The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 632 553 567
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 33 62 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 84
Average salary £67,500 £45,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.17% -21.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,475 £45,975
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £61,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47128 43468 52649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 93.93% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38864 36712 45646
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 11 £54,000 -6.08% 5
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 98 (100.00%) UNIX
2 93 (94.90%) Linux
3 76 (77.55%) Perl
4 62 (63.27%) Solaris
5 60 (61.22%) Red Hat
6 52 (53.06%) Finance
7 49 (50.00%) Banking
8 48 (48.98%) Bash Shell
9 47 (47.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 40 (40.82%) Python
11 35 (35.71%) Veritas
12 34 (34.69%) AIX
13 32 (32.65%) Puppet
14 27 (27.55%) IBM
15 25 (25.51%) EMC
15 25 (25.51%) NFS
16 23 (23.47%) DNS
17 22 (22.45%) Shell Script
17 22 (22.45%) Korn
17 22 (22.45%) Performance Tuning
18 21 (21.43%) Configuration Management
18 21 (21.43%) LDAP
19 20 (20.41%) TCP/IP
20 19 (19.39%) SUSE
21 18 (18.37%) Investment Banking
22 16 (16.33%) Clustering
22 16 (16.33%) Opscode Chef
23 15 (15.31%) SSH
23 15 (15.31%) Degree
23 15 (15.31%) Load Balancing

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.08%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.06%) Apache
4 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.02%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.47%) DNS
2 21 (21.43%) LDAP
3 20 (20.41%) TCP/IP
4 15 (15.31%) SSH
5 13 (13.27%) SAN
6 9 (9.18%) Wireshark
6 9 (9.18%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (9.18%) Multicast
7 6 (6.12%) NAS
8 5 (5.10%) Internet
8 5 (5.10%) SSL
8 5 (5.10%) HTTP
8 5 (5.10%) SMTP
9 4 (4.08%) MRTG
10 2 (2.04%) FTP
10 2 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) Relational Database
2 9 (9.18%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.10%) MySQL
5 4 (4.08%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.02%) Big Data
6 1 (1.02%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Subversion
1 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.08%) Emacs
General
1 52 (53.06%) Finance
2 49 (50.00%) Banking
3 18 (18.37%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.12%) Retail Banking
4 6 (6.12%) Corporate Banking
4 6 (6.12%) Retail
5 3 (3.06%) Front Office
6 1 (1.02%) Back Office
6 1 (1.02%) Electronics
6 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.02%) COM+
3 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.33%) Clustering
2 13 (13.27%) LPAR
2 13 (13.27%) DLPAR
3 10 (10.20%) Replication
4 9 (9.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 7 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 6 (6.12%) Open Source
6 6 (6.12%) CLARiiON
7 5 (5.10%) Client/Server
8 3 (3.06%) Derivative
8 3 (3.06%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (2.04%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.02%) Physics
10 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 98 (100.00%) UNIX
2 93 (94.90%) Linux
3 62 (63.27%) Solaris
4 47 (47.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (34.69%) AIX
6 19 (19.39%) SUSE
7 14 (14.29%) Windows
7 14 (14.29%) Ubuntu
8 9 (9.18%) CentOS
9 3 (3.06%) Debian
10 2 (2.04%) Fedora
11 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.45%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 15 (15.31%) Load Balancing
4 14 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (13.27%) Project Management
6 11 (11.22%) Performance Management
7 9 (9.18%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (9.18%) Low Latency
8 7 (7.14%) High Availability
9 6 (6.12%) Investment Management
9 6 (6.12%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.10%) Migration
11 4 (4.08%) Analytics
11 4 (4.08%) Kernel Tuning
12 3 (3.06%) Customer Insight
12 3 (3.06%) Content Management
12 3 (3.06%) ITIL
12 3 (3.06%) Problem Management
12 3 (3.06%) Change Control
13 2 (2.04%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (77.55%) Perl
2 48 (48.98%) Bash Shell
3 40 (40.82%) Python
4 22 (22.45%) Shell Script
4 22 (22.45%) Korn
5 11 (11.22%) PHP
6 7 (7.14%) C
6 7 (7.14%) Java
7 6 (6.12%) Ruby
8 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (15.31%) Degree
2 11 (11.22%) RHCE
System Software
1 25 (25.51%) NFS
2 10 (10.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 10 (10.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (8.16%) vSphere
3 8 (8.16%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.04%) Samba
5 2 (2.04%) KVM
6 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (32.65%) Puppet
2 16 (16.33%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (13.27%) CFEngine
3 13 (13.27%) Tivoli
3 13 (13.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (6.12%) Nagios
5 4 (4.08%) SmokePing
6 3 (3.06%) BladeLogic
7 2 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.02%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (1.02%) SCOM
8 1 (1.02%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.02%) MOM
Vendors
1 60 (61.22%) Red Hat
2 35 (35.71%) Veritas
3 27 (27.55%) IBM
4 25 (25.51%) EMC
5 14 (14.29%) Sun
5 14 (14.29%) Hitachi
6 10 (10.20%) HP
6 10 (10.20%) Oracle
7 9 (9.18%) Juniper
7 9 (9.18%) Cisco
7 9 (9.18%) NYFIX
7 9 (9.18%) Symantec
7 9 (9.18%) Patsystems
7 9 (9.18%) GL TRADE
7 9 (9.18%) SolarWinds
8 8 (8.16%) NetApp
9 4 (4.08%) VMware
9 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
9 4 (4.08%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.04%) Sybase
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