The median annual salary for a Unix Systems Administrator was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 25 June 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 127 135
Rank change year-on-year +24 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 4 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.31% 0.11% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.12% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 7
Median salary £36,000 £80,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.00% +60.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £80,000 £45,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.62% -10.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1260 1704 2217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.07% 96.49% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1349 1666
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £69,200
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 Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Systems Administrator in Reading

Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Unix Systems Administrator in Reading

Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator in Reading over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Systems Administrator in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Reading region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Nagios
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) LAMP
2 3 (75.00%) Debian
2 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) Database Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Eucalyptus
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) Docker
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Icinga
2 3 (75.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (75.00%) Grafana
2 3 (75.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Eucalyptus
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) LAMP
1 3 (75.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) Debian
2 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Database Tuning
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Ansible
1 3 (75.00%) Grafana
1 3 (75.00%) Icinga
1 3 (75.00%) Nagios
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle