The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 195 198 216
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 11 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.23% 0.19% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.20% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 1
Average salary £62,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +1.17%
UNIX Systems Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4527 4506 5038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.23% 95.45% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3665 3672 4333
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Surrey

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Surrey

UNIX Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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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
Camberley - 3 £62,500 -
Guildford - 1 £29,000 -
Reigate - 1 £50,000 -
UNIX Systems Administrator
South East

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 19 (100.00%) UNIX
2 18 (94.74%) Solaris
3 16 (84.21%) Red Hat
3 16 (84.21%) Linux
3 16 (84.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (78.95%) Sun
5 13 (68.42%) SAN
6 12 (63.16%) Veritas
6 12 (63.16%) Perl
6 12 (63.16%) Oracle
6 12 (63.16%) NetBackup
6 12 (63.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (57.89%) Finance
7 11 (57.89%) EMC
8 9 (47.37%) AIX
8 9 (47.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 9 (47.37%) Capacity Management
9 8 (42.11%) NAS
9 8 (42.11%) Banking
9 8 (42.11%) Brocade
9 8 (42.11%) NFS
10 7 (36.84%) Change Management
10 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
10 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (36.84%) Veritas File System
11 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
11 6 (31.58%) iSCSI
11 6 (31.58%) Symantec
11 6 (31.58%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (31.58%) Replication

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) SAN
2 8 (42.11%) NAS
3 6 (31.58%) iSCSI
4 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
5 4 (21.05%) SSH
5 4 (21.05%) FTP
6 3 (15.79%) LDAP
7 2 (10.53%) DHCP
7 2 (10.53%) DNS
8 1 (5.26%) VLAN
8 1 (5.26%) Firewall
8 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) OLTP
2 1 (5.26%) VLDB
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Legal
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (31.58%) Replication
3 4 (21.05%) Clustering
4 3 (15.79%) CLARiiON
5 2 (10.53%) HACMP
5 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) UNIX
2 18 (94.74%) Solaris
3 16 (84.21%) Linux
3 16 (84.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (47.37%) AIX
5 1 (5.26%) HPUX
5 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (47.37%) Capacity Management
3 7 (36.84%) Change Management
4 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
5 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
6 4 (21.05%) High Availability
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (10.53%) DevOps
8 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
8 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
9 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
9 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (5.26%) Information Security
9 1 (5.26%) Logistics
9 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.26%) BCP
9 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Perl
2 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
3 4 (21.05%) Bourne shell
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) AWK
4 1 (5.26%) Korn
4 1 (5.26%) Python
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (42.11%) NFS
3 7 (36.84%) Veritas File System
4 4 (21.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) NetBackup
2 6 (31.58%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (31.58%) EMC Navisphere
3 5 (26.32%) Nagios
4 4 (21.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (10.53%) Puppet
5 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (10.53%) OpenView
5 2 (10.53%) Legato
5 2 (10.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Red Hat
2 15 (78.95%) Sun
3 12 (63.16%) Oracle
3 12 (63.16%) Veritas
4 11 (57.89%) EMC
5 8 (42.11%) Brocade
6 6 (31.58%) Symantec
6 6 (31.58%) HP
7 4 (21.05%) IBM
8 2 (10.53%) Compaq
8 2 (10.53%) Dell
9 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
9 1 (5.26%) JBoss
9 1 (5.26%) VMware