The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Administrator
Rank 312 325 319
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 6 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% 0.080% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.087% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 12
Average salary £52,500 £64,500 £52,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.60% +23.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £34,125
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £68,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,423 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +3.52%
UNIX Administrator
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9724 11522 11194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.57% 92.46% 93.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8361 9663 9804
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UNIX Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

UNIX Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

UNIX Administrator
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

UNIX Administrator Salary Trend in the City of London

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 24 (100.00%) UNIX
2 15 (62.50%) Solaris
2 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 12 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 10 (41.67%) Finance
5 9 (37.50%) SAN
6 8 (33.33%) Oracle
6 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (25.00%) Banking
7 6 (25.00%) AIX
7 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (25.00%) VMware
8 5 (20.83%) Python
8 5 (20.83%) HP
8 5 (20.83%) SUSE
8 5 (20.83%) Veritas
9 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (16.67%) Puppet
9 4 (16.67%) DNS
9 4 (16.67%) Perl
9 4 (16.67%) Windows
9 4 (16.67%) MySQL
9 4 (16.67%) Sun
10 3 (12.50%) NetApp
10 3 (12.50%) Nagios
10 3 (12.50%) HPUX
10 3 (12.50%) IBM
10 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
10 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
10 3 (12.50%) Splunk

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (8.33%) NAS
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) LDAP
4 2 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) HTTP
5 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
5 1 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.50%) InfluxDB
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) PKI
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (4.17%) HACMP
2 1 (4.17%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) UNIX
2 15 (62.50%) Solaris
2 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (25.00%) AIX
5 5 (20.83%) SUSE
6 4 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (12.50%) HPUX
7 3 (12.50%) Debian
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (4.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Change Control
1 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (12.50%) DevOps
1 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 2 (8.33%) Security Patching
2 2 (8.33%) Wealth Management
2 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.17%) Parallel Programming
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Product Management
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Low Latency
3 1 (4.17%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Management
3 1 (4.17%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (20.83%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) Perl
4 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (12.50%) Ruby
4 3 (12.50%) Korn
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) RHCE
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Squid
2 2 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.17%) NFS
3 1 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Sendmail
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (12.50%) Nagios
2 3 (12.50%) Salt
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.17%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) HP
4 5 (20.83%) Veritas
5 4 (16.67%) Sun
6 3 (12.50%) NetApp
6 3 (12.50%) IBM
6 3 (12.50%) Splunk
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco
7 2 (8.33%) EMC
7 2 (8.33%) Sybase
8 1 (4.17%) Hitachi
8 1 (4.17%) Dell
8 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.17%) Brocade