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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Administrator
Rank 734 732 709
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 126 177 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 111 136 129
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,474 £33,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £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
95301 104500 95835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.63% 94.60% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 79153 86609 80539
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 £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 May 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 May 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 +20 40 £50,000 -23.07% 3
South East +13 40 £45,000 +11.11% 4
East of England +13 19 £40,000 +1.26% 2
Yorkshire -3 18 £32,739 -1.83% 3
South West -12 5 £42,500 -14.14%
West Midlands -10 3 £43,596 +8.98%
East Midlands - 2 £34,500 -
North West -15 1 £39,000 +12.23%
UNIX Administrator
UK

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 264 (100.00%) UNIX
2 211 (79.92%) Linux
3 157 (59.47%) Solaris
4 121 (45.83%) Red Hat
5 103 (39.02%) Oracle
6 86 (32.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 78 (29.55%) AIX
8 75 (28.41%) Perl
9 73 (27.65%) Finance
10 67 (25.38%) VMware
11 66 (25.00%) SAN
11 66 (25.00%) Shell Script
12 60 (22.73%) TCP/IP
13 53 (20.08%) Veritas
14 50 (18.94%) DNS
15 49 (18.56%) MySQL
16 48 (18.18%) Puppet
17 46 (17.42%) Apache
17 46 (17.42%) HP
18 44 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
19 43 (16.29%) Python
20 41 (15.53%) Sun
21 39 (14.77%) IBM
22 36 (13.64%) Windows
23 33 (12.50%) HPUX
23 33 (12.50%) Tomcat
24 32 (12.12%) DevOps
25 30 (11.36%) Bash Shell
25 30 (11.36%) Banking
26 29 (10.98%) Clustering

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 46 (17.42%) Apache
2 33 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.55%) GlassFish
4 11 (4.17%) IIS
5 10 (3.79%) Apache Solr
6 9 (3.41%) JBoss
7 4 (1.52%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.52%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (1.52%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.52%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.14%) Moodle
8 3 (1.14%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.76%) Jetty
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.38%) Node.js
10 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.14%) IaaS
4 2 (0.76%) SaaS
4 2 (0.76%) PaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Joyent
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 66 (25.00%) SAN
2 60 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 50 (18.94%) DNS
4 28 (10.61%) Firewall
5 27 (10.23%) LDAP
6 17 (6.44%) NAS
7 16 (6.06%) HTTP
8 13 (4.92%) SMTP
8 13 (4.92%) SSH
9 10 (3.79%) DHCP
9 10 (3.79%) FTP
9 10 (3.79%) BGP
9 10 (3.79%) Network Security
10 9 (3.41%) Internet
11 8 (3.03%) LAN
12 7 (2.65%) WAN
12 7 (2.65%) BIG-IP
13 6 (2.27%) VPN
13 6 (2.27%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.52%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (18.56%) MySQL
2 21 (7.95%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 12 (4.55%) DB2
5 11 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.03%) VLDB
6 8 (3.03%) OLTP
6 8 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (2.27%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.52%) Informix
9 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.52%) MaxDB
10 3 (1.14%) InfluxDB
11 2 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.38%) Ingres
12 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.79%) Subversion
3 6 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.52%) Toad
5 1 (0.38%) Firebug
5 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 73 (27.65%) Finance
2 30 (11.36%) Banking
3 10 (3.79%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.65%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.27%) Back Office
5 6 (2.27%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.52%) French Language
6 4 (1.52%) German Language
6 4 (1.52%) Games
7 3 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.76%) Advertising
8 2 (0.76%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.76%) Marketing
9 1 (0.38%) Local Government
9 1 (0.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.03%) Web Services
2 6 (2.27%) LAMP
3 4 (1.52%) CGI
3 4 (1.52%) FastCGI
4 3 (1.14%) OAuth
5 2 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.76%) J2EE
6 1 (0.38%) CSS
6 1 (0.38%) XML
6 1 (0.38%) XSLT
6 1 (0.38%) Middleware
6 1 (0.38%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.98%) Clustering
2 20 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 16 (6.06%) HACMP
4 11 (4.17%) Celerra
4 11 (4.17%) LPAR
5 9 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.03%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.65%) CLARiiON
8 6 (2.27%) PKI
9 5 (1.89%) Replication
10 4 (1.52%) PlayStation
10 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.52%) AS400
11 3 (1.14%) E-Learning
11 3 (1.14%) CMDB
11 3 (1.14%) Learning Management System
11 3 (1.14%) HP Superdome
12 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 264 (100.00%) UNIX
2 211 (79.92%) Linux
3 157 (59.47%) Solaris
4 86 (32.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 78 (29.55%) AIX
6 36 (13.64%) Windows
7 33 (12.50%) HPUX
8 28 (10.61%) Debian
9 25 (9.47%) SUSE
10 20 (7.58%) Ubuntu
11 13 (4.92%) CentOS
12 6 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.14%) VMS
14 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.76%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.76%) Android
14 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.76%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (12.12%) DevOps
2 29 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (10.23%) Capacity Planning
4 24 (9.09%) ITIL
5 20 (7.58%) Load Balancing
5 20 (7.58%) Problem Management
5 20 (7.58%) Performance Analysis
6 16 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 15 (5.68%) Change Management
7 15 (5.68%) Patch Management
8 11 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (4.17%) Project Management
9 10 (3.79%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (3.41%) Resource Management
10 9 (3.41%) E-Commerce
11 8 (3.03%) CRM
11 8 (3.03%) Supplier Management
11 8 (3.03%) Data Management
11 8 (3.03%) Change Control
11 8 (3.03%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 75 (28.41%) Perl
2 66 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 43 (16.29%) Python
4 30 (11.36%) Bash Shell
5 24 (9.09%) SQL
6 22 (8.33%) Java
7 17 (6.44%) Ruby
8 16 (6.06%) PHP
9 15 (5.68%) Korn
10 14 (5.30%) Bourne shell
11 6 (2.27%) JavaScript
12 5 (1.89%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.52%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.52%) C-shell
13 4 (1.52%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.14%) AWK
15 2 (0.76%) C
15 2 (0.76%) C++
16 1 (0.38%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (6.44%) Degree
2 13 (4.92%) RHCE
3 11 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.27%) RHCSA
6 5 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.14%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.76%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.38%) IBM AIX Certification
9 1 (0.38%) SCSA
9 1 (0.38%) LPIC
9 1 (0.38%) MCSE
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.85%) SLA
2 16 (6.06%) QA
3 10 (3.79%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (10.98%) vSphere
3 24 (9.09%) NFS
4 22 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 15 (5.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 13 (4.92%) Active Directory
7 11 (4.17%) KVM
8 10 (3.79%) Xen
8 10 (3.79%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (3.41%) Squid
10 6 (2.27%) Samba
11 3 (1.14%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.76%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.76%) XenApp
12 2 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.76%) Veritas File System
12 2 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.38%) Dovecot
13 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.38%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 48 (18.18%) Puppet
2 28 (10.61%) NetBackup
3 25 (9.47%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (6.44%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (5.30%) Nagios
6 10 (3.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 9 (3.41%) Salt
8 8 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (2.65%) ITRS Geneos
10 6 (2.27%) Opsview
10 6 (2.27%) Legato
10 6 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (1.89%) Data Guard
11 5 (1.89%) Zenoss
12 4 (1.52%) yum
12 4 (1.52%) BladeLogic
12 4 (1.52%) ARCserve
12 4 (1.52%) Foglight
12 4 (1.52%) Backup Exec
12 4 (1.52%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 121 (45.83%) Red Hat
2 103 (39.02%) Oracle
3 67 (25.38%) VMware
4 53 (20.08%) Veritas
5 46 (17.42%) HP
6 41 (15.53%) Sun
7 39 (14.77%) IBM
8 23 (8.71%) EMC
8 23 (8.71%) NetApp
9 22 (8.33%) Symantec
10 21 (7.95%) Sybase
10 21 (7.95%) Cisco
11 10 (3.79%) Brocade
12 7 (2.65%) hybris
12 7 (2.65%) Reuters
12 7 (2.65%) Bloomberg
12 7 (2.65%) Hitachi
13 5 (1.89%) 3PAR
14 4 (1.52%) Lotus
14 4 (1.52%) CheckPoint
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