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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 21 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 203 216 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.54% 10.18% 9.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.04% 37.44% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 177 204 137
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £54,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
654 577 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.50% 27.19% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 580 542 372
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 24 October 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Birmingham

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 178 (59.93%) SQL
2 141 (47.47%) Finance
3 99 (33.33%) Oracle
4 96 (32.32%) Linux
5 83 (27.95%) ITIL
6 71 (23.91%) Windows
7 64 (21.55%) Java
7 64 (21.55%) Perl
8 61 (20.54%) Shell Script
9 53 (17.85%) Solaris
10 50 (16.84%) PL/SQL
11 41 (13.80%) Equities
12 40 (13.47%) Cisco
13 38 (12.79%) Firewall
14 35 (11.78%) Security Cleared
15 33 (11.11%) CheckPoint
16 31 (10.44%) SQL Server
16 31 (10.44%) Banking
16 31 (10.44%) Oracle Database
17 30 (10.10%) CCNP
17 30 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
18 29 (9.76%) OSPF
18 29 (9.76%) BGP
18 29 (9.76%) SC Cleared
19 28 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
19 28 (9.43%) Tcl
20 26 (8.75%) Service Management
20 26 (8.75%) Problem Management
21 24 (8.08%) Investment Banking
22 23 (7.74%) Python

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 21 (7.07%) Tomcat
2 19 (6.40%) Apache
3 13 (4.38%) WebLogic
4 12 (4.04%) JBoss
5 10 (3.37%) Oracle Workflow
5 10 (3.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (2.69%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.36%) SAS
7 7 (2.36%) IIS
8 4 (1.35%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.01%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.34%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.34%) PegaRULES
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.34%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 15 (5.05%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (6.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (5.72%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.69%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.67%) Academy Housing
4 2 (0.67%) arcHouse
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.79%) Firewall
2 29 (9.76%) OSPF
2 29 (9.76%) BGP
3 19 (6.40%) Internet
4 15 (5.05%) Network Security
5 13 (4.38%) Junos
6 9 (3.03%) Extranet
6 9 (3.03%) VPN
7 6 (2.02%) SAN
8 4 (1.35%) FTP
8 4 (1.35%) LDAP
8 4 (1.35%) Multicast
9 3 (1.01%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.01%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.67%) LAN
10 2 (0.67%) VoIP
10 2 (0.67%) WAN
10 2 (0.67%) DHCP
10 2 (0.67%) DNS
10 2 (0.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.44%) SQL Server
1 31 (10.44%) Oracle Database
2 20 (6.73%) Relational Database
3 19 (6.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (5.05%) RDBMS
5 11 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (3.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 9 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (2.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 7 (2.36%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 5 (1.68%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.68%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (1.68%) MySQL
9 5 (1.68%) Oracle Discoverer
9 5 (1.68%) Essbase
10 4 (1.35%) MarkLogic
10 4 (1.35%) DB2
10 4 (1.35%) Informix
10 4 (1.35%) KDB
10 4 (1.35%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 10 (3.37%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (2.02%) ProC
3 1 (0.34%) Hudson
3 1 (0.34%) Toad
3 1 (0.34%) JUnit
General
1 141 (47.47%) Finance
2 31 (10.44%) Banking
3 24 (8.08%) Investment Banking
4 20 (6.73%) Financial Institution
5 18 (6.06%) Front Office
6 10 (3.37%) Back Office
7 7 (2.36%) Retail
8 6 (2.02%) Legal
9 5 (1.68%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (30.30%) Applications Support
2 85 (28.62%) Analyst
3 64 (21.55%) Support Analyst
4 37 (12.46%) Applications Support Analyst
5 29 (9.76%) Firewall Engineer
6 21 (7.07%) Support Specialist
7 20 (6.73%) Team Leader
8 17 (5.72%) Applications Specialist
9 16 (5.39%) Architect
9 16 (5.39%) Applications Support Specialist
10 14 (4.71%) Administrator
11 13 (4.38%) DBA
12 12 (4.04%) Oracle DBA
13 10 (3.37%) Development Team Leader
13 10 (3.37%) Support Team Leader
13 10 (3.37%) Oracle Team Leader
14 8 (2.69%) Technical Specialist
14 8 (2.69%) Oracle Applications DBA
14 8 (2.69%) Project Manager
15 7 (2.36%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.40%) J2EE
2 12 (4.04%) Middleware
3 10 (3.37%) JMS
4 5 (1.68%) XML
5 4 (1.35%) Web Services
5 4 (1.35%) D-Bus
6 3 (1.01%) HTML
6 3 (1.01%) JSP
7 2 (0.67%) Servlets
7 2 (0.67%) .NET
7 2 (0.67%) XSD
7 2 (0.67%) XSLT
8 1 (0.34%) Struts
8 1 (0.34%) SonicMQ
8 1 (0.34%) Java EE
8 1 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.80%) Equities
2 20 (6.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (6.06%) Clustering
4 17 (5.72%) Wiki
5 16 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.71%) Derivative
6 14 (4.71%) Fixed Income
7 10 (3.37%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.37%) Data Integration
8 9 (3.03%) Mainframe
9 8 (2.69%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.68%) LPAR
10 5 (1.68%) Open Source
11 4 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.67%) Symmetrix DMX
12 2 (0.67%) PDA
13 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.34%) HACMP
13 1 (0.34%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 96 (32.32%) Linux
2 71 (23.91%) Windows
3 53 (17.85%) Solaris
4 20 (6.73%) AIX
5 6 (2.02%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.35%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.01%) HPUX
8 2 (0.67%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.67%) SUSE
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (27.95%) ITIL
2 28 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (8.75%) Service Management
3 26 (8.75%) Problem Management
4 21 (7.07%) Incident Management
5 19 (6.40%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (5.05%) Load Balancing
6 15 (5.05%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (4.71%) Workflow
7 14 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (4.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (4.71%) Matrix Management
8 13 (4.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (4.38%) SOA
9 12 (4.04%) Migration
10 11 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (3.70%) Capacity Management
11 10 (3.37%) Low Latency
11 10 (3.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 178 (59.93%) SQL
2 64 (21.55%) Java
2 64 (21.55%) Perl
3 61 (20.54%) Shell Script
4 50 (16.84%) PL/SQL
5 28 (9.43%) Tcl
6 23 (7.74%) Python
7 22 (7.41%) C
8 17 (5.72%) Bash Shell
9 16 (5.39%) C++
10 4 (1.35%) COBOL
10 4 (1.35%) C#
11 2 (0.67%) Korn
12 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (11.78%) Security Cleared
2 30 (10.10%) CCNP
2 30 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (9.76%) SC Cleared
4 19 (6.40%) Degree
4 19 (6.40%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (4.38%) Check Point Certification
5 13 (4.38%) CCSA
6 10 (3.37%) OCP
6 10 (3.37%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (1.01%) CISM
7 3 (1.01%) CISSP
7 3 (1.01%) SAS Certification
8 2 (0.67%) CISA
8 2 (0.67%) CCNA
9 1 (0.34%) ISEB
9 1 (0.34%) MCSE
9 1 (0.34%) MCSA
9 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.36%) QA
2 5 (1.68%) SLA
2 5 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.02%) Netcool
1 6 (2.02%) Nagios
1 6 (2.02%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (1.35%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.35%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (0.67%) Control-M
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.34%) MOM
4 1 (0.34%) Foglight
4 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.34%) WSUS
4 1 (0.34%) SCOM
4 1 (0.34%) YUM
Vendors
1 99 (33.33%) Oracle
2 40 (13.47%) Cisco
3 33 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 21 (7.07%) Juniper
5 16 (5.39%) Sybase
5 16 (5.39%) Microsoft
6 14 (4.71%) Blue Coat
7 12 (4.04%) VMware
8 8 (2.69%) Sun
8 8 (2.69%) IBM
9 6 (2.02%) Hyperion
10 5 (1.68%) F5
11 4 (1.35%) Borland
11 4 (1.35%) CA
11 4 (1.35%) Axway
11 4 (1.35%) Northgate
12 3 (1.01%) HP
12 3 (1.01%) EMC
12 3 (1.01%) SAP
13 2 (0.67%) Tufin
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £47500 per annum + car allowance + bens.
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Posted: 17 days ago