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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior UNIX System Administrator
Rank 902 903 869
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UNIX Systems Administrator 2 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.005% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.006% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 8
Average salary £60,000 £71,250 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +34.43%
UK excluding London average salary - £47,500 £47,500

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 2 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 4 September 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 +5 2 £60,000 -15.78%
London -4 2 £60,000 -25.00%

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) NFS
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SMTP
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) NFS
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
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