Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 704 727 711
Rank change year-on-year +23 -16 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 127 165 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 120 157 179
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +8.11% +11.00%
10th Percentile £41,125 £41,400 £38,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +7.14%

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 69791 79165 86043
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 96.04% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 56086 68698 72598
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 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 26 July 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 6 months to 26 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
Central London +70 35 £80,000 +10.34% 2
West London +9 2 £52,500 -4.55%
South London - 1 £42,500 - 1
Unix Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Unix
2 106 (83.46%) Linux
3 59 (46.46%) Python
4 51 (40.16%) Finance
5 49 (38.58%) Puppet
6 48 (37.80%) Red Hat
7 47 (37.01%) Solaris
8 45 (35.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (30.71%) Banking
10 32 (25.20%) TCP/IP
10 32 (25.20%) Configuration Management
11 31 (24.41%) Windows
12 29 (22.83%) VMware
13 28 (22.05%) DevOps
14 25 (19.69%) Oracle
15 23 (18.11%) LDAP
15 23 (18.11%) SAN
16 21 (16.54%) Perl
17 20 (15.75%) Dell
17 20 (15.75%) Bash Shell
18 19 (14.96%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (14.17%) NAS
19 18 (14.17%) Ansible
20 17 (13.39%) PowerShell
21 16 (12.60%) Ruby
21 16 (12.60%) IBM
21 16 (12.60%) Sun
21 16 (12.60%) SQL
21 16 (12.60%) Java
21 16 (12.60%) Opscode Chef

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 10 (7.87%) Apache
1 10 (7.87%) OpenStack
2 5 (3.94%) JBoss
3 4 (3.15%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.36%) Confluence
5 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.57%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (25.20%) TCP/IP
2 23 (18.11%) LDAP
2 23 (18.11%) SAN
3 18 (14.17%) NAS
4 14 (11.02%) DNS
5 13 (10.24%) Firewall
6 10 (7.87%) DHCP
7 9 (7.09%) Kerberos
8 8 (6.30%) BGP
8 8 (6.30%) Multicast
8 8 (6.30%) Network Security
8 8 (6.30%) OSPF
8 8 (6.30%) SNMP
8 8 (6.30%) tcpdump
8 8 (6.30%) VLAN
9 5 (3.94%) DWDM
9 5 (3.94%) Internet
10 3 (2.36%) FIX Connectivity
10 3 (2.36%) SMTP
10 3 (2.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.87%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.51%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.94%) MySQL
3 5 (3.94%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.15%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.36%) Big Data
5 3 (2.36%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.57%) Redis
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.79%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.79%) KDB
7 1 (0.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (11.81%) Git (software)
1 15 (11.81%) Jenkins
1 15 (11.81%) Subversion
2 12 (9.45%) JIRA
3 8 (6.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (3.94%) GoCD
5 4 (3.15%) Selenium
6 3 (2.36%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.57%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.79%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.79%) JUnit
8 1 (0.79%) Maven
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
General
1 51 (40.16%) Finance
2 39 (30.71%) Banking
3 15 (11.81%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.94%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.57%) Front Office
6 1 (0.79%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.45%) Regular Expression
2 8 (6.30%) XML
3 6 (4.72%) .NET
4 5 (3.94%) IBM Integration Bus
4 5 (3.94%) JSON
5 4 (3.15%) REST
5 4 (3.15%) Web Services
6 3 (2.36%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (2.36%) Middleware
6 3 (2.36%) SOAP
7 2 (1.57%) J2EE
7 2 (1.57%) JMS
7 2 (1.57%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.79%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.79%) JSF
8 1 (0.79%) LAMP
8 1 (0.79%) Spring
8 1 (0.79%) STL
8 1 (0.79%) XSD
8 1 (0.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.87%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.09%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.30%) Hedge funds
5 7 (5.51%) Fixed Income
6 6 (4.72%) Clustering
7 5 (3.94%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (3.15%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.36%) Derivative
9 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.57%) Fintech
10 2 (1.57%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.79%) Equities
11 1 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.79%) NHS
11 1 (0.79%) OTC Derivatives
11 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 127 (100.00%) Unix
2 106 (83.46%) Linux
3 47 (37.01%) Solaris
4 45 (35.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (24.41%) Windows
6 15 (11.81%) AIX
7 14 (11.02%) CentOS
8 11 (8.66%) Windows Server
9 8 (6.30%) Debian
9 8 (6.30%) Ubuntu
9 8 (6.30%) VMS
10 5 (3.94%) HPUX
11 3 (2.36%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.79%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.20%) Configuration Management
2 28 (22.05%) DevOps
3 15 (11.81%) Change Management
4 14 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (11.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (9.45%) Open Source
6 11 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (7.09%) Project Management
8 8 (6.30%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (6.30%) Performance Analysis
8 8 (6.30%) Task Automation
9 6 (4.72%) Critical Path Analysis
9 6 (4.72%) Release Management
9 6 (4.72%) SDLC
9 6 (4.72%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.72%) TDD
10 5 (3.94%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.94%) Release Automation
10 5 (3.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 59 (46.46%) Python
2 21 (16.54%) Perl
3 20 (15.75%) Bash Shell
4 17 (13.39%) PowerShell
5 16 (12.60%) Java
5 16 (12.60%) Ruby
5 16 (12.60%) SQL
6 14 (11.02%) Shell Script
7 8 (6.30%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.51%) C
8 7 (5.51%) C++
9 2 (1.57%) C#
9 2 (1.57%) Korn
9 2 (1.57%) PHP
9 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.79%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.79%) C-shell
10 1 (0.79%) Groovy
10 1 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (11.81%) Degree
2 11 (8.66%) RHCE
3 9 (7.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.57%) RHCA
4 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (14.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (11.81%) Active Directory
3 12 (9.45%) Virtual Servers
4 8 (6.30%) Ceph
4 8 (6.30%) Cronacle
5 7 (5.51%) Veritas File System
6 5 (3.94%) Docker
6 5 (3.94%) Firmware
6 5 (3.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (2.36%) vSphere
8 2 (1.57%) KVM
8 2 (1.57%) NFS
8 2 (1.57%) PowerHA
8 2 (1.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.79%) GPFS
9 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.79%) LXC
Systems Management
1 49 (38.58%) Puppet
2 18 (14.17%) Ansible
3 16 (12.60%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (10.24%) NetBackup
5 10 (7.87%) Nagios
6 8 (6.30%) Oracle ZFS
6 8 (6.30%) Rsyslog
7 6 (4.72%) CFEngine
7 6 (4.72%) Control-M
7 6 (4.72%) OpenView
8 3 (2.36%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (2.36%) Salt
8 3 (2.36%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.79%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.79%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.79%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.79%) collectd
9 1 (0.79%) PowerBroker
9 1 (0.79%) rkt
9 1 (0.79%) yum
Vendors
1 48 (37.80%) Red Hat
2 29 (22.83%) VMware
3 25 (19.69%) Oracle
4 20 (15.75%) Dell
5 16 (12.60%) IBM
5 16 (12.60%) Sun
6 15 (11.81%) Veritas
7 11 (8.66%) HP
8 10 (7.87%) NetApp
9 9 (7.09%) Microsoft
10 8 (6.30%) Splunk
11 7 (5.51%) Trend Micro
12 6 (4.72%) Cisco
12 6 (4.72%) Remedy
13 5 (3.94%) Temenos
13 5 (3.94%) XebiaLabs
14 4 (3.15%) TIBCO
15 3 (2.36%) Charles River
15 3 (2.36%) Sybase
16 2 (1.57%) TOWER Software
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