The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 176 150 156
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 7 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 4
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £42,500 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
UNIX Systems Administrator
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3564 2548 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.56% 95.65% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2749 1971 2190
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator across the Leeds region.

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Leeds

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 22 (100.00%) UNIX
2 19 (86.36%) Solaris
3 18 (81.82%) Red Hat
4 17 (77.27%) Linux
5 12 (54.55%) Apache
5 12 (54.55%) Shell Script
6 10 (45.45%) SAN
7 9 (40.91%) Oracle
8 8 (36.36%) Java
8 8 (36.36%) DevOps
9 7 (31.82%) CentOS
9 7 (31.82%) Samba
9 7 (31.82%) ITIL
10 6 (27.27%) Perl
11 5 (22.73%) NetApp
11 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (18.18%) SUSE
12 4 (18.18%) Puppet
12 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
12 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
12 4 (18.18%) HP
12 4 (18.18%) AIX
12 4 (18.18%) HPUX
12 4 (18.18%) SLA
12 4 (18.18%) Debian
12 4 (18.18%) VMware
12 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
13 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
13 3 (13.64%) Ingres

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 12 (54.55%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) NAS
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Ingres
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) UNIX
2 19 (86.36%) Solaris
3 17 (77.27%) Linux
4 7 (31.82%) CentOS
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (18.18%) AIX
6 4 (18.18%) HPUX
6 4 (18.18%) SUSE
6 4 (18.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) DevOps
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Shell Script
2 8 (36.36%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) Perl
4 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Samba
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Red Hat
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) NetApp
4 4 (18.18%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) Veritas
5 2 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) IBM