The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 UNIX Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 790 735 732
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 129 139 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 77 105 140
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -8.57%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114444 105272 119153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92735 87604 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 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

UNIX Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 17 April 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 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 -42 120 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Yorkshire -15 33 £37,250 -12.35% 1
North West +21 27 £34,500 +18.96% 1
North Yorkshire -7 25 £30,000 - 1
London -74 24 £39,000 -29.09%
York -1 22 £46,000 - 1
Cheshire +15 15 £34,500 -10.38%
Manchester +11 12 £34,000 +17.24% 1
South East -36 12 £42,000 +5.00%
South West -6 9 £39,000 -2.50%
Berkshire -12 8 £33,750 -15.62%
East Midlands - 8 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +10 6 £49,500 -19.18%
East of England -23 6 £49,500 -17.50%
Gloucestershire -4 5 £39,000 -2.50%
Cheltenham -13 5 £39,000 -22.00%
Reading -22 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Leeds -24 5 £47,000 +4.44%
West Yorkshire -33 5 £47,000 +4.44%
Knutsford - 5 £34,500 -
Wiltshire -9 4 £47,500 -
City of London -32 4 £50,000 -13.04%
Northamptonshire - 4 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 - - 1
Northampton - 4 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 4 - - 1
St Albans - 4 £60,000 -
Swindon -5 3 £47,500 -
Stockport -7 3 £34,000 +17.24% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £42,000 -

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 UNIX Engineer in their job title.

1 247 (100.00%) UNIX
2 222 (89.88%) Linux
3 106 (42.91%) Solaris
3 106 (42.91%) Python
4 102 (41.30%) Perl
5 98 (39.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 93 (37.65%) Red Hat
7 92 (37.25%) Bash Shell
8 74 (29.96%) SAN
9 71 (28.74%) TCP/IP
10 65 (26.32%) Java
11 55 (22.27%) AIX
12 53 (21.46%) Tomcat
12 53 (21.46%) Problem Management
13 52 (21.05%) Oracle
14 49 (19.84%) Internet
14 49 (19.84%) Finance
15 48 (19.43%) Cloud Computing
15 48 (19.43%) NetApp
16 46 (18.62%) Load Balancing
17 45 (18.22%) Degree
17 45 (18.22%) NAS
18 44 (17.81%) Enterprise Storage
19 43 (17.41%) ITIL
20 42 (17.00%) Puppet
21 40 (16.19%) Ruby
21 40 (16.19%) J2EE
21 40 (16.19%) EMC
22 38 (15.38%) HP
22 38 (15.38%) Sun

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 UNIX Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 53 (21.46%) Tomcat
2 38 (15.38%) Jetty
3 14 (5.67%) Apache
4 10 (4.05%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.40%) IIS
6 1 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.40%) CMS
6 1 (0.40%) Drupal
6 1 (0.40%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.40%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.40%) WordPress
6 1 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 48 (19.43%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.21%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (0.81%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 74 (29.96%) SAN
2 71 (28.74%) TCP/IP
3 49 (19.84%) Internet
4 45 (18.22%) NAS
5 21 (8.50%) LDAP
6 13 (5.26%) DNS
7 12 (4.86%) Kerberos
8 9 (3.64%) DHCP
8 9 (3.64%) iSCSI
9 8 (3.24%) SSH
9 8 (3.24%) HTTP
10 6 (2.43%) LAN
10 6 (2.43%) 4G
11 5 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (2.02%) Wireless
12 4 (1.62%) WAN
12 4 (1.62%) FTP
12 4 (1.62%) SNMP
13 3 (1.21%) SMTP
13 3 (1.21%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.86%) Oracle Database
2 11 (4.45%) MySQL
3 6 (2.43%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.62%) WebFOCUS
5 2 (0.81%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 49 (19.84%) Finance
2 9 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.83%) Banking
4 6 (2.43%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.62%) Online Betting
5 4 (1.62%) German Language
6 3 (1.21%) Local Government
7 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.81%) Advertising
7 2 (0.81%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (16.19%) J2EE
2 8 (3.24%) Django
3 6 (2.43%) REST
3 6 (2.43%) SOAP
3 6 (2.43%) Web Services
3 6 (2.43%) XML
3 6 (2.43%) Middleware
4 3 (1.21%) LAMP
5 1 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.81%) Enterprise Storage
2 18 (7.29%) Clustering
3 15 (6.07%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.24%) Open Source
4 8 (3.24%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.83%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.62%) CMDB
6 4 (1.62%) Informatics
6 4 (1.62%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.21%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.81%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.81%) Derivative
8 2 (0.81%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.40%) New Media
9 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.40%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.40%) Replication
9 1 (0.40%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 247 (100.00%) UNIX
2 222 (89.88%) Linux
3 106 (42.91%) Solaris
4 98 (39.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 55 (22.27%) AIX
6 35 (14.17%) SUSE
7 30 (12.15%) HPUX
8 25 (10.12%) Ubuntu
9 24 (9.72%) Debian
10 23 (9.31%) Windows
11 8 (3.24%) FreeBSD
11 8 (3.24%) OpenBSD
12 6 (2.43%) IRIX
12 6 (2.43%) Mac OS
12 6 (2.43%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (2.02%) CentOS
14 4 (1.62%) SELinux
15 3 (1.21%) VMS
15 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (21.46%) Problem Management
2 46 (18.62%) Load Balancing
3 43 (17.41%) ITIL
4 35 (14.17%) Change Management
5 32 (12.96%) Root Cause Analysis
6 29 (11.74%) Low Latency
7 24 (9.72%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 22 (8.91%) Regression Testing
9 19 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 17 (6.88%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (4.05%) Service Management
12 8 (3.24%) Service Delivery
12 8 (3.24%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (2.83%) Project Management
13 7 (2.83%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (2.83%) Electronic Trading
14 6 (2.43%) Workflow
15 5 (2.02%) Logistics
15 5 (2.02%) Capacity Planning
15 5 (2.02%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 106 (42.91%) Python
2 102 (41.30%) Perl
3 92 (37.25%) Bash Shell
4 65 (26.32%) Java
5 40 (16.19%) Ruby
6 31 (12.55%) Korn
7 22 (8.91%) SQL
8 16 (6.48%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.64%) PHP
10 3 (1.21%) C++
11 2 (0.81%) C
12 1 (0.40%) Tcl
12 1 (0.40%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 45 (18.22%) Degree
2 24 (9.72%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.48%) RHCE
4 13 (5.26%) Sun Certification
5 9 (3.64%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.64%) DV Cleared
6 8 (3.24%) SCSA
7 6 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.81%) CCNP
9 2 (0.81%) MBA
10 1 (0.40%) RHCA
10 1 (0.40%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.40%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.93%) QA
2 13 (5.26%) SLA
3 4 (1.62%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.05%) KVM
3 9 (3.64%) VMware ESX
4 8 (3.24%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.24%) vSphere
5 5 (2.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.62%) Sendmail
6 4 (1.62%) XenApp
6 4 (1.62%) XenServer
6 4 (1.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (1.62%) Samba
6 4 (1.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.81%) NFS
7 2 (0.81%) Postfix
8 1 (0.40%) Snort
8 1 (0.40%) Squid
8 1 (0.40%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 42 (17.00%) Puppet
2 16 (6.48%) CFEngine
3 13 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 10 (4.05%) Nagios
5 8 (3.24%) Tivoli
6 6 (2.43%) Cobbler
7 5 (2.02%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.62%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 4 (1.62%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (1.62%) Legato
9 3 (1.21%) OpenView
9 3 (1.21%) Netcool
9 3 (1.21%) Ganglia
9 3 (1.21%) YUM
10 1 (0.40%) Munin
10 1 (0.40%) Plesk
10 1 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.40%) MOM
10 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 93 (37.65%) Red Hat
2 52 (21.05%) Oracle
3 48 (19.43%) NetApp
4 40 (16.19%) EMC
5 38 (15.38%) Sun
5 38 (15.38%) HP
6 28 (11.34%) VMware
7 20 (8.10%) Veritas
8 12 (4.86%) IBM
8 12 (4.86%) Symantec
9 9 (3.64%) Microsoft
10 6 (2.43%) JBoss
11 5 (2.02%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.62%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.62%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.62%) Citrix
12 4 (1.62%) Informatica
12 4 (1.62%) Dell
12 4 (1.62%) CommVault
13 3 (1.21%) StorageTek
York
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Stockport
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Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + flexi time
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