The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 233 - 210
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 6 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.097% - 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 12
Average salary £42,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- -8.04%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5929 5528 5200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.14% 95.34% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4877 4657 4586
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
Bristol - 6 £42,500 -
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 7 (87.50%) Solaris
3 6 (75.00%) Apache
3 6 (75.00%) CentOS
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Nagios
5 3 (37.50%) Back Office
5 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (37.50%) Perl
5 3 (37.50%) Python
5 3 (37.50%) CRM
5 3 (37.50%) VMS
5 3 (37.50%) Korn
5 3 (37.50%) Subversion
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (37.50%) Puppet
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) Opsview
5 3 (37.50%) GlassFish
6 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (12.50%) XenApp
6 1 (12.50%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
1 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Solaris
3 6 (75.00%) CentOS
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) VMS
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) Python
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
1 3 (37.50%) Korn
1 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) RHCE
1 1 (12.50%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Nagios
2 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Opsview
3 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix