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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 24 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 193 205 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 8.15% 9.27% 12.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.07% 31.35% 41.55%
Number of salaries quoted 119 139 190
Average salary £47,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.28% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
664 654 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.04% 29.57% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 469 510 477
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 27 February 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Reading

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 170 (46.07%) Linux
2 119 (32.25%) Windows
3 108 (29.27%) Telecoms
4 104 (28.18%) Oracle
5 98 (26.56%) SQL
6 83 (22.49%) Java
7 78 (21.14%) Degree
8 67 (18.16%) Firewall
9 66 (17.89%) TCP/IP
10 63 (17.07%) Perl
10 63 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
11 62 (16.80%) Sybase
12 60 (16.26%) HP
13 56 (15.18%) Solaris
14 54 (14.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 51 (13.82%) SS7
16 50 (13.55%) Marketing
17 45 (12.20%) Microsoft
18 43 (11.65%) IBM
18 43 (11.65%) GSM
19 42 (11.38%) Shell Script
19 42 (11.38%) Red Hat
20 41 (11.11%) Finance
21 40 (10.84%) UMTS
22 39 (10.57%) SAN
22 39 (10.57%) Maven
23 38 (10.30%) VMware
23 38 (10.30%) NDS
24 37 (10.03%) SQL Server
24 37 (10.03%) Service Delivery

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 32 (8.67%) WebSphere
2 30 (8.13%) Tomcat
3 25 (6.78%) Apache
4 18 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 18 (4.88%) JBoss
5 16 (4.34%) WebLogic
6 15 (4.07%) Lotus Domino
7 14 (3.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 11 (2.98%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.63%) Joomla!
9 6 (1.63%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.81%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.54%) IIS
12 2 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.54%) nginx
12 2 (0.54%) CICS
13 1 (0.27%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.27%) Liferay
Applications
1 18 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.25%) MS Office
3 11 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.34%) SaaS
2 2 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (18.16%) Firewall
2 66 (17.89%) TCP/IP
3 51 (13.82%) SS7
4 43 (11.65%) GSM
5 40 (10.84%) UMTS
6 39 (10.57%) SAN
7 26 (7.05%) DWDM
7 26 (7.05%) SDH
8 24 (6.50%) GPRS
8 24 (6.50%) Broadband
9 23 (6.23%) WCDMA
9 23 (6.23%) 3GPP
9 23 (6.23%) Wireless
10 21 (5.69%) 3G
11 20 (5.42%) Internet
11 20 (5.42%) VPN
11 20 (5.42%) DNS
11 20 (5.42%) MGW
12 19 (5.15%) NAS
12 19 (5.15%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.86%) DB2
3 24 (6.50%) MySQL
3 24 (6.50%) Relational Database
4 21 (5.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (3.52%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.71%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (2.44%) Adabas
10 8 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.27%) Big Data
14 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 39 (10.57%) Maven
2 35 (9.49%) Subversion
3 25 (6.78%) Git (software)
4 24 (6.50%) Oracle Forms
5 13 (3.52%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.17%) ClearCase
6 8 (2.17%) ClearQuest
7 5 (1.36%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.08%) Rational Rose
8 4 (1.08%) Ant
8 4 (1.08%) RequisitePro
9 3 (0.81%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.54%) JIRA
10 2 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.27%) Toad
11 1 (0.27%) Log4j
General
1 108 (29.27%) Telecoms
2 50 (13.55%) Marketing
3 41 (11.11%) Finance
4 22 (5.96%) French Language
5 21 (5.69%) Banking
6 17 (4.61%) Spanish Language
7 11 (2.98%) German Language
8 9 (2.44%) Back Office
9 7 (1.90%) Retail
10 4 (1.08%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.81%) Automotive
11 3 (0.81%) Billing
12 2 (0.54%) Legal
13 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 75 (20.33%) Support Engineer
2 51 (13.82%) Technical Support
3 47 (12.74%) Technical Support Engineer
3 47 (12.74%) Technical Engineer
4 46 (12.47%) Developer
5 29 (7.86%) Java Developer
6 19 (5.15%) Administrator
6 19 (5.15%) Security Engineer
7 18 (4.88%) Applications Support
7 18 (4.88%) Network Engineer
7 18 (4.88%) Test Engineer
8 17 (4.61%) Automation Engineer
8 17 (4.61%) Test Automation Engineer
9 16 (4.34%) Analyst
9 16 (4.34%) Software Engineer
10 15 (4.07%) UNIX Administrator
11 13 (3.52%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (3.25%) Consultant
12 12 (3.25%) CS Core Engineer
13 10 (2.71%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.13%) J2EE
2 23 (6.23%) XML
3 20 (5.42%) Struts
4 19 (5.15%) Swing
4 19 (5.15%) SWT
5 18 (4.88%) HTML
6 17 (4.61%) Spring
7 13 (3.52%) .NET
7 13 (3.52%) JSP
8 11 (2.98%) Ajax
8 11 (2.98%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (1.90%) Hibernate
10 6 (1.63%) XSD
10 6 (1.63%) XSL
11 5 (1.36%) Java SE
12 4 (1.08%) Java EE
12 4 (1.08%) JPA
12 4 (1.08%) Web Services
12 4 (1.08%) JSON
13 3 (0.81%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.50%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.69%) Clustering
4 17 (4.61%) Smartphone
5 11 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.36%) Replication
6 5 (1.36%) Open Source
6 5 (1.36%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.08%) DataPower
8 3 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.81%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.81%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.81%) GIS
9 2 (0.54%) PKI
9 2 (0.54%) User Experience
9 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.27%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.27%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 170 (46.07%) Linux
2 119 (32.25%) Windows
3 56 (15.18%) Solaris
4 33 (8.94%) AIX
5 28 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (5.96%) HPUX
7 21 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (5.42%) Windows 2000
9 19 (5.15%) SUSE
10 17 (4.61%) Mac OS X
11 11 (2.98%) Debian
12 7 (1.90%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.81%) Android
13 3 (0.81%) VxWorks
13 3 (0.81%) LynxOS
13 3 (0.81%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.54%) zOS
14 2 (0.54%) VMS
15 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (10.03%) Service Delivery
3 34 (9.21%) Software Engineering
3 34 (9.21%) ITIL
4 33 (8.94%) Change Management
5 32 (8.67%) Waterfall
6 30 (8.13%) Product Marketing
7 21 (5.69%) Validation
7 21 (5.69%) TDD
8 19 (5.15%) Test Planning
9 17 (4.61%) Data Management
9 17 (4.61%) Test Automation
10 16 (4.34%) SOA
11 13 (3.52%) OO
12 12 (3.25%) Multithreading
12 12 (3.25%) Release Management
12 12 (3.25%) Mentoring
13 11 (2.98%) Coaching
13 11 (2.98%) Service Management
14 10 (2.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 98 (26.56%) SQL
2 83 (22.49%) Java
3 63 (17.07%) Perl
4 42 (11.38%) Shell Script
5 29 (7.86%) C++
6 28 (7.59%) Python
7 27 (7.32%) PowerShell
8 24 (6.50%) C
9 20 (5.42%) Ruby
10 19 (5.15%) T-SQL
11 15 (4.07%) PHP
12 12 (3.25%) JavaScript
13 9 (2.44%) NATURAL
13 9 (2.44%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.90%) C#
15 6 (1.63%) Delphi
15 6 (1.63%) VBA
15 6 (1.63%) Pascal
15 6 (1.63%) Korn
16 3 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 78 (21.14%) Degree
2 29 (7.86%) Security Cleared
3 25 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 25 (6.78%) HNC
3 25 (6.78%) HND
4 16 (4.34%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (4.07%) CCNP
6 13 (3.52%) CCNA
6 13 (3.52%) SCSA
7 11 (2.98%) Sun Certification
7 11 (2.98%) CISSP
8 10 (2.71%) VCP4
9 8 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.17%) CEH
10 5 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.08%) RHCE
11 4 (1.08%) ISEB
12 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.81%) CCIP
12 3 (0.81%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.32%) SLA
2 6 (1.63%) QA
3 3 (0.81%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 38 (10.30%) NDS
2 17 (4.61%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.98%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (2.17%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.90%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.81%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 3 (0.81%) KVM
7 3 (0.81%) Firmware
7 3 (0.81%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.54%) vSphere
9 1 (0.27%) Xen
9 1 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (3.79%) Puppet
2 11 (2.98%) NetBackup
2 11 (2.98%) OpenAM
3 5 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.36%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.08%) Netcool
4 4 (1.08%) Nagios
5 3 (0.81%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (0.81%) SCCM
6 2 (0.54%) SCOM
6 2 (0.54%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.54%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (0.54%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (0.54%) Tivoli NetView
6 2 (0.54%) MOM
6 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.27%) collectd
Vendors
1 104 (28.18%) Oracle
2 62 (16.80%) Sybase
3 60 (16.26%) HP
4 54 (14.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 45 (12.20%) Microsoft
6 43 (11.65%) IBM
7 42 (11.38%) Red Hat
8 38 (10.30%) VMware
9 32 (8.67%) Cisco
10 30 (8.13%) TIBCO
11 29 (7.86%) Huawei
12 28 (7.59%) Sun
13 23 (6.23%) F5
14 20 (5.42%) EMC
14 20 (5.42%) Veritas
15 19 (5.15%) CheckPoint
15 19 (5.15%) Blue Coat
15 19 (5.15%) Juniper
16 17 (4.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 16 (4.34%) Ericsson
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Gym, Pension,Days Out
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Pension Plan, Insurance Group, Income Protection, Bonus, +++
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, or Linlithgow, Scotland
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading, or Linlithgow, Scotland
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago