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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Engineer
Rank 880 880 844
Rank change year-on-year
0 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Engineer 13 27 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.024% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.025% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 18
Average salary £65,000 £38,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.74% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £62,500 £69,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

UNIX Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top 8 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 28 August 2015. 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 -9 11 £65,000 +62.50% 1
London +15 10 £77,500 +24.00%
Wales -4 1 £40,000 +14.28%
South Wales -11 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Bristol -22 1 £42,500 +13.33%
South West -25 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) UNIX
2 33 (97.06%) Solaris
3 28 (82.35%) Linux
3 28 (82.35%) Perl
4 25 (73.53%) VMware
5 24 (70.59%) Red Hat
6 19 (55.88%) Bash Shell
6 19 (55.88%) Puppet
7 18 (52.94%) DevOps
7 18 (52.94%) Shell Script
8 16 (47.06%) Python
8 16 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (44.12%) Korn
10 14 (41.18%) SAN
11 11 (32.35%) Apache
12 10 (29.41%) AIX
13 9 (26.47%) Nagios
13 9 (26.47%) Ruby
13 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
14 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (23.53%) IBM
14 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
14 8 (23.53%) Oracle
14 8 (23.53%) Windows
14 8 (23.53%) CSS
15 7 (20.59%) ITIL
15 7 (20.59%) MySQL
15 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
15 7 (20.59%) CRM

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (32.35%) Apache
2 7 (20.59%) GlassFish
3 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Joyent
2 2 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) SAN
2 7 (20.59%) NAS
2 7 (20.59%) DNS
3 5 (14.71%) LDAP
3 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.82%) Firewall
5 2 (5.88%) VPN
5 2 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.88%) VLAN
5 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.94%) SMTP
6 1 (2.94%) SSH
6 1 (2.94%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) MySQL
1 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
2 6 (17.65%) DB2
3 2 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.59%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (20.59%) Back Office
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Advertising
5 1 (2.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) CSS
2 6 (17.65%) Ajax
2 6 (17.65%) HTML
3 2 (5.88%) JSON
3 2 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Hedge funds
2 6 (17.65%) DataPower
3 3 (8.82%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) HACMP
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) PlayStation
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) UNIX
2 33 (97.06%) Solaris
3 28 (82.35%) Linux
4 16 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (29.41%) AIX
6 8 (23.53%) Windows
7 7 (20.59%) CentOS
8 2 (5.88%) HPUX
8 2 (5.88%) SmartOS
8 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) DevOps
2 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) CRM
3 7 (20.59%) ITIL
4 6 (17.65%) Time Management
4 6 (17.65%) Software Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.88%) Build Automation
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Release Management
7 1 (2.94%) ITSM
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.94%) Service Management
7 1 (2.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) Perl
2 19 (55.88%) Bash Shell
3 18 (52.94%) Shell Script
4 16 (47.06%) Python
5 15 (44.12%) Korn
6 9 (26.47%) Ruby
7 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 7 (20.59%) Bourne shell
9 2 (5.88%) Java
10 1 (2.94%) SQL
10 1 (2.94%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.88%) RHCE
2 2 (5.88%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.71%) vSphere
3 3 (8.82%) NFS
3 3 (8.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (5.88%) Xen
4 2 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (5.88%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.88%) KVM
4 2 (5.88%) Docker
4 2 (5.88%) LXC
Systems Management
1 19 (55.88%) Puppet
2 9 (26.47%) Nagios
3 7 (20.59%) Opsview
4 5 (14.71%) NetBackup
5 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (5.88%) Graphite
6 2 (5.88%) OpenView
6 2 (5.88%) Control-M
6 2 (5.88%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.94%) CFEngine
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (2.94%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) VMware
2 24 (70.59%) Red Hat
3 8 (23.53%) Oracle
3 8 (23.53%) IBM
4 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.59%) NetApp
5 5 (14.71%) Symantec
6 4 (11.76%) Veritas
6 4 (11.76%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Citrix
7 2 (5.88%) Sun
7 2 (5.88%) Percona
8 1 (2.94%) Google
8 1 (2.94%) Sybase
8 1 (2.94%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.94%) EMC
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