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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 403 391 402
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 43 41 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 39 40 30
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,650 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
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
20998 20896 20988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.16% 94.81% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16760 17048 18116
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Surrey +20 14 £60,000 +11.62%
Berkshire +22 12 £53,750 +22.85%
West Sussex -4 7 £37,500 -22.68%
Hampshire -24 4 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £47,000 -
Kent - 3 £62,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £52,500 - 1
UNIX Administrator
England

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 74 (100.00%) UNIX
2 59 (79.73%) Linux
3 37 (50.00%) Solaris
4 35 (47.30%) Red Hat
5 26 (35.14%) Sun
5 26 (35.14%) AIX
6 24 (32.43%) Oracle
7 23 (31.08%) Shell Script
8 20 (27.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (25.68%) Performance Analysis
9 19 (25.68%) Apache
10 18 (24.32%) VMware
11 17 (22.97%) HP
12 15 (20.27%) Veritas
12 15 (20.27%) Perl
13 14 (18.92%) IBM
13 14 (18.92%) SAN
13 14 (18.92%) Clustering
13 14 (18.92%) Finance
14 13 (17.57%) NetBackup
14 13 (17.57%) MySQL
15 12 (16.22%) Firewall
16 11 (14.86%) Mainframe
16 11 (14.86%) PCI DSS
16 11 (14.86%) Bash Shell
17 10 (13.51%) Apache Solr
17 10 (13.51%) Data Migration
17 10 (13.51%) QA
17 10 (13.51%) InterSystems

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 19 (25.68%) Apache
2 10 (13.51%) Tomcat
2 10 (13.51%) Apache Solr
3 5 (6.76%) nginx
4 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.70%) IIS
6 1 (1.35%) JBoss
6 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) SAN
2 12 (16.22%) Firewall
3 10 (13.51%) BIG-IP
4 8 (10.81%) LDAP
5 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.76%) DNS
7 2 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.70%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.70%) tcpdump
7 2 (2.70%) snoop
7 2 (2.70%) FWSM
8 1 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.35%) NAS
8 1 (1.35%) VLAN
8 1 (1.35%) BGP
8 1 (1.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) MySQL
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.05%) DB2
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.70%) OLTP
4 2 (2.70%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Legal
3 5 (6.76%) Banking
4 3 (4.05%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) LAMP
2 2 (2.70%) HTML
2 2 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Clustering
2 11 (14.86%) Mainframe
3 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.11%) LPAR
5 5 (6.76%) iSeries
6 4 (5.41%) HACMP
7 2 (2.70%) AS400
7 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) UNIX
2 59 (79.73%) Linux
3 37 (50.00%) Solaris
4 26 (35.14%) AIX
5 20 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (10.81%) SUSE
7 7 (9.46%) HPUX
8 6 (8.11%) Windows
9 5 (6.76%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.70%) CentOS
10 2 (2.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (25.68%) Performance Analysis
3 10 (13.51%) Data Migration
3 10 (13.51%) Migration
4 9 (12.16%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (10.81%) ITIL
6 7 (9.46%) Project Management
7 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.76%) Business Continuity
8 5 (6.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.76%) DevOps
9 4 (5.41%) Validation
9 4 (5.41%) Change Management
9 4 (5.41%) Benchmarking
9 4 (5.41%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.05%) Data Management
11 2 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (2.70%) Supplier Management
11 2 (2.70%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.08%) Shell Script
2 15 (20.27%) Perl
3 11 (14.86%) Bash Shell
4 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.11%) Java
6 5 (6.76%) Python
7 4 (5.41%) Bourne shell
8 3 (4.05%) PHP
9 2 (2.70%) SQL
9 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.35%) AWK
10 1 (1.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Sun Certification
1 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (2.70%) IBM Certification
1 2 (2.70%) SCSA
1 2 (2.70%) LPIC
1 2 (2.70%) RHCSA
2 1 (1.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.86%) PCI DSS
2 10 (13.51%) QA
3 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (12.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (9.46%) vSphere
3 6 (8.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (6.76%) Veritas File System
5 4 (5.41%) NFS
5 4 (5.41%) KVM
6 3 (4.05%) PowerHA
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (2.70%) Firmware
8 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (17.57%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.41%) Puppet
2 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.05%) Control-M
3 3 (4.05%) OpenView
4 2 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (2.70%) Nagios
5 1 (1.35%) Legato
Vendors
1 35 (47.30%) Red Hat
2 26 (35.14%) Sun
3 24 (32.43%) Oracle
4 18 (24.32%) VMware
5 17 (22.97%) HP
6 15 (20.27%) Veritas
7 14 (18.92%) IBM
8 10 (13.51%) InterSystems
9 7 (9.46%) Cisco
9 7 (9.46%) hybris
10 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
11 4 (5.41%) EMC
12 3 (4.05%) Symantec
12 3 (4.05%) Dell
12 3 (4.05%) F5
13 2 (2.70%) Egenera
13 2 (2.70%) Foundry
13 2 (2.70%) 3PAR
13 2 (2.70%) BMC
14 1 (1.35%) Brocade