Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 102 54 52
Rank change year-on-year -48 -2 -20
Permanent jobs citing Unix 112 263 337
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.46% 4.70% 4.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.51% 18.71% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 104 219 292
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,250 £23,350
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% -6.00%

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 973 1,406 1,830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.33% 25.15% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 788 1,206 1,494
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Berkshire

Unix
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unix in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Unix in Berkshire

Unix
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unix in Berkshire over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

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 1 April 2020. 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 -28 49 £57,500 +4.55% 6
Slough +27 21 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Bracknell -16 20 £44,000 +12.82%
Newbury +15 10 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Wokingham +9 4 £65,000 +6.12% 1
Maidenhead +12 1 - - 1
Crowthorne - 1 - -
Ascot - 1 £65,000 -
Unix
South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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 84 (75.00%) Linux
2 52 (46.43%) Java
3 35 (31.25%) SQL
4 32 (28.57%) Windows
5 30 (26.79%) Oracle
6 27 (24.11%) Shell Script
7 26 (23.21%) Python
8 25 (22.32%) Perl
9 24 (21.43%) DevOps
10 21 (18.75%) Git (software)
10 21 (18.75%) AWS
10 21 (18.75%) Bash Shell
10 21 (18.75%) Finance
11 20 (17.86%) Degree
11 20 (17.86%) Computer Science
11 20 (17.86%) MySQL
12 19 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (16.96%) Windows Server
13 18 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (16.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 18 (16.07%) Microsoft
14 17 (15.18%) C++
15 16 (14.29%) LAN
15 16 (14.29%) Red Hat
16 15 (13.39%) Subversion
17 14 (12.50%) TCP/IP
17 14 (12.50%) Hadoop
17 14 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
18 13 (11.61%) Presales
18 13 (11.61%) Ansible

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 10 (8.93%) Apache
1 10 (8.93%) IIS
2 9 (8.04%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.46%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.46%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.68%) JBoss
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.79%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.89%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (16.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (2.68%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.68%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.75%) AWS
2 10 (8.93%) Azure
3 7 (6.25%) Office 365
4 5 (4.46%) IaaS
4 5 (4.46%) PaaS
5 4 (3.57%) Amazon ECS
5 4 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.57%) GitHub
5 4 (3.57%) SaaS
5 4 (3.57%) Serverless
6 3 (2.68%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.68%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.79%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.89%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.29%) LAN
2 14 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 12 (10.71%) Internet
3 12 (10.71%) WAN
4 10 (8.93%) HTTP
5 8 (7.14%) VPN
6 7 (6.25%) DNS
6 7 (6.25%) Firewall
7 6 (5.36%) SSL
8 5 (4.46%) Network Security
9 4 (3.57%) 3G
9 4 (3.57%) 4G
9 4 (3.57%) Diameter Protocol
9 4 (3.57%) GSM
9 4 (3.57%) SIGTRAN
9 4 (3.57%) Skype
9 4 (3.57%) SS7
9 4 (3.57%) SSH
9 4 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.86%) MySQL
2 14 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 13 (11.61%) SQL Server
4 11 (9.82%) Oracle Database
5 10 (8.93%) Apache Hive
6 9 (8.04%) MongoDB
6 9 (8.04%) Relational Database
7 8 (7.14%) HBase
7 8 (7.14%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.36%) Big Data
8 6 (5.36%) DB2
9 5 (4.46%) RDBMS
10 4 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.79%) Data Lake
12 2 (1.79%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 21 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.39%) Subversion
3 10 (8.93%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.46%) Selenium
5 3 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.68%) CircleCI
5 3 (2.68%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.68%) Gradle
5 3 (2.68%) JIRA
5 3 (2.68%) Maven
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.68%) Robot Framework
6 2 (1.79%) NetBeans
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.89%) Automake
7 1 (0.89%) GitLab
7 1 (0.89%) JMeter
7 1 (0.89%) JUnit
7 1 (0.89%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.89%) Mockito
General
1 21 (18.75%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Banking
2 9 (8.04%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.14%) Public Sector
4 6 (5.36%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.46%) Electronics
5 5 (4.46%) Marketing
6 2 (1.79%) Billing
6 2 (1.79%) German Language
6 2 (1.79%) Legal
7 1 (0.89%) Automotive
7 1 (0.89%) Fire and Rescue
7 1 (0.89%) Publishing
7 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (23.21%) Developer
2 18 (16.07%) Consultant
3 17 (15.18%) Java Developer
4 16 (14.29%) Analyst
5 11 (9.82%) Linux Consultant
5 11 (9.82%) Support Analyst
6 9 (8.04%) Incident Analyst
6 9 (8.04%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) Technical Manager
7 8 (7.14%) Administrator
7 8 (7.14%) Applications Support
7 8 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (7.14%) MySQL Consultant
7 8 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
7 8 (7.14%) Technical Support
8 7 (6.25%) Incident Manager
8 7 (6.25%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 7 (6.25%) Senior Linux Consultant
8 7 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.93%) Kafka
1 10 (8.93%) Middleware
1 10 (8.93%) SOAP
2 8 (7.14%) Spring
3 7 (6.25%) XML
4 6 (5.36%) AngularJS
4 6 (5.36%) JSON
4 6 (5.36%) Node.js
5 5 (4.46%) jQuery
5 5 (4.46%) REST
5 5 (4.46%) XSD
5 5 (4.46%) XSLT
6 4 (3.57%) Web Services
7 3 (2.68%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (2.68%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (2.68%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.89%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.89%) Guice
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.89%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (6.25%) PKI
4 5 (4.46%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.68%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.68%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.79%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.79%) User Experience
8 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.89%) e-Health
8 1 (0.89%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.89%) NHS
8 1 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.89%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 84 (75.00%) Linux
2 32 (28.57%) Windows
3 19 (16.96%) Windows Server
4 9 (8.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.57%) CentOS
6 4 (3.57%) Solaris
6 4 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.68%) Debian
7 3 (2.68%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.89%) AIX
8 1 (0.89%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.89%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.43%) DevOps
2 20 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 19 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (11.61%) Change Management
5 13 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (11.61%) Presales
5 13 (11.61%) Project Management
6 12 (10.71%) Open Source
6 12 (10.71%) Validation
7 10 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (8.93%) Configuration Management
7 10 (8.93%) Test Automation
8 9 (8.04%) TDD
9 8 (7.14%) Load Balancing
9 8 (7.14%) Mathematics
9 8 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 7 (6.25%) Data Science
10 7 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (46.43%) Java
2 35 (31.25%) SQL
3 27 (24.11%) Shell Script
4 26 (23.21%) Python
5 25 (22.32%) Perl
6 21 (18.75%) Bash Shell
7 17 (15.18%) C++
8 13 (11.61%) JavaScript
9 10 (8.93%) C#
10 8 (7.14%) PL/SQL
11 6 (5.36%) AWK
11 6 (5.36%) Korn
11 6 (5.36%) sed
12 5 (4.46%) C
13 4 (3.57%) Ruby
14 2 (1.79%) Scala
15 1 (0.89%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.89%) R
15 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (17.86%) Degree
2 9 (8.04%) SC Cleared
2 9 (8.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) QA
2 3 (2.68%) GDPR
2 3 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.68%) NIST
3 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.89%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (9.82%) Docker
2 9 (8.04%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.68%) VMware NSX
3 3 (2.68%) vSphere
3 3 (2.68%) XenApp
3 3 (2.68%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.79%) HDFS
5 1 (0.89%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (11.61%) Ansible
3 11 (9.82%) Kubernetes
4 10 (8.93%) Puppet
5 8 (7.14%) SCCM
6 6 (5.36%) Salt
7 5 (4.46%) HP ALM
8 4 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (3.57%) SCOM
8 4 (3.57%) Terraform
9 3 (2.68%) Ambari
9 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (2.68%) SELinux
9 3 (2.68%) vRealize
10 1 (0.89%) CASB
10 1 (0.89%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.89%) Packer
Vendors
1 30 (26.79%) Oracle
2 18 (16.07%) Microsoft
3 16 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 10 (8.93%) IBM
5 9 (8.04%) VMware
6 8 (7.14%) F5
7 6 (5.36%) HP
7 6 (5.36%) Splunk
8 5 (4.46%) SAP
9 4 (3.57%) Cisco
10 3 (2.68%) Citrix
10 3 (2.68%) EMC
10 3 (2.68%) Ericsson
10 3 (2.68%) NetApp
10 3 (2.68%) Perforce
10 3 (2.68%) Sun
11 2 (1.79%) Informatica
12 1 (0.89%) Tableau
12 1 (0.89%) Talend
12 1 (0.89%) TOWER Software