The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Unix Engineer
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 712 824 690
Rank change year-on-year +112 -134  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 140 126 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 115 97 224
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £71,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Engineer in the UK

Unix Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Unix Engineer in the UK

Unix Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Engineer over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Engineer in the UK

Unix Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +88 133 £55,000 +10.00% 17
London +90 70 £65,000 +18.18% 8
South East +75 41 £39,000 -17.89% 4
City of London +60 20 £80,000 +28.00% 6
Surrey +60 17 £58,250 - 1
Kent +27 12 £39,000 -8.23% 3
Berkshire +30 9 £32,000 -36.00%
North West -13 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Yorkshire +31 6 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Folkestone - 6 £37,000 - 2
Reading +27 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Manchester -30 5 £40,000 -11.11%
East of England +13 4 £47,500 +11.11% 1
York +12 4 - -
North Yorkshire +6 4 - -
West Midlands +29 3 £50,000 +17.64%
West Yorkshire +17 2 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 2 £45,000 +38.46%
Hertfordshire +8 2 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Cambridge +4 2 £45,000 +38.46%
Staines - 2 £70,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 2 £36,000 - 1
Watford - 2 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex - 2 - -
West Wales - 2 £36,116 - 1
Glasgow - 2 - -
Wales - 2 £36,116 - 1
Scotland - 2 - -
Swansea - 2 £36,116 - 1
Hampshire +23 1 £45,000 +31.38%

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 332 (100.00%) Unix
2 242 (72.89%) Linux
3 149 (44.88%) Python
4 111 (33.43%) Puppet
5 107 (32.23%) Perl
6 98 (29.52%) Windows
6 98 (29.52%) Red Hat
7 97 (29.22%) Finance
8 89 (26.81%) Solaris
9 86 (25.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 84 (25.30%) Oracle
11 67 (20.18%) Bash Shell
12 64 (19.28%) Opscode Chef
13 63 (18.98%) Configuration Management
14 62 (18.67%) Shell Script
14 62 (18.67%) Ansible
15 61 (18.37%) DevOps
16 59 (17.77%) SAN
17 54 (16.27%) AIX
17 54 (16.27%) Banking
17 54 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
18 52 (15.66%) PowerShell
19 51 (15.36%) Java
19 51 (15.36%) Nagios
20 50 (15.06%) VMware
21 49 (14.76%) Ruby
22 45 (13.55%) Degree
23 44 (13.25%) Performance Tuning
24 43 (12.95%) Sun
24 43 (12.95%) HP

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 30 (9.04%) Apache
2 25 (7.53%) Tomcat
3 22 (6.63%) OpenStack
4 17 (5.12%) WebSphere
5 13 (3.92%) WebLogic
6 12 (3.61%) JBoss
7 11 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (3.01%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.81%) Confluence
9 6 (1.81%) IIS
10 5 (1.51%) Jetty
11 3 (0.90%) Liferay
12 2 (0.60%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.60%) CICS
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.60%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.30%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 54 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.71%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.20%) G Suite
4 4 (1.20%) SaaS
5 3 (0.90%) GitHub
5 3 (0.90%) PaaS
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.60%) IaaS
6 2 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (17.77%) SAN
2 38 (11.45%) TCP/IP
3 37 (11.14%) LDAP
4 32 (9.64%) DNS
5 25 (7.53%) SSH
6 23 (6.93%) NAS
7 19 (5.72%) Kerberos
8 14 (4.22%) Firewall
9 12 (3.61%) DHCP
10 11 (3.31%) Internet
11 9 (2.71%) HTTP
11 9 (2.71%) LAN
11 9 (2.71%) SMTP
11 9 (2.71%) WAN
12 8 (2.41%) FTP
13 7 (2.11%) SSL
14 6 (1.81%) FIX Connectivity
15 4 (1.20%) VPN
16 3 (0.90%) Broadband
16 3 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.65%) MySQL
2 28 (8.43%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (5.72%) DB2
4 17 (5.12%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.61%) Redis
6 11 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.31%) SQL Server
7 8 (2.41%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.41%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.51%) Big Data
10 4 (1.20%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.90%) Informix
12 2 (0.60%) Adabas
12 2 (0.60%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (11.45%) Jenkins
2 18 (5.42%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.12%) Selenium
4 14 (4.22%) JIRA
5 12 (3.61%) Subversion
6 9 (2.71%) Maven
6 9 (2.71%) Vagrant
7 8 (2.41%) Ant
8 7 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.51%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.60%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.60%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.30%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.30%) GoCD
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 97 (29.22%) Finance
2 54 (16.27%) Banking
3 15 (4.52%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.92%) Financial Institution
5 10 (3.01%) Publishing
6 9 (2.71%) Front Office
7 6 (1.81%) Billing
8 5 (1.51%) French Language
8 5 (1.51%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.51%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.90%) Back Office
9 3 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.60%) Automotive
10 2 (0.60%) Marketing
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.12%) Web Services
2 16 (4.82%) .NET
2 16 (4.82%) XML
3 13 (3.92%) Middleware
4 8 (2.41%) CSS
4 8 (2.41%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (2.41%) HTML
4 8 (2.41%) REST
5 7 (2.11%) .NET Framework
5 7 (2.11%) jQuery
5 7 (2.11%) SOAP
6 5 (1.51%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (1.51%) JSON
6 5 (1.51%) Regular Expression
6 5 (1.51%) YAML
7 4 (1.20%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (1.20%) J2EE
8 3 (0.90%) DHTML
8 3 (0.90%) Django
8 3 (0.90%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.83%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.63%) Computer Science
4 21 (6.33%) Clustering
5 12 (3.61%) Fixed Income
6 10 (3.01%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (2.71%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.41%) Hedge funds
9 7 (2.11%) Equities
10 5 (1.51%) Fintech
10 5 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.20%) Replication
11 4 (1.20%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.90%) EFT
12 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.90%) HACMP
13 2 (0.60%) CMDB
13 2 (0.60%) EMC VNX
13 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 332 (100.00%) Unix
2 242 (72.89%) Linux
3 98 (29.52%) Windows
4 89 (26.81%) Solaris
5 86 (25.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 54 (16.27%) AIX
7 24 (7.23%) HPUX
8 19 (5.72%) CentOS
9 16 (4.82%) Windows Server
10 13 (3.92%) Ubuntu
11 7 (2.11%) Debian
12 5 (1.51%) IRIX
12 5 (1.51%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.20%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.60%) NetWare
15 2 (0.60%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (18.98%) Configuration Management
2 61 (18.37%) DevOps
3 44 (13.25%) Performance Tuning
4 36 (10.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 32 (9.64%) Asset Management
5 32 (9.64%) Patch Management
6 27 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (6.93%) Software Engineering
8 23 (6.93%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 22 (6.63%) Open Source
10 20 (6.02%) Capacity Planning
10 20 (6.02%) Mentoring
11 19 (5.72%) Capacity Management
11 19 (5.72%) Change Management
11 19 (5.72%) Server Building
12 18 (5.42%) Kalman Filter
13 17 (5.12%) High Availability
13 17 (5.12%) Project Management
14 15 (4.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 149 (44.88%) Python
2 107 (32.23%) Perl
3 67 (20.18%) Bash Shell
4 62 (18.67%) Shell Script
5 52 (15.66%) PowerShell
6 51 (15.36%) Java
7 49 (14.76%) Ruby
8 43 (12.95%) SQL
9 40 (12.05%) C
10 23 (6.93%) C++
11 20 (6.02%) JavaScript
12 18 (5.42%) PHP
13 10 (3.01%) Go
14 7 (2.11%) C#
14 7 (2.11%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.81%) BeanShell
16 5 (1.51%) Bourne shell
16 5 (1.51%) Korn
17 3 (0.90%) COBOL
18 2 (0.60%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 45 (13.55%) Degree
2 8 (2.41%) RHCE
3 7 (2.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.11%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.90%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.60%) ISEB
6 2 (0.60%) RHCA
7 1 (0.30%) CCNP
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.30%) MCSE
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.30%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.42%) QA
2 10 (3.01%) SLA
3 3 (0.90%) MiFID
4 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (9.04%) Docker
2 26 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.63%) NFS
4 20 (6.02%) Firmware
4 20 (6.02%) Virtual Servers
5 19 (5.72%) Samba
6 18 (5.42%) Active Directory
7 16 (4.82%) iptables
8 15 (4.52%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 12 (3.61%) PowerHA
10 10 (3.01%) Ceph
11 7 (2.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (1.81%) VMware ESX
13 5 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (1.20%) Cronacle
14 4 (1.20%) Hyper-V
14 4 (1.20%) KVM
15 3 (0.90%) Oracle Clusterware
15 3 (0.90%) Veritas File System
15 3 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 111 (33.43%) Puppet
2 64 (19.28%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (18.67%) Ansible
4 51 (15.36%) Nagios
5 23 (6.93%) NetBackup
6 21 (6.33%) Red Hat Satellite
7 19 (5.72%) ITRS Geneos
8 18 (5.42%) HP Data Protector
8 18 (5.42%) Oracle ZFS
9 16 (4.82%) Cacti
10 15 (4.52%) CFEngine
11 13 (3.92%) Cobbler
11 13 (3.92%) yum
12 11 (3.31%) Kibana
13 10 (3.01%) Kubernetes
14 6 (1.81%) Rundeck
15 4 (1.20%) Tivoli
16 3 (0.90%) OpenView
16 3 (0.90%) SCOM
16 3 (0.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 98 (29.52%) Red Hat
2 84 (25.30%) Oracle
3 50 (15.06%) VMware
4 43 (12.95%) HP
4 43 (12.95%) Sun
5 40 (12.05%) Splunk
6 36 (10.84%) IBM
6 36 (10.84%) NetApp
7 28 (8.43%) Veritas
8 18 (5.42%) Microsoft
9 17 (5.12%) LANDesk
9 17 (5.12%) SolarWinds
10 13 (3.92%) CyberArk
11 11 (3.31%) SaltStack
12 10 (3.01%) Dell
12 10 (3.01%) EMC
13 7 (2.11%) Cisco
14 6 (1.81%) Charles River
15 5 (1.51%) Sybase
16 4 (1.20%) TIBCO
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