The median annual salary for a Unix Systems Engineer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 828 939 898
Rank change year-on-year +111 -41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Engineer 14 8 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.008% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.009% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 33
Median salary £39,000 £55,800 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.10% +36.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £46,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £75,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £55,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -30.45% +42.85%  

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 77061 94037 97778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64544 79531 80662
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
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 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 March 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 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
South East +58 8 £38,250 -33.47% 3
London +77 4 £70,000 +23.67%
North West - 2 £37,500 -
Unix Systems Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 40 (100.00%) Unix
2 24 (60.00%) AIX
3 21 (52.50%) IBM
3 21 (52.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 17 (42.50%) Linux
4 17 (42.50%) LANDesk
4 17 (42.50%) SolarWinds
5 15 (37.50%) Python
6 13 (32.50%) Asset Management
6 13 (32.50%) Patch Management
6 13 (32.50%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (27.50%) Finance
8 10 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (22.50%) Ansible
9 9 (22.50%) Windows
9 9 (22.50%) Perl
9 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (20.00%) Solaris
11 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
11 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
11 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
11 7 (17.50%) Ruby
11 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
12 6 (15.00%) Banking
12 6 (15.00%) VMware
12 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
13 5 (12.50%) LDAP
13 5 (12.50%) DNS
13 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
13 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning

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 4 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (7.50%) Confluence
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) GitHub
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) G Suite
3 1 (2.50%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) DNS
1 5 (12.50%) LDAP
2 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.50%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) SSH
4 1 (2.50%) SSL
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.50%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) Big Data
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) HBase
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 3 (7.50%) Subversion
2 3 (7.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.50%) Artifactory
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
2 3 (7.50%) CSS
2 3 (7.50%) DHTML
2 3 (7.50%) Django
2 3 (7.50%) HTML
2 3 (7.50%) jQuery
2 3 (7.50%) REST
2 3 (7.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (7.50%) SOAP
2 3 (7.50%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) LAMP
4 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.50%) JSON
4 1 (2.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) EFT
2 3 (7.50%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Unix
2 24 (60.00%) AIX
3 17 (42.50%) Linux
4 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (22.50%) Windows
5 8 (20.00%) Solaris
6 3 (7.50%) CentOS
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 13 (32.50%) Asset Management
2 13 (32.50%) Patch Management
3 10 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
5 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.50%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.50%) Change Management
7 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.50%) DevOps
7 3 (7.50%) High Availability
7 3 (7.50%) MapReduce
7 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.50%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Wealth Management
7 3 (7.50%) Web Development
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) Python
2 9 (22.50%) Perl
3 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
3 7 (17.50%) Ruby
4 4 (10.00%) C
4 4 (10.00%) PHP
4 4 (10.00%) SQL
5 3 (7.50%) Java
5 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) Docker
4 1 (2.50%) NFS
4 1 (2.50%) PowerHA
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Ansible
2 5 (12.50%) Puppet
3 4 (10.00%) CFEngine
4 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.00%) Nagios
6 1 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) IBM
2 17 (42.50%) LANDesk
2 17 (42.50%) SolarWinds
3 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
4 6 (15.00%) VMware
5 4 (10.00%) HP
6 3 (7.50%) Dell
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle
7 2 (5.00%) Intel
7 2 (5.00%) SaltStack
7 2 (5.00%) TIBCO
7 2 (5.00%) Veritas
8 1 (2.50%) Ab Initio
8 1 (2.50%) BMC
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco
8 1 (2.50%) Google
8 1 (2.50%) StorageTek
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Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
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Salary: Up to £39K
Posted: 3 days ago
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Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga
Salary: £39,000 p.a plus excellent staff benefits
Posted: 26 days ago