The median annual salary for a Unix Support was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Support
England / North West
Rank 238 - 254
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support 10 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% - 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 2
Median salary £36,500 - £37,250
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 - £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 - £41,850
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -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 5866 5520 6369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.77% 97.05% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4895 4632 5135
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 Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Support in the North West

Unix Support
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Unix Support in the North West

Unix Support
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Support in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Support in the North West

Unix Support
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 Support within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Cheshire - 6 £44,000 -
Manchester - 4 £36,500 -
Unix Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Unix Support 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 in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Unix
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Incident Management
3 6 (46.15%) Perl
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (38.46%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Clustering
5 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
5 4 (30.77%) Netcool
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) AIX
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) JBoss
5 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
5 4 (30.77%) Python
5 4 (30.77%) AppDynamics
5 4 (30.77%) Ganglia
5 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (23.08%) KVM
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) NFS
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) MySQL

Unix Support 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 4 (30.77%) JBoss
1 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) AIX
4 3 (23.08%) HPUX
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
5 2 (15.38%) CentOS
6 1 (7.69%) FreeBSD
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.69%) SUSE
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Incident Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
3 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
1 6 (46.15%) Perl
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) AWK
4 1 (7.69%) Korn
4 1 (7.69%) sed
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) KVM
1 3 (23.08%) NFS
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Ganglia
1 4 (30.77%) Netcool
2 3 (23.08%) Nagios
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
3 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 4 (30.77%) AppDynamics
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Sun