The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 112 116 88
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 6 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 0.28% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 2
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £40,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1749 1660 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.78% 94.10% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 1383 1244
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
UNIX Administrator
West Midlands

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 34 (100.00%) UNIX
2 20 (58.82%) Linux
3 18 (52.94%) AIX
4 14 (41.18%) ITIL
4 14 (41.18%) Solaris
5 13 (38.24%) Change Management
6 12 (35.29%) Red Hat
7 11 (32.35%) Veritas
7 11 (32.35%) Finance
8 10 (29.41%) SAN
8 10 (29.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 9 (26.47%) Veritas File System
9 9 (26.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 9 (26.47%) LPAR
9 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (26.47%) IBM
9 9 (26.47%) SUSE
10 8 (23.53%) Workflow
10 8 (23.53%) Sun
10 8 (23.53%) EMC
11 7 (20.59%) Perl
11 7 (20.59%) Shell Script
12 6 (17.65%) Banking
13 5 (14.71%) VMware
13 5 (14.71%) Firewall
13 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4 (11.76%) Korn
14 4 (11.76%) Investment Banking
14 4 (11.76%) Symmetrix DMX
14 4 (11.76%) Oracle

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (8.82%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) SAN
2 5 (14.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Toad
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) LPAR
2 4 (11.76%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (8.82%) HACMP
3 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) UNIX
2 20 (58.82%) Linux
3 18 (52.94%) AIX
4 14 (41.18%) Solaris
5 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (26.47%) SUSE
6 3 (8.82%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) ITIL
2 13 (38.24%) Change Management
3 8 (23.53%) Workflow
4 4 (11.76%) RDF
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) Perl
1 7 (20.59%) Shell Script
2 4 (11.76%) Korn
3 2 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 9 (26.47%) Veritas File System
2 9 (26.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Foglight
1 3 (8.82%) YUM
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Red Hat
2 11 (32.35%) Veritas
3 9 (26.47%) IBM
4 8 (23.53%) Sun
4 8 (23.53%) EMC
5 5 (14.71%) VMware
6 4 (11.76%) Oracle
7 3 (8.82%) Symantec