Period
to 26 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 371 408 484
Rank change year-on-year +37 +76 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 15 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.095% 0.16% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.16% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 16
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.16% +22.86%
10th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +10.00%

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 15,219 18,328 23,760
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.67% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12,238 14,937 19,733
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings that featured Unix Engineer in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Engineer in the North of England over the 6 months to 26 February 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 26 February 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 +51 13 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Yorkshire +25 2 £75,000 +36.36% 3
Unix Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 15 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) SUSE
3 12 (80.00%) Change Management
4 11 (73.33%) Sun
5 10 (66.67%) SLA
5 10 (66.67%) Solaris
5 10 (66.67%) Oracle
5 10 (66.67%) Clustering
5 10 (66.67%) Incident Management
5 10 (66.67%) Problem Management
5 10 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (20.00%) AWK
9 2 (13.33%) Finance
9 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
9 2 (13.33%) Degree
9 2 (13.33%) JIRA
9 2 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (13.33%) Ansible
9 2 (13.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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 2 (13.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Clustering
2 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) SUSE
3 10 (66.67%) Solaris
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (13.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (6.67%) CentOS
6 1 (6.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Change Management
2 10 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 10 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) AWK
1 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Korn
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) sed
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ansible
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Sun
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas
5 1 (6.67%) VMware