The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 22 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Unix 148 191 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.05% 7.81% 7.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.72% 26.02% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 70 156 74
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +16.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,525 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.88%
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
498 734 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.46% 30.02% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 390 655 487
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

Unix Salary Histogram in Reading

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Unix.

1 271 (84.42%) Linux
2 128 (39.88%) Windows
3 101 (31.46%) TCP/IP
4 87 (27.10%) Cisco
5 83 (25.86%) Firewall
6 79 (24.61%) Solaris
7 77 (23.99%) F5
8 68 (21.18%) CheckPoint
9 65 (20.25%) Java
10 64 (19.94%) Perl
11 63 (19.63%) ITIL
12 62 (19.31%) Blue Coat
12 62 (19.31%) Palo Alto
13 61 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 60 (18.69%) Juniper
15 59 (18.38%) Python
16 57 (17.76%) VMware
17 56 (17.45%) Information Security
18 54 (16.82%) Windows Server 2003
19 52 (16.20%) Oracle
20 51 (15.89%) Windows 2000
21 49 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
22 48 (14.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 48 (14.95%) German Language
23 47 (14.64%) Red Hat
24 46 (14.33%) VMware Infrastructure
25 45 (14.02%) Bash Shell
25 45 (14.02%) Risk Management
26 44 (13.71%) Sourcefire
26 44 (13.71%) Crossbeam

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (10.59%) Apache
2 23 (7.17%) IIS
3 20 (6.23%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.74%) JBoss
5 9 (2.80%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.80%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.49%) OpenStack
7 7 (2.18%) MQSeries
7 7 (2.18%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.62%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.66%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (8.41%) SaaS
3 25 (7.79%) IaaS
4 10 (3.12%) PaaS
5 7 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 101 (31.46%) TCP/IP
2 83 (25.86%) Firewall
3 26 (8.10%) HTTP
4 25 (7.79%) SSL
5 20 (6.23%) SMTP
6 18 (5.61%) Intrusion Detection
7 16 (4.98%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (4.98%) DNS
7 16 (4.98%) VPN
8 14 (4.36%) SAN
8 14 (4.36%) SMS
9 13 (4.05%) Network Security
10 10 (3.12%) Value-Added Service
10 10 (3.12%) Wireless
10 10 (3.12%) Wireshark
11 9 (2.80%) SS7
11 9 (2.80%) UMTS
12 8 (2.49%) GSM
12 8 (2.49%) LAN
12 8 (2.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.79%) MySQL
2 24 (7.48%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.12%) DB2
4 8 (2.49%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (1.56%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.62%) Big Data
8 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.31%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.31%) HBase
9 1 (0.31%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (5.30%) Eclipse
2 14 (4.36%) Cucumber
3 12 (3.74%) JIRA
4 9 (2.80%) Subversion
5 8 (2.49%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.18%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.56%) Ant
9 3 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.93%) VersionOne
10 2 (0.62%) Maven
10 2 (0.62%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.31%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.31%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.31%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.31%) Trac
11 1 (0.31%) WinDbg
General
1 48 (14.95%) German Language
2 31 (9.66%) French Language
3 27 (8.41%) Telecoms
4 25 (7.79%) Finance
5 8 (2.49%) Marketing
6 7 (2.18%) Banking
7 6 (1.87%) Retail
8 4 (1.25%) Billing
9 3 (0.93%) Back Office
9 3 (0.93%) Portuguese Language
9 3 (0.93%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (23.99%) Linux Engineer
2 60 (18.69%) Security Engineer
3 59 (18.38%) Support Engineer
4 44 (13.71%) Consultant
5 43 (13.40%) Unix Engineer
6 42 (13.08%) Juniper Engineer
7 22 (6.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 22 (6.85%) Systems Engineer
8 21 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (5.92%) AWS Engineer
9 19 (5.92%) VAS Engineer
10 18 (5.61%) Security Consultant
11 17 (5.30%) Java Engineer
11 17 (5.30%) Technical Support
11 17 (5.30%) Unix Linux Engineer
12 16 (4.98%) Developer
12 16 (4.98%) Support Consultant
12 16 (4.98%) Technical Engineer
12 16 (4.98%) Technical Support Engineer
13 15 (4.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.41%) HTML
2 18 (5.61%) CSS
3 16 (4.98%) Ajax
4 13 (4.05%) LAMP
4 13 (4.05%) Web Services
5 11 (3.43%) Middleware
6 9 (2.80%) XML
7 7 (2.18%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (1.56%) .NET
9 4 (1.25%) SAML
10 3 (0.93%) Hibernate
10 3 (0.93%) REST
10 3 (0.93%) Spring
11 2 (0.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (0.62%) JPA
11 2 (0.62%) JSON
11 2 (0.62%) Spring MVC
11 2 (0.62%) STL
12 1 (0.31%) ODBC
12 1 (0.31%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.84%) Clustering
2 20 (6.23%) Cyber Attack
3 19 (5.92%) Data Centre
4 15 (4.67%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.74%) Replication
6 10 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (2.80%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.56%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.25%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.25%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.25%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.25%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.25%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.93%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.31%) Physics
12 1 (0.31%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.31%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 271 (84.42%) Linux
2 128 (39.88%) Windows
3 79 (24.61%) Solaris
4 61 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (16.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 51 (15.89%) Windows 2000
7 48 (14.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (9.35%) Windows Server
9 19 (5.92%) Ubuntu
10 14 (4.36%) CentOS
11 11 (3.43%) Debian
12 6 (1.87%) AIX
12 6 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (1.56%) HPUX
13 5 (1.56%) Windows 7
14 4 (1.25%) SUSE
14 4 (1.25%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.93%) VMS
16 2 (0.62%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.62%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (19.63%) ITIL
2 56 (17.45%) Information Security
3 49 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (14.02%) Risk Management
5 33 (10.28%) DevOps
5 33 (10.28%) Migration
6 31 (9.66%) Scrum
7 30 (9.35%) TDD
8 28 (8.72%) BDD
9 26 (8.10%) Change Management
9 26 (8.10%) Data Loss Prevention
10 23 (7.17%) OOP
11 22 (6.85%) High Availability
12 21 (6.54%) Multithreading
12 21 (6.54%) Open Source
12 21 (6.54%) Presales
12 21 (6.54%) Software Engineering
13 20 (6.23%) Mentoring
14 19 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (5.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 65 (20.25%) Java
2 64 (19.94%) Perl
3 59 (18.38%) Python
4 45 (14.02%) Bash Shell
5 40 (12.46%) SQL
6 35 (10.90%) C++
7 31 (9.66%) Shell Script
8 29 (9.03%) JavaScript
9 19 (5.92%) T-SQL
10 16 (4.98%) PL/SQL
11 13 (4.05%) C
11 13 (4.05%) PHP
12 9 (2.80%) PowerShell
13 8 (2.49%) Tcl
14 4 (1.25%) Ruby
15 3 (0.93%) C#
16 1 (0.31%) Go
16 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (7.48%) Degree
2 18 (5.61%) AWS Certification
2 18 (5.61%) CISSP
3 14 (4.36%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (4.36%) CISM
4 11 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (3.43%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.43%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.12%) CCNA
6 9 (2.80%) ISSAP
7 8 (2.49%) CCIE
7 8 (2.49%) CCIP
7 8 (2.49%) CCNP
8 6 (1.87%) CCSA
8 6 (1.87%) CCSP
8 6 (1.87%) CEH
8 6 (1.87%) HNC
8 6 (1.87%) HND
8 6 (1.87%) RHCE
8 6 (1.87%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.72%) SLA
2 8 (2.49%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.93%) COBIT
3 3 (0.93%) COSO
4 2 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 46 (14.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (8.10%) Firmware
3 16 (4.98%) VMware ESX
4 9 (2.80%) Active Directory
5 7 (2.18%) iptables
5 7 (2.18%) vSphere
6 6 (1.87%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.25%) DFS Replication
7 4 (1.25%) KVM
7 4 (1.25%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.93%) Docker
9 2 (0.62%) Postfix
9 2 (0.62%) qmail
9 2 (0.62%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.31%) HDFS
10 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (9.66%) Puppet
2 29 (9.03%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 9 (2.80%) NetBackup
4 8 (2.49%) WSUS
4 8 (2.49%) yum
5 6 (1.87%) Ansible
5 6 (1.87%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (1.87%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.25%) Nmap
6 4 (1.25%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.25%) vMotion
7 3 (0.93%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.93%) Terraform
8 2 (0.62%) collectd
8 2 (0.62%) Nagios
8 2 (0.62%) Nessus
8 2 (0.62%) SELinux
Vendors
1 87 (27.10%) Cisco
2 77 (23.99%) F5
3 68 (21.18%) CheckPoint
4 62 (19.31%) Blue Coat
4 62 (19.31%) Palo Alto
5 60 (18.69%) Juniper
6 57 (17.76%) VMware
7 52 (16.20%) Oracle
8 47 (14.64%) Red Hat
9 44 (13.71%) Crossbeam
9 44 (13.71%) Sourcefire
10 41 (12.77%) HP
11 31 (9.66%) Microsoft
12 27 (8.41%) Sun
13 23 (7.17%) IBM
14 12 (3.74%) EMC
15 11 (3.43%) Citrix
16 9 (2.80%) Veritas
17 8 (2.49%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 8 (2.49%) NetApp
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