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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior UNIX Administrator
Rank 873 904 867
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UNIX Administrator 10 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.003% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.003% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 14
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,596 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 - £40,000

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 2015 within the UK.

Senior UNIX Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior UNIX Administrator
Top 21 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 May 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
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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
England +42 10 £45,000 -10.00%
East of England - 4 £46,250 -
Cambridge - 3 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £38,798 -
Yorkshire - 2 £38,798 -
South East - 2 £57,500 -
Leeds - 2 £38,798 -
London +43 1 £75,000 +50.00%
Redditch - 1 £43,596 -
St Albans - 1 £45,000 -
Staines - 1 £55,000 -
Windsor - 1 £60,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £60,000 -
South West - 1 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £43,596 -
City of London - 1 £75,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £43,596 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -
Bristol - 1 £45,000 -

Senior UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) UNIX
2 18 (85.71%) Linux
3 11 (52.38%) Oracle
4 10 (47.62%) Perl
4 10 (47.62%) Solaris
5 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
6 8 (38.10%) SAN
6 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
7 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (28.57%) Python
8 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
9 5 (23.81%) HP
9 5 (23.81%) Symantec
9 5 (23.81%) AIX
9 5 (23.81%) HPUX
9 5 (23.81%) IBM
10 4 (19.05%) MySQL
10 4 (19.05%) ITIL
10 4 (19.05%) Finance
10 4 (19.05%) VMware
10 4 (19.05%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (19.05%) vSphere
11 3 (14.29%) Veritas
11 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
11 3 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (14.29%) Degree
11 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
11 3 (14.29%) Clustering

Senior UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (9.52%) JBoss
1 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.52%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) SAN
1 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) LDAP
3 2 (9.52%) SMTP
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
3 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (9.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) DB2
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) CGI
2 2 (9.52%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.76%) Celerra
3 1 (4.76%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) UNIX
2 18 (85.71%) Linux
3 10 (47.62%) Solaris
4 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (23.81%) AIX
5 5 (23.81%) HPUX
6 2 (9.52%) Windows
7 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Data Management
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps
3 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (4.76%) Coaching
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
4 1 (4.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Perl
2 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 6 (28.57%) Python
3 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) Ruby
5 2 (9.52%) Bourne shell
5 2 (9.52%) C-shell
5 2 (9.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) RHCE
2 2 (9.52%) Sun Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (19.05%) vSphere
2 3 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (14.29%) NFS
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Nagios
2 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.52%) Data Guard
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) BladeLogic
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 5 (23.81%) HP
3 5 (23.81%) Symantec
3 5 (23.81%) IBM
4 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) Veritas
5 3 (14.29%) EMC
5 3 (14.29%) Sybase
6 2 (9.52%) Sun
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix
6 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
6 2 (9.52%) Brocade
7 1 (4.76%) NetApp
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft