The median annual salary for a Senior Unix Administrator was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Unix Administrator
UK / England
Rank 825 912 914
Rank change year-on-year +87 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Administrator 2 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.003% 0.008% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.009% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 13
Median salary £80,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +4.34%  
UK excluding London median salary - £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 75739 92695 95199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63358 78403 78502
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Unix Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior Unix Administrator in the job title.

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
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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +74 2 £80,000 +14.28% 2
Senior Unix Administrator
UK

Senior Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 10 (100.00%) Unix
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (60.00%) Python
4 6 (60.00%) Ansible
5 5 (50.00%) BMC
5 5 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (50.00%) Veritas
6 4 (40.00%) Solaris
6 4 (40.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (20.00%) Use Case
7 2 (20.00%) NAS
7 2 (20.00%) InfiniBand
7 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (20.00%) Puppet
7 2 (20.00%) High Availability
7 2 (20.00%) Change Control
7 2 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
7 2 (20.00%) Perl
7 2 (20.00%) AIX
7 2 (20.00%) NetApp
7 2 (20.00%) RHCE
7 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
7 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

Senior Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) InfiniBand
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
2 8 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Solaris
4 2 (20.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Presales
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Ansible
2 5 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) BMC
2 5 (50.00%) Veritas
3 2 (20.00%) ANSYS
3 2 (20.00%) NetApp
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago