The median annual salary for a Senior Unix Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 862 942
Rank change year-on-year +31 +80  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Engineer 24 45 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.029% 0.049% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.050% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 24 42 8
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -37.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,250 £61,250
10% offered a salary of more than £98,500 £80,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -20.95% -  

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 80108 89468 100526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.55% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65932 76287 83736
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +30 11 £90,000 +38.46%
South East +47 7 £65,000 +18.18% 2
West Midlands +17 4 £47,500 +18.75%
East Midlands +25 2 £41,500 -20.95%
Senior Unix Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 42 (100.00%) Unix
2 33 (78.57%) Linux
3 25 (59.52%) Solaris
4 20 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (45.24%) Python
6 18 (42.86%) Red Hat
7 16 (38.10%) Puppet
8 15 (35.71%) Configuration Management
9 13 (30.95%) Finance
9 13 (30.95%) AIX
10 11 (26.19%) NAS
10 11 (26.19%) DevOps
11 10 (23.81%) NetApp
11 10 (23.81%) RHCE
11 10 (23.81%) Banking
12 9 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (21.43%) Perl
13 8 (19.05%) NFS
13 8 (19.05%) VMware
14 7 (16.67%) Veritas
14 7 (16.67%) Oracle
15 6 (14.29%) Windows
15 6 (14.29%) ITIL
15 6 (14.29%) IBM
15 6 (14.29%) Asset Management
15 6 (14.29%) Ruby
15 6 (14.29%) LANDesk
15 6 (14.29%) SolarWinds
15 6 (14.29%) Patch Management
15 6 (14.29%) Ansible

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 (2.38%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) NAS
2 4 (9.52%) DNS
2 4 (9.52%) LDAP
3 3 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.38%) SAN
4 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) YAML
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Replication
2 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Unix
2 33 (78.57%) Linux
3 25 (59.52%) Solaris
4 20 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (30.95%) AIX
6 6 (14.29%) Windows
7 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
8 4 (9.52%) CentOS
9 1 (2.38%) Debian
9 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 11 (26.19%) DevOps
3 9 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 6 (14.29%) ITIL
4 6 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 6 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
5 4 (9.52%) Physics
6 3 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 3 (7.14%) Change Management
6 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.14%) Open Source
7 2 (4.76%) Contingency Planning
7 2 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (4.76%) Line Management
7 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.38%) Change Control
8 1 (2.38%) High Availability
8 1 (2.38%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) Python
2 9 (21.43%) Perl
3 6 (14.29%) Ruby
4 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.52%) PHP
6 2 (4.76%) C
6 2 (4.76%) SQL
7 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.38%) C#
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) RHCE
2 5 (11.90%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) NFS
2 6 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (11.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.38%) Firmware
6 1 (2.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 16 (38.10%) Puppet
2 6 (14.29%) Ansible
3 1 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.38%) Nagios
3 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 10 (23.81%) NetApp
3 8 (19.05%) VMware
4 7 (16.67%) Oracle
4 7 (16.67%) Veritas
5 6 (14.29%) IBM
5 6 (14.29%) LANDesk
5 6 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.38%) BMC
6 1 (2.38%) Sun
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