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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior UNIX Engineer
Rank 893 851 891
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UNIX Engineer 22 25 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.023% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.025% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 15
Average salary £67,500 £66,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.88% +32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £100,000 £83,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-9.57% +11.90%

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
107654 100894 111399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.32% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87308 83795 94839
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior UNIX Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior UNIX Engineer
Top 13 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 30 September 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 -48 22 £67,500 +1.88% 3
London -15 14 £82,500 -17.50% 2
City of London +23 5 £67,500 -32.50% 1
Leeds - 5 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 - 1
South East -15 2 £55,000 +17.02%
Surrey -7 1 - -
South West - 1 £32,500 -
Bristol - 1 £32,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Kent - 1 - -

Senior UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 38 (100.00%) UNIX
2 35 (92.11%) Linux
3 28 (73.68%) Perl
4 22 (57.89%) Solaris
5 19 (50.00%) Python
6 18 (47.37%) SAN
6 18 (47.37%) Puppet
7 16 (42.11%) Shell Script
7 16 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (39.47%) EMC
9 14 (36.84%) NetApp
9 14 (36.84%) Red Hat
9 14 (36.84%) Bash Shell
10 13 (34.21%) Apache
10 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
10 13 (34.21%) Ruby
11 12 (31.58%) Java
11 12 (31.58%) Veritas
12 11 (28.95%) IBM
12 11 (28.95%) Load Balancing
13 10 (26.32%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (26.32%) Internet
13 10 (26.32%) DNS
13 10 (26.32%) Tomcat
13 10 (26.32%) Enterprise Storage
14 9 (23.68%) LDAP
14 9 (23.68%) J2EE
14 9 (23.68%) Symantec
14 9 (23.68%) NAS
14 9 (23.68%) Jetty

Senior UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 13 (34.21%) Apache
2 10 (26.32%) Tomcat
3 9 (23.68%) Jetty
4 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
5 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) SAN
2 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
3 10 (26.32%) Internet
3 10 (26.32%) DNS
4 9 (23.68%) NAS
4 9 (23.68%) LDAP
5 4 (10.53%) SSH
6 3 (7.89%) FTP
6 3 (7.89%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.26%) Multicast
7 2 (5.26%) Firewall
8 1 (2.63%) VLAN
8 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (23.68%) Banking
2 8 (21.05%) Finance
3 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) J2EE
2 5 (13.16%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (7.89%) Web Services
4 2 (5.26%) Middleware
5 1 (2.63%) YAML
5 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (13.16%) Digital Media
3 4 (10.53%) PKI
4 3 (7.89%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) UNIX
2 35 (92.11%) Linux
3 22 (57.89%) Solaris
4 16 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.16%) CentOS
5 5 (13.16%) AIX
5 5 (13.16%) HPUX
6 4 (10.53%) Debian
6 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Load Balancing
2 7 (18.42%) ITIL
3 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) Time Management
6 2 (5.26%) Product Management
6 2 (5.26%) Operations Management
7 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.63%) Change Control
7 1 (2.63%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.63%) ETL
7 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.63%) Migration
7 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) Perl
2 19 (50.00%) Python
3 16 (42.11%) Shell Script
4 14 (36.84%) Bash Shell
5 13 (34.21%) Ruby
6 12 (31.58%) Java
7 4 (10.53%) Bourne shell
8 3 (7.89%) C-shell
8 3 (7.89%) PHP
9 2 (5.26%) C++
9 2 (5.26%) Korn
10 1 (2.63%) C
10 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) HND
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (18.42%) vSphere
3 5 (13.16%) VMware ESX
4 4 (10.53%) NFS
4 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (5.26%) Veritas File System
6 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (2.63%) Samba
Systems Management
1 18 (47.37%) Puppet
2 6 (15.79%) NetBackup
3 5 (13.16%) CFEngine
3 5 (13.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (7.89%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (5.26%) Legato
7 1 (2.63%) OpenView
7 1 (2.63%) Control-M
7 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) EMC
2 14 (36.84%) NetApp
2 14 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 12 (31.58%) Veritas
4 11 (28.95%) IBM
5 9 (23.68%) Symantec
5 9 (23.68%) VMware
6 7 (18.42%) HP
7 6 (15.79%) Sun
8 5 (13.16%) Oracle
9 4 (10.53%) Vignette
9 4 (10.53%) Open Text
9 4 (10.53%) Reuters
10 3 (7.89%) Cisco
10 3 (7.89%) BMC
11 1 (2.63%) Dell
11 1 (2.63%) JBoss
11 1 (2.63%) Remedy
11 1 (2.63%) Teradata
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