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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Engineer
Rank 863 868 848
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Engineer 16 4 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.004% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.004% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 21
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £46,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +16.25%

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015 within the UK.

UNIX Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top 10 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 27 January 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 +11 14 £37,500 -21.05% 1
London +32 11 £72,500 +52.63%
City of London - 4 £30,000 -
Scotland - 2 £42,500 -
Bristol - 2 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £42,500 -
South West - 2 £37,500 -
South East -36 1 £25,000 - 1
Southampton - 1 £25,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £25,000 -

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 50 (100.00%) UNIX
2 47 (94.00%) Linux
3 26 (52.00%) Apache
4 25 (50.00%) Perl
5 24 (48.00%) Solaris
5 24 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 15 (30.00%) DNS
6 15 (30.00%) VMware
7 14 (28.00%) FTP
8 13 (26.00%) Shell Script
8 13 (26.00%) Red Hat
9 12 (24.00%) SAN
9 12 (24.00%) Python
9 12 (24.00%) Oracle
10 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (20.00%) ITIL
11 10 (20.00%) Sun
12 9 (18.00%) HP
12 9 (18.00%) Service Management
12 9 (18.00%) Banking
12 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
13 8 (16.00%) Investment Banking
13 8 (16.00%) WebSphere
13 8 (16.00%) vSphere
13 8 (16.00%) Bash Shell
13 8 (16.00%) Hedge funds
13 8 (16.00%) Firewall
13 8 (16.00%) Internet

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 26 (52.00%) Apache
2 8 (16.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) DNS
1 15 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 14 (28.00%) FTP
3 12 (24.00%) SAN
4 8 (16.00%) Internet
4 8 (16.00%) Firewall
5 7 (14.00%) DHCP
6 6 (12.00%) SSH
7 3 (6.00%) LDAP
7 3 (6.00%) iSCSI
7 3 (6.00%) NAS
8 2 (4.00%) tcpdump
8 2 (4.00%) snoop
8 2 (4.00%) FWSM
8 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.00%) VPN
8 2 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (4.00%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.00%) LAN
9 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.00%) MySQL
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.00%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (2.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (18.00%) Banking
2 8 (16.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.00%) Hedge funds
3 5 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) UNIX
2 47 (94.00%) Linux
3 24 (48.00%) Solaris
3 24 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (12.00%) Windows
5 5 (10.00%) VMS
5 5 (10.00%) CentOS
6 3 (6.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) Service Management
3 7 (14.00%) ITSM
4 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.00%) Software Deployment
4 6 (12.00%) DevOps
5 5 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.00%) Time Management
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.00%) Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) Web Development
7 2 (4.00%) Identity Management
7 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.00%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.00%) Scrum
8 1 (2.00%) RUP
8 1 (2.00%) DSDM
8 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.00%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) Perl
2 13 (26.00%) Shell Script
3 12 (24.00%) Python
4 8 (16.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (14.00%) PHP
6 6 (12.00%) Ruby
7 4 (8.00%) Java
8 2 (4.00%) Korn
8 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) RHCE
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.00%) vSphere
3 7 (14.00%) Firmware
4 6 (12.00%) NFS
4 6 (12.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Veritas File System
4 6 (12.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.00%) PowerHA
6 1 (2.00%) Samba
6 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (12.00%) Legato
3 4 (8.00%) Puppet
4 3 (6.00%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Netcool
6 1 (2.00%) Nagios
6 1 (2.00%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) VMware
2 13 (26.00%) Red Hat
3 12 (24.00%) Oracle
4 10 (20.00%) Sun
5 9 (18.00%) HP
6 7 (14.00%) IBM
7 6 (12.00%) Veritas
8 5 (10.00%) Symantec
9 3 (6.00%) Reuters
9 3 (6.00%) NetApp
9 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.00%) Cisco
9 3 (6.00%) EMC
10 2 (4.00%) Informatica
10 2 (4.00%) Dell
10 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
10 2 (4.00%) Egenera
10 2 (4.00%) Foundry
10 2 (4.00%) F5
11 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
Slough, Berkshire
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