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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Administrator
UK
Rank 775 778 774
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 77 147 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 71 113 154
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.27% +7.50%

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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 16 January 2017 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 16 January 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 +26 73 £47,500 -9.52% 7
London +66 45 £45,000 -25.00% 3
South East +55 17 £52,500 - 3
City of London +34 11 £62,500 +11.11% 1
Surrey +40 9 £52,500 - 2
West Sussex +19 5 £52,000 -9.56%
East of England +11 5 £35,000 -13.04% 1
Crawley +7 4 £52,000 -9.56%
Cambridge +6 3 £32,500 -23.52%
South Wales +6 3 £40,000 +6.66%
Wales +2 3 £40,000 +6.66%
Cambridgeshire +1 3 £32,500 -23.52%
North West -17 3 £39,000 -22.00%
Berkshire +47 2 £45,000 -16.27%
Reading +32 2 £45,000 -14.28%
South West +18 2 - -
Bedfordshire +14 2 £48,750 +39.28% 1
Woking - 2 £60,000 -
Guildford - 2 £56,250 - 1
Bristol - 2 - -
Bridgend - 2 £40,000 -
Croydon - 2 £60,000 -
Cheshire +14 1 £50,000 -
Kent +5 1 £39,000 - 1
West Midlands +2 1 £44,000 -12.00%
Birmingham -12 1 £44,000 -12.00%
Manchester -27 1 £36,500 -27.00%
Lancashire - 1 £39,000 -
Salford - 1 £36,500 -
Leatherhead - 1 £42,500 -

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Unix
2 129 (89.58%) Linux
3 72 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 71 (49.31%) Red Hat
5 68 (47.22%) Solaris
6 48 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 41 (28.47%) Perl
8 37 (25.69%) Veritas
9 36 (25.00%) Shell Script
10 33 (22.92%) VMware
11 32 (22.22%) Puppet
12 31 (21.53%) Oracle
13 30 (20.83%) Finance
14 29 (20.14%) Configuration Management
14 29 (20.14%) SAN
15 26 (18.06%) Python
16 24 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
17 23 (15.97%) TCP/IP
17 23 (15.97%) AIX
18 21 (14.58%) Sun
18 21 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
19 20 (13.89%) Problem Management
20 19 (13.19%) Computer Science
20 19 (13.19%) Ubuntu
20 19 (13.19%) Ansible
21 18 (12.50%) High Availability
21 18 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
21 18 (12.50%) Security Cleared
21 18 (12.50%) DNS
22 17 (11.81%) Telecoms

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 5 (3.47%) Apache
2 3 (2.08%) IIS
3 2 (1.39%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.39%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.39%) GeoServer
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.69%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (20.14%) SAN
2 23 (15.97%) TCP/IP
3 18 (12.50%) DNS
4 14 (9.72%) SMTP
5 11 (7.64%) LAN
5 11 (7.64%) WAN
6 9 (6.25%) DHCP
7 8 (5.56%) SSH
8 7 (4.86%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (4.17%) InfiniBand
10 4 (2.78%) LDAP
10 4 (2.78%) NAS
10 4 (2.78%) Network Security
10 4 (2.78%) X.25
11 3 (2.08%) Firewall
11 3 (2.08%) Internet
11 3 (2.08%) IPsec
11 3 (2.08%) ISDN
11 3 (2.08%) VLAN
11 3 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.94%) Oracle Database
2 8 (5.56%) OLTP
2 8 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (5.56%) VLDB
3 6 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.78%) MySQL
5 3 (2.08%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.39%) Big Data
6 2 (1.39%) GIS
6 2 (1.39%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.39%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Subversion
2 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (20.83%) Finance
2 17 (11.81%) Telecoms
3 14 (9.72%) Banking
4 6 (4.17%) Front Office
5 5 (3.47%) Back Office
6 4 (2.78%) Games
6 4 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.08%) Electronics
7 3 (2.08%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.08%) Legal
7 3 (2.08%) Marketing
8 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (1.39%) J2EE
2 2 (1.39%) Lucene
2 2 (1.39%) OpenJDK
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.19%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.72%) Clustering
3 12 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.78%) Fintech
4 4 (2.78%) Online Games
5 3 (2.08%) EFT
5 3 (2.08%) HACMP
6 2 (1.39%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.69%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.69%) LPAR
7 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 144 (100.00%) Unix
2 129 (89.58%) Linux
3 72 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 68 (47.22%) Solaris
5 23 (15.97%) AIX
6 19 (13.19%) Ubuntu
7 11 (7.64%) HPUX
7 11 (7.64%) Windows
8 9 (6.25%) CentOS
9 6 (4.17%) Debian
10 5 (3.47%) SUSE
11 3 (2.08%) Windows Server
12 2 (1.39%) OpenVMS
12 2 (1.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.14%) Configuration Management
2 24 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (13.89%) Problem Management
5 18 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 18 (12.50%) High Availability
6 14 (9.72%) Capacity Management
7 9 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 8 (5.56%) ITIL
8 8 (5.56%) Security Management
9 7 (4.86%) Performance Management
10 6 (4.17%) Line Management
10 6 (4.17%) Software Testing
10 6 (4.17%) Use Case
11 5 (3.47%) Asset Management
11 5 (3.47%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.47%) Migration
11 5 (3.47%) Patch Management
12 4 (2.78%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 48 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 41 (28.47%) Perl
3 36 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 26 (18.06%) Python
5 9 (6.25%) Korn
6 6 (4.17%) MATLAB
7 5 (3.47%) AWK
7 5 (3.47%) C-shell
7 5 (3.47%) SQL
8 4 (2.78%) Java
9 3 (2.08%) C
10 2 (1.39%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.69%) Jython
11 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.42%) Degree
3 6 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.17%) SLA
2 5 (3.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.78%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (10.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 14 (9.72%) NFS
3 12 (8.33%) Docker
4 8 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.47%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (3.47%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.08%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.08%) iptables
7 3 (2.08%) pfSense
8 2 (1.39%) Active Directory
8 2 (1.39%) Veritas File System
8 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.69%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.69%) LXC
9 1 (0.69%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 32 (22.22%) Puppet
2 19 (13.19%) Ansible
3 14 (9.72%) NetBackup
4 8 (5.56%) Data Guard
4 8 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
5 7 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (4.86%) Red Hat Satellite
6 6 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (3.47%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (3.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (3.47%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (3.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 4 (2.78%) Nagios
8 4 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (2.78%) Tivoli
9 3 (2.08%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (2.08%) Zenoss
10 2 (1.39%) CFEngine
10 2 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 71 (49.31%) Red Hat
2 37 (25.69%) Veritas
3 33 (22.92%) VMware
4 31 (21.53%) Oracle
5 21 (14.58%) Sun
6 13 (9.03%) HP
7 8 (5.56%) Microsoft
8 7 (4.86%) Sybase
8 7 (4.86%) Symantec
9 6 (4.17%) ANSYS
9 6 (4.17%) EMC
9 6 (4.17%) IBM
10 5 (3.47%) BMC
10 5 (3.47%) Brocade
10 5 (3.47%) Dell
11 4 (2.78%) SaltStack
12 3 (2.08%) Cisco
12 3 (2.08%) SAP
12 3 (2.08%) StorageTek
12 3 (2.08%) Yahoo!
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