The median annual salary for a Senior Unix Systems Engineer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Unix System Engineer
UK
Rank 858 947 947
Rank change year-on-year +89 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Systems Engineer 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.002% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Median salary £39,000 £75,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -48.00% +66.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 - £45,000

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 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Unix Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Unix Systems Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Unix Systems Engineer in the UK

Senior Unix Systems Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Unix Systems Engineer in the UK

Senior Unix Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Unix Systems Engineer over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Unix Systems Engineer in the UK

Senior Unix Systems Engineer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Unix Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
England +93 6 £39,000 -48.00% 2
Kent - 4 £39,000 - 2
South East - 4 £39,000 - 2
London +77 2 £81,250 +8.33%
City of London - 2 £81,250 -

Senior Unix Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Unix Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (86.67%) AIX
3 12 (80.00%) IBM
3 12 (80.00%) Asset Management
3 12 (80.00%) LANDesk
3 12 (80.00%) SolarWinds
3 12 (80.00%) Patch Management
3 12 (80.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 12 (80.00%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (13.33%) Solaris
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Ansible
6 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration

Senior Unix Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (86.67%) AIX
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Asset Management
1 12 (80.00%) Patch Management
1 12 (80.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (6.67%) BCP
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) RHCE
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (6.67%) CFEngine
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) IBM
1 12 (80.00%) LANDesk
1 12 (80.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) BMC
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Intel
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.67%) Veritas
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £39K
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga
Salary: £39,000 p.a plus excellent staff benefits
Posted: 25 days ago