Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 359 337 349
Rank change year-on-year -22 +12 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 15 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 29
North West median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% +8.70% -15.85%
10th Percentile £36,000 £30,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £42,500 £42,300
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12704 12096 12623
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.06% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10170 10182 10477
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Cheshire -14 8 £45,000 - 1
Manchester -22 4 £57,500 +61.97%
Merseyside +22 3 £49,250 -
Unix Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 15 (100.00%) Unix
2 10 (66.67%) Finance
3 9 (60.00%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 5 (33.33%) Clustering
5 4 (26.67%) SSH
5 4 (26.67%) Middleware
5 4 (26.67%) AIX
6 3 (20.00%) HPUX
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) Veritas
6 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (20.00%) Cryptography
6 3 (20.00%) Information Security
6 3 (20.00%) PKI
6 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (20.00%) Puppet
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (20.00%) OpenShift
7 2 (13.33%) Ansible
7 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
7 2 (13.33%) Ruby
7 2 (13.33%) PowerHA
7 2 (13.33%) CFEngine
7 2 (13.33%) OpenStack

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
2 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SSH
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) DMZ
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
2 1 (6.67%) OLTP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) ISPF
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Unix
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) AIX
4 3 (20.00%) HPUX
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) CentOS
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Server Hardening
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Test Management
3 1 (6.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) JCL
4 1 (6.67%) Jython
4 1 (6.67%) Korn
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) PowerHA
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) CFEngine
3 1 (6.67%) CA Wily
3 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Veritas
3 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.67%) VMware