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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 244 211 270
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 15 35 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.49% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.51% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 11
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +7.50%
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
7480 6805 8653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.12% 95.11% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6150 5834 7354
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 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 29 August 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 29 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 -27 13 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Bedfordshire 0 1 £37,500 -21.05%
Suffolk - 1 - -
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (100.00%) UNIX
2 25 (89.29%) Linux
3 21 (75.00%) Shell Script
4 19 (67.86%) Python
5 18 (64.29%) Perl
6 17 (60.71%) Bourne shell
7 16 (57.14%) E-Commerce
8 7 (25.00%) DHCP
8 7 (25.00%) Windows
9 6 (21.43%) DNS
9 6 (21.43%) SAN
9 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
9 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
9 6 (21.43%) Web Services
9 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
10 5 (17.86%) CentOS
10 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (14.29%) KVM
11 4 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (14.29%) Release Management
11 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
11 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (14.29%) Firewall
11 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 4 (14.29%) VPN
12 3 (10.71%) Cisco
12 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
12 3 (10.71%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) DHCP
2 6 (21.43%) DNS
2 6 (21.43%) SAN
3 4 (14.29%) Firewall
3 4 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) HACMP
1 1 (3.57%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) UNIX
2 25 (89.29%) Linux
3 7 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (17.86%) CentOS
5 2 (7.14%) AIX
6 1 (3.57%) HPUX
6 1 (3.57%) Solaris
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Debian
6 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 19 (67.86%) Python
3 18 (64.29%) Perl
4 17 (60.71%) Bourne shell
5 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) MCSE
1 3 (10.71%) CCNP
1 3 (10.71%) CCNA
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (14.29%) KVM
3 1 (3.57%) PowerHA
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec
4 1 (3.57%) Sun
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) IBM