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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 692 742 701
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 189 232 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 149 183 237
Median salary £52,500 £49,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +16.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £84,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +40 189 £52,500 +5.00% 30
London +55 101 £57,500 -17.85% 12
South East +51 51 £53,750 +27.97% 7
Surrey +43 22 £60,000 +22.44% 1
North West -9 14 £39,500 +14.49% 5
Berkshire +46 11 £48,750 -11.36% 2
Reading +36 10 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Yorkshire +5 10 £34,000 -15.00% 3
Kent +3 10 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Sheffield +14 9 £34,000 -11.68%
South Yorkshire +6 9 £34,000 -11.68%
City of London +25 7 £80,000 +28.00% 3
East Midlands +3 7 £36,000 -20.00%
Northamptonshire +2 6 - -
Folkestone +2 5 £34,500 -13.20% 1
Merseyside - 5 - -
West Sussex +31 4 £40,000 +3.22%
Cheshire - 4 £55,000 -
Hampshire +9 3 £45,000 - 2
East of England -7 3 - - 1
Liverpool - 3 - -
Cambridge +9 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +3 2 - - 1
West Midlands +3 2 £26,125 -30.33%
South West -1 2 £33,664 +2.01% 2
Manchester -12 2 £36,750 +6.52% 5
Lancashire - 2 £39,000 -
Southampton - 2 £44,500 - 1
Woking - 2 £50,000 -
Chorley - 2 £39,000 -

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 353 (100.00%) Unix
2 279 (79.04%) Linux
3 124 (35.13%) Perl
4 111 (31.44%) Python
5 110 (31.16%) Red Hat
6 102 (28.90%) Puppet
7 98 (27.76%) Oracle
8 95 (26.91%) Windows
9 92 (26.06%) Finance
10 91 (25.78%) Solaris
11 80 (22.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 65 (18.41%) SAN
13 63 (17.85%) Java
14 59 (16.71%) VMware
15 58 (16.43%) Performance Tuning
16 57 (16.15%) Bash Shell
17 55 (15.58%) HP
18 54 (15.30%) Degree
18 54 (15.30%) Opscode Chef
19 52 (14.73%) Shell Script
20 51 (14.45%) SQL
21 50 (14.16%) Apache
22 49 (13.88%) TCP/IP
23 48 (13.60%) Sun
24 47 (13.31%) DevOps
24 47 (13.31%) Configuration Management
25 46 (13.03%) AIX
25 46 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
26 43 (12.18%) MySQL
26 43 (12.18%) Ansible

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 50 (14.16%) Apache
2 26 (7.37%) Tomcat
3 17 (4.82%) WebLogic
4 15 (4.25%) JBoss
4 15 (4.25%) WebSphere
5 13 (3.68%) IIS
5 13 (3.68%) OpenStack
6 9 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.13%) nginx
9 3 (0.85%) Confluence
9 3 (0.85%) Liferay
10 2 (0.57%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 2 (0.57%) WildFly
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 46 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.13%) G Suite
3 4 (1.13%) GitHub
3 4 (1.13%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.28%) Office 365
5 1 (0.28%) PaaS
5 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (18.41%) SAN
2 49 (13.88%) TCP/IP
3 33 (9.35%) SSH
4 28 (7.93%) DNS
5 24 (6.80%) LDAP
6 22 (6.23%) Firewall
7 20 (5.67%) NAS
7 20 (5.67%) SMTP
8 19 (5.38%) HTTP
9 18 (5.10%) Internet
9 18 (5.10%) LAN
9 18 (5.10%) WAN
10 16 (4.53%) Kerberos
11 13 (3.68%) SSL
12 10 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (2.83%) DHCP
13 9 (2.55%) VPN
14 8 (2.27%) snoop
14 8 (2.27%) tcpdump
15 7 (1.98%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.18%) MySQL
2 25 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (5.38%) DB2
4 13 (3.68%) Big Data
4 13 (3.68%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.83%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.27%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.27%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.27%) Redis
7 7 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.98%) SQL Server
8 5 (1.42%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.13%) Aerospike
9 4 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.85%) Informix
11 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.57%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (8.50%) Jenkins
2 19 (5.38%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.53%) Subversion
4 15 (4.25%) Maven
5 11 (3.12%) Ant
5 11 (3.12%) Eclipse
6 10 (2.83%) Selenium
7 8 (2.27%) Cucumber
7 8 (2.27%) JIRA
8 7 (1.98%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.85%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.57%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.28%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.28%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
General
1 92 (26.06%) Finance
2 39 (11.05%) Banking
3 18 (5.10%) Financial Institution
4 12 (3.40%) Publishing
5 9 (2.55%) Front Office
6 7 (1.98%) Back Office
7 6 (1.70%) Billing
8 5 (1.42%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.13%) Electronics
10 3 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.85%) Marketing
10 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.57%) Retail
12 1 (0.28%) Advertising
12 1 (0.28%) Games
12 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.80%) HTML
2 17 (4.82%) CSS
3 16 (4.53%) XML
4 14 (3.97%) .NET
4 14 (3.97%) Middleware
5 12 (3.40%) Web Services
6 11 (3.12%) .NET Framework
6 11 (3.12%) LAMP
7 10 (2.83%) Ajax
8 8 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
8 8 (2.27%) J2EE
9 6 (1.70%) jQuery
9 6 (1.70%) REST
10 4 (1.13%) 802.1X
10 4 (1.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (1.13%) SOAP
10 4 (1.13%) STL
11 3 (0.85%) JSON
11 3 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (0.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.48%) Computer Science
2 35 (9.92%) Clustering
3 33 (9.35%) Data Centre
4 17 (4.82%) Hedge funds
5 16 (4.53%) Statistics
6 13 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.68%) Fintech
7 9 (2.55%) Equities
7 9 (2.55%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.55%) Replication
8 8 (2.27%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.70%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.13%) Biology
10 4 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.85%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (0.85%) EFT
11 3 (0.85%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.57%) Cyber Attack
12 2 (0.57%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 353 (100.00%) Unix
2 279 (79.04%) Linux
3 95 (26.91%) Windows
4 91 (25.78%) Solaris
5 80 (22.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (13.03%) AIX
7 18 (5.10%) CentOS
8 17 (4.82%) HPUX
9 14 (3.97%) Ubuntu
10 13 (3.68%) Windows Server
11 10 (2.83%) SUSE
12 6 (1.70%) Debian
12 6 (1.70%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.85%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.57%) NetWare
15 2 (0.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (16.43%) Performance Tuning
2 47 (13.31%) Configuration Management
2 47 (13.31%) DevOps
3 41 (11.61%) Software Engineering
4 39 (11.05%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (6.80%) Capacity Planning
5 24 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (6.52%) Low Latency
7 22 (6.23%) Change Management
7 22 (6.23%) Problem Management
7 22 (6.23%) SDLC
8 21 (5.95%) ITIL
9 20 (5.67%) Capacity Management
10 19 (5.38%) Asset Management
10 19 (5.38%) High Availability
10 19 (5.38%) Patch Management
11 18 (5.10%) Open Source
11 18 (5.10%) Scrum
12 17 (4.82%) Server Building
13 15 (4.25%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 124 (35.13%) Perl
2 111 (31.44%) Python
3 63 (17.85%) Java
4 57 (16.15%) Bash Shell
5 52 (14.73%) Shell Script
6 51 (14.45%) SQL
7 39 (11.05%) Ruby
8 38 (10.76%) PowerShell
9 36 (10.20%) C
10 33 (9.35%) C++
11 26 (7.37%) JavaScript
12 20 (5.67%) PHP
12 20 (5.67%) PL/SQL
13 12 (3.40%) Korn
14 10 (2.83%) BeanShell
14 10 (2.83%) T-SQL
15 8 (2.27%) Go
16 7 (1.98%) C#
17 5 (1.42%) JCL
18 3 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (15.30%) Degree
2 15 (4.25%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.97%) RHCE
4 11 (3.12%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.70%) SCSA
5 6 (1.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.13%) CCIE
6 4 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.13%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.57%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.38%) QA
2 9 (2.55%) SLA
3 5 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) MiFID
System Software
1 34 (9.63%) Firmware
2 29 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.52%) Docker
4 21 (5.95%) Active Directory
4 21 (5.95%) iptables
5 15 (4.25%) Samba
6 14 (3.97%) VMware ESX
7 13 (3.68%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 11 (3.12%) vSphere
9 8 (2.27%) Ceph
9 8 (2.27%) NFS
9 8 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.98%) Sendmail
10 7 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.42%) PowerHA
11 5 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.85%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 102 (28.90%) Puppet
2 54 (15.30%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (12.18%) Ansible
4 38 (10.76%) Nagios
5 21 (5.95%) Cobbler
5 21 (5.95%) NetBackup
6 19 (5.38%) yum
7 18 (5.10%) Oracle ZFS
7 18 (5.10%) Red Hat Satellite
8 16 (4.53%) ITRS Geneos
9 14 (3.97%) Cacti
9 14 (3.97%) HP Data Protector
10 9 (2.55%) Kibana
11 8 (2.27%) CFEngine
11 8 (2.27%) Kubernetes
12 7 (1.98%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (1.98%) Rundeck
13 6 (1.70%) Tivoli
14 5 (1.42%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 4 (1.13%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 110 (31.16%) Red Hat
2 98 (27.76%) Oracle
3 59 (16.71%) VMware
4 55 (15.58%) HP
5 48 (13.60%) Sun
6 29 (8.22%) NetApp
6 29 (8.22%) Splunk
7 26 (7.37%) IBM
8 24 (6.80%) Microsoft
9 16 (4.53%) Cyber-Ark
10 15 (4.25%) Cisco
10 15 (4.25%) EMC
11 14 (3.97%) Veritas
12 11 (3.12%) Sybase
13 10 (2.83%) F5
13 10 (2.83%) SolarWinds
14 9 (2.55%) LANDesk
15 8 (2.27%) SaltStack
16 7 (1.98%) Egenera
16 7 (1.98%) Foundry
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: competitive salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: competitive salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Kite Consulting Group Limited
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + bonus & excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Networkers
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum + + c.100% bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Between £45,000 - £55,000 + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology Leeds
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £39K
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 and excellent, comprehensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Connected IT
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connected IT
Posted: 12 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago