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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 843 850 849
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 44 92 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.089% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.092% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 40 78 100
Median salary £53,750 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
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
87998 99707 108539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 75045 83110 89630
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 £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 1 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 1 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 +45 25 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Yorkshire +16 6 £31,000 -1.58% 1
South East +9 4 £60,000 +14.28%
South West +8 4 £50,000 +14.28% 2
East of England +18 2 £58,750 +23.68%
North West - 2 £37,500 -
North East - 1 £43,000 -
Unix Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Unix
2 76 (73.08%) Linux
3 43 (41.35%) Solaris
4 41 (39.42%) Red Hat
5 34 (32.69%) SAN
6 32 (30.77%) VMware
7 31 (29.81%) DNS
8 29 (27.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (26.92%) Perl
10 26 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 25 (24.04%) Oracle
12 24 (23.08%) Shell Script
12 24 (23.08%) Puppet
13 23 (22.12%) Finance
13 23 (22.12%) Windows
14 21 (20.19%) Python
15 19 (18.27%) NAS
16 18 (17.31%) Security Cleared
16 18 (17.31%) AIX
17 16 (15.38%) CentOS
18 15 (14.42%) Bash Shell
18 15 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (14.42%) ITIL
18 15 (14.42%) Apache
18 15 (14.42%) Nagios
18 15 (14.42%) Data Centre
18 15 (14.42%) Oracle ZFS
19 13 (12.50%) Middleware
19 13 (12.50%) Java
19 13 (12.50%) Capacity Planning

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 15 (14.42%) Apache
2 5 (4.81%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.81%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.85%) JBoss
3 4 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.88%) nginx
5 2 (1.92%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.92%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.92%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.96%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.96%) GroupWise
6 1 (0.96%) IIS
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.96%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (32.69%) SAN
2 31 (29.81%) DNS
3 26 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 19 (18.27%) NAS
5 11 (10.58%) LDAP
6 9 (8.65%) FTP
7 8 (7.69%) DMZ
7 8 (7.69%) InfiniBand
7 8 (7.69%) iSCSI
8 7 (6.73%) HTTP
8 7 (6.73%) SSL
9 6 (5.77%) Firewall
10 5 (4.81%) SMTP
11 3 (2.88%) Asterisk PBX
11 3 (2.88%) DHCP
11 3 (2.88%) Internet
11 3 (2.88%) Kerberos
11 3 (2.88%) SSH
12 2 (1.92%) SNMP
13 1 (0.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) MySQL
1 12 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
2 8 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
3 6 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.88%) Big Data
4 3 (2.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.96%) Ingres
6 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.96%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (22.12%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Banking
3 6 (5.77%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.92%) Games
5 1 (0.96%) Electronics
5 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.50%) Middleware
2 8 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (6.73%) LAMP
4 3 (2.88%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (2.88%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (2.88%) Web Services
5 1 (0.96%) .NET
5 1 (0.96%) J2EE
5 1 (0.96%) Node.js
5 1 (0.96%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.58%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.62%) Clustering
3 10 (9.62%) CMDB
4 8 (7.69%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.88%) User Experience
6 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.96%) Fintech
7 1 (0.96%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.96%) Online Games
7 1 (0.96%) PKI
7 1 (0.96%) PlayStation
7 1 (0.96%) SCADA
7 1 (0.96%) Social Media
7 1 (0.96%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Unix
2 76 (73.08%) Linux
3 43 (41.35%) Solaris
4 29 (27.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (22.12%) Windows
6 18 (17.31%) AIX
7 16 (15.38%) CentOS
8 5 (4.81%) Debian
8 5 (4.81%) Ubuntu
8 5 (4.81%) Windows Server
9 4 (3.85%) SUSE
10 3 (2.88%) HPUX
10 3 (2.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.96%) Fedora
12 1 (0.96%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.42%) ITIL
2 13 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (9.62%) Incident Management
3 10 (9.62%) Load Balancing
3 10 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (8.65%) High Availability
4 9 (8.65%) Performance Management
4 9 (8.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (8.65%) Service Management
5 8 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 8 (7.69%) Patch Management
6 7 (6.73%) Change Management
6 7 (6.73%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.77%) DevOps
8 5 (4.81%) Server Building
9 4 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.88%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (2.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.92%) Perl
2 24 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 21 (20.19%) Python
4 15 (14.42%) Bash Shell
5 13 (12.50%) Java
6 11 (10.58%) Korn
7 7 (6.73%) SQL
8 6 (5.77%) PHP
9 2 (1.92%) Ruby
10 1 (0.96%) AWK
10 1 (0.96%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.96%) C
10 1 (0.96%) C#
10 1 (0.96%) C++
10 1 (0.96%) C-shell
10 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.96%) sed
10 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (6.73%) Degree
4 5 (4.81%) HND
4 5 (4.81%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) IBM WebSphere Certification
5 1 (0.96%) MCITP
5 1 (0.96%) MCSE
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.62%) vSphere
3 6 (5.77%) Samba
3 6 (5.77%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (4.81%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.81%) NFS
5 4 (3.85%) Postfix
6 3 (2.88%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.88%) qmail
6 3 (2.88%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.96%) Docker
7 1 (0.96%) iptables
7 1 (0.96%) KVM
7 1 (0.96%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.96%) vCloud
7 1 (0.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.96%) XenApp
7 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (23.08%) Puppet
2 15 (14.42%) Nagios
2 15 (14.42%) Oracle ZFS
3 9 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (5.77%) Ansible
6 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (2.88%) Cacti
7 3 (2.88%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.92%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.92%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.92%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (1.92%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.96%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.96%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.96%) OSSEC
9 1 (0.96%) Plesk
9 1 (0.96%) Salt
9 1 (0.96%) yum
Vendors
1 41 (39.42%) Red Hat
2 32 (30.77%) VMware
3 25 (24.04%) Oracle
4 10 (9.62%) HP
5 9 (8.65%) Sun
6 8 (7.69%) Hitachi
6 8 (7.69%) IBM
7 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
8 5 (4.81%) Cisco
8 5 (4.81%) Veritas
9 3 (2.88%) Citrix
9 3 (2.88%) Google
9 3 (2.88%) NetApp
10 2 (1.92%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.92%) F5
11 1 (0.96%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.96%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (0.96%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.96%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.96%) Splunk
South East London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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