The median annual salary for a Unix Support 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 Support Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 126 137
Rank change year-on-year +29 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Unix Support Engineer 10 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.77% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,250 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -12.50%  

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 Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Support Engineer in Reading

Unix Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Unix Support Engineer in Reading

Unix Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Support Engineer in Reading over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix Support Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Unix Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Unix
2 10 (90.91%) Perl
2 10 (90.91%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) IBM
3 6 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (54.55%) Tivoli
3 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) DB2
3 6 (54.55%) C++
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) RUP
3 6 (54.55%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) HTTP
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Korn
3 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
3 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
3 6 (54.55%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
3 6 (54.55%) Ab Initio
3 6 (54.55%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (54.55%) AWK
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) sed
3 6 (54.55%) SDLC
4 5 (45.45%) Solaris
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Windows

Unix Support 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 (54.55%) IBM HTTP Server
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
2 4 (36.36%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) HTTP
2 4 (36.36%) snoop
2 4 (36.36%) tcpdump
2 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) DB2
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) French Language
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (18.18%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Solaris
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) HPUX
4 1 (9.09%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) RUP
2 6 (54.55%) SDLC
2 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) High Availability
5 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL V2
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 1 (9.09%) ITSM
6 1 (9.09%) Product Management
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Perl
2 6 (54.55%) AWK
2 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
2 6 (54.55%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Korn
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) sed
2 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
3 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SAS 70
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 4 (36.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Ab Initio
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Sun
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) F5
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) NetApp
3 4 (36.36%) Nortel
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat