The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 126 105 147
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 10 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.41% 1.34% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.41% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 6
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +46.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £37,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
UNIX Systems Administrator
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2334 2131 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.85% 95.47% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1856 1851 2538
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 Cambridgeshire

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

UNIX Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -21 10 £47,500 -15.55% 2
UNIX Systems Administrator
East of England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 18 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (94.44%) Python
3 16 (88.89%) Perl
3 16 (88.89%) Linux
4 15 (83.33%) Shell Script
4 15 (83.33%) Bourne shell
5 14 (77.78%) E-Commerce
6 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
8 3 (16.67%) CentOS
8 3 (16.67%) Puppet
9 2 (11.11%) DevOps
10 1 (5.56%) Debian
10 1 (5.56%) VMware
10 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
10 1 (5.56%) BladeLogic
10 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (5.56%) HP Superdome
10 1 (5.56%) vSphere
10 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (5.56%) HACMP
10 1 (5.56%) DHCP
10 1 (5.56%) IBM
10 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
10 1 (5.56%) Sun

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) HP Superdome
2 1 (5.56%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) UNIX
2 16 (88.89%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) Debian
4 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) HPUX
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Python
2 16 (88.89%) Perl
3 15 (83.33%) Shell Script
3 15 (83.33%) Bourne shell
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
1 1 (5.56%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Sun
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec