The median annual salary for a Unix Administrator was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Administrator
London / City of London
Rank 209 263 297
Rank change year-on-year +54 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 9 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.085% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.089% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 14
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £57,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £73,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -18.88% +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 City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4868 6762 9714
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.63% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4467 6044 8273
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Unix Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Unix Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Administrator in the City of London

Unix Administrator
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Unix Administrator in the City of London

Unix Administrator
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Administrator in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Administrator in the City of London

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 City of London region featuring Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Unix
2 20 (95.24%) Linux
3 19 (90.48%) Red Hat
3 19 (90.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (66.67%) Veritas
5 13 (61.90%) Configuration Management
6 12 (57.14%) Solaris
7 11 (52.38%) Perl
8 10 (47.62%) Bash Shell
9 9 (42.86%) Puppet
10 8 (38.10%) Finance
10 8 (38.10%) Oracle
10 8 (38.10%) Python
11 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (33.33%) Shell Script
11 7 (33.33%) VMware
11 7 (33.33%) Clustering
11 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (33.33%) Line Management
12 5 (23.81%) SUSE
12 5 (23.81%) NFS
12 5 (23.81%) Sun
12 5 (23.81%) HP
13 4 (19.05%) BMC PATROL
13 4 (19.05%) BMC
13 4 (19.05%) Ansible
13 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
13 4 (19.05%) Fintech
13 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
14 3 (14.29%) Ruby

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (14.29%) Apache
1 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) Drupal
2 2 (9.52%) nginx
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
1 3 (14.29%) SSL
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) HTTPS
2 2 (9.52%) Kerberos
2 2 (9.52%) LDAP
2 2 (9.52%) NAS
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Front Office
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Sass
2 1 (4.76%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Unix
2 20 (95.24%) Linux
3 19 (90.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (57.14%) Solaris
5 5 (23.81%) SUSE
6 2 (9.52%) AIX
6 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.76%) HPUX
7 1 (4.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Configuration Management
2 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (33.33%) Line Management
2 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) Content Management
4 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Security Management
5 1 (4.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Perl
2 10 (47.62%) Bash Shell
3 8 (38.10%) Python
4 7 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (14.29%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) Korn
6 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
1 3 (14.29%) RHCE
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) NFS
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) Docker
3 2 (9.52%) KVM
3 2 (9.52%) LXC
3 2 (9.52%) Samba
3 2 (9.52%) vCloud
3 2 (9.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (9.52%) VirtualBox
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.76%) Cronacle
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas File System
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Puppet
2 4 (19.05%) Ansible
2 4 (19.05%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (14.29%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.76%) Control-M
4 1 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (4.76%) Nagios
4 1 (4.76%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Red Hat
2 14 (66.67%) Veritas
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle
4 7 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (23.81%) HP
5 5 (23.81%) Sun
6 4 (19.05%) BMC
7 3 (14.29%) Dell
7 3 (14.29%) Sybase
8 2 (9.52%) NetApp
8 2 (9.52%) Rackspace
9 1 (4.76%) EMC
9 1 (4.76%) IBM
9 1 (4.76%) Infoblox
9 1 (4.76%) Remedy
9 1 (4.76%) Solace
9 1 (4.76%) Splunk
9 1 (4.76%) Symantec
9 1 (4.76%) Trend Micro
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago