Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Unix Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 142 146
Rank change year-on-year -30 +4 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 4 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.13% 0.22% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.23% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 10
Cambridge median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,450
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.94% -8.53%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £35,680
90th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £51,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,450
% change year-on-year - -7.94% -8.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 2979 2205 2767
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.35% 97.39% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2270 1836 2393
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Unix Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) VMware