The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 36 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 2 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.18% 7.94% 8.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 50.00% 43.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 7
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £53,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UNIX
England

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

Operating Systems Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
7 30 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.12% 15.87% 19.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 15
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

UNIX
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

UNIX Salary Trend in the Midlands

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) XenServer
3 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (60.00%) Network Design
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) E-business
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) MCSD
2 1 (20.00%) CCA
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCEA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenServer
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle