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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 633 633 647
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 27 44 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.064% 0.099% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 46
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,634 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.91% -
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
40551 42788 46715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.83% 95.79% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 35129 36019 38486
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 +49 5 £57,500 +17.94%
Croydon - 3 £47,500 -
Northwood - 1 £57,500 -
Southwark - 1 £35,000 -
Unix Systems Administrator
England

Unix Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 80 (100.00%) Unix
2 67 (83.75%) Linux
3 43 (53.75%) Red Hat
4 38 (47.50%) Solaris
5 33 (41.25%) Perl
5 33 (41.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (28.75%) AIX
7 22 (27.50%) Finance
8 21 (26.25%) Puppet
9 20 (25.00%) Python
10 19 (23.75%) Veritas
11 18 (22.50%) SAN
12 17 (21.25%) Banking
12 17 (21.25%) Clustering
12 17 (21.25%) Data Centre
13 16 (20.00%) Bash Shell
13 16 (20.00%) Hyper-V
14 15 (18.75%) DNS
15 13 (16.25%) IBM
15 13 (16.25%) CentOS
16 12 (15.00%) NetApp
16 12 (15.00%) Load Balancing
17 11 (13.75%) Nagios
17 11 (13.75%) Capacity Planning
17 11 (13.75%) Root Cause Analysis
18 10 (12.50%) EMC
19 9 (11.25%) Debian
19 9 (11.25%) User Acceptance Testing
19 9 (11.25%) Performance Management
19 9 (11.25%) Incident Management

Unix Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 8 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (3.75%) nginx
2 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) Node.js
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.75%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.50%) SAN
2 15 (18.75%) DNS
3 9 (11.25%) SMTP
4 8 (10.00%) Internet
5 6 (7.50%) Firewall
5 6 (7.50%) HTTP
5 6 (7.50%) Kerberos
5 6 (7.50%) SSL
6 5 (6.25%) NAS
7 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.75%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.50%) LDAP
9 2 (2.50%) SNMP
9 2 (2.50%) SSH
10 1 (1.25%) DHCP
10 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) MySQL
2 6 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.75%) Big Data
3 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.25%) Redis
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Ant
1 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.25%) Subversion
1 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (27.50%) Finance
2 17 (21.25%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.25%) Front Office
4 1 (1.25%) Games
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) LAMP
2 3 (3.75%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (3.75%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (2.50%) Middleware
4 1 (1.25%) .NET
4 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Clustering
1 17 (21.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.75%) Hedge funds
3 5 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.75%) Blog
4 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.75%) User Experience
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Fintech
5 1 (1.25%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Unix
2 67 (83.75%) Linux
3 38 (47.50%) Solaris
4 33 (41.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (28.75%) AIX
6 13 (16.25%) CentOS
7 9 (11.25%) Debian
7 9 (11.25%) Windows
8 6 (7.50%) Ubuntu
9 4 (5.00%) Fedora
9 4 (5.00%) SUSE
10 3 (3.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
11 2 (2.50%) HPUX
11 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.25%) FreeBSD
12 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.00%) Load Balancing
2 11 (13.75%) Capacity Planning
2 11 (13.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (11.25%) Incident Management
3 9 (11.25%) Performance Management
3 9 (11.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (10.00%) Migration
4 8 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 8 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 7 (8.75%) DevOps
6 6 (7.50%) Change Management
6 6 (7.50%) Open Source
7 5 (6.25%) ITIL
8 4 (5.00%) High Availability
9 3 (3.75%) Change Control
9 3 (3.75%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.75%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.75%) Low Latency
10 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.25%) Perl
2 20 (25.00%) Python
3 16 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 9 (11.25%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.25%) Java
5 5 (6.25%) Korn
6 4 (5.00%) Ruby
6 4 (5.00%) SQL
7 3 (3.75%) PHP
8 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.25%) AWK
9 1 (1.25%) C#
9 1 (1.25%) sed
9 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.50%) RHCE
3 2 (2.50%) RHCT
4 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) MCITP
4 1 (1.25%) MCSE
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (11.25%) vSphere
3 8 (10.00%) NFS
4 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (3.75%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (3.75%) Postfix
6 3 (3.75%) vCloud
7 2 (2.50%) iptables
7 2 (2.50%) KVM
7 2 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.25%) Docker
8 1 (1.25%) Samba
8 1 (1.25%) Xen
8 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (26.25%) Puppet
2 11 (13.75%) Nagios
3 9 (11.25%) Ansible
4 7 (8.75%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (5.00%) Cobbler
7 3 (3.75%) Cacti
7 3 (3.75%) NetBackup
7 3 (3.75%) ZABBIX
8 2 (2.50%) CFEngine
8 2 (2.50%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.50%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (2.50%) OSSEC
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (1.25%) Salt
9 1 (1.25%) yum
Vendors
1 43 (53.75%) Red Hat
2 19 (23.75%) Veritas
3 13 (16.25%) IBM
4 12 (15.00%) NetApp
5 10 (12.50%) EMC
6 8 (10.00%) Oracle
6 8 (10.00%) VMware
7 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.75%) Cisco
8 3 (3.75%) Google
8 3 (3.75%) HP
9 2 (2.50%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.50%) Juniper
9 2 (2.50%) SaltStack
9 2 (2.50%) Symantec
10 1 (1.25%) Citrix
10 1 (1.25%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.25%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (1.25%) Dell
10 1 (1.25%) Splunk