The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Unix Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 813 860 830
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 52 109 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 48 90 131
Median salary £52,000 £48,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+26.06% +3.12%

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Unix Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Unix Systems Administrator in the job title.

Unix Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator within the UK.

Unix Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Unix Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 within the UK.

Unix Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Unix Systems Administrator
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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 +24 49 £52,000 -0.95% 15
South East +70 23 £52,500 +50.00%
London +38 21 £42,500 -29.16% 8
Surrey +25 12 £55,000 -
City of London +22 6 £62,500 +8.69% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 4 £49,500 -
Milton Keynes +16 4 £49,500 -
Crawley - 4 £52,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £52,000 -
Scotland +28 3 £37,500 -8.25% 1
Hampshire +12 3 £41,000 -4.65%
Portsmouth +5 3 £41,000 -4.65%
Glasgow - 3 £37,500 -
South West +13 2 - - 2
Guildford - 2 £56,250 -
Redhill - 2 £57,500 -
Bristol - 2 - - 2
East of England +18 1 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Cambridge +10 1 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 1 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Birmingham -12 1 £44,000 +6.66%
North West -18 1 £36,500 -27.00% 3
West Midlands -25 1 £44,000 -2.22%
Hayes - 1 £42,500 -
Salford - 1 £36,500 -
Manchester - 1 £36,500 - 2

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Unix Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 105 (100.00%) Unix
2 88 (83.81%) Linux
3 56 (53.33%) Red Hat
4 50 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (38.10%) Perl
6 38 (36.19%) Bash Shell
7 36 (34.29%) Solaris
8 32 (30.48%) VMware
8 32 (30.48%) Finance
9 31 (29.52%) Python
10 27 (25.71%) SAN
10 27 (25.71%) Shell Script
11 25 (23.81%) Veritas
11 25 (23.81%) Puppet
12 23 (21.90%) TCP/IP
13 22 (20.95%) Data Centre
14 17 (16.19%) Windows
14 17 (16.19%) AIX
15 16 (15.24%) Clustering
16 15 (14.29%) Oracle
16 15 (14.29%) High Availability
16 15 (14.29%) Degree
17 14 (13.33%) Sun
18 13 (12.38%) ITIL
18 13 (12.38%) NetBackup
18 13 (12.38%) Disaster Recovery
18 13 (12.38%) Computer Science
19 12 (11.43%) Configuration Management
19 12 (11.43%) HP
20 11 (10.48%) DNS

Unix Systems 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 8 (7.62%) Apache
2 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.90%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.90%) GeoServer
4 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.95%) GroupWise
4 1 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.95%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.71%) SAN
2 23 (21.90%) TCP/IP
3 11 (10.48%) DNS
4 9 (8.57%) NAS
5 7 (6.67%) DMZ
5 7 (6.67%) FTP
5 7 (6.67%) InfiniBand
6 6 (5.71%) LAN
6 6 (5.71%) WAN
6 6 (5.71%) X.25
7 4 (3.81%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (3.81%) SSL
8 3 (2.86%) Firewall
9 1 (0.95%) IPsec
9 1 (0.95%) ISDN
9 1 (0.95%) LDAP
9 1 (0.95%) SMTP
9 1 (0.95%) VLAN
9 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) OLTP
1 5 (4.76%) VLDB
2 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.90%) Big Data
3 2 (1.90%) GIS
3 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.90%) MySQL
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.95%) JIRA
2 1 (0.95%) Subversion
2 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (30.48%) Finance
2 11 (10.48%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.67%) Banking
3 7 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.81%) Games
4 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.86%) Back Office
5 3 (2.86%) Electronics
5 3 (2.86%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) Front Office
6 1 (0.95%) Law
6 1 (0.95%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.95%) Data Centre
2 16 (15.24%) Clustering
3 13 (12.38%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.81%) Fintech
4 4 (3.81%) Online Games
4 4 (3.81%) Replication
5 3 (2.86%) EFT
5 3 (2.86%) HACMP
6 2 (1.90%) SCADA
7 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.95%) CMDB
7 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.95%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 105 (100.00%) Unix
2 88 (83.81%) Linux
3 50 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (34.29%) Solaris
5 17 (16.19%) AIX
5 17 (16.19%) Windows
6 11 (10.48%) Ubuntu
7 9 (8.57%) SUSE
8 6 (5.71%) HPUX
9 4 (3.81%) CentOS
9 4 (3.81%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.90%) OpenVMS
10 2 (1.90%) VMS
10 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.95%) Debian
11 1 (0.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.29%) High Availability
2 13 (12.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (12.38%) ITIL
3 12 (11.43%) Configuration Management
4 10 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 9 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (7.62%) Capacity Management
7 6 (5.71%) Security Patching
7 6 (5.71%) Software Testing
7 6 (5.71%) Use Case
8 5 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.76%) Line Management
8 5 (4.76%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (3.81%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.81%) Change Management
9 4 (3.81%) Performance Management
9 4 (3.81%) Security Management
9 4 (3.81%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.10%) Perl
2 38 (36.19%) Bash Shell
3 31 (29.52%) Python
4 27 (25.71%) Shell Script
5 11 (10.48%) Korn
6 6 (5.71%) MATLAB
7 4 (3.81%) C#
7 4 (3.81%) PHP
8 3 (2.86%) C
9 1 (0.95%) C++
9 1 (0.95%) Java
9 1 (0.95%) Ruby
9 1 (0.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.29%) Degree
2 9 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) SLA
2 6 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (10.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 11 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.67%) vSphere
3 6 (5.71%) Docker
4 5 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (3.81%) RHEV
5 4 (3.81%) Samba
5 4 (3.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.86%) Postfix
6 3 (2.86%) qmail
6 3 (2.86%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.90%) Veritas File System
7 2 (1.90%) XenApp
7 2 (1.90%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.95%) iptables
8 1 (0.95%) NFS
8 1 (0.95%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 25 (23.81%) Puppet
2 13 (12.38%) NetBackup
3 8 (7.62%) Nagios
3 8 (7.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (5.71%) Failover Clustering
4 6 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (4.76%) Ansible
5 5 (4.76%) Control-M
6 4 (3.81%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (3.81%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.95%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.95%) Kibana
8 1 (0.95%) OpenView
8 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (53.33%) Red Hat
2 32 (30.48%) VMware
3 25 (23.81%) Veritas
4 15 (14.29%) Oracle
5 14 (13.33%) Sun
6 12 (11.43%) HP
7 9 (8.57%) Hitachi
7 9 (8.57%) Symantec
8 6 (5.71%) ANSYS
8 6 (5.71%) IBM
8 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.86%) SAP
9 3 (2.86%) Sybase
10 2 (1.90%) Brocade
10 2 (1.90%) Cisco
10 2 (1.90%) Citrix
10 2 (1.90%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.95%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.95%) Infoblox
11 1 (0.95%) Solace
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