The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 709 824 703
Rank change year-on-year +115 -121  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 143 126 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 118 97 224
Median salary £53,750 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,250 £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 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 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 30 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 +92 135 £55,000 +10.00% 19
London +88 72 £65,000 +18.18% 9
South East +73 41 £39,000 -17.89% 3
City of London +50 20 £80,000 +28.00% 7
Surrey +65 17 £58,250 - 1
Kent +32 13 £38,250 -10.00% 2
Berkshire +32 9 £32,000 -36.00%
North West -21 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Folkestone - 7 £37,000 - 1
Yorkshire +26 6 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Reading +32 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Manchester -29 5 £40,000 -11.11%
East of England +28 4 £47,500 +11.11% 1
York +11 4 - -
North Yorkshire +9 4 - -
West Midlands +28 3 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Hertfordshire +14 2 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 2 £45,000 +38.46%
West Yorkshire +11 2 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Cambridge +4 2 £45,000 +38.46%
Swansea - 2 £36,116 - 1
Staines - 2 £70,000 -
Watford - 2 £50,000 - 1
Walton-on-Thames - 2 £36,000 - 1
Glasgow - 2 - -
Wales - 2 £36,116 - 1
Scotland - 2 - -
West Wales - 2 £36,116 - 1
South West +29 1 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Hampshire +19 1 £45,000 +31.38%

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 329 (100.00%) Unix
2 239 (72.64%) Linux
3 149 (45.29%) Python
4 111 (33.74%) Puppet
5 105 (31.91%) Perl
6 99 (30.09%) Red Hat
7 96 (29.18%) Windows
7 96 (29.18%) Finance
8 90 (27.36%) Solaris
9 84 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 83 (25.23%) Oracle
11 66 (20.06%) Bash Shell
11 66 (20.06%) Opscode Chef
12 64 (19.45%) Ansible
13 63 (19.15%) Configuration Management
14 62 (18.84%) DevOps
15 60 (18.24%) Shell Script
16 56 (17.02%) SAN
16 56 (17.02%) AIX
17 54 (16.41%) Amazon AWS
18 53 (16.11%) PowerShell
18 53 (16.11%) Banking
19 51 (15.50%) Java
19 51 (15.50%) Nagios
20 50 (15.20%) VMware
21 49 (14.89%) Ruby
22 44 (13.37%) Degree
23 43 (13.07%) Sun
24 42 (12.77%) HP
24 42 (12.77%) SQL

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 29 (8.81%) Apache
2 24 (7.29%) Tomcat
3 22 (6.69%) OpenStack
4 16 (4.86%) WebSphere
5 13 (3.95%) WebLogic
6 12 (3.65%) JBoss
7 11 (3.34%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (3.04%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.82%) Confluence
9 6 (1.82%) IIS
10 5 (1.52%) Jetty
11 3 (0.91%) Liferay
12 2 (0.61%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.61%) CICS
12 2 (0.61%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 2 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.61%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.30%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 54 (16.41%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.74%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.22%) G Suite
4 4 (1.22%) SaaS
5 3 (0.91%) GitHub
5 3 (0.91%) PaaS
6 2 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.61%) IaaS
6 2 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (17.02%) SAN
2 36 (10.94%) LDAP
3 35 (10.64%) TCP/IP
4 30 (9.12%) DNS
5 23 (6.99%) NAS
6 21 (6.38%) SSH
7 18 (5.47%) Kerberos
8 15 (4.56%) Firewall
9 12 (3.65%) Internet
10 9 (2.74%) DHCP
10 9 (2.74%) HTTP
11 8 (2.43%) FTP
12 7 (2.13%) LAN
12 7 (2.13%) SSL
12 7 (2.13%) WAN
13 6 (1.82%) FIX Connectivity
13 6 (1.82%) SMTP
14 4 (1.22%) Broadband
14 4 (1.22%) VPN
15 3 (0.91%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.77%) MySQL
2 27 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (5.47%) DB2
4 17 (5.17%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.65%) Redis
6 11 (3.34%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.34%) SQL Server
7 8 (2.43%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.43%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.52%) Big Data
10 4 (1.22%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.61%) Adabas
12 2 (0.61%) Informix
12 2 (0.61%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (11.85%) Jenkins
2 18 (5.47%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.17%) Selenium
4 14 (4.26%) JIRA
5 12 (3.65%) Subversion
6 9 (2.74%) Maven
6 9 (2.74%) Vagrant
7 8 (2.43%) Ant
7 8 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.52%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.61%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.61%) GoCD
9 2 (0.61%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.30%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 96 (29.18%) Finance
2 53 (16.11%) Banking
3 16 (4.86%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.95%) Financial Institution
5 10 (3.04%) Publishing
6 9 (2.74%) Front Office
7 6 (1.82%) Billing
7 6 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.52%) French Language
8 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.91%) Back Office
9 3 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.61%) Automotive
10 2 (0.61%) Marketing
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.17%) Web Services
2 16 (4.86%) .NET
3 15 (4.56%) XML
4 13 (3.95%) Middleware
5 8 (2.43%) CSS
5 8 (2.43%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (2.43%) HTML
5 8 (2.43%) REST
6 7 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 7 (2.13%) jQuery
6 7 (2.13%) SOAP
7 6 (1.82%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (1.82%) Regular Expression
8 5 (1.52%) JSON
8 5 (1.52%) YAML
9 4 (1.22%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (0.91%) DHTML
10 3 (0.91%) Django
10 3 (0.91%) J2EE
10 3 (0.91%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
1 25 (7.60%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.38%) Clustering
2 21 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.65%) Fixed Income
4 10 (3.04%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.43%) Hedge funds
7 7 (2.13%) Equities
8 5 (1.52%) Fintech
8 5 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.22%) Replication
9 4 (1.22%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.91%) HACMP
11 2 (0.61%) CMDB
11 2 (0.61%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.61%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 329 (100.00%) Unix
2 239 (72.64%) Linux
3 96 (29.18%) Windows
4 90 (27.36%) Solaris
5 84 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 56 (17.02%) AIX
7 24 (7.29%) HPUX
8 20 (6.08%) CentOS
9 16 (4.86%) Windows Server
10 14 (4.26%) Ubuntu
11 7 (2.13%) Debian
12 5 (1.52%) FreeBSD
12 5 (1.52%) IRIX
12 5 (1.52%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.61%) NetWare
14 2 (0.61%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (19.15%) Configuration Management
2 62 (18.84%) DevOps
3 42 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
4 35 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 31 (9.42%) Asset Management
5 31 (9.42%) Patch Management
6 27 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (7.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 22 (6.69%) Open Source
9 22 (6.69%) Software Engineering
10 21 (6.38%) Change Management
11 19 (5.78%) Mentoring
12 18 (5.47%) Capacity Management
12 18 (5.47%) Capacity Planning
12 18 (5.47%) High Availability
12 18 (5.47%) Project Management
12 18 (5.47%) Server Building
13 17 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
14 16 (4.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 149 (45.29%) Python
2 105 (31.91%) Perl
3 66 (20.06%) Bash Shell
4 60 (18.24%) Shell Script
5 53 (16.11%) PowerShell
6 51 (15.50%) Java
7 49 (14.89%) Ruby
8 42 (12.77%) SQL
9 39 (11.85%) C
10 23 (6.99%) C++
11 20 (6.08%) JavaScript
12 18 (5.47%) PHP
13 10 (3.04%) Go
14 7 (2.13%) C#
14 7 (2.13%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.82%) BeanShell
16 5 (1.52%) Bourne shell
16 5 (1.52%) Korn
17 3 (0.91%) COBOL
18 2 (0.61%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 44 (13.37%) Degree
2 8 (2.43%) RHCE
3 7 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.22%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.91%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.61%) ISEB
6 2 (0.61%) 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 (5.47%) QA
2 10 (3.04%) SLA
3 3 (0.91%) MiFID
4 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (9.12%) Docker
2 27 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.38%) Virtual Servers
4 20 (6.08%) NFS
5 19 (5.78%) Firmware
6 18 (5.47%) Active Directory
6 18 (5.47%) Samba
7 15 (4.56%) iptables
8 14 (4.26%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 12 (3.65%) PowerHA
10 10 (3.04%) Ceph
11 7 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (1.82%) VMware ESX
13 5 (1.52%) KVM
13 5 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (1.22%) Cronacle
14 4 (1.22%) Hyper-V
15 3 (0.91%) Veritas File System
15 3 (0.91%) vSphere
15 3 (0.91%) Xen
Systems Management
1 111 (33.74%) Puppet
2 66 (20.06%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (19.45%) Ansible
4 51 (15.50%) Nagios
5 22 (6.69%) NetBackup
6 21 (6.38%) Red Hat Satellite
7 19 (5.78%) ITRS Geneos
8 17 (5.17%) HP Data Protector
8 17 (5.17%) Oracle ZFS
9 15 (4.56%) Cacti
9 15 (4.56%) CFEngine
10 13 (3.95%) Cobbler
10 13 (3.95%) yum
11 11 (3.34%) Kibana
12 10 (3.04%) Kubernetes
13 6 (1.82%) Rundeck
14 4 (1.22%) Grafana
14 4 (1.22%) Tivoli
15 3 (0.91%) OpenView
15 3 (0.91%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 99 (30.09%) Red Hat
2 83 (25.23%) Oracle
3 50 (15.20%) VMware
4 43 (13.07%) Sun
5 42 (12.77%) HP
6 41 (12.46%) Splunk
7 37 (11.25%) IBM
8 35 (10.64%) NetApp
9 28 (8.51%) Veritas
10 18 (5.47%) Microsoft
11 17 (5.17%) LANDesk
11 17 (5.17%) SolarWinds
12 13 (3.95%) CyberArk
13 11 (3.34%) Dell
13 11 (3.34%) SaltStack
14 10 (3.04%) EMC
15 7 (2.13%) Cisco
16 6 (1.82%) Charles River
17 5 (1.52%) Sybase
18 4 (1.22%) TIBCO
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