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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Engineer
Rank 884 908 863
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Engineer 20 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.010% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.011% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 14
Average salary £62,500 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.80% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,950 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £42,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+48.80% +24.44%

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
104512 113471 104451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85520 92371 86950
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 5 May 2015 within the UK.

UNIX Systems Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top 15 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 5 May 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
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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 +52 20 £62,500 +48.80%
South East +28 11 £62,500 +48.80%
Hampshire - 6 £62,500 -
Bristol - 5 £42,500 -
South West - 5 £42,500 -
London +19 3 £58,750 +46.87%
Hove - 2 £65,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £65,000 -
Kent - 2 £69,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £62,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
St Albans - 1 £45,000 -

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 34 (100.00%) UNIX
2 29 (85.29%) Solaris
3 27 (79.41%) Linux
4 25 (73.53%) Perl
5 19 (55.88%) Shell Script
5 19 (55.88%) Red Hat
6 17 (50.00%) Apache
6 17 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (47.06%) VMware
7 16 (47.06%) Bash Shell
8 14 (41.18%) DevOps
8 14 (41.18%) Korn
9 12 (35.29%) AIX
9 12 (35.29%) SAN
10 11 (32.35%) Python
10 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
10 11 (32.35%) Oracle
10 11 (32.35%) ITIL
11 10 (29.41%) Puppet
12 9 (26.47%) DNS
12 9 (26.47%) IBM
12 9 (26.47%) vSphere
13 8 (23.53%) CentOS
13 8 (23.53%) Windows
13 8 (23.53%) MySQL
13 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (20.59%) Banking
14 7 (20.59%) Finance
14 7 (20.59%) Veritas Volume Manager

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 17 (50.00%) Apache
2 5 (14.71%) GlassFish
3 3 (8.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) SAN
2 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
3 9 (26.47%) DNS
4 6 (17.65%) FTP
5 5 (14.71%) SSH
6 4 (11.76%) DHCP
6 4 (11.76%) Internet
6 4 (11.76%) Firewall
7 3 (8.82%) LDAP
8 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
8 2 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (2.94%) DMZ
9 1 (2.94%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) MySQL
2 7 (20.59%) DB2
3 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Subversion
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (20.59%) Banking
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Back Office
3 4 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Advertising
5 1 (2.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) CSS
1 6 (17.65%) HTML
1 6 (17.65%) Ajax
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) DataPower
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.88%) HACMP
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) UNIX
2 29 (85.29%) Solaris
3 27 (79.41%) Linux
4 17 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (35.29%) AIX
6 8 (23.53%) CentOS
6 8 (23.53%) Windows
7 3 (8.82%) VMS
8 2 (5.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) DevOps
2 11 (32.35%) ITIL
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.65%) Software Delivery
4 6 (17.65%) Time Management
5 5 (14.71%) CRM
6 4 (11.76%) Software Deployment
6 4 (11.76%) Service Management
6 4 (11.76%) ITSM
7 3 (8.82%) Project Management
8 2 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.94%) Migration
9 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.94%) Release Management
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.94%) Change Management
9 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) Perl
2 19 (55.88%) Shell Script
3 16 (47.06%) Bash Shell
4 14 (41.18%) Korn
5 11 (32.35%) Python
6 7 (20.59%) Bourne shell
7 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.76%) PHP
9 2 (5.88%) SQL
10 1 (2.94%) Java
10 1 (2.94%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (14.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) RHCE
3 2 (5.88%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) vSphere
2 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 7 (20.59%) NFS
4 6 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (11.76%) Veritas File System
6 2 (5.88%) Firmware
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (5.88%) XenApp
6 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.88%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) Puppet
2 7 (20.59%) Nagios
3 6 (17.65%) NetBackup
4 5 (14.71%) Opsview
5 4 (11.76%) Legato
6 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (5.88%) OpenView
7 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Control-M
8 1 (2.94%) CFEngine
8 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (2.94%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Red Hat
2 16 (47.06%) VMware
3 11 (32.35%) Oracle
4 9 (26.47%) IBM
5 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.59%) Sun
5 7 (20.59%) HP
5 7 (20.59%) Veritas
5 7 (20.59%) Symantec
6 3 (8.82%) EMC
7 2 (5.88%) Citrix
7 2 (5.88%) Dell
8 1 (2.94%) Google
8 1 (2.94%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.94%) Sybase