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 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 32 34
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 218 311 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.43% 6.31% 6.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.63% 22.33% 24.47%
Number of salaries quoted 157 259 267
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  

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 1008 1393 1377
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 29.73% 28.24% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 842 1235 1081
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +1 126 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Slough +8 12 £27,500 -43.87% 1
Bracknell +12 11 £47,000 -1.05%
Newbury +19 10 £35,000 -12.50%
Hungerford -4 6 £27,000 -46.00%
Ascot - 4 £25,000 -
Maidenhead -12 3 £35,000 -41.66%
Thatcham - 2 £52,500 - 1
Windsor -24 1 £47,500 +8.57%
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 354 (73.60%) Linux
2 218 (45.32%) Windows
3 149 (30.98%) Java
4 123 (25.57%) SQL
4 123 (25.57%) Oracle
5 116 (24.12%) TCP/IP
6 111 (23.08%) Firewall
7 102 (21.21%) Python
8 101 (21.00%) Cisco
9 98 (20.37%) Perl
10 84 (17.46%) Solaris
10 84 (17.46%) CheckPoint
11 78 (16.22%) ITIL
11 78 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
11 78 (16.22%) F5
12 75 (15.59%) Palo Alto
13 70 (14.55%) Bash Shell
13 70 (14.55%) Blue Coat
14 68 (14.14%) Juniper
15 66 (13.72%) Finance
16 62 (12.89%) VMware
17 59 (12.27%) Risk Management
18 57 (11.85%) Shell Script
18 57 (11.85%) SQL Server
18 57 (11.85%) DevOps
19 56 (11.64%) Opscode Chef
19 56 (11.64%) Puppet
20 55 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
21 53 (11.02%) Mentoring
22 52 (10.81%) JavaScript

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 32 (6.65%) WebLogic
2 29 (6.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 20 (4.16%) IIS
4 19 (3.95%) Tomcat
5 17 (3.53%) Apache
6 14 (2.91%) WebSphere
7 11 (2.29%) JBoss
8 10 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (1.25%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.83%) CICS
11 4 (0.83%) Confluence
12 3 (0.62%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.62%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.62%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 12 (2.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (2.29%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.25%) Eloqua
3 6 (1.25%) Oracle BRM
4 5 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.62%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 55 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (10.60%) SaaS
3 13 (2.70%) IaaS
4 6 (1.25%) Responsys
4 6 (1.25%) Taleo
5 5 (1.04%) PaaS
6 3 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.62%) Office 365
7 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 116 (24.12%) TCP/IP
2 111 (23.08%) Firewall
3 50 (10.40%) SSL
4 39 (8.11%) HTTP
5 32 (6.65%) VPN
6 25 (5.20%) DNS
7 24 (4.99%) Network Security
8 22 (4.57%) Intrusion Detection
9 17 (3.53%) WAN
10 16 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (2.70%) SAN
12 12 (2.49%) LAN
12 12 (2.49%) SSH
13 10 (2.08%) Wireless
14 7 (1.46%) BGP
14 7 (1.46%) SS7
14 7 (1.46%) Value-Added Service
14 7 (1.46%) Wireshark
15 6 (1.25%) GSM
15 6 (1.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 44 (9.15%) Relational Database
3 39 (8.11%) Oracle Database
4 35 (7.28%) MySQL
5 25 (5.20%) NoSQL
6 23 (4.78%) RDBMS
7 22 (4.57%) DB2
8 16 (3.33%) Big Data
8 16 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
9 14 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (1.87%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.25%) Informix
11 6 (1.25%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.25%) OLAP
11 6 (1.25%) Oracle Exadata
11 6 (1.25%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 50 (10.40%) Git (software)
2 34 (7.07%) Maven
3 33 (6.86%) Ant
4 19 (3.95%) JIRA
4 19 (3.95%) Selenium
5 17 (3.53%) Apache Ivy
5 17 (3.53%) Gradle
5 17 (3.53%) Subversion
6 15 (3.12%) JMeter
7 10 (2.08%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.46%) IDA Disassembler
8 7 (1.46%) OllyDbg
8 7 (1.46%) WinDbg
9 6 (1.25%) JUnit
10 5 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.62%) ProC
11 3 (0.62%) Vagrant
General
1 66 (13.72%) Finance
2 46 (9.56%) Telecoms
3 33 (6.86%) French Language
4 31 (6.44%) German Language
5 30 (6.24%) Manufacturing
6 25 (5.20%) Banking
7 21 (4.37%) Marketing
8 12 (2.49%) Electronics
9 8 (1.66%) Billing
10 4 (0.83%) Automotive
10 4 (0.83%) Portuguese Language
10 4 (0.83%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.42%) Retail
12 1 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 66 (13.72%) Security Engineer
2 63 (13.10%) Linux Engineer
3 47 (9.77%) Consultant
3 47 (9.77%) Developer
4 46 (9.56%) Support Engineer
5 44 (9.15%) Juniper Engineer
6 42 (8.73%) Analyst
7 38 (7.90%) Senior Security Engineer
8 34 (7.07%) Applications Support
8 34 (7.07%) Cisco Engineer
8 34 (7.07%) DevOps Engineer
9 29 (6.03%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 25 (5.20%) Blue Coat Engineer
10 25 (5.20%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 24 (4.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 24 (4.99%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 23 (4.78%) Release Engineer
12 23 (4.78%) Security Consultant
13 21 (4.37%) Administrator
13 21 (4.37%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.90%) Web Services
2 37 (7.69%) Spring
3 33 (6.86%) .NET
3 33 (6.86%) HTML
4 26 (5.41%) Middleware
5 18 (3.74%) Oracle Fusion
6 16 (3.33%) CSS
7 15 (3.12%) XML
8 11 (2.29%) Regular Expression
9 10 (2.08%) CGI
9 10 (2.08%) REST
9 10 (2.08%) SOAP
10 7 (1.46%) ASP.NET
10 7 (1.46%) J2EE
10 7 (1.46%) jQuery
10 7 (1.46%) LAMP
11 6 (1.25%) Ajax
11 6 (1.25%) JSON
11 6 (1.25%) React
11 6 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.28%) Data Centre
3 25 (5.20%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.57%) Computer Science
5 20 (4.16%) Linux Command Line
6 19 (3.95%) Cyber Attack
7 18 (3.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 13 (2.70%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.66%) Replication
10 7 (1.46%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 7 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.46%) User Experience
11 5 (1.04%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.04%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.83%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.83%) IBM Mainframe
12 4 (0.83%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.83%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 354 (73.60%) Linux
2 218 (45.32%) Windows
3 84 (17.46%) Solaris
4 48 (9.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (9.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (8.32%) Windows 2000
8 35 (7.28%) Windows Server
9 34 (7.07%) CentOS
10 17 (3.53%) AIX
11 16 (3.33%) HPUX
12 12 (2.49%) Debian
12 12 (2.49%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.66%) IRIX
14 6 (1.25%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.04%) SUSE
16 4 (0.83%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.83%) MVS
16 4 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.83%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
1 78 (16.22%) ITIL
2 59 (12.27%) Risk Management
3 57 (11.85%) DevOps
4 53 (11.02%) Mentoring
5 47 (9.77%) Information Security
6 44 (9.15%) Kalman Filter
7 38 (7.90%) Identity Management
8 36 (7.48%) Configuration Management
8 36 (7.48%) SOA
8 36 (7.48%) Software Engineering
9 34 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (7.07%) Cybersecurity
10 32 (6.65%) OO
11 29 (6.03%) Performance Monitoring
12 28 (5.82%) Change Management
12 28 (5.82%) Coaching
12 28 (5.82%) Open Source
13 27 (5.61%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 149 (30.98%) Java
2 123 (25.57%) SQL
3 102 (21.21%) Python
4 98 (20.37%) Perl
5 70 (14.55%) Bash Shell
6 57 (11.85%) Shell Script
7 52 (10.81%) JavaScript
8 40 (8.32%) C++
9 27 (5.61%) PHP
10 20 (4.16%) PowerShell
11 18 (3.74%) PL/SQL
12 16 (3.33%) C#
12 16 (3.33%) Ruby
13 12 (2.49%) C
14 9 (1.87%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.04%) VB
16 4 (0.83%) COBOL
16 4 (0.83%) JCL
17 3 (0.62%) Tcl
17 3 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (7.90%) Degree
2 30 (6.24%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (3.74%) CCNA
5 17 (3.53%) SC Cleared
6 14 (2.91%) CCIE
6 14 (2.91%) CCNP
6 14 (2.91%) CCSP
7 13 (2.70%) CISM
7 13 (2.70%) CISSP
8 9 (1.87%) CCIP
8 9 (1.87%) CCSA
9 7 (1.46%) AWS Certification
10 5 (1.04%) CEH
10 5 (1.04%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.04%) JNCIA
11 4 (0.83%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.83%) ISSAP
11 4 (0.83%) MCSE
11 4 (0.83%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.28%) SLA
2 24 (4.99%) QA
3 9 (1.87%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.62%) SSAE 16
6 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.42%) PMO
7 1 (0.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.21%) COSO
7 1 (0.21%) HL7
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.21%) ISO22301
System Software
1 44 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (4.99%) VMware ESX
3 16 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (2.08%) XenServer
6 7 (1.46%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.04%) Docker
9 4 (0.83%) Samba
9 4 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.83%) vSphere
10 3 (0.62%) Xen
11 2 (0.42%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.21%) HDFS
12 1 (0.21%) Postfix
12 1 (0.21%) Squid
12 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 56 (11.64%) Opscode Chef
1 56 (11.64%) Puppet
2 40 (8.32%) Ansible
3 30 (6.24%) Salt
4 18 (3.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 17 (3.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 12 (2.49%) Oracle Identity Management
7 10 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (1.66%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 6 (1.25%) vCenter Server
9 6 (1.25%) ZABBIX
10 5 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (1.04%) Nagios
11 4 (0.83%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (0.62%) collectd
12 3 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.62%) Graphite
13 2 (0.42%) Grafana
13 2 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 123 (25.57%) Oracle
2 101 (21.00%) Cisco
3 84 (17.46%) CheckPoint
4 78 (16.22%) F5
5 75 (15.59%) Palo Alto
6 70 (14.55%) Blue Coat
7 68 (14.14%) Juniper
8 62 (12.89%) VMware
9 43 (8.94%) Crossbeam
10 42 (8.73%) Microsoft
11 41 (8.52%) Sourcefire
12 24 (4.99%) Red Hat
13 20 (4.16%) HP
14 18 (3.74%) Sun
15 17 (3.53%) Imperva
15 17 (3.53%) LogLogic
16 16 (3.33%) IBM
17 14 (2.91%) SAP
18 12 (2.49%) Citrix
18 12 (2.49%) EMC
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £5000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Thales
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 33k
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-55k
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Car, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 19 days ago