The median annual salary for a Unix Systems Engineer was £67,500 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 System Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 850 869 935
Rank change year-on-year +19 +66  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Engineer 15 45 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.018% 0.049% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.050% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 15 44 20
Median salary £67,500 £55,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.72% -10.20%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £86,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  

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 65838 76079 82656
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Unix Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Systems Engineer in England

Unix Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix Systems Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Unix Systems Engineer in England

Unix Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Systems Engineer in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Systems Engineer in England

Unix Systems 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 Systems 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 +12 10 £67,500 +22.72% 3
South East +46 5 £37,000 -29.52% 1
Unix Systems Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Unix Systems 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 Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Unix
2 16 (55.17%) Linux
3 15 (51.72%) AIX
3 15 (51.72%) Python
4 13 (44.83%) Puppet
5 12 (41.38%) Ruby
5 12 (41.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 12 (41.38%) IBM
5 12 (41.38%) Configuration Management
6 11 (37.93%) VMware
6 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
7 9 (31.03%) Open Source
7 9 (31.03%) Kerberos
7 9 (31.03%) LDAP
8 8 (27.59%) VMS
8 8 (27.59%) Windows
8 8 (27.59%) Apache
8 8 (27.59%) SNMP
8 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
8 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
8 8 (27.59%) SAN
8 8 (27.59%) OSPF
8 8 (27.59%) BGP
8 8 (27.59%) Finance
8 8 (27.59%) Debian
8 8 (27.59%) Subversion
8 8 (27.59%) NAS
8 8 (27.59%) Ubuntu

Unix Systems 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 8 (27.59%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Kerberos
1 9 (31.03%) LDAP
2 8 (27.59%) BGP
2 8 (27.59%) Multicast
2 8 (27.59%) NAS
2 8 (27.59%) Network Security
2 8 (27.59%) OSPF
2 8 (27.59%) SAN
2 8 (27.59%) SNMP
2 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
2 8 (27.59%) tcpdump
2 8 (27.59%) VLAN
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) HTTP
4 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) InfluxDB
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 8 (27.59%) Subversion
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) Gerrit
4 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Kafka
1 1 (3.45%) LAMP
1 1 (3.45%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (3.45%) YAML
1 1 (3.45%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Unix
2 16 (55.17%) Linux
3 15 (51.72%) AIX
4 8 (27.59%) Debian
4 8 (27.59%) Ubuntu
4 8 (27.59%) VMS
4 8 (27.59%) Windows
5 7 (24.14%) Solaris
6 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Configuration Management
1 12 (41.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 9 (31.03%) Open Source
3 8 (27.59%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (27.59%) Task Automation
4 6 (20.69%) Asset Management
4 6 (20.69%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.90%) High Availability
5 2 (6.90%) Low Latency
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Python
2 12 (41.38%) Ruby
3 7 (24.14%) C
4 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.34%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) RHCE
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) Ceph
3 6 (20.69%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (6.90%) NFS
5 1 (3.45%) Docker
5 1 (3.45%) GPFS
5 1 (3.45%) LXC
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) Puppet
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle ZFS
2 8 (27.59%) Rsyslog
3 4 (13.79%) Ansible
4 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (3.45%) CFEngine
5 1 (3.45%) Cobbler
5 1 (3.45%) collectd
5 1 (3.45%) Nagios
5 1 (3.45%) rkt
5 1 (3.45%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) IBM
2 11 (37.93%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) SolarWinds
5 6 (20.69%) LANDesk
6 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) BMC
7 1 (3.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) SaltStack
7 1 (3.45%) Solace
7 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.45%) Veritas
Folkestone
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