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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix System Administrator (Unix SA)
Rank 885 862 860
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Systems Administrator 48 96 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.088% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.091% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 43 82 100
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £36,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +5.88%

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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 June 2016 within the UK.

Unix Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Unix Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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 -14 45 £50,000 +5.26% 2
London +8 25 £57,500 +11.11%
Yorkshire +33 8 £30,250 -7.71% 1
Croydon - 6 £48,750 -
Leeds +21 4 £31,000 -3.54% 1
South East +20 4 £60,000 +20.00%
North Yorkshire +19 4 £24,500 -30.00%
West Yorkshire +13 4 £31,000 -3.54% 1
South West +1 4 £50,000 +14.28%
Dorset - 4 £50,000 -
Bournemouth - 4 £50,000 -
Scotland -2 3 £37,500 - 2
Glasgow - 3 £37,500 -
Knaresborough - 3 £25,500 -
East of England +12 2 £58,750 +38.23%
Bedfordshire +11 2 £58,750 +38.23%
Reading +11 2 £67,500 +35.00%
Berkshire +6 2 £67,500 +35.00%
City of London +50 1 £57,500 -
Surrey +20 1 £65,000 +8.33%
Luton +13 1 £65,000 +36.84%
Bedford +8 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Harrow - 1 £32,500 -
Southwark - 1 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £55,000 -
Warrington - 1 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £43,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £35,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £43,000 -

Unix Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Unix
2 81 (73.64%) Linux
3 47 (42.73%) Solaris
4 43 (39.09%) Red Hat
5 35 (31.82%) SAN
6 32 (29.09%) VMware
7 31 (28.18%) DNS
7 31 (28.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (27.27%) Perl
9 26 (23.64%) Oracle
10 25 (22.73%) Puppet
10 25 (22.73%) TCP/IP
11 24 (21.82%) Shell Script
12 23 (20.91%) Finance
13 22 (20.00%) Python
13 22 (20.00%) AIX
14 21 (19.09%) Windows
15 19 (17.27%) NAS
16 18 (16.36%) CentOS
17 17 (15.45%) Security Cleared
17 17 (15.45%) Apache
17 17 (15.45%) ITIL
18 16 (14.55%) Nagios
18 16 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (14.55%) Bash Shell
19 15 (13.64%) Data Centre
19 15 (13.64%) Oracle ZFS
20 14 (12.73%) Java
21 13 (11.82%) MySQL
21 13 (11.82%) Middleware

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 17 (15.45%) Apache
2 6 (5.45%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.45%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.64%) JBoss
3 4 (3.64%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.73%) nginx
5 2 (1.82%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.82%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.82%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.91%) GroupWise
6 1 (0.91%) IIS
6 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (31.82%) SAN
2 31 (28.18%) DNS
3 25 (22.73%) TCP/IP
4 19 (17.27%) NAS
5 11 (10.00%) LDAP
6 9 (8.18%) FTP
7 8 (7.27%) InfiniBand
7 8 (7.27%) iSCSI
7 8 (7.27%) SSL
8 7 (6.36%) DMZ
8 7 (6.36%) HTTP
9 5 (4.55%) Firewall
9 5 (4.55%) SMTP
10 4 (3.64%) Kerberos
10 4 (3.64%) SSH
11 3 (2.73%) Asterisk PBX
11 3 (2.73%) DHCP
11 3 (2.73%) Internet
12 2 (1.82%) SNMP
13 1 (0.91%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.82%) MySQL
2 12 (10.91%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (7.27%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (7.27%) Oracle Exadata
4 6 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.73%) Big Data
5 3 (2.73%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.91%) Ingres
7 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.91%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.91%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (20.91%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Banking
3 6 (5.45%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (0.91%) Electronics
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.82%) Middleware
2 8 (7.27%) LAMP
2 8 (7.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.73%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (2.73%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (2.73%) Web Services
4 2 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.91%) .NET
5 1 (0.91%) J2EE
5 1 (0.91%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.00%) Clustering
2 11 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.09%) CMDB
4 8 (7.27%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.64%) User Experience
6 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.82%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.91%) Fintech
8 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.91%) Online Games
8 1 (0.91%) PKI
8 1 (0.91%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.91%) Social Media
8 1 (0.91%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 110 (100.00%) Unix
2 81 (73.64%) Linux
3 47 (42.73%) Solaris
4 31 (28.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (20.00%) AIX
6 21 (19.09%) Windows
7 18 (16.36%) CentOS
8 6 (5.45%) Debian
8 6 (5.45%) Ubuntu
9 5 (4.55%) HPUX
9 5 (4.55%) SUSE
10 4 (3.64%) Windows Server
11 3 (2.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.82%) Fedora
13 1 (0.91%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.45%) ITIL
2 13 (11.82%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (9.09%) High Availability
3 10 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 10 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 10 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (8.18%) Performance Management
5 8 (7.27%) Configuration Management
5 8 (7.27%) Patch Management
5 8 (7.27%) Problem Management
5 8 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (7.27%) Service Management
6 7 (6.36%) Change Management
7 6 (5.45%) DevOps
8 5 (4.55%) Server Building
8 5 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (3.64%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.73%) ERP
10 3 (2.73%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.27%) Perl
2 24 (21.82%) Shell Script
3 22 (20.00%) Python
4 16 (14.55%) Bash Shell
5 14 (12.73%) Java
6 11 (10.00%) Korn
7 7 (6.36%) PHP
7 7 (6.36%) SQL
8 3 (2.73%) Ruby
9 1 (0.91%) AWK
9 1 (0.91%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.91%) C
9 1 (0.91%) C#
9 1 (0.91%) C++
9 1 (0.91%) C-shell
9 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.91%) sed
9 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (15.45%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (6.36%) Degree
4 5 (4.55%) HND
4 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) IBM WebSphere Certification
5 1 (0.91%) MCITP
5 1 (0.91%) MCSE
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.09%) vSphere
3 6 (5.45%) Postfix
3 6 (5.45%) Samba
3 6 (5.45%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (4.55%) NFS
5 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.64%) qmail
5 4 (3.64%) Sendmail
6 3 (2.73%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (2.73%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.82%) vCloud
8 1 (0.91%) Docker
8 1 (0.91%) iptables
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.91%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.91%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.91%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (22.73%) Puppet
2 16 (14.55%) Nagios
3 15 (13.64%) Oracle ZFS
4 9 (8.18%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (7.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (6.36%) Ansible
7 4 (3.64%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (2.73%) Cacti
8 3 (2.73%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.82%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.82%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.82%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (1.82%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.82%) Plesk
10 1 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.91%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.91%) OSSEC
10 1 (0.91%) Salt
10 1 (0.91%) yum
Vendors
1 43 (39.09%) Red Hat
2 32 (29.09%) VMware
3 26 (23.64%) Oracle
4 11 (10.00%) HP
5 10 (9.09%) IBM
6 8 (7.27%) Sun
7 7 (6.36%) Hitachi
7 7 (6.36%) Microsoft
8 6 (5.45%) Veritas
9 5 (4.55%) Cisco
10 3 (2.73%) Google
10 3 (2.73%) NetApp
11 2 (1.82%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.82%) Citrix
11 2 (1.82%) F5
11 2 (1.82%) SAP
12 1 (0.91%) Cognos
12 1 (0.91%) Dell
12 1 (0.91%) EMC
12 1 (0.91%) Intel
Liverpool, Merseyside
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago