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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 706 683 610
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -73
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 165 184 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.19% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 137 162 243
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,250 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +11.11%
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
98697 96379 103276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.71% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 82885 78978 89637
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 £26,500 £26,500
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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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
London -37 53 £53,750 -18.86% 3
South East -1 46 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire +4 36 £30,500 -5.27% 1
East of England -21 9 £42,500 -26.08% 2
North West -8 5 £35,000 +9.37% 1
West Midlands -47 5 £43,250 -3.88%
East Midlands - 5 £34,500 -
South West -5 4 £40,000 +5.26%
North East - 2 - -
UNIX Administrator
UK

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

1 345 (100.00%) UNIX
2 281 (81.45%) Linux
3 185 (53.62%) Solaris
4 166 (48.12%) Red Hat
5 122 (35.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 121 (35.07%) Shell Script
7 116 (33.62%) Perl
8 101 (29.28%) SAN
9 97 (28.12%) Oracle
10 86 (24.93%) Apache
10 86 (24.93%) AIX
11 82 (23.77%) IBM
12 75 (21.74%) Veritas
13 66 (19.13%) TCP/IP
14 61 (17.68%) VMware
15 60 (17.39%) Finance
15 60 (17.39%) DNS
16 58 (16.81%) HP
17 48 (13.91%) NetApp
18 47 (13.62%) Bash Shell
19 46 (13.33%) Puppet
19 46 (13.33%) ITIL
19 46 (13.33%) SUSE
20 45 (13.04%) NetBackup
20 45 (13.04%) MySQL
21 44 (12.75%) EMC
22 43 (12.46%) Symantec
23 42 (12.17%) Sun
23 42 (12.17%) Clustering
24 41 (11.88%) HPUX

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 86 (24.93%) Apache
2 33 (9.57%) Tomcat
3 18 (5.22%) Apache Solr
4 10 (2.90%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.03%) IIS
6 6 (1.74%) nginx
7 4 (1.16%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.16%) JBoss
8 3 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.87%) Jetty
9 2 (0.58%) Lync
10 1 (0.29%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.29%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.16%) MS Office
2 3 (0.87%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.87%) SaaS
4 2 (0.58%) PaaS
4 2 (0.58%) IaaS
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 101 (29.28%) SAN
2 66 (19.13%) TCP/IP
3 60 (17.39%) DNS
4 38 (11.01%) Firewall
5 27 (7.83%) LDAP
6 18 (5.22%) DHCP
7 17 (4.93%) FTP
7 17 (4.93%) BIG-IP
8 15 (4.35%) NAS
9 14 (4.06%) SSH
10 13 (3.77%) Internet
11 10 (2.90%) WAN
11 10 (2.90%) LAN
12 6 (1.74%) VPN
12 6 (1.74%) iSCSI
13 4 (1.16%) Network Security
13 4 (1.16%) BGP
13 4 (1.16%) HTTP
14 3 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.04%) MySQL
2 19 (5.51%) Oracle Database
3 11 (3.19%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.61%) SQL Server
4 9 (2.61%) DB2
4 9 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.45%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.87%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.87%) Ingres
7 2 (0.58%) OLTP
7 2 (0.58%) VLDB
7 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.29%) Redis
8 1 (0.29%) Big Data
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 15 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.29%) Toad
General
1 60 (17.39%) Finance
2 40 (11.59%) Banking
3 10 (2.90%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.03%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.74%) Legal
5 6 (1.74%) Retail
6 5 (1.45%) Marketing
6 5 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.87%) Advertising
8 3 (0.87%) French Language
9 2 (0.58%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.19%) LAMP
2 7 (2.03%) Middleware
3 6 (1.74%) Web Services
4 4 (1.16%) J2EE
4 4 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (0.87%) XML
5 3 (0.87%) FastCGI
6 2 (0.58%) HTML
6 2 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.29%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.17%) Clustering
2 22 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.35%) HACMP
4 13 (3.77%) Mainframe
5 11 (3.19%) Open Source
6 8 (2.32%) LPAR
7 7 (2.03%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.74%) iSeries
8 6 (1.74%) AS400
9 5 (1.45%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.45%) HP StorageWorks
9 5 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.16%) CMDB
10 4 (1.16%) VAX
11 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.58%) PKI
13 1 (0.29%) Derivative
13 1 (0.29%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.29%) Wiki
13 1 (0.29%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 345 (100.00%) UNIX
2 281 (81.45%) Linux
3 185 (53.62%) Solaris
4 122 (35.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 86 (24.93%) AIX
6 46 (13.33%) SUSE
7 41 (11.88%) CentOS
7 41 (11.88%) HPUX
8 34 (9.86%) Windows
9 21 (6.09%) Debian
10 19 (5.51%) Ubuntu
11 11 (3.19%) VMS
12 8 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (1.74%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (1.16%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (13.33%) ITIL
2 32 (9.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (7.25%) Performance Analysis
4 21 (6.09%) E-Commerce
5 19 (5.51%) Capacity Planning
6 18 (5.22%) Change Management
7 17 (4.93%) Project Management
8 15 (4.35%) Load Balancing
8 15 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
9 14 (4.06%) Problem Management
9 14 (4.06%) Migration
10 13 (3.77%) Service Management
10 13 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (3.48%) DevOps
12 11 (3.19%) Data Migration
13 10 (2.90%) Configuration Management
14 9 (2.61%) Business Continuity
15 7 (2.03%) Data Management
16 6 (1.74%) Change Control
16 6 (1.74%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 121 (35.07%) Shell Script
2 116 (33.62%) Perl
3 47 (13.62%) Bash Shell
4 38 (11.01%) Python
5 23 (6.67%) PHP
6 18 (5.22%) SQL
6 18 (5.22%) Bourne shell
7 15 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 14 (4.06%) Java
8 14 (4.06%) PowerShell
9 13 (3.77%) Korn
10 10 (2.90%) AWK
11 5 (1.45%) C-shell
12 3 (0.87%) Ruby
12 3 (0.87%) C
13 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (3.77%) Degree
2 11 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.03%) RHCE
4 6 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.16%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.87%) IBM Certification
6 3 (0.87%) IBM AIX Certification
6 3 (0.87%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.58%) LPIC
8 1 (0.29%) MCSE
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.09%) SLA
2 19 (5.51%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.19%) QA
4 6 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 40 (11.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 26 (7.54%) NFS
3 23 (6.67%) PowerHA
4 22 (6.38%) vSphere
5 21 (6.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 18 (5.22%) Samba
7 17 (4.93%) VMware ESX
8 16 (4.64%) Active Directory
9 14 (4.06%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (3.48%) Oracle RMAN
11 10 (2.90%) Veritas File System
12 8 (2.32%) Firmware
13 3 (0.87%) Squid
14 2 (0.58%) KVM
14 2 (0.58%) GPFS
14 2 (0.58%) Sendmail
15 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
15 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (13.33%) Puppet
2 45 (13.04%) NetBackup
3 19 (5.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 13 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.61%) Data Guard
6 8 (2.32%) Legato
6 8 (2.32%) Nagios
7 6 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (1.74%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (1.45%) Control-M
8 5 (1.45%) Zenoss
9 4 (1.16%) yum
9 4 (1.16%) OpenView
10 2 (0.58%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.58%) Ansible
10 2 (0.58%) Salt
11 1 (0.29%) Foglight
11 1 (0.29%) Cacti
11 1 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 166 (48.12%) Red Hat
2 97 (28.12%) Oracle
3 82 (23.77%) IBM
4 75 (21.74%) Veritas
5 61 (17.68%) VMware
6 58 (16.81%) HP
7 48 (13.91%) NetApp
8 44 (12.75%) EMC
9 43 (12.46%) Symantec
10 42 (12.17%) Sun
11 14 (4.06%) Reuters
11 14 (4.06%) hybris
12 12 (3.48%) Bloomberg
12 12 (3.48%) Cisco
13 11 (3.19%) Microsoft
14 10 (2.90%) InterSystems
15 9 (2.61%) Sybase
15 9 (2.61%) Dell
16 7 (2.03%) F5
17 6 (1.74%) Brocade
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