The median annual salary for a Senior Unix Systems Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Senior Unix System Administrator
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 871 929 977
Rank change year-on-year +58 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Systems Administrator 19 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.003% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.003% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 4
Median salary £40,000 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.46% +36.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £72,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -44.82% +52.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Unix Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Unix Systems Administrator in the UK

Senior Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Unix Systems Administrator in the UK

Senior Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Unix Systems Administrator over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Unix Systems Administrator in the UK

Senior Unix Systems Administrator
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Unix Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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
England +54 12 £45,000 -30.76% 2
London +40 5 £47,500 -26.92%
South East +47 4 £40,000 -50.00% 1
Folkestone - 4 £40,000 -
Kent - 4 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
City of London - 3 £47,500 -
Shropshire - 3 £45,000 -
Telford - 3 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Unix
2 21 (95.45%) Linux
3 13 (59.09%) AIX
4 11 (50.00%) IBM
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) Solaris
6 4 (18.18%) Python
6 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (18.18%) Ruby
6 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 4 (18.18%) VMware
7 3 (13.64%) Puppet
7 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (13.64%) SLA
8 2 (9.09%) RHCE
8 2 (9.09%) Apache
8 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
8 2 (9.09%) CMS
8 2 (9.09%) Samba
8 2 (9.09%) Change Management
8 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
8 2 (9.09%) HTTP
8 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 2 (9.09%) HTTPS

Senior Unix Systems 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) CMS
1 2 (9.09%) Drupal
1 2 (9.09%) nginx
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
1 2 (9.09%) SSH
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Unix
2 21 (95.45%) Linux
3 13 (59.09%) AIX
4 4 (18.18%) Solaris
5 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.55%) Windows
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 4 (18.18%) DevOps
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Content Management
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Python
1 4 (18.18%) Ruby
2 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) RHCE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Samba
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Capistrano
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Sun
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