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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 693 630 649
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 178 228 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 143 181 192
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,320
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
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
100571 93749 105909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82215 78642 91158
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 48 £55,000 +1.38% 4
South East -45 38 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Yorkshire -11 35 £37,500 -11.76% 1
East of England -40 22 £45,000 -10.00% 3
West Midlands -5 19 £44,000 -12.00%
North West -10 12 £37,000 -13.95% 2
South West -30 4 £37,500 +7.14% 1
UNIX Administrator
UK

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 340 (100.00%) UNIX
2 277 (81.47%) Linux
3 176 (51.76%) Solaris
4 146 (42.94%) Red Hat
5 114 (33.53%) Perl
6 110 (32.35%) Shell Script
7 107 (31.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 99 (29.12%) SAN
9 89 (26.18%) AIX
10 88 (25.88%) IBM
11 80 (23.53%) Oracle
12 75 (22.06%) Apache
13 71 (20.88%) Finance
14 62 (18.24%) HP
15 61 (17.94%) Veritas
16 57 (16.76%) HPUX
17 55 (16.18%) EMC
18 54 (15.88%) DNS
19 53 (15.59%) Bash Shell
20 52 (15.29%) TCP/IP
21 47 (13.82%) Banking
22 45 (13.24%) Clustering
23 44 (12.94%) Puppet
24 43 (12.65%) Disaster Recovery
24 43 (12.65%) Python
25 40 (11.76%) NetApp
25 40 (11.76%) CentOS
26 38 (11.18%) ITIL
27 37 (10.88%) Sun
28 35 (10.29%) MySQL

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 75 (22.06%) Apache
2 19 (5.59%) Tomcat
3 13 (3.82%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.06%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.06%) Apache Solr
5 6 (1.76%) nginx
5 6 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.18%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.59%) Drupal
7 2 (0.59%) Jetty
7 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.59%) IIS
7 2 (0.59%) CMS
7 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.29%) SAS
8 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.29%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (1.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 99 (29.12%) SAN
2 54 (15.88%) DNS
3 52 (15.29%) TCP/IP
4 25 (7.35%) Firewall
5 23 (6.76%) LDAP
6 14 (4.12%) SSL
6 14 (4.12%) HTTP
7 13 (3.82%) SSH
7 13 (3.82%) FTP
7 13 (3.82%) NAS
8 12 (3.53%) iSCSI
9 11 (3.24%) SMTP
9 11 (3.24%) Internet
10 7 (2.06%) BIG-IP
10 7 (2.06%) VPN
10 7 (2.06%) DHCP
11 6 (1.76%) WAN
11 6 (1.76%) LAN
12 4 (1.18%) SNMP
13 3 (0.88%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.29%) MySQL
2 21 (6.18%) Oracle Database
3 13 (3.82%) SQL Server
4 11 (3.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.35%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.06%) Oracle9i Database
8 6 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (1.47%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.88%) DB2
11 2 (0.59%) Big Data
11 2 (0.59%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.59%) OLTP
11 2 (0.59%) VLDB
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.18%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.88%) Toad
3 3 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.29%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (0.29%) Hudson
4 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 71 (20.88%) Finance
2 47 (13.82%) Banking
3 11 (3.24%) Legal
3 11 (3.24%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.35%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.47%) Marketing
8 3 (0.88%) Electronics
8 3 (0.88%) Back Office
9 2 (0.59%) Advertising
9 2 (0.59%) Retail
10 1 (0.29%) Front Office
10 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.12%) LAMP
2 8 (2.35%) Web Services
3 4 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (0.88%) XML
4 3 (0.88%) J2EE
5 2 (0.59%) HTML
5 2 (0.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.24%) Clustering
2 22 (6.47%) LPAR
3 21 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.94%) HACMP
4 10 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.65%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.65%) Open Source
5 9 (2.65%) HP StorageWorks
5 9 (2.65%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (2.35%) Firmware
7 7 (2.06%) Replication
7 7 (2.06%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.06%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.47%) DLPAR
9 4 (1.18%) VAX
10 3 (0.88%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.88%) AS400
10 3 (0.88%) CLARiiON
10 3 (0.88%) DTV
10 3 (0.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 340 (100.00%) UNIX
2 277 (81.47%) Linux
3 176 (51.76%) Solaris
4 107 (31.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 89 (26.18%) AIX
6 57 (16.76%) HPUX
7 40 (11.76%) CentOS
8 27 (7.94%) Windows
9 25 (7.35%) Ubuntu
10 24 (7.06%) SUSE
11 13 (3.82%) VMS
12 11 (3.24%) Debian
13 7 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (1.76%) Windows 7
15 5 (1.47%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.29%) OpenVMS
16 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (12.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 38 (11.18%) ITIL
3 32 (9.41%) Problem Management
4 30 (8.82%) Load Balancing
5 25 (7.35%) Change Management
5 25 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
6 24 (7.06%) Capacity Planning
6 24 (7.06%) E-Commerce
7 23 (6.76%) DevOps
8 21 (6.18%) Configuration Management
9 18 (5.29%) Business Continuity
10 17 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 16 (4.71%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (4.71%) Performance Analysis
12 12 (3.53%) Capacity Management
12 12 (3.53%) Migration
12 12 (3.53%) Service Management
13 9 (2.65%) Performance Management
13 9 (2.65%) Mentoring
14 7 (2.06%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 114 (33.53%) Perl
2 110 (32.35%) Shell Script
3 53 (15.59%) Bash Shell
4 43 (12.65%) Python
5 30 (8.82%) Java
6 25 (7.35%) Korn
7 21 (6.18%) Bourne shell
8 14 (4.12%) AWK
9 13 (3.82%) PHP
10 12 (3.53%) SQL
11 9 (2.65%) JavaScript
12 7 (2.06%) C-shell
12 7 (2.06%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.47%) Ruby
13 5 (1.47%) C
14 1 (0.29%) Jython
14 1 (0.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (4.12%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.76%) Degree
3 5 (1.47%) SCSA
3 5 (1.47%) Sun Certification
3 5 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.88%) IBM Certification
6 2 (0.59%) MCSE
6 2 (0.59%) CCNA
6 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.59%) LPIC
7 1 (0.29%) RHCE
7 1 (0.29%) CCNP
7 1 (0.29%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (2.35%) QA
3 7 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (8.82%) NFS
2 29 (8.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 25 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (6.47%) vSphere
5 20 (5.88%) Active Directory
6 17 (5.00%) PowerHA
6 17 (5.00%) Hyper-V
7 14 (4.12%) Veritas File System
7 14 (4.12%) VMware ESX
8 13 (3.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 10 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (2.65%) KVM
11 8 (2.35%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (1.47%) Samba
13 3 (0.88%) Squid
14 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 1 (0.29%) Xen
15 1 (0.29%) Docker
15 1 (0.29%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 44 (12.94%) Puppet
2 32 (9.41%) NetBackup
3 20 (5.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 18 (5.29%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (3.82%) Nagios
6 11 (3.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 10 (2.94%) Data Guard
7 10 (2.94%) Tivoli
8 8 (2.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (2.35%) BMC PATROL
9 6 (1.76%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.76%) EMC Navisphere
10 5 (1.47%) CFEngine
10 5 (1.47%) Zenoss
11 4 (1.18%) Salt
11 4 (1.18%) Netcool
11 4 (1.18%) Control-M
11 4 (1.18%) OpenView
12 3 (0.88%) Foglight
Vendors
1 146 (42.94%) Red Hat
2 88 (25.88%) IBM
3 80 (23.53%) Oracle
4 62 (18.24%) HP
5 61 (17.94%) Veritas
6 55 (16.18%) EMC
7 40 (11.76%) NetApp
8 37 (10.88%) Sun
9 35 (10.29%) VMware
10 34 (10.00%) Symantec
11 15 (4.41%) Reuters
12 12 (3.53%) Brocade
13 11 (3.24%) Cisco
13 11 (3.24%) Dell
14 10 (2.94%) Bloomberg
15 8 (2.35%) BMC
16 7 (2.06%) InterSystems
16 7 (2.06%) Sybase
17 6 (1.76%) Microsoft
17 6 (1.76%) Hitachi
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K Base 50 - 60K with oncall / O/T
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £90,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Limitless Internet Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 19 days ago