The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unix Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 214 241 219
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 18 17 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.26% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.27% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 43
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,800 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Unix Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5509 6281 6841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.11% 96.71% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4663 5011 5513
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Unix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unix Engineer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Unix Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Unix Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Unix Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Unix Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unix Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Unix Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Unix Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 16 £37,500 +8.69% 4
Unix Engineer
England

Unix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Unix Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Unix Engineer in their job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (65.00%) Linux
3 11 (55.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
4 9 (45.00%) Degree
5 8 (40.00%) Solaris
6 7 (35.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 7 (35.00%) 802.1X
6 7 (35.00%) Wireless
6 7 (35.00%) BT
6 7 (35.00%) Electronics
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) C++
6 7 (35.00%) 802.11
6 7 (35.00%) Augmented Reality
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
8 4 (20.00%) Java
8 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
8 4 (20.00%) SAN
9 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
10 2 (10.00%) Middleware
10 2 (10.00%) IBM
10 2 (10.00%) Apache
10 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (10.00%) AIX
10 2 (10.00%) DB2
10 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (10.00%) SAP
10 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning

Unix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Unix Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Unix Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Shockwave
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) 802.11
1 7 (35.00%) Wireless
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 7 (35.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) 802.1X
1 7 (35.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) Flash
3 1 (5.00%) LAMP
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (35.00%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (65.00%) Linux
3 8 (40.00%) Solaris
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (10.00%) AIX
7 1 (5.00%) CentOS
7 1 (5.00%) Debian
7 1 (5.00%) SUSE
7 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.00%) DevOps
2 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (5.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C++
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) RHCT
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (35.00%) BT
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Adobe
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) SafeCom
5 1 (5.00%) Twitter
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