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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 164 153 153
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 3 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.083% 0.064% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.068% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Average salary £38,250 £43,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.57% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,650 £40,750 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,850 £46,750 £39,400
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +1.17%
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
3430 2957 3045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.28% 94.47% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2165 1925 2092
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 Systems Administrator within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £41,500 - 2
Inverclyde - 1 £35,000 -
UNIX Systems Administrator
UK

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) Bourne shell
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (20.00%) sed
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Korn
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) AIX
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Sybase

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Korn
1 1 (20.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (20.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) NFS
2 1 (20.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) EMC
1 3 (60.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
Renfrewshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: £Competitive plus cash and benefits package
Posted: 22 days ago