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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 18 22 31
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 115 166 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.28% 8.52% 6.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.45% 27.30% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 74 138 116
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 419 608 641
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 33.82% 31.20% 26.43%
Number of salaries quoted 318 555 476
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Unix as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Reading

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 242 (88.32%) Linux
2 118 (43.07%) Windows
3 92 (33.58%) TCP/IP
4 85 (31.02%) Cisco
5 81 (29.56%) Python
6 78 (28.47%) Firewall
7 75 (27.37%) Solaris
8 74 (27.01%) F5
9 73 (26.64%) Blue Coat
10 71 (25.91%) CheckPoint
11 67 (24.45%) Java
12 65 (23.72%) Perl
13 64 (23.36%) Palo Alto
14 60 (21.90%) Juniper
14 60 (21.90%) Risk Management
15 58 (21.17%) DevOps
16 57 (20.80%) Bash Shell
17 55 (20.07%) Puppet
17 55 (20.07%) Opscode Chef
18 48 (17.52%) VMware
18 48 (17.52%) ITIL
19 47 (17.15%) Oracle
19 47 (17.15%) Windows Server 2003
19 47 (17.15%) Windows Server 2008
19 47 (17.15%) Amazon AWS
20 44 (16.06%) Crossbeam
20 44 (16.06%) Sourcefire
20 44 (16.06%) Mentoring
21 43 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 43 (15.69%) Windows 2000

Unix
Top Related 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 14 (5.11%) IIS
2 10 (3.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (3.65%) WebLogic
3 8 (2.92%) Apache
4 7 (2.55%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.19%) JBoss
5 6 (2.19%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (1.82%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.46%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.09%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.09%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.09%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.09%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.19%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 47 (17.15%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (14.96%) SaaS
3 11 (4.01%) IaaS
4 6 (2.19%) PaaS
4 6 (2.19%) Responsys
4 6 (2.19%) Taleo
5 4 (1.46%) Office 365
6 3 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 92 (33.58%) TCP/IP
2 78 (28.47%) Firewall
3 32 (11.68%) SSL
4 27 (9.85%) HTTP
5 18 (6.57%) VPN
6 13 (4.74%) DNS
7 12 (4.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (4.01%) Network Security
9 10 (3.65%) SAN
10 9 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (3.28%) Wireless
11 8 (2.92%) SMS
11 8 (2.92%) Value-Added Service
12 7 (2.55%) BGP
12 7 (2.55%) GSM
12 7 (2.55%) SS7
12 7 (2.55%) SSH
12 7 (2.55%) UMTS
13 6 (2.19%) SMTP
13 6 (2.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.95%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.39%) MySQL
3 19 (6.93%) Relational Database
4 17 (6.20%) NoSQL
4 17 (6.20%) RDBMS
5 15 (5.47%) Oracle Database
6 11 (4.01%) DB2
7 9 (3.28%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (2.19%) Informix
10 6 (2.19%) OLAP
10 6 (2.19%) OLTP
10 6 (2.19%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (2.19%) Oracle OLAP
10 6 (2.19%) VLDB
11 5 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.82%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 38 (13.87%) Git (software)
2 29 (10.58%) Ant
2 29 (10.58%) Maven
3 13 (4.74%) Apache Ivy
3 13 (4.74%) Gradle
4 10 (3.65%) Subversion
5 9 (3.28%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.46%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.46%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.46%) JIRA
8 3 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.09%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.09%) VersionOne
8 3 (1.09%) WinDbg
9 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.36%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.36%) Trac
General
1 36 (13.14%) Finance
2 30 (10.95%) German Language
3 23 (8.39%) French Language
4 16 (5.84%) Banking
4 16 (5.84%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.92%) Marketing
6 5 (1.82%) Retail
7 4 (1.46%) Billing
8 2 (0.73%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) Military
9 1 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (19.71%) Security Engineer
2 52 (18.98%) Linux Engineer
3 42 (15.33%) Juniper Engineer
4 33 (12.04%) Support Engineer
5 32 (11.68%) Consultant
5 32 (11.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 31 (11.31%) Cisco Engineer
7 29 (10.58%) Senior Security Engineer
8 26 (9.49%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 22 (8.03%) Blue Coat Engineer
9 22 (8.03%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 21 (7.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 21 (7.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 20 (7.30%) Security Consultant
12 19 (6.93%) Release Engineer
13 18 (6.57%) Developer
14 15 (5.47%) Administrator
14 15 (5.47%) Architect
15 14 (5.11%) Network Support
15 14 (5.11%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.58%) Spring
2 25 (9.12%) Web Services
3 14 (5.11%) .NET
4 11 (4.01%) HTML
5 9 (3.28%) Ajax
6 7 (2.55%) CSS
6 7 (2.55%) Middleware
7 6 (2.19%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (1.46%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.46%) LAMP
9 3 (1.09%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.09%) J2EE
9 3 (1.09%) Regular Expression
9 3 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.73%) JPA
10 2 (0.73%) JSON
10 2 (0.73%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.73%) REST
10 2 (0.73%) SOAP
10 2 (0.73%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.03%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.38%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.38%) Cyber Attack
4 11 (4.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (4.01%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.92%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.55%) Replication
7 6 (2.19%) Clustering
8 5 (1.82%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.46%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.46%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.46%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.09%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.09%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.73%) Celerra
11 2 (0.73%) Fintech
12 1 (0.36%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 242 (88.32%) Linux
2 118 (43.07%) Windows
3 75 (27.37%) Solaris
4 47 (17.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (17.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (15.69%) Windows 2000
6 29 (10.58%) CentOS
7 18 (6.57%) Windows Server
8 12 (4.38%) Ubuntu
9 9 (3.28%) AIX
9 9 (3.28%) Debian
9 9 (3.28%) HPUX
10 5 (1.82%) SUSE
11 4 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.09%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.09%) VMS
13 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (21.90%) Risk Management
2 58 (21.17%) DevOps
3 48 (17.52%) ITIL
4 44 (16.06%) Mentoring
5 39 (14.23%) Information Security
6 31 (11.31%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (11.31%) Kalman Filter
7 26 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (9.49%) Continuous Delivery
8 23 (8.39%) Change Management
8 23 (8.39%) Identity Management
9 22 (8.03%) Coaching
9 22 (8.03%) Open Source
9 22 (8.03%) Prototyping
10 20 (7.30%) High Availability
10 20 (7.30%) Migration
11 19 (6.93%) Cybersecurity
12 18 (6.57%) Build Automation
12 18 (6.57%) Software Engineering
13 17 (6.20%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 81 (29.56%) Python
2 67 (24.45%) Java
3 65 (23.72%) Perl
4 57 (20.80%) Bash Shell
5 41 (14.96%) SQL
6 20 (7.30%) C++
7 19 (6.93%) Shell Script
8 17 (6.20%) JavaScript
9 13 (4.74%) PowerShell
10 12 (4.38%) PHP
11 11 (4.01%) PL/SQL
11 11 (4.01%) Ruby
11 11 (4.01%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.55%) C#
13 4 (1.46%) Tcl
14 3 (1.09%) C
15 1 (0.36%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.36%) Go
15 1 (0.36%) Groovy
15 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (7.30%) Degree
1 20 (7.30%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (5.11%) CCNA
4 12 (4.38%) CCIE
5 10 (3.65%) AWS Certification
5 10 (3.65%) CCNP
5 10 (3.65%) CCSP
6 9 (3.28%) CCIP
6 9 (3.28%) CCSA
6 9 (3.28%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.82%) CISM
8 5 (1.82%) HNC
8 5 (1.82%) HND
9 3 (1.09%) CISSP
9 3 (1.09%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.09%) MCSE
9 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.73%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.57%) SLA
2 5 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) COSO
4 1 (0.36%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 28 (10.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.20%) VMware ESX
3 10 (3.65%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.65%) XenServer
4 8 (2.92%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.19%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.46%) Docker
7 3 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.09%) vSphere
7 3 (1.09%) Xen
8 1 (0.36%) Firmware
8 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 55 (20.07%) Opscode Chef
1 55 (20.07%) Puppet
2 34 (12.41%) Ansible
3 26 (9.49%) Salt
4 15 (5.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 11 (4.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 8 (2.92%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (2.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (2.19%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 4 (1.46%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (1.46%) vMotion
8 4 (1.46%) WSUS
9 3 (1.09%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.09%) collectd
9 3 (1.09%) Graphite
9 3 (1.09%) Nagios
9 3 (1.09%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.09%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.73%) SELinux
Vendors
1 85 (31.02%) Cisco
2 74 (27.01%) F5
3 73 (26.64%) Blue Coat
4 71 (25.91%) CheckPoint
5 64 (23.36%) Palo Alto
6 60 (21.90%) Juniper
7 48 (17.52%) VMware
8 47 (17.15%) Oracle
9 44 (16.06%) Crossbeam
9 44 (16.06%) Sourcefire
10 29 (10.58%) Microsoft
11 27 (9.85%) Red Hat
12 12 (4.38%) EMC
12 12 (4.38%) HP
12 12 (4.38%) Sun
13 11 (4.01%) NetApp
14 10 (3.65%) Citrix
15 9 (3.28%) Sybase
15 9 (3.28%) Veeam
15 9 (3.28%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 33k
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + shift bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: 6 days ago