The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 133 - 125
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 5 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% - 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £50,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
UNIX Systems Administrator
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2239 2143 1868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.04% 91.78% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1541 1641 1599
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Reading

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Reading

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) AIX
3 5 (71.43%) HPUX
3 5 (71.43%) Solaris
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 5 (71.43%) Sybase
3 5 (71.43%) DB2
3 5 (71.43%) SUSE
3 5 (71.43%) EMC
3 5 (71.43%) Data Management
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (57.14%) Symantec
4 4 (57.14%) IBM
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) Debian
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) Apache
6 2 (28.57%) Firmware
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) Sun
6 2 (28.57%) HTML
6 2 (28.57%) Java
6 2 (28.57%) Perl
6 2 (28.57%) IIS
6 2 (28.57%) XML
6 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) tcpdump
2 2 (28.57%) snoop
2 2 (28.57%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) DB2
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) SUSE
3 5 (71.43%) AIX
3 5 (71.43%) HPUX
3 5 (71.43%) Solaris
4 3 (42.86%) Debian
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (100.00%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) EMC
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Sybase
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) Symantec
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Egenera
5 2 (28.57%) Foundry
5 2 (28.57%) F5
5 2 (28.57%) Sun
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco