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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 861 798 775
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 62 166 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 51 140 173
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,435 £33,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,250 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.73% +5.00%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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% -

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 27 May 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 27 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
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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 -85 58 £50,000 +11.11% 8
London -5 24 £56,600 +13.20% 4
South East -24 14 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Yorkshire -3 12 £37,500 +14.54%
Surrey -1 7 £60,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -3 7 £40,750 +25.00%
Redhill +4 6 £60,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +11 5 £25,500 -27.14%
Buckinghamshire +27 4 £46,000 +41.53%
Leeds -12 4 £37,500 +15.38%
Knaresborough - 4 £27,500 -
Milton Keynes +30 3 £46,000 +43.75%
Berkshire +4 3 £80,000 +68.42%
East of England 0 3 £52,500 +33.75%
Scotland -14 3 £37,500 - 2
Glasgow - 3 £37,500 - 1
Croydon - 3 £47,500 -
Reading +13 2 £80,000 +68.42%
Bedfordshire +8 2 £58,750 +56.66%
City of London +21 1 £57,500 +9.52% 2
North West +20 1 £35,000 -10.25% 2
Hertfordshire +15 1 £38,500 -3.75%
East Midlands +12 1 £42,500 +23.18%
Bedford +5 1 £52,500 +40.00%
South West -5 1 - -
West Midlands -21 1 £45,000 -5.26%
North East - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £42,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £35,000 -

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 207 (100.00%) Unix
2 152 (73.43%) Linux
3 99 (47.83%) Red Hat
4 89 (43.00%) Solaris
5 71 (34.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 55 (26.57%) SAN
7 50 (24.15%) Finance
8 45 (21.74%) Clustering
8 45 (21.74%) Perl
9 44 (21.26%) DNS
9 44 (21.26%) Veritas
10 42 (20.29%) Oracle
11 41 (19.81%) AIX
12 36 (17.39%) Puppet
12 36 (17.39%) Shell Script
13 35 (16.91%) VMware
14 33 (15.94%) ITIL
15 31 (14.98%) MySQL
16 30 (14.49%) Data Centre
17 28 (13.53%) IBM
17 28 (13.53%) Bash Shell
18 27 (13.04%) Windows
19 25 (12.08%) HP
19 25 (12.08%) Root Cause Analysis
20 24 (11.59%) Apache
21 23 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
21 23 (11.11%) High Availability
22 22 (10.63%) Banking
22 22 (10.63%) CentOS
23 21 (10.14%) 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 24 (11.59%) Apache
2 13 (6.28%) WebSphere
3 11 (5.31%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.83%) SAS
5 7 (3.38%) Apache ServiceMix
5 7 (3.38%) JBoss
5 7 (3.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.42%) NetWeaver
7 4 (1.93%) nginx
7 4 (1.93%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.97%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.97%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.97%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.48%) IIS
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.38%) MS Excel
1 7 (3.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 55 (26.57%) SAN
2 44 (21.26%) DNS
3 18 (8.70%) LDAP
4 16 (7.73%) TCP/IP
5 15 (7.25%) SSL
6 12 (5.80%) HTTP
6 12 (5.80%) NAS
7 10 (4.83%) Firewall
7 10 (4.83%) Internet
7 10 (4.83%) SMTP
8 9 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (3.86%) InfiniBand
9 8 (3.86%) iSCSI
9 8 (3.86%) SSH
10 7 (3.38%) FTP
11 6 (2.90%) DHCP
12 5 (2.42%) SNMP
13 4 (1.93%) Kerberos
14 3 (1.45%) LAN
14 3 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.98%) MySQL
2 12 (5.80%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (3.86%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (3.86%) Oracle Exadata
4 7 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.93%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.45%) OLTP
7 3 (1.45%) VLDB
8 2 (0.97%) Big Data
8 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.97%) Ingres
General
1 50 (24.15%) Finance
2 22 (10.63%) Banking
3 10 (4.83%) Law
4 8 (3.86%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.93%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.97%) Games
7 2 (0.97%) Retail
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Front Office
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.21%) LAMP
1 17 (8.21%) Middleware
2 8 (3.86%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (3.38%) LEMP Stack
3 7 (3.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (2.42%) SAP Basis
5 3 (1.45%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (1.45%) Web Services
6 1 (0.48%) .NET
6 1 (0.48%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.74%) Clustering
2 30 (14.49%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.80%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.31%) Client/Server
5 10 (4.83%) CMDB
5 10 (4.83%) User Experience
6 6 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.90%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.42%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.45%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (0.97%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.48%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.48%) Fintech
10 1 (0.48%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.48%) Online Games
10 1 (0.48%) PKI
10 1 (0.48%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 207 (100.00%) Unix
2 152 (73.43%) Linux
3 89 (43.00%) Solaris
4 71 (34.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (19.81%) AIX
6 27 (13.04%) Windows
7 22 (10.63%) CentOS
8 12 (5.80%) HPUX
9 8 (3.86%) Debian
9 8 (3.86%) SUSE
10 5 (2.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.42%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.93%) Windows Server
11 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.45%) FreeBSD
12 3 (1.45%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.97%) Fedora
13 2 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.94%) ITIL
2 25 (12.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 23 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (11.11%) High Availability
4 19 (9.18%) Capacity Planning
5 17 (8.21%) Incident Management
6 14 (6.76%) Change Management
6 14 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (6.76%) Problem Management
7 13 (6.28%) Migration
7 13 (6.28%) Performance Monitoring
7 13 (6.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (5.80%) Load Balancing
9 11 (5.31%) Change Control
9 11 (5.31%) Patch Management
9 11 (5.31%) Service Management
10 10 (4.83%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.35%) Performance Management
12 8 (3.86%) ERP
13 7 (3.38%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.74%) Perl
2 36 (17.39%) Shell Script
3 28 (13.53%) Bash Shell
4 21 (10.14%) Python
5 17 (8.21%) Java
6 16 (7.73%) SQL
7 13 (6.28%) PHP
8 9 (4.35%) Korn
9 5 (2.42%) Ruby
10 4 (1.93%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.97%) AWK
11 2 (0.97%) sed
12 1 (0.48%) C
12 1 (0.48%) C#
12 1 (0.48%) C-shell
12 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (10.14%) Degree
1 21 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (3.38%) HND
4 5 (2.42%) RHCE
4 5 (2.42%) RHCT
5 4 (1.93%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (10.14%) NFS
2 19 (9.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 19 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 12 (5.80%) Postfix
4 12 (5.80%) Samba
4 12 (5.80%) vSphere
5 11 (5.31%) Active Directory
6 10 (4.83%) Veritas File System
7 8 (3.86%) GlusterFS
8 7 (3.38%) Hyper-V
8 7 (3.38%) qmail
8 7 (3.38%) Sendmail
9 6 (2.90%) iptables
9 6 (2.90%) vCloud
10 5 (2.42%) GPFS
10 5 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.93%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 3 (1.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 36 (17.39%) Puppet
2 20 (9.66%) Oracle ZFS
3 18 (8.70%) Red Hat Satellite
4 14 (6.76%) Nagios
5 11 (5.31%) NetBackup
6 10 (4.83%) Ansible
6 10 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (4.83%) Tivoli
7 8 (3.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (3.38%) Plesk
9 6 (2.90%) Cacti
9 6 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (1.93%) HAProxy
11 3 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (1.45%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (1.45%) logstash
11 3 (1.45%) Pingdom
11 3 (1.45%) Rsyslog
11 3 (1.45%) SELinux
11 3 (1.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 99 (47.83%) Red Hat
2 44 (21.26%) Veritas
3 42 (20.29%) Oracle
4 35 (16.91%) VMware
5 28 (13.53%) IBM
6 25 (12.08%) HP
7 19 (9.18%) Sun
8 16 (7.73%) Microsoft
9 15 (7.25%) SAP
10 13 (6.28%) EMC
11 7 (3.38%) NetApp
12 6 (2.90%) Cisco
13 5 (2.42%) Axway
13 5 (2.42%) Symantec
14 4 (1.93%) Brocade
14 4 (1.93%) Citrix
14 4 (1.93%) Dell
15 3 (1.45%) StorageTek
15 3 (1.45%) Sybase
16 2 (0.97%) Juniper
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