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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 427 420 400
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 21 44 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 38 34
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,105
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -1.43%
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
18561 20260 19832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15896 16537 15701
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 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
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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
Middlesex - 5 £55,000 -
Surrey -1 3 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire -8 3 - -
East Sussex +10 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Kent 0 2 - -
Berkshire -20 2 £53,750 +7.50%
Oxfordshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £43,000 -
Unix Administrator
England

Unix Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 42 (100.00%) Unix
2 29 (69.05%) Linux
3 17 (40.48%) AIX
4 16 (38.10%) Python
5 14 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 12 (28.57%) Solaris
7 11 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (26.19%) CentOS
8 10 (23.81%) Perl
9 9 (21.43%) Project Management
9 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (19.05%) High Availability
10 8 (19.05%) Finance
10 8 (19.05%) VMware
10 8 (19.05%) Veritas
11 7 (16.67%) IBM
11 7 (16.67%) HACMP
11 7 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 6 (14.29%) Postfix
12 6 (14.29%) vCloud
12 6 (14.29%) vSphere
12 6 (14.29%) Ansible
12 6 (14.29%) Windows
12 6 (14.29%) Oracle
12 6 (14.29%) Apache
13 5 (11.90%) LDAP
13 5 (11.90%) SAN
13 5 (11.90%) Firewall
13 5 (11.90%) Debian

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Firewall
1 5 (11.90%) LDAP
1 5 (11.90%) SAN
2 4 (9.52%) DNS
2 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.38%) IPsec
4 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) OLTP
1 4 (9.52%) VLDB
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Toad
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) HACMP
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Clustering
2 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.38%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Unix
2 29 (69.05%) Linux
3 17 (40.48%) AIX
4 12 (28.57%) Solaris
5 11 (26.19%) CentOS
6 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (14.29%) Windows
8 5 (11.90%) Debian
9 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
9 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (7.14%) Fedora
10 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
11 2 (4.76%) FreeBSD
12 1 (2.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (21.43%) Project Management
3 8 (19.05%) High Availability
4 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 4 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Change Management
5 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) Benchmarking
6 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.38%) Coaching
6 1 (2.38%) DevOps
6 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.38%) People Management
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) Python
2 10 (23.81%) Perl
3 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (2.38%) AWK
5 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (14.29%) Postfix
2 6 (14.29%) vCloud
2 6 (14.29%) vSphere
3 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.52%) NFS
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Clusterware
4 4 (9.52%) Xen
5 1 (2.38%) GlusterFS
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 6 (14.29%) Ansible
3 4 (9.52%) NetBackup
3 4 (9.52%) Puppet
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (7.14%) Tivoli
4 3 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 8 (19.05%) Veritas
2 8 (19.05%) VMware
3 7 (16.67%) IBM
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco
5 4 (9.52%) Citrix
5 4 (9.52%) Sun
6 2 (4.76%) Brocade
6 2 (4.76%) StorageTek
7 1 (2.38%) EMC