The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 99 84 122
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 19 30 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.05% 1.88% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 2.01% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 3
Average salary £45,000 £56,250 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +54.10%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UNIX Administrator
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1715 1493 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.49% 93.72% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1334 1307 1638
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

UNIX Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

UNIX Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

UNIX Administrator
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

UNIX Administrator Salary Trend in Cambridge

UNIX Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Administrator across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

UNIX Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 28 (100.00%) UNIX
2 25 (89.29%) Perl
3 19 (67.86%) Python
4 18 (64.29%) Linux
5 17 (60.71%) Bourne shell
6 16 (57.14%) E-Commerce
6 16 (57.14%) Shell Script
7 14 (50.00%) Red Hat
8 13 (46.43%) CentOS
9 10 (35.71%) MySQL
10 9 (32.14%) Oracle
10 9 (32.14%) Solaris
10 9 (32.14%) IBM
10 9 (32.14%) HP
10 9 (32.14%) Ubuntu
11 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
11 8 (28.57%) Dell
11 8 (28.57%) ITIL
11 8 (28.57%) Manufacturing
12 3 (10.71%) Puppet
13 1 (3.57%) Debian
13 1 (3.57%) VMware
13 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 1 (3.57%) HACMP
13 1 (3.57%) Nagios
13 1 (3.57%) Symantec
13 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (3.57%) DHCP

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (3.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) HACMP
1 1 (3.57%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) UNIX
2 18 (64.29%) Linux
3 13 (46.43%) CentOS
4 9 (32.14%) Solaris
4 9 (32.14%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Debian
5 1 (3.57%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) AIX
5 1 (3.57%) HPUX
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) Perl
2 19 (67.86%) Python
3 17 (60.71%) Bourne shell
4 16 (57.14%) Shell Script
5 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
1 1 (3.57%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
2 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (32.14%) HP
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle
2 9 (32.14%) IBM
3 8 (28.57%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Sun