Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Unix Systems Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1127 1120 1171
Rank change year-on-year -7 +51 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Engineer 21 69 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.013% 0.039% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.040% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 17 64 86
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £38,100 £37,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £85,875 £95,000
UK median annual salary £49,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.91% +10.00% +11.11%

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 159903 171823 198391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129207 145031 166378
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Unix Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Unix Systems Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -24 13 £70,000 +16.67% 2
South East +50 5 £38,500 -23.00%
North of England - 2 £47,000 -
South West +29 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Yorkshire - 1 £49,000 -
North West - 1 £45,000 -
Unix Systems Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 21 (100.00%) Unix
2 17 (80.95%) Linux
3 12 (57.14%) Python
3 12 (57.14%) Puppet
4 10 (47.62%) Windows
5 9 (42.86%) Ruby
6 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
6 8 (38.10%) VMware
7 7 (33.33%) Solaris
7 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (28.57%) Perl
8 6 (28.57%) Ansible
9 5 (23.81%) DevOps
9 5 (23.81%) Finance
9 5 (23.81%) SAN
9 5 (23.81%) Subversion
9 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
10 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
10 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (19.05%) AIX
10 4 (19.05%) Apache
10 4 (19.05%) DNS
10 4 (19.05%) Kerberos
10 4 (19.05%) LDAP
10 4 (19.05%) DHCP
11 3 (14.29%) Task Automation

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 (19.05%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) IaaS
2 2 (9.52%) PaaS
2 2 (9.52%) SaaS
3 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (23.81%) SAN
3 4 (19.05%) DHCP
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) Kerberos
3 4 (19.05%) LDAP
4 3 (14.29%) BGP
4 3 (14.29%) Multicast
4 3 (14.29%) NAS
4 3 (14.29%) Network Security
4 3 (14.29%) OSPF
4 3 (14.29%) SNMP
4 3 (14.29%) tcpdump
4 3 (14.29%) VLAN
5 2 (9.52%) HTTP
5 2 (9.52%) SMTP
5 2 (9.52%) SSH
6 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Blockchain
2 1 (4.76%) InfluxDB
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Redis
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) Subversion
3 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 3 (14.29%) GitLab
5 1 (4.76%) Gerrit
5 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) Django
3 1 (4.76%) Kafka
3 1 (4.76%) LAMP
3 1 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.76%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.52%) Derivative
1 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.76%) Fintech
2 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Unix
2 17 (80.95%) Linux
3 10 (47.62%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) Solaris
5 4 (19.05%) AIX
6 3 (14.29%) Debian
6 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 3 (14.29%) VMS
7 2 (9.52%) CentOS
7 2 (9.52%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (4.76%) FreeBSD
8 1 (4.76%) HPUX
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
2 5 (23.81%) DevOps
3 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (14.29%) Open Source
4 3 (14.29%) Task Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) Microservices
5 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (9.52%) Web Operations
6 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Python
2 9 (42.86%) Ruby
3 6 (28.57%) Perl
4 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (14.29%) C
4 3 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) RHCE
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (14.29%) Ceph
4 1 (4.76%) Docker
4 1 (4.76%) GPFS
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) LXC
4 1 (4.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Puppet
2 6 (28.57%) Ansible
2 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (14.29%) Rsyslog
4 2 (9.52%) CFEngine
4 2 (9.52%) Nagios
4 2 (9.52%) Salt
5 1 (4.76%) BladeLogic
5 1 (4.76%) Cobbler
5 1 (4.76%) collectd
5 1 (4.76%) Nessus
5 1 (4.76%) rkt
5 1 (4.76%) Terraform
5 1 (4.76%) vCenter Server
5 1 (4.76%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Dell
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee
4 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.76%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) Solace
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Sybase
4 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas