The first table below looks at the demand for the UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 808 688 697
Rank change year-on-year
-120 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 99 182 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 73 151 179
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,875 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.88% +6.25%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110361 102490 112133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90061 84895 96093
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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 -131 91 £45,000 -5.26% 15
London -62 32 £50,000 -9.09% 3
South East -23 16 £61,250 +63.33% 5
West Midlands -10 14 £44,000 -12.00%
Yorkshire -39 10 £42,500 -5.55% 2
East of England -23 9 £40,500 -14.73% 3
City of London -7 8 £64,500 +12.17%
Surrey -8 8 £62,500 +51.51% 3
South West -10 8 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Cambridgeshire -17 8 £40,500 -12.43% 2
Warwickshire - 8 £44,000 -
Warwick - 8 £44,000 -
Cambridge -21 7 £54,000 +27.05% 2
West Yorkshire -36 7 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Birmingham -13 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Bristol - 6 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes - 6 - -
Buckinghamshire - 6 - -
Wales - 5 £27,500 - 1
South Wales - 5 £27,500 - 1
Cardiff - 5 £27,500 - 1
Leeds -43 3 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Camberley - 3 £62,500 - 1
York - 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
North West -1 2 £33,750 -7.53% 1
Cheshire -7 2 £33,750 +10.65% 1
Dorset - 2 £71,250 - 1
Bournemouth - 2 £71,250 - 1
Chester -2 1 £32,500 +6.55% 1

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 209 (100.00%) UNIX
2 184 (88.04%) Linux
3 114 (54.55%) Solaris
4 106 (50.72%) Red Hat
5 78 (37.32%) Perl
6 73 (34.93%) AIX
7 66 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 65 (31.10%) Finance
9 63 (30.14%) SAN
10 61 (29.19%) Oracle
11 58 (27.75%) Shell Script
12 45 (21.53%) TCP/IP
13 44 (21.05%) Python
14 43 (20.57%) IBM
15 42 (20.10%) DNS
16 40 (19.14%) Clustering
17 39 (18.66%) HP
18 38 (18.18%) Apache
19 34 (16.27%) Sun
19 34 (16.27%) Veritas
19 34 (16.27%) VMware
20 31 (14.83%) Banking
20 31 (14.83%) Disaster Recovery
21 30 (14.35%) EMC
21 30 (14.35%) Windows
21 30 (14.35%) Load Balancing
22 28 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
23 27 (12.92%) Puppet
24 26 (12.44%) CentOS
24 26 (12.44%) NetBackup

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (18.18%) Apache
2 16 (7.66%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.74%) WebSphere
4 11 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 9 (4.31%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.44%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (1.44%) Mule
7 2 (0.96%) nginx
7 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.96%) Jetty
7 2 (0.96%) CMS
7 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.48%) SAS
8 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (1.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.39%) SaaS
3 4 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (30.14%) SAN
2 45 (21.53%) TCP/IP
3 42 (20.10%) DNS
4 22 (10.53%) Firewall
5 16 (7.66%) NAS
6 15 (7.18%) DHCP
7 13 (6.22%) iSCSI
7 13 (6.22%) HTTP
8 11 (5.26%) SMTP
8 11 (5.26%) SSL
9 10 (4.78%) FTP
10 9 (4.31%) LDAP
10 9 (4.31%) VPN
10 9 (4.31%) Wireshark
11 8 (3.83%) Internet
12 6 (2.87%) Reverse Proxy
12 6 (2.87%) SSH
12 6 (2.87%) VLAN
13 5 (2.39%) tcpdump
13 5 (2.39%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.66%) Oracle Database
2 13 (6.22%) MySQL
3 8 (3.83%) RDBMS
3 8 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (3.83%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.39%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (1.91%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.44%) Ingres
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.96%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.48%) Redis
8 1 (0.48%) Big Data
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.48%) OLTP
8 1 (0.48%) VLDB
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Ant
1 3 (1.44%) Toad
1 3 (1.44%) Subversion
2 1 (0.48%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 65 (31.10%) Finance
2 31 (14.83%) Banking
3 7 (3.35%) Investment Banking
3 7 (3.35%) Legal
3 7 (3.35%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.87%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.39%) Welsh Language
6 4 (1.91%) Back Office
7 2 (0.96%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Local Government
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Retail
8 1 (0.48%) Billing
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Front Office
8 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.18%) Web Services
2 7 (3.35%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (1.91%) XML
3 4 (1.91%) J2EE
4 3 (1.44%) Hibernate
4 3 (1.44%) Spring
5 2 (0.96%) Django
5 2 (0.96%) Middleware
6 1 (0.48%) LAMP
6 1 (0.48%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.14%) Clustering
2 18 (8.61%) Replication
3 16 (7.66%) LPAR
4 11 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
4 11 (5.26%) HACMP
5 8 (3.83%) Firmware
6 7 (3.35%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.35%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.87%) HP StorageWorks
7 6 (2.87%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.39%) Open Source
8 5 (2.39%) CLARiiON
8 5 (2.39%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.96%) CMDB
11 2 (0.96%) Physics
11 2 (0.96%) VAX
11 2 (0.96%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.48%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 209 (100.00%) UNIX
2 184 (88.04%) Linux
3 114 (54.55%) Solaris
4 73 (34.93%) AIX
5 66 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (14.35%) Windows
7 26 (12.44%) CentOS
8 23 (11.00%) Debian
9 20 (9.57%) SUSE
9 20 (9.57%) HPUX
10 19 (9.09%) Ubuntu
11 11 (5.26%) VMS
12 6 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (2.39%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.44%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.96%) OpenBSD
15 2 (0.96%) Fedora
15 2 (0.96%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.48%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 30 (14.35%) Load Balancing
3 23 (11.00%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (10.05%) ITIL
5 19 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 18 (8.61%) Problem Management
6 18 (8.61%) DevOps
7 15 (7.18%) Capacity Management
7 15 (7.18%) E-Commerce
8 13 (6.22%) Change Management
8 13 (6.22%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (5.26%) High Availability
9 11 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (4.78%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (4.78%) Migration
11 9 (4.31%) Business Continuity
11 9 (4.31%) Release Management
12 7 (3.35%) Performance Analysis
13 6 (2.87%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (2.87%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 78 (37.32%) Perl
2 58 (27.75%) Shell Script
3 44 (21.05%) Python
4 25 (11.96%) Bash Shell
5 22 (10.53%) Java
6 21 (10.05%) Bourne shell
7 12 (5.74%) PowerShell
7 12 (5.74%) C
8 11 (5.26%) PHP
9 7 (3.35%) Korn
10 5 (2.39%) AWK
11 4 (1.91%) Ruby
12 2 (0.96%) SQL
13 1 (0.48%) sed
Qualifications
1 6 (2.87%) MCSE
1 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (2.87%) Degree
2 5 (2.39%) CCNP
2 5 (2.39%) CCNA
2 5 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.91%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.91%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.96%) RHCE
4 2 (0.96%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.83%) SLA
2 2 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (10.05%) Hyper-V
2 21 (10.05%) NFS
2 21 (10.05%) Active Directory
3 16 (7.66%) vSphere
3 16 (7.66%) KVM
4 14 (6.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 9 (4.31%) Samba
6 8 (3.83%) Veritas File System
7 7 (3.35%) PowerHA
8 6 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.87%) VMware ESX
9 5 (2.39%) Nmap
10 4 (1.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (1.44%) Xen
11 3 (1.44%) RHEV
12 2 (0.96%) GPFS
12 2 (0.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (12.92%) Puppet
2 26 (12.44%) NetBackup
3 15 (7.18%) Nagios
4 8 (3.83%) EMC Navisphere
4 8 (3.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 7 (3.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (3.35%) YUM
6 6 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.87%) Tivoli
7 5 (2.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (2.39%) Nessus
8 4 (1.91%) Legato
8 4 (1.91%) Salt
8 4 (1.91%) Cobbler
9 3 (1.44%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (1.44%) Foglight
10 2 (0.96%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.96%) SCOM
11 1 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 106 (50.72%) Red Hat
2 61 (29.19%) Oracle
3 43 (20.57%) IBM
4 39 (18.66%) HP
5 34 (16.27%) Sun
5 34 (16.27%) Veritas
5 34 (16.27%) VMware
6 30 (14.35%) EMC
7 20 (9.57%) NetApp
8 16 (7.66%) Cisco
8 16 (7.66%) Symantec
9 13 (6.22%) Brocade
10 8 (3.83%) Microsoft
11 7 (3.35%) Reuters
12 6 (2.87%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.87%) Sybase
13 5 (2.39%) JBoss
14 4 (1.91%) Murex
14 4 (1.91%) StorageTek
14 4 (1.91%) Juniper
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Health care + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
DP Connect
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Booking.com
Posted: 8 days ago
Camberley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus 15% and Health Care
Posted: 20 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £37,478 to £47,905 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago