Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Unix Administrator was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Senior Unix Administrator
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1152 1182 1230
Rank change year-on-year +30 +48 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Administrator 20 8 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.004% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.005% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 32
England median annual salary £60,000 £49,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% -13.91% +17.35%
10th Percentile £48,500 £45,750 £42,202
90th Percentile £79,000 £69,875 £65,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £49,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +21.21% -10.00% +14.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161995 173250 195876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131003 146259 164261
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Senior Unix Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Unix Administrator in England

Senior Unix Administrator
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Unix Administrator in England

Senior Unix Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Unix Administrator in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Unix Administrator in England

Senior Unix Administrator
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Unix Administrator within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
London +4 9 £60,000 -15.79%
South East +43 6 £60,000 +21.21%
North West - 3 - -
North of England - 3 - -
West Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Senior Unix Administrator
UK

Senior Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Unix
2 19 (95.00%) Linux
3 14 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 14 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (65.00%) Oracle
5 12 (60.00%) Solaris
6 10 (50.00%) SAN
6 10 (50.00%) Veritas
7 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (45.00%) ITIL
8 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
8 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
8 8 (40.00%) VMware
9 7 (35.00%) NetBackup
9 7 (35.00%) Business Continuity
9 7 (35.00%) Banking
9 7 (35.00%) Sun
9 7 (35.00%) Oracle ZFS
10 6 (30.00%) GlusterFS
10 6 (30.00%) CentOS
10 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Satellite
10 6 (30.00%) HP
10 6 (30.00%) Finance
11 4 (20.00%) Change Management
11 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
11 4 (20.00%) Temenos
11 4 (20.00%) IBM
11 4 (20.00%) Windows
11 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 4 (20.00%) WebLogic

Senior Unix Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (20.00%) JBoss
1 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) SSH
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.00%) FTP
4 1 (5.00%) HTTP
4 1 (5.00%) LDAP
4 1 (5.00%) SMTP
4 1 (5.00%) SNMP
4 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (35.00%) Banking
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Unix
2 19 (95.00%) Linux
3 14 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (60.00%) Solaris
5 6 (30.00%) CentOS
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (15.00%) AIX
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Resource Allocation
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Benchmarking
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.00%) Open Source
6 1 (5.00%) Server Hardening
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
6 1 (5.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) Korn
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) AWK
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) Bourne shell
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) RHCE
2 1 (5.00%) OCA
2 1 (5.00%) OCP
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) GlusterFS
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) NFS
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) NetBackup
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (15.00%) Puppet
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (5.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (65.00%) Oracle
3 10 (50.00%) Veritas
4 8 (40.00%) VMware
5 7 (35.00%) Sun
6 6 (30.00%) HP
7 4 (20.00%) IBM
7 4 (20.00%) Temenos
8 1 (5.00%) Brocade
8 1 (5.00%) EMC
8 1 (5.00%) NetApp
8 1 (5.00%) StorageTek