The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Unix Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Unix Administrator
Rank 929 941 971
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Administrator 4 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.016% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.016% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 15
Median salary £65,000 £44,298 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.73% -6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £43,596 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £56,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £43,596 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+49.09% -8.22%

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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Unix Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Unix Administrator in the job title.

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 28 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Unix Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 4 £65,000 +49.09%
East of England +31 1 £65,000 +36.84%
London +12 1 £65,000 +15.55%
West Midlands -11 1 £45,000 +3.22%
South East - 1 £80,000 -
Luton - 1 £65,000 -
Reading - 1 £80,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £80,000 -
Coventry - 1 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £65,000 -

Senior Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Senior Unix Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Unix
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Solaris
3 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (25.00%) Puppet
5 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (25.00%) CentOS
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) MySQL
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) Apache
6 2 (16.67%) AIX
6 2 (16.67%) Sun
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) High Availability
6 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (8.33%) iptables
7 1 (8.33%) vRealize
7 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (8.33%) vSphere
7 1 (8.33%) Bourne shell

Senior Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) SSH
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
1 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Unix
2 9 (75.00%) Solaris
3 3 (25.00%) CentOS
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
4 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (8.33%) HPUX
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) ERP
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Product Management
2 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Bourne shell
3 1 (8.33%) C-shell
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) iptables
1 1 (8.33%) KVM
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (8.33%) vCloud
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
1 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (8.33%) HAProxy
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Sun
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) BMC
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) SAP