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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 756 711 668
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 145 159 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 113 114 174
Average salary £41,250 £45,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.83% +0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £76,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%

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
110597 101053 111513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89479 83749 95349
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 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
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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 -45 138 £42,500 -6.07% 23
London -67 45 £70,000 +27.27% 8
South East -8 32 £42,500 +9.67% 2
Yorkshire -43 31 £40,000 - 6
York +11 22 £40,000 - 4
North Yorkshire -2 22 £40,000 - 4
Berkshire +2 18 £40,000 - 2
South West -7 14 £37,500 -1.31% 5
Reading -8 11 £50,000 +17.64% 1
City of London -16 11 £63,750 +10.86% 5
Bristol +2 10 £37,500 +11.94% 1
East of England -26 8 £41,250 -8.33% 1
West Yorkshire -30 8 £40,000 - 2
Leeds -39 8 £40,000 - 2
Hertfordshire -8 6 £45,750 +1.66%
Surrey - 6 £70,000 -
South Wales - 5 £37,500 - 2
Wales - 5 £37,500 - 2
Hampshire -4 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Cheshire -11 4 £35,750 +19.16% 1
North West -17 4 £35,750 +2.14% 1
Camberley - 4 £70,000 -
Nottingham -6 3 £32,500 +62.50%
Nottinghamshire -7 3 £32,500 +62.50%
East Midlands -9 3 £32,500 +62.50%
Cardiff - 3 £35,000 - 2
Rickmansworth +4 2 £41,250 -10.81%
Winchester +3 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Bedfordshire -3 2 £32,750 -29.18% 1
Wiltshire -8 2 £37,000 - 1

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 239 (100.00%) UNIX
2 179 (74.90%) Linux
3 112 (46.86%) Solaris
4 83 (34.73%) Red Hat
5 79 (33.05%) Perl
6 72 (30.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 63 (26.36%) Python
8 61 (25.52%) TCP/IP
9 56 (23.43%) Bash Shell
10 55 (23.01%) Java
11 54 (22.59%) SAN
12 53 (22.18%) AIX
12 53 (22.18%) Finance
13 52 (21.76%) Sun
14 47 (19.67%) Puppet
15 45 (18.83%) Apache
16 44 (18.41%) HP
17 42 (17.57%) Tomcat
17 42 (17.57%) EMC
18 39 (16.32%) Internet
19 38 (15.90%) IBM
19 38 (15.90%) Veritas
19 38 (15.90%) VMware
20 36 (15.06%) DNS
20 36 (15.06%) Ruby
21 33 (13.81%) Shell Script
22 30 (12.55%) Oracle
23 28 (11.72%) ITIL
23 28 (11.72%) HPUX
23 28 (11.72%) Degree

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 45 (18.83%) Apache
2 42 (17.57%) Tomcat
3 21 (8.79%) Jetty
4 10 (4.18%) WebSphere
5 9 (3.77%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.93%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.67%) IIS
8 3 (1.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.42%) nginx
10 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.04%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (25.52%) TCP/IP
2 54 (22.59%) SAN
3 39 (16.32%) Internet
4 36 (15.06%) DNS
5 22 (9.21%) LDAP
6 20 (8.37%) NAS
7 19 (7.95%) SSH
8 17 (7.11%) HTTP
9 12 (5.02%) DHCP
10 8 (3.35%) SSL
11 7 (2.93%) LAN
12 6 (2.51%) SNMP
12 6 (2.51%) Wireless
12 6 (2.51%) Wireshark
12 6 (2.51%) tcpdump
12 6 (2.51%) iSCSI
12 6 (2.51%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (2.51%) NetScaler
13 5 (2.09%) VPN
13 5 (2.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.69%) MySQL
2 9 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.51%) WebFOCUS
4 3 (1.26%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.84%) Mercurial
3 2 (0.84%) Hudson
3 2 (0.84%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.42%) Subversion
4 1 (0.42%) Maven
4 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.42%) Ant
General
1 53 (22.18%) Finance
2 25 (10.46%) Banking
3 11 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.35%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.51%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.67%) German Language
7 3 (1.26%) Welsh Language
7 3 (1.26%) French Language
7 3 (1.26%) Back Office
7 3 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.46%) J2EE
2 9 (3.77%) Web Services
3 5 (2.09%) XML
3 5 (2.09%) HTML
4 2 (0.84%) YAML
4 2 (0.84%) Middleware
4 2 (0.84%) CSS
5 1 (0.42%) SOAP
5 1 (0.42%) STL
5 1 (0.42%) XSD
5 1 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.42%) LAMP
5 1 (0.42%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.42%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.62%) Enterprise Storage
2 20 (8.37%) Clustering
3 16 (6.69%) Firmware
4 15 (6.28%) Hedge funds
5 14 (5.86%) LPAR
6 12 (5.02%) DLPAR
7 11 (4.60%) PKI
8 7 (2.93%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.51%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.09%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.67%) Informatics
12 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.84%) Physics
12 2 (0.84%) iSeries
12 2 (0.84%) Open Source
12 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.42%) Replication
13 1 (0.42%) Equities
13 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.42%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 239 (100.00%) UNIX
2 179 (74.90%) Linux
3 112 (46.86%) Solaris
4 72 (30.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (22.18%) AIX
6 28 (11.72%) HPUX
7 23 (9.62%) Windows
8 13 (5.44%) CentOS
9 12 (5.02%) Debian
10 10 (4.18%) SUSE
10 10 (4.18%) Ubuntu
11 7 (2.93%) IRIX
12 6 (2.51%) VMS
13 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.84%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.42%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.42%) OpenBSD
15 1 (0.42%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (11.72%) ITIL
2 26 (10.88%) Load Balancing
3 25 (10.46%) Problem Management
4 22 (9.21%) Performance Management
5 21 (8.79%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (8.37%) Change Management
7 18 (7.53%) Configuration Management
8 16 (6.69%) Low Latency
9 11 (4.60%) Resource Management
10 10 (4.18%) DevOps
11 8 (3.35%) Change Control
12 7 (2.93%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (2.51%) Migration
13 6 (2.51%) Multithreading
13 6 (2.51%) Identity Management
13 6 (2.51%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (2.51%) Capacity Management
13 6 (2.51%) Ultra-Low Latency
13 6 (2.51%) Service Delivery
14 5 (2.09%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 79 (33.05%) Perl
2 63 (26.36%) Python
3 56 (23.43%) Bash Shell
4 55 (23.01%) Java
5 36 (15.06%) Ruby
6 33 (13.81%) Shell Script
7 20 (8.37%) Korn
8 12 (5.02%) C++
9 11 (4.60%) SQL
10 9 (3.77%) C
10 9 (3.77%) Bourne shell
11 8 (3.35%) PHP
12 6 (2.51%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.26%) C-shell
14 2 (0.84%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (11.72%) Degree
2 9 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.93%) RHCE
3 7 (2.93%) SCSA
4 5 (2.09%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.26%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.84%) CCNP
6 2 (0.84%) MBA
6 2 (0.84%) RHCA
6 2 (0.84%) LPIC
7 1 (0.42%) CCNA
7 1 (0.42%) HND
7 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.44%) QA
2 6 (2.51%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.37%) NFS
3 10 (4.18%) VMware ESX
3 10 (4.18%) vSphere
4 8 (3.35%) Squid
4 8 (3.35%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (2.93%) Active Directory
6 5 (2.09%) Samba
6 5 (2.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (1.67%) Veritas File System
7 4 (1.67%) Sendmail
8 3 (1.26%) Nmap
8 3 (1.26%) Xen
8 3 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.84%) Postfix
9 2 (0.84%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.42%) KVM
10 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 47 (19.67%) Puppet
2 24 (10.04%) Tivoli
3 21 (8.79%) CFEngine
3 21 (8.79%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (8.37%) NetBackup
5 19 (7.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (3.35%) Netcool
7 7 (2.93%) Legato
8 6 (2.51%) Nagios
9 5 (2.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 4 (1.67%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (1.67%) Cobbler
11 3 (1.26%) Backup Exec
11 3 (1.26%) Nessus
11 3 (1.26%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.84%) YUM
12 2 (0.84%) OpenView
13 1 (0.42%) Control-M
13 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Satellite
13 1 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 83 (34.73%) Red Hat
2 52 (21.76%) Sun
3 44 (18.41%) HP
4 42 (17.57%) EMC
5 38 (15.90%) IBM
5 38 (15.90%) VMware
5 38 (15.90%) Veritas
6 30 (12.55%) Oracle
7 26 (10.88%) NetApp
8 15 (6.28%) Hitachi
8 15 (6.28%) Cisco
9 13 (5.44%) Symantec
10 10 (4.18%) JBoss
11 9 (3.77%) Brocade
12 8 (3.35%) Microsoft
13 6 (2.51%) Informatica
13 6 (2.51%) BMC
13 6 (2.51%) TIBCO
14 5 (2.09%) Reuters
14 5 (2.09%) StorageTek
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Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
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Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
York
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Reading
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
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City of London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits + bonus
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Bristol
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Bath
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