The median annual salary for a Unix Systems Administrator was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 620 633
Rank change year-on-year +44 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 20 29 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.059% 0.068% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.071% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 39
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £47,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £64,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £37,768 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.01% -5.58%  

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 32634 40983 43471
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.64% 96.08% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27457 35482 36598
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +1.85%  
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Unix Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 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 +47 7 £55,000 -4.34% 1
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 24 April 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 49 (100.00%) Unix
1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (46.94%) Puppet
3 21 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 20 (40.82%) Docker
5 19 (38.78%) VMware
5 19 (38.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (36.73%) Ubuntu
7 17 (34.69%) Bash Shell
8 16 (32.65%) Perl
8 16 (32.65%) Ansible
9 15 (30.61%) Configuration Management
9 15 (30.61%) Problem Management
10 14 (28.57%) Telecoms
10 14 (28.57%) Oracle
11 13 (26.53%) Solaris
11 13 (26.53%) Veritas
12 12 (24.49%) Finance
13 10 (20.41%) Shell Script
14 9 (18.37%) Python
14 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
14 9 (18.37%) DNS
14 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (16.33%) Performance Management
15 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (16.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 8 (16.33%) SAN
15 8 (16.33%) Security Management
16 7 (14.29%) EMC
16 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared

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 5 (10.20%) Apache
2 4 (8.16%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (6.12%) Apache Solr
3 3 (6.12%) CMS
3 3 (6.12%) Drupal
3 3 (6.12%) nginx
3 3 (6.12%) OpenStack
3 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) DNS
2 8 (16.33%) SAN
3 5 (10.20%) DHCP
3 5 (10.20%) SSL
4 3 (6.12%) HTTP
4 3 (6.12%) HTTPS
4 3 (6.12%) LDAP
5 2 (4.08%) Kerberos
5 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.04%) Firewall
6 1 (2.04%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) MarkLogic
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.08%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) Subversion
2 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 12 (24.49%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Back Office
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Front Office
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) AngularJS
2 3 (6.12%) J2EE
2 3 (6.12%) Lucene
2 3 (6.12%) OpenJDK
3 2 (4.08%) Sass
4 1 (2.04%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Clustering
2 2 (4.08%) Fintech
3 1 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.04%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Linux
1 49 (100.00%) Unix
2 19 (38.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (36.73%) Ubuntu
4 13 (26.53%) Solaris
5 6 (12.24%) CoreOS
6 3 (6.12%) SUSE
7 2 (4.08%) AIX
8 1 (2.04%) CentOS
8 1 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Configuration Management
1 15 (30.61%) Problem Management
2 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.33%) Performance Management
3 8 (16.33%) Security Management
4 5 (10.20%) ITIL
4 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.12%) Content Management
5 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.12%) Line Management
5 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.04%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.04%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.04%) Project Management
7 1 (2.04%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) Bash Shell
2 16 (32.65%) Perl
3 10 (20.41%) Shell Script
4 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.37%) Python
5 6 (12.24%) C
5 6 (12.24%) Go
6 5 (10.20%) Ruby
7 3 (6.12%) Java
8 1 (2.04%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.04%) RHCE
System Software
1 20 (40.82%) Docker
2 8 (16.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (14.29%) LXC
4 6 (12.24%) etcd
5 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (6.12%) Samba
7 2 (4.08%) KVM
7 2 (4.08%) NFS
7 2 (4.08%) vCloud
7 2 (4.08%) VirtualBox
8 1 (2.04%) Cronacle
8 1 (2.04%) Veritas File System
8 1 (2.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (46.94%) Puppet
2 16 (32.65%) Ansible
3 6 (12.24%) Consul
3 6 (12.24%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (12.24%) Kubernetes
4 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (4.08%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.04%) CFEngine
7 1 (2.04%) Control-M
7 1 (2.04%) Kibana
7 1 (2.04%) Nagios
7 1 (2.04%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 19 (38.78%) VMware
3 14 (28.57%) Oracle
4 13 (26.53%) Veritas
5 7 (14.29%) EMC
6 6 (12.24%) Infoblox
7 5 (10.20%) Sun
8 4 (8.16%) HP
9 2 (4.08%) BMC
9 2 (4.08%) Dell
9 2 (4.08%) Rackspace
9 2 (4.08%) Solace
10 1 (2.04%) IBM
10 1 (2.04%) Remedy
10 1 (2.04%) SaltStack
10 1 (2.04%) Trend Micro
Central London
IQ Public Sector
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Childcare Vouchers, etc.
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago