The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 240 233 231
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 12 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.073% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.078% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 16
Average salary £37,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.95% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,300 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UNIX 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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7046 6451 7066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5724 5545 6120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
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 the North West

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

UNIX Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

UNIX Administrator
Salary Trend in the North West

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

UNIX Administrator Salary Trend in the North West

UNIX Administrator
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Administrator across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

UNIX Administrator Salary Histogram in the North West

UNIX Administrator
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Administrator within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Cheshire -4 6 £35,500 +16.39% 1
Manchester -6 4 £38,750 -8.82%
Merseyside +7 2 £45,000 +4.65%
UNIX Administrator
England

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 31 (100.00%) UNIX
2 28 (90.32%) Linux
3 17 (54.84%) Change Management
4 16 (51.61%) Problem Management
5 10 (32.26%) Finance
6 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
7 6 (19.35%) Apache
8 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
9 3 (9.68%) HP
9 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.68%) Perl
9 3 (9.68%) Oracle
9 3 (9.68%) SAN
9 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
9 3 (9.68%) Puppet
10 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (6.45%) EMC
10 2 (6.45%) LAMP
10 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
10 2 (6.45%) VMware
10 2 (6.45%) Banking
10 2 (6.45%) PHP
10 2 (6.45%) MySQL
10 2 (6.45%) Windows
10 2 (6.45%) AIX
10 2 (6.45%) HPUX
10 2 (6.45%) Solaris
10 2 (6.45%) IBM
10 2 (6.45%) Tomcat

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 6 (19.35%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Workshop
1 1 (3.23%) Hudson
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
1 2 (6.45%) LAMP
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Firmware
1 1 (3.23%) GIS
1 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) UNIX
2 28 (90.32%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) AIX
3 2 (6.45%) HPUX
3 2 (6.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Change Management
2 16 (51.61%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
3 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL
4 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.23%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (3.23%) Migration
4 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.23%) Data Management
4 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Logistics
4 1 (3.23%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.68%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) Groovy
4 1 (3.23%) Bourne shell
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Sendmail
2 1 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Veritas File System
2 1 (3.23%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) RHEV
2 1 (3.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Nagios
3 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) Legato
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
1 3 (9.68%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) EMC
2 2 (6.45%) IBM
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Axway
3 1 (3.23%) Sun
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase
3 1 (3.23%) NetApp
3 1 (3.23%) Veritas
3 1 (3.23%) Compaq
Chester, Cheshire
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