The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 40 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 87 128 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.00% 7.84% 5.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.51% 31.84% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81 122 80
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,600 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UNIX
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
341 402 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.61% 24.63% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 297 372 327
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 March 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Birmingham

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 117 (51.77%) Linux
2 108 (47.79%) SQL
3 86 (38.05%) Finance
4 73 (32.30%) Oracle
5 55 (24.34%) Windows
6 44 (19.47%) Java
7 42 (18.58%) ITIL
8 37 (16.37%) Shell Script
9 31 (13.72%) Solaris
10 30 (13.27%) PHP
11 27 (11.95%) Disaster Recovery
12 25 (11.06%) Perl
13 24 (10.62%) JavaScript
14 23 (10.18%) MySQL
15 22 (9.73%) Relational Database
16 21 (9.29%) Incident Management
16 21 (9.29%) Degree
16 21 (9.29%) Tomcat
17 20 (8.85%) Banking
17 20 (8.85%) SQL Server
17 20 (8.85%) AIX
17 20 (8.85%) Oracle Database
18 19 (8.41%) IBM
18 19 (8.41%) Firewall
19 18 (7.96%) Apache
20 17 (7.52%) JBoss
20 17 (7.52%) RDBMS
20 17 (7.52%) SLA
20 17 (7.52%) Security Cleared
21 16 (7.08%) PL/SQL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 21 (9.29%) Tomcat
2 18 (7.96%) Apache
3 17 (7.52%) JBoss
4 15 (6.64%) WebSphere
5 12 (5.31%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (5.31%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.21%) MQSeries
6 5 (2.21%) CICS
7 4 (1.77%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.77%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.88%) Drupal
9 2 (0.88%) SAS
10 1 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.44%) nginx
10 1 (0.44%) Sonic ESB
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 12 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.98%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (2.65%) assyst
4 5 (2.21%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.41%) Firewall
2 13 (5.75%) SAN
3 12 (5.31%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.98%) OSPF
4 9 (3.98%) BGP
5 7 (3.10%) SSL
6 5 (2.21%) Internet
7 4 (1.77%) NAS
8 3 (1.33%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.33%) Network Security
8 3 (1.33%) Intranet
8 3 (1.33%) LDAP
9 2 (0.88%) FTP
9 2 (0.88%) HTTP
9 2 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.88%) Multicast
10 1 (0.44%) VLAN
10 1 (0.44%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.18%) MySQL
2 22 (9.73%) Relational Database
3 20 (8.85%) Oracle Database
3 20 (8.85%) SQL Server
4 17 (7.52%) RDBMS
5 13 (5.75%) DB2
6 12 (5.31%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (5.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (3.98%) NoSQL
8 7 (3.10%) Informix
9 5 (2.21%) Redis
10 4 (1.77%) Couchbase
10 4 (1.77%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (1.33%) Hazelcast
11 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 2 (0.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 2 (0.88%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (3.10%) Toad
2 5 (2.21%) ProC
3 2 (0.88%) Subversion
3 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.88%) Mercurial
3 2 (0.88%) Hudson
3 2 (0.88%) JUnit
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
General
1 86 (38.05%) Finance
2 20 (8.85%) Banking
3 8 (3.54%) Retail
3 8 (3.54%) Investment Banking
3 8 (3.54%) Back Office
3 8 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.65%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.21%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.33%) Legal
7 2 (0.88%) Front Office
7 2 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (23.45%) Analyst
2 30 (13.27%) Support Analyst
2 30 (13.27%) Applications Support
3 29 (12.83%) Developer
4 26 (11.50%) Consultant
5 21 (9.29%) Technical Consultant
6 19 (8.41%) Administrator
7 18 (7.96%) Architect
8 14 (6.19%) DBA
8 14 (6.19%) Applications Support Analyst
9 12 (5.31%) Oracle DBA
10 11 (4.87%) Operations Analyst
10 11 (4.87%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (4.42%) Technical Architect
11 10 (4.42%) Java Developer
11 10 (4.42%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (3.54%) UNIX Administrator
12 8 (3.54%) Support Manager
12 8 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (3.54%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.64%) HTML
2 14 (6.19%) J2EE
3 10 (4.42%) CSS
3 10 (4.42%) Middleware
4 9 (3.98%) Java EE
4 9 (3.98%) XML
5 7 (3.10%) Web Services
6 5 (2.21%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (2.21%) HTML5
6 5 (2.21%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (2.21%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.21%) ISPF
6 5 (2.21%) .NET
7 2 (0.88%) JSP
7 2 (0.88%) Spring Security
7 2 (0.88%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (0.88%) RESTful
7 2 (0.88%) LAMP
7 2 (0.88%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.75%) Mainframe
2 13 (5.75%) Equities
3 10 (4.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (3.54%) Derivative
4 8 (3.54%) LPAR
4 8 (3.54%) Open Source
5 7 (3.10%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.65%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.77%) GIS
9 3 (1.33%) Replication
9 3 (1.33%) Clustering
9 3 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.44%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.44%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 117 (51.77%) Linux
2 55 (24.34%) Windows
3 31 (13.72%) Solaris
4 20 (8.85%) AIX
5 8 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.21%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (2.21%) MVS
7 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.88%) FreeBSD
8 2 (0.88%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.44%) HPUX
9 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.58%) ITIL
2 27 (11.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (9.29%) Incident Management
4 15 (6.64%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (6.19%) Problem Management
6 13 (5.75%) Project Management
6 13 (5.75%) SOA
7 12 (5.31%) Migration
8 11 (4.87%) Service Management
8 11 (4.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (3.98%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (3.98%) Software Engineering
10 8 (3.54%) Project Planning
10 8 (3.54%) Risk Management
11 7 (3.10%) E-Commerce
11 7 (3.10%) Configuration Management
11 7 (3.10%) Information Security
11 7 (3.10%) Performance Analysis
12 6 (2.65%) Capacity Management
12 6 (2.65%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 108 (47.79%) SQL
2 44 (19.47%) Java
3 37 (16.37%) Shell Script
4 30 (13.27%) PHP
5 25 (11.06%) Perl
6 24 (10.62%) JavaScript
7 16 (7.08%) PL/SQL
8 13 (5.75%) C
9 11 (4.87%) Python
10 9 (3.98%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.54%) Ruby
11 8 (3.54%) C++
12 7 (3.10%) C#
13 6 (2.65%) Tcl
14 5 (2.21%) JCL
14 5 (2.21%) PHP5
15 2 (0.88%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.88%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.29%) Degree
2 17 (7.52%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.87%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.98%) CCNP
6 7 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (2.65%) CISSP
7 6 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.77%) CISM
9 3 (1.33%) CCNA
9 3 (1.33%) CSSLP
10 2 (0.88%) OSCP
10 2 (0.88%) GIAC
10 2 (0.88%) GCFA
10 2 (0.88%) CEH
10 2 (0.88%) SSCP
10 2 (0.88%) CISA
11 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.44%) CCA
11 1 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.52%) SLA
2 4 (1.77%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.44%) NFS
3 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (6.19%) Control-M
2 10 (4.42%) Tivoli
3 8 (3.54%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (2.65%) ITRS Geneos
4 6 (2.65%) Nagios
4 6 (2.65%) Netcool
4 6 (2.65%) Foglight
5 5 (2.21%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.77%) Puppet
7 3 (1.33%) SCOM
8 2 (0.88%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.44%) yum
Vendors
1 73 (32.30%) Oracle
2 19 (8.41%) IBM
3 15 (6.64%) VMware
4 14 (6.19%) Cisco
5 10 (4.42%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.54%) Sun
6 8 (3.54%) HP
6 8 (3.54%) Sybase
6 8 (3.54%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.54%) CheckPoint
7 6 (2.65%) ServiceNow
7 6 (2.65%) Citrix
7 6 (2.65%) BMC
8 5 (2.21%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.33%) SAP
10 2 (0.88%) EMC
10 2 (0.88%) CA
10 2 (0.88%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.88%) i2
10 2 (0.88%) NetApp
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