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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Engineer
UK
Rank 671 752 680
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 180 166 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 136 124 199
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £91,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +9.33%

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
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +98 180 £50,000 - 19
London +70 86 £60,000 -14.28% 9
South East +94 61 £41,500 -9.28% 4
Kent +20 21 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Surrey +58 16 £60,000 +29.03% 2
City of London +19 14 £80,000 +28.00% 3
Berkshire +34 13 £50,000 -9.09%
North West -1 12 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire +8 9 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Folkestone +1 8 £34,500 -10.38% 2
Reading +37 7 £57,500 +15.00%
West Sussex - 7 - -
Sheffield +6 6 £32,500 -7.14%
South Yorkshire +6 6 £32,500 -7.14%
West Midlands +1 5 £39,500 -12.22%
Merseyside - 5 - -
Cheshire - 4 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire +18 3 £45,000 -
South West +1 3 £34,828 +30.19% 1
North Yorkshire -10 3 - - 1
York -10 3 - - 1
Southampton - 3 £45,000 -
Liverpool - 3 - -
East of England +10 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Northamptonshire +9 2 - -
East Midlands +5 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +3 2 £45,000 +16.12%
Cambridge +2 2 £45,000 +16.12%
Bristol +1 2 £34,961 -22.30% 1
Manchester -19 2 £45,000 -10.00% 2

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 303 (100.00%) Unix
2 231 (76.24%) Linux
3 119 (39.27%) Python
4 103 (33.99%) Perl
5 99 (32.67%) Puppet
6 85 (28.05%) Windows
7 81 (26.73%) Oracle
7 81 (26.73%) Red Hat
8 74 (24.42%) Finance
9 65 (21.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 64 (21.12%) DevOps
11 63 (20.79%) Opscode Chef
12 60 (19.80%) Bash Shell
12 60 (19.80%) Solaris
13 58 (19.14%) Java
14 52 (17.16%) Shell Script
15 51 (16.83%) Degree
15 51 (16.83%) Ansible
16 50 (16.50%) Configuration Management
16 50 (16.50%) SAN
17 48 (15.84%) HP
18 46 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
19 45 (14.85%) Performance Tuning
19 45 (14.85%) Nagios
20 43 (14.19%) SQL
21 41 (13.53%) VMware
21 41 (13.53%) Ruby
22 39 (12.87%) MySQL
23 38 (12.54%) Sun
23 38 (12.54%) Banking

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 35 (11.55%) Apache
2 26 (8.58%) Tomcat
3 17 (5.61%) WebSphere
4 16 (5.28%) WebLogic
5 15 (4.95%) OpenStack
6 12 (3.96%) JBoss
7 11 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (3.30%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (3.30%) IIS
9 4 (1.32%) Confluence
10 3 (0.99%) Jetty
10 3 (0.99%) Liferay
11 2 (0.66%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 46 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.32%) G Suite
3 4 (1.32%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.99%) GitHub
4 3 (0.99%) PaaS
4 3 (0.99%) SaaS
5 2 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (16.50%) SAN
2 34 (11.22%) TCP/IP
3 30 (9.90%) SSH
4 29 (9.57%) LDAP
5 21 (6.93%) Kerberos
6 19 (6.27%) DNS
7 18 (5.94%) NAS
8 17 (5.61%) SMTP
9 11 (3.63%) Firewall
9 11 (3.63%) HTTP
10 10 (3.30%) DHCP
11 9 (2.97%) FTP
11 9 (2.97%) LAN
11 9 (2.97%) WAN
12 8 (2.64%) SSL
13 7 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (2.31%) Internet
14 4 (1.32%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.32%) Network Security
14 4 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.87%) MySQL
2 29 (9.57%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (6.27%) DB2
4 12 (3.96%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.30%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.30%) Redis
6 8 (2.64%) SQL Server
7 6 (1.98%) Big Data
8 5 (1.65%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.32%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.99%) Informix
10 3 (0.99%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.66%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.33%) UniData
Development Applications
1 34 (11.22%) Jenkins
2 15 (4.95%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.95%) Subversion
3 14 (4.62%) Maven
4 13 (4.29%) Selenium
5 11 (3.63%) Vagrant
6 10 (3.30%) Ant
7 8 (2.64%) Cucumber
7 8 (2.64%) JIRA
8 6 (1.98%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.99%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.33%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 74 (24.42%) Finance
2 38 (12.54%) Banking
3 14 (4.62%) Financial Institution
4 10 (3.30%) Publishing
5 9 (2.97%) Front Office
6 8 (2.64%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.98%) Billing
8 5 (1.65%) Back Office
9 3 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) French Language
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.28%) HTML
1 16 (5.28%) Web Services
2 15 (4.95%) Middleware
3 14 (4.62%) .NET
4 13 (4.29%) CSS
4 13 (4.29%) XML
5 11 (3.63%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.98%) Ajax
6 6 (1.98%) jQuery
7 5 (1.65%) J2EE
7 5 (1.65%) REST
7 5 (1.65%) SOAP
8 4 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (0.99%) DHTML
9 3 (0.99%) Django
9 3 (0.99%) JSON
9 3 (0.99%) LAMP
9 3 (0.99%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.99%) YAML
10 2 (0.66%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.56%) Computer Science
2 27 (8.91%) Data Centre
3 22 (7.26%) Clustering
4 19 (6.27%) Statistics
5 12 (3.96%) Equities
6 11 (3.63%) Mathematics
7 10 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.30%) Fixed Income
8 9 (2.97%) Fintech
9 7 (2.31%) Hedge funds
9 7 (2.31%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.65%) Replication
11 4 (1.32%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.99%) EFT
12 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.66%) Biology
13 2 (0.66%) CMDB
13 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 303 (100.00%) Unix
2 231 (76.24%) Linux
3 85 (28.05%) Windows
4 65 (21.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 60 (19.80%) Solaris
6 34 (11.22%) AIX
7 15 (4.95%) CentOS
8 14 (4.62%) HPUX
9 12 (3.96%) Ubuntu
10 10 (3.30%) Windows Server
11 7 (2.31%) Debian
12 6 (1.98%) SUSE
13 5 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.99%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.66%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.66%) NetWare
15 2 (0.66%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.33%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (21.12%) DevOps
2 50 (16.50%) Configuration Management
3 45 (14.85%) Performance Tuning
4 34 (11.22%) Software Engineering
5 32 (10.56%) Asset Management
5 32 (10.56%) Patch Management
6 29 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (7.59%) Capacity Management
9 21 (6.93%) Low Latency
10 20 (6.60%) Kalman Filter
10 20 (6.60%) Mentoring
10 20 (6.60%) Server Building
10 20 (6.60%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 19 (6.27%) Open Source
12 18 (5.94%) Capacity Planning
13 16 (5.28%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (4.95%) Change Management
15 14 (4.62%) Problem Management
16 13 (4.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 119 (39.27%) Python
2 103 (33.99%) Perl
3 60 (19.80%) Bash Shell
4 58 (19.14%) Java
5 52 (17.16%) Shell Script
6 43 (14.19%) SQL
7 41 (13.53%) Ruby
8 38 (12.54%) PowerShell
9 34 (11.22%) C
10 27 (8.91%) C++
11 22 (7.26%) JavaScript
12 17 (5.61%) PHP
13 16 (5.28%) PL/SQL
14 10 (3.30%) BeanShell
14 10 (3.30%) Go
15 6 (1.98%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.65%) C#
17 4 (1.32%) Korn
18 2 (0.66%) ABAP
19 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (16.83%) Degree
2 5 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.66%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.33%) CCNP
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) MCSE
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.33%) RHCE
5 1 (0.33%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.33%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.28%) QA
2 10 (3.30%) SLA
3 3 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.66%) MiFID
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (9.57%) Firmware
2 28 (9.24%) Docker
3 21 (6.93%) iptables
4 20 (6.60%) Samba
5 19 (6.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (5.94%) Active Directory
7 17 (5.61%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 14 (4.62%) NFS
8 14 (4.62%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (3.30%) Ceph
10 6 (1.98%) PowerHA
10 6 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.65%) vSphere
12 4 (1.32%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.99%) Xen
14 2 (0.66%) Hyper-V
14 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 99 (32.67%) Puppet
2 63 (20.79%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (16.83%) Ansible
4 45 (14.85%) Nagios
5 21 (6.93%) NetBackup
6 20 (6.60%) HP Data Protector
6 20 (6.60%) Oracle ZFS
6 20 (6.60%) Red Hat Satellite
7 18 (5.94%) Cacti
7 18 (5.94%) Cobbler
7 18 (5.94%) ITRS Geneos
8 16 (5.28%) yum
9 11 (3.63%) Kibana
10 10 (3.30%) Kubernetes
11 7 (2.31%) CFEngine
11 7 (2.31%) Rundeck
12 3 (0.99%) SCOM
12 3 (0.99%) WSUS
12 3 (0.99%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.66%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 81 (26.73%) Oracle
1 81 (26.73%) Red Hat
2 48 (15.84%) HP
3 41 (13.53%) VMware
4 38 (12.54%) Sun
5 35 (11.55%) Splunk
6 32 (10.56%) NetApp
7 26 (8.58%) IBM
8 23 (7.59%) Microsoft
9 16 (5.28%) Cyber-Ark
9 16 (5.28%) LANDesk
9 16 (5.28%) SolarWinds
10 14 (4.62%) Veritas
11 13 (4.29%) SaltStack
12 10 (3.30%) EMC
13 9 (2.97%) Cisco
14 6 (1.98%) F5
15 5 (1.65%) Sybase
16 4 (1.32%) Google
17 3 (0.99%) Egenera
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary + variable + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £70000 - £80000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 17 days ago