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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 583 569 538
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 44 62 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 34 50 69
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,900 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
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
42330 42774 45256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 94.01% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 36036 35527 39145
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 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +28 11 £62,500 +8.69% 2
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 78 (100.00%) UNIX
2 69 (88.46%) Linux
3 46 (58.97%) Solaris
4 38 (48.72%) Perl
4 38 (48.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (44.87%) TCP/IP
5 35 (44.87%) DNS
6 33 (42.31%) Red Hat
7 25 (32.05%) Banking
8 24 (30.77%) SAN
9 22 (28.21%) Finance
10 21 (26.92%) Apache
11 19 (24.36%) Veritas
12 18 (23.08%) FTP
12 18 (23.08%) EMC
12 18 (23.08%) Oracle
13 17 (21.79%) NetApp
14 16 (20.51%) Sun
14 16 (20.51%) Python
15 15 (19.23%) HP
15 15 (19.23%) Shell Script
16 14 (17.95%) IBM
17 13 (16.67%) PHP
17 13 (16.67%) Windows
17 13 (16.67%) Bash Shell
18 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (15.38%) NFS
18 12 (15.38%) VMware
18 12 (15.38%) Reuters
19 11 (14.10%) NetBackup

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (26.92%) Apache
2 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.28%) Mule
4 1 (1.28%) nginx
4 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Office
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.28%) PaaS
3 1 (1.28%) IaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (44.87%) TCP/IP
1 35 (44.87%) DNS
2 24 (30.77%) SAN
3 18 (23.08%) FTP
4 10 (12.82%) SSH
5 9 (11.54%) DHCP
5 9 (11.54%) NAS
6 8 (10.26%) LDAP
7 7 (8.97%) Firewall
7 7 (8.97%) iSCSI
8 5 (6.41%) Internet
8 5 (6.41%) LAN
8 5 (6.41%) WAN
8 5 (6.41%) VPN
9 4 (5.13%) HTTP
9 4 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (3.85%) BGP
11 1 (1.28%) SMTP
11 1 (1.28%) SMS
11 1 (1.28%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) MySQL
2 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.28%) DB2
5 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.28%) Redis
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Ant
1 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 25 (32.05%) Banking
2 22 (28.21%) Finance
3 8 (10.26%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.13%) Retail
5 3 (3.85%) Advertising
5 3 (3.85%) French Language
6 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) Web Services
2 4 (5.13%) Middleware
3 3 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.28%) XML
4 1 (1.28%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.28%) Spring
4 1 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Hedge funds
2 4 (5.13%) VAX
3 3 (3.85%) Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Equities
5 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.28%) AS400
5 1 (1.28%) BBC
5 1 (1.28%) Derivative
5 1 (1.28%) Wiki
5 1 (1.28%) iSeries
5 1 (1.28%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) UNIX
2 69 (88.46%) Linux
3 46 (58.97%) Solaris
4 38 (48.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (16.67%) Windows
6 10 (12.82%) AIX
7 9 (11.54%) SUSE
7 9 (11.54%) Ubuntu
8 7 (8.97%) Debian
8 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
10 5 (6.41%) Windows 8
10 5 (6.41%) VMS
10 5 (6.41%) CentOS
11 4 (5.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.28%) OpenVMS
12 1 (1.28%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.54%) ITIL
2 7 (8.97%) Configuration Management
2 7 (8.97%) Project Management
2 7 (8.97%) Service Management
3 6 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.41%) Change Management
4 5 (6.41%) Software Deployment
5 4 (5.13%) Time Management
5 4 (5.13%) Network Management
5 4 (5.13%) Change Control
5 4 (5.13%) DevOps
5 4 (5.13%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.85%) Release Management
6 3 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (3.85%) Kernel Tuning
7 2 (2.56%) Low Latency
7 2 (2.56%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.56%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (48.72%) Perl
2 16 (20.51%) Python
3 15 (19.23%) Shell Script
4 13 (16.67%) PHP
4 13 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 7 (8.97%) SQL
5 7 (8.97%) Korn
6 5 (6.41%) AWK
7 4 (5.13%) Bourne shell
8 3 (3.85%) Java
8 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.28%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.28%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (15.38%) NFS
1 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (10.26%) Firmware
4 7 (8.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
6 5 (6.41%) Veritas File System
6 5 (6.41%) vSphere
7 3 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.28%) Samba
8 1 (1.28%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) NetBackup
2 10 (12.82%) Puppet
3 6 (7.69%) Legato
4 3 (3.85%) Nagios
4 3 (3.85%) YUM
4 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.56%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.28%) Control-M
6 1 (1.28%) Munin
6 1 (1.28%) Ansible
6 1 (1.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (42.31%) Red Hat
2 19 (24.36%) Veritas
3 18 (23.08%) Oracle
3 18 (23.08%) EMC
4 17 (21.79%) NetApp
5 16 (20.51%) Sun
6 15 (19.23%) HP
7 14 (17.95%) IBM
8 12 (15.38%) Reuters
8 12 (15.38%) VMware
9 10 (12.82%) Symantec
10 8 (10.26%) Bloomberg
11 5 (6.41%) CQG
12 4 (5.13%) Brocade
12 4 (5.13%) F5
12 4 (5.13%) StorageTek
12 4 (5.13%) Murex
12 4 (5.13%) Sybase
12 4 (5.13%) Cisco
13 3 (3.85%) Facebook
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