The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank - - 130
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 0 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 18
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UNIX Systems Administrator
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1691 1459 2006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.84% 93.29% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1404 1133 1687
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Cheshire

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Compaq
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Legato
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 1 (100.00%) Bourne shell

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Bourne shell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Legato
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Compaq
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat