The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Engineer
Rank 817 851 729
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -122
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 75 95 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.080% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.085% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 67 68 129
Average salary £45,000 £42,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% -6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,550 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,750 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015 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 27 May 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
England +22 68 £45,000 +5.88% 3
London +25 32 £66,250 -1.85% 1
South East +31 21 £45,000 +7.14%
Hampshire - 8 £62,500 -
South West -10 7 £42,500 -10.52%
City of London +43 6 £57,500 -14.81%
Wales +5 6 £45,000 +57.89%
South Wales +1 6 £45,000 +57.89%
Bristol - 6 £42,500 -
Caerphilly - 6 £45,000 -
East of England +14 5 £36,000 -40.00% 1
Hertfordshire +6 5 £36,000 -40.00% 1
Crawley - 4 £40,000 -
Gatwick - 4 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £40,000 -
Kent - 3 £69,000 -
Surrey +20 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -4 2 £35,750 -27.04% 1
East Sussex - 2 £65,000 -
Southampton - 2 £45,000 -
Hove - 2 £65,000 -
Leeds +20 1 £31,500 -35.71%
West Yorkshire +12 1 £31,500 -35.71%
Stockport +1 1 £31,500 -7.35%
Berkshire -4 1 £45,000 -8.16%
Wiltshire -5 1 £37,500 -22.27%
Manchester -7 1 £31,500 -7.35%
North West -13 1 £31,500 -8.69%
St Albans -20 1 £45,000 -25.00%
West Malling - 1 £28,000 -

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 166 (100.00%) UNIX
2 127 (76.51%) Linux
3 97 (58.43%) Solaris
4 94 (56.63%) Red Hat
5 69 (41.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 63 (37.95%) Perl
7 55 (33.13%) Finance
8 50 (30.12%) VMware
9 44 (26.51%) Apache
10 43 (25.90%) SAN
11 40 (24.10%) Internet
11 40 (24.10%) Java
11 40 (24.10%) Bash Shell
12 38 (22.89%) Oracle
13 37 (22.29%) Sun
14 36 (21.69%) Shell Script
15 33 (19.88%) HP
16 32 (19.28%) Veritas
17 31 (18.67%) Tomcat
17 31 (18.67%) Puppet
18 30 (18.07%) Windows
19 28 (16.87%) Python
20 27 (16.27%) NetApp
21 26 (15.66%) DNS
22 25 (15.06%) Degree
23 23 (13.86%) QA
23 23 (13.86%) HTTP
23 23 (13.86%) MySQL
24 21 (12.65%) TCP/IP
24 21 (12.65%) NetBackup

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 44 (26.51%) Apache
2 31 (18.67%) Tomcat
3 19 (11.45%) GlassFish
4 7 (4.22%) JBoss
5 6 (3.61%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.61%) Apache Solr
6 5 (3.01%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.81%) Jetty
8 2 (1.20%) nginx
8 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.60%) CMS
9 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.60%) Drupal
9 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (4.82%) MS Office
2 2 (1.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.81%) SaaS
3 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 43 (25.90%) SAN
2 40 (24.10%) Internet
3 26 (15.66%) DNS
4 23 (13.86%) HTTP
5 21 (12.65%) TCP/IP
6 16 (9.64%) LDAP
7 14 (8.43%) DHCP
8 11 (6.63%) SSH
9 10 (6.02%) NAS
10 9 (5.42%) Firewall
11 8 (4.82%) SSL
11 8 (4.82%) IPv4
11 8 (4.82%) FTP
12 6 (3.61%) BIG-IP
13 5 (3.01%) Network Security
14 2 (1.20%) iSCSI
14 2 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (1.20%) Multicast
14 2 (1.20%) SMTP
15 1 (0.60%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.86%) MySQL
2 9 (5.42%) DB2
3 4 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.60%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Subversion
1 6 (3.61%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.60%) Ant
General
1 55 (33.13%) Finance
2 9 (5.42%) Banking
3 7 (4.22%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.22%) Back Office
4 5 (3.01%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
5 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.20%) Advertising
5 2 (1.20%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.02%) J2EE
2 7 (4.22%) HTML
3 6 (3.61%) Ajax
3 6 (3.61%) CSS
4 2 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.60%) Web Services
5 1 (0.60%) MAPI
5 1 (0.60%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.23%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.23%) Clustering
2 12 (7.23%) PKI
3 11 (6.63%) CLARiiON
4 6 (3.61%) DataPower
5 5 (3.01%) Symmetrix
5 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.41%) EMC Centera
6 4 (2.41%) Celerra
7 3 (1.81%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.20%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.20%) PlayStation
8 2 (1.20%) Equities
8 2 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.20%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 166 (100.00%) UNIX
2 127 (76.51%) Linux
3 97 (58.43%) Solaris
4 69 (41.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (18.07%) Windows
6 20 (12.05%) AIX
7 10 (6.02%) CentOS
8 6 (3.61%) HPUX
8 6 (3.61%) SUSE
9 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.81%) VMS
11 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (11.45%) ITIL
1 19 (11.45%) Load Balancing
2 18 (10.84%) DevOps
3 14 (8.43%) Resource Management
3 14 (8.43%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.23%) Server Building
6 11 (6.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 9 (5.42%) Release Management
7 9 (5.42%) Patch Management
8 8 (4.82%) Change Control
8 8 (4.82%) Capacity Management
8 8 (4.82%) Project Management
9 7 (4.22%) Mobile Commerce
10 6 (3.61%) Migration
10 6 (3.61%) Time Management
10 6 (3.61%) Software Delivery
10 6 (3.61%) CRM
11 5 (3.01%) Kernel Tuning
11 5 (3.01%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 63 (37.95%) Perl
2 40 (24.10%) Java
2 40 (24.10%) Bash Shell
3 36 (21.69%) Shell Script
4 28 (16.87%) Python
5 17 (10.24%) Korn
6 13 (7.83%) Bourne shell
7 8 (4.82%) SQL
8 7 (4.22%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.22%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.61%) Ruby
9 6 (3.61%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.61%) C++
9 6 (3.61%) PHP
10 1 (0.60%) C
10 1 (0.60%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 25 (15.06%) Degree
2 16 (9.64%) RHCE
3 8 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.22%) Sun Certification
4 7 (4.22%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.61%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.01%) SCSA
7 4 (2.41%) SAP Certification
8 3 (1.81%) RHCA
8 3 (1.81%) NCDA
8 3 (1.81%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.86%) QA
2 9 (5.42%) SLA
3 6 (3.61%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (10.84%) NFS
2 17 (10.24%) vSphere
3 16 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (7.83%) Squid
5 12 (7.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (4.82%) KVM
6 8 (4.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 8 (4.82%) Xen
6 8 (4.82%) Firmware
7 6 (3.61%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (3.01%) Veritas File System
9 4 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.41%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
10 2 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.20%) PowerHA
10 2 (1.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (18.67%) Puppet
2 21 (12.65%) NetBackup
3 18 (10.84%) Nagios
4 9 (5.42%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.61%) yum
5 6 (3.61%) Opsview
6 5 (3.01%) Legato
7 4 (2.41%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (2.41%) Ansible
8 2 (1.20%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (1.20%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.20%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (1.20%) OpenView
8 2 (1.20%) Control-M
9 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.60%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.60%) SCCM
9 1 (0.60%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 94 (56.63%) Red Hat
2 50 (30.12%) VMware
3 38 (22.89%) Oracle
4 37 (22.29%) Sun
5 33 (19.88%) HP
6 32 (19.28%) Veritas
7 27 (16.27%) NetApp
8 14 (8.43%) Cisco
9 13 (7.83%) Microsoft
10 12 (7.23%) EMC
11 11 (6.63%) Symantec
12 10 (6.02%) CA
12 10 (6.02%) IBM
12 10 (6.02%) Brocade
13 8 (4.82%) OpenText
13 8 (4.82%) Vignette
13 8 (4.82%) Hitachi
14 6 (3.61%) Dell
14 6 (3.61%) hybris
15 4 (2.41%) 3PAR
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