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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 721 699 592
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -107
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 172 163 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 141 141 251
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.19%
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
101031 96829 103291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.73% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 84577 80351 89414
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 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 November 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 November 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 -12 54 £52,500 -19.23% 4
Yorkshire -2 46 £32,000 -0.62% 2
South East -14 39 £42,500 -5.55% 2
East of England -23 10 £41,500 +3.75% 1
West Midlands -24 7 £44,000 -2.22% 1
North West -2 6 £38,250 -7.83% 2
South West -16 5 £40,000 +5.96%
East Midlands +16 3 £29,500 -15.71%
North East - 2 - -
UNIX Administrator
UK

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 337 (100.00%) UNIX
2 272 (80.71%) Linux
3 181 (53.71%) Solaris
4 161 (47.77%) Red Hat
5 127 (37.69%) Shell Script
6 117 (34.72%) Perl
7 112 (33.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 95 (28.19%) SAN
9 89 (26.41%) Oracle
10 86 (25.52%) Apache
11 77 (22.85%) IBM
12 76 (22.55%) AIX
13 66 (19.58%) Veritas
14 62 (18.40%) VMware
15 59 (17.51%) TCP/IP
16 58 (17.21%) HP
17 55 (16.32%) Finance
17 55 (16.32%) DNS
18 54 (16.02%) Bash Shell
19 50 (14.84%) CentOS
20 49 (14.54%) ITIL
21 48 (14.24%) MySQL
22 44 (13.06%) NetApp
22 44 (13.06%) Puppet
23 43 (12.76%) EMC
23 43 (12.76%) SUSE
24 42 (12.46%) HPUX
25 41 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
26 39 (11.57%) Sun
26 39 (11.57%) Firewall

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (25.52%) Apache
2 28 (8.31%) Tomcat
3 17 (5.04%) Apache Solr
4 12 (3.56%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.78%) nginx
6 5 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.19%) IIS
8 3 (0.89%) JBoss
8 3 (0.89%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.59%) Lync
9 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.30%) Drupal
10 1 (0.30%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.30%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (1.19%) MS Office
2 3 (0.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.30%) SaaS
5 1 (0.30%) PaaS
5 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (28.19%) SAN
2 59 (17.51%) TCP/IP
3 55 (16.32%) DNS
4 39 (11.57%) Firewall
5 21 (6.23%) LDAP
6 18 (5.34%) FTP
7 17 (5.04%) DHCP
7 17 (5.04%) BIG-IP
8 15 (4.45%) NAS
9 13 (3.86%) SSH
10 10 (2.97%) Internet
11 9 (2.67%) WAN
12 8 (2.37%) LAN
13 7 (2.08%) VPN
14 6 (1.78%) HTTP
14 6 (1.78%) iSCSI
15 4 (1.19%) BGP
15 4 (1.19%) Network Security
16 3 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
17 2 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (14.24%) MySQL
2 20 (5.93%) Oracle Database
3 14 (4.15%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (2.97%) SQL Server
6 8 (2.37%) Oracle9i Database
6 8 (2.37%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.08%) DB2
8 4 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.89%) Ingres
9 3 (0.89%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.59%) OLTP
10 2 (0.59%) VLDB
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.30%) Redis
11 1 (0.30%) Big Data
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (4.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 55 (16.32%) Finance
2 39 (11.57%) Banking
3 9 (2.67%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.37%) Legal
4 8 (2.37%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.78%) Retail
7 5 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.48%) Advertising
8 4 (1.19%) Marketing
9 3 (0.89%) French Language
10 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.59%) Back Office
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.97%) LAMP
2 8 (2.37%) Web Services
3 7 (2.08%) Middleware
4 4 (1.19%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (0.89%) XML
5 3 (0.89%) J2EE
6 2 (0.59%) HTML
7 1 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.30%) FastCGI
7 1 (0.30%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.28%) Clustering
2 21 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.56%) Mainframe
4 11 (3.26%) Open Source
5 8 (2.37%) LPAR
6 7 (2.08%) Hedge funds
6 7 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.08%) HACMP
7 6 (1.78%) iSeries
8 5 (1.48%) HP StorageWorks
9 4 (1.19%) AS400
9 4 (1.19%) CMDB
9 4 (1.19%) VAX
10 3 (0.89%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.30%) HP Superdome
11 1 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.30%) DTV
11 1 (0.30%) BBC
11 1 (0.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 337 (100.00%) UNIX
2 272 (80.71%) Linux
3 181 (53.71%) Solaris
4 112 (33.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 76 (22.55%) AIX
6 50 (14.84%) CentOS
7 43 (12.76%) SUSE
8 42 (12.46%) HPUX
9 31 (9.20%) Windows
10 23 (6.82%) Ubuntu
11 20 (5.93%) Debian
12 14 (4.15%) VMS
13 10 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (2.08%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.48%) Windows 7
15 5 (1.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (14.54%) ITIL
2 32 (9.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (6.53%) E-Commerce
4 21 (6.23%) Capacity Planning
5 20 (5.93%) Performance Analysis
6 18 (5.34%) Configuration Management
7 16 (4.75%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (4.45%) Project Management
8 15 (4.45%) Change Management
9 14 (4.15%) Load Balancing
9 14 (4.15%) Performance Monitoring
10 13 (3.86%) Migration
10 13 (3.86%) Service Management
11 11 (3.26%) Problem Management
12 10 (2.97%) Business Continuity
12 10 (2.97%) DevOps
12 10 (2.97%) Data Migration
13 6 (1.78%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (1.48%) Change Control
14 5 (1.48%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 127 (37.69%) Shell Script
2 117 (34.72%) Perl
3 54 (16.02%) Bash Shell
4 38 (11.28%) Python
5 22 (6.53%) Bourne shell
6 21 (6.23%) PHP
7 20 (5.93%) Korn
8 17 (5.04%) SQL
9 15 (4.45%) Java
9 15 (4.45%) JavaScript
10 14 (4.15%) AWK
10 14 (4.15%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.37%) C-shell
12 3 (0.89%) C
13 2 (0.59%) Ruby
14 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (3.26%) Degree
2 10 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (0.89%) IBM Certification
4 3 (0.89%) RHCE
4 3 (0.89%) RHCSA
4 3 (0.89%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.59%) LPIC
5 2 (0.59%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (0.30%) SCSA
6 1 (0.30%) HNC
6 1 (0.30%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.34%) SLA
1 18 (5.34%) PCI DSS
2 11 (3.26%) QA
3 9 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (9.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 23 (6.82%) PowerHA
4 22 (6.53%) vSphere
5 20 (5.93%) NFS
6 19 (5.64%) VMware ESX
7 18 (5.34%) Samba
8 16 (4.75%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (4.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 15 (4.45%) Active Directory
10 11 (3.26%) Oracle RMAN
11 10 (2.97%) Veritas File System
12 9 (2.67%) Firmware
13 6 (1.78%) KVM
14 3 (0.89%) Squid
15 2 (0.59%) GPFS
16 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
16 1 (0.30%) Kamailio
16 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 44 (13.06%) Puppet
2 39 (11.57%) NetBackup
3 19 (5.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 12 (3.56%) Data Guard
5 9 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (2.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (2.37%) Nagios
7 7 (2.08%) Legato
8 6 (1.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (1.48%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (1.19%) Control-M
10 4 (1.19%) Zenoss
11 3 (0.89%) YUM
11 3 (0.89%) OpenView
12 2 (0.59%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.59%) Ansible
13 1 (0.30%) Salt
13 1 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
13 1 (0.30%) Capistrano
13 1 (0.30%) Cacti
Vendors
1 161 (47.77%) Red Hat
2 89 (26.41%) Oracle
3 77 (22.85%) IBM
4 66 (19.58%) Veritas
5 62 (18.40%) VMware
6 58 (17.21%) HP
7 44 (13.06%) NetApp
8 43 (12.76%) EMC
9 39 (11.57%) Sun
10 36 (10.68%) Symantec
11 14 (4.15%) Reuters
11 14 (4.15%) hybris
12 13 (3.86%) Cisco
13 12 (3.56%) Bloomberg
14 11 (3.26%) Dell
14 11 (3.26%) Microsoft
15 10 (2.97%) InterSystems
16 7 (2.08%) F5
17 5 (1.48%) Brocade
17 5 (1.48%) Hitachi
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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