The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Unix Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Unix System Administrator
UK
Rank 857 905 939
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Systems Administrator 2 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.025% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.026% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 2 24 3
Median salary £82,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median salary - £50,000 £50,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81056 95508 100334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67357 80149 83348
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Senior Unix Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

Senior Unix Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Unix Systems Administrator within the UK.

Senior Unix Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Unix Systems Administrator
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Unix Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 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
England +44 2 £82,500 +50.00%
London +37 2 £82,500 +37.50%
City of London +20 2 £82,500 +50.00%

Senior Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Senior Unix Systems Administrator 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 featuring Senior Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (75.00%) Clustering
2 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (75.00%) High Availability
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 6 (75.00%) MATLAB
2 6 (75.00%) Use Case
2 6 (75.00%) Capacity Management
2 6 (75.00%) InfiniBand
2 6 (75.00%) Failover Clustering
2 6 (75.00%) ANSYS
3 2 (25.00%) Ansible
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) BMC
3 2 (25.00%) Veritas
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis

Senior Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 6 (75.00%) InfiniBand
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Clustering
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) AIX
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Capacity Management
1 6 (75.00%) High Availability
1 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Use Case
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (75.00%) MATLAB
2 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) ANSYS
2 2 (25.00%) BMC
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas