The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 715 714 767
Rank change year-on-year -1 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 160 236 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 146 221 170
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -24 147 £52,500 - 22
London -10 63 £67,500 +3.84% 7
South East +52 42 £39,000 -22.00% 8
Berkshire +21 19 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Reading +26 17 £65,000 +30.00% 1
City of London +28 14 £80,000 +10.34% 2
East of England -9 13 £50,000 -6.97%
Surrey - 11 £36,000 - 1
South West +10 8 £36,063 -9.84% 2
Bedfordshire +7 8 £50,000 -9.09%
Dunstable -2 8 £50,000 -9.09%
West Midlands +19 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Shropshire +12 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Walton-on-Thames - 7 £36,000 -
Gloucestershire +13 6 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £35,500 -40.83% 2
Milton Keynes -2 6 £35,500 -35.45% 2
Hertfordshire - 6 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +3 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Manchester -47 5 £65,000 +73.33% 1
North West -58 5 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Kent - 5 £37,000 - 3
Watford - 5 £45,000 -
East Midlands +17 4 £41,250 +11.48% 3
West Yorkshire +16 4 £41,250 +25.95%
Folkestone - 4 £37,000 - 2
Wales +15 3 £36,116 -3.69%
Telford +3 3 £47,500 +26.66%
Swansea - 3 £36,116 -
West Wales - 3 £36,116 -

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 295 (100.00%) Unix
2 221 (74.92%) Linux
3 124 (42.03%) Python
4 114 (38.64%) Red Hat
5 112 (37.97%) Solaris
6 92 (31.19%) Finance
6 92 (31.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 88 (29.83%) Puppet
8 79 (26.78%) Windows
8 79 (26.78%) Perl
9 69 (23.39%) Oracle
10 68 (23.05%) VMware
11 63 (21.36%) AIX
12 59 (20.00%) Configuration Management
13 55 (18.64%) DevOps
14 53 (17.97%) Bash Shell
15 50 (16.95%) IBM
16 48 (16.27%) Banking
17 47 (15.93%) Ansible
18 46 (15.59%) Opscode Chef
19 45 (15.25%) Shell Script
20 43 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
20 43 (14.58%) PowerShell
21 42 (14.24%) Ruby
22 41 (13.90%) TCP/IP
23 40 (13.56%) Java
24 37 (12.54%) LDAP
24 37 (12.54%) Jenkins
25 36 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
26 34 (11.53%) Degree

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 22 (7.46%) Apache
2 19 (6.44%) OpenStack
3 14 (4.75%) Tomcat
4 13 (4.41%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.39%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.03%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (2.03%) JBoss
6 6 (2.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (1.36%) Confluence
7 4 (1.36%) Jetty
8 3 (1.02%) SAS
9 2 (0.68%) CICS
9 2 (0.68%) IIS
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.68%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.39%) OpenShift
3 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.02%) IaaS
5 3 (1.02%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 3 (1.02%) SaaS
6 2 (0.68%) PaaS
7 1 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 41 (13.90%) TCP/IP
2 37 (12.54%) LDAP
3 33 (11.19%) SAN
4 30 (10.17%) DNS
5 21 (7.12%) NAS
6 17 (5.76%) Internet
7 16 (5.42%) Firewall
8 15 (5.08%) DHCP
9 14 (4.75%) Kerberos
10 12 (4.07%) SSH
11 11 (3.73%) tcpdump
12 10 (3.39%) HTTP
13 8 (2.71%) BGP
13 8 (2.71%) Multicast
13 8 (2.71%) Network Security
13 8 (2.71%) OSPF
13 8 (2.71%) SNMP
13 8 (2.71%) VLAN
13 8 (2.71%) VoIP
14 6 (2.03%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.78%) MySQL
2 14 (4.75%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (4.75%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.41%) DB2
4 11 (3.73%) RDBMS
5 9 (3.05%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.03%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.02%) Big Data
8 3 (1.02%) Redis
9 2 (0.68%) Adabas
9 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.34%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.34%) KDB
10 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.34%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 37 (12.54%) Jenkins
2 20 (6.78%) Selenium
3 19 (6.44%) Git (software)
4 16 (5.42%) JIRA
5 15 (5.08%) Subversion
6 12 (4.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (2.71%) InstallShield
8 6 (2.03%) Vagrant
9 5 (1.69%) GoCD
10 3 (1.02%) Ant
10 3 (1.02%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.02%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.34%) Gerrit
12 1 (0.34%) JUnit
12 1 (0.34%) Maven
General
1 92 (31.19%) Finance
2 48 (16.27%) Banking
3 19 (6.44%) Investment Banking
4 18 (6.10%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.71%) Aerospace
5 8 (2.71%) Automotive
5 8 (2.71%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.69%) French Language
6 5 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.02%) Front Office
8 2 (0.68%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.75%) XML
2 11 (3.73%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (3.73%) Web Services
3 9 (3.05%) .NET
3 9 (3.05%) Middleware
4 8 (2.71%) Regular Expression
5 7 (2.37%) IBM Integration Bus
6 6 (2.03%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (2.03%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (1.69%) YAML
8 4 (1.36%) REST
9 3 (1.02%) JSON
9 3 (1.02%) SOAP
10 2 (0.68%) CSS
10 2 (0.68%) J2EE
10 2 (0.68%) JMS
11 1 (0.34%) HTML
11 1 (0.34%) STL
11 1 (0.34%) XSD
11 1 (0.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.42%) Clustering
3 10 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.05%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (2.71%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.71%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.37%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.37%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.69%) Fintech
8 5 (1.69%) PKI
9 4 (1.36%) Replication
10 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.02%) HACMP
10 3 (1.02%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.68%) CMDB
11 2 (0.68%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (0.68%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.68%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 295 (100.00%) Unix
2 221 (74.92%) Linux
3 112 (37.97%) Solaris
4 92 (31.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 79 (26.78%) Windows
6 63 (21.36%) AIX
7 19 (6.44%) HPUX
8 18 (6.10%) CentOS
9 16 (5.42%) Ubuntu
10 14 (4.75%) Windows Server
11 9 (3.05%) Debian
12 8 (2.71%) VMS
13 7 (2.37%) FreeBSD
14 5 (1.69%) IRIX
15 3 (1.02%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.68%) zOS
17 1 (0.34%) Android
17 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 55 (18.64%) DevOps
3 30 (10.17%) Change Management
4 28 (9.49%) ITIL
4 28 (9.49%) Project Management
5 27 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (9.15%) Performance Tuning
6 24 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (7.12%) High Availability
8 18 (6.10%) Incident Management
8 18 (6.10%) Software Engineering
9 16 (5.42%) Problem Management
10 15 (5.08%) Asset Management
10 15 (5.08%) Open Source
10 15 (5.08%) Patch Management
10 15 (5.08%) Release Management
11 14 (4.75%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (4.75%) Time Management
12 13 (4.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 124 (42.03%) Python
2 79 (26.78%) Perl
3 53 (17.97%) Bash Shell
4 45 (15.25%) Shell Script
5 43 (14.58%) PowerShell
6 42 (14.24%) Ruby
7 40 (13.56%) Java
8 32 (10.85%) C
9 24 (8.14%) C++
9 24 (8.14%) SQL
10 11 (3.73%) Bourne shell
11 10 (3.39%) Korn
12 9 (3.05%) JavaScript
13 7 (2.37%) PHP
14 6 (2.03%) AWK
14 6 (2.03%) sed
15 5 (1.69%) C-shell
16 3 (1.02%) C#
17 2 (0.68%) COBOL
17 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (11.53%) Degree
2 17 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.07%) RHCE
4 10 (3.39%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.05%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (2.71%) ISEB
6 8 (2.71%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.69%) CCNA
7 5 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.68%) RHCA
9 2 (0.68%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.41%) QA
2 7 (2.37%) SLA
3 3 (1.02%) SAS 70
4 1 (0.34%) MiFID
System Software
1 43 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (7.12%) NFS
3 20 (6.78%) Virtual Servers
4 18 (6.10%) Active Directory
5 17 (5.76%) Docker
6 11 (3.73%) Firmware
6 11 (3.73%) PowerHA
7 9 (3.05%) Ceph
7 9 (3.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (2.71%) KVM
8 8 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.03%) Samba
9 6 (2.03%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 5 (1.69%) Cronacle
10 5 (1.69%) iptables
10 5 (1.69%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 5 (1.69%) VMware Server
10 5 (1.69%) vSphere
11 4 (1.36%) Hyper-V
11 4 (1.36%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 88 (29.83%) Puppet
2 47 (15.93%) Ansible
3 46 (15.59%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (10.51%) Nagios
5 17 (5.76%) NetBackup
6 14 (4.75%) CFEngine
7 13 (4.41%) Oracle ZFS
8 11 (3.73%) Red Hat Satellite
9 10 (3.39%) Tivoli
10 8 (2.71%) Rsyslog
11 7 (2.37%) Control-M
11 7 (2.37%) OpenView
12 6 (2.03%) Grafana
12 6 (2.03%) ITRS Geneos
13 5 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
13 5 (1.69%) Cacti
13 5 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
14 4 (1.36%) Terraform
14 4 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 4 (1.36%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 114 (38.64%) Red Hat
2 69 (23.39%) Oracle
3 68 (23.05%) VMware
4 50 (16.95%) IBM
5 29 (9.83%) HP
6 28 (9.49%) Sun
7 26 (8.81%) Veritas
8 24 (8.14%) NetApp
9 17 (5.76%) Splunk
10 14 (4.75%) Microsoft
11 13 (4.41%) Cisco
11 13 (4.41%) Dell
12 10 (3.39%) Citrix
13 9 (3.05%) BMC
14 8 (2.71%) SolarWinds
15 7 (2.37%) LANDesk
15 7 (2.37%) SaltStack
16 6 (2.03%) Ab Initio
16 6 (2.03%) Charles River
16 6 (2.03%) Remedy
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