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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior UNIX Engineer
Rank 880 909 864
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UNIX Engineer 12 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.017% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.018% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 6
Average salary £90,000 £51,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+74.75% -6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,250 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £48,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-20.10% +27.63%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% 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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior UNIX Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior UNIX Engineer
Top 6 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 31 July 2015. 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
London +34 9 £90,000 +28.57%
England +8 9 £90,000 +74.75%
South Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £37,500 -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 £37,500 -

Senior UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) UNIX
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Solaris
2 16 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 16 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) SAN
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) NetApp
4 7 (35.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) Perl
5 6 (30.00%) Python
5 6 (30.00%) QA
5 6 (30.00%) Ruby
5 6 (30.00%) Xen
5 6 (30.00%) NAS
5 6 (30.00%) Hedge funds
5 6 (30.00%) Puppet
5 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (30.00%) KVM
5 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (15.00%) vSphere
6 3 (15.00%) Low Latency
6 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) C++
6 3 (15.00%) RHCE
6 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (10.00%) Sun Certification
7 2 (10.00%) Citrix

Senior UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (30.00%) NAS
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) LDAP
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Hedge funds
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) UNIX
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Solaris
3 2 (10.00%) HPUX
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
1 7 (35.00%) Perl
2 6 (30.00%) Python
2 6 (30.00%) Ruby
3 3 (15.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) RHCE
2 2 (10.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Xen
1 6 (30.00%) KVM
2 3 (15.00%) vSphere
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Nagios
2 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) NetApp
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) Symantec
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) Sun