The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Unix Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 783 823 773
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 98 151 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 91 119 186
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £41,375 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+19.63% +3.43%

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Unix Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Unix Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Unix Administrator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix Administrator within the UK.

Unix Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Unix Administrator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unix Administrator over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 within the UK.

Unix Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Unix Administrator
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 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 +30 93 £52,000 +9.47% 19
London +24 48 £57,500 - 11
South East +67 30 £52,500 +22.09% 1
Surrey +43 16 £55,000 -
City of London +21 11 £65,000 +13.04% 3
East of England -1 8 £40,000 -5.88% 2
West Sussex +35 6 £52,000 -9.56%
Bedfordshire +4 5 £43,750 -2.77%
Buckinghamshire +17 4 £49,500 -13.91%
Crawley +15 4 £52,000 -9.56%
Milton Keynes +14 4 £49,500 -
North West -19 4 £36,500 -27.00% 3
Scotland +14 3 £37,500 -8.25%
Croydon - 3 £60,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £37,500 -
Berkshire +50 2 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Reading +35 2 £45,000 -14.28%
Dunstable +16 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Portsmouth +14 2 £41,000 -4.65%
Cambridge +11 2 £32,500 -23.52% 1
South West +11 2 - - 2
Hampshire +6 2 £41,000 -4.65%
Cambridgeshire +5 2 £32,500 -23.52% 2
South Wales -5 2 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Wales -9 2 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Manchester -12 2 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Gatwick - 2 £57,500 -
Leatherhead - 2 £42,500 -
Chorley - 2 £39,000 -
Bristol - 2 - - 2

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Unix 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 Unix Administrator in the job title.

1 162 (100.00%) Unix
2 142 (87.65%) Linux
3 86 (53.09%) Red Hat
4 84 (51.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 74 (45.68%) Solaris
6 55 (33.95%) Bash Shell
7 53 (32.72%) Perl
8 40 (24.69%) Shell Script
9 39 (24.07%) VMware
9 39 (24.07%) Finance
10 36 (22.22%) Veritas
11 35 (21.60%) SAN
11 35 (21.60%) Puppet
12 34 (20.99%) Oracle
13 32 (19.75%) Configuration Management
14 31 (19.14%) Python
15 27 (16.67%) AIX
16 26 (16.05%) TCP/IP
17 25 (15.43%) Performance Tuning
18 24 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
19 23 (14.20%) Sun
19 23 (14.20%) Capacity Planning
19 23 (14.20%) Data Centre
20 22 (13.58%) High Availability
21 19 (11.73%) Computer Science
22 18 (11.11%) Degree
22 18 (11.11%) Banking
22 18 (11.11%) Security Cleared
23 17 (10.49%) HP
23 17 (10.49%) Windows

Unix 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 7 (4.32%) Apache
2 2 (1.23%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.23%) GeoServer
2 2 (1.23%) IIS
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.62%) GroupWise
3 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.23%) SaaS
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 35 (21.60%) SAN
2 26 (16.05%) TCP/IP
3 16 (9.88%) DNS
4 13 (8.02%) LAN
4 13 (8.02%) SMTP
4 13 (8.02%) WAN
5 8 (4.94%) DHCP
5 8 (4.94%) NAS
5 8 (4.94%) SSH
6 7 (4.32%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (4.32%) InfiniBand
7 6 (3.70%) X.25
8 4 (2.47%) Firewall
8 4 (2.47%) Network Security
8 4 (2.47%) SSL
9 3 (1.85%) LDAP
10 2 (1.23%) Internet
10 2 (1.23%) IPsec
10 2 (1.23%) ISDN
10 2 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.64%) Oracle Database
2 12 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (4.94%) OLTP
3 8 (4.94%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.94%) VLDB
4 5 (3.09%) MySQL
4 5 (3.09%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (3.09%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.85%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.23%) Big Data
6 2 (1.23%) GIS
6 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Subversion
2 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.62%) JIRA
3 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (24.07%) Finance
2 18 (11.11%) Banking
3 13 (8.02%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.09%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.47%) Games
5 4 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.85%) Back Office
6 3 (1.85%) Electronics
6 3 (1.85%) Front Office
6 3 (1.85%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.85%) Legal
6 3 (1.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.62%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.23%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.62%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.20%) Data Centre
2 19 (11.73%) Computer Science
3 17 (10.49%) Clustering
4 4 (2.47%) Fintech
4 4 (2.47%) Online Games
4 4 (2.47%) Replication
5 3 (1.85%) EFT
5 3 (1.85%) HACMP
6 2 (1.23%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.23%) SCADA
7 1 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.62%) CMDB
7 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.62%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.62%) LPAR
7 1 (0.62%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 162 (100.00%) Unix
2 142 (87.65%) Linux
3 84 (51.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 74 (45.68%) Solaris
5 27 (16.67%) AIX
6 17 (10.49%) Windows
7 15 (9.26%) Ubuntu
8 12 (7.41%) CentOS
9 11 (6.79%) HPUX
10 10 (6.17%) SUSE
11 5 (3.09%) Windows Server
12 4 (2.47%) Debian
13 2 (1.23%) OpenVMS
13 2 (1.23%) VMS
13 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.75%) Configuration Management
2 25 (15.43%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (14.20%) Capacity Planning
5 22 (13.58%) High Availability
6 16 (9.88%) Problem Management
7 13 (8.02%) Capacity Management
7 13 (8.02%) ITIL
8 9 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (3.70%) E-Commerce
9 6 (3.70%) Line Management
9 6 (3.70%) Migration
9 6 (3.70%) Security Management
9 6 (3.70%) Security Patching
9 6 (3.70%) Software Testing
9 6 (3.70%) Use Case
10 5 (3.09%) Change Management
10 5 (3.09%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.09%) Performance Management
11 4 (2.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (33.95%) Bash Shell
2 53 (32.72%) Perl
3 40 (24.69%) Shell Script
4 31 (19.14%) Python
5 11 (6.79%) Korn
6 7 (4.32%) AWK
6 7 (4.32%) C-shell
7 6 (3.70%) MATLAB
8 5 (3.09%) SQL
9 4 (2.47%) C
9 4 (2.47%) C#
9 4 (2.47%) PHP
10 3 (1.85%) Java
11 2 (1.23%) Ruby
12 1 (0.62%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (11.11%) Degree
1 18 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.47%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.17%) SLA
2 7 (4.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (3.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (8.64%) NFS
1 14 (8.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 14 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (4.94%) Docker
4 5 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.47%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.47%) RHEV
5 4 (2.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (2.47%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.85%) Postfix
6 3 (1.85%) qmail
6 3 (1.85%) Sendmail
6 3 (1.85%) vCloud
6 3 (1.85%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.85%) XenServer
7 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.23%) Veritas File System
7 2 (1.23%) XenApp
7 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (21.60%) Puppet
2 16 (9.88%) NetBackup
3 12 (7.41%) Ansible
3 12 (7.41%) Data Guard
4 10 (6.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 9 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (4.94%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (4.94%) Nagios
7 7 (4.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (3.09%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (3.09%) Control-M
9 5 (3.09%) Oracle ZFS
9 5 (3.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 4 (2.47%) Tivoli
11 3 (1.85%) PowerCLI
11 3 (1.85%) vRealize
12 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (1.23%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 86 (53.09%) Red Hat
2 39 (24.07%) VMware
3 36 (22.22%) Veritas
4 34 (20.99%) Oracle
5 23 (14.20%) Sun
6 17 (10.49%) HP
7 12 (7.41%) Microsoft
8 9 (5.56%) Symantec
9 6 (3.70%) ANSYS
9 6 (3.70%) IBM
10 5 (3.09%) BMC
10 5 (3.09%) Brocade
10 5 (3.09%) Citrix
10 5 (3.09%) Sybase
11 4 (2.47%) Dell
11 4 (2.47%) EMC
12 3 (1.85%) Cisco
12 3 (1.85%) SaltStack
12 3 (1.85%) SAP
12 3 (1.85%) StorageTek
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, life insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus,
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Accenture
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Posted: 14 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Connected IT
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connected IT
Posted: 12 days ago