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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 572 566 562
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 46 69 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 36 57 70
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +34.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,625 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.57% +2.64%
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42480 42653 45259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.92% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35743 35970 38991
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in London

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in London

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Trend in London

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator across the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in London

UNIX Systems Administrator
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +18 9 £62,500 +2.04% 4
West Drayton - 1 £42,500 -
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 82 (100.00%) UNIX
2 70 (85.37%) Linux
3 46 (56.10%) Solaris
4 33 (40.24%) Perl
5 32 (39.02%) DNS
6 31 (37.80%) Red Hat
6 31 (37.80%) TCP/IP
7 29 (35.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (31.71%) Finance
9 24 (29.27%) Banking
10 21 (25.61%) Apache
11 19 (23.17%) SAN
12 17 (20.73%) EMC
12 17 (20.73%) Veritas
12 17 (20.73%) AIX
13 15 (18.29%) IBM
13 15 (18.29%) Sun
13 15 (18.29%) Shell Script
14 14 (17.07%) FTP
14 14 (17.07%) NetApp
15 13 (15.85%) Python
16 12 (14.63%) HP
16 12 (14.63%) NetBackup
16 12 (14.63%) Reuters
17 11 (13.41%) Windows
17 11 (13.41%) MySQL
17 11 (13.41%) Oracle
17 11 (13.41%) Bash Shell
18 10 (12.20%) Ubuntu
18 10 (12.20%) ITIL

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 21 (25.61%) Apache
2 5 (6.10%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.44%) CMS
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.22%) Jetty
5 1 (1.22%) Mule
5 1 (1.22%) nginx
5 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.22%) JBoss
5 1 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 32 (39.02%) DNS
2 31 (37.80%) TCP/IP
3 19 (23.17%) SAN
4 14 (17.07%) FTP
5 9 (10.98%) Firewall
5 9 (10.98%) NAS
6 8 (9.76%) LDAP
7 7 (8.54%) SSH
7 7 (8.54%) iSCSI
8 6 (7.32%) Internet
9 5 (6.10%) LAN
9 5 (6.10%) WAN
9 5 (6.10%) HTTP
9 5 (6.10%) VPN
10 4 (4.88%) DHCP
10 4 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (3.66%) BGP
12 2 (2.44%) SMTP
13 1 (1.22%) SMS
13 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) MySQL
2 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.22%) Redis
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Ant
1 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 26 (31.71%) Finance
2 24 (29.27%) Banking
3 9 (10.98%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.88%) Retail
5 3 (3.66%) Advertising
5 3 (3.66%) French Language
6 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.22%) Front Office
7 1 (1.22%) Legal
7 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) Web Services
2 4 (4.88%) Middleware
3 3 (3.66%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.22%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.22%) Spring
4 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Hedge funds
2 4 (4.88%) VAX
2 4 (4.88%) Clustering
3 3 (3.66%) HACMP
3 3 (3.66%) Open Source
4 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) CMDB
5 1 (1.22%) Wiki
5 1 (1.22%) iSeries
5 1 (1.22%) Derivative
5 1 (1.22%) AS400
5 1 (1.22%) BBC
5 1 (1.22%) Replication
5 1 (1.22%) Equities
5 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) UNIX
2 70 (85.37%) Linux
3 46 (56.10%) Solaris
4 29 (35.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (20.73%) AIX
6 11 (13.41%) Windows
7 10 (12.20%) Ubuntu
8 8 (9.76%) Debian
9 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (8.54%) SUSE
10 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
11 5 (6.10%) Windows 8
11 5 (6.10%) VMS
11 5 (6.10%) CentOS
12 2 (2.44%) HPUX
13 1 (1.22%) OpenVMS
13 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.20%) ITIL
2 8 (9.76%) DevOps
3 7 (8.54%) Configuration Management
3 7 (8.54%) Project Management
3 7 (8.54%) Service Management
3 7 (8.54%) Load Balancing
3 7 (8.54%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.10%) Change Management
4 5 (6.10%) Time Management
5 4 (4.88%) Network Management
5 4 (4.88%) Change Control
6 3 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (3.66%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.44%) Investment Management
7 2 (2.44%) Process Management
7 2 (2.44%) Migration
7 2 (2.44%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.44%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.44%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.24%) Perl
2 15 (18.29%) Shell Script
3 13 (15.85%) Python
4 11 (13.41%) Bash Shell
5 10 (12.20%) PHP
6 7 (8.54%) Java
6 7 (8.54%) Korn
7 5 (6.10%) AWK
8 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.44%) SQL
9 2 (2.44%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.66%) Degree
3 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.22%) MCSE
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (12.20%) NFS
2 8 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (8.54%) vSphere
3 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.54%) Firmware
4 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (3.66%) Samba
6 2 (2.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (2.44%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (1.22%) Squid
7 1 (1.22%) Xen
7 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (14.63%) NetBackup
2 9 (10.98%) Puppet
3 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.66%) Nagios
4 3 (3.66%) Legato
5 2 (2.44%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.44%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.44%) CFEngine
5 2 (2.44%) SCOM
6 1 (1.22%) Munin
6 1 (1.22%) Control-M
6 1 (1.22%) Ansible
6 1 (1.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (37.80%) Red Hat
2 17 (20.73%) Veritas
2 17 (20.73%) EMC
3 15 (18.29%) IBM
3 15 (18.29%) Sun
4 14 (17.07%) NetApp
5 12 (14.63%) HP
5 12 (14.63%) Reuters
6 11 (13.41%) Oracle
7 9 (10.98%) VMware
8 8 (9.76%) Bloomberg
8 8 (9.76%) Symantec
9 5 (6.10%) CQG
10 4 (4.88%) F5
10 4 (4.88%) Sybase
10 4 (4.88%) Murex
10 4 (4.88%) StorageTek
11 3 (3.66%) Facebook
12 2 (2.44%) NetIQ
12 2 (2.44%) SolarWinds
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