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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 840 855 815
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 42 82 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.080% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.083% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 35 66 131
Median salary £50,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.80% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £38,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+27.74% -11.93%
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
85450 98627 102847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.26% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 72111 82982 83883
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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 +25 21 £60,000 +4.34% 3
South East +43 16 £49,500 +22.22%
Yorkshire +27 3 £30,000 -18.08%
East of England -2 1 £60,000 +33.33%
North West - 1 £40,000 - 1
Unix Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 86 (100.00%) Unix
2 70 (81.40%) Linux
3 42 (48.84%) Red Hat
4 36 (41.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (40.70%) Perl
6 30 (34.88%) Python
7 29 (33.72%) TCP/IP
8 28 (32.56%) VMware
9 25 (29.07%) Finance
9 25 (29.07%) Bash Shell
9 25 (29.07%) Puppet
10 24 (27.91%) Solaris
11 23 (26.74%) DNS
11 23 (26.74%) SAN
12 21 (24.42%) Shell Script
13 20 (23.26%) Data Centre
14 19 (22.09%) Windows
15 15 (17.44%) Nagios
16 14 (16.28%) AIX
16 14 (16.28%) High Availability
17 13 (15.12%) ITIL
18 12 (13.95%) Oracle
18 12 (13.95%) vSphere
18 12 (13.95%) NAS
18 12 (13.95%) Degree
19 11 (12.79%) Korn
19 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
19 11 (12.79%) Apache
19 11 (12.79%) DMZ
19 11 (12.79%) Hitachi

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 (12.79%) Apache
2 3 (3.49%) JBoss
2 3 (3.49%) nginx
2 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.16%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.16%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (33.72%) TCP/IP
2 23 (26.74%) DNS
2 23 (26.74%) SAN
3 12 (13.95%) NAS
4 11 (12.79%) DMZ
4 11 (12.79%) FTP
5 7 (8.14%) SSL
6 6 (6.98%) Firewall
6 6 (6.98%) LAN
6 6 (6.98%) WAN
6 6 (6.98%) X.25
7 5 (5.81%) InfiniBand
7 5 (5.81%) SMTP
8 4 (4.65%) HTTP
8 4 (4.65%) LDAP
9 3 (3.49%) Asterisk PBX
9 3 (3.49%) Internet
10 2 (2.33%) Kerberos
10 2 (2.33%) SNMP
10 2 (2.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) MySQL
2 6 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.49%) Big Data
3 3 (3.49%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.16%) Redis
4 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.16%) JIRA
2 1 (1.16%) Subversion
2 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (29.07%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Banking
2 7 (8.14%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Electronics
4 1 (1.16%) Front Office
4 1 (1.16%) Games
4 1 (1.16%) Legal
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) Middleware
2 3 (3.49%) LAMP
2 3 (3.49%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (3.49%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (3.49%) Web Services
3 1 (1.16%) J2EE
3 1 (1.16%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.79%) Clustering
3 7 (8.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.65%) Replication
5 3 (3.49%) HACMP
5 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.49%) User Experience
6 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.33%) SCADA
7 1 (1.16%) CMDB
7 1 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.16%) Fintech
7 1 (1.16%) Online Games
7 1 (1.16%) PKI
7 1 (1.16%) Social Media
7 1 (1.16%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Unix
2 70 (81.40%) Linux
3 36 (41.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (27.91%) Solaris
5 19 (22.09%) Windows
6 14 (16.28%) AIX
7 7 (8.14%) CentOS
7 7 (8.14%) Ubuntu
8 6 (6.98%) SUSE
9 4 (4.65%) Windows Server
10 3 (3.49%) Debian
10 3 (3.49%) HPUX
10 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.28%) High Availability
2 13 (15.12%) ITIL
3 10 (11.63%) Configuration Management
4 8 (9.30%) Load Balancing
5 6 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.98%) Security Patching
6 5 (5.81%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (5.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.65%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.65%) Change Management
7 4 (4.65%) DevOps
7 4 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.65%) Server Building
7 4 (4.65%) Software Testing
7 4 (4.65%) Use Case
8 3 (3.49%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.49%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.49%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.49%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.70%) Perl
2 30 (34.88%) Python
3 25 (29.07%) Bash Shell
4 21 (24.42%) Shell Script
5 11 (12.79%) Korn
6 7 (8.14%) PHP
7 5 (5.81%) Java
7 5 (5.81%) SQL
8 4 (4.65%) C#
8 4 (4.65%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.49%) C
10 1 (1.16%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.16%) C++
10 1 (1.16%) C-shell
10 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) HND
2 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) IBM WebSphere Certification
3 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.16%) MCITP
3 1 (1.16%) MCSE
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) PCI DSS
2 7 (8.14%) SLA
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (13.95%) vSphere
2 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.98%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.65%) RHEV
4 4 (4.65%) Samba
4 4 (4.65%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (3.49%) FreeRADIUS
5 3 (3.49%) Postfix
5 3 (3.49%) qmail
5 3 (3.49%) Sendmail
5 3 (3.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (2.33%) XenApp
6 2 (2.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.16%) Docker
7 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.16%) NFS
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.16%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (29.07%) Puppet
2 15 (17.44%) Nagios
3 8 (9.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (6.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (5.81%) Control-M
5 5 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (4.65%) Ansible
6 4 (4.65%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (4.65%) Tivoli
7 3 (3.49%) Cacti
7 3 (3.49%) ZABBIX
8 2 (2.33%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.16%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.16%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (1.16%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (1.16%) OpenView
9 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 42 (48.84%) Red Hat
2 28 (32.56%) VMware
3 12 (13.95%) Oracle
4 11 (12.79%) Hitachi
5 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
5 9 (10.47%) Veritas
6 8 (9.30%) HP
6 8 (9.30%) Sun
7 6 (6.98%) Symantec
8 4 (4.65%) ANSYS
8 4 (4.65%) Cisco
9 3 (3.49%) Citrix
9 3 (3.49%) Google
10 2 (2.33%) Atlassian
10 2 (2.33%) EMC
10 2 (2.33%) F5
10 2 (2.33%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.33%) IBM
11 1 (1.16%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.16%) Infoblox
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