The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 255 242 264
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 8 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.100% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.24% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 9
Average salary £39,750 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.47% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,400 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7645 7417 8042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.44% 94.68% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6424 6404 6875
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,866 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 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 -10 8 £39,750 +3.24% 1
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 30 (100.00%) UNIX
2 27 (90.00%) Linux
3 18 (60.00%) Python
4 17 (56.67%) Shell Script
5 16 (53.33%) Perl
6 12 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 12 (40.00%) Windows
6 12 (40.00%) Bourne shell
7 11 (36.67%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (36.67%) E-Commerce
8 10 (33.33%) DHCP
8 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 9 (30.00%) DNS
9 9 (30.00%) Web Services
9 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (26.67%) CentOS
10 8 (26.67%) SAN
11 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
11 7 (23.33%) VPN
12 6 (20.00%) Firewall
12 6 (20.00%) VMware
12 6 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
12 6 (20.00%) Release Management
12 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
12 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 6 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (20.00%) KVM
13 5 (16.67%) Puppet
13 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) DHCP
2 9 (30.00%) DNS
3 8 (26.67%) SAN
4 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (23.33%) VPN
5 6 (20.00%) Firewall
5 6 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.33%) HACMP
2 1 (3.33%) Grid Computing
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) UNIX
2 27 (90.00%) Linux
3 12 (40.00%) Windows
4 8 (26.67%) CentOS
5 4 (13.33%) Solaris
6 3 (10.00%) Debian
7 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.67%) SUSE
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.33%) AIX
8 1 (3.33%) HPUX
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) E-Commerce
1 11 (36.67%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (20.00%) Release Management
3 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (3.33%) Change Control
5 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) Python
2 17 (56.67%) Shell Script
3 16 (53.33%) Perl
4 12 (40.00%) Bourne shell
5 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.67%) AWK
8 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) MCSE
1 5 (16.67%) CCNP
1 5 (16.67%) CCNA
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (20.00%) KVM
3 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.33%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.33%) Symantec
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Sun
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Alexander Mann Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago