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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 20 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 1 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.83% 4.72% 4.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 36.36% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 3
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
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
11 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.17% 12.99% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 24
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £41,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014, 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 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
3 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (44.44%) SQLPlus
4 4 (44.44%) OCP
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (22.22%) FTP
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) TRADACOMS
6 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
6 2 (22.22%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Exalogic
6 2 (22.22%) Gentran
6 2 (22.22%) HPUX
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) MySQL
6 2 (22.22%) ActionScript

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (22.22%) Gentran
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (11.11%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 4 (44.44%) SQLPlus
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
4 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (11.11%) Essbase
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (11.11%) OLAP
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) DBA
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) EDI Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) EDI
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
1 2 (22.22%) EDIFACT
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) TRADACOMS
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Inmon Methodology
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) E-business
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) ActionScript
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) OCP
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (22.22%) OCA
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (11.11%) Siebel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica
2 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards