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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 590 574 543
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 22 54 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 48 35
Average salary £72,500 £67,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £31,750 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
39456 40353 41571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.76% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33317 33025 35449
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 27 February 2015.

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 February 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
(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 -8 3 £47,500 -5.00% 2
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 66 (100.00%) UNIX
2 62 (93.94%) Linux
3 39 (59.09%) Solaris
3 39 (59.09%) Perl
3 39 (59.09%) Red Hat
3 39 (59.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (56.06%) DNS
5 32 (48.48%) TCP/IP
6 29 (43.94%) SAN
7 26 (39.39%) Oracle
7 26 (39.39%) Banking
8 25 (37.88%) Veritas
9 23 (34.85%) HP
9 23 (34.85%) NFS
10 22 (33.33%) VMware
10 22 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (31.82%) Python
12 19 (28.79%) Finance
12 19 (28.79%) SSH
12 19 (28.79%) FTP
13 18 (27.27%) EMC
13 18 (27.27%) Sun
14 16 (24.24%) Bash Shell
15 15 (22.73%) vSphere
15 15 (22.73%) Puppet
15 15 (22.73%) DHCP
16 14 (21.21%) Investment Banking
17 13 (19.70%) Shell Script
17 13 (19.70%) Software Deployment
18 12 (18.18%) NAS

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 11 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.03%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (1.52%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) PaaS
2 2 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (56.06%) DNS
2 32 (48.48%) TCP/IP
3 29 (43.94%) SAN
4 19 (28.79%) SSH
4 19 (28.79%) FTP
5 15 (22.73%) DHCP
6 12 (18.18%) NAS
7 7 (10.61%) InfiniBand
7 7 (10.61%) LDAP
8 4 (6.06%) Internet
8 4 (6.06%) Firewall
9 3 (4.55%) BGP
10 2 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (3.03%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.03%) SMTP
10 2 (3.03%) HTTP
11 1 (1.52%) VPN
11 1 (1.52%) LAN
11 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) MySQL
2 4 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.03%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (39.39%) Banking
2 19 (28.79%) Finance
3 14 (21.21%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Retail
5 3 (4.55%) French Language
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) Middleware
2 2 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (3.03%) Web Services
2 2 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) CLARiiON
2 6 (9.09%) Celerra
3 3 (4.55%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.03%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Equities
5 1 (1.52%) VAX
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Open Source
5 1 (1.52%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) UNIX
2 62 (93.94%) Linux
3 39 (59.09%) Solaris
3 39 (59.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (15.15%) Windows
5 6 (9.09%) SUSE
6 4 (6.06%) Debian
6 4 (6.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (4.55%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.03%) CentOS
9 1 (1.52%) VMS
9 1 (1.52%) AIX
9 1 (1.52%) HPUX
9 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Software Deployment
2 9 (13.64%) Kernel Tuning
2 9 (13.64%) Time Management
2 9 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (10.61%) Low Latency
4 5 (7.58%) ITIL
4 5 (7.58%) Service Management
5 4 (6.06%) Change Management
5 4 (6.06%) Project Management
5 4 (6.06%) Network Management
5 4 (6.06%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.55%) Release Management
6 3 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.55%) DevOps
7 2 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (3.03%) Change Control
7 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 39 (59.09%) Perl
2 21 (31.82%) Python
3 16 (24.24%) Bash Shell
4 13 (19.70%) Shell Script
5 11 (16.67%) PHP
6 10 (15.15%) Bourne shell
7 7 (10.61%) SQL
8 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.55%) Korn
9 2 (3.03%) C-shell
9 2 (3.03%) Ruby
10 1 (1.52%) AWK
10 1 (1.52%) C
10 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) RHCSA
2 6 (9.09%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.03%) VCP4
5 1 (1.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 23 (34.85%) NFS
2 22 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (22.73%) vSphere
4 11 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 11 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (10.61%) Veritas File System
6 4 (6.06%) Firmware
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (3.03%) Squid
7 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (22.73%) Puppet
2 9 (13.64%) yum
3 7 (10.61%) Legato
4 6 (9.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (6.06%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.55%) Nagios
6 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.55%) Salt
7 2 (3.03%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.52%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (1.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 39 (59.09%) Red Hat
2 26 (39.39%) Oracle
3 25 (37.88%) Veritas
4 23 (34.85%) HP
5 22 (33.33%) VMware
6 18 (27.27%) EMC
6 18 (27.27%) Sun
7 11 (16.67%) Cisco
8 10 (15.15%) NetApp
9 7 (10.61%) IBM
9 7 (10.61%) Intel
10 6 (9.09%) Symantec
11 4 (6.06%) F5
11 4 (6.06%) Bloomberg
12 3 (4.55%) Facebook
12 3 (4.55%) Brocade
12 3 (4.55%) Reuters
13 2 (3.03%) Hitachi
13 2 (3.03%) Sybase
13 2 (3.03%) Splunk
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