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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Engineer
Rank 134 126 127
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Engineer 8 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 0.48% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.51% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 3
Average salary £51,250 £42,501 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
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
2296 2141 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.26% 92.76% 94.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1693 1581
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

UNIX Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

UNIX Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) UNIX
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) Sun
3 9 (81.82%) HP
3 9 (81.82%) Solaris
3 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco
5 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
6 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
6 4 (36.36%) VMware ESX
6 4 (36.36%) SCSA
6 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
6 4 (36.36%) NAS
6 4 (36.36%) RHCE
6 4 (36.36%) Veritas
6 4 (36.36%) SAN
6 4 (36.36%) DHCP
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (36.36%) DNS
7 3 (27.27%) Apache
7 3 (27.27%) IIS
7 3 (27.27%) XML
7 3 (27.27%) HTML
7 3 (27.27%) Java
7 3 (27.27%) Perl
7 3 (27.27%) Firmware
7 3 (27.27%) Foundry

UNIX Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) NAS
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
1 4 (36.36%) DHCP
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) tcpdump
2 3 (27.27%) snoop
2 3 (27.27%) FWSM
2 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) French Language
2 1 (9.09%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) Solaris
4 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) IRIX
5 2 (18.18%) AIX
5 2 (18.18%) HPUX
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
1 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
2 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SCSA
1 4 (36.36%) RHCE
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) VMware ESX
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Sun
1 9 (81.82%) HP
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Veritas
5 3 (27.27%) Foundry
5 3 (27.27%) F5
5 3 (27.27%) Egenera
6 2 (18.18%) NetApp
6 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft