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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 771 767 690
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -77
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 164 170 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 120 145 206
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,105
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -1.43%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +2 143 £52,500 +16.66% 11
London +12 67 £60,000 +9.09% 6
Edinburgh +20 21 £43,000 -4.44%
Scotland +17 21 £43,000 -4.44%
South East -7 21 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Yorkshire +5 20 £41,384 +18.24% 2
City of London +50 12 £58,750 +2.17% 3
North Yorkshire +22 12 £45,000 +28.57% 1
East of England -3 12 £37,500 -11.76%
North West +37 11 - -
Manchester +30 11 - -
Hertfordshire +13 10 £37,750 -
West Midlands -12 9 £50,000 +25.00%
Leeds +2 8 £32,000 -13.51% 1
Birmingham -1 8 £50,000 +25.00%
West Yorkshire -13 8 £32,000 -4.47% 1
Watford +16 7 £55,000 -
Harrogate +17 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1
South Wales +10 6 £37,500 +56.25%
Wales +8 6 £37,500 +56.25%
Newport - 5 £37,500 -
Middlesex - 5 £55,000 -
York +8 3 £45,000 -
Surrey -1 3 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Milton Keynes -3 3 - -
Buckinghamshire -8 3 - -
Harpenden - 3 £37,500 -
County Antrim - 3 £33,000 -
Belfast - 3 £33,000 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £33,000 - 1

Unix Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 301 (100.00%) Unix
2 223 (74.09%) Linux
3 149 (49.50%) Solaris
4 119 (39.53%) Red Hat
5 99 (32.89%) Perl
6 95 (31.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 85 (28.24%) Finance
8 77 (25.58%) Oracle
9 74 (24.58%) AIX
9 74 (24.58%) DNS
10 58 (19.27%) ITIL
10 58 (19.27%) Veritas
10 58 (19.27%) Shell Script
11 54 (17.94%) IBM
12 51 (16.94%) SAN
12 51 (16.94%) Bash Shell
13 50 (16.61%) Clustering
14 47 (15.61%) NFS
14 47 (15.61%) Python
15 46 (15.28%) VMware
16 44 (14.62%) Banking
17 40 (13.29%) Puppet
18 39 (12.96%) Capacity Planning
19 35 (11.63%) Degree
20 34 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
20 34 (11.30%) Windows
21 33 (10.96%) Disaster Recovery
21 33 (10.96%) CentOS
21 33 (10.96%) Data Centre
22 32 (10.63%) HP

Unix Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 31 (10.30%) Apache
2 19 (6.31%) WebSphere
3 16 (5.32%) Tomcat
4 14 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (3.65%) Oracle Application Server
5 11 (3.65%) SAS
6 9 (2.99%) Apache ServiceMix
7 5 (1.66%) NetWeaver
8 3 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.00%) JBoss
9 2 (0.66%) IIS
9 2 (0.66%) nginx
9 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.33%) Node.js
10 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (3.32%) MS Office
2 9 (2.99%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.66%) IaaS
3 2 (0.66%) Joyent
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (24.58%) DNS
2 51 (16.94%) SAN
3 30 (9.97%) TCP/IP
4 29 (9.63%) SSL
5 27 (8.97%) LDAP
6 26 (8.64%) SMTP
7 25 (8.31%) HTTP
8 21 (6.98%) Firewall
9 16 (5.32%) SSH
10 12 (3.99%) FTP
11 11 (3.65%) Internet
12 10 (3.32%) LAN
12 10 (3.32%) NAS
13 9 (2.99%) WAN
14 8 (2.66%) DHCP
14 8 (2.66%) InfiniBand
14 8 (2.66%) iSCSI
15 6 (1.99%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (1.99%) Kerberos
16 4 (1.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.30%) Oracle Database
2 25 (8.31%) Oracle Database 11g
3 23 (7.64%) MySQL
4 10 (3.32%) SQL Server
5 9 (2.99%) Oracle Database 12c
5 9 (2.99%) Oracle Exadata
6 8 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.99%) OLTP
7 6 (1.99%) VLDB
8 5 (1.66%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (1.66%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.66%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.00%) Redis
10 2 (0.66%) DB2
10 2 (0.66%) Ingres
11 1 (0.33%) Big Data
11 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.33%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.00%) Subversion
4 2 (0.66%) JIRA
4 2 (0.66%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.33%) Ant
5 1 (0.33%) Toad
General
1 85 (28.24%) Finance
2 44 (14.62%) Banking
3 11 (3.65%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.99%) Law
5 8 (2.66%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.99%) Retail
7 5 (1.66%) Automotive
7 5 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.33%) Games
9 3 (1.00%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Front Office
10 1 (0.33%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.98%) LAMP
2 15 (4.98%) Middleware
3 14 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (2.66%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (1.99%) Web Services
6 5 (1.66%) SAP Basis
7 4 (1.33%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (1.00%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (0.66%) CSS
9 2 (0.66%) JSON
9 2 (0.66%) XML
10 1 (0.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (16.61%) Clustering
2 33 (10.96%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.32%) Client/Server
4 12 (3.99%) CMDB
4 12 (3.99%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.65%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.99%) Hedge funds
7 8 (2.66%) User Experience
8 7 (2.33%) HACMP
9 5 (1.66%) CLARiiON
10 3 (1.00%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.66%) EMC VMAX
11 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.66%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.66%) PlayStation
12 1 (0.33%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.33%) Fintech
12 1 (0.33%) HP Superdome
12 1 (0.33%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 301 (100.00%) Unix
2 223 (74.09%) Linux
3 149 (49.50%) Solaris
4 95 (31.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 74 (24.58%) AIX
6 34 (11.30%) Windows
7 33 (10.96%) CentOS
8 20 (6.64%) HPUX
9 15 (4.98%) Ubuntu
10 13 (4.32%) Debian
11 9 (2.99%) Fedora
12 8 (2.66%) SUSE
12 8 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (1.99%) Windows Server
15 4 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (1.00%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.66%) FreeBSD
17 2 (0.66%) OpenVMS
17 2 (0.66%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (19.27%) ITIL
2 39 (12.96%) Capacity Planning
3 33 (10.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (9.97%) Configuration Management
4 30 (9.97%) Performance Monitoring
5 27 (8.97%) Load Balancing
6 25 (8.31%) Performance Tuning
7 24 (7.97%) Root Cause Analysis
8 23 (7.64%) Problem Management
9 22 (7.31%) High Availability
10 20 (6.64%) Migration
11 19 (6.31%) Change Control
11 19 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (4.65%) Performance Management
12 14 (4.65%) Project Management
13 12 (3.99%) Service Delivery
14 11 (3.65%) Service Management
15 10 (3.32%) Change Management
15 10 (3.32%) Time Management
16 8 (2.66%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 99 (32.89%) Perl
2 58 (19.27%) Shell Script
3 51 (16.94%) Bash Shell
4 47 (15.61%) Python
5 24 (7.97%) Korn
6 19 (6.31%) SQL
7 18 (5.98%) Java
8 16 (5.32%) AWK
9 15 (4.98%) C-shell
10 14 (4.65%) PHP
11 10 (3.32%) Ruby
12 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.66%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 35 (11.63%) Degree
2 23 (7.64%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 9 (2.99%) RHCE
4 8 (2.66%) RHCT
5 5 (1.66%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.33%) IBM AIX Certification
7 3 (1.00%) HND
8 2 (0.66%) LPIC
9 1 (0.33%) CCNA
9 1 (0.33%) CCNP
9 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.33%) NCDA
9 1 (0.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 13 (4.32%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (15.61%) NFS
2 34 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (10.30%) Hyper-V
3 31 (10.30%) vSphere
4 26 (8.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 18 (5.98%) Postfix
5 18 (5.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 16 (5.32%) Oracle RAC
7 15 (4.98%) Active Directory
7 15 (4.98%) Samba
8 10 (3.32%) Veritas File System
9 9 (2.99%) qmail
9 9 (2.99%) Sendmail
9 9 (2.99%) vCloud
10 7 (2.33%) Xen
11 5 (1.66%) VMware ESX
12 4 (1.33%) GPFS
12 4 (1.33%) Oracle Clusterware
13 3 (1.00%) iptables
13 3 (1.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 40 (13.29%) Puppet
2 31 (10.30%) Oracle ZFS
3 24 (7.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 20 (6.64%) NetBackup
5 16 (5.32%) Data Guard
5 16 (5.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 14 (4.65%) Nagios
7 13 (4.32%) Ansible
8 12 (3.99%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (3.65%) Red Hat Satellite
10 10 (3.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 9 (2.99%) Plesk
11 9 (2.99%) Tivoli
11 9 (2.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (1.33%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (1.33%) Zenoss
13 3 (1.00%) Cacti
13 3 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (1.00%) logstash
13 3 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 119 (39.53%) Red Hat
2 77 (25.58%) Oracle
3 58 (19.27%) Veritas
4 54 (17.94%) IBM
5 46 (15.28%) VMware
6 32 (10.63%) HP
7 25 (8.31%) Sun
8 22 (7.31%) EMC
8 22 (7.31%) NetApp
9 15 (4.98%) SAP
10 13 (4.32%) Microsoft
11 12 (3.99%) Cisco
12 8 (2.66%) Symantec
13 7 (2.33%) Sybase
14 6 (1.99%) Brocade
15 5 (1.66%) Axway
16 4 (1.33%) 3PAR
16 4 (1.33%) Bloomberg
16 4 (1.33%) Citrix
16 4 (1.33%) Reuters
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 + on call (dependent on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cancer Research UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
caspian one
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago