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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 605 600 563
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 17 34 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.073% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.078% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 59
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £26,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +2.32%
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
41131 43401 41192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.17% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36258 34578
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 28 August 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
Docklands, London - 5 £57,500 -
City of London +22 1 £52,500 -23.63% 5
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 43 (100.00%) UNIX
2 34 (79.07%) Linux
3 29 (67.44%) Finance
4 21 (48.84%) Red Hat
5 20 (46.51%) Solaris
6 16 (37.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (32.56%) Puppet
8 12 (27.91%) Banking
8 12 (27.91%) Perl
9 11 (25.58%) VMware
9 11 (25.58%) DevOps
10 10 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (23.26%) Load Balancing
10 10 (23.26%) Java
10 10 (23.26%) Python
10 10 (23.26%) SAN
11 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
11 9 (20.93%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (18.60%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (18.60%) DNS
12 8 (18.60%) Ruby
12 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (16.28%) Games
13 7 (16.28%) Oracle
13 7 (16.28%) Windows
13 7 (16.28%) CFEngine
13 7 (16.28%) PlayStation
14 6 (13.95%) Apache
14 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (20.93%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (13.95%) Apache
3 5 (11.63%) Node.js
4 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) JBoss
5 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Joyent
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
3 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) SAN
2 8 (18.60%) DNS
3 5 (11.63%) Skype
3 5 (11.63%) VPN
4 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.30%) LDAP
5 3 (6.98%) LAN
5 3 (6.98%) WAN
5 3 (6.98%) VLAN
5 3 (6.98%) Internet
5 3 (6.98%) Firewall
6 2 (4.65%) SSH
6 2 (4.65%) SMTP
7 1 (2.33%) DHCP
7 1 (2.33%) FTP
7 1 (2.33%) HTTP
7 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Big Data
2 3 (6.98%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.65%) Redis
4 1 (2.33%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) JIRA
3 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (67.44%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Banking
3 7 (16.28%) Games
4 5 (11.63%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.65%) Private Banking
7 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (4.65%) CSS
2 2 (4.65%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) JSON
3 1 (2.33%) Django
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) PlayStation
2 3 (6.98%) Clustering
2 3 (6.98%) Spread Betting
3 2 (4.65%) Equities
3 2 (4.65%) PKI
3 2 (4.65%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (4.65%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.33%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) UNIX
2 34 (79.07%) Linux
3 20 (46.51%) Solaris
4 16 (37.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (16.28%) Windows
6 5 (11.63%) SUSE
7 4 (9.30%) Ubuntu
8 3 (6.98%) Debian
8 3 (6.98%) AIX
9 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.65%) SmartOS
10 1 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (2.33%) CentOS
10 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) DevOps
2 10 (23.26%) Load Balancing
3 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.63%) Data Security
5 5 (11.63%) ETL
5 5 (11.63%) Analytics
6 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.65%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.65%) Wealth Management
7 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.65%) Change Control
7 2 (4.65%) Build Automation
7 2 (4.65%) Security Patching
8 1 (2.33%) Big Data Analytics
8 1 (2.33%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) Perl
2 10 (23.26%) Python
2 10 (23.26%) Java
3 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
4 8 (18.60%) Ruby
5 5 (11.63%) Korn
6 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.98%) C++
8 2 (4.65%) C
8 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.65%) AWK
8 2 (4.65%) SQL
9 1 (2.33%) R
9 1 (2.33%) Bourne shell
9 1 (2.33%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) Xen
3 2 (4.65%) KVM
3 2 (4.65%) Docker
3 2 (4.65%) GPFS
3 2 (4.65%) LXC
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.33%) Squid
4 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.33%) XenServer
4 1 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) Varnish
4 1 (2.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (32.56%) Puppet
2 10 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (16.28%) CFEngine
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (6.98%) ZABBIX
6 2 (4.65%) Graphite
6 2 (4.65%) Nagios
7 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.33%) BladeLogic
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.33%) Ansible
7 1 (2.33%) logstash
7 1 (2.33%) Salt
7 1 (2.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Red Hat
2 11 (25.58%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle
4 5 (11.63%) HP
4 5 (11.63%) Google
5 4 (9.30%) Hitachi
5 4 (9.30%) Veritas
6 3 (6.98%) Sun
6 3 (6.98%) EMC
6 3 (6.98%) Sybase
6 3 (6.98%) F5
7 2 (4.65%) Reuters
7 2 (4.65%) Bloomberg
7 2 (4.65%) CQG
7 2 (4.65%) Percona
8 1 (2.33%) Symantec
8 1 (2.33%) Splunk
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco
8 1 (2.33%) IBM
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft