Period
to 21 September 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 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 29 50
Rank change year-on-year -11 +21 -18
Permanent jobs citing Unix 361 605 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.74% 6.83% 5.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.33% 23.71% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 264 457 478
Berkshire median annual salary £49,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.00% +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £27,675
90th Percentile £67,125 £71,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 1776 2552 2637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.26% 28.81% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1486 2161 2131
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £24,000 £27,500 £23,279
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +1.27%

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 September 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 September 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 -7 198 £50,000 - 8
Newbury -1 25 £28,500 -38.71% 4
Slough -4 25 £27,500 -54.17% 1
Maidenhead +3 15 £35,000 -36.36%
Bracknell +11 11 £26,000 -48.00% 2
Windsor +6 8 £41,250 -15.38%
Thatcham - 5 £52,500 -
Wokingham +16 4 £46,250 -28.85%
Hungerford -13 2 £31,250 +32.98%
Ascot - 2 £38,750 -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 241 (66.76%) Linux
2 177 (49.03%) Windows
3 120 (33.24%) ITIL
4 97 (26.87%) SQL
5 96 (26.59%) Firewall
6 94 (26.04%) Java
7 91 (25.21%) Cisco
8 88 (24.38%) TCP/IP
9 83 (22.99%) Juniper
10 80 (22.16%) Perl
11 71 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
12 70 (19.39%) F5
13 68 (18.84%) Python
14 65 (18.01%) C++
15 62 (17.17%) Oracle
16 60 (16.62%) CheckPoint
17 59 (16.34%) Bash Shell
18 55 (15.24%) Finance
18 55 (15.24%) Palo Alto
19 53 (14.68%) Solaris
20 51 (14.13%) SLA
21 49 (13.57%) Blue Coat
22 41 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
23 40 (11.08%) VMware
23 40 (11.08%) Puppet
23 40 (11.08%) Amazon AWS
24 39 (10.80%) German Language
24 39 (10.80%) Crossbeam
24 39 (10.80%) Risk Management
24 39 (10.80%) Digital Economy

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 19 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (4.43%) Apache
2 16 (4.43%) Tomcat
2 16 (4.43%) WebSphere
3 15 (4.16%) IIS
4 13 (3.60%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 8 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (1.94%) SAS
8 5 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.83%) Eucalyptus
10 2 (0.55%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.28%) Confluence
11 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.28%) JBoss
11 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.83%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 7 (1.94%) Oracle BRM
2 6 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.08%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (6.93%) SaaS
3 7 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.11%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.83%) Office 365
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 96 (26.59%) Firewall
2 88 (24.38%) TCP/IP
3 28 (7.76%) DNS
4 25 (6.93%) HTTP
5 23 (6.37%) SSL
6 21 (5.82%) BGP
7 18 (4.99%) OSPF
8 13 (3.60%) WAN
9 12 (3.32%) Ethernet
10 11 (3.05%) Broadband
10 11 (3.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (3.05%) EIGRP
10 11 (3.05%) IPsec
10 11 (3.05%) IPv4
10 11 (3.05%) L2TP
10 11 (3.05%) MPLS
10 11 (3.05%) Network Security
10 11 (3.05%) PPP
10 11 (3.05%) VPN
10 11 (3.05%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.93%) NoSQL
1 25 (6.93%) Oracle Database
2 22 (6.09%) MySQL
3 20 (5.54%) Relational Database
4 19 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 18 (4.99%) DB2
5 18 (4.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 18 (4.99%) Oracle Database 12c
6 12 (3.32%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.22%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (1.11%) Big Data
11 4 (1.11%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.11%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.83%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.83%) Informix
Development Applications
1 30 (8.31%) JIRA
2 21 (5.82%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.26%) Maven
4 17 (4.71%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.05%) Ant
5 11 (3.05%) Apache Ivy
5 11 (3.05%) Gradle
5 11 (3.05%) Subversion
6 7 (1.94%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.11%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.11%) IDA Disassembler
8 4 (1.11%) OllyDbg
8 4 (1.11%) Selenium
8 4 (1.11%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.11%) WinDbg
9 3 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.83%) Redmine
10 1 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 55 (15.24%) Finance
2 39 (10.80%) Digital Economy
2 39 (10.80%) German Language
3 35 (9.70%) Telecoms
4 25 (6.93%) French Language
5 18 (4.99%) Manufacturing
6 16 (4.43%) Electronics
6 16 (4.43%) Marketing
7 15 (4.16%) Banking
8 11 (3.05%) Billing
9 8 (2.22%) Automotive
10 5 (1.39%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.55%) Military
12 1 (0.28%) Back Office
12 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (16.62%) Analyst
2 47 (13.02%) Linux Engineer
3 39 (10.80%) Security Engineer
4 32 (8.86%) Applications Support
5 31 (8.59%) Consultant
5 31 (8.59%) Support Engineer
6 26 (7.20%) DevOps Engineer
7 24 (6.65%) Developer
7 24 (6.65%) Unix Engineer
8 22 (6.09%) Software Engineer
8 22 (6.09%) Support Analyst
9 19 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
9 19 (5.26%) Network Engineer
10 18 (4.99%) Senior Security Engineer
11 17 (4.71%) 1st Line Engineer
12 16 (4.43%) AWS Engineer
12 16 (4.43%) C++ Developer
13 15 (4.16%) Help Desk Analyst
13 15 (4.16%) Service Analyst
13 15 (4.16%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.48%) HTML
2 25 (6.93%) Middleware
3 18 (4.99%) CSS
3 18 (4.99%) Spring
4 15 (4.16%) SOAP
5 14 (3.88%) Web Services
6 13 (3.60%) WebSphere MQ
7 12 (3.32%) JSON
7 12 (3.32%) SailPoint
7 12 (3.32%) SPML
8 11 (3.05%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (2.77%) Java EE
9 10 (2.77%) STL
10 9 (2.49%) AngularJS
10 9 (2.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 9 (2.49%) IBM Integration Bus
11 8 (2.22%) J2EE
11 8 (2.22%) REST
11 8 (2.22%) XML
12 6 (1.66%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.54%) Data Centre
2 17 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.16%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.88%) Fintech
5 8 (2.22%) Cyber Attack
5 8 (2.22%) Cybercrime
6 7 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.66%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.39%) Replication
8 5 (1.39%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 4 (1.11%) Digital Currency
9 4 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.11%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.83%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.83%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.83%) Clustering
10 3 (0.83%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 241 (66.76%) Linux
2 177 (49.03%) Windows
3 53 (14.68%) Solaris
4 41 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (10.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (9.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (9.14%) Windows 2000
7 26 (7.20%) Windows Server
8 19 (5.26%) CentOS
9 7 (1.94%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.39%) AIX
11 4 (1.11%) Debian
12 3 (0.83%) HPUX
12 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.55%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.55%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.28%) Android
14 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.28%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (33.24%) ITIL
2 71 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (10.80%) Risk Management
4 37 (10.25%) DevOps
5 35 (9.70%) Mentoring
5 35 (9.70%) Software Engineering
6 34 (9.42%) Waterfall
7 28 (7.76%) Project Management
7 28 (7.76%) SDLC
8 27 (7.48%) SOA
9 26 (7.20%) High Availability
10 24 (6.65%) Configuration Management
10 24 (6.65%) ITSM
11 22 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (5.82%) Migration
13 19 (5.26%) Identity Management
14 18 (4.99%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (4.99%) Root Cause Analysis
15 17 (4.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 97 (26.87%) SQL
2 94 (26.04%) Java
3 80 (22.16%) Perl
4 68 (18.84%) Python
5 65 (18.01%) C++
6 59 (16.34%) Bash Shell
7 34 (9.42%) JavaScript
8 33 (9.14%) Shell Script
9 22 (6.09%) C#
10 20 (5.54%) Korn
11 16 (4.43%) PowerShell
12 12 (3.32%) BeanShell
13 11 (3.05%) C
14 10 (2.77%) Ruby
15 8 (2.22%) AWK
15 8 (2.22%) PHP
15 8 (2.22%) PL/SQL
15 8 (2.22%) sed
16 5 (1.39%) Go
16 5 (1.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (9.14%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.82%) Degree
2 21 (5.82%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (4.43%) AWS Certification
5 15 (4.16%) JNCIA
6 14 (3.88%) CCNP
6 14 (3.88%) DV Cleared
7 11 (3.05%) CCIE
7 11 (3.05%) CCSP
7 11 (3.05%) CISSP
8 10 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.94%) CCNA
10 6 (1.66%) AAT
10 6 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.39%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (1.11%) CISM
12 4 (1.11%) CWNA
13 3 (0.83%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (14.13%) SLA
2 13 (3.60%) QA
3 7 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.94%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.11%) SAS 70
4 4 (1.11%) SSAE 16
5 3 (0.83%) ISO 22301
5 3 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.88%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (2.49%) Docker
5 8 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (2.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 8 (2.22%) VMware NSX
6 5 (1.39%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.11%) Firmware
7 4 (1.11%) vSphere
8 3 (0.83%) NFS
8 3 (0.83%) Samba
9 2 (0.55%) HDFS
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.28%) etcd
10 1 (0.28%) flannel
10 1 (0.28%) KVM
10 1 (0.28%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (11.08%) Puppet
2 33 (9.14%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (6.37%) Ansible
4 18 (4.99%) Terraform
5 12 (3.32%) Salt
5 12 (3.32%) vCenter Server
6 10 (2.77%) Oracle Identity Management
6 10 (2.77%) Tivoli
7 8 (2.22%) Nagios
8 4 (1.11%) Galera Cluster
8 4 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (1.11%) OpenNebula
8 4 (1.11%) WSUS
9 3 (0.83%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (0.83%) Grafana
9 3 (0.83%) Icinga
9 3 (0.83%) Opsview
9 3 (0.83%) vMotion
9 3 (0.83%) WMI
Vendors
1 91 (25.21%) Cisco
2 83 (22.99%) Juniper
3 70 (19.39%) F5
4 62 (17.17%) Oracle
5 60 (16.62%) CheckPoint
6 55 (15.24%) Palo Alto
7 49 (13.57%) Blue Coat
8 40 (11.08%) VMware
9 39 (10.80%) Crossbeam
10 34 (9.42%) Sourcefire
11 30 (8.31%) Red Hat
12 22 (6.09%) Microsoft
13 20 (5.54%) HP
14 19 (5.26%) IBM
15 16 (4.43%) SAP
15 16 (4.43%) ServiceNow
16 8 (2.22%) Ab Initio
16 8 (2.22%) NetApp
17 7 (1.94%) EMC
17 7 (1.94%) Sun