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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 717 608 636
Rank change year-on-year
-109 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 165 225 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 128 180 207
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
101022 95344 106346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.22% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79867 91509
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 27 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
London -44 45 £55,000 -2.22% 6
South East -57 36 £57,500 +43.75% 3
East of England -18 28 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire -20 22 £37,000 -12.94% 4
West Midlands -5 17 £44,000 -12.00% 1
North West 0 12 £37,000 -13.95% 1
South West -14 4 £37,500 +7.14% 1
East Midlands - 1 £27,500 -
UNIX Administrator
UK

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 350 (100.00%) UNIX
2 284 (81.14%) Linux
3 175 (50.00%) Solaris
4 146 (41.71%) Red Hat
5 111 (31.71%) Perl
6 107 (30.57%) Shell Script
7 103 (29.43%) SAN
8 98 (28.00%) AIX
9 96 (27.43%) Oracle
10 93 (26.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 80 (22.86%) IBM
12 72 (20.57%) Finance
13 67 (19.14%) HP
14 65 (18.57%) Apache
15 58 (16.57%) Veritas
16 57 (16.29%) Bash Shell
17 54 (15.43%) DNS
18 53 (15.14%) HPUX
19 51 (14.57%) TCP/IP
20 50 (14.29%) EMC
21 48 (13.71%) Clustering
22 47 (13.43%) Python
23 45 (12.86%) ITIL
23 45 (12.86%) Banking
24 42 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
25 40 (11.43%) VMware
26 39 (11.14%) CentOS
27 37 (10.57%) Puppet
27 37 (10.57%) Sun
28 36 (10.29%) MySQL

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 65 (18.57%) Apache
2 22 (6.29%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.29%) Apache Solr
5 7 (2.00%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (1.71%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.43%) nginx
8 4 (1.14%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.57%) Drupal
9 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.57%) CMS
9 2 (0.57%) IIS
9 2 (0.57%) Jetty
10 1 (0.29%) SAS
10 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.29%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 103 (29.43%) SAN
2 54 (15.43%) DNS
3 51 (14.57%) TCP/IP
4 27 (7.71%) Firewall
5 19 (5.43%) LDAP
6 17 (4.86%) HTTP
6 17 (4.86%) SSL
7 16 (4.57%) NAS
8 14 (4.00%) SMTP
9 13 (3.71%) Internet
9 13 (3.71%) SSH
10 11 (3.14%) iSCSI
10 11 (3.14%) FTP
11 10 (2.86%) DHCP
12 8 (2.29%) VPN
12 8 (2.29%) BIG-IP
13 5 (1.43%) WAN
13 5 (1.43%) LAN
14 4 (1.14%) SNMP
14 4 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.29%) MySQL
2 21 (6.00%) Oracle Database
3 13 (3.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (3.43%) SQL Server
5 10 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.57%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.29%) Oracle9i Database
8 6 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (1.43%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.86%) Ingres
10 3 (0.86%) DB2
11 2 (0.57%) OLTP
11 2 (0.57%) VLDB
11 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.29%) Redis
12 1 (0.29%) Big Data
12 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (1.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.86%) Toad
2 3 (0.86%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.29%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (0.29%) Hudson
General
1 72 (20.57%) Finance
2 45 (12.86%) Banking
3 11 (3.14%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.86%) Legal
5 9 (2.57%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.57%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.43%) Marketing
8 3 (0.86%) Advertising
8 3 (0.86%) Back Office
8 3 (0.86%) Electronics
9 2 (0.57%) Retail
10 1 (0.29%) Local Government
10 1 (0.29%) Front Office
10 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.71%) LAMP
2 11 (3.14%) Web Services
3 3 (0.86%) J2EE
4 2 (0.57%) HTML
4 2 (0.57%) XML
4 2 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (0.57%) Middleware
5 1 (0.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.71%) Clustering
2 22 (6.29%) LPAR
3 12 (3.43%) Client/Server
4 11 (3.14%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (2.57%) Open Source
5 9 (2.57%) HACMP
5 9 (2.57%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.57%) Replication
6 8 (2.29%) HP StorageWorks
7 7 (2.00%) Firmware
7 7 (2.00%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.43%) CLARiiON
8 5 (1.43%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.43%) DLPAR
9 3 (0.86%) iSeries
9 3 (0.86%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.86%) VAX
9 3 (0.86%) AS400
9 3 (0.86%) DTV
10 2 (0.57%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 350 (100.00%) UNIX
2 284 (81.14%) Linux
3 175 (50.00%) Solaris
4 98 (28.00%) AIX
5 93 (26.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 53 (15.14%) HPUX
7 39 (11.14%) CentOS
8 27 (7.71%) Windows
9 26 (7.43%) SUSE
10 25 (7.14%) Ubuntu
11 14 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
11 14 (4.00%) VMS
12 13 (3.71%) Debian
13 6 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (1.43%) Windows 7
15 4 (1.14%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.29%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (12.86%) ITIL
2 42 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 34 (9.71%) Load Balancing
4 32 (9.14%) Problem Management
5 29 (8.29%) Performance Tuning
6 28 (8.00%) Change Management
6 28 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 25 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 22 (6.29%) DevOps
8 22 (6.29%) Configuration Management
9 17 (4.86%) Business Continuity
9 17 (4.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 16 (4.57%) Performance Analysis
10 16 (4.57%) Service Management
11 14 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 14 (4.00%) Capacity Management
12 10 (2.86%) Migration
13 9 (2.57%) Performance Management
14 8 (2.29%) MOF
15 7 (2.00%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 111 (31.71%) Perl
2 107 (30.57%) Shell Script
3 57 (16.29%) Bash Shell
4 47 (13.43%) Python
5 28 (8.00%) Java
6 26 (7.43%) Bourne shell
7 25 (7.14%) Korn
8 14 (4.00%) AWK
9 13 (3.71%) PHP
10 12 (3.43%) PowerShell
11 11 (3.14%) SQL
12 8 (2.29%) C-shell
13 6 (1.71%) JavaScript
13 6 (1.71%) C
14 5 (1.43%) Ruby
15 1 (0.29%) Groovy
15 1 (0.29%) Jython
Qualifications
1 22 (6.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.14%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.71%) Degree
5 5 (1.43%) SCSA
5 5 (1.43%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.14%) MCSE
6 4 (1.14%) CCNA
6 4 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.86%) CCNP
7 3 (0.86%) IBM Certification
8 2 (0.57%) OCP
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.57%) LPIC
9 1 (0.29%) HNC
9 1 (0.29%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (2.29%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.00%) QA
4 5 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (9.14%) NFS
2 29 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (7.71%) vSphere
4 23 (6.57%) Hyper-V
5 22 (6.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 20 (5.71%) Active Directory
7 15 (4.29%) PowerHA
7 15 (4.29%) Veritas File System
8 12 (3.43%) VMware ESX
9 11 (3.14%) Oracle RMAN
9 11 (3.14%) Samba
9 11 (3.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 11 (3.14%) KVM
10 10 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.86%) Squid
13 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.29%) Xen
14 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 37 (10.57%) Puppet
2 32 (9.14%) NetBackup
3 16 (4.57%) Nagios
4 15 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (4.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 12 (3.43%) Data Guard
7 11 (3.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (2.86%) Tivoli
9 9 (2.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (2.29%) BMC PATROL
10 8 (2.29%) EMC Navisphere
11 7 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (1.71%) YUM
13 5 (1.43%) CFEngine
14 4 (1.14%) ITRS Geneos
14 4 (1.14%) Salt
14 4 (1.14%) HP SIM
14 4 (1.14%) Netcool
15 3 (0.86%) Control-M
15 3 (0.86%) OpenView
Vendors
1 146 (41.71%) Red Hat
2 96 (27.43%) Oracle
3 80 (22.86%) IBM
4 67 (19.14%) HP
5 58 (16.57%) Veritas
6 50 (14.29%) EMC
7 40 (11.43%) VMware
8 37 (10.57%) Sun
9 34 (9.71%) NetApp
10 28 (8.00%) Symantec
11 15 (4.29%) Cisco
12 14 (4.00%) Brocade
13 10 (2.86%) Dell
13 10 (2.86%) Reuters
14 8 (2.29%) BMC
15 7 (2.00%) Microsoft
15 7 (2.00%) Bloomberg
16 6 (1.71%) Hitachi
16 6 (1.71%) InterSystems
17 5 (1.43%) JBoss
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive salary, benefits and bonus
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Health care + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus
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Reading
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
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Bristol
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Shift Allowance + Benefits
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