The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Unix Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 388 448 443
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 22 28 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 25
Median salary £52,500 £43,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.09% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £34,500 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +5.00%
Unix Systems 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
15725 21062 21213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.88% 97.03% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13103 17793 16905
Median salary £43,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.14% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Unix Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

Unix Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Unix Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the South East

Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator across the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Unix Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the South East

Unix Systems Administrator
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +27 12 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire +15 4 £49,500 -
West Sussex - 4 £52,000 -
Hampshire +9 2 £41,000 -4.65%
Unix Systems Administrator
England

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Unix Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Unix
2 30 (90.91%) Linux
3 21 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (63.64%) Red Hat
4 17 (51.52%) Solaris
5 13 (39.39%) Veritas
5 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
6 11 (33.33%) Degree
6 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 10 (30.30%) Bash Shell
8 9 (27.27%) High Availability
8 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
9 8 (24.24%) Capacity Management
10 7 (21.21%) AIX
10 7 (21.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (18.18%) ANSYS
11 6 (18.18%) PCI DSS
11 6 (18.18%) Use Case
11 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
11 6 (18.18%) Clustering
11 6 (18.18%) Perl
11 6 (18.18%) ITIL
11 6 (18.18%) SLA
11 6 (18.18%) Python
11 6 (18.18%) LAN
11 6 (18.18%) WAN
11 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
11 6 (18.18%) Symantec
11 6 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 6 (18.18%) InfiniBand
2 6 (18.18%) LAN
2 6 (18.18%) WAN
2 6 (18.18%) X.25
3 5 (15.15%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (6.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) OLTP
1 5 (15.15%) VLDB
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
1 4 (12.12%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
2 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (18.18%) Clustering
4 4 (12.12%) Online Games
5 3 (9.09%) EFT
5 3 (9.09%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Unix
2 30 (90.91%) Linux
3 21 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (51.52%) Solaris
5 7 (21.21%) AIX
6 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) High Availability
2 8 (24.24%) Capacity Management
3 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) Security Patching
3 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 6 (18.18%) Use Case
4 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
5 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.06%) Coaching
7 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Bash Shell
2 6 (18.18%) MATLAB
2 6 (18.18%) Perl
2 6 (18.18%) Python
2 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 4 (12.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) PCI DSS
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (6.06%) Postfix
2 2 (6.06%) qmail
2 2 (6.06%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Failover Clustering
1 6 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (15.15%) NetBackup
3 3 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 3 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 13 (39.39%) Veritas
3 6 (18.18%) ANSYS
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) Symantec
4 5 (15.15%) VMware
5 4 (12.12%) IBM
6 2 (6.06%) Sun