Salary Report

Information Technology Job

UNIX
System Professional

United States Location

United States of America
Nationwide
Metropolitan Areas

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$51,340

Experience Requirement

9 Months

Raise +1 Year

$11,374 at 22.15%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 9 Months: $51,340 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $37,227 & $65,452; and, 5% of Jobs top $85,758.

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% $92,353
5% $85,758
10% $78,155
25% $65,452
33% $60,352
50% $51,340
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 9 Months Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $48,710 $53,969
25% $44,673 $58,007
33% $42,327 $60,352
50% $37,227 $65,452
67% $31,098 $71,581
Salary Average =

$51,340

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 9 Months Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
9 Months $51,340 $11,374 at 22.15%
1 Year and 9 Months $62,714 $7,805 at 12.45%

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: $53,629 at the low experience of 11 Months; $81,994 at the average experience of 4 Years and 11 Months; and, $94,778 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

United States of America