Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 480 499 561
Rank change year-on-year +19 +62 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 69 91 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 49 67 80
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +35.80% -4.71%
10th Percentile £32,500 £41,150 £36,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £62,625
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29564 33620 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24692 28198 34628
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Surrey +13 31 £55,000 -8.33%
Thames Valley +1 26 £65,000 +23.81% 2
Berkshire +11 18 £65,000 +23.81%
Oxfordshire - 7 £50,000 - 2
Kent - 6 £59,500 - 1
Hampshire +13 4 £52,500 +5.00% 1
West Sussex -3 2 £40,000 -13.98%
Buckinghamshire +8 1 - -
Unix Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 69 (100.00%) Unix
2 62 (89.86%) Linux
3 38 (55.07%) Red Hat
4 37 (53.62%) Solaris
5 25 (36.23%) Windows
6 22 (31.88%) HP
7 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (24.64%) Sun
9 16 (23.19%) NetApp
9 16 (23.19%) Shell Script
9 16 (23.19%) Oracle
10 15 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (20.29%) Perl
11 14 (20.29%) Python
11 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
11 14 (20.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (18.84%) Open Source
12 13 (18.84%) DevOps
12 13 (18.84%) LDAP
12 13 (18.84%) SSH
13 12 (17.39%) Finance
13 12 (17.39%) AIX
13 12 (17.39%) SAN
13 12 (17.39%) EMC
14 11 (15.94%) Kerberos
14 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
14 11 (15.94%) Nagios
14 11 (15.94%) Apache
14 11 (15.94%) Tomcat
14 11 (15.94%) MySQL

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 11 (15.94%) Apache
1 11 (15.94%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.25%) JBoss
3 4 (5.80%) SAS
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
4 2 (2.90%) nginx
5 1 (1.45%) Confluence
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) SaaS
3 1 (1.45%) G Suite
3 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) LDAP
1 13 (18.84%) SSH
2 12 (17.39%) SAN
3 11 (15.94%) Kerberos
3 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.80%) snoop
4 4 (5.80%) tcpdump
4 4 (5.80%) Wireshark
5 3 (4.35%) Firewall
5 3 (4.35%) HTTP
5 3 (4.35%) VoIP
6 2 (2.90%) BGP
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.90%) DNS
6 2 (2.90%) FTP
6 2 (2.90%) IPsec
6 2 (2.90%) Network Security
6 2 (2.90%) OSPF
6 2 (2.90%) SSL
6 2 (2.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (15.94%) DB2
2 11 (15.94%) MySQL
3 4 (5.80%) Big Data
4 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.35%) InstallShield
2 3 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (1.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.35%) Automotive
2 3 (4.35%) Hindi Language
2 3 (4.35%) Japanese Language
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) Middleware
2 5 (7.25%) Django
3 4 (5.80%) Web Services
4 3 (4.35%) XML
5 2 (2.90%) SAML
6 1 (1.45%) .NET
6 1 (1.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Storage
1 5 (7.25%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.80%) Clustering
3 3 (4.35%) Cloud Native
3 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Unix
2 62 (89.86%) Linux
3 37 (53.62%) Solaris
4 25 (36.23%) Windows
5 14 (20.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (17.39%) AIX
7 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.90%) CentOS
9 2 (2.90%) HPUX
10 1 (1.45%) Android
10 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.45%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) DevOps
1 13 (18.84%) Open Source
2 11 (15.94%) Capacity Management
2 11 (15.94%) Kalman Filter
2 11 (15.94%) Patch Management
2 11 (15.94%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
4 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.59%) Regression Testing
5 8 (11.59%) Test Automation
6 6 (8.70%) ITIL
7 5 (7.25%) Change Management
7 5 (7.25%) Coaching
7 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.25%) Pair Programming
8 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.80%) Functional Testing
8 4 (5.80%) Software Testing
9 3 (4.35%) Extreme Programming
9 3 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) Shell Script
2 14 (20.29%) Perl
2 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
2 14 (20.29%) Python
3 8 (11.59%) Bash Shell
3 8 (11.59%) C++
4 7 (10.14%) Java
4 7 (10.14%) Ruby
5 6 (8.70%) SQL
6 5 (7.25%) C
7 3 (4.35%) Go
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) ISEB
2 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.90%) CCNP
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SAS 70
2 3 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.94%) iptables
1 11 (15.94%) Samba
2 5 (7.25%) Docker
3 4 (5.80%) Firmware
3 4 (5.80%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) Cacti
1 11 (15.94%) Nagios
1 11 (15.94%) Oracle ZFS
1 11 (15.94%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (5.80%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.90%) Puppet
3 2 (2.90%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 38 (55.07%) Red Hat
2 22 (31.88%) HP
3 17 (24.64%) Sun
4 16 (23.19%) NetApp
4 16 (23.19%) Oracle
5 12 (17.39%) EMC
6 11 (15.94%) Brocade
7 7 (10.14%) Cisco
8 6 (8.70%) Juniper
9 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
9 5 (7.25%) Sophos
10 4 (5.80%) F5
10 4 (5.80%) Nortel
10 4 (5.80%) Splunk
11 2 (2.90%) IBM
11 2 (2.90%) SAP
11 2 (2.90%) VMware
12 1 (1.45%) Google
12 1 (1.45%) Remedy