Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 17 39
Rank change year-on-year -4 +22 -8
Permanent jobs citing Unix 211 388 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 8.76% 10.83% 6.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.95% 31.83% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 121 295 278
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 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 813 1219 1238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 33.75% 34.02% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 621 1048 958
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £31,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.15% +11.88%

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 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 166 (78.67%) Linux
2 113 (53.55%) Windows
3 85 (40.28%) Juniper
4 84 (39.81%) Perl
5 82 (38.86%) Firewall
6 81 (38.39%) Cisco
7 75 (35.55%) TCP/IP
7 75 (35.55%) Java
8 71 (33.65%) F5
9 68 (32.23%) Python
10 59 (27.96%) CheckPoint
11 58 (27.49%) ITIL
12 57 (27.01%) Solaris
12 57 (27.01%) Palo Alto
13 54 (25.59%) Blue Coat
14 49 (23.22%) Bash Shell
15 45 (21.33%) C++
16 43 (20.38%) Risk Management
16 43 (20.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 43 (20.38%) Digital Economy
17 42 (19.91%) German Language
17 42 (19.91%) Puppet
18 40 (18.96%) Amazon AWS
18 40 (18.96%) Windows Server 2008
19 39 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
20 38 (18.01%) Crossbeam
21 36 (17.06%) Opscode Chef
21 36 (17.06%) Sourcefire
21 36 (17.06%) Windows 2000
22 35 (16.59%) SLA

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 10 (4.74%) WebSphere
2 9 (4.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (3.79%) IBM HTTP Server
3 8 (3.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (3.32%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.84%) SAS
6 3 (1.42%) Apache
6 3 (1.42%) Eucalyptus
6 3 (1.42%) IIS
6 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.95%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.47%) Confluence
8 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.42%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.47%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 40 (18.96%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (13.74%) SaaS
3 6 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.42%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (0.47%) Responsys
5 1 (0.47%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 82 (38.86%) Firewall
2 75 (35.55%) TCP/IP
3 23 (10.90%) DNS
4 20 (9.48%) HTTP
5 19 (9.00%) BGP
6 18 (8.53%) SSL
7 16 (7.58%) OSPF
8 11 (5.21%) Network Security
8 11 (5.21%) WAN
9 9 (4.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (4.27%) DHCP
9 9 (4.27%) EIGRP
9 9 (4.27%) Ethernet
9 9 (4.27%) IPv4
9 9 (4.27%) L2TP
9 9 (4.27%) MPLS
9 9 (4.27%) PPP
9 9 (4.27%) VPN
9 9 (4.27%) Wireshark
9 9 (4.27%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.48%) MySQL
1 20 (9.48%) Relational Database
2 18 (8.53%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.11%) DB2
4 14 (6.64%) SQL Server
5 13 (6.16%) MongoDB
6 12 (5.69%) RDBMS
7 9 (4.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (3.32%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.90%) Big Data
9 4 (1.90%) Informix
9 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.42%) OLTP
10 3 (1.42%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.95%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.95%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (11.85%) Maven
2 22 (10.43%) Ant
2 22 (10.43%) Git (software)
3 17 (8.06%) Apache Ivy
3 17 (8.06%) Gradle
4 11 (5.21%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.27%) Subversion
6 6 (2.84%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.84%) JIRA
7 5 (2.37%) IDA Disassembler
7 5 (2.37%) OllyDbg
7 5 (2.37%) WinDbg
8 3 (1.42%) Redmine
9 2 (0.95%) SoapUI
General
1 43 (20.38%) Digital Economy
2 42 (19.91%) German Language
3 28 (13.27%) French Language
4 17 (8.06%) Banking
5 14 (6.64%) Finance
6 11 (5.21%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.90%) Billing
7 4 (1.90%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.95%) Military
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (20.85%) Security Engineer
2 32 (15.17%) Linux Engineer
3 26 (12.32%) Senior Security Engineer
4 25 (11.85%) Support Engineer
5 22 (10.43%) Juniper Engineer
6 21 (9.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 21 (9.95%) Unix Engineer
7 20 (9.48%) Analyst
8 17 (8.06%) Software Engineer
9 16 (7.58%) Consultant
9 16 (7.58%) Network Engineer
9 16 (7.58%) Release Engineer
10 13 (6.16%) Team Leader
11 12 (5.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 12 (5.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 12 (5.69%) Network Support
11 12 (5.69%) Network Support Engineer
12 11 (5.21%) AWS DevOps
12 11 (5.21%) Blue Coat Analyst
12 11 (5.21%) Blue Coat Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.90%) Spring
2 11 (5.21%) HTML
2 11 (5.21%) Web Services
3 9 (4.27%) CSS
3 9 (4.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (3.79%) Middleware
5 7 (3.32%) Ajax
6 6 (2.84%) .NET
6 6 (2.84%) JSON
7 5 (2.37%) IBM Integration Bus
7 5 (2.37%) J2EE
7 5 (2.37%) Regular Expression
7 5 (2.37%) XML
8 4 (1.90%) Apache Camel
8 4 (1.90%) Java EE
9 3 (1.42%) Java SE
9 3 (1.42%) LAMP
9 3 (1.42%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (1.42%) SOAP
10 2 (0.95%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.64%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.69%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.74%) Cyber Attack
3 10 (4.74%) Fintech
4 6 (2.84%) Replication
5 5 (2.37%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 4 (1.90%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.42%) Clustering
7 3 (1.42%) Digital Currency
7 3 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.42%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.95%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.95%) CESG
8 2 (0.95%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.95%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.47%) PKI
9 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 166 (78.67%) Linux
2 113 (53.55%) Windows
3 57 (27.01%) Solaris
4 43 (20.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (18.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (17.06%) Windows 2000
7 32 (15.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (8.06%) CentOS
9 6 (2.84%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.37%) AIX
10 5 (2.37%) Windows Server
11 4 (1.90%) HPUX
12 3 (1.42%) Debian
12 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.95%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.47%) Android
14 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (27.49%) ITIL
2 43 (20.38%) Risk Management
3 39 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (16.11%) Mentoring
5 32 (15.17%) DevOps
5 32 (15.17%) Software Engineering
6 21 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (9.48%) SDLC
8 19 (9.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 18 (8.53%) SOA
10 17 (8.06%) Dependency Management
10 17 (8.06%) High Availability
11 16 (7.58%) Build Automation
12 15 (7.11%) Waterfall
13 13 (6.16%) Migration
13 13 (6.16%) Open Source
13 13 (6.16%) Service Delivery
14 12 (5.69%) Coaching
14 12 (5.69%) Test Automation
15 11 (5.21%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 84 (39.81%) Perl
2 75 (35.55%) Java
3 68 (32.23%) Python
4 49 (23.22%) Bash Shell
5 45 (21.33%) C++
6 30 (14.22%) SQL
7 29 (13.74%) Shell Script
8 18 (8.53%) PowerShell
9 17 (8.06%) C#
10 12 (5.69%) Korn
11 11 (5.21%) JavaScript
12 10 (4.74%) C
13 9 (4.27%) Ruby
14 8 (3.79%) AWK
14 8 (3.79%) sed
15 6 (2.84%) PHP
16 3 (1.42%) Go
16 3 (1.42%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.42%) Scala
17 2 (0.95%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (10.43%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (7.11%) Degree
4 12 (5.69%) CCNP
4 12 (5.69%) JNCIA
5 11 (5.21%) AWS Certification
6 9 (4.27%) CCIE
6 9 (4.27%) CCSP
7 8 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (3.32%) CISSP
8 7 (3.32%) DV Cleared
9 6 (2.84%) CCNA
10 5 (2.37%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.90%) CISM
11 4 (1.90%) CWNA
12 3 (1.42%) GIAC
12 3 (1.42%) Linux+ Certification
12 3 (1.42%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (1.42%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (16.59%) SLA
2 10 (4.74%) QA
3 7 (3.32%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.90%) SAS 70
5 4 (1.90%) SSAE 16
6 3 (1.42%) ISO 22301
6 3 (1.42%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 16 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.79%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 8 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (2.37%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.37%) vSphere
4 4 (1.90%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.90%) Firmware
5 3 (1.42%) Docker
5 3 (1.42%) NFS
5 3 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.42%) Samba
5 3 (1.42%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.95%) HDFS
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.47%) KVM
7 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (19.91%) Puppet
2 36 (17.06%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (14.22%) Ansible
4 21 (9.95%) Salt
5 11 (5.21%) Terraform
6 10 (4.74%) Tivoli
7 8 (3.79%) Nagios
8 7 (3.32%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.42%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (1.42%) Grafana
9 3 (1.42%) Icinga
9 3 (1.42%) Opsview
9 3 (1.42%) vMotion
9 3 (1.42%) WMI
9 3 (1.42%) WSUS
10 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.95%) Netcool
10 2 (0.95%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 2 (0.95%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (0.95%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 85 (40.28%) Juniper
2 81 (38.39%) Cisco
3 71 (33.65%) F5
4 59 (27.96%) CheckPoint
5 57 (27.01%) Palo Alto
6 54 (25.59%) Blue Coat
7 38 (18.01%) Crossbeam
8 36 (17.06%) Sourcefire
9 31 (14.69%) Oracle
10 27 (12.80%) VMware
11 24 (11.37%) Red Hat
12 17 (8.06%) HP
13 14 (6.64%) IBM
13 14 (6.64%) Microsoft
14 11 (5.21%) ServiceNow
15 9 (4.27%) NetApp
16 8 (3.79%) Ab Initio
17 7 (3.32%) Aruba
17 7 (3.32%) Extreme Networks
18 5 (2.37%) Sun