The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 766 680 618
Rank change year-on-year
-86 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 147 204 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 109 161 235
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,350 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £57,650
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -88 133 £45,000 -2.17% 16
London -80 44 £50,000 -9.09% 4
South East -24 24 £60,000 +50.00% 5
East of England -22 21 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Cambridgeshire -14 16 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Surrey -10 15 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Cambridge -12 15 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Yorkshire -29 14 £42,500 -8.10% 3
West Midlands -22 12 £43,625 -8.15%
North West +10 9 £40,000 +9.58% 2
South West -14 8 £37,500 +7.14%
City of London -15 8 £63,250 +21.05% 2
West Yorkshire -33 8 £42,500 -8.10% 2
Scotland -7 7 £46,250 +11.44%
Birmingham -11 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Bristol - 6 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes - 6 - -
Warwickshire - 6 £44,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 - -
Warwick - 6 £44,000 -
Manchester -8 5 £40,000 -5.88%
Redhill -16 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Cardiff - 5 £27,500 - 1
Wales - 5 £27,500 - 1
South Wales - 5 £27,500 - 1
Bedfordshire -13 4 £47,500 -
Glasgow -15 4 £47,500 +10.46%
Leeds -41 4 £42,500 -8.10% 1
Luton - 4 £47,500 -
Cheshire -4 3 £35,000 +14.75% 1

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 340 (100.00%) UNIX
2 277 (81.47%) Linux
3 173 (50.88%) Solaris
4 138 (40.59%) Red Hat
5 116 (34.12%) Perl
6 109 (32.06%) Oracle
7 104 (30.59%) SAN
8 97 (28.53%) AIX
9 80 (23.53%) Shell Script
10 79 (23.24%) Finance
11 69 (20.29%) IBM
11 69 (20.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 65 (19.12%) HP
13 58 (17.06%) Bash Shell
14 56 (16.47%) TCP/IP
15 52 (15.29%) Clustering
16 51 (15.00%) DNS
16 51 (15.00%) Python
17 50 (14.71%) ITIL
18 49 (14.41%) Veritas
19 46 (13.53%) Apache
19 46 (13.53%) VMware
20 44 (12.94%) Banking
20 44 (12.94%) HPUX
21 43 (12.65%) EMC
22 40 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
23 39 (11.47%) Load Balancing
23 39 (11.47%) Problem Management
23 39 (11.47%) Change Management
24 38 (11.18%) Disaster Recovery

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 46 (13.53%) Apache
2 24 (7.06%) Tomcat
3 15 (4.41%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.65%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.35%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.06%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.76%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.59%) CMS
9 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.59%) Drupal
9 2 (0.59%) Jetty
10 1 (0.29%) nginx
10 1 (0.29%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.59%) MS Office
2 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.47%) SaaS
3 4 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 104 (30.59%) SAN
2 56 (16.47%) TCP/IP
3 51 (15.00%) DNS
4 30 (8.82%) Firewall
5 20 (5.88%) HTTP
6 18 (5.29%) SSL
7 17 (5.00%) SMTP
8 15 (4.41%) LDAP
9 14 (4.12%) Internet
9 14 (4.12%) NAS
10 13 (3.82%) DHCP
11 12 (3.53%) SSH
12 10 (2.94%) iSCSI
13 9 (2.65%) Wireshark
14 8 (2.35%) FTP
14 8 (2.35%) VPN
15 7 (2.06%) BIG-IP
16 6 (1.76%) VLAN
16 6 (1.76%) Reverse Proxy
17 5 (1.47%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.88%) Oracle Database
2 35 (10.29%) MySQL
3 21 (6.18%) Relational Database
4 20 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 18 (5.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (3.24%) SQL Server
7 9 (2.65%) Oracle9i Database
8 8 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (1.47%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.88%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.88%) Ingres
10 3 (0.88%) DB2
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.29%) Big Data
11 1 (0.29%) Redis
11 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.29%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.88%) Toad
2 1 (0.29%) Hudson
2 1 (0.29%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 79 (23.24%) Finance
2 44 (12.94%) Banking
3 10 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.06%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.06%) Legal
5 6 (1.76%) Advertising
5 6 (1.76%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.47%) Welsh Language
6 5 (1.47%) Marketing
7 4 (1.18%) Back Office
8 2 (0.59%) Electronics
8 2 (0.59%) Retail
9 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.29%) Local Government
9 1 (0.29%) Billing
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.00%) Web Services
2 10 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (2.06%) LAMP
4 4 (1.18%) J2EE
5 3 (0.88%) .NET
5 3 (0.88%) Middleware
6 2 (0.59%) Django
7 1 (0.29%) COM+
7 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (15.29%) Clustering
2 21 (6.18%) Replication
2 21 (6.18%) LPAR
3 13 (3.82%) Client/Server
4 11 (3.24%) Enterprise Storage
4 11 (3.24%) HACMP
5 8 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.76%) HP StorageWorks
6 6 (1.76%) Open Source
7 5 (1.47%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.47%) DLPAR
7 5 (1.47%) Firmware
7 5 (1.47%) CLARiiON
8 4 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.18%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.88%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.59%) DTV
10 2 (0.59%) CMDB
10 2 (0.59%) Physics
10 2 (0.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 340 (100.00%) UNIX
2 277 (81.47%) Linux
3 173 (50.88%) Solaris
4 97 (28.53%) AIX
5 69 (20.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 44 (12.94%) HPUX
7 35 (10.29%) CentOS
8 32 (9.41%) Windows
9 30 (8.82%) Ubuntu
10 23 (6.76%) Debian
11 19 (5.59%) SUSE
12 14 (4.12%) Oracle Linux
13 10 (2.94%) VMS
14 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (1.18%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.59%) OpenBSD
16 2 (0.59%) Fedora
16 2 (0.59%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (14.71%) ITIL
2 40 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 39 (11.47%) Load Balancing
3 39 (11.47%) Problem Management
3 39 (11.47%) Change Management
4 38 (11.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 33 (9.71%) Configuration Management
6 28 (8.24%) Capacity Planning
7 19 (5.59%) DevOps
8 17 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (4.71%) Service Management
9 16 (4.71%) E-Commerce
10 14 (4.12%) Business Continuity
10 14 (4.12%) High Availability
11 13 (3.82%) Capacity Management
12 11 (3.24%) Service Delivery
13 10 (2.94%) Migration
13 10 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
14 9 (2.65%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (34.12%) Perl
2 80 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 58 (17.06%) Bash Shell
4 51 (15.00%) Python
5 29 (8.53%) Korn
6 28 (8.24%) Java
7 22 (6.47%) C
7 22 (6.47%) PHP
8 21 (6.18%) Bourne shell
9 17 (5.00%) AWK
10 12 (3.53%) SQL
10 12 (3.53%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.65%) C-shell
12 7 (2.06%) Ruby
13 4 (1.18%) sed
14 1 (0.29%) Groovy
14 1 (0.29%) Jython
Qualifications
1 25 (7.35%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.12%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.24%) Degree
4 10 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.35%) Sun Certification
6 7 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.06%) CCNA
7 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.76%) MCSE
8 5 (1.47%) OCP
8 5 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (1.47%) CCNP
8 5 (1.47%) RHCE
8 5 (1.47%) SCSA
9 1 (0.29%) HNC
9 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (2.94%) SLA
3 7 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 33 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (9.12%) NFS
3 30 (8.82%) vSphere
4 27 (7.94%) Hyper-V
5 21 (6.18%) Active Directory
5 21 (6.18%) KVM
6 18 (5.29%) Oracle RMAN
7 14 (4.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 13 (3.82%) Veritas File System
8 13 (3.82%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (2.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 9 (2.65%) Samba
10 7 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (2.06%) VMware ESX
11 5 (1.47%) PowerHA
11 5 (1.47%) RHEV
11 5 (1.47%) Nmap
12 3 (0.88%) Xen
13 2 (0.59%) Squid
13 2 (0.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 36 (10.59%) Puppet
2 28 (8.24%) NetBackup
3 18 (5.29%) Data Guard
3 18 (5.29%) Nagios
4 14 (4.12%) Tivoli
4 14 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (3.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (2.65%) BMC PATROL
8 8 (2.35%) EMC Navisphere
8 8 (2.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 7 (2.06%) YUM
9 7 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.47%) CFEngine
10 5 (1.47%) Cobbler
10 5 (1.47%) Nessus
11 4 (1.18%) Netcool
11 4 (1.18%) Salt
11 4 (1.18%) HP SIM
12 3 (0.88%) Legato
Vendors
1 138 (40.59%) Red Hat
2 109 (32.06%) Oracle
3 69 (20.29%) IBM
4 65 (19.12%) HP
5 49 (14.41%) Veritas
6 46 (13.53%) VMware
7 43 (12.65%) EMC
8 35 (10.29%) Sun
9 24 (7.06%) NetApp
10 18 (5.29%) Cisco
11 16 (4.71%) Symantec
12 13 (3.82%) Brocade
13 9 (2.65%) Microsoft
13 9 (2.65%) BMC
14 8 (2.35%) Dell
15 7 (2.06%) SolarWinds
15 7 (2.06%) Hitachi
16 5 (1.47%) JBoss
16 5 (1.47%) Juniper
17 4 (1.18%) Patsystems
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Health care + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
DP Connect
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus 15% and Health Care
Posted: 19 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £37,478 to £47,905 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
HSBC
Posted: 24 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 25 days ago