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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Engineer
Rank 863 942 934
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Engineer 68 23 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.021% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.022% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 64 22 48
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 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £95,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £41,250 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 24 July 2016 within the UK.

Unix Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Unix Systems Engineer
Top 18 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 24 July 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 +85 57 £55,000 +10.00% 4
London +64 37 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Scotland +21 11 £50,000 -
Glasgow +2 11 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 11 £37,000 -
Northampton - 11 £37,000 -
Northamptonshire - 11 £37,000 -
South East +41 7 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Hampshire -1 4 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Southampton - 4 £50,000 - 1
Cambridge - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £55,000 -

Unix Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 80 (100.00%) Unix
2 79 (98.75%) Linux
3 35 (43.75%) AIX
4 31 (38.75%) Performance Tuning
5 27 (33.75%) Perl
6 25 (31.25%) Windows
7 23 (28.75%) Solaris
7 23 (28.75%) Red Hat
8 21 (26.25%) Oracle
9 20 (25.00%) Internet
9 20 (25.00%) IBM
9 20 (25.00%) SAN
10 19 (23.75%) Korn
11 17 (21.25%) Finance
12 16 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
13 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
13 15 (18.75%) Project Management
14 14 (17.50%) Bash Shell
15 13 (16.25%) Puppet
15 13 (16.25%) Sun
16 11 (13.75%) VMware
16 11 (13.75%) Degree
16 11 (13.75%) DNS
17 10 (12.50%) SSL
17 10 (12.50%) HTTP
17 10 (12.50%) Python
17 10 (12.50%) SSH
17 10 (12.50%) Hedge funds
17 10 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 9 (11.25%) Sendmail

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 (11.25%) Apache
2 4 (5.00%) nginx
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.25%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.00%) Internet
1 20 (25.00%) SAN
2 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 11 (13.75%) DNS
4 10 (12.50%) HTTP
4 10 (12.50%) SSH
4 10 (12.50%) SSL
5 9 (11.25%) Firewall
6 4 (5.00%) LAN
6 4 (5.00%) NAS
6 4 (5.00%) WAN
7 3 (3.75%) LDAP
8 1 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) Big Data
2 5 (6.25%) MySQL
3 4 (5.00%) Aerospike
3 4 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.25%) DB2
6 1 (1.25%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) GoogleTest
1 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.50%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Publishing
3 4 (5.00%) Back Office
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Games
5 1 (1.25%) Japanese Language
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) LAMP
2 3 (3.75%) Web Services
3 1 (1.25%) J2EE
3 1 (1.25%) Lucene
3 1 (1.25%) Middleware
3 1 (1.25%) OpenJDK
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Hedge funds
2 8 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) Biology
5 2 (2.50%) Clustering
5 2 (2.50%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.50%) PKI
6 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.25%) Online Games
6 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Unix
2 79 (98.75%) Linux
3 35 (43.75%) AIX
4 25 (31.25%) Windows
5 23 (28.75%) Solaris
6 10 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (11.25%) SUSE
8 8 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 8 (10.00%) Windows Server
9 5 (6.25%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.75%) FreeBSD
11 2 (2.50%) CentOS
12 1 (1.25%) Debian
12 1 (1.25%) HPUX
12 1 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.75%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (18.75%) Project Management
4 7 (8.75%) DevOps
4 7 (8.75%) Investment Management
5 5 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (5.00%) Build Automation
6 4 (5.00%) Low Latency
6 4 (5.00%) Network Architecture
6 4 (5.00%) OO
6 4 (5.00%) OOP
6 4 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (5.00%) Quantitative Investing
6 4 (5.00%) Scrum
6 4 (5.00%) Software Architecture
6 4 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (3.75%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.50%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.75%) Perl
2 19 (23.75%) Korn
3 14 (17.50%) Bash Shell
4 10 (12.50%) Python
5 9 (11.25%) C
5 9 (11.25%) C++
6 8 (10.00%) Java
7 6 (7.50%) Ruby
8 5 (6.25%) JCL
9 4 (5.00%) PHP
10 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.25%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.25%) C-shell
11 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Degree
2 7 (8.75%) RHCE
3 4 (5.00%) CCIE
3 4 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) Sendmail
2 8 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.50%) vSphere
6 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.25%) NFS
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.25%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 13 (16.25%) Puppet
2 8 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.25%) Ansible
3 5 (6.25%) Cobbler
4 3 (3.75%) Nagios
5 2 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.50%) Icinga
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (2.50%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.25%) Linux-HA
6 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.25%) Simpana
6 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (28.75%) Red Hat
2 21 (26.25%) Oracle
3 20 (25.00%) IBM
4 13 (16.25%) Sun
5 11 (13.75%) VMware
6 6 (7.50%) HP
6 6 (7.50%) NetApp
7 5 (6.25%) Cisco
8 4 (5.00%) 3PAR
8 4 (5.00%) EMC
8 4 (5.00%) Splunk
8 4 (5.00%) Veritas
9 2 (2.50%) BMC
9 2 (2.50%) Google
10 1 (1.25%) CommVault
10 1 (1.25%) Netezza
10 1 (1.25%) Sybase
10 1 (1.25%) Veeam
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago