The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Administrator
Rank 206 200 196
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 4 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.076% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 8
Average salary £43,596 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.98% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,379 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,079 £43,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UNIX Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5009 5016 4877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.96% 95.04% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4198 4246 4050
Average salary £39,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,962 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UNIX Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

UNIX Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

UNIX Administrator
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Administrator across the West Midlands region.

UNIX Administrator Salary Trend in the West Midlands

UNIX Administrator
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Administrator across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

UNIX Administrator Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

UNIX Administrator
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Administrator within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Worcestershire - 2 £43,596 -
Birmingham -26 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Shropshire - 1 £39,000 -
UNIX Administrator
England

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 13 (100.00%) UNIX
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
4 7 (53.85%) AIX
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle
5 6 (46.15%) IBM
5 6 (46.15%) SAN
5 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (46.15%) LPAR
5 6 (46.15%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) Solaris
7 4 (30.77%) Foglight
7 4 (30.77%) Toad
7 4 (30.77%) HPUX
7 4 (30.77%) ITIL
7 4 (30.77%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
8 3 (23.08%) HP
8 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
9 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (15.38%) Subversion
9 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
9 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 2 (15.38%) MySQL
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 2 (15.38%) XML
9 2 (15.38%) XSLT
9 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
9 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
9 2 (15.38%) Mentoring

UNIX Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Toad
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) LPAR
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) AIX
4 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Solaris
6 4 (30.77%) HPUX
7 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Foglight
2 1 (7.69%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp