The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £40,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 June 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 / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 408 450
Rank change year-on-year +69 +42  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 41 34 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38 31 17
Median salary £40,750 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.50% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14206 17673 20720
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.63% 96.96% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11912 15039 16887
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Engineer in the South East

Unix Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Unix Engineer in the South East

Unix Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Engineer in the South East

Unix Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Berkshire +14 20 £65,000 +30.00%
Surrey - 9 £36,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -5 6 £35,500 -40.83% 2
Kent - 5 £37,000 - 1
Hampshire +17 1 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Unix Engineer
England

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South East region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 84 (100.00%) Unix
2 51 (60.71%) Linux
3 39 (46.43%) Solaris
4 38 (45.24%) Windows
5 34 (40.48%) Perl
6 29 (34.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 27 (32.14%) Finance
9 24 (28.57%) AIX
10 23 (27.38%) Python
10 23 (27.38%) C
11 21 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 18 (21.43%) VMware
12 18 (21.43%) Java
12 18 (21.43%) IBM
13 15 (17.86%) C++
14 13 (15.48%) Asset Management
14 13 (15.48%) Shell Script
14 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
14 13 (15.48%) Oracle
14 13 (15.48%) Sun
14 13 (15.48%) Bash Shell
14 13 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (15.48%) Patch Management
15 12 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 12 (14.29%) Jenkins
15 12 (14.29%) DB2
15 12 (14.29%) Ruby
16 11 (13.10%) Configuration Management
16 11 (13.10%) Virtual Servers

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
1 6 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 6 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.95%) Apache
2 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.76%) SAS
4 2 (2.38%) CICS
4 2 (2.38%) IIS
4 2 (2.38%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.19%) Confluence
5 1 (1.19%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.19%) PaaS
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) LDAP
2 8 (9.52%) HTTP
2 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.52%) VoIP
3 4 (4.76%) DNS
3 4 (4.76%) Kerberos
3 4 (4.76%) SAN
3 4 (4.76%) snoop
3 4 (4.76%) SSH
3 4 (4.76%) tcpdump
3 4 (4.76%) Wireshark
4 3 (3.57%) Firewall
5 2 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) DB2
2 5 (5.95%) MySQL
2 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.38%) Adabas
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.52%) InstallShield
2 8 (9.52%) Selenium
3 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 27 (32.14%) Finance
2 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.52%) Aerospace
3 8 (9.52%) Automotive
4 5 (5.95%) French Language
4 5 (5.95%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.52%) XML
2 6 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (4.76%) Web Services
4 2 (2.38%) CSS
4 2 (2.38%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (2.38%) Middleware
4 2 (2.38%) YAML
5 1 (1.19%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.19%) HTML
5 1 (1.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.57%) HACMP
4 3 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Unix
2 51 (60.71%) Linux
3 39 (46.43%) Solaris
4 38 (45.24%) Windows
5 29 (34.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (28.57%) AIX
7 5 (5.95%) HPUX
7 5 (5.95%) IRIX
8 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.38%) zOS
10 1 (1.19%) Android
10 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.48%) Asset Management
1 13 (15.48%) Patch Management
2 12 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 11 (13.10%) Configuration Management
4 10 (11.90%) ITIL
4 10 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (10.71%) Functional Testing
5 9 (10.71%) Problem Management
5 9 (10.71%) Project Management
5 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 9 (10.71%) Software Testing
6 8 (9.52%) DevOps
6 8 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (9.52%) Regression Testing
6 8 (9.52%) System Testing
6 8 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 8 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 8 (9.52%) Time Management
7 7 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.48%) Perl
2 23 (27.38%) C
2 23 (27.38%) Python
3 21 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 18 (21.43%) Java
5 15 (17.86%) C++
6 13 (15.48%) Bash Shell
6 13 (15.48%) Shell Script
7 12 (14.29%) Ruby
8 6 (7.14%) AWK
8 6 (7.14%) Bourne shell
8 6 (7.14%) Korn
8 6 (7.14%) sed
9 3 (3.57%) PHP
9 3 (3.57%) SQL
10 2 (2.38%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.38%) COBOL
11 1 (1.19%) C#
11 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Degree
2 8 (9.52%) ISEB
2 8 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 8 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.95%) CCNA
3 5 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) QA
2 4 (4.76%) SAS 70
System Software
1 13 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.10%) Virtual Servers
3 9 (10.71%) Firmware
4 6 (7.14%) NFS
4 6 (7.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 6 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.95%) VMware Server
6 4 (4.76%) iptables
6 4 (4.76%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 4 (4.76%) Samba
7 3 (3.57%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
8 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.38%) vSphere
9 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) Puppet
2 6 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 5 (5.95%) Ansible
3 5 (5.95%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.95%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (4.76%) Cacti
4 4 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (4.76%) Nagios
4 4 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (3.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (2.38%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.19%) Control-M
7 1 (1.19%) OpenView
7 1 (1.19%) SELinux
7 1 (1.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 18 (21.43%) IBM
2 18 (21.43%) VMware
3 13 (15.48%) Oracle
3 13 (15.48%) Sun
4 9 (10.71%) Cisco
4 9 (10.71%) HP
5 8 (9.52%) NetApp
6 6 (7.14%) Ab Initio
6 6 (7.14%) LANDesk
6 6 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.76%) F5
7 4 (4.76%) Juniper
7 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.76%) Nortel
8 3 (3.57%) Veritas
9 2 (2.38%) Micro Focus
10 1 (1.19%) Dynatrace
10 1 (1.19%) New Relic
10 1 (1.19%) Splunk
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