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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 791 708 710
Rank change year-on-year
-83 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 113 168 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 86 134 133
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £37,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.83% +9.68%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -90 109 £49,000 +3.15% 17
London -63 53 £70,000 +27.27% 6
Yorkshire -31 22 £40,000 - 4
York +11 20 £40,000 - 4
North Yorkshire +2 20 £40,000 - 4
South East -15 14 £42,500 +6.25% 2
City of London -10 13 £67,500 +35.00% 4
Berkshire +6 9 £42,500 +13.33% 2
South West -9 8 £38,750 - 3
East of England -37 7 £45,750 -3.68% 1
Reading +1 6 £42,500 +8.28% 1
Hertfordshire -19 6 £45,750 -3.68% 1
North West +11 5 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Bristol -8 5 £37,500 +11.94%
Wales - 4 £35,000 -
South Wales - 4 £35,000 -
Hampshire +2 3 £47,500 +26.66%
Cheshire 0 3 £36,000 +20.00% 1
Cardiff - 3 £35,000 -
Knutsford - 3 £36,000 -
Manchester +1 2 £34,000 -24.44%
Rickmansworth 0 2 £41,250 -13.15%
Wiltshire -7 2 £43,000 +14.66%
Stockport - 2 £34,000 -
Southampton +10 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Winchester +5 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Surrey +1 1 - -
Oxfordshire +1 1 £42,500 -
Chippenham -14 1 £37,000 -1.33%
Leeds -33 1 £49,000 +18.78%

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 240 (100.00%) UNIX
2 187 (77.92%) Linux
3 117 (48.75%) Solaris
4 90 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 82 (34.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 79 (32.92%) Perl
7 69 (28.75%) Python
8 68 (28.33%) TCP/IP
9 62 (25.83%) Bash Shell
10 60 (25.00%) SAN
11 55 (22.92%) Java
12 51 (21.25%) Tomcat
13 48 (20.00%) Puppet
14 47 (19.58%) Internet
15 46 (19.17%) HP
16 45 (18.75%) Sun
17 44 (18.33%) Finance
18 41 (17.08%) Problem Management
18 41 (17.08%) AIX
19 39 (16.25%) HPUX
19 39 (16.25%) EMC
20 37 (15.42%) Ruby
20 37 (15.42%) VMware
21 34 (14.17%) Load Balancing
21 34 (14.17%) Cloud Computing
21 34 (14.17%) ITIL
21 34 (14.17%) J2EE
21 34 (14.17%) Oracle
21 34 (14.17%) DNS
22 33 (13.75%) Enterprise Storage

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 51 (21.25%) Tomcat
2 30 (12.50%) Apache
2 30 (12.50%) Jetty
3 8 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.92%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.67%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.42%) IIS
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.42%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (14.17%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (28.33%) TCP/IP
2 60 (25.00%) SAN
3 47 (19.58%) Internet
4 34 (14.17%) DNS
5 32 (13.33%) NAS
6 21 (8.75%) LDAP
7 18 (7.50%) SSH
8 16 (6.67%) HTTP
9 11 (4.58%) DHCP
10 10 (4.17%) iSCSI
11 8 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (3.33%) LAN
11 8 (3.33%) SSL
12 7 (2.92%) SNMP
13 6 (2.50%) Wireless
13 6 (2.50%) WAN
13 6 (2.50%) 4G
14 5 (2.08%) NetScaler
14 5 (2.08%) SMTP
14 5 (2.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.67%) MySQL
2 7 (2.92%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.67%) WebFOCUS
5 3 (1.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Ant
1 1 (0.42%) Subversion
1 1 (0.42%) Maven
General
1 44 (18.33%) Finance
2 17 (7.08%) Banking
3 12 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.25%) Back Office
5 3 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.25%) Welsh Language
6 2 (0.83%) German Language
6 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.83%) Front Office
6 2 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (14.17%) J2EE
2 9 (3.75%) Web Services
3 4 (1.67%) Middleware
4 3 (1.25%) LAMP
4 3 (1.25%) SOAP
4 3 (1.25%) XML
4 3 (1.25%) REST
5 2 (0.83%) HTML
5 2 (0.83%) CSS
6 1 (0.42%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.42%) YAML
6 1 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.75%) Enterprise Storage
2 23 (9.58%) Clustering
3 13 (5.42%) Hedge funds
4 11 (4.58%) Firmware
5 8 (3.33%) PKI
5 8 (3.33%) LPAR
5 8 (3.33%) DLPAR
6 6 (2.50%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.08%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.67%) Informatics
9 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.42%) Replication
10 1 (0.42%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.42%) Equities
10 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.42%) HACMP
10 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.42%) Physics
10 1 (0.42%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 240 (100.00%) UNIX
2 187 (77.92%) Linux
3 117 (48.75%) Solaris
4 82 (34.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (17.08%) AIX
6 39 (16.25%) HPUX
7 24 (10.00%) Windows
8 15 (6.25%) SUSE
8 15 (6.25%) Debian
9 13 (5.42%) Ubuntu
10 8 (3.33%) CentOS
11 5 (2.08%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.08%) VMS
12 4 (1.67%) IRIX
13 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (17.08%) Problem Management
2 34 (14.17%) Load Balancing
2 34 (14.17%) ITIL
3 31 (12.92%) Change Management
4 22 (9.17%) Low Latency
5 20 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 20 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 16 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 12 (5.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 9 (3.75%) Regression Testing
9 8 (3.33%) Service Management
9 8 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (2.92%) Resource Management
11 6 (2.50%) Project Planning
11 6 (2.50%) Multithreading
11 6 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (2.50%) Service Delivery
11 6 (2.50%) Workflow
11 6 (2.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 79 (32.92%) Perl
2 69 (28.75%) Python
3 62 (25.83%) Bash Shell
4 55 (22.92%) Java
5 37 (15.42%) Ruby
6 23 (9.58%) Shell Script
7 20 (8.33%) Korn
8 14 (5.83%) SQL
9 10 (4.17%) C++
10 8 (3.33%) C
10 8 (3.33%) PHP
11 5 (2.08%) Bourne shell
12 3 (1.25%) C-shell
13 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (11.67%) Degree
2 23 (9.58%) Security Cleared
3 17 (7.08%) RHCE
4 13 (5.42%) Sun Certification
5 10 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 9 (3.75%) SCSA
7 7 (2.92%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.83%) CCNP
9 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.83%) MBA
9 2 (0.83%) RHCA
10 1 (0.42%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.42%) CCNA
10 1 (0.42%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.25%) QA
2 9 (3.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.42%) vSphere
2 13 (5.42%) NFS
2 13 (5.42%) VMware ESX
3 7 (2.92%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (2.08%) Squid
4 5 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (1.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (1.67%) XenApp
6 3 (1.25%) Nmap
6 3 (1.25%) Xen
6 3 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.83%) Postfix
8 1 (0.42%) VMFS
8 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.42%) Snort
Systems Management
1 48 (20.00%) Puppet
2 21 (8.75%) CFEngine
3 17 (7.08%) Tivoli
4 15 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 15 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (5.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (4.17%) Nagios
7 6 (2.50%) Netcool
8 5 (2.08%) Cobbler
9 4 (1.67%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (1.25%) Legato
10 3 (1.25%) Nessus
10 3 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 2 (0.83%) YUM
11 2 (0.83%) Ganglia
11 2 (0.83%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.42%) OpenView
12 1 (0.42%) MOM
12 1 (0.42%) Munin
Vendors
1 90 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 46 (19.17%) HP
3 45 (18.75%) Sun
4 39 (16.25%) EMC
5 37 (15.42%) VMware
6 34 (14.17%) Oracle
7 30 (12.50%) Veritas
8 28 (11.67%) NetApp
9 20 (8.33%) IBM
10 15 (6.25%) Symantec
11 10 (4.17%) Microsoft
12 9 (3.75%) JBoss
12 9 (3.75%) Hitachi
13 8 (3.33%) Cisco
14 7 (2.92%) Brocade
15 6 (2.50%) BMC
16 5 (2.08%) Citrix
17 4 (1.67%) CA
17 4 (1.67%) Dell
17 4 (1.67%) SolarWinds
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