The median annual salary for a Unix Administrator was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Administrator
England / London
Rank 560 609 589
Rank change year-on-year +49 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 24 48 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.071% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 57
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £50,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -18.88% +12.50%  

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 32183 40271 40502
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.11% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27204 34741 34018
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 25 March 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 25 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
City of London +54 9 £65,000 +13.04% 2
Canary Wharf - 4 £65,000 -
Unix Administrator
England

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 78 (100.00%) Unix
2 74 (94.87%) Linux
3 47 (60.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 42 (53.85%) Red Hat
5 37 (47.44%) Puppet
6 30 (38.46%) Bash Shell
6 30 (38.46%) Configuration Management
6 30 (38.46%) Solaris
7 29 (37.18%) Perl
8 26 (33.33%) Finance
9 24 (30.77%) Veritas
10 23 (29.49%) Ansible
11 22 (28.21%) VMware
12 21 (26.92%) DNS
13 19 (24.36%) Python
13 19 (24.36%) Oracle
13 19 (24.36%) SAN
14 18 (23.08%) Shell Script
15 17 (21.79%) Ubuntu
16 15 (19.23%) Problem Management
17 14 (17.95%) Telecoms
17 14 (17.95%) NFS
17 14 (17.95%) Sun
17 14 (17.95%) Docker
18 13 (16.67%) TCP/IP
18 13 (16.67%) DHCP
19 12 (15.38%) SMTP
20 10 (12.82%) Banking
20 10 (12.82%) HP
20 10 (12.82%) Performance Tuning

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (6.41%) Apache
2 3 (3.85%) Apache Solr
2 3 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.56%) CMS
3 2 (2.56%) Drupal
3 2 (2.56%) nginx
3 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.92%) DNS
2 19 (24.36%) SAN
3 13 (16.67%) DHCP
3 13 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 12 (15.38%) SMTP
5 8 (10.26%) SSH
6 7 (8.97%) LAN
6 7 (8.97%) WAN
7 5 (6.41%) NAS
8 4 (5.13%) SSL
9 3 (3.85%) LDAP
10 2 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (2.56%) HTTP
10 2 (2.56%) HTTPS
10 2 (2.56%) Internet
10 2 (2.56%) Kerberos
11 1 (1.28%) DMARC
11 1 (1.28%) Firewall
11 1 (1.28%) InfiniBand
11 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.85%) MarkLogic
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.28%) JIRA
2 1 (1.28%) Subversion
2 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (17.95%) Telecoms
3 10 (12.82%) Banking
4 6 (7.69%) Front Office
5 3 (3.85%) Back Office
5 3 (3.85%) Legal
6 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.28%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (3.85%) J2EE
1 3 (3.85%) Lucene
1 3 (3.85%) OpenJDK
2 2 (2.56%) Sass
3 1 (1.28%) LAMP
3 1 (1.28%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Clustering
2 4 (5.13%) Fintech
3 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.28%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Unix
2 74 (94.87%) Linux
3 47 (60.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (38.46%) Solaris
5 17 (21.79%) Ubuntu
6 5 (6.41%) SUSE
7 3 (3.85%) HPUX
8 2 (2.56%) AIX
8 2 (2.56%) CentOS
8 2 (2.56%) Windows
9 1 (1.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 15 (19.23%) Problem Management
3 10 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (10.26%) Performance Management
4 8 (10.26%) Security Management
5 7 (8.97%) Line Management
6 6 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.41%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.41%) ITIL
8 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.85%) Patch Management
8 3 (3.85%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.85%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.56%) Change Control
9 2 (2.56%) Content Management
9 2 (2.56%) Kanban
9 2 (2.56%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.46%) Bash Shell
2 29 (37.18%) Perl
3 19 (24.36%) Python
4 18 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.41%) Ruby
6 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.85%) Java
7 3 (3.85%) SQL
8 2 (2.56%) Jython
9 1 (1.28%) AWK
9 1 (1.28%) C
9 1 (1.28%) Korn
9 1 (1.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.28%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.85%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) RHCE
3 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (17.95%) Docker
1 14 (17.95%) NFS
2 8 (10.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (8.97%) LXC
4 4 (5.13%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.56%) KVM
6 2 (2.56%) Samba
6 2 (2.56%) vCloud
6 2 (2.56%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.28%) Cronacle
7 1 (1.28%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 37 (47.44%) Puppet
2 23 (29.49%) Ansible
3 8 (10.26%) Red Hat Satellite
4 7 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (6.41%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (6.41%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.56%) Zenoss
8 1 (1.28%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.28%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.28%) Control-M
8 1 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.28%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (1.28%) Nagios
8 1 (1.28%) OpenView
8 1 (1.28%) yum
8 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 24 (30.77%) Veritas
3 22 (28.21%) VMware
4 19 (24.36%) Oracle
5 14 (17.95%) Sun
6 10 (12.82%) HP
7 8 (10.26%) EMC
8 7 (8.97%) Sybase
9 6 (7.69%) Infoblox
10 5 (6.41%) BMC
10 5 (6.41%) Dell
11 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
11 3 (3.85%) Symantec
12 2 (2.56%) Brocade
12 2 (2.56%) Hitachi
12 2 (2.56%) NetApp
12 2 (2.56%) Rackspace
12 2 (2.56%) SaltStack
12 2 (2.56%) Splunk
12 2 (2.56%) Yahoo!
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