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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 588 552 539
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 42 69 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.096% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29 56 64
Average salary £55,000 £67,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,500 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.14%
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
41068 41891 44489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.90% 93.97% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 35022 34487 38469
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +16 11 £62,500 -10.71% 1
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 79 (100.00%) UNIX
2 70 (88.61%) Linux
3 46 (58.23%) Solaris
4 42 (53.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (49.37%) Perl
6 37 (46.84%) DNS
7 36 (45.57%) Red Hat
8 33 (41.77%) TCP/IP
9 25 (31.65%) Banking
10 24 (30.38%) SAN
11 20 (25.32%) HP
11 20 (25.32%) Veritas
11 20 (25.32%) Finance
12 19 (24.05%) Oracle
12 19 (24.05%) NetApp
13 18 (22.78%) Python
14 17 (21.52%) Apache
14 17 (21.52%) FTP
14 17 (21.52%) NFS
14 17 (21.52%) Sun
14 17 (21.52%) EMC
15 14 (17.72%) DHCP
15 14 (17.72%) IBM
15 14 (17.72%) Bash Shell
16 13 (16.46%) Shell Script
16 13 (16.46%) VMware
16 13 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (16.46%) Puppet
17 12 (15.19%) PHP
17 12 (15.19%) Windows

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (21.52%) Apache
2 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.27%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Office
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.53%) PaaS
3 2 (2.53%) IaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 37 (46.84%) DNS
2 33 (41.77%) TCP/IP
3 24 (30.38%) SAN
4 17 (21.52%) FTP
5 14 (17.72%) DHCP
6 11 (13.92%) SSH
7 9 (11.39%) NAS
8 8 (10.13%) LDAP
9 7 (8.86%) iSCSI
10 5 (6.33%) Firewall
10 5 (6.33%) Internet
10 5 (6.33%) InfiniBand
11 4 (5.06%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (5.06%) LAN
11 4 (5.06%) WAN
11 4 (5.06%) VPN
12 3 (3.80%) BGP
13 2 (2.53%) HTTP
14 1 (1.27%) SMTP
14 1 (1.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) MySQL
2 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.27%) DB2
5 1 (1.27%) Redis
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
General
1 25 (31.65%) Banking
2 20 (25.32%) Finance
3 9 (11.39%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Retail
5 3 (3.80%) French Language
6 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.27%) Advertising
7 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) Middleware
2 3 (3.80%) Web Services
2 3 (3.80%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Hedge funds
2 4 (5.06%) VAX
3 3 (3.80%) Clustering
4 1 (1.27%) Equities
4 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.27%) AS400
4 1 (1.27%) BBC
4 1 (1.27%) Derivative
4 1 (1.27%) Wiki
4 1 (1.27%) iSeries
4 1 (1.27%) Open Source
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) UNIX
2 70 (88.61%) Linux
3 46 (58.23%) Solaris
4 42 (53.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (15.19%) Windows
6 9 (11.39%) AIX
7 8 (10.13%) SUSE
7 8 (10.13%) Ubuntu
8 6 (7.59%) Debian
8 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
10 4 (5.06%) Windows 8
10 4 (5.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (5.06%) VMS
11 3 (3.80%) CentOS
12 1 (1.27%) HPUX
12 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.39%) ITIL
2 8 (10.13%) Time Management
3 7 (8.86%) Service Management
3 7 (8.86%) Kernel Tuning
4 6 (7.59%) Low Latency
4 6 (7.59%) Software Deployment
4 6 (7.59%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (7.59%) Project Management
5 5 (6.33%) Change Management
6 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.06%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.06%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.06%) Network Management
6 4 (5.06%) Change Control
7 3 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.80%) DevOps
7 3 (3.80%) Release Management
8 2 (2.53%) Investment Management
8 2 (2.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (2.53%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (49.37%) Perl
2 18 (22.78%) Python
3 14 (17.72%) Bash Shell
4 13 (16.46%) Shell Script
5 12 (15.19%) PHP
6 8 (10.13%) SQL
7 5 (6.33%) Korn
8 4 (5.06%) AWK
9 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.80%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.27%) C
10 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.27%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) SLA
1 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (21.52%) NFS
2 13 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (10.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (10.13%) Firmware
5 6 (7.59%) Veritas File System
5 6 (7.59%) vSphere
6 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
7 4 (5.06%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.27%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.27%) Samba
8 1 (1.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (16.46%) Puppet
2 12 (15.19%) NetBackup
3 7 (8.86%) yum
3 7 (8.86%) Legato
4 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.80%) Nagios
5 2 (2.53%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.27%) Ansible
6 1 (1.27%) Salt
6 1 (1.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 36 (45.57%) Red Hat
2 20 (25.32%) HP
2 20 (25.32%) Veritas
3 19 (24.05%) NetApp
3 19 (24.05%) Oracle
4 17 (21.52%) Sun
4 17 (21.52%) EMC
5 14 (17.72%) IBM
6 13 (16.46%) VMware
7 11 (13.92%) Reuters
8 10 (12.66%) Symantec
9 7 (8.86%) Bloomberg
10 5 (6.33%) Cisco
10 5 (6.33%) Intel
11 4 (5.06%) StorageTek
11 4 (5.06%) Sybase
11 4 (5.06%) Murex
11 4 (5.06%) CQG
11 4 (5.06%) F5
11 4 (5.06%) Brocade
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago