Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Unix Systems Administrator was - in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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 > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 303 322 301
Rank change year-on-year +19 -21 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 2 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.021% 0.010% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.010% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 14
West Midlands median annual salary - £44,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.00% +13.64%
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,750 £50,500
% change year-on-year +0.50% -1.49% +14.77%

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 9,431 10,172 10,137
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 96.88% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7,511 8,078 8,489
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Unix Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Systems Administrator in the West Midlands

Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Unix Systems Administrator in the West Midlands

Unix Systems 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 Unix Systems Administrator within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Unix Systems Administrator
England

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 West Midlands region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) Squid
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 2 (100.00%) Private Cloud

Unix Systems 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Fintech
1 2 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Expense Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Squid
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (100.00%) BT