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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 768 732 660
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 142 231 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.22% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 117 205 283
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%

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
90765 105251 110157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.20% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76040 87694 88974
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 September 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 September 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 -17 133 £50,750 +1.50% 30
London -21 54 £57,500 -4.16% 13
South East +57 50 £50,000 +20.48% 6
Berkshire +38 37 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Reading +37 32 £60,000 +4.34% 2
East Midlands +24 9 £37,000 +23.33%
Northamptonshire +19 7 £37,000 -
City of London +47 6 £95,000 +58.33% 4
Yorkshire +22 6 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Scotland +18 5 £50,000 +33.33%
Northampton +16 5 £37,000 -
East of England +12 5 £45,000 - 3
Glasgow +15 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Hampshire +13 4 £50,000 +31.57%
South West -4 4 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Sheffield +18 3 £35,000 -9.09% 1
Cambridge +16 3 - - 1
Surrey +15 3 £60,000 +140.00% 4
West Sussex +14 3 £46,500 -19.13%
Cambridgeshire +11 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +10 3 £45,000 -10.00%
South Yorkshire +10 3 £35,000 -9.09% 1
High Wycombe -1 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Bracknell -4 3 £50,000 +31.57%
Southampton - 3 £50,000 -
Worthing - 3 £46,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £31,000 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £31,000 - 2
North East - 3 £31,000 - 2
Slough +18 2 £65,000 +71.05%

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 378 (100.00%) Unix
2 290 (76.72%) Linux
3 124 (32.80%) Solaris
4 116 (30.69%) Perl
5 113 (29.89%) Red Hat
6 97 (25.66%) Finance
7 94 (24.87%) Windows
8 93 (24.60%) Oracle
8 93 (24.60%) Python
9 78 (20.63%) Java
10 75 (19.84%) AIX
10 75 (19.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 73 (19.31%) VMware
12 69 (18.25%) Puppet
13 63 (16.67%) C++
14 61 (16.14%) HP
15 60 (15.87%) Degree
16 58 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
17 54 (14.29%) TCP/IP
18 51 (13.49%) Sun
19 48 (12.70%) Apache
19 48 (12.70%) Computer Science
19 48 (12.70%) Software Engineering
19 48 (12.70%) Performance Tuning
20 47 (12.43%) SAN
20 47 (12.43%) Shell Script
21 46 (12.17%) SQL
21 46 (12.17%) Bash Shell
21 46 (12.17%) High Availability
21 46 (12.17%) DevOps

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 48 (12.70%) Apache
2 17 (4.50%) WebLogic
3 15 (3.97%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.65%) IIS
5 7 (1.85%) JBoss
6 5 (1.32%) nginx
7 4 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.79%) Documentum
9 2 (0.53%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.53%) Jetty
9 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.53%) WildFly
9 2 (0.53%) WordPress
10 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.32%) GitHub
4 3 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.79%) IaaS
4 3 (0.79%) PaaS
5 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.53%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.26%) Office 365
6 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 47 (12.43%) SAN
3 30 (7.94%) Firewall
4 27 (7.14%) DNS
4 27 (7.14%) Internet
5 24 (6.35%) SSH
6 23 (6.08%) HTTP
7 19 (5.03%) LDAP
8 17 (4.50%) Wireless
9 15 (3.97%) 802.11
10 14 (3.70%) SSL
11 12 (3.17%) LAN
11 12 (3.17%) SMTP
11 12 (3.17%) snoop
11 12 (3.17%) tcpdump
11 12 (3.17%) WAN
12 11 (2.91%) NAS
13 10 (2.65%) VPN
14 8 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (2.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.61%) MySQL
2 14 (3.70%) Big Data
3 11 (2.91%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.65%) DB2
5 8 (2.12%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.32%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.32%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.06%) Aerospike
9 2 (0.53%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.26%) Informix
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.91%) Eclipse
3 9 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.38%) Subversion
4 8 (2.12%) Cucumber
4 8 (2.12%) JIRA
5 6 (1.59%) Maven
6 5 (1.32%) Selenium
7 4 (1.06%) Ant
7 4 (1.06%) GoogleTest
7 4 (1.06%) PHPUnit
7 4 (1.06%) SonarQube
7 4 (1.06%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.79%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.53%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.26%) JMeter
10 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 97 (25.66%) Finance
2 30 (7.94%) Banking
3 15 (3.97%) Electronics
4 14 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.17%) Marketing
6 8 (2.12%) Games
6 8 (2.12%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.12%) Publishing
7 7 (1.85%) Front Office
8 6 (1.59%) Back Office
9 5 (1.32%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.32%) Retail
10 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.53%) German Language
12 1 (0.26%) Advertising
12 1 (0.26%) Automotive
12 1 (0.26%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.82%) HTML
2 18 (4.76%) Middleware
3 16 (4.23%) 802.1X
4 15 (3.97%) CSS
4 15 (3.97%) STL
4 15 (3.97%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 15 (3.97%) Web Services
5 14 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 10 (2.65%) Ajax
6 10 (2.65%) J2EE
6 10 (2.65%) LAMP
7 9 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (2.38%) XML
8 8 (2.12%) .NET
9 4 (1.06%) FreeSWITCH
9 4 (1.06%) HTML5
9 4 (1.06%) jQuery
9 4 (1.06%) Laravel
9 4 (1.06%) REST
10 3 (0.79%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.70%) Computer Science
2 33 (8.73%) Clustering
3 27 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 17 (4.50%) Hedge funds
5 15 (3.97%) Augmented Reality
6 14 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.38%) Fintech
7 9 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.38%) PKI
8 8 (2.12%) Replication
9 7 (1.85%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.59%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.59%) Statistics
11 5 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (1.06%) Equities
12 4 (1.06%) Physics
12 4 (1.06%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.79%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 378 (100.00%) Unix
2 290 (76.72%) Linux
3 124 (32.80%) Solaris
4 94 (24.87%) Windows
5 75 (19.84%) AIX
5 75 (19.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (6.61%) SUSE
7 19 (5.03%) Windows Server
8 16 (4.23%) Oracle Linux
9 15 (3.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 14 (3.70%) HPUX
11 11 (2.91%) Ubuntu
12 10 (2.65%) CentOS
13 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.79%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.53%) IRIX
15 2 (0.53%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.53%) SVR4
16 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (12.70%) Performance Tuning
2 48 (12.70%) Software Engineering
3 46 (12.17%) DevOps
3 46 (12.17%) High Availability
4 43 (11.38%) Configuration Management
5 32 (8.47%) Low Latency
6 31 (8.20%) ITIL
7 30 (7.94%) Scrum
8 28 (7.41%) OOP
8 28 (7.41%) TDD
9 24 (6.35%) Multithreading
9 24 (6.35%) Problem Management
9 24 (6.35%) SDLC
10 23 (6.08%) BDD
10 23 (6.08%) Capacity Planning
10 23 (6.08%) Project Management
11 22 (5.82%) Data Loss Prevention
12 21 (5.56%) OO
13 18 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (30.69%) Perl
2 93 (24.60%) Python
3 78 (20.63%) Java
4 63 (16.67%) C++
5 47 (12.43%) Shell Script
6 46 (12.17%) Bash Shell
6 46 (12.17%) SQL
7 34 (8.99%) C
8 32 (8.47%) Ruby
9 27 (7.14%) Korn
10 19 (5.03%) JavaScript
10 19 (5.03%) PowerShell
11 14 (3.70%) PL/SQL
12 12 (3.17%) PHP
13 11 (2.91%) Bourne shell
14 10 (2.65%) C-shell
14 10 (2.65%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.59%) JCL
16 4 (1.06%) VBScript
17 3 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (15.87%) Degree
2 22 (5.82%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.50%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.70%) RHCE
5 6 (1.59%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.59%) SCSA
5 6 (1.59%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.06%) CCIE
6 4 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.53%) RHCA
9 1 (0.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.97%) QA
2 11 (2.91%) SLA
3 6 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (6.08%) VMware ESX
3 22 (5.82%) vSphere
4 21 (5.56%) Firmware
5 17 (4.50%) Docker
5 17 (4.50%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (3.97%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (3.70%) Active Directory
8 12 (3.17%) Hyper-V
9 10 (2.65%) iptables
10 9 (2.38%) Sendmail
10 9 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.32%) KVM
12 4 (1.06%) OpenSIPS
12 4 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.79%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 3 (0.79%) PowerHA
13 3 (0.79%) Samba
13 3 (0.79%) Squid
13 3 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 69 (18.25%) Puppet
2 40 (10.58%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (5.29%) Nagios
4 15 (3.97%) Ansible
4 15 (3.97%) Oracle ZFS
5 12 (3.17%) BMC PATROL
6 11 (2.91%) Cobbler
7 10 (2.65%) NetBackup
7 10 (2.65%) yum
8 9 (2.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 7 (1.85%) Ganglia
9 7 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
10 6 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (1.32%) CFEngine
11 5 (1.32%) Tivoli
12 4 (1.06%) Icinga
12 4 (1.06%) Zenoss
13 3 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 113 (29.89%) Red Hat
2 93 (24.60%) Oracle
3 73 (19.31%) VMware
4 61 (16.14%) HP
5 51 (13.49%) Sun
6 31 (8.20%) EMC
7 30 (7.94%) IBM
8 27 (7.14%) Cisco
9 20 (5.29%) NetApp
10 17 (4.50%) Veritas
11 16 (4.23%) Microsoft
11 16 (4.23%) Sybase
12 15 (3.97%) BT
13 13 (3.44%) BMC
14 12 (3.17%) Splunk
15 11 (2.91%) F5
16 7 (1.85%) Egenera
16 7 (1.85%) Foundry
16 7 (1.85%) Hitachi
17 6 (1.59%) 3PAR
London
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £48,000
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £65K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £40K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £65K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000 + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Shares +Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ocado Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 10 days ago
Woking
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Woking
Montash Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago