The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Administrator
Rank 205 229 210
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 52 27 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 0.35% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.37% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36 13 20
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,300 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
UNIX Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6884 7379 6812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.01% 96.39% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5840 6061 5857
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

UNIX Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

UNIX Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

UNIX Administrator
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

UNIX Administrator Salary Trend in the East of England

UNIX Administrator
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Administrator across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

UNIX Administrator Salary Histogram in the East of England

UNIX Administrator
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Administrator within the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +31 32 £45,000 +20.00%
Cambridgeshire +11 13 £34,500 -23.33%
Hertfordshire - 7 £50,000 -
UNIX Administrator
England

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 74 (100.00%) UNIX
2 70 (94.59%) Linux
3 56 (75.68%) Solaris
3 56 (75.68%) Oracle
4 47 (63.51%) Perl
5 45 (60.81%) Shell Script
6 39 (52.70%) Performance Tuning
7 38 (51.35%) Bash Shell
8 37 (50.00%) Oracle Database
8 37 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
8 37 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
8 37 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 37 (50.00%) Data Guard
9 35 (47.30%) Capacity Planning
10 34 (45.95%) AWK
11 30 (40.54%) Configuration Management
11 30 (40.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 30 (40.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 30 (40.54%) C-shell
11 30 (40.54%) Korn
12 27 (36.49%) Performance Monitoring
13 22 (29.73%) Oracle Application Server
14 21 (28.38%) Degree
15 19 (25.68%) Banking
15 19 (25.68%) Finance
15 19 (25.68%) VMware
16 16 (21.62%) SAN
17 14 (18.92%) Red Hat
17 14 (18.92%) Oracle9i Database
18 13 (17.57%) AIX

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 22 (29.73%) Oracle Application Server
2 6 (8.11%) Apache
3 5 (6.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) JBoss
4 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.62%) SAN
2 9 (12.16%) LDAP
3 8 (10.81%) Firewall
4 6 (8.11%) DNS
5 4 (5.41%) DHCP
6 3 (4.05%) LAN
6 3 (4.05%) VPN
7 2 (2.70%) SMTP
7 2 (2.70%) HTTP
7 2 (2.70%) SSH
8 1 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.35%) NAS
8 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 37 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 14 (18.92%) Oracle9i Database
3 11 (14.86%) RDBMS
3 11 (14.86%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.35%) MySQL
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
1 19 (25.68%) Banking
2 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) Middleware
2 3 (4.05%) Web Services
3 1 (1.35%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Clustering
2 5 (6.76%) HP Superdome
3 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.70%) e-Health
4 2 (2.70%) Life Science
5 1 (1.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) UNIX
2 70 (94.59%) Linux
3 56 (75.68%) Solaris
4 13 (17.57%) AIX
5 11 (14.86%) HPUX
6 9 (12.16%) Debian
6 9 (12.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (9.46%) Windows
8 4 (5.41%) SUSE
9 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.35%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.70%) Performance Tuning
2 35 (47.30%) Capacity Planning
3 30 (40.54%) Configuration Management
4 27 (36.49%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (12.16%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.76%) Business Continuity
7 5 (6.76%) High Availability
7 5 (6.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.41%) Migration
9 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.70%) DevOps
9 2 (2.70%) Network Architecture
10 1 (1.35%) Web Development
10 1 (1.35%) Data Security
10 1 (1.35%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (1.35%) Biostatistics
10 1 (1.35%) Market Research
10 1 (1.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 47 (63.51%) Perl
2 45 (60.81%) Shell Script
3 38 (51.35%) Bash Shell
4 34 (45.95%) AWK
5 30 (40.54%) Korn
5 30 (40.54%) C-shell
6 12 (16.22%) Python
7 7 (9.46%) SQL
8 4 (5.41%) PHP
9 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) Degree
2 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
2 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) RHCE
3 1 (1.35%) RHCA
3 1 (1.35%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (40.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.81%) vSphere
4 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.76%) Samba
5 4 (5.41%) NFS
5 4 (5.41%) Dovecot
6 1 (1.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 37 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 37 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 30 (40.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (75.68%) Oracle
2 19 (25.68%) VMware
3 14 (18.92%) Red Hat
4 8 (10.81%) HP
5 7 (9.46%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.76%) Cisco
7 4 (5.41%) F5
8 3 (4.05%) Juniper
9 2 (2.70%) NetApp
9 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.35%) IBM
10 1 (1.35%) Brocade
10 1 (1.35%) Foundry