Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Unix Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

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

Senior Unix Engineer
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1138 1183 1274
Rank change year-on-year +45 +91 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Engineer 56 84 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.042% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.043% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 52 79 27
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -15.38% +36.84%
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,350 £42,200
90th Percentile £89,750 £75,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% -4.76% +20.00%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 171481 194469 213188
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.49% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 139295 163512 174859
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Senior Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Unix Engineer in the UK

Senior Unix Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Unix Engineer in the UK

Senior Unix Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Unix Engineer over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Unix Engineer in the UK

Senior Unix Engineer
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Unix Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 28 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
England +43 45 £65,000 +18.18% 3
London +46 24 £85,000 +30.77%
UK excluding London +39 24 £51,250 +2.50% 4
South East +70 13 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Midlands +40 8 £45,000 -5.26%
West Midlands +13 6 £47,500 +11.76%
East Midlands +20 2 £41,500 -20.95%
Wales +8 2 £55,000 +46.67% 1
Scotland +13 1 - -

Senior Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 56 (100.00%) Unix
2 52 (92.86%) Linux
3 29 (51.79%) Solaris
3 29 (51.79%) Red Hat
4 24 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (35.71%) Python
6 17 (30.36%) DevOps
7 16 (28.57%) Puppet
7 16 (28.57%) AIX
8 15 (26.79%) Configuration Management
9 14 (25.00%) Finance
10 12 (21.43%) Perl
11 11 (19.64%) Banking
11 11 (19.64%) VMware
11 11 (19.64%) Shell Script
11 11 (19.64%) RHCE
12 10 (17.86%) NetApp
12 10 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (17.86%) Oracle
12 10 (17.86%) NAS
13 9 (16.07%) ITIL
13 9 (16.07%) IBM
14 7 (12.50%) Windows
14 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
15 6 (10.71%) CentOS
15 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
15 6 (10.71%) Veritas
16 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
16 5 (8.93%) DHCP
16 5 (8.93%) DNS

Senior Unix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) NAS
2 5 (8.93%) DHCP
2 5 (8.93%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) SMTP
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) LDAP
4 1 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) JSON
1 2 (3.57%) XML
1 2 (3.57%) XML Schema
2 1 (1.79%) CSS
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) jQuery
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Private Cloud
2 3 (5.36%) Replication
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Derivative
3 2 (3.57%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) PKI
4 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Unix
2 52 (92.86%) Linux
3 29 (51.79%) Solaris
4 24 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (28.57%) AIX
6 7 (12.50%) Windows
7 6 (10.71%) CentOS
8 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
9 2 (3.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) DevOps
2 15 (26.79%) Configuration Management
3 10 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (16.07%) ITIL
5 5 (8.93%) Open Source
6 4 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 4 (7.14%) Physics
6 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.36%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.36%) Change Management
8 2 (3.57%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.57%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (3.57%) Patch Management
8 2 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.57%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.57%) Test Management
8 2 (3.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) Python
2 12 (21.43%) Perl
3 11 (19.64%) Shell Script
4 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.14%) Ruby
6 3 (5.36%) SQL
7 2 (3.57%) C
7 2 (3.57%) Java
8 1 (1.79%) C#
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) RHCE
2 5 (8.93%) Degree
3 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.14%) NFS
3 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (28.57%) Puppet
2 4 (7.14%) Ansible
3 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.57%) Salt
4 1 (1.79%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.79%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.79%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (51.79%) Red Hat
2 11 (19.64%) VMware
3 10 (17.86%) NetApp
3 10 (17.86%) Oracle
4 9 (16.07%) IBM
5 6 (10.71%) Veritas
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco
6 2 (3.57%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.79%) BMC
7 1 (1.79%) HP
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Amazing training & progression
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Amazing training & progression
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: From £47,000 to £57,500 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago