The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 267 303 337
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 4 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 14
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Unix Systems 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
6744 10027 11832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.74% 95.13% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6077 8498 9965
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Unix Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Unix Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Unix Systems 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 Systems Administrator across the City of London region.

Unix Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the City of London

Unix Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 19 (100.00%) Unix
2 18 (94.74%) Solaris
2 18 (94.74%) Linux
3 16 (84.21%) Red Hat
4 14 (73.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (68.42%) Finance
6 12 (63.16%) Perl
7 11 (57.89%) Veritas
8 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
9 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
10 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (36.84%) Banking
11 7 (36.84%) NetApp
11 7 (36.84%) Puppet
12 6 (31.58%) AIX
12 6 (31.58%) EMC
13 5 (26.32%) Clustering
14 4 (21.05%) Migration
14 4 (21.05%) SAN
14 4 (21.05%) ITIL
14 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Satellite
14 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
15 3 (15.79%) Change Control
15 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
16 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
16 2 (10.53%) Internet
16 2 (10.53%) Symantec
16 2 (10.53%) HP
16 2 (10.53%) RHCE
16 2 (10.53%) Client/Server

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) HTTP
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) NAS
2 2 (10.53%) SMTP
2 2 (10.53%) SSL
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 5 (26.32%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Unix
2 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 18 (94.74%) Solaris
3 14 (73.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (31.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) RHCE
1 2 (10.53%) RHCT
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) NFS
2 2 (10.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Puppet
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.26%) Cobbler
4 1 (5.26%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (5.26%) yum
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Red Hat
2 11 (57.89%) Veritas
3 7 (36.84%) NetApp
4 6 (31.58%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Splunk