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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Administrator
Rank 853 814 736
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -78
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Administrator 61 166 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 45 141 183
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £34,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.27%

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
93927 105447 110714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79022 87559 89297
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -60 58 £50,000 - 13
London -17 25 £52,500 -4.54% 4
South East +11 13 £50,500 +23.17% 3
Leeds +30 8 £31,000 -1.58%
West Yorkshire +17 8 £31,000 -28.89%
Yorkshire +14 8 £31,000 -33.75%
East of England -29 7 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Surrey +30 6 £50,250 +22.56% 1
Bedfordshire -9 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Woking - 6 £50,250 -
Dunstable +6 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Edinburgh +21 3 £45,000 -18.18%
Scotland +17 3 £45,000 -
Croydon - 3 £50,000 -
Hampshire +14 2 - -
North West +10 2 £35,500 -16.47% 2
Berkshire +6 2 £55,000 -12.00%
Reading +6 2 £55,000 -12.00%
West Sussex +3 2 £58,500 -
South West -4 2 £50,000 +14.28% 2
Dorset - 2 £50,000 -
Gatwick - 2 £58,500 -
Bournemouth - 2 £50,000 -
Aldershot - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +16 1 £49,500 - 1
Milton Keynes +11 1 £49,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +10 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Manchester +8 1 £31,000 -27.05% 2
North East - 1 £43,000 - 1
Harrow - 1 £32,500 -

Unix Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 65 (53.72%) Red Hat
4 48 (39.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (37.19%) Solaris
6 37 (30.58%) Finance
7 35 (28.93%) Puppet
8 33 (27.27%) Perl
9 30 (24.79%) VMware
10 27 (22.31%) SAN
11 25 (20.66%) Shell Script
11 25 (20.66%) Data Centre
12 23 (19.01%) Oracle
12 23 (19.01%) Bash Shell
13 22 (18.18%) AIX
14 19 (15.70%) TCP/IP
15 18 (14.88%) Python
16 17 (14.05%) Windows
17 16 (13.22%) SLA
17 16 (13.22%) Veritas
17 16 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (12.40%) High Availability
18 15 (12.40%) Nagios
19 14 (11.57%) Configuration Management
19 14 (11.57%) DNS
19 14 (11.57%) ITIL
19 14 (11.57%) Capacity Planning
19 14 (11.57%) Performance Tuning
20 13 (10.74%) NAS
20 13 (10.74%) Apache

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 5 (4.13%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.31%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.31%) JBoss
3 4 (3.31%) nginx
4 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.65%) GeoServer
5 2 (1.65%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.83%) GroupWise
6 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.83%) Cognos Planning
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 27 (22.31%) SAN
2 19 (15.70%) TCP/IP
3 14 (11.57%) DNS
4 13 (10.74%) NAS
5 7 (5.79%) Firewall
5 7 (5.79%) LDAP
5 7 (5.79%) SSL
6 6 (4.96%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (4.96%) LAN
6 6 (4.96%) WAN
6 6 (4.96%) X.25
7 5 (4.13%) SMTP
8 3 (2.48%) Asterisk PBX
8 3 (2.48%) DHCP
8 3 (2.48%) HTTP
8 3 (2.48%) Internet
9 2 (1.65%) InfiniBand
9 2 (1.65%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.65%) SNMP
10 1 (0.83%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) MySQL
2 8 (6.61%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.31%) Big Data
5 4 (3.31%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.48%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.65%) GIS
7 2 (1.65%) OLTP
7 2 (1.65%) VLDB
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.83%) JIRA
1 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 37 (30.58%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Financial Institution
3 8 (6.61%) Banking
4 2 (1.65%) Electronics
4 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.65%) Marketing
4 2 (1.65%) Retail
4 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.96%) Middleware
2 4 (3.31%) LAMP
2 4 (3.31%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (2.48%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (2.48%) Web Services
4 1 (0.83%) J2EE
4 1 (0.83%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.66%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.26%) Clustering
3 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.31%) Replication
5 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.48%) User Experience
6 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.65%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.65%) SCADA
7 1 (0.83%) CMDB
7 1 (0.83%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
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 48 (39.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 45 (37.19%) Solaris
5 22 (18.18%) AIX
6 17 (14.05%) Windows
7 12 (9.92%) CentOS
8 8 (6.61%) SUSE
9 5 (4.13%) Ubuntu
10 4 (3.31%) HPUX
10 4 (3.31%) Windows Server
11 3 (2.48%) Debian
11 3 (2.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.40%) High Availability
2 14 (11.57%) Capacity Planning
2 14 (11.57%) Configuration Management
2 14 (11.57%) ITIL
2 14 (11.57%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (10.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (7.44%) Change Management
4 9 (7.44%) Load Balancing
5 6 (4.96%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (4.96%) Security Patching
6 5 (4.13%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.31%) DevOps
7 4 (3.31%) ETL
7 4 (3.31%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.31%) Patch Management
7 4 (3.31%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (3.31%) Project Management
7 4 (3.31%) Server Building
8 3 (2.48%) Capacity Management
8 3 (2.48%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.27%) Perl
2 25 (20.66%) Shell Script
3 23 (19.01%) Bash Shell
4 18 (14.88%) Python
5 9 (7.44%) Korn
6 8 (6.61%) PHP
7 7 (5.79%) SQL
8 6 (4.96%) AWK
9 5 (4.13%) C-shell
9 5 (4.13%) Java
10 4 (3.31%) C#
11 3 (2.48%) Bourne shell
11 3 (2.48%) C
12 2 (1.65%) sed
13 1 (0.83%) C++
13 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) Degree
2 6 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.31%) HND
4 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) IBM WebSphere Certification
5 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.22%) SLA
2 12 (9.92%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.44%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (7.44%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (4.96%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.13%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.31%) GlusterFS
5 4 (3.31%) NFS
5 4 (3.31%) RHEV
5 4 (3.31%) Samba
5 4 (3.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (3.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (2.48%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (2.48%) iptables
6 3 (2.48%) Postfix
6 3 (2.48%) qmail
6 3 (2.48%) Sendmail
6 3 (2.48%) vCloud
6 3 (2.48%) vSphere
6 3 (2.48%) XenServer
7 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (28.93%) Puppet
2 15 (12.40%) Nagios
3 7 (5.79%) Oracle ZFS
4 6 (4.96%) Data Guard
4 6 (4.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.96%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (4.13%) Control-M
5 5 (4.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (3.31%) Ansible
6 4 (3.31%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (3.31%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.48%) Cacti
7 3 (2.48%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (2.48%) vRealize
8 2 (1.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (1.65%) yum
8 2 (1.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 65 (53.72%) Red Hat
2 30 (24.79%) VMware
3 23 (19.01%) Oracle
4 16 (13.22%) Veritas
5 13 (10.74%) Microsoft
6 12 (9.92%) HP
6 12 (9.92%) Sun
7 7 (5.79%) IBM
8 6 (4.96%) Citrix
8 6 (4.96%) Symantec
9 4 (3.31%) Cisco
10 2 (1.65%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.65%) Brocade
10 2 (1.65%) EMC
10 2 (1.65%) F5
10 2 (1.65%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.65%) Google
10 2 (1.65%) SAP
10 2 (1.65%) Splunk
10 2 (1.65%) StorageTek
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Salary: From £41,000 to £57,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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