Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 28 39
Rank change year-on-year -19 +11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Unix 352 540 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.34% 6.91% 5.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.30% 24.94% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 279 363 522
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +2.79%

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,824 2,165 2,798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.68% 27.71% 25.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,526 1,762 2,451
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% +0.54% +15.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -4.71% +2.41% +3.75%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 -16 166 £46,750 -15.00% 15
Newbury -5 47 £44,000 +17.33% 5
Maidenhead +25 28 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Slough +13 28 £30,000 -8.40% 1
Bracknell -17 23 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Ascot - 10 £30,000 -
Hungerford +5 8 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Wokingham -7 5 £46,250 +77.88% 2
Windsor +7 2 £43,750 -27.08% 2
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 248 (70.45%) Linux
2 170 (48.30%) Windows
3 150 (42.61%) SQL
4 97 (27.56%) Oracle
5 91 (25.85%) ITIL
6 82 (23.30%) Java
7 77 (21.88%) Python
8 71 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (17.61%) DevOps
10 60 (17.05%) Bash Shell
10 60 (17.05%) Firewall
11 59 (16.76%) Amazon AWS
12 46 (13.07%) Cisco
12 46 (13.07%) Jenkins
13 45 (12.78%) Oracle Database
13 45 (12.78%) Tomcat
13 45 (12.78%) JavaScript
13 45 (12.78%) HTML
14 44 (12.50%) Finance
15 41 (11.65%) Telecoms
15 41 (11.65%) C++
15 41 (11.65%) Juniper
15 41 (11.65%) F5
16 40 (11.36%) High Availability
16 40 (11.36%) TCP/IP
16 40 (11.36%) Perl
16 40 (11.36%) CheckPoint
17 38 (10.80%) XML
17 38 (10.80%) Degree
18 37 (10.51%) Java EE

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 45 (12.78%) Tomcat
2 30 (8.52%) Apache
3 22 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 16 (4.55%) WebSphere
5 11 (3.13%) JBoss
6 9 (2.56%) IIS
6 9 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (1.99%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.70%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.57%) SAS
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.28%) CMS
10 1 (0.28%) Confluence
10 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.28%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.70%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (1.70%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (1.70%) TIBCO iProcess
1 6 (1.70%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (0.85%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 59 (16.76%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (8.24%) SaaS
3 16 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.70%) FinancialForce
5 5 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.14%) GitHub
7 3 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.85%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.57%) Amazon Glacier
8 2 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.28%) Office 365
9 1 (0.28%) Route 53
9 1 (0.28%) Serverless
9 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 60 (17.05%) Firewall
2 40 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.98%) FTP
3 14 (3.98%) WAN
4 12 (3.41%) BGP
4 12 (3.41%) Internet
4 12 (3.41%) MPLS
4 12 (3.41%) OSPF
5 10 (2.84%) LAN
6 9 (2.56%) VoIP
7 8 (2.27%) EIGRP
7 8 (2.27%) HTTP
7 8 (2.27%) SAN
8 6 (1.70%) Network Security
8 6 (1.70%) VPN
9 5 (1.42%) Broadband
9 5 (1.42%) Ethernet
9 5 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (1.42%) RIP
9 5 (1.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.78%) Oracle Database
2 36 (10.23%) MySQL
2 36 (10.23%) Oracle Database 12c
2 36 (10.23%) Relational Database
3 32 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 28 (7.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 22 (6.25%) RDBMS
6 16 (4.55%) MongoDB
7 13 (3.69%) Oracle9i Database
8 12 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.84%) SQL Server
10 9 (2.56%) Big Data
10 9 (2.56%) Hadoop
11 8 (2.27%) MariaDB
12 7 (1.99%) Oracle Exadata
13 6 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.70%) OLTP
13 6 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (1.42%) Data Mining
14 5 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (13.07%) Jenkins
2 31 (8.81%) JIRA
3 30 (8.52%) Maven
4 28 (7.95%) Git (software)
5 17 (4.83%) Subversion
6 11 (3.13%) SoapUI
7 10 (2.84%) Eclipse
7 10 (2.84%) Selenium
8 8 (2.27%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.99%) Ant
9 7 (1.99%) Vagrant
10 6 (1.70%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.42%) JIRA Agile
12 4 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.14%) GitLab
12 4 (1.14%) Gradle
12 4 (1.14%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.85%) SonarQube
14 2 (0.57%) PyCharm
15 1 (0.28%) The Grinder
General
1 44 (12.50%) Finance
2 41 (11.65%) Telecoms
3 26 (7.39%) German Language
4 23 (6.53%) French Language
5 14 (3.98%) Banking
6 13 (3.69%) Billing
7 9 (2.56%) Digital Economy
7 9 (2.56%) Marketing
8 8 (2.27%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.42%) Electronics
10 3 (0.85%) Retail
11 1 (0.28%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.28%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 59 (16.76%) Analyst
2 50 (14.20%) Developer
3 42 (11.93%) DevOps Engineer
4 29 (8.24%) Consultant
5 28 (7.95%) Java Developer
6 25 (7.10%) Administrator
6 25 (7.10%) Linux Engineer
6 25 (7.10%) Security Analyst
7 23 (6.53%) DBA
8 22 (6.25%) Blue Coat Analyst
8 22 (6.25%) Firewall Analyst
9 21 (5.97%) Applications Support
9 21 (5.97%) AWS Engineer
10 20 (5.68%) Support Analyst
11 19 (5.40%) AWS DevOps
11 19 (5.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 19 (5.40%) Implementation Consultant
11 19 (5.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 18 (5.11%) Support Engineer
13 17 (4.83%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (12.78%) HTML
2 38 (10.80%) XML
3 37 (10.51%) Java EE
3 37 (10.51%) Middleware
4 34 (9.66%) CSS
5 28 (7.95%) AngularJS
6 25 (7.10%) Web Services
7 24 (6.82%) JSON
8 23 (6.53%) J2EE
9 20 (5.68%) React
10 18 (5.11%) Drools
10 18 (5.11%) KnockoutJS
10 18 (5.11%) Polymer
11 16 (4.55%) Spring
12 14 (3.98%) SOAP
13 13 (3.69%) Apache Camel
13 13 (3.69%) LDAP
13 13 (3.69%) REST
14 10 (2.84%) jBPM
14 10 (2.84%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.81%) Computer Science
3 23 (6.53%) Fintech
4 15 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.69%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.27%) Mobile Computing
8 7 (1.99%) Replication
9 6 (1.70%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.42%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.42%) Cyberattack
11 4 (1.14%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (1.14%) Smart Meter
11 4 (1.14%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.85%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.85%) Clustering
12 3 (0.85%) W3C
13 2 (0.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 248 (70.45%) Linux
2 170 (48.30%) Windows
3 36 (10.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (9.38%) Solaris
6 32 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (7.39%) Windows Server
8 25 (7.10%) Windows 2000
9 23 (6.53%) CentOS
10 14 (3.98%) Ubuntu
11 10 (2.84%) Debian
12 9 (2.56%) Android
13 8 (2.27%) Apple iOS
13 8 (2.27%) Mac OS
13 8 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (1.70%) AIX
15 5 (1.42%) HPUX
15 5 (1.42%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (25.85%) ITIL
2 71 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (17.61%) DevOps
4 40 (11.36%) High Availability
5 33 (9.38%) Scrum
6 31 (8.81%) Software Engineering
7 24 (6.82%) Test Automation
8 23 (6.53%) Configuration Management
9 22 (6.25%) ERP
10 19 (5.40%) Migration
10 19 (5.40%) Web Development
11 18 (5.11%) Project Management
12 17 (4.83%) Stochastic Modelling
13 15 (4.26%) SOA
13 15 (4.26%) Time Management
14 14 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (3.98%) Statistics
15 13 (3.69%) Incident Management
15 13 (3.69%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (3.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 150 (42.61%) SQL
2 82 (23.30%) Java
3 77 (21.88%) Python
4 60 (17.05%) Bash Shell
5 45 (12.78%) JavaScript
6 41 (11.65%) C++
7 40 (11.36%) Perl
8 34 (9.66%) Shell Script
9 14 (3.98%) PHP
10 13 (3.69%) Scala
11 12 (3.41%) C#
11 12 (3.41%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.56%) C
13 8 (2.27%) Groovy
14 7 (1.99%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.99%) Ruby
15 6 (1.70%) COBOL
16 3 (0.85%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.85%) Go
16 3 (0.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 38 (10.80%) Degree
2 19 (5.40%) AWS Certification
3 18 (5.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 15 (4.26%) SC Cleared
6 11 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.56%) ISTQB
7 9 (2.56%) JNCIA
8 8 (2.27%) CCNP
8 8 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.70%) CISSP
10 5 (1.42%) CCIE
10 5 (1.42%) CCNA
10 5 (1.42%) CCSA
10 5 (1.42%) CCSE
10 5 (1.42%) JNCIE
11 4 (1.14%) CCSP
12 3 (0.85%) AAT
12 3 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.85%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.67%) QA
2 16 (4.55%) SLA
3 5 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.42%) PMO
4 4 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 22 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.97%) Hyper-V
3 16 (4.55%) Docker
4 12 (3.41%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (2.56%) vSphere
6 8 (2.27%) NFS
7 7 (1.99%) Samba
8 6 (1.70%) HDFS
8 6 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.57%) KVM
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (8.24%) Puppet
2 27 (7.67%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (7.39%) Terraform
4 9 (2.56%) Ansible
5 8 (2.27%) Galera Cluster
5 8 (2.27%) OpenNebula
6 7 (1.99%) Data Guard
6 7 (1.99%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (1.70%) TIBCO Hawk
8 5 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (1.42%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.42%) Nagios
9 4 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Management
9 4 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (1.14%) Salt
9 4 (1.14%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.28%) Cacti
10 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 97 (27.56%) Oracle
2 46 (13.07%) Cisco
3 41 (11.65%) F5
3 41 (11.65%) Juniper
4 40 (11.36%) CheckPoint
5 36 (10.23%) VMware
6 35 (9.94%) Blue Coat
6 35 (9.94%) Crossbeam
7 31 (8.81%) Palo Alto
7 31 (8.81%) Red Hat
8 30 (8.52%) Sourcefire
9 26 (7.39%) TIBCO
10 19 (5.40%) ServiceNow
11 17 (4.83%) Microsoft
12 15 (4.26%) HP
13 14 (3.98%) IBM
14 8 (2.27%) SAP
15 6 (1.70%) Linedata
15 6 (1.70%) NetScout
15 6 (1.70%) Sage