The median annual salary for a Unix Support Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Unix Support Engineer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 200 223
Rank change year-on-year +32 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support Engineer 12 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.36% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 4
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -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 3137 4335 4890
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.89% 96.53% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11117 17573 18447
Median salary £46,500 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.06% -1.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Unix Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Unix Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Support Engineer in Berkshire

Unix Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Unix Support Engineer in Berkshire

Unix Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Support Engineer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Support Engineer in Berkshire

Unix Support 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 Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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 +31 10 £65,000 +44.44%
Bracknell - 2 £21,000 -
Unix Support Engineer
South East

Unix Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Unix Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Unix
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 10 (58.82%) Perl
3 10 (58.82%) ITIL
4 9 (52.94%) Solaris
4 9 (52.94%) Sun
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) sed
5 6 (35.29%) SDLC
5 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
5 6 (35.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
5 6 (35.29%) Korn
5 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) Ab Initio
5 6 (35.29%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (35.29%) AWK
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (35.29%) IBM
5 6 (35.29%) HTTP
5 6 (35.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (35.29%) Tivoli
5 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
5 6 (35.29%) C++
5 6 (35.29%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 6 (35.29%) DB2
5 6 (35.29%) RUP

Unix Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (35.29%) IBM HTTP Server
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
2 4 (23.53%) SAS
3 2 (11.76%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) HTTP
2 4 (23.53%) snoop
2 4 (23.53%) tcpdump
2 4 (23.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) DB2
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) French Language
2 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (17.65%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (11.76%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Unix
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Solaris
4 5 (29.41%) AIX
4 5 (29.41%) HPUX
4 5 (29.41%) IRIX
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) RUP
2 6 (35.29%) SDLC
2 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) High Availability
6 2 (11.76%) Task Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL V2
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.88%) ITSM
7 1 (5.88%) Product Management
7 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Perl
2 6 (35.29%) AWK
2 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
2 6 (35.29%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) Korn
2 6 (35.29%) Python
2 6 (35.29%) sed
2 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
3 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SAS 70
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 4 (23.53%) Firmware
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Sun
2 6 (35.29%) Ab Initio
2 6 (35.29%) IBM
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) F5
3 4 (23.53%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) Juniper
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) NetApp
3 4 (23.53%) Nortel
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat