The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Scripting 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 Scripting Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Scripting Engineer
Rank 949 955 987
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Scripting Engineer 3 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.014% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.015% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 16
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £39,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%

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
99560 107062 114531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.23% 96.48% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 83662 87327 92673
Average 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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Unix Scripting Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unix Scripting Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Unix Scripting Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Unix Scripting Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix Scripting Engineer within the UK.

Unix Scripting Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Unix Scripting Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unix Scripting Engineer over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 within the UK.

Unix Scripting Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Unix Scripting Engineer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Scripting Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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
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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 +27 3 £42,500 -43.33%
East of England - 2 £48,750 -
London +16 1 £42,500 -29.16%
Luton - 1 £65,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £32,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £65,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £32,500 -

Unix Scripting Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Unix Scripting 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 Scripting Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Solaris
5 2 (33.33%) High Availability
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) C
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (16.67%) Grid Computing
6 1 (16.67%) Clustering
6 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Data Security
6 1 (16.67%) Middleware
6 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
6 1 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) SSH

Unix Scripting Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Unix Scripting 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 Scripting Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) SSH
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Informix
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
1 1 (16.67%) Grid Computing
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Security
2 1 (16.67%) Database Security
2 1 (16.67%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Management
2 1 (16.67%) Product Management
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) C-shell
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (16.67%) Linux-HA
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Imperva
3 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Sun