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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Administrator
Rank 722 663 619
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 128 187 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 103 165 216
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £73,750 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.70% +7.18%
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
93674 90433 98244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78627 73802 84913
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 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
South East -25 43 £47,500 +5.55% 1
London -32 40 £57,500 -14.81% 5
Yorkshire +5 21 £35,000 +1.44%
East of England -14 10 £42,500 -7.60% 4
West Midlands -41 5 £40,000 -2.43%
East Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
South West -16 2 £37,500 -1.31%
North East - 2 - -
North West -21 1 £29,000 -10.76%
UNIX Administrator
UK

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 336 (100.00%) UNIX
2 274 (81.55%) Linux
3 187 (55.65%) Solaris
4 156 (46.43%) Red Hat
5 120 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 118 (35.12%) Perl
7 114 (33.93%) Shell Script
8 100 (29.76%) SAN
8 100 (29.76%) Oracle
9 83 (24.70%) AIX
10 82 (24.40%) Apache
10 82 (24.40%) Veritas
11 75 (22.32%) IBM
12 66 (19.64%) TCP/IP
13 63 (18.75%) Finance
14 61 (18.15%) DNS
15 60 (17.86%) VMware
16 54 (16.07%) HP
17 52 (15.48%) Puppet
18 49 (14.58%) NetBackup
19 48 (14.29%) NetApp
20 47 (13.99%) Symantec
21 45 (13.39%) ITIL
22 44 (13.10%) MySQL
22 44 (13.10%) Sun
23 43 (12.80%) EMC
23 43 (12.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
24 42 (12.50%) SUSE
25 40 (11.90%) Python
25 40 (11.90%) HPUX

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 82 (24.40%) Apache
2 38 (11.31%) Tomcat
3 17 (5.06%) Apache Solr
4 10 (2.98%) IIS
5 9 (2.68%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.19%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.19%) JBoss
6 4 (1.19%) nginx
7 3 (0.89%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.89%) Jetty
8 2 (0.60%) Lync
8 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (1.19%) MS Office
2 2 (0.60%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.30%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.89%) SaaS
4 2 (0.60%) IaaS
4 2 (0.60%) PaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 100 (29.76%) SAN
2 66 (19.64%) TCP/IP
3 61 (18.15%) DNS
4 36 (10.71%) Firewall
5 29 (8.63%) LDAP
6 18 (5.36%) FTP
7 16 (4.76%) NAS
7 16 (4.76%) BIG-IP
7 16 (4.76%) DHCP
7 16 (4.76%) Internet
8 12 (3.57%) SSH
9 9 (2.68%) WAN
9 9 (2.68%) LAN
10 8 (2.38%) HTTP
11 6 (1.79%) BGP
12 5 (1.49%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.49%) Network Security
13 4 (1.19%) Reverse Proxy
13 4 (1.19%) VPN
14 3 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.10%) MySQL
2 21 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 11 (3.27%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.27%) DB2
4 10 (2.98%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (2.98%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.49%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.89%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.89%) Ingres
9 2 (0.60%) VLDB
9 2 (0.60%) OLTP
9 2 (0.60%) Big Data
9 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (4.46%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.30%) Toad
General
1 63 (18.75%) Finance
2 36 (10.71%) Banking
3 9 (2.68%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.79%) Retail
5 6 (1.79%) Marketing
6 5 (1.49%) Legal
7 3 (0.89%) French Language
7 3 (0.89%) Advertising
7 3 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.60%) Back Office
8 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.68%) LAMP
2 7 (2.08%) Middleware
3 4 (1.19%) J2EE
3 4 (1.19%) Web Services
3 4 (1.19%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (1.19%) FastCGI
4 3 (0.89%) XML
5 2 (0.60%) HTML
5 2 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.30%) CGI
6 1 (0.30%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.01%) Clustering
2 25 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.65%) HACMP
4 15 (4.46%) Mainframe
5 10 (2.98%) Open Source
6 9 (2.68%) LPAR
7 6 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.79%) AS400
7 6 (1.79%) iSeries
8 5 (1.49%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.49%) PKI
8 5 (1.49%) CMDB
9 3 (0.89%) HP StorageWorks
9 3 (0.89%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.60%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.60%) Celerra
10 2 (0.60%) VAX
11 1 (0.30%) FMCG
11 1 (0.30%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 336 (100.00%) UNIX
2 274 (81.55%) Linux
3 187 (55.65%) Solaris
4 120 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 83 (24.70%) AIX
6 42 (12.50%) SUSE
7 40 (11.90%) HPUX
8 39 (11.61%) CentOS
9 33 (9.82%) Windows
10 23 (6.85%) Debian
11 15 (4.46%) Ubuntu
12 8 (2.38%) VMS
13 5 (1.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.19%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (13.39%) ITIL
2 31 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 30 (8.93%) Performance Analysis
4 25 (7.44%) Capacity Planning
5 22 (6.55%) Project Management
6 16 (4.76%) Change Management
7 15 (4.46%) E-Commerce
7 15 (4.46%) Load Balancing
8 14 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 14 (4.17%) DevOps
8 14 (4.17%) Migration
9 13 (3.87%) Service Management
9 13 (3.87%) Problem Management
10 12 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (3.27%) Data Migration
12 9 (2.68%) Change Control
12 9 (2.68%) Configuration Management
12 9 (2.68%) Data Management
13 7 (2.08%) Software Deployment
13 7 (2.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 118 (35.12%) Perl
2 114 (33.93%) Shell Script
3 40 (11.90%) Python
4 39 (11.61%) Bash Shell
5 21 (6.25%) PHP
6 19 (5.65%) SQL
7 16 (4.76%) Java
7 16 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 15 (4.46%) Bourne shell
9 12 (3.57%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.68%) Korn
11 7 (2.08%) AWK
12 5 (1.49%) C-shell
12 5 (1.49%) Ruby
13 4 (1.19%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.89%) C
15 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.30%) ActionScript 2.0
16 1 (0.30%) JCL
16 1 (0.30%) REXX
Qualifications
1 14 (4.17%) Degree
2 11 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.98%) RHCE
4 6 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.19%) RHCSA
6 3 (0.89%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.89%) IBM Certification
6 3 (0.89%) IBM AIX Certification
7 2 (0.60%) LPIC
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.30%) MCSE
8 1 (0.30%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.74%) SLA
2 18 (5.36%) PCI DSS
3 14 (4.17%) QA
4 6 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (12.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 40 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (8.93%) NFS
4 25 (7.44%) vSphere
5 23 (6.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 18 (5.36%) Samba
7 17 (5.06%) PowerHA
8 16 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
9 15 (4.46%) Oracle RMAN
10 13 (3.87%) Active Directory
11 12 (3.57%) VMware ESX
12 8 (2.38%) Firmware
12 8 (2.38%) Veritas File System
13 5 (1.49%) Squid
14 3 (0.89%) KVM
15 2 (0.60%) Xen
15 2 (0.60%) GPFS
15 2 (0.60%) Sendmail
16 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
16 1 (0.30%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 52 (15.48%) Puppet
2 49 (14.58%) NetBackup
3 20 (5.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 18 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.98%) Data Guard
6 8 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (2.08%) ITRS Geneos
7 7 (2.08%) Legato
8 6 (1.79%) Control-M
8 6 (1.79%) Nagios
8 6 (1.79%) Zenoss
9 5 (1.49%) yum
9 5 (1.49%) OpenView
10 4 (1.19%) Salt
11 3 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.60%) Ansible
12 2 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
13 1 (0.30%) Cacti
13 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 156 (46.43%) Red Hat
2 100 (29.76%) Oracle
3 82 (24.40%) Veritas
4 75 (22.32%) IBM
5 60 (17.86%) VMware
6 54 (16.07%) HP
7 48 (14.29%) NetApp
8 47 (13.99%) Symantec
9 44 (13.10%) Sun
10 43 (12.80%) EMC
11 14 (4.17%) hybris
11 14 (4.17%) Cisco
12 12 (3.57%) Reuters
13 11 (3.27%) Bloomberg
13 11 (3.27%) Sybase
14 10 (2.98%) InterSystems
15 8 (2.38%) Brocade
15 8 (2.38%) Microsoft
15 8 (2.38%) Hitachi
16 7 (2.08%) F5
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