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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 672 771 694
Rank change year-on-year
+99 -77
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 247 206 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 233 165 244
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £34,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £38,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +73 227 £52,500 +5.00% 13
London +50 98 £62,500 +4.16% 7
South East +43 51 £50,000 +31.57% 4
Berkshire +27 37 £50,000 +31.57% 2
Reading +24 27 £50,000 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +17 19 £37,000 -0.67%
East of England +44 18 £52,500 +31.41%
North West +12 15 £37,500 +8.69% 2
Manchester +3 15 £37,500 +8.69% 2
Scotland +19 14 £50,000 +17.64%
Glasgow +4 13 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire +28 12 £56,750 +13.50%
Northampton +12 12 £37,000 -0.67%
Northamptonshire +10 12 £37,000 -3.89%
North East - 10 £31,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 10 £31,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £31,000 -
City of London +47 8 £85,000 +51.11% 1
Hampshire 0 8 £50,000 +31.57% 1
Yorkshire +39 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Nottinghamshire +18 7 £40,000 +29.03%
Nottingham +16 7 £40,000 +29.03%
Buckinghamshire +31 5 £55,000 +29.41%
Slough +12 4 £65,000 +71.05%
South West -13 4 £40,000 -23.80%
West Midlands - 4 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £36,250 -
Southampton - 4 £50,000 - 1
Luton - 4 £65,000 -
Dunstable - 4 £53,750 -

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 393 (100.00%) Unix
2 296 (75.32%) Linux
3 125 (31.81%) Red Hat
4 122 (31.04%) Solaris
5 104 (26.46%) Windows
5 104 (26.46%) Perl
6 100 (25.45%) Oracle
7 99 (25.19%) Finance
8 91 (23.16%) Python
9 87 (22.14%) AIX
10 83 (21.12%) Java
11 82 (20.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 74 (18.83%) VMware
13 66 (16.79%) C++
14 63 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
15 62 (15.78%) Puppet
16 61 (15.52%) Degree
17 54 (13.74%) TCP/IP
17 54 (13.74%) HP
18 53 (13.49%) Performance Tuning
19 51 (12.98%) Shell Script
19 51 (12.98%) SQL
20 49 (12.47%) Computer Science
21 48 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
21 48 (12.21%) SAN
21 48 (12.21%) High Availability
22 47 (11.96%) Apache
23 46 (11.70%) Software Engineering
24 44 (11.20%) Sun
25 42 (10.69%) Bash Shell

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 47 (11.96%) Apache
2 21 (5.34%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.56%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.04%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.78%) IIS
6 6 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (1.27%) nginx
8 4 (1.02%) Documentum
8 4 (1.02%) JBoss
9 3 (0.76%) CMS
9 3 (0.76%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.51%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.51%) Jetty
10 2 (0.51%) WildFly
10 2 (0.51%) WordPress
11 1 (0.25%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.25%) Confluence
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.25%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.25%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.27%) GitHub
3 5 (1.27%) OpenShift
3 5 (1.27%) PaaS
4 4 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.76%) IaaS
6 2 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.51%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.51%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.25%) SaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (13.74%) TCP/IP
2 48 (12.21%) SAN
3 31 (7.89%) DNS
4 27 (6.87%) Firewall
4 27 (6.87%) Internet
5 20 (5.09%) HTTP
5 20 (5.09%) SSH
6 19 (4.83%) Wireless
7 17 (4.33%) 802.11
8 16 (4.07%) LDAP
9 15 (3.82%) LAN
10 14 (3.56%) WAN
11 13 (3.31%) SSL
12 11 (2.80%) NAS
13 10 (2.54%) VPN
14 9 (2.29%) snoop
14 9 (2.29%) tcpdump
15 7 (1.78%) OpenLDAP
15 7 (1.78%) SMTP
15 7 (1.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.63%) MySQL
2 14 (3.56%) DB2
3 12 (3.05%) Big Data
4 8 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.53%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.02%) Aerospike
6 4 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.02%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.02%) SQL Server
7 3 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.76%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.51%) MarkLogic
8 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.25%) Informix
9 1 (0.25%) Navicat
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.05%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.29%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.29%) JIRA
3 8 (2.04%) Eclipse
4 6 (1.53%) Subversion
5 5 (1.27%) PHPUnit
5 5 (1.27%) SonarQube
6 4 (1.02%) GoogleTest
7 3 (0.76%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.76%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.51%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.51%) Selenium
9 1 (0.25%) Ant
9 1 (0.25%) FishEye
9 1 (0.25%) JMeter
9 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.25%) Maven
9 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
General
1 99 (25.19%) Finance
2 30 (7.63%) Banking
3 17 (4.33%) Electronics
4 14 (3.56%) Marketing
4 14 (3.56%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.05%) Games
5 12 (3.05%) Retail
6 10 (2.54%) Front Office
7 8 (2.04%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.78%) Publishing
9 5 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.02%) Back Office
11 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.51%) German Language
13 1 (0.25%) Advertising
13 1 (0.25%) Automotive
13 1 (0.25%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.34%) Middleware
2 18 (4.58%) HTML
2 18 (4.58%) Web Services
3 17 (4.33%) 802.1X
3 17 (4.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 14 (3.56%) STL
5 13 (3.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 13 (3.31%) CSS
5 13 (3.31%) FIX Protocol
6 12 (3.05%) LAMP
7 9 (2.29%) J2EE
8 7 (1.78%) .NET
8 7 (1.78%) Ajax
8 7 (1.78%) XML
9 6 (1.53%) IBM Integration Bus
10 5 (1.27%) HTML5
10 5 (1.27%) jQuery
10 5 (1.27%) Laravel
10 5 (1.27%) REST
11 4 (1.02%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.47%) Computer Science
2 26 (6.62%) Data Centre
3 25 (6.36%) Clustering
4 17 (4.33%) Augmented Reality
5 16 (4.07%) Hedge funds
6 15 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (3.05%) Replication
8 9 (2.29%) PKI
9 6 (1.53%) Fintech
9 6 (1.53%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.53%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.53%) Physics
10 5 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (1.02%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.02%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.51%) Biology
12 2 (0.51%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 393 (100.00%) Unix
2 296 (75.32%) Linux
3 122 (31.04%) Solaris
4 104 (26.46%) Windows
5 87 (22.14%) AIX
6 82 (20.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (7.12%) SUSE
8 25 (6.36%) Windows Server
9 23 (5.85%) Oracle Linux
10 22 (5.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 13 (3.31%) HPUX
12 11 (2.80%) CentOS
13 10 (2.54%) Ubuntu
14 5 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (1.02%) Debian
16 3 (0.76%) FreeBSD
17 2 (0.51%) CoreOS
17 2 (0.51%) IRIX
17 2 (0.51%) SVR4
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (13.49%) Performance Tuning
3 48 (12.21%) High Availability
4 46 (11.70%) Software Engineering
5 40 (10.18%) Configuration Management
6 36 (9.16%) ITIL
7 35 (8.91%) DevOps
7 35 (8.91%) Low Latency
8 34 (8.65%) Scrum
9 31 (7.89%) TDD
10 28 (7.12%) OOP
11 26 (6.62%) Multithreading
12 25 (6.36%) BDD
13 24 (6.11%) Capacity Planning
13 24 (6.11%) Data Loss Prevention
13 24 (6.11%) Project Management
14 20 (5.09%) Problem Management
15 18 (4.58%) Change Management
15 18 (4.58%) SDLC
15 18 (4.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (26.46%) Perl
2 91 (23.16%) Python
3 83 (21.12%) Java
4 66 (16.79%) C++
5 51 (12.98%) Shell Script
5 51 (12.98%) SQL
6 42 (10.69%) Bash Shell
7 32 (8.14%) Ruby
8 28 (7.12%) C
9 27 (6.87%) Korn
10 16 (4.07%) JavaScript
11 14 (3.56%) PowerShell
12 12 (3.05%) PHP
13 11 (2.80%) Bourne shell
14 10 (2.54%) C-shell
15 9 (2.29%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.78%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.27%) JCL
18 4 (1.02%) C#
18 4 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (15.52%) Degree
2 22 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.56%) RHCE
5 6 (1.53%) SCSA
5 6 (1.53%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.02%) CCIE
7 4 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.51%) CEH
9 2 (0.51%) CISSP
9 2 (0.51%) RHCA
10 1 (0.25%) HND
10 1 (0.25%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.82%) QA
2 13 (3.31%) SLA
3 3 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 48 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (6.87%) Virtual Machines
3 25 (6.36%) VMware ESX
4 21 (5.34%) vSphere
5 19 (4.83%) Docker
6 17 (4.33%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (3.05%) Active Directory
7 12 (3.05%) Firmware
7 12 (3.05%) Hyper-V
8 9 (2.29%) PowerHA
8 9 (2.29%) Sendmail
9 7 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.27%) KVM
11 4 (1.02%) iptables
11 4 (1.02%) OpenSIPS
11 4 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.76%) Squid
12 3 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.51%) Ceph
13 2 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 62 (15.78%) Puppet
2 32 (8.14%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (3.56%) Oracle ZFS
4 12 (3.05%) BMC PATROL
4 12 (3.05%) Nagios
5 11 (2.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (2.54%) Ansible
7 8 (2.04%) yum
8 7 (1.78%) Cobbler
8 7 (1.78%) Ganglia
8 7 (1.78%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.78%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (1.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 5 (1.27%) CFEngine
9 5 (1.27%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.51%) Icinga
11 2 (0.51%) Zenoss
12 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 125 (31.81%) Red Hat
2 100 (25.45%) Oracle
3 74 (18.83%) VMware
4 54 (13.74%) HP
5 44 (11.20%) Sun
6 40 (10.18%) IBM
7 30 (7.63%) EMC
8 24 (6.11%) Cisco
9 19 (4.83%) NetApp
10 17 (4.33%) BT
10 17 (4.33%) Veritas
11 16 (4.07%) Sybase
12 12 (3.05%) BMC
12 12 (3.05%) Microsoft
13 10 (2.54%) Splunk
14 8 (2.04%) 3PAR
15 7 (1.78%) F5
15 7 (1.78%) Hitachi
16 6 (1.53%) Google
16 6 (1.53%) SAP
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £41000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
TDA Group
Salary: £250 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago