Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Unix Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1130 1161 1235
Rank change year-on-year +31 +74 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Engineer 36 42 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.023% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.024% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 30 42 33
England median annual salary £65,000 £56,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.56% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £42,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £94,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £53,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.98% -10.42% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161572 172869 197438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130677 145836 165635
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Senior Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 19 £75,000 -6.25% 2
South East +32 12 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Midlands +21 4 £45,000 -5.26%
West Midlands +17 4 £45,000 +5.88%
North of England +8 1 £43,500 -
North West - 1 £43,500 -
Senior Unix Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 36 (100.00%) Unix
2 35 (97.22%) Linux
3 28 (77.78%) Red Hat
4 19 (52.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (44.44%) DevOps
5 16 (44.44%) Solaris
6 12 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 12 (33.33%) Oracle
7 11 (30.56%) Perl
8 9 (25.00%) Finance
9 7 (19.44%) Banking
9 7 (19.44%) Python
9 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
9 7 (19.44%) CentOS
10 6 (16.67%) Bash Shell
10 6 (16.67%) Puppet
10 6 (16.67%) AIX
10 6 (16.67%) VMware
11 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
11 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (13.89%) ITIL
11 5 (13.89%) Open Source
11 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
11 5 (13.89%) Korn
11 5 (13.89%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (8.33%) Ansible
13 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (8.33%) Test Automation

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 1 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) IaaS
2 1 (2.78%) PaaS
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DHCP
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
1 2 (5.56%) SMTP
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) GitLab
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) Subversion
1 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) JSON
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
1 2 (5.56%) XML
1 2 (5.56%) XML Schema
2 1 (2.78%) Django
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.56%) Derivative
1 2 (5.56%) Fixed Income
1 2 (5.56%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Unix
2 35 (97.22%) Linux
3 19 (52.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (44.44%) Solaris
5 7 (19.44%) CentOS
6 6 (16.67%) AIX
7 5 (13.89%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (5.56%) HPUX
8 2 (5.56%) Windows
9 1 (2.78%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) DevOps
2 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Open Source
2 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (5.56%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.56%) Test Management
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.78%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (2.78%) Forensic Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (2.78%) Software Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 11 (30.56%) Perl
3 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
3 7 (19.44%) Python
4 6 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 5 (13.89%) Korn
6 3 (8.33%) Java
6 3 (8.33%) Ruby
7 2 (5.56%) SQL
8 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) RHCE
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Puppet
2 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.33%) Ansible
4 2 (5.56%) Salt
5 1 (2.78%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.78%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 12 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas