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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Engineer
Rank 846 945 930
Rank change year-on-year
+99 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Engineer 53 32 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.029% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.030% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 51 30 58
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £92,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 28 August 2016 within the UK.

Unix Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Unix Systems Engineer
Top 16 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 August 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 +80 44 £55,000 +10.00% 10
London +46 28 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Scotland +25 9 £50,000 -
Glasgow +18 9 £50,000 -
Northampton - 9 £37,000 -
Northamptonshire - 9 £37,000 -
East Midlands - 9 £37,000 -
South East +31 4 £50,000 - 1
Southampton - 4 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £50,000 -
City of London +55 2 £95,000 +52.00% 1
Cambridge - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 1
Bristol +9 1 £40,000 -21.95% 3
South West +8 1 £40,000 -21.95% 3

Unix Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 85 (100.00%) Unix
2 83 (97.65%) Linux
3 36 (42.35%) AIX
4 31 (36.47%) Perl
4 31 (36.47%) Performance Tuning
5 25 (29.41%) Windows
6 23 (27.06%) Solaris
6 23 (27.06%) Red Hat
7 22 (25.88%) SAN
8 21 (24.71%) Internet
8 21 (24.71%) Oracle
9 20 (23.53%) IBM
10 19 (22.35%) Korn
11 18 (21.18%) Finance
11 18 (21.18%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (20.00%) Puppet
13 15 (17.65%) TCP/IP
13 15 (17.65%) Project Management
14 14 (16.47%) Python
14 14 (16.47%) Bash Shell
15 13 (15.29%) Sun
16 12 (14.12%) Hedge funds
16 12 (14.12%) Opscode Chef
17 11 (12.94%) DNS
17 11 (12.94%) Degree
18 10 (11.76%) SSH
18 10 (11.76%) VMware
18 10 (11.76%) SSL
18 10 (11.76%) HTTP
18 10 (11.76%) C

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 9 (10.59%) Apache
2 4 (4.71%) nginx
3 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.18%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.88%) SAN
2 21 (24.71%) Internet
3 15 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 11 (12.94%) DNS
5 10 (11.76%) HTTP
5 10 (11.76%) SSH
5 10 (11.76%) SSL
6 9 (10.59%) Firewall
7 6 (7.06%) NAS
8 4 (4.71%) LAN
8 4 (4.71%) WAN
9 3 (3.53%) LDAP
10 1 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.18%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) Big Data
2 5 (5.88%) MySQL
2 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.71%) Aerospike
3 4 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.71%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) DB2
5 1 (1.18%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.35%) GoogleTest
2 2 (2.35%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Back Office
3 5 (5.88%) Publishing
4 2 (2.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Games
5 1 (1.18%) Japanese Language
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) LAMP
2 3 (3.53%) Web Services
3 1 (1.18%) J2EE
3 1 (1.18%) Lucene
3 1 (1.18%) Middleware
3 1 (1.18%) OpenJDK
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Hedge funds
2 8 (9.41%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.41%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) Biology
5 2 (2.35%) Equities
5 2 (2.35%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.35%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.35%) PKI
6 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) Clustering
6 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.18%) Online Games
6 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Unix
2 83 (97.65%) Linux
3 36 (42.35%) AIX
4 25 (29.41%) Windows
5 23 (27.06%) Solaris
6 10 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (10.59%) SUSE
8 8 (9.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 8 (9.41%) Windows Server
9 7 (8.24%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.53%) FreeBSD
11 1 (1.18%) CentOS
11 1 (1.18%) Debian
11 1 (1.18%) HPUX
11 1 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.47%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (21.18%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (17.65%) Project Management
4 10 (11.76%) DevOps
5 7 (8.24%) Configuration Management
5 7 (8.24%) Investment Management
6 6 (7.06%) Quantitative Investing
7 5 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.88%) Build Automation
7 5 (5.88%) Low Latency
7 5 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (5.88%) OO
7 5 (5.88%) OOP
7 5 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (5.88%) Software Architecture
8 4 (4.71%) Network Architecture
8 4 (4.71%) Scrum
8 4 (4.71%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (3.53%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.35%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.47%) Perl
2 19 (22.35%) Korn
3 14 (16.47%) Bash Shell
3 14 (16.47%) Python
4 10 (11.76%) C
4 10 (11.76%) C++
5 9 (10.59%) Java
6 8 (9.41%) Ruby
7 5 (5.88%) JCL
8 4 (4.71%) PHP
9 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.18%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.18%) C-shell
10 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Degree
2 7 (8.24%) RHCE
3 4 (4.71%) CCIE
3 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Sendmail
2 8 (9.41%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (9.41%) VMware ESX
3 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.35%) vSphere
5 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.18%) NFS
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.18%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 17 (20.00%) Puppet
2 12 (14.12%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (10.59%) Ansible
4 7 (8.24%) Cobbler
5 5 (5.88%) Nagios
6 4 (4.71%) Icinga
6 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (4.71%) Zenoss
7 2 (2.35%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.18%) Linux-HA
8 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.18%) Simpana
8 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (27.06%) Red Hat
2 21 (24.71%) Oracle
3 20 (23.53%) IBM
4 13 (15.29%) Sun
5 10 (11.76%) VMware
6 8 (9.41%) HP
6 8 (9.41%) NetApp
7 6 (7.06%) EMC
8 5 (5.88%) Cisco
8 5 (5.88%) Splunk
9 4 (4.71%) 3PAR
9 4 (4.71%) Veritas
10 2 (2.35%) BMC
10 2 (2.35%) Google
11 1 (1.18%) CommVault
11 1 (1.18%) Netezza
11 1 (1.18%) Sybase
11 1 (1.18%) Veeam
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + + c.100% bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Connected IT
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connected IT
Posted: 22 days ago