The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Unix Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 682 748 688
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 236 218 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 224 170 252
Median salary £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,750 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
94902 107027 117104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79965 88250 95827
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Unix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Unix Engineer in the job title.

Unix Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Unix Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix Engineer within the UK.

Unix Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Unix Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unix Engineer over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 within the UK.

Unix Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Unix Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +85 223 £52,500 +10.52% 19
London +41 105 £65,000 +8.33% 7
South East +46 34 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Berkshire +36 27 £50,000 +25.00% 2
East of England +49 22 £53,750 +34.37% 1
North West +26 22 £37,500 +8.69% 4
Manchester +9 22 £37,500 +8.69% 4
Reading +19 18 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Bedfordshire - 18 £55,000 -
East Midlands +22 13 £37,000 -5.73% 1
Scotland 0 9 £50,000 +17.64%
Glasgow -1 9 £50,000 -
City of London +57 8 £72,500 +11.53% 1
Northampton +15 8 £37,000 -3.89%
Northamptonshire +13 8 £37,000 -5.73%
Tyne and Wear - 8 £35,000 - 2
North East - 8 £35,000 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £35,000 - 2
Dunstable - 7 £55,000 -
Yorkshire +24 6 £35,000 -6.66%
South West -5 6 £40,000 -46.66% 1
West Midlands - 5 £42,500 -
Luton - 5 £65,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £40,000 - 1
Nottingham - 5 £40,000 - 1
Leeds +14 4 £32,750 -
Slough +7 4 £70,000 +84.21%
West Yorkshire +6 4 £32,750 -
Hampshire -19 4 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Stockport +3 3 £33,000 -4.34% 2

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, Unix Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 361 (100.00%) Unix
2 266 (73.68%) Linux
3 112 (31.02%) Red Hat
4 100 (27.70%) Solaris
5 95 (26.32%) Windows
6 88 (24.38%) Oracle
6 88 (24.38%) Finance
7 84 (23.27%) Python
8 81 (22.44%) Perl
9 80 (22.16%) Java
10 79 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 78 (21.61%) AIX
12 68 (18.84%) VMware
13 60 (16.62%) Degree
14 59 (16.34%) C++
15 58 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
15 58 (16.07%) Puppet
16 51 (14.13%) Shell Script
16 51 (14.13%) SQL
16 51 (14.13%) HP
17 50 (13.85%) Computer Science
18 49 (13.57%) TCP/IP
19 44 (12.19%) Configuration Management
19 44 (12.19%) High Availability
20 43 (11.91%) Bash Shell
20 43 (11.91%) VMware Infrastructure
20 43 (11.91%) Software Engineering
21 42 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
22 37 (10.25%) IBM
22 37 (10.25%) Apache

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (10.25%) Apache
2 18 (4.99%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.88%) WebLogic
3 14 (3.88%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.49%) IIS
4 9 (2.49%) OpenStack
4 9 (2.49%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (1.11%) Documentum
5 4 (1.11%) JBoss
5 4 (1.11%) nginx
6 3 (0.83%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.83%) CMS
6 3 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.55%) WordPress
8 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.28%) Confluence
8 1 (0.28%) Jetty
8 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (1.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.55%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (0.55%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.94%) OpenShift
3 5 (1.39%) GitHub
3 5 (1.39%) PaaS
4 4 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.83%) IaaS
6 2 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.55%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.55%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (0.55%) SaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (13.57%) TCP/IP
2 35 (9.70%) SAN
3 32 (8.86%) DNS
4 22 (6.09%) Firewall
5 21 (5.82%) Internet
6 18 (4.99%) Wireless
7 17 (4.71%) LDAP
8 16 (4.43%) 802.11
9 15 (4.16%) HTTP
9 15 (4.16%) SSH
10 11 (3.05%) LAN
11 9 (2.49%) SSL
11 9 (2.49%) WAN
12 6 (1.66%) MRTG
12 6 (1.66%) NAS
12 6 (1.66%) OpenLDAP
12 6 (1.66%) snoop
12 6 (1.66%) tcpdump
13 5 (1.39%) FTP
13 5 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.76%) MySQL
2 14 (3.88%) DB2
3 10 (2.77%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.77%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.66%) Big Data
4 6 (1.66%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (1.11%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.55%) MarkLogic
8 2 (0.55%) Navicat
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.55%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (3.88%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.05%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.77%) JIRA
4 9 (2.49%) Subversion
5 6 (1.66%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (1.39%) SonarQube
6 5 (1.39%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.11%) GoogleTest
7 4 (1.11%) PHPUnit
8 3 (0.83%) Ant
8 3 (0.83%) Eclipse RCP
8 3 (0.83%) JUnit
8 3 (0.83%) Maven
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.55%) PVCS
9 2 (0.55%) Toad
9 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.28%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.28%) Selenium
General
1 88 (24.38%) Finance
2 30 (8.31%) Banking
3 19 (5.26%) Retail
4 16 (4.43%) Electronics
5 13 (3.60%) Marketing
6 12 (3.32%) Games
6 12 (3.32%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.77%) Front Office
8 8 (2.22%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.39%) Publishing
10 3 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.55%) Automotive
11 2 (0.55%) German Language
12 1 (0.28%) Advertising
12 1 (0.28%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.54%) Middleware
1 20 (5.54%) Web Services
2 16 (4.43%) 802.1X
2 16 (4.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 15 (4.16%) HTML
4 14 (3.88%) STL
5 13 (3.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 10 (2.77%) CSS
6 10 (2.77%) LAMP
6 10 (2.77%) XML
7 9 (2.49%) .NET
7 9 (2.49%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (2.49%) IBM Integration Bus
7 9 (2.49%) J2EE
8 6 (1.66%) jQuery
9 4 (1.11%) HTML5
9 4 (1.11%) Laravel
9 4 (1.11%) REST
10 3 (0.83%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.83%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.85%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.54%) Data Centre
3 16 (4.43%) Augmented Reality
4 15 (4.16%) Clustering
5 13 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.77%) Hedge funds
6 10 (2.77%) Replication
7 9 (2.49%) PKI
8 5 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.39%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.39%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (1.39%) Physics
9 4 (1.11%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.11%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.11%) Fintech
9 4 (1.11%) HP Superdome
9 4 (1.11%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 361 (100.00%) Unix
2 266 (73.68%) Linux
3 100 (27.70%) Solaris
4 95 (26.32%) Windows
5 79 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 78 (21.61%) AIX
7 28 (7.76%) Windows Server
8 25 (6.93%) SUSE
9 22 (6.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 20 (5.54%) Oracle Linux
11 14 (3.88%) HPUX
12 12 (3.32%) CentOS
13 8 (2.22%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (1.39%) Debian
16 3 (0.83%) FreeBSD
17 2 (0.55%) IRIX
17 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (12.19%) Configuration Management
2 44 (12.19%) High Availability
3 43 (11.91%) Software Engineering
4 42 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
5 36 (9.97%) DevOps
6 32 (8.86%) ITIL
6 32 (8.86%) Low Latency
6 32 (8.86%) Scrum
6 32 (8.86%) TDD
7 24 (6.65%) OOP
8 23 (6.37%) Unit Testing
9 22 (6.09%) Multithreading
10 21 (5.82%) BDD
10 21 (5.82%) Open Source
11 19 (5.26%) OO
11 19 (5.26%) Project Management
12 18 (4.99%) Capacity Planning
12 18 (4.99%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (4.99%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 84 (23.27%) Python
2 81 (22.44%) Perl
3 80 (22.16%) Java
4 59 (16.34%) C++
5 51 (14.13%) Shell Script
5 51 (14.13%) SQL
6 43 (11.91%) Bash Shell
7 31 (8.59%) Ruby
8 22 (6.09%) C
9 21 (5.82%) Korn
10 16 (4.43%) JavaScript
11 10 (2.77%) Bourne shell
11 10 (2.77%) C-shell
12 9 (2.49%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.49%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.94%) C#
13 7 (1.94%) PHP
14 4 (1.11%) Groovy
15 3 (0.83%) F#
15 3 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (16.62%) Degree
2 16 (4.43%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.88%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.39%) RHCE
5 4 (1.11%) CEH
5 4 (1.11%) CISSP
6 2 (0.55%) CCENT
6 2 (0.55%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.55%) SCSA
6 2 (0.55%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.28%) CCIE
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.28%) HND
7 1 (0.28%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.16%) QA
2 13 (3.60%) SLA
3 3 (0.83%) ISO15022
3 3 (0.83%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) MiFID
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (11.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (8.31%) Virtual Machines
3 21 (5.82%) Docker
4 19 (5.26%) vSphere
5 16 (4.43%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (4.43%) VMware ESX
6 12 (3.32%) Active Directory
6 12 (3.32%) Hyper-V
6 12 (3.32%) PowerHA
7 7 (1.94%) KVM
7 7 (1.94%) Squid
8 5 (1.39%) Firmware
8 5 (1.39%) Sendmail
8 5 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (1.11%) NFS
9 4 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.83%) OpenSIPS
10 3 (0.83%) Xen
11 2 (0.55%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 58 (16.07%) Puppet
2 32 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (4.16%) Oracle ZFS
4 12 (3.32%) BMC PATROL
4 12 (3.32%) Nagios
5 10 (2.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (2.22%) Ansible
7 6 (1.66%) Ganglia
7 6 (1.66%) yum
8 5 (1.39%) Cobbler
9 4 (1.11%) CFEngine
9 4 (1.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (0.83%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.83%) OpenView
11 2 (0.55%) Linux-HA
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.55%) SCCM
11 2 (0.55%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 112 (31.02%) Red Hat
2 88 (24.38%) Oracle
3 68 (18.84%) VMware
4 51 (14.13%) HP
5 37 (10.25%) IBM
6 33 (9.14%) Sun
7 23 (6.37%) EMC
8 20 (5.54%) Cisco
9 16 (4.43%) BT
10 15 (4.16%) Veritas
11 14 (3.88%) Sybase
12 13 (3.60%) NetApp
13 12 (3.32%) BMC
14 11 (3.05%) Microsoft
15 10 (2.77%) Splunk
16 9 (2.49%) Google
16 9 (2.49%) SAP
17 6 (1.66%) 3PAR
17 6 (1.66%) F5
18 4 (1.11%) ServiceNow
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £45,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 to 100,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 11 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
TRG
Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago