The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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

Unix Engineer
England / London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 525 595 560
Rank change year-on-year +70 -35  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 75 59 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 72 54 94
Median salary £67,500 £58,750 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.89% +14.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,750 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.77% +12.50%  

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 33064 40999 42804
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.65% 96.09% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 27828 35497 36012
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.32%  
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%  

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Engineer in London

Unix Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Unix Engineer in London

Unix Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Engineer in London over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Engineer in London

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 Unix Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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 +61 22 £82,500 +43.47% 5
Chessington - 1 £42,500 -
Heathrow - 1 £60,000 -
Unix Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, 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 Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 161 (100.00%) Unix
2 123 (76.40%) Linux
3 100 (62.11%) Python
4 79 (49.07%) Puppet
5 52 (32.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 50 (31.06%) Finance
7 49 (30.43%) Banking
8 48 (29.81%) Configuration Management
9 47 (29.19%) Perl
10 45 (27.95%) Red Hat
11 43 (26.71%) Ansible
12 39 (24.22%) Opscode Chef
13 38 (23.60%) Oracle
14 37 (22.98%) Solaris
14 37 (22.98%) DevOps
15 35 (21.74%) Windows
16 34 (21.12%) Splunk
16 34 (21.12%) Bash Shell
17 30 (18.63%) Degree
18 29 (18.01%) Java
19 28 (17.39%) Ruby
20 27 (16.77%) SQL
20 27 (16.77%) Shell Script
20 27 (16.77%) Jenkins
21 25 (15.53%) Amazon AWS
22 24 (14.91%) PowerShell
23 23 (14.29%) NAS
24 21 (13.04%) SAN
24 21 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
25 20 (12.42%) VMware

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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.94%) OpenStack
2 11 (6.83%) Apache
3 10 (6.21%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (5.59%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (4.97%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.73%) Confluence
7 5 (3.11%) IIS
7 5 (3.11%) JBoss
8 3 (1.86%) Liferay
9 2 (1.24%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.24%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.24%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.24%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.48%) G Suite
3 3 (1.86%) GitHub
4 2 (1.24%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.29%) NAS
2 21 (13.04%) SAN
3 18 (11.18%) LDAP
4 15 (9.32%) DNS
4 15 (9.32%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.97%) Firewall
6 7 (4.35%) DHCP
7 6 (3.73%) FIX Connectivity
8 5 (3.11%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.86%) Internet
9 3 (1.86%) SNMP
9 3 (1.86%) SSL
9 3 (1.86%) VPN
10 2 (1.24%) BGP
10 2 (1.24%) Multicast
10 2 (1.24%) Network Security
10 2 (1.24%) OSPF
10 2 (1.24%) SSH
10 2 (1.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.56%) MySQL
2 14 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 11 (6.83%) Redis
3 11 (6.83%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.21%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.35%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.11%) Big Data
7 5 (3.11%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.48%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.62%) HBase
11 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (16.77%) Jenkins
2 16 (9.94%) JIRA
3 11 (6.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (6.83%) Git (software)
4 10 (6.21%) Selenium
4 10 (6.21%) Subversion
5 6 (3.73%) Vagrant
6 5 (3.11%) GoCD
6 5 (3.11%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.24%) Maven
7 2 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.62%) Artifactory
General
1 50 (31.06%) Finance
2 49 (30.43%) Banking
3 18 (11.18%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 7 (4.35%) Publishing
5 5 (3.11%) Billing
6 3 (1.86%) Front Office
7 2 (1.24%) Back Office
8 1 (0.62%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.59%) .NET
1 9 (5.59%) Web Services
1 9 (5.59%) XML
2 8 (4.97%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (4.97%) REST
3 7 (4.35%) SOAP
4 6 (3.73%) Regular Expression
5 5 (3.11%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (3.11%) JSON
6 3 (1.86%) CSS
6 3 (1.86%) DHTML
6 3 (1.86%) Django
6 3 (1.86%) HTML
6 3 (1.86%) jQuery
6 3 (1.86%) Middleware
6 3 (1.86%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (1.86%) YAML
7 2 (1.24%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.24%) LAMP
8 1 (0.62%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.18%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.32%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.45%) Fixed Income
4 9 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.97%) Hedge funds
6 6 (3.73%) Clustering
6 6 (3.73%) Equities
6 6 (3.73%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (3.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.24%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.24%) Replication
10 1 (0.62%) Derivative
10 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.62%) NHS
10 1 (0.62%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 161 (100.00%) Unix
2 123 (76.40%) Linux
3 52 (32.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (22.98%) Solaris
5 35 (21.74%) Windows
6 12 (7.45%) Windows Server
7 10 (6.21%) AIX
7 10 (6.21%) CentOS
8 5 (3.11%) Debian
8 5 (3.11%) HPUX
8 5 (3.11%) Mac OS X
8 5 (3.11%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.24%) NetWare
9 2 (1.24%) SUSE
9 2 (1.24%) VMS
9 2 (1.24%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.24%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.62%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.81%) Configuration Management
2 37 (22.98%) DevOps
3 21 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (11.80%) Open Source
5 18 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (11.18%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (10.56%) Change Management
7 16 (9.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (9.32%) Software Engineering
9 13 (8.07%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (6.83%) Algorithmic Trading
11 10 (6.21%) Mathematics
11 10 (6.21%) TDD
12 9 (5.59%) Error Analysis
13 8 (4.97%) Process Improvement
13 8 (4.97%) Wealth Management
14 7 (4.35%) Change Control
14 7 (4.35%) High Availability
14 7 (4.35%) Incident Management
14 7 (4.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (62.11%) Python
2 47 (29.19%) Perl
3 34 (21.12%) Bash Shell
4 29 (18.01%) Java
5 28 (17.39%) Ruby
6 27 (16.77%) Shell Script
6 27 (16.77%) SQL
7 24 (14.91%) PowerShell
8 16 (9.94%) C
9 15 (9.32%) C++
10 13 (8.07%) PHP
11 10 (6.21%) JavaScript
12 9 (5.59%) Go
13 2 (1.24%) Korn
14 1 (0.62%) C#
14 1 (0.62%) Groovy
14 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (18.63%) Degree
2 9 (5.59%) RHCE
3 3 (1.86%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.24%) RHCA
5 1 (0.62%) CCNP
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.62%) MCSE
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.62%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.07%) QA
2 5 (3.11%) SLA
3 3 (1.86%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (11.18%) Docker
2 14 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 11 (6.83%) Ceph
4 10 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (4.97%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (2.48%) Cronacle
7 4 (2.48%) vSphere
8 3 (1.86%) NFS
8 3 (1.86%) Veritas File System
9 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.24%) PowerHA
9 2 (1.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 79 (49.07%) Puppet
2 43 (26.71%) Ansible
3 39 (24.22%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (10.56%) ITRS Geneos
5 15 (9.32%) Nagios
6 11 (6.83%) Cobbler
6 11 (6.83%) yum
7 10 (6.21%) Kibana
8 9 (5.59%) Kubernetes
9 7 (4.35%) CFEngine
10 6 (3.73%) NetBackup
11 4 (2.48%) Oracle ZFS
12 3 (1.86%) Control-M
12 3 (1.86%) OpenView
12 3 (1.86%) Rundeck
13 2 (1.24%) BMC PATROL
13 2 (1.24%) EMC VPLEX
13 2 (1.24%) NetIQ Identity Manager
13 2 (1.24%) Simpana
13 2 (1.24%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 45 (27.95%) Red Hat
2 38 (23.60%) Oracle
3 34 (21.12%) Splunk
4 20 (12.42%) VMware
5 14 (8.70%) IBM
5 14 (8.70%) Veritas
6 13 (8.07%) Microsoft
7 12 (7.45%) HP
7 12 (7.45%) NetApp
8 11 (6.83%) CyberArk
8 11 (6.83%) Dell
9 10 (6.21%) Sun
10 8 (4.97%) SaltStack
11 6 (3.73%) Charles River
12 5 (3.11%) Temenos
12 5 (3.11%) TIBCO
13 4 (2.48%) EMC
13 4 (2.48%) Google
14 3 (1.86%) Remedy
14 3 (1.86%) Trend Micro
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