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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Unix System Administrator
Rank 922 936 936
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Systems Administrator 26 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.006% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.006% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 23 3 16
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £57,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%

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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016 within the UK.

Senior Unix Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Unix Systems Administrator
Top 5 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 9 February 2016. 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 +47 26 £60,000 +9.09% 1
London +25 19 £65,000 +15.55% 1
City of London - 7 £60,000 -
Birmingham - 7 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 7 £50,000 -

Senior Unix Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 47 (100.00%) Unix
2 44 (93.62%) Linux
3 34 (72.34%) Solaris
4 31 (65.96%) Perl
5 24 (51.06%) AIX
5 24 (51.06%) Red Hat
6 21 (44.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (44.68%) Hyper-V
7 17 (36.17%) Finance
7 17 (36.17%) Veritas
8 14 (29.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (27.66%) vSphere
9 13 (27.66%) Clustering
9 13 (27.66%) SMTP
9 13 (27.66%) Python
9 13 (27.66%) NFS
9 13 (27.66%) DNS
10 12 (25.53%) SSL
10 12 (25.53%) HTTP
11 11 (23.40%) IBM
11 11 (23.40%) NetApp
11 11 (23.40%) Load Balancing
11 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
12 10 (21.28%) EMC
12 10 (21.28%) Oracle
12 10 (21.28%) Banking
13 9 (19.15%) HPUX
13 9 (19.15%) Performance Monitoring
14 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
15 7 (14.89%) ERP

Senior Unix Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) DNS
1 13 (27.66%) SMTP
2 12 (25.53%) HTTP
2 12 (25.53%) SSL
3 3 (6.38%) Internet
3 3 (6.38%) SAN
4 2 (4.26%) SSH
5 1 (2.13%) Firewall
5 1 (2.13%) LDAP
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Banking
3 7 (14.89%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Clustering
2 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
3 7 (14.89%) User Experience
4 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.38%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.13%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Unix
2 44 (93.62%) Linux
3 34 (72.34%) Solaris
4 24 (51.06%) AIX
5 21 (44.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (19.15%) HPUX
7 4 (8.51%) Ubuntu
8 3 (6.38%) CentOS
8 3 (6.38%) Debian
8 3 (6.38%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (23.40%) Load Balancing
3 9 (19.15%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (14.89%) ERP
4 7 (14.89%) Kernel Tuning
4 7 (14.89%) Migration
5 6 (12.77%) Project Planning
6 5 (10.64%) ITIL
7 3 (6.38%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.26%) Change Control
8 2 (4.26%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.13%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) Perl
2 13 (27.66%) Python
3 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
4 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.38%) Korn
6 1 (2.13%) AWK
6 1 (2.13%) sed
6 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) RHCE
1 2 (4.26%) RHCT
System Software
1 21 (44.68%) Hyper-V
2 13 (27.66%) NFS
2 13 (27.66%) vSphere
3 2 (4.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.13%) KVM
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Puppet
2 3 (6.38%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (6.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.13%) CFEngine
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Red Hat
2 17 (36.17%) Veritas
3 11 (23.40%) IBM
3 11 (23.40%) NetApp
4 10 (21.28%) EMC
4 10 (21.28%) Oracle
5 7 (14.89%) HP
5 7 (14.89%) SAP
6 2 (4.26%) Sun
6 2 (4.26%) Symantec
7 1 (2.13%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.13%) Brocade
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco
7 1 (2.13%) Sybase
7 1 (2.13%) VMware
London
Cancer Research UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago