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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 749 691 676
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 82 152 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 62 130 146
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
93525 91713 97883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78550 74983 84737
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -45 25 £53,750 -20.37% 1
Yorkshire +12 21 £30,500 -24.22%
South East -45 19 £60,000 +33.33% 2
East of England -11 7 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Midlands -59 5 £40,000 -20.00%
South West -11 2 £37,500 -1.31% 1
East Midlands - 2 £34,000 -
North West - 1 £29,000 -
UNIX Systems Administrator
UK

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 212 (100.00%) UNIX
2 167 (78.77%) Linux
3 114 (53.77%) Solaris
4 99 (46.70%) Red Hat
5 82 (38.68%) Perl
6 80 (37.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 66 (31.13%) Oracle
7 66 (31.13%) SAN
8 62 (29.25%) Shell Script
9 60 (28.30%) AIX
10 53 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 53 (25.00%) DNS
11 49 (23.11%) IBM
12 43 (20.28%) HP
13 40 (18.87%) Apache
14 39 (18.40%) SUSE
14 39 (18.40%) NetBackup
15 38 (17.92%) Python
15 38 (17.92%) Veritas
16 35 (16.51%) Sun
16 35 (16.51%) VMware
17 34 (16.04%) Bash Shell
18 32 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
18 32 (15.09%) Finance
18 32 (15.09%) ITIL
19 31 (14.62%) Puppet
20 28 (13.21%) NetApp
20 28 (13.21%) Banking
21 26 (12.26%) EMC
22 25 (11.79%) NFS

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 40 (18.87%) Apache
2 15 (7.08%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.25%) IIS
4 7 (3.30%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.36%) nginx
6 4 (1.89%) JBoss
6 4 (1.89%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.42%) Jetty
8 2 (0.94%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.47%) Lync
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.47%) Mule
9 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (1.42%) MS Office
2 2 (0.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.94%) SaaS
4 2 (0.94%) PaaS
4 2 (0.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (31.13%) SAN
2 53 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 53 (25.00%) DNS
3 21 (9.91%) DHCP
4 19 (8.96%) Firewall
5 17 (8.02%) LDAP
6 15 (7.08%) FTP
7 13 (6.13%) NAS
8 10 (4.72%) SSH
9 9 (4.25%) Internet
10 7 (3.30%) InfiniBand
10 7 (3.30%) WAN
11 6 (2.83%) LAN
12 4 (1.89%) BGP
12 4 (1.89%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (1.42%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (1.42%) VPN
14 2 (0.94%) HTTP
14 2 (0.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.43%) MySQL
2 7 (3.30%) DB2
3 5 (2.36%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.42%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.42%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.42%) Ingres
5 2 (0.94%) Big Data
5 2 (0.94%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.47%) VLDB
6 1 (0.47%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.47%) Subversion
2 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.47%) Ant
2 1 (0.47%) Toad
General
1 32 (15.09%) Finance
2 28 (13.21%) Banking
3 8 (3.77%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.36%) Retail
4 5 (2.36%) Marketing
5 3 (1.42%) Legal
5 3 (1.42%) Advertising
5 3 (1.42%) French Language
5 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.77%) LAMP
2 5 (2.36%) Web Services
2 5 (2.36%) Middleware
3 4 (1.89%) J2EE
4 3 (1.42%) FastCGI
4 3 (1.42%) XML
4 3 (1.42%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.94%) HTML
5 2 (0.94%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.47%) Spring
6 1 (0.47%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.47%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.79%) Clustering
2 21 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.30%) HACMP
4 6 (2.83%) LPAR
5 5 (2.36%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.36%) CMDB
5 5 (2.36%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.89%) AS400
6 4 (1.89%) iSeries
7 3 (1.42%) HP StorageWorks
7 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.42%) VAX
7 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.94%) Open Source
9 1 (0.47%) Derivative
9 1 (0.47%) BBC
9 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.47%) Wiki
9 1 (0.47%) Celerra
9 1 (0.47%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 212 (100.00%) UNIX
2 167 (78.77%) Linux
3 114 (53.77%) Solaris
4 80 (37.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 60 (28.30%) AIX
6 39 (18.40%) SUSE
7 22 (10.38%) CentOS
8 21 (9.91%) Windows
9 20 (9.43%) Debian
10 16 (7.55%) HPUX
11 12 (5.66%) Ubuntu
12 10 (4.72%) VMS
13 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.89%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (1.42%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
17 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.09%) ITIL
2 16 (7.55%) E-Commerce
2 16 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (7.55%) Project Management
2 16 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
3 13 (6.13%) Load Balancing
4 11 (5.19%) Problem Management
4 11 (5.19%) Time Management
4 11 (5.19%) Service Management
5 9 (4.25%) Kernel Tuning
6 8 (3.77%) DevOps
7 7 (3.30%) Low Latency
7 7 (3.30%) Performance Analysis
7 7 (3.30%) Change Management
8 6 (2.83%) Performance Management
8 6 (2.83%) Integration Testing
8 6 (2.83%) Business Continuity
8 6 (2.83%) Software Deployment
8 6 (2.83%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (2.83%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 82 (38.68%) Perl
2 62 (29.25%) Shell Script
3 38 (17.92%) Python
4 34 (16.04%) Bash Shell
5 16 (7.55%) PHP
6 13 (6.13%) PowerShell
7 11 (5.19%) Bourne shell
8 10 (4.72%) SQL
9 8 (3.77%) Java
10 6 (2.83%) Korn
11 4 (1.89%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.89%) AWK
12 3 (1.42%) Ruby
13 2 (0.94%) C
14 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.77%) Degree
3 4 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.47%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) MCSE
5 1 (0.47%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.08%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (11.79%) NFS
3 18 (8.49%) Samba
3 18 (8.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 16 (7.55%) PowerHA
5 14 (6.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 11 (5.19%) VMware ESX
7 9 (4.25%) vSphere
8 8 (3.77%) Firmware
8 8 (3.77%) Veritas File System
9 7 (3.30%) Active Directory
10 5 (2.36%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.94%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.47%) KVM
13 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.47%) Dovecot
13 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.47%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 39 (18.40%) NetBackup
2 31 (14.62%) Puppet
3 10 (4.72%) yum
3 10 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.30%) Legato
5 5 (2.36%) Control-M
6 4 (1.89%) Nagios
6 4 (1.89%) OpenView
6 4 (1.89%) Salt
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (0.94%) Ansible
8 1 (0.47%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.47%) Cacti
8 1 (0.47%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.47%) Foglight
Vendors
1 99 (46.70%) Red Hat
2 66 (31.13%) Oracle
3 49 (23.11%) IBM
4 43 (20.28%) HP
5 38 (17.92%) Veritas
6 35 (16.51%) Sun
6 35 (16.51%) VMware
7 28 (13.21%) NetApp
8 26 (12.26%) EMC
9 16 (7.55%) Symantec
10 13 (6.13%) Cisco
11 7 (3.30%) F5
11 7 (3.30%) Reuters
11 7 (3.30%) Intel
12 6 (2.83%) Bloomberg
12 6 (2.83%) Sybase
12 6 (2.83%) Brocade
13 5 (2.36%) Microsoft
14 4 (1.89%) Dell
15 3 (1.42%) Facebook
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