The median annual salary for a Unix Systems Engineer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix System Engineer
UK
Rank 836 938 918
Rank change year-on-year +102 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Engineer 13 8 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.008% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.008% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 33
Median salary £39,000 £52,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.71% +34.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £46,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £55,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -30.45% +42.85%  

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Unix Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Systems Engineer in the UK

Unix Systems Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Unix Systems Engineer in the UK

Unix Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Systems Engineer over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Systems Engineer in the UK

Unix Systems Engineer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Systems Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +98 13 £39,000 -25.71% 6
South East +72 8 £38,250 -33.47% 3
Kent - 8 £38,250 - 3
London +76 3 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Folkestone - 3 £37,000 - 2
City of London - 2 £73,750 -
North West - 2 £37,500 -
Croydon - 1 £62,500 -
Salford - 1 £32,500 -
Manchester - 1 £32,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £42,500 -

Unix Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Unix Systems 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 Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) Unix
2 24 (58.54%) AIX
3 21 (51.22%) IBM
3 21 (51.22%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 18 (43.90%) Linux
5 17 (41.46%) LANDesk
5 17 (41.46%) SolarWinds
6 16 (39.02%) Python
7 13 (31.71%) Asset Management
7 13 (31.71%) Virtual Servers
7 13 (31.71%) Patch Management
8 12 (29.27%) Finance
9 11 (26.83%) Perl
10 10 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (24.39%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (24.39%) Ansible
11 9 (21.95%) Windows
12 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
12 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
12 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
13 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
13 7 (17.07%) Solaris
14 6 (14.63%) LDAP
14 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
14 6 (14.63%) VMware
14 6 (14.63%) Ruby
14 6 (14.63%) Banking
15 5 (12.20%) Investment Banking
15 5 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
15 5 (12.20%) Puppet

Unix Systems Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (9.76%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) Confluence
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.32%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) G Suite
2 1 (2.44%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) LDAP
2 5 (12.20%) DNS
3 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.32%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.44%) SAN
5 1 (2.44%) SSH
5 1 (2.44%) SSL
5 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (7.32%) Big Data
2 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) HBase
4 1 (2.44%) OpenStack Swift
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 3 (7.32%) Subversion
2 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Web Services
2 3 (7.32%) CSS
2 3 (7.32%) DHTML
2 3 (7.32%) Django
2 3 (7.32%) HTML
2 3 (7.32%) jQuery
2 3 (7.32%) REST
2 3 (7.32%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (7.32%) SOAP
2 3 (7.32%) XML
3 2 (4.88%) LAMP
4 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.44%) JSON
4 1 (2.44%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) EFT
2 3 (7.32%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Unix
2 24 (58.54%) AIX
3 18 (43.90%) Linux
4 10 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (21.95%) Windows
6 7 (17.07%) Solaris
7 3 (7.32%) CentOS
8 1 (2.44%) Debian
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 13 (31.71%) Asset Management
2 13 (31.71%) Patch Management
3 10 (24.39%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
5 5 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (9.76%) DevOps
7 3 (7.32%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (7.32%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.32%) Change Management
7 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.32%) High Availability
7 3 (7.32%) MapReduce
7 3 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.32%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) Wealth Management
7 3 (7.32%) Web Development
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) Python
2 11 (26.83%) Perl
3 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
4 6 (14.63%) Ruby
5 5 (12.20%) C
5 5 (12.20%) PHP
6 4 (9.76%) SQL
7 3 (7.32%) Java
7 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.88%) Docker
4 1 (2.44%) NFS
4 1 (2.44%) PowerHA
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Ansible
2 5 (12.20%) Puppet
3 4 (9.76%) CFEngine
3 4 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.88%) Nagios
5 1 (2.44%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.44%) collectd
5 1 (2.44%) Graphite
5 1 (2.44%) OpenNMS
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) IBM
2 17 (41.46%) LANDesk
2 17 (41.46%) SolarWinds
3 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
4 6 (14.63%) VMware
5 4 (9.76%) HP
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle
6 3 (7.32%) Dell
7 2 (4.88%) Intel
7 2 (4.88%) SaltStack
7 2 (4.88%) TIBCO
7 2 (4.88%) Veritas
8 1 (2.44%) Ab Initio
8 1 (2.44%) BMC
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco
8 1 (2.44%) Google
8 1 (2.44%) StorageTek
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £39K
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga
Salary: £39,000 p.a plus excellent staff benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago