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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 16 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 5 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.59% 7.22% 14.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.46% 40.63% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 21
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +40.00%
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
13 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.93% 17.78% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 24
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 May 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (40.00%) MCSE
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (30.00%) OLAP
4 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (30.00%) NetApp
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (30.00%) XenApp
4 3 (30.00%) XenServer
4 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle OLAP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (30.00%) OLAP
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) MaxDB
2 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Support Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (10.00%) Symmetrix
1 1 (10.00%) Celerra
1 1 (10.00%) Symmetrix DMX
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) HPUX
4 1 (10.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) E-business
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) MCSD
2 1 (10.00%) CCA
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCEA
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 3 (30.00%) XenServer
3 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) NFS
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas File System
4 1 (10.00%) SRDF
4 1 (10.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (10.00%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (10.00%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Sun
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) CommVault
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec