The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 223 215 213
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 7 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.13% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 9
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UNIX Systems Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5114 5044 4871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.20% 93.63% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3777 3733 4043
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,400 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator across the Berkshire region.

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Berkshire

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Berkshire

UNIX Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 5 £50,000 -
Slough - 2 £39,500 -
UNIX Systems Administrator
South East

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) HP
3 9 (81.82%) Red Hat
4 8 (72.73%) Solaris
5 7 (63.64%) EMC
5 7 (63.64%) AIX
6 6 (54.55%) HPUX
6 6 (54.55%) Oracle
7 5 (45.45%) Sybase
7 5 (45.45%) DB2
7 5 (45.45%) IBM
7 5 (45.45%) VMware
7 5 (45.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (45.45%) Data Management
7 5 (45.45%) SUSE
8 4 (36.36%) Symantec
8 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
8 4 (36.36%) DNS
8 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (27.27%) F5
9 3 (27.27%) Cisco
9 3 (27.27%) Firmware
9 3 (27.27%) Sun
9 3 (27.27%) ITIL
9 3 (27.27%) Debian
10 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (18.18%) Finance
10 2 (18.18%) SAN

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
2 2 (18.18%) FWSM
2 2 (18.18%) tcpdump
2 2 (18.18%) snoop
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) BGP
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) DB2
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) LPAR
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) CMDB
1 1 (9.09%) Celerra
1 1 (9.09%) HACMP
1 1 (9.09%) DTV
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) AS400
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
3 8 (72.73%) Solaris
4 7 (63.64%) AIX
5 6 (54.55%) HPUX
6 5 (45.45%) SUSE
7 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (27.27%) Debian
9 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Data Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Management
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Firmware
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) HP
1 9 (81.82%) Red Hat
2 7 (63.64%) EMC
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) Sybase
4 5 (45.45%) IBM
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Symantec
6 3 (27.27%) F5
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) Sun
7 2 (18.18%) Egenera
7 2 (18.18%) Foundry
8 1 (9.09%) SAP
8 1 (9.09%) Brocade