The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Unix Systems Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Engineer
Rank 874 956 935
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Engineer 50 20 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.018% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.019% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 47 19 59
Median salary £55,000 £62,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £95,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.55%

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
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Unix Systems Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Unix Systems Engineer in the job title.

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 26 June 2016 within the UK.

Unix Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Unix Systems Engineer
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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 +64 43 £55,000 -12.00% 4
London +56 29 £55,000 -42.10% 1
East Midlands - 8 £37,000 -
Northampton - 8 £37,000 -
Northamptonshire - 8 £37,000 -
Glasgow - 7 £50,000 -
Scotland - 7 £50,000 -
South East +36 4 £52,500 -16.00% 2
East of England +38 2 £58,750 +30.55% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £58,750 -
Berkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Hampshire +8 1 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -
Bedford - 1 £52,500 -
Luton - 1 £65,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £55,000 -
Southampton - 1 £50,000 - 2

Unix Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Unix Systems 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 Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 58 (100.00%) Unix
2 57 (98.28%) Linux
3 27 (46.55%) AIX
4 22 (37.93%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (31.03%) Windows
5 18 (31.03%) Red Hat
6 17 (29.31%) Solaris
7 16 (27.59%) IBM
7 16 (27.59%) Perl
8 15 (25.86%) Korn
8 15 (25.86%) Finance
9 14 (24.14%) Oracle
9 14 (24.14%) Bash Shell
10 13 (22.41%) Project Management
10 13 (22.41%) Internet
11 12 (20.69%) SAN
11 12 (20.69%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (18.97%) Puppet
12 11 (18.97%) VMware
13 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
14 9 (15.52%) Sun
14 9 (15.52%) C++
14 9 (15.52%) SUSE
15 8 (13.79%) Java
15 8 (13.79%) Hedge funds
15 8 (13.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
15 8 (13.79%) Virtual Machines
16 7 (12.07%) DevOps
16 7 (12.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Unix Systems 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 7 (12.07%) Apache
2 2 (3.45%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.72%) nginx
3 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) Internet
2 12 (20.69%) SAN
3 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.07%) DNS
5 6 (10.34%) HTTP
5 6 (10.34%) SSH
5 6 (10.34%) SSL
6 5 (8.62%) Firewall
7 3 (5.17%) LAN
7 3 (5.17%) WAN
8 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) Aerospike
2 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) DB2
2 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.72%) MarkLogic
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) GoogleTest
1 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.45%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Publishing
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Games
4 1 (1.72%) Japanese Language
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) LAMP
1 3 (5.17%) Web Services
2 1 (1.72%) J2EE
2 1 (1.72%) Lucene
2 1 (1.72%) Middleware
2 1 (1.72%) OpenJDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Hedge funds
2 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.90%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.17%) Clustering
5 2 (3.45%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.45%) PKI
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) Online Games
6 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Unix
2 57 (98.28%) Linux
3 27 (46.55%) AIX
4 18 (31.03%) Windows
5 17 (29.31%) Solaris
6 9 (15.52%) SUSE
7 8 (13.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
8 7 (12.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (5.17%) FreeBSD
10 2 (3.45%) CentOS
10 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.72%) Debian
11 1 (1.72%) HPUX
11 1 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (22.41%) Project Management
3 12 (20.69%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (12.07%) DevOps
5 5 (8.62%) Investment Management
6 4 (6.90%) Build Automation
6 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.90%) Low Latency
6 4 (6.90%) OO
6 4 (6.90%) OOP
6 4 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (6.90%) Software Architecture
7 3 (5.17%) High Availability
7 3 (5.17%) Kernel Tuning
7 3 (5.17%) Line Management
7 3 (5.17%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.45%) Time Management
8 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) Perl
2 15 (25.86%) Korn
3 14 (24.14%) Bash Shell
4 9 (15.52%) C++
5 8 (13.79%) Java
6 7 (12.07%) C
6 7 (12.07%) Python
7 3 (5.17%) Ruby
8 2 (3.45%) JCL
8 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.72%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.72%) C-shell
9 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.72%) PHP
9 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) RHCE
3 1 (1.72%) CCIE
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (10.34%) VMware ESX
3 5 (8.62%) Sendmail
4 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.45%) Docker
6 2 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (3.45%) vSphere
7 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.72%) NFS
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.72%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) Puppet
2 6 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.62%) Ansible
4 3 (5.17%) Cobbler
5 2 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (3.45%) Linux-HA
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.72%) Nagios
6 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.72%) Simpana
6 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Red Hat
2 16 (27.59%) IBM
3 14 (24.14%) Oracle
4 11 (18.97%) VMware
5 9 (15.52%) Sun
6 5 (8.62%) HP
7 4 (6.90%) Splunk
7 4 (6.90%) Veritas
8 3 (5.17%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.45%) BMC
9 2 (3.45%) Cisco
9 2 (3.45%) EMC
9 2 (3.45%) Google
9 2 (3.45%) NetApp
10 1 (1.72%) CommVault
10 1 (1.72%) Netezza
10 1 (1.72%) Sybase
10 1 (1.72%) Veeam
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