Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Unix Systems Administrator was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 July 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)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 803 826 831
Rank change year-on-year +23 +5 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 33 64 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.045% 0.078% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.081% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 26 51 71
London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +9.52% -
10th Percentile £34,375 £46,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +9.20%

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 69001 79125 85659
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.98% 96.05% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 55776 68584 72277
London median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.18% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Unix Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Systems Administrator in London

Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Unix Systems Administrator in London

Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator in London over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Systems Administrator in London

Unix Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the London region over the 6 months to 20 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
City of London +49 10 £57,500 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £65,000 -
Unix Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 London region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Unix
2 31 (93.94%) Linux
3 19 (57.58%) Perl
4 16 (48.48%) VMware
4 16 (48.48%) Red Hat
5 15 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (45.45%) Oracle
6 12 (36.36%) Python
6 12 (36.36%) Docker
7 11 (33.33%) Solaris
7 11 (33.33%) Puppet
8 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (30.30%) Configuration Management
9 9 (27.27%) Finance
9 9 (27.27%) DNS
9 9 (27.27%) Ruby
10 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
10 8 (24.24%) SSL
10 8 (24.24%) Veritas
11 7 (21.21%) Shell Script
11 7 (21.21%) SAN
11 7 (21.21%) Apache
11 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
11 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (18.18%) Ubuntu
12 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
12 6 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (18.18%) C
12 6 (18.18%) HTTP

Unix Systems 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 7 (21.21%) Apache
2 5 (15.15%) nginx
2 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
3 4 (12.12%) CMS
3 4 (12.12%) Drupal
4 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) DNS
2 8 (24.24%) SSL
3 7 (21.21%) SAN
4 6 (18.18%) HTTP
5 5 (15.15%) HTTPS
6 4 (12.12%) LDAP
7 3 (9.09%) DHCP
7 3 (9.09%) Firewall
7 3 (9.09%) Kerberos
7 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.03%) FTP
8 1 (3.03%) InfiniBand
8 1 (3.03%) SMTP
8 1 (3.03%) SNMP
8 1 (3.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.03%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Front Office
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 3 (9.09%) Sass
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) J2EE
4 1 (3.03%) Lucene
4 1 (3.03%) OpenJDK
4 1 (3.03%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Hedge funds
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Unix
2 31 (93.94%) Linux
3 15 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (33.33%) Solaris
5 6 (18.18%) CoreOS
5 6 (18.18%) Ubuntu
6 3 (9.09%) CentOS
7 2 (6.06%) Windows
8 1 (3.03%) SUSE
8 1 (3.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Configuration Management
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.12%) Content Management
4 4 (12.12%) DevOps
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) Algorithmic Trading
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.06%) High Availability
6 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.06%) Physics
6 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.06%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) Line Management
7 1 (3.03%) Low Latency
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.03%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) Perl
2 12 (36.36%) Python
3 9 (27.27%) Ruby
4 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
5 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 7 (21.21%) Shell Script
6 6 (18.18%) C
6 6 (18.18%) Go
7 2 (6.06%) Java
7 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.03%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) RHCE
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) RHCSA
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Docker
2 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) etcd
3 6 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (15.15%) LXC
4 5 (15.15%) Samba
5 4 (12.12%) NFS
6 3 (9.09%) vCloud
7 2 (6.06%) KVM
7 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (6.06%) VirtualBox
8 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
8 1 (3.03%) Cronacle
8 1 (3.03%) Veritas File System
8 1 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Puppet
2 6 (18.18%) Consul
2 6 (18.18%) Kubernetes
3 5 (15.15%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (12.12%) Ansible
5 3 (9.09%) NetBackup
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (3.03%) Capistrano
7 1 (3.03%) Control-M
7 1 (3.03%) Nagios
7 1 (3.03%) OpenView
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (3.03%) SCCM
7 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Red Hat
1 16 (48.48%) VMware
2 15 (45.45%) Oracle
3 8 (24.24%) Veritas
4 5 (15.15%) EMC
4 5 (15.15%) HP
4 5 (15.15%) Infoblox
5 4 (12.12%) Dell
5 4 (12.12%) Sun
6 3 (9.09%) IBM
7 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.06%) Rackspace
7 2 (6.06%) Sybase
8 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.03%) NetApp
8 1 (3.03%) Remedy
8 1 (3.03%) SaltStack
8 1 (3.03%) Solace
8 1 (3.03%) Trend Micro
London
IQ Public Sector
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago