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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
UK / England
Rank 791 832 822
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 41 96 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 34 81 92
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £67,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%

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
75159 92591 96425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.48% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 62804 78421 80184
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +62 30 £47,500 -17.39% 1
South East +64 6 £34,000 -38.18% 2
East of England +22 2 £33,750 -10.00%
North West - 2 £43,250 - 1
South West - 1 - -
Unix Systems Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 91 (100.00%) Unix
2 82 (90.11%) Linux
3 40 (43.96%) Red Hat
4 32 (35.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (35.16%) Bash Shell
5 27 (29.67%) Puppet
5 27 (29.67%) Solaris
5 27 (29.67%) Perl
5 27 (29.67%) VMware
6 26 (28.57%) Veritas
7 25 (27.47%) Finance
8 22 (24.18%) Ubuntu
9 21 (23.08%) Shell Script
10 20 (21.98%) Python
11 19 (20.88%) Docker
12 18 (19.78%) Oracle
12 18 (19.78%) SAN
13 17 (18.68%) Telecoms
13 17 (18.68%) Ansible
14 16 (17.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 16 (17.58%) Configuration Management
15 15 (16.48%) Degree
15 15 (16.48%) Problem Management
16 14 (15.38%) Clustering
17 13 (14.29%) AIX
18 12 (13.19%) DNS
18 12 (13.19%) Computer Science
19 11 (12.09%) Performance Tuning
20 10 (10.99%) High Availability
20 10 (10.99%) Windows

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 8 (8.79%) Apache
2 4 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.30%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.30%) IIS
3 3 (3.30%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.20%) nginx
5 1 (1.10%) CMS
5 1 (1.10%) Drupal
5 1 (1.10%) lighttpd
5 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.78%) SAN
2 12 (13.19%) DNS
3 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.59%) InfiniBand
5 5 (5.49%) DHCP
6 4 (4.40%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (4.40%) LDAP
6 4 (4.40%) SSL
7 3 (3.30%) Firewall
7 3 (3.30%) IPsec
7 3 (3.30%) ISDN
7 3 (3.30%) VLAN
7 3 (3.30%) VPN
8 2 (2.20%) HTTP
9 1 (1.10%) BGP
9 1 (1.10%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.10%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.10%) NAS
9 1 (1.10%) Network Security
9 1 (1.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) OLTP
1 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.49%) VLDB
2 4 (4.40%) MySQL
3 3 (3.30%) MarkLogic
3 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.10%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.10%) JIRA
2 1 (1.10%) Subversion
2 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.10%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (27.47%) Finance
2 17 (18.68%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.59%) Back Office
4 4 (4.40%) Banking
4 4 (4.40%) Front Office
4 4 (4.40%) Games
4 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.30%) Electronics
5 3 (3.30%) Marketing
6 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.10%) Law
7 1 (1.10%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) AngularJS
2 3 (3.30%) J2EE
2 3 (3.30%) Lucene
2 3 (3.30%) OpenJDK
3 2 (2.20%) HTML
4 1 (1.10%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.10%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Clustering
2 12 (13.19%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.79%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.40%) Fintech
4 4 (4.40%) Online Games
5 3 (3.30%) EFT
5 3 (3.30%) HACMP
6 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Unix
2 82 (90.11%) Linux
3 32 (35.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (29.67%) Solaris
5 22 (24.18%) Ubuntu
6 13 (14.29%) AIX
7 10 (10.99%) Windows
8 5 (5.49%) CoreOS
8 5 (5.49%) SUSE
8 5 (5.49%) Windows Server
9 4 (4.40%) CentOS
9 4 (4.40%) Debian
10 3 (3.30%) HPUX
11 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.10%) FreeBSD
12 1 (1.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.58%) Configuration Management
2 15 (16.48%) Problem Management
3 11 (12.09%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (10.99%) High Availability
5 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (8.79%) Security Management
6 7 (7.69%) Capacity Management
6 7 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 6 (6.59%) Asset Management
7 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.59%) ITIL
8 5 (5.49%) Line Management
8 5 (5.49%) Software Testing
8 5 (5.49%) Use Case
9 4 (4.40%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.30%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (3.30%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.16%) Bash Shell
2 27 (29.67%) Perl
3 21 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 20 (21.98%) Python
5 8 (8.79%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.69%) C
7 5 (5.49%) Go
7 5 (5.49%) MATLAB
8 4 (4.40%) Java
8 4 (4.40%) Korn
9 3 (3.30%) Ruby
10 2 (2.20%) PHP
10 2 (2.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) Degree
2 7 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (20.88%) Docker
2 16 (17.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.59%) LXC
5 5 (5.49%) etcd
5 5 (5.49%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.30%) iptables
6 3 (3.30%) KVM
6 3 (3.30%) pfSense
7 2 (2.20%) NFS
7 2 (2.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.10%) Postfix
8 1 (1.10%) PowerHA
8 1 (1.10%) Samba
8 1 (1.10%) Varnish
8 1 (1.10%) vCloud
8 1 (1.10%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (29.67%) Puppet
2 17 (18.68%) Ansible
3 9 (9.89%) NetBackup
4 7 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (5.49%) Consul
5 5 (5.49%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (5.49%) Kubernetes
5 5 (5.49%) Nagios
5 5 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (4.40%) Tivoli
6 4 (4.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.20%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (2.20%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.10%) Cacti
8 1 (1.10%) Control-M
8 1 (1.10%) Kibana
8 1 (1.10%) OpenView
Vendors
1 40 (43.96%) Red Hat
2 27 (29.67%) VMware
3 26 (28.57%) Veritas
4 18 (19.78%) Oracle
5 8 (8.79%) EMC
5 8 (8.79%) IBM
6 7 (7.69%) HP
6 7 (7.69%) Infoblox
6 7 (7.69%) Sun
7 5 (5.49%) ANSYS
8 3 (3.30%) Cisco
8 3 (3.30%) SAP
8 3 (3.30%) Sybase
8 3 (3.30%) Symantec
9 2 (2.20%) BMC
9 2 (2.20%) Brocade
9 2 (2.20%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.20%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
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