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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Engineer
Rank 874 847 853
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Engineer 28 29 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.027% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.029% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 40
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £41,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £69,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 19 September 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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 -22 26 £40,000 -5.88% 5
London -32 10 £85,000 +58.13% 2
Leeds -23 6 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Yorkshire -29 6 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire -29 6 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South East - 4 £41,750 -
Berkshire - 4 £41,750 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £32,500 -
Bristol - 3 £37,500 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £32,500 -
South West - 3 £37,500 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £32,500 -
Wales - 2 £35,000 -
South Wales - 2 £35,000 -
Reading - 2 £52,500 -
Cardiff - 2 £35,000 -
City of London +6 1 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Wokingham - 1 £31,000 -

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 47 (100.00%) UNIX
2 45 (95.74%) Linux
3 22 (46.81%) Apache
4 19 (40.43%) Solaris
5 18 (38.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (34.04%) VMware
7 14 (29.79%) SAN
7 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (27.66%) Windows
8 13 (27.66%) Oracle
9 12 (25.53%) Python
9 12 (25.53%) HP
9 12 (25.53%) Red Hat
10 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
10 11 (23.40%) Perl
11 10 (21.28%) MySQL
11 10 (21.28%) Tivoli
12 9 (19.15%) DNS
12 9 (19.15%) IBM
12 9 (19.15%) Finance
12 9 (19.15%) Clustering
12 9 (19.15%) WebSphere
12 9 (19.15%) Performance Management
13 8 (17.02%) CentOS
13 8 (17.02%) HPUX
14 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
14 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
14 7 (14.89%) Bash Shell
14 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
14 7 (14.89%) DevOps

UNIX Systems Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 22 (46.81%) Apache
2 9 (19.15%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.38%) IIS
3 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) SAN
2 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
3 9 (19.15%) DNS
4 5 (10.64%) LDAP
4 5 (10.64%) HTTP
4 5 (10.64%) Wireshark
4 5 (10.64%) NAS
4 5 (10.64%) tcpdump
5 4 (8.51%) FTP
6 3 (6.38%) DHCP
6 3 (6.38%) SSL
6 3 (6.38%) iSCSI
6 3 (6.38%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.26%) snoop
7 2 (4.26%) FWSM
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.26%) SSH
7 2 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (4.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) MySQL
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.77%) WebFOCUS
4 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Ant
1 1 (2.13%) Subversion
1 1 (2.13%) Maven
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Welsh Language
4 3 (6.38%) Back Office
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) J2EE
1 3 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.26%) XML
2 2 (4.26%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Clustering
2 5 (10.64%) Firmware
3 4 (8.51%) Informatics
4 3 (6.38%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.13%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) UNIX
2 45 (95.74%) Linux
3 19 (40.43%) Solaris
4 18 (38.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (27.66%) Windows
6 8 (17.02%) HPUX
6 8 (17.02%) CentOS
7 5 (10.64%) VMS
8 4 (8.51%) AIX
9 3 (6.38%) Debian
10 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Performance Management
2 7 (14.89%) DevOps
3 6 (12.77%) Capacity Management
3 6 (12.77%) Identity Management
3 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.64%) ITIL
5 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.51%) Validation
6 3 (6.38%) Migration
6 3 (6.38%) Logistics
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.38%) Time Management
7 2 (4.26%) Web Development
7 2 (4.26%) Workflow
7 2 (4.26%) Project Management
7 2 (4.26%) Service Management
8 1 (2.13%) RUP
8 1 (2.13%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) Python
2 11 (23.40%) Perl
3 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
3 7 (14.89%) Bash Shell
4 6 (12.77%) Ruby
5 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.38%) PHP
5 3 (6.38%) Java
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) RHCE
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.38%) Nmap
3 3 (6.38%) Xen
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.13%) Samba
4 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.13%) Veritas File System
4 1 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
4 1 (2.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Tivoli
2 6 (12.77%) Puppet
3 5 (10.64%) NetBackup
4 4 (8.51%) Nagios
5 3 (6.38%) Nessus
5 3 (6.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Netcool
6 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.13%) Cobbler
7 1 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (2.13%) Legato
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) VMware
2 13 (27.66%) Oracle
3 12 (25.53%) HP
3 12 (25.53%) Red Hat
4 9 (19.15%) IBM
5 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
5 6 (12.77%) TIBCO
5 6 (12.77%) Informatica
6 5 (10.64%) Sun
6 5 (10.64%) Cisco
7 3 (6.38%) CA
7 3 (6.38%) JBoss
7 3 (6.38%) Reuters
7 3 (6.38%) Symantec
7 3 (6.38%) Brocade
7 3 (6.38%) NetApp
8 2 (4.26%) Foundry
8 2 (4.26%) F5
8 2 (4.26%) Egenera
9 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
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