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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Administrator
Rank 741 727 665
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 163 202 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 144 153 179
Average salary £42,875 £40,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.86% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
104868 109684 105271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.59% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85928 88706 87993
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 1 April 2015 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 1 April 2015. 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 +3 160 £42,875 +5.86% 17
South East -4 57 £43,500 +7.40% 4
London -10 50 £58,750 +6.81% 8
Yorkshire +7 24 £32,778 -1.71% 1
West Yorkshire +2 22 £32,700 +9.00% 1
City of London +19 21 £53,750 -0.46% 4
Leeds +11 17 £32,500 +8.33% 1
East Sussex -8 15 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire -3 13 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Brighton -4 13 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +12 12 £57,500 -
Milton Keynes +2 9 £32,500 -26.13% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 9 £32,500 -26.13% 1
Reading -5 9 £47,500 +35.71% 1
East of England -9 9 £34,967 -12.58% 4
West Midlands -16 8 £41,250 +1.85%
Cambridge +14 7 £32,435 -18.91% 3
Cambridgeshire +11 7 £32,435 -18.91% 3
East Midlands +21 6 £34,500 +2.22%
South West - 6 £40,000 -
Bristol - 6 £40,000 -
Gatwick +20 5 £40,000 -
West Sussex +9 5 £40,000 -
Birmingham -17 5 £41,250 +1.85%
Crawley - 5 £40,000 -
Huddersfield - 5 £33,500 -
Kent +18 4 £68,500 -
Northamptonshire +4 3 £34,000 +23.63%
Shropshire - 3 £42,000 -
North Yorkshire +20 2 £35,000 -17.64%

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 328 (100.00%) UNIX
2 261 (79.57%) Linux
3 185 (56.40%) Solaris
4 153 (46.65%) Red Hat
5 120 (36.59%) Oracle
6 104 (31.71%) Perl
7 102 (31.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 95 (28.96%) VMware
9 92 (28.05%) SAN
10 84 (25.61%) AIX
10 84 (25.61%) Shell Script
11 82 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 77 (23.48%) Finance
13 75 (22.87%) Veritas
14 69 (21.04%) DNS
15 65 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
16 63 (19.21%) MySQL
17 62 (18.90%) Apache
18 53 (16.16%) Puppet
19 51 (15.55%) HP
20 49 (14.94%) Python
20 49 (14.94%) Firewall
21 47 (14.33%) Sun
22 46 (14.02%) Tomcat
22 46 (14.02%) IBM
23 43 (13.11%) ITIL
23 43 (13.11%) vSphere
24 40 (12.20%) NetBackup
25 39 (11.89%) Debian
26 37 (11.28%) Windows

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 62 (18.90%) Apache
2 46 (14.02%) Tomcat
3 20 (6.10%) Apache Solr
4 11 (3.35%) IIS
5 10 (3.05%) GlassFish
6 7 (2.13%) JBoss
7 4 (1.22%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.91%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.91%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (0.91%) Jetty
8 3 (0.91%) Moodle
8 3 (0.91%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.91%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.61%) Lync
10 1 (0.30%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (0.91%) MS Office
2 2 (0.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (1.83%) SaaS
2 4 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.91%) PaaS
3 3 (0.91%) IaaS
3 3 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 92 (28.05%) SAN
2 82 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 69 (21.04%) DNS
4 49 (14.94%) Firewall
5 31 (9.45%) LDAP
6 23 (7.01%) NAS
7 21 (6.40%) SSH
8 19 (5.79%) BIG-IP
9 18 (5.49%) DHCP
10 17 (5.18%) FTP
10 17 (5.18%) HTTP
10 17 (5.18%) Internet
11 14 (4.27%) BGP
12 13 (3.96%) SMTP
13 12 (3.66%) Network Security
14 7 (2.13%) WAN
14 7 (2.13%) LAN
15 5 (1.52%) iSCSI
16 4 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
16 4 (1.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (19.21%) MySQL
2 16 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 15 (4.57%) DB2
3 15 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (3.96%) SQL Server
5 8 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (1.83%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.91%) Informix
9 3 (0.91%) MaxDB
9 3 (0.91%) InfluxDB
9 3 (0.91%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.91%) Ingres
10 2 (0.61%) OLTP
10 2 (0.61%) VLDB
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (3.35%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.44%) Subversion
3 6 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.22%) Toad
5 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
General
1 77 (23.48%) Finance
2 34 (10.37%) Banking
3 14 (4.27%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.83%) Retail
4 6 (1.83%) French Language
4 6 (1.83%) Spanish Language
4 6 (1.83%) Back Office
5 4 (1.22%) Advertising
5 4 (1.22%) Welsh Language
6 3 (0.91%) German Language
6 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.91%) Marketing
7 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.61%) Games
7 2 (0.61%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.44%) Middleware
2 6 (1.83%) LAMP
2 6 (1.83%) Web Services
3 4 (1.22%) CGI
3 4 (1.22%) J2EE
3 4 (1.22%) FastCGI
4 3 (0.91%) OAuth
4 3 (0.91%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.30%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.84%) Clustering
2 22 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.57%) HACMP
4 12 (3.66%) Mainframe
5 10 (3.05%) Celerra
5 10 (3.05%) LPAR
6 7 (2.13%) CLARiiON
7 6 (1.83%) CMDB
7 6 (1.83%) PKI
8 5 (1.52%) Open Source
9 4 (1.22%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.22%) Replication
10 3 (0.91%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.91%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.91%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.61%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 328 (100.00%) UNIX
2 261 (79.57%) Linux
3 185 (56.40%) Solaris
4 102 (31.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 84 (25.61%) AIX
6 39 (11.89%) Debian
7 37 (11.28%) Windows
8 35 (10.67%) SUSE
9 33 (10.06%) HPUX
10 23 (7.01%) CentOS
11 18 (5.49%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.22%) VMS
14 3 (0.91%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.61%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (13.11%) ITIL
2 30 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (8.54%) Capacity Planning
4 26 (7.93%) Performance Analysis
4 26 (7.93%) DevOps
5 21 (6.40%) Load Balancing
6 20 (6.10%) Change Management
7 17 (5.18%) Problem Management
8 16 (4.88%) Project Management
9 12 (3.66%) Software Deployment
10 11 (3.35%) Service Management
10 11 (3.35%) Supplier Management
10 11 (3.35%) Migration
11 10 (3.05%) Data Management
12 9 (2.74%) Service Delivery
12 9 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (2.44%) Change Control
13 8 (2.44%) Performance Management
13 8 (2.44%) Data Migration
13 8 (2.44%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (31.71%) Perl
2 84 (25.61%) Shell Script
3 49 (14.94%) Python
4 33 (10.06%) Bash Shell
5 25 (7.62%) SQL
6 23 (7.01%) PHP
7 21 (6.40%) Java
8 17 (5.18%) Ruby
9 16 (4.88%) Bourne shell
10 11 (3.35%) JavaScript
11 10 (3.05%) Korn
12 8 (2.44%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.52%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.22%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.22%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.91%) C-shell
16 2 (0.61%) C
17 1 (0.30%) C++
17 1 (0.30%) ActionScript
17 1 (0.30%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 18 (5.49%) Degree
2 15 (4.57%) RHCE
3 14 (4.27%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.83%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (1.83%) RHCSA
7 5 (1.52%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.91%) IBM AIX Certification
9 2 (0.61%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.30%) MCSE
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.30%) SCSA
10 1 (0.30%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.37%) SLA
2 21 (6.40%) PCI DSS
3 15 (4.57%) QA
System Software
1 65 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (13.11%) vSphere
3 30 (9.15%) NFS
4 29 (8.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 20 (6.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 12 (3.66%) Active Directory
6 12 (3.66%) Samba
6 12 (3.66%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (3.35%) KVM
8 10 (3.05%) Xen
9 8 (2.44%) Squid
10 6 (1.83%) Veritas File System
11 5 (1.52%) Firmware
12 4 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.22%) PowerHA
12 4 (1.22%) iptables
13 3 (0.91%) Hyper-V
13 3 (0.91%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.61%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 53 (16.16%) Puppet
2 40 (12.20%) NetBackup
3 22 (6.71%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (5.18%) Oracle RMAN
5 16 (4.88%) Nagios
6 14 (4.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 9 (2.74%) Legato
7 9 (2.74%) Salt
8 7 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (1.52%) Data Guard
10 5 (1.52%) yum
11 4 (1.22%) Opsview
11 4 (1.22%) ITRS Geneos
11 4 (1.22%) Foglight
11 4 (1.22%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.91%) Nessus
12 3 (0.91%) Nmap
12 3 (0.91%) Control-M
12 3 (0.91%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 153 (46.65%) Red Hat
2 120 (36.59%) Oracle
3 95 (28.96%) VMware
4 75 (22.87%) Veritas
5 51 (15.55%) HP
6 47 (14.33%) Sun
7 46 (14.02%) IBM
8 35 (10.67%) EMC
9 34 (10.37%) NetApp
10 27 (8.23%) Cisco
10 27 (8.23%) Symantec
11 19 (5.79%) hybris
12 16 (4.88%) Sybase
13 11 (3.35%) Brocade
14 10 (3.05%) Hitachi
15 8 (2.44%) Microsoft
16 7 (2.13%) F5
17 6 (1.83%) Bloomberg
18 5 (1.52%) 3PAR
19 4 (1.22%) Facebook
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-50k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & full bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Linlithgow, West Lothian
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £37,478 to £38,095 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago