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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 162 169 150
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 11 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.31% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 8
Average salary £32,100 £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3436 3624 2688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.20% 96.77% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2720 2925 2173
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) UNIX
2 14 (77.78%) Linux
3 12 (66.67%) Solaris
4 11 (61.11%) Oracle
5 9 (50.00%) SUSE
5 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 9 (50.00%) Debian
5 9 (50.00%) VMware
5 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (50.00%) Puppet
6 8 (44.44%) Tomcat
7 7 (38.89%) ITIL
8 6 (33.33%) IIS
8 6 (33.33%) PHP
8 6 (33.33%) MySQL
8 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco
8 6 (33.33%) SAN
8 6 (33.33%) Samba
8 6 (33.33%) LAMP
8 6 (33.33%) Firewall
8 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (33.33%) vSphere
8 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 6 (33.33%) DevOps
8 6 (33.33%) Salt
9 5 (27.78%) NetBackup
9 5 (27.78%) SLA

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 8 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 6 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) Ingres
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) UNIX
2 14 (77.78%) Linux
3 12 (66.67%) Solaris
4 9 (50.00%) SUSE
4 9 (50.00%) Debian
5 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (16.67%) CentOS
6 3 (16.67%) AIX
7 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 6 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) BCP
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) vSphere
2 6 (33.33%) Samba
3 2 (11.11%) NFS
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) Puppet
2 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (33.33%) Salt
3 5 (27.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) NetApp