Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Unix Systems Administrator was £66,250 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 316 344 410
Rank change year-on-year +28 +66 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 6 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.059% 0.052% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.054% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 16
City of London median annual salary £66,250 £62,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £58,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £66,875 £62,500
Central London median annual salary £66,250 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% +13.64% -8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9600 11206 16467
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 96.39% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8698 10212 14302
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Unix Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Systems Administrator in the City of London

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) RHCE
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Samba
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Korn
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) NFS
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) Nagios
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) OpenVPN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Blockchain
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) GitLab
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) RHCE
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) NFS
2 1 (16.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle