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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Engineer
Rank 870 914 912
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Engineer 40 52 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.047% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.049% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 36 46 55
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £91,250 £83,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 2016 within the UK.

Unix Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Unix Systems Engineer
Top 20 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 28 September 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 +35 36 £55,000 +10.00% 5
London +42 21 £70,000 +16.66% 5
South East +35 5 £50,000 +23.45%
East of England - 5 £22,500 -
Scotland +35 4 £50,000 -
Glasgow +17 4 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £37,000 -
Cambridge - 4 - -
Northampton - 4 £37,000 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £37,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 - -
City of London +49 3 £95,000 +52.00%
Hampshire - 3 £50,000 -
Southampton - 3 £50,000 -
Berkshire +31 2 £48,750 -11.36%
Bracknell - 2 £48,750 -
Chelmsford - 1 £22,500 -
Bristol - 1 £40,000 -
South West - 1 £40,000 -
Essex - 1 £22,500 -

Unix Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 92 (100.00%) Unix
2 90 (97.83%) Linux
3 37 (40.22%) AIX
4 35 (38.04%) Perl
5 31 (33.70%) Performance Tuning
6 26 (28.26%) Windows
6 26 (28.26%) Red Hat
7 22 (23.91%) Oracle
7 22 (23.91%) Solaris
8 21 (22.83%) SAN
8 21 (22.83%) Finance
9 20 (21.74%) Internet
10 19 (20.65%) Puppet
10 19 (20.65%) Capacity Planning
11 18 (19.57%) IBM
11 18 (19.57%) Python
12 17 (18.48%) Korn
13 16 (17.39%) TCP/IP
14 15 (16.30%) Bash Shell
15 14 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (15.22%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (15.22%) Degree
15 14 (15.22%) Project Management
16 13 (14.13%) C
16 13 (14.13%) DevOps
17 12 (13.04%) Hedge funds
17 12 (13.04%) Sun
18 11 (11.96%) C++
18 11 (11.96%) DNS
18 11 (11.96%) 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 8 (8.70%) Apache
2 4 (4.35%) nginx
3 1 (1.09%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.09%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.83%) SAN
2 20 (21.74%) Internet
3 16 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 11 (11.96%) DNS
5 10 (10.87%) HTTP
5 10 (10.87%) SSH
5 10 (10.87%) SSL
6 9 (9.78%) Firewall
7 6 (6.52%) NAS
8 5 (5.43%) LDAP
9 4 (4.35%) LAN
9 4 (4.35%) WAN
10 1 (1.09%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) Big Data
2 5 (5.43%) MySQL
2 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.35%) Aerospike
3 4 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.09%) DB2
4 1 (1.09%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.09%) OpenStack Swift
Development Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.17%) GoogleTest
2 2 (2.17%) SonarQube
General
1 21 (22.83%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Back Office
3 5 (5.43%) Publishing
4 2 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Japanese Language
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) LAMP
2 2 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.09%) J2EE
3 1 (1.09%) Lucene
3 1 (1.09%) Middleware
3 1 (1.09%) OpenJDK
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Hedge funds
2 11 (11.96%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.87%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.52%) Data Structures
5 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.35%) Biology
7 3 (3.26%) Equities
7 3 (3.26%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.17%) Internet of Things
8 2 (2.17%) PKI
9 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.09%) Clustering
9 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.09%) Online Games
9 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Unix
2 90 (97.83%) Linux
3 37 (40.22%) AIX
4 26 (28.26%) Windows
5 22 (23.91%) Solaris
6 14 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (10.87%) SUSE
8 7 (7.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 7 (7.61%) Ubuntu
8 7 (7.61%) Windows Server
9 3 (3.26%) FreeBSD
9 3 (3.26%) HPUX
10 2 (2.17%) Debian
11 1 (1.09%) CentOS
11 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.70%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (20.65%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (15.22%) Project Management
4 13 (14.13%) DevOps
5 7 (7.61%) Configuration Management
5 7 (7.61%) Investment Management
6 6 (6.52%) Build Automation
6 6 (6.52%) Low Latency
6 6 (6.52%) OO
6 6 (6.52%) OOP
6 6 (6.52%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (6.52%) Quantitative Investing
6 6 (6.52%) Software Architecture
7 5 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.43%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (5.43%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.35%) Bioinformatics
8 4 (4.35%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.35%) Network Architecture
8 4 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.04%) Perl
2 18 (19.57%) Python
3 17 (18.48%) Korn
4 15 (16.30%) Bash Shell
5 13 (14.13%) C
6 11 (11.96%) C++
7 10 (10.87%) Java
8 8 (8.70%) Ruby
9 6 (6.52%) JCL
10 5 (5.43%) PHP
11 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.09%) Bourne shell
12 1 (1.09%) C-shell
12 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) Degree
2 7 (7.61%) RHCE
3 4 (4.35%) CCIE
3 4 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (9.78%) Sendmail
2 8 (8.70%) VMware ESX
3 7 (7.61%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.17%) vSphere
7 1 (1.09%) Docker
7 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.09%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 19 (20.65%) Puppet
2 14 (15.22%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (11.96%) Ansible
4 7 (7.61%) Cobbler
5 5 (5.43%) Nagios
6 4 (4.35%) Icinga
6 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (4.35%) Zenoss
7 2 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.09%) collectd
8 1 (1.09%) Graphite
8 1 (1.09%) Linux-HA
8 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.09%) OpenNMS
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (28.26%) Red Hat
2 22 (23.91%) Oracle
3 18 (19.57%) IBM
4 12 (13.04%) Sun
5 11 (11.96%) VMware
6 9 (9.78%) HP
7 7 (7.61%) NetApp
8 6 (6.52%) EMC
8 6 (6.52%) Splunk
9 5 (5.43%) Cisco
10 4 (4.35%) 3PAR
11 3 (3.26%) Veritas
12 2 (2.17%) BMC
12 2 (2.17%) Google
13 1 (1.09%) New Relic
13 1 (1.09%) Sybase
13 1 (1.09%) Twitter
13 1 (1.09%) Veeam
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