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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 769 726 680
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 90 134 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 80 113 139
Average salary £42,500 £47,750 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.99% +8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £38,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
94041 93776 95543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.45% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 78141 76271 81456
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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
South East -22 27 £47,500 +5.55% 2
London -2 22 £75,000 +11.11% 5
Yorkshire +8 21 £33,500 +11.66% 3
West Midlands -58 7 £41,625 -16.75%
East of England -12 5 £32,435 -18.91% 3
South West -17 4 £37,500 -1.31% 1
East Midlands +26 3 £34,000 +0.74%
North West - 1 £29,000 -
UNIX Systems Administrator
UK

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 203 (100.00%) UNIX
2 167 (82.27%) Linux
3 113 (55.67%) Solaris
4 97 (47.78%) Red Hat
5 83 (40.89%) Oracle
6 78 (38.42%) SAN
7 74 (36.45%) Perl
8 72 (35.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 67 (33.00%) TCP/IP
10 63 (31.03%) DNS
11 55 (27.09%) Shell Script
12 54 (26.60%) VMware
13 51 (25.12%) AIX
14 50 (24.63%) VMware Infrastructure
15 42 (20.69%) HP
16 40 (19.70%) Veritas
16 40 (19.70%) Sun
17 39 (19.21%) Puppet
18 38 (18.72%) IBM
19 37 (18.23%) NetBackup
20 36 (17.73%) Python
20 36 (17.73%) SUSE
21 33 (16.26%) Finance
22 32 (15.76%) ITIL
22 32 (15.76%) NFS
22 32 (15.76%) Bash Shell
23 31 (15.27%) Apache
24 30 (14.78%) Banking
25 29 (14.29%) MySQL
25 29 (14.29%) EMC

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 31 (15.27%) Apache
2 18 (8.87%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.43%) IIS
4 5 (2.46%) JBoss
5 3 (1.48%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.48%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.48%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (1.48%) Jetty
5 3 (1.48%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.49%) Lync
7 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.49%) nginx
7 1 (0.49%) Moodle
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (0.99%) MS Office
1 2 (0.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.99%) SaaS
4 2 (0.99%) PaaS
4 2 (0.99%) IaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 78 (38.42%) SAN
2 67 (33.00%) TCP/IP
3 63 (31.03%) DNS
4 24 (11.82%) NAS
5 23 (11.33%) DHCP
6 21 (10.34%) LDAP
7 20 (9.85%) FTP
7 20 (9.85%) Firewall
7 20 (9.85%) SSH
8 10 (4.93%) BGP
9 9 (4.43%) Internet
9 9 (4.43%) HTTP
10 8 (3.94%) SMTP
11 7 (3.45%) InfiniBand
12 6 (2.96%) iSCSI
12 6 (2.96%) Network Security
13 5 (2.46%) WAN
14 4 (1.97%) LAN
15 3 (1.48%) Reverse Proxy
15 3 (1.48%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.29%) MySQL
2 11 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (3.94%) DB2
4 5 (2.46%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.46%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.97%) Ingres
5 4 (1.97%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.48%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.99%) InfluxDB
7 2 (0.99%) Big Data
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (1.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.99%) Toad
3 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 33 (16.26%) Finance
2 30 (14.78%) Banking
3 15 (7.39%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.96%) French Language
5 5 (2.46%) Retail
6 4 (1.97%) Advertising
7 3 (1.48%) German Language
7 3 (1.48%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.48%) Marketing
8 2 (0.99%) Legal
9 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.49%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.96%) LAMP
2 5 (2.46%) Middleware
3 4 (1.97%) Web Services
3 4 (1.97%) J2EE
4 3 (1.48%) FastCGI
5 2 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.99%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.49%) JDBC
6 1 (0.49%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.39%) Clustering
3 7 (3.45%) LPAR
3 7 (3.45%) Celerra
3 7 (3.45%) CLARiiON
4 6 (2.96%) CMDB
4 6 (2.96%) HACMP
5 4 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.48%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.48%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.48%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.48%) AS400
6 3 (1.48%) iSeries
7 1 (0.49%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (0.49%) BBC
7 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.49%) Open Source
7 1 (0.49%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.49%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.49%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 203 (100.00%) UNIX
2 167 (82.27%) Linux
3 113 (55.67%) Solaris
4 72 (35.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 51 (25.12%) AIX
6 36 (17.73%) SUSE
7 29 (14.29%) Debian
8 20 (9.85%) Windows
9 19 (9.36%) HPUX
10 18 (8.87%) CentOS
11 15 (7.39%) Ubuntu
12 6 (2.96%) VMS
13 4 (1.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.76%) ITIL
2 20 (9.85%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (6.90%) Project Management
4 13 (6.40%) Load Balancing
4 13 (6.40%) Software Deployment
5 12 (5.91%) DevOps
6 10 (4.93%) Problem Management
6 10 (4.93%) Time Management
7 9 (4.43%) Kernel Tuning
7 9 (4.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (4.43%) Service Management
8 8 (3.94%) Low Latency
9 7 (3.45%) Performance Management
10 6 (2.96%) Data Management
10 6 (2.96%) Integration Testing
10 6 (2.96%) Change Management
10 6 (2.96%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (2.46%) Migration
12 4 (1.97%) Data Migration
12 4 (1.97%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 74 (36.45%) Perl
2 55 (27.09%) Shell Script
3 36 (17.73%) Python
4 32 (15.76%) Bash Shell
5 19 (9.36%) PHP
6 15 (7.39%) SQL
7 11 (5.42%) Ruby
7 11 (5.42%) Java
8 10 (4.93%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.93%) Bourne shell
9 5 (2.46%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.46%) Korn
10 2 (0.99%) C
10 2 (0.99%) C-shell
11 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.49%) AWK
Qualifications
1 12 (5.91%) VCP4
2 10 (4.93%) Degree
3 9 (4.43%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.96%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (2.96%) RHCSA
5 5 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.99%) RHCE
6 2 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.49%) MCSE
7 1 (0.49%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.37%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 50 (24.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (15.76%) NFS
3 21 (10.34%) vSphere
4 18 (8.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 17 (8.37%) Samba
6 14 (6.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 8 (3.94%) PowerHA
8 7 (3.45%) KVM
8 7 (3.45%) Veritas File System
9 6 (2.96%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (2.96%) Xen
10 5 (2.46%) Active Directory
10 5 (2.46%) VMware ESX
10 5 (2.46%) Firmware
11 4 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.99%) Squid
12 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.49%) Dovecot
13 1 (0.49%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 39 (19.21%) Puppet
2 37 (18.23%) NetBackup
3 12 (5.91%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (4.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 10 (4.93%) yum
5 8 (3.94%) Salt
6 7 (3.45%) Legato
7 6 (2.96%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (2.46%) Nagios
9 3 (1.48%) OpenView
9 3 (1.48%) Control-M
9 3 (1.48%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.99%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.99%) Foglight
10 2 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.99%) Ansible
11 1 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.49%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.49%) Cacti
Vendors
1 97 (47.78%) Red Hat
2 83 (40.89%) Oracle
3 54 (26.60%) VMware
4 42 (20.69%) HP
5 40 (19.70%) Veritas
5 40 (19.70%) Sun
6 38 (18.72%) IBM
7 29 (14.29%) EMC
8 25 (12.32%) NetApp
9 22 (10.84%) Cisco
10 15 (7.39%) Symantec
11 9 (4.43%) Sybase
12 7 (3.45%) Intel
13 5 (2.46%) F5
13 5 (2.46%) Brocade
14 4 (1.97%) Bloomberg
14 4 (1.97%) Facebook
15 3 (1.48%) Microsoft
15 3 (1.48%) Reuters
15 3 (1.48%) Dell
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus = pension + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago