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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 748 730 676
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 155 137 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 135 98 189
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £35,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%

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
107824 100361 112041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87233 83342 95584
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 -26 149 £42,500 -5.55% 15
London -45 49 £72,500 +31.81% 3
Yorkshire -13 34 £40,000 - 3
South East -14 31 £42,500 -2.85% 2
West Yorkshire -11 21 £40,000 - 1
Leeds -19 21 £40,000 - 1
South West -2 19 £37,500 -1.31% 5
Bristol +2 15 £37,500 +11.94% 3
Berkshire -2 15 £32,500 -25.71%
York +5 12 £40,000 - 2
North Yorkshire -9 12 £40,000 - 2
City of London +11 10 £60,000 +31.86% 1
Reading -7 8 £51,250 +20.58%
East of England -19 8 £41,250 - 1
Surrey +2 7 £70,000 +48.93%
Hertfordshire -4 6 £45,750 +10.90% 1
Camberley - 5 £70,000 -
Winchester +5 4 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Hampshire -6 4 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Cheshire -15 4 £35,750 +10.00%
North West -21 4 £35,750 +1.41%
Wales - 4 £36,250 - 2
South Wales - 4 £36,250 - 2
East Midlands - 3 £32,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £32,500 -
Kent - 3 £67,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £32,500 -
Wiltshire -10 2 £37,000 - 1
Somerset - 2 £47,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £32,750 -

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 258 (100.00%) UNIX
2 189 (73.26%) Linux
3 130 (50.39%) Solaris
4 96 (37.21%) Perl
5 94 (36.43%) Red Hat
6 81 (31.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 66 (25.58%) SAN
8 62 (24.03%) Python
9 61 (23.64%) TCP/IP
10 60 (23.26%) Apache
11 59 (22.87%) IBM
12 58 (22.48%) Sun
12 58 (22.48%) Finance
12 58 (22.48%) Puppet
13 56 (21.71%) AIX
14 53 (20.54%) EMC
14 53 (20.54%) Bash Shell
15 51 (19.77%) Veritas
15 51 (19.77%) Java
16 49 (18.99%) Shell Script
17 45 (17.44%) HP
17 45 (17.44%) DNS
18 40 (15.50%) VMware
19 38 (14.73%) HPUX
20 37 (14.34%) NetApp
21 36 (13.95%) Internet
21 36 (13.95%) Banking
22 35 (13.57%) Tomcat
23 33 (12.79%) Ruby
24 31 (12.02%) LDAP

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 60 (23.26%) Apache
2 35 (13.57%) Tomcat
3 15 (5.81%) Jetty
4 14 (5.43%) WebSphere
5 9 (3.49%) WebLogic
6 8 (3.10%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.55%) IIS
7 4 (1.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.39%) SAS
9 1 (0.39%) nginx
9 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (1.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (25.58%) SAN
2 61 (23.64%) TCP/IP
3 45 (17.44%) DNS
4 36 (13.95%) Internet
5 31 (12.02%) LDAP
6 23 (8.91%) SSH
7 21 (8.14%) HTTP
8 18 (6.98%) NAS
9 14 (5.43%) DHCP
10 11 (4.26%) SSL
11 9 (3.49%) iSCSI
12 7 (2.71%) VPN
13 6 (2.33%) IPv4
13 6 (2.33%) Firewall
13 6 (2.33%) tcpdump
13 6 (2.33%) Wireshark
13 6 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (2.33%) NetScaler
13 6 (2.33%) SNMP
14 4 (1.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.59%) MySQL
2 9 (3.49%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.33%) WebFOCUS
4 3 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.55%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.16%) Mercurial
3 3 (1.16%) Hudson
3 3 (1.16%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.39%) Ant
5 1 (0.39%) Subversion
5 1 (0.39%) Maven
General
1 58 (22.48%) Finance
2 36 (13.95%) Banking
3 10 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.10%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.71%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.33%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.55%) German Language
8 3 (1.16%) Welsh Language
8 3 (1.16%) French Language
8 3 (1.16%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.36%) J2EE
2 7 (2.71%) Web Services
3 5 (1.94%) XML
3 5 (1.94%) HTML
3 5 (1.94%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (1.16%) YAML
5 2 (0.78%) Middleware
5 2 (0.78%) CSS
6 1 (0.39%) SOAP
6 1 (0.39%) STL
6 1 (0.39%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.39%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.39%) REST
6 1 (0.39%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.75%) Clustering
2 19 (7.36%) Hedge funds
3 18 (6.98%) LPAR
4 17 (6.59%) Enterprise Storage
4 17 (6.59%) Firmware
5 16 (6.20%) DLPAR
6 13 (5.04%) PKI
7 8 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.71%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.94%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.55%) Informatics
10 4 (1.55%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.16%) Open Source
11 3 (1.16%) iSeries
12 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.78%) Physics
12 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.39%) HACMP
13 1 (0.39%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 258 (100.00%) UNIX
2 189 (73.26%) Linux
3 130 (50.39%) Solaris
4 81 (31.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 56 (21.71%) AIX
6 38 (14.73%) HPUX
7 26 (10.08%) Windows
7 26 (10.08%) CentOS
8 8 (3.10%) Debian
9 7 (2.71%) IRIX
10 6 (2.33%) SUSE
10 6 (2.33%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.94%) VMS
12 4 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.39%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.39%) OpenBSD
15 1 (0.39%) Fedora
15 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (11.24%) ITIL
2 26 (10.08%) Performance Management
2 26 (10.08%) Performance Tuning
3 23 (8.91%) Problem Management
4 22 (8.53%) Load Balancing
5 21 (8.14%) Configuration Management
6 20 (7.75%) Change Management
7 14 (5.43%) Low Latency
8 13 (5.04%) DevOps
8 13 (5.04%) Resource Management
9 10 (3.88%) Change Control
10 7 (2.71%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (2.71%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (2.71%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (2.71%) Migration
11 6 (2.33%) Service Delivery
11 6 (2.33%) Identity Management
11 6 (2.33%) Multithreading
11 6 (2.33%) Mentoring
11 6 (2.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (37.21%) Perl
2 62 (24.03%) Python
3 53 (20.54%) Bash Shell
4 51 (19.77%) Java
5 49 (18.99%) Shell Script
6 33 (12.79%) Ruby
7 22 (8.53%) Korn
8 13 (5.04%) C++
9 10 (3.88%) C
9 10 (3.88%) SQL
9 10 (3.88%) Bourne shell
10 8 (3.10%) PHP
11 6 (2.33%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.16%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.16%) C-shell
13 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (11.24%) Degree
2 7 (2.71%) SCSA
3 6 (2.33%) RHCE
3 6 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.78%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.78%) MBA
5 2 (0.78%) RHCA
5 2 (0.78%) LPIC
6 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.65%) QA
2 6 (2.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (10.08%) NFS
3 16 (6.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 13 (5.04%) VMware ESX
5 10 (3.88%) Active Directory
6 9 (3.49%) Squid
6 9 (3.49%) vSphere
7 8 (3.10%) Hyper-V
8 6 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 6 (2.33%) Samba
9 5 (1.94%) Veritas File System
9 5 (1.94%) Sendmail
10 3 (1.16%) Xen
10 3 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (1.16%) Nmap
11 2 (0.78%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.39%) KVM
12 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.39%) Snort
Systems Management
1 58 (22.48%) Puppet
2 28 (10.85%) Tivoli
2 28 (10.85%) NetBackup
3 27 (10.47%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (8.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 21 (8.14%) CFEngine
6 15 (5.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 8 (3.10%) Netcool
7 8 (3.10%) Legato
8 6 (2.33%) Nagios
9 4 (1.55%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.55%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (1.16%) Nessus
10 3 (1.16%) OpenView
10 3 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.78%) Control-M
12 1 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.39%) Ganglia
12 1 (0.39%) Munin
12 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 94 (36.43%) Red Hat
2 59 (22.87%) IBM
3 58 (22.48%) Sun
4 53 (20.54%) EMC
5 51 (19.77%) Veritas
6 45 (17.44%) HP
7 40 (15.50%) VMware
8 37 (14.34%) NetApp
9 27 (10.47%) Symantec
10 26 (10.08%) Oracle
11 19 (7.36%) Hitachi
12 17 (6.59%) Cisco
13 11 (4.26%) JBoss
14 10 (3.88%) Brocade
14 10 (3.88%) Reuters
15 8 (3.10%) Microsoft
16 6 (2.33%) Sybase
16 6 (2.33%) Murex
16 6 (2.33%) TIBCO
16 6 (2.33%) Informatica
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + be - pens, health, shares +
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £63000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Home Counties
Church International
Salary: Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago