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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 26 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 186 208 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.19% 8.54% 10.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.03% 29.13% 36.17%
Number of salaries quoted 100 158 156
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
688 714 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.60% 29.30% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 480 566 499
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £27,500
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 21 October 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Reading

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 160 (50.31%) Linux
2 111 (34.91%) Windows
3 79 (24.84%) Oracle
4 65 (20.44%) Telecoms
5 59 (18.55%) SQL
6 54 (16.98%) Microsoft
7 52 (16.35%) ITIL
8 50 (15.72%) Java
9 49 (15.41%) HP
9 49 (15.41%) VMware
10 48 (15.09%) Degree
11 47 (14.78%) Security Cleared
12 44 (13.84%) Perl
12 44 (13.84%) Solaris
13 42 (13.21%) SC Cleared
14 41 (12.89%) Firewall
15 39 (12.26%) Shell Script
16 37 (11.64%) TCP/IP
16 37 (11.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
17 36 (11.32%) NDS
17 36 (11.32%) SQL Server
18 35 (11.01%) Service Delivery
18 35 (11.01%) Change Management
19 34 (10.69%) SS7
19 34 (10.69%) SAN
20 32 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
21 31 (9.75%) Internet
22 30 (9.43%) Red Hat
22 30 (9.43%) Marketing
23 29 (9.12%) SLA

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 23 (7.23%) Apache
2 14 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.40%) WebSphere
3 11 (3.46%) Lotus Domino
3 11 (3.46%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (3.14%) IBM HTTP Server
4 10 (3.14%) Oracle Workflow
4 10 (3.14%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (2.20%) IIS
6 4 (1.26%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.94%) JBoss
8 2 (0.63%) CICS
9 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.31%) Lync
9 1 (0.31%) SAS
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 12 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.14%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (3.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.57%) SaaS
2 2 (0.63%) Office 365
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (12.89%) Firewall
2 37 (11.64%) TCP/IP
3 34 (10.69%) SS7
3 34 (10.69%) SAN
4 31 (9.75%) Internet
5 28 (8.81%) GSM
5 28 (8.81%) UMTS
6 24 (7.55%) 3G
7 23 (7.23%) DNS
8 22 (6.92%) Wireless
9 20 (6.29%) Broadband
9 20 (6.29%) 4G
10 17 (5.35%) SMS
11 15 (4.72%) WLAN
11 15 (4.72%) WAN
12 13 (4.09%) LTE
12 13 (4.09%) NAS
13 12 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
14 11 (3.46%) MGW
15 10 (3.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.92%) MySQL
3 18 (5.66%) Oracle Database
4 16 (5.03%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
5 12 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (3.46%) Adabas
6 11 (3.46%) DB2
7 10 (3.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 10 (3.14%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (3.14%) RDBMS
7 10 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.20%) Big Data
9 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.31%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (5.97%) Oracle Forms
2 16 (5.03%) Subversion
3 14 (4.40%) Maven
4 10 (3.14%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.52%) Eclipse
5 8 (2.52%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.57%) Ant
7 3 (0.94%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.63%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.63%) Selenium
9 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.31%) TestNG
9 1 (0.31%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.31%) ERwin
9 1 (0.31%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 65 (20.44%) Telecoms
2 30 (9.43%) Marketing
3 21 (6.60%) Finance
4 18 (5.66%) Back Office
5 16 (5.03%) German Language
6 14 (4.40%) French Language
7 11 (3.46%) Banking
7 11 (3.46%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.26%) Legal
9 3 (0.94%) Russian Language
9 3 (0.94%) Billing
9 3 (0.94%) Retail
10 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.31%) Front Office
11 1 (0.31%) Military
11 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (16.98%) Support Engineer
2 37 (11.64%) Technical Engineer
3 36 (11.32%) Developer
4 32 (10.06%) Technical Support
5 24 (7.55%) Technical Support Engineer
6 20 (6.29%) Analyst
7 14 (4.40%) Consultant
7 14 (4.40%) Programmer
7 14 (4.40%) Administrator
7 14 (4.40%) UNIX Engineer
8 13 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (3.77%) Java Developer
9 12 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (3.46%) Pre Sales Engineer
10 11 (3.46%) Applications Support
11 10 (3.14%) Analyst Programmer
11 10 (3.14%) Natural/Adabas Programmer
11 10 (3.14%) Oracle Team Leader
11 10 (3.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.18%) HTML
2 20 (6.29%) XML
3 17 (5.35%) J2EE
4 13 (4.09%) CSS
5 8 (2.52%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (2.52%) JSP
5 8 (2.52%) Spring
6 6 (1.89%) Ajax
7 5 (1.57%) ICEfaces
7 5 (1.57%) Web Services
8 4 (1.26%) jQuery
9 3 (0.94%) REST
9 3 (0.94%) SOAP
9 3 (0.94%) .NET
9 3 (0.94%) LAMP
10 2 (0.63%) OAuth2
10 2 (0.63%) Laravel
10 2 (0.63%) CSS3
10 2 (0.63%) HTML5
10 2 (0.63%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.18%) Computer Science
2 20 (6.29%) Smartphone
3 18 (5.66%) Clustering
4 10 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.14%) Data Integration
4 10 (3.14%) Derivative
5 6 (1.89%) Replication
5 6 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.89%) Open Source
6 5 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.26%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.94%) iPhone
8 3 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.94%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.63%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.31%) CMDB
10 1 (0.31%) PKI
10 1 (0.31%) DataPower
10 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 160 (50.31%) Linux
2 111 (34.91%) Windows
3 44 (13.84%) Solaris
4 24 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (5.66%) AIX
6 15 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (4.09%) HPUX
9 8 (2.52%) Windows 2000
10 7 (2.20%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.57%) CentOS
11 5 (1.57%) LynxOS
11 5 (1.57%) VxWorks
12 4 (1.26%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.26%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.94%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.94%) SUSE
13 3 (0.94%) Debian
14 2 (0.63%) zOS
14 2 (0.63%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (16.35%) ITIL
2 35 (11.01%) Service Delivery
2 35 (11.01%) Change Management
3 26 (8.18%) Service Management
4 25 (7.86%) Product Marketing
5 22 (6.92%) SOA
5 22 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (5.97%) Workflow
7 18 (5.66%) Matrix Management
8 17 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (4.72%) Network Design
10 13 (4.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (3.46%) Waterfall
11 11 (3.46%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (3.46%) Infrastructure Management
12 10 (3.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (3.14%) Problem Management
12 10 (3.14%) Software Engineering
13 9 (2.83%) ETL
14 8 (2.52%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 59 (18.55%) SQL
2 50 (15.72%) Java
3 44 (13.84%) Perl
4 39 (12.26%) Shell Script
5 28 (8.81%) Python
6 23 (7.23%) Bash Shell
7 20 (6.29%) C
8 17 (5.35%) PowerShell
8 17 (5.35%) PHP
9 16 (5.03%) JavaScript
10 15 (4.72%) C++
11 12 (3.77%) Ruby
12 11 (3.46%) Korn
12 11 (3.46%) C#
12 11 (3.46%) NATURAL
13 10 (3.14%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.20%) VB
14 7 (2.20%) AWK
14 7 (2.20%) sed
15 5 (1.57%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 48 (15.09%) Degree
2 47 (14.78%) Security Cleared
3 42 (13.21%) SC Cleared
4 25 (7.86%) HNC
4 25 (7.86%) HND
5 16 (5.03%) Oracle Certification
6 11 (3.46%) DV Cleared
7 10 (3.14%) CISSP
7 10 (3.14%) OCP
7 10 (3.14%) JNCIA
8 8 (2.52%) CCSA
8 8 (2.52%) CCSE
9 7 (2.20%) RHCE
9 7 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.89%) OCA
10 6 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.57%) SCSA
11 5 (1.57%) CCNP
12 4 (1.26%) CCNA
13 3 (0.94%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.12%) SLA
2 5 (1.57%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.94%) QA
3 3 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 36 (11.32%) NDS
2 32 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.77%) Firmware
4 11 (3.46%) Active Directory
5 10 (3.14%) VMware ESX
6 9 (2.83%) Hyper-V
7 7 (2.20%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 7 (2.20%) vSphere
8 6 (1.89%) KVM
9 5 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.26%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.63%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.63%) NFS
11 2 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.63%) qmail
11 2 (0.63%) Postfix
11 2 (0.63%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.63%) Snort
11 2 (0.63%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (4.09%) NetBackup
2 9 (2.83%) Tivoli
3 8 (2.52%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.89%) Data Guard
5 5 (1.57%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.57%) Netcool
6 4 (1.26%) Nagios
7 3 (0.94%) SCCM
8 2 (0.63%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.63%) Opsview
8 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.63%) Tivoli NetView
8 2 (0.63%) MOM
8 2 (0.63%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.63%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.63%) Puppet
8 2 (0.63%) SCOM
8 2 (0.63%) OMEGAMON
9 1 (0.31%) Nessus
Vendors
1 79 (24.84%) Oracle
2 54 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 49 (15.41%) HP
3 49 (15.41%) VMware
4 37 (11.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 30 (9.43%) Red Hat
6 28 (8.81%) TIBCO
7 25 (7.86%) Cisco
7 25 (7.86%) Sun
8 24 (7.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 23 (7.23%) IBM
10 19 (5.97%) Juniper
11 18 (5.66%) F5
12 16 (5.03%) Sybase
13 15 (4.72%) Blue Coat
13 15 (4.72%) Veritas
13 15 (4.72%) CheckPoint
14 14 (4.40%) Citrix
15 12 (3.77%) Ab Initio
15 12 (3.77%) EMC
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Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package and Basic
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
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