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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 691 674 648
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 214 207 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 174 168 225
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014 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 21 October 2014. 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 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 -17 205 £42,500 -5.55% 19
Yorkshire +20 54 £35,250 +9.47% 4
London -37 54 £57,500 - 5
West Yorkshire +18 52 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Leeds +12 50 £35,000 -17.64% 4
South East -7 46 £52,750 +31.87% 5
Surrey -6 18 £53,000 +22.54% 2
West Midlands -28 17 £44,000 -12.00%
East of England -35 16 £47,500 -
Warwickshire - 16 £44,000 -
Berkshire +13 15 £57,500 +47.90%
Warwick - 15 £44,000 -
North West -2 11 £36,250 -15.69% 5
Windsor - 10 £57,500 -
City of London +3 9 £60,750 +14.35% 2
Cambridgeshire -22 9 £47,500 -11.62%
Cambridge -21 8 £47,500 -17.39%
Bedfordshire - 6 £37,500 -
Scotland - 6 £38,250 - 2
Oxfordshire +18 5 £52,500 -4.54% 1
South West -25 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Cheshire - 5 £35,250 - 4
Dunstable - 5 - -
Bristol - 5 £37,500 -
Hampshire -19 4 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Merseyside +15 3 £45,000 +4.65%
Liverpool +10 3 £45,000 +4.65%
Bradford - 3 £42,500 -
Kent - 3 £62,500 -
Reading - 3 £52,500 -

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 363 (100.00%) UNIX
2 297 (81.82%) Linux
3 194 (53.44%) Solaris
4 161 (44.35%) Red Hat
5 133 (36.64%) Shell Script
6 123 (33.88%) Perl
7 113 (31.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 99 (27.27%) SAN
9 86 (23.69%) IBM
10 85 (23.42%) Apache
10 85 (23.42%) AIX
11 83 (22.87%) Oracle
12 69 (19.01%) Finance
13 68 (18.73%) TCP/IP
14 67 (18.46%) Veritas
15 59 (16.25%) HP
16 56 (15.43%) DNS
16 56 (15.43%) Bash Shell
17 55 (15.15%) VMware
18 52 (14.33%) CentOS
19 51 (14.05%) HPUX
20 49 (13.50%) Python
20 49 (13.50%) EMC
21 47 (12.95%) Puppet
22 46 (12.67%) ITIL
23 44 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
24 43 (11.85%) Sun
24 43 (11.85%) Banking
24 43 (11.85%) Clustering
25 42 (11.57%) NetBackup

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 85 (23.42%) Apache
2 20 (5.51%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.31%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.93%) Apache Solr
4 7 (1.93%) nginx
5 6 (1.65%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (1.38%) JBoss
7 3 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (0.83%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.55%) Drupal
8 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.55%) IIS
8 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.55%) CMS
9 1 (0.28%) SAS
9 1 (0.28%) Lync
9 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (1.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.55%) MS Office
4 1 (0.28%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.65%) SaaS
2 5 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 99 (27.27%) SAN
2 68 (18.73%) TCP/IP
3 56 (15.43%) DNS
4 34 (9.37%) Firewall
5 25 (6.89%) LDAP
6 15 (4.13%) NAS
7 14 (3.86%) SSH
7 14 (3.86%) FTP
8 9 (2.48%) Internet
9 8 (2.20%) WAN
9 8 (2.20%) DHCP
10 7 (1.93%) BIG-IP
10 7 (1.93%) HTTP
10 7 (1.93%) LAN
10 7 (1.93%) tcpdump
10 7 (1.93%) Wireshark
11 6 (1.65%) iSCSI
11 6 (1.65%) SSL
11 6 (1.65%) VLAN
12 5 (1.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.02%) MySQL
2 24 (6.61%) Oracle Database
3 14 (3.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (3.58%) SQL Server
4 13 (3.58%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.20%) Oracle9i Database
5 8 (2.20%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.10%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.83%) DB2
9 2 (0.55%) Ingres
9 2 (0.55%) VLDB
9 2 (0.55%) OLTP
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.28%) Redis
10 1 (0.28%) Big Data
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (4.13%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.55%) Toad
5 1 (0.28%) Hudson
5 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 69 (19.01%) Finance
2 43 (11.85%) Banking
3 11 (3.03%) Legal
4 10 (2.75%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.75%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.20%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.65%) Retail
8 5 (1.38%) Welsh Language
9 4 (1.10%) Marketing
9 4 (1.10%) Back Office
10 3 (0.83%) Advertising
11 2 (0.55%) French Language
12 1 (0.28%) Front Office
12 1 (0.28%) Electronics
12 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.31%) LAMP
2 8 (2.20%) Web Services
3 4 (1.10%) Middleware
3 4 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (0.83%) XML
4 3 (0.83%) J2EE
5 2 (0.55%) Django
5 2 (0.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.85%) Clustering
2 25 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.23%) LPAR
4 12 (3.31%) Open Source
5 10 (2.75%) Mainframe
5 10 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.48%) HACMP
7 8 (2.20%) HP StorageWorks
8 6 (1.65%) iSeries
8 6 (1.65%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.38%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.38%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.10%) DLPAR
10 4 (1.10%) VAX
10 4 (1.10%) AS400
11 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.83%) CMDB
12 2 (0.55%) Physics
12 2 (0.55%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.28%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 363 (100.00%) UNIX
2 297 (81.82%) Linux
3 194 (53.44%) Solaris
4 113 (31.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 85 (23.42%) AIX
6 52 (14.33%) CentOS
7 51 (14.05%) HPUX
8 36 (9.92%) SUSE
9 27 (7.44%) Ubuntu
10 26 (7.16%) Windows
11 22 (6.06%) Debian
12 14 (3.86%) VMS
13 8 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (1.65%) Windows 8
16 5 (1.38%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.55%) FreeBSD
17 2 (0.55%) OpenBSD
18 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (12.67%) ITIL
2 39 (10.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (7.71%) Capacity Planning
4 25 (6.89%) Performance Tuning
5 23 (6.34%) E-Commerce
5 23 (6.34%) Configuration Management
6 21 (5.79%) Performance Monitoring
7 19 (5.23%) DevOps
8 18 (4.96%) Load Balancing
8 18 (4.96%) Performance Analysis
8 18 (4.96%) Business Continuity
9 16 (4.41%) Problem Management
10 15 (4.13%) Project Management
10 15 (4.13%) Migration
11 12 (3.31%) Change Management
12 10 (2.75%) Data Migration
12 10 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (2.48%) Service Management
14 8 (2.20%) Performance Management
15 7 (1.93%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (36.64%) Shell Script
2 123 (33.88%) Perl
3 56 (15.43%) Bash Shell
4 49 (13.50%) Python
5 30 (8.26%) Korn
6 23 (6.34%) Java
6 23 (6.34%) Bourne shell
7 17 (4.68%) AWK
8 16 (4.41%) PHP
9 14 (3.86%) SQL
9 14 (3.86%) JavaScript
10 9 (2.48%) C
10 9 (2.48%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.20%) C-shell
12 4 (1.10%) Ruby
13 3 (0.83%) sed
14 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (3.03%) Degree
2 8 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.38%) SCSA
3 5 (1.38%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.83%) IBM Certification
6 2 (0.55%) LPIC
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.28%) HNC
7 1 (0.28%) MCSE
7 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 11 (3.03%) QA
2 10 (2.75%) SLA
3 8 (2.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (8.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 24 (6.61%) NFS
4 21 (5.79%) PowerHA
5 19 (5.23%) VMware ESX
6 17 (4.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 16 (4.41%) vSphere
7 16 (4.41%) Samba
7 16 (4.41%) Active Directory
8 13 (3.58%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (3.03%) Veritas File System
10 10 (2.75%) Firmware
11 9 (2.48%) Oracle RMAN
11 9 (2.48%) KVM
12 5 (1.38%) Nmap
12 5 (1.38%) Hyper-V
13 3 (0.83%) Squid
14 2 (0.55%) Ceph
14 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (12.95%) Puppet
2 42 (11.57%) NetBackup
3 18 (4.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 17 (4.68%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (3.86%) Nagios
6 13 (3.58%) Data Guard
7 12 (3.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (2.75%) Tivoli
9 9 (2.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (1.93%) BMC PATROL
11 6 (1.65%) ITRS Geneos
12 5 (1.38%) Nessus
12 5 (1.38%) Zenoss
13 4 (1.10%) CFEngine
13 4 (1.10%) Control-M
13 4 (1.10%) Legato
14 3 (0.83%) OpenView
14 3 (0.83%) Netcool
14 3 (0.83%) Ansible
15 2 (0.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 161 (44.35%) Red Hat
2 86 (23.69%) IBM
3 83 (22.87%) Oracle
4 67 (18.46%) Veritas
5 59 (16.25%) HP
6 55 (15.15%) VMware
7 49 (13.50%) EMC
8 43 (11.85%) Sun
9 41 (11.29%) NetApp
10 31 (8.54%) Symantec
11 15 (4.13%) Reuters
12 13 (3.58%) Cisco
13 12 (3.31%) Dell
13 12 (3.31%) Bloomberg
14 10 (2.75%) InterSystems
15 9 (2.48%) Hitachi
16 7 (1.93%) Microsoft
16 7 (1.93%) BMC
16 7 (1.93%) Sybase
17 6 (1.65%) F5
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Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
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Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £29,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Wandsworth, London (SW17)
Guru Careers
Salary: £45 - 55k (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Inverclyde
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £37,478 to £47,905 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
East London
HSBC
Posted: 21 days ago
Renfrewshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
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City of London
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Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
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