The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 706 729 739
Rank change year-on-year +23 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 152 189 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 131 172 190
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,050 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50%  

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 81728 96163 104440
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.15% 96.46% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67454 80920 85598
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +24 137 £52,500 - 20
London +26 68 £67,500 +3.84% 9
South East +76 37 £40,750 -18.50% 6
City of London +45 20 £85,000 +41.66% 4
Surrey - 14 £54,125 - 2
East of England -11 11 £50,000 -4.76%
Berkshire +24 10 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Reading +18 10 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Bedfordshire +14 7 £50,000 -9.09%
Dunstable +1 7 £50,000 -9.09%
Gloucestershire +9 6 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £35,500 -40.83%
Milton Keynes +3 6 £35,500 -35.45%
South West 0 6 - - 1
Walton-on-Thames - 6 £36,000 - 1
Yorkshire +23 5 £43,750 +31.57%
Kent - 5 £37,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +12 4 £43,750 +31.57%
Manchester -38 4 £58,750 +56.66%
North West -51 4 £58,750 +56.66%
West Wales - 4 £36,116 -
Wales - 4 £36,116 -
Swansea - 4 £36,116 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £50,000 -
West Midlands +28 3 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Shropshire +15 3 £47,500 +26.66%
Watford - 3 £50,000 -
Folkestone - 3 £37,000 - 1
Leeds +22 2 £47,500 +42.85%
Hampshire +22 2 £48,750 +16.07%

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 290 (100.00%) Unix
2 209 (72.07%) Linux
3 129 (44.48%) Python
4 97 (33.45%) Solaris
5 95 (32.76%) Red Hat
6 89 (30.69%) Puppet
7 88 (30.34%) Finance
8 83 (28.62%) Perl
9 80 (27.59%) Windows
9 80 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 68 (23.45%) Oracle
11 64 (22.07%) VMware
12 58 (20.00%) Configuration Management
12 58 (20.00%) Bash Shell
13 55 (18.97%) AIX
14 53 (18.28%) Ansible
14 53 (18.28%) DevOps
15 51 (17.59%) Banking
15 51 (17.59%) Shell Script
16 47 (16.21%) IBM
16 47 (16.21%) Opscode Chef
17 44 (15.17%) Java
17 44 (15.17%) Ruby
18 43 (14.83%) PowerShell
19 42 (14.48%) Amazon AWS
20 36 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
20 36 (12.41%) Jenkins
20 36 (12.41%) Nagios
21 34 (11.72%) TCP/IP
22 33 (11.38%) LDAP

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 21 (7.24%) OpenStack
2 20 (6.90%) Apache
3 14 (4.83%) Tomcat
3 14 (4.83%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.10%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.07%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (2.07%) JBoss
5 6 (2.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 5 (1.72%) Confluence
6 5 (1.72%) Jetty
7 4 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.03%) Liferay
9 2 (0.69%) CICS
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.69%) Tuxedo
9 2 (0.69%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.34%) IIS
10 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.72%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 42 (14.48%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.10%) OpenShift
3 7 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.72%) SaaS
5 4 (1.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.03%) IaaS
6 3 (1.03%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 2 (0.69%) PaaS
8 1 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.72%) TCP/IP
2 33 (11.38%) LDAP
2 33 (11.38%) SAN
3 27 (9.31%) DNS
4 23 (7.93%) NAS
5 18 (6.21%) Internet
6 15 (5.17%) Firewall
7 14 (4.83%) DHCP
8 13 (4.48%) Kerberos
9 12 (4.14%) HTTP
10 10 (3.45%) SSH
11 6 (2.07%) Broadband
11 6 (2.07%) FIX Connectivity
11 6 (2.07%) SNMP
11 6 (2.07%) VoIP
12 5 (1.72%) FTP
12 5 (1.72%) Multicast
12 5 (1.72%) Network Security
12 5 (1.72%) tcpdump
12 5 (1.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.31%) MySQL
2 18 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (5.17%) DB2
3 15 (5.17%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.14%) MongoDB
4 12 (4.14%) RDBMS
5 8 (2.76%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.07%) Redis
7 5 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.38%) Big Data
9 3 (1.03%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.69%) Adabas
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.34%) KDB
11 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (12.41%) Jenkins
2 18 (6.21%) Selenium
3 17 (5.86%) JIRA
4 14 (4.83%) Git (software)
5 13 (4.48%) Subversion
6 12 (4.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (2.07%) InstallShield
7 6 (2.07%) Vagrant
8 5 (1.72%) GoCD
9 3 (1.03%) Ant
9 3 (1.03%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.69%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.34%) Maven
General
1 88 (30.34%) Finance
2 51 (17.59%) Banking
3 19 (6.55%) Investment Banking
4 16 (5.52%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.41%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.07%) Aerospace
6 6 (2.07%) Automotive
7 5 (1.72%) French Language
7 5 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.03%) Front Office
8 3 (1.03%) Publishing
9 2 (0.69%) Back Office
9 2 (0.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.14%) XML
2 11 (3.79%) Elastic Stack
3 10 (3.45%) Web Services
4 9 (3.10%) .NET
4 9 (3.10%) Middleware
5 7 (2.41%) IBM Integration Bus
6 6 (2.07%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (2.07%) Regular Expression
6 6 (2.07%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (1.72%) REST
7 5 (1.72%) YAML
8 4 (1.38%) CSS
8 4 (1.38%) SOAP
9 3 (1.03%) HTML
9 3 (1.03%) jQuery
9 3 (1.03%) JSON
10 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.34%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.34%) Django
10 1 (0.34%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.21%) Clustering
3 11 (3.79%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.45%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.72%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.38%) Equities
8 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.03%) HACMP
8 3 (1.03%) Replication
8 3 (1.03%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.69%) CMDB
9 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.69%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.69%) PKI
9 2 (0.69%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.34%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 290 (100.00%) Unix
2 209 (72.07%) Linux
3 97 (33.45%) Solaris
4 80 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 80 (27.59%) Windows
5 55 (18.97%) AIX
6 17 (5.86%) HPUX
7 16 (5.52%) CentOS
8 14 (4.83%) Ubuntu
9 12 (4.14%) Windows Server
10 7 (2.41%) Debian
10 7 (2.41%) FreeBSD
11 5 (1.72%) IRIX
11 5 (1.72%) VMS
12 3 (1.03%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.69%) zOS
14 1 (0.34%) Android
14 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.34%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 53 (18.28%) DevOps
3 30 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
4 28 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (9.66%) Project Management
5 26 (8.97%) Change Management
5 26 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (7.59%) High Availability
6 22 (7.59%) ITIL
7 20 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (6.90%) Patch Management
8 19 (6.55%) Asset Management
8 19 (6.55%) Incident Management
9 18 (6.21%) Software Engineering
10 17 (5.86%) Problem Management
11 16 (5.52%) Release Management
11 16 (5.52%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 15 (5.17%) Open Source
13 14 (4.83%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (4.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 129 (44.48%) Python
2 83 (28.62%) Perl
3 58 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 51 (17.59%) Shell Script
5 44 (15.17%) Java
5 44 (15.17%) Ruby
6 43 (14.83%) PowerShell
7 32 (11.03%) C
8 25 (8.62%) C++
9 22 (7.59%) SQL
10 10 (3.45%) JavaScript
10 10 (3.45%) Korn
10 10 (3.45%) PHP
11 8 (2.76%) Bourne shell
12 6 (2.07%) AWK
12 6 (2.07%) sed
13 4 (1.38%) Go
14 3 (1.03%) C#
15 2 (0.69%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.69%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 33 (11.38%) Degree
2 15 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.79%) RHCE
4 10 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (3.10%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.41%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.07%) ISEB
7 6 (2.07%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.72%) CCNA
9 3 (1.03%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.69%) RHCA
11 1 (0.34%) CCNP
11 1 (0.34%) MCSE
11 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.34%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.48%) QA
2 8 (2.76%) SLA
3 2 (0.69%) MiFID
System Software
1 36 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (7.24%) Virtual Servers
3 20 (6.90%) NFS
4 19 (6.55%) Docker
5 14 (4.83%) Active Directory
6 12 (4.14%) PowerHA
7 10 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 9 (3.10%) Ceph
8 9 (3.10%) Samba
8 9 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.76%) Firmware
10 7 (2.41%) iptables
10 7 (2.41%) KVM
11 6 (2.07%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 6 (2.07%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 5 (1.72%) VMware Server
13 4 (1.38%) Cronacle
13 4 (1.38%) vSphere
14 3 (1.03%) Hyper-V
14 3 (1.03%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 89 (30.69%) Puppet
2 53 (18.28%) Ansible
3 47 (16.21%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (12.41%) Nagios
5 18 (6.21%) NetBackup
6 13 (4.48%) Red Hat Satellite
7 12 (4.14%) CFEngine
7 12 (4.14%) Oracle ZFS
8 10 (3.45%) Tivoli
9 8 (2.76%) HP Data Protector
9 8 (2.76%) ITRS Geneos
10 7 (2.41%) Cacti
10 7 (2.41%) Control-M
10 7 (2.41%) OpenView
11 6 (2.07%) Grafana
12 5 (1.72%) Rsyslog
13 4 (1.38%) Kibana
13 4 (1.38%) Kubernetes
13 4 (1.38%) Terraform
13 4 (1.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 95 (32.76%) Red Hat
2 68 (23.45%) Oracle
3 64 (22.07%) VMware
4 47 (16.21%) IBM
5 30 (10.34%) HP
6 29 (10.00%) Veritas
7 26 (8.97%) Sun
8 25 (8.62%) NetApp
8 25 (8.62%) Splunk
9 11 (3.79%) LANDesk
9 11 (3.79%) Microsoft
9 11 (3.79%) SolarWinds
10 10 (3.45%) Cisco
11 9 (3.10%) Citrix
12 8 (2.76%) Dell
13 7 (2.41%) BMC
13 7 (2.41%) EMC
13 7 (2.41%) SaltStack
14 6 (2.07%) Charles River
14 6 (2.07%) Remedy
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