The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 23 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Unix 168 186 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 8.05% 7.82% 8.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.87% 27.89% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 144 103 140
Average salary £50,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,200 £64,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Unix
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
582 667 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.90% 28.06% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 528 463 534
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unix across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Unix
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Unix Salary Trend in Reading

Unix
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unix across the Reading region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Unix Salary Histogram in Reading

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Unix also 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 that cited Unix.

1 232 (76.07%) Linux
2 151 (49.51%) Windows
3 116 (38.03%) Cisco
4 111 (36.39%) Firewall
5 104 (34.10%) ITIL
6 93 (30.49%) Solaris
7 87 (28.52%) TCP/IP
8 77 (25.25%) Juniper
9 76 (24.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 74 (24.26%) F5
10 74 (24.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 72 (23.61%) Information Security
12 71 (23.28%) CheckPoint
13 70 (22.95%) Oracle
14 69 (22.62%) Windows 2000
15 66 (21.64%) Palo Alto
16 65 (21.31%) Sourcefire
17 64 (20.98%) Blue Coat
17 64 (20.98%) Crossbeam
17 64 (20.98%) Risk Management
18 62 (20.33%) German Language
19 60 (19.67%) Perl
20 57 (18.69%) Red Hat
20 57 (18.69%) Finance
20 57 (18.69%) VMware
21 54 (17.70%) French Language
22 52 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
23 50 (16.39%) SQL
24 49 (16.07%) Telecoms
25 42 (13.77%) Agile Software Development

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Unix also 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 that cited Unix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (7.87%) Apache
2 22 (7.21%) OpenStack
3 20 (6.56%) Tomcat
4 16 (5.25%) JBoss
5 14 (4.59%) WebLogic
6 9 (2.95%) MS Exchange
7 8 (2.62%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (2.30%) IIS
8 7 (2.30%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.64%) IBM Domino
9 5 (1.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.31%) Drupal
10 4 (1.31%) nginx
11 3 (0.98%) PowerExchange
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
13 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (3.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.57%) SaaS
2 11 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (36.39%) Firewall
2 87 (28.52%) TCP/IP
3 24 (7.87%) Internet
4 23 (7.54%) SAN
5 21 (6.89%) DNS
6 19 (6.23%) HTTP
6 19 (6.23%) VPN
7 16 (5.25%) BGP
7 16 (5.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (5.25%) OSPF
7 16 (5.25%) WAN
8 14 (4.59%) Fibre Channel
8 14 (4.59%) SSL
9 13 (4.26%) IPsec
9 13 (4.26%) MPLS
10 12 (3.93%) Cisco IOS
10 12 (3.93%) LAN
10 12 (3.93%) NAS
10 12 (3.93%) SMTP
11 10 (3.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.13%) MySQL
2 36 (11.80%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.25%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.61%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.28%) DB2
6 9 (2.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.30%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.97%) QlikView
9 5 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.64%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.98%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (0.98%) PowerCenter
12 2 (0.66%) Informix
Development Applications
1 20 (6.56%) JIRA
2 11 (3.61%) Ant
3 9 (2.95%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.95%) Maven
3 9 (2.95%) Selenium
4 8 (2.62%) Bugzilla
5 7 (2.30%) Subversion
6 6 (1.97%) Artifactory
6 6 (1.97%) HP UFT
6 6 (1.97%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.97%) LoadRunner
7 5 (1.64%) JMeter
8 3 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.66%) Toad
9 2 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.33%) Mockito
General
1 62 (20.33%) German Language
2 57 (18.69%) Finance
3 54 (17.70%) French Language
4 49 (16.07%) Telecoms
5 20 (6.56%) Banking
6 7 (2.30%) Advertising
7 6 (1.97%) Billing
8 5 (1.64%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.98%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.66%) Back Office
10 2 (0.66%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.66%) Marketing
11 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 54 (17.70%) Security Engineer
2 45 (14.75%) Support Engineer
3 43 (14.10%) Linux Engineer
3 43 (14.10%) Technical Engineer
4 31 (10.16%) Juniper Engineer
5 27 (8.85%) Technical Support
6 26 (8.52%) Technical Support Engineer
7 24 (7.87%) Analyst
7 24 (7.87%) Cisco Engineer
7 24 (7.87%) Developer
8 18 (5.90%) Network Engineer
9 17 (5.57%) Architect
9 17 (5.57%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (5.57%) Unix Engineer
10 16 (5.25%) Software Developer
11 15 (4.92%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 14 (4.59%) Administrator
12 14 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
12 14 (4.59%) VMware Engineer
13 13 (4.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.59%) .NET
1 14 (4.59%) Web Services
2 13 (4.26%) HTML
3 9 (2.95%) CSS
3 9 (2.95%) LAMP
4 8 (2.62%) Spring
5 5 (1.64%) REST
6 4 (1.31%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.31%) Apache Wicket
6 4 (1.31%) Backbone.js
6 4 (1.31%) Ember.js
6 4 (1.31%) Grails
6 4 (1.31%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.31%) J2EE
6 4 (1.31%) jQuery
6 4 (1.31%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (1.31%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (1.31%) SOAP
6 4 (1.31%) Spring MVC
7 3 (0.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (10.82%) Data Centre
3 18 (5.90%) EMC VNX
4 15 (4.92%) Clustering
5 11 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.61%) Replication
6 10 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (3.28%) Private Cloud
6 10 (3.28%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.97%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.97%) EMC VMAX
7 6 (1.97%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.64%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.31%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.98%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (0.66%) Handset
11 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.66%) Statistics
12 1 (0.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 232 (76.07%) Linux
2 151 (49.51%) Windows
3 93 (30.49%) Solaris
4 76 (24.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (24.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 69 (22.62%) Windows 2000
7 23 (7.54%) Windows Server
8 15 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (4.26%) CentOS
10 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.64%) HPUX
11 5 (1.64%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.64%) VMS
12 4 (1.31%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.98%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.66%) Debian
15 1 (0.33%) AIX
15 1 (0.33%) Android
15 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (34.10%) ITIL
2 72 (23.61%) Information Security
3 64 (20.98%) Risk Management
4 42 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (13.11%) Mentoring
6 28 (9.18%) Migration
7 26 (8.52%) Performance Improvement
8 23 (7.54%) Coaching
9 22 (7.21%) Service Management
10 20 (6.56%) Analytics
10 20 (6.56%) Case Management
11 18 (5.90%) Vulnerability Management
12 17 (5.57%) Scrum
12 17 (5.57%) SDLC
13 16 (5.25%) Service Delivery
13 16 (5.25%) Test Automation
14 15 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (4.92%) Configuration Management
15 14 (4.59%) Presales
16 13 (4.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (19.67%) Perl
2 50 (16.39%) SQL
3 41 (13.44%) Java
4 40 (13.11%) Python
5 34 (11.15%) Shell Script
6 27 (8.85%) C++
7 25 (8.20%) PowerShell
8 17 (5.57%) Bash Shell
9 16 (5.25%) Ruby
10 11 (3.61%) PL/SQL
11 10 (3.28%) JavaScript
12 9 (2.95%) C#
13 7 (2.30%) VB
14 6 (1.97%) C
15 4 (1.31%) PHP
16 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.33%) AWK
17 1 (0.33%) sed
17 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (8.85%) Degree
2 23 (7.54%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (5.57%) CCIE
4 10 (3.28%) CCNA
5 9 (2.95%) CCSP
6 8 (2.62%) CEH
6 8 (2.62%) CISSP
6 8 (2.62%) JNCIP
7 7 (2.30%) CCIP
8 6 (1.97%) CCNP
8 6 (1.97%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.64%) CCSA
9 5 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.64%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.64%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.31%) JNCIA
10 4 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.33%) APMP
12 1 (0.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.80%) SLA
2 20 (6.56%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (5.57%) Active Directory
3 16 (5.25%) VMware ESX
4 13 (4.26%) Firmware
4 13 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (4.26%) vSphere
5 8 (2.62%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.62%) iptables
6 7 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (1.97%) SRDF
8 4 (1.31%) ISA Server
8 4 (1.31%) OpenSSH
8 4 (1.31%) qmail
8 4 (1.31%) Squid
9 3 (0.98%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (6.23%) Puppet
2 17 (5.57%) SCCM
3 12 (3.93%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 12 (3.93%) WSUS
4 8 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.30%) OpenAM
6 6 (1.97%) EMC VPLEX
6 6 (1.97%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.31%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.31%) Cacti
7 4 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (1.31%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (1.31%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (1.31%) collectd
7 4 (1.31%) Ganglia
7 4 (1.31%) Graphite
7 4 (1.31%) logstash
7 4 (1.31%) Nagios
7 4 (1.31%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.98%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 116 (38.03%) Cisco
2 77 (25.25%) Juniper
3 74 (24.26%) F5
4 71 (23.28%) CheckPoint
5 70 (22.95%) Oracle
6 66 (21.64%) Palo Alto
7 65 (21.31%) Sourcefire
8 64 (20.98%) Blue Coat
8 64 (20.98%) Crossbeam
9 57 (18.69%) Red Hat
9 57 (18.69%) VMware
10 33 (10.82%) EMC
11 30 (9.84%) HP
12 29 (9.51%) Citrix
13 26 (8.52%) Microsoft
14 20 (6.56%) Forcepoint
14 20 (6.56%) NetApp
15 13 (4.26%) Qualys
16 10 (3.28%) Brocade
17 9 (2.95%) Huawei
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