Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Unix Administrator was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

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

Senior Unix Administrator
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1187 1149 1268
Rank change year-on-year -38 +119 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Administrator 10 42 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.024% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.025% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 7 42 7
UK median annual salary £75,000 £57,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% -17.86% +43.59%
10th Percentile £55,000 £40,000 £56,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £94,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £45,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year - -37.93% +61.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 167,485 170,923 196,281
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 96.20% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 135,503 139,507 164,804
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Senior Unix Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Unix Administrator in the UK

Senior Unix Administrator
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Unix Administrator in the UK

Senior Unix Administrator
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Unix Administrator over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Unix Administrator in the UK

Senior Unix Administrator
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Unix Administrator within the UK over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. 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
England -21 10 £75,000 +25.00%
London +13 9 £75,000 -3.23%
UK excluding London +9 1 - -
South East -11 1 - -

Senior Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, Senior Unix Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (70.00%) Banking
3 6 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 6 (60.00%) Control-M
3 6 (60.00%) Solaris
3 6 (60.00%) Veritas
3 6 (60.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) NetBackup
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 5 (50.00%) BMC
4 5 (50.00%) CA
4 5 (50.00%) Unicenter
4 5 (50.00%) Symantec
4 5 (50.00%) Remedy
4 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (50.00%) Puppet
4 5 (50.00%) Xymon
4 5 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (50.00%) Microservices
4 5 (50.00%) Infoblox
4 5 (50.00%) CMDB
4 5 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef

Senior Unix Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) CMDB
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (60.00%) Solaris
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (50.00%) Microservices
1 5 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (10.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (60.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Korn
3 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (50.00%) Docker
2 5 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Control-M
1 6 (60.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 5 (50.00%) Ansible
2 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 5 (50.00%) Unicenter
2 5 (50.00%) Xymon
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (60.00%) Veritas
3 5 (50.00%) BMC
3 5 (50.00%) CA
3 5 (50.00%) Infoblox
3 5 (50.00%) Remedy
3 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle