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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 792 719 663
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 148 270 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 126 224 279
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%

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
99119 108062 116837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83362 88174 94782
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -99 144 £50,000 +11.11% 23
London -24 66 £60,000 +14.28% 13
South East +1 30 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Berkshire +28 23 £50,000 +18.34% 2
North West +23 19 £37,500 +8.69% 5
Manchester +10 17 £37,500 +8.69% 4
Reading +26 16 £50,000 +42.85% 1
East of England +12 12 £51,250 +27.32%
Bedfordshire +2 6 £53,750 +25.73%
South West -29 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire 0 5 £45,000 +20.00% 1
City of London +36 4 £57,500 -8.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +21 4 £55,000 +37.50%
West Midlands -11 4 £42,750 -18.57%
High Wycombe - 4 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire +17 3 £52,500 +38.15%
West Yorkshire +5 3 £42,000 +5.00%
Wiltshire +3 3 - -
Somerset 0 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Swindon - 3 - -
Bridgwater - 3 £40,000 -
Dunstable - 3 £55,000 -
Stockport +3 2 £29,000 -15.94% 2
Slough +2 2 £70,000 +78.34%
Leeds -11 2 £29,000 -27.50%
Uxbridge - 2 £57,500 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Coventry - 2 £46,250 -
Bedford - 2 £47,500 -
East Sussex +21 1 £42,500 -34.61%

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 307 (100.00%) Unix
2 239 (77.85%) Linux
3 97 (31.60%) Red Hat
4 78 (25.41%) Python
5 76 (24.76%) Oracle
6 75 (24.43%) Windows
6 75 (24.43%) Finance
6 75 (24.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 65 (21.17%) VMware
7 65 (21.17%) Java
8 58 (18.89%) Perl
9 55 (17.92%) Degree
9 55 (17.92%) Bash Shell
10 54 (17.59%) Puppet
11 53 (17.26%) Solaris
12 52 (16.94%) C++
13 49 (15.96%) Software Engineering
14 48 (15.64%) SQL
15 47 (15.31%) Shell Script
16 46 (14.98%) AIX
17 45 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
18 43 (14.01%) ITIL
18 43 (14.01%) HP
19 39 (12.70%) Computer Science
20 38 (12.38%) Configuration Management
21 37 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
22 33 (10.75%) High Availability
22 33 (10.75%) TCP/IP
23 31 (10.10%) IBM
23 31 (10.10%) SAN

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 23 (7.49%) OpenStack
2 22 (7.17%) Apache
3 21 (6.84%) WebSphere
4 18 (5.86%) Tomcat
5 17 (5.54%) WebLogic
6 13 (4.23%) JBoss
7 12 (3.91%) IIS
8 9 (2.93%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.63%) nginx
10 4 (1.30%) Documentum
11 3 (0.98%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.98%) CMS
11 3 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.33%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.33%) Confluence
12 1 (0.33%) Jetty
12 1 (0.33%) Node.js
12 1 (0.33%) Resin
12 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) MS Office
2 1 (0.33%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.30%) Oracle Retail
1 4 (1.30%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.28%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.98%) PaaS
4 3 (0.98%) SaaS
5 2 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.65%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.65%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.33%) IaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.75%) TCP/IP
2 31 (10.10%) SAN
3 27 (8.79%) DNS
4 15 (4.89%) Firewall
5 14 (4.56%) LDAP
6 12 (3.91%) Wireless
7 11 (3.58%) Internet
8 10 (3.26%) NAS
9 8 (2.61%) 802.11
10 7 (2.28%) LAN
11 6 (1.95%) IP Telephony
12 5 (1.63%) HTTP
13 4 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (1.30%) FTP
13 4 (1.30%) SSH
13 4 (1.30%) WAN
14 3 (0.98%) BIG-IP
14 3 (0.98%) IPv6
14 3 (0.98%) iSCSI
14 3 (0.98%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.10%) MySQL
2 21 (6.84%) SQL Server
3 19 (6.19%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.91%) DB2
5 11 (3.58%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.95%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.30%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (1.30%) SQLPlus
9 3 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.65%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.65%) Navicat
10 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.33%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 12 (3.91%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.26%) Eclipse
3 8 (2.61%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.61%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (2.28%) Ant
4 7 (2.28%) Eclipse RCP
4 7 (2.28%) JIRA
4 7 (2.28%) JUnit
4 7 (2.28%) Maven
5 6 (1.95%) Subversion
6 5 (1.63%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (1.30%) PVCS
7 4 (1.30%) Toad
8 3 (0.98%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.33%) GDB
9 1 (0.33%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.33%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.33%) Vagrant
General
1 75 (24.43%) Finance
2 26 (8.47%) Banking
3 23 (7.49%) Retail
4 11 (3.58%) Front Office
5 8 (2.61%) Electronics
6 7 (2.28%) Games
7 6 (1.95%) Marketing
8 5 (1.63%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.98%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.98%) Publishing
10 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.65%) German Language
11 1 (0.33%) Advertising
11 1 (0.33%) Automotive
11 1 (0.33%) Back Office
11 1 (0.33%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.89%) HTML
1 15 (4.89%) Middleware
2 14 (4.56%) XML
3 13 (4.23%) FIX Protocol
3 13 (4.23%) STL
4 12 (3.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 12 (3.91%) Spring
5 11 (3.58%) .NET
5 11 (3.58%) CSS
5 11 (3.58%) J2EE
5 11 (3.58%) JMS
5 11 (3.58%) LAMP
5 11 (3.58%) Web Services
6 9 (2.93%) IBM Integration Bus
7 8 (2.61%) 802.1X
7 8 (2.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 8 (2.61%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (2.28%) GWT
8 7 (2.28%) jQuery
8 7 (2.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.70%) Computer Science
2 18 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.56%) Clustering
4 12 (3.91%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.58%) Hedge funds
6 10 (3.26%) Client/Server
6 10 (3.26%) Replication
7 8 (2.61%) Augmented Reality
7 8 (2.61%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (2.28%) N-Tier
8 7 (2.28%) SWIFT
9 6 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.95%) EPoS
9 6 (1.95%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.30%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.30%) HACMP
10 4 (1.30%) HP Superdome
11 3 (0.98%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.98%) Fintech
11 3 (0.98%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 307 (100.00%) Unix
2 239 (77.85%) Linux
3 75 (24.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 75 (24.43%) Windows
4 53 (17.26%) Solaris
5 46 (14.98%) AIX
6 29 (9.45%) Windows Server
7 17 (5.54%) CentOS
8 16 (5.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 15 (4.89%) SUSE
10 11 (3.58%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (2.93%) Debian
11 9 (2.93%) HPUX
12 6 (1.95%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.65%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.65%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (15.96%) Software Engineering
2 45 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (14.01%) ITIL
4 38 (12.38%) Configuration Management
5 33 (10.75%) High Availability
6 31 (10.10%) Low Latency
6 31 (10.10%) Scrum
7 29 (9.45%) TDD
8 27 (8.79%) E-Commerce
8 27 (8.79%) Open Source
8 27 (8.79%) Performance Tuning
9 23 (7.49%) Mentoring
10 21 (6.84%) Incident Management
11 20 (6.51%) Multithreading
12 19 (6.19%) OOP
13 17 (5.54%) BDD
13 17 (5.54%) DevOps
13 17 (5.54%) Load Balancing
14 16 (5.21%) Unit Testing
15 15 (4.89%) OO
Programming Languages
1 78 (25.41%) Python
2 65 (21.17%) Java
3 58 (18.89%) Perl
4 55 (17.92%) Bash Shell
5 52 (16.94%) C++
6 48 (15.64%) SQL
7 47 (15.31%) Shell Script
8 26 (8.47%) C
8 26 (8.47%) Ruby
9 23 (7.49%) JavaScript
10 16 (5.21%) PowerShell
11 12 (3.91%) C#
12 10 (3.26%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.28%) Korn
14 5 (1.63%) PHP
15 4 (1.30%) Bourne shell
15 4 (1.30%) C-shell
15 4 (1.30%) Uniface
16 3 (0.98%) F#
16 3 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (17.92%) Degree
2 12 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.58%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.95%) CCENT
5 4 (1.30%) CEH
5 4 (1.30%) CISSP
6 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.65%) RHCT
7 1 (0.33%) CCNA
7 1 (0.33%) CCNP
7 1 (0.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.26%) SLA
2 7 (2.28%) ISO15022
2 7 (2.28%) ISO20022
2 7 (2.28%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 37 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (5.86%) Docker
3 11 (3.58%) PowerHA
4 10 (3.26%) Active Directory
5 9 (2.93%) vSphere
6 7 (2.28%) Corosync
6 7 (2.28%) NFS
6 7 (2.28%) Oracle Clusterware
6 7 (2.28%) Xen
7 6 (1.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (1.95%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.63%) KVM
8 5 (1.63%) Squid
9 4 (1.30%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.30%) Varnish
10 3 (0.98%) Postfix
10 3 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.65%) Ceph
12 1 (0.33%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 54 (17.59%) Puppet
2 25 (8.14%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (5.54%) Ansible
4 12 (3.91%) Nagios
5 11 (3.58%) OpenView
5 11 (3.58%) Oracle ZFS
6 10 (3.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (1.63%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (1.63%) CFEngine
7 5 (1.63%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (1.30%) Cobbler
8 4 (1.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 3 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.65%) Linux-HA
10 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.33%) EMC VPLEX
11 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 97 (31.60%) Red Hat
2 76 (24.76%) Oracle
3 65 (21.17%) VMware
4 43 (14.01%) HP
5 31 (10.10%) IBM
6 21 (6.84%) Cisco
7 12 (3.91%) Veritas
8 11 (3.58%) Sun
8 11 (3.58%) Sybase
9 10 (3.26%) EMC
10 9 (2.93%) Google
10 9 (2.93%) SAP
11 8 (2.61%) BEA
11 8 (2.61%) BT
11 8 (2.61%) Microsoft
12 6 (1.95%) BMC
13 5 (1.63%) NetApp
13 5 (1.63%) Splunk
14 4 (1.30%) Percona
14 4 (1.30%) SolarWinds
London
Client Server
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Highland
Capgemini UK
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, Etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Recann
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Great package and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 13 days ago
Middlesex
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + on call + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
London
John Lewis
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 27 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 27 days ago