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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 751 677 694
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 127 185 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 106 158 158
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £35,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
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
100718 95501 103305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.50% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83018 80165 88637
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -39 43 £59,500 -8.46% 5
Yorkshire -6 23 £31,750 -25.29% 3
South East -18 23 £52,500 +31.25% 3
West Midlands -38 16 £44,000 -12.00%
East of England -37 11 £47,500 -5.00%
South West -24 6 £38,750 +10.71%
North West -9 4 £35,000 -18.60% 3
East Midlands -4 1 £35,000 -
UNIX Systems Administrator
UK

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 217 (100.00%) UNIX
2 187 (86.18%) Linux
3 119 (54.84%) Solaris
4 101 (46.54%) Red Hat
5 76 (35.02%) Shell Script
6 74 (34.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 70 (32.26%) Perl
8 66 (30.41%) AIX
9 57 (26.27%) Apache
9 57 (26.27%) SAN
10 49 (22.58%) TCP/IP
11 47 (21.66%) DNS
11 47 (21.66%) IBM
11 47 (21.66%) Oracle
11 47 (21.66%) Finance
12 42 (19.35%) HP
13 37 (17.05%) Sun
14 34 (15.67%) Python
14 34 (15.67%) NetBackup
14 34 (15.67%) Clustering
15 31 (14.29%) Veritas
15 31 (14.29%) SUSE
15 31 (14.29%) VMware
16 29 (13.36%) Banking
17 27 (12.44%) ITIL
17 27 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
18 26 (11.98%) Disaster Recovery
18 26 (11.98%) VMware Infrastructure
19 25 (11.52%) HPUX
20 24 (11.06%) EMC

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 57 (26.27%) Apache
2 13 (5.99%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.61%) WebLogic
4 9 (4.15%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.76%) nginx
6 5 (2.30%) JBoss
7 4 (1.84%) Mule
8 3 (1.38%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.92%) CMS
9 2 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.92%) IIS
9 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.46%) SAS
10 1 (0.46%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (1.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.46%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (26.27%) SAN
2 49 (22.58%) TCP/IP
3 47 (21.66%) DNS
4 21 (9.68%) Firewall
5 14 (6.45%) FTP
6 13 (5.99%) NAS
7 12 (5.53%) LDAP
8 10 (4.61%) DHCP
9 7 (3.23%) WAN
9 7 (3.23%) iSCSI
9 7 (3.23%) SSH
10 6 (2.76%) LAN
10 6 (2.76%) Internet
11 5 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (2.30%) HTTP
11 5 (2.30%) VPN
12 4 (1.84%) SSL
13 3 (1.38%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.38%) BGP
13 3 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.22%) MySQL
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.84%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.92%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.92%) Ingres
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.46%) Big Data
6 1 (0.46%) Redis
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.46%) OLTP
6 1 (0.46%) VLDB
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (1.84%) Subversion
1 4 (1.84%) Ant
2 2 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.92%) Toad
3 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (21.66%) Finance
2 29 (13.36%) Banking
3 9 (4.15%) Legal
3 9 (4.15%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.84%) Retail
5 4 (1.84%) Marketing
5 4 (1.84%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.38%) Back Office
6 3 (1.38%) Advertising
7 2 (0.92%) French Language
8 1 (0.46%) Front Office
8 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.23%) Web Services
2 6 (2.76%) XML
3 5 (2.30%) LAMP
4 4 (1.84%) Hibernate
4 4 (1.84%) Spring
5 3 (1.38%) Middleware
5 3 (1.38%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (1.38%) J2EE
6 2 (0.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.67%) Clustering
2 27 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.99%) LPAR
4 8 (3.69%) HACMP
4 8 (3.69%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.69%) HP StorageWorks
4 8 (3.69%) Hedge funds
5 4 (1.84%) VAX
5 4 (1.84%) Open Source
5 4 (1.84%) iSeries
6 3 (1.38%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.38%) CMDB
7 2 (0.92%) AS400
8 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.46%) DTV
8 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.46%) HP Superdome
8 1 (0.46%) Derivative
8 1 (0.46%) Wiki
8 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 217 (100.00%) UNIX
2 187 (86.18%) Linux
3 119 (54.84%) Solaris
4 74 (34.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 66 (30.41%) AIX
6 31 (14.29%) SUSE
7 25 (11.52%) HPUX
8 21 (9.68%) CentOS
9 20 (9.22%) Windows
10 15 (6.91%) Debian
11 14 (6.45%) Ubuntu
11 14 (6.45%) VMS
12 7 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (2.30%) Windows 8
13 5 (2.30%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.46%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (12.44%) ITIL
2 26 (11.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (9.22%) E-Commerce
4 16 (7.37%) Configuration Management
5 15 (6.91%) DevOps
6 14 (6.45%) Load Balancing
6 14 (6.45%) Project Management
7 12 (5.53%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (5.07%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (5.07%) Business Continuity
9 10 (4.61%) Problem Management
9 10 (4.61%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (4.61%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (3.23%) Change Management
10 7 (3.23%) Service Management
11 6 (2.76%) Validation
11 6 (2.76%) Capacity Management
12 5 (2.30%) Time Management
12 5 (2.30%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 76 (35.02%) Shell Script
2 70 (32.26%) Perl
3 34 (15.67%) Python
4 23 (10.60%) Bash Shell
5 22 (10.14%) Bourne shell
6 17 (7.83%) Java
7 9 (4.15%) PHP
7 9 (4.15%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.15%) Korn
8 6 (2.76%) AWK
9 5 (2.30%) C
10 3 (1.38%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.92%) SQL
12 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.23%) Degree
2 4 (1.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.46%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.46%) MCSE
4 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.69%) SLA
2 3 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (11.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (8.76%) PowerHA
3 17 (7.83%) NFS
4 15 (6.91%) Samba
5 14 (6.45%) VMware ESX
5 14 (6.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 12 (5.53%) Firmware
7 10 (4.61%) Active Directory
8 9 (4.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 8 (3.69%) vSphere
10 5 (2.30%) Veritas File System
11 4 (1.84%) Hyper-V
11 4 (1.84%) KVM
12 2 (0.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.46%) Kamailio
13 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.46%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.46%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (15.67%) NetBackup
2 19 (8.76%) Puppet
3 8 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.76%) Legato
5 4 (1.84%) Nagios
6 3 (1.38%) Control-M
7 2 (0.92%) Foglight
7 2 (0.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (0.92%) SCOM
7 2 (0.92%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.92%) OpenView
7 2 (0.92%) YUM
7 2 (0.92%) Ansible
7 2 (0.92%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.46%) Salt
8 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.46%) Cacti
8 1 (0.46%) Munin
8 1 (0.46%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 101 (46.54%) Red Hat
2 47 (21.66%) IBM
2 47 (21.66%) Oracle
3 42 (19.35%) HP
4 37 (17.05%) Sun
5 31 (14.29%) Veritas
5 31 (14.29%) VMware
6 24 (11.06%) EMC
7 22 (10.14%) NetApp
8 12 (5.53%) Cisco
8 12 (5.53%) Symantec
8 12 (5.53%) Reuters
9 7 (3.23%) Bloomberg
10 6 (2.76%) Microsoft
10 6 (2.76%) F5
11 5 (2.30%) CQG
11 5 (2.30%) Brocade
12 4 (1.84%) Sybase
12 4 (1.84%) Murex
12 4 (1.84%) webMethods
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Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £37,478 to £47,905 per annum
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