The median annual salary for a Unix Systems Administrator was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire 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 System Administrator (Unix SA)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 205 217
Rank change year-on-year +27 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 4 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.044% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.046% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 7
Median salary £36,000 £67,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.66% +35.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £57,500 £45,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £77,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.62% -10.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3145 4374 4831
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.93% 96.56% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2535 3540 3652
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Unix Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Systems Administrator in Berkshire

Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Unix Systems Administrator in Berkshire

Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Systems Administrator in Berkshire

Unix Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Reading +25 4 £36,000 -46.66%
Unix Systems Administrator
South East

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Debian
2 4 (80.00%) CentOS
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) Nagios
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) Database Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (60.00%) LAMP
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Eucalyptus
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 3 (60.00%) Docker
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Icinga
3 3 (60.00%) Private Cloud
3 3 (60.00%) Grafana
3 3 (60.00%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (20.00%) SSH

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) Eucalyptus
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) LAMP
1 3 (60.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) CentOS
2 4 (80.00%) Debian
3 3 (60.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Database Tuning
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Postfix
2 1 (20.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
1 3 (60.00%) Grafana
1 3 (60.00%) Icinga
1 3 (60.00%) Nagios
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle