The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank - 159 170
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.097% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.10% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Unix Systems 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
2837 2969 3231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.55% 95.65% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1848 1905 2109
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 £55,962 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Unix Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Unix Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Unix Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Scotland

Unix Systems Administrator
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) HPUX
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) OpenVMS
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Korn
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) LDAP

Unix Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) HPUX
4 2 (33.33%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) Korn
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) VMware