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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior UNIX Administrator
Rank 870 871 880
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UNIX Administrator 10 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.017% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.018% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 4
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - £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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 26 January 2015 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 26 January 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
(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 -8 10 £50,000 -23.07% 1
South East -26 6 £50,000 -
Reading +10 5 £50,000 -
Berkshire +4 5 £50,000 -
York - 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
City of London -3 1 £70,000 +55.55% 1
London -9 1 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Kent - 1 £59,500 -

Senior UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 36 (100.00%) UNIX
2 34 (94.44%) Linux
3 23 (63.89%) Solaris
4 21 (58.33%) Perl
5 18 (50.00%) SAN
6 17 (47.22%) IBM
7 16 (44.44%) Red Hat
7 16 (44.44%) Shell Script
8 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
8 14 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (33.33%) Symantec
9 12 (33.33%) Veritas
10 11 (30.56%) EMC
10 11 (30.56%) DNS
11 10 (27.78%) HP
11 10 (27.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 9 (25.00%) CentOS
12 9 (25.00%) NAS
12 9 (25.00%) NetApp
12 9 (25.00%) AIX
12 9 (25.00%) Oracle
13 8 (22.22%) HPUX
13 8 (22.22%) LDAP
14 7 (19.44%) Apache
14 7 (19.44%) Python
14 7 (19.44%) Banking
14 7 (19.44%) Puppet
15 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
15 6 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
15 6 (16.67%) VMware

Senior UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (19.44%) Apache
2 6 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.33%) Jetty
3 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) SAN
2 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
3 11 (30.56%) DNS
4 9 (25.00%) NAS
5 8 (22.22%) LDAP
6 5 (13.89%) FTP
7 4 (11.11%) Internet
7 4 (11.11%) iSCSI
8 2 (5.56%) Firewall
9 1 (2.78%) BGP
9 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) DB2
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (19.44%) Banking
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Middleware
2 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (8.33%) Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) AS400
2 3 (8.33%) iSeries
2 3 (8.33%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) HACMP
4 1 (2.78%) BBC
4 1 (2.78%) PKI
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Wiki
4 1 (2.78%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) UNIX
2 34 (94.44%) Linux
3 23 (63.89%) Solaris
4 14 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (25.00%) CentOS
5 9 (25.00%) AIX
6 8 (22.22%) HPUX
7 6 (16.67%) SUSE
8 4 (11.11%) Ubuntu
8 4 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (8.33%) Debian
10 1 (2.78%) Windows
10 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Project Management
1 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Data Management
3 4 (11.11%) Service Management
3 4 (11.11%) Change Management
3 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 3 (8.33%) Time Management
4 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.78%) Content Management
6 1 (2.78%) IT Governance
6 1 (2.78%) Migration
6 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.78%) High Availability
6 1 (2.78%) Change Control
6 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) Perl
2 16 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 7 (19.44%) Python
4 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 4 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (8.33%) Ruby
6 2 (5.56%) Bourne shell
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) SQL
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (8.33%) IBM Certification
2 3 (8.33%) RHCSA
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.78%) NFS
4 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) Firmware
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Puppet
2 6 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 5 (13.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 4 (11.11%) Nagios
5 1 (2.78%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) IBM
2 16 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 12 (33.33%) Symantec
3 12 (33.33%) Veritas
4 11 (30.56%) EMC
5 10 (27.78%) HP
6 9 (25.00%) NetApp
6 9 (25.00%) Oracle
7 6 (16.67%) VMware
8 5 (13.89%) F5
9 4 (11.11%) 3PAR
9 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.11%) Sun
10 3 (8.33%) Reuters
11 2 (5.56%) Brocade
12 1 (2.78%) Remedy
12 1 (2.78%) Sybase
12 1 (2.78%) Cisco
12 1 (2.78%) CommVault