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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 825 782 655
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -127
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 59 106 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.099% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.10% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 48 83 169
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £36,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +2.32%
UNIX Systems Administrator
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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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
South East +17 23 £41,000 -33.06% 1
East of England +1 17 £48,750 +10.79%
London -5 17 £57,500 -4.16% 7
Yorkshire +3 2 £31,500 -25.88%
West Midlands -19 2 £42,875 -2.55%
South West -27 2 £43,750 +16.66% 1
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UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 137 (100.00%) UNIX
2 119 (86.86%) Linux
3 80 (58.39%) Solaris
4 63 (45.99%) Red Hat
5 54 (39.42%) Oracle
6 46 (33.58%) VMware
7 45 (32.85%) SAN
8 42 (30.66%) Finance
9 39 (28.47%) Perl
9 39 (28.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 36 (26.28%) AIX
11 33 (24.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 31 (22.63%) Shell Script
13 30 (21.90%) Python
14 28 (20.44%) Puppet
15 26 (18.98%) Windows
15 26 (18.98%) HP
15 26 (18.98%) Oracle ZFS
16 23 (16.79%) DevOps
16 23 (16.79%) HPUX
17 22 (16.06%) Bash Shell
18 20 (14.60%) Sun
19 19 (13.87%) DNS
20 18 (13.14%) NetBackup
21 17 (12.41%) SUSE
21 17 (12.41%) Apache
22 16 (11.68%) MySQL
22 16 (11.68%) Debian
22 16 (11.68%) Disaster Recovery
22 16 (11.68%) Load Balancing

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (12.41%) Apache
2 9 (6.57%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (5.84%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.11%) GlassFish
5 5 (3.65%) Node.js
6 4 (2.92%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.19%) IIS
7 3 (2.19%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.46%) Moodle
8 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.46%) JBoss
9 1 (0.73%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.73%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.46%) Joyent
2 2 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.73%) IaaS
3 1 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.73%) PaaS
3 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (32.85%) SAN
2 19 (13.87%) DNS
3 14 (10.22%) Firewall
3 14 (10.22%) LAN
4 13 (9.49%) TCP/IP
5 12 (8.76%) WAN
5 12 (8.76%) LDAP
6 8 (5.84%) SMTP
6 8 (5.84%) VPN
7 7 (5.11%) HTTP
8 5 (3.65%) DHCP
8 5 (3.65%) Skype
9 4 (2.92%) BGP
9 4 (2.92%) Network Security
9 4 (2.92%) NAS
9 4 (2.92%) SSH
10 3 (2.19%) VLAN
10 3 (2.19%) Internet
10 3 (2.19%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.46%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.68%) MySQL
2 8 (5.84%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.11%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.38%) DB2
4 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.65%) Big Data
5 5 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.92%) MaxDB
6 4 (2.92%) Informix
7 3 (2.19%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.19%) OLTP
7 3 (2.19%) VLDB
8 2 (1.46%) Redis
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.73%) Ingres
9 1 (0.73%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (9.49%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.57%) Subversion
3 3 (2.19%) JIRA
4 2 (1.46%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.46%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.46%) Toad
General
1 42 (30.66%) Finance
2 15 (10.95%) Banking
3 8 (5.84%) Financial Institution
4 7 (5.11%) Back Office
4 7 (5.11%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.11%) Games
5 5 (3.65%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.46%) Advertising
6 2 (1.46%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.73%) French Language
7 1 (0.73%) German Language
7 1 (0.73%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.73%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.84%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (2.92%) Web Services
2 4 (2.92%) Middleware
3 2 (1.46%) XML
3 2 (1.46%) JSON
3 2 (1.46%) CSS
3 2 (1.46%) OAuth
4 1 (0.73%) Django
4 1 (0.73%) LAMP
4 1 (0.73%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.76%) Clustering
2 11 (8.03%) LPAR
3 10 (7.30%) HACMP
4 9 (6.57%) AS400
5 7 (5.11%) PlayStation
6 5 (3.65%) HP Superdome
7 4 (2.92%) Replication
7 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.92%) Celerra
8 3 (2.19%) Spread Betting
8 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.46%) Life Science
9 2 (1.46%) CMDB
9 2 (1.46%) Symmetrix DMX
9 2 (1.46%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.46%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.46%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.46%) Equities
9 2 (1.46%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 137 (100.00%) UNIX
2 119 (86.86%) Linux
3 80 (58.39%) Solaris
4 39 (28.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (26.28%) AIX
6 26 (18.98%) Windows
7 23 (16.79%) HPUX
8 17 (12.41%) SUSE
9 16 (11.68%) Debian
10 15 (10.95%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (6.57%) CentOS
11 9 (6.57%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.46%) SmartOS
12 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.73%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.79%) DevOps
2 16 (11.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (11.68%) Load Balancing
3 14 (10.22%) Change Management
3 14 (10.22%) ITIL
4 13 (9.49%) E-Commerce
4 13 (9.49%) Security Management
4 13 (9.49%) Patch Management
5 11 (8.03%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (6.57%) Software Licensing
6 9 (6.57%) Business Continuity
7 8 (5.84%) CRM
7 8 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.11%) Problem Management
8 7 (5.11%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.11%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (5.11%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (4.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (4.38%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.47%) Perl
2 31 (22.63%) Shell Script
3 30 (21.90%) Python
4 22 (16.06%) Bash Shell
5 14 (10.22%) Java
6 13 (9.49%) Ruby
6 13 (9.49%) Korn
7 7 (5.11%) AWK
8 6 (4.38%) PHP
8 6 (4.38%) SQL
9 3 (2.19%) C++
10 2 (1.46%) C
10 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.46%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.73%) C-shell
11 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (8.76%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 9 (6.57%) Degree
2 9 (6.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.19%) RHCE
5 2 (1.46%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.73%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) SLA
2 4 (2.92%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.19%) QA
System Software
1 33 (24.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.03%) vSphere
3 8 (5.84%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.11%) Samba
4 7 (5.11%) NFS
4 7 (5.11%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (4.38%) Xen
5 6 (4.38%) KVM
6 4 (2.92%) Dovecot
6 4 (2.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (2.19%) Docker
8 2 (1.46%) GPFS
8 2 (1.46%) LXC
8 2 (1.46%) XenApp
8 2 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.73%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.73%) Squid
Systems Management
1 28 (20.44%) Puppet
2 26 (18.98%) Oracle ZFS
3 18 (13.14%) NetBackup
4 12 (8.76%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (8.03%) Nagios
5 11 (8.03%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (5.11%) CFEngine
6 7 (5.11%) Opsview
7 6 (4.38%) Data Guard
8 4 (2.92%) ARCserve
8 4 (2.92%) Legato
8 4 (2.92%) SnapMirror
8 4 (2.92%) SnapVault
9 3 (2.19%) Backup Exec
9 3 (2.19%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.46%) Foglight
10 2 (1.46%) Graphite
10 2 (1.46%) Salt
11 1 (0.73%) Kibana
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 63 (45.99%) Red Hat
2 54 (39.42%) Oracle
3 46 (33.58%) VMware
4 26 (18.98%) HP
5 20 (14.60%) Sun
6 15 (10.95%) IBM
7 14 (10.22%) Brocade
8 12 (8.76%) Veritas
9 9 (6.57%) EMC
9 9 (6.57%) Sybase
10 8 (5.84%) NetApp
11 5 (3.65%) Symantec
11 5 (3.65%) Google
12 4 (2.92%) Lotus
12 4 (2.92%) Hitachi
12 4 (2.92%) SAP
13 3 (2.19%) Cisco
13 3 (2.19%) Microsoft
13 3 (2.19%) Juniper
13 3 (2.19%) CheckPoint
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