The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 768 824 745
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -79
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 104 100 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.089% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.094% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 95 73 90
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,874 £31,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- -8.04%
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
98311 106681 98632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81285 87325 83033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 21 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +40 33 £50,000 -25.92% 1
South East +8 30 £42,000 -4.00%
Yorkshire +8 17 £33,500 +4.68%
East of England +21 11 £37,500 -5.06% 2
South West - 6 £42,500 -
West Midlands -15 4 £40,000 -
East Midlands +10 3 £34,000 +0.74%
UNIX Systems Administrator
UK

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 191 (100.00%) UNIX
2 154 (80.63%) Linux
3 105 (54.97%) Solaris
4 98 (51.31%) Red Hat
5 80 (41.88%) Oracle
6 69 (36.13%) Perl
7 68 (35.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 67 (35.08%) SAN
9 62 (32.46%) VMware
10 59 (30.89%) TCP/IP
11 57 (29.84%) DNS
12 52 (27.23%) VMware Infrastructure
13 47 (24.61%) Puppet
14 45 (23.56%) AIX
14 45 (23.56%) Python
14 45 (23.56%) Shell Script
15 43 (22.51%) HP
16 40 (20.94%) Veritas
17 38 (19.90%) Finance
18 35 (18.32%) Bash Shell
19 34 (17.80%) Sun
19 34 (17.80%) MySQL
20 31 (16.23%) SUSE
21 29 (15.18%) Debian
22 28 (14.66%) IBM
23 27 (14.14%) NFS
23 27 (14.14%) EMC
23 27 (14.14%) NetBackup
24 26 (13.61%) Banking
24 26 (13.61%) Apache

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with UNIX Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (13.61%) Apache
2 19 (9.95%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.76%) IIS
4 7 (3.66%) JBoss
5 6 (3.14%) GlassFish
6 5 (2.62%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.09%) IBM Notes
7 4 (2.09%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (2.09%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.09%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.57%) Moodle
8 3 (1.57%) Jetty
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.52%) Lync
9 1 (0.52%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.05%) MS Office
1 2 (1.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.57%) PaaS
3 3 (1.57%) IaaS
4 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.52%) SaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 67 (35.08%) SAN
2 59 (30.89%) TCP/IP
3 57 (29.84%) DNS
4 23 (12.04%) LDAP
4 23 (12.04%) DHCP
5 20 (10.47%) Firewall
6 17 (8.90%) SSH
6 17 (8.90%) NAS
7 14 (7.33%) FTP
8 13 (6.81%) SMTP
9 12 (6.28%) HTTP
10 11 (5.76%) BGP
11 10 (5.24%) Network Security
12 7 (3.66%) Internet
12 7 (3.66%) InfiniBand
13 6 (3.14%) iSCSI
14 4 (2.09%) Reverse Proxy
14 4 (2.09%) LAN
14 4 (2.09%) WAN
15 3 (1.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.80%) MySQL
2 12 (6.28%) DB2
2 12 (6.28%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.14%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.09%) Informix
4 4 (2.09%) MaxDB
5 3 (1.57%) InfluxDB
5 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.05%) Ingres
7 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.52%) Big Data
7 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (5.76%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.19%) Subversion
3 2 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.05%) Toad
General
1 38 (19.90%) Finance
2 26 (13.61%) Banking
3 14 (7.33%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.62%) French Language
4 5 (2.62%) Back Office
5 4 (2.09%) Advertising
5 4 (2.09%) Games
5 4 (2.09%) German Language
5 4 (2.09%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.05%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.05%) Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.14%) LAMP
2 4 (2.09%) FastCGI
2 4 (2.09%) J2EE
3 3 (1.57%) Web Services
3 3 (1.57%) OAuth
3 3 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.05%) Middleware
5 1 (0.52%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.76%) Celerra
3 9 (4.71%) Clustering
4 7 (3.66%) LPAR
4 7 (3.66%) CLARiiON
5 6 (3.14%) CMDB
6 5 (2.62%) HACMP
7 4 (2.09%) Replication
7 4 (2.09%) PlayStation
8 3 (1.57%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.57%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.57%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.57%) Equities
8 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.57%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.05%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.05%) Symmetrix DMX
9 2 (1.05%) PKI
9 2 (1.05%) Spread Betting
9 2 (1.05%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 191 (100.00%) UNIX
2 154 (80.63%) Linux
3 105 (54.97%) Solaris
4 68 (35.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (23.56%) AIX
6 31 (16.23%) SUSE
7 29 (15.18%) Debian
8 25 (13.09%) Windows
9 24 (12.57%) HPUX
10 15 (7.85%) Ubuntu
10 15 (7.85%) CentOS
11 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.57%) VMS
12 3 (1.57%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.57%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.05%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (12.57%) DevOps
2 21 (10.99%) ITIL
3 19 (9.95%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (7.85%) Load Balancing
5 12 (6.28%) Time Management
5 12 (6.28%) Software Deployment
6 10 (5.24%) Problem Management
7 9 (4.71%) Kernel Tuning
8 8 (4.19%) Low Latency
8 8 (4.19%) Performance Management
9 7 (3.66%) Integration Testing
9 7 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.14%) Data Management
10 6 (3.14%) CRM
10 6 (3.14%) Project Management
10 6 (3.14%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (2.62%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (2.62%) E-Commerce
11 5 (2.62%) Migration
11 5 (2.62%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 69 (36.13%) Perl
2 45 (23.56%) Python
2 45 (23.56%) Shell Script
3 35 (18.32%) Bash Shell
4 20 (10.47%) PHP
5 18 (9.42%) SQL
6 17 (8.90%) Java
6 17 (8.90%) Ruby
7 12 (6.28%) Korn
8 11 (5.76%) Bourne shell
9 6 (3.14%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.57%) C-shell
10 3 (1.57%) C
11 2 (1.05%) C++
11 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.05%) AWK
Qualifications
1 13 (6.81%) Degree
2 10 (5.24%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (3.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (3.14%) RHCSA
5 4 (2.09%) RHCE
6 2 (1.05%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.52%) MCSE
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.52%) LPIC
7 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.28%) SLA
2 3 (1.57%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (27.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (14.14%) NFS
3 24 (12.57%) vSphere
4 14 (7.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 11 (5.76%) KVM
5 11 (5.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 10 (5.24%) Xen
7 9 (4.71%) Active Directory
8 7 (3.66%) Samba
9 6 (3.14%) Veritas File System
10 5 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.57%) Hyper-V
12 2 (1.05%) Sendmail
12 2 (1.05%) XenApp
12 2 (1.05%) Squid
12 2 (1.05%) Firmware
12 2 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.05%) PowerHA
13 1 (0.52%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 47 (24.61%) Puppet
2 27 (14.14%) NetBackup
3 15 (7.85%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (5.76%) Nagios
5 10 (5.24%) Legato
5 10 (5.24%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (5.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 10 (5.24%) yum
6 9 (4.71%) Salt
7 6 (3.14%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (2.62%) Opsview
9 4 (2.09%) CFEngine
9 4 (2.09%) ARCserve
9 4 (2.09%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (1.57%) BladeLogic
11 2 (1.05%) OpenView
11 2 (1.05%) Control-M
11 2 (1.05%) Foglight
12 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 98 (51.31%) Red Hat
2 80 (41.88%) Oracle
3 62 (32.46%) VMware
4 43 (22.51%) HP
5 40 (20.94%) Veritas
6 34 (17.80%) Sun
7 28 (14.66%) IBM
8 27 (14.14%) EMC
9 22 (11.52%) Cisco
10 21 (10.99%) NetApp
11 15 (7.85%) Sybase
12 14 (7.33%) Symantec
13 7 (3.66%) Intel
14 6 (3.14%) Brocade
15 4 (2.09%) Lotus
15 4 (2.09%) SAP
15 4 (2.09%) Microsoft
16 3 (1.57%) Hitachi
16 3 (1.57%) Bloomberg
16 3 (1.57%) F5
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