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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 582 542 564
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 34 69 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.073% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 31 59 74
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +24.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £43,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +7.50%
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
43382 41176 47807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.43% 93.47% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36237 34565 41496
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 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 28 August 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 -8 4 £68,750 +10.00% 1
West Drayton - 1 £42,500 -
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 70 (100.00%) UNIX
2 60 (85.71%) Linux
3 42 (60.00%) Solaris
4 28 (40.00%) AIX
5 26 (37.14%) Perl
5 26 (37.14%) Finance
6 23 (32.86%) DNS
6 23 (32.86%) Red Hat
7 21 (30.00%) Banking
7 21 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (25.71%) TCP/IP
8 18 (25.71%) IBM
9 17 (24.29%) NetApp
10 16 (22.86%) EMC
10 16 (22.86%) Apache
11 14 (20.00%) NFS
11 14 (20.00%) vSphere
11 14 (20.00%) Puppet
12 13 (18.57%) Bash Shell
12 13 (18.57%) Hyper-V
12 13 (18.57%) Ubuntu
12 13 (18.57%) Veritas
13 12 (17.14%) Windows
13 12 (17.14%) Shell Script
14 11 (15.71%) Clustering
14 11 (15.71%) Python
14 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
14 11 (15.71%) Sun
15 10 (14.29%) HTTP
15 10 (14.29%) HP

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (22.86%) Apache
2 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.86%) CMS
4 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.86%) Jetty
5 1 (1.43%) nginx
5 1 (1.43%) Mule
5 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.43%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (32.86%) DNS
2 18 (25.71%) TCP/IP
3 10 (14.29%) HTTP
4 8 (11.43%) SAN
4 8 (11.43%) SMTP
5 7 (10.00%) Internet
5 7 (10.00%) FTP
5 7 (10.00%) SSL
6 6 (8.57%) LDAP
7 5 (7.14%) iSCSI
7 5 (7.14%) Firewall
8 4 (5.71%) VPN
8 4 (5.71%) LAN
8 4 (5.71%) WAN
8 4 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (4.29%) NAS
10 2 (2.86%) DHCP
10 2 (2.86%) SSH
11 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) MySQL
2 6 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.43%) Big Data
6 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Subversion
1 1 (1.43%) Ant
General
1 26 (37.14%) Finance
2 21 (30.00%) Banking
3 6 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.86%) Advertising
5 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) Spring
2 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Clustering
2 7 (10.00%) Hedge funds
3 6 (8.57%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.71%) Firmware
5 3 (4.29%) Open Source
5 3 (4.29%) VAX
5 3 (4.29%) HACMP
6 2 (2.86%) Replication
6 2 (2.86%) CMDB
6 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.43%) iSeries
7 1 (1.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.43%) Wiki
7 1 (1.43%) Derivative
7 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.43%) AS400
7 1 (1.43%) Equities
7 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) UNIX
2 60 (85.71%) Linux
3 42 (60.00%) Solaris
4 28 (40.00%) AIX
5 21 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (18.57%) Ubuntu
7 12 (17.14%) Windows
8 8 (11.43%) Debian
9 6 (8.57%) SUSE
10 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (5.71%) VMS
11 4 (5.71%) Windows 8
11 4 (5.71%) CentOS
11 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
12 2 (2.86%) HPUX
13 1 (1.43%) Fedora
13 1 (1.43%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.29%) Problem Management
1 10 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 8 (11.43%) DevOps
3 5 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 5 (7.14%) ITIL
4 4 (5.71%) Change Control
4 4 (5.71%) Analytics
4 4 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (4.29%) Time Management
5 3 (4.29%) Customer Insight
5 3 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.29%) Low Latency
5 3 (4.29%) Project Management
6 2 (2.86%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.86%) Service Management
6 2 (2.86%) Process Management
6 2 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.86%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 2 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.14%) Perl
2 13 (18.57%) Bash Shell
3 12 (17.14%) Shell Script
4 11 (15.71%) Python
5 8 (11.43%) Java
6 6 (8.57%) Korn
7 4 (5.71%) PHP
7 4 (5.71%) AWK
8 2 (2.86%) Ruby
8 2 (2.86%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.43%) SQL
9 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.43%) Degree
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.43%) IBM Certification
1 1 (1.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (20.00%) NFS
1 14 (20.00%) vSphere
2 13 (18.57%) Hyper-V
3 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.29%) Samba
5 2 (2.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (1.43%) Squid
6 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) Puppet
2 9 (12.86%) NetBackup
3 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.71%) Nagios
4 4 (5.71%) Salt
5 2 (2.86%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.86%) CFEngine
5 2 (2.86%) SCOM
6 1 (1.43%) Munin
6 1 (1.43%) Control-M
6 1 (1.43%) Legato
Vendors
1 23 (32.86%) Red Hat
2 18 (25.71%) IBM
3 17 (24.29%) NetApp
4 16 (22.86%) EMC
5 13 (18.57%) Veritas
6 11 (15.71%) Sun
7 10 (14.29%) HP
8 9 (12.86%) Reuters
9 7 (10.00%) Oracle
10 6 (8.57%) Symantec
11 5 (7.14%) VMware
12 4 (5.71%) StorageTek
12 4 (5.71%) Murex
12 4 (5.71%) Sybase
12 4 (5.71%) Bloomberg
12 4 (5.71%) CQG
12 4 (5.71%) SaltStack
13 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds
14 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
14 2 (2.86%) Cisco
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