Period
to 22 April 2018

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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 17 23
Rank change year-on-year -38 +6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Unix 127 265 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.88% 9.84% 9.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.22% 29.54% 29.93%
Number of salaries quoted 101 168 310
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £34,400 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £44,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.37% -5.00% +5.26%

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 697 897 1,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 26.81% 33.30% 30.33%
Number of salaries quoted 582 679 1,117
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -2.06% +14.12%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £28,650
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Unix.

1 90 (70.87%) Linux
2 55 (43.31%) Windows
3 54 (42.52%) SQL
4 45 (35.43%) Python
5 40 (31.50%) Amazon AWS
6 29 (22.83%) Cisco
7 27 (21.26%) XML
7 27 (21.26%) DevOps
8 26 (20.47%) Oracle
9 25 (19.69%) C++
9 25 (19.69%) Java
10 22 (17.32%) Bash Shell
11 21 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (16.54%) HP
11 21 (16.54%) Firewall
12 19 (14.96%) Juniper
12 19 (14.96%) CheckPoint
12 19 (14.96%) Tomcat
12 19 (14.96%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (14.17%) Solaris
14 17 (13.39%) ITIL
14 17 (13.39%) Telecoms
14 17 (13.39%) F5
14 17 (13.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (13.39%) Blue Coat
14 17 (13.39%) Sourcefire
14 17 (13.39%) Crossbeam
15 16 (12.60%) ISTQB
15 16 (12.60%) Relational Database
15 16 (12.60%) Palo Alto

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 19 (14.96%) Tomcat
2 13 (10.24%) OpenStack
3 11 (8.66%) WebLogic
4 10 (7.87%) JBoss
4 10 (7.87%) WebSphere
5 7 (5.51%) Apache
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (3.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (2.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 40 (31.50%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (14.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (9.45%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (9.45%) Amazon Glacier
3 12 (9.45%) Amazon S3
3 12 (9.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (7.09%) SaaS
5 7 (5.51%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (4.72%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (2.36%) FinancialForce
8 1 (0.79%) GitHub
8 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.54%) Firewall
2 17 (13.39%) Sourcefire
3 9 (7.09%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.30%) Network Security
5 6 (4.72%) Internet
6 3 (2.36%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.36%) LAN
6 3 (2.36%) RFID
6 3 (2.36%) VoIP
6 3 (2.36%) WAN
6 3 (2.36%) WLAN
7 2 (1.57%) BGP
7 2 (1.57%) MPLS
7 2 (1.57%) OSPF
7 2 (1.57%) RIP
7 2 (1.57%) SAN
7 2 (1.57%) SSH
8 1 (0.79%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.79%) IPsec
8 1 (0.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.60%) Relational Database
2 15 (11.81%) NoSQL
2 15 (11.81%) RDBMS
3 9 (7.09%) MongoDB
4 8 (6.30%) MySQL
5 7 (5.51%) Big Data
5 7 (5.51%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.94%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (3.15%) CouchDB
7 4 (3.15%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.15%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (8.66%) SoapUI
2 10 (7.87%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.87%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.94%) JIRA
4 4 (3.15%) Selenium
4 4 (3.15%) Subversion
5 1 (0.79%) Ant
5 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.79%) GitLab
5 1 (0.79%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.79%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.79%) Maven
5 1 (0.79%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (13.39%) Telecoms
2 15 (11.81%) French Language
2 15 (11.81%) German Language
3 9 (7.09%) Billing
4 6 (4.72%) Finance
5 3 (2.36%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.36%) Retail
6 2 (1.57%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 29 (22.83%) Analyst
2 17 (13.39%) Consultant
3 16 (12.60%) Developer
3 16 (12.60%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (12.60%) Security Analyst
4 15 (11.81%) AWS Engineer
4 15 (11.81%) Blue Coat Analyst
4 15 (11.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (11.81%) Firewall Analyst
5 14 (11.02%) Support Engineer
6 13 (10.24%) Cloud Engineer
6 13 (10.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 13 (10.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 12 (9.45%) Implementation Consultant
8 10 (7.87%) Deployment Engineer
8 10 (7.87%) Graduate
8 10 (7.87%) Test Analyst
9 9 (7.09%) Java Consultant
9 9 (7.09%) Junior
9 9 (7.09%) Telecoms Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.26%) XML
2 13 (10.24%) JSON
2 13 (10.24%) LDAP
3 10 (7.87%) Java EE
4 9 (7.09%) Apache Camel
4 9 (7.09%) J2EE
4 9 (7.09%) Middleware
5 8 (6.30%) Web Services
6 7 (5.51%) HTML
7 5 (3.94%) REST
8 4 (3.15%) RESTful
9 3 (2.36%) Express
9 3 (2.36%) koa
9 3 (2.36%) LAMP
9 3 (2.36%) Node.js
9 3 (2.36%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.79%) .NET
10 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.79%) CGI
10 1 (0.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.87%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.51%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (4.72%) Fintech
5 6 (4.72%) Mobile Computing
5 6 (4.72%) W3C
6 4 (3.15%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.36%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.36%) Cyberattack
7 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.57%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 90 (70.87%) Linux
2 55 (43.31%) Windows
3 18 (14.17%) Solaris
4 17 (13.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (11.81%) Windows 2000
5 15 (11.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (10.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.51%) Android
8 6 (4.72%) Apple iOS
8 6 (4.72%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (2.36%) AIX
9 3 (2.36%) CentOS
9 3 (2.36%) HPUX
9 3 (2.36%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.36%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.57%) Debian
10 2 (1.57%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.26%) DevOps
2 21 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (13.39%) ITIL
4 13 (10.24%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (10.24%) Test Automation
4 13 (10.24%) Test Scripting
5 12 (9.45%) High Availability
5 12 (9.45%) Test Management
6 11 (8.66%) Defect Management
7 10 (7.87%) Software Engineering
8 9 (7.09%) Project Management
8 9 (7.09%) Unit Testing
9 8 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.30%) Scrum
10 7 (5.51%) Open Source
10 7 (5.51%) Scenario Testing
10 7 (5.51%) SDLC
10 7 (5.51%) User Stories
10 7 (5.51%) Workflow
11 6 (4.72%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (42.52%) SQL
2 45 (35.43%) Python
3 25 (19.69%) C++
3 25 (19.69%) Java
4 22 (17.32%) Bash Shell
5 9 (7.09%) C#
5 9 (7.09%) PowerShell
5 9 (7.09%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.30%) Perl
7 7 (5.51%) C
7 7 (5.51%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.72%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.36%) Bourne shell
10 2 (1.57%) Scala
11 1 (0.79%) VB
11 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (12.60%) ISTQB
2 13 (10.24%) SC Cleared
2 13 (10.24%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (7.87%) Degree
4 4 (3.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.36%) RHCE
6 2 (1.57%) CCSA
6 2 (1.57%) CCSE
6 2 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.57%) CISSP
6 2 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.57%) JNCIA
6 2 (1.57%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.79%) CCIE
7 1 (0.79%) CCIE Security
7 1 (0.79%) CCNA
7 1 (0.79%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) QA
2 6 (4.72%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.57%) SLA
4 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (8.66%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.87%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.15%) vSphere
5 1 (0.79%) Docker
5 1 (0.79%) HDFS
5 1 (0.79%) KVM
5 1 (0.79%) NFS
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (10.24%) Ansible
1 13 (10.24%) HP ALM
2 2 (1.57%) Nagios
2 2 (1.57%) Puppet
3 1 (0.79%) Cacti
3 1 (0.79%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.79%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.79%) Salt
3 1 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (22.83%) Cisco
2 26 (20.47%) Oracle
3 21 (16.54%) HP
4 19 (14.96%) CheckPoint
4 19 (14.96%) Juniper
5 17 (13.39%) Blue Coat
5 17 (13.39%) Crossbeam
5 17 (13.39%) F5
6 16 (12.60%) Palo Alto
7 10 (7.87%) Red Hat
8 9 (7.09%) TIBCO
8 9 (7.09%) VMware
9 7 (5.51%) Microsoft
10 3 (2.36%) Cassiopae
10 3 (2.36%) Linedata
10 3 (2.36%) NETSOL
10 3 (2.36%) Sage
10 3 (2.36%) Splunk
10 3 (2.36%) White Clarke
10 3 (2.36%) Xero