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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior UNIX Engineer
Rank 882 841 866
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UNIX Engineer 21 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.021% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.022% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 7
Average salary £51,500 £80,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.62% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £100,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior UNIX Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior UNIX Engineer
Top 14 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 20 August 2014. 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 -16 21 £51,500 -35.62% 2
Yorkshire -30 9 £45,250 - 1
York 0 7 £48,000 - 1
North Yorkshire -9 7 £48,000 - 1
London -20 6 £70,000 -12.50% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £49,000 -
East of England - 5 £49,000 -
City of London -4 3 £66,250 -17.18% 1
Rickmansworth - 2 £41,250 -
South East -5 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Kent - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £42,500 -

Senior UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) UNIX
2 29 (90.63%) Linux
3 22 (68.75%) Python
3 22 (68.75%) Perl
4 20 (62.50%) Puppet
5 19 (59.38%) Bash Shell
6 18 (56.25%) Ruby
7 17 (53.13%) SAN
8 16 (50.00%) EMC
8 16 (50.00%) Java
8 16 (50.00%) Tomcat
8 16 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 16 (50.00%) Load Balancing
9 15 (46.88%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (46.88%) Enterprise Storage
9 15 (46.88%) Solaris
10 14 (43.75%) J2EE
10 14 (43.75%) Internet
10 14 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (43.75%) Jetty
11 11 (34.38%) NetApp
11 11 (34.38%) Red Hat
12 10 (31.25%) NAS
13 9 (28.13%) CFEngine
14 8 (25.00%) Ubuntu
14 8 (25.00%) VMware
14 8 (25.00%) Debian
14 8 (25.00%) Oracle
15 7 (21.88%) ITIL
15 7 (21.88%) Apache

Senior UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 16 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 14 (43.75%) Jetty
3 7 (21.88%) Apache
4 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (46.88%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) SAN
2 16 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (43.75%) Internet
4 10 (31.25%) NAS
5 5 (15.63%) DNS
5 5 (15.63%) LDAP
6 4 (12.50%) SSH
7 2 (6.25%) Firewall
7 2 (6.25%) SMTP
8 1 (3.13%) VPN
8 1 (3.13%) VLAN
8 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.13%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
1 5 (15.63%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) J2EE
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) LAMP
4 1 (3.13%) YAML
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (15.63%) Digital Media
3 3 (9.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) UNIX
2 29 (90.63%) Linux
3 15 (46.88%) Solaris
4 14 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (25.00%) Debian
5 8 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 6 (18.75%) AIX
7 2 (6.25%) HPUX
7 2 (6.25%) Windows
8 1 (3.13%) CentOS
8 1 (3.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (21.88%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.38%) DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) Operations Management
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.25%) Product Management
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) Perl
1 22 (68.75%) Python
2 19 (59.38%) Bash Shell
3 18 (56.25%) Ruby
4 16 (50.00%) Java
5 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
6 4 (12.50%) Bourne shell
7 3 (9.38%) C-shell
8 2 (6.25%) Korn
9 1 (3.13%) PHP
9 1 (3.13%) C
9 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) HND
4 1 (3.13%) RHCE
4 1 (3.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) vSphere
2 4 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.25%) Postfix
4 2 (6.25%) NFS
4 2 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.13%) Samba
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (62.50%) Puppet
2 9 (28.13%) CFEngine
3 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (9.38%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (3.13%) Control-M
6 1 (3.13%) Nagios
6 1 (3.13%) OpenView
6 1 (3.13%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) EMC
2 11 (34.38%) NetApp
2 11 (34.38%) Red Hat
3 8 (25.00%) VMware
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle
4 7 (21.88%) HP
5 5 (15.63%) Veritas
5 5 (15.63%) Sun
5 5 (15.63%) BMC
6 4 (12.50%) Vignette
6 4 (12.50%) Open Text
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco
7 3 (9.38%) IBM
8 2 (6.25%) Dell
8 2 (6.25%) Symantec
8 2 (6.25%) Remedy
9 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.13%) Citrix
9 1 (3.13%) JBoss
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