Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Unix Engineer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 803 861 889
Rank change year-on-year +58 +28 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Engineer 25 28 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.034% 0.034% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.035% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 17
London median annual salary £85,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% - +4.00%
10th Percentile £73,750 £50,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £87,875 £95,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +27.27% -15.38% +32.65%

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 69570 79076 85782
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.97% 96.04% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 56172 68555 72394
London median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.18% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,150 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Senior Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 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
City of London - 19 £85,000 -
Senior Unix Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 25 (100.00%) Unix
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (88.00%) Solaris
3 19 (76.00%) Python
4 17 (68.00%) Puppet
5 14 (56.00%) Configuration Management
6 11 (44.00%) Banking
6 11 (44.00%) Finance
6 11 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (40.00%) NAS
7 10 (40.00%) VMware
7 10 (40.00%) NetApp
8 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
8 9 (36.00%) RHCE
8 9 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (32.00%) DevOps
10 7 (28.00%) AIX
11 6 (24.00%) Windows
11 6 (24.00%) Veritas
11 6 (24.00%) CentOS
12 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 5 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (20.00%) Ansible
12 5 (20.00%) Ruby
12 5 (20.00%) Degree
12 5 (20.00%) Investment Banking
12 5 (20.00%) DNS
12 5 (20.00%) Perl
12 5 (20.00%) DHCP
13 4 (16.00%) Shell Script

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) NAS
2 5 (20.00%) DHCP
2 5 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) LDAP
3 2 (8.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (44.00%) Banking
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) YAML
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) Derivative
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
1 25 (100.00%) Unix
2 22 (88.00%) Solaris
3 11 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (28.00%) AIX
5 6 (24.00%) CentOS
5 6 (24.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (32.00%) DevOps
4 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (16.00%) Physics
4 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Open Source
6 1 (4.00%) Change Control
6 1 (4.00%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (4.00%) Forensic Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Python
2 5 (20.00%) Perl
2 5 (20.00%) Ruby
3 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) RHCE
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.00%) NFS
5 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (68.00%) Puppet
2 5 (20.00%) Ansible
3 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.00%) Salt
4 1 (4.00%) BladeLogic
4 1 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (4.00%) CFEngine
4 1 (4.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) NetApp
1 10 (40.00%) VMware
2 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (24.00%) Veritas
4 1 (4.00%) BMC
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle