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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 252 249 231
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 12 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.19% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 12
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £39,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £48,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,105
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -1.43%
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
6789 7083 6613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.64% 96.68% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5559 5746 5341
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
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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
Hertfordshire +13 10 £37,750 -
Cambridgeshire -1 1 - -
Bedfordshire -4 1 £32,500 -
Unix Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 37 (100.00%) Unix
2 36 (97.30%) Linux
3 28 (75.68%) Oracle
4 26 (70.27%) Bash Shell
5 25 (67.57%) Perl
5 25 (67.57%) Shell Script
6 19 (51.35%) Solaris
7 17 (45.95%) VMware
8 16 (43.24%) Oracle RMAN
8 16 (43.24%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (43.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (43.24%) Data Guard
8 16 (43.24%) Oracle Database
9 15 (40.54%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (40.54%) C-shell
9 15 (40.54%) AWK
10 14 (37.84%) Configuration Management
10 14 (37.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 14 (37.84%) Red Hat
10 14 (37.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (37.84%) Korn
10 14 (37.84%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (32.43%) DNS
12 11 (29.73%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (29.73%) Oracle Application Server
12 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (27.03%) Problem Management
13 10 (27.03%) Degree
13 10 (27.03%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (29.73%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (24.32%) Apache
2 9 (24.32%) Apache ServiceMix
2 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
2 9 (24.32%) WebSphere
2 9 (24.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Office
2 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) DNS
2 10 (27.03%) SSH
3 9 (24.32%) SSL
4 8 (21.62%) FTP
5 4 (10.81%) NAS
5 4 (10.81%) SAN
6 2 (5.41%) DHCP
6 2 (5.41%) Firewall
6 2 (5.41%) LDAP
7 1 (2.70%) Ethereal
7 1 (2.70%) HTTP
7 1 (2.70%) LAN
7 1 (2.70%) SMTP
7 1 (2.70%) SNMP
7 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.70%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle Database
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (27.03%) MySQL
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (13.51%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
5 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (27.03%) Banking
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) LAMP
1 9 (24.32%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) e-Health
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.70%) Life Science
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Unix
2 36 (97.30%) Linux
3 19 (51.35%) Solaris
4 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.11%) CentOS
6 2 (5.41%) HPUX
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.70%) AIX
7 1 (2.70%) Debian
7 1 (2.70%) SUSE
7 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (37.84%) Capacity Planning
2 14 (37.84%) Configuration Management
3 11 (29.73%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (27.03%) ITIL
4 10 (27.03%) Problem Management
5 9 (24.32%) Time Management
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.41%) Information Management
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 1 (2.70%) High Availability
7 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.70%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) Network Design
7 1 (2.70%) Network Management
7 1 (2.70%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) Bash Shell
2 25 (67.57%) Perl
2 25 (67.57%) Shell Script
3 15 (40.54%) AWK
3 15 (40.54%) C-shell
4 14 (37.84%) Korn
5 10 (27.03%) PHP
6 9 (24.32%) Java
7 2 (5.41%) Python
7 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) CCNA
2 1 (2.70%) CCNP
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) RHCE
2 1 (2.70%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (37.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (24.32%) Postfix
3 9 (24.32%) qmail
3 9 (24.32%) Sendmail
4 3 (8.11%) NFS
5 2 (5.41%) Dovecot
5 2 (5.41%) vSphere
6 1 (2.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 16 (43.24%) Data Guard
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (37.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (24.32%) Plesk
4 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (2.70%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) Oracle
2 17 (45.95%) VMware
3 14 (37.84%) Red Hat
4 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
5 9 (24.32%) IBM
6 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.41%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) Sun
7 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco
7 1 (2.70%) Remedy