The median annual salary for a Unix Administrator was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Unix Administrator
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 620 620
Rank change year-on-year +36 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 28 24 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.076% 0.060% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.062% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 45
Median salary £70,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £71,000 £63,700
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34746 38402 42429
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.79% 95.88% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 28106 33425 35862
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Unix Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Administrator in London

Unix Administrator
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Unix Administrator in London

Unix Administrator
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Administrator in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Administrator in London

Unix Administrator
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London +42 15 £70,000 +21.73%
Unix Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 London region featuring Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 53 (100.00%) Unix
2 52 (98.11%) Linux
3 35 (66.04%) Red Hat
3 35 (66.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (52.83%) Puppet
5 25 (47.17%) Solaris
6 20 (37.74%) Perl
6 20 (37.74%) Ansible
7 19 (35.85%) Oracle
7 19 (35.85%) VMware
7 19 (35.85%) Finance
8 15 (28.30%) Python
8 15 (28.30%) Configuration Management
9 14 (26.42%) Bash Shell
10 12 (22.64%) Banking
11 11 (20.75%) Apache
12 10 (18.87%) DNS
12 10 (18.87%) Shell Script
12 10 (18.87%) Ruby
12 10 (18.87%) SaltStack
13 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (16.98%) Investment Banking
14 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (15.09%) Veritas
14 8 (15.09%) Docker
14 8 (15.09%) Task Automation
15 7 (13.21%) DevOps
15 7 (13.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 7 (13.21%) Opscode Chef

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 11 (20.75%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) CMS
2 4 (7.55%) Drupal
2 4 (7.55%) nginx
2 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.66%) Apache Solr
3 3 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.66%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) DNS
2 7 (13.21%) SAN
3 6 (11.32%) SSL
4 5 (9.43%) LDAP
5 4 (7.55%) DHCP
5 4 (7.55%) HTTP
5 4 (7.55%) HTTPS
6 3 (5.66%) Firewall
6 3 (5.66%) Kerberos
6 3 (5.66%) NAS
6 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.89%) InfiniBand
7 1 (1.89%) Internet
7 1 (1.89%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) MySQL
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.66%) MarkLogic
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Subversion
1 2 (3.77%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Banking
3 9 (16.98%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Front Office
5 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.89%) Back Office
6 1 (1.89%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) LAMP
2 3 (5.66%) J2EE
2 3 (5.66%) Lucene
2 3 (5.66%) OpenJDK
2 3 (5.66%) Web Services
3 2 (3.77%) Sass
4 1 (1.89%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Clustering
1 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.66%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Unix
2 52 (98.11%) Linux
3 35 (66.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (47.17%) Solaris
5 7 (13.21%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.77%) CentOS
6 2 (3.77%) Windows
7 1 (1.89%) SUSE
7 1 (1.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Configuration Management
2 8 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (15.09%) Task Automation
3 7 (13.21%) DevOps
4 6 (11.32%) ITIL
4 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.43%) Low Latency
6 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.55%) Content Management
6 4 (7.55%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.77%) Algorithmic Trading
8 2 (3.77%) High Availability
8 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
8 2 (3.77%) Physics
8 2 (3.77%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) Perl
2 15 (28.30%) Python
3 14 (26.42%) Bash Shell
4 10 (18.87%) Ruby
4 10 (18.87%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.66%) AWK
6 3 (5.66%) Java
6 3 (5.66%) PHP
6 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.66%) sed
7 1 (1.89%) Jython
7 1 (1.89%) Korn
7 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) RHCE
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) RHCSA
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Docker
1 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (11.32%) LXC
4 4 (7.55%) Samba
5 3 (5.66%) NFS
5 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.77%) KVM
6 2 (3.77%) vCloud
6 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.77%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.89%) Cronacle
7 1 (1.89%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.89%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (52.83%) Puppet
2 20 (37.74%) Ansible
3 7 (13.21%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (11.32%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (7.55%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (7.55%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (5.66%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.89%) Capistrano
7 1 (1.89%) Control-M
7 1 (1.89%) Nagios
7 1 (1.89%) OpenView
7 1 (1.89%) SCCM
7 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (66.04%) Red Hat
2 19 (35.85%) Oracle
2 19 (35.85%) VMware
3 10 (18.87%) SaltStack
4 8 (15.09%) Veritas
5 7 (13.21%) Sun
6 6 (11.32%) EMC
6 6 (11.32%) Infoblox
7 4 (7.55%) BMC
7 4 (7.55%) HP
8 3 (5.66%) Dell
8 3 (5.66%) IBM
8 3 (5.66%) NetApp
9 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.77%) Rackspace
9 2 (3.77%) Sybase
10 1 (1.89%) Cognizant
10 1 (1.89%) Remedy
10 1 (1.89%) Trend Micro