The median annual salary for a Unix Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 111 135
Rank change year-on-year +22 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Engineer 18 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.39% 1.02% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.06% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 5
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1260 1704 2217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.07% 96.49% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1349 1666
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £69,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Unix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Unix Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 25 June 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 24 (100.00%) Unix
2 20 (83.33%) Perl
3 18 (75.00%) Linux
4 16 (66.67%) Solaris
5 13 (54.17%) Red Hat
5 13 (54.17%) PowerShell
5 13 (54.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (41.67%) ITIL
7 7 (29.17%) SDLC
7 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
7 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (29.17%) Python
7 7 (29.17%) Oracle
8 6 (25.00%) DB2
8 6 (25.00%) Windows
8 6 (25.00%) RUP
8 6 (25.00%) C++
8 6 (25.00%) Java
8 6 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (25.00%) Tivoli
8 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 6 (25.00%) HTTP
8 6 (25.00%) IBM
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (25.00%) Korn
8 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
8 6 (25.00%) Finance
8 6 (25.00%) Ab Initio
8 6 (25.00%) VMware
8 6 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server

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 6 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) HTTP
2 4 (16.67%) snoop
2 4 (16.67%) tcpdump
2 4 (16.67%) Wireshark
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) French Language
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (8.33%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Unix
2 18 (75.00%) Linux
3 16 (66.67%) Solaris
4 13 (54.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) AIX
7 1 (4.17%) Android
7 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.17%) HPUX
7 1 (4.17%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) SDLC
2 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
3 6 (25.00%) RUP
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.50%) High Availability
6 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.33%) Task Automation
7 1 (4.17%) DevOps
7 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL V2
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.17%) ITSM
7 1 (4.17%) Product Management
7 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) Perl
2 13 (54.17%) PowerShell
3 7 (29.17%) Python
4 6 (25.00%) AWK
4 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (25.00%) C++
4 6 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) Korn
4 6 (25.00%) sed
4 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SAS 70
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 6 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (16.67%) Firmware
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.33%) vCenter Server
3 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Red Hat
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 6 (25.00%) Ab Initio
3 6 (25.00%) IBM
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) Sun
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco
5 4 (16.67%) F5
5 4 (16.67%) HP
5 4 (16.67%) Juniper
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) NetApp
5 4 (16.67%) Nortel