The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Systems 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 Systems Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Engineer
Rank 942 936 942
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Engineer 14 43 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.039% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.040% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 13 37 46
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £69,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
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 Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Unix Systems Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Unix Systems Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Unix Systems Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Unix Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unix Systems Engineer over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 within the UK.

Unix Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Unix Systems Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -22 14 £55,000 +25.71% 3
London +7 9 £55,000 -6.38% 3
East of England +9 2 £58,750 +30.55%
Bedfordshire - 2 £58,750 -
South East +20 1 £55,000 -12.00%
Buckinghamshire +17 1 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire +10 1 £37,000 -5.12%
Northampton +8 1 £37,000 -5.12%
East Midlands -4 1 £37,000 -5.12%
West Midlands - 1 £43,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £43,000 -
Bedford - 1 £52,500 -
Luton - 1 £65,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £55,000 -

Unix Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Unix Systems 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 Systems Engineer in their job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Unix
2 42 (89.36%) Linux
3 22 (46.81%) Python
4 20 (42.55%) Finance
5 18 (38.30%) Red Hat
5 18 (38.30%) Bash Shell
6 16 (34.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (29.79%) Perl
8 13 (27.66%) AIX
8 13 (27.66%) Configuration Management
9 12 (25.53%) Puppet
10 11 (23.40%) VMware
11 10 (21.28%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (19.15%) Ansible
12 9 (19.15%) Hedge funds
13 8 (17.02%) SAN
13 8 (17.02%) IBM
14 7 (14.89%) Solaris
14 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
14 7 (14.89%) Degree
14 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
15 6 (12.77%) Open Source
15 6 (12.77%) Clustering
15 6 (12.77%) Windows
15 6 (12.77%) OpenStack
15 6 (12.77%) Docker
15 6 (12.77%) Kernel Tuning
15 6 (12.77%) Low Latency
16 5 (10.64%) Change Control
16 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Satellite

Unix Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Unix Systems 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 Systems Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.77%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.38%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.13%) JBoss
4 1 (2.13%) Resin
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) SAN
2 5 (10.64%) DNS
2 5 (10.64%) LDAP
3 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.38%) Internet
4 3 (6.38%) NAS
5 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.13%) LAN
5 1 (2.13%) SSH
5 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) MarkLogic
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Japanese Language
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) J2EE
3 1 (2.13%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.13%) Lucene
3 1 (2.13%) Middleware
3 1 (2.13%) OpenJDK
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Hedge funds
2 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.77%) Clustering
4 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.26%) HACMP
5 2 (4.26%) PKI
6 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.13%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.13%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Unix
2 42 (89.36%) Linux
3 16 (34.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (27.66%) AIX
5 7 (14.89%) Solaris
6 6 (12.77%) Windows
7 3 (6.38%) SUSE
7 3 (6.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (4.26%) CentOS
8 2 (4.26%) FreeBSD
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Configuration Management
2 10 (21.28%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (12.77%) Kernel Tuning
3 6 (12.77%) Low Latency
3 6 (12.77%) Open Source
4 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
4 5 (10.64%) Change Control
4 5 (10.64%) Process Management
4 5 (10.64%) Project Management
4 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
4 5 (10.64%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.38%) High Availability
6 3 (6.38%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.26%) DevOps
7 2 (4.26%) Line Management
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.26%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) Python
2 18 (38.30%) Bash Shell
3 14 (29.79%) Perl
4 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
5 5 (10.64%) C
5 5 (10.64%) Java
6 4 (8.51%) C++
6 4 (8.51%) Korn
7 2 (4.26%) Ruby
8 1 (2.13%) Bourne shell
8 1 (2.13%) C-shell
8 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Docker
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) NFS
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (4.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.13%) PowerHA
5 1 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) Puppet
2 9 (19.15%) Ansible
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.26%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (4.26%) Cobbler
5 2 (4.26%) Linux-HA
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (4.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (2.13%) CFEngine
6 1 (2.13%) Nagios
6 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.13%) OSSEC
6 1 (2.13%) SELinux
6 1 (2.13%) Simpana
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Red Hat
2 11 (23.40%) VMware
3 8 (17.02%) IBM
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle
5 4 (8.51%) HP
5 4 (8.51%) Sun
5 4 (8.51%) Veritas
6 3 (6.38%) EMC
7 2 (4.26%) BMC
8 1 (2.13%) ATG
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco
8 1 (2.13%) Citrix
8 1 (2.13%) CommVault
8 1 (2.13%) Dell
8 1 (2.13%) NetApp
8 1 (2.13%) Netezza
8 1 (2.13%) Splunk
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