The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank - 105 88
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 0 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - 1.06% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.12% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 19
Average salary - £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
UNIX Administrator
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2219 1971 1591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.15% 94.58% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1971 1796 1322
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UNIX Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

UNIX Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

UNIX Administrator
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

UNIX Administrator Salary Trend in Birmingham

UNIX Administrator
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited UNIX 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) LPAR
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (16.67%) Foglight
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) HACMP
5 1 (16.67%) HPUX
5 1 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) Toad
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) YUM
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited UNIX 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) LPAR
2 1 (16.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Foglight
1 1 (16.67%) YUM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle