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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Administrator
UK
Rank 802 798 793
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 55 148 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 49 107 140
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £30,730
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £67,500 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-18.88% +5.88%

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
81156 98559 103265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67379 82685 85216
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017 within the UK.

Unix Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Unix Administrator
Top 24 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +23 52 £45,000 -14.28% 6
London +56 38 £50,000 -20.00% 1
South East +42 9 £34,000 -35.23% 2
City of London +36 9 £77,500 +34.78%
Canary Wharf - 4 £65,000 -
Surrey +52 3 - - 1
Cambridge +11 2 £33,750 -
Cambridgeshire +10 2 £33,750 -
East of England +8 2 £33,750 -10.00%
North West -19 2 £43,250 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £30,000 -
Kent - 2 £39,000 -
Winchester - 2 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire +18 1 £35,000 -22.22%
South Wales +12 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Wales +7 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Oxford +4 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Brighton 0 1 £33,000 +10.00% 1
East Sussex -1 1 £33,000 +10.00% 1
Manchester -30 1 £36,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 -
South West - 1 - -
Bridgend - 1 £40,000 -
Bristol - 1 - -

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 153 (100.00%) Unix
2 141 (92.16%) Linux
3 79 (51.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 76 (49.67%) Red Hat
5 71 (46.41%) Solaris
6 52 (33.99%) Perl
7 51 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 44 (28.76%) Puppet
9 41 (26.80%) Veritas
10 40 (26.14%) Shell Script
11 39 (25.49%) VMware
12 38 (24.84%) Finance
13 37 (24.18%) Configuration Management
14 35 (22.88%) Oracle
15 33 (21.57%) Python
15 33 (21.57%) SAN
16 29 (18.95%) DNS
17 26 (16.99%) AIX
18 25 (16.34%) Ubuntu
19 24 (15.69%) Ansible
19 24 (15.69%) TCP/IP
20 23 (15.03%) Performance Tuning
20 23 (15.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
21 22 (14.38%) Disaster Recovery
22 21 (13.73%) Sun
23 20 (13.07%) Problem Management
24 19 (12.42%) NFS
25 17 (11.11%) Telecoms
25 17 (11.11%) Computer Science
25 17 (11.11%) Security Cleared

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 8 (5.23%) Apache
2 3 (1.96%) Apache Solr
2 3 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.96%) IIS
2 3 (1.96%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.31%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.31%) nginx
4 1 (0.65%) CMS
4 1 (0.65%) Drupal
4 1 (0.65%) lighttpd
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (21.57%) SAN
2 29 (18.95%) DNS
3 24 (15.69%) TCP/IP
4 15 (9.80%) SMTP
5 13 (8.50%) DHCP
6 8 (5.23%) LDAP
6 8 (5.23%) SSH
7 7 (4.58%) LAN
7 7 (4.58%) WAN
8 6 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (3.92%) InfiniBand
9 5 (3.27%) NAS
9 5 (3.27%) Network Security
10 4 (2.61%) SSL
11 3 (1.96%) Firewall
11 3 (1.96%) Internet
11 3 (1.96%) IPsec
11 3 (1.96%) ISDN
11 3 (1.96%) VLAN
11 3 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.58%) OLTP
2 7 (4.58%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (4.58%) VLDB
3 6 (3.92%) MySQL
4 5 (3.27%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.96%) MarkLogic
6 2 (1.31%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.31%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.65%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (24.84%) Finance
2 17 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 14 (9.15%) Banking
4 7 (4.58%) Front Office
5 6 (3.92%) Back Office
6 4 (2.61%) Games
6 4 (2.61%) Legal
6 4 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.96%) Electronics
7 3 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.96%) Marketing
8 2 (1.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.65%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (1.96%) J2EE
1 3 (1.96%) Lucene
1 3 (1.96%) OpenJDK
2 2 (1.31%) HTML
3 1 (0.65%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.65%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.80%) Clustering
3 8 (5.23%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.92%) HACMP
5 4 (2.61%) Fintech
5 4 (2.61%) Online Games
6 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.96%) EFT
6 3 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.31%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.31%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.65%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.65%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 153 (100.00%) Unix
2 141 (92.16%) Linux
3 79 (51.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 71 (46.41%) Solaris
5 26 (16.99%) AIX
6 25 (16.34%) Ubuntu
7 14 (9.15%) Windows
8 10 (6.54%) HPUX
9 9 (5.88%) CentOS
10 7 (4.58%) Debian
11 6 (3.92%) SUSE
12 5 (3.27%) Windows Server
13 2 (1.31%) OpenVMS
13 2 (1.31%) VMS
13 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.65%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.18%) Configuration Management
2 23 (15.03%) Performance Tuning
3 22 (14.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (13.07%) Problem Management
5 17 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 17 (11.11%) High Availability
6 13 (8.50%) Capacity Management
7 10 (6.54%) E-Commerce
7 10 (6.54%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (5.23%) Security Management
9 7 (4.58%) ITIL
9 7 (4.58%) Line Management
9 7 (4.58%) Performance Management
10 6 (3.92%) Asset Management
10 6 (3.92%) DevOps
10 6 (3.92%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.92%) Patch Management
11 5 (3.27%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.27%) Software Testing
11 5 (3.27%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 52 (33.99%) Perl
2 51 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 40 (26.14%) Shell Script
4 33 (21.57%) Python
5 7 (4.58%) Korn
5 7 (4.58%) SQL
6 6 (3.92%) Java
7 5 (3.27%) MATLAB
8 4 (2.61%) Ruby
9 3 (1.96%) AWK
9 3 (1.96%) C
9 3 (1.96%) C-shell
9 3 (1.96%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.31%) Jython
10 2 (1.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.80%) Degree
3 6 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.61%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.65%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (15.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 19 (12.42%) NFS
3 15 (9.80%) Docker
4 10 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (3.92%) LXC
5 6 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (3.27%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (1.96%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.96%) iptables
8 3 (1.96%) KVM
8 3 (1.96%) Oracle Clusterware
8 3 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.96%) pfSense
9 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
9 2 (1.31%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.65%) Postfix
10 1 (0.65%) Samba
10 1 (0.65%) Varnish
10 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (28.76%) Puppet
2 24 (15.69%) Ansible
3 14 (9.15%) NetBackup
4 11 (7.19%) Red Hat Satellite
5 9 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (4.58%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (4.58%) Failover Clustering
6 7 (4.58%) Nagios
6 7 (4.58%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 6 (3.92%) Data Guard
7 6 (3.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (3.27%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (2.61%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (1.96%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (1.96%) Zenoss
11 2 (1.31%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.65%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.65%) yum
Vendors
1 76 (49.67%) Red Hat
2 41 (26.80%) Veritas
3 39 (25.49%) VMware
4 35 (22.88%) Oracle
5 21 (13.73%) Sun
6 14 (9.15%) HP
7 11 (7.19%) EMC
8 8 (5.23%) IBM
9 7 (4.58%) Infoblox
9 7 (4.58%) Sybase
10 6 (3.92%) Microsoft
11 5 (3.27%) ANSYS
11 5 (3.27%) BMC
11 5 (3.27%) Dell
12 4 (2.61%) Brocade
12 4 (2.61%) SaltStack
13 3 (1.96%) Cisco
13 3 (1.96%) SAP
13 3 (1.96%) Symantec
13 3 (1.96%) Yahoo!
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