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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 29 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 163 202 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.54% 8.94% 12.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.12% 30.28% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 108 145 194
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.12% -
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
705 667 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.28% 29.53% 31.60%
Number of salaries quoted 521 540 537
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,650 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 16 September 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Reading

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 180 (58.44%) Linux
2 101 (32.79%) Windows
3 96 (31.17%) Oracle
4 67 (21.75%) SQL
5 61 (19.81%) Microsoft
6 58 (18.83%) VMware
7 57 (18.51%) Telecoms
8 56 (18.18%) Shell Script
9 54 (17.53%) Degree
10 53 (17.21%) ITIL
11 52 (16.88%) Perl
12 51 (16.56%) Security Cleared
13 50 (16.23%) Firewall
14 47 (15.26%) Java
15 44 (14.29%) Solaris
16 42 (13.64%) SC Cleared
17 40 (12.99%) SAN
18 39 (12.66%) HP
19 38 (12.34%) Red Hat
20 34 (11.04%) TCP/IP
20 34 (11.04%) VMware Infrastructure
21 33 (10.71%) Computer Science
21 33 (10.71%) SLA
21 33 (10.71%) Cisco
21 33 (10.71%) Python
21 33 (10.71%) Service Management
22 31 (10.06%) SQL Server
23 30 (9.74%) Change Management
24 29 (9.42%) Bash Shell
25 28 (9.09%) Oracle Certification

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (7.79%) Apache
2 19 (6.17%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.19%) Lotus Domino
4 14 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 13 (4.22%) IIS
6 12 (3.90%) WebSphere
7 10 (3.25%) Oracle Workflow
7 10 (3.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (2.92%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (1.95%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (1.62%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.65%) CICS
12 1 (0.32%) SAS
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
12 1 (0.32%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 10 (3.25%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.25%) SaaS
2 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.30%) Office 365
3 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (16.23%) Firewall
2 40 (12.99%) SAN
3 34 (11.04%) TCP/IP
4 24 (7.79%) DNS
5 23 (7.47%) WAN
6 21 (6.82%) SS7
7 19 (6.17%) GSM
7 19 (6.17%) UMTS
7 19 (6.17%) Internet
8 17 (5.52%) Wireless
9 15 (4.87%) WLAN
10 14 (4.55%) NAS
10 14 (4.55%) BGP
10 14 (4.55%) OSPF
11 13 (4.22%) SMS
11 13 (4.22%) MPLS
12 12 (3.90%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (3.90%) 3G
12 12 (3.90%) HTTP
12 12 (3.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.77%) MySQL
3 19 (6.17%) Relational Database
4 16 (5.19%) Oracle Database
5 13 (4.22%) RDBMS
6 10 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (3.25%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (3.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 8 (2.60%) DB2
8 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.95%) Big Data
8 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (1.95%) Adabas
9 5 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.97%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.32%) Redis
11 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (4.22%) Subversion
3 10 (3.25%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.27%) Selenium
5 6 (1.95%) Maven
6 5 (1.62%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.62%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.62%) TestNG
7 3 (0.97%) Ant
7 3 (0.97%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.65%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.32%) JUnit
9 1 (0.32%) ERwin
9 1 (0.32%) WebObjects
9 1 (0.32%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
General
1 57 (18.51%) Telecoms
2 21 (6.82%) Back Office
2 21 (6.82%) Marketing
3 18 (5.84%) French Language
4 16 (5.19%) Finance
5 15 (4.87%) German Language
6 10 (3.25%) Spanish Language
7 9 (2.92%) Russian Language
8 5 (1.62%) Front Office
8 5 (1.62%) Banking
9 4 (1.30%) Billing
9 4 (1.30%) Legal
9 4 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.65%) Electronics
11 1 (0.32%) Military
11 1 (0.32%) Games
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (15.91%) Support Engineer
2 34 (11.04%) Technical Engineer
3 32 (10.39%) Developer
4 29 (9.42%) Technical Support
5 21 (6.82%) Technical Support Engineer
6 18 (5.84%) Consultant
6 18 (5.84%) Administrator
6 18 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (4.87%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (4.87%) Analyst
8 14 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
9 13 (4.22%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (3.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 11 (3.57%) Pre Sales Engineer
11 11 (3.57%) UNIX Engineer
12 10 (3.25%) Security Engineer
12 10 (3.25%) Team Leader
12 10 (3.25%) Development Team Leader
12 10 (3.25%) Oracle Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.77%) HTML
2 15 (4.87%) CSS
3 14 (4.55%) XML
4 11 (3.57%) J2EE
5 7 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (1.95%) jQuery
6 6 (1.95%) .NET
6 6 (1.95%) Web Services
7 5 (1.62%) Ajax
7 5 (1.62%) Spring
8 4 (1.30%) REST
8 4 (1.30%) LAMP
8 4 (1.30%) SOAP
9 3 (0.97%) CGI
9 3 (0.97%) JSP
9 3 (0.97%) HTML5
9 3 (0.97%) CSS3
9 3 (0.97%) JSON
10 2 (0.65%) Spring MVC
10 2 (0.65%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 24 (7.79%) Clustering
3 15 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.87%) Firmware
4 12 (3.90%) Derivative
4 12 (3.90%) Data Integration
4 12 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.60%) Smartphone
6 7 (2.27%) Open Source
7 6 (1.95%) Replication
8 5 (1.62%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.30%) iPhone
10 3 (0.97%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.65%) CMDB
11 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.65%) DTV
11 2 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 180 (58.44%) Linux
2 101 (32.79%) Windows
3 44 (14.29%) Solaris
4 27 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (5.84%) AIX
6 15 (4.87%) HPUX
6 15 (4.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.27%) Windows 2000
9 6 (1.95%) CentOS
9 6 (1.95%) SUSE
9 6 (1.95%) Debian
10 4 (1.30%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.30%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.97%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.97%) FreeBSD
11 3 (0.97%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.65%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.21%) ITIL
2 33 (10.71%) Service Management
3 30 (9.74%) Change Management
4 27 (8.77%) Service Delivery
5 24 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (6.82%) Matrix Management
7 19 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (6.17%) Infrastructure Management
8 17 (5.52%) SOA
8 17 (5.52%) Product Marketing
9 15 (4.87%) Network Design
10 14 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (4.22%) Workflow
11 13 (4.22%) Software Engineering
12 11 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (3.57%) Load Balancing
13 10 (3.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (3.25%) ETL
14 9 (2.92%) MVC
14 9 (2.92%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 67 (21.75%) SQL
2 56 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 52 (16.88%) Perl
4 47 (15.26%) Java
5 33 (10.71%) Python
6 29 (9.42%) Bash Shell
7 21 (6.82%) JavaScript
8 17 (5.52%) C
9 16 (5.19%) C++
10 13 (4.22%) PowerShell
10 13 (4.22%) Korn
11 12 (3.90%) C#
11 12 (3.90%) PHP
12 11 (3.57%) VB
13 10 (3.25%) Ruby
13 10 (3.25%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.95%) NATURAL
14 6 (1.95%) AWK
14 6 (1.95%) sed
15 5 (1.62%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 54 (17.53%) Degree
2 51 (16.56%) Security Cleared
3 42 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 28 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
5 19 (6.17%) HNC
5 19 (6.17%) HND
6 18 (5.84%) OCA
7 16 (5.19%) DV Cleared
8 13 (4.22%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (3.90%) JNCIA
10 10 (3.25%) RHCE
10 10 (3.25%) OCP
11 9 (2.92%) CISSP
11 9 (2.92%) CCNP
12 8 (2.60%) CCSE
12 8 (2.60%) CCSA
12 8 (2.60%) CCNA
13 7 (2.27%) MOS
14 5 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.30%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.71%) SLA
2 7 (2.27%) QA
3 3 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.65%) COBIT
4 2 (0.65%) DO-178B
System Software
1 34 (11.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (7.14%) NDS
3 14 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.22%) Active Directory
5 9 (2.92%) VMware ESX
6 8 (2.60%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (2.27%) vSphere
8 6 (1.95%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 6 (1.95%) KVM
9 5 (1.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (1.30%) Xen
11 2 (0.65%) Snort
11 2 (0.65%) Squid
11 2 (0.65%) qmail
11 2 (0.65%) Postfix
11 2 (0.65%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.65%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.65%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (4.22%) NetBackup
2 12 (3.90%) Data Guard
3 8 (2.60%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (2.27%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.95%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.62%) Netcool
7 4 (1.30%) Nagios
8 3 (0.97%) Opsview
8 3 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.65%) OMEGAMON
9 2 (0.65%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.65%) Puppet
9 2 (0.65%) SCCM
9 2 (0.65%) SCOM
9 2 (0.65%) Tivoli NetView
9 2 (0.65%) MOM
9 2 (0.65%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.65%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.32%) Cacti
Vendors
1 96 (31.17%) Oracle
2 61 (19.81%) Microsoft
3 58 (18.83%) VMware
4 39 (12.66%) HP
5 38 (12.34%) Red Hat
6 33 (10.71%) Cisco
7 25 (8.12%) F5
7 25 (8.12%) Sun
8 24 (7.79%) Juniper
9 21 (6.82%) IBM
10 20 (6.49%) TIBCO
10 20 (6.49%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 19 (6.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 16 (5.19%) Citrix
13 15 (4.87%) CheckPoint
13 15 (4.87%) Blue Coat
14 14 (4.55%) Veritas
15 12 (3.90%) EMC
16 11 (3.57%) Ab Initio
17 7 (2.27%) Sourcefire
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