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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
England / South East
Rank 372 437 444
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 6 5 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 0.026% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.027% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 25
Median salary £34,000 £55,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.18% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £39,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £55,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%

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
14046 18543 20147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.69% 96.70% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11642 15931 16458
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,186 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire - 2 £30,000 -
Kent - 2 £39,000 -
East Sussex +10 1 £33,000 +10.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Unix Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 30 (100.00%) Unix
2 25 (83.33%) Linux
3 13 (43.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (43.33%) Red Hat
4 10 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 10 (33.33%) Degree
4 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 9 (30.00%) AIX
5 9 (30.00%) Solaris
6 8 (26.67%) High Availability
7 7 (23.33%) Capacity Management
7 7 (23.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
7 7 (23.33%) Perl
7 7 (23.33%) Python
7 7 (23.33%) Veritas
8 6 (20.00%) Asset Management
8 6 (20.00%) IBM
8 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
9 5 (16.67%) VLDB
9 5 (16.67%) SAN
9 5 (16.67%) OLTP
9 5 (16.67%) Windows
9 5 (16.67%) ANSYS
9 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 5 (16.67%) MATLAB
9 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (16.67%) Clustering
9 5 (16.67%) NetBackup
9 5 (16.67%) Failover Clustering

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 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) lighttpd
2 1 (3.33%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) InfiniBand
1 5 (16.67%) SAN
2 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.33%) BGP
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) HTTP
4 1 (3.33%) LDAP
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) OLTP
1 5 (16.67%) VLDB
2 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) InfluxDB
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (16.67%) Clustering
4 4 (13.33%) Online Games
5 3 (10.00%) EFT
5 3 (10.00%) HACMP
6 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Unix
2 25 (83.33%) Linux
3 13 (43.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (30.00%) AIX
4 9 (30.00%) Solaris
5 5 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (10.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.33%) CentOS
8 1 (3.33%) Debian
8 1 (3.33%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) High Availability
2 7 (23.33%) Capacity Management
3 6 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Use Case
5 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Coaching
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.67%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.67%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 7 (23.33%) Perl
2 7 (23.33%) Python
3 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 4 (13.33%) Korn
6 2 (6.67%) PHP
6 2 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Java
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.33%) KVM
3 1 (3.33%) Postfix
3 1 (3.33%) Varnish
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.33%) Cacti
4 1 (3.33%) Nagios
4 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (23.33%) Veritas
3 6 (20.00%) IBM
4 5 (16.67%) ANSYS
5 4 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (6.67%) LANDesk
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
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