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 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 System Administrator
Rank 900 935 876
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior UNIX Systems Administrator 2 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.003% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.003% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.21%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 - £38,500

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
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 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 4 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 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
(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 +23 2 £47,500 -
East of England - 2 £47,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £47,500 -

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (100.00%) UNIX
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 6 (50.00%) SAN
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) Solaris
4 5 (41.67%) Perl
4 5 (41.67%) HPUX
4 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (33.33%) vSphere
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Symantec
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) EMC
6 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) PHP
6 3 (25.00%) MySQL
6 3 (25.00%) Sybase
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
7 2 (16.67%) Bourne shell
7 2 (16.67%) C-shell
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (16.67%) XenApp

Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (16.67%) JBoss
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) LDAP
3 2 (16.67%) SMTP
3 2 (16.67%) SSH
3 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Solaris
3 5 (41.67%) HPUX
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) AIX
6 1 (8.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (8.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Perl
1 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) PHP
2 3 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) Korn
3 2 (16.67%) Bourne shell
3 2 (16.67%) C-shell
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) RHCE
2 2 (16.67%) Sun Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (16.67%) NFS
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (16.67%) BladeLogic
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (8.33%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) Symantec
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) EMC
4 3 (25.00%) Sybase
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) Sun
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Veritas