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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 626 557 543
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 34 59 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.068% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32 35 83
Average salary £68,750 £45,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.09% -20.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,500 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46874 43055 52359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.73% 93.92% 93.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38720 36351 45400
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 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 23 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 23 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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City of London -8 13 £70,000 +21.73% 1
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 95 (100.00%) UNIX
2 90 (94.74%) Linux
3 73 (76.84%) Perl
4 62 (65.26%) Solaris
5 56 (58.95%) Red Hat
6 50 (52.63%) Finance
7 47 (49.47%) Banking
8 46 (48.42%) Bash Shell
9 43 (45.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 38 (40.00%) Python
11 37 (38.95%) AIX
12 33 (34.74%) Veritas
13 32 (33.68%) Puppet
14 29 (30.53%) IBM
15 27 (28.42%) EMC
16 25 (26.32%) NFS
17 24 (25.26%) DNS
18 22 (23.16%) Performance Tuning
19 21 (22.11%) Configuration Management
19 21 (22.11%) Shell Script
20 20 (21.05%) TCP/IP
20 20 (21.05%) LDAP
20 20 (21.05%) Korn
21 19 (20.00%) SUSE
22 18 (18.95%) Clustering
23 17 (17.89%) Load Balancing
24 16 (16.84%) Opscode Chef
25 15 (15.79%) SSH
25 15 (15.79%) Investment Banking
26 14 (14.74%) Ubuntu

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (7.37%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.16%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.16%) Apache
4 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.05%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.26%) DNS
2 20 (21.05%) LDAP
2 20 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 15 (15.79%) SSH
4 10 (10.53%) SAN
5 9 (9.47%) Wireshark
5 9 (9.47%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (9.47%) Multicast
6 7 (7.37%) SSL
6 7 (7.37%) HTTP
6 7 (7.37%) SMTP
7 6 (6.32%) Internet
8 3 (3.16%) NAS
8 3 (3.16%) MRTG
9 2 (2.11%) Firewall
9 2 (2.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.37%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.21%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.21%) MySQL
5 4 (4.21%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.05%) Big Data
6 1 (1.05%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Subversion
1 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.16%) Emacs
General
1 50 (52.63%) Finance
2 47 (49.47%) Banking
3 15 (15.79%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.32%) Retail Banking
4 6 (6.32%) Corporate Banking
4 6 (6.32%) Retail
5 3 (3.16%) Front Office
6 2 (2.11%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.05%) Back Office
7 1 (1.05%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.37%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (3.16%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.05%) COM+
3 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Clustering
2 13 (13.68%) LPAR
2 13 (13.68%) DLPAR
3 10 (10.53%) Replication
4 9 (9.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (6.32%) CLARiiON
5 6 (6.32%) Client/Server
5 6 (6.32%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.21%) Open Source
7 3 (3.16%) Derivative
7 3 (3.16%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (2.11%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.05%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.05%) Physics
9 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) UNIX
2 90 (94.74%) Linux
3 62 (65.26%) Solaris
4 43 (45.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (38.95%) AIX
6 19 (20.00%) SUSE
7 14 (14.74%) Ubuntu
8 13 (13.68%) Windows
9 9 (9.47%) CentOS
10 3 (3.16%) Debian
11 2 (2.11%) Fedora
12 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (22.11%) Configuration Management
3 17 (17.89%) Load Balancing
4 13 (13.68%) Project Management
4 13 (13.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (11.58%) Performance Management
6 9 (9.47%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (9.47%) Low Latency
7 7 (7.37%) High Availability
8 6 (6.32%) Investment Management
8 6 (6.32%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.26%) Migration
10 4 (4.21%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.21%) Change Control
10 4 (4.21%) Analytics
10 4 (4.21%) Kernel Tuning
11 3 (3.16%) Customer Insight
11 3 (3.16%) Content Management
11 3 (3.16%) ITIL
12 2 (2.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 73 (76.84%) Perl
2 46 (48.42%) Bash Shell
3 38 (40.00%) Python
4 21 (22.11%) Shell Script
5 20 (21.05%) Korn
6 10 (10.53%) PHP
7 7 (7.37%) C
7 7 (7.37%) Java
8 5 (5.26%) Ruby
9 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.74%) Degree
2 10 (10.53%) RHCE
System Software
1 25 (26.32%) NFS
2 10 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 10 (10.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 10 (10.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (10.53%) vSphere
3 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.11%) Samba
4 2 (2.11%) KVM
4 2 (2.11%) RHEV
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (33.68%) Puppet
2 16 (16.84%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (13.68%) CFEngine
3 13 (13.68%) Tivoli
3 13 (13.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (5.26%) Nagios
5 3 (3.16%) BladeLogic
5 3 (3.16%) SmokePing
6 2 (2.11%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (1.05%) SCOM
7 1 (1.05%) Ganglia
7 1 (1.05%) MOM
Vendors
1 56 (58.95%) Red Hat
2 33 (34.74%) Veritas
3 29 (30.53%) IBM
4 27 (28.42%) EMC
5 14 (14.74%) Sun
5 14 (14.74%) Hitachi
6 10 (10.53%) NetApp
6 10 (10.53%) HP
6 10 (10.53%) Oracle
7 9 (9.47%) Juniper
7 9 (9.47%) Cisco
7 9 (9.47%) NYFIX
7 9 (9.47%) Symantec
7 9 (9.47%) Patsystems
7 9 (9.47%) GL TRADE
7 9 (9.47%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.21%) 3PAR
8 4 (4.21%) VMware
9 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.11%) Sybase
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