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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 123 119 79
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 8 6 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.33% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.34% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 29
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.43%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.42% -4.11%
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
1950 1751 1454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.87% 96.53% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1622 1578 1256
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Unix
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 8 (88.89%) HPUX
3 7 (77.78%) ERP
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle
3 7 (77.78%) SAP
3 7 (77.78%) Kernel Tuning
3 7 (77.78%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (77.78%) User Experience
4 4 (44.44%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (22.22%) AIX
7 1 (11.11%) IBM
7 1 (11.11%) Solaris
7 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
7 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 1 (11.11%) Nagios
7 1 (11.11%) Process Management
7 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (11.11%) VMware
7 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
7 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (11.11%) SAN
7 1 (11.11%) IBM XIV
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (11.11%) Data Centre

Unix Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) IBM XIV
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 8 (88.89%) HPUX
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ERP
1 7 (77.78%) Kernel Tuning
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Monitoring
1 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) SAP
3 4 (44.44%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) VMware