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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior UNIX System Administrator
Rank 873 879 893
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UNIX Systems Administrator 13 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.021% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.022% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 3
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £50,000 £45,200
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £50,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year
-13.50% -18.36%

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
106230 104914 110587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.72% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88114 86181 94870
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £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 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 26 November 2014 within the UK.

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 26 November 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 -10 12 £71,250 +9.61% 2
London -6 10 £85,000 +30.76% 1
City of London - 4 - - 1
South East - 1 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 £41,500 -
York - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 £41,500 -

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 20 (100.00%) UNIX
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) Perl
3 13 (65.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (60.00%) Solaris
5 11 (55.00%) SAN
6 10 (50.00%) DNS
7 9 (45.00%) NAS
8 7 (35.00%) EMC
8 7 (35.00%) Veritas
9 6 (30.00%) Banking
9 6 (30.00%) NetBackup
9 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
9 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (30.00%) Python
10 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (25.00%) F5
10 5 (25.00%) ITIL
10 5 (25.00%) FTP
10 5 (25.00%) Project Management
11 4 (20.00%) Retail
11 4 (20.00%) Service Management
11 4 (20.00%) Change Management
11 4 (20.00%) Middleware
11 4 (20.00%) IBM
11 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (20.00%) LDAP
11 4 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (20.00%) Bourne shell

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (55.00%) SAN
3 10 (50.00%) DNS
4 9 (45.00%) NAS
5 5 (25.00%) FTP
6 4 (20.00%) LDAP
7 3 (15.00%) Firewall
7 3 (15.00%) iSCSI
8 2 (10.00%) HTTP
9 1 (5.00%) DHCP
9 1 (5.00%) Internet
9 1 (5.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (15.00%) Finance
4 2 (10.00%) Advertising
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Middleware
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) BBC
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) UNIX
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Solaris
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (10.00%) CentOS
5 2 (10.00%) AIX
6 1 (5.00%) Windows
6 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (5.00%) Debian
6 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Project Management
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Service Management
2 4 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Perl
2 6 (30.00%) Python
2 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (20.00%) Bourne shell
4 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) Korn
6 1 (5.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) Legato
3 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Veritas
1 7 (35.00%) EMC
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (25.00%) F5
4 4 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (15.00%) Reuters
5 3 (15.00%) Symantec
5 3 (15.00%) NetApp
6 2 (10.00%) VMware
6 2 (10.00%) Sun
7 1 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) Compaq
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco
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