The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 101 115 110
Rank change year-on-year +14 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.17% 0.20% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1148 1444 1416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.51% 97.37% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 857 1129 1165
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Unix Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Engineer in Cambridge

Unix Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix Engineer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Unix Engineer in Cambridge

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Unix 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 across the Cambridge region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Environments

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware