The median annual salary for a Unix Systems Administrator was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 March 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 / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 383 454 433
Rank change year-on-year +71 -21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 11 3 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.073% 0.015% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.016% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 33
Median salary £33,000 £65,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -49.23% +40.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £53,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £77,000 £61,550
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.15% -5.00%  

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 14480 18932 20086
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.49% 96.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12107 16135 16169
Median salary £42,925 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.17% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Unix Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Systems Administrator in the South East

Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Unix Systems Administrator in the South East

Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Systems Administrator in the South East

Unix Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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 - 4 £33,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £30,000 -
Kent - 2 £39,000 - 1
Berkshire +38 1 £47,500 -26.92% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Unix Systems Administrator
England

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 South East region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Unix
2 25 (92.59%) Linux
3 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 8 (29.63%) Python
4 8 (29.63%) Perl
4 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
5 7 (25.93%) Degree
5 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
5 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
5 7 (25.93%) AIX
5 7 (25.93%) Solaris
5 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.93%) Ubuntu
5 7 (25.93%) VMware
6 6 (22.22%) Asset Management
6 6 (22.22%) IBM
6 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 6 (22.22%) Windows
7 5 (18.52%) Java
7 5 (18.52%) VLDB
7 5 (18.52%) SAN
7 5 (18.52%) Veritas
7 5 (18.52%) DNS
7 5 (18.52%) OLTP
7 5 (18.52%) NetBackup
7 5 (18.52%) Debian
7 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.41%) nginx
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) lighttpd
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) SAN
3 4 (14.81%) BGP
3 4 (14.81%) HTTP
3 4 (14.81%) Network Security
3 4 (14.81%) SMTP
4 2 (7.41%) InfiniBand
5 1 (3.70%) LDAP
5 1 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) OLTP
1 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (18.52%) VLDB
2 4 (14.81%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) InfluxDB
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Online Games
3 3 (11.11%) EFT
4 2 (7.41%) Clustering
4 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Unix
2 25 (92.59%) Linux
3 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (25.93%) AIX
4 7 (25.93%) Solaris
4 7 (25.93%) Ubuntu
5 6 (22.22%) Windows
6 5 (18.52%) Debian
7 3 (11.11%) CentOS
8 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
8 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (3.70%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (14.81%) Capacity Management
3 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) Coaching
4 2 (7.41%) High Availability
4 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Use Case
4 2 (7.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
1 8 (29.63%) Perl
1 8 (29.63%) Python
2 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 5 (18.52%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) Korn
4 4 (14.81%) Ruby
5 2 (7.41%) MATLAB
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (14.81%) KVM
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Xen
3 2 (7.41%) Postfix
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) Squid
4 1 (3.70%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) NetBackup
2 4 (14.81%) Puppet
3 2 (7.41%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Cacti
4 1 (3.70%) Nagios
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) IBM
4 5 (18.52%) Veritas
5 2 (7.41%) ANSYS
5 2 (7.41%) LANDesk
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
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