Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Unix Systems Administrator was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 November 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 > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 364 363 365
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 10 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.075% 0.016% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.017% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 1
North West median annual salary £43,500 £38,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.73% -23.50% +48.15%
10th Percentile £35,400 £35,025 £47,500
90th Percentile £53,500 £42,075 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +13.64%

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 12799 11927 12584
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.01% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10256 10029 10440
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 Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Systems Administrator in the North West

Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Unix Systems Administrator in the North West

Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Systems Administrator in the North West

Unix Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 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 - 6 £42,500 - 1
Merseyside +22 2 £43,500 +8.75%
Unix Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 North West region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Unix
1 10 (100.00%) AIX
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (70.00%) Solaris
3 7 (70.00%) Ethernet
3 7 (70.00%) SSH
3 7 (70.00%) Clustering
4 4 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (30.00%) Test Management
5 3 (30.00%) CentOS
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) Veritas
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (20.00%) Middleware
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) HPUX
6 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (20.00%) High Availability
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu

Unix Systems 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 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (70.00%) Ethernet
2 7 (70.00%) SSH
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) AIX
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (70.00%) Solaris
3 3 (30.00%) CentOS
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) HPUX
5 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (30.00%) Test Management
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (30.00%) Veritas
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) TIBCO