The median annual salary for a Unix Support Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix Support Engineer
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 231 248
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support Engineer 0 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.11% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Median salary - £32,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -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 6631 5495 6111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.58% 97.78% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5421 4663 4986
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Unix Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Support Engineer in the North West

Unix Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix Support Engineer in the North West.

Salary trend for Unix Support Engineer in the North West

Unix Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Unix Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) FreeBSD
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) Proactive Monitoring

Unix Support 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) FreeBSD
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware