The median annual salary for a Senior Unix Administrator was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 842 900 938
Rank change year-on-year +58 +38  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Administrator 25 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.005% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.006% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 25 5 9
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £43,596
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +49.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £72,500 £43,596
% change year-on-year -41.37% +66.30%  

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 80714 88007 100448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 66430 75068 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Unix Administrator in England over the 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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
South East +71 11 £60,000 -25.00%
London +34 10 £85,000 +30.76%
West Midlands +17 4 £45,000 -
Senior Unix Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 28 (100.00%) Unix
2 27 (96.43%) Linux
3 20 (71.43%) Red Hat
4 18 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (42.86%) Solaris
5 12 (42.86%) Oracle
6 11 (39.29%) VMware
7 10 (35.71%) ITIL
8 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
9 8 (28.57%) Sun
10 7 (25.00%) HP
10 7 (25.00%) SAN
10 7 (25.00%) Veritas
10 7 (25.00%) Python
10 7 (25.00%) NetBackup
10 7 (25.00%) Business Continuity
10 7 (25.00%) CentOS
10 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
10 7 (25.00%) GlusterFS
10 7 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
11 6 (21.43%) Puppet
12 5 (17.86%) Ansible
12 5 (17.86%) DevOps
12 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
12 5 (17.86%) RHCE
13 4 (14.29%) BMC
13 4 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
13 4 (14.29%) Finance
13 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

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 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) CMS
1 2 (7.14%) Drupal
1 2 (7.14%) nginx
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (10.71%) NAS
3 2 (7.14%) HTTP
3 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
3 2 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Unix
2 27 (96.43%) Linux
3 18 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (42.86%) Solaris
5 7 (25.00%) CentOS
6 4 (14.29%) AIX
7 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.57%) Windows
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (35.71%) ITIL
3 7 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
4 5 (17.86%) DevOps
5 4 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 4 (14.29%) Low Latency
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (7.14%) Content Management
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (3.57%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Python
2 4 (14.29%) Ruby
3 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) RHCE
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) GlusterFS
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Samba
4 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 6 (21.43%) Puppet
3 5 (17.86%) Ansible
4 4 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (14.29%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (3.57%) Capistrano
5 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.57%) SCCM
5 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 12 (42.86%) Oracle
3 11 (39.29%) VMware
4 8 (28.57%) Sun
5 7 (25.00%) HP
5 7 (25.00%) Veritas
6 4 (14.29%) BMC
6 4 (14.29%) IBM
7 3 (10.71%) NetApp
8 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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