The median annual salary for a Unix Support Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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

Unix Support Engineer
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 929 915
Rank change year-on-year +92 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support Engineer 28 21 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.020% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.021% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 56
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +17.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £29,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £81,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% -  

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 82827 99939 106877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.32% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 68817 83912 87121
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Unix Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Support Engineer in the UK

Unix Support Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Unix Support Engineer in the UK

Unix Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Support Engineer over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Support Engineer in the UK

Unix Support Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 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 +94 22 £40,000 -15.78% 4
London +75 12 £40,000 -39.62% 1
South East +70 8 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Berkshire +41 5 £32,000 -20.00%
Buckinghamshire +12 3 £35,500 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £35,500 -
City of London +39 2 £35,000 - 1
Reading - 2 £31,000 -
East of England +22 1 £45,000 +5.88%
North West -20 1 £30,000 -1.63%
Manchester -28 1 £30,000 -1.63%
Cambridge - 1 £45,000 -
Chessington - 1 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £45,000 -

Unix Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, Unix Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Unix
2 37 (74.00%) Linux
3 27 (54.00%) Python
4 21 (42.00%) Windows
5 18 (36.00%) Change Management
6 17 (34.00%) VMware
6 17 (34.00%) Perl
6 17 (34.00%) Bash Shell
7 16 (32.00%) SQL
8 15 (30.00%) ITIL
8 15 (30.00%) Incident Management
9 14 (28.00%) DevOps
9 14 (28.00%) Oracle
9 14 (28.00%) Configuration Management
10 13 (26.00%) Solaris
10 13 (26.00%) Ansible
10 13 (26.00%) Puppet
10 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (24.00%) AIX
11 12 (24.00%) Red Hat
11 12 (24.00%) Finance
12 11 (22.00%) MySQL
12 11 (22.00%) Release Management
13 10 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (18.00%) PowerShell
14 9 (18.00%) Java
14 9 (18.00%) Banking
15 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development

Unix Support 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 7 (14.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.00%) Alfresco
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) DNS
2 6 (12.00%) Broadband
2 6 (12.00%) Internet
3 5 (10.00%) FIX Connectivity
4 3 (6.00%) Firewall
4 3 (6.00%) LAN
4 3 (6.00%) WAN
5 2 (4.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.00%) DHCP
6 1 (2.00%) HTTP
6 1 (2.00%) Network Security
6 1 (2.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) MySQL
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.00%) UniData
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.00%) GoCD
3 5 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Banking
3 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (12.00%) Investment Banking
5 5 (10.00%) French Language
5 5 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.00%) Back Office
6 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) .NET
1 6 (12.00%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.00%) JMS
3 1 (2.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) RESTful
3 1 (2.00%) Spring
3 1 (2.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Fixed Income
2 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (6.00%) Hedge funds
4 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.00%) CMDB
5 2 (4.00%) EMC VNX
5 2 (4.00%) Equities
5 2 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.00%) Derivative
6 1 (2.00%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Unix
2 37 (74.00%) Linux
3 21 (42.00%) Windows
4 13 (26.00%) Solaris
5 12 (24.00%) AIX
6 8 (16.00%) Ubuntu
7 7 (14.00%) CentOS
7 7 (14.00%) FreeBSD
7 7 (14.00%) HPUX
8 5 (10.00%) IRIX
9 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (4.00%) Debian
10 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
10 2 (4.00%) NetWare
10 2 (4.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Change Management
2 15 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 15 (30.00%) ITIL
3 14 (28.00%) Configuration Management
3 14 (28.00%) DevOps
4 11 (22.00%) Release Management
5 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.00%) Problem Management
7 7 (14.00%) High Availability
8 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (12.00%) Proactive Monitoring
8 6 (12.00%) Project Management
8 6 (12.00%) SDLC
9 5 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (10.00%) Process Improvement
9 5 (10.00%) TDD
9 5 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) Python
2 17 (34.00%) Bash Shell
2 17 (34.00%) Perl
3 16 (32.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.00%) Java
4 9 (18.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.00%) AWK
6 1 (2.00%) C#
6 1 (2.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) Korn
6 1 (2.00%) sed
6 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) CCNA
1 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.00%) NFS
3 6 (12.00%) KVM
4 5 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (6.00%) VMware Server
5 3 (6.00%) vSphere
6 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) Ansible
1 13 (26.00%) Puppet
2 12 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (16.00%) Nagios
4 6 (12.00%) Grafana
5 5 (10.00%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (4.00%) EMC VPLEX
6 2 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (4.00%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Simpana
7 1 (2.00%) SCCM
7 1 (2.00%) SCOM
7 1 (2.00%) SCOrch
7 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
7 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) VMware
2 14 (28.00%) Oracle
3 12 (24.00%) Red Hat
4 8 (16.00%) Splunk
5 6 (12.00%) Cisco
5 6 (12.00%) IBM
6 5 (10.00%) Charles River
6 5 (10.00%) Sun
7 4 (8.00%) HP
8 3 (6.00%) Sybase
9 2 (4.00%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.00%) Citrix
9 2 (4.00%) CommVault
9 2 (4.00%) EMC
9 2 (4.00%) Google
9 2 (4.00%) Novell
10 1 (2.00%) Ab Initio
10 1 (2.00%) NetApp
10 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
10 1 (2.00%) TOWER Software
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