The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Unix Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 614 634 655
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 18 42 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.094% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.099% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 14 37 47
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,500 £77,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.11% +6.25%
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
38599 42581 47644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.74% 95.77% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 33503 35938 39808
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Unix Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 29 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Croydon - 3 £47,500 -
City of London +45 1 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Southwark - 1 £35,000 -
Northwood - 1 £57,500 -
Unix Systems Administrator
England

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Unix Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) Unix
2 53 (81.54%) Linux
3 30 (46.15%) Red Hat
4 26 (40.00%) Solaris
5 25 (38.46%) Perl
6 20 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (29.23%) Python
7 19 (29.23%) SAN
8 17 (26.15%) Puppet
9 15 (23.08%) DNS
10 14 (21.54%) AIX
10 14 (21.54%) Finance
10 14 (21.54%) Bash Shell
11 13 (20.00%) Banking
12 12 (18.46%) Clustering
13 11 (16.92%) Windows
13 11 (16.92%) Data Centre
14 10 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (15.38%) MySQL
14 10 (15.38%) IBM
14 10 (15.38%) Shell Script
14 10 (15.38%) VMware
15 9 (13.85%) Performance Management
15 9 (13.85%) Incident Management
15 9 (13.85%) Nagios
15 9 (13.85%) CentOS
15 9 (13.85%) Root Cause Analysis
16 8 (12.31%) Patch Management
16 8 (12.31%) vSphere
16 8 (12.31%) Performance Tuning

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.77%) Apache
2 3 (4.62%) nginx
2 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.08%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.54%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) Node.js
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.23%) SAN
2 15 (23.08%) DNS
3 6 (9.23%) SMTP
4 5 (7.69%) Firewall
4 5 (7.69%) Internet
4 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.15%) Kerberos
5 4 (6.15%) NAS
6 3 (4.62%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (4.62%) DMZ
6 3 (4.62%) FTP
6 3 (4.62%) HTTP
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.08%) LDAP
7 2 (3.08%) SNMP
7 2 (3.08%) SSL
8 1 (1.54%) DHCP
8 1 (1.54%) SSH
8 1 (1.54%) VLAN
8 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) MySQL
2 6 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.62%) Big Data
3 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.54%) Redis
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 13 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.54%) Front Office
4 1 (1.54%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) LAMP
2 3 (4.62%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (4.62%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.54%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Clustering
2 11 (16.92%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.69%) Hedge funds
4 3 (4.62%) Blog
4 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.62%) User Experience
5 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.54%) Fintech
6 1 (1.54%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Unix
2 53 (81.54%) Linux
3 26 (40.00%) Solaris
4 20 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (21.54%) AIX
6 11 (16.92%) Windows
7 9 (13.85%) CentOS
8 7 (10.77%) Debian
9 3 (4.62%) SUSE
9 3 (4.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (4.62%) Ubuntu
9 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
10 2 (3.08%) Fedora
11 1 (1.54%) FreeBSD
11 1 (1.54%) HPUX
11 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (13.85%) Incident Management
2 9 (13.85%) Performance Management
2 9 (13.85%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (12.31%) Load Balancing
3 8 (12.31%) Patch Management
3 8 (12.31%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (10.77%) Problem Management
5 6 (9.23%) Change Management
5 6 (9.23%) DevOps
5 6 (9.23%) Open Source
6 4 (6.15%) High Availability
6 4 (6.15%) ITIL
6 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.62%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.62%) Low Latency
7 3 (4.62%) Migration
8 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.08%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.08%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 25 (38.46%) Perl
2 19 (29.23%) Python
3 14 (21.54%) Bash Shell
4 10 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 6 (9.23%) Korn
6 4 (6.15%) Java
7 3 (4.62%) PHP
8 2 (3.08%) Ruby
8 2 (3.08%) SQL
9 1 (1.54%) AWK
9 1 (1.54%) C#
9 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.54%) sed
9 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) MCITP
3 1 (1.54%) MCSE
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) RHCE
3 1 (1.54%) RHCT
System Software
1 8 (12.31%) vSphere
2 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.69%) NFS
3 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.62%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (4.62%) Postfix
4 3 (4.62%) vCloud
5 2 (3.08%) iptables
6 1 (1.54%) Docker
6 1 (1.54%) KVM
6 1 (1.54%) Samba
6 1 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (26.15%) Puppet
2 9 (13.85%) Nagios
3 8 (12.31%) Ansible
4 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (6.15%) Cobbler
6 3 (4.62%) Cacti
6 3 (4.62%) HAProxy
6 3 (4.62%) ZABBIX
7 2 (3.08%) CFEngine
7 2 (3.08%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.08%) OSSEC
8 1 (1.54%) Salt
8 1 (1.54%) yum
Vendors
1 30 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 10 (15.38%) IBM
2 10 (15.38%) VMware
3 8 (12.31%) Veritas
4 6 (9.23%) Oracle
5 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco
6 3 (4.62%) Google
6 3 (4.62%) Hitachi
6 3 (4.62%) NetApp
7 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.08%) EMC
7 2 (3.08%) HP
7 2 (3.08%) Juniper
8 1 (1.54%) Brocade
8 1 (1.54%) Citrix
8 1 (1.54%) Dell
8 1 (1.54%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.54%) Sun
8 1 (1.54%) Symantec