The median annual salary for a Senior Unix Engineer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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

Senior Unix Engineer
England / London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 644 667
Rank change year-on-year +70 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Engineer 14 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.040% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.042% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 7
Median salary £85,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.76% -  
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -17.00% +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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32835 40862 43410
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.65% 96.04% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27639 35385 36545
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +1.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Unix Engineer in London

Senior Unix Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Unix Engineer in London

Senior Unix Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Unix Engineer in London over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Unix Engineer in London

Senior Unix Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Unix Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
City of London - 11 £85,000 -
Senior Unix Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, Senior 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 London region featuring Senior Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Unix
2 20 (95.24%) Linux
3 19 (90.48%) Python
4 18 (85.71%) Configuration Management
5 16 (76.19%) Puppet
6 14 (66.67%) Solaris
7 11 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (52.38%) Finance
8 10 (47.62%) Banking
8 10 (47.62%) NAS
8 10 (47.62%) NetApp
9 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
9 9 (42.86%) Windows
9 9 (42.86%) Ansible
10 8 (38.10%) Degree
11 7 (33.33%) RHCE
11 7 (33.33%) Veritas
11 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (28.57%) Perl
12 6 (28.57%) VMware
13 5 (23.81%) CentOS
13 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
13 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
13 5 (23.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
14 4 (19.05%) Physics
14 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
14 4 (19.05%) DNS
14 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
14 4 (19.05%) Low Latency

Senior Unix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) NAS
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (9.52%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
4 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
1 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Unix
2 20 (95.24%) Linux
3 14 (66.67%) Solaris
4 11 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (42.86%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) CentOS
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
7 3 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Low Latency
3 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
3 4 (19.05%) Physics
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (4.76%) BCP
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Python
2 6 (28.57%) Perl
3 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
4 3 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) RHCE
3 1 (4.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) NFS
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (76.19%) Puppet
2 9 (42.86%) Ansible
3 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (14.29%) Rundeck
5 2 (9.52%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (4.76%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) NetApp
2 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 7 (33.33%) Veritas
4 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) BMC
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Intel
6 1 (4.76%) TIBCO