The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 20 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Unix 4 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.85% 3.17% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 31.58% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
Median salary £46,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
4 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.85% 10.05% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 10
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -26.31%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Unix.

1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) EMC
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) Nagios
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Ganglia
3 3 (42.86%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (42.86%) MRTG
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
3 3 (42.86%) Kernel Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Security Patching
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) FXall
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (28.57%) KVM
4 2 (28.57%) yum

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) MRTG
1 3 (42.86%) OpenLDAP
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) EMC Storage Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Unix Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Storage Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Architect
3 1 (14.29%) ArcSight Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SOC Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SOC Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Scripter
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Scripting Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) SCADA
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
1 3 (42.86%) Kernel Tuning
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (42.86%) Security Patching
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) HND
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (28.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ganglia
1 3 (42.86%) Nagios
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (28.57%) yum
3 1 (14.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) EMC
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) FXall
5 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
5 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire