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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Engineer
Rank 921 910 923
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Engineer 27 32 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.030% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.031% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 28
Average salary £75,000 £52,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £130,000 £72,500 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £28,750
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +39.13%

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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016 within the UK.

Unix Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Unix Systems Engineer
Top 14 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 9 February 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
(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 +24 27 £75,000 +42.85% 1
London +14 18 £75,000 +7.14%
South East +8 7 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 -
Berkshire -10 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Kent - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £55,000 -
Harrogate - 1 £35,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -

Unix Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 97 (100.00%) Unix
2 78 (80.41%) Linux
3 52 (53.61%) Python
4 45 (46.39%) Finance
5 32 (32.99%) Perl
6 29 (29.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (29.90%) Bash Shell
7 28 (28.87%) Red Hat
8 23 (23.71%) Shell Script
9 21 (21.65%) Puppet
10 20 (20.62%) Performance Tuning
10 20 (20.62%) AIX
11 19 (19.59%) Process Management
11 19 (19.59%) FIX Protocol
12 17 (17.53%) VMware
13 16 (16.49%) Computer Science
14 15 (15.46%) Configuration Management
14 15 (15.46%) IBM
14 15 (15.46%) Ansible
15 14 (14.43%) Low Latency
15 14 (14.43%) Change Control
15 14 (14.43%) Risk Management
15 14 (14.43%) Degree
15 14 (14.43%) Business Analysis
15 14 (14.43%) Systems Analysis
16 13 (13.40%) Oracle
17 12 (12.37%) MySQL
17 12 (12.37%) Clustering
17 12 (12.37%) Red Hat Satellite
17 12 (12.37%) Kernel Tuning

Unix Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (6.19%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.12%) Apache
3 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.06%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.03%) JBoss
5 1 (1.03%) nginx
5 1 (1.03%) Resin
5 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.09%) IaaS
2 3 (3.09%) PaaS
2 3 (3.09%) SaaS
3 2 (2.06%) Joyent
3 2 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.03%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) LDAP
2 6 (6.19%) DNS
2 6 (6.19%) SAN
3 5 (5.15%) Firewall
4 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.09%) Kerberos
5 3 (3.09%) NAS
5 3 (3.09%) SNMP
6 2 (2.06%) Internet
6 2 (2.06%) SSL
6 2 (2.06%) VLAN
6 2 (2.06%) VPN
7 1 (1.03%) LAN
7 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.37%) MySQL
2 6 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.09%) Big Data
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.06%) JIRA
2 2 (2.06%) Maven
2 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (46.39%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Legal
3 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.59%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (3.09%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.06%) CSS
3 2 (2.06%) JSON
3 2 (2.06%) LAMP
3 2 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.06%) XML
4 1 (1.03%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.37%) Clustering
2 12 (12.37%) Hedge funds
3 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.15%) Interactive TV
5 3 (3.09%) Equities
5 3 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.06%) Fintech
6 2 (2.06%) HACMP
7 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.03%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.03%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Unix
2 78 (80.41%) Linux
3 29 (29.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (20.62%) AIX
5 11 (11.34%) Solaris
6 8 (8.25%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.12%) CentOS
8 3 (3.09%) Debian
8 3 (3.09%) Fedora
8 3 (3.09%) Windows
9 2 (2.06%) SmartOS
10 1 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (19.59%) Process Management
3 15 (15.46%) Configuration Management
4 14 (14.43%) Business Analysis
4 14 (14.43%) Change Control
4 14 (14.43%) Low Latency
4 14 (14.43%) Risk Management
4 14 (14.43%) Systems Analysis
5 12 (12.37%) Kernel Tuning
5 12 (12.37%) Patch Management
6 10 (10.31%) Asset Management
6 10 (10.31%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (8.25%) Open Source
7 8 (8.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (8.25%) Trend Analysis
8 7 (7.22%) High Availability
9 5 (5.15%) DevOps
10 4 (4.12%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (3.09%) Problem Management
12 2 (2.06%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (53.61%) Python
2 32 (32.99%) Perl
3 29 (29.90%) Bash Shell
4 23 (23.71%) Shell Script
5 10 (10.31%) Ruby
6 8 (8.25%) C
7 7 (7.22%) C++
8 6 (6.19%) Java
8 6 (6.19%) PHP
9 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.25%) Docker
3 3 (3.09%) Postfix
3 3 (3.09%) Sendmail
4 2 (2.06%) KVM
4 2 (2.06%) LXC
4 2 (2.06%) NFS
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (2.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (2.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (21.65%) Puppet
2 15 (15.46%) Ansible
3 12 (12.37%) Red Hat Satellite
4 9 (9.28%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (5.15%) Linux-HA
6 4 (4.12%) Nagios
7 3 (3.09%) Salt
7 3 (3.09%) Zenoss
8 2 (2.06%) Graphite
8 2 (2.06%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (2.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (2.06%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.03%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.03%) OSSEC
9 1 (1.03%) SELinux
Vendors
1 28 (28.87%) Red Hat
2 17 (17.53%) VMware
3 15 (15.46%) IBM
4 13 (13.40%) Oracle
5 6 (6.19%) HP
6 2 (2.06%) EMC
6 2 (2.06%) Percona
6 2 (2.06%) Veritas
7 1 (1.03%) ATG
7 1 (1.03%) Citrix
7 1 (1.03%) Dell
7 1 (1.03%) Google
7 1 (1.03%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.03%) Sun
Milton Keynes
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago