The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 137 153 151
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 20 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 4
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
Unix Administrator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2834 2963 3173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.61% 95.61% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1845 1914 2068
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Unix Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Unix Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Unix Administrator
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Unix Administrator Salary Trend in Scotland

Unix Administrator
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Administrator within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Edinburgh +21 20 £43,000 -4.44%
Unix Administrator
UK

Unix Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 28 (100.00%) Unix
2 14 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 14 (50.00%) Solaris
3 11 (39.29%) SAS
3 11 (39.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (39.29%) Degree
3 11 (39.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (28.57%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) Law
5 7 (25.00%) Migration
5 7 (25.00%) Clustering
5 7 (25.00%) Veritas
5 7 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (25.00%) Veritas File System
5 7 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (21.43%) AIX
7 5 (17.86%) Perl
8 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 4 (14.29%) Puppet
8 4 (14.29%) Linux
8 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 4 (14.29%) VMware
9 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
9 3 (10.71%) DNS
9 3 (10.71%) SLA
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle
10 2 (7.14%) ITIL

Unix Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (39.29%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) VoIP
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Clustering
1 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) CMDB
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Unix
2 14 (50.00%) Solaris
3 6 (21.43%) AIX
3 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (7.14%) HPUX
5 2 (7.14%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (39.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Perl
2 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 7 (25.00%) Veritas File System
1 7 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (25.00%) Veritas
3 4 (14.29%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) HP