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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Engineer
Rank 789 767 767
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 106 139 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89 77 107
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% -21.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,700 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%

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
103849 108425 103990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 85040 87699 86943
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 March 2015 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 March 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 -38 102 £42,500 +21.42% 8
London +31 49 £65,000 -7.14% 5
South West +3 21 £39,000 - 1
South East +13 20 £40,000 +6.66%
Bristol - 12 £40,000 - 1
City of London +13 10 £50,000 -41.17% 5
Yorkshire -40 6 £35,000 -6.04% 1
East of England +9 5 £36,000 -4.00%
Hertfordshire -5 5 £36,000 -4.00%
Hampshire - 5 £25,000 -
West Sussex - 5 £40,000 -
Crawley - 5 £40,000 -
Gatwick - 5 £40,000 -
Wiltshire +5 3 £38,000 -20.00%
York -3 3 - -
South Wales -7 3 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Wales -11 3 £45,000 +5.88% 2
North Yorkshire -15 3 - -
Devon - 3 £38,000 -
Kent - 3 £69,000 -
Caerphilly - 3 £45,000 - 2
Chippenham +4 2 £41,250 +11.48%
Surrey -3 2 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire -5 2 £38,750 +41.16%
Somerset - 2 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 2 £65,000 -
Exeter - 2 £38,000 -
Fareham - 2 £25,000 -
Hove - 2 £65,000 -
Yeovil - 2 £32,500 -

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 234 (100.00%) UNIX
2 190 (81.20%) Linux
3 132 (56.41%) Solaris
4 125 (53.42%) Red Hat
5 109 (46.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 95 (40.60%) Perl
7 66 (28.21%) Apache
8 65 (27.78%) Internet
9 63 (26.92%) VMware
10 60 (25.64%) Finance
11 59 (25.21%) SAN
12 57 (24.36%) DNS
13 54 (23.08%) TCP/IP
14 51 (21.79%) Oracle
15 50 (21.37%) Java
15 50 (21.37%) Sun
15 50 (21.37%) HP
16 47 (20.09%) Shell Script
17 46 (19.66%) Veritas
17 46 (19.66%) Bash Shell
18 43 (18.38%) Python
19 41 (17.52%) Tomcat
20 34 (14.53%) NetBackup
21 33 (14.10%) ITIL
21 33 (14.10%) Puppet
22 31 (13.25%) RHCE
22 31 (13.25%) NetApp
22 31 (13.25%) Degree
23 30 (12.82%) Load Balancing
23 30 (12.82%) Windows

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 66 (28.21%) Apache
2 41 (17.52%) Tomcat
3 18 (7.69%) GlassFish
4 10 (4.27%) Apache Solr
5 9 (3.85%) Jetty
6 7 (2.99%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.56%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.71%) JBoss
9 3 (1.28%) nginx
10 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.43%) CMS
11 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.43%) Drupal
11 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.43%) Lync
11 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (2.14%) MS Office
2 2 (0.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.43%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 65 (27.78%) Internet
2 59 (25.21%) SAN
3 57 (24.36%) DNS
4 54 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 27 (11.54%) FTP
6 26 (11.11%) HTTP
7 24 (10.26%) Firewall
8 23 (9.83%) LDAP
8 23 (9.83%) DHCP
9 17 (7.26%) SSH
10 12 (5.13%) NAS
11 11 (4.70%) SSL
12 10 (4.27%) IPv4
12 10 (4.27%) BIG-IP
13 8 (3.42%) iSCSI
14 6 (2.56%) Network Security
15 4 (1.71%) Multicast
15 4 (1.71%) LAN
15 4 (1.71%) WAN
16 3 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.39%) MySQL
2 12 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.14%) DB2
4 2 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (1.71%) Subversion
1 4 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (1.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.28%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.43%) Ant
General
1 60 (25.64%) Finance
2 15 (6.41%) Banking
3 12 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.99%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.14%) French Language
6 4 (1.71%) Back Office
7 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.85%) Advertising
8 2 (0.85%) Games
8 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.83%) J2EE
2 3 (1.28%) HTML
2 3 (1.28%) Middleware
3 2 (0.85%) Ajax
3 2 (0.85%) Django
3 2 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (0.85%) CSS
4 1 (0.43%) Web Services
4 1 (0.43%) XML
4 1 (0.43%) MAPI
4 1 (0.43%) COM
4 1 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.97%) Hedge funds
3 14 (5.98%) PKI
4 13 (5.56%) Clustering
5 9 (3.85%) CLARiiON
6 7 (2.99%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.14%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.71%) HACMP
8 4 (1.71%) Celerra
8 4 (1.71%) EMC Centera
8 4 (1.71%) Open Source
9 3 (1.28%) Equities
9 3 (1.28%) Symmetrix
10 2 (0.85%) DTV
10 2 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.85%) DataPower
10 2 (0.85%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 234 (100.00%) UNIX
2 190 (81.20%) Linux
3 132 (56.41%) Solaris
4 109 (46.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (12.82%) Windows
6 23 (9.83%) AIX
7 12 (5.13%) HPUX
8 10 (4.27%) SUSE
9 8 (3.42%) CentOS
10 4 (1.71%) VMS
11 3 (1.28%) Debian
11 3 (1.28%) IRIX
11 3 (1.28%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.85%) OpenBSD
12 2 (0.85%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.10%) ITIL
2 30 (12.82%) Load Balancing
3 26 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 18 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 15 (6.41%) Resource Management
6 13 (5.56%) Capacity Management
7 12 (5.13%) DevOps
7 12 (5.13%) Release Management
7 12 (5.13%) Project Management
8 11 (4.70%) Change Control
9 10 (4.27%) Kernel Tuning
9 10 (4.27%) Service Management
10 8 (3.42%) ITSM
10 8 (3.42%) Problem Management
10 8 (3.42%) Software Deployment
11 7 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (2.99%) Mobile Commerce
11 7 (2.99%) PRINCE2
12 5 (2.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 95 (40.60%) Perl
2 50 (21.37%) Java
3 47 (20.09%) Shell Script
4 46 (19.66%) Bash Shell
5 43 (18.38%) Python
6 15 (6.41%) Bourne shell
7 14 (5.98%) PHP
8 12 (5.13%) Korn
9 10 (4.27%) SQL
9 10 (4.27%) Ruby
10 7 (2.99%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.71%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.71%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.28%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.43%) C
13 1 (0.43%) C++
13 1 (0.43%) AWK
13 1 (0.43%) C-shell
13 1 (0.43%) sed
Qualifications
1 31 (13.25%) RHCE
1 31 (13.25%) Degree
2 10 (4.27%) Sun Certification
2 10 (4.27%) SCSA
3 9 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.42%) NCDA
5 6 (2.56%) RHCA
6 3 (1.28%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.85%) IBM AIX Certification
7 2 (0.85%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.40%) QA
2 11 (4.70%) SLA
3 10 (4.27%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (12.82%) NFS
2 28 (11.97%) vSphere
3 26 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (8.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 15 (6.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 15 (6.41%) Firmware
6 14 (5.98%) Squid
6 14 (5.98%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (5.13%) Veritas File System
8 9 (3.85%) KVM
9 8 (3.42%) Xen
10 7 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.28%) Active Directory
12 2 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.85%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.85%) PowerHA
12 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.85%) XenApp
12 2 (0.85%) GPFS
12 2 (0.85%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 34 (14.53%) NetBackup
2 33 (14.10%) Puppet
3 23 (9.83%) Nagios
4 13 (5.56%) yum
5 12 (5.13%) Legato
6 9 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.71%) Opsview
7 4 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.85%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.85%) SCCM
8 2 (0.85%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.85%) OpenView
8 2 (0.85%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.85%) Control-M
8 2 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.85%) Ansible
9 1 (0.43%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 125 (53.42%) Red Hat
2 63 (26.92%) VMware
3 51 (21.79%) Oracle
4 50 (21.37%) Sun
4 50 (21.37%) HP
5 46 (19.66%) Veritas
6 31 (13.25%) NetApp
7 17 (7.26%) Brocade
8 16 (6.84%) OpenText
8 16 (6.84%) CA
8 16 (6.84%) Vignette
9 15 (6.41%) Symantec
10 12 (5.13%) EMC
11 11 (4.70%) Microsoft
12 10 (4.27%) Cisco
12 10 (4.27%) hybris
13 9 (3.85%) IBM
14 8 (3.42%) Hitachi
15 7 (2.99%) Reuters
16 4 (1.71%) Citrix
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