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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior UNIX Administrator
Rank 894 925 873
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UNIX Administrator 8 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.012% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 8
Average salary £43,596 £45,000 £54,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -17.05%
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +4.04%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £27,000 £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 July 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 July 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 +20 8 £43,596 -3.12%
Leeds - 4 £43,596 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £43,596 -
Yorkshire - 4 £43,596 -
Worcestershire - 3 £43,596 -
Redditch - 3 £43,596 -
West Midlands - 3 £43,596 -
Cambridge +17 2 £47,500 +5.55%
London +16 2 £58,750 +17.50%
East of England +5 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Cambridgeshire +1 2 £47,500 +5.55%
City of London - 1 £57,500 -

Senior UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 21 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (80.95%) Linux
3 12 (57.14%) Oracle
4 11 (52.38%) Solaris
5 10 (47.62%) Shell Script
6 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
7 8 (38.10%) SAN
8 7 (33.33%) Perl
9 6 (28.57%) MySQL
10 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
10 5 (23.81%) AIX
10 5 (23.81%) HPUX
10 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
10 5 (23.81%) IBM
10 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
11 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (19.05%) vSphere
11 4 (19.05%) Degree
11 4 (19.05%) VMware
11 4 (19.05%) HP
11 4 (19.05%) Symantec
11 4 (19.05%) DNS
11 4 (19.05%) ITIL
11 4 (19.05%) Python
12 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 3 (14.29%) SMTP
12 3 (14.29%) Sybase
12 3 (14.29%) Windows

Senior UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (9.52%) JBoss
1 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) SAN
2 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) SMTP
4 3 (14.29%) SSH
5 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
5 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall
5 2 (9.52%) LDAP
6 1 (4.76%) LAN
6 1 (4.76%) WAN
6 1 (4.76%) HTTP
6 1 (4.76%) Internet
6 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Subversion
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
1 3 (14.29%) XML
1 3 (14.29%) XSLT
2 2 (9.52%) CGI
3 1 (4.76%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (80.95%) Linux
3 11 (52.38%) Solaris
4 5 (23.81%) AIX
4 5 (23.81%) HPUX
4 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows
5 3 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.76%) SUSE
6 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) DevOps
2 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
4 1 (4.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Coaching
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Management
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Shell Script
2 7 (33.33%) Perl
3 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
4 4 (19.05%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) PHP
5 3 (14.29%) Korn
6 2 (9.52%) Bourne shell
6 2 (9.52%) C-shell
6 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) RHCE
2 2 (9.52%) Sun Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (19.05%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (9.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
2 2 (9.52%) NFS
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Nagios
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (9.52%) BladeLogic
2 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Data Guard
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (4.76%) ZABBIX
3 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) logstash
3 1 (4.76%) Kibana
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Oracle
2 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 5 (23.81%) IBM
4 4 (19.05%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) Symantec
4 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) EMC
5 3 (14.29%) Sybase
6 2 (9.52%) Sun
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix
6 2 (9.52%) Brocade
6 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
6 2 (9.52%) Veritas
7 1 (4.76%) NetApp