The median annual salary for a Unix Administrator was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Administrator
England / South East
Rank 380 437 404
Rank change year-on-year +57 -33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 16 19 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.099% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 46
Median salary £33,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,365 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -18.88% +12.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14420 18572 19803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.67% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12035 15864 15976
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Unix Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Unix Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Administrator in the South East

Unix Administrator
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Unix Administrator in the South East

Unix Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Administrator in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Administrator in the South East

Unix Administrator
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
East Sussex +9 4 £33,000 +10.00%
Surrey +35 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £30,000 -
Kent - 2 £39,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £57,500 -
Berkshire +37 1 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Oxfordshire -2 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Unix Administrator
England

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 South East region featuring Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) Unix
2 39 (95.12%) Linux
3 23 (56.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (48.78%) Red Hat
5 19 (46.34%) Solaris
6 14 (34.15%) Perl
7 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
7 12 (29.27%) Veritas
7 12 (29.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 11 (26.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (26.83%) Python
9 10 (24.39%) DNS
9 10 (24.39%) AIX
9 10 (24.39%) Shell Script
9 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
10 9 (21.95%) Degree
10 9 (21.95%) VMware
10 9 (21.95%) Data Centre
11 8 (19.51%) SAN
11 8 (19.51%) Windows
11 8 (19.51%) NetBackup
11 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
12 7 (17.07%) Puppet
12 7 (17.07%) Ubuntu
12 7 (17.07%) Java
12 7 (17.07%) Finance
13 6 (14.63%) OLTP
13 6 (14.63%) IBM
13 6 (14.63%) VLDB
13 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.88%) Apache
1 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.88%) nginx
2 1 (2.44%) JBoss
2 1 (2.44%) lighttpd
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
2 10 (24.39%) DNS
3 8 (19.51%) SAN
4 6 (14.63%) SMTP
5 5 (12.20%) Network Security
6 4 (9.76%) BGP
6 4 (9.76%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (9.76%) HTTP
6 4 (9.76%) LDAP
7 2 (4.88%) InfiniBand
8 1 (2.44%) DMARC
8 1 (2.44%) Internet
8 1 (2.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) OLTP
1 6 (14.63%) VLDB
2 5 (12.20%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Subversion
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
2 9 (21.95%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.76%) Online Games
4 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.32%) EFT
4 3 (7.32%) HACMP
4 3 (7.32%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (4.88%) Clustering
5 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.44%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Unix
2 39 (95.12%) Linux
3 23 (56.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (46.34%) Solaris
5 10 (24.39%) AIX
6 8 (19.51%) Windows
7 7 (17.07%) Ubuntu
8 5 (12.20%) CentOS
8 5 (12.20%) Debian
9 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
9 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.44%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (14.63%) Asset Management
2 6 (14.63%) Capacity Management
2 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
2 6 (14.63%) High Availability
3 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (9.76%) Change Management
5 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.32%) Contingency Planning
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) Coaching
6 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.88%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.88%) Prototyping
6 2 (4.88%) Server Hardening
6 2 (4.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (4.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) Perl
2 11 (26.83%) Python
3 10 (24.39%) Shell Script
4 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
5 7 (17.07%) Java
6 6 (14.63%) Korn
7 4 (9.76%) Ruby
7 4 (9.76%) SQL
8 2 (4.88%) AWK
8 2 (4.88%) Bourne shell
8 2 (4.88%) MATLAB
8 2 (4.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) OCA
3 2 (4.88%) OCP
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.88%) RHCE
3 2 (4.88%) RHCSA
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (9.76%) KVM
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) Xen
3 3 (7.32%) GlusterFS
3 3 (7.32%) NFS
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (4.88%) Postfix
4 2 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.44%) Squid
5 1 (2.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) NetBackup
2 7 (17.07%) Puppet
3 6 (14.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (7.32%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (2.44%) Cacti
7 1 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Red Hat
2 12 (29.27%) Veritas
3 9 (21.95%) VMware
4 6 (14.63%) IBM
5 5 (12.20%) Oracle
6 4 (9.76%) Sun
7 3 (7.32%) Brocade
7 3 (7.32%) EMC
7 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.32%) StorageTek
8 2 (4.88%) ANSYS
8 2 (4.88%) HP
8 2 (4.88%) LANDesk
8 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.44%) Yahoo!
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