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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Engineer
Rank 757 751 688
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 109 124 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 74 74 151
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £85,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -2 105 £45,000 -5.26% 8
London -3 57 £65,000 -16.12% 3
Yorkshire -14 19 £36,750 -18.33% 2
North Yorkshire +15 17 - - 1
York +11 17 - -
City of London +6 14 £30,000 -64.70% 1
South East -20 14 £37,500 -16.66% 2
South West -12 13 £40,000 +12.67% 1
Bristol - 8 £40,000 -
Crawley - 5 £37,500 -
Gatwick - 5 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 5 £37,500 -
Chippenham -2 4 £37,750 +6.33% 1
Wiltshire -10 4 £37,750 +11.02% 1
Scotland - 4 £41,750 -
Hampshire - 4 £25,000 - 1
Berkshire -17 3 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Glasgow - 3 £42,500 -
South Yorkshire 0 2 £36,750 +33.87% 1
Sheffield -5 2 £36,750 +33.87% 1
Surrey -8 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 - -
Reading -11 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Southampton - 1 £25,000 - 1
Devon - 1 £38,000 -
Havant - 1 - -

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 267 (100.00%) UNIX
2 219 (82.02%) Linux
3 147 (55.06%) Solaris
4 126 (47.19%) Red Hat
4 126 (47.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 122 (45.69%) Perl
6 82 (30.71%) SAN
7 80 (29.96%) Apache
8 67 (25.09%) Veritas
9 66 (24.72%) Shell Script
10 65 (24.34%) Sun
11 64 (23.97%) TCP/IP
12 63 (23.60%) DNS
12 63 (23.60%) Internet
13 61 (22.85%) HP
14 59 (22.10%) VMware
15 58 (21.72%) Python
16 55 (20.60%) Finance
17 52 (19.48%) Java
18 50 (18.73%) NetBackup
19 49 (18.35%) Bash Shell
20 48 (17.98%) Puppet
21 47 (17.60%) NetApp
21 47 (17.60%) Oracle
21 47 (17.60%) IBM
22 45 (16.85%) AIX
23 40 (14.98%) ITIL
24 39 (14.61%) NFS
25 36 (13.48%) EMC
26 34 (12.73%) Load Balancing

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 80 (29.96%) Apache
2 33 (12.36%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.49%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.12%) GlassFish
4 11 (4.12%) Jetty
5 6 (2.25%) JBoss
6 5 (1.87%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.87%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (1.12%) IIS
8 2 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.75%) nginx
9 1 (0.37%) Lync
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.37%) SAS
9 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (1.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.37%) RMDS
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (30.71%) SAN
2 64 (23.97%) TCP/IP
3 63 (23.60%) Internet
3 63 (23.60%) DNS
4 33 (12.36%) LDAP
5 26 (9.74%) DHCP
5 26 (9.74%) FTP
6 24 (8.99%) Firewall
7 23 (8.61%) HTTP
8 18 (6.74%) SSH
9 12 (4.49%) SSL
9 12 (4.49%) iSCSI
10 11 (4.12%) NAS
10 11 (4.12%) IPv4
11 10 (3.75%) VPN
12 6 (2.25%) Network Security
12 6 (2.25%) Multicast
13 5 (1.87%) BIG-IP
14 4 (1.50%) LAN
14 4 (1.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.99%) MySQL
2 10 (3.75%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.62%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.87%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.75%) WebFOCUS
7 1 (0.37%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.37%) DB2
7 1 (0.37%) Big Data
7 1 (0.37%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 18 (6.74%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.25%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.12%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.12%) Mercurial
4 3 (1.12%) Hudson
General
1 55 (20.60%) Finance
2 32 (11.99%) Banking
3 14 (5.24%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.75%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.00%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.00%) French Language
6 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.75%) Retail
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.36%) J2EE
2 6 (2.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (1.87%) XML
4 4 (1.50%) HTML
5 3 (1.12%) Django
5 3 (1.12%) YAML
5 3 (1.12%) Middleware
6 1 (0.37%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.36%) Hedge funds
2 19 (7.12%) Clustering
3 18 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.24%) PKI
5 10 (3.75%) LPAR
5 10 (3.75%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (3.00%) DLPAR
7 7 (2.62%) Open Source
8 3 (1.12%) DTV
9 2 (0.75%) HACMP
9 2 (0.75%) iSeries
9 2 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.37%) Physics
10 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.37%) CMDB
10 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.37%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 267 (100.00%) UNIX
2 219 (82.02%) Linux
3 147 (55.06%) Solaris
4 126 (47.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (16.85%) AIX
6 32 (11.99%) Windows
7 30 (11.24%) HPUX
8 21 (7.87%) CentOS
9 9 (3.37%) SUSE
10 7 (2.62%) IRIX
11 5 (1.87%) Debian
11 5 (1.87%) VMS
12 4 (1.50%) FreeBSD
12 4 (1.50%) OpenBSD
12 4 (1.50%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (14.98%) ITIL
2 34 (12.73%) Load Balancing
3 29 (10.86%) Capacity Planning
4 19 (7.12%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (6.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 14 (5.24%) Configuration Management
6 14 (5.24%) Capacity Management
6 14 (5.24%) Resource Management
7 13 (4.87%) Change Control
8 11 (4.12%) Problem Management
8 11 (4.12%) Release Management
8 11 (4.12%) Project Management
8 11 (4.12%) Service Management
9 10 (3.75%) Performance Management
9 10 (3.75%) DevOps
9 10 (3.75%) Kernel Tuning
10 9 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (2.62%) Change Management
11 7 (2.62%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 122 (45.69%) Perl
2 66 (24.72%) Shell Script
3 58 (21.72%) Python
4 52 (19.48%) Java
5 49 (18.35%) Bash Shell
6 23 (8.61%) Ruby
7 22 (8.24%) PHP
8 17 (6.37%) Bourne shell
9 11 (4.12%) Korn
10 10 (3.75%) SQL
11 8 (3.00%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.87%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.50%) C++
14 3 (1.12%) C
14 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.37%) AWK
16 1 (0.37%) sed
Qualifications
1 30 (11.24%) RHCE
2 29 (10.86%) Degree
3 9 (3.37%) SCSA
4 8 (3.00%) NCDA
5 7 (2.62%) Sun Certification
5 7 (2.62%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.25%) RHCA
7 5 (1.87%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.75%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.75%) LPIC
8 2 (0.75%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.49%) SLA
1 12 (4.49%) QA
2 5 (1.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (14.61%) NFS
2 34 (12.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 30 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (8.24%) vSphere
5 18 (6.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 18 (6.74%) Veritas File System
6 16 (5.99%) Firmware
7 14 (5.24%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (4.12%) Squid
9 7 (2.62%) Active Directory
9 7 (2.62%) Samba
9 7 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (2.25%) VMware ESX
11 5 (1.87%) Sendmail
12 4 (1.50%) PowerHA
12 4 (1.50%) KVM
12 4 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (1.50%) Ceph
13 2 (0.75%) GPFS
13 2 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (18.73%) NetBackup
2 48 (17.98%) Puppet
3 19 (7.12%) Legato
4 18 (6.74%) Nagios
5 15 (5.62%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 14 (5.24%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (4.87%) yum
8 11 (4.12%) Tivoli
8 11 (4.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (3.00%) CFEngine
10 3 (1.12%) OpenView
10 3 (1.12%) Control-M
11 2 (0.75%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.75%) Netcool
11 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 2 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.75%) SCCM
11 2 (0.75%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.37%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.37%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 126 (47.19%) Red Hat
2 67 (25.09%) Veritas
3 65 (24.34%) Sun
4 61 (22.85%) HP
5 59 (22.10%) VMware
6 47 (17.60%) NetApp
6 47 (17.60%) IBM
6 47 (17.60%) Oracle
7 36 (13.48%) EMC
8 31 (11.61%) Symantec
9 21 (7.87%) Brocade
10 16 (5.99%) Open Text
10 16 (5.99%) Hitachi
10 16 (5.99%) CA
10 16 (5.99%) Vignette
11 14 (5.24%) Cisco
11 14 (5.24%) Reuters
12 9 (3.37%) Microsoft
13 5 (1.87%) Juniper
13 5 (1.87%) Dell
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