The median annual salary for a Unix Systems Administrator was - in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 162 165
Rank change year-on-year +14 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.038% 0.10% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.11% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.89% -14.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2491 2770 2990
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.04% 96.62% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1594 1899
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,675
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 Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Systems Administrator in Scotland

Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Unix Systems Administrator in Scotland

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Control-M
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) RHEV
1 1 (100.00%) Rundeck
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Delivery

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Control-M
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Rundeck
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat