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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Administrator
Rank 716 732 692
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 156 195 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 137 146 160
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,593 £33,350 £32,470
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £71,000 £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
104076 112022 103310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85215 91280 86022
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 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 6 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
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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 -15 152 £42,500 +1.19% 9
South East +23 54 £45,000 +11.11% 3
London +17 48 £50,000 -19.35% 2
Yorkshire +2 22 £32,778 -1.71% 1
West Yorkshire +14 21 £32,739 -22.96%
Leeds +10 18 £32,500 -23.52%
City of London +26 17 £47,500 -26.92%
Berkshire +5 12 £47,500 +13.09% 2
East Sussex +4 12 £40,000 -
East of England +3 12 £37,500 -3.84% 3
Surrey +21 11 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Brighton +12 10 £40,000 -
Cambridge +16 9 £32,435 -18.91% 2
Cambridgeshire +15 9 £32,435 -18.91% 2
Reading -5 9 £47,500 +35.71% 2
West Sussex +16 8 £40,000 -
Crawley - 8 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire -6 7 £32,500 -22.61%
Milton Keynes -9 7 £32,500 -22.61%
Gatwick +12 5 £40,000 -
Bristol +7 5 £42,500 -
East Midlands +6 5 £34,000 -15.00%
South West -5 5 £42,500 -14.14%
West Midlands -21 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Redhill 0 4 £60,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £34,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £26,750 - 1
Huddersfield - 3 £34,500 -
Wales - 3 £26,750 - 1
South Wales - 3 £26,750 - 1

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 291 (100.00%) UNIX
2 226 (77.66%) Linux
3 169 (58.08%) Solaris
4 135 (46.39%) Red Hat
5 108 (37.11%) Oracle
6 93 (31.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 87 (29.90%) Perl
8 83 (28.52%) AIX
9 76 (26.12%) Finance
10 75 (25.77%) VMware
11 74 (25.43%) SAN
12 70 (24.05%) TCP/IP
13 69 (23.71%) Shell Script
14 61 (20.96%) Veritas
15 59 (20.27%) DNS
16 53 (18.21%) Puppet
17 52 (17.87%) MySQL
18 51 (17.53%) Apache
18 51 (17.53%) VMware Infrastructure
19 49 (16.84%) Python
20 47 (16.15%) HP
21 44 (15.12%) IBM
22 41 (14.09%) Sun
22 41 (14.09%) Tomcat
23 40 (13.75%) Windows
24 38 (13.06%) Firewall
25 35 (12.03%) vSphere
26 34 (11.68%) Debian
27 33 (11.34%) Bash Shell
28 30 (10.31%) DevOps

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 51 (17.53%) Apache
2 41 (14.09%) Tomcat
3 14 (4.81%) Apache Solr
4 13 (4.47%) IIS
5 11 (3.78%) GlassFish
6 10 (3.44%) JBoss
7 5 (1.72%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.37%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.37%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (1.37%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.37%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.03%) Moodle
9 3 (1.03%) Jetty
10 1 (0.34%) Lync
10 1 (0.34%) Node.js
10 1 (0.34%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.69%) MS Office
1 2 (0.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.72%) SaaS
4 4 (1.37%) IaaS
5 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.03%) PaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 74 (25.43%) SAN
2 70 (24.05%) TCP/IP
3 59 (20.27%) DNS
4 38 (13.06%) Firewall
5 30 (10.31%) LDAP
6 17 (5.84%) DHCP
6 17 (5.84%) HTTP
6 17 (5.84%) NAS
7 15 (5.15%) SSH
8 14 (4.81%) FTP
9 13 (4.47%) SMTP
10 12 (4.12%) Network Security
11 11 (3.78%) BIG-IP
11 11 (3.78%) Internet
12 10 (3.44%) BGP
13 8 (2.75%) LAN
14 7 (2.41%) WAN
14 7 (2.41%) VPN
15 6 (2.06%) iSCSI
16 5 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (17.87%) MySQL
2 16 (5.50%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.15%) DB2
3 15 (5.15%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.75%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (2.41%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.06%) OLTP
7 6 (2.06%) VLDB
8 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.37%) MaxDB
8 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.37%) Informix
9 3 (1.03%) InfluxDB
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.34%) Ingres
11 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.34%) Redis
11 1 (0.34%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (4.47%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.09%) Subversion
3 6 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.37%) Toad
5 1 (0.34%) Firebug
5 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
General
1 76 (26.12%) Finance
2 29 (9.97%) Banking
3 12 (4.12%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.41%) Spanish Language
5 5 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.72%) Back Office
6 4 (1.37%) Advertising
6 4 (1.37%) Games
6 4 (1.37%) Welsh Language
6 4 (1.37%) French Language
6 4 (1.37%) German Language
7 2 (0.69%) Private Banking
7 2 (0.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.34%) Local Government
8 1 (0.34%) Retail
8 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) Legal
8 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.75%) Web Services
2 6 (2.06%) LAMP
3 5 (1.72%) FastCGI
4 4 (1.37%) CGI
4 4 (1.37%) Middleware
4 4 (1.37%) J2EE
5 3 (1.03%) OAuth
5 3 (1.03%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.34%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.34%) CSS
6 1 (0.34%) JDBC
6 1 (0.34%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.97%) Clustering
2 21 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.50%) HACMP
4 11 (3.78%) Celerra
5 10 (3.44%) LPAR
6 9 (3.09%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.41%) CLARiiON
7 7 (2.41%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.06%) CMDB
8 6 (2.06%) PKI
8 6 (2.06%) Open Source
9 5 (1.72%) Replication
10 4 (1.37%) PlayStation
11 3 (1.03%) Learning Management System
11 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.03%) E-Learning
12 2 (0.69%) Equities
12 2 (0.69%) Spread Betting
12 2 (0.69%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 291 (100.00%) UNIX
2 226 (77.66%) Linux
3 169 (58.08%) Solaris
4 93 (31.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 83 (28.52%) AIX
6 40 (13.75%) Windows
7 34 (11.68%) Debian
8 30 (10.31%) HPUX
9 28 (9.62%) SUSE
10 20 (6.87%) Ubuntu
11 17 (5.84%) CentOS
12 4 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.03%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.03%) VMS
14 2 (0.69%) Android
14 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (10.31%) DevOps
2 29 (9.97%) ITIL
3 28 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (9.28%) Capacity Planning
5 23 (7.90%) Performance Analysis
6 21 (7.22%) Load Balancing
6 21 (7.22%) Problem Management
7 16 (5.50%) Change Management
8 12 (4.12%) Service Delivery
9 11 (3.78%) Supplier Management
10 10 (3.44%) Data Management
10 10 (3.44%) Project Management
10 10 (3.44%) Software Deployment
11 9 (3.09%) Resource Management
12 8 (2.75%) Performance Management
12 8 (2.75%) Change Control
12 8 (2.75%) E-Commerce
13 7 (2.41%) CRM
13 7 (2.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 7 (2.41%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (29.90%) Perl
2 69 (23.71%) Shell Script
3 49 (16.84%) Python
4 33 (11.34%) Bash Shell
5 26 (8.93%) SQL
6 24 (8.25%) Java
7 20 (6.87%) PHP
8 18 (6.19%) Ruby
9 16 (5.50%) Bourne shell
10 13 (4.47%) Korn
11 6 (2.06%) JavaScript
12 5 (1.72%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.37%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.37%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.37%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.03%) C-shell
15 2 (0.69%) AWK
15 2 (0.69%) C
15 2 (0.69%) C++
16 1 (0.34%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 20 (6.87%) Degree
2 16 (5.50%) RHCE
3 12 (4.12%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.06%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.06%) RHCSA
6 5 (1.72%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.03%) IBM AIX Certification
7 3 (1.03%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.69%) SCSA
8 2 (0.69%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.34%) LPIC
9 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.34%) MCSE
9 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.31%) SLA
2 16 (5.50%) QA
3 14 (4.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (17.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (12.03%) vSphere
3 29 (9.97%) NFS
4 24 (8.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 17 (5.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 14 (4.81%) Active Directory
7 11 (3.78%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (3.78%) KVM
8 10 (3.44%) Xen
9 9 (3.09%) Squid
10 5 (1.72%) Samba
11 4 (1.37%) Veritas File System
12 3 (1.03%) Hyper-V
12 3 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (1.03%) PowerHA
12 3 (1.03%) iptables
13 2 (0.69%) GPFS
13 2 (0.69%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.69%) XenApp
13 2 (0.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 53 (18.21%) Puppet
2 30 (10.31%) NetBackup
3 25 (8.59%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (6.19%) Oracle RMAN
5 16 (5.50%) Nagios
6 12 (4.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 9 (3.09%) Salt
8 8 (2.75%) Legato
9 7 (2.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (2.06%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (2.06%) ITRS Geneos
11 5 (1.72%) yum
11 5 (1.72%) Opsview
12 4 (1.37%) BladeLogic
12 4 (1.37%) CFEngine
12 4 (1.37%) Data Guard
12 4 (1.37%) Zenoss
12 4 (1.37%) ARCserve
12 4 (1.37%) Foglight
12 4 (1.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 135 (46.39%) Red Hat
2 108 (37.11%) Oracle
3 75 (25.77%) VMware
4 61 (20.96%) Veritas
5 47 (16.15%) HP
6 44 (15.12%) IBM
7 41 (14.09%) Sun
8 30 (10.31%) NetApp
9 25 (8.59%) EMC
9 25 (8.59%) Symantec
10 22 (7.56%) Cisco
11 19 (6.53%) Sybase
12 11 (3.78%) hybris
13 9 (3.09%) Microsoft
14 8 (2.75%) Brocade
15 7 (2.41%) Hitachi
16 6 (2.06%) Reuters
16 6 (2.06%) Bloomberg
17 5 (1.72%) 3PAR
18 4 (1.37%) Lotus
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