The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior UNIX System Administrator
Rank 898 864 889
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UNIX Systems Administrator 6 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.006% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.007% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 12
Average salary £47,500 £53,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.21% +33.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £63,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior UNIX Systems Administrator in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior UNIX Systems Administrator within the UK.

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior UNIX Systems Administrator over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior UNIX Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
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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 -16 5 £47,500 -12.44% 1
London -7 3 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £47,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £47,500 -
East of England - 2 £47,500 -
City of London -8 1 £67,500 +8.00%
Scotland -18 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Bourne shell
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 2 (28.57%) Sun
5 2 (28.57%) EMC
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Veritas
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
6 1 (14.29%) Korn
6 1 (14.29%) Xen
6 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) CentOS
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (14.29%) NAS
6 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 1 (14.29%) Puppet
6 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 1 (14.29%) sed

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Bourne shell
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) Korn
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) sed
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Legato
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Sun
1 2 (28.57%) EMC
1 2 (28.57%) Veritas
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Compaq
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