The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank - 109 112
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 0 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.42% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.44% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Unix Systems 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
1460 1607 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.95% 96.87% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 1279 1204
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Unix Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Unix Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Unix Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Cambridge

Unix Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) HPUX
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) HP Storage
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) Dovecot
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Unix Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) SSH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) HP Storage
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) e-Health
2 1 (25.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) HPUX
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Dovecot
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft