The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 110 104 97
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 6 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 0.40% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.43% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £50,000 £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
1748 1643 1408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.57% 94.15% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1515 1371 1254
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 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UNIX Systems Administrator
West Midlands

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 46 (100.00%) UNIX
2 32 (69.57%) Linux
3 30 (65.22%) AIX
4 25 (54.35%) ITIL
4 25 (54.35%) Solaris
5 23 (50.00%) Finance
5 23 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 22 (47.83%) SAN
7 21 (45.65%) Veritas
8 20 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (43.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 20 (43.48%) Veritas File System
8 20 (43.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 19 (41.30%) SUSE
9 19 (41.30%) EMC
9 19 (41.30%) Sun
9 19 (41.30%) Shell Script
10 18 (39.13%) Perl
11 17 (36.96%) Banking
12 16 (34.78%) Oracle
12 16 (34.78%) VMware
12 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (32.61%) Symmetrix DMX
13 15 (32.61%) Korn
13 15 (32.61%) RDF
14 13 (28.26%) Change Management
15 12 (26.09%) Financial Institution
15 12 (26.09%) SharePoint
15 12 (26.09%) Wiki
15 12 (26.09%) Oracle Exadata

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 12 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 22 (47.83%) SAN
2 4 (8.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Toad
General
1 23 (50.00%) Finance
2 17 (36.96%) Banking
3 12 (26.09%) Financial Institution
4 4 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Symmetrix DMX
2 12 (26.09%) Wiki
3 11 (23.91%) LPAR
4 4 (8.70%) HACMP
5 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) UNIX
2 32 (69.57%) Linux
3 30 (65.22%) AIX
4 25 (54.35%) Solaris
5 20 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (41.30%) SUSE
7 4 (8.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) ITIL
2 15 (32.61%) RDF
3 13 (28.26%) Change Management
4 8 (17.39%) Workflow
5 4 (8.70%) Capacity Management
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) Shell Script
2 18 (39.13%) Perl
3 15 (32.61%) Korn
4 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 20 (43.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 20 (43.48%) Veritas File System
1 20 (43.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Foglight
1 4 (8.70%) YUM
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 21 (45.65%) Veritas
3 19 (41.30%) Sun
3 19 (41.30%) EMC
4 16 (34.78%) Oracle
4 16 (34.78%) VMware
5 11 (23.91%) IBM
6 3 (6.52%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago