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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Engineer
UK
Rank 717 806 705
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -101
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 145 146 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 110 108 193
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,750 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +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
80896 98772 101805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67167 82902 84090
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +80 144 £50,000 - 16
London +69 63 £67,500 -3.57% 6
South East +102 56 £39,000 -13.33% 3
Kent +39 18 £39,000 -8.23%
Berkshire +46 16 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Surrey +68 15 £59,125 +27.15% 2
City of London +28 13 £82,500 +37.50% 5
North West -20 10 £41,250 -17.50% 4
Reading +39 8 £55,000 +22.22%
Folkestone - 8 £34,500 -
Yorkshire +22 6 £33,250 -26.11% 1
West Sussex - 6 - -
West Midlands +18 4 £50,000 +17.64% 1
York +3 4 - - 1
North Yorkshire -6 4 - - 1
Manchester -20 4 £36,250 -27.50% 4
East of England +15 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Cambridge +8 3 £45,000 +38.46%
Cambridgeshire +1 3 £45,000 +38.46%
Merseyside - 3 - -
South West +12 2 £35,047 -22.11% 1
Bristol +1 2 £35,047 -22.11% 1
Cheshire - 2 £55,000 -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £33,250 -
Slough - 2 £32,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £33,250 -
Hampshire +19 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £23,250 -

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 322 (100.00%) Unix
2 243 (75.47%) Linux
3 132 (40.99%) Python
4 108 (33.54%) Perl
5 102 (31.68%) Puppet
6 93 (28.88%) Windows
7 86 (26.71%) Oracle
8 84 (26.09%) Finance
9 83 (25.78%) Red Hat
10 77 (23.91%) Solaris
11 70 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 67 (20.81%) DevOps
13 64 (19.88%) Bash Shell
14 60 (18.63%) Opscode Chef
14 60 (18.63%) Java
15 54 (16.77%) Shell Script
15 54 (16.77%) Configuration Management
15 54 (16.77%) Degree
16 52 (16.15%) SAN
17 50 (15.53%) Nagios
18 49 (15.22%) SQL
18 49 (15.22%) VMware
18 49 (15.22%) Ansible
19 47 (14.60%) Performance Tuning
20 46 (14.29%) HP
21 45 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
22 43 (13.35%) AIX
23 42 (13.04%) MySQL
23 42 (13.04%) Sun
23 42 (13.04%) PowerShell

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 37 (11.49%) Apache
2 28 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 21 (6.52%) WebSphere
4 16 (4.97%) OpenStack
5 15 (4.66%) WebLogic
6 12 (3.73%) JBoss
7 11 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (3.11%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (2.80%) IIS
10 4 (1.24%) Confluence
10 4 (1.24%) Jetty
11 3 (0.93%) Liferay
12 2 (0.62%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.62%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 2 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.31%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.31%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 45 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.24%) G Suite
3 4 (1.24%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.93%) GitHub
4 3 (0.93%) PaaS
4 3 (0.93%) SaaS
5 2 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (16.15%) SAN
2 37 (11.49%) TCP/IP
3 36 (11.18%) LDAP
4 31 (9.63%) SSH
5 26 (8.07%) DNS
6 23 (7.14%) Kerberos
7 19 (5.90%) NAS
8 16 (4.97%) SMTP
9 12 (3.73%) DHCP
10 10 (3.11%) Firewall
10 10 (3.11%) HTTP
10 10 (3.11%) LAN
10 10 (3.11%) WAN
11 9 (2.80%) FTP
11 9 (2.80%) SSL
12 7 (2.17%) Internet
13 6 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (1.86%) FIX Connectivity
14 4 (1.24%) iSCSI
15 3 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.04%) MySQL
2 30 (9.32%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (6.52%) DB2
4 12 (3.73%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.11%) Redis
6 8 (2.48%) SQL Server
7 7 (2.17%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.55%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.24%) Big Data
9 4 (1.24%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.93%) Informix
11 2 (0.62%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.31%) OpenStack Swift
Development Applications
1 30 (9.32%) Jenkins
2 15 (4.66%) Selenium
3 14 (4.35%) Subversion
4 13 (4.04%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.04%) Vagrant
5 12 (3.73%) Maven
6 11 (3.42%) JIRA
7 10 (3.11%) Ant
8 6 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (1.86%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.55%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.93%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.31%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
General
1 84 (26.09%) Finance
2 41 (12.73%) Banking
3 14 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 12 (3.73%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.11%) Publishing
6 9 (2.80%) Front Office
7 6 (1.86%) Billing
8 4 (1.24%) French Language
8 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.93%) Back Office
9 3 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.59%) .NET
2 16 (4.97%) Web Services
3 14 (4.35%) HTML
3 14 (4.35%) Middleware
4 13 (4.04%) XML
5 12 (3.73%) CSS
6 11 (3.42%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.48%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (1.86%) jQuery
9 5 (1.55%) Ajax
9 5 (1.55%) REST
9 5 (1.55%) SOAP
9 5 (1.55%) YAML
10 3 (0.93%) DHTML
10 3 (0.93%) Django
10 3 (0.93%) J2EE
10 3 (0.93%) JSON
10 3 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (0.62%) 802.1X
11 2 (0.62%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.94%) Computer Science
2 27 (8.39%) Data Centre
3 19 (5.90%) Clustering
4 13 (4.04%) Fixed Income
5 9 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.80%) Equities
5 9 (2.80%) Fintech
5 9 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.86%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.55%) Replication
9 4 (1.24%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.93%) EFT
10 3 (0.93%) HACMP
11 2 (0.62%) CMDB
11 2 (0.62%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.62%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 322 (100.00%) Unix
2 243 (75.47%) Linux
3 93 (28.88%) Windows
4 77 (23.91%) Solaris
5 70 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (13.35%) AIX
7 18 (5.59%) HPUX
8 16 (4.97%) CentOS
9 12 (3.73%) Ubuntu
10 11 (3.42%) Windows Server
11 8 (2.48%) Debian
12 5 (1.55%) SUSE
13 4 (1.24%) IRIX
13 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.62%) NetWare
15 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.62%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.31%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (20.81%) DevOps
2 54 (16.77%) Configuration Management
3 47 (14.60%) Performance Tuning
4 36 (11.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 35 (10.87%) Asset Management
5 35 (10.87%) Patch Management
6 33 (10.25%) Software Engineering
7 27 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (7.76%) Capacity Management
9 23 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 23 (7.14%) Open Source
10 22 (6.83%) Kalman Filter
10 22 (6.83%) Server Building
11 21 (6.52%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 19 (5.90%) Low Latency
12 19 (5.90%) Statistics
13 18 (5.59%) Capacity Planning
13 18 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (5.28%) Change Management
15 15 (4.66%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (40.99%) Python
2 108 (33.54%) Perl
3 64 (19.88%) Bash Shell
4 60 (18.63%) Java
5 54 (16.77%) Shell Script
6 49 (15.22%) SQL
7 42 (13.04%) PowerShell
8 41 (12.73%) Ruby
9 40 (12.42%) C
10 28 (8.70%) C++
11 22 (6.83%) JavaScript
12 19 (5.90%) PHP
13 15 (4.66%) PL/SQL
14 10 (3.11%) BeanShell
14 10 (3.11%) Go
15 6 (1.86%) C#
16 5 (1.55%) T-SQL
17 4 (1.24%) Korn
18 2 (0.62%) ABAP
18 2 (0.62%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 54 (16.77%) Degree
2 5 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.24%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.93%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.62%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.62%) RHCE
6 1 (0.31%) CCNP
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) MCSE
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.31%) RHCA
6 1 (0.31%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.66%) QA
2 12 (3.73%) SLA
3 3 (0.93%) MiFID
3 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (9.32%) Docker
2 27 (8.39%) Firmware
3 23 (7.14%) Samba
4 22 (6.83%) iptables
5 21 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (6.21%) Active Directory
6 20 (6.21%) NFS
7 19 (5.90%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 14 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (3.11%) Ceph
10 6 (1.86%) PowerHA
10 6 (1.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.55%) VMware ESX
12 4 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.24%) vSphere
13 3 (0.93%) Oracle Clusterware
13 3 (0.93%) Xen
14 2 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.62%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 102 (31.68%) Puppet
2 60 (18.63%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (15.53%) Nagios
4 49 (15.22%) Ansible
5 23 (7.14%) NetBackup
6 22 (6.83%) HP Data Protector
6 22 (6.83%) ITRS Geneos
6 22 (6.83%) Oracle ZFS
6 22 (6.83%) Red Hat Satellite
7 20 (6.21%) Cacti
8 16 (4.97%) Cobbler
8 16 (4.97%) yum
9 11 (3.42%) Kibana
10 10 (3.11%) Kubernetes
11 7 (2.17%) CFEngine
11 7 (2.17%) Rundeck
12 3 (0.93%) SCOM
12 3 (0.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 3 (0.93%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 86 (26.71%) Oracle
2 83 (25.78%) Red Hat
3 49 (15.22%) VMware
4 46 (14.29%) HP
5 42 (13.04%) Sun
6 36 (11.18%) Splunk
7 35 (10.87%) NetApp
8 29 (9.01%) IBM
9 21 (6.52%) Microsoft
10 17 (5.28%) Veritas
11 16 (4.97%) CyberArk
11 16 (4.97%) LANDesk
11 16 (4.97%) SolarWinds
12 15 (4.66%) SaltStack
13 10 (3.11%) EMC
14 9 (2.80%) Cisco
15 6 (1.86%) Charles River
16 5 (1.55%) F5
16 5 (1.55%) Sybase
17 4 (1.24%) Google
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