The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 397 371 410
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 40 64 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.32% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 34 57 26
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £34,600 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
UNIX 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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20534 20105 21775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.05% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16099 16613 18648
Average salary £41,500 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.10% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UNIX Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

UNIX Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

UNIX Administrator
Salary Trend in the South East

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

UNIX Administrator Salary Trend in the South East

UNIX Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Administrator across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

UNIX Administrator Salary Histogram in the South East

UNIX Administrator
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 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
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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
Surrey -5 18 £60,000 +26.31%
Berkshire +11 10 £57,500 +33.72%
Oxfordshire +4 5 £52,500 -4.54%
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Hampshire -23 3 £40,000 - 1
Kent - 3 £62,500 -
UNIX Administrator
England

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 68 (100.00%) UNIX
2 55 (80.88%) Linux
3 35 (51.47%) Solaris
4 33 (48.53%) Red Hat
5 30 (44.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 27 (39.71%) Oracle
6 27 (39.71%) Sun
7 26 (38.24%) SAN
7 26 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (29.41%) Perl
8 20 (29.41%) HP
9 19 (27.94%) AIX
9 19 (27.94%) Veritas
10 18 (26.47%) NetBackup
11 16 (23.53%) Apache
11 16 (23.53%) Shell Script
12 15 (22.06%) Finance
13 13 (19.12%) VMware
13 13 (19.12%) Veritas File System
13 13 (19.12%) Performance Analysis
14 12 (17.65%) LAMP
14 12 (17.65%) Clustering
14 12 (17.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 12 (17.65%) Bash Shell
15 11 (16.18%) ITIL
15 11 (16.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 11 (16.18%) Capacity Planning
16 10 (14.71%) MySQL
16 10 (14.71%) NFS
16 10 (14.71%) EMC

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 16 (23.53%) Apache
2 9 (13.24%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.29%) Apache Solr
4 5 (7.35%) nginx
5 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.94%) IIS
6 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.24%) SAN
2 8 (11.76%) Firewall
3 7 (10.29%) LDAP
3 7 (10.29%) BIG-IP
3 7 (10.29%) NAS
4 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.82%) iSCSI
5 4 (5.88%) DNS
5 4 (5.88%) FTP
5 4 (5.88%) SSH
6 2 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.94%) tcpdump
6 2 (2.94%) snoop
6 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.94%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.94%) FWSM
7 1 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.47%) VLAN
7 1 (1.47%) SNMP
7 1 (1.47%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) MySQL
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.94%) OLTP
4 2 (2.94%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Legal
3 9 (13.24%) Banking
4 4 (5.88%) Marketing
5 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.94%) Electronics
5 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) LAMP
2 2 (2.94%) HTML
2 2 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Clustering
2 9 (13.24%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.24%) Management Information System
3 8 (11.76%) LPAR
4 7 (10.29%) Mainframe
5 6 (8.82%) Replication
6 4 (5.88%) HACMP
6 4 (5.88%) iSeries
7 3 (4.41%) CLARiiON
8 2 (2.94%) AS400
8 2 (2.94%) DTV
8 2 (2.94%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) UNIX
2 55 (80.88%) Linux
3 35 (51.47%) Solaris
4 26 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (27.94%) AIX
6 9 (13.24%) HPUX
7 6 (8.82%) SUSE
8 4 (5.88%) Ubuntu
8 4 (5.88%) Windows
8 4 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (19.12%) Performance Analysis
3 11 (16.18%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (16.18%) ITIL
4 8 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 8 (11.76%) Capacity Management
5 7 (10.29%) Change Management
5 7 (10.29%) Data Migration
5 7 (10.29%) Migration
5 7 (10.29%) Benchmarking
6 6 (8.82%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.82%) Project Management
6 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.82%) Validation
6 6 (8.82%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (7.35%) DevOps
7 5 (7.35%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.88%) High Availability
9 3 (4.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.41%) Perl
2 16 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 12 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 9 (13.24%) Java
5 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.29%) PHP
6 5 (7.35%) SQL
6 5 (7.35%) Python
7 4 (5.88%) Bourne shell
8 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.47%) AWK
9 1 (1.47%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Sun Certification
1 5 (7.35%) SCSA
2 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) LPIC
4 2 (2.94%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
1 7 (10.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) Veritas File System
2 12 (17.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 11 (16.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 10 (14.71%) NFS
4 10 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.88%) KVM
6 2 (2.94%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (26.47%) NetBackup
2 7 (10.29%) Nagios
3 6 (8.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (8.82%) EMC Navisphere
4 5 (7.35%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (5.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 4 (5.88%) Puppet
5 4 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.41%) HP SIM
6 3 (4.41%) Control-M
6 3 (4.41%) OpenView
7 2 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.47%) Netcool
8 1 (1.47%) Legato
Vendors
1 33 (48.53%) Red Hat
2 27 (39.71%) Oracle
2 27 (39.71%) Sun
3 20 (29.41%) HP
4 19 (27.94%) Veritas
5 13 (19.12%) VMware
6 10 (14.71%) EMC
7 9 (13.24%) IBM
8 8 (11.76%) Cisco
8 8 (11.76%) Brocade
9 7 (10.29%) InterSystems
10 6 (8.82%) Symantec
11 5 (7.35%) BMC
12 3 (4.41%) Dell
13 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
13 2 (2.94%) SAP
13 2 (2.94%) Egenera
13 2 (2.94%) Foundry
13 2 (2.94%) 3PAR
13 2 (2.94%) F5