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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 444 452 451
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 4 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 28 13
Average salary £80,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.90% +2.35%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
18695 20824 22782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.78% 96.96% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15910 16682 18189
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Berkshire +3 3 £80,000 +68.42%
Buckinghamshire +19 1 - -
Unix Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) Unix
2 17 (80.95%) Linux
3 10 (47.62%) Python
4 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 8 (38.10%) AIX
5 8 (38.10%) CentOS
6 7 (33.33%) Solaris
6 7 (33.33%) Finance
6 7 (33.33%) Project Management
6 7 (33.33%) HACMP
7 6 (28.57%) Apache
7 6 (28.57%) Postfix
7 6 (28.57%) vSphere
7 6 (28.57%) Puppet
7 6 (28.57%) Ansible
7 6 (28.57%) vCloud
8 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (23.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (19.05%) VMware
9 4 (19.05%) Veritas
9 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
9 4 (19.05%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) Perl
9 4 (19.05%) LDAP
9 4 (19.05%) NFS
9 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
9 4 (19.05%) DNS
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle Clusterware
9 4 (19.05%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (28.57%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
1 4 (19.05%) LDAP
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) HACMP
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Unix
2 17 (80.95%) Linux
3 8 (38.10%) AIX
3 8 (38.10%) CentOS
4 7 (33.33%) Solaris
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) Contingency Planning
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) High Availability
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Python
2 4 (19.05%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Postfix
1 6 (28.57%) vCloud
1 6 (28.57%) vSphere
2 5 (23.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (19.05%) NFS
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Ansible
1 6 (28.57%) Puppet
2 4 (19.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (14.29%) Tivoli
3 3 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 4 (19.05%) Veritas
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) SAP