Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Unix Support Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1145 1147 1210
Rank change year-on-year +2 +63 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support Engineer 18 33 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.019% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.019% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 77
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,400 £18,250
90th Percentile £64,000 £82,500 £64,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £45,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -26.67% +36.36% -17.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 166,327 170,795 201,526
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,125 142,189 168,498
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,325
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Unix Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Unix Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix Support Engineer in the UK

Unix Support Engineer
Top 10 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 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 17 £45,000 - 4
UK excluding London +5 9 £33,000 -26.67% 3
London -2 9 £48,000 -16.52% 1
North of England +5 4 £33,000 -1.49% 1
North West -9 4 £33,000 -1.49% 1
Midlands +23 2 £32,500 +24.40% 1
East Midlands - 2 £32,500 -
South East +18 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1
East of England +10 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 18 (100.00%) Unix
2 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) Retail
5 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 3 (16.67%) SAN
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) Solaris
6 3 (16.67%) NAS
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 2 (11.11%) Grid Computing
7 2 (11.11%) Equities
7 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (11.11%) Perl
7 2 (11.11%) SLA
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco
8 1 (5.56%) HP
8 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (5.56%) Firewall

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) NAS
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Front Office
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Equities
1 2 (11.11%) Grid Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Derivative
2 1 (5.56%) Hedge funds
2 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Unix
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Solaris
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.56%) AIX
7 1 (5.56%) HPUX
7 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Physics
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) VMware