Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix Engineer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 149 196
Rank change year-on-year +9 +47 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 15 46 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.63% 1.31% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.37% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 34
Reading median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% +25.00% -23.81%
10th Percentile £44,750 £37,500 £38,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £63,750
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +23.81% +31.25% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2283 3369 4386
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.17% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1869 2525 3487
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,850 £71,700 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured Unix Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Engineer in Reading

Unix Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix Engineer in Reading.

Salary trend for Unix Engineer in Reading

Unix Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Engineer in Reading over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Engineer in Reading

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Unix Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Unix Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Unix
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Solaris
3 11 (73.33%) Perl
3 11 (73.33%) Red Hat
3 11 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
4 5 (33.33%) Sun
4 5 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) SAS
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) NetApp
5 4 (26.67%) Change Management
5 4 (26.67%) Nortel
5 4 (26.67%) Juniper
5 4 (26.67%) Firmware
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Wireshark
5 4 (26.67%) tcpdump
5 4 (26.67%) snoop
5 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (26.67%) F5
5 4 (26.67%) SAS 70
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (13.33%) VMware

Unix Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (26.67%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) snoop
1 4 (26.67%) tcpdump
1 4 (26.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.67%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (86.67%) Solaris
3 11 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Android
6 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Change Management
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
2 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Release Management
2 1 (6.67%) SDLC
2 1 (6.67%) Server Building
2 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Test Management
2 1 (6.67%) Validation
2 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Perl
1 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SAS 70
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Firmware
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) Sun
3 4 (26.67%) F5
3 4 (26.67%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) NetApp
3 4 (26.67%) Nortel
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) VMware