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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 771 757 726
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 107 111 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 98 86 108
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,248 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
96920 100901 97711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 80213 82431 82626
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 £65,500 £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 31 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 31 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 +11 33 £47,500 +5.55% 3
London +6 30 £53,750 -15.68% 2
Yorkshire +4 20 £33,500 +11.66%
East of England -4 9 £34,967 -12.58% 3
West Midlands -24 6 £40,000 -6.70%
South West - 6 £40,000 -
East Midlands +6 3 £34,000 +0.74%
UNIX Systems Administrator
UK

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 212 (100.00%) UNIX
2 173 (81.60%) Linux
3 120 (56.60%) Solaris
4 103 (48.58%) Red Hat
5 88 (41.51%) Oracle
6 80 (37.74%) Perl
7 76 (35.85%) SAN
8 73 (34.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 68 (32.08%) TCP/IP
10 65 (30.66%) VMware
11 64 (30.19%) DNS
12 57 (26.89%) VMware Infrastructure
13 55 (25.94%) Shell Script
14 48 (22.64%) AIX
14 48 (22.64%) Puppet
15 45 (21.23%) Veritas
16 43 (20.28%) Python
17 41 (19.34%) HP
18 39 (18.40%) Finance
18 39 (18.40%) Sun
19 37 (17.45%) MySQL
20 34 (16.04%) SUSE
20 34 (16.04%) Bash Shell
21 33 (15.57%) Debian
21 33 (15.57%) EMC
22 32 (15.09%) ITIL
22 32 (15.09%) NetBackup
23 30 (14.15%) IBM
24 29 (13.68%) Apache
25 28 (13.21%) NFS

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 29 (13.68%) Apache
2 18 (8.49%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.72%) IIS
4 6 (2.83%) JBoss
5 5 (2.36%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.89%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.42%) Jetty
7 3 (1.42%) Moodle
7 3 (1.42%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.42%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (1.42%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.42%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.47%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.47%) Lync
8 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.94%) MS Office
1 2 (0.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.42%) PaaS
3 3 (1.42%) IaaS
4 2 (0.94%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 76 (35.85%) SAN
2 68 (32.08%) TCP/IP
3 64 (30.19%) DNS
4 24 (11.32%) LDAP
5 23 (10.85%) Firewall
6 22 (10.38%) DHCP
7 21 (9.91%) NAS
8 20 (9.43%) SSH
9 16 (7.55%) FTP
10 14 (6.60%) BGP
11 13 (6.13%) SMTP
12 12 (5.66%) HTTP
13 11 (5.19%) Internet
14 10 (4.72%) Network Security
15 7 (3.30%) InfiniBand
16 5 (2.36%) iSCSI
17 4 (1.89%) WAN
18 3 (1.42%) LAN
18 3 (1.42%) Reverse Proxy
18 3 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.45%) MySQL
2 15 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (5.19%) DB2
4 6 (2.83%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.36%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.36%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.42%) MaxDB
6 3 (1.42%) InfluxDB
6 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.42%) Informix
6 3 (1.42%) Ingres
6 3 (1.42%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.47%) Big Data
7 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (4.72%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.30%) Subversion
3 2 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.94%) Toad
General
1 39 (18.40%) Finance
2 28 (13.21%) Banking
3 14 (6.60%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.83%) French Language
5 5 (2.36%) Retail
6 4 (1.89%) Advertising
6 4 (1.89%) Back Office
7 3 (1.42%) German Language
7 3 (1.42%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.94%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.94%) Marketing
8 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.94%) Games
9 1 (0.47%) Legal
9 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.83%) LAMP
2 5 (2.36%) Middleware
3 4 (1.89%) J2EE
4 3 (1.42%) Web Services
4 3 (1.42%) OAuth
4 3 (1.42%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (1.42%) FastCGI
5 1 (0.47%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.72%) Clustering
2 10 (4.72%) Celerra
3 7 (3.30%) LPAR
3 7 (3.30%) CLARiiON
4 6 (2.83%) CMDB
5 5 (2.36%) HACMP
6 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.42%) Replication
6 3 (1.42%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.42%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.94%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (0.94%) Equities
7 2 (0.94%) PKI
7 2 (0.94%) AS400
7 2 (0.94%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 212 (100.00%) UNIX
2 173 (81.60%) Linux
3 120 (56.60%) Solaris
4 73 (34.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (22.64%) AIX
6 34 (16.04%) SUSE
7 33 (15.57%) Debian
8 23 (10.85%) HPUX
9 22 (10.38%) Windows
10 20 (9.43%) CentOS
11 14 (6.60%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.89%) VMS
12 4 (1.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.94%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.09%) ITIL
2 20 (9.43%) DevOps
3 19 (8.96%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (7.08%) Load Balancing
5 12 (5.66%) Software Deployment
6 11 (5.19%) Time Management
7 10 (4.72%) Problem Management
7 10 (4.72%) Project Management
8 9 (4.25%) Service Management
8 9 (4.25%) Kernel Tuning
9 8 (3.77%) Low Latency
9 8 (3.77%) Performance Management
10 7 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.30%) Integration Testing
11 6 (2.83%) Performance Analysis
11 6 (2.83%) Migration
11 6 (2.83%) Change Management
11 6 (2.83%) Data Management
12 5 (2.36%) Data Migration
12 5 (2.36%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 80 (37.74%) Perl
2 55 (25.94%) Shell Script
3 43 (20.28%) Python
4 34 (16.04%) Bash Shell
5 20 (9.43%) PHP
6 17 (8.02%) Ruby
7 16 (7.55%) SQL
7 16 (7.55%) Java
8 11 (5.19%) Bourne shell
9 10 (4.72%) Korn
10 9 (4.25%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.89%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.42%) C-shell
13 2 (0.94%) C
14 1 (0.47%) C++
14 1 (0.47%) AWK
Qualifications
1 12 (5.66%) Degree
2 10 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (2.83%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (2.83%) RHCSA
5 5 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.89%) RHCE
7 2 (0.94%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) MCSE
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.47%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.55%) SLA
2 3 (1.42%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (26.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (13.21%) NFS
3 23 (10.85%) vSphere
4 17 (8.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 13 (6.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 13 (6.13%) Samba
6 11 (5.19%) KVM
7 10 (4.72%) Xen
8 8 (3.77%) Active Directory
9 6 (2.83%) Veritas File System
10 5 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (2.36%) Firmware
11 3 (1.42%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.42%) PowerHA
12 2 (0.94%) Squid
12 2 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.94%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.94%) XenApp
13 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 48 (22.64%) Puppet
2 32 (15.09%) NetBackup
3 13 (6.13%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (5.19%) Nagios
5 10 (4.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 10 (4.72%) yum
6 9 (4.25%) Salt
6 9 (4.25%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (4.25%) Legato
7 6 (2.83%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.89%) Opsview
9 3 (1.42%) BladeLogic
9 3 (1.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (1.42%) ARCserve
9 3 (1.42%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.94%) Foglight
10 2 (0.94%) OpenView
10 2 (0.94%) Control-M
10 2 (0.94%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 103 (48.58%) Red Hat
2 88 (41.51%) Oracle
3 65 (30.66%) VMware
4 45 (21.23%) Veritas
5 41 (19.34%) HP
6 39 (18.40%) Sun
7 33 (15.57%) EMC
8 30 (14.15%) IBM
9 25 (11.79%) NetApp
10 24 (11.32%) Cisco
11 15 (7.08%) Symantec
12 14 (6.60%) Sybase
13 7 (3.30%) Intel
14 6 (2.83%) Brocade
15 5 (2.36%) F5
16 4 (1.89%) Facebook
16 4 (1.89%) Bloomberg
17 3 (1.42%) Splunk
17 3 (1.42%) Hitachi
17 3 (1.42%) Lotus
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Imperative People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & full bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £37,478 to £38,095 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago