The median annual salary for a Unix Systems Administrator was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
London / City of London
Rank 213 264 311
Rank change year-on-year +51 +47  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 6 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.085% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.088% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 8
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £57,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £62,500 £65,550
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -20.95% +4.37%  

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 4846 6786 9928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.83% 95.64% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4451 6068 8456
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 £33,000
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 Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Systems Administrator in the City of London

Unix Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the City of London.

Salary trend for Unix Systems Administrator in the City of London

Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Systems Administrator in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 City of London region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Unix
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
3 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (76.92%) Veritas
5 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
6 8 (61.54%) Perl
7 7 (53.85%) Puppet
7 7 (53.85%) Bash Shell
8 6 (46.15%) Solaris
8 6 (46.15%) Finance
8 6 (46.15%) Clustering
9 5 (38.46%) SUSE
9 5 (38.46%) Python
9 5 (38.46%) Line Management
9 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (30.77%) Fintech
10 4 (30.77%) Oracle
10 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
10 4 (30.77%) VMware
11 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
11 3 (23.08%) Ruby
11 3 (23.08%) HP
11 3 (23.08%) SAN
11 3 (23.08%) Apache
11 3 (23.08%) DNS
11 3 (23.08%) SSL
11 3 (23.08%) OpenStack
11 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (23.08%) Degree

Unix Systems 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 (23.08%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) OpenStack
2 2 (15.38%) CMS
2 2 (15.38%) Drupal
2 2 (15.38%) nginx
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
1 3 (23.08%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
2 2 (15.38%) Kerberos
2 2 (15.38%) LDAP
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Vagrant
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Front Office
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Sass
2 1 (7.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Clustering
2 4 (30.77%) Fintech
3 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Unix
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Solaris
5 5 (38.46%) SUSE
6 2 (15.38%) AIX
6 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
7 1 (7.69%) HPUX
7 1 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
2 5 (38.46%) Line Management
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Content Management
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Perl
2 7 (53.85%) Bash Shell
3 5 (38.46%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 3 (23.08%) Ruby
6 1 (7.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) KVM
2 2 (15.38%) LXC
2 2 (15.38%) NFS
2 2 (15.38%) Samba
2 2 (15.38%) vCloud
2 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (15.38%) VirtualBox
3 1 (7.69%) Cronacle
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas File System
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Puppet
2 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
3 2 (15.38%) Ansible
3 2 (15.38%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (7.69%) Control-M
4 1 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (7.69%) Nagios
4 1 (7.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 10 (76.92%) Veritas
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) BMC
5 2 (15.38%) Rackspace
5 2 (15.38%) Sun
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
6 1 (7.69%) Remedy
6 1 (7.69%) Solace
6 1 (7.69%) Sybase
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) Trend Micro
City, London
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