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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 295 330 311
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 11 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.059% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.063% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 14
Average salary £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £33,500 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-18.88% +5.88%
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
10205 11027 11046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.59% 93.06% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8935 9469 10030
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) UNIX
2 15 (93.75%) Solaris
2 15 (93.75%) Linux
3 11 (68.75%) Veritas
3 11 (68.75%) Red Hat
4 10 (62.50%) EMC
5 9 (56.25%) SAN
6 8 (50.00%) Perl
6 8 (50.00%) Banking
7 6 (37.50%) Finance
7 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (37.50%) Sun
7 6 (37.50%) Project Management
8 5 (31.25%) Service Management
8 5 (31.25%) Change Management
8 5 (31.25%) HP
8 5 (31.25%) Oracle
8 5 (31.25%) ITIL
8 5 (31.25%) NAS
8 5 (31.25%) AIX
9 4 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (25.00%) DNS
9 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (25.00%) Middleware
9 4 (25.00%) Puppet
9 4 (25.00%) F5
9 4 (25.00%) NetApp
9 4 (25.00%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) SAN
2 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (31.25%) NAS
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) LDAP
6 1 (6.25%) DHCP
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (50.00%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) UNIX
2 15 (93.75%) Solaris
2 15 (93.75%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (31.25%) AIX
5 4 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (6.25%) HPUX
6 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Service Management
2 5 (31.25%) Change Management
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Release Management
4 2 (12.50%) Kernel Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Logistics
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
2 3 (18.75%) Bourne shell
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) CFEngine
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (12.50%) yum
3 1 (6.25%) Legato
3 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Veritas
1 11 (68.75%) Red Hat
2 10 (62.50%) EMC
3 6 (37.50%) Sun
4 5 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) NetApp
5 4 (25.00%) F5
6 3 (18.75%) VMware
7 2 (12.50%) Symantec
7 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 2 (12.50%) Hitachi
8 1 (6.25%) CA
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco
8 1 (6.25%) Compaq
8 1 (6.25%) Brocade