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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 711 753 673
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -80
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 188 224 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 168 195 265
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.58%

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +37 172 £52,500 +5.00% 20
London +2 70 £62,500 +4.16% 10
South East +49 50 £50,000 +31.57% 3
Berkshire +29 39 £57,500 +51.31% 3
Reading +27 33 £60,000 +37.14% 2
East Midlands +19 16 £37,000 +21.31%
Northamptonshire +18 11 £37,000 -3.89%
Scotland +22 10 £50,000 +34.22%
Northampton +18 9 £37,000 -3.89%
Glasgow +14 9 £50,000 +34.22%
North East - 9 £31,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 9 £31,000 -
City of London +55 8 £95,000 +68.88% 3
North West +10 8 £36,750 +6.52% 1
Manchester -13 8 £36,750 +6.52% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £31,000 -
Yorkshire +33 6 £42,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +14 5 £52,500 +92.66%
Nottingham +14 5 £52,500 +92.66%
Hampshire +9 5 £50,000 +31.57%
East of England -1 5 £51,750 +15.00% 2
Slough +14 4 £65,000 +71.05%
South West -5 4 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Southampton - 4 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire +29 3 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire +27 3 £45,000 -2.70%
West Yorkshire +17 3 £35,000 -
Cardiff +14 3 £37,500 +36.36%
West Sussex +8 3 £46,500 -19.13%
South Wales +7 3 £37,500 -6.25%

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 377 (100.00%) Unix
2 278 (73.74%) Linux
3 120 (31.83%) Solaris
4 110 (29.18%) Red Hat
5 109 (28.91%) Perl
6 99 (26.26%) Finance
7 97 (25.73%) Windows
8 92 (24.40%) Python
9 90 (23.87%) Oracle
10 78 (20.69%) Java
11 76 (20.16%) AIX
12 73 (19.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 69 (18.30%) VMware
14 66 (17.51%) Puppet
15 65 (17.24%) C++
16 61 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
17 56 (14.85%) HP
18 55 (14.59%) Degree
19 50 (13.26%) TCP/IP
20 48 (12.73%) Sun
21 47 (12.47%) SAN
21 47 (12.47%) High Availability
22 46 (12.20%) Software Engineering
22 46 (12.20%) Apache
23 45 (11.94%) SQL
24 44 (11.67%) Shell Script
24 44 (11.67%) Configuration Management
24 44 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
24 44 (11.67%) Performance Tuning
25 43 (11.41%) DevOps

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 46 (12.20%) Apache
2 16 (4.24%) WebLogic
3 14 (3.71%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.39%) IIS
5 5 (1.33%) nginx
6 4 (1.06%) Documentum
6 4 (1.06%) JBoss
7 2 (0.53%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.53%) CMS
7 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.53%) Jetty
7 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.53%) WildFly
7 2 (0.53%) WordPress
8 1 (0.27%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.27%) Confluence
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.33%) GitHub
4 4 (1.06%) PaaS
5 3 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.80%) IaaS
5 3 (0.80%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.27%) Office 365
7 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (13.26%) TCP/IP
2 47 (12.47%) SAN
3 29 (7.69%) Firewall
3 29 (7.69%) Internet
4 27 (7.16%) DNS
5 22 (5.84%) HTTP
6 20 (5.31%) SSH
7 19 (5.04%) Wireless
8 17 (4.51%) 802.11
9 15 (3.98%) LDAP
10 13 (3.45%) SSL
11 12 (3.18%) LAN
11 12 (3.18%) WAN
12 11 (2.92%) NAS
12 11 (2.92%) snoop
12 11 (2.92%) tcpdump
13 10 (2.65%) VPN
14 9 (2.39%) SMTP
15 7 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (1.86%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.63%) MySQL
2 14 (3.71%) Big Data
3 10 (2.65%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.12%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.12%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.86%) DB2
6 4 (1.06%) Aerospike
6 4 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.06%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.06%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.53%) MarkLogic
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.27%) Informix
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (4.77%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.92%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.39%) JIRA
4 8 (2.12%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.86%) Subversion
6 5 (1.33%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.33%) PHPUnit
6 5 (1.33%) SonarQube
7 4 (1.06%) GoogleTest
8 3 (0.80%) Maven
8 3 (0.80%) Selenium
8 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.53%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.53%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.27%) Ant
10 1 (0.27%) FishEye
10 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 99 (26.26%) Finance
2 29 (7.69%) Banking
3 17 (4.51%) Electronics
4 14 (3.71%) Marketing
4 14 (3.71%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.92%) Front Office
6 10 (2.65%) Games
7 7 (1.86%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.86%) Publishing
8 6 (1.59%) Back Office
8 6 (1.59%) Retail
9 5 (1.33%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.53%) German Language
12 1 (0.27%) Advertising
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.27%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.04%) HTML
2 18 (4.77%) 802.1X
3 17 (4.51%) Middleware
3 17 (4.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 16 (4.24%) STL
5 15 (3.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 15 (3.98%) Web Services
6 13 (3.45%) CSS
7 11 (2.92%) FIX Protocol
7 11 (2.92%) J2EE
8 10 (2.65%) LAMP
9 8 (2.12%) XML
10 7 (1.86%) Ajax
11 6 (1.59%) .NET
12 5 (1.33%) HTML5
12 5 (1.33%) jQuery
12 5 (1.33%) Laravel
12 5 (1.33%) REST
13 4 (1.06%) FreeSWITCH
14 3 (0.80%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.41%) Computer Science
2 30 (7.96%) Clustering
3 24 (6.37%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.77%) Hedge funds
5 17 (4.51%) Augmented Reality
6 15 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.39%) PKI
8 8 (2.12%) Replication
9 7 (1.86%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.59%) Fintech
11 5 (1.33%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.33%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (1.33%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.06%) Equities
12 4 (1.06%) Physics
13 3 (0.80%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.80%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.80%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 377 (100.00%) Unix
2 278 (73.74%) Linux
3 120 (31.83%) Solaris
4 97 (25.73%) Windows
5 76 (20.16%) AIX
6 73 (19.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (6.63%) SUSE
8 22 (5.84%) Windows Server
9 19 (5.04%) Oracle Linux
9 19 (5.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 12 (3.18%) HPUX
11 9 (2.39%) CentOS
12 8 (2.12%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.80%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.53%) IRIX
15 2 (0.53%) SVR4
16 1 (0.27%) Debian
16 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (12.47%) High Availability
3 46 (12.20%) Software Engineering
4 44 (11.67%) Configuration Management
4 44 (11.67%) Performance Tuning
5 43 (11.41%) DevOps
6 36 (9.55%) ITIL
7 33 (8.75%) Low Latency
8 31 (8.22%) Scrum
9 29 (7.69%) TDD
10 28 (7.43%) OOP
11 25 (6.63%) Multithreading
12 24 (6.37%) BDD
12 24 (6.37%) Problem Management
12 24 (6.37%) Project Management
13 23 (6.10%) Data Loss Prevention
14 22 (5.84%) Capacity Planning
15 21 (5.57%) SDLC
16 20 (5.31%) Change Management
16 20 (5.31%) OO
Programming Languages
1 109 (28.91%) Perl
2 92 (24.40%) Python
3 78 (20.69%) Java
4 65 (17.24%) C++
5 45 (11.94%) SQL
6 44 (11.67%) Shell Script
7 39 (10.34%) Bash Shell
8 34 (9.02%) Ruby
9 28 (7.43%) C
10 27 (7.16%) Korn
11 16 (4.24%) PowerShell
12 15 (3.98%) JavaScript
13 12 (3.18%) PHP
14 11 (2.92%) Bourne shell
15 10 (2.65%) C-shell
16 8 (2.12%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.86%) T-SQL
18 5 (1.33%) JCL
19 4 (1.06%) VBScript
20 3 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (14.59%) Degree
2 22 (5.84%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.77%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.71%) RHCE
5 6 (1.59%) SCSA
5 6 (1.59%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (1.33%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.06%) CCIE
7 4 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.53%) RHCA
10 1 (0.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.98%) QA
2 14 (3.71%) SLA
3 5 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 44 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (6.10%) VMware ESX
3 22 (5.84%) vSphere
4 18 (4.77%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (4.51%) Docker
5 17 (4.51%) Firmware
5 17 (4.51%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (3.18%) Active Directory
6 12 (3.18%) Hyper-V
7 9 (2.39%) Sendmail
8 7 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.59%) iptables
10 5 (1.33%) KVM
11 4 (1.06%) OpenSIPS
11 4 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.80%) PowerHA
12 3 (0.80%) Squid
12 3 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 66 (17.51%) Puppet
2 39 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (3.98%) Ansible
3 15 (3.98%) Nagios
4 13 (3.45%) Oracle ZFS
5 12 (3.18%) BMC PATROL
6 9 (2.39%) Cobbler
6 9 (2.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 9 (2.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (2.12%) yum
8 7 (1.86%) Ganglia
8 7 (1.86%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.86%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (1.33%) CFEngine
9 5 (1.33%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.06%) Icinga
10 4 (1.06%) Zenoss
11 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (0.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 110 (29.18%) Red Hat
2 90 (23.87%) Oracle
3 69 (18.30%) VMware
4 56 (14.85%) HP
5 48 (12.73%) Sun
6 34 (9.02%) IBM
7 32 (8.49%) EMC
8 27 (7.16%) Cisco
9 18 (4.77%) NetApp
9 18 (4.77%) Veritas
10 17 (4.51%) BT
11 16 (4.24%) Sybase
12 14 (3.71%) Microsoft
13 12 (3.18%) BMC
14 10 (2.65%) F5
14 10 (2.65%) Splunk
15 7 (1.86%) Hitachi
16 6 (1.59%) 3PAR
16 6 (1.59%) Egenera
16 6 (1.59%) Foundry
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + + c.100% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £48,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Connected IT
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connected IT
Posted: 22 days ago