The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 184 178 180
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 4 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.097% 0.026% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.027% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 7
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £42,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UNIX Administrator
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3909 3648 3638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.95% 94.56% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3231 3188 3199
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

UNIX Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Administrator in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UNIX Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

UNIX Administrator
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Administrator across the Manchester region.

UNIX Administrator Salary Trend in Manchester

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited UNIX 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Change Management
4 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Apache
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) Puppet
5 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) LAMP
6 2 (18.18%) Perl
6 2 (18.18%) PHP
6 2 (18.18%) MySQL
6 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Nagios
6 2 (18.18%) Middleware
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
7 1 (9.09%) SSL
7 1 (9.09%) IBM
7 1 (9.09%) EMC
7 1 (9.09%) NetApp
7 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (9.09%) Firmware
7 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Workshop
7 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 1 (9.09%) GIS

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited UNIX 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Workshop
1 1 (9.09%) Hudson
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
1 1 (9.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Groovy
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Java
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) VirtualBox
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
1 1 (9.09%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Nagios
3 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Axway