The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 210 172 180
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 16 31 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.60% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.62% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 21
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
UNIX Systems 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
5474 4973 4432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.18% 95.67% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4702 4246 3804
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

UNIX Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the West Midlands

UNIX Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
Warwickshire - 16 £44,000 -
UNIX Systems Administrator
England

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 27 (100.00%) UNIX
2 22 (81.48%) AIX
3 20 (74.07%) Linux
3 20 (74.07%) Clustering
4 18 (66.67%) IBM
5 17 (62.96%) PowerHA
6 14 (51.85%) Red Hat
7 13 (48.15%) VMware ESX
7 13 (48.15%) SUSE
8 11 (40.74%) Solaris
9 5 (18.52%) LPAR
10 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (11.11%) VMware
11 3 (11.11%) Finance
11 3 (11.11%) Veritas
11 3 (11.11%) VMS
11 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (7.41%) Python
12 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
13 1 (3.70%) Foglight
13 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
13 1 (3.70%) YUM
13 1 (3.70%) Puppet
13 1 (3.70%) HPUX
13 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
13 1 (3.70%) Perl
13 1 (3.70%) MySQL
13 1 (3.70%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.70%) Toad
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 20 (74.07%) Clustering
2 5 (18.52%) LPAR
3 1 (3.70%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) UNIX
2 22 (81.48%) AIX
3 20 (74.07%) Linux
4 13 (48.15%) SUSE
5 11 (40.74%) Solaris
6 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (11.11%) VMS
8 1 (3.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
1 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Python
1 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) PowerHA
2 13 (48.15%) VMware ESX
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Foglight
1 1 (3.70%) YUM
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) IBM
2 14 (51.85%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Veritas
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) SaltStack