The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Administrator
Rank 712 679 610
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -69
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 139 193 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 122 161 198
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £75,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
UNIX Administrator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94634 94059 95667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.85% 94.44% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 78629 76398 81688
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UNIX Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

UNIX Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

UNIX Administrator
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Administrator across the England region.

UNIX Administrator Salary Trend in England

UNIX Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

UNIX Administrator Salary Histogram in England

UNIX Administrator
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
South East -10 52 £47,500 +5.55% 3
London -8 42 £60,000 -7.69% 8
Yorkshire +15 20 £34,500 - 4
West Midlands -40 9 £42,500 +1.79%
East Midlands +29 6 £37,000 +9.62% 1
East of England -23 6 £37,467 -16.73% 4
South West -6 3 £37,500 -1.31% 1
North West -32 1 £29,000 -10.76%
UNIX Administrator
UK

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 311 (100.00%) UNIX
2 255 (81.99%) Linux
3 179 (57.56%) Solaris
4 148 (47.59%) Red Hat
5 110 (35.37%) Oracle
6 105 (33.76%) Perl
7 103 (33.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 98 (31.51%) SAN
9 95 (30.55%) Shell Script
10 82 (26.37%) AIX
11 77 (24.76%) Veritas
12 76 (24.44%) TCP/IP
13 75 (24.12%) VMware
14 70 (22.51%) Apache
15 69 (22.19%) DNS
16 63 (20.26%) Finance
17 62 (19.94%) IBM
18 53 (17.04%) Puppet
19 52 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
20 50 (16.08%) MySQL
21 49 (15.76%) Sun
21 49 (15.76%) HP
22 45 (14.47%) NetBackup
23 43 (13.83%) Tomcat
24 42 (13.50%) ITIL
25 39 (12.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
26 38 (12.22%) Python
26 38 (12.22%) EMC
26 38 (12.22%) NetApp
26 38 (12.22%) Firewall

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 70 (22.51%) Apache
2 43 (13.83%) Tomcat
3 17 (5.47%) Apache Solr
4 10 (3.22%) IIS
5 6 (1.93%) JBoss
5 6 (1.93%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.29%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.96%) Jetty
7 3 (0.96%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (0.96%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.96%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.64%) Lync
9 1 (0.32%) Moodle
9 1 (0.32%) nginx
9 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.32%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (0.96%) MS Office
2 2 (0.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.32%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.96%) SaaS
3 3 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.64%) PaaS
4 2 (0.64%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 98 (31.51%) SAN
2 76 (24.44%) TCP/IP
3 69 (22.19%) DNS
4 38 (12.22%) Firewall
5 28 (9.00%) LDAP
6 23 (7.40%) NAS
7 21 (6.75%) SSH
7 21 (6.75%) FTP
8 19 (6.11%) DHCP
9 16 (5.14%) Internet
9 16 (5.14%) BIG-IP
10 14 (4.50%) HTTP
11 10 (3.22%) BGP
12 8 (2.57%) Network Security
12 8 (2.57%) WAN
12 8 (2.57%) SMTP
12 8 (2.57%) LAN
13 5 (1.61%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.29%) Reverse Proxy
15 3 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (16.08%) MySQL
2 19 (6.11%) Oracle Database
3 15 (4.82%) SQL Server
4 12 (3.86%) DB2
5 11 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.25%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (2.25%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.29%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.96%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.96%) Ingres
10 2 (0.64%) OLTP
10 2 (0.64%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.64%) VLDB
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.64%) Big Data
10 2 (0.64%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (3.86%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.29%) Toad
4 1 (0.32%) Subversion
4 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
General
1 63 (20.26%) Finance
2 33 (10.61%) Banking
3 14 (4.50%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.93%) French Language
4 6 (1.93%) Spanish Language
4 6 (1.93%) Retail
5 4 (1.29%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.29%) Marketing
6 3 (0.96%) German Language
6 3 (0.96%) Advertising
7 2 (0.64%) Back Office
7 2 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.25%) Middleware
2 6 (1.93%) LAMP
3 5 (1.61%) Web Services
4 4 (1.29%) J2EE
4 4 (1.29%) CGI
4 4 (1.29%) FastCGI
5 2 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.32%) OAuth
6 1 (0.32%) JDBC
6 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.93%) Clustering
2 20 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.47%) HACMP
4 13 (4.18%) Mainframe
5 10 (3.22%) LPAR
6 7 (2.25%) Celerra
6 7 (2.25%) CLARiiON
7 5 (1.61%) PKI
7 5 (1.61%) CMDB
7 5 (1.61%) Open Source
8 4 (1.29%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.96%) AS400
9 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.96%) iSeries
9 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.96%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.32%) HP StorageWorks
10 1 (0.32%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 311 (100.00%) UNIX
2 255 (81.99%) Linux
3 179 (57.56%) Solaris
4 103 (33.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 82 (26.37%) AIX
6 37 (11.90%) SUSE
7 36 (11.58%) Windows
8 35 (11.25%) HPUX
9 32 (10.29%) Debian
10 28 (9.00%) CentOS
11 18 (5.79%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.93%) VMS
12 6 (1.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.96%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.64%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.32%) MVS
16 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (13.50%) ITIL
2 30 (9.65%) Capacity Planning
3 29 (9.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (8.68%) Performance Analysis
5 19 (6.11%) Project Management
6 17 (5.47%) Change Management
6 17 (5.47%) Load Balancing
6 17 (5.47%) DevOps
7 13 (4.18%) Software Deployment
8 11 (3.54%) Service Management
9 10 (3.22%) Migration
9 10 (3.22%) Problem Management
9 10 (3.22%) Supplier Management
9 10 (3.22%) Data Management
9 10 (3.22%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (2.57%) Change Control
11 7 (2.25%) Performance Management
11 7 (2.25%) Data Migration
11 7 (2.25%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (2.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 105 (33.76%) Perl
2 95 (30.55%) Shell Script
3 38 (12.22%) Python
4 34 (10.93%) Bash Shell
5 24 (7.72%) SQL
6 22 (7.07%) PHP
7 18 (5.79%) Java
8 15 (4.82%) Bourne shell
9 14 (4.50%) JavaScript
10 11 (3.54%) Ruby
11 10 (3.22%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.93%) Korn
13 5 (1.61%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.29%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.29%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.29%) C-shell
15 3 (0.96%) C
15 3 (0.96%) AWK
16 1 (0.32%) JCL
16 1 (0.32%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 16 (5.14%) Degree
2 14 (4.50%) VCP4
3 10 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.22%) RHCE
4 7 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.93%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (1.93%) RHCSA
6 3 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.96%) IBM AIX Certification
7 1 (0.32%) MCSE
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.32%) SLA
2 18 (5.79%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.22%) QA
4 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (12.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 37 (11.90%) vSphere
4 35 (11.25%) NFS
5 22 (7.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 16 (5.14%) Samba
6 16 (5.14%) Oracle RMAN
7 15 (4.82%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (3.54%) Active Directory
9 9 (2.89%) PowerHA
10 8 (2.57%) VMware ESX
10 8 (2.57%) Squid
11 7 (2.25%) KVM
11 7 (2.25%) Veritas File System
12 6 (1.93%) Xen
12 6 (1.93%) Firmware
13 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.64%) GPFS
14 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.32%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 53 (17.04%) Puppet
2 45 (14.47%) NetBackup
3 21 (6.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 21 (6.75%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.89%) Data Guard
5 8 (2.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (2.57%) Salt
6 7 (2.25%) Legato
7 6 (1.93%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (1.93%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (1.61%) yum
8 5 (1.61%) Nagios
9 4 (1.29%) Foglight
9 4 (1.29%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.29%) Zenoss
10 3 (0.96%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.96%) Control-M
10 3 (0.96%) OpenView
10 3 (0.96%) Ansible
11 1 (0.32%) Cacti
Vendors
1 148 (47.59%) Red Hat
2 110 (35.37%) Oracle
3 77 (24.76%) Veritas
4 75 (24.12%) VMware
5 62 (19.94%) IBM
6 49 (15.76%) Sun
6 49 (15.76%) HP
7 38 (12.22%) EMC
7 38 (12.22%) NetApp
8 35 (11.25%) Symantec
9 22 (7.07%) Cisco
10 16 (5.14%) hybris
11 12 (3.86%) Sybase
12 10 (3.22%) Brocade
13 8 (2.57%) Microsoft
13 8 (2.57%) Hitachi
13 8 (2.57%) Bloomberg
14 7 (2.25%) Reuters
15 5 (1.61%) 3PAR
15 5 (1.61%) F5
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