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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 46 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 113 162 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.06% 6.44% 8.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.59% 22.63% 29.39%
Number of salaries quoted 82 109 137
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
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
608 716 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.22% 28.46% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 491 525 542
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,525
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 1 September 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Reading

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 185 (71.43%) Linux
2 89 (34.36%) Windows
3 74 (28.57%) Firewall
4 72 (27.80%) TCP/IP
5 70 (27.03%) Perl
6 63 (24.32%) Oracle
7 54 (20.85%) Solaris
8 53 (20.46%) Cisco
9 49 (18.92%) Degree
10 46 (17.76%) Red Hat
11 44 (16.99%) Telecoms
12 43 (16.60%) Python
12 43 (16.60%) SQL
13 42 (16.22%) Java
14 41 (15.83%) Finance
15 38 (14.67%) German Language
16 37 (14.29%) Microsoft
17 33 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
18 31 (11.97%) CISSP
18 31 (11.97%) CEH
18 31 (11.97%) Security Cleared
19 29 (11.20%) Juniper
19 29 (11.20%) Shell Script
19 29 (11.20%) Vulnerability Management
20 28 (10.81%) F5
20 28 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
20 28 (10.81%) Bash Shell
21 27 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 27 (10.42%) DNS
21 27 (10.42%) WAN

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 20 (7.72%) Apache
2 17 (6.56%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.02%) WebLogic
4 10 (3.86%) JBoss
5 9 (3.47%) IIS
6 7 (2.70%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.32%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.93%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (1.93%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.93%) Liferay
8 5 (1.93%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.16%) CMS
9 3 (1.16%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.16%) Drupal
9 3 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.77%) Node.js
11 1 (0.39%) Eucalyptus
11 1 (0.39%) nginx
11 1 (0.39%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 8 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.93%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.39%) FrameMaker
3 1 (0.39%) CorelDRAW
3 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.16%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.18%) SaaS
2 5 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.39%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 74 (28.57%) Firewall
2 72 (27.80%) TCP/IP
3 27 (10.42%) DNS
3 27 (10.42%) WAN
4 25 (9.65%) SAN
5 23 (8.88%) LAN
6 22 (8.49%) MPLS
7 21 (8.11%) OSPF
7 21 (8.11%) BGP
7 21 (8.11%) Internet
8 20 (7.72%) VPN
9 16 (6.18%) SSL
9 16 (6.18%) IPsec
10 14 (5.41%) Broadband
11 11 (4.25%) Wireless
11 11 (4.25%) NAS
11 11 (4.25%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (3.86%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (3.86%) EIGRP
12 10 (3.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.04%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.11%) MySQL
3 19 (7.34%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.02%) DB2
5 7 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.70%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.32%) MaxDB
6 6 (2.32%) Informix
6 6 (2.32%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.54%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.16%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.16%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.77%) JasperReports
9 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (3.47%) Maven
2 7 (2.70%) Subversion
3 6 (2.32%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.93%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.93%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (1.54%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.16%) Selenium
6 3 (1.16%) Ant
6 3 (1.16%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.16%) Log4j
7 2 (0.77%) JUnit
7 2 (0.77%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.77%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.77%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.77%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.77%) JMeter
7 2 (0.77%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.39%) TestNG
8 1 (0.39%) Toad
8 1 (0.39%) TestPartner
General
1 44 (16.99%) Telecoms
2 41 (15.83%) Finance
3 38 (14.67%) German Language
4 24 (9.27%) French Language
5 21 (8.11%) Banking
6 6 (2.32%) Marketing
6 6 (2.32%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.16%) Retail
8 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.39%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 51 (19.69%) Support Engineer
2 41 (15.83%) Technical Engineer
3 37 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 36 (13.90%) Technical Support Engineer
5 33 (12.74%) Developer
6 26 (10.04%) Systems Administrator
6 26 (10.04%) Administrator
7 24 (9.27%) Analyst
8 17 (6.56%) Java Developer
9 16 (6.18%) Security Analyst
10 15 (5.79%) Network Engineer
10 15 (5.79%) Security Engineer
11 13 (5.02%) Software Engineer
12 12 (4.63%) Architect
13 10 (3.86%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 10 (3.86%) Senior Software Engineer
13 10 (3.86%) UNIX Administrator
14 9 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.47%) Senior Developer
14 9 (3.47%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.65%) Web Services
2 14 (5.41%) Hibernate
2 14 (5.41%) Spring
3 13 (5.02%) J2EE
4 12 (4.63%) HTML
5 9 (3.47%) XML
6 8 (3.09%) REST
6 8 (3.09%) AngularJS
7 7 (2.70%) SOAP
8 6 (2.32%) Struts
8 6 (2.32%) JSP
9 5 (1.93%) XSLT
9 5 (1.93%) jQuery
9 5 (1.93%) JPA
10 4 (1.54%) XSD
10 4 (1.54%) XSL
10 4 (1.54%) CSS
10 4 (1.54%) J2SE
10 4 (1.54%) Ajax
10 4 (1.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.04%) Data Centre
3 21 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.02%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.86%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.86%) GIS
6 9 (3.47%) Replication
7 6 (2.32%) Clustering
7 6 (2.32%) CMDB
7 6 (2.32%) Celerra
8 5 (1.93%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.16%) User Experience
10 3 (1.16%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.16%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.16%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.16%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.77%) Derivative
11 2 (0.77%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 185 (71.43%) Linux
2 89 (34.36%) Windows
3 54 (20.85%) Solaris
4 27 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (9.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (8.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (8.49%) Windows 2000
7 15 (5.79%) SUSE
8 13 (5.02%) AIX
8 13 (5.02%) HPUX
9 12 (4.63%) CentOS
10 10 (3.86%) Debian
11 5 (1.93%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.93%) Windows NT
11 5 (1.93%) Android
12 4 (1.54%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.54%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.16%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (11.20%) Vulnerability Management
3 26 (10.04%) ITIL
4 24 (9.27%) SDLC
5 20 (7.72%) Mentoring
5 20 (7.72%) Software Engineering
6 16 (6.18%) Migration
6 16 (6.18%) SIEM
7 13 (5.02%) Information Security
7 13 (5.02%) Risk Management
8 12 (4.63%) Configuration Management
8 12 (4.63%) Requirements Management
8 12 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (4.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (4.25%) Scrum
10 10 (3.86%) Security Management
10 10 (3.86%) Service Management
10 10 (3.86%) Service Delivery
10 10 (3.86%) Load Balancing
10 10 (3.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (27.03%) Perl
2 43 (16.60%) SQL
2 43 (16.60%) Python
3 42 (16.22%) Java
4 29 (11.20%) Shell Script
5 28 (10.81%) Bash Shell
6 15 (5.79%) C++
7 13 (5.02%) JavaScript
8 10 (3.86%) Ruby
9 8 (3.09%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.70%) PHP
10 7 (2.70%) C
10 7 (2.70%) C#
11 5 (1.93%) AWK
12 3 (1.16%) XPath
12 3 (1.16%) XQuery
13 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.77%) sed
14 1 (0.39%) VBScript
14 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (18.92%) Degree
2 31 (11.97%) Security Cleared
2 31 (11.97%) CEH
2 31 (11.97%) CISSP
3 23 (8.88%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (8.11%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.63%) CCIE
6 10 (3.86%) CCNP
7 7 (2.70%) CCSP
8 5 (1.93%) PhD
8 5 (1.93%) JNCIP
9 4 (1.54%) JNCIA
9 4 (1.54%) CCIP
9 4 (1.54%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.16%) CCNA
10 3 (1.16%) CCDP
10 3 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.16%) JNCIS
10 3 (1.16%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.65%) SLA
2 9 (3.47%) QA
3 4 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (6.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.63%) Xen
3 8 (3.09%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.70%) Firmware
5 5 (1.93%) iptables
6 4 (1.54%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.16%) Samba
8 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.77%) KVM
8 2 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.77%) SRDF
9 1 (0.39%) VMFS
9 1 (0.39%) vCloud
9 1 (0.39%) NDS
9 1 (0.39%) qmail
9 1 (0.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.39%) Snort
9 1 (0.39%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (4.63%) Puppet
2 10 (3.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (3.47%) Nmap
3 9 (3.47%) Nagios
4 8 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.32%) Legato
5 6 (2.32%) ARCserve
5 6 (2.32%) SnapMirror
5 6 (2.32%) SnapVault
6 4 (1.54%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.16%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.77%) EMC VPLEX
8 2 (0.77%) Netcool
8 2 (0.77%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.77%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (24.32%) Oracle
2 53 (20.46%) Cisco
3 46 (17.76%) Red Hat
4 37 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 29 (11.20%) Juniper
6 28 (10.81%) F5
7 24 (9.27%) VMware
8 19 (7.34%) Sourcefire
8 19 (7.34%) CheckPoint
8 19 (7.34%) Sun
8 19 (7.34%) HP
9 18 (6.95%) Sybase
9 18 (6.95%) Blue Coat
10 17 (6.56%) EMC
10 17 (6.56%) Crossbeam
11 16 (6.18%) Websense
12 12 (4.63%) Symantec
13 11 (4.25%) Veritas
14 10 (3.86%) Brocade
15 9 (3.47%) IBM
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