Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Unix Systems Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 828 796 848
Rank change year-on-year -32 +52 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Engineer 14 43 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.056% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.059% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 11 42 59
London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -25.00% +30.61%
10th Percentile £53,750 £50,250 £42,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £95,000 £109,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +11.11%

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 71111 73142 84412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56006 63190 71627
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 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 +18 4 £67,500 -28.95%
East London - 3 - - 1
Unix Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
3 12 (85.71%) Puppet
4 11 (78.57%) Python
5 9 (64.29%) Ruby
5 9 (64.29%) Windows
6 7 (50.00%) VMware
6 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (50.00%) Ansible
7 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (42.86%) Subversion
7 6 (42.86%) Perl
7 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
8 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (35.71%) DevOps
9 4 (28.57%) GitLab
9 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
9 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
9 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 4 (28.57%) Apache
9 4 (28.57%) Kerberos
9 4 (28.57%) C#
9 4 (28.57%) Solaris
9 4 (28.57%) LDAP
9 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (21.43%) SAN
10 3 (21.43%) OSPF

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 4 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) IaaS
2 3 (21.43%) PaaS
2 3 (21.43%) SaaS
3 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) Kerberos
2 4 (28.57%) LDAP
3 3 (21.43%) BGP
3 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) Multicast
3 3 (21.43%) NAS
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security
3 3 (21.43%) OSPF
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) SNMP
3 3 (21.43%) tcpdump
3 3 (21.43%) VLAN
4 2 (14.29%) HTTP
4 2 (14.29%) SMTP
5 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
5 1 (7.14%) OpenVPN
5 1 (7.14%) SSH
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Blockchain
2 1 (7.14%) InfluxDB
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Redis
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (42.86%) Subversion
3 4 (28.57%) GitLab
3 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Gerrit
4 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Django
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) Kafka
2 1 (7.14%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (7.14%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Derivative
1 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.14%) Fintech
2 1 (7.14%) Hedge funds
2 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Solaris
5 3 (21.43%) Debian
5 3 (21.43%) Nucleus RTOS
5 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
5 3 (21.43%) VMS
6 2 (14.29%) CentOS
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) Microservices
4 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Task Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Web Operations
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Python
2 9 (64.29%) Ruby
3 6 (42.86%) Perl
4 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 4 (28.57%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 1 (7.14%) C
7 1 (7.14%) C++
7 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) RHCE
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (21.43%) Ceph
4 1 (7.14%) Docker
4 1 (7.14%) GPFS
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) LXC
4 1 (7.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (85.71%) Puppet
2 7 (50.00%) Ansible
2 7 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (21.43%) Rsyslog
4 2 (14.29%) CFEngine
4 2 (14.29%) Salt
5 1 (7.14%) BladeLogic
5 1 (7.14%) Cobbler
5 1 (7.14%) collectd
5 1 (7.14%) Nagios
5 1 (7.14%) rkt
5 1 (7.14%) Terraform
5 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
5 1 (7.14%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Dell
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) CyberArk
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Solace
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) Sybase
4 1 (7.14%) TIBCO