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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 29 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 160 208 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.50% 8.92% 12.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.38% 29.76% 42.64%
Number of salaries quoted 107 150 204
Average salary £40,000 £44,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
715 699 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.04% 29.97% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 524 579 541
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 20 August 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Reading

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 189 (59.81%) Linux
2 110 (34.81%) Oracle
3 98 (31.01%) Windows
4 72 (22.78%) SQL
5 66 (20.89%) Degree
6 61 (19.30%) VMware
7 60 (18.99%) Telecoms
7 60 (18.99%) Shell Script
7 60 (18.99%) Microsoft
8 52 (16.46%) Firewall
9 51 (16.14%) Security Cleared
10 49 (15.51%) Perl
10 49 (15.51%) Solaris
11 48 (15.19%) Java
11 48 (15.19%) SAN
12 44 (13.92%) ITIL
13 43 (13.61%) Computer Science
14 42 (13.29%) SC Cleared
15 38 (12.03%) Red Hat
16 37 (11.71%) Clustering
17 36 (11.39%) Oracle Certification
18 34 (10.76%) Python
19 31 (9.81%) TCP/IP
19 31 (9.81%) VMware Infrastructure
20 30 (9.49%) Cisco
20 30 (9.49%) HP
20 30 (9.49%) Service Management
21 29 (9.18%) Bash Shell
22 27 (8.54%) Sun
23 26 (8.23%) SLA

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 22 (6.96%) Lotus Domino
2 22 (6.96%) Apache
3 13 (4.11%) Tomcat
3 13 (4.11%) IIS
4 10 (3.16%) Oracle Workflow
4 10 (3.16%) WebSphere
4 10 (3.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (1.90%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (1.27%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.95%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.32%) Lync
8 1 (0.32%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 1 (0.32%) SAS
8 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (3.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.43%) SaaS
2 4 (1.27%) Office 365
2 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (16.46%) Firewall
2 48 (15.19%) SAN
3 31 (9.81%) TCP/IP
4 20 (6.33%) WAN
5 19 (6.01%) DNS
5 19 (6.01%) Internet
6 18 (5.70%) SS7
7 17 (5.38%) UMTS
7 17 (5.38%) GSM
8 16 (5.06%) Wireless
9 15 (4.75%) NAS
9 15 (4.75%) MPLS
9 15 (4.75%) OSPF
9 15 (4.75%) BGP
10 14 (4.43%) WLAN
11 12 (3.80%) Network Security
12 11 (3.48%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (3.48%) SMS
12 11 (3.48%) HTTP
12 11 (3.48%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.23%) MySQL
2 24 (7.59%) SQL Server
3 20 (6.33%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.38%) Oracle Database
5 16 (5.06%) RDBMS
6 12 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (3.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 10 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (2.22%) DB2
9 6 (1.90%) Data Mart
9 6 (1.90%) Big Data
10 4 (1.27%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.32%) Redis
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.32%) Informix
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.32%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 11 (3.48%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (2.85%) Subversion
2 9 (2.85%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.22%) Selenium
4 5 (1.58%) TestNG
5 4 (1.27%) Ant
6 3 (0.95%) Maven
6 3 (0.95%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.95%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.63%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.32%) ERwin
8 1 (0.32%) WebObjects
8 1 (0.32%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.32%) JUnit
General
1 60 (18.99%) Telecoms
2 23 (7.28%) Back Office
3 21 (6.65%) French Language
4 20 (6.33%) Marketing
5 17 (5.38%) German Language
6 16 (5.06%) Finance
7 13 (4.11%) Spanish Language
8 12 (3.80%) Russian Language
9 5 (1.58%) Front Office
10 4 (1.27%) Legal
10 4 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.27%) Banking
10 4 (1.27%) Billing
11 2 (0.63%) Electronics
12 1 (0.32%) Publishing
12 1 (0.32%) Games
12 1 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 52 (16.46%) Support Engineer
2 42 (13.29%) Technical Engineer
3 39 (12.34%) Technical Support
4 34 (10.76%) Developer
5 30 (9.49%) Technical Support Engineer
6 23 (7.28%) Consultant
7 21 (6.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (5.70%) Administrator
9 15 (4.75%) Systems Administrator
9 15 (4.75%) Linux Administrator
10 14 (4.43%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (4.11%) UNIX Engineer
11 13 (4.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 12 (3.80%) Technical Design Authority
12 12 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (3.48%) Infrastructure Manager
13 11 (3.48%) Pre Sales Engineer
14 10 (3.16%) Oracle Team Leader
14 10 (3.16%) Security Engineer
14 10 (3.16%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.96%) HTML
2 13 (4.11%) CSS
3 8 (2.53%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (1.90%) Web Services
4 6 (1.90%) J2EE
4 6 (1.90%) jQuery
5 5 (1.58%) .NET
5 5 (1.58%) XML
5 5 (1.58%) Ajax
6 4 (1.27%) LAMP
6 4 (1.27%) SOAP
6 4 (1.27%) REST
7 3 (0.95%) CSS3
7 3 (0.95%) HTML5
7 3 (0.95%) CGI
7 3 (0.95%) Spring
7 3 (0.95%) JSON
8 2 (0.63%) ICEfaces
8 2 (0.63%) OAuth2
8 2 (0.63%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.61%) Computer Science
2 37 (11.71%) Clustering
3 20 (6.33%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.70%) Firmware
5 15 (4.75%) Data Integration
6 13 (4.11%) Derivative
7 10 (3.16%) Replication
8 6 (1.90%) Open Source
9 4 (1.27%) iPhone
9 4 (1.27%) DataPower
9 4 (1.27%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.27%) PKI
10 3 (0.95%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.63%) DTV
11 2 (0.63%) CMDB
12 1 (0.32%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 189 (59.81%) Linux
2 98 (31.01%) Windows
3 49 (15.51%) Solaris
4 26 (8.23%) AIX
4 26 (8.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (6.33%) HPUX
6 10 (3.16%) SUSE
7 8 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.90%) CentOS
9 6 (1.90%) Debian
9 6 (1.90%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.27%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.27%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.95%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.95%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.95%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.63%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.63%) IRIX
12 2 (0.63%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (13.92%) ITIL
2 30 (9.49%) Service Management
3 26 (8.23%) Change Management
4 25 (7.91%) Service Delivery
4 25 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (7.91%) Infrastructure Management
5 21 (6.65%) Matrix Management
6 15 (4.75%) Product Marketing
6 15 (4.75%) Software Engineering
6 15 (4.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (4.75%) ETL
7 14 (4.43%) Network Design
8 11 (3.48%) SOA
8 11 (3.48%) Load Balancing
8 11 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (3.16%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (3.16%) Workflow
9 10 (3.16%) Migration
9 10 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (2.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 72 (22.78%) SQL
2 60 (18.99%) Shell Script
3 49 (15.51%) Perl
4 48 (15.19%) Java
5 34 (10.76%) Python
6 29 (9.18%) Bash Shell
7 21 (6.65%) C++
8 20 (6.33%) JavaScript
9 16 (5.06%) C
10 10 (3.16%) C#
10 10 (3.16%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.16%) VB
10 10 (3.16%) Ruby
10 10 (3.16%) Korn
11 9 (2.85%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.22%) PHP
13 5 (1.58%) PHP5
14 4 (1.27%) sed
14 4 (1.27%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.27%) AWK
Qualifications
1 66 (20.89%) Degree
2 51 (16.14%) Security Cleared
3 42 (13.29%) SC Cleared
4 36 (11.39%) Oracle Certification
5 26 (8.23%) OCA
6 17 (5.38%) HNC
6 17 (5.38%) HND
7 15 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (4.43%) DV Cleared
9 12 (3.80%) JNCIA
10 11 (3.48%) CISSP
10 11 (3.48%) RHCE
11 10 (3.16%) CCNP
11 10 (3.16%) CCNA
11 10 (3.16%) OCP
12 8 (2.53%) CCSA
12 8 (2.53%) CCSE
13 7 (2.22%) MOS
14 5 (1.58%) SCSA
15 4 (1.27%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.23%) SLA
2 11 (3.48%) QA
3 3 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.63%) COBIT
4 2 (0.63%) DO-178B
System Software
1 31 (9.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (5.70%) NDS
3 13 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.11%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (3.80%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (1.90%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.58%) vSphere
7 5 (1.58%) KVM
8 4 (1.27%) Xen
8 4 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (1.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 3 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.63%) qmail
10 2 (0.63%) Postfix
10 2 (0.63%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.63%) Squid
10 2 (0.63%) Snort
10 2 (0.63%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (5.06%) Data Guard
2 12 (3.80%) NetBackup
3 8 (2.53%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (1.27%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.95%) Opsview
7 2 (0.63%) Puppet
7 2 (0.63%) Netcool
7 2 (0.63%) Nagios
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.32%) Legato
8 1 (0.32%) Nessus
8 1 (0.32%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.32%) CORE IMPACT
8 1 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.32%) Cacti
Vendors
1 110 (34.81%) Oracle
2 61 (19.30%) VMware
3 60 (18.99%) Microsoft
4 38 (12.03%) Red Hat
5 30 (9.49%) Cisco
5 30 (9.49%) HP
6 27 (8.54%) Sun
7 24 (7.59%) Juniper
7 24 (7.59%) F5
8 22 (6.96%) IBM
9 18 (5.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 18 (5.70%) TIBCO
10 15 (4.75%) Veritas
10 15 (4.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 14 (4.43%) CheckPoint
11 14 (4.43%) Blue Coat
11 14 (4.43%) EMC
12 13 (4.11%) Citrix
13 12 (3.80%) Ab Initio
14 8 (2.53%) Huawei
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