The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior UNIX Engineer
Rank 861 854 881
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UNIX Engineer 20 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.015% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.016% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 5
Average salary £51,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.36% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £38,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £38,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+27.63% -9.52%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
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 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 1 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior UNIX Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior UNIX Engineer
Top 9 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 1 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 -54 20 £51,500 -6.36% 6
Yorkshire -24 10 £48,000 - 3
York +4 9 £48,000 - 2
North Yorkshire -7 9 £48,000 - 3
London -29 5 £70,000 +3.70% 3
Hertfordshire - 5 £49,000 -
East of England - 5 £49,000 -
City of London -8 3 £66,250 -17.18% 2
Rickmansworth - 2 £41,250 -

Senior UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 40 (100.00%) UNIX
2 37 (92.50%) Linux
3 26 (65.00%) Python
4 25 (62.50%) Perl
4 25 (62.50%) SAN
5 24 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 24 (60.00%) Bash Shell
6 21 (52.50%) Ruby
6 21 (52.50%) Puppet
7 20 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 20 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (50.00%) Load Balancing
7 20 (50.00%) Tomcat
7 20 (50.00%) Java
7 20 (50.00%) Solaris
8 19 (47.50%) Internet
9 18 (45.00%) J2EE
9 18 (45.00%) EMC
9 18 (45.00%) Jetty
10 17 (42.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (35.00%) NAS
11 14 (35.00%) Oracle
12 13 (32.50%) NetApp
13 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
13 12 (30.00%) VMware
13 12 (30.00%) ITIL
13 12 (30.00%) CFEngine
14 11 (27.50%) Ubuntu
14 11 (27.50%) HP
14 11 (27.50%) Debian

Senior UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 20 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 18 (45.00%) Jetty
3 4 (10.00%) Apache
4 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (62.50%) SAN
2 24 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 19 (47.50%) Internet
4 14 (35.00%) NAS
5 7 (17.50%) LDAP
6 6 (15.00%) iSCSI
7 5 (12.50%) SSH
8 4 (10.00%) DNS
8 4 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (10.00%) 4G
9 2 (5.00%) SMTP
10 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
1 4 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) J2EE
2 3 (7.50%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) Middleware
4 1 (2.50%) REST
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.50%) LAMP
4 1 (2.50%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 3 (7.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) UNIX
2 37 (92.50%) Linux
3 20 (50.00%) Solaris
4 17 (42.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (27.50%) Ubuntu
5 11 (27.50%) Debian
6 5 (12.50%) AIX
6 5 (12.50%) HPUX
7 4 (10.00%) Windows
8 1 (2.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 12 (30.00%) ITIL
3 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (12.50%) Service Management
4 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.00%) Operations Management
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) DevOps
5 2 (5.00%) Product Management
6 1 (2.50%) Workflow
6 1 (2.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) Python
2 25 (62.50%) Perl
3 24 (60.00%) Bash Shell
4 21 (52.50%) Ruby
5 20 (50.00%) Java
6 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (10.00%) Bourne shell
8 3 (7.50%) C-shell
9 2 (5.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
1 7 (17.50%) RHCE
1 7 (17.50%) Sun Certification
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) vSphere
2 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.00%) XenApp
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (5.00%) Postfix
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (52.50%) Puppet
2 12 (30.00%) CFEngine
3 5 (12.50%) NetBackup
4 4 (10.00%) Nagios
5 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (7.50%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (2.50%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) EMC
2 14 (35.00%) Oracle
3 13 (32.50%) NetApp
4 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 12 (30.00%) VMware
5 11 (27.50%) HP
6 7 (17.50%) Sun
7 5 (12.50%) BMC
7 5 (12.50%) Symantec
8 4 (10.00%) Vignette
8 4 (10.00%) Citrix
8 4 (10.00%) Open Text
9 3 (7.50%) Veritas
9 3 (7.50%) Cisco
10 2 (5.00%) Remedy
11 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.50%) JBoss
11 1 (2.50%) IBM
11 1 (2.50%) Dell
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 70-85k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive banking benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + competitive banking benefits
Posted: 24 days ago