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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 773 647 710
Rank change year-on-year
-126 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 104 205 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 82 172 149
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +7.50%
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
102306 94953 105283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.21% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83534 79531 90590
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 September 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 September 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
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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 -56 32 £62,500 +8.69% 2
South East -25 22 £62,500 +56.25% 1
West Midlands -15 16 £44,000 -12.00%
East of England -33 14 £44,000 -12.00% 2
Yorkshire -32 10 £42,500 -
South West -25 7 £37,500 +7.14% 1
North West -13 3 £33,750 -21.51% 1
UNIX Systems Administrator
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UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 204 (100.00%) UNIX
2 177 (86.76%) Linux
3 112 (54.90%) Solaris
4 101 (49.51%) Red Hat
5 74 (36.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 71 (34.80%) Perl
7 70 (34.31%) AIX
8 68 (33.33%) Shell Script
9 54 (26.47%) Finance
10 52 (25.49%) SAN
11 48 (23.53%) Apache
11 48 (23.53%) Oracle
12 46 (22.55%) IBM
13 42 (20.59%) DNS
14 39 (19.12%) TCP/IP
14 39 (19.12%) HP
15 36 (17.65%) Python
15 36 (17.65%) Clustering
16 35 (17.16%) Sun
16 35 (17.16%) Veritas
17 34 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
18 32 (15.69%) EMC
19 31 (15.20%) Banking
20 29 (14.22%) NetBackup
21 25 (12.25%) Windows
21 25 (12.25%) Bourne shell
21 25 (12.25%) Load Balancing
22 24 (11.76%) VMware
23 23 (11.27%) HPUX
23 23 (11.27%) NFS

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 48 (23.53%) Apache
2 14 (6.86%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.39%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.92%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.94%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.45%) nginx
7 4 (1.96%) Mule
8 3 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.98%) Jetty
9 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.98%) IIS
9 2 (0.98%) CMS
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.49%) SAS
10 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (25.49%) SAN
2 42 (20.59%) DNS
3 39 (19.12%) TCP/IP
4 18 (8.82%) Firewall
5 14 (6.86%) NAS
6 12 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 12 (5.88%) DHCP
7 11 (5.39%) FTP
8 10 (4.90%) HTTP
8 10 (4.90%) SSL
9 9 (4.41%) LDAP
10 8 (3.92%) SMTP
10 8 (3.92%) VPN
11 7 (3.43%) Internet
12 6 (2.94%) SSH
13 5 (2.45%) Fibre Channel
14 4 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
14 4 (1.96%) WAN
14 4 (1.96%) LAN
15 3 (1.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.35%) MySQL
2 6 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.45%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.98%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.49%) Ingres
6 1 (0.49%) OLTP
6 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.49%) VLDB
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.49%) Redis
6 1 (0.49%) Big Data
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Ant
1 4 (1.96%) Subversion
2 3 (1.47%) Toad
3 2 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.49%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 54 (26.47%) Finance
2 31 (15.20%) Banking
3 9 (4.41%) Legal
4 7 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.94%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.96%) Marketing
7 3 (1.47%) Back Office
8 2 (0.98%) Electronics
8 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.98%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) Front Office
9 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.90%) Web Services
2 6 (2.94%) XML
3 4 (1.96%) LAMP
3 4 (1.96%) Hibernate
3 4 (1.96%) Spring
4 3 (1.47%) J2EE
5 2 (0.98%) HTML
6 1 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.65%) Clustering
2 15 (7.35%) LPAR
3 10 (4.90%) Firmware
3 10 (4.90%) HACMP
4 9 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.41%) Replication
4 9 (4.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (3.92%) HP StorageWorks
6 7 (3.43%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.94%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.45%) CLARiiON
9 4 (1.96%) Open Source
10 3 (1.47%) VAX
10 3 (1.47%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.98%) CMDB
11 2 (0.98%) DTV
11 2 (0.98%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.49%) Derivative
12 1 (0.49%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 204 (100.00%) UNIX
2 177 (86.76%) Linux
3 112 (54.90%) Solaris
4 74 (36.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 70 (34.31%) AIX
6 25 (12.25%) Windows
7 23 (11.27%) HPUX
8 20 (9.80%) SUSE
9 19 (9.31%) CentOS
10 14 (6.86%) Ubuntu
11 13 (6.37%) VMS
12 12 (5.88%) Debian
13 6 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (2.45%) Windows 7
15 4 (1.96%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.49%) Fedora
16 1 (0.49%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (12.25%) Load Balancing
3 22 (10.78%) E-Commerce
4 20 (9.80%) DevOps
5 17 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 16 (7.84%) Capacity Management
7 15 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (7.35%) ITIL
8 14 (6.86%) Configuration Management
9 12 (5.88%) Change Management
10 11 (5.39%) Business Continuity
10 11 (5.39%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (5.39%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (4.41%) Performance Analysis
11 9 (4.41%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (3.92%) Release Management
13 6 (2.94%) Validation
13 6 (2.94%) Project Management
13 6 (2.94%) Server Monitoring
14 5 (2.45%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 71 (34.80%) Perl
2 68 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 36 (17.65%) Python
4 25 (12.25%) Bourne shell
5 22 (10.78%) Java
6 21 (10.29%) Bash Shell
7 11 (5.39%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.43%) Korn
9 5 (2.45%) AWK
10 4 (1.96%) C
10 4 (1.96%) PHP
11 2 (0.98%) Ruby
12 1 (0.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (1.96%) MCSE
1 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (1.96%) Degree
2 3 (1.47%) CCNP
2 3 (1.47%) CCNA
2 3 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.98%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.47%) SLA
1 3 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (11.27%) NFS
2 19 (9.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 17 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 16 (7.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 15 (7.35%) vSphere
6 13 (6.37%) PowerHA
7 9 (4.41%) VMware ESX
7 9 (4.41%) Veritas File System
8 8 (3.92%) KVM
8 8 (3.92%) Samba
9 5 (2.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.98%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.49%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.49%) Squid
12 1 (0.49%) Xen
12 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.49%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 29 (14.22%) NetBackup
2 22 (10.78%) Puppet
3 10 (4.90%) Nagios
4 8 (3.92%) EMC Navisphere
4 8 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (3.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 7 (3.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (2.45%) YUM
7 4 (1.96%) Legato
7 4 (1.96%) Salt
8 3 (1.47%) Foglight
8 3 (1.47%) Control-M
9 2 (0.98%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.98%) OpenView
9 2 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.98%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.98%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.98%) SCOM
10 1 (0.49%) Munin
10 1 (0.49%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 101 (49.51%) Red Hat
2 48 (23.53%) Oracle
3 46 (22.55%) IBM
4 39 (19.12%) HP
5 35 (17.16%) Sun
5 35 (17.16%) Veritas
6 32 (15.69%) EMC
7 24 (11.76%) VMware
8 22 (10.78%) NetApp
9 18 (8.82%) Symantec
10 14 (6.86%) Brocade
11 13 (6.37%) Cisco
12 9 (4.41%) Reuters
13 6 (2.94%) Microsoft
14 5 (2.45%) JBoss
14 5 (2.45%) Sybase
15 4 (1.96%) Murex
15 4 (1.96%) StorageTek
15 4 (1.96%) Compaq
15 4 (1.96%) Bloomberg
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