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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 37 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 130 139 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.87% 5.86% 8.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.17% 19.33% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 92 89 148
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £30,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £61,700 £62,800
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
614 719 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.71% 30.30% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 469 511 583
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Reading

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 212 (69.97%) Linux
2 97 (32.01%) Windows
3 94 (31.02%) Firewall
4 88 (29.04%) TCP/IP
5 87 (28.71%) Oracle
6 79 (26.07%) Perl
7 71 (23.43%) Degree
8 66 (21.78%) Java
9 64 (21.12%) Solaris
10 62 (20.46%) Cisco
11 56 (18.48%) SQL
12 54 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
13 52 (17.16%) Telecoms
14 51 (16.83%) Finance
14 51 (16.83%) Red Hat
15 45 (14.85%) German Language
16 40 (13.20%) Python
17 39 (12.87%) Shell Script
18 38 (12.54%) SQL Server
19 37 (12.21%) SDLC
20 35 (11.55%) F5
20 35 (11.55%) Juniper
21 34 (11.22%) SLA
22 33 (10.89%) French Language
23 32 (10.56%) Security Cleared
23 32 (10.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 32 (10.56%) Microsoft
23 32 (10.56%) SAN
23 32 (10.56%) CISSP
24 31 (10.23%) DNS

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (7.59%) Tomcat
2 21 (6.93%) Apache
3 15 (4.95%) WebLogic
4 14 (4.62%) JBoss
5 10 (3.30%) Lotus Domino
5 10 (3.30%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.97%) IIS
7 8 (2.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (2.64%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.64%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.98%) IBM Notes
8 6 (1.98%) Liferay
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (0.99%) CMS
10 3 (0.99%) Drupal
10 3 (0.99%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.66%) Node.js
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (2.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.33%) FrameMaker
3 1 (0.33%) CorelDRAW
3 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.99%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.60%) SaaS
2 5 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.33%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 94 (31.02%) Firewall
2 88 (29.04%) TCP/IP
3 32 (10.56%) SAN
4 31 (10.23%) DNS
5 24 (7.92%) WAN
6 21 (6.93%) LAN
7 19 (6.27%) MPLS
8 18 (5.94%) OSPF
8 18 (5.94%) BGP
8 18 (5.94%) VPN
9 17 (5.61%) NAS
10 16 (5.28%) Internet
11 13 (4.29%) IPsec
12 12 (3.96%) SSL
12 12 (3.96%) GSM
12 12 (3.96%) Broadband
13 11 (3.63%) HTTP
13 11 (3.63%) iSCSI
14 10 (3.30%) SS7
14 10 (3.30%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.24%) Relational Database
3 24 (7.92%) MySQL
4 20 (6.60%) DB2
5 10 (3.30%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.31%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.98%) Informix
7 6 (1.98%) MaxDB
7 6 (1.98%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.32%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.32%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.99%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (7.59%) Maven
2 18 (5.94%) Subversion
3 17 (5.61%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.65%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (1.65%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.65%) ClearCase
4 5 (1.65%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.65%) ClearQuest
5 4 (1.32%) Log4j
5 4 (1.32%) Ant
5 4 (1.32%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.99%) Selenium
7 2 (0.66%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.66%) JUnit
7 2 (0.66%) Toad
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.33%) TestNG
8 1 (0.33%) TestPartner
General
1 52 (17.16%) Telecoms
2 51 (16.83%) Finance
3 45 (14.85%) German Language
4 33 (10.89%) French Language
5 21 (6.93%) Banking
6 13 (4.29%) Spanish Language
7 11 (3.63%) Marketing
8 4 (1.32%) Billing
8 4 (1.32%) Retail
8 4 (1.32%) Automotive
9 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.66%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.66%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.33%) Back Office
11 1 (0.33%) Electronics
11 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.33%) Law
11 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (18.15%) Support Engineer
2 46 (15.18%) Technical Support
3 44 (14.52%) Technical Engineer
4 42 (13.86%) Technical Support Engineer
5 39 (12.87%) Developer
6 31 (10.23%) Systems Administrator
6 31 (10.23%) Administrator
7 25 (8.25%) Java Developer
8 23 (7.59%) Security Engineer
9 21 (6.93%) Analyst
10 15 (4.95%) Security Analyst
11 14 (4.62%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 14 (4.62%) UNIX Administrator
11 14 (4.62%) Architect
11 14 (4.62%) Network Engineer
12 12 (3.96%) Software Engineer
13 11 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (3.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 10 (3.30%) Linux Administrator
14 10 (3.30%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.92%) Web Services
2 18 (5.94%) J2EE
3 17 (5.61%) Hibernate
3 17 (5.61%) Spring
3 17 (5.61%) Struts
4 13 (4.29%) HTML
5 12 (3.96%) XML
5 12 (3.96%) SWT
6 11 (3.63%) Swing
7 9 (2.97%) AngularJS
8 8 (2.64%) REST
8 8 (2.64%) XSD
8 8 (2.64%) XSL
8 8 (2.64%) JSON
8 8 (2.64%) JPA
8 8 (2.64%) Ajax
9 7 (2.31%) JSP
10 6 (1.98%) XSLT
10 6 (1.98%) Java SE
10 6 (1.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.57%) Data Centre
2 27 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (8.25%) Computer Science
4 18 (5.94%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.96%) Replication
6 11 (3.63%) Clustering
6 11 (3.63%) Client/Server
6 11 (3.63%) GIS
7 6 (1.98%) CMDB
7 6 (1.98%) Celerra
8 5 (1.65%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.32%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.32%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.99%) User Experience
10 3 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.99%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.99%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.66%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 212 (69.97%) Linux
2 97 (32.01%) Windows
3 64 (21.12%) Solaris
4 32 (10.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (8.58%) Windows 2000
6 23 (7.59%) AIX
7 22 (7.26%) HPUX
7 22 (7.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (6.27%) SUSE
10 10 (3.30%) Debian
10 10 (3.30%) CentOS
10 10 (3.30%) Mac OS X
11 8 (2.64%) Android
12 6 (1.98%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.65%) Windows NT
14 4 (1.32%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.32%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.99%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (12.21%) SDLC
3 29 (9.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 27 (8.91%) Software Engineering
5 26 (8.58%) ITIL
6 22 (7.26%) Mentoring
7 17 (5.61%) Migration
8 16 (5.28%) Waterfall
9 15 (4.95%) SIEM
9 15 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (4.62%) Validation
10 14 (4.62%) Scrum
10 14 (4.62%) Service Delivery
10 14 (4.62%) Risk Management
10 14 (4.62%) Project Management
11 13 (4.29%) Information Security
11 13 (4.29%) TDD
12 12 (3.96%) Unit Testing
12 12 (3.96%) Configuration Management
12 12 (3.96%) OO
Programming Languages
1 79 (26.07%) Perl
2 66 (21.78%) Java
3 56 (18.48%) SQL
4 40 (13.20%) Python
5 39 (12.87%) Shell Script
6 26 (8.58%) Bash Shell
7 17 (5.61%) C++
8 16 (5.28%) Ruby
9 15 (4.95%) JavaScript
10 12 (3.96%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.97%) C
11 9 (2.97%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.98%) C#
13 5 (1.65%) PHP
13 5 (1.65%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.32%) XPath
14 4 (1.32%) AWK
14 4 (1.32%) XQuery
15 1 (0.33%) VBScript
15 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (23.43%) Degree
2 32 (10.56%) CISSP
2 32 (10.56%) Security Cleared
3 31 (10.23%) CEH
4 21 (6.93%) SC Cleared
5 20 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (3.63%) CCNP
7 8 (2.64%) CCIE
8 5 (1.65%) CCSP
8 5 (1.65%) PhD
9 4 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.32%) CCNA
10 3 (0.99%) CCDP
10 3 (0.99%) JNCIS
10 3 (0.99%) JNCIP
10 3 (0.99%) HNC
10 3 (0.99%) HND
11 2 (0.66%) MCSE
11 2 (0.66%) CCIP
11 2 (0.66%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.22%) SLA
2 7 (2.31%) QA
3 4 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) COBIT
5 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.29%) Xen
3 8 (2.64%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (1.65%) Firmware
5 5 (1.65%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.99%) NDS
7 3 (0.99%) iptables
7 3 (0.99%) Samba
8 2 (0.66%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.66%) KVM
9 1 (0.33%) VMFS
9 1 (0.33%) vCloud
9 1 (0.33%) qmail
9 1 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.33%) Snort
9 1 (0.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (4.95%) Puppet
2 12 (3.96%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (3.30%) Nagios
4 9 (2.97%) Nmap
5 8 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.98%) Legato
6 6 (1.98%) ARCserve
6 6 (1.98%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.98%) SnapMirror
6 6 (1.98%) SnapVault
7 4 (1.32%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (1.32%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.32%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 4 (1.32%) OpenAM
8 3 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.66%) Netcool
9 2 (0.66%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.66%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 87 (28.71%) Oracle
2 62 (20.46%) Cisco
3 51 (16.83%) Red Hat
4 35 (11.55%) Juniper
4 35 (11.55%) F5
5 32 (10.56%) Microsoft
6 27 (8.91%) CheckPoint
7 26 (8.58%) VMware
7 26 (8.58%) Blue Coat
7 26 (8.58%) HP
8 25 (8.25%) Sybase
9 23 (7.59%) Sourcefire
10 22 (7.26%) Sun
10 22 (7.26%) EMC
11 21 (6.93%) Crossbeam
12 15 (4.95%) Veritas
13 14 (4.62%) Symantec
14 12 (3.96%) Websense
14 12 (3.96%) IBM
15 8 (2.64%) NetApp
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