Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 988 861 869
Rank change year-on-year -127 +8 -118
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 161 304 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.099% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 117 232 339
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 156,505 161,081 189,809
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.48% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 128,219 135,101 160,226
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -57 74 £60,000 +4.35% 5
South East -37 53 £55,000 +15.79% 6
North of England -7 22 £43,000 +22.86% 2
North West -4 15 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East of England +12 8 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Yorkshire +16 4 £50,000 +44.93% 1
Midlands +1 3 £32,500 -25.29% 4
North East - 3 £37,500 -
East Midlands +12 2 £32,500 -26.55%
West Midlands +16 1 £43,500 +10.13% 4
South West -2 1 £47,500 +35.87% 2
Unix Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Unix
2 142 (88.20%) Linux
3 56 (34.78%) Red Hat
4 55 (34.16%) Python
5 54 (33.54%) Finance
6 48 (29.81%) Solaris
6 48 (29.81%) Windows
7 46 (28.57%) Shell Script
8 45 (27.95%) Bash Shell
9 42 (26.09%) DevOps
10 39 (24.22%) Oracle
11 33 (20.50%) Java
11 33 (20.50%) Perl
11 33 (20.50%) Amazon AWS
12 27 (16.77%) Puppet
12 27 (16.77%) LDAP
12 27 (16.77%) PowerShell
13 26 (16.15%) TCP/IP
13 26 (16.15%) SAN
13 26 (16.15%) HP
14 25 (15.53%) AIX
15 23 (14.29%) MySQL
15 23 (14.29%) Sun
15 23 (14.29%) Ruby
15 23 (14.29%) Splunk
15 23 (14.29%) Git (software)
16 21 (13.04%) Open Source
16 21 (13.04%) Big Data
17 20 (12.42%) PostgreSQL
18 19 (11.80%) Continuous Integration

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 19 (11.80%) Tomcat
2 17 (10.56%) Apache
3 10 (6.21%) JBoss
4 5 (3.11%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.48%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.86%) nginx
6 3 (1.86%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.86%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.24%) Confluence
7 2 (1.24%) iPlanet
7 2 (1.24%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.24%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.24%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (1.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 33 (20.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.21%) SaaS
3 9 (5.59%) PaaS
4 8 (4.97%) IaaS
5 4 (2.48%) GitHub
5 4 (2.48%) npm
5 4 (2.48%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.15%) SAN
1 26 (16.15%) TCP/IP
2 17 (10.56%) SSH
3 14 (8.70%) Kerberos
4 10 (6.21%) Firewall
5 5 (3.11%) DNS
5 5 (3.11%) HTTP
5 5 (3.11%) NAS
5 5 (3.11%) VLAN
6 4 (2.48%) OpenVPN
7 3 (1.86%) BGP
7 3 (1.86%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (1.86%) IPsec
7 3 (1.86%) Junos
7 3 (1.86%) Network Security
7 3 (1.86%) OSPF
7 3 (1.86%) SSL
7 3 (1.86%) WAN
8 2 (1.24%) FTP
8 2 (1.24%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.29%) MySQL
2 21 (13.04%) Big Data
3 20 (12.42%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (8.70%) DB2
5 12 (7.45%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.73%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.11%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.62%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.62%) GIS
9 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.62%) Redis
9 1 (0.62%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 23 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.18%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.59%) JIRA
4 8 (4.97%) GitLab
4 8 (4.97%) Maven
5 7 (4.35%) Subversion
5 7 (4.35%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.11%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (2.48%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.48%) Liquibase
7 4 (2.48%) Selenium
8 3 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.86%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.86%) ClearCase
8 3 (1.86%) GCC
8 3 (1.86%) GDB
8 3 (1.86%) ProC
8 3 (1.86%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
General
1 54 (33.54%) Finance
2 17 (10.56%) Banking
3 11 (6.83%) Retail
4 8 (4.97%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.48%) Front Office
6 3 (1.86%) Hindi Language
6 3 (1.86%) Japanese Language
7 2 (1.24%) Law
8 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.77%) LDAP
2 13 (8.07%) Django
3 12 (7.45%) Middleware
4 8 (4.97%) Web Services
5 7 (4.35%) .NET
6 4 (2.48%) Node.js
6 4 (2.48%) Spring
6 4 (2.48%) Spring MVC
7 3 (1.86%) ADO
7 3 (1.86%) J2EE
7 3 (1.86%) ODBC
7 3 (1.86%) SAML
8 2 (1.24%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (1.24%) JSON
8 2 (1.24%) XML
9 1 (0.62%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (0.62%) ISPF
9 1 (0.62%) RESTful
9 1 (0.62%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.83%) Clustering
1 11 (6.83%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.73%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.11%) Grid Computing
5 4 (2.48%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.86%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.24%) Derivative
7 2 (1.24%) Equities
7 2 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.24%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.62%) Fintech
8 1 (0.62%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.62%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.62%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 161 (100.00%) Unix
2 142 (88.20%) Linux
3 48 (29.81%) Solaris
3 48 (29.81%) Windows
4 25 (15.53%) AIX
5 15 (9.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (8.70%) HPUX
7 13 (8.07%) CentOS
8 7 (4.35%) Mac OS X
8 7 (4.35%) Nucleus RTOS
9 6 (3.73%) Windows Server
10 5 (3.11%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (3.11%) SUSE
10 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.48%) Windows 10
11 4 (2.48%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.62%) Debian
12 1 (0.62%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.09%) DevOps
2 21 (13.04%) Open Source
3 19 (11.80%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (11.18%) Software Engineering
5 17 (10.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (9.94%) Analytics
6 16 (9.94%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (9.32%) Capacity Management
8 14 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (8.70%) Patch Management
9 13 (8.07%) Mentoring
9 13 (8.07%) Test Automation
10 9 (5.59%) Collaborative Working
10 9 (5.59%) High Availability
10 9 (5.59%) Unit Testing
11 8 (4.97%) Disruptive Innovation
11 8 (4.97%) OO
12 7 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (34.16%) Python
2 46 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 45 (27.95%) Bash Shell
4 33 (20.50%) Java
4 33 (20.50%) Perl
5 27 (16.77%) PowerShell
6 23 (14.29%) Ruby
7 16 (9.94%) SQL
8 15 (9.32%) C++
9 14 (8.70%) Korn
10 12 (7.45%) JavaScript
11 10 (6.21%) C
12 8 (4.97%) C#
13 5 (3.11%) Scala
14 4 (2.48%) Go
14 4 (2.48%) PHP
15 3 (1.86%) Bourne shell
15 3 (1.86%) PL/SQL
16 2 (1.24%) C-shell
17 1 (0.62%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 14 (8.70%) Degree
2 4 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.86%) CCNP
3 3 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.73%) SLA
2 4 (2.48%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (9.32%) Samba
2 14 (8.70%) iptables
3 13 (8.07%) Docker
4 4 (2.48%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 4 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.24%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.24%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.24%) KVM
6 2 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.24%) PowerHA
6 2 (1.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.62%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (16.77%) Puppet
2 19 (11.80%) Ansible
2 19 (11.80%) Nagios
3 17 (10.56%) Red Hat Satellite
4 15 (9.32%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (8.70%) Oracle ZFS
6 13 (8.07%) Cacti
7 6 (3.73%) Kubernetes
8 5 (3.11%) Terraform
9 4 (2.48%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (2.48%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (1.86%) BladeLogic
11 2 (1.24%) CFEngine
11 2 (1.24%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.24%) OpenView
12 1 (0.62%) CA Wily
12 1 (0.62%) Nessus
12 1 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.62%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 56 (34.78%) Red Hat
2 39 (24.22%) Oracle
3 26 (16.15%) HP
4 23 (14.29%) Splunk
4 23 (14.29%) Sun
5 16 (9.94%) NetApp
6 15 (9.32%) EMC
7 14 (8.70%) Brocade
8 8 (4.97%) Cisco
8 8 (4.97%) VMware
9 6 (3.73%) Veritas
10 5 (3.11%) IBM
10 5 (3.11%) Sophos
11 4 (2.48%) AppDynamics
12 3 (1.86%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.86%) BMC
12 3 (1.86%) Dynatrace
12 3 (1.86%) Juniper
13 2 (1.24%) Sybase
13 2 (1.24%) TIBCO