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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 123 110 109
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 1 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.055% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.29% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 6
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1759 1726 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.23% 95.41% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1438 1504 1353
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) LPAR
3 2 (33.33%) Toad
3 2 (33.33%) Foglight
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) yum
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) HACMP
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Toad
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) LPAR
2 1 (16.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Foglight
2 1 (16.67%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle