Salary Report

Information Technology Job

UNIX
System Professional

United States Location

San Jose -
- San Francisco - Oakland
CA, USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$85,077

Experience Requirement

4 Years

Raise +1 Year

$4,397 at 5.17%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 4 Years: $85,077 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $69,636 & $100,518; and, 5% of Jobs top $122,735.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$15,080 = minimum wage annual salary in the USA.

$187,699 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the USA at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $129,951
5% $122,735
10% $114,417
25% $100,518
33% $94,938
50% $85,077
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 4 Years Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $82,201 $87,954
25% $77,783 $92,372
33% $75,217 $94,938
50% $69,636 $100,518
67% $62,930 $107,225
95% $40,203 $129,951
Salary Average =

$85,077

Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
÷
Number of all Jobs at 4 Years Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
3 Years $79,704 $5,374 at 6.74%
4 Years $85,077 $4,397 at 5.17%
5 Years $89,474 $3,721 at 4.16%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level, increases rapidly with the first years of experience and approaches a ceiling as experience matures.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $62,084 at the low experience of 11 Months; $89,137 at the average experience of 4 Years and 11 Months; and, $101,410 at the top experience of 8 Years and 10 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

11 Years and 1 Month = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top

Qualifications

Description

This position involves server architecture and network integration focusing on system installation, configuring, optimization, monitoring, maintenance, troubleshooting, patch implementation, upgrading, storage management, capacity planning, security, backup, recovery and/or documentation.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
UNIX Server,
AIX, BMS, BSD, Hewlett Packard UNIX (HP-UNIX), IRIX, Linux, SCO, Solaris or UNIX;
Administrator,
Administrator, Network Administrator, System Administrator or Web Administrator.

Characteristics

A+ Skills
Additional IT skills and US Cities requested in some job descriptions:
Manager,
8% of job descriptions,
Project Leader, Project Manager, Supervisor, Team Leader or Technical Lead;
Graduate Degree,
3% of job descriptions,
Master of Science in Computer Engineering, Master of Science in Computer Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, MA/MS in Information Technology, MA/MS in Information Science, Master of Arts Degree, Master of Science Degree or Ph.D.;
Perl,
42% of job descriptions;
UNIX Shell,
44% of job descriptions,
Bourne Shell, C Shell, Korn Shell, Shell, Shell Scripts or UNIX Shell;
Linux, Apache, MySql and either Perl, PHP or Python,
6% of job descriptions;
Symantic NetBackup or Veritas Storage Foundation,
14% of job descriptions;
EMC NetWorker,
12% of job descriptions;
Cisco,
13% of job descriptions,
Cisco, Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA), Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP), Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE), Cisco Certified Network Associate(CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Catalyst Switch, Cisco IP Phone, Cisco PIX, Cisco Router, Cisco VoIP, CiscoWorks or IOS;
Finance Industry,
15% of job descriptions,
Asset Management, Banking, Brokerage, Commodity Trading, Derivative Trading, Equity Trading, Financial, Insurance, Investment, Securities Trading, Stock Market or Wall Street
with
Business, Company, Corporation, Enterprise, Firm or Industry;
Security Clearance,
8% of job descriptions;
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT-PA,
16% of jobs;
Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV,
13% of jobs.

Location

San Francisco - Oakland - San Jose, CA:

California,
Alameda, Alameda County, Alamo, Albany, Alum Rock, Alviso, Antioch, Ashland, Atherton, Bay Area, Bay Point, Belmont, Benicia, Berkeley, Boyes Hot Springs, Brisbane, Burlingame, Campbell, Capitola, Castre Valley, Concord, Contra Costa, Contra Costa County, Corte Madea, Cupertino, Daly City, Danville, Dixon, Dublin, East Palo Alto, El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Emeryville, Fairfax, Fairfield, Foster City, Fremont, Gilroy, Half Moon Bay, Hayward, Healdsburg, Hercules, Hillsborough, Julian, Kensington, Lafayette, Larkspur, Livermore, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Marin, Marin County, Martinez, Menlo Park, Mill Valley, Millbrae, Milpitas, Moraga, Mountain View, Napa, Napa County, Newark, North Fair Oaks, Novato, Oakland, Orinda, Pacifica, Palo Alto, Petaluma, Piedmont, Pinole, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill, Pleasanton, Redwood City, Redwood Shores, Richmond, Rodeo, Rohnert Park, San Anselmo, San Bruno, San Carlos, San Francisco, San Francisco County, San Jose, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, San Mateo, San Mateo County, San Pablo, San Rafael, San Ramon, San Raphael, Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, Santa Rosa, Saratoga, Sausalito, Scotts Valley, Silicon Valley, Solano, Solano County, Sonoma, Sonoma County, Soquel, South San Francisco, Stanford, Sunnyvale, Tara Hills, Tiburon, Timalpais Valley, Union City, Vacaville, Vallejo, Walnut Creek, Walnut Creek West, Watsonville and Woodside.

These locations are all included in the San Jose - San Francisco, CA metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).