The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX System Administrator (UNIX SA)
Rank 193 200 188
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Systems Administrator 13 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.28% 0.023% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.024% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 1
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
UNIX Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4596 4130 3882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.27% 95.23% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3794 3249 3279
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 West Yorkshire

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

UNIX Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX Systems Administrator across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

UNIX Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

UNIX Systems Administrator
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Leeds - 7 £30,500 -
Huddersfield - 5 £30,000 -
Bradford - 1 £35,000 -
UNIX Systems Administrator
Yorkshire

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 36 (100.00%) UNIX
2 30 (83.33%) Linux
3 25 (69.44%) SAN
3 25 (69.44%) Red Hat
4 24 (66.67%) Shell Script
4 24 (66.67%) Solaris
5 17 (47.22%) Oracle
6 15 (41.67%) NetBackup
6 15 (41.67%) Samba
6 15 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (38.89%) ITIL
7 14 (38.89%) AIX
8 13 (36.11%) CentOS
9 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (33.33%) Puppet
9 12 (33.33%) Debian
9 12 (33.33%) VMware
9 12 (33.33%) SUSE
9 12 (33.33%) Perl
9 12 (33.33%) SLA
9 12 (33.33%) NetApp
10 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
10 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 8 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (19.44%) IBM
12 7 (19.44%) Apache
13 6 (16.67%) Tomcat
13 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 6 (16.67%) HPUX
13 6 (16.67%) Firewall

UNIX Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 7 (19.44%) Apache
2 6 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (69.44%) SAN
2 6 (16.67%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.11%) NAS
4 3 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) MySQL
1 3 (8.33%) Ingres
General
1 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (2.78%) CMDB
3 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) UNIX
2 30 (83.33%) Linux
3 24 (66.67%) Solaris
4 15 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (38.89%) AIX
6 13 (36.11%) CentOS
7 12 (33.33%) SUSE
7 12 (33.33%) Debian
8 6 (16.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
4 5 (13.89%) Performance Management
5 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (8.33%) DevOps
7 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) BCP
7 1 (2.78%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 12 (33.33%) Perl
3 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) Samba
2 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) NFS
4 3 (8.33%) vSphere
5 2 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (41.67%) NetBackup
2 12 (33.33%) Puppet
3 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.33%) Salt
4 2 (5.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Red Hat
2 17 (47.22%) Oracle
3 12 (33.33%) NetApp
3 12 (33.33%) VMware
4 7 (19.44%) IBM
5 5 (13.89%) HP
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco
6 3 (8.33%) Veritas
6 3 (8.33%) Symantec
7 2 (5.56%) EMC