Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Unix Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 July 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 - 316
Rank change year-on-year - +316 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 8 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.079% - 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% - 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 8
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 - £43,750
10th Percentile £41,750 - £37,500
90th Percentile £48,250 - £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +9.20%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 9730 11911 10810
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.68% 96.19% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8211 9475 9037
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 July 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 - 8 £45,000 -
Unix Systems Administrator
England

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

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

1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) HPUX
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) SLA
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Server Patching
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) NFS

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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) HPUX
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) NFS
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
Staffordshire
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago