Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Unix Systems Administrator was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 18 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 217 230
Rank change year-on-year +8 +13 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 7 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.16% 0.022% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.023% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 10
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +29.73% +2.78%
10th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £50,750
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +41.18% -5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4219 4335 5224
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 96.98% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3586 3629 4284
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Unix Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Systems Administrator in Hertfordshire

Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Unix Systems Administrator in Hertfordshire

Unix Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Hatfield - 7 £60,000 - 1
Unix Systems Administrator
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) AIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) NetApp
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (100.00%) Debian
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (100.00%) Physics
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (100.00%) Open Source
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
1 7 (100.00%) CoreOS
1 7 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 7 (100.00%) Server Building
1 7 (100.00%) Docker
1 7 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Ceph
2 6 (85.71%) NAS
2 6 (85.71%) OpenStack
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 6 (85.71%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) NAS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) AIX
1 7 (100.00%) CoreOS
1 7 (100.00%) Debian
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (100.00%) Open Source
1 7 (100.00%) Physics
1 7 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 7 (100.00%) Server Building
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Docker
2 6 (85.71%) Ceph
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) VMware