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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 794 826 741
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -85
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 115 103 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 96 86 149
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +28 58 £57,500 +4.54% 5
Yorkshire +9 20 £41,384 +23.53% 2
South East +8 14 £53,750 +7.50% 2
East of England -1 11 £37,500 -11.76%
West Midlands -12 9 £50,000 +25.00%
Unix Systems Administrator
UK

Unix Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 195 (100.00%) Unix
2 161 (82.56%) Linux
3 87 (44.62%) Solaris
3 87 (44.62%) Red Hat
4 72 (36.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 71 (36.41%) Perl
6 55 (28.21%) AIX
7 52 (26.67%) DNS
8 49 (25.13%) Finance
9 45 (23.08%) Python
9 45 (23.08%) Oracle
10 41 (21.03%) IBM
11 37 (18.97%) ITIL
12 35 (17.95%) Puppet
13 34 (17.44%) NFS
13 34 (17.44%) Shell Script
14 33 (16.92%) Hyper-V
15 32 (16.41%) Bash Shell
15 32 (16.41%) Clustering
15 32 (16.41%) Veritas
16 28 (14.36%) SAN
16 28 (14.36%) Apache
16 28 (14.36%) VMware
16 28 (14.36%) Data Centre
17 27 (13.85%) vSphere
18 26 (13.33%) CentOS
18 26 (13.33%) SSL
19 25 (12.82%) Banking
20 24 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
20 24 (12.31%) Load Balancing

Unix Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 28 (14.36%) Apache
2 19 (9.74%) WebSphere
3 14 (7.18%) Tomcat
3 14 (7.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (4.62%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.54%) JBoss
6 2 (1.03%) IIS
6 2 (1.03%) nginx
6 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.51%) Node.js
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (4.62%) MS Office
2 8 (4.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.03%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.03%) Joyent
2 2 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (26.67%) DNS
2 28 (14.36%) SAN
3 26 (13.33%) SSL
4 19 (9.74%) HTTP
5 18 (9.23%) Firewall
5 18 (9.23%) TCP/IP
6 17 (8.72%) LDAP
6 17 (8.72%) SMTP
7 14 (7.18%) SSH
8 10 (5.13%) NAS
9 9 (4.62%) DHCP
9 9 (4.62%) FTP
10 8 (4.10%) InfiniBand
10 8 (4.10%) iSCSI
11 6 (3.08%) Internet
11 6 (3.08%) Kerberos
11 6 (3.08%) LAN
12 5 (2.56%) WAN
13 3 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.72%) MySQL
2 12 (6.15%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (4.10%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (4.10%) Oracle Exadata
4 8 (4.10%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.54%) Redis
6 2 (1.03%) Ingres
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.51%) Big Data
7 1 (0.51%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.51%) OLTP
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.51%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 7 (3.59%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.54%) Subversion
4 2 (1.03%) JIRA
4 2 (1.03%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.51%) Ant
General
1 49 (25.13%) Finance
2 25 (12.82%) Banking
3 8 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.59%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.05%) Games
6 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.51%) Front Office
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.69%) LAMP
2 14 (7.18%) Middleware
2 14 (7.18%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (4.10%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (2.05%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.03%) CSS
5 2 (1.03%) JSON
5 2 (1.03%) Web Services
5 2 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.41%) Clustering
2 28 (14.36%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 12 (6.15%) Hedge funds
5 11 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.64%) CMDB
6 9 (4.62%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.59%) HACMP
7 7 (3.59%) User Experience
8 3 (1.54%) Blog
8 3 (1.54%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.03%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.03%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.51%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.51%) Fintech
10 1 (0.51%) HP Superdome
10 1 (0.51%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.51%) Life Science
10 1 (0.51%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 195 (100.00%) Unix
2 161 (82.56%) Linux
3 87 (44.62%) Solaris
4 72 (36.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 55 (28.21%) AIX
6 26 (13.33%) CentOS
7 15 (7.69%) HPUX
7 15 (7.69%) Ubuntu
8 14 (7.18%) Windows
9 12 (6.15%) Debian
10 9 (4.62%) Fedora
11 6 (3.08%) SUSE
11 6 (3.08%) Windows Server
11 6 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (1.03%) SmartOS
14 2 (1.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.97%) ITIL
2 24 (12.31%) Load Balancing
3 23 (11.79%) Problem Management
4 17 (8.72%) Capacity Planning
4 17 (8.72%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (7.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (7.18%) Project Management
6 13 (6.67%) High Availability
7 11 (5.64%) Migration
7 11 (5.64%) Service Delivery
8 10 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (5.13%) Time Management
9 9 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (4.62%) Service Management
10 8 (4.10%) Kernel Tuning
10 8 (4.10%) Performance Management
10 8 (4.10%) Project Planning
11 7 (3.59%) Configuration Management
11 7 (3.59%) ERP
11 7 (3.59%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 71 (36.41%) Perl
2 45 (23.08%) Python
3 34 (17.44%) Shell Script
4 32 (16.41%) Bash Shell
5 17 (8.72%) Java
6 13 (6.67%) PHP
7 8 (4.10%) Korn
8 7 (3.59%) Ruby
9 6 (3.08%) SQL
10 3 (1.54%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.03%) AWK
11 2 (1.03%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.51%) C-shell
12 1 (0.51%) sed
Qualifications
1 16 (8.21%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (3.59%) Degree
4 4 (2.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.54%) HND
6 2 (1.03%) RHCE
6 2 (1.03%) RHCT
7 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (17.44%) NFS
2 33 (16.92%) Hyper-V
3 27 (13.85%) vSphere
4 24 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (9.23%) Postfix
6 9 (4.62%) qmail
6 9 (4.62%) Sendmail
6 9 (4.62%) vCloud
7 7 (3.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (3.59%) Xen
8 5 (2.56%) Samba
9 4 (2.05%) Oracle Clusterware
9 4 (2.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (1.54%) Active Directory
10 3 (1.54%) iptables
10 3 (1.54%) KVM
11 2 (1.03%) Docker
11 2 (1.03%) Dovecot
11 2 (1.03%) LXC
11 2 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 35 (17.95%) Puppet
2 19 (9.74%) Oracle ZFS
3 12 (6.15%) Ansible
4 11 (5.64%) Nagios
4 11 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (4.62%) NetBackup
5 9 (4.62%) Plesk
6 8 (4.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (2.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 4 (2.05%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (2.05%) Tivoli
8 4 (2.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (1.54%) CFEngine
9 3 (1.54%) Cobbler
9 3 (1.54%) Graphite
9 3 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.03%) Data Guard
10 2 (1.03%) HAProxy
10 2 (1.03%) OSSEC
10 2 (1.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 87 (44.62%) Red Hat
2 45 (23.08%) Oracle
3 41 (21.03%) IBM
4 32 (16.41%) Veritas
5 28 (14.36%) VMware
6 21 (10.77%) HP
7 20 (10.26%) NetApp
8 13 (6.67%) EMC
9 11 (5.64%) Microsoft
10 10 (5.13%) SAP
11 9 (4.62%) Sun
12 8 (4.10%) Cisco
13 4 (2.05%) Citrix
14 3 (1.54%) 3PAR
14 3 (1.54%) Symantec
15 2 (1.03%) Brocade
15 2 (1.03%) Juniper
15 2 (1.03%) Percona
15 2 (1.03%) SaltStack
16 1 (0.51%) Sybase
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