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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 105 84 118
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 10 28 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.56% 1.82% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 1.91% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 4
Average salary £47,500 £56,250 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +54.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £37,500 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £37,200
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
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
1690 1464 1917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.21% 95.00% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1284 1698
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,804 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) UNIX
2 16 (94.12%) Python
3 15 (88.24%) Perl
3 15 (88.24%) Linux
4 14 (82.35%) Shell Script
4 14 (82.35%) Bourne shell
5 13 (76.47%) E-Commerce
6 12 (70.59%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
8 2 (11.76%) CentOS
8 2 (11.76%) Puppet
9 1 (5.88%) PowerHA
9 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
9 1 (5.88%) DevOps
9 1 (5.88%) Symantec
9 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (5.88%) HP Superdome
9 1 (5.88%) vSphere
9 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
9 1 (5.88%) BladeLogic
9 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (5.88%) Debian
9 1 (5.88%) VMware

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) HP Superdome
2 1 (5.88%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) UNIX
2 15 (88.24%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) CentOS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.88%) Debian
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) HPUX
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Python
2 15 (88.24%) Perl
3 14 (82.35%) Shell Script
3 14 (82.35%) Bourne shell
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) PowerHA
1 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Sun
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle