The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Administrator role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX 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
UNIX Administrator
Rank 785 785 706
Rank change year-on-year
0 -79
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 117 153 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 105 115 148
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £69,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.64% +1.25%

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%

UNIX Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Administrator in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 3 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX 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 -8 112 £45,000 - 13
South East +22 34 £48,750 +8.93% 4
East of England +23 33 £45,000 - 1
London -1 31 £52,500 -12.50% 6
Surrey +14 18 £48,000 -20.00%
Bedfordshire +22 12 £45,000 -5.26%
Cambridgeshire +2 11 £37,400 -16.88% 1
Dunstable - 10 £45,000 -
Staines - 10 £37,500 -
Yorkshire -9 9 £43,596 +2.57% 1
Hertfordshire - 9 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £40,000 -
City of London +26 7 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Cambridge +15 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Redhill +8 7 £60,000 -
Leeds +5 7 £34,000 -20.00%
Berkshire 0 7 £52,500 +7.14% 1
West Yorkshire -1 7 £34,000 -20.00%
Reading - 7 £52,500 - 1
West Midlands -13 6 £43,596 +8.98%
South Wales +8 5 £26,750 -17.69% 2
Wales 0 5 £26,750 -17.69% 2
Cardiff -1 5 £26,750 -17.69% 2
South West -8 4 £43,750 +16.66%
Peterborough - 4 £31,000 - 1
Middlesex - 4 £38,750 -
Birmingham -13 3 £60,000 +50.00%
Bristol -23 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Redditch - 3 £43,596 -
Worcestershire - 3 £43,596 -

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited UNIX 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 UNIX Administrator in their job title.

1 282 (100.00%) UNIX
2 230 (81.56%) Linux
3 175 (62.06%) Solaris
4 125 (44.33%) Red Hat
5 124 (43.97%) Oracle
6 87 (30.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 86 (30.50%) Finance
8 79 (28.01%) Shell Script
9 78 (27.66%) SAN
10 77 (27.30%) AIX
11 74 (26.24%) VMware
11 74 (26.24%) Perl
12 52 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
13 51 (18.09%) TCP/IP
14 49 (17.38%) HP
15 48 (17.02%) Puppet
16 47 (16.67%) Sun
17 46 (16.31%) MySQL
18 44 (15.60%) Veritas
19 43 (15.25%) Python
20 42 (14.89%) DNS
21 40 (14.18%) Apache
21 40 (14.18%) Windows
22 38 (13.48%) Banking
23 37 (13.12%) IBM
24 35 (12.41%) HPUX
24 35 (12.41%) Bash Shell
24 35 (12.41%) DevOps
25 33 (11.70%) ITIL
25 33 (11.70%) NetBackup

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited UNIX 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 UNIX Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (14.18%) Apache
2 25 (8.87%) Tomcat
3 11 (3.90%) GlassFish
4 8 (2.84%) Oracle Application Server
4 8 (2.84%) IIS
5 7 (2.48%) JBoss
5 7 (2.48%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.42%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.42%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (1.42%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.42%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.06%) Moodle
7 3 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.71%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.35%) Node.js
9 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (1.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.06%) PaaS
3 2 (0.71%) IaaS
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.35%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 78 (27.66%) SAN
2 51 (18.09%) TCP/IP
3 42 (14.89%) DNS
4 32 (11.35%) Firewall
5 22 (7.80%) LDAP
6 17 (6.03%) NAS
7 15 (5.32%) HTTP
8 14 (4.96%) SMTP
9 13 (4.61%) LAN
9 13 (4.61%) WAN
9 13 (4.61%) SSH
10 10 (3.55%) BGP
10 10 (3.55%) Network Security
11 9 (3.19%) FTP
12 7 (2.48%) DHCP
13 6 (2.13%) VPN
13 6 (2.13%) Internet
13 6 (2.13%) iSCSI
14 5 (1.77%) BIG-IP
15 3 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.31%) MySQL
2 29 (10.28%) SQL Server
3 27 (9.57%) Oracle Database
4 16 (5.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (3.90%) VLDB
5 11 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.90%) OLTP
6 9 (3.19%) DB2
7 6 (2.13%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.77%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.77%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (1.42%) Informix
9 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.42%) MaxDB
10 3 (1.06%) InfluxDB
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.35%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 18 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.96%) Subversion
3 6 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.42%) Toad
5 3 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.35%) JIRA
6 1 (0.35%) Firebug
General
1 86 (30.50%) Finance
2 38 (13.48%) Banking
3 13 (4.61%) Financial Institution
4 12 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.48%) Back Office
5 7 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.48%) Games
6 6 (2.13%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.42%) French Language
7 4 (1.42%) German Language
8 2 (0.71%) Advertising
8 2 (0.71%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
9 1 (0.35%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.84%) Web Services
2 5 (1.77%) LAMP
3 4 (1.42%) CGI
4 3 (1.06%) Middleware
4 3 (1.06%) XML
4 3 (1.06%) XSLT
4 3 (1.06%) OAuth
5 2 (0.71%) FastCGI
6 1 (0.35%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.35%) HTML
6 1 (0.35%) CSS
6 1 (0.35%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.35%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.57%) Clustering
2 15 (5.32%) LPAR
3 14 (4.96%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.96%) HACMP
3 14 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.90%) Celerra
5 9 (3.19%) AS400
6 8 (2.84%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.84%) EMC VNX
7 7 (2.48%) PlayStation
7 7 (2.48%) CLARiiON
8 6 (2.13%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.77%) Replication
9 5 (1.77%) CMDB
9 5 (1.77%) HP Superdome
10 4 (1.42%) PKI
11 3 (1.06%) Learning Management System
11 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.06%) E-Learning
12 2 (0.71%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 282 (100.00%) UNIX
2 230 (81.56%) Linux
3 175 (62.06%) Solaris
4 87 (30.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 77 (27.30%) AIX
6 40 (14.18%) Windows
7 35 (12.41%) HPUX
8 29 (10.28%) Debian
9 23 (8.16%) SUSE
10 21 (7.45%) Ubuntu
11 15 (5.32%) Oracle Linux
12 14 (4.96%) CentOS
13 3 (1.06%) VMS
14 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.71%) Android
14 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (12.41%) DevOps
2 33 (11.70%) ITIL
3 31 (10.99%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (10.64%) Capacity Planning
5 23 (8.16%) Change Management
5 23 (8.16%) Load Balancing
6 22 (7.80%) Problem Management
6 22 (7.80%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (7.09%) Performance Monitoring
7 20 (7.09%) Patch Management
7 20 (7.09%) Service Delivery
8 17 (6.03%) Configuration Management
9 14 (4.96%) E-Commerce
9 14 (4.96%) Performance Analysis
10 13 (4.61%) Security Management
11 12 (4.26%) Business Continuity
11 12 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (3.55%) Project Management
13 9 (3.19%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (3.19%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 79 (28.01%) Shell Script
2 74 (26.24%) Perl
3 43 (15.25%) Python
4 35 (12.41%) Bash Shell
5 26 (9.22%) Korn
6 23 (8.16%) SQL
7 19 (6.74%) Java
8 17 (6.03%) Ruby
9 13 (4.61%) AWK
10 12 (4.26%) PHP
10 12 (4.26%) C-shell
11 10 (3.55%) Bourne shell
12 8 (2.84%) JavaScript
13 5 (1.77%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.42%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.06%) C++
16 2 (0.71%) C
16 2 (0.71%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.71%) BeanShell
17 1 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (7.80%) Degree
2 14 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 10 (3.55%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.55%) RHCE
4 9 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.13%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.06%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.71%) SCSA
7 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.35%) LPIC
8 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.22%) SLA
2 16 (5.67%) QA
3 9 (3.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (2.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (9.22%) vSphere
3 17 (6.03%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (6.03%) NFS
4 15 (5.32%) Active Directory
5 14 (4.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 10 (3.55%) Xen
6 10 (3.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 10 (3.55%) KVM
7 8 (2.84%) Samba
8 7 (2.48%) Squid
9 3 (1.06%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.71%) GPFS
10 2 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.71%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.71%) XenApp
11 1 (0.35%) XenServer
11 1 (0.35%) Varnish
11 1 (0.35%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 48 (17.02%) Puppet
2 33 (11.70%) NetBackup
3 32 (11.35%) Oracle ZFS
4 25 (8.87%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (8.87%) Oracle RMAN
5 16 (5.67%) Data Guard
6 15 (5.32%) Nagios
6 15 (5.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 11 (3.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 8 (2.84%) Salt
9 7 (2.48%) Opsview
9 7 (2.48%) CFEngine
10 6 (2.13%) ITRS Geneos
10 6 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (1.77%) Legato
12 4 (1.42%) ARCserve
12 4 (1.42%) Foglight
12 4 (1.42%) Backup Exec
12 4 (1.42%) SnapMirror
12 4 (1.42%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 125 (44.33%) Red Hat
2 124 (43.97%) Oracle
3 74 (26.24%) VMware
4 49 (17.38%) HP
5 47 (16.67%) Sun
6 44 (15.60%) Veritas
7 37 (13.12%) IBM
8 23 (8.16%) EMC
9 21 (7.45%) Cisco
10 20 (7.09%) NetApp
11 19 (6.74%) Brocade
12 18 (6.38%) Sybase
13 13 (4.61%) Symantec
14 6 (2.13%) CheckPoint
14 6 (2.13%) Reuters
14 6 (2.13%) Bloomberg
15 5 (1.77%) hybris
15 5 (1.77%) 3PAR
15 5 (1.77%) F5
15 5 (1.77%) Hitachi
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Network ITR
Salary: £30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to circa £28,000 + shift allowance (circa £3K) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K Base 50 - 60K with oncall / O/T
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health, Holiday
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 23k per year + Excellent benefit package
Posted: 18 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £36,923 to £48,767 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago