Period
to 20 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1002 837 951
Rank change year-on-year -165 +114 -173
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 156 319 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.094% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 129 260 247
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £31,100 £32,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £52,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.50% - +17.65%

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 160,290 156,979 186,072
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 96.57% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 132,053 131,424 157,744
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 £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -108 75 £70,250 +14.69% 12
South East -49 40 £55,000 +41.03% 3
North of England -10 24 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Yorkshire +23 12 £47,000 +38.24%
North West -19 12 £37,750 -20.53%
East of England +2 11 £40,000 -20.00% 1
East Midlands +1 4 £32,500 -21.69% 1
Midlands -8 4 £32,500 -24.86% 1
South West -18 2 £30,000 -14.07%
Unix Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 156 (100.00%) Unix
2 134 (85.90%) Linux
3 59 (37.82%) Finance
4 50 (32.05%) Python
5 47 (30.13%) Red Hat
6 45 (28.85%) Windows
7 44 (28.21%) Shell Script
8 42 (26.92%) Bash Shell
8 42 (26.92%) DevOps
9 38 (24.36%) Oracle
10 37 (23.72%) Puppet
11 36 (23.08%) Ansible
12 35 (22.44%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (21.79%) Solaris
14 33 (21.15%) Perl
15 32 (20.51%) Java
16 31 (19.87%) Ruby
17 30 (19.23%) TCP/IP
18 27 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
19 24 (15.38%) Git (software)
19 24 (15.38%) SAN
20 23 (14.74%) PowerShell
21 22 (14.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 22 (14.10%) Degree
21 22 (14.10%) Jenkins
22 21 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
22 21 (13.46%) LDAP
23 20 (12.82%) Nagios
23 20 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
23 20 (12.82%) SaaS

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 14 (8.97%) Tomcat
2 13 (8.33%) Apache
3 9 (5.77%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.28%) JBoss
5 2 (1.28%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.82%) SaaS
2 18 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (9.62%) PaaS
4 14 (8.97%) IaaS
5 8 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (5.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (3.85%) Amazon Glacier
6 6 (3.85%) Amazon S3
6 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.92%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (1.28%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 24 (15.38%) SAN
3 17 (10.90%) SSH
4 13 (8.33%) Kerberos
5 8 (5.13%) Firewall
6 7 (4.49%) SSL
7 5 (3.21%) BGP
7 5 (3.21%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (3.21%) HTTP
7 5 (3.21%) NAS
7 5 (3.21%) OSPF
8 4 (2.56%) IPsec
8 4 (2.56%) Network Security
8 4 (2.56%) OpenVPN
8 4 (2.56%) VLAN
9 3 (1.92%) SNMP
10 2 (1.28%) FTP
10 2 (1.28%) Junos
11 1 (0.64%) LAN
11 1 (0.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (11.54%) MySQL
3 14 (8.97%) DB2
4 11 (7.05%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.49%) Big Data
5 7 (4.49%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.49%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.92%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.28%) Ingres
7 2 (1.28%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (1.28%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.64%) GIS
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.64%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 24 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 22 (14.10%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.97%) GitLab
3 14 (8.97%) Subversion
4 5 (3.21%) JIRA
4 5 (3.21%) Maven
5 4 (2.56%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.92%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.92%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.92%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.92%) GCC
6 3 (1.92%) GDB
6 3 (1.92%) ProC
6 3 (1.92%) Selenium
6 3 (1.92%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.28%) Liquibase
7 2 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.64%) RSpec
General
1 59 (37.82%) Finance
2 20 (12.82%) Retail
3 17 (10.90%) Banking
4 7 (4.49%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.56%) Front Office
6 3 (1.92%) French Language
6 3 (1.92%) German Language
7 2 (1.28%) Law
7 2 (1.28%) Marketing
8 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.46%) LDAP
2 14 (8.97%) Django
3 11 (7.05%) Web Services
4 4 (2.56%) Middleware
4 4 (2.56%) SAML
5 3 (1.92%) .NET
5 3 (1.92%) ADO
5 3 (1.92%) ODBC
6 2 (1.28%) JMS
6 2 (1.28%) Node.js
6 2 (1.28%) Spring
6 2 (1.28%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.64%) CSS
7 1 (0.64%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.64%) HTML
7 1 (0.64%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.64%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.64%) RESTful
7 1 (0.64%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.77%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.85%) Clustering
3 4 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (1.92%) Grid Computing
4 3 (1.92%) User Experience
5 2 (1.28%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.28%) Equities
5 2 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.64%) Derivative
6 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.64%) Fintech
6 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 156 (100.00%) Unix
2 134 (85.90%) Linux
3 45 (28.85%) Windows
4 34 (21.79%) Solaris
5 22 (14.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (8.97%) Nucleus RTOS
7 10 (6.41%) HPUX
8 9 (5.77%) AIX
8 9 (5.77%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (3.85%) CentOS
9 6 (3.85%) Windows Server
9 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.56%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.92%) SUSE
11 3 (1.92%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.92%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.28%) Debian
12 2 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.92%) DevOps
2 35 (22.44%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 18 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 16 (10.26%) Software Engineering
7 15 (9.62%) Test Automation
8 14 (8.97%) Capacity Management
8 14 (8.97%) Microservices
8 14 (8.97%) Server Virtualisation
8 14 (8.97%) Software Delivery
8 14 (8.97%) Unit Testing
8 14 (8.97%) Web Operations
9 13 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (8.33%) Patch Management
10 11 (7.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (4.49%) Quantitative Trading
11 7 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (32.05%) Python
2 44 (28.21%) Shell Script
3 42 (26.92%) Bash Shell
4 33 (21.15%) Perl
5 32 (20.51%) Java
6 31 (19.87%) Ruby
7 23 (14.74%) PowerShell
8 16 (10.26%) C++
9 14 (8.97%) C
9 14 (8.97%) C#
10 13 (8.33%) Korn
11 11 (7.05%) SQL
12 5 (3.21%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.64%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.64%) Go
13 1 (0.64%) Java 8
13 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (14.10%) Degree
2 9 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.92%) CCNP
3 3 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.05%) SLA
2 2 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.28%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (8.97%) Docker
2 13 (8.33%) iptables
3 12 (7.69%) Samba
4 5 (3.21%) Firmware
5 4 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.92%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 3 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.28%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.64%) Ceph
8 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.64%) KVM
8 1 (0.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 37 (23.72%) Puppet
2 36 (23.08%) Ansible
3 27 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (12.82%) Nagios
5 18 (11.54%) Red Hat Satellite
6 13 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
7 12 (7.69%) Cacti
8 9 (5.77%) Kubernetes
9 4 (2.56%) Terraform
10 3 (1.92%) BladeLogic
10 3 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (1.28%) CFEngine
11 2 (1.28%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (1.28%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.28%) OpenView
11 2 (1.28%) SCOM
11 2 (1.28%) WMI
12 1 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 47 (30.13%) Red Hat
2 38 (24.36%) Oracle
3 19 (12.18%) Sun
4 18 (11.54%) HP
4 18 (11.54%) NetApp
5 15 (9.62%) EMC
6 13 (8.33%) Brocade
7 8 (5.13%) Cisco
7 8 (5.13%) VMware
8 7 (4.49%) Splunk
9 5 (3.21%) IBM
10 4 (2.56%) Juniper
11 3 (1.92%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.92%) AppDynamics
11 3 (1.92%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.92%) BMC
11 3 (1.92%) Dynatrace
11 3 (1.92%) Microsoft
11 3 (1.92%) SAP
11 3 (1.92%) Veritas