Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 28 45
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17 -10
Permanent jobs citing Unix 419 637 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.31% 6.78% 5.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.12% 23.34% 21.84%
Number of salaries quoted 306 519 520
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +5.88%

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 1894 2729 2651
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.52% 29.07% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 2359 2073
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 227 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Newbury +13 27 £32,500 -30.11% 6
Slough 0 24 £27,500 -50.00% 4
Bracknell +13 18 £42,500 -17.07%
Maidenhead -12 12 £35,000 -41.67% 3
Windsor -9 8 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Hungerford -10 8 £28,750 +22.34%
Thatcham - 5 £52,500 -
Ascot - 4 £25,000 -
Wokingham +22 2 £55,000 -15.38%
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 291 (69.45%) Linux
2 197 (47.02%) Windows
3 134 (31.98%) Java
4 117 (27.92%) Firewall
5 113 (26.97%) SQL
6 105 (25.06%) TCP/IP
7 101 (24.11%) ITIL
8 99 (23.63%) Cisco
9 96 (22.91%) Perl
9 96 (22.91%) Oracle
10 86 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
11 84 (20.05%) Python
12 81 (19.33%) Juniper
13 75 (17.90%) Solaris
14 71 (16.95%) F5
15 68 (16.23%) Bash Shell
16 67 (15.99%) C++
17 66 (15.75%) CheckPoint
18 65 (15.51%) Palo Alto
19 58 (13.84%) Finance
20 55 (13.13%) Blue Coat
21 50 (11.93%) VMware
22 49 (11.69%) Mentoring
23 48 (11.46%) Puppet
23 48 (11.46%) SLA
24 47 (11.22%) Software Engineering
25 46 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
26 45 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
27 44 (10.50%) SQL Server
28 43 (10.26%) Risk Management

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 26 (6.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 21 (5.01%) IIS
3 20 (4.77%) WebSphere
4 19 (4.53%) WebLogic
5 14 (3.34%) Apache
5 14 (3.34%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 9 (2.15%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (1.43%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.19%) Confluence
9 5 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.19%) SAS
10 3 (0.72%) Eucalyptus
10 3 (0.72%) JBoss
11 2 (0.48%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.24%) nginx
12 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.72%) Adobe Captivate
3 3 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.15%) Oracle BRM
1 9 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.72%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.24%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 45 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (7.16%) SaaS
3 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.72%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.72%) Office 365
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 3 (0.72%) Responsys
4 3 (0.72%) Taleo
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 117 (27.92%) Firewall
2 105 (25.06%) TCP/IP
3 35 (8.35%) SSL
4 33 (7.88%) DNS
4 33 (7.88%) HTTP
5 17 (4.06%) BGP
5 17 (4.06%) WAN
6 15 (3.58%) Network Security
6 15 (3.58%) OSPF
6 15 (3.58%) VPN
7 11 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (2.39%) DHCP
8 10 (2.39%) LAN
8 10 (2.39%) Wireshark
9 9 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (1.91%) Ethernet
11 7 (1.67%) Broadband
11 7 (1.67%) IPv4
11 7 (1.67%) PPP
11 7 (1.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.83%) NoSQL
3 33 (7.88%) Relational Database
4 30 (7.16%) MySQL
5 29 (6.92%) Oracle Database
6 24 (5.73%) DB2
7 19 (4.53%) RDBMS
8 11 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 11 (2.63%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.67%) Informix
10 7 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 4 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (9.79%) Git (software)
2 36 (8.59%) Maven
3 33 (7.88%) Ant
4 28 (6.68%) JIRA
5 23 (5.49%) Apache Ivy
5 23 (5.49%) Gradle
6 15 (3.58%) Subversion
7 10 (2.39%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.15%) Selenium
9 8 (1.91%) JMeter
10 7 (1.67%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.43%) IDA Disassembler
11 6 (1.43%) OllyDbg
11 6 (1.43%) WinDbg
12 5 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.95%) JUnit
14 3 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.72%) Redmine
15 1 (0.24%) Hudson
General
1 58 (13.84%) Finance
2 43 (10.26%) Digital Economy
3 39 (9.31%) German Language
4 34 (8.11%) French Language
5 32 (7.64%) Telecoms
6 22 (5.25%) Manufacturing
7 16 (3.82%) Banking
7 16 (3.82%) Marketing
8 11 (2.63%) Automotive
8 11 (2.63%) Electronics
9 9 (2.15%) Billing
10 4 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.95%) Portuguese Language
10 4 (0.95%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.48%) Military
12 1 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (13.37%) Security Engineer
2 54 (12.89%) Linux Engineer
3 49 (11.69%) Analyst
4 38 (9.07%) Support Engineer
5 37 (8.83%) Applications Support
6 34 (8.11%) Developer
7 32 (7.64%) Consultant
7 32 (7.64%) Senior Security Engineer
8 29 (6.92%) Unix Engineer
9 28 (6.68%) Juniper Engineer
10 26 (6.21%) Release Engineer
11 24 (5.73%) Software Engineer
12 21 (5.01%) Support Analyst
13 20 (4.77%) DevOps Engineer
14 19 (4.53%) Unix Support
15 17 (4.06%) Applications Support Analyst
15 17 (4.06%) C++ Developer
15 17 (4.06%) Network Engineer
15 17 (4.06%) Team Leader
16 16 (3.82%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (9.07%) Spring
2 35 (8.35%) Web Services
3 31 (7.40%) HTML
4 22 (5.25%) Middleware
5 17 (4.06%) SOAP
6 14 (3.34%) CSS
7 13 (3.10%) .NET
7 13 (3.10%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
8 12 (2.86%) SailPoint
8 12 (2.86%) SPML
9 11 (2.63%) Ajax
9 11 (2.63%) JSON
10 10 (2.39%) Regular Expression
10 10 (2.39%) REST
10 10 (2.39%) XML
11 9 (2.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 9 (2.15%) IBM Integration Bus
11 9 (2.15%) STL
12 6 (1.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.97%) Computer Science
2 24 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.73%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.10%) Cyber Attack
4 12 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.15%) User Experience
6 8 (1.91%) Cybercrime
6 8 (1.91%) Replication
7 7 (1.67%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.43%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 6 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.19%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (0.95%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.72%) Digital Currency
11 3 (0.72%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 291 (69.45%) Linux
2 197 (47.02%) Windows
3 75 (17.90%) Solaris
4 46 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (10.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (7.88%) Windows 2000
8 23 (5.49%) Windows Server
9 15 (3.58%) AIX
10 14 (3.34%) CentOS
11 13 (3.10%) HPUX
12 9 (2.15%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.67%) Debian
14 6 (1.43%) IRIX
14 6 (1.43%) Windows NT
15 4 (0.95%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.95%) SUSE
16 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
17 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (24.11%) ITIL
2 86 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (11.69%) Mentoring
4 47 (11.22%) Software Engineering
5 43 (10.26%) Risk Management
6 39 (9.31%) SOA
7 35 (8.35%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (8.35%) DevOps
8 33 (7.88%) SDLC
9 32 (7.64%) Waterfall
10 31 (7.40%) OO
11 28 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (6.68%) Continuous Delivery
11 28 (6.68%) Cybersecurity
12 27 (6.44%) Configuration Management
13 25 (5.97%) High Availability
13 25 (5.97%) Project Management
14 24 (5.73%) Build Automation
14 24 (5.73%) Identity Management
14 24 (5.73%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 134 (31.98%) Java
2 113 (26.97%) SQL
3 96 (22.91%) Perl
4 84 (20.05%) Python
5 68 (16.23%) Bash Shell
6 67 (15.99%) C++
7 42 (10.02%) Shell Script
8 38 (9.07%) JavaScript
9 25 (5.97%) PowerShell
10 24 (5.73%) C#
11 20 (4.77%) Korn
12 15 (3.58%) C
13 13 (3.10%) PL/SQL
14 12 (2.86%) BeanShell
14 12 (2.86%) Ruby
15 11 (2.63%) PHP
16 8 (1.91%) AWK
16 8 (1.91%) sed
17 5 (1.19%) T-SQL
18 3 (0.72%) Go
Qualifications
1 37 (8.83%) Degree
2 35 (8.35%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (4.30%) SC Cleared
5 17 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (4.06%) DV Cleared
6 14 (3.34%) CISSP
7 11 (2.63%) CCNA
8 10 (2.39%) CCNP
8 10 (2.39%) JNCIA
9 7 (1.67%) CCIE
9 7 (1.67%) CCSP
9 7 (1.67%) CompTIA Security+
9 7 (1.67%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.67%) MCSE
9 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.67%) Security+ Certification
10 5 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.95%) CISM
11 4 (0.95%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.46%) SLA
2 21 (5.01%) QA
3 9 (2.15%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.67%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.95%) SAS 70
6 4 (0.95%) SSAE 16
7 3 (0.72%) ISO 22301
7 3 (0.72%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.24%) COBIT
8 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (6.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (5.73%) VMware ESXi
3 17 (4.06%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.91%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.91%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (1.91%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 7 (1.67%) Samba
6 6 (1.43%) Docker
6 6 (1.43%) vSphere
7 4 (0.95%) Firmware
7 4 (0.95%) XenServer
8 3 (0.72%) NFS
9 2 (0.48%) HDFS
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.24%) etcd
10 1 (0.24%) flannel
10 1 (0.24%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.24%) Postfix
10 1 (0.24%) Squid
10 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 48 (11.46%) Puppet
2 42 (10.02%) Ansible
3 40 (9.55%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (7.88%) Salt
5 14 (3.34%) vCenter Server
6 10 (2.39%) Tivoli
7 8 (1.91%) Nagios
7 8 (1.91%) Oracle Identity Management
8 7 (1.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 7 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.95%) WSUS
10 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 3 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.72%) Icinga
10 3 (0.72%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.72%) Opsview
10 3 (0.72%) vMotion
10 3 (0.72%) WMI
Vendors
1 99 (23.63%) Cisco
2 96 (22.91%) Oracle
3 81 (19.33%) Juniper
4 71 (16.95%) F5
5 66 (15.75%) CheckPoint
6 65 (15.51%) Palo Alto
7 55 (13.13%) Blue Coat
8 50 (11.93%) VMware
9 35 (8.35%) Crossbeam
10 33 (7.88%) Microsoft
10 33 (7.88%) Sourcefire
11 22 (5.25%) Red Hat
12 20 (4.77%) HP
12 20 (4.77%) IBM
13 15 (3.58%) Sun
14 12 (2.86%) NetApp
14 12 (2.86%) SAP
15 10 (2.39%) EMC
16 8 (1.91%) Ab Initio
17 7 (1.67%) Sybase
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus package and benefits and 10% bo
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 10% shift bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38000 - £50000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £74,999 per annum £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£70,000 + Pension, Bonus, Private Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HANDD Business Solutions
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 8 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Newbury
People Source Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + 10% shift allowance + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough
Spectrum IT
Salary: £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opsview
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago