The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank - 88 90
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 0 38 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - 1.79% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.91% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 37 19
Average salary - £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +1.17%
UNIX Systems 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
2212 1992 1608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.21% 93.74% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1909 1798 1327
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 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Birmingham

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 10 (100.00%) UNIX
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) LPAR
2 9 (90.00%) IBM
2 9 (90.00%) AIX
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) YUM
5 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) HPUX
5 3 (30.00%) Solaris
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) HACMP
5 3 (30.00%) Foglight
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) Toad
6 1 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (10.00%) MySQL

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (30.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Toad
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) LPAR
2 3 (30.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) UNIX
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) AIX
3 3 (30.00%) HPUX
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Foglight
1 3 (30.00%) YUM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle