The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Engineer
UK / England
Rank 689 804 687
Rank change year-on-year +115 -117  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 134 118 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 113 94 209
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £72,500 £69,700
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76808 93068 95575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64249 78721 78814
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Unix Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +92 69 £65,000 +18.18% 4
South East +75 43 £42,000 -6.66% 3
North West -21 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Yorkshire +17 6 £43,750 -2.77% 1
East of England +17 4 £47,500 +11.11%
West Midlands +24 3 £50,000 +16.95%
South West +10 1 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Unix Engineer
UK

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 333 (100.00%) Unix
2 244 (73.27%) Linux
3 151 (45.35%) Python
4 110 (33.03%) Puppet
5 108 (32.43%) Perl
6 101 (30.33%) Windows
7 100 (30.03%) Finance
8 95 (28.53%) Red Hat
9 88 (26.43%) Oracle
10 87 (26.13%) Solaris
11 86 (25.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 66 (19.82%) Bash Shell
13 64 (19.22%) Opscode Chef
13 64 (19.22%) DevOps
14 63 (18.92%) Configuration Management
15 60 (18.02%) Shell Script
15 60 (18.02%) SAN
16 59 (17.72%) Ansible
17 54 (16.22%) Banking
18 52 (15.62%) Java
18 52 (15.62%) Amazon AWS
19 51 (15.32%) PowerShell
20 49 (14.71%) Ruby
20 49 (14.71%) Nagios
21 48 (14.41%) AIX
21 48 (14.41%) Degree
21 48 (14.41%) VMware
22 45 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
23 44 (13.21%) Sun
24 42 (12.61%) SQL

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 31 (9.31%) Apache
2 26 (7.81%) Tomcat
3 22 (6.61%) OpenStack
4 18 (5.41%) WebSphere
5 14 (4.20%) WebLogic
6 13 (3.90%) JBoss
7 11 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (3.00%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.80%) IIS
10 5 (1.50%) Confluence
10 5 (1.50%) Jetty
11 3 (0.90%) Liferay
12 2 (0.60%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.60%) CICS
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.60%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.30%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 52 (15.62%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.70%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.20%) G Suite
4 4 (1.20%) SaaS
5 3 (0.90%) GitHub
5 3 (0.90%) PaaS
6 2 (0.60%) IaaS
6 2 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (18.02%) SAN
2 39 (11.71%) LDAP
2 39 (11.71%) TCP/IP
3 29 (8.71%) DNS
4 27 (8.11%) SSH
5 24 (7.21%) NAS
6 20 (6.01%) Kerberos
7 13 (3.90%) DHCP
8 12 (3.60%) Firewall
9 10 (3.00%) LAN
9 10 (3.00%) SMTP
9 10 (3.00%) WAN
10 8 (2.40%) FTP
10 8 (2.40%) HTTP
10 8 (2.40%) Internet
11 7 (2.10%) SSL
12 6 (1.80%) FIX Connectivity
13 3 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.90%) OpenLDAP
13 3 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.71%) MySQL
2 27 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (6.01%) DB2
4 14 (4.20%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.30%) Redis
6 11 (3.30%) SQL Server
7 9 (2.70%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.40%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.80%) Big Data
11 4 (1.20%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.90%) Informix
13 2 (0.60%) Adabas
13 2 (0.60%) InterSystems Cache
13 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.30%) HBase
14 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 18 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.11%) Selenium
4 12 (3.60%) JIRA
4 12 (3.60%) Subversion
5 10 (3.00%) Maven
5 10 (3.00%) Vagrant
6 9 (2.70%) Ant
7 7 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.50%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.60%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.60%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.30%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.30%) GoCD
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 100 (30.03%) Finance
2 54 (16.22%) Banking
3 15 (4.50%) Investment Banking
4 14 (4.20%) Financial Institution
5 10 (3.00%) Front Office
5 10 (3.00%) Publishing
6 6 (1.80%) Billing
7 5 (1.50%) French Language
7 5 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.90%) Back Office
8 3 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.60%) Automotive
9 2 (0.60%) Marketing
9 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.11%) .NET
2 16 (4.80%) Web Services
3 15 (4.50%) XML
4 13 (3.90%) Middleware
5 8 (2.40%) .NET Framework
5 8 (2.40%) CSS
5 8 (2.40%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (2.40%) HTML
6 7 (2.10%) jQuery
7 6 (1.80%) REST
7 6 (1.80%) SOAP
8 5 (1.50%) Regular Expression
8 5 (1.50%) YAML
9 4 (1.20%) IBM Integration Bus
9 4 (1.20%) J2EE
9 4 (1.20%) JSON
10 3 (0.90%) DHTML
10 3 (0.90%) Django
10 3 (0.90%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (0.60%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.81%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.91%) Computer Science
3 22 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.31%) Clustering
5 12 (3.60%) Fixed Income
6 10 (3.00%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.40%) Equities
7 8 (2.40%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.80%) Fintech
9 5 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.20%) Replication
10 4 (1.20%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.90%) EFT
11 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.90%) HACMP
12 2 (0.60%) CMDB
12 2 (0.60%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 333 (100.00%) Unix
2 244 (73.27%) Linux
3 101 (30.33%) Windows
4 87 (26.13%) Solaris
5 86 (25.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 48 (14.41%) AIX
7 21 (6.31%) HPUX
8 17 (5.11%) CentOS
9 16 (4.80%) Windows Server
10 10 (3.00%) Ubuntu
11 8 (2.40%) Debian
12 5 (1.50%) IRIX
12 5 (1.50%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.60%) NetWare
14 2 (0.60%) SUSE
14 2 (0.60%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (19.22%) DevOps
2 63 (18.92%) Configuration Management
3 45 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
4 37 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 33 (9.91%) Asset Management
5 33 (9.91%) Patch Management
6 24 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (7.21%) Software Engineering
7 23 (6.91%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 22 (6.61%) Open Source
9 21 (6.31%) Mentoring
10 20 (6.01%) Capacity Management
10 20 (6.01%) Server Building
11 19 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
12 18 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
13 16 (4.80%) Change Management
13 16 (4.80%) Statistics
14 14 (4.20%) Problem Management
15 13 (3.90%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 151 (45.35%) Python
2 108 (32.43%) Perl
3 66 (19.82%) Bash Shell
4 60 (18.02%) Shell Script
5 52 (15.62%) Java
6 51 (15.32%) PowerShell
7 49 (14.71%) Ruby
8 42 (12.61%) SQL
9 41 (12.31%) C
10 23 (6.91%) C++
11 21 (6.31%) JavaScript
12 18 (5.41%) PHP
13 10 (3.00%) Go
14 8 (2.40%) PL/SQL
15 7 (2.10%) BeanShell
15 7 (2.10%) C#
16 5 (1.50%) Bourne shell
16 5 (1.50%) Korn
17 3 (0.90%) COBOL
18 2 (0.60%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 48 (14.41%) Degree
2 8 (2.40%) RHCE
3 7 (2.10%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.10%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.90%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.60%) ISEB
6 2 (0.60%) RHCA
7 1 (0.30%) CCNP
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.30%) MCSE
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.30%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.41%) QA
2 10 (3.00%) SLA
3 3 (0.90%) MiFID
4 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (9.31%) Docker
2 23 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.31%) Firmware
4 20 (6.01%) NFS
4 20 (6.01%) Samba
4 20 (6.01%) Virtual Servers
5 19 (5.71%) Active Directory
6 17 (5.11%) iptables
7 16 (4.80%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 12 (3.60%) PowerHA
9 10 (3.00%) Ceph
10 7 (2.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (1.80%) VMware ESX
12 5 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (1.20%) Cronacle
14 3 (0.90%) Oracle Clusterware
14 3 (0.90%) Veritas File System
14 3 (0.90%) vSphere
14 3 (0.90%) Xen
15 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 110 (33.03%) Puppet
2 64 (19.22%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (17.72%) Ansible
4 49 (14.71%) Nagios
5 23 (6.91%) NetBackup
6 20 (6.01%) ITRS Geneos
7 19 (5.71%) HP Data Protector
7 19 (5.71%) Oracle ZFS
7 19 (5.71%) Red Hat Satellite
8 17 (5.11%) Cacti
9 15 (4.50%) CFEngine
10 14 (4.20%) Cobbler
10 14 (4.20%) yum
11 11 (3.30%) Kibana
12 10 (3.00%) Kubernetes
13 7 (2.10%) Rundeck
14 3 (0.90%) SCOM
14 3 (0.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 3 (0.90%) ZABBIX
15 2 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 95 (28.53%) Red Hat
2 88 (26.43%) Oracle
3 48 (14.41%) VMware
4 44 (13.21%) Sun
5 41 (12.31%) HP
6 38 (11.41%) NetApp
6 38 (11.41%) Splunk
7 33 (9.91%) IBM
8 28 (8.41%) Veritas
9 17 (5.11%) LANDesk
9 17 (5.11%) Microsoft
9 17 (5.11%) SolarWinds
10 14 (4.20%) CyberArk
11 12 (3.60%) SaltStack
12 11 (3.30%) EMC
13 10 (3.00%) Dell
14 6 (1.80%) Charles River
14 6 (1.80%) Cisco
15 5 (1.50%) Sybase
16 4 (1.20%) TIBCO
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