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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 593 534 566
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 36 75 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.079% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31 63 58
Average salary £62,500 £57,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +23.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £42,600 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +1.17%
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
42755 41601 46281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.55% 93.60% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35687 34959 39975
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
(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 0 5 £67,500 +17.39% 2
West Drayton - 1 £42,500 -
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 69 (100.00%) UNIX
2 59 (85.51%) Linux
3 41 (59.42%) Solaris
4 26 (37.68%) Perl
5 25 (36.23%) DNS
6 24 (34.78%) Red Hat
6 24 (34.78%) Finance
6 24 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (31.88%) Banking
7 22 (31.88%) TCP/IP
8 21 (30.43%) AIX
9 19 (27.54%) Apache
10 17 (24.64%) IBM
11 16 (23.19%) NetApp
12 14 (20.29%) Shell Script
13 13 (18.84%) EMC
14 12 (17.39%) Reuters
14 12 (17.39%) Sun
14 12 (17.39%) FTP
14 12 (17.39%) Bash Shell
14 12 (17.39%) Puppet
14 12 (17.39%) Ubuntu
15 11 (15.94%) NFS
15 11 (15.94%) HP
15 11 (15.94%) SAN
15 11 (15.94%) Windows
15 11 (15.94%) NetBackup
16 10 (14.49%) Python
16 10 (14.49%) Veritas
17 9 (13.04%) Problem Management

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 19 (27.54%) Apache
2 5 (7.25%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.90%) Jetty
4 2 (2.90%) CMS
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.45%) Mule
5 1 (1.45%) nginx
5 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (36.23%) DNS
2 22 (31.88%) TCP/IP
3 12 (17.39%) FTP
4 11 (15.94%) SAN
5 8 (11.59%) LDAP
6 7 (10.14%) HTTP
6 7 (10.14%) iSCSI
7 6 (8.70%) Firewall
8 5 (7.25%) NAS
8 5 (7.25%) VPN
8 5 (7.25%) LAN
8 5 (7.25%) WAN
9 4 (5.80%) SMTP
9 4 (5.80%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (4.35%) SSH
10 3 (4.35%) DHCP
10 3 (4.35%) Internet
10 3 (4.35%) SSL
11 1 (1.45%) MRTG
11 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) MySQL
2 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.90%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Redis
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Ant
1 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 24 (34.78%) Finance
2 22 (31.88%) Banking
3 8 (11.59%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Advertising
4 3 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.45%) Front Office
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) Web Services
2 3 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.45%) Spring
3 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Hedge funds
2 6 (8.70%) Clustering
3 4 (5.80%) VAX
4 3 (4.35%) HACMP
4 3 (4.35%) Open Source
5 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.90%) CMDB
6 1 (1.45%) Wiki
6 1 (1.45%) iSeries
6 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.45%) Derivative
6 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.45%) Equities
6 1 (1.45%) AS400
6 1 (1.45%) BBC
6 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) UNIX
2 59 (85.51%) Linux
3 41 (59.42%) Solaris
4 24 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (30.43%) AIX
6 12 (17.39%) Ubuntu
7 11 (15.94%) Windows
8 9 (13.04%) Debian
9 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (8.70%) SUSE
10 5 (7.25%) VMS
10 5 (7.25%) Windows 7
10 5 (7.25%) Windows 8
11 4 (5.80%) CentOS
12 2 (2.90%) HPUX
13 1 (1.45%) OpenVMS
13 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.04%) Problem Management
1 9 (13.04%) DevOps
2 6 (8.70%) Load Balancing
2 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
3 5 (7.25%) ITIL
3 5 (7.25%) Time Management
3 5 (7.25%) Change Control
4 4 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (4.35%) Project Management
6 2 (2.90%) Service Management
6 2 (2.90%) Process Management
6 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.90%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.90%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.90%) Investment Management
6 2 (2.90%) People Management
6 2 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (2.90%) Low Latency
6 2 (2.90%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) Perl
2 14 (20.29%) Shell Script
3 12 (17.39%) Bash Shell
4 10 (14.49%) Python
5 8 (11.59%) Java
6 7 (10.14%) Korn
7 6 (8.70%) PHP
8 5 (7.25%) AWK
9 2 (2.90%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.45%) Ruby
10 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.45%) SQL
10 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) MCSE
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.45%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (15.94%) NFS
2 9 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.04%) vSphere
3 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.25%) Firmware
5 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (4.35%) Samba
7 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (1.45%) Squid
8 1 (1.45%) Xen
8 1 (1.45%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.45%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) Puppet
2 11 (15.94%) NetBackup
3 5 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.35%) Nagios
5 2 (2.90%) Salt
5 2 (2.90%) SCOM
5 2 (2.90%) CFEngine
5 2 (2.90%) Legato
5 2 (2.90%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.90%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.45%) Control-M
6 1 (1.45%) Munin
6 1 (1.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (34.78%) Red Hat
2 17 (24.64%) IBM
3 16 (23.19%) NetApp
4 13 (18.84%) EMC
5 12 (17.39%) Sun
5 12 (17.39%) Reuters
6 11 (15.94%) HP
7 10 (14.49%) Veritas
8 8 (11.59%) Symantec
8 8 (11.59%) Oracle
9 6 (8.70%) VMware
10 5 (7.25%) CQG
10 5 (7.25%) Bloomberg
11 4 (5.80%) Sybase
11 4 (5.80%) Murex
11 4 (5.80%) StorageTek
12 2 (2.90%) BMC
12 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
12 2 (2.90%) NetIQ
12 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
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