The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior UNIX Administrator role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior UNIX Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior UNIX Administrator
Rank 883 857 881
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UNIX Administrator 21 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.013% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.014% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 20
Average salary £45,000 £52,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.69% +20.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior UNIX Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior UNIX Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior UNIX Administrator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior UNIX Administrator within the UK.

Senior UNIX Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Senior UNIX Administrator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior UNIX Administrator over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior UNIX Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior UNIX Administrator
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior UNIX Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
(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
England -10 19 £45,000 -14.69% 2
East of England - 10 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 10 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 10 £45,000 -
London -12 6 £62,500 +16.82% 2
South East -20 2 £53,000 +10.41%
Glasgow - 2 £47,500 -
Surrey - 2 £53,000 -
Scotland - 2 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Leeds - 1 £42,500 -

Senior UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior UNIX Administrator in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) UNIX
2 18 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 16 (66.67%) Perl
4 15 (62.50%) Solaris
5 14 (58.33%) Linux
6 13 (54.17%) CentOS
7 12 (50.00%) HP
7 12 (50.00%) IBM
8 11 (45.83%) Oracle
8 11 (45.83%) Ubuntu
8 11 (45.83%) Bash Shell
9 9 (37.50%) MySQL
9 9 (37.50%) Shell Script
10 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
10 8 (33.33%) ITIL
10 8 (33.33%) Dell
10 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (29.17%) SAN
12 6 (25.00%) VMware
13 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (20.83%) Sun
13 5 (20.83%) Python
14 4 (16.67%) EMC
14 4 (16.67%) Finance
14 4 (16.67%) Veritas
14 4 (16.67%) Puppet
14 4 (16.67%) Bourne shell
15 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
15 3 (12.50%) 3PAR
15 3 (12.50%) iSeries

Senior UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior UNIX Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (8.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) LDAP
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) FTP
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.17%) NAS
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) iSeries
1 3 (12.50%) AS400
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) UNIX
2 15 (62.50%) Solaris
3 14 (58.33%) Linux
4 13 (54.17%) CentOS
5 11 (45.83%) Ubuntu
6 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (12.50%) SUSE
7 3 (12.50%) AIX
8 2 (8.33%) Windows
9 1 (4.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) High Availability
4 1 (4.17%) IT Governance
4 1 (4.17%) Content Management
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Perl
2 11 (45.83%) Bash Shell
3 9 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (20.83%) Python
5 4 (16.67%) Bourne shell
6 2 (8.33%) C
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby
6 2 (8.33%) Korn
6 2 (8.33%) sed
7 1 (4.17%) AWK
7 1 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (12.50%) Nagios
3 2 (8.33%) Capistrano
3 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 12 (50.00%) HP
2 12 (50.00%) IBM
3 11 (45.83%) Oracle
4 8 (33.33%) Dell
5 6 (25.00%) VMware
6 5 (20.83%) Sun
7 4 (16.67%) EMC
7 4 (16.67%) Veritas
8 3 (12.50%) 3PAR
9 2 (8.33%) Cisco
9 2 (8.33%) NetApp
10 1 (4.17%) Brocade
10 1 (4.17%) Symantec
10 1 (4.17%) CommVault
10 1 (4.17%) Hitachi
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