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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Unix Engineer
Rank 877 955 973
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Engineer 46 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.016% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.016% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 44 10 17
Median salary £55,000 £80,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +77.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £52,500 £37,123
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £95,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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
94900 105542 116515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80031 87022 95416
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 27 June 2016 within the UK.

Senior Unix Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Unix Engineer
Top 27 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 June 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 +68 45 £55,000 -31.25% 1
London +34 16 £65,000 -31.57%
Bedfordshire - 15 £58,500 -
East of England - 15 £58,500 -
Dunstable - 7 £55,000 -
Luton - 5 £65,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
Telford - 3 £37,500 -
Shropshire - 3 £37,500 -
South West +12 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £52,500 -
Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
North West - 2 £45,000 -
South East - 2 £55,000 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £52,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £52,500 -
Manchester - 2 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £55,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £55,000 -
Coventry - 1 £50,000 -
Belfast - 1 £47,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £47,500 -
County Antrim - 1 £47,500 -

Senior Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 75 (100.00%) Unix
2 53 (70.67%) Linux
3 44 (58.67%) Red Hat
4 37 (49.33%) Solaris
5 30 (40.00%) Oracle
5 30 (40.00%) Python
6 26 (34.67%) Perl
7 25 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (33.33%) Finance
7 25 (33.33%) VMware
8 21 (28.00%) AIX
9 20 (26.67%) HP
9 20 (26.67%) High Availability
10 17 (22.67%) ITIL
10 17 (22.67%) Java
11 16 (21.33%) TCP/IP
12 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (20.00%) Bash Shell
12 15 (20.00%) Apache
13 14 (18.67%) Shell Script
13 14 (18.67%) Oracle Linux
13 14 (18.67%) Oracle RAC
14 13 (17.33%) vSphere
14 13 (17.33%) Configuration Management
14 13 (17.33%) Cisco
15 11 (14.67%) BMC PATROL
15 11 (14.67%) EMC
15 11 (14.67%) BMC
15 11 (14.67%) Banking
15 11 (14.67%) 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 15 (20.00%) Apache
2 8 (10.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.67%) IIS
3 2 (2.67%) nginx
3 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.33%) TCP/IP
2 10 (13.33%) DNS
2 10 (13.33%) LDAP
2 10 (13.33%) SSH
3 8 (10.67%) SAN
4 4 (5.33%) MRTG
4 4 (5.33%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (4.00%) HTTP
5 3 (4.00%) NAS
5 3 (4.00%) RTP
5 3 (4.00%) snoop
5 3 (4.00%) tcpdump
5 3 (4.00%) VoIP
6 2 (2.67%) Firewall
6 2 (2.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) MySQL
2 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.33%) Big Data
3 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 25 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (14.67%) Banking
3 9 (12.00%) Front Office
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) Web Services
2 8 (10.67%) Middleware
3 3 (4.00%) FreeSWITCH
4 2 (2.67%) LAMP
4 2 (2.67%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) PKI
2 6 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.67%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.67%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.67%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Unix
2 53 (70.67%) Linux
3 37 (49.33%) Solaris
4 25 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (28.00%) AIX
6 14 (18.67%) Oracle Linux
7 10 (13.33%) Windows
8 8 (10.67%) SUSE
8 8 (10.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.67%) HPUX
10 2 (2.67%) SVR4
11 1 (1.33%) CentOS
11 1 (1.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) High Availability
2 17 (22.67%) ITIL
3 13 (17.33%) Configuration Management
4 11 (14.67%) ITIL V3
5 10 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 10 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 10 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 10 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 9 (12.00%) Automation Testing
6 9 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (12.00%) Test Strategy
7 8 (10.67%) Change Management
7 8 (10.67%) ITSM
7 8 (10.67%) Operations Management
7 8 (10.67%) Performance Optimisation
7 8 (10.67%) Service Management
8 7 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.33%) Software Engineering
8 7 (9.33%) TDD
9 6 (8.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.00%) Python
2 26 (34.67%) Perl
3 17 (22.67%) Java
4 15 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 14 (18.67%) Shell Script
6 10 (13.33%) Bourne shell
6 10 (13.33%) C-shell
6 10 (13.33%) SQL
7 9 (12.00%) C++
8 5 (6.67%) Ruby
9 3 (4.00%) C
9 3 (4.00%) Korn
10 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (18.67%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (17.33%) vSphere
4 11 (14.67%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 10 (13.33%) VMware ESX
6 5 (6.67%) KVM
7 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (4.00%) OpenSIPS
8 2 (2.67%) Corosync
8 2 (2.67%) Docker
8 2 (2.67%) Squid
8 2 (2.67%) Varnish
9 1 (1.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) BMC PATROL
2 10 (13.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 10 (13.33%) Puppet
3 8 (10.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.33%) Ganglia
5 4 (5.33%) Nagios
5 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (5.33%) yum
6 3 (4.00%) CFEngine
7 2 (2.67%) Ansible
8 1 (1.33%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 44 (58.67%) Red Hat
2 30 (40.00%) Oracle
3 25 (33.33%) VMware
4 20 (26.67%) HP
5 13 (17.33%) Cisco
6 11 (14.67%) BMC
6 11 (14.67%) EMC
7 10 (13.33%) Sun
8 8 (10.67%) IBM
9 4 (5.33%) FXall
9 4 (5.33%) NetApp
10 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.00%) Veritas
11 2 (2.67%) Percona
12 1 (1.33%) Sybase
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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