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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Administrator
Rank 748 737 712
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 125 182 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 111 141 144
Average salary £43,596 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.57% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £33,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £69,750 £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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
(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 -11 120 £43,596 +2.57% 11
South East +10 38 £47,500 +17.28% 4
London +35 36 £48,750 -25.00% 3
East of England +24 21 £42,500 +8.97% 2
Yorkshire +2 17 £34,000 -10.34% 2
West Yorkshire +10 15 £32,778 -22.87% 1
City of London +34 14 £48,750 -25.00% 1
Leeds +20 14 £32,739 -22.96% 1
Surrey +19 11 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 10 £42,500 +7.59% 1
Cambridge +15 8 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Berkshire +12 8 £47,500 -3.06% 1
East Sussex - 8 £40,000 -
Reading +1 7 £47,500 +35.71% 1
West Sussex +18 6 £40,000 -
Redhill +3 6 £60,000 -
Crawley - 6 £40,000 -
Brighton - 6 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire +20 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Bristol -4 5 £42,500 -
South West -11 5 £42,500 -14.14%
Wales - 5 £26,750 - 2
South Wales - 5 £26,750 - 2
Cardiff - 5 £26,750 - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £40,000 -
West Midlands -6 4 £43,596 +8.98%
Staines - 4 £46,500 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £40,000 -
Gatwick +9 3 £40,000 -
Dunstable - 3 £45,000 -

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 270 (100.00%) UNIX
2 210 (77.78%) Linux
3 164 (60.74%) Solaris
4 120 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 109 (40.37%) Oracle
6 86 (31.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 78 (28.89%) Perl
7 78 (28.89%) AIX
8 75 (27.78%) Finance
9 70 (25.93%) SAN
9 70 (25.93%) Shell Script
10 68 (25.19%) VMware
11 61 (22.59%) TCP/IP
12 56 (20.74%) Veritas
13 50 (18.52%) DNS
14 48 (17.78%) MySQL
15 47 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
16 46 (17.04%) Apache
16 46 (17.04%) Puppet
17 44 (16.30%) Python
17 44 (16.30%) HP
18 42 (15.56%) Sun
19 39 (14.44%) IBM
20 34 (12.59%) Windows
21 33 (12.22%) HPUX
22 32 (11.85%) DevOps
23 31 (11.48%) NetBackup
24 30 (11.11%) Banking
24 30 (11.11%) ITIL
24 30 (11.11%) Tomcat

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 46 (17.04%) Apache
2 30 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.44%) GlassFish
4 11 (4.07%) IIS
5 9 (3.33%) JBoss
6 8 (2.96%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.48%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.48%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (1.48%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.48%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.48%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.11%) Moodle
9 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.74%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.37%) Jetty
10 1 (0.37%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.11%) SaaS
3 2 (0.74%) IaaS
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) Joyent
4 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (25.93%) SAN
2 61 (22.59%) TCP/IP
3 50 (18.52%) DNS
4 28 (10.37%) Firewall
5 26 (9.63%) LDAP
6 17 (6.30%) NAS
7 16 (5.93%) HTTP
8 13 (4.81%) SSH
8 13 (4.81%) SMTP
9 10 (3.70%) DHCP
9 10 (3.70%) FTP
9 10 (3.70%) BGP
9 10 (3.70%) Network Security
10 8 (2.96%) LAN
10 8 (2.96%) Internet
11 7 (2.59%) WAN
12 6 (2.22%) VPN
12 6 (2.22%) iSCSI
13 5 (1.85%) BIG-IP
14 4 (1.48%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (17.78%) MySQL
2 23 (8.52%) SQL Server
3 22 (8.15%) Oracle Database
4 11 (4.07%) DB2
5 10 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.33%) OLTP
6 9 (3.33%) VLDB
7 8 (2.96%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.85%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.48%) MaxDB
9 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.48%) Informix
10 3 (1.11%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.11%) InfluxDB
10 3 (1.11%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.37%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 14 (5.19%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.44%) Subversion
3 6 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.48%) Toad
5 3 (1.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.37%) Firebug
General
1 75 (27.78%) Finance
2 30 (11.11%) Banking
3 10 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.59%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.22%) Back Office
5 6 (2.22%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.48%) Games
6 4 (1.48%) French Language
6 4 (1.48%) German Language
7 3 (1.11%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.74%) Advertising
8 2 (0.74%) Welsh Language
8 2 (0.74%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.74%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Local Government
9 1 (0.37%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.96%) Web Services
2 6 (2.22%) LAMP
3 4 (1.48%) FastCGI
3 4 (1.48%) CGI
4 3 (1.11%) OAuth
5 2 (0.74%) XML
5 2 (0.74%) XSLT
6 1 (0.37%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.37%) Middleware
6 1 (0.37%) CSS
6 1 (0.37%) HTML
6 1 (0.37%) J2EE
6 1 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.37%) Clustering
2 20 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.93%) HACMP
4 15 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 11 (4.07%) Celerra
5 11 (4.07%) LPAR
6 10 (3.70%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.59%) CLARiiON
7 7 (2.59%) Mainframe
8 6 (2.22%) PKI
9 5 (1.85%) CMDB
9 5 (1.85%) Replication
10 4 (1.48%) PlayStation
10 4 (1.48%) AS400
10 4 (1.48%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.11%) E-Learning
11 3 (1.11%) Learning Management System
11 3 (1.11%) HP Superdome
12 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.74%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 270 (100.00%) UNIX
2 210 (77.78%) Linux
3 164 (60.74%) Solaris
4 86 (31.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 78 (28.89%) AIX
6 34 (12.59%) Windows
7 33 (12.22%) HPUX
8 29 (10.74%) Debian
9 25 (9.26%) SUSE
10 21 (7.78%) Ubuntu
11 14 (5.19%) CentOS
12 6 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.11%) VMS
14 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.74%) Android
14 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (11.85%) DevOps
2 30 (11.11%) ITIL
2 30 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (10.37%) Capacity Planning
4 22 (8.15%) Problem Management
5 19 (7.04%) Performance Analysis
5 19 (7.04%) Load Balancing
6 16 (5.93%) Service Delivery
6 16 (5.93%) Change Management
7 15 (5.56%) Patch Management
8 14 (5.19%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (4.44%) Project Management
11 11 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (3.33%) Resource Management
12 9 (3.33%) E-Commerce
13 8 (2.96%) Change Control
13 8 (2.96%) Software Deployment
13 8 (2.96%) CRM
13 8 (2.96%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (28.89%) Perl
2 70 (25.93%) Shell Script
3 44 (16.30%) Python
4 29 (10.74%) Bash Shell
5 23 (8.52%) SQL
6 21 (7.78%) Java
7 17 (6.30%) Korn
8 16 (5.93%) Ruby
8 16 (5.93%) PHP
9 12 (4.44%) Bourne shell
10 6 (2.22%) C-shell
10 6 (2.22%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.85%) AWK
11 5 (1.85%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.48%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.48%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.74%) C
13 2 (0.74%) C++
14 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.37%) REXX
Qualifications
1 18 (6.67%) Degree
2 14 (5.19%) RHCE
3 11 (4.07%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.22%) RHCSA
5 6 (2.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.11%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.74%) SCSA
8 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.37%) LPIC
9 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.37%) IBM AIX Certification
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.00%) SLA
2 16 (5.93%) QA
3 8 (2.96%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (10.00%) vSphere
3 24 (8.89%) NFS
4 22 (8.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 15 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 13 (4.81%) Active Directory
7 11 (4.07%) KVM
8 10 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (3.70%) Xen
9 9 (3.33%) Squid
10 6 (2.22%) Samba
11 3 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.11%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.74%) Veritas File System
12 2 (0.74%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.74%) XenApp
12 2 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.37%) Firmware
13 1 (0.37%) PowerHA
13 1 (0.37%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 46 (17.04%) Puppet
2 31 (11.48%) NetBackup
3 25 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (7.04%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (5.19%) Nagios
6 12 (4.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 10 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 9 (3.33%) Salt
9 8 (2.96%) Data Guard
10 7 (2.59%) ITRS Geneos
11 6 (2.22%) Opsview
11 6 (2.22%) Legato
11 6 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (1.85%) Zenoss
13 4 (1.48%) CFEngine
13 4 (1.48%) Foglight
13 4 (1.48%) ARCserve
13 4 (1.48%) Backup Exec
13 4 (1.48%) BladeLogic
14 3 (1.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 120 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 109 (40.37%) Oracle
3 68 (25.19%) VMware
4 56 (20.74%) Veritas
5 44 (16.30%) HP
6 42 (15.56%) Sun
7 39 (14.44%) IBM
8 25 (9.26%) EMC
9 21 (7.78%) Sybase
9 21 (7.78%) NetApp
10 20 (7.41%) Cisco
11 19 (7.04%) Symantec
12 10 (3.70%) Brocade
13 7 (2.59%) Reuters
13 7 (2.59%) Bloomberg
13 7 (2.59%) Hitachi
14 5 (1.85%) hybris
14 5 (1.85%) 3PAR
15 4 (1.48%) SAP
15 4 (1.48%) CheckPoint
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