The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Administrator
Rank 197 191 190
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Administrator 11 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.34% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 12
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £55,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5050 5246 4625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.30% 95.04% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4222 4388 4062
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
UNIX Administrator
England

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 11 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
Birmingham +4 8 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £44,000 -
UNIX Administrator
England

UNIX Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 19 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 16 (84.21%) AIX
3 16 (84.21%) IBM
4 14 (73.68%) LPAR
5 7 (36.84%) Solaris
5 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
6 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
6 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (26.32%) YUM
7 5 (26.32%) Capacity Management
7 5 (26.32%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (26.32%) Foglight
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) HACMP
7 5 (26.32%) Toad
7 5 (26.32%) SAN
7 5 (26.32%) HPUX
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle
8 3 (15.79%) Clustering
9 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
9 2 (10.53%) PowerHA
9 2 (10.53%) SUSE
10 1 (5.26%) VMware
10 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (5.26%) ITIL
10 1 (5.26%) Perl
10 1 (5.26%) MySQL
10 1 (5.26%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 5 (26.32%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Toad
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) LPAR
2 5 (26.32%) HACMP
3 3 (15.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) UNIX
2 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 16 (84.21%) AIX
4 7 (36.84%) Solaris
5 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (26.32%) HPUX
7 2 (10.53%) SUSE
8 1 (5.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Capacity Management
1 5 (26.32%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) Python
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
1 2 (10.53%) PowerHA
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Foglight
1 5 (26.32%) YUM
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) IBM
2 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Veritas