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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Engineer
Rank 891 928 934
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Engineer 32 36 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.034% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.035% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 29 33 58
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £33,250 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £68,550 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 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 27 May 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 27 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 +10 30 £55,000 +22.22% 5
London +37 20 £55,000 +33.33% 5
East Midlands +16 4 £37,000 -5.12%
Northamptonshire +16 4 £37,000 -5.12%
Northampton +14 4 £37,000 -5.12%
South East -3 3 £55,000 -12.00%
East of England +20 2 £58,750 +30.55%
Glasgow - 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £58,750 -
Berkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £43,000 -
Bedford - 1 £52,500 -
Luton - 1 £65,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £43,000 -

Unix Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 49 (100.00%) Unix
2 48 (97.96%) Linux
3 18 (36.73%) AIX
3 18 (36.73%) Red Hat
4 17 (34.69%) Bash Shell
5 15 (30.61%) Windows
6 14 (28.57%) Finance
7 12 (24.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (24.49%) Python
7 12 (24.49%) IBM
8 10 (20.41%) Korn
8 10 (20.41%) VMware
8 10 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (18.37%) SUSE
10 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
10 8 (16.33%) Project Management
10 8 (16.33%) Solaris
10 8 (16.33%) Perl
10 8 (16.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
11 7 (14.29%) Ansible
11 7 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (14.29%) Hedge funds
11 7 (14.29%) Puppet
11 7 (14.29%) Oracle
11 7 (14.29%) HP
11 7 (14.29%) SAN
12 6 (12.24%) C++
12 6 (12.24%) Java
12 6 (12.24%) Computer Science

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 4 (8.16%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.12%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) SAN
2 5 (10.20%) Internet
3 3 (6.12%) DNS
3 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.08%) LDAP
5 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.04%) HTTP
5 1 (2.04%) LAN
5 1 (2.04%) NAS
5 1 (2.04%) SSH
5 1 (2.04%) SSL
5 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.04%) DB2
1 1 (2.04%) MarkLogic
1 1 (2.04%) MySQL
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) GoogleTest
1 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.04%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Publishing
3 1 (2.04%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Japanese Language
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Web Services
2 2 (4.08%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.04%) J2EE
3 1 (2.04%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.04%) Lucene
3 1 (2.04%) Middleware
3 1 (2.04%) OpenJDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Hedge funds
2 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.20%) Clustering
4 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.12%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.08%) PKI
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.04%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Online Games
6 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Unix
2 48 (97.96%) Linux
3 18 (36.73%) AIX
4 15 (30.61%) Windows
5 12 (24.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (18.37%) SUSE
7 8 (16.33%) Solaris
7 8 (16.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
8 3 (6.12%) CentOS
9 2 (4.08%) FreeBSD
9 2 (4.08%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.04%) Debian
10 1 (2.04%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
2 8 (16.33%) Project Management
3 7 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (10.20%) DevOps
4 5 (10.20%) Kernel Tuning
4 5 (10.20%) Low Latency
5 4 (8.16%) High Availability
5 4 (8.16%) Open Source
6 3 (6.12%) Build Automation
6 3 (6.12%) Line Management
6 3 (6.12%) OO
6 3 (6.12%) OOP
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Software Architecture
7 2 (4.08%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) Bash Shell
2 12 (24.49%) Python
3 10 (20.41%) Korn
4 8 (16.33%) Perl
5 6 (12.24%) C++
5 6 (12.24%) Java
6 5 (10.20%) C
7 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.08%) Ruby
9 1 (2.04%) Bourne shell
9 1 (2.04%) C-shell
9 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.04%) JCL
9 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.16%) Docker
3 2 (4.08%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) NFS
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.04%) PowerHA
4 1 (2.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Ansible
1 7 (14.29%) Puppet
2 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (6.12%) Linux-HA
4 2 (4.08%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (4.08%) Cobbler
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.04%) Nagios
5 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.04%) Simpana
5 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Red Hat
2 12 (24.49%) IBM
3 10 (20.41%) VMware
4 7 (14.29%) HP
4 7 (14.29%) Oracle
5 5 (10.20%) Sun
6 4 (8.16%) Veritas
7 3 (6.12%) EMC
7 3 (6.12%) Splunk
8 2 (4.08%) BMC
8 2 (4.08%) NetApp
9 1 (2.04%) Cisco
9 1 (2.04%) CommVault
9 1 (2.04%) Dell
9 1 (2.04%) Google
9 1 (2.04%) Netezza
9 1 (2.04%) Sybase
9 1 (2.04%) Veeam
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