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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 740 780 685
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -95
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 157 119 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 135 90 164
Average salary £41,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.63% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £100,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%

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
107606 103134 107111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88212 85621 91371
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 October 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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 +18 153 £42,500 -10.52% 12
London -5 59 £72,500 +31.81% 8
Yorkshire -8 35 £40,000 - 2
South East +1 27 £42,500 -7.60%
South West -1 23 £38,000 +1.33% 1
West Yorkshire -1 22 £40,000 -
Leeds -7 22 £40,000 -
Bristol - 17 £40,000 -
City of London +27 13 £52,500 +38.15% 4
Berkshire +19 12 £50,000 +12.67%
North Yorkshire -6 10 £32,500 - 2
York +11 9 £32,500 - 1
Reading -11 7 £52,500 +20.00%
Wiltshire -1 5 £38,000 - 1
Surrey -13 5 £70,000 +48.93%
Chippenham - 5 £38,000 - 1
Hampshire +3 4 £42,500 +13.33%
East of England -27 4 £36,000 -24.21%
Camberley - 4 £70,000 -
Scotland -3 3 £40,500 +1.25%
Home Counties - 3 £32,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £32,500 -
Sheffield - 3 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £32,500 -
Winchester - 3 £42,500 -
Cheshire -11 2 £36,250 +3.57% 1
North West -23 2 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £32,750 -

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

1 275 (100.00%) UNIX
2 213 (77.45%) Linux
3 158 (57.45%) Solaris
4 120 (43.64%) Perl
5 109 (39.64%) Red Hat
6 107 (38.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 84 (30.55%) TCP/IP
8 75 (27.27%) Apache
9 73 (26.55%) Python
9 73 (26.55%) SAN
10 70 (25.45%) Sun
11 64 (23.27%) DNS
12 63 (22.91%) Veritas
12 63 (22.91%) Shell Script
13 62 (22.55%) Puppet
14 59 (21.45%) Finance
15 57 (20.73%) IBM
16 56 (20.36%) AIX
17 55 (20.00%) EMC
18 54 (19.64%) Java
18 54 (19.64%) Bash Shell
19 53 (19.27%) HP
20 52 (18.91%) Internet
21 50 (18.18%) VMware
22 45 (16.36%) ITIL
23 42 (15.27%) NetApp
24 40 (14.55%) Banking
25 39 (14.18%) Tomcat
26 38 (13.82%) HPUX
26 38 (13.82%) NetBackup

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 75 (27.27%) Apache
2 39 (14.18%) Tomcat
3 17 (6.18%) Jetty
4 11 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.00%) JBoss
5 8 (2.91%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.91%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (1.45%) IIS
7 2 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.36%) SAS
8 1 (0.36%) nginx
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.36%) Lync
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.09%) SaaS
4 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 84 (30.55%) TCP/IP
2 73 (26.55%) SAN
3 64 (23.27%) DNS
4 52 (18.91%) Internet
5 34 (12.36%) LDAP
6 28 (10.18%) SSH
7 24 (8.73%) HTTP
8 22 (8.00%) NAS
9 17 (6.18%) DHCP
9 17 (6.18%) FTP
10 15 (5.45%) Firewall
11 13 (4.73%) iSCSI
11 13 (4.73%) SSL
12 8 (2.91%) IPv4
12 8 (2.91%) VPN
13 6 (2.18%) Wireshark
13 6 (2.18%) tcpdump
13 6 (2.18%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (1.82%) NetScaler
15 4 (1.45%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.36%) MySQL
2 9 (3.27%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.18%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.45%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.45%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.73%) WebFOCUS
6 1 (0.36%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.36%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (6.55%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.09%) Mercurial
3 3 (1.09%) Hudson
3 3 (1.09%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.36%) Ant
4 1 (0.36%) Subversion
4 1 (0.36%) Maven
General
1 59 (21.45%) Finance
2 40 (14.55%) Banking
3 10 (3.64%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.27%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.55%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.55%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.18%) French Language
7 4 (1.45%) German Language
8 3 (1.09%) Welsh Language
8 3 (1.09%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Retail
9 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.09%) J2EE
2 7 (2.55%) XML
3 6 (2.18%) HTML
4 5 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (1.45%) YAML
5 4 (1.45%) Web Services
6 3 (1.09%) Middleware
7 2 (0.73%) Django
7 2 (0.73%) CSS
8 1 (0.36%) SOAP
8 1 (0.36%) STL
8 1 (0.36%) XSD
8 1 (0.36%) REST
8 1 (0.36%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.36%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.82%) Hedge funds
2 21 (7.64%) Clustering
3 19 (6.91%) Enterprise Storage
4 18 (6.55%) LPAR
5 16 (5.82%) DLPAR
5 16 (5.82%) PKI
5 16 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.82%) Open Source
6 5 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.82%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.09%) iSeries
8 2 (0.73%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.73%) Physics
8 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.36%) HACMP
9 1 (0.36%) DTV
9 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.36%) Equities
9 1 (0.36%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 275 (100.00%) UNIX
2 213 (77.45%) Linux
3 158 (57.45%) Solaris
4 107 (38.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 56 (20.36%) AIX
6 38 (13.82%) HPUX
7 28 (10.18%) Windows
8 27 (9.82%) CentOS
9 11 (4.00%) Debian
10 8 (2.91%) IRIX
10 8 (2.91%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.18%) SUSE
11 6 (2.18%) VMS
12 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (1.09%) OpenBSD
13 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.09%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.36%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.36%) ITIL
2 29 (10.55%) Load Balancing
3 28 (10.18%) Performance Tuning
4 24 (8.73%) Configuration Management
5 21 (7.64%) Performance Management
6 17 (6.18%) Problem Management
7 15 (5.45%) Resource Management
8 14 (5.09%) DevOps
9 13 (4.73%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (4.00%) Change Control
10 11 (4.00%) Change Management
11 9 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (3.27%) Project Management
12 8 (2.91%) Service Management
12 8 (2.91%) Low Latency
13 7 (2.55%) Migration
13 7 (2.55%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (2.18%) Project Planning
14 6 (2.18%) Mentoring
15 5 (1.82%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 120 (43.64%) Perl
2 73 (26.55%) Python
3 63 (22.91%) Shell Script
4 54 (19.64%) Java
4 54 (19.64%) Bash Shell
5 36 (13.09%) Ruby
6 20 (7.27%) Korn
7 17 (6.18%) PHP
8 12 (4.36%) C++
9 11 (4.00%) Bourne shell
10 10 (3.64%) C
11 9 (3.27%) SQL
12 6 (2.18%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.09%) C-shell
13 3 (1.09%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.09%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.36%) AWK
14 1 (0.36%) sed
Qualifications
1 23 (8.36%) Degree
2 13 (4.73%) RHCE
3 11 (4.00%) SCSA
4 6 (2.18%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.82%) RHCA
5 5 (1.82%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.45%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.73%) LPIC
8 1 (0.36%) NCDA
8 1 (0.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.91%) SLA
1 8 (2.91%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (12.00%) NFS
2 32 (11.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 22 (8.00%) Firmware
4 15 (5.45%) VMware ESX
5 14 (5.09%) vSphere
6 11 (4.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (4.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 10 (3.64%) Veritas File System
8 9 (3.27%) Squid
9 8 (2.91%) Hyper-V
10 6 (2.18%) Samba
11 5 (1.82%) Sendmail
12 4 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (1.09%) Xen
13 3 (1.09%) Nmap
13 3 (1.09%) Ceph
14 2 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.73%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 62 (22.55%) Puppet
2 38 (13.82%) NetBackup
3 29 (10.55%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (7.64%) CFEngine
5 20 (7.27%) Tivoli
6 19 (6.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 15 (5.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 13 (4.73%) Legato
9 7 (2.55%) Nagios
10 4 (1.45%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (1.45%) Backup Exec
11 3 (1.09%) Nessus
11 3 (1.09%) OpenView
11 3 (1.09%) Control-M
12 2 (0.73%) YUM
12 2 (0.73%) Netcool
13 1 (0.36%) BladeLogic
13 1 (0.36%) SCCM
13 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 109 (39.64%) Red Hat
2 70 (25.45%) Sun
3 63 (22.91%) Veritas
4 57 (20.73%) IBM
5 55 (20.00%) EMC
6 53 (19.27%) HP
7 50 (18.18%) VMware
8 42 (15.27%) NetApp
9 30 (10.91%) Symantec
10 28 (10.18%) Oracle
11 19 (6.91%) Hitachi
12 16 (5.82%) Cisco
13 14 (5.09%) Reuters
14 13 (4.73%) Microsoft
14 13 (4.73%) Brocade
15 9 (3.27%) Open Text
15 9 (3.27%) Vignette
16 6 (2.18%) Sybase
16 6 (2.18%) Murex
16 6 (2.18%) Juniper
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