The first table below looks at the demand for the UNIX Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank - 216 223
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 0 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.22% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.23% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 2
Average salary - £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5606 5287 5359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.39% 96.58% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4748 4671 4650
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the South West

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Nagios
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Cacti
4 2 (28.57%) Ganglia
4 2 (28.57%) Zenoss
4 2 (28.57%) Infoblox
4 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (28.57%) Puppet
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Nagios
2 2 (28.57%) Cacti
2 2 (28.57%) Ganglia
2 2 (28.57%) Zenoss
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) NetApp
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Infoblox
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint