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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 425 371 428
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 21 47 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.094% 0.22% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.23% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 16 41 16
Average salary £61,250 £40,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.12% -5.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +7.50%
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
21099 20166 21691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16589 16620 18515
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 -4 9 £62,500 +66.66%
Oxfordshire +10 4 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Berkshire -2 3 £52,500 +22.09% 1
Kent - 2 £62,500 -
Hampshire -36 1 £40,000 +2.56%
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (100.00%) UNIX
2 36 (92.31%) Linux
3 33 (84.62%) Red Hat
4 30 (76.92%) Solaris
5 27 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (58.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (46.15%) Oracle
7 18 (46.15%) Perl
7 18 (46.15%) Sun
8 16 (41.03%) Veritas
8 16 (41.03%) AIX
9 15 (38.46%) Finance
10 14 (35.90%) SAN
11 13 (33.33%) EMC
11 13 (33.33%) HP
11 13 (33.33%) Shell Script
12 12 (30.77%) NetBackup
12 12 (30.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 11 (28.21%) VMware
13 11 (28.21%) Capacity Management
14 10 (25.64%) Brocade
14 10 (25.64%) NAS
14 10 (25.64%) Symantec
15 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
16 8 (20.51%) Veritas File System
16 8 (20.51%) EMC Navisphere
16 8 (20.51%) Change Management
16 8 (20.51%) Cisco
16 8 (20.51%) NFS

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (17.95%) Apache
2 4 (10.26%) nginx
3 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) SAN
2 10 (25.64%) NAS
3 7 (17.95%) iSCSI
4 4 (10.26%) SSH
4 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.26%) FTP
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.13%) Wireshark
5 2 (5.13%) tcpdump
5 2 (5.13%) snoop
5 2 (5.13%) FWSM
5 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.13%) DHCP
5 2 (5.13%) LDAP
6 1 (2.56%) DNS
6 1 (2.56%) Broadband
6 1 (2.56%) Firewall
6 1 (2.56%) VLAN
6 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.56%) VLDB
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Legal
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.13%) Electronics
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) LAMP
2 2 (5.13%) XML
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (17.95%) Clustering
2 7 (17.95%) Replication
2 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.38%) LPAR
4 5 (12.82%) CLARiiON
5 2 (5.13%) DTV
5 2 (5.13%) Firmware
5 2 (5.13%) HACMP
6 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) UNIX
2 36 (92.31%) Linux
3 30 (76.92%) Solaris
4 27 (69.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (41.03%) AIX
6 4 (10.26%) HPUX
7 3 (7.69%) VMS
8 2 (5.13%) SUSE
8 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (28.21%) Capacity Management
3 8 (20.51%) Change Management
4 7 (17.95%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
5 6 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (15.38%) Validation
5 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 6 (15.38%) ITIL
6 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.82%) Problem Management
7 4 (10.26%) High Availability
7 4 (10.26%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.13%) Web Development
9 2 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
9 2 (5.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) Perl
2 13 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 5 (12.82%) Python
3 5 (12.82%) Bourne shell
3 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) AWK
6 1 (2.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.51%) Veritas File System
3 8 (20.51%) NFS
4 4 (10.26%) KVM
5 3 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.56%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) NetBackup
2 8 (20.51%) EMC Navisphere
3 7 (17.95%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (17.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (15.38%) Nagios
5 3 (7.69%) Cobbler
5 3 (7.69%) YUM
6 2 (5.13%) Legato
7 1 (2.56%) OpenView
7 1 (2.56%) Control-M
7 1 (2.56%) Puppet
7 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (84.62%) Red Hat
2 18 (46.15%) Oracle
2 18 (46.15%) Sun
3 16 (41.03%) Veritas
4 13 (33.33%) EMC
4 13 (33.33%) HP
5 11 (28.21%) VMware
6 10 (25.64%) Brocade
6 10 (25.64%) Symantec
7 8 (20.51%) Cisco
8 7 (17.95%) IBM
9 2 (5.13%) Egenera
9 2 (5.13%) Foundry
9 2 (5.13%) F5
9 2 (5.13%) SAP
9 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.13%) Compaq
10 1 (2.56%) Dell
10 1 (2.56%) JBoss
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