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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 214 167 181
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 5 32 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.093% 0.65% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.69% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 32 11
Average salary £43,250 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +11.11%
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
5152 4653 4587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.41% 94.94% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4560 3932 4025
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
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 22 December 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
Birmingham -30 3 £40,000 -13.51%
Warwickshire - 2 £44,000 -
UNIX Administrator
England

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) UNIX
2 20 (80.00%) Clustering
2 20 (80.00%) AIX
3 18 (72.00%) Linux
4 17 (68.00%) PowerHA
5 16 (64.00%) IBM
6 15 (60.00%) Red Hat
7 13 (52.00%) VMware ESX
7 13 (52.00%) SUSE
8 11 (44.00%) Solaris
9 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (12.00%) LPAR
10 3 (12.00%) VMware
10 3 (12.00%) Finance
10 3 (12.00%) Veritas
10 3 (12.00%) VMS
10 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (8.00%) HPUX
11 2 (8.00%) Oracle
11 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
11 2 (8.00%) SAN
12 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (4.00%) yum
12 1 (4.00%) Puppet
12 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
12 1 (4.00%) Foglight
12 1 (4.00%) HP
12 1 (4.00%) HACMP

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Toad
1 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 20 (80.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) LPAR
3 1 (4.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) UNIX
2 20 (80.00%) AIX
3 18 (72.00%) Linux
4 13 (52.00%) SUSE
5 11 (44.00%) Solaris
6 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (12.00%) VMS
8 2 (8.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) Python
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) PowerHA
2 13 (52.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Foglight
1 1 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (4.00%) yum
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) IBM
2 15 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Veritas
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) SaltStack