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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 866 819 789
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 58 157 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 49 133 166
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,695 £33,350
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -53 55 £47,500 - 4
London +8 23 £52,500 +1.44%
Yorkshire +30 16 £33,000 -5.71% 1
West Yorkshire +18 11 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Leeds +15 8 £33,000 -2.94% 1
Croydon - 6 £48,750 -
North Yorkshire +21 5 £25,500 -27.14%
South West +10 4 £50,000 +14.28%
South East +4 4 £72,500 +26.08%
Dorset - 4 £50,000 -
Bournemouth - 4 £50,000 -
Knaresborough - 4 £27,500 -
Scotland +7 3 £37,500 - 2
Glasgow - 3 £37,500 -
North West +24 2 £33,000 -15.38% 1
Reading +15 2 £80,000 +60.00%
Berkshire +13 2 £80,000 +60.00%
East of England +5 2 £58,750 +34.28%
Bedfordshire +2 2 £58,750 +30.55%
North East - 2 £43,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £43,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £43,000 -
City of London +42 1 £57,500 -
Buckinghamshire +36 1 £55,000 +34.96%
Milton Keynes +31 1 £55,000 +74.60%
Surrey +15 1 £65,000 +8.33%
Luton +13 1 £65,000 +36.84%
Bedford +6 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Manchester +4 1 £31,000 -20.51%
West Midlands -27 1 £45,000 - 1

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Unix
2 121 (71.60%) Linux
3 80 (47.34%) Red Hat
4 72 (42.60%) Solaris
5 54 (31.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (27.22%) SAN
7 42 (24.85%) Finance
8 39 (23.08%) VMware
9 37 (21.89%) Perl
10 36 (21.30%) Puppet
11 35 (20.71%) Oracle
12 32 (18.93%) AIX
12 32 (18.93%) DNS
13 29 (17.16%) Windows
13 29 (17.16%) Clustering
13 29 (17.16%) Shell Script
14 28 (16.57%) Veritas
14 28 (16.57%) Data Centre
15 26 (15.38%) MySQL
16 22 (13.02%) Bash Shell
16 22 (13.02%) CentOS
16 22 (13.02%) TCP/IP
17 21 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (12.43%) High Availability
18 20 (11.83%) NAS
18 20 (11.83%) Python
19 19 (11.24%) ITIL
19 19 (11.24%) Nagios
19 19 (11.24%) Oracle ZFS
20 18 (10.65%) Disaster Recovery

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 18 (10.65%) Apache
2 8 (4.73%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.55%) SAS
3 6 (3.55%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.96%) JBoss
5 4 (2.37%) nginx
5 4 (2.37%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.18%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.18%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.18%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.59%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.59%) IIS
7 1 (0.59%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (27.22%) SAN
2 32 (18.93%) DNS
3 22 (13.02%) TCP/IP
4 20 (11.83%) NAS
5 14 (8.28%) LDAP
6 9 (5.33%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (5.33%) HTTP
7 8 (4.73%) InfiniBand
7 8 (4.73%) iSCSI
7 8 (4.73%) SMTP
8 7 (4.14%) Firewall
8 7 (4.14%) SSL
9 6 (3.55%) DHCP
10 5 (2.96%) Internet
10 5 (2.96%) SNMP
11 4 (2.37%) Kerberos
12 3 (1.78%) FTP
12 3 (1.78%) LAN
12 3 (1.78%) SSH
12 3 (1.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.38%) MySQL
2 13 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (4.73%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (4.73%) Oracle Exadata
4 7 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.37%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.78%) OLTP
6 3 (1.78%) VLDB
7 2 (1.18%) Big Data
7 2 (1.18%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.59%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (24.85%) Finance
2 12 (7.10%) Banking
3 9 (5.33%) Financial Institution
3 9 (5.33%) Law
4 4 (2.37%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.18%) Games
5 2 (1.18%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Electronics
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Marketing
6 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.88%) Middleware
2 12 (7.10%) LAMP
3 8 (4.73%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (4.14%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (1.78%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (1.78%) Web Services
6 2 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.59%) .NET
7 1 (0.59%) J2EE
7 1 (0.59%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.59%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.16%) Clustering
2 28 (16.57%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.51%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.92%) CMDB
5 8 (4.73%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.55%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.96%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.37%) User Experience
9 3 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.78%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (1.18%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.59%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.59%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.59%) Fintech
11 1 (0.59%) Online Games
11 1 (0.59%) PKI
11 1 (0.59%) PlayStation
11 1 (0.59%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 169 (100.00%) Unix
2 121 (71.60%) Linux
3 72 (42.60%) Solaris
4 54 (31.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (18.93%) AIX
6 29 (17.16%) Windows
7 22 (13.02%) CentOS
8 8 (4.73%) SUSE
9 6 (3.55%) Debian
10 5 (2.96%) HPUX
10 5 (2.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.96%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.37%) Windows Server
12 3 (1.78%) FreeBSD
12 3 (1.78%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (1.18%) Fedora
13 2 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.43%) High Availability
2 19 (11.24%) ITIL
3 18 (10.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (10.06%) Incident Management
5 15 (8.88%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (8.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (8.28%) Change Management
6 14 (8.28%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (7.10%) Load Balancing
8 11 (6.51%) Migration
8 11 (6.51%) Patch Management
9 10 (5.92%) Configuration Management
9 10 (5.92%) Service Management
10 9 (5.33%) Performance Management
11 8 (4.73%) Problem Management
12 7 (4.14%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (2.96%) DevOps
13 5 (2.96%) ETL
13 5 (2.96%) Server Building
14 4 (2.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (21.89%) Perl
2 29 (17.16%) Shell Script
3 22 (13.02%) Bash Shell
4 20 (11.83%) Python
5 15 (8.88%) SQL
6 14 (8.28%) Java
7 9 (5.33%) Korn
8 8 (4.73%) PHP
9 6 (3.55%) Ruby
10 4 (2.37%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.18%) AWK
11 2 (1.18%) C
11 2 (1.18%) sed
12 1 (0.59%) C#
12 1 (0.59%) C++
12 1 (0.59%) C-shell
12 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (10.65%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.47%) Degree
3 8 (4.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (2.96%) HND
4 5 (2.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.06%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (12.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 11 (6.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 10 (5.92%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (5.33%) Active Directory
5 9 (5.33%) NFS
5 9 (5.33%) Veritas File System
6 8 (4.73%) GlusterFS
7 7 (4.14%) Samba
7 7 (4.14%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.55%) vSphere
9 5 (2.96%) iptables
9 5 (2.96%) vCloud
10 4 (2.37%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (2.37%) Postfix
10 4 (2.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 4 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (2.37%) XenServer
11 3 (1.78%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.78%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 36 (21.30%) Puppet
2 19 (11.24%) Nagios
2 19 (11.24%) Oracle ZFS
3 13 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
4 9 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (4.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (4.14%) Ansible
7 6 (3.55%) Cacti
8 5 (2.96%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.96%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.78%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.78%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (1.78%) logstash
9 3 (1.78%) Pingdom
9 3 (1.78%) Rsyslog
9 3 (1.78%) SELinux
9 3 (1.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 3 (1.78%) vRealize
10 2 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (1.18%) yum
Vendors
1 80 (47.34%) Red Hat
2 39 (23.08%) VMware
3 35 (20.71%) Oracle
4 28 (16.57%) Veritas
5 15 (8.88%) HP
6 14 (8.28%) IBM
7 13 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 12 (7.10%) Sun
9 6 (3.55%) EMC
10 5 (2.96%) Cisco
10 5 (2.96%) Citrix
11 4 (2.37%) Dell
12 3 (1.78%) Brocade
12 3 (1.78%) NetApp
12 3 (1.78%) SAP
12 3 (1.78%) StorageTek
12 3 (1.78%) Sybase
13 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
13 2 (1.18%) Cognizant
13 2 (1.18%) Google
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