Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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

Unix Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 996 903 876
Rank change year-on-year -93 -27 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 148 270 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.091% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 132 248 343
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,525 £34,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

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 157,352 161,677 184,445
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 96.19% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 128,221 132,731 156,690
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Engineer in England

Unix Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Unix Engineer in England

Unix Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Engineer in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix Engineer in England

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 Unix Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. 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 -26 87 £70,000 +7.69% 12
South East -43 26 £45,250 +0.56% 1
North of England +4 17 £40,000 -15.79% 5
East of England +10 13 £27,500 -45.00% 2
Yorkshire +23 9 £40,000 -3.03% 2
North West -4 6 £60,000 +26.32% 1
Midlands -14 3 £36,500 -18.89% 1
East Midlands +4 2 £34,500 -16.36%
South West -5 2 £30,000 -16.81%
North East -19 2 £36,750 - 2
West Midlands +16 1 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Unix Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, Unix Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 148 (100.00%) Unix
2 130 (87.84%) Linux
3 52 (35.14%) Python
4 41 (27.70%) Problem-Solving
4 41 (27.70%) DevOps
5 36 (24.32%) Finance
6 35 (23.65%) Bash Shell
7 31 (20.95%) Puppet
7 31 (20.95%) Degree
8 29 (19.59%) Ansible
9 28 (18.92%) SQL
10 27 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (16.89%) Java
11 25 (16.89%) Red Hat
12 24 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
12 24 (16.22%) Oracle
12 24 (16.22%) Windows
12 24 (16.22%) Ruby
13 23 (15.54%) Perl
13 23 (15.54%) Shell Script
14 21 (14.19%) C++
14 21 (14.19%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 20 (13.51%) Computer Science
15 20 (13.51%) TCP/IP
15 20 (13.51%) Docker
15 20 (13.51%) Computer Science Degree
16 19 (12.84%) Mentoring
16 19 (12.84%) Continuous Delivery
16 19 (12.84%) C

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 11 (7.43%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.70%) Apache
2 4 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.03%) GlassFish
3 3 (2.03%) JBoss
4 2 (1.35%) CMS
4 2 (1.35%) nginx
4 2 (1.35%) WordPress
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.19%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.49%) SaaS
3 15 (10.14%) PaaS
4 13 (8.78%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (8.78%) IaaS
5 10 (6.76%) Amazon S3
5 10 (6.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (4.05%) Amazon Glacier
8 4 (2.70%) Route 53
9 2 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (1.35%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.51%) TCP/IP
2 13 (8.78%) LAN
3 10 (6.76%) Internet
4 6 (4.05%) SAN
4 6 (4.05%) SSL
5 5 (3.38%) Firewall
5 5 (3.38%) WAN
6 4 (2.70%) BGP
6 4 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (2.70%) DNS
6 4 (2.70%) OSPF
6 4 (2.70%) SSH
7 3 (2.03%) HTTP
7 3 (2.03%) IPsec
7 3 (2.03%) NAS
7 3 (2.03%) Network Security
7 3 (2.03%) OpenVPN
7 3 (2.03%) SNMP
7 3 (2.03%) VLAN
8 2 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
1 8 (5.41%) Hadoop
2 6 (4.05%) MySQL
3 5 (3.38%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.38%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.38%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.03%) Big Data
5 3 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.03%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.35%) DB2
6 2 (1.35%) Ingres
6 2 (1.35%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.68%) GIS
7 1 (0.68%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.68%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (12.16%) Jenkins
2 16 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.43%) GitLab
3 11 (7.43%) Subversion
4 5 (3.38%) JIRA
5 2 (1.35%) PEAR
5 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.68%) Capybara
6 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.68%) RSpec
6 1 (0.68%) Selenium
6 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (24.32%) Finance
2 15 (10.14%) Retail
3 8 (5.41%) Games
4 7 (4.73%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.38%) Banking
6 4 (2.70%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.03%) French Language
7 3 (2.03%) German Language
7 3 (2.03%) Marketing
7 3 (2.03%) Publishing
8 1 (0.68%) Front Office
8 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.43%) Django
2 8 (5.41%) LDAP
2 8 (5.41%) Web Services
3 4 (2.70%) Jinja
4 3 (2.03%) SAML
4 3 (2.03%) Velocity
5 2 (1.35%) LAMP
6 1 (0.68%) Anaconda
6 1 (0.68%) CSS
6 1 (0.68%) HTML
6 1 (0.68%) JMS
6 1 (0.68%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.68%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.38%) Clustering
2 5 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (3.38%) Private Cloud
3 2 (1.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.35%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.35%) User Experience
4 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.68%) Fintech
4 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.68%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 148 (100.00%) Unix
2 130 (87.84%) Linux
3 24 (16.22%) Windows
4 20 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (9.46%) Solaris
6 11 (7.43%) Nucleus RTOS
7 10 (6.76%) AIX
8 8 (5.41%) HPUX
9 5 (3.38%) Windows Server
10 4 (2.70%) DC/OS
10 4 (2.70%) Debian
10 4 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (2.70%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.03%) CoreOS
11 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.35%) SUSE
12 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.68%) CentOS
13 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.70%) DevOps
1 41 (27.70%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.84%) Continuous Delivery
3 19 (12.84%) Mentoring
3 19 (12.84%) Software Engineering
4 17 (11.49%) Test Automation
5 12 (8.11%) Unit Testing
6 11 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (7.43%) Deployment Automation
6 11 (7.43%) Microservices
6 11 (7.43%) Server Virtualisation
6 11 (7.43%) Software Delivery
6 11 (7.43%) Web Operations
7 10 (6.76%) Mathematics
7 10 (6.76%) Open Source
7 10 (6.76%) Quantitative Trading
8 9 (6.08%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (4.73%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 52 (35.14%) Python
2 35 (23.65%) Bash Shell
3 28 (18.92%) SQL
4 25 (16.89%) Java
5 24 (16.22%) Ruby
6 23 (15.54%) Perl
6 23 (15.54%) Shell Script
7 21 (14.19%) C++
8 19 (12.84%) C
9 15 (10.14%) PowerShell
10 11 (7.43%) C#
11 8 (5.41%) Groovy
12 5 (3.38%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.70%) Korn
14 2 (1.35%) Go
15 1 (0.68%) AWK
15 1 (0.68%) Java 8
15 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.68%) sed
15 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (20.95%) Degree
2 20 (13.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.35%) RHCE
4 1 (0.68%) CCNP
4 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.41%) SLA
2 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 20 (13.51%) Docker
2 12 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.38%) Firmware
4 4 (2.70%) Ceph
5 3 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.35%) KVM
7 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.68%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.68%) NFS
7 1 (0.68%) Postfix
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (20.95%) Puppet
2 29 (19.59%) Ansible
3 24 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (10.81%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.70%) Mesos
5 4 (2.70%) Rancher
5 4 (2.70%) SCOM
5 4 (2.70%) Terraform
6 3 (2.03%) Nagios
7 2 (1.35%) OpenView
7 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.35%) WMI
8 1 (0.68%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.68%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 25 (16.89%) Red Hat
2 24 (16.22%) Oracle
3 14 (9.46%) VMware
4 11 (7.43%) Cisco
5 7 (4.73%) IBM
5 7 (4.73%) NetApp
5 7 (4.73%) ServiceNow
6 6 (4.05%) HP
7 4 (2.70%) Capita
7 4 (2.70%) EMC
7 4 (2.70%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.70%) SaltStack
8 3 (2.03%) Juniper
9 2 (1.35%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.35%) Citrix
9 2 (1.35%) McAfee
9 2 (1.35%) New Relic
9 2 (1.35%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.35%) Sun
9 2 (1.35%) Symantec