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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 863 808 818
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 33 112 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 26 98 102
Median salary £51,250 £46,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,435 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,450 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +6.25%
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
88902 96228 105919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.52% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 75555 79766 87460
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -20 18 £57,500 +15.00% 5
Yorkshire -1 5 £24,500 -25.07%
South East -6 5 £72,500 +52.63%
East of England +16 3 £52,500 +31.25%
South West +4 1 - -
North West - 1 £35,000 -
Unix Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Unix
2 105 (80.15%) Linux
3 60 (45.80%) Red Hat
4 51 (38.93%) Solaris
5 43 (32.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (26.72%) Perl
7 33 (25.19%) Oracle
7 33 (25.19%) DNS
8 29 (22.14%) SAN
9 28 (21.37%) Finance
10 27 (20.61%) AIX
11 25 (19.08%) VMware
12 24 (18.32%) Clustering
12 24 (18.32%) Shell Script
12 24 (18.32%) Python
12 24 (18.32%) ITIL
13 23 (17.56%) Puppet
13 23 (17.56%) Data Centre
14 22 (16.79%) Apache
15 21 (16.03%) Bash Shell
15 21 (16.03%) CentOS
16 19 (14.50%) MySQL
17 18 (13.74%) IBM
18 17 (12.98%) Java
18 17 (12.98%) Windows
18 17 (12.98%) Banking
19 16 (12.21%) HP
19 16 (12.21%) Security Cleared
20 15 (11.45%) VMware Infrastructure
20 15 (11.45%) Middleware

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 22 (16.79%) Apache
2 13 (9.92%) WebSphere
3 9 (6.87%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.34%) Apache ServiceMix
4 7 (5.34%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (4.58%) JBoss
6 4 (3.05%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.29%) nginx
8 2 (1.53%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.53%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.53%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.76%) IIS
9 1 (0.76%) Node.js
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.34%) MS Excel
1 7 (5.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.53%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 33 (25.19%) DNS
2 29 (22.14%) SAN
3 14 (10.69%) TCP/IP
4 12 (9.16%) SSL
5 11 (8.40%) LDAP
5 11 (8.40%) NAS
6 10 (7.63%) SSH
7 9 (6.87%) FTP
8 8 (6.11%) Firewall
8 8 (6.11%) HTTP
8 8 (6.11%) InfiniBand
8 8 (6.11%) iSCSI
9 6 (4.58%) SMTP
10 5 (3.82%) Internet
11 4 (3.05%) Kerberos
12 3 (2.29%) Asterisk PBX
12 3 (2.29%) DHCP
12 3 (2.29%) DMZ
13 2 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.50%) MySQL
2 11 (8.40%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (6.11%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (6.11%) Oracle Exadata
4 6 (4.58%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.29%) Big Data
5 3 (2.29%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.53%) Ingres
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.76%) Redis
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (21.37%) Finance
2 17 (12.98%) Banking
3 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Electronics
5 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.76%) Front Office
5 1 (0.76%) Games
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.45%) Middleware
2 13 (9.92%) LAMP
3 8 (6.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (5.34%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (2.29%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (2.29%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.53%) Web Services
7 1 (0.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.32%) Clustering
2 23 (17.56%) Data Centre
3 12 (9.16%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.63%) Client/Server
4 10 (7.63%) CMDB
4 10 (7.63%) User Experience
5 5 (3.82%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.29%) Blog
6 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.76%) Fintech
7 1 (0.76%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.76%) PKI
7 1 (0.76%) PlayStation
7 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 131 (100.00%) Unix
2 105 (80.15%) Linux
3 51 (38.93%) Solaris
4 43 (32.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (20.61%) AIX
6 21 (16.03%) CentOS
7 17 (12.98%) Windows
8 12 (9.16%) HPUX
9 7 (5.34%) Debian
10 6 (4.58%) Ubuntu
11 4 (3.05%) SUSE
11 4 (3.05%) Windows Server
12 3 (2.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.53%) Fedora
13 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.76%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.32%) ITIL
2 14 (10.69%) Problem Management
3 13 (9.92%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (9.16%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (8.40%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (7.63%) High Availability
6 10 (7.63%) Incident Management
7 9 (6.87%) Load Balancing
7 9 (6.87%) Performance Management
7 9 (6.87%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (6.11%) Patch Management
8 8 (6.11%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (6.11%) Service Management
9 7 (5.34%) Change Management
9 7 (5.34%) ERP
9 7 (5.34%) Kernel Tuning
9 7 (5.34%) Server Building
10 6 (4.58%) DevOps
10 6 (4.58%) Open Source
10 6 (4.58%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.72%) Perl
2 24 (18.32%) Python
2 24 (18.32%) Shell Script
3 21 (16.03%) Bash Shell
4 17 (12.98%) Java
5 12 (9.16%) PHP
6 7 (5.34%) Korn
7 5 (3.82%) SQL
8 2 (1.53%) Ruby
9 1 (0.76%) AWK
9 1 (0.76%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.76%) C#
9 1 (0.76%) C-shell
9 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.76%) sed
9 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (12.21%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.87%) Degree
3 8 (6.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (5.34%) HND
5 4 (3.05%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) IBM WebSphere Certification
6 1 (0.76%) MCITP
6 1 (0.76%) MCSE
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.76%) RHCE
6 1 (0.76%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (11.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.92%) Postfix
2 13 (9.92%) vSphere
3 12 (9.16%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.11%) NFS
5 7 (5.34%) qmail
5 7 (5.34%) Sendmail
6 6 (4.58%) vCloud
7 3 (2.29%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.29%) FreeRADIUS
7 3 (2.29%) Samba
8 2 (1.53%) iptables
8 2 (1.53%) KVM
8 2 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.53%) Xen
9 1 (0.76%) Docker
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.76%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (17.56%) Puppet
2 13 (9.92%) Oracle ZFS
3 11 (8.40%) Ansible
3 11 (8.40%) Nagios
4 9 (6.87%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (6.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (5.34%) Plesk
7 5 (3.82%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (3.05%) Cobbler
8 4 (3.05%) NetBackup
9 3 (2.29%) Cacti
9 3 (2.29%) HAProxy
9 3 (2.29%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (2.29%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.53%) CFEngine
10 2 (1.53%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (1.53%) OSSEC
11 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.76%) yum
Vendors
1 60 (45.80%) Red Hat
2 33 (25.19%) Oracle
3 25 (19.08%) VMware
4 18 (13.74%) IBM
5 16 (12.21%) HP
6 14 (10.69%) Veritas
7 12 (9.16%) Microsoft
8 10 (7.63%) SAP
9 8 (6.11%) NetApp
10 7 (5.34%) Cisco
11 5 (3.82%) Sun
12 4 (3.05%) EMC
13 3 (2.29%) Citrix
13 3 (2.29%) Google
13 3 (2.29%) Hitachi
14 2 (1.53%) Atlassian
14 2 (1.53%) F5
14 2 (1.53%) Juniper
15 1 (0.76%) BMC
15 1 (0.76%) Dell