Period
to 9 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 9 August 2020.

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

Unix Engineer
England > North of England
6 months to
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 297 451 474
Rank change year-on-year +154 +23 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 13 21 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.14% 0.11% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 12
Median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -13.16%
10th Percentile £36,500 £36,250 £26,363
90th Percentile £53,500 £58,125 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £65,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -30.77% +23.81% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North of England. 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
North of England
Permanent vacancies in the North of England with a recognized job title 8,829 18,852 22,371
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 96.51% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7,354 14,613 18,408
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings that featured Unix Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Engineer in the North of England

Unix Engineer
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unix Engineer in the North of England.

Salary trend for Unix Engineer in the North of England

Unix Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unix Engineer in the North of England over the 6 months to 9 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Unix Engineer in the North of England

Unix Engineer
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Engineer within the North of England region over the 6 months to 9 August 2020. 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
North West +123 12 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £47,000 -
Unix Engineer
England

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England

For the 6 months to 9 August 2020, Unix Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North of England region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Unix
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 11 (84.62%) Solaris
4 10 (76.92%) Oracle
5 9 (69.23%) SUSE
5 9 (69.23%) Sun
6 8 (61.54%) Change Management
6 8 (61.54%) SLA
6 8 (61.54%) Clustering
6 8 (61.54%) Incident Management
6 8 (61.54%) Problem Management
6 8 (61.54%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
8 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (15.38%) Server Building
9 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
9 2 (15.38%) IBM
9 2 (15.38%) AIX
10 1 (7.69%) HPUX
10 1 (7.69%) Perl
10 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 1 (7.69%) Python
10 1 (7.69%) POSIX
10 1 (7.69%) HP
10 1 (7.69%) SAN
10 1 (7.69%) VMware
10 1 (7.69%) AWK
10 1 (7.69%) Release Management
10 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 1 (7.69%) SAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 11 (84.62%) Solaris
4 9 (69.23%) SUSE
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (15.38%) AIX
7 1 (7.69%) CentOS
7 1 (7.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Change Management
1 8 (61.54%) Incident Management
1 8 (61.54%) Problem Management
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Server Building
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (7.69%) Project Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) AWK
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) Korn
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) sed
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 9 (69.23%) Sun
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) VMware