The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 247 248 218
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 17 15 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.20% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 18
Average salary £48,750 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.79% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,450 £38,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +2.32%
UNIX Systems 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
6918 7397 6795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.17% 96.26% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5867 6084 5823
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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 Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator across the East of England region.

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the East of England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the East of England

UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Hertfordshire - 8 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire +15 5 £47,500 +26.66%
Cambridgeshire +4 4 £34,500 -27.36%
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 33 (100.00%) UNIX
2 29 (87.88%) Linux
3 20 (60.61%) Solaris
4 16 (48.48%) Oracle
5 13 (39.39%) Perl
5 13 (39.39%) AIX
5 13 (39.39%) SAN
6 12 (36.36%) HPUX
7 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
7 10 (30.30%) VMware
7 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
8 9 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (24.24%) Python
9 8 (24.24%) HP
9 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
9 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
9 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
10 7 (21.21%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (21.21%) Clustering
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (18.18%) DNS
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (18.18%) Data Guard
12 5 (15.15%) HP Superdome
12 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (6.06%) Apache
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) SAN
2 6 (18.18%) DNS
3 5 (15.15%) LDAP
4 4 (12.12%) DHCP
4 4 (12.12%) Firewall
5 3 (9.09%) VPN
6 2 (6.06%) SSH
6 2 (6.06%) HTTP
6 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.06%) LAN
6 2 (6.06%) SMTP
7 1 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.03%) NAS
7 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Middleware
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Clustering
2 5 (15.15%) HP Superdome
3 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (6.06%) e-Health
4 2 (6.06%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) UNIX
2 29 (87.88%) Linux
3 20 (60.61%) Solaris
4 13 (39.39%) AIX
5 12 (36.36%) HPUX
6 5 (15.15%) Debian
6 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (12.12%) SUSE
7 4 (12.12%) Windows
8 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (3.03%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (21.21%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
3 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
3 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (15.15%) High Availability
3 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Web Development
6 1 (3.03%) Biostatistics
6 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Perl
2 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 8 (24.24%) Python
3 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.12%) AWK
4 4 (12.12%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) RHCE
3 1 (3.03%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.03%) LPIC
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (15.15%) vSphere
3 5 (15.15%) Samba
4 4 (12.12%) Dovecot
4 4 (12.12%) NFS
5 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (18.18%) Data Guard
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) Nagios
4 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
2 10 (30.30%) VMware
3 8 (24.24%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.09%) Juniper
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.03%) Brocade
6 1 (3.03%) Foundry
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) Symantec
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) IBM