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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 756 714 675
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 109 150 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85 128 169
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.14%
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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
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 £26,500 £26,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -36 42 £55,000 -18.51% 1
Yorkshire +9 27 £30,000 -35.48% 1
South East -24 19 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East of England -15 6 £45,500 - 1
West Midlands -48 5 £43,250 -13.50%
South West -13 4 £40,000 +5.26%
East Midlands - 3 £34,500 -
North West - 3 £30,000 - 1
UNIX Systems Administrator
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UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 220 (100.00%) UNIX
2 174 (79.09%) Linux
3 124 (56.36%) Solaris
4 103 (46.82%) Red Hat
5 87 (39.55%) Perl
6 83 (37.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 71 (32.27%) Shell Script
8 70 (31.82%) SAN
9 66 (30.00%) AIX
10 64 (29.09%) Oracle
11 58 (26.36%) TCP/IP
12 55 (25.00%) DNS
13 51 (23.18%) IBM
14 46 (20.91%) HP
15 44 (20.00%) Sun
16 43 (19.55%) NetBackup
17 42 (19.09%) Apache
18 41 (18.64%) Veritas
19 39 (17.73%) SUSE
20 38 (17.27%) Python
21 37 (16.82%) Finance
21 37 (16.82%) VMware
22 34 (15.45%) VMware Infrastructure
22 34 (15.45%) Bash Shell
23 32 (14.55%) Banking
24 31 (14.09%) ITIL
24 31 (14.09%) NetApp
24 31 (14.09%) Clustering
25 29 (13.18%) EMC
26 27 (12.27%) Puppet

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 42 (19.09%) Apache
2 12 (5.45%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.18%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.73%) nginx
4 6 (2.73%) IIS
5 4 (1.82%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.36%) Jetty
6 3 (1.36%) JBoss
7 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.45%) Mule
8 1 (0.45%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (1.36%) MS Office
1 3 (1.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.45%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.91%) SaaS
3 2 (0.91%) PaaS
3 2 (0.91%) IaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 70 (31.82%) SAN
2 58 (26.36%) TCP/IP
3 55 (25.00%) DNS
4 23 (10.45%) DHCP
5 18 (8.18%) FTP
5 18 (8.18%) Firewall
6 17 (7.73%) LDAP
7 15 (6.82%) NAS
8 12 (5.45%) SSH
9 10 (4.55%) Internet
10 8 (3.64%) WAN
11 7 (3.18%) LAN
11 7 (3.18%) iSCSI
12 5 (2.27%) InfiniBand
13 4 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (1.82%) BGP
13 4 (1.82%) VPN
14 3 (1.36%) HTTP
14 3 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
15 2 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.73%) MySQL
2 5 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (2.27%) DB2
2 5 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.36%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.36%) Ingres
3 3 (1.36%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.91%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.45%) Redis
5 1 (0.45%) Big Data
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.45%) OLTP
5 1 (0.45%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.45%) Ant
2 1 (0.45%) Toad
2 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 37 (16.82%) Finance
2 32 (14.55%) Banking
3 9 (4.09%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.27%) Marketing
4 5 (2.27%) Retail
5 4 (1.82%) Legal
5 4 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.36%) French Language
6 3 (1.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.73%) Web Services
1 6 (2.73%) LAMP
2 5 (2.27%) Middleware
3 4 (1.82%) J2EE
4 3 (1.36%) XML
4 3 (1.36%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.91%) HTML
5 2 (0.91%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.91%) FastCGI
6 1 (0.45%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.45%) Spring
6 1 (0.45%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.09%) Clustering
2 20 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.09%) Hedge funds
4 6 (2.73%) HACMP
4 6 (2.73%) LPAR
5 4 (1.82%) iSeries
5 4 (1.82%) HP StorageWorks
5 4 (1.82%) VAX
5 4 (1.82%) CMDB
5 4 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.82%) AS400
6 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.91%) Open Source
8 1 (0.45%) Wiki
8 1 (0.45%) Derivative
8 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.45%) DTV
8 1 (0.45%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 220 (100.00%) UNIX
2 174 (79.09%) Linux
3 124 (56.36%) Solaris
4 83 (37.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 66 (30.00%) AIX
6 39 (17.73%) SUSE
7 24 (10.91%) Windows
8 19 (8.64%) Debian
8 19 (8.64%) CentOS
9 15 (6.82%) HPUX
10 13 (5.91%) Ubuntu
11 10 (4.55%) VMS
12 7 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (2.27%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.82%) Windows 7
14 4 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.09%) ITIL
2 18 (8.18%) E-Commerce
3 17 (7.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (6.82%) Project Management
5 13 (5.91%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (5.45%) Load Balancing
7 11 (5.00%) Service Management
8 10 (4.55%) Problem Management
9 9 (4.09%) Change Management
10 8 (3.64%) Time Management
11 7 (3.18%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (3.18%) Performance Analysis
11 7 (3.18%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (3.18%) Kernel Tuning
11 7 (3.18%) DevOps
11 7 (3.18%) Business Continuity
12 6 (2.73%) Configuration Management
12 6 (2.73%) Low Latency
12 6 (2.73%) Software Deployment
13 5 (2.27%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (39.55%) Perl
2 71 (32.27%) Shell Script
3 38 (17.27%) Python
4 34 (15.45%) Bash Shell
5 17 (7.73%) Bourne shell
6 15 (6.82%) PHP
7 14 (6.36%) PowerShell
8 11 (5.00%) SQL
9 9 (4.09%) Java
10 7 (3.18%) Korn
11 5 (2.27%) AWK
12 4 (1.82%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.36%) Ruby
14 2 (0.91%) C
15 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.09%) Degree
1 9 (4.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.45%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.45%) MCSE
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (15.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (11.36%) NFS
3 20 (9.09%) PowerHA
4 18 (8.18%) Samba
4 18 (8.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 14 (6.36%) VMware ESX
5 14 (6.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 10 (4.55%) Firmware
7 9 (4.09%) Active Directory
7 9 (4.09%) Veritas File System
8 7 (3.18%) vSphere
9 4 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.91%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.91%) KVM
12 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.45%) Dovecot
12 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.45%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 43 (19.55%) NetBackup
2 27 (12.27%) Puppet
3 10 (4.55%) Legato
4 8 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.64%) yum
5 4 (1.82%) Control-M
5 4 (1.82%) Nagios
6 3 (1.36%) OpenView
7 2 (0.91%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (0.91%) Ansible
7 2 (0.91%) Salt
7 2 (0.91%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.45%) Cacti
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.45%) Foglight
Vendors
1 103 (46.82%) Red Hat
2 64 (29.09%) Oracle
3 51 (23.18%) IBM
4 46 (20.91%) HP
5 44 (20.00%) Sun
6 41 (18.64%) Veritas
7 37 (16.82%) VMware
8 31 (14.09%) NetApp
9 29 (13.18%) EMC
10 17 (7.73%) Symantec
11 12 (5.45%) Cisco
12 11 (5.00%) Reuters
13 7 (3.18%) Bloomberg
13 7 (3.18%) F5
13 7 (3.18%) Sybase
14 6 (2.73%) Microsoft
14 6 (2.73%) Brocade
15 5 (2.27%) Intel
16 4 (1.82%) StorageTek
16 4 (1.82%) Murex
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