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 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Engineer
Rank 863 830 696
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -134
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 44 106 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.090% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.095% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 36 78 149
Average salary £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £27,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,625
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.30%

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
102426 111110 103460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.50% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 84594 91082 86189
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 8 July 2015 within the UK.

UNIX Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

UNIX Engineer
Top 21 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 8 July 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 -40 42 £52,500 +7.14% 11
London +3 29 £55,000 -18.51% 6
South East +11 7 £55,000 +29.41%
Hampshire +8 5 £62,500 +31.57%
City of London +24 3 £52,500 -22.22% 1
South West -10 3 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Bristol -17 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Southampton +2 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Berkshire +1 2 £47,500 +11.76%
East of England +10 1 £49,500 +1.02% 2
North West +1 1 £24,000 -31.42%
Manchester 0 1 £24,000 -29.41%
Wales -3 1 £45,000 +28.57%
South Wales -5 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Reading -8 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Yorkshire -18 1 £40,000 - 2
Slough - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £49,500 -
Caerphilly - 1 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £49,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £62,500 -

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 July 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.

1 154 (100.00%) UNIX
2 117 (75.97%) Linux
3 102 (66.23%) Solaris
4 90 (58.44%) Red Hat
5 66 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 55 (35.71%) Perl
7 53 (34.42%) Finance
8 52 (33.77%) VMware
9 41 (26.62%) SAN
10 36 (23.38%) Oracle
10 36 (23.38%) Apache
11 33 (21.43%) Sun
11 33 (21.43%) HP
11 33 (21.43%) Puppet
12 32 (20.78%) Bash Shell
13 31 (20.13%) Windows
13 31 (20.13%) Veritas
14 30 (19.48%) NetApp
15 29 (18.83%) Java
16 27 (17.53%) Internet
16 27 (17.53%) Python
17 25 (16.23%) Tomcat
17 25 (16.23%) Shell Script
18 22 (14.29%) Degree
18 22 (14.29%) DNS
19 21 (13.64%) MySQL
19 21 (13.64%) AIX
20 20 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
20 20 (12.99%) DevOps
21 19 (12.34%) QA

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 36 (23.38%) Apache
2 25 (16.23%) Tomcat
3 17 (11.04%) GlassFish
4 7 (4.55%) JBoss
5 6 (3.90%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.25%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.95%) CMS
7 3 (1.95%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.30%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.30%) nginx
9 1 (0.65%) Jetty
9 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.65%) Drupal
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (5.19%) MS Office
2 2 (1.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.95%) SaaS
2 3 (1.95%) Office 365
3 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (26.62%) SAN
2 27 (17.53%) Internet
3 22 (14.29%) DNS
4 18 (11.69%) HTTP
5 17 (11.04%) TCP/IP
6 15 (9.74%) NAS
7 12 (7.79%) LDAP
8 11 (7.14%) DHCP
9 10 (6.49%) SSH
10 9 (5.84%) Firewall
11 7 (4.55%) FTP
12 6 (3.90%) SSL
12 6 (3.90%) IPv4
13 5 (3.25%) WAN
13 5 (3.25%) BIG-IP
14 3 (1.95%) 3G
14 3 (1.95%) Wireless
14 3 (1.95%) 4G
15 2 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
15 2 (1.30%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.64%) MySQL
2 10 (6.49%) DB2
3 6 (3.90%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.95%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.30%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.65%) Informix
6 1 (0.65%) SQLite
6 1 (0.65%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Subversion
1 7 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.65%) Ant
General
1 53 (34.42%) Finance
2 11 (7.14%) Banking
3 8 (5.19%) Back Office
4 5 (3.25%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.25%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.95%) Games
6 2 (1.30%) Retail
6 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.55%) HTML
2 6 (3.90%) CSS
2 6 (3.90%) Ajax
3 2 (1.30%) J2EE
4 1 (0.65%) COM
4 1 (0.65%) Web Services
4 1 (0.65%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 13 (8.44%) Clustering
4 11 (7.14%) CLARiiON
4 11 (7.14%) EMC VNX
5 9 (5.84%) PKI
6 8 (5.19%) Hedge funds
7 6 (3.90%) DataPower
8 5 (3.25%) Celerra
8 5 (3.25%) Symmetrix
9 4 (2.60%) EMC Centera
9 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.60%) EMC VMAX
10 3 (1.95%) PlayStation
10 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.30%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.30%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.30%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.30%) Replication
11 2 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 154 (100.00%) UNIX
2 117 (75.97%) Linux
3 102 (66.23%) Solaris
4 66 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (20.13%) Windows
6 21 (13.64%) AIX
7 11 (7.14%) CentOS
8 8 (5.19%) HPUX
9 7 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
9 7 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (4.55%) SUSE
10 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.95%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.95%) VMS
11 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (12.99%) DevOps
2 17 (11.04%) ITIL
3 15 (9.74%) Load Balancing
4 14 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.14%) Resource Management
6 10 (6.49%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (5.84%) Server Building
7 9 (5.84%) Asset Management
8 8 (5.19%) Project Management
9 7 (4.55%) CRM
9 7 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.55%) Time Management
9 7 (4.55%) Patch Management
10 6 (3.90%) Software Delivery
10 6 (3.90%) Change Control
10 6 (3.90%) Migration
10 6 (3.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (3.25%) Release Management
11 5 (3.25%) Capacity Management
12 4 (2.60%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 55 (35.71%) Perl
2 32 (20.78%) Bash Shell
3 29 (18.83%) Java
4 27 (17.53%) Python
5 25 (16.23%) Shell Script
6 16 (10.39%) Korn
7 10 (6.49%) Bourne shell
8 9 (5.84%) SQL
9 8 (5.19%) Ruby
10 7 (4.55%) JavaScript
11 6 (3.90%) C++
11 6 (3.90%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.60%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.95%) PHP
14 2 (1.30%) C
15 1 (0.65%) AWK
15 1 (0.65%) C-shell
15 1 (0.65%) sed
Qualifications
1 22 (14.29%) Degree
2 9 (5.84%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.55%) RHCE
5 6 (3.90%) Sun Certification
5 6 (3.90%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.60%) SCSA
6 4 (2.60%) SAP Certification
7 3 (1.95%) RHCA
8 2 (1.30%) OCP
8 2 (1.30%) OCA
8 2 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.30%) NCDA
8 2 (1.30%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.34%) QA
2 7 (4.55%) SLA
3 5 (3.25%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (9.74%) NFS
3 11 (7.14%) vSphere
4 10 (6.49%) Squid
5 8 (5.19%) Xen
5 8 (5.19%) KVM
6 7 (4.55%) Firmware
6 7 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (3.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (3.25%) Active Directory
8 4 (2.60%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.95%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.30%) Samba
10 2 (1.30%) XenApp
10 2 (1.30%) Veritas File System
10 2 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 33 (21.43%) Puppet
2 15 (9.74%) Nagios
2 15 (9.74%) NetBackup
3 12 (7.79%) Oracle ZFS
4 11 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (4.55%) Opsview
6 4 (2.60%) Ansible
6 4 (2.60%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (1.95%) yum
7 3 (1.95%) CFEngine
7 3 (1.95%) Legato
8 2 (1.30%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.30%) OpenView
8 2 (1.30%) Control-M
8 2 (1.30%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.30%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.65%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 90 (58.44%) Red Hat
2 52 (33.77%) VMware
3 36 (23.38%) Oracle
4 33 (21.43%) Sun
4 33 (21.43%) HP
5 31 (20.13%) Veritas
6 30 (19.48%) NetApp
7 13 (8.44%) Microsoft
8 11 (7.14%) Cisco
8 11 (7.14%) EMC
9 9 (5.84%) IBM
10 8 (5.19%) Symantec
11 7 (4.55%) Brocade
11 7 (4.55%) Citrix
12 6 (3.90%) CA
13 5 (3.25%) Hitachi
13 5 (3.25%) SAP
13 5 (3.25%) Dell
13 5 (3.25%) Nimble Storage
13 5 (3.25%) hybris
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: Good Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Salary: Competitive £ plus bens such as excellent pension, 25+ days hol & more
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago