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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 855 857 826
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 50 86 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.084% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.087% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 43 71 118
Median salary £50,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £36,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+16.47% -3.40%
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
88272 98549 105545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.37% 96.20% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 75020 82516 86005
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +56 27 £60,000 +4.34% 3
South East +7 10 £50,500 +23.17% 1
Yorkshire +33 7 £31,000 +9.73%
South West +7 3 £50,000 +14.28% 2
East of England +7 1 £60,000 +26.31% 1
North East - 1 £43,000 -
North West - 1 £40,000 -
Unix Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 83 (100.00%) Unix
2 67 (80.72%) Linux
3 43 (51.81%) Red Hat
4 36 (43.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (39.76%) Perl
6 30 (36.14%) VMware
7 29 (34.94%) TCP/IP
8 27 (32.53%) Python
8 27 (32.53%) Finance
9 25 (30.12%) Solaris
9 25 (30.12%) SAN
10 24 (28.92%) Puppet
11 23 (27.71%) Windows
12 22 (26.51%) DNS
12 22 (26.51%) Bash Shell
13 21 (25.30%) Shell Script
13 21 (25.30%) Data Centre
14 15 (18.07%) Nagios
15 14 (16.87%) AIX
16 13 (15.66%) ITIL
16 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (15.66%) NAS
17 12 (14.46%) Korn
17 12 (14.46%) vSphere
17 12 (14.46%) Oracle
18 11 (13.25%) Apache
18 11 (13.25%) FTP
18 11 (13.25%) DMZ
18 11 (13.25%) Hitachi
19 10 (12.05%) Microsoft

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 11 (13.25%) Apache
2 3 (3.61%) JBoss
2 3 (3.61%) nginx
2 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.41%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.41%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.20%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.20%) IIS
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.94%) TCP/IP
2 25 (30.12%) SAN
3 22 (26.51%) DNS
4 13 (15.66%) NAS
5 11 (13.25%) DMZ
5 11 (13.25%) FTP
6 6 (7.23%) Firewall
6 6 (7.23%) LAN
6 6 (7.23%) SSL
6 6 (7.23%) WAN
6 6 (7.23%) X.25
7 5 (6.02%) SMTP
8 4 (4.82%) HTTP
9 3 (3.61%) Asterisk PBX
9 3 (3.61%) Internet
9 3 (3.61%) LDAP
10 2 (2.41%) InfiniBand
10 2 (2.41%) Kerberos
10 2 (2.41%) SNMP
10 2 (2.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) MySQL
2 6 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.61%) Big Data
3 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.20%) JIRA
2 1 (1.20%) Subversion
2 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (32.53%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Banking
3 7 (8.43%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.20%) Electronics
4 1 (1.20%) Games
4 1 (1.20%) Legal
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) LAMP
1 4 (4.82%) Middleware
2 3 (3.61%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (3.61%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (3.61%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) .NET
3 1 (1.20%) J2EE
3 1 (1.20%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.30%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.64%) Clustering
3 4 (4.82%) Replication
4 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.61%) User Experience
5 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.41%) SCADA
6 1 (1.20%) CMDB
6 1 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.20%) Fintech
6 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.20%) Online Games
6 1 (1.20%) PKI
6 1 (1.20%) Social Media
6 1 (1.20%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Unix
2 67 (80.72%) Linux
3 36 (43.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (30.12%) Solaris
5 23 (27.71%) Windows
6 14 (16.87%) AIX
7 8 (9.64%) CentOS
8 6 (7.23%) SUSE
9 5 (6.02%) Ubuntu
9 5 (6.02%) Windows Server
10 4 (4.82%) HPUX
11 3 (3.61%) Debian
11 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.20%) FreeBSD
12 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.66%) ITIL
2 9 (10.84%) Configuration Management
2 9 (10.84%) High Availability
3 8 (9.64%) Load Balancing
4 7 (8.43%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (8.43%) Change Management
5 6 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (7.23%) Security Patching
6 5 (6.02%) DevOps
6 5 (6.02%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.82%) Server Building
8 3 (3.61%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.61%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.61%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.61%) Migration
8 3 (3.61%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.61%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.41%) Project Management
9 2 (2.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.76%) Perl
2 27 (32.53%) Python
3 22 (26.51%) Bash Shell
4 21 (25.30%) Shell Script
5 12 (14.46%) Korn
6 7 (8.43%) PHP
7 6 (7.23%) Java
8 5 (6.02%) C#
8 5 (6.02%) SQL
9 1 (1.20%) AWK
9 1 (1.20%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.20%) C
9 1 (1.20%) C++
9 1 (1.20%) C-shell
9 1 (1.20%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.20%) Ruby
9 1 (1.20%) sed
9 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) HND
4 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) IBM WebSphere Certification
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.20%) MCITP
5 1 (1.20%) MCSE
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) PCI DSS
1 8 (9.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (14.46%) vSphere
3 6 (7.23%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.02%) Samba
4 5 (6.02%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (4.82%) RHEV
6 3 (3.61%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (3.61%) Postfix
6 3 (3.61%) qmail
6 3 (3.61%) Sendmail
7 2 (2.41%) NFS
7 2 (2.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.41%) XenApp
7 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.20%) KVM
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.20%) PowerHA
8 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (28.92%) Puppet
2 15 (18.07%) Nagios
3 6 (7.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (7.23%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.02%) Ansible
4 5 (6.02%) Control-M
4 5 (6.02%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (4.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.61%) Cacti
6 3 (3.61%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.41%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.20%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.20%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.20%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.20%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.20%) OpenView
8 1 (1.20%) Salt
8 1 (1.20%) yum
Vendors
1 43 (51.81%) Red Hat
2 30 (36.14%) VMware
3 12 (14.46%) Oracle
4 11 (13.25%) Hitachi
5 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
6 8 (9.64%) HP
6 8 (9.64%) Sun
7 7 (8.43%) Veritas
8 6 (7.23%) Symantec
9 4 (4.82%) Cisco
9 4 (4.82%) Citrix
9 4 (4.82%) IBM
10 3 (3.61%) Google
11 2 (2.41%) Atlassian
11 2 (2.41%) F5
11 2 (2.41%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.20%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.20%) Cloudera
12 1 (1.20%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.20%) Splunk
London
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £48,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 22 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Connected IT
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connected IT
Posted: 20 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago