The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 806 646 691
Rank change year-on-year
-160 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 89 192 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 64 159 164
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102690 95590 105693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.33% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84523 79913 91207
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
UNIX Systems Administrator
UK

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -67 30 £52,500 -4.54% 5
South East -36 15 £61,250 +63.33% 4
West Midlands -8 14 £44,000 -12.00%
East of England -37 11 £40,500 -10.98% 3
Yorkshire -26 9 £42,500 -5.55% 2
South West -20 8 £53,750 +53.57% 1
North West -1 2 £33,750 -20.58% 2
UNIX Systems Administrator
UK

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 194 (100.00%) UNIX
2 173 (89.18%) Linux
3 105 (54.12%) Solaris
4 96 (49.48%) Red Hat
5 68 (35.05%) AIX
5 68 (35.05%) Perl
6 61 (31.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 59 (30.41%) Shell Script
8 56 (28.87%) Finance
8 56 (28.87%) Oracle
9 54 (27.84%) SAN
10 44 (22.68%) IBM
11 42 (21.65%) DNS
12 39 (20.10%) Apache
13 38 (19.59%) Clustering
14 37 (19.07%) Python
14 37 (19.07%) TCP/IP
15 33 (17.01%) HP
16 32 (16.49%) Veritas
17 31 (15.98%) Windows
18 30 (15.46%) Banking
19 29 (14.95%) VMware
19 29 (14.95%) EMC
19 29 (14.95%) Sun
20 28 (14.43%) Disaster Recovery
20 28 (14.43%) Load Balancing
21 25 (12.89%) Puppet
22 24 (12.37%) NetBackup
23 23 (11.86%) Java
23 23 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 39 (20.10%) Apache
2 16 (8.25%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.19%) WebLogic
4 11 (5.67%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.12%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.06%) Mule
7 3 (1.55%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.03%) CMS
8 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.03%) nginx
8 2 (1.03%) Jetty
9 1 (0.52%) SAS
9 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (2.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (27.84%) SAN
2 42 (21.65%) DNS
3 37 (19.07%) TCP/IP
4 17 (8.76%) Firewall
5 15 (7.73%) DHCP
6 14 (7.22%) NAS
7 13 (6.70%) HTTP
8 11 (5.67%) iSCSI
8 11 (5.67%) SMTP
8 11 (5.67%) SSL
9 10 (5.15%) FTP
10 9 (4.64%) VPN
11 8 (4.12%) Internet
12 7 (3.61%) LDAP
13 6 (3.09%) SSH
13 6 (3.09%) Reverse Proxy
14 5 (2.58%) Fibre Channel
15 3 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (1.55%) Wireshark
15 3 (1.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.70%) MySQL
1 13 (6.70%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.09%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.09%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.58%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (2.06%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.55%) Ingres
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.03%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.52%) Redis
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.52%) OLTP
8 1 (0.52%) VLDB
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Ant
1 4 (2.06%) Subversion
2 3 (1.55%) Toad
3 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 56 (28.87%) Finance
2 30 (15.46%) Banking
3 7 (3.61%) Investment Banking
3 7 (3.61%) Legal
4 6 (3.09%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.55%) Back Office
7 2 (1.03%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Billing
8 1 (0.52%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Local Government
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.52%) Electronics
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.22%) Web Services
2 5 (2.58%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (2.58%) XML
3 4 (2.06%) J2EE
3 4 (2.06%) Spring
3 4 (2.06%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.52%) Middleware
4 1 (0.52%) LAMP
4 1 (0.52%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.59%) Clustering
2 16 (8.25%) Replication
2 16 (8.25%) LPAR
3 10 (5.15%) HACMP
4 9 (4.64%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (4.12%) Firmware
6 7 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.61%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.09%) HP StorageWorks
7 6 (3.09%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.58%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.55%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.55%) Open Source
9 3 (1.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.03%) VAX
10 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.03%) CMDB
11 1 (0.52%) HP Superdome
11 1 (0.52%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.52%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 194 (100.00%) UNIX
2 173 (89.18%) Linux
3 105 (54.12%) Solaris
4 68 (35.05%) AIX
5 61 (31.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (15.98%) Windows
7 20 (10.31%) CentOS
8 19 (9.79%) SUSE
8 19 (9.79%) HPUX
9 16 (8.25%) Ubuntu
10 15 (7.73%) Debian
11 12 (6.19%) VMS
12 6 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (2.58%) Windows 7
13 5 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.55%) Windows 8
15 2 (1.03%) Fedora
16 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.52%) OpenVMS
16 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 28 (14.43%) Load Balancing
2 19 (9.79%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (9.28%) DevOps
3 18 (9.28%) Configuration Management
4 17 (8.76%) ITIL
4 17 (8.76%) E-Commerce
5 16 (8.25%) Problem Management
6 15 (7.73%) Capacity Management
7 12 (6.19%) Change Management
8 11 (5.67%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (5.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (5.15%) Release Management
10 9 (4.64%) High Availability
10 9 (4.64%) Business Continuity
10 9 (4.64%) Migration
10 9 (4.64%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (3.61%) Performance Analysis
12 6 (3.09%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (3.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 68 (35.05%) Perl
2 59 (30.41%) Shell Script
3 37 (19.07%) Python
4 23 (11.86%) Java
5 22 (11.34%) Bourne shell
6 21 (10.82%) Bash Shell
7 12 (6.19%) PowerShell
8 9 (4.64%) C
8 9 (4.64%) PHP
9 5 (2.58%) Korn
10 4 (2.06%) Ruby
10 4 (2.06%) AWK
11 2 (1.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.09%) MCSE
1 6 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.58%) Degree
2 5 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (2.58%) CCNP
2 5 (2.58%) CCNA
3 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.58%) SLA
2 2 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (10.82%) NFS
2 21 (10.82%) Active Directory
3 20 (10.31%) Hyper-V
4 16 (8.25%) vSphere
5 14 (7.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 13 (6.70%) KVM
7 9 (4.64%) Samba
8 8 (4.12%) Veritas File System
9 7 (3.61%) PowerHA
9 7 (3.61%) VMware ESX
10 6 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (1.55%) Xen
12 2 (1.03%) GPFS
12 2 (1.03%) RHEV
12 2 (1.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.52%) Squid
Systems Management
1 25 (12.89%) Puppet
2 24 (12.37%) NetBackup
3 9 (4.64%) Nagios
4 8 (4.12%) EMC Navisphere
4 8 (4.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 7 (3.61%) YUM
5 7 (3.61%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.06%) Salt
7 4 (2.06%) Cobbler
7 4 (2.06%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.55%) Legato
8 3 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.55%) Foglight
9 2 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.03%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.03%) SCOM
10 1 (0.52%) Munin
10 1 (0.52%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 96 (49.48%) Red Hat
2 56 (28.87%) Oracle
3 44 (22.68%) IBM
4 33 (17.01%) HP
5 32 (16.49%) Veritas
6 29 (14.95%) VMware
6 29 (14.95%) EMC
6 29 (14.95%) Sun
7 19 (9.79%) NetApp
8 16 (8.25%) Symantec
9 15 (7.73%) Cisco
10 13 (6.70%) Brocade
11 7 (3.61%) Reuters
12 6 (3.09%) Sybase
12 6 (3.09%) Microsoft
13 5 (2.58%) SolarWinds
13 5 (2.58%) JBoss
14 4 (2.06%) SaltStack
14 4 (2.06%) Murex
14 4 (2.06%) webMethods
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