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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 730 737 678
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 193 231 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 175 185 270
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £34,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,250 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +11.11%

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
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +21 187 £52,500 +16.66% 28
London +26 90 £65,000 +18.18% 17
South East +24 32 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Berkshire +35 24 £50,000 +21.95%
East of England +45 22 £52,500 +31.25%
North West +22 20 £37,500 +8.69% 5
Manchester +14 20 £37,500 +8.69% 4
Bedfordshire - 16 £55,000 -
Reading +25 15 £50,000 +42.85%
South West -8 7 £40,000 -46.66% 1
Dunstable - 7 £55,000 -
City of London +43 6 £60,000 -7.69% 6
East Midlands +9 6 £37,000 -5.12% 2
West Midlands -12 5 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Northamptonshire +12 4 £37,000 -5.12%
Northampton +4 4 £37,000 -4.51%
Yorkshire -2 4 £33,250 -11.33%
Scotland -2 4 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Hampshire -4 4 £42,000 -21.86% 2
Glasgow -11 4 £50,000 - 1
Luton - 4 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire +10 3 £33,250 -16.87%
Wiltshire +9 3 - -
Leeds -6 3 £33,250 -16.87%
Slough - 3 £70,000 -
Swindon - 3 - -
Bedford - 3 £42,500 -
Bridgwater - 3 £40,000 -
Ipswich - 3 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £60,000 -

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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.

1 326 (100.00%) Unix
2 250 (76.69%) Linux
3 101 (30.98%) Red Hat
4 88 (26.99%) Windows
5 81 (24.85%) Finance
6 77 (23.62%) Python
7 75 (23.01%) Oracle
8 73 (22.39%) Java
8 73 (22.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 70 (21.47%) Solaris
10 63 (19.33%) AIX
11 62 (19.02%) Perl
12 61 (18.71%) VMware
13 60 (18.40%) C++
14 55 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
15 54 (16.56%) Degree
15 54 (16.56%) Puppet
16 50 (15.34%) SQL
17 47 (14.42%) Shell Script
17 47 (14.42%) Bash Shell
17 47 (14.42%) Software Engineering
18 44 (13.50%) HP
19 43 (13.19%) Configuration Management
20 41 (12.58%) High Availability
21 40 (12.27%) Computer Science
22 36 (11.04%) IBM
22 36 (11.04%) VMware Infrastructure
23 35 (10.74%) ITIL
24 34 (10.43%) TCP/IP
25 33 (10.12%) Scrum

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 25 (7.67%) Apache
2 17 (5.21%) WebSphere
3 16 (4.91%) WebLogic
4 15 (4.60%) OpenStack
4 15 (4.60%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (2.45%) JBoss
7 7 (2.15%) IIS
8 4 (1.23%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.23%) Documentum
8 4 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.92%) CMS
9 3 (0.92%) nginx
9 3 (0.92%) Node.js
10 2 (0.61%) WordPress
11 1 (0.31%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.31%) Confluence
11 1 (0.31%) Jetty
11 1 (0.31%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.61%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (0.61%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.15%) OpenShift
4 5 (1.53%) PaaS
5 4 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.92%) IaaS
7 2 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.61%) GitHub
7 2 (0.61%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.61%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (0.61%) SaaS
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.43%) TCP/IP
2 26 (7.98%) DNS
2 26 (7.98%) SAN
3 19 (5.83%) Firewall
4 18 (5.52%) Wireless
5 15 (4.60%) LDAP
6 13 (3.99%) 802.11
7 12 (3.68%) Internet
8 9 (2.76%) SSH
9 7 (2.15%) HTTP
10 5 (1.53%) FTP
10 5 (1.53%) LAN
10 5 (1.53%) NAS
11 4 (1.23%) IP Telephony
11 4 (1.23%) snoop
11 4 (1.23%) SSL
11 4 (1.23%) tcpdump
12 3 (0.92%) IPv6
12 3 (0.92%) SMTP
12 3 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.06%) MySQL
2 14 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.68%) DB2
3 12 (3.68%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.84%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.53%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.23%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.92%) Big Data
7 3 (0.92%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.61%) MarkLogic
8 2 (0.61%) Navicat
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.61%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.31%) Informix
Development Applications
1 11 (3.37%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.07%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.45%) Eclipse
4 7 (2.15%) JIRA
5 6 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (1.84%) Subversion
6 5 (1.53%) Ant
6 5 (1.53%) Eclipse RCP
6 5 (1.53%) JUnit
6 5 (1.53%) Maven
6 5 (1.53%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.23%) SonarQube
8 3 (0.92%) GoogleTest
8 3 (0.92%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.61%) PVCS
9 2 (0.61%) Toad
10 1 (0.31%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.31%) JMeter
10 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
General
1 81 (24.85%) Finance
2 26 (7.98%) Banking
3 19 (5.83%) Retail
4 13 (3.99%) Electronics
5 12 (3.68%) Front Office
5 12 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.37%) Games
7 9 (2.76%) Marketing
8 5 (1.53%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.23%) Publishing
10 2 (0.61%) Automotive
10 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.61%) German Language
10 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.13%) Middleware
2 18 (5.52%) Web Services
3 16 (4.91%) STL
4 15 (4.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 13 (3.99%) 802.1X
5 13 (3.99%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 12 (3.68%) HTML
7 11 (3.37%) J2EE
8 10 (3.07%) XML
9 9 (2.76%) .NET
9 9 (2.76%) CSS
9 9 (2.76%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (2.76%) IBM Integration Bus
9 9 (2.76%) LAMP
10 7 (2.15%) JMS
10 7 (2.15%) Spring
11 6 (1.84%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (1.53%) JSP
12 5 (1.53%) Servlets
12 5 (1.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.27%) Computer Science
2 13 (3.99%) Augmented Reality
2 13 (3.99%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.37%) Clustering
5 10 (3.07%) Hedge funds
6 8 (2.45%) Replication
7 7 (2.15%) PKI
8 6 (1.84%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.53%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.53%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.23%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.23%) HP Superdome
10 4 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.23%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.92%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.92%) EPoS
11 3 (0.92%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 326 (100.00%) Unix
2 250 (76.69%) Linux
3 88 (26.99%) Windows
4 73 (22.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 70 (21.47%) Solaris
6 63 (19.33%) AIX
7 30 (9.20%) Windows Server
8 23 (7.06%) SUSE
9 22 (6.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 16 (4.91%) CentOS
11 12 (3.68%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (3.37%) HPUX
13 8 (2.45%) Debian
13 8 (2.45%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.61%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.61%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.61%) IRIX
15 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (14.42%) Software Engineering
3 43 (13.19%) Configuration Management
4 41 (12.58%) High Availability
5 35 (10.74%) ITIL
6 33 (10.12%) Scrum
7 32 (9.82%) Low Latency
7 32 (9.82%) Performance Tuning
8 31 (9.51%) TDD
9 30 (9.20%) DevOps
10 27 (8.28%) Open Source
11 24 (7.36%) Multithreading
12 23 (7.06%) OOP
13 22 (6.75%) E-Commerce
14 21 (6.44%) BDD
14 21 (6.44%) Unit Testing
15 20 (6.13%) Mentoring
16 19 (5.83%) OO
17 18 (5.52%) Incident Management
18 17 (5.21%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 77 (23.62%) Python
2 73 (22.39%) Java
3 62 (19.02%) Perl
4 60 (18.40%) C++
5 50 (15.34%) SQL
6 47 (14.42%) Bash Shell
6 47 (14.42%) Shell Script
7 27 (8.28%) Ruby
8 20 (6.13%) JavaScript
9 19 (5.83%) C
10 16 (4.91%) Korn
11 12 (3.68%) PowerShell
12 10 (3.07%) C#
13 9 (2.76%) Bourne shell
13 9 (2.76%) C-shell
13 9 (2.76%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.53%) Groovy
15 4 (1.23%) VB
15 4 (1.23%) VBScript
16 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (16.56%) Degree
2 12 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.23%) CEH
4 4 (1.23%) CISSP
5 3 (0.92%) CCENT
6 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.07%) SLA
2 6 (1.84%) QA
3 5 (1.53%) ISO15022
3 5 (1.53%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) MiFID
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (11.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (6.44%) Docker
3 15 (4.60%) vSphere
4 12 (3.68%) PowerHA
5 11 (3.37%) Active Directory
5 11 (3.37%) VMware ESX
6 9 (2.76%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.45%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (2.15%) Xen
9 6 (1.84%) Squid
10 5 (1.53%) Corosync
10 5 (1.53%) KVM
10 5 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (1.23%) NFS
12 3 (0.92%) Postfix
12 3 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.61%) Ceph
13 2 (0.61%) OpenSIPS
13 2 (0.61%) Oracle Clusterware
13 2 (0.61%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 54 (16.56%) Puppet
2 30 (9.20%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (3.99%) Oracle ZFS
4 10 (3.07%) BMC PATROL
4 10 (3.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 9 (2.76%) Ansible
6 8 (2.45%) Nagios
7 7 (2.15%) OpenView
8 4 (1.23%) CFEngine
8 4 (1.23%) Cobbler
8 4 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (0.92%) Linux-HA
10 2 (0.61%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.31%) SCCM
11 1 (0.31%) WSUS
11 1 (0.31%) yum
11 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 101 (30.98%) Red Hat
2 75 (23.01%) Oracle
3 61 (18.71%) VMware
4 44 (13.50%) HP
5 36 (11.04%) IBM
6 22 (6.75%) Sun
7 19 (5.83%) Cisco
8 15 (4.60%) EMC
9 13 (3.99%) BT
10 12 (3.68%) Veritas
11 11 (3.37%) BMC
12 10 (3.07%) Google
12 10 (3.07%) Microsoft
12 10 (3.07%) Sybase
13 9 (2.76%) SAP
13 9 (2.76%) Splunk
14 6 (1.84%) BEA
14 6 (1.84%) NetApp
15 4 (1.23%) F5
15 4 (1.23%) Sophos
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + + 100% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, Etc.
Posted: 8 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
McCabe & Barton
Salary: bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + on call + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 17 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, Etc.
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum dependent on experience, plus strong benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
TRG
Salary: 35000-40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago