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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 587 622 562
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 26 36 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.060% 0.074% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.079% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 44
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £42,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £75,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%
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
40624 45661 41244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.51% 93.84% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34358 38187 34690
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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 +39 11 £48,750 -30.35% 2
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 51 (100.00%) UNIX
2 46 (90.20%) Linux
3 38 (74.51%) Red Hat
4 30 (58.82%) Solaris
4 30 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (56.86%) Finance
6 25 (49.02%) Perl
7 23 (45.10%) DNS
8 22 (43.14%) HP
8 22 (43.14%) VMware
9 21 (41.18%) SAN
10 19 (37.25%) Oracle
10 19 (37.25%) NFS
10 19 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (35.29%) Puppet
12 17 (33.33%) Bash Shell
12 17 (33.33%) Banking
12 17 (33.33%) Veritas
13 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
13 16 (31.37%) Python
14 15 (29.41%) Shell Script
14 15 (29.41%) Sun
15 13 (25.49%) SSH
16 12 (23.53%) vSphere
17 11 (21.57%) Bourne shell
17 11 (21.57%) Investment Banking
17 11 (21.57%) EMC
17 11 (21.57%) DHCP
18 10 (19.61%) FTP
18 10 (19.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (15.69%) Apache
2 3 (5.88%) JBoss
3 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.92%) PaaS
1 2 (3.92%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (45.10%) DNS
2 21 (41.18%) SAN
3 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
4 13 (25.49%) SSH
5 11 (21.57%) DHCP
6 10 (19.61%) FTP
7 7 (13.73%) LDAP
7 7 (13.73%) NAS
7 7 (13.73%) InfiniBand
8 3 (5.88%) VPN
8 3 (5.88%) SMTP
8 3 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (3.92%) LAN
9 2 (3.92%) WAN
9 2 (3.92%) Internet
10 1 (1.96%) Firewall
10 1 (1.96%) HTTP
10 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) InfluxDB
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (56.86%) Finance
2 17 (33.33%) Banking
3 11 (21.57%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.84%) Games
5 2 (3.92%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.96%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) CLARiiON
2 6 (11.76%) Celerra
3 4 (7.84%) PlayStation
4 3 (5.88%) Spread Betting
4 3 (5.88%) Clustering
4 3 (5.88%) Equities
5 2 (3.92%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.92%) PKI
5 2 (3.92%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) UNIX
2 46 (90.20%) Linux
3 30 (58.82%) Solaris
3 30 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (17.65%) Windows
5 7 (13.73%) SUSE
6 5 (9.80%) Debian
7 3 (5.88%) AIX
8 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.96%) HPUX
9 1 (1.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Software Deployment
1 9 (17.65%) Kernel Tuning
2 8 (15.69%) Low Latency
2 8 (15.69%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (13.73%) Time Management
3 7 (13.73%) DevOps
4 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.84%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.88%) Release Management
6 3 (5.88%) Resource Management
6 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (3.92%) Wealth Management
7 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.96%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 1 (1.96%) Change Control
8 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) Perl
2 17 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 16 (31.37%) Python
4 15 (29.41%) Shell Script
5 11 (21.57%) Bourne shell
6 7 (13.73%) Korn
7 3 (5.88%) C-shell
7 3 (5.88%) Java
7 3 (5.88%) PHP
7 3 (5.88%) SQL
7 3 (5.88%) Ruby
8 2 (3.92%) AWK
8 2 (3.92%) C
8 2 (3.92%) C++
9 1 (1.96%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (11.76%) RHCSA
2 6 (11.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (9.80%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
1 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 19 (37.25%) NFS
1 19 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (23.53%) vSphere
3 6 (11.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (7.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (5.88%) Veritas File System
5 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.88%) Squid
6 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.96%) Varnish
7 1 (1.96%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 18 (35.29%) Puppet
2 9 (17.65%) yum
3 7 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (11.76%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (11.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 4 (7.84%) Nagios
5 4 (7.84%) CFEngine
6 3 (5.88%) Salt
6 3 (5.88%) Legato
6 3 (5.88%) BladeLogic
7 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.96%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 38 (74.51%) Red Hat
2 22 (43.14%) HP
2 22 (43.14%) VMware
3 19 (37.25%) Oracle
4 17 (33.33%) Veritas
5 15 (29.41%) Sun
6 11 (21.57%) EMC
7 8 (15.69%) Cisco
8 7 (13.73%) Intel
9 6 (11.76%) NetApp
10 5 (9.80%) Symantec
10 5 (9.80%) Sybase
11 4 (7.84%) Hitachi
12 3 (5.88%) F5
12 3 (5.88%) Splunk
12 3 (5.88%) IBM
13 2 (3.92%) CQG
13 2 (3.92%) Reuters
13 2 (3.92%) Bloomberg
14 1 (1.96%) Rackspace
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health, Holiday
Posted: 16 days ago