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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Engineer
Rank 879 830 831
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Engineer 24 34 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.031% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.033% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 39
Average salary £37,500 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £74,250 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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 -27 21 £38,750 -11.42% 5
Yorkshire -29 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Leeds -23 4 £40,000 -5.88% 1
London -25 4 £62,500 +25.00% 1
West Yorkshire -26 4 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Bristol - 4 £37,500 - 1
South West - 4 £37,500 - 1
South East -3 3 £52,500 +31.25% 1
South Wales - 3 £35,000 -
Wales - 3 £35,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £32,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £32,500 -
York - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 £52,500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £32,500 -
Reading - 2 £52,500 - 1
Wokingham - 1 £31,000 -

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 39 (100.00%) UNIX
2 38 (97.44%) Linux
3 19 (48.72%) Apache
4 16 (41.03%) VMware
4 16 (41.03%) Solaris
4 16 (41.03%) Oracle
5 15 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (30.77%) HP
6 12 (30.77%) Red Hat
7 11 (28.21%) SAN
7 11 (28.21%) Tivoli
8 10 (25.64%) Windows
8 10 (25.64%) MySQL
8 10 (25.64%) Finance
9 9 (23.08%) Clustering
9 9 (23.08%) Performance Management
9 9 (23.08%) HPUX
9 9 (23.08%) Python
10 8 (20.51%) AIX
10 8 (20.51%) IBM
11 7 (17.95%) Perl
11 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
11 7 (17.95%) CentOS
11 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
12 6 (15.38%) Capacity Management
12 6 (15.38%) Puppet
12 6 (15.38%) Identity Management
12 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
12 6 (15.38%) WebFOCUS

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 19 (48.72%) Apache
2 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.69%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) SAN
2 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.82%) HTTP
3 5 (12.82%) Wireshark
3 5 (12.82%) tcpdump
4 4 (10.26%) DNS
5 3 (7.69%) SSL
5 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (5.13%) snoop
6 2 (5.13%) FWSM
6 2 (5.13%) LDAP
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.13%) NAS
7 1 (2.56%) Internet
7 1 (2.56%) Firewall
7 1 (2.56%) Wireless
7 1 (2.56%) SSH
7 1 (2.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) MySQL
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
3 6 (15.38%) WebFOCUS
4 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Ant
1 1 (2.56%) Subversion
1 1 (2.56%) Maven
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Back Office
3 3 (7.69%) Welsh Language
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) J2EE
2 2 (5.13%) XML
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) LAMP
3 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Clustering
2 5 (12.82%) Firmware
3 4 (10.26%) Informatics
4 1 (2.56%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) UNIX
2 38 (97.44%) Linux
3 16 (41.03%) Solaris
4 15 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (25.64%) Windows
6 9 (23.08%) HPUX
7 8 (20.51%) AIX
8 7 (17.95%) CentOS
9 6 (15.38%) VMS
10 3 (7.69%) Debian
11 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (2.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Performance Management
2 6 (15.38%) Capacity Management
2 6 (15.38%) Identity Management
3 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 5 (12.82%) DevOps
4 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) Logistics
4 4 (10.26%) Validation
5 3 (7.69%) Migration
5 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.13%) Web Development
6 2 (5.13%) Workflow
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.56%) Change Management
7 1 (2.56%) Service Management
7 1 (2.56%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Python
2 7 (17.95%) Perl
3 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.26%) Ruby
6 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.69%) Java
7 2 (5.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) SQL
8 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) Nmap
2 3 (7.69%) Xen
3 2 (5.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Tivoli
2 6 (15.38%) Puppet
3 4 (10.26%) Cobbler
3 4 (10.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Nagios
4 3 (7.69%) Nessus
5 2 (5.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (5.13%) YUM
5 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.56%) Netcool
6 1 (2.56%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle
1 16 (41.03%) VMware
2 12 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 12 (30.77%) HP
3 8 (20.51%) IBM
4 6 (15.38%) TIBCO
4 6 (15.38%) Informatica
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.26%) Sun
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco
6 3 (7.69%) CA
6 3 (7.69%) JBoss
6 3 (7.69%) Brocade
7 2 (5.13%) Egenera
7 2 (5.13%) Symantec
7 2 (5.13%) Veritas
7 2 (5.13%) Foundry
7 2 (5.13%) F5
8 1 (2.56%) ForgeRock
8 1 (2.56%) Remedy
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