Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 936 859 864
Rank change year-on-year -77 +5 -105
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 214 342 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 176 292 382
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,406 £32,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £89,625
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 161257 170357 198528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130412 143799 166492
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
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% -

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 November 2017.

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 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 -67 101 £65,000 +13.04% 5
South East +19 69 £55,000 - 3
North of England -8 23 £46,250 +32.14% 2
North West -11 15 £47,500 +33.80% 1
Midlands -5 10 £45,000 +21.62% 1
West Midlands +14 8 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East of England 0 8 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire -1 4 £45,750 +30.71% 1
North East -8 4 £37,500 +20.97%
South West +7 3 £36,063 -9.84%
East Midlands +6 2 £39,250 +6.08%
Unix Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 214 (100.00%) Unix
2 181 (84.58%) Linux
3 88 (41.12%) Red Hat
4 76 (35.51%) Solaris
5 65 (30.37%) Finance
6 63 (29.44%) Python
7 55 (25.70%) Windows
8 48 (22.43%) DevOps
9 47 (21.96%) Perl
9 47 (21.96%) Shell Script
10 45 (21.03%) Oracle
10 45 (21.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 40 (18.69%) AIX
12 37 (17.29%) Amazon AWS
12 37 (17.29%) Bash Shell
13 34 (15.89%) LDAP
14 33 (15.42%) PowerShell
15 32 (14.95%) Puppet
15 32 (14.95%) TCP/IP
15 32 (14.95%) Java
16 30 (14.02%) HP
17 28 (13.08%) SAN
18 27 (12.62%) Banking
19 26 (12.15%) Sun
20 25 (11.68%) Ruby
21 24 (11.21%) Open Source
22 23 (10.75%) Splunk
22 23 (10.75%) Degree
22 23 (10.75%) SQL
23 22 (10.28%) Apache

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 22 (10.28%) Apache
2 20 (9.35%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.67%) JBoss
4 8 (3.74%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.34%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.87%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.87%) SAS
7 3 (1.40%) Confluence
7 3 (1.40%) iPlanet
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.93%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.93%) IIS
8 2 (0.93%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.93%) nginx
8 2 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.93%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 37 (17.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.34%) GitHub
3 4 (1.87%) npm
3 4 (1.87%) SaaS
4 3 (1.40%) IaaS
4 3 (1.40%) OpenShift
4 3 (1.40%) PaaS
5 1 (0.47%) G Suite
5 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (15.89%) LDAP
2 32 (14.95%) TCP/IP
3 28 (13.08%) SAN
4 22 (10.28%) SSH
5 16 (7.48%) Firewall
6 15 (7.01%) Kerberos
7 13 (6.07%) DNS
8 7 (3.27%) tcpdump
8 7 (3.27%) VLAN
9 6 (2.80%) HTTP
10 5 (2.34%) BGP
10 5 (2.34%) DHCP
10 5 (2.34%) DWDM
10 5 (2.34%) NAS
10 5 (2.34%) Network Security
10 5 (2.34%) OSPF
11 4 (1.87%) snoop
11 4 (1.87%) Wireshark
12 3 (1.40%) Multicast
12 3 (1.40%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.81%) Big Data
2 20 (9.35%) MySQL
3 17 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.61%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.14%) DB2
6 6 (2.80%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.87%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.40%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.40%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.47%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.47%) OLTP
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.47%) Redis
10 1 (0.47%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (9.81%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.41%) Jenkins
3 11 (5.14%) JIRA
4 8 (3.74%) Maven
5 7 (3.27%) Selenium
6 6 (2.80%) Subversion
6 6 (2.80%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.87%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.87%) Liquibase
9 3 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.40%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.40%) ClearCase
9 3 (1.40%) GitLab
9 3 (1.40%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.47%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.47%) JUnit
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
General
1 65 (30.37%) Finance
2 27 (12.62%) Banking
3 9 (4.21%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.87%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.87%) Retail
4 4 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.40%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.40%) Automotive
5 3 (1.40%) Hindi Language
5 3 (1.40%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.47%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.01%) Middleware
2 13 (6.07%) Web Services
3 9 (4.21%) Django
4 7 (3.27%) .NET
4 7 (3.27%) Regular Expression
4 7 (3.27%) XML
5 5 (2.34%) J2EE
6 4 (1.87%) Node.js
6 4 (1.87%) Spring
6 4 (1.87%) Spring MVC
7 3 (1.40%) JSON
8 2 (0.93%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.93%) Kafka
8 2 (0.93%) SAML
8 2 (0.93%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.47%) JMS
9 1 (0.47%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.47%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.47%) RESTful
9 1 (0.47%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.07%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (5.61%) Clustering
2 12 (5.61%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.67%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.74%) Hedge funds
5 7 (3.27%) PKI
6 6 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.80%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (2.80%) Fintech
7 5 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.34%) Grid Computing
8 4 (1.87%) Derivative
9 3 (1.40%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.93%) CMDB
10 2 (0.93%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.93%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.93%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 214 (100.00%) Unix
2 181 (84.58%) Linux
3 76 (35.51%) Solaris
4 55 (25.70%) Windows
5 45 (21.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (18.69%) AIX
7 18 (8.41%) HPUX
8 15 (7.01%) CentOS
9 7 (3.27%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.80%) Windows Server
11 4 (1.87%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.40%) Debian
12 3 (1.40%) SUSE
12 3 (1.40%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.40%) VMS
13 2 (0.93%) Nucleus RTOS
14 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.47%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (22.43%) DevOps
2 24 (11.21%) Open Source
3 22 (10.28%) Software Engineering
4 20 (9.35%) ITIL
5 17 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (7.48%) Analytics
7 15 (7.01%) Configuration Management
8 13 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (6.07%) Test Automation
9 12 (5.61%) Capacity Management
10 11 (5.14%) Change Management
10 11 (5.14%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (5.14%) Patch Management
11 10 (4.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (4.67%) High Availability
12 9 (4.21%) Collaborative Working
12 9 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (3.74%) Disruptive Innovation
13 8 (3.74%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (29.44%) Python
2 47 (21.96%) Perl
2 47 (21.96%) Shell Script
3 37 (17.29%) Bash Shell
4 33 (15.42%) PowerShell
5 32 (14.95%) Java
6 25 (11.68%) Ruby
7 23 (10.75%) SQL
8 17 (7.94%) C++
9 15 (7.01%) C
10 13 (6.07%) JavaScript
11 12 (5.61%) Korn
12 6 (2.80%) Bourne shell
12 6 (2.80%) C-shell
12 6 (2.80%) Scala
13 4 (1.87%) C#
13 4 (1.87%) Go
13 4 (1.87%) PHP
13 4 (1.87%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.47%) JCL
Qualifications
1 23 (10.75%) Degree
2 10 (4.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.87%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.40%) ISEB
4 3 (1.40%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.93%) CCNP
5 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.93%) RHCE
6 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.21%) QA
2 5 (2.34%) SLA
3 4 (1.87%) SAS 70
4 1 (0.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.54%) Docker
3 13 (6.07%) Samba
4 11 (5.14%) iptables
5 9 (4.21%) Firmware
6 8 (3.74%) Active Directory
7 7 (3.27%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (2.34%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.87%) Cronacle
9 4 (1.87%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 4 (1.87%) KVM
9 4 (1.87%) Veritas File System
10 3 (1.40%) Ceph
10 3 (1.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.93%) NFS
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.93%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.47%) LXC
12 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (14.95%) Puppet
2 18 (8.41%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (7.01%) Ansible
3 15 (7.01%) Nagios
4 14 (6.54%) Oracle ZFS
5 12 (5.61%) Red Hat Satellite
6 11 (5.14%) Cacti
7 6 (2.80%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.34%) Kubernetes
8 5 (2.34%) Terraform
9 4 (1.87%) BladeLogic
9 4 (1.87%) CFEngine
9 4 (1.87%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (1.87%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (1.40%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (1.40%) OpenView
10 3 (1.40%) Rsyslog
10 3 (1.40%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.93%) Salt
12 1 (0.47%) collectd
Vendors
1 88 (41.12%) Red Hat
2 45 (21.03%) Oracle
3 30 (14.02%) HP
4 26 (12.15%) Sun
5 23 (10.75%) Splunk
6 21 (9.81%) VMware
7 17 (7.94%) Cisco
8 16 (7.48%) NetApp
9 13 (6.07%) Dell
10 12 (5.61%) EMC
11 11 (5.14%) Brocade
11 11 (5.14%) Veritas
12 8 (3.74%) IBM
12 8 (3.74%) Microsoft
13 6 (2.80%) BMC
13 6 (2.80%) F5
13 6 (2.80%) Juniper
14 5 (2.34%) Sophos
15 4 (1.87%) Nortel
15 4 (1.87%) Sybase