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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 315 314 316
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 5 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.043% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 16
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +1.17%
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
10694 11004 11838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 93.06% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9014 9658 10857
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 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 September 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 15 (100.00%) UNIX
2 13 (86.67%) Solaris
3 12 (80.00%) Linux
3 12 (80.00%) AIX
3 12 (80.00%) Finance
4 11 (73.33%) Banking
5 8 (53.33%) Problem Management
6 7 (46.67%) vSphere
7 6 (40.00%) Sun
7 6 (40.00%) HP
8 5 (33.33%) IBM
8 5 (33.33%) EMC
8 5 (33.33%) Veritas
8 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
10 3 (20.00%) Clustering
10 3 (20.00%) SAN
10 3 (20.00%) DNS
10 3 (20.00%) NFS
10 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (20.00%) Oracle
11 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
11 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
11 2 (13.33%) Perl
11 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
11 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
11 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (13.33%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (13.33%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) SMTP
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 11 (73.33%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (6.67%) Front Office
5 1 (6.67%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) UNIX
2 13 (86.67%) Solaris
3 12 (80.00%) Linux
3 12 (80.00%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (13.33%) Time Management
2 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Change Control
2 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Process Management
2 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) Bourne shell
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) vSphere
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) NFS
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (13.33%) Samba
4 2 (13.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (6.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (13.33%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) CFEngine
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Legato
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Sun
1 6 (40.00%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) IBM
2 5 (33.33%) Veritas
2 5 (33.33%) EMC
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (13.33%) BMC
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) NetIQ
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Compaq
5 1 (6.67%) Altiris