Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Unix Administrator was £41,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

Unix Administrator
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 141 167
Rank change year-on-year -23 +26 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 16 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.50% 0.045% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.046% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Cheshire median annual salary £41,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.50% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £34,875 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £58,000 £52,500 £52,500
North West median annual salary £43,500 £37,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.23% -24.50% +41.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 3,074 2,166 2,783
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 96.78% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,312 1,810 2,442
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,925 £21,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Unix Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Unix Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Administrator in Cheshire

Unix Administrator
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Unix Administrator in Cheshire

Unix Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Administrator in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix Administrator in Cheshire

Unix Administrator
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Administrator within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Knutsford - 6 - -
Unix Administrator
North West

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Unix 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 Cheshire region featuring Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Unix
1 16 (100.00%) AIX
1 16 (100.00%) Solaris
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (93.75%) Ethernet
2 15 (93.75%) TCP/IP
2 15 (93.75%) SSH
3 14 (87.50%) Clustering
4 8 (50.00%) Resource Allocation
5 7 (43.75%) SAN
5 7 (43.75%) Veritas
5 7 (43.75%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
6 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
7 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) Test Management
8 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (18.75%) Degree
9 3 (18.75%) Wealth Management
9 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
9 3 (18.75%) Banking
9 3 (18.75%) Law
9 3 (18.75%) ITIL
9 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
9 3 (18.75%) Change Management
10 2 (12.50%) Management Information System

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 15 (93.75%) Ethernet
1 15 (93.75%) SSH
1 15 (93.75%) TCP/IP
2 7 (43.75%) SAN
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) AIX
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Solaris
1 16 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Resource Allocation
2 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Test Management
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Veritas