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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 430 384 413
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 22 45 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.100% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.23% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 39 23
Average salary £61,250 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.12% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £36,400 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
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
20834 19960 21803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.61% 95.01% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16313 16479 18662
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 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
(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 -1 11 £62,500 +66.66%
Oxfordshire +9 5 £52,500 -4.54%
Berkshire -2 3 £52,500 +21.03%
Kent - 3 £62,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Hampshire -22 1 £40,000 +6.66%
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 35 (100.00%) UNIX
2 32 (91.43%) Linux
3 29 (82.86%) Red Hat
4 26 (74.29%) Solaris
5 23 (65.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (65.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (54.29%) Perl
7 17 (48.57%) Sun
8 14 (40.00%) HP
8 14 (40.00%) Oracle
9 13 (37.14%) AIX
9 13 (37.14%) SAN
9 13 (37.14%) Finance
10 12 (34.29%) NetBackup
10 12 (34.29%) Veritas
10 12 (34.29%) Shell Script
11 11 (31.43%) EMC
12 9 (25.71%) VMware
12 9 (25.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 9 (25.71%) Apache
12 9 (25.71%) Capacity Management
13 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (22.86%) NFS
13 8 (22.86%) Cisco
13 8 (22.86%) NAS
13 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (22.86%) Legal
13 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
13 8 (22.86%) Banking
13 8 (22.86%) Brocade

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 9 (25.71%) Apache
2 5 (14.29%) nginx
3 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) SAN
2 8 (22.86%) NAS
3 6 (17.14%) iSCSI
4 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.43%) SSH
5 4 (11.43%) FTP
6 3 (8.57%) LDAP
7 2 (5.71%) DHCP
7 2 (5.71%) DNS
7 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.71%) tcpdump
7 2 (5.71%) snoop
7 2 (5.71%) FWSM
8 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.86%) VLAN
8 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) OLTP
3 1 (2.86%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Legal
2 8 (22.86%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.71%) Electronics
4 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) LAMP
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (17.14%) LPAR
3 6 (17.14%) Replication
4 4 (11.43%) Clustering
5 3 (8.57%) CLARiiON
6 2 (5.71%) Firmware
6 2 (5.71%) HACMP
6 2 (5.71%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) UNIX
2 32 (91.43%) Linux
3 26 (74.29%) Solaris
4 23 (65.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (37.14%) AIX
6 5 (14.29%) HPUX
7 2 (5.71%) Windows
7 2 (5.71%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (25.71%) Capacity Management
3 7 (20.00%) Change Management
3 7 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (17.14%) Validation
4 6 (17.14%) ITIL
4 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
4 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
4 6 (17.14%) Load Balancing
5 5 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 4 (11.43%) High Availability
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Perl
2 12 (34.29%) Shell Script
3 6 (17.14%) Python
3 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
4 5 (14.29%) Bourne shell
5 3 (8.57%) Java
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.86%) AWK
7 1 (2.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (22.86%) NFS
2 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.00%) Veritas File System
4 4 (11.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (11.43%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) NetBackup
2 6 (17.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (17.14%) EMC Navisphere
3 5 (14.29%) Nagios
4 4 (11.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (5.71%) Puppet
5 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.71%) OpenView
5 2 (5.71%) Legato
5 2 (5.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 29 (82.86%) Red Hat
2 17 (48.57%) Sun
3 14 (40.00%) HP
3 14 (40.00%) Oracle
4 12 (34.29%) Veritas
5 11 (31.43%) EMC
6 9 (25.71%) VMware
7 8 (22.86%) Brocade
7 8 (22.86%) Cisco
8 6 (17.14%) Symantec
9 4 (11.43%) IBM
10 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
10 2 (5.71%) SAP
10 2 (5.71%) Compaq
10 2 (5.71%) Dell
10 2 (5.71%) Egenera
10 2 (5.71%) Foundry
10 2 (5.71%) F5
11 1 (2.86%) JBoss