The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Unix Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Unix System Administrator
Rank 949 954 987
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Unix Systems Administrator 5 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.010% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.010% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 2
Median salary £80,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+68.42% +5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -

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
98784 106354 115089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83034 86750 93358
Median 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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Unix Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 4 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Unix Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 5 £80,000 +68.42%
Berkshire +23 2 £80,000 +33.33%
South East +22 2 £80,000 +33.33%
London -2 2 - -
Reading - 2 £80,000 -
East of England +15 1 £65,000 +44.44%
Luton - 1 £65,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £65,000 -

Senior Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Senior Unix Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Unix
2 30 (96.77%) Linux
3 24 (77.42%) Solaris
4 18 (58.06%) Red Hat
5 15 (48.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (45.16%) Veritas
7 13 (41.94%) Perl
8 11 (35.48%) AIX
8 11 (35.48%) Finance
8 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (32.26%) Hyper-V
10 9 (29.03%) Clustering
10 9 (29.03%) Oracle
10 9 (29.03%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
11 8 (25.81%) HPUX
11 8 (25.81%) NetApp
11 8 (25.81%) EMC
12 7 (22.58%) HP
12 7 (22.58%) SAP
12 7 (22.58%) ERP
12 7 (22.58%) Banking
12 7 (22.58%) Kernel Tuning
12 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
12 7 (22.58%) User Experience
13 5 (16.13%) vSphere
14 4 (12.90%) Puppet
14 4 (12.90%) Migration
14 4 (12.90%) Python
14 4 (12.90%) DNS

Senior Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) DNS
2 3 (9.68%) HTTP
2 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 3 (9.68%) SAN
2 3 (9.68%) SMTP
2 3 (9.68%) SSL
3 2 (6.45%) SSH
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Clustering
2 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
3 7 (22.58%) User Experience
4 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Unix
2 30 (96.77%) Linux
3 24 (77.42%) Solaris
4 15 (48.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (35.48%) AIX
6 8 (25.81%) HPUX
7 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
8 2 (6.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (29.03%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (22.58%) ERP
3 7 (22.58%) Kernel Tuning
3 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Change Control
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.23%) High Availability
7 1 (3.23%) Operations Management
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) Product Management
7 1 (3.23%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Perl
2 4 (12.90%) Python
2 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.23%) Bourne shell
3 1 (3.23%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) RHCE
1 2 (6.45%) RHCT
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Hyper-V
2 5 (16.13%) vSphere
3 3 (9.68%) NFS
4 2 (6.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.23%) KVM
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (3.23%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Red Hat
2 14 (45.16%) Veritas
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle
4 8 (25.81%) EMC
4 8 (25.81%) NetApp
5 7 (22.58%) HP
5 7 (22.58%) SAP
6 4 (12.90%) IBM
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco
7 2 (6.45%) Sun
7 2 (6.45%) Symantec
7 2 (6.45%) VMware
8 1 (3.23%) BMC
8 1 (3.23%) Brocade