The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 756 661 720
Rank change year-on-year
-95 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 110 214 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 90 179 138
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +1.77%
UNIX Systems 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
100712 94189 105607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82348 79093 90842
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator across the England region.

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Trend in England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in England

UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 22 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 -42 36 £62,500 +8.69% 5
South East -28 23 £56,250 +40.62%
West Midlands -21 19 £44,000 -12.00%
East of England -24 13 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Yorkshire -45 12 £37,000 -12.94% 4
South West -39 4 £37,500 +7.14% 1
North West -18 3 £33,750 -21.51% 1
UNIX Systems Administrator
UK

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 201 (100.00%) UNIX
2 174 (86.57%) Linux
3 109 (54.23%) Solaris
4 99 (49.25%) Red Hat
5 77 (38.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 66 (32.84%) AIX
6 66 (32.84%) Perl
7 63 (31.34%) Shell Script
8 52 (25.87%) Finance
8 52 (25.87%) Apache
9 50 (24.88%) SAN
10 48 (23.88%) IBM
11 44 (21.89%) Oracle
12 42 (20.90%) HP
12 42 (20.90%) DNS
12 42 (20.90%) TCP/IP
13 36 (17.91%) Sun
14 35 (17.41%) Python
15 34 (16.92%) Disaster Recovery
16 33 (16.42%) Banking
16 33 (16.42%) Clustering
17 29 (14.43%) Veritas
18 28 (13.93%) EMC
18 28 (13.93%) NetBackup
19 26 (12.94%) HPUX
20 24 (11.94%) Windows
20 24 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
21 23 (11.44%) Bourne shell
22 22 (10.95%) VMware
22 22 (10.95%) Load Balancing

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 52 (25.87%) Apache
2 13 (6.47%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.47%) WebLogic
4 10 (4.98%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.99%) nginx
6 4 (1.99%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.99%) Mule
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.00%) IIS
8 2 (1.00%) Jetty
8 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.00%) CMS
8 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (24.88%) SAN
2 42 (20.90%) DNS
2 42 (20.90%) TCP/IP
3 17 (8.46%) Firewall
4 15 (7.46%) FTP
5 14 (6.97%) NAS
6 13 (6.47%) iSCSI
7 11 (5.47%) LDAP
8 10 (4.98%) DHCP
9 8 (3.98%) HTTP
10 7 (3.48%) SSH
10 7 (3.48%) SSL
11 6 (2.99%) VPN
11 6 (2.99%) WAN
11 6 (2.99%) LAN
12 5 (2.49%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (2.49%) SMTP
13 4 (1.99%) Internet
14 3 (1.49%) NetScaler
14 3 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.46%) MySQL
2 6 (2.99%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (1.49%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.50%) Redis
7 1 (0.50%) Big Data
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.50%) VLDB
7 1 (0.50%) OLTP
7 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (1.99%) Ant
1 4 (1.99%) Subversion
2 3 (1.49%) Toad
3 2 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.50%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 52 (25.87%) Finance
2 33 (16.42%) Banking
3 9 (4.48%) Legal
4 8 (3.98%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.99%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.99%) Marketing
8 3 (1.49%) Advertising
8 3 (1.49%) Back Office
9 2 (1.00%) Electronics
9 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.50%) Retail
10 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.50%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.99%) Web Services
1 6 (2.99%) XML
2 5 (2.49%) LAMP
3 4 (1.99%) Spring
3 4 (1.99%) Hibernate
4 3 (1.49%) J2EE
4 3 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.00%) HTML
6 1 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.42%) Clustering
2 24 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.46%) LPAR
4 10 (4.98%) Firmware
5 9 (4.48%) HP StorageWorks
5 9 (4.48%) Hedge funds
5 9 (4.48%) HACMP
6 8 (3.98%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.48%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (3.48%) Replication
8 4 (1.99%) VAX
8 4 (1.99%) Open Source
9 3 (1.49%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.49%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.49%) iSeries
9 3 (1.49%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.00%) AS400
10 2 (1.00%) DTV
10 2 (1.00%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 201 (100.00%) UNIX
2 174 (86.57%) Linux
3 109 (54.23%) Solaris
4 77 (38.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 66 (32.84%) AIX
6 26 (12.94%) HPUX
7 24 (11.94%) Windows
8 21 (10.45%) SUSE
9 16 (7.96%) Ubuntu
10 15 (7.46%) CentOS
11 13 (6.47%) VMS
12 10 (4.98%) Debian
13 7 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (2.99%) Windows 7
15 5 (2.49%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.50%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.92%) Disaster Recovery
2 22 (10.95%) Load Balancing
3 21 (10.45%) E-Commerce
4 19 (9.45%) DevOps
5 17 (8.46%) Problem Management
6 15 (7.46%) Configuration Management
7 14 (6.97%) Capacity Management
8 13 (6.47%) ITIL
9 12 (5.97%) Business Continuity
9 12 (5.97%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (5.47%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (5.47%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (5.47%) Change Management
11 10 (4.98%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (3.98%) Project Management
12 8 (3.98%) Performance Analysis
13 6 (2.99%) Validation
14 5 (2.49%) Server Monitoring
14 5 (2.49%) Change Control
14 5 (2.49%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 66 (32.84%) Perl
2 63 (31.34%) Shell Script
3 35 (17.41%) Python
4 23 (11.44%) Bourne shell
5 21 (10.45%) Java
6 20 (9.95%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.48%) Korn
8 6 (2.99%) PHP
8 6 (2.99%) AWK
9 5 (2.49%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.49%) C
10 2 (1.00%) SQL
10 2 (1.00%) Ruby
11 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.49%) Degree
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.00%) MCSE
2 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) CCNP
3 1 (0.50%) CCNA
3 1 (0.50%) IBM Certification
3 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (10.45%) NFS
2 17 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.96%) PowerHA
4 14 (6.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 13 (6.47%) Active Directory
6 12 (5.97%) vSphere
7 11 (5.47%) VMware ESX
8 10 (4.98%) Hyper-V
9 9 (4.48%) Veritas File System
10 6 (2.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 5 (2.49%) KVM
11 5 (2.49%) Samba
12 2 (1.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.50%) RHEV
13 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.50%) Squid
13 1 (0.50%) Xen
13 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.50%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 28 (13.93%) NetBackup
2 19 (9.45%) Puppet
3 9 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.98%) Nagios
5 6 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (2.99%) EMC Navisphere
6 5 (2.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 5 (2.49%) Legato
7 3 (1.49%) Salt
7 3 (1.49%) YUM
7 3 (1.49%) Foglight
7 3 (1.49%) Control-M
8 2 (1.00%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.00%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.00%) OpenView
8 2 (1.00%) SCOM
8 2 (1.00%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.50%) Ansible
9 1 (0.50%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.50%) Munin
Vendors
1 99 (49.25%) Red Hat
2 48 (23.88%) IBM
3 44 (21.89%) Oracle
4 42 (20.90%) HP
5 36 (17.91%) Sun
6 29 (14.43%) Veritas
7 28 (13.93%) EMC
8 22 (10.95%) VMware
9 19 (9.45%) NetApp
10 17 (8.46%) Symantec
11 12 (5.97%) Reuters
11 12 (5.97%) Brocade
12 11 (5.47%) Cisco
13 6 (2.99%) Microsoft
14 5 (2.49%) JBoss
14 5 (2.49%) Sybase
14 5 (2.49%) CQG
14 5 (2.49%) Bloomberg
15 4 (1.99%) StorageTek
15 4 (1.99%) Murex
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