Period
to 24 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Unix Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1146 1158 1246
Rank change year-on-year +12 +88 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Engineer 26 34 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.019% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.020% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 31
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% -12.50%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,729 £42,000
90th Percentile £79,750 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -20.41% +15.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 167,481 170,872 198,731
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 136,358 142,269 166,178
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 24 January 2018.

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 24 January 2018. 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 -4 19 £75,000 +57.89% 2
London -5 14 £75,000 -9.09% 1
UK excluding London -2 12 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Northern Ireland - 5 £40,000 -
South East +1 4 £55,000 +41.03%
Wales - 1 £55,000 -
North West - 1 £43,500 -
North of England - 1 £43,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, Senior Unix Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Unix
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (76.92%) Red Hat
3 16 (61.54%) Bash Shell
3 16 (61.54%) Finance
4 13 (50.00%) DevOps
5 11 (42.31%) Puppet
5 11 (42.31%) Python
5 11 (42.31%) Perl
6 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 10 (38.46%) Subversion
6 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
7 8 (30.77%) Solaris
8 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
9 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (23.08%) Banking
9 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
9 6 (23.08%) IBM
9 6 (23.08%) HTTP
9 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
9 6 (23.08%) Nagios
9 6 (23.08%) HP
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle
10 5 (19.23%) LDAP
10 5 (19.23%) SMTP
10 5 (19.23%) DHCP
10 5 (19.23%) FTP
10 5 (19.23%) C#

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) IaaS
2 5 (19.23%) PaaS
2 5 (19.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 6 (23.08%) HTTP
3 5 (19.23%) DHCP
3 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 5 (19.23%) FTP
3 5 (19.23%) Kerberos
3 5 (19.23%) SAN
3 5 (19.23%) SMTP
3 5 (19.23%) SNMP
3 5 (19.23%) SSH
3 5 (19.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
1 10 (38.46%) Subversion
2 5 (19.23%) GitLab
2 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Django
1 5 (19.23%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 5 (19.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
1 26 (100.00%) Unix
2 8 (30.77%) Solaris
3 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Debian
4 5 (19.23%) Nucleus RTOS
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Windows
5 4 (15.38%) CentOS
6 3 (11.54%) AIX
7 1 (3.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (19.23%) Change Management
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
3 5 (19.23%) Microservices
3 5 (19.23%) Open Source
3 5 (19.23%) Process Improvement
3 5 (19.23%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (19.23%) Software Delivery
3 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
3 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Web Operations
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Bash Shell
2 11 (42.31%) Perl
2 11 (42.31%) Python
3 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 5 (19.23%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) Korn
4 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
4 5 (19.23%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
1 5 (19.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Puppet
2 6 (23.08%) Nagios
2 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (19.23%) Ansible
4 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Red Hat
2 6 (23.08%) HP
2 6 (23.08%) IBM
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 5 (19.23%) 3PAR
3 5 (19.23%) EMC
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) NetApp
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.85%) Veritas