Period
to 17 May 2021

The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 17 May 2021.

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
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 345 335 434
Rank change year-on-year -10 +99 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 19 14 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.15% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 24
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 "
25th Percentile £43,750 £38,438 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +35.29% +13.33% -11.76%
75th Percentile £63,500 £47,500 £52,813
90th Percentile " £62,000 £59,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -16.00% +25.00%

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 11,765 12,155 18,326
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 96.20% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9,614 9,968 14,505
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 17 May 2021.

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 17 May 2021. 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 +12 15 £46,500 +9.41% 3
Yorkshire -16 4 £60,000 -20.00%
Unix Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 May 2021, 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
1 19 (100.00%) Unix
2 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
2 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Solaris
4 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 6 (31.58%) C
4 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Change Control
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 5 (26.32%) AIX
5 5 (26.32%) SLA
5 5 (26.32%) IBM
6 4 (21.05%) Clustering
6 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (21.05%) OpenStack
6 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) CentOS
6 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (21.05%) Social Skills
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
7 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
7 3 (15.79%) Finance
7 3 (15.79%) Firmware
7 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (21.05%) Social Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Housing Association
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
1 19 (100.00%) Unix
2 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Solaris
4 5 (26.32%) AIX
5 4 (21.05%) CentOS
6 2 (10.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
1 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Change Control
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) IBM AIX Certification
2 3 (15.79%) RHCE
2 3 (15.79%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
2 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Firmware
1 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
2 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Sun
4 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.26%) VMware