The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Unix Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
UK / England
Rank 787 794 825
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 46 105 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 42 88 90
Median salary £44,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £67,500 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +12.50%

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
75891 90278 94879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.45% 96.53% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 63467 76551 79541
Median salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Unix Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 19 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 30 £42,500 -24.44% 2
South East +51 8 £52,250 +9.42% 3
East of England +9 3 £32,500 -19.25%
South West +16 2 - -
North West -18 2 £43,250 -13.50% 1
West Midlands -6 1 £44,000 -12.00%
Unix Systems Administrator
UK

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Unix Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 77 (100.00%) Unix
2 69 (89.61%) Linux
3 36 (46.75%) Red Hat
4 30 (38.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (37.66%) Bash Shell
6 26 (33.77%) Solaris
7 25 (32.47%) Veritas
8 21 (27.27%) VMware
9 20 (25.97%) Finance
9 20 (25.97%) Puppet
10 19 (24.68%) Perl
11 18 (23.38%) Shell Script
12 17 (22.08%) Python
12 17 (22.08%) Telecoms
13 16 (20.78%) Ubuntu
14 15 (19.48%) Degree
14 15 (19.48%) Problem Management
14 15 (19.48%) SAN
15 14 (18.18%) Ansible
16 13 (16.88%) Computer Science
16 13 (16.88%) Clustering
17 12 (15.58%) Oracle
17 12 (15.58%) AIX
17 12 (15.58%) Data Centre
18 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP
18 11 (14.29%) Configuration Management
18 11 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 10 (12.99%) Docker
19 10 (12.99%) High Availability
20 9 (11.69%) Performance Tuning

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.49%) Apache
2 3 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.90%) IIS
3 2 (2.60%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.48%) SAN
2 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.79%) DNS
3 6 (7.79%) InfiniBand
4 4 (5.19%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (5.19%) LAN
4 4 (5.19%) WAN
4 4 (5.19%) X.25
5 3 (3.90%) Firewall
5 3 (3.90%) IPsec
5 3 (3.90%) ISDN
5 3 (3.90%) VLAN
5 3 (3.90%) VPN
6 2 (2.60%) DHCP
6 2 (2.60%) LDAP
6 2 (2.60%) SSL
7 1 (1.30%) DMZ
7 1 (1.30%) FTP
7 1 (1.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) OLTP
1 5 (6.49%) VLDB
2 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.60%) MarkLogic
3 2 (2.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (25.97%) Finance
2 17 (22.08%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.49%) Back Office
4 4 (5.19%) Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Games
4 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.90%) Electronics
5 3 (3.90%) Front Office
5 3 (3.90%) Marketing
6 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.30%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) J2EE
1 2 (2.60%) Lucene
1 2 (2.60%) OpenJDK
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Clustering
1 13 (16.88%) Computer Science
2 12 (15.58%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.19%) Fintech
3 4 (5.19%) Online Games
4 3 (3.90%) EFT
4 3 (3.90%) HACMP
5 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Unix
2 69 (89.61%) Linux
3 30 (38.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (33.77%) Solaris
5 16 (20.78%) Ubuntu
6 12 (15.58%) AIX
7 8 (10.39%) Windows
8 4 (5.19%) SUSE
9 3 (3.90%) CentOS
9 3 (3.90%) Debian
9 3 (3.90%) HPUX
9 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) Problem Management
2 11 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 10 (12.99%) High Availability
4 9 (11.69%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (10.39%) Capacity Management
5 8 (10.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (10.39%) Security Management
6 7 (9.09%) ITIL
6 7 (9.09%) Performance Management
7 6 (7.79%) Software Testing
7 6 (7.79%) Use Case
8 5 (6.49%) Asset Management
8 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.19%) Line Management
9 4 (5.19%) Security Patching
10 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.90%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (3.90%) Programme Management
10 3 (3.90%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.90%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.66%) Bash Shell
2 19 (24.68%) Perl
3 18 (23.38%) Shell Script
4 17 (22.08%) Python
5 6 (7.79%) MATLAB
6 5 (6.49%) Korn
7 2 (2.60%) C
7 2 (2.60%) Java
7 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (19.48%) Degree
2 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
2 4 (5.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (12.99%) Docker
3 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.19%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.90%) iptables
5 3 (3.90%) pfSense
6 2 (2.60%) LXC
6 2 (2.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.30%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (25.97%) Puppet
2 14 (18.18%) Ansible
3 8 (10.39%) NetBackup
4 6 (7.79%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (5.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (5.19%) Tivoli
5 4 (5.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.90%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (2.60%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (2.60%) CFEngine
7 2 (2.60%) Nagios
8 1 (1.30%) Kibana
Vendors
1 36 (46.75%) Red Hat
2 25 (32.47%) Veritas
3 21 (27.27%) VMware
4 12 (15.58%) Oracle
5 7 (9.09%) Symantec
6 6 (7.79%) ANSYS
6 6 (7.79%) IBM
6 6 (7.79%) Sun
7 5 (6.49%) HP
8 4 (5.19%) EMC
8 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.90%) Cisco
9 3 (3.90%) Hitachi
9 3 (3.90%) Infoblox
9 3 (3.90%) SAP
9 3 (3.90%) Sybase
10 2 (2.60%) BMC
10 2 (2.60%) Brocade
11 1 (1.30%) Dell
11 1 (1.30%) LANDesk
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