The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unix Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Engineer
Rank 134 140 124
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 5 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% 0.25% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.26% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 14
Average salary £45,000 £65,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +48.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £70,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
Unix Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1997 2271 2127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.20% 95.70% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1563 1592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Unix Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Unix Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Unix Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix Engineer across the Reading region.

Unix Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Unix Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unix Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Unix Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Unix Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Unix Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Unix
2 15 (83.33%) Linux
3 11 (61.11%) Solaris
3 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
4 10 (55.56%) Windows
5 8 (44.44%) VMware
5 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (44.44%) High Availability
6 7 (38.89%) SAN
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) HP
7 6 (33.33%) Firmware
7 6 (33.33%) Apache
7 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 6 (33.33%) Perl
7 6 (33.33%) NetBackup
8 5 (27.78%) Security Management
8 5 (27.78%) Brocade
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (27.78%) Change Management
8 5 (27.78%) Sun
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (16.67%) SQL
11 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
11 2 (11.11%) Low Latency
11 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (11.11%) Open Source

Unix Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Unix Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) Apache
1 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) IBM Domino
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (11.11%) Italian Language
1 2 (11.11%) Spanish Language
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Ajax
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Unix
2 15 (83.33%) Linux
3 11 (61.11%) Solaris
4 10 (55.56%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) High Availability
2 5 (27.78%) Change Management
2 5 (27.78%) Security Management
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.11%) Low Latency
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.11%) OOP
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) Firmware
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) HP
5 5 (27.78%) Brocade
5 5 (27.78%) Sun
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) Mercator
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
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