Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 976 945 875
Rank change year-on-year -31 -70 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 151 214 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.099% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 139 176 327
England median annual salary £60,000 £53,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.63% -2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £38,900 £35,003 £33,900
90th Percentile £88,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.94% +3.00%

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 147,116 157,296 174,635
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.90% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119,521 126,950 147,759
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £79,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +45 103 £65,000 - 3
South East -36 20 £50,000 -9.09% 2
East of England +24 15 £57,500 +27.78% 6
North of England +9 10 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Yorkshire +34 4 £43,750 +33.59% 1
North West 0 4 £44,000 -7.37% 2
West Midlands +26 3 £41,250 -8.33% 1
Midlands +7 3 £41,250 -8.33% 1
North East -10 2 £36,750 -2.00%
Unix Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 151 (100.00%) Unix
2 131 (86.75%) Linux
3 60 (39.74%) DevOps
4 53 (35.10%) Amazon AWS
5 52 (34.44%) SQL
6 51 (33.77%) Oracle
7 49 (32.45%) Problem-Solving
8 48 (31.79%) Python
9 45 (29.80%) Docker
10 42 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (21.19%) Test Automation
12 31 (20.53%) Red Hat
13 30 (19.87%) Finance
14 29 (19.21%) Java
14 29 (19.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 28 (18.54%) Puppet
16 27 (17.88%) PaaS
17 26 (17.22%) Jenkins
18 25 (16.56%) Solaris
18 25 (16.56%) Shell Script
19 24 (15.89%) MongoDB
20 23 (15.23%) Amazon RDS
20 23 (15.23%) SaltStack
20 23 (15.23%) Kubernetes
20 23 (15.23%) Terraform
21 22 (14.57%) VMware
21 22 (14.57%) Git (software)
21 22 (14.57%) Software Engineering
22 20 (13.25%) Bash Shell
23 19 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure

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 10 (6.62%) Apache
2 8 (5.30%) CMS
2 8 (5.30%) JBoss
2 8 (5.30%) nginx
2 8 (5.30%) WordPress
3 7 (4.64%) GlassFish
3 7 (4.64%) OpenStack
3 7 (4.64%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.97%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.32%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 53 (35.10%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (17.88%) PaaS
3 17 (11.26%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (10.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (9.93%) Amazon S3
6 14 (9.27%) Route 53
7 12 (7.95%) IaaS
7 12 (7.95%) SaaS
8 10 (6.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (5.30%) CloudFront
10 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.66%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.92%) LAN
1 18 (11.92%) TCP/IP
2 15 (9.93%) Internet
3 10 (6.62%) WAN
4 9 (5.96%) DNS
5 6 (3.97%) SAN
6 4 (2.65%) SSL
7 3 (1.99%) Firewall
8 2 (1.32%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.32%) NAS
8 2 (1.32%) Network Security
9 1 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.66%) DHCP
9 1 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.66%) FTP
9 1 (0.66%) IPsec
9 1 (0.66%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.66%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.66%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.89%) MongoDB
2 23 (15.23%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (8.61%) Hadoop
4 10 (6.62%) MySQL
5 9 (5.96%) Big Data
6 3 (1.99%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.32%) Adabas
7 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.66%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.66%) DB2
8 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.66%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (17.22%) Jenkins
2 22 (14.57%) Git (software)
3 16 (10.60%) JIRA
4 8 (5.30%) PEAR
5 6 (3.97%) Subversion
6 4 (2.65%) GitLab
7 2 (1.32%) Ant
7 2 (1.32%) Gradle
7 2 (1.32%) Maven
7 2 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (19.87%) Finance
2 9 (5.96%) Publishing
3 8 (5.30%) Games
4 7 (4.64%) Retail
5 4 (2.65%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.65%) Front Office
6 3 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.32%) Law
7 2 (1.32%) Military
8 1 (0.66%) Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Marketing
8 1 (0.66%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.27%) Jinja
2 12 (7.95%) Web Services
3 10 (6.62%) LDAP
4 6 (3.97%) Velocity
5 4 (2.65%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (2.65%) Django
5 4 (2.65%) Kafka
6 2 (1.32%) .NET
6 2 (1.32%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.32%) JSON
6 2 (1.32%) LAMP
6 2 (1.32%) OAuth
6 2 (1.32%) OAuth2
6 2 (1.32%) RAML
6 2 (1.32%) RESTful
6 2 (1.32%) SOAP
6 2 (1.32%) WCF
6 2 (1.32%) WinForms
6 2 (1.32%) XML
7 1 (0.66%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.93%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (9.27%) Computer Science
3 13 (8.61%) Private Cloud
4 8 (5.30%) Fintech
5 7 (4.64%) Clustering
5 7 (4.64%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.32%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.32%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.32%) Equities
8 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) LPAR
8 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 151 (100.00%) Unix
2 131 (86.75%) Linux
3 25 (16.56%) Solaris
4 19 (12.58%) Windows
5 18 (11.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (9.93%) AIX
7 14 (9.27%) DC/OS
8 7 (4.64%) SUSE
9 6 (3.97%) HPUX
10 5 (3.31%) CoreOS
10 5 (3.31%) Debian
11 4 (2.65%) CentOS
11 4 (2.65%) Nucleus RTOS
12 3 (1.99%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (39.74%) DevOps
2 49 (32.45%) Problem-Solving
3 42 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (21.19%) Test Automation
5 29 (19.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 22 (14.57%) Software Engineering
7 18 (11.92%) ITIL
8 15 (9.93%) Load Balancing
9 13 (8.61%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (6.62%) High Availability
11 9 (5.96%) Mathematics
11 9 (5.96%) Mentoring
11 9 (5.96%) Open Source
11 9 (5.96%) Performance Analysis
11 9 (5.96%) Unit Testing
12 8 (5.30%) Continuous Deployment
12 8 (5.30%) Line Management
12 8 (5.30%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (5.30%) Re-Platforming
12 8 (5.30%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 52 (34.44%) SQL
2 48 (31.79%) Python
3 29 (19.21%) Java
4 25 (16.56%) Shell Script
5 20 (13.25%) Bash Shell
6 14 (9.27%) Perl
6 14 (9.27%) PL/SQL
7 12 (7.95%) C++
8 10 (6.62%) Groovy
9 9 (5.96%) C
9 9 (5.96%) Ruby
10 6 (3.97%) C#
11 5 (3.31%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.32%) Scala
12 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.66%) AWK
13 1 (0.66%) Go
13 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.66%) sed
Qualifications
1 19 (12.58%) Degree
2 14 (9.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.66%) CCIE
3 1 (0.66%) CCNA
3 1 (0.66%) CCNP
3 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.66%) LPIC
3 1 (0.66%) RHCE
3 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.99%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 45 (29.80%) Docker
2 19 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.30%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.31%) Ceph
5 2 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.66%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.66%) KVM
6 1 (0.66%) Postfix
6 1 (0.66%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (18.54%) Puppet
2 23 (15.23%) Kubernetes
2 23 (15.23%) Terraform
3 18 (11.92%) Ansible
4 14 (9.27%) Mesos
4 14 (9.27%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (9.27%) Rancher
5 8 (5.30%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (5.30%) SCOM
6 4 (2.65%) Nagios
7 1 (0.66%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (0.66%) Grafana
7 1 (0.66%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.66%) Linux-HA
7 1 (0.66%) Netcool
7 1 (0.66%) OpenView
7 1 (0.66%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.66%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 51 (33.77%) Oracle
2 31 (20.53%) Red Hat
3 23 (15.23%) SaltStack
4 22 (14.57%) VMware
5 13 (8.61%) Cisco
6 11 (7.28%) EMC
6 11 (7.28%) ServiceNow
7 10 (6.62%) IBM
7 10 (6.62%) NetApp
8 9 (5.96%) Microsoft
9 8 (5.30%) McAfee
9 8 (5.30%) New Relic
9 8 (5.30%) SolarWinds
10 6 (3.97%) Cloudera
10 6 (3.97%) Sun
11 5 (3.31%) Dell
12 3 (1.99%) HP
12 3 (1.99%) Symantec
13 2 (1.32%) F5
13 2 (1.32%) Palo Alto