The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unix Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 89 94 84
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 6 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.53% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.26% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 2
Average salary £37,500 £24,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -23.20%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
Unix Administrator
Wales

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 Wales 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 Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1113 1169 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.06% 98.57% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 962 1027 730
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Unix Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Unix Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Unix Administrator
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix Administrator across the South Wales region.

Unix Administrator Salary Trend in South Wales

Unix Administrator
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Administrator within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
Newport - 5 £37,500 -
Cardiff -3 1 £27,500 +14.58%
Unix Administrator
Wales

Unix Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Unix 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Unix
1 9 (100.00%) Solaris
2 6 (66.67%) NFS
2 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) Veritas
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle ZFS
3 5 (55.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (55.56%) Axway
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Sun
3 5 (55.56%) NetWeaver
3 5 (55.56%) Tivoli
3 5 (55.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (55.56%) SAP
3 5 (55.56%) EMC
3 5 (55.56%) Samba
3 5 (55.56%) CLARiiON
3 5 (55.56%) SAP Basis
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (11.11%) User Experience
6 1 (11.11%) Server Building
6 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
6 1 (11.11%) Process Management

Unix Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales region that cited Unix 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) NetWeaver
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) SSH
2 1 (11.11%) Telnet
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) SAP Basis
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) CLARiiON
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Solaris
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Process Management
2 1 (11.11%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) NFS
2 5 (55.56%) Samba
2 5 (55.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle ZFS
2 5 (55.56%) Tivoli
2 5 (55.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
1 6 (66.67%) Veritas
2 5 (55.56%) Axway
2 5 (55.56%) EMC
2 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 5 (55.56%) Sun
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) HP