The first table below looks at the demand for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 39 14 28
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 101 224 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.02% 10.94% 5.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.99% 39.93% 25.67%
Number of salaries quoted 87 197 88
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £34,625
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
421 561 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.91% 27.41% 22.49%
Number of salaries quoted 379 496 337
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
UNIX
West Midlands

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

UNIX
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Birmingham region.

UNIX Salary Trend in Birmingham

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Birmingham

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 94 (48.45%) Finance
2 91 (46.91%) SQL
3 86 (44.33%) Linux
4 82 (42.27%) Oracle
5 66 (34.02%) Java
6 52 (26.80%) Shell Script
7 44 (22.68%) Windows
8 34 (17.53%) C
9 33 (17.01%) PL/SQL
10 32 (16.49%) Solaris
11 29 (14.95%) Perl
12 28 (14.43%) Python
12 28 (14.43%) Microsoft
13 27 (13.92%) ITIL
14 25 (12.89%) AIX
15 23 (11.86%) SQL Server
16 22 (11.34%) Relational Database
17 21 (10.82%) Firewall
18 20 (10.31%) Oracle Database
19 19 (9.79%) Security Cleared
20 18 (9.28%) HTML
21 17 (8.76%) RDBMS
21 17 (8.76%) Service Management
21 17 (8.76%) SC Cleared
22 16 (8.25%) Equities
22 16 (8.25%) J2EE
23 15 (7.73%) MySQL
23 15 (7.73%) C++
23 15 (7.73%) JBoss
23 15 (7.73%) Banking

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.67%) WebSphere
1 11 (5.67%) Apache
1 11 (5.67%) Tomcat
2 8 (4.12%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (4.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (3.09%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.58%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (1.55%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.55%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) Lync
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.52%) SAS
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.52%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 7 (3.61%) MS Office
2 3 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.15%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (5.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.06%) assyst
3 3 (1.55%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.82%) Firewall
2 7 (3.61%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.09%) SAN
3 6 (3.09%) OSPF
3 6 (3.09%) BGP
4 5 (2.58%) Internet
5 4 (2.06%) WAN
6 3 (1.55%) Network Security
6 3 (1.55%) Junos
6 3 (1.55%) LDAP
6 3 (1.55%) LAN
6 3 (1.55%) VoIP
6 3 (1.55%) DNS
7 2 (1.03%) PPP
7 2 (1.03%) VPN
7 2 (1.03%) DHCP
7 2 (1.03%) Extranet
7 2 (1.03%) MPLS
7 2 (1.03%) Multicast
8 1 (0.52%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.34%) Relational Database
3 20 (10.31%) Oracle Database
4 17 (8.76%) RDBMS
5 15 (7.73%) MySQL
6 11 (5.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (4.64%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (4.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (2.06%) Informix
10 3 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.55%) DB2
10 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.52%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 10 (5.15%) ProC
2 8 (4.12%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (4.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.55%) Toad
4 1 (0.52%) Subversion
4 1 (0.52%) Bugzilla
General
1 94 (48.45%) Finance
2 15 (7.73%) Banking
3 13 (6.70%) Financial Institution
3 13 (6.70%) Retail
4 9 (4.64%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.09%) Front Office
6 5 (2.58%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.06%) Legal
8 2 (1.03%) Billing
9 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Back Office
9 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (21.65%) Analyst
2 41 (21.13%) Applications Support
3 24 (12.37%) Support Analyst
4 22 (11.34%) Developer
4 22 (11.34%) Team Leader
5 17 (8.76%) Administrator
6 14 (7.22%) Applications Support Analyst
7 11 (5.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 11 (5.67%) UNIX Administrator
7 11 (5.67%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (5.15%) Support Team Leader
9 9 (4.64%) Technical Design Authority
9 9 (4.64%) DBA
10 8 (4.12%) Test Analyst
10 8 (4.12%) Development Team Leader
10 8 (4.12%) Security Specialist
10 8 (4.12%) AIX Administrator
10 8 (4.12%) Oracle Team Leader
11 7 (3.61%) Information Specialist
11 7 (3.61%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.28%) HTML
2 16 (8.25%) J2EE
3 13 (6.70%) CSS
4 8 (4.12%) Django
4 8 (4.12%) jQuery
5 6 (3.09%) JSP
5 6 (3.09%) XML
6 5 (2.58%) Web Services
6 5 (2.58%) Middleware
7 4 (2.06%) Servlets
7 4 (2.06%) Java EE
8 3 (1.55%) .NET
9 2 (1.03%) SOAP
9 2 (1.03%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.03%) Spring
9 2 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (1.03%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (1.03%) HTML5
9 2 (1.03%) CSS3
10 1 (0.52%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.25%) Equities
2 12 (6.19%) Open Source
3 10 (5.15%) LPAR
4 9 (4.64%) Wiki
5 8 (4.12%) Clustering
5 8 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.12%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.55%) PDA
8 3 (1.55%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.55%) HACMP
9 2 (1.03%) Human Factors
9 2 (1.03%) Symmetrix DMX
10 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 86 (44.33%) Linux
2 44 (22.68%) Windows
3 32 (16.49%) Solaris
4 25 (12.89%) AIX
5 6 (3.09%) HPUX
5 6 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.58%) SUSE
7 4 (2.06%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.55%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.55%) Debian
8 3 (1.55%) FreeBSD
8 3 (1.55%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.52%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.92%) ITIL
2 17 (8.76%) Service Management
3 15 (7.73%) Matrix Management
3 15 (7.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (5.67%) Information Security
5 10 (5.15%) SOA
5 10 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (5.15%) Workflow
5 10 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (4.64%) Capacity Management
6 9 (4.64%) Migration
6 9 (4.64%) Project Management
6 9 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (4.12%) Software Testing
8 7 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (3.61%) Problem Management
9 6 (3.09%) Release Management
9 6 (3.09%) Integration Testing
9 6 (3.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 91 (46.91%) SQL
2 66 (34.02%) Java
3 52 (26.80%) Shell Script
4 34 (17.53%) C
5 33 (17.01%) PL/SQL
6 29 (14.95%) Perl
7 28 (14.43%) Python
8 15 (7.73%) C++
9 12 (6.19%) Bash Shell
10 11 (5.67%) JavaScript
11 7 (3.61%) C#
12 5 (2.58%) PHP
12 5 (2.58%) VB
12 5 (2.58%) Tcl
13 3 (1.55%) Korn
14 2 (1.03%) ActionScript
14 2 (1.03%) Ruby
15 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (9.79%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.76%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.22%) Degree
4 10 (5.15%) CISSP
4 10 (5.15%) CISM
5 9 (4.64%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (4.12%) OCP
6 8 (4.12%) ISEB
7 6 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.09%) CCNP
8 5 (2.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.55%) CCSA
9 3 (1.55%) CISA
9 3 (1.55%) RHCE
9 3 (1.55%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.09%) QA
2 5 (2.58%) SLA
3 3 (1.55%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.06%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (2.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.52%) Xen
4 1 (0.52%) Nmap
4 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (2.06%) Control-M
1 4 (2.06%) Zenoss
2 3 (1.55%) YUM
2 3 (1.55%) Foglight
2 3 (1.55%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (1.03%) SCOM
4 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.52%) SCCM
4 1 (0.52%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.52%) Nessus
4 1 (0.52%) Netcool
Vendors
1 82 (42.27%) Oracle
2 28 (14.43%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.73%) JBoss
4 14 (7.22%) VMware
4 14 (7.22%) IBM
5 11 (5.67%) Cisco
6 8 (4.12%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.12%) CheckPoint
6 8 (4.12%) Sybase
7 7 (3.61%) Cyber-Ark
8 5 (2.58%) Juniper
8 5 (2.58%) HP
8 5 (2.58%) Citrix
9 4 (2.06%) EMC
9 4 (2.06%) CA
9 4 (2.06%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.55%) Tufin
10 3 (1.55%) F5
10 3 (1.55%) LogRhythm
10 3 (1.55%) Blue Coat
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Sourceright
Salary: Competative salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago