The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 97 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.24% 0.44% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £20,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +0.88%
UNIX Systems 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
1204 1103 1068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.33% 96.58% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1021 989 945
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Trend in South Wales

UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Cardiff -10 3 £20,500 -25.45%
UNIX Systems Administrator
Wales

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 29 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) Welsh Language
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) VMware