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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 855 800 734
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -66
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 63 163 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 49 134 204
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £33,300 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+16.47% -3.40%

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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -49 57 £50,000 - 9
London +2 24 £60,000 +9.09% 8
South East +34 20 £49,750 -5.23%
East of England -17 8 £50,000 +11.11%
Surrey +19 7 £50,500 -3.80%
Bedfordshire -15 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Scotland +25 6 £38,250 -1.92%
Woking - 6 £50,250 -
Hampshire +13 5 £41,000 +2.50%
Dunstable +6 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire +17 4 £49,500 -13.91%
Milton Keynes +15 4 £49,500 -
Leeds +22 3 £30,000 -4.69%
Glasgow +16 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Edinburgh +14 3 £45,000 -18.18%
Yorkshire +14 3 £30,000 -16.66%
West Yorkshire +12 3 £30,000 -16.66%
Portsmouth +9 3 £41,000 +2.50%
City of London +50 2 £62,500 +21.95% 2
West Sussex +20 2 £58,500 -
North West +17 2 £36,750 -13.52% 1
Reading +14 2 £55,000 -4.34%
Berkshire +13 2 £55,000 -4.34%
Aldershot - 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 £58,500 -
Redhill +19 1 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire +9 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Manchester -8 1 £33,500 -21.17% 1
Liverpool - 1 £40,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £40,000 -

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Unix
2 97 (80.17%) Linux
3 61 (50.41%) Red Hat
4 47 (38.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (38.02%) Solaris
6 39 (32.23%) Perl
7 36 (29.75%) Puppet
8 33 (27.27%) Finance
9 31 (25.62%) Shell Script
10 30 (24.79%) VMware
11 27 (22.31%) Bash Shell
12 26 (21.49%) Oracle
13 24 (19.83%) Data Centre
14 23 (19.01%) SAN
15 22 (18.18%) AIX
16 21 (17.36%) Python
17 19 (15.70%) TCP/IP
18 18 (14.88%) Configuration Management
18 18 (14.88%) High Availability
19 16 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
19 16 (13.22%) Nagios
19 16 (13.22%) Veritas
20 14 (11.57%) Sun
20 14 (11.57%) Windows
20 14 (11.57%) ITIL
21 13 (10.74%) Apache
21 13 (10.74%) Microsoft
21 13 (10.74%) Degree
21 13 (10.74%) Performance Tuning
22 12 (9.92%) PCI DSS

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 13 (10.74%) Apache
2 4 (3.31%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.31%) JBoss
2 4 (3.31%) nginx
2 4 (3.31%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.65%) GeoServer
4 2 (1.65%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.83%) GroupWise
5 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.01%) SAN
2 19 (15.70%) TCP/IP
3 12 (9.92%) DNS
3 12 (9.92%) NAS
4 8 (6.61%) SSL
5 7 (5.79%) Firewall
6 6 (4.96%) LAN
6 6 (4.96%) LDAP
6 6 (4.96%) WAN
6 6 (4.96%) X.25
7 5 (4.13%) InfiniBand
7 5 (4.13%) SMTP
8 3 (2.48%) Asterisk PBX
8 3 (2.48%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.48%) HTTP
8 3 (2.48%) Internet
9 2 (1.65%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.65%) Network Security
9 2 (1.65%) SNMP
10 1 (0.83%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.26%) MySQL
2 8 (6.61%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.31%) Big Data
5 4 (3.31%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.31%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (3.31%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.65%) GIS
6 2 (1.65%) OLTP
6 2 (1.65%) VLDB
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.83%) JIRA
1 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 33 (27.27%) Finance
2 11 (9.09%) Banking
3 7 (5.79%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Electronics
5 1 (0.83%) Front Office
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.31%) LAMP
1 4 (3.31%) LEMP Stack
1 4 (3.31%) Middleware
2 3 (2.48%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (1.65%) Web Services
4 1 (0.83%) J2EE
4 1 (0.83%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.83%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.09%) Clustering
3 8 (6.61%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.31%) Replication
5 3 (2.48%) HACMP
5 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.48%) User Experience
6 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.65%) SCADA
7 1 (0.83%) CMDB
7 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.83%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.83%) Fintech
7 1 (0.83%) Online Games
7 1 (0.83%) PKI
7 1 (0.83%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Unix
2 97 (80.17%) Linux
3 47 (38.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (38.02%) Solaris
5 22 (18.18%) AIX
6 14 (11.57%) Windows
7 11 (9.09%) CentOS
8 7 (5.79%) SUSE
9 6 (4.96%) Ubuntu
10 5 (4.13%) HPUX
11 4 (3.31%) Windows Server
12 3 (2.48%) Debian
12 3 (2.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (1.65%) OpenVMS
13 2 (1.65%) VMS
14 1 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.88%) Configuration Management
1 18 (14.88%) High Availability
2 14 (11.57%) ITIL
3 13 (10.74%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (9.92%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (9.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (7.44%) Load Balancing
6 6 (4.96%) Security Patching
7 5 (4.13%) Change Management
7 5 (4.13%) Mentoring
7 5 (4.13%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.31%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.31%) ETL
8 4 (3.31%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (3.31%) Server Building
8 4 (3.31%) Software Testing
8 4 (3.31%) Use Case
9 3 (2.48%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.48%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 39 (32.23%) Perl
2 31 (25.62%) Shell Script
3 27 (22.31%) Bash Shell
4 21 (17.36%) Python
5 7 (5.79%) Korn
5 7 (5.79%) PHP
5 7 (5.79%) SQL
6 6 (4.96%) AWK
6 6 (4.96%) C-shell
7 5 (4.13%) Java
8 4 (3.31%) C#
8 4 (3.31%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.48%) C
10 2 (1.65%) Ruby
11 1 (0.83%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.83%) C++
11 1 (0.83%) sed
Qualifications
1 13 (10.74%) Degree
2 8 (6.61%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.31%) HND
4 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) IBM WebSphere Certification
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) PCI DSS
2 11 (9.09%) SLA
3 5 (4.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.61%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (6.61%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (5.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (4.96%) Active Directory
5 5 (4.13%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.31%) RHEV
6 4 (3.31%) Samba
6 4 (3.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (2.48%) Docker
7 3 (2.48%) FreeRADIUS
7 3 (2.48%) NFS
7 3 (2.48%) Postfix
7 3 (2.48%) qmail
7 3 (2.48%) Sendmail
7 3 (2.48%) vCloud
7 3 (2.48%) vSphere
7 3 (2.48%) XenServer
8 2 (1.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (29.75%) Puppet
2 16 (13.22%) Nagios
3 10 (8.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (6.61%) Tivoli
5 7 (5.79%) Data Guard
5 7 (5.79%) NetBackup
5 7 (5.79%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (5.79%) Oracle ZFS
6 6 (4.96%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (4.13%) Control-M
7 5 (4.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (3.31%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (3.31%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 3 (2.48%) Ansible
9 3 (2.48%) Cacti
9 3 (2.48%) PowerCLI
9 3 (2.48%) vRealize
10 2 (1.65%) yum
10 2 (1.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 61 (50.41%) Red Hat
2 30 (24.79%) VMware
3 26 (21.49%) Oracle
4 16 (13.22%) Veritas
5 14 (11.57%) Sun
6 13 (10.74%) Microsoft
7 12 (9.92%) HP
8 6 (4.96%) Citrix
8 6 (4.96%) Symantec
9 4 (3.31%) ANSYS
9 4 (3.31%) Cisco
10 3 (2.48%) EMC
10 3 (2.48%) IBM
11 2 (1.65%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.65%) Brocade
11 2 (1.65%) F5
11 2 (1.65%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.65%) Google
11 2 (1.65%) Splunk
11 2 (1.65%) StorageTek
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £65K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £40K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £65K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Jenkins Jacob
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago