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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Administrator
Rank 711 723 675
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 157 180 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 139 136 153
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £33,210 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
98006 104685 98144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.59% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80950 85693 82553
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
London +30 53 £52,500 -19.23% 3
South East +24 52 £42,750 +5.55% 5
Yorkshire +14 22 £32,778 -1.71% 1
East of England +5 12 £37,500 -6.25% 1
East Midlands +16 6 £34,500 +2.22%
West Midlands -20 6 £41,250 +3.12%
South West - 5 £42,500 -
North West -21 1 £39,000 +13.04% 1
UNIX Administrator
UK

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 289 (100.00%) UNIX
2 225 (77.85%) Linux
3 171 (59.17%) Solaris
4 139 (48.10%) Red Hat
5 115 (39.79%) Oracle
6 92 (31.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 84 (29.07%) Perl
7 84 (29.07%) AIX
8 78 (26.99%) VMware
9 77 (26.64%) SAN
10 71 (24.57%) Shell Script
11 70 (24.22%) Finance
12 67 (23.18%) TCP/IP
13 62 (21.45%) Veritas
14 60 (20.76%) DNS
15 56 (19.38%) MySQL
16 55 (19.03%) Apache
17 53 (18.34%) Puppet
18 51 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
18 51 (17.65%) HP
19 45 (15.57%) Tomcat
19 45 (15.57%) Python
19 45 (15.57%) IBM
20 43 (14.88%) Sun
21 41 (14.19%) Windows
22 39 (13.49%) vSphere
23 38 (13.15%) Firewall
24 34 (11.76%) Bash Shell
25 32 (11.07%) NetBackup
25 32 (11.07%) Debian

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 55 (19.03%) Apache
2 45 (15.57%) Tomcat
3 17 (5.88%) Apache Solr
4 12 (4.15%) IIS
5 11 (3.81%) GlassFish
6 9 (3.11%) JBoss
7 5 (1.73%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.38%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.38%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (1.38%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.38%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.04%) Moodle
9 3 (1.04%) Jetty
10 1 (0.35%) Lync
10 1 (0.35%) Node.js
10 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.69%) MS Office
2 1 (0.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.38%) IaaS
4 3 (1.04%) PaaS
5 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.69%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 77 (26.64%) SAN
2 67 (23.18%) TCP/IP
3 60 (20.76%) DNS
4 38 (13.15%) Firewall
5 30 (10.38%) LDAP
6 18 (6.23%) DHCP
6 18 (6.23%) NAS
7 17 (5.88%) HTTP
8 16 (5.54%) SSH
9 15 (5.19%) BIG-IP
10 14 (4.84%) FTP
11 13 (4.50%) SMTP
12 12 (4.15%) Network Security
13 11 (3.81%) Internet
14 10 (3.46%) BGP
15 8 (2.77%) LAN
16 7 (2.42%) WAN
17 6 (2.08%) VPN
17 6 (2.08%) iSCSI
18 5 (1.73%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (19.38%) MySQL
2 16 (5.54%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.19%) DB2
3 15 (5.19%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.77%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.38%) OLTP
7 4 (1.38%) VLDB
7 4 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.38%) MaxDB
7 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.38%) Informix
8 3 (1.04%) InfluxDB
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.69%) Ingres
10 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.35%) Redis
10 1 (0.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (4.15%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.77%) Subversion
3 6 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.38%) Toad
5 1 (0.35%) Firebug
General
1 70 (24.22%) Finance
2 31 (10.73%) Banking
3 13 (4.50%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.42%) Spanish Language
5 5 (1.73%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.73%) Back Office
6 4 (1.38%) Advertising
6 4 (1.38%) Games
6 4 (1.38%) French Language
6 4 (1.38%) German Language
7 2 (0.69%) Private Banking
7 2 (0.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.35%) Retail
8 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.42%) Web Services
2 6 (2.08%) LAMP
3 5 (1.73%) FastCGI
4 4 (1.38%) CGI
4 4 (1.38%) Middleware
4 4 (1.38%) J2EE
5 3 (1.04%) OAuth
5 3 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.35%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.35%) CSS
6 1 (0.35%) JDBC
6 1 (0.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.03%) Clustering
2 21 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.54%) HACMP
4 11 (3.81%) Celerra
5 10 (3.46%) LPAR
6 9 (3.11%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.42%) CLARiiON
8 6 (2.08%) CMDB
8 6 (2.08%) PKI
9 5 (1.73%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.73%) Replication
9 5 (1.73%) Open Source
10 4 (1.38%) PlayStation
11 3 (1.04%) Learning Management System
11 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.04%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.04%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.04%) E-Learning
12 2 (0.69%) Equities
12 2 (0.69%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 289 (100.00%) UNIX
2 225 (77.85%) Linux
3 171 (59.17%) Solaris
4 92 (31.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 84 (29.07%) AIX
6 41 (14.19%) Windows
7 32 (11.07%) Debian
8 31 (10.73%) SUSE
8 31 (10.73%) HPUX
9 20 (6.92%) Ubuntu
10 14 (4.84%) CentOS
11 4 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.04%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.04%) VMS
13 2 (0.69%) Android
13 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (10.38%) DevOps
2 28 (9.69%) ITIL
2 28 (9.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (9.34%) Capacity Planning
4 23 (7.96%) Performance Analysis
5 20 (6.92%) Load Balancing
6 19 (6.57%) Problem Management
7 14 (4.84%) Change Management
8 12 (4.15%) Service Delivery
9 11 (3.81%) Software Deployment
10 10 (3.46%) Project Management
10 10 (3.46%) Supplier Management
10 10 (3.46%) Data Management
11 9 (3.11%) Resource Management
12 8 (2.77%) Change Control
12 8 (2.77%) Performance Management
13 7 (2.42%) Release Management
13 7 (2.42%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (2.42%) Asset Management
13 7 (2.42%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 84 (29.07%) Perl
2 71 (24.57%) Shell Script
3 45 (15.57%) Python
4 34 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 29 (10.03%) SQL
6 23 (7.96%) Java
7 21 (7.27%) PHP
8 18 (6.23%) Ruby
9 16 (5.54%) Bourne shell
10 13 (4.50%) Korn
11 6 (2.08%) JavaScript
12 5 (1.73%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.73%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.38%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.38%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.04%) C-shell
14 3 (1.04%) C
15 2 (0.69%) C++
15 2 (0.69%) AWK
16 1 (0.35%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 19 (6.57%) Degree
2 15 (5.19%) RHCE
3 13 (4.50%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.08%) RHCSA
6 5 (1.73%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.04%) IBM AIX Certification
7 3 (1.04%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.69%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.35%) MCSE
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.35%) SCSA
9 1 (0.35%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.03%) SLA
2 17 (5.88%) PCI DSS
3 16 (5.54%) QA
System Software
1 51 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (13.49%) vSphere
3 30 (10.38%) NFS
4 25 (8.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 18 (6.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 14 (4.84%) Active Directory
7 11 (3.81%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (3.81%) KVM
8 10 (3.46%) Xen
9 8 (2.77%) Squid
10 7 (2.42%) Samba
11 5 (1.73%) Veritas File System
12 3 (1.04%) Hyper-V
12 3 (1.04%) PowerHA
13 2 (0.69%) GPFS
13 2 (0.69%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.69%) XenApp
13 2 (0.69%) Firmware
13 2 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 53 (18.34%) Puppet
2 32 (11.07%) NetBackup
3 25 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (6.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 13 (4.50%) Nagios
6 10 (3.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 9 (3.11%) Legato
7 9 (3.11%) Salt
8 7 (2.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (2.08%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (1.73%) Opsview
10 5 (1.73%) yum
11 4 (1.38%) CFEngine
11 4 (1.38%) BladeLogic
11 4 (1.38%) Data Guard
11 4 (1.38%) Zenoss
11 4 (1.38%) ARCserve
11 4 (1.38%) Foglight
11 4 (1.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 139 (48.10%) Red Hat
2 115 (39.79%) Oracle
3 78 (26.99%) VMware
4 62 (21.45%) Veritas
5 51 (17.65%) HP
6 45 (15.57%) IBM
7 43 (14.88%) Sun
8 29 (10.03%) NetApp
9 26 (9.00%) EMC
10 25 (8.65%) Cisco
10 25 (8.65%) Symantec
11 19 (6.57%) Sybase
12 15 (5.19%) hybris
13 11 (3.81%) Brocade
14 8 (2.77%) Microsoft
15 7 (2.42%) Hitachi
16 6 (2.08%) Reuters
16 6 (2.08%) Bloomberg
17 5 (1.73%) 3PAR
18 4 (1.38%) Lotus
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