Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Unix Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Senior Unix Administrator
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 326 - 312
Rank change year-on-year - +312 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Administrator 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.020% - 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% - 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 - £43,596
10th Percentile £42,500 - £41,614
90th Percentile £47,500 - £49,731
England median annual salary £60,000 £49,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +21.21% -13.91% +17.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9777 11043 10507
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8024 8750 8737
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Senior Unix Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Unix Administrator in the West Midlands

Senior Unix Administrator
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Senior Unix Administrator in the West Midlands

Senior Unix Administrator
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Shropshire - 2 £45,000 -
Senior Unix Administrator
England

Senior Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior 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 West Midlands region featuring Senior Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Web Operations
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

Senior Unix Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Web Operations
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle