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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Engineer
Rank 830 748 740
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 61 148 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 56 125 103
Average salary £50,000 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%

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
102603 109261 101023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.49% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85657 88395 83850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -66 54 £50,000 +17.64% 3
London 0 32 £52,500 -26.31% 1
East of England +9 7 £45,000 +9.09%
North West 0 5 £24,000 -32.86%
Hertfordshire -4 5 £45,000 -1.63%
Berkshire 0 4 £60,000 +50.00%
Wales -5 4 £41,250 +10.00% 1
South Wales -15 4 £41,250 +10.00% 1
South East -24 4 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Scotland +8 3 £37,250 +16.40%
Glasgow +5 3 £37,250 -12.35%
Reading +4 3 £60,000 +20.00%
City of London +20 2 £52,500 -12.50%
East Midlands +11 2 £27,250 -16.15%
Nottingham -7 2 £27,250 -16.15%
Nottinghamshire -14 2 £27,250 -16.15%
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
Solihull - 2 £37,500 -
Manchester - 2 £24,000 -
Caerphilly - 2 £42,500 -
Cumbria - 2 £35,035 -
Bedfordshire +9 1 £50,000 +52.67%
Knutsford +2 1 £50,000 +40.84%
Slough -1 1 - -
Cheshire -3 1 £50,000 +39.86%
York -11 1 - -
North Yorkshire -13 1 - -
Cardiff -14 1 £27,500 -21.42%
Yorkshire -17 1 - -
Bristol -23 1 £42,500 +13.33%

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 123 (100.00%) UNIX
2 102 (82.93%) Linux
3 82 (66.67%) Solaris
4 71 (57.72%) Red Hat
5 52 (42.28%) Perl
6 50 (40.65%) VMware
6 50 (40.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (27.64%) Puppet
7 34 (27.64%) Finance
8 33 (26.83%) SAN
9 32 (26.02%) Oracle
10 29 (23.58%) AIX
10 29 (23.58%) Veritas
11 28 (22.76%) Python
12 27 (21.95%) Windows
13 26 (21.14%) HP
13 26 (21.14%) Bash Shell
14 24 (19.51%) Apache
15 23 (18.70%) Sun
15 23 (18.70%) NetApp
16 22 (17.89%) Shell Script
17 18 (14.63%) DevOps
18 17 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (13.82%) NAS
18 17 (13.82%) TCP/IP
19 15 (12.20%) Microsoft
19 15 (12.20%) ITIL
19 15 (12.20%) MySQL
19 15 (12.20%) Clustering
19 15 (12.20%) Agile Software Development

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 24 (19.51%) Apache
2 11 (8.94%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.32%) GlassFish
4 3 (2.44%) JBoss
4 3 (2.44%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.63%) nginx
5 2 (1.63%) CMS
6 1 (0.81%) Jetty
6 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (4.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.25%) Office 365
3 2 (1.63%) Joyent
3 2 (1.63%) SaaS
3 2 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (26.83%) SAN
2 17 (13.82%) TCP/IP
2 17 (13.82%) NAS
3 14 (11.38%) DNS
4 11 (8.94%) Internet
5 10 (8.13%) Firewall
6 7 (5.69%) DHCP
7 6 (4.88%) WAN
7 6 (4.88%) HTTP
8 5 (4.07%) FTP
8 5 (4.07%) LDAP
8 5 (4.07%) SSH
9 4 (3.25%) Wireless
9 4 (3.25%) 4G
9 4 (3.25%) LAN
9 4 (3.25%) 3G
10 3 (2.44%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.63%) VLAN
11 2 (1.63%) VPN
12 1 (0.81%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.20%) MySQL
2 8 (6.50%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.69%) DB2
4 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.63%) Redis
7 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.81%) MaxDB
7 1 (0.81%) Informix
Development Applications
1 9 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.50%) Subversion
3 3 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.63%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.63%) JIRA
5 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.81%) GDB
General
1 34 (27.64%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) Back Office
3 7 (5.69%) Banking
4 2 (1.63%) Retail
4 2 (1.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Local Government
5 1 (0.81%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.50%) CSS
2 6 (4.88%) HTML
2 6 (4.88%) Ajax
3 4 (3.25%) Django
4 2 (1.63%) JSON
4 2 (1.63%) COM
4 2 (1.63%) XML
4 2 (1.63%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.81%) STL
5 1 (0.81%) Web Services
5 1 (0.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.20%) Clustering
2 11 (8.94%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.50%) Hedge funds
5 6 (4.88%) EMC VNX
5 6 (4.88%) DataPower
5 6 (4.88%) CLARiiON
6 5 (4.07%) Symmetrix
7 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.44%) PKI
7 3 (2.44%) Derivative
8 2 (1.63%) CMDB
8 2 (1.63%) Celerra
8 2 (1.63%) Replication
8 2 (1.63%) HACMP
8 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.63%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.81%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 123 (100.00%) UNIX
2 102 (82.93%) Linux
3 82 (66.67%) Solaris
4 50 (40.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (23.58%) AIX
6 27 (21.95%) Windows
7 10 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (6.50%) CentOS
8 8 (6.50%) Ubuntu
9 7 (5.69%) SUSE
10 6 (4.88%) Debian
10 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (3.25%) Windows XP
11 4 (3.25%) HPUX
11 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.63%) SmartOS
13 1 (0.81%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.63%) DevOps
2 15 (12.20%) ITIL
2 15 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (7.32%) Asset Management
3 9 (7.32%) Load Balancing
3 9 (7.32%) Server Building
4 8 (6.50%) Open Source
5 7 (5.69%) Time Management
5 7 (5.69%) CRM
6 6 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.88%) Migration
6 6 (4.88%) Software Delivery
7 5 (4.07%) Change Management
8 4 (3.25%) Project Management
8 4 (3.25%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (3.25%) Low Latency
8 4 (3.25%) Resilience Testing
9 3 (2.44%) High Availability
9 3 (2.44%) Workflow
9 3 (2.44%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (42.28%) Perl
2 28 (22.76%) Python
3 26 (21.14%) Bash Shell
4 22 (17.89%) Shell Script
5 14 (11.38%) Korn
6 13 (10.57%) Ruby
6 13 (10.57%) Java
7 9 (7.32%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.50%) C++
9 6 (4.88%) SQL
9 6 (4.88%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.88%) Bourne shell
10 2 (1.63%) sed
10 2 (1.63%) C
10 2 (1.63%) AWK
11 1 (0.81%) PHP
11 1 (0.81%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 13 (10.57%) Degree
2 9 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.50%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (4.88%) OCP
4 6 (4.88%) OCA
4 6 (4.88%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (4.88%) SAP Certification
4 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.25%) RHCSA
6 3 (2.44%) RHCE
7 2 (1.63%) HND
7 2 (1.63%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.63%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.81%) NCDA
8 1 (0.81%) MCP
8 1 (0.81%) SCSA
8 1 (0.81%) RHCT
8 1 (0.81%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) QA
2 6 (4.88%) ISO 9001
2 6 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.25%) SLA
4 3 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.13%) NFS
3 8 (6.50%) vSphere
4 6 (4.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (4.88%) Firmware
5 5 (4.07%) Active Directory
5 5 (4.07%) Xen
5 5 (4.07%) KVM
6 4 (3.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (3.25%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.25%) VMware Server
7 3 (2.44%) Docker
8 2 (1.63%) LXC
8 2 (1.63%) Samba
8 2 (1.63%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.63%) Squid
9 1 (0.81%) Varnish
9 1 (0.81%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 34 (27.64%) Puppet
2 9 (7.32%) Oracle ZFS
3 8 (6.50%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.50%) NetBackup
4 7 (5.69%) Nagios
4 7 (5.69%) Opsview
5 4 (3.25%) Ansible
5 4 (3.25%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (2.44%) Legato
6 3 (2.44%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.63%) OpenView
7 2 (1.63%) Control-M
7 2 (1.63%) Graphite
7 2 (1.63%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.63%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.81%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.81%) SnapMirror
8 1 (0.81%) SnapVault
8 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.81%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 71 (57.72%) Red Hat
2 50 (40.65%) VMware
3 32 (26.02%) Oracle
4 29 (23.58%) Veritas
5 26 (21.14%) HP
6 23 (18.70%) Sun
6 23 (18.70%) NetApp
7 15 (12.20%) Microsoft
8 11 (8.94%) Cisco
8 11 (8.94%) IBM
9 9 (7.32%) SAP
9 9 (7.32%) EMC
10 6 (4.88%) Citrix
11 5 (4.07%) Dell
11 5 (4.07%) Nimble Storage
12 4 (3.25%) 3PAR
13 3 (2.44%) hybris
13 3 (2.44%) Percona
13 3 (2.44%) Brocade
14 2 (1.63%) Symantec
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