The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 718 684 762
Rank change year-on-year -34 +78  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 147 230 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 136 218 159
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £35,000 £30,650
10% offered a salary of more than £83,125 £86,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  

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 80180 89188 99201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.96% 96.52% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 270000 337980 379014
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 -14 63 £67,500 +3.84% 6
South East +52 42 £42,500 -15.00% 2
East of England -18 12 £50,000 -6.97% 1
Midlands +2 11 £45,000 +20.00% 3
North of England -31 11 £52,500 +40.00% 2
South West -5 8 £36,063 -9.84% 1
West Midlands +14 7 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North West -50 6 £62,500 +66.66%
East Midlands +16 4 £41,250 +11.48% 2
Yorkshire +1 4 £41,250 +17.85%
North East +4 1 - - 2
Unix Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 278 (100.00%) Unix
2 205 (73.74%) Linux
3 116 (41.73%) Python
4 108 (38.85%) Solaris
5 107 (38.49%) Red Hat
6 94 (33.81%) Finance
7 89 (32.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 80 (28.78%) Windows
9 77 (27.70%) Puppet
10 74 (26.62%) Perl
11 69 (24.82%) Oracle
12 60 (21.58%) VMware
13 54 (19.42%) DevOps
14 51 (18.35%) Configuration Management
15 50 (17.99%) Banking
16 48 (17.27%) AIX
17 45 (16.19%) Bash Shell
18 41 (14.75%) Ruby
18 41 (14.75%) TCP/IP
19 40 (14.39%) Java
19 40 (14.39%) Shell Script
19 40 (14.39%) PowerShell
20 39 (14.03%) IBM
21 38 (13.67%) VMware Infrastructure
21 38 (13.67%) Opscode Chef
22 37 (13.31%) Ansible
22 37 (13.31%) LDAP
23 33 (11.87%) Jenkins
23 33 (11.87%) Degree
24 32 (11.51%) C

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 (7.91%) Apache
2 18 (6.47%) OpenStack
3 14 (5.04%) Tomcat
4 13 (4.68%) WebSphere
5 11 (3.96%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.52%) JBoss
7 6 (2.16%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (2.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (1.44%) Confluence
8 4 (1.44%) Jetty
8 4 (1.44%) SAS
9 2 (0.72%) CICS
9 2 (0.72%) IIS
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.72%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.36%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.80%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.60%) OpenShift
3 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.08%) IaaS
4 3 (1.08%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 3 (1.08%) SaaS
5 1 (0.36%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (14.75%) TCP/IP
2 37 (13.31%) LDAP
3 31 (11.15%) SAN
4 24 (8.63%) DNS
5 20 (7.19%) NAS
6 15 (5.40%) DHCP
6 15 (5.40%) Firewall
7 13 (4.68%) Kerberos
8 12 (4.32%) tcpdump
9 11 (3.96%) Internet
9 11 (3.96%) SSH
10 10 (3.60%) HTTP
11 8 (2.88%) BGP
11 8 (2.88%) Multicast
11 8 (2.88%) Network Security
11 8 (2.88%) OSPF
11 8 (2.88%) SNMP
11 8 (2.88%) VLAN
11 8 (2.88%) VoIP
12 6 (2.16%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.04%) Relational Database
2 13 (4.68%) MySQL
3 12 (4.32%) DB2
4 11 (3.96%) RDBMS
5 8 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.52%) SQL Server
7 6 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.44%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.08%) Big Data
9 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.72%) Adabas
10 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.72%) Redis
11 1 (0.36%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.36%) KDB
11 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.36%) OLTP
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.36%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (11.87%) Jenkins
2 19 (6.83%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.83%) Selenium
3 16 (5.76%) JIRA
4 15 (5.40%) Subversion
5 12 (4.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (2.88%) InstallShield
7 5 (1.80%) GoCD
7 5 (1.80%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.08%) Ant
8 3 (1.08%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.08%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.36%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.36%) JUnit
10 1 (0.36%) Maven
General
1 94 (33.81%) Finance
2 50 (17.99%) Banking
3 20 (7.19%) Investment Banking
4 13 (4.68%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.88%) Aerospace
5 8 (2.88%) Automotive
5 8 (2.88%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.80%) French Language
6 5 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.08%) Front Office
8 2 (0.72%) Marketing
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.40%) XML
2 11 (3.96%) Web Services
3 9 (3.24%) .NET
3 9 (3.24%) Middleware
3 9 (3.24%) Regular Expression
4 7 (2.52%) IBM Integration Bus
5 6 (2.16%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (2.16%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (1.80%) YAML
7 4 (1.44%) JSON
7 4 (1.44%) REST
8 3 (1.08%) J2EE
8 3 (1.08%) SOAP
9 2 (0.72%) CSS
9 2 (0.72%) JMS
10 1 (0.36%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.36%) LAMP
10 1 (0.36%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.36%) XSD
10 1 (0.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.12%) Clustering
3 10 (3.60%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.24%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.24%) Fixed Income
5 8 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.88%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.16%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.80%) Fintech
8 4 (1.44%) PKI
8 4 (1.44%) Replication
9 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.08%) HACMP
10 2 (0.72%) CMDB
10 2 (0.72%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (0.72%) Equities
10 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 278 (100.00%) Unix
2 205 (73.74%) Linux
3 108 (38.85%) Solaris
4 89 (32.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 80 (28.78%) Windows
6 48 (17.27%) AIX
7 15 (5.40%) HPUX
8 14 (5.04%) CentOS
8 14 (5.04%) Windows Server
9 11 (3.96%) Ubuntu
10 9 (3.24%) Debian
11 8 (2.88%) VMS
12 5 (1.80%) IRIX
13 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (1.08%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.72%) zOS
16 1 (0.36%) Android
16 1 (0.36%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (19.42%) DevOps
2 51 (18.35%) Configuration Management
3 26 (9.35%) Change Management
4 25 (8.99%) ITIL
4 25 (8.99%) Performance Tuning
5 23 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (8.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (6.47%) Project Management
8 17 (6.12%) Software Engineering
9 15 (5.40%) Open Source
9 15 (5.40%) Problem Management
10 14 (5.04%) Time Management
11 13 (4.68%) Asset Management
11 13 (4.68%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (4.68%) High Availability
11 13 (4.68%) Incident Management
11 13 (4.68%) Patch Management
11 13 (4.68%) SDLC
12 12 (4.32%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 116 (41.73%) Python
2 74 (26.62%) Perl
3 45 (16.19%) Bash Shell
4 41 (14.75%) Ruby
5 40 (14.39%) Java
5 40 (14.39%) PowerShell
5 40 (14.39%) Shell Script
6 32 (11.51%) C
7 25 (8.99%) SQL
8 23 (8.27%) C++
9 11 (3.96%) Bourne shell
9 11 (3.96%) Korn
10 9 (3.24%) JavaScript
11 7 (2.52%) PHP
12 6 (2.16%) AWK
12 6 (2.16%) C-shell
12 6 (2.16%) sed
13 3 (1.08%) C#
14 2 (0.72%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (11.87%) Degree
2 18 (6.47%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.32%) RHCE
4 10 (3.60%) DV Cleared
4 10 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.88%) ISEB
5 8 (2.88%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.80%) CCNA
6 5 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.72%) RHCA
8 2 (0.72%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.04%) QA
2 7 (2.52%) SLA
3 4 (1.44%) SAS 70
4 1 (0.36%) MiFID
System Software
1 38 (13.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (7.19%) Virtual Servers
3 18 (6.47%) Active Directory
4 16 (5.76%) NFS
5 15 (5.40%) Docker
6 12 (4.32%) Firmware
7 11 (3.96%) PowerHA
8 9 (3.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 8 (2.88%) Ceph
10 7 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (2.16%) Cronacle
11 6 (2.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 5 (1.80%) Samba
12 5 (1.80%) Veritas File System
12 5 (1.80%) VMware Server
12 5 (1.80%) vSphere
13 4 (1.44%) iptables
13 4 (1.44%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 4 (1.44%) KVM
14 3 (1.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 77 (27.70%) Puppet
2 38 (13.67%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (13.31%) Ansible
4 24 (8.63%) Nagios
5 17 (6.12%) NetBackup
6 14 (5.04%) CFEngine
7 12 (4.32%) Oracle ZFS
8 8 (2.88%) Rsyslog
9 7 (2.52%) Control-M
9 7 (2.52%) OpenView
10 6 (2.16%) ITRS Geneos
10 6 (2.16%) Tivoli
11 5 (1.80%) BMC PATROL
11 5 (1.80%) Red Hat Satellite
12 4 (1.44%) Cacti
12 4 (1.44%) HP Data Protector
12 4 (1.44%) vCenter Server
13 3 (1.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 2 (0.72%) Salt
15 1 (0.36%) SELinux
Vendors
1 107 (38.49%) Red Hat
2 69 (24.82%) Oracle
3 60 (21.58%) VMware
4 39 (14.03%) IBM
5 30 (10.79%) Sun
6 28 (10.07%) Veritas
7 25 (8.99%) HP
8 24 (8.63%) NetApp
9 15 (5.40%) Dell
10 14 (5.04%) Cisco
11 13 (4.68%) Microsoft
12 10 (3.60%) Citrix
12 10 (3.60%) Splunk
13 7 (2.52%) SolarWinds
14 6 (2.16%) Ab Initio
14 6 (2.16%) Charles River
14 6 (2.16%) LANDesk
14 6 (2.16%) Remedy
14 6 (2.16%) SaltStack
15 5 (1.80%) XebiaLabs
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