Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Unix Administrator was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

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

Unix Administrator
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1046 1082 971
Rank change year-on-year +36 -111 -82
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 117 148 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.070% 0.078% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.081% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 110 110 301
England median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% +4.05%
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,175 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,625 £65,125 £65,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 160394 183462 200536
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.98% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 131344 155892 166148
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Unix Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Administrator in England

Unix Administrator
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Unix Administrator in England

Unix Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Administrator in England over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Administrator in England

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 Unix Administrator within the England region over the 6 months to 26 July 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 +44 53 £65,000 +13.04% 3
South East +88 37 £36,000 -34.55% 1
West Midlands +54 16 £45,000 -
Midlands +54 16 £45,000 +2.86%
East of England +16 8 £51,250 +2.50% 1
North West -29 3 £36,500 +4.29% 1
North of England -30 3 £36,500 +4.29% 1
Unix Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 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 Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 117 (100.00%) Unix
2 111 (94.87%) Linux
3 61 (52.14%) Red Hat
4 58 (49.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (39.32%) Solaris
6 44 (37.61%) Oracle
7 36 (30.77%) VMware
8 35 (29.91%) Perl
9 31 (26.50%) Puppet
10 27 (23.08%) Python
11 25 (21.37%) Banking
12 24 (20.51%) ITIL
12 24 (20.51%) Finance
13 22 (18.80%) DNS
14 21 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
15 20 (17.09%) SAN
16 19 (16.24%) Ubuntu
16 19 (16.24%) CentOS
16 19 (16.24%) Ansible
16 19 (16.24%) DevOps
17 18 (15.38%) Shell Script
17 18 (15.38%) Configuration Management
17 18 (15.38%) Windows
18 17 (14.53%) Apache
18 17 (14.53%) HP
18 17 (14.53%) Veritas
18 17 (14.53%) Bash Shell
19 16 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
19 16 (13.68%) Ruby
19 16 (13.68%) Management Information System

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 17 (14.53%) Apache
2 11 (9.40%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.98%) nginx
3 7 (5.98%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.42%) CMS
4 4 (3.42%) Drupal
5 3 (2.56%) Eucalyptus
5 3 (2.56%) JBoss
5 3 (2.56%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.85%) lighttpd
7 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.56%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.71%) G Suite
3 2 (1.71%) IaaS
3 2 (1.71%) Office 365
3 2 (1.71%) PaaS
3 2 (1.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.80%) DNS
2 20 (17.09%) SAN
3 10 (8.55%) HTTP
4 9 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.98%) LDAP
5 7 (5.98%) SSL
6 5 (4.27%) HTTPS
6 5 (4.27%) SMTP
7 4 (3.42%) BGP
7 4 (3.42%) DHCP
7 4 (3.42%) Kerberos
7 4 (3.42%) Network Security
8 3 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.56%) Firewall
8 3 (2.56%) NAS
9 2 (1.71%) SSH
10 1 (0.85%) InfiniBand
10 1 (0.85%) SNMP
10 1 (0.85%) VPN
10 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.97%) MySQL
2 9 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.71%) DB2
6 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.85%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.85%) Informix
7 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.71%) Subversion
3 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 25 (21.37%) Banking
2 24 (20.51%) Finance
3 9 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.56%) Front Office
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) LAMP
2 4 (3.42%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (2.56%) Sass
3 3 (2.56%) Web Services
4 2 (1.71%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.85%) HTML
5 1 (0.85%) Middleware
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.85%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.27%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (3.42%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.56%) Clustering
5 3 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.56%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.71%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.85%) HACMP
7 1 (0.85%) PKI
7 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 117 (100.00%) Unix
2 111 (94.87%) Linux
3 58 (49.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (39.32%) Solaris
5 19 (16.24%) CentOS
5 19 (16.24%) Ubuntu
6 18 (15.38%) Windows
7 15 (12.82%) AIX
8 9 (7.69%) Debian
9 6 (5.13%) HPUX
10 5 (4.27%) Windows Server
11 3 (2.56%) SUSE
12 2 (1.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.85%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.51%) ITIL
2 21 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (16.24%) DevOps
4 18 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 11 (9.40%) Business Continuity
6 8 (6.84%) Data Security
6 8 (6.84%) Incident Management
6 8 (6.84%) Presales
6 8 (6.84%) Task Automation
7 7 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.13%) SOA
9 5 (4.27%) Low Latency
9 5 (4.27%) Mathematics
9 5 (4.27%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (3.42%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.42%) Change Management
10 4 (3.42%) Content Management
10 4 (3.42%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (3.42%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (3.42%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.91%) Perl
2 27 (23.08%) Python
3 18 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 17 (14.53%) Bash Shell
5 16 (13.68%) Ruby
6 10 (8.55%) Java
7 7 (5.98%) AWK
8 6 (5.13%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.13%) SQL
9 5 (4.27%) Korn
10 4 (3.42%) PHP
11 3 (2.56%) Bourne shell
11 3 (2.56%) sed
12 2 (1.71%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.40%) RHCE
2 7 (5.98%) Degree
3 5 (4.27%) RHCSA
4 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.56%) OCA
5 3 (2.56%) OCP
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.55%) GlusterFS
2 10 (8.55%) NFS
3 8 (6.84%) Docker
3 8 (6.84%) KVM
3 8 (6.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (4.27%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.27%) Samba
5 4 (3.42%) LXC
5 4 (3.42%) Xen
6 3 (2.56%) vCloud
6 3 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.71%) Postfix
7 2 (1.71%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.85%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.85%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (26.50%) Puppet
2 19 (16.24%) Ansible
3 14 (11.97%) NetBackup
4 13 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
5 11 (9.40%) Oracle ZFS
6 8 (6.84%) Nagios
7 5 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (3.42%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (3.42%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (3.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 3 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (2.56%) Grafana
9 3 (2.56%) Icinga
9 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.85%) Cacti
10 1 (0.85%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.85%) Control-M
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.85%) SCCM
10 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (52.14%) Red Hat
2 44 (37.61%) Oracle
3 36 (30.77%) VMware
4 17 (14.53%) HP
4 17 (14.53%) Veritas
5 15 (12.82%) Sun
6 10 (8.55%) NetApp
6 10 (8.55%) SaltStack
7 9 (7.69%) IBM
8 8 (6.84%) Citrix
9 7 (5.98%) EMC
9 7 (5.98%) Microsoft
10 4 (3.42%) BMC
10 4 (3.42%) Dell
11 3 (2.56%) Brocade
11 3 (2.56%) Infoblox
11 3 (2.56%) Juniper
11 3 (2.56%) StorageTek
12 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.71%) Google
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