
6 8 (11.94%) Java
6 8 (11.94%) Ruby
6 8 (11.94%) SQL
7 4 (5.97%) Korn
8 3 (4.48%) C++
8 3 (4.48%) PHP
9 2 (2.99%) C
10 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) CCIE
3 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (22.39%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (17.91%) vSphere
3 10 (14.93%) Hyper-V
3 10 (14.93%) VMware ESX
4 5 (7.46%) KVM
5 4 (5.97%) OpenSIPS
6 3 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.49%) Firmware
8 1 (1.49%) iptables
8 1 (1.49%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 1 (1.49%) Samba
8 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) BMC PATROL
1 11 (16.42%) Oracle ZFS
2 10 (14.93%) Nagios
2 10 (14.93%) Puppet
3 9 (13.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 7 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (7.46%) Cobbler
5 5 (7.46%) Ganglia
5 5 (7.46%) yum
6 4 (5.97%) Ansible
6 4 (5.97%) Icinga
6 4 (5.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Zenoss
7 3 (4.48%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.49%) Cacti
8 1 (1.49%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.49%) OpenView
8 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (53.73%) Red Hat
2 26 (38.81%) HP
2 26 (38.81%) Oracle
3 23 (34.33%) VMware
4 17 (25.37%) EMC
5 15 (22.39%) Cisco
6 11 (16.42%) BMC
6 11 (16.42%) NetApp
6 11 (16.42%) Sun
7 5 (7.46%) FXall
8 3 (4.48%) IBM
8 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.48%) Sybase
8 3 (4.48%) Veritas
9 1 (1.49%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.49%) F5
9 1 (1.49%) Juniper
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