The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Engineer
England / North West
Rank 240 223 241
Rank change year-on-year -17 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 7 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 17
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +30.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £36,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.77% +12.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5897 5519 6450
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.80% 97.08% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4923 4630 5198
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Engineer 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for Unix Engineer in the North West

Unix Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Engineer in the North West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Engineer 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Manchester -28 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £42,500 -
Unix Engineer
England

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Unix 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 across the North West region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Unix
2 17 (80.95%) Red Hat
3 13 (61.90%) Nagios
3 13 (61.90%) Finance
3 13 (61.90%) Linux
3 13 (61.90%) SAN
4 11 (52.38%) Python
4 11 (52.38%) Perl
5 10 (47.62%) Veritas
5 10 (47.62%) Clustering
5 10 (47.62%) Puppet
5 10 (47.62%) PowerHA
5 10 (47.62%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (42.86%) Ruby
7 8 (38.10%) HPUX
7 8 (38.10%) CFEngine
7 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (38.10%) Ansible
8 7 (33.33%) Docker
8 7 (33.33%) OpenStack
8 7 (33.33%) OpenShift
8 7 (33.33%) Banking
9 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
10 5 (23.81%) Solaris
10 5 (23.81%) Windows
10 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
11 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (14.29%) SCOM

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (33.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (33.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (61.90%) Linux
3 8 (38.10%) HPUX
4 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (23.81%) Solaris
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
6 3 (14.29%) AIX
7 1 (4.76%) CentOS
7 1 (4.76%) FreeBSD
7 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
3 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
3 2 (9.52%) High Availability
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.52%) Server Building
3 2 (9.52%) Server Hardening
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Release Management
4 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Perl
1 11 (52.38%) Python
2 9 (42.86%) Ruby
3 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) PowerHA
2 7 (33.33%) Docker
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) KVM
4 1 (4.76%) NFS
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) Nagios
2 10 (47.62%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (47.62%) Puppet
3 8 (38.10%) Ansible
3 8 (38.10%) CFEngine
4 3 (14.29%) SCOM
5 2 (9.52%) OpenView
5 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
6 1 (4.76%) SCCM
6 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
6 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Red Hat
2 10 (47.62%) Veritas
3 3 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) InterSystems
4 2 (9.52%) Sun
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) 3PAR