Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 358 358 307
Rank change year-on-year 0 -51 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 8 12 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.065% 0.094% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.097% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 28
North West median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +40.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,625 £30,425
90th Percentile £62,000 £75,000 £51,625
England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +12.99%

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 11,879 12,332 10,915
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 96.82% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9,671 10,171 9,230
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 -12 5 £33,000 -34.00% 1
Merseyside - 2 £60,000 -
Manchester +17 1 £60,000 +6.67%
Unix Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 West region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (37.50%) Nagios
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (25.00%) SCOM
6 2 (25.00%) WMI
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (25.00%) DevOps
6 2 (25.00%) Server Hardening
6 2 (25.00%) HPUX
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (25.00%) OpenView
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) SNMP
7 1 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (12.50%) SSL
7 1 (12.50%) IBM
7 1 (12.50%) AIX
7 1 (12.50%) JBoss
7 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
7 1 (12.50%) Python
7 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) Perl
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle

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 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) HPUX
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
1 2 (25.00%) Server Hardening
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (12.50%) Product Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Korn
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
1 1 (12.50%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Nagios
2 2 (25.00%) OpenView
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (25.00%) WMI
3 1 (12.50%) Ansible
3 1 (12.50%) CFEngine
3 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) hybris
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas