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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Administrator
Rank 250 222 219
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 1 21 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.014% 0.32% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.34% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 42
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
6617 6182 7174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.13% 94.85% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5490 5121 6055
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 27 February 2015. 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
Manchester -7 1 £29,000 -10.76%
UNIX Administrator
England

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) HPUX
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) Hitachi
5 2 (28.57%) Veritas
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Back Office
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) SSH
6 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 1 (14.29%) IMAP
6 1 (14.29%) Cacti
6 1 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (14.29%) Sendmail
6 1 (14.29%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) RTP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
2 1 (14.29%) IMAP
2 1 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (14.29%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (14.29%) MRTG
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) PSTN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) HPUX
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Debian
5 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Sendmail
2 1 (14.29%) Dovecot
2 1 (14.29%) VirtualBox
2 1 (14.29%) Kamailio
2 1 (14.29%) KVM
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 2 (28.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (14.29%) Cacti
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Hitachi
2 2 (28.57%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco