The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Unix Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 252 300
Rank change year-on-year +32 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 14 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 6
Median salary £80,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +11.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £56,000 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £104,000 £96,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4994 6046 9814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.17% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4459 5515 8410
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Engineer in the City of London

Unix Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Unix Engineer in the City of London

Unix Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Engineer in the City of London

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 City of London region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Unix
2 32 (94.12%) Linux
3 27 (79.41%) Solaris
4 22 (64.71%) Python
5 20 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (50.00%) Puppet
7 15 (44.12%) Red Hat
8 13 (38.24%) Finance
9 12 (35.29%) Configuration Management
10 10 (29.41%) AIX
10 10 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (29.41%) Banking
10 10 (29.41%) DevOps
11 9 (26.47%) CentOS
12 8 (23.53%) NAS
12 8 (23.53%) RHCE
12 8 (23.53%) NetApp
13 7 (20.59%) VMware
13 7 (20.59%) Ansible
14 6 (17.65%) Splunk
14 6 (17.65%) Veritas
14 6 (17.65%) Sun
15 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
15 5 (14.71%) Windows
15 5 (14.71%) Oracle
15 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
16 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
16 4 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
16 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
16 4 (11.76%) Ruby

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (23.53%) NAS
2 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.76%) DHCP
3 4 (11.76%) DNS
3 4 (11.76%) LDAP
4 3 (8.82%) Firewall
4 3 (8.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Regular Expression
1 2 (5.88%) XML
1 2 (5.88%) YAML
2 1 (2.94%) JMS
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Equities
2 2 (5.88%) Fixed Income
2 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Unix
2 32 (94.12%) Linux
3 27 (79.41%) Solaris
4 20 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (29.41%) AIX
6 9 (26.47%) CentOS
7 5 (14.71%) Windows
8 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
9 2 (5.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Configuration Management
2 10 (29.41%) DevOps
2 10 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.82%) High Availability
5 2 (5.88%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (5.88%) Automated Trading
5 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (5.88%) Kernel Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) Low Latency
5 2 (5.88%) Market Making
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Open Source
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) Python
2 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.76%) Perl
2 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.76%) Ruby
3 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.88%) C
4 2 (5.88%) Korn
4 2 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) RHCE
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Cronacle
1 3 (8.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) NFS
2 2 (5.88%) Veritas File System
2 2 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (50.00%) Puppet
2 7 (20.59%) Ansible
3 4 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Red Hat
2 8 (23.53%) NetApp
3 7 (20.59%) VMware
4 6 (17.65%) Splunk
4 6 (17.65%) Sun
4 6 (17.65%) Veritas
5 5 (14.71%) Oracle
6 2 (5.88%) Dell
6 2 (5.88%) TOWER Software
6 2 (5.88%) Trend Micro
7 1 (2.94%) BMC
7 1 (2.94%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
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