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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Unix Administrator
Rank 949 960 989
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Administrator 7 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.017% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.018% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 3
Average salary £70,000 £51,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.58% +20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+61.11% +5.88%

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016 within the UK.

Senior Unix Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Unix Administrator
Top 10 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 29 April 2016. 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 -7 7 £70,000 +36.58% 1
London +5 3 £70,000 +3.70%
South East +34 2 £80,000 +39.13%
Berkshire +11 2 £80,000 +33.33%
Reading - 2 £80,000 -
East of England +7 1 £65,000 +44.44% 1
West Midlands -20 1 £45,000 -
Luton - 1 £65,000 -
Coventry - 1 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £65,000 - 1

Senior Unix Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 37 (100.00%) Unix
2 34 (91.89%) Linux
3 26 (70.27%) Solaris
4 19 (51.35%) Red Hat
4 19 (51.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (45.95%) Perl
6 15 (40.54%) AIX
7 14 (37.84%) Veritas
8 13 (35.14%) Finance
9 11 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
10 10 (27.03%) EMC
11 9 (24.32%) Oracle
11 9 (24.32%) Clustering
11 9 (24.32%) NetApp
11 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
11 9 (24.32%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
12 8 (21.62%) HPUX
13 7 (18.92%) SAP
13 7 (18.92%) HP
13 7 (18.92%) ERP
13 7 (18.92%) User Experience
13 7 (18.92%) Kernel Tuning
14 6 (16.22%) vSphere
14 6 (16.22%) Puppet
14 6 (16.22%) Banking
14 6 (16.22%) DNS
14 6 (16.22%) IBM
14 6 (16.22%) Shell Script

Senior Unix Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (5.41%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) nginx
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) DNS
2 5 (13.51%) HTTP
2 5 (13.51%) Internet
2 5 (13.51%) SMTP
2 5 (13.51%) SSL
3 4 (10.81%) SAN
4 3 (8.11%) Firewall
5 2 (5.41%) SSH
6 1 (2.70%) IPsec
6 1 (2.70%) LDAP
6 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) LAMP
1 1 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Clustering
2 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
3 7 (18.92%) User Experience
4 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Unix
2 34 (91.89%) Linux
3 26 (70.27%) Solaris
4 19 (51.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (40.54%) AIX
6 8 (21.62%) HPUX
7 3 (8.11%) CentOS
7 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.70%) Debian
8 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
2 9 (24.32%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (18.92%) ERP
3 7 (18.92%) Kernel Tuning
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL
5 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.11%) High Availability
7 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.41%) Change Control
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (2.70%) Coaching
8 1 (2.70%) DevOps
8 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.70%) Process Improvement
8 1 (2.70%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Perl
2 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.11%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.70%) C-shell
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) RHCE
1 2 (5.41%) RHCT
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
2 6 (16.22%) vSphere
3 5 (13.51%) NFS
4 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.41%) KVM
5 2 (5.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.70%) iptables
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.70%) vCloud
6 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.70%) Xen
6 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (8.11%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Red Hat
2 14 (37.84%) Veritas
3 10 (27.03%) EMC
4 9 (24.32%) NetApp
4 9 (24.32%) Oracle
5 7 (18.92%) HP
5 7 (18.92%) SAP
6 6 (16.22%) IBM
7 5 (13.51%) VMware
8 2 (5.41%) Cisco
8 2 (5.41%) Sun
8 2 (5.41%) Symantec
9 1 (2.70%) BMC
9 1 (2.70%) Brocade
9 1 (2.70%) Citrix
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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