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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 224 206 260
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 28 37 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.51% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.54% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 14
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £37,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
7382 6886 8679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.18% 95.02% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6070 5911 7362
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire -19 20 £45,000 -10.00%
Bedfordshire -3 7 £37,500 -21.05%
Suffolk - 1 - -
UNIX Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 48 (100.00%) UNIX
2 37 (77.08%) Perl
2 37 (77.08%) Linux
3 32 (66.67%) Shell Script
4 22 (45.83%) Python
5 20 (41.67%) Bourne shell
6 19 (39.58%) E-Commerce
7 18 (37.50%) Solaris
7 18 (37.50%) Oracle
8 17 (35.42%) Red Hat
8 17 (35.42%) Bash Shell
9 16 (33.33%) CentOS
10 14 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (20.83%) MySQL
11 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database
12 9 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (18.75%) Data Guard
12 9 (18.75%) HP
12 9 (18.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 9 (18.75%) IBM
12 9 (18.75%) Ubuntu
12 9 (18.75%) Korn
12 9 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
12 9 (18.75%) AWK
12 9 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
13 8 (16.67%) Manufacturing
13 8 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (16.67%) RDBMS

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) DHCP
2 6 (12.50%) DNS
2 6 (12.50%) SAN
3 4 (8.33%) Firewall
3 4 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) MySQL
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 8 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
3 8 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 8 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) HACMP
1 1 (2.08%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) UNIX
2 37 (77.08%) Linux
3 18 (37.50%) Solaris
4 16 (33.33%) CentOS
5 9 (18.75%) Ubuntu
6 7 (14.58%) Windows
7 2 (4.17%) AIX
8 1 (2.08%) HPUX
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.08%) Debian
8 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) E-Commerce
2 14 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 9 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (8.33%) Release Management
6 2 (4.17%) DevOps
7 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (77.08%) Perl
2 32 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 22 (45.83%) Python
4 20 (41.67%) Bourne shell
5 17 (35.42%) Bash Shell
6 9 (18.75%) AWK
6 9 (18.75%) Korn
7 8 (16.67%) C-shell
8 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) MCSE
1 3 (6.25%) CCNP
1 3 (6.25%) CCNA
1 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.33%) KVM
3 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.08%) vSphere
4 1 (2.08%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 9 (18.75%) Data Guard
2 4 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.08%) Nagios
3 1 (2.08%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Oracle
2 17 (35.42%) Red Hat
3 9 (18.75%) HP
3 9 (18.75%) IBM
4 8 (16.67%) Dell
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.17%) VMware
7 1 (2.08%) Sun
7 1 (2.08%) Symantec