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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 783 709 655
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 147 247 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 107 187 218
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £68,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+19.20% +11.02%

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
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 -69 139 £50,000 +24.22% 20
London -20 61 £71,250 +29.54% 7
South East -23 28 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Yorkshire +6 20 £45,000 +25.00%
East of England +11 12 £40,000 -1.23% 1
City of London +61 11 £60,000 +23.07% 1
Berkshire -16 11 £40,000 -5.88% 3
West Yorkshire +8 10 £55,000 +52.77%
South West -22 10 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North Yorkshire +18 9 £45,000 -
Leeds +7 9 - -
West Midlands - 7 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire +5 6 £46,250 -12.73% 1
Bristol -19 6 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Cambridge - 6 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £32,500 -
Reading +1 5 £45,000 +3.44% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £55,000 - 2
Harrogate - 5 £45,000 -
York +2 4 - -
Somerset -2 4 £20,500 -36.92%
Bridgwater - 4 £20,500 -
Birmingham - 4 £45,000 -
North West +25 3 £50,000 +56.25% 4
Manchester +16 3 £50,000 +56.25% 3
Surrey +4 3 £46,500 +41.98%
Coventry - 3 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Kent - 3 £42,500 - 1
Abingdon - 3 - -

Unix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 388 (100.00%) Unix
2 309 (79.64%) Linux
3 109 (28.09%) Perl
4 108 (27.84%) Python
5 107 (27.58%) Finance
6 104 (26.80%) Red Hat
7 91 (23.45%) VMware
7 91 (23.45%) Oracle
8 78 (20.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 73 (18.81%) Bash Shell
9 73 (18.81%) Solaris
10 70 (18.04%) Windows
11 61 (15.72%) Shell Script
11 61 (15.72%) Degree
12 59 (15.21%) Puppet
13 55 (14.18%) HP
14 52 (13.40%) Java
15 51 (13.14%) SQL
16 49 (12.63%) C++
17 48 (12.37%) AIX
18 47 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
19 46 (11.86%) Software Engineering
19 46 (11.86%) E-Commerce
20 45 (11.60%) High Availability
21 44 (11.34%) IBM
21 44 (11.34%) SAN
21 44 (11.34%) C
22 40 (10.31%) Configuration Management
23 39 (10.05%) Computer Science
24 38 (9.79%) MySQL

Unix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 34 (8.76%) Apache
2 28 (7.22%) OpenStack
3 23 (5.93%) WebLogic
4 22 (5.67%) Tomcat
4 22 (5.67%) WebSphere
5 19 (4.90%) JBoss
6 10 (2.58%) IIS
7 6 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.29%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.29%) nginx
9 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.52%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.26%) Resin
10 1 (0.26%) Sonic ESB
10 1 (0.26%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 9 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) MS Office
2 1 (0.26%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 5 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.29%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (1.03%) RMDS
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.55%) IaaS
3 6 (1.55%) SaaS
4 3 (0.77%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.77%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.77%) PaaS
5 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.52%) Joyent
5 2 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (11.34%) SAN
2 37 (9.54%) TCP/IP
3 34 (8.76%) DNS
4 23 (5.93%) Firewall
5 17 (4.38%) LDAP
6 16 (4.12%) Internet
7 14 (3.61%) LAN
8 10 (2.58%) HTTP
8 10 (2.58%) iSCSI
9 9 (2.32%) IP Telephony
9 9 (2.32%) NAS
10 8 (2.06%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (2.06%) SSL
11 7 (1.80%) SMTP
12 6 (1.55%) DHCP
12 6 (1.55%) WAN
13 5 (1.29%) Wireless
14 4 (1.03%) SNMP
15 3 (0.77%) BIG-IP
15 3 (0.77%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.79%) MySQL
2 29 (7.47%) SQL Server
3 28 (7.22%) Relational Database
4 20 (5.15%) RDBMS
5 12 (3.09%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.58%) DB2
7 6 (1.55%) KDB
7 6 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.29%) Big Data
8 5 (1.29%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.29%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.29%) SQLPlus
9 4 (1.03%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.77%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (0.77%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 26 (6.70%) Maven
2 20 (5.15%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.35%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.35%) Subversion
4 12 (3.09%) Ant
5 9 (2.32%) Eclipse
5 9 (2.32%) GDB
5 9 (2.32%) JIRA
6 8 (2.06%) Eclipse RCP
6 8 (2.06%) JUnit
6 8 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (2.06%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (1.29%) PVCS
7 5 (1.29%) Toad
8 3 (0.77%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.77%) Hudson
9 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.26%) Selenium
10 1 (0.26%) WebDriver
General
1 107 (27.58%) Finance
2 26 (6.70%) Retail
3 19 (4.90%) Banking
4 8 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.55%) French Language
5 6 (1.55%) Front Office
5 6 (1.55%) German Language
5 6 (1.55%) Legal
6 5 (1.29%) Marketing
7 4 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.77%) Automotive
9 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.52%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.19%) FIX Protocol
2 21 (5.41%) XML
3 19 (4.90%) Spring
4 18 (4.64%) JMS
5 17 (4.38%) Middleware
6 13 (3.35%) LAMP
6 13 (3.35%) Servlets
7 10 (2.58%) HTML
7 10 (2.58%) J2EE
7 10 (2.58%) STL
8 9 (2.32%) CSS
8 9 (2.32%) Web Services
8 9 (2.32%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (2.06%) .NET
9 8 (2.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 8 (2.06%) GWT
9 8 (2.06%) JSP
9 8 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (2.06%) XSLT
10 7 (1.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.05%) Computer Science
2 33 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.44%) Clustering
4 20 (5.15%) Data Centre
5 15 (3.87%) Client/Server
6 14 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (3.61%) Hedge funds
7 13 (3.35%) Replication
8 9 (2.32%) EPoS
8 9 (2.32%) Inversion of Control
9 8 (2.06%) N-Tier
9 8 (2.06%) SWIFT
10 6 (1.55%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.55%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.29%) Fintech
11 5 (1.29%) Interactive TV
11 5 (1.29%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.29%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.03%) Digital Media
12 4 (1.03%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 388 (100.00%) Unix
2 309 (79.64%) Linux
3 78 (20.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 73 (18.81%) Solaris
5 70 (18.04%) Windows
6 48 (12.37%) AIX
7 26 (6.70%) Windows Server
8 20 (5.15%) CentOS
9 13 (3.35%) Ubuntu
10 10 (2.58%) Debian
11 9 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (2.06%) HPUX
13 6 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (1.29%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.29%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.29%) SUSE
14 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (1.03%) Fedora
16 2 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (11.86%) E-Commerce
1 46 (11.86%) Software Engineering
2 45 (11.60%) High Availability
3 40 (10.31%) Configuration Management
4 38 (9.79%) ITIL
5 33 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
6 32 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (8.25%) Low Latency
7 27 (6.96%) Open Source
8 25 (6.44%) Incident Management
9 24 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (6.19%) TDD
10 21 (5.41%) Load Balancing
11 19 (4.90%) Change Control
12 18 (4.64%) DevOps
12 18 (4.64%) Process Management
12 18 (4.64%) Scrum
13 16 (4.12%) Risk Management
13 16 (4.12%) SDLC
14 15 (3.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 109 (28.09%) Perl
2 108 (27.84%) Python
3 73 (18.81%) Bash Shell
4 61 (15.72%) Shell Script
5 52 (13.40%) Java
6 51 (13.14%) SQL
7 49 (12.63%) C++
8 44 (11.34%) C
9 34 (8.76%) Ruby
10 21 (5.41%) JavaScript
11 17 (4.38%) PowerShell
12 13 (3.35%) C#
13 10 (2.58%) AWK
13 10 (2.58%) PL/SQL
14 9 (2.32%) PHP
15 8 (2.06%) Groovy
16 6 (1.55%) sed
17 5 (1.29%) Uniface
17 5 (1.29%) VB
18 4 (1.03%) Jython
Qualifications
1 61 (15.72%) Degree
2 15 (3.87%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.09%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.32%) CCENT
5 4 (1.03%) RHCE
6 3 (0.77%) CEH
6 3 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.77%) CISSP
6 3 (0.77%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.52%) CCNA
7 2 (0.52%) RHCT
7 2 (0.52%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.26%) CCNP
8 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.26%) MCP
8 1 (0.26%) OCA
8 1 (0.26%) OCP
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.26%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.35%) QA
2 8 (2.06%) ISO15022
2 8 (2.06%) ISO20022
3 6 (1.55%) SLA
4 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.52%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (5.41%) NFS
3 14 (3.61%) Docker
4 10 (2.58%) vSphere
5 9 (2.32%) Firmware
5 9 (2.32%) Oracle Clusterware
5 9 (2.32%) Xen
6 7 (1.80%) Active Directory
6 7 (1.80%) Corosync
6 7 (1.80%) KVM
6 7 (1.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (1.55%) Postfix
7 6 (1.55%) PowerHA
8 5 (1.29%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (1.03%) Squid
9 4 (1.03%) Varnish
10 3 (0.77%) Sendmail
10 3 (0.77%) SRDF
11 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 59 (15.21%) Puppet
2 29 (7.47%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (6.44%) Ansible
3 25 (6.44%) Nagios
4 22 (5.67%) NetBackup
5 19 (4.90%) OpenView
6 16 (4.12%) Oracle ZFS
7 13 (3.35%) Salt
8 12 (3.09%) Red Hat Satellite
9 9 (2.32%) CFEngine
10 8 (2.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (1.29%) Linux-HA
12 5 (1.29%) Mesos
13 4 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (1.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 3 (0.77%) EMC VPLEX
14 3 (0.77%) Rundeck
14 3 (0.77%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.77%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 104 (26.80%) Red Hat
2 91 (23.45%) Oracle
2 91 (23.45%) VMware
3 55 (14.18%) HP
4 44 (11.34%) IBM
5 22 (5.67%) Cisco
6 19 (4.90%) Microsoft
7 17 (4.38%) Veritas
8 13 (3.35%) EMC
8 13 (3.35%) Sybase
9 12 (3.09%) Google
9 12 (3.09%) SAP
10 10 (2.58%) Sun
11 9 (2.32%) Brocade
11 9 (2.32%) NetApp
12 8 (2.06%) BEA
12 8 (2.06%) CommVault
13 6 (1.55%) F5
13 6 (1.55%) LANDesk
13 6 (1.55%) SolarWinds
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