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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior UNIX Administrator
Rank 873 861 887
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UNIX Administrator 23 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.019% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.020% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 13
Average salary £47,500 £49,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.55% -1.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,750 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £61,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +20.00%

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
106380 100644 111753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.27% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 86153 83636 95338
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 17 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior UNIX Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior UNIX Administrator
Top 11 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 17 September 2014. 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 -31 23 £47,500 -3.55% 1
London -13 9 £85,000 +63.46% 1
Cambridgeshire - 7 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 7 £45,000 -
East of England - 7 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 -
Leeds - 5 £42,500 -
South East -2 2 £53,000 +10.99%
Surrey -5 2 £53,000 +11.57%
City of London +11 1 - -

Senior UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 34 (100.00%) UNIX
2 24 (70.59%) Perl
2 24 (70.59%) Solaris
2 24 (70.59%) Linux
3 22 (64.71%) Red Hat
4 19 (55.88%) IBM
5 17 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 17 (50.00%) CentOS
6 15 (44.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (41.18%) SAN
8 12 (35.29%) HP
8 12 (35.29%) Ubuntu
9 11 (32.35%) Oracle
9 11 (32.35%) Bash Shell
10 9 (26.47%) MySQL
10 9 (26.47%) ITIL
10 9 (26.47%) NetApp
10 9 (26.47%) Veritas
11 8 (23.53%) Dell
11 8 (23.53%) EMC
11 8 (23.53%) Symantec
11 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
11 8 (23.53%) Puppet
12 7 (20.59%) Apache
12 7 (20.59%) VMware
13 6 (17.65%) LDAP
13 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
13 6 (17.65%) Sun
13 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
14 5 (14.71%) HPUX

Senior UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (20.59%) Apache
2 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.88%) Drupal
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) SAN
2 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 6 (17.65%) LDAP
3 5 (14.71%) FTP
3 5 (14.71%) DNS
4 4 (11.76%) iSCSI
4 4 (11.76%) NAS
5 2 (5.88%) Firewall
6 1 (2.94%) Internet
6 1 (2.94%) HTTP
6 1 (2.94%) LAN
6 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Legal
5 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) AS400
1 3 (8.82%) iSeries
1 3 (8.82%) Hedge funds
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) BBC
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Statistics
3 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) UNIX
2 24 (70.59%) Solaris
2 24 (70.59%) Linux
3 17 (50.00%) CentOS
4 15 (44.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (35.29%) Ubuntu
6 5 (14.71%) HPUX
7 3 (8.82%) Windows
7 3 (8.82%) AIX
7 3 (8.82%) SUSE
8 1 (2.94%) Debian
8 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) Resource Management
2 3 (8.82%) Time Management
2 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Content Management
4 1 (2.94%) IT Governance
4 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.94%) High Availability
4 1 (2.94%) Change Control
4 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) Perl
2 17 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 11 (32.35%) Bash Shell
4 5 (14.71%) Python
5 4 (11.76%) Bourne shell
6 2 (5.88%) sed
6 2 (5.88%) Ruby
6 2 (5.88%) Korn
6 2 (5.88%) C
6 2 (5.88%) Java
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (14.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Puppet
2 5 (14.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (11.76%) NetBackup
4 3 (8.82%) Nagios
5 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.88%) Capistrano
6 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Red Hat
2 19 (55.88%) IBM
3 12 (35.29%) HP
4 11 (32.35%) Oracle
5 9 (26.47%) NetApp
5 9 (26.47%) Veritas
6 8 (23.53%) Symantec
6 8 (23.53%) Dell
6 8 (23.53%) EMC
7 7 (20.59%) VMware
8 6 (17.65%) Sun
9 3 (8.82%) Reuters
9 3 (8.82%) 3PAR
10 2 (5.88%) Cisco
11 1 (2.94%) CommVault
11 1 (2.94%) Hitachi
11 1 (2.94%) Brocade
11 1 (2.94%) Remedy
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Limitless Internet Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago