The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Unix Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Unix Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Unix Engineer
Rank 931 912 890
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Engineer 20 29 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.028% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.029% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 37
Average salary £50,000 £67,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Unix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Unix Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Senior Unix Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Unix Engineer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Unix Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 20 £50,000 -25.92% 1
London 0 9 £75,000 +11.11%
North Yorkshire +7 4 - -
Yorkshire +2 4 - -
York 0 4 - -
South East -8 2 £49,500 +5.31% 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
East of England - 2 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £45,000 -
Reading +7 1 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire 0 1 £50,000 +6.38% 1
Surrey - 1 £49,000 -
Manchester - 1 £50,000 -
Staines - 1 £49,000 -
North West - 1 £50,000 -

Senior Unix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Unix Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Unix Engineer in their job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Unix
2 33 (86.84%) Linux
3 28 (73.68%) Red Hat
4 17 (44.74%) Puppet
5 16 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (42.11%) Python
6 14 (36.84%) Perl
6 14 (36.84%) Solaris
7 12 (31.58%) Ansible
7 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
8 10 (26.32%) MySQL
9 9 (23.68%) Hedge funds
9 9 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (21.05%) Oracle
11 7 (18.42%) HP
11 7 (18.42%) Open Source
11 7 (18.42%) CentOS
12 6 (15.79%) OpenStack
12 6 (15.79%) Docker
12 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
12 6 (15.79%) Apache
12 6 (15.79%) Debian
13 5 (13.16%) Interactive TV
13 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
13 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (13.16%) Finance
13 5 (13.16%) Legal
13 5 (13.16%) ITIL
13 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
13 5 (13.16%) HTTP

Senior Unix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Unix Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Unix Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.79%) Apache
1 6 (15.79%) OpenStack
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
2 4 (10.53%) nginx
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) HTTP
2 4 (10.53%) Internet
2 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) Multicast
4 1 (2.63%) SMTP
4 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) MySQL
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.63%) HBase
4 1 (2.63%) InfluxDB
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) OpenTSDB
4 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Ant
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (2.63%) GDB
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) JUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
1 5 (13.16%) Legal
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) LAMP
1 4 (10.53%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.63%) GWT
2 1 (2.63%) J2EE
2 1 (2.63%) JMS
2 1 (2.63%) JSP
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) OSGi
2 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.63%) Rendezvous
2 1 (2.63%) Servlets
2 1 (2.63%) Spring
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.63%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Hedge funds
2 5 (13.16%) Interactive TV
3 4 (10.53%) Digital Media
3 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.53%) HP Superdome
4 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Unix
2 33 (86.84%) Linux
3 16 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (36.84%) Solaris
5 7 (18.42%) CentOS
6 6 (15.79%) Debian
7 4 (10.53%) HPUX
7 4 (10.53%) Windows
8 3 (7.89%) Fedora
8 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
9 2 (5.26%) AIX
9 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.63%) SUSE
10 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Open Source
2 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
2 5 (13.16%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
2 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
3 4 (10.53%) Low Latency
3 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.53%) Service Continuity Management
4 3 (7.89%) High Availability
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.26%) Change Management
5 2 (5.26%) Scrum
5 2 (5.26%) Security Management
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.26%) TDD
6 1 (2.63%) Migration
6 1 (2.63%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (2.63%) OOP
6 1 (2.63%) Service Management
6 1 (2.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) Python
2 14 (36.84%) Perl
3 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.53%) Ruby
5 3 (7.89%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) C
6 2 (5.26%) Java
6 2 (5.26%) SQL
7 1 (2.63%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) HND
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO15022
1 1 (2.63%) ISO20022
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Docker
2 4 (10.53%) Corosync
2 4 (10.53%) Squid
2 4 (10.53%) Varnish
3 3 (7.89%) Firmware
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.26%) KVM
4 2 (5.26%) NFS
4 2 (5.26%) Xen
5 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (44.74%) Puppet
2 12 (31.58%) Ansible
3 9 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.63%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) Red Hat
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle
3 7 (18.42%) HP
4 4 (10.53%) Percona
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
5 3 (7.89%) Sun
6 2 (5.26%) Brocade
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.63%) BEA
7 1 (2.63%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) Google
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Reuters
7 1 (2.63%) Splunk
7 1 (2.63%) Sybase
7 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.63%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago