Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Unix Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 November 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 > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 344 361 364
Rank change year-on-year +17 +3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 20 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.048% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.050% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 3
North West median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% -27.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £51,000 £41,900 £52,500
England median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +8.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12881 12066 12498
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 97.00% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10316 10146 10375
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Unix Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Administrator in the North West

Unix Administrator
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Unix Administrator in the North West

Unix Administrator
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Administrator in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Administrator in the North West

Unix Administrator
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Administrator within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Cheshire - 15 £41,000 - 1
Merseyside +21 3 £43,500 +8.75%
Unix Administrator
England

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 North West region featuring Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Unix
2 19 (95.00%) AIX
2 19 (95.00%) Linux
3 16 (80.00%) Solaris
3 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
4 15 (75.00%) Ethernet
4 15 (75.00%) SSH
5 14 (70.00%) Clustering
6 8 (40.00%) Resource Allocation
7 7 (35.00%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (35.00%) SAN
7 7 (35.00%) Veritas
8 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
9 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (25.00%) Finance
10 4 (20.00%) Test Management
10 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (15.00%) CentOS
11 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (15.00%) Degree
11 3 (15.00%) Wealth Management
11 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
11 3 (15.00%) Banking
11 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
11 3 (15.00%) Law
11 3 (15.00%) Change Management
11 3 (15.00%) Middleware
11 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
11 3 (15.00%) IBM

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 15 (75.00%) SSH
3 7 (35.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Informix
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Unix
2 19 (95.00%) AIX
2 19 (95.00%) Linux
3 16 (80.00%) Solaris
4 3 (15.00%) CentOS
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.00%) HPUX
6 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Resource Allocation
2 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Test Management
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.00%) Wealth Management
6 2 (10.00%) High Availability
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.00%) Prototyping
7 1 (5.00%) SOA
7 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Veritas
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.00%) IDERA
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) VMware