The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 428 383 408
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 19 35 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.092% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 31
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £43,300 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £48,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
19809 19148 20813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.58% 94.69% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16141 15338 18097
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 23 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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 -10 12 £60,000 -
Berkshire +4 7 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Kent - 1 £62,000 -
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 42 (100.00%) UNIX
2 32 (76.19%) Linux
3 29 (69.05%) Solaris
4 26 (61.90%) Red Hat
5 24 (57.14%) Oracle
6 23 (54.76%) Sun
7 18 (42.86%) AIX
8 17 (40.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (35.71%) NetBackup
10 14 (33.33%) Veritas
10 14 (33.33%) HP
10 14 (33.33%) Shell Script
11 13 (30.95%) Perl
11 13 (30.95%) IBM
12 12 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (26.19%) Apache
14 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
14 9 (21.43%) SUSE
15 8 (19.05%) VMware
15 8 (19.05%) DNS
15 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
15 8 (19.05%) Finance
15 8 (19.05%) Project Management
15 8 (19.05%) SAN
16 7 (16.67%) EMC
16 7 (16.67%) HPUX
16 7 (16.67%) Clustering
17 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
17 6 (14.29%) Windows
17 6 (14.29%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 11 (26.19%) Apache
2 5 (11.90%) nginx
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 8 (19.05%) DNS
2 8 (19.05%) SAN
3 5 (11.90%) LDAP
4 2 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.76%) Wireshark
4 2 (4.76%) tcpdump
4 2 (4.76%) snoop
4 2 (4.76%) LAN
4 2 (4.76%) WAN
4 2 (4.76%) Firewall
4 2 (4.76%) FWSM
5 1 (2.38%) BGP
5 1 (2.38%) NAS
5 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) DB2
2 4 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) Big Data
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) VLDB
3 1 (2.38%) OLTP
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
2 4 (9.52%) Marketing
3 3 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) LAMP
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Clustering
2 6 (14.29%) HACMP
3 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.14%) iSeries
6 2 (4.76%) LPAR
6 2 (4.76%) AS400
7 1 (2.38%) DTV
7 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.38%) CMDB
7 1 (2.38%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) UNIX
2 32 (76.19%) Linux
3 29 (69.05%) Solaris
4 18 (42.86%) AIX
5 17 (40.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (21.43%) SUSE
7 7 (16.67%) HPUX
8 6 (14.29%) Windows
9 4 (9.52%) Ubuntu
10 3 (7.14%) Debian
11 2 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
2 8 (19.05%) Project Management
3 5 (11.90%) ITIL
3 5 (11.90%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (11.90%) Data Management
4 4 (9.52%) DevOps
5 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.76%) Web Development
6 2 (4.76%) Security Management
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (2.38%) Software Licensing
7 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (2.38%) BCP
7 1 (2.38%) Benchmarking
7 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 13 (30.95%) Perl
3 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 6 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.38%) Bourne shell
6 1 (2.38%) Korn
6 1 (2.38%) AWK
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) MCSE
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (11.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (9.52%) NFS
3 3 (7.14%) Firmware
4 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) Veritas File System
4 1 (2.38%) PowerHA
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) NetBackup
2 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.52%) Puppet
2 4 (9.52%) Control-M
2 4 (9.52%) OpenView
3 1 (2.38%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Red Hat
2 24 (57.14%) Oracle
3 23 (54.76%) Sun
4 14 (33.33%) Veritas
4 14 (33.33%) HP
5 13 (30.95%) IBM
6 8 (19.05%) VMware
7 7 (16.67%) EMC
8 6 (14.29%) Symantec
9 5 (11.90%) Sybase
10 3 (7.14%) Dell
10 3 (7.14%) Cisco
10 3 (7.14%) F5
11 2 (4.76%) Brocade
11 2 (4.76%) Egenera
11 2 (4.76%) Foundry
12 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
12 1 (2.38%) SAP
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