Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 15 43
Rank change year-on-year -10 +28 -11
Permanent jobs citing Unix 179 371 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 7.77% 10.69% 5.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.66% 32.04% 18.62%
Number of salaries quoted 113 250 255
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £36,050 £35,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 726 1158 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.52% 33.37% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 586 944 1100
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.73% +11.88%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Reading

Unix
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Unix in Reading

Unix
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Reading over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Reading region with a requirement for Unix.

1 133 (74.30%) Linux
2 95 (53.07%) Windows
3 66 (36.87%) Perl
4 62 (34.64%) Juniper
5 58 (32.40%) Java
5 58 (32.40%) Firewall
6 55 (30.73%) Cisco
7 54 (30.17%) Python
8 53 (29.61%) TCP/IP
9 51 (28.49%) F5
10 49 (27.37%) ITIL
11 45 (25.14%) Bash Shell
12 42 (23.46%) Solaris
13 41 (22.91%) CheckPoint
14 39 (21.79%) Blue Coat
15 38 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
15 38 (21.23%) Palo Alto
16 37 (20.67%) SQL
17 36 (20.11%) Puppet
18 35 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
18 35 (19.55%) C++
19 33 (18.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 32 (17.88%) Crossbeam
20 32 (17.88%) Opscode Chef
20 32 (17.88%) Windows Server 2003
21 30 (16.76%) Red Hat
22 29 (16.20%) Shell Script
22 29 (16.20%) Risk Management
22 29 (16.20%) German Language
22 29 (16.20%) Windows Server 2008

Unix
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 9 (5.03%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.91%) IBM HTTP Server
2 7 (3.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (3.91%) SAS
3 6 (3.35%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.79%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.68%) IIS
5 3 (1.68%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.12%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.56%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) Confluence
7 1 (0.56%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (2.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (1.68%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 35 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (12.85%) SaaS
3 9 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.68%) FinancialForce
5 2 (1.12%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.12%) GitHub
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 58 (32.40%) Firewall
2 53 (29.61%) TCP/IP
3 18 (10.06%) BGP
3 18 (10.06%) DNS
4 15 (8.38%) OSPF
5 13 (7.26%) HTTP
6 10 (5.59%) SSL
7 9 (5.03%) DHCP
8 8 (4.47%) EIGRP
8 8 (4.47%) MPLS
9 7 (3.91%) WAN
10 6 (3.35%) Ethernet
10 6 (3.35%) IPsec
10 6 (3.35%) IPv4
10 6 (3.35%) L2TP
10 6 (3.35%) Network Security
10 6 (3.35%) PPP
10 6 (3.35%) SNMP
10 6 (3.35%) VPN
10 6 (3.35%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.94%) NoSQL
2 15 (8.38%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.26%) DB2
4 11 (6.15%) RDBMS
5 10 (5.59%) MongoDB
6 9 (5.03%) Big Data
6 9 (5.03%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.47%) Hadoop
7 8 (4.47%) MySQL
7 8 (4.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (3.91%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (3.91%) Oracle9i Database
8 7 (3.91%) SQL Server
9 6 (3.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.79%) OLTP
11 3 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.68%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.68%) Informix
11 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (8.38%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.70%) Maven
3 11 (6.15%) JIRA
4 9 (5.03%) Ant
4 9 (5.03%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.91%) Apache Ivy
5 7 (3.91%) Gradle
6 5 (2.79%) Bitbucket
6 5 (2.79%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.23%) JIRA Agile
7 4 (2.23%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.23%) Subversion
8 3 (1.68%) Redmine
9 2 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.12%) GitLab
9 2 (1.12%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.56%) IDA Disassembler
10 1 (0.56%) OllyDbg
10 1 (0.56%) WinDbg
General
1 29 (16.20%) Digital Economy
1 29 (16.20%) German Language
2 20 (11.17%) French Language
3 15 (8.38%) Banking
4 14 (7.82%) Finance
5 8 (4.47%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.79%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.23%) Billing
8 2 (1.12%) Military
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.56%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 29 (16.20%) Security Engineer
2 22 (12.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (12.29%) Linux Engineer
2 22 (12.29%) Support Engineer
3 21 (11.73%) Unix Engineer
4 19 (10.61%) AWS Engineer
5 18 (10.06%) Analyst
5 18 (10.06%) AWS DevOps
5 18 (10.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 15 (8.38%) Consultant
7 14 (7.82%) Security Analyst
8 13 (7.26%) Blue Coat Analyst
8 13 (7.26%) Firewall Analyst
8 13 (7.26%) Network Engineer
9 12 (6.70%) Software Engineer
10 10 (5.59%) Software Consultant
10 10 (5.59%) Unix Support
10 10 (5.59%) Unix Support Engineer
11 9 (5.03%) Network Support
11 9 (5.03%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.82%) Spring
2 10 (5.59%) HTML
3 9 (5.03%) Web Services
4 8 (4.47%) Java EE
4 8 (4.47%) JSON
4 8 (4.47%) REST
4 8 (4.47%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (3.91%) CSS
6 6 (3.35%) Middleware
6 6 (3.35%) SOAP
6 6 (3.35%) XML
7 5 (2.79%) .NET
7 5 (2.79%) Ajax
7 5 (2.79%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.79%) J2EE
7 5 (2.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 4 (2.23%) Apache Camel
8 4 (2.23%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (1.68%) Java SE
10 2 (1.12%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.94%) Fintech
2 14 (7.82%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.15%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.03%) Replication
5 7 (3.91%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.79%) Cyber Attack
7 5 (2.79%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.23%) Digital Currency
8 4 (2.23%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (2.23%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (2.23%) Smart Meter
8 4 (2.23%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.68%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.68%) Clustering
10 2 (1.12%) CESG
10 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.12%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 133 (74.30%) Linux
2 95 (53.07%) Windows
3 42 (23.46%) Solaris
4 33 (18.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (17.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (16.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (13.97%) Windows 2000
8 22 (12.29%) CentOS
9 6 (3.35%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.23%) AIX
11 3 (1.68%) HPUX
11 3 (1.68%) Windows Server
11 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.12%) Android
12 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.12%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.56%) Debian
13 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.37%) ITIL
2 38 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (16.20%) Risk Management
4 27 (15.08%) DevOps
5 21 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (11.73%) Software Engineering
6 20 (11.17%) High Availability
6 20 (11.17%) SDLC
7 17 (9.50%) Test Automation
7 17 (9.50%) Waterfall
8 13 (7.26%) Mentoring
8 13 (7.26%) Migration
8 13 (7.26%) SOA
9 12 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (6.15%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (5.59%) Open Source
12 9 (5.03%) Project Management
12 9 (5.03%) Service Delivery
12 9 (5.03%) Statistics
13 8 (4.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 66 (36.87%) Perl
2 58 (32.40%) Java
3 54 (30.17%) Python
4 45 (25.14%) Bash Shell
5 37 (20.67%) SQL
6 35 (19.55%) C++
7 29 (16.20%) Shell Script
8 15 (8.38%) C#
9 14 (7.82%) JavaScript
9 14 (7.82%) PowerShell
10 11 (6.15%) Korn
11 10 (5.59%) Scala
12 7 (3.91%) AWK
12 7 (3.91%) sed
13 6 (3.35%) C
14 5 (2.79%) PL/SQL
15 4 (2.23%) Go
15 4 (2.23%) Ruby
16 3 (1.68%) MATLAB
16 3 (1.68%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (10.61%) AWS Certification
2 18 (10.06%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.82%) Degree
3 14 (7.82%) SC Cleared
4 13 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (6.70%) JNCIA
6 10 (5.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (5.03%) CCNP
8 8 (4.47%) CISSP
9 7 (3.91%) CCNA
10 6 (3.35%) CCIE
10 6 (3.35%) CCSP
11 5 (2.79%) DV Cleared
11 5 (2.79%) ISTQB
12 4 (2.23%) CWNA
13 3 (1.68%) CCSA
13 3 (1.68%) GIAC
13 3 (1.68%) Linux+ Certification
13 3 (1.68%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (1.68%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.29%) SLA
2 7 (3.91%) QA
3 6 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.23%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.23%) SAS 70
5 3 (1.68%) ISO 22301
5 3 (1.68%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.56%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 13 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.47%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (3.91%) HDFS
3 7 (3.91%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 6 (3.35%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.35%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (2.23%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.23%) Firmware
5 4 (2.23%) vSphere
6 3 (1.68%) Docker
6 3 (1.68%) NFS
6 3 (1.68%) Samba
6 3 (1.68%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 36 (20.11%) Puppet
2 32 (17.88%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (12.29%) Terraform
4 17 (9.50%) Ansible
5 9 (5.03%) Salt
5 9 (5.03%) Tivoli
6 8 (4.47%) Nagios
7 6 (3.35%) vCenter Server
8 5 (2.79%) Hadoop YARN
9 4 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (1.68%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (1.68%) Opsview
10 3 (1.68%) vMotion
10 3 (1.68%) WMI
10 3 (1.68%) WSUS
11 2 (1.12%) Kubernetes
11 2 (1.12%) Netcool
11 2 (1.12%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 2 (1.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (34.64%) Juniper
2 55 (30.73%) Cisco
3 51 (28.49%) F5
4 41 (22.91%) CheckPoint
5 39 (21.79%) Blue Coat
6 38 (21.23%) Palo Alto
7 32 (17.88%) Crossbeam
8 30 (16.76%) Red Hat
9 28 (15.64%) Oracle
9 28 (15.64%) Sourcefire
10 22 (12.29%) VMware
11 19 (10.61%) ServiceNow
12 15 (8.38%) HP
13 14 (7.82%) Microsoft
14 12 (6.70%) IBM
15 8 (4.47%) NetApp
16 7 (3.91%) Ab Initio
16 7 (3.91%) Aruba
16 7 (3.91%) Extreme Networks
17 5 (2.79%) Sun