Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 747 666 716
Rank change year-on-year -81 +50 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 74 148 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 57 135 170
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% -1.96%
10th Percentile £45,000 £34,500 £41,125
90th Percentile £86,250 £84,500 £110,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +17.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 66,746 67,949 81,420
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 95.92% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 54,095 58,176 69,564
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Central London -26 13 £75,000 -14.29% 2
East London +9 7 - -
Unix Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 74 (100.00%) Unix
2 60 (81.08%) Linux
3 33 (44.59%) Finance
4 32 (43.24%) Python
5 28 (37.84%) Bash Shell
6 24 (32.43%) DevOps
6 24 (32.43%) Java
7 22 (29.73%) PowerShell
8 21 (28.38%) Perl
9 20 (27.03%) Windows
9 20 (27.03%) Puppet
10 19 (25.68%) Splunk
11 17 (22.97%) Git (software)
11 17 (22.97%) Jenkins
11 17 (22.97%) Big Data
12 16 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (21.62%) Ruby
13 15 (20.27%) Shell Script
13 15 (20.27%) Analytics
14 14 (18.92%) Continuous Delivery
14 14 (18.92%) Red Hat
15 13 (17.57%) Banking
15 13 (17.57%) Ansible
16 12 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
17 11 (14.86%) Solaris
17 11 (14.86%) SQL
17 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
18 10 (13.51%) Oracle
18 10 (13.51%) Retail
18 10 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 4 (5.41%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.35%) Apache
2 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.35%) Confluence
2 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.16%) PaaS
3 7 (9.46%) IaaS
3 7 (9.46%) SaaS
4 4 (5.41%) GitHub
4 4 (5.41%) npm
5 1 (1.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) LDAP
2 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.76%) Firewall
4 3 (4.05%) SAN
5 2 (2.70%) NAS
6 1 (1.35%) HTTP
6 1 (1.35%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.97%) Big Data
2 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.11%) MySQL
4 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.35%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.35%) Redis
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.35%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Git (software)
1 17 (22.97%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.81%) GitLab
2 8 (10.81%) JIRA
2 8 (10.81%) Maven
3 7 (9.46%) Subversion
3 7 (9.46%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.41%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.41%) Liquibase
4 4 (5.41%) Selenium
4 4 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (4.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.05%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.05%) ClearCase
General
1 33 (44.59%) Finance
2 13 (17.57%) Banking
3 10 (13.51%) Retail
4 6 (8.11%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.05%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) Django
2 6 (8.11%) .NET
3 4 (5.41%) Node.js
3 4 (5.41%) Spring
3 4 (5.41%) Spring MVC
3 4 (5.41%) Web Services
4 2 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.70%) JSON
4 2 (2.70%) Regular Expression
4 2 (2.70%) XML
5 1 (1.35%) HTML
5 1 (1.35%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.35%) JMS
5 1 (1.35%) Kafka
5 1 (1.35%) Middleware
5 1 (1.35%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.35%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.05%) Grid Computing
5 2 (2.70%) Derivative
5 2 (2.70%) Equities
5 2 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.70%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.35%) Fintech
6 1 (1.35%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Unix
2 60 (81.08%) Linux
3 20 (27.03%) Windows
4 11 (14.86%) Solaris
5 10 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (12.16%) AIX
7 7 (9.46%) HPUX
7 7 (9.46%) Mac OS X
7 7 (9.46%) Nucleus RTOS
8 5 (6.76%) CentOS
8 5 (6.76%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) DevOps
2 16 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (20.27%) Analytics
4 14 (18.92%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
5 8 (10.81%) OO
5 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
5 8 (10.81%) Test Automation
6 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.46%) Big Data Analytics
6 7 (9.46%) Data Analytics
6 7 (9.46%) High Availability
6 7 (9.46%) Microservices
6 7 (9.46%) Open Source
6 7 (9.46%) Project Management
6 7 (9.46%) Server Virtualisation
6 7 (9.46%) Software Delivery
6 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
6 7 (9.46%) Web Operations
7 6 (8.11%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.24%) Python
2 28 (37.84%) Bash Shell
3 24 (32.43%) Java
4 22 (29.73%) PowerShell
5 21 (28.38%) Perl
6 16 (21.62%) Ruby
7 15 (20.27%) Shell Script
8 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
8 11 (14.86%) SQL
9 9 (12.16%) Korn
10 8 (10.81%) C#
11 7 (9.46%) C++
12 6 (8.11%) C
13 5 (6.76%) Scala
14 4 (5.41%) PHP
15 3 (4.05%) Bourne shell
16 1 (1.35%) APL
16 1 (1.35%) Erlang
16 1 (1.35%) Go
16 1 (1.35%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Docker
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) Cronacle
2 1 (1.35%) Veritas File System
2 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (27.03%) Puppet
2 13 (17.57%) Ansible
3 12 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.76%) Kubernetes
4 5 (6.76%) Terraform
5 4 (5.41%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (4.05%) BladeLogic
7 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) Splunk
2 14 (18.92%) Red Hat
3 10 (13.51%) Oracle
4 4 (5.41%) AppDynamics
5 3 (4.05%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.05%) BMC
6 2 (2.70%) Dell
6 2 (2.70%) Sybase
6 2 (2.70%) Veritas
7 1 (1.35%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.35%) HP
7 1 (1.35%) IBM
7 1 (1.35%) Sun
7 1 (1.35%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.35%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.35%) VMware