The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 172 203 208
Rank change year-on-year +31 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 11 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.36% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 18
Median salary £41,000 £50,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.00% +18.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3208 4673 5101
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.02% 94.60% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 3808 3789
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Unix Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Engineer in Berkshire

Unix Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix Engineer in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Unix Engineer in Berkshire

Unix Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Engineer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Engineer in Berkshire

Unix Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +26 6 £55,000 +10.00%
Unix Engineer
South East

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Unix Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Unix
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) Solaris
3 9 (39.13%) Perl
3 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
5 7 (30.43%) VMware
6 6 (26.09%) VMware ESX
6 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
6 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
6 6 (26.09%) Sun
6 6 (26.09%) AIX
6 6 (26.09%) HPUX
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (21.74%) HP
7 5 (21.74%) IRIX
7 5 (21.74%) French Language
7 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
8 4 (17.39%) DevOps
8 4 (17.39%) CentOS
8 4 (17.39%) SLA
9 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
9 3 (13.04%) Python
9 3 (13.04%) Xen
9 3 (13.04%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (13.04%) Ansible
9 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) PaaS
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) BGP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) DB2
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (21.74%) French Language
1 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Virtual Team
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) CMDB
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
1 23 (100.00%) Unix
2 12 (52.17%) Solaris
3 9 (39.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) AIX
5 6 (26.09%) HPUX
6 5 (21.74%) IRIX
7 4 (17.39%) CentOS
8 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
9 1 (4.35%) Debian
9 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
9 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
2 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Perl
2 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) VMware ESX
2 3 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (13.04%) Xen
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Ansible
1 3 (13.04%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.04%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (4.35%) vMotion
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Sun
4 5 (21.74%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (4.35%) CommVault
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) Sybase
6 1 (4.35%) Veeam
6 1 (4.35%) Veritas