The median annual salary for a Unix Systems Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Unix System Engineer
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 614 663
Rank change year-on-year +12 +49  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Engineer 10 30 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.027% 0.075% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.078% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 6
Median salary £67,500 £55,000 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.72% -42.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £47,750 £63,125
10% offered a salary of more than £82,375 £95,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -26.00% +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 34746 38402 42429
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.79% 95.88% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 112463 146439 161035
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Unix Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Systems Engineer in London

Unix Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Unix Systems Engineer in London

Unix Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Systems Engineer in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Systems Engineer in London

Unix Systems 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 Systems Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 June 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 - 1 £77,500 -
Unix Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Unix Systems 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 Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Unix
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (92.86%) Puppet
3 12 (85.71%) Ruby
3 12 (85.71%) Configuration Management
4 10 (71.43%) VMware
4 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
5 9 (64.29%) Open Source
5 9 (64.29%) LDAP
5 9 (64.29%) Kerberos
6 8 (57.14%) SNMP
6 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
6 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 8 (57.14%) VMS
6 8 (57.14%) Apache
6 8 (57.14%) Windows
6 8 (57.14%) Debian
6 8 (57.14%) SAN
6 8 (57.14%) OSPF
6 8 (57.14%) BGP
6 8 (57.14%) Ubuntu
6 8 (57.14%) VLAN
6 8 (57.14%) Subversion
6 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (57.14%) tcpdump
6 8 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (57.14%) Multicast

Unix Systems 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 8 (57.14%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Kerberos
1 9 (64.29%) LDAP
2 8 (57.14%) BGP
2 8 (57.14%) Multicast
2 8 (57.14%) NAS
2 8 (57.14%) Network Security
2 8 (57.14%) OSPF
2 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 8 (57.14%) SNMP
2 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 8 (57.14%) tcpdump
2 8 (57.14%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
3 1 (7.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) InfluxDB
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 8 (57.14%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Gerrit
4 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Kafka
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
1 1 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (7.14%) YAML
1 1 (7.14%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 8 (57.14%) Debian
2 8 (57.14%) Ubuntu
2 8 (57.14%) VMS
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Solaris
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) AIX
6 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 9 (64.29%) Open Source
3 8 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (57.14%) Task Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 12 (85.71%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) RHCE
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) Ceph
3 2 (14.29%) NFS
4 1 (7.14%) Docker
4 1 (7.14%) GPFS
4 1 (7.14%) LXC
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) Puppet
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle ZFS
2 8 (57.14%) Rsyslog
3 4 (28.57%) Ansible
4 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (7.14%) CFEngine
5 1 (7.14%) Cobbler
5 1 (7.14%) collectd
5 1 (7.14%) Nagios
5 1 (7.14%) rkt
5 1 (7.14%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) SaltStack
4 1 (7.14%) Solace
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.14%) Veritas
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