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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 710 643 646
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 195 232 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 154 185 207
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £35,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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
(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 -66 180 £44,000 -2.22% 20
London -30 46 £55,000 -4.34% 7
Yorkshire -11 39 £37,500 -11.76% 6
South East -29 39 £57,500 +43.75% 1
West Yorkshire +11 38 £37,250 -12.35% 6
Leeds -1 35 £36,250 -14.70% 6
West Midlands -17 20 £44,000 -12.00%
East of England -30 20 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Warwickshire - 19 £44,000 -
Surrey -8 18 £60,000 +23.07%
Warwick - 18 £44,000 -
North West -10 13 £38,500 -10.46% 2
Cambridgeshire -14 13 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Cambridge -20 12 £45,000 -20.00% 1
Berkshire -1 10 £57,500 +33.72%
Scotland -11 7 £38,250 -4.37% 2
Windsor - 7 £57,500 -
Bedfordshire -7 6 £37,500 -
Cheshire - 6 £35,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +7 5 £52,500 -4.54%
Cardiff - 5 £27,500 -
Dunstable - 5 - -
Wales - 5 £27,500 - 1
South Wales - 5 £27,500 - 1
Liverpool +10 4 £45,000 +4.65%
Merseyside +5 4 £45,000 +4.65%
City of London +3 3 £60,750 +24.61%
Manchester -6 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Hampshire -28 3 £40,000 +1.26% 1
South West -44 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 359 (100.00%) UNIX
2 294 (81.89%) Linux
3 191 (53.20%) Solaris
4 156 (43.45%) Red Hat
5 123 (34.26%) Perl
6 120 (33.43%) Shell Script
7 112 (31.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 102 (28.41%) SAN
9 92 (25.63%) AIX
10 91 (25.35%) IBM
11 81 (22.56%) Oracle
12 79 (22.01%) Apache
13 76 (21.17%) Finance
14 66 (18.38%) Veritas
15 63 (17.55%) TCP/IP
16 62 (17.27%) HP
17 58 (16.16%) EMC
18 56 (15.60%) HPUX
19 55 (15.32%) DNS
20 54 (15.04%) Bash Shell
21 51 (14.21%) Python
22 49 (13.65%) Banking
23 47 (13.09%) Puppet
24 46 (12.81%) CentOS
24 46 (12.81%) Disaster Recovery
25 45 (12.53%) Clustering
26 44 (12.26%) VMware
27 42 (11.70%) Sun
27 42 (11.70%) NetApp
28 37 (10.31%) ITIL

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 79 (22.01%) Apache
2 19 (5.29%) Tomcat
3 13 (3.62%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.95%) nginx
4 7 (1.95%) Apache Solr
4 7 (1.95%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (1.39%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.56%) Drupal
8 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.56%) CMS
8 2 (0.56%) IIS
8 2 (0.56%) Jetty
9 1 (0.28%) SAS
9 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (1.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.39%) SaaS
2 4 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 102 (28.41%) SAN
2 63 (17.55%) TCP/IP
3 55 (15.32%) DNS
4 30 (8.36%) Firewall
5 25 (6.96%) LDAP
6 16 (4.46%) NAS
7 15 (4.18%) FTP
7 15 (4.18%) SSH
8 13 (3.62%) HTTP
9 12 (3.34%) SSL
9 12 (3.34%) iSCSI
10 9 (2.51%) Internet
10 9 (2.51%) SMTP
11 8 (2.23%) DHCP
12 7 (1.95%) LAN
12 7 (1.95%) WAN
12 7 (1.95%) BIG-IP
12 7 (1.95%) Wireshark
12 7 (1.95%) tcpdump
13 6 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.31%) MySQL
2 23 (6.41%) Oracle Database
3 13 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (3.62%) SQL Server
4 10 (2.79%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.51%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.23%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (1.11%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.84%) DB2
10 2 (0.56%) OLTP
10 2 (0.56%) VLDB
10 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.28%) Redis
11 1 (0.28%) Big Data
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (4.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.84%) Toad
3 3 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (0.28%) Hudson
General
1 76 (21.17%) Finance
2 49 (13.65%) Banking
3 11 (3.06%) Legal
3 11 (3.06%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.79%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.51%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.39%) Welsh Language
8 4 (1.11%) Marketing
9 3 (0.84%) Back Office
9 3 (0.84%) Advertising
10 2 (0.56%) Electronics
10 2 (0.56%) Retail
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.90%) LAMP
2 7 (1.95%) Web Services
3 4 (1.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (0.84%) XML
4 3 (0.84%) J2EE
5 2 (0.56%) HTML
5 2 (0.56%) Middleware
5 2 (0.56%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.53%) Clustering
2 22 (6.13%) LPAR
2 22 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.06%) Open Source
4 10 (2.79%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (2.79%) HACMP
4 10 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.51%) HP StorageWorks
6 8 (2.23%) Firmware
7 7 (1.95%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.95%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.95%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.95%) Replication
8 5 (1.39%) iSeries
8 5 (1.39%) DLPAR
8 5 (1.39%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.11%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.11%) VAX
9 4 (1.11%) AS400
10 3 (0.84%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 359 (100.00%) UNIX
2 294 (81.89%) Linux
3 191 (53.20%) Solaris
4 112 (31.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 92 (25.63%) AIX
6 56 (15.60%) HPUX
7 46 (12.81%) CentOS
8 29 (8.08%) Windows
8 29 (8.08%) Ubuntu
9 26 (7.24%) SUSE
10 17 (4.74%) Debian
11 13 (3.62%) VMS
12 7 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (1.67%) Windows 7
14 5 (1.39%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.56%) OpenBSD
16 2 (0.56%) FreeBSD
17 1 (0.28%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (12.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 37 (10.31%) ITIL
3 30 (8.36%) Problem Management
4 29 (8.08%) Load Balancing
5 28 (7.80%) Capacity Planning
6 27 (7.52%) Performance Tuning
7 24 (6.69%) E-Commerce
8 23 (6.41%) Configuration Management
8 23 (6.41%) Change Management
8 23 (6.41%) DevOps
9 20 (5.57%) Performance Monitoring
10 19 (5.29%) Business Continuity
11 16 (4.46%) Performance Analysis
12 15 (4.18%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (3.34%) Capacity Management
13 12 (3.34%) Migration
14 10 (2.79%) Service Management
14 10 (2.79%) Mentoring
15 9 (2.51%) Project Management
15 9 (2.51%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (34.26%) Perl
2 120 (33.43%) Shell Script
3 54 (15.04%) Bash Shell
4 51 (14.21%) Python
5 31 (8.64%) Korn
6 29 (8.08%) Java
7 24 (6.69%) Bourne shell
8 17 (4.74%) AWK
9 15 (4.18%) PHP
10 14 (3.90%) SQL
11 9 (2.51%) C
11 9 (2.51%) JavaScript
12 8 (2.23%) C-shell
13 6 (1.67%) Ruby
14 5 (1.39%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.84%) sed
16 1 (0.28%) Groovy
16 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.28%) Jython
Qualifications
1 11 (3.06%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.51%) Degree
3 5 (1.39%) SCSA
3 5 (1.39%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.84%) IBM Certification
4 3 (0.84%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.84%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.56%) LPIC
5 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.56%) MCSE
6 1 (0.28%) CCNP
6 1 (0.28%) CCNA
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.28%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (2.23%) QA
3 7 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (9.19%) NFS
3 30 (8.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 22 (6.13%) vSphere
5 18 (5.01%) Active Directory
5 18 (5.01%) PowerHA
6 15 (4.18%) Veritas File System
6 15 (4.18%) VMware ESX
6 15 (4.18%) Hyper-V
7 14 (3.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 12 (3.34%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (2.79%) KVM
10 9 (2.51%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (1.95%) Samba
12 5 (1.39%) Nmap
13 3 (0.84%) Squid
14 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.28%) Xen
15 1 (0.28%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 47 (13.09%) Puppet
2 36 (10.03%) NetBackup
3 20 (5.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 19 (5.29%) Nagios
4 19 (5.29%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (3.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 12 (3.34%) Tivoli
6 12 (3.34%) Data Guard
7 9 (2.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (2.23%) BMC PATROL
9 6 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.67%) EMC Navisphere
9 6 (1.67%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (1.39%) CFEngine
10 5 (1.39%) Zenoss
10 5 (1.39%) Nessus
11 4 (1.11%) Control-M
11 4 (1.11%) OpenView
12 3 (0.84%) Legato
12 3 (0.84%) Netcool
Vendors
1 156 (43.45%) Red Hat
2 91 (25.35%) IBM
3 81 (22.56%) Oracle
4 66 (18.38%) Veritas
5 62 (17.27%) HP
6 58 (16.16%) EMC
7 44 (12.26%) VMware
8 42 (11.70%) NetApp
8 42 (11.70%) Sun
9 35 (9.75%) Symantec
10 15 (4.18%) Reuters
11 12 (3.34%) Brocade
11 12 (3.34%) Cisco
12 11 (3.06%) Dell
13 10 (2.79%) Bloomberg
14 8 (2.23%) BMC
14 8 (2.23%) Sybase
15 7 (1.95%) Microsoft
15 7 (1.95%) Hitachi
15 7 (1.95%) InterSystems
North West England
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £26000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London (SW17)
Guru Careers
Salary: £45 - 55k (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum + Beneftis
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum + Plus Full Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension. Health
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Northamptonshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: £Competitive plus cash and benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
South West London
Limitless Internet Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 26 days ago