The median annual salary for a Senior Unix Engineer was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Senior Unix Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 823 917 918
Rank change year-on-year +94 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Engineer 19 30 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.031% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.032% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 13
Median salary £77,500 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.00% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -22.00% +11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77061 94037 97778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64544 79531 80662
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Unix Engineer in England

Senior Unix Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Unix Engineer in England

Senior Unix Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Unix Engineer in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Unix Engineer in England

Senior Unix Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Unix Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +77 11 £85,000 +54.54% 4
South East +53 7 £39,000 -22.00% 2
South West +29 1 £35,000 -
Senior Unix Engineer
UK

Senior Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) Unix
2 25 (60.98%) Linux
3 23 (56.10%) Python
4 19 (46.34%) Configuration Management
4 19 (46.34%) Puppet
5 17 (41.46%) AIX
6 15 (36.59%) Solaris
6 15 (36.59%) Finance
7 14 (34.15%) Ansible
8 12 (29.27%) Patch Management
8 12 (29.27%) LANDesk
8 12 (29.27%) SolarWinds
8 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (29.27%) Asset Management
8 12 (29.27%) Windows
8 12 (29.27%) IBM
8 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
8 12 (29.27%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 12 (29.27%) Virtual Servers
9 11 (26.83%) Perl
10 9 (21.95%) NAS
11 8 (19.51%) Degree
11 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
12 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
12 7 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (17.07%) Low Latency
12 7 (17.07%) CentOS
12 7 (17.07%) Veritas
13 6 (14.63%) Financial Institution
13 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery

Senior Unix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.20%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) JBoss
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) NAS
2 6 (14.63%) DNS
3 4 (9.76%) LDAP
4 3 (7.32%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (7.32%) SAN
4 3 (7.32%) SSL
5 2 (4.88%) DHCP
6 1 (2.44%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
2 6 (14.63%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) YAML
2 3 (7.32%) CSS
2 3 (7.32%) HTML
2 3 (7.32%) jQuery
3 2 (4.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Unix
2 25 (60.98%) Linux
3 17 (41.46%) AIX
4 15 (36.59%) Solaris
5 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (29.27%) Windows
6 7 (17.07%) CentOS
7 3 (7.32%) Debian
7 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Configuration Management
2 12 (29.27%) Asset Management
2 12 (29.27%) Patch Management
2 12 (29.27%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 7 (17.07%) Low Latency
4 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (12.20%) DevOps
5 5 (12.20%) Open Source
6 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.32%) High Availability
6 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.32%) OO
6 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.88%) Line Management
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.88%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) Python
2 11 (26.83%) Perl
3 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
4 5 (12.20%) Ruby
5 4 (9.76%) C
5 4 (9.76%) PHP
5 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.32%) C#
6 3 (7.32%) C++
6 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) RHCE
3 1 (2.44%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (14.63%) NFS
3 3 (7.32%) Firmware
3 3 (7.32%) Samba
3 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 19 (46.34%) Puppet
2 14 (34.15%) Ansible
3 7 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (14.63%) Rundeck
5 3 (7.32%) Nagios
5 3 (7.32%) NetBackup
6 2 (4.88%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (2.44%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) IBM
1 12 (29.27%) LANDesk
1 12 (29.27%) Red Hat
1 12 (29.27%) SolarWinds
2 7 (17.07%) Veritas
3 6 (14.63%) NetApp
3 6 (14.63%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) BMC
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Sun
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) F5
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Intel
5 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
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