The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 30 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 30 47
Rank change year-on-year +1 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 212 285 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.61% 6.39% 5.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.43% 22.18% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 160 240 205
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £35,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.55%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 945 1285 1236
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 29.48% 28.83% 24.31%
Number of salaries quoted 782 1132 963
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Unix as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Berkshire

Unix
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Unix in Berkshire

Unix
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Berkshire over the 3 months to 30 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Berkshire

Unix
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 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 +1 122 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Maidenhead -4 9 £35,000 -41.66% 2
Bracknell +18 8 £47,000 +4.44%
Slough +2 8 £27,500 -50.00%
Windsor -2 7 £40,000 -3.03% 3
Newbury -1 5 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Thatcham - 5 £52,500 -
Hungerford -7 1 £35,000 +48.93% 1
Ascot - 1 £25,000 -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 2017, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 335 (72.20%) Linux
2 209 (45.04%) Windows
3 146 (31.47%) Java
4 121 (26.08%) Oracle
5 118 (25.43%) Firewall
6 115 (24.78%) SQL
7 112 (24.14%) TCP/IP
8 106 (22.84%) Cisco
8 106 (22.84%) Perl
9 101 (21.77%) Python
9 101 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
10 83 (17.89%) ITIL
11 80 (17.24%) Solaris
12 78 (16.81%) Bash Shell
13 76 (16.38%) CheckPoint
14 73 (15.73%) Juniper
14 73 (15.73%) F5
15 72 (15.52%) Palo Alto
16 63 (13.58%) VMware
17 61 (13.15%) Blue Coat
18 60 (12.93%) C++
19 59 (12.72%) Finance
19 59 (12.72%) Puppet
20 56 (12.07%) Mentoring
20 56 (12.07%) SQL Server
21 55 (11.85%) Opscode Chef
22 54 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
23 52 (11.21%) Git (software)
24 51 (10.99%) DevOps
25 49 (10.56%) Shell Script

Unix
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 30 (6.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 27 (5.82%) WebLogic
3 21 (4.53%) WebSphere
4 19 (4.09%) IIS
5 18 (3.88%) Tomcat
6 17 (3.66%) Apache
7 12 (2.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 11 (2.37%) IBM HTTP Server
8 11 (2.37%) Oracle Service Bus
9 7 (1.51%) JBoss
10 6 (1.29%) IBM Notes
10 6 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (1.08%) Confluence
12 3 (0.65%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.65%) Eucalyptus
12 3 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.43%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.22%) nginx
14 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.65%) Adobe Captivate
2 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.80%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.94%) Oracle BRM
3 8 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (1.29%) Eloqua
4 6 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (1.29%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.65%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 54 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (9.91%) SaaS
3 6 (1.29%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 6 (1.29%) Responsys
3 6 (1.29%) Taleo
4 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.08%) Office 365
5 4 (0.86%) IaaS
6 3 (0.65%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.43%) PaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 118 (25.43%) Firewall
2 112 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 48 (10.34%) SSL
4 43 (9.27%) HTTP
5 30 (6.47%) DNS
6 26 (5.60%) VPN
7 21 (4.53%) Network Security
8 18 (3.88%) Intrusion Detection
9 17 (3.66%) WAN
10 16 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (2.59%) BGP
11 12 (2.59%) OSPF
12 10 (2.16%) LAN
12 10 (2.16%) SSH
13 8 (1.72%) DHCP
13 8 (1.72%) Wireshark
14 7 (1.51%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (1.51%) Ethernet
14 7 (1.51%) PPP
14 7 (1.51%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.84%) Relational Database
3 35 (7.54%) Oracle Database
4 34 (7.33%) MySQL
5 31 (6.68%) NoSQL
6 29 (6.25%) DB2
7 26 (5.60%) RDBMS
8 12 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (2.59%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (1.94%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.72%) Informix
10 8 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.51%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 6 (1.29%) Oracle Exadata
12 6 (1.29%) Oracle OLAP
12 6 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (11.21%) Git (software)
2 39 (8.41%) Maven
3 38 (8.19%) Ant
4 22 (4.74%) Apache Ivy
4 22 (4.74%) Gradle
5 19 (4.09%) JIRA
6 18 (3.88%) Selenium
7 17 (3.66%) Subversion
8 13 (2.80%) JMeter
9 10 (2.16%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.51%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.51%) IDA Disassembler
10 7 (1.51%) OllyDbg
10 7 (1.51%) WinDbg
11 6 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (1.08%) JUnit
12 5 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
14 2 (0.43%) Hudson
14 2 (0.43%) TestNG
General
1 59 (12.72%) Finance
2 47 (10.13%) Digital Economy
3 32 (6.90%) French Language
4 31 (6.68%) German Language
5 30 (6.47%) Telecoms
6 26 (5.60%) Manufacturing
7 23 (4.96%) Banking
8 14 (3.02%) Marketing
9 10 (2.16%) Automotive
9 10 (2.16%) Billing
10 8 (1.72%) Electronics
11 4 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.86%) Portuguese Language
11 4 (0.86%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.43%) Military
13 1 (0.22%) Back Office
13 1 (0.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (13.58%) Security Engineer
2 61 (13.15%) Linux Engineer
3 43 (9.27%) Developer
4 42 (9.05%) Support Engineer
5 41 (8.84%) Consultant
6 39 (8.41%) Juniper Engineer
6 39 (8.41%) Senior Security Engineer
7 36 (7.76%) Analyst
7 36 (7.76%) Applications Support
8 30 (6.47%) DevOps Engineer
9 29 (6.25%) Release Engineer
9 29 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
10 27 (5.82%) Cisco Engineer
11 23 (4.96%) Blue Coat Engineer
11 23 (4.96%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 23 (4.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 23 (4.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 23 (4.96%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 20 (4.31%) Administrator
12 20 (4.31%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.84%) Spring
2 34 (7.33%) HTML
2 34 (7.33%) Web Services
3 26 (5.60%) Middleware
4 18 (3.88%) .NET
4 18 (3.88%) CSS
5 16 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
6 13 (2.80%) WebSphere MQ
7 12 (2.59%) REST
7 12 (2.59%) SOAP
7 12 (2.59%) XML
8 11 (2.37%) Ajax
8 11 (2.37%) Regular Expression
9 10 (2.16%) CGI
9 10 (2.16%) JSON
10 9 (1.94%) IBM Integration Bus
11 8 (1.72%) SailPoint
11 8 (1.72%) SPML
12 7 (1.51%) ASP.NET
12 7 (1.51%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.11%) Data Centre
2 32 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.03%) Computer Science
4 26 (5.60%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.45%) Cyber Attack
6 14 (3.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 11 (2.37%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (1.94%) User Experience
9 8 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.51%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 7 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.51%) Replication
11 5 (1.08%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.08%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.86%) Cybercrime
12 4 (0.86%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.65%) CMDB
13 3 (0.65%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 335 (72.20%) Linux
2 209 (45.04%) Windows
3 80 (17.24%) Solaris
4 45 (9.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (8.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (7.11%) Windows 2000
8 30 (6.47%) CentOS
9 24 (5.17%) Windows Server
10 19 (4.09%) AIX
11 18 (3.88%) HPUX
12 12 (2.59%) Debian
13 11 (2.37%) Ubuntu
14 8 (1.72%) IRIX
15 6 (1.29%) Mac OS
15 6 (1.29%) Windows NT
16 5 (1.08%) SUSE
17 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
18 3 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (17.89%) ITIL
3 56 (12.07%) Mentoring
4 51 (10.99%) DevOps
5 47 (10.13%) Risk Management
6 46 (9.91%) Software Engineering
7 41 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (8.84%) SOA
8 38 (8.19%) Kalman Filter
9 36 (7.76%) Configuration Management
10 33 (7.11%) SDLC
11 32 (6.90%) Identity Management
12 31 (6.68%) Cybersecurity
12 31 (6.68%) Information Security
12 31 (6.68%) OO
13 30 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (6.47%) Continuous Delivery
14 29 (6.25%) Waterfall
15 28 (6.03%) High Availability
16 27 (5.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 146 (31.47%) Java
2 115 (24.78%) SQL
3 106 (22.84%) Perl
4 101 (21.77%) Python
5 78 (16.81%) Bash Shell
6 60 (12.93%) C++
7 49 (10.56%) Shell Script
8 45 (9.70%) JavaScript
9 23 (4.96%) PowerShell
10 18 (3.88%) C#
11 16 (3.45%) PL/SQL
12 15 (3.23%) Korn
13 14 (3.02%) PHP
13 14 (3.02%) Ruby
14 13 (2.80%) C
15 9 (1.94%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.72%) AWK
16 8 (1.72%) BeanShell
16 8 (1.72%) sed
17 3 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (9.70%) Degree
2 38 (8.19%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.39%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (4.31%) SC Cleared
5 18 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (3.66%) CCNA
7 14 (3.02%) CISSP
8 13 (2.80%) CCNP
9 11 (2.37%) CCIE
9 11 (2.37%) CCSP
9 11 (2.37%) DV Cleared
10 9 (1.94%) JNCIA
11 8 (1.72%) CISM
12 6 (1.29%) CompTIA Security+
12 6 (1.29%) MCSE
12 6 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.29%) Security+ Certification
13 5 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.86%) CCIE Service Provider
14 4 (0.86%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.97%) SLA
2 23 (4.96%) QA
3 9 (1.94%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.86%) SSAE 16
6 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002
7 1 (0.22%) SAS 70
System Software
1 41 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.37%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (2.16%) XenServer
6 8 (1.72%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 7 (1.51%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.29%) Docker
8 6 (1.29%) Samba
9 5 (1.08%) vSphere
10 3 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.43%) HDFS
11 2 (0.43%) NFS
11 2 (0.43%) Xen
12 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.22%) etcd
12 1 (0.22%) Firmware
12 1 (0.22%) flannel
12 1 (0.22%) Postfix
12 1 (0.22%) Squid
Systems Management
1 59 (12.72%) Puppet
2 55 (11.85%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (10.34%) Ansible
4 36 (7.76%) Salt
5 15 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 14 (3.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 10 (2.16%) Tivoli
8 9 (1.94%) Oracle Identity Management
8 9 (1.94%) vCenter Server
9 8 (1.72%) Nagios
9 8 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (1.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 6 (1.29%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (0.65%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.65%) Grafana
13 3 (0.65%) Icinga
13 3 (0.65%) Kubernetes
14 2 (0.43%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 121 (26.08%) Oracle
2 106 (22.84%) Cisco
3 76 (16.38%) CheckPoint
4 73 (15.73%) F5
4 73 (15.73%) Juniper
5 72 (15.52%) Palo Alto
6 63 (13.58%) VMware
7 61 (13.15%) Blue Coat
8 36 (7.76%) Microsoft
9 35 (7.54%) Crossbeam
10 33 (7.11%) Sourcefire
11 22 (4.74%) Red Hat
12 20 (4.31%) IBM
13 19 (4.09%) Sun
14 18 (3.88%) HP
15 14 (3.02%) Imperva
15 14 (3.02%) LogLogic
16 11 (2.37%) EMC
17 10 (2.16%) SAP
17 10 (2.16%) Sybase
Hungerford, Berkshire
FDO Consulting Limited
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Thales
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £5000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000- 45000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 basic + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Car, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 11 days ago
Windsor
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Windsor
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 22 days ago
Maidenhead
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Stock + Flexible Working + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago