The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 253 240 249
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 4 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% 0.075% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.079% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 2
Average salary £35,000 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.60% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £41,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £43,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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 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
7047 6326 6839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.24% 94.52% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5953 5440 5905
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the North West

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the North West

UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
Manchester - 3 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 1 - - 2
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Sun
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Compaq
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) PSTN
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) Nagios
5 1 (16.67%) RTP
5 1 (16.67%) AIX
5 1 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) PSTN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) RTP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
2 1 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (16.67%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Debian
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Samba
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas File System
1 1 (16.67%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Legato
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Sun
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Compaq
1 1 (16.67%) Dell
1 1 (16.67%) EMC
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago