The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Unix Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 853 853 830
Rank change year-on-year
0 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 51 86 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.084% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.087% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 44 74 100
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £37,150 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £67,250
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
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
88424 98706 105739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.31% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75252 82384 86955
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Unix Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 29 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +54 31 £62,500 +8.69% 2
Yorkshire +39 7 £31,000 -1.58%
South East -4 7 £55,000 -2.22% 2
South West +9 3 £50,000 +11.11%
East of England +16 1 £60,000 +26.31%
North East - 1 £43,000 -
North West - 1 £40,000 -
Unix Systems Administrator
UK

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Unix Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 97 (100.00%) Unix
2 76 (78.35%) Linux
3 44 (45.36%) Red Hat
4 36 (37.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (36.08%) VMware
5 35 (36.08%) Perl
5 35 (36.08%) SAN
6 29 (29.90%) Solaris
7 28 (28.87%) Finance
7 28 (28.87%) TCP/IP
8 27 (27.84%) Puppet
9 26 (26.80%) Python
10 25 (25.77%) Windows
11 24 (24.74%) DNS
11 24 (24.74%) Shell Script
12 21 (21.65%) Bash Shell
13 20 (20.62%) Data Centre
14 18 (18.56%) AIX
15 17 (17.53%) Oracle
16 16 (16.49%) NAS
17 15 (15.46%) Nagios
18 14 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (13.40%) ITIL
20 12 (12.37%) Korn
20 12 (12.37%) vSphere
21 11 (11.34%) High Availability
21 11 (11.34%) Apache
21 11 (11.34%) FTP
21 11 (11.34%) Hitachi
21 11 (11.34%) Clustering

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (11.34%) Apache
2 4 (4.12%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.09%) JBoss
3 3 (3.09%) nginx
3 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.06%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.03%) GroupWise
5 1 (1.03%) IIS
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (36.08%) SAN
2 28 (28.87%) TCP/IP
3 24 (24.74%) DNS
4 16 (16.49%) NAS
5 11 (11.34%) DMZ
5 11 (11.34%) FTP
6 6 (6.19%) Firewall
6 6 (6.19%) SSL
7 5 (5.15%) LDAP
7 5 (5.15%) SMTP
8 4 (4.12%) HTTP
9 3 (3.09%) Asterisk PBX
9 3 (3.09%) InfiniBand
9 3 (3.09%) Internet
9 3 (3.09%) LAN
9 3 (3.09%) WAN
9 3 (3.09%) X.25
10 2 (2.06%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.06%) Kerberos
10 2 (2.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.25%) MySQL
2 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.09%) Big Data
3 3 (3.09%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.03%) JIRA
2 1 (1.03%) Subversion
2 1 (1.03%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (28.87%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Banking
3 7 (7.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.03%) Electronics
4 1 (1.03%) Games
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) Middleware
2 4 (4.12%) LAMP
3 3 (3.09%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (3.09%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (3.09%) Web Services
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.03%) .NET
5 1 (1.03%) J2EE
5 1 (1.03%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.62%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.34%) Clustering
3 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.12%) Replication
5 3 (3.09%) CMDB
5 3 (3.09%) User Experience
6 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.06%) SCADA
7 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.03%) Fintech
7 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.03%) Online Games
7 1 (1.03%) PKI
7 1 (1.03%) Social Media
7 1 (1.03%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Unix
2 76 (78.35%) Linux
3 36 (37.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (29.90%) Solaris
5 25 (25.77%) Windows
6 18 (18.56%) AIX
7 10 (10.31%) CentOS
8 9 (9.28%) SUSE
9 5 (5.15%) Ubuntu
9 5 (5.15%) Windows Server
10 4 (4.12%) HPUX
10 4 (4.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (3.09%) Debian
11 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.03%) FreeBSD
12 1 (1.03%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.40%) ITIL
2 11 (11.34%) High Availability
3 10 (10.31%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (10.31%) Change Management
4 9 (9.28%) Configuration Management
4 9 (9.28%) Incident Management
4 9 (9.28%) Load Balancing
4 9 (9.28%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (9.28%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (8.25%) Performance Management
6 6 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.19%) Patch Management
6 6 (6.19%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.15%) DevOps
8 4 (4.12%) Server Building
8 4 (4.12%) Service Management
9 3 (3.09%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.09%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.09%) Migration
9 3 (3.09%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.08%) Perl
2 26 (26.80%) Python
3 24 (24.74%) Shell Script
4 21 (21.65%) Bash Shell
5 12 (12.37%) Korn
6 9 (9.28%) Java
7 7 (7.22%) PHP
8 5 (5.15%) C#
8 5 (5.15%) SQL
9 1 (1.03%) AWK
9 1 (1.03%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.03%) C
9 1 (1.03%) C++
9 1 (1.03%) C-shell
9 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.03%) Ruby
9 1 (1.03%) sed
9 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.19%) Degree
3 5 (5.15%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.12%) HND
5 2 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) IBM WebSphere Certification
6 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.03%) MCITP
6 1 (1.03%) MCSE
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.37%) vSphere
3 6 (6.19%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.15%) Samba
4 5 (5.15%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (4.12%) RHEV
6 3 (3.09%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (3.09%) Postfix
6 3 (3.09%) qmail
6 3 (3.09%) Sendmail
7 2 (2.06%) NFS
7 2 (2.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.06%) XenApp
7 2 (2.06%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.03%) Docker
8 1 (1.03%) KVM
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.03%) PowerHA
8 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (27.84%) Puppet
2 15 (15.46%) Nagios
3 7 (7.22%) Oracle ZFS
4 6 (6.19%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (5.15%) Ansible
5 5 (5.15%) Control-M
6 4 (4.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Cacti
7 3 (3.09%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (3.09%) ZABBIX
8 2 (2.06%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (2.06%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.03%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.03%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (1.03%) OpenView
9 1 (1.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 44 (45.36%) Red Hat
2 35 (36.08%) VMware
3 17 (17.53%) Oracle
4 11 (11.34%) Hitachi
5 10 (10.31%) HP
6 9 (9.28%) Sun
7 7 (7.22%) IBM
7 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
8 5 (5.15%) Veritas
9 4 (4.12%) Cisco
9 4 (4.12%) Citrix
10 3 (3.09%) Google
10 3 (3.09%) Symantec
11 2 (2.06%) Atlassian
11 2 (2.06%) F5
11 2 (2.06%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.03%) Cloudera
12 1 (1.03%) Cyber-Ark
12 1 (1.03%) Solace
12 1 (1.03%) Splunk
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 per annum + Usual package
Posted: 4 days ago