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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior UNIX Administrator
Rank 891 912 873
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UNIX Administrator 7 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.013% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.014% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 7
Average salary £43,596 £45,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -13.46%
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -6.25%

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
103108 110561 102421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.50% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85312 90184 84719
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 August 2015 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 3 August 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 +15 7 £43,596 -3.12%
London +19 3 £57,500 +15.00%
Redditch - 3 £43,596 -
Leeds - 3 £43,596 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £43,596 -
Worcestershire - 3 £43,596 -
Yorkshire - 3 £43,596 -
West Midlands - 3 £43,596 -
City of London - 2 £57,500 -
Cambridge +11 1 £47,500 +5.55%
East of England +9 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Cambridgeshire +3 1 £47,500 +5.55%

Senior UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 19 (100.00%) UNIX
2 16 (84.21%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Solaris
4 9 (47.37%) Oracle
4 9 (47.37%) Shell Script
5 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
6 6 (31.58%) SAN
6 6 (31.58%) MySQL
7 5 (26.32%) Perl
7 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
7 5 (26.32%) DNS
7 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
8 4 (21.05%) vSphere
8 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (21.05%) Degree
8 4 (21.05%) Korn
8 4 (21.05%) Python
8 4 (21.05%) IBM
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) HPUX
8 4 (21.05%) Symantec
8 4 (21.05%) VMware
9 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (15.79%) Finance
9 3 (15.79%) Nagios
9 3 (15.79%) Windows
9 3 (15.79%) AIX
9 3 (15.79%) PHP

Senior UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) SMTP
3 3 (15.79%) SSH
4 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
4 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) LDAP
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) HTTP
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
1 3 (15.79%) XML
1 3 (15.79%) XSLT
2 1 (5.26%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) UNIX
2 16 (84.21%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Solaris
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (21.05%) HPUX
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) AIX
6 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.26%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Coaching
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Shell Script
2 5 (26.32%) Perl
2 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
3 4 (21.05%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) Korn
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) Bourne shell
5 2 (10.53%) C-shell
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) RHCE
2 2 (10.53%) Sun Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (21.05%) vSphere
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (10.53%) XenApp
2 2 (10.53%) NFS
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Nagios
2 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.53%) BladeLogic
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.26%) Ansible
3 1 (5.26%) logstash
3 1 (5.26%) Kibana
3 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
3 4 (21.05%) Symantec
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Sun
4 2 (10.53%) Sybase
4 2 (10.53%) EMC
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Veritas
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) HP