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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior UNIX Engineer
Rank 893 859 910
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UNIX Engineer 24 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.022% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.023% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 7
Average salary £44,250 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.04% +4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £57,500 -
% change year-on-year
-23.04% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -53 17 £46,000 -20.00%
North Yorkshire -17 13 £46,000 -
Yorkshire -32 13 £46,000 -
York -13 12 £46,000 -
Swindon - 2 £47,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £47,500 -
South West - 2 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire +9 1 £39,000 -36.32%
East of England -16 1 £39,000 -35.00%
Wales - 1 £42,500 -
South East - 1 £32,500 -
South Wales - 1 £42,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £42,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £32,500 -

Senior UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 53 (100.00%) UNIX
1 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (77.36%) Python
3 38 (71.70%) TCP/IP
4 33 (62.26%) Perl
5 30 (56.60%) Java
5 30 (56.60%) SAN
6 29 (54.72%) NetApp
6 29 (54.72%) Bash Shell
7 28 (52.83%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (50.94%) Tomcat
9 24 (45.28%) Internet
9 24 (45.28%) Debian
9 24 (45.28%) J2EE
9 24 (45.28%) Ubuntu
9 24 (45.28%) Load Balancing
9 24 (45.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (45.28%) Puppet
9 24 (45.28%) Enterprise Storage
10 22 (41.51%) Ruby
10 22 (41.51%) Jetty
11 21 (39.62%) NAS
11 21 (39.62%) EMC
12 18 (33.96%) Solaris
13 17 (32.08%) Oracle
14 16 (30.19%) CFEngine
15 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
15 12 (22.64%) Degree
16 11 (20.75%) ITIL
17 10 (18.87%) AIX

Senior UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (50.94%) Tomcat
2 22 (41.51%) Jetty
3 3 (5.66%) Apache
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (52.83%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.66%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 38 (71.70%) TCP/IP
2 30 (56.60%) SAN
3 24 (45.28%) Internet
4 21 (39.62%) NAS
5 6 (11.32%) iSCSI
6 4 (7.55%) LDAP
6 4 (7.55%) DNS
6 4 (7.55%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (7.55%) 4G
7 2 (3.77%) SSH
7 2 (3.77%) SMTP
7 2 (3.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Advertising
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) J2EE
2 8 (15.09%) Django
3 2 (3.77%) SOAP
3 2 (3.77%) Web Services
3 2 (3.77%) XML
3 2 (3.77%) REST
4 1 (1.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (45.28%) Enterprise Storage
2 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
3 8 (15.09%) Open Source
3 8 (15.09%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.55%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.89%) New Media
5 1 (1.89%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) UNIX
1 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (45.28%) Debian
2 24 (45.28%) Ubuntu
2 24 (45.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (33.96%) Solaris
4 10 (18.87%) AIX
5 8 (15.09%) FreeBSD
5 8 (15.09%) OpenBSD
6 6 (11.32%) HPUX
7 4 (7.55%) Windows
8 2 (3.77%) CentOS
9 1 (1.89%) IRIX
9 1 (1.89%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Load Balancing
2 11 (20.75%) ITIL
3 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
4 6 (11.32%) Service Management
5 4 (7.55%) Project Management
5 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (7.55%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.55%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.77%) Workflow
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (77.36%) Python
2 33 (62.26%) Perl
3 30 (56.60%) Java
4 29 (54.72%) Bash Shell
5 22 (41.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Degree
2 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.21%) RHCE
2 7 (13.21%) Sun Certification
3 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) KVM
2 5 (9.43%) vSphere
2 5 (9.43%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (7.55%) Sendmail
3 4 (7.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (7.55%) XenApp
3 4 (7.55%) Samba
4 3 (5.66%) XenServer
5 2 (3.77%) NFS
5 2 (3.77%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 24 (45.28%) Puppet
2 16 (30.19%) CFEngine
3 6 (11.32%) Nagios
4 5 (9.43%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.77%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.89%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) NetApp
2 21 (39.62%) EMC
3 17 (32.08%) Oracle
4 10 (18.87%) Sun
4 10 (18.87%) Red Hat
5 9 (16.98%) HP
6 6 (11.32%) VMware
7 5 (9.43%) Symantec
8 4 (7.55%) Citrix
9 3 (5.66%) Rackspace
10 2 (3.77%) Remedy
10 2 (3.77%) JBoss
10 2 (3.77%) StorageTek
10 2 (3.77%) BMC
10 2 (3.77%) Splunk
11 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.89%) Akamai
11 1 (1.89%) Dell