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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank - 28 30
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 0 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 3.14% 3.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 28.13% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 5
Average salary - £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
10 32 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.75% 11.15% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 32
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £28,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 20 August 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (50.00%) OCP
3 4 (50.00%) SQLPlus
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) EDI
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) FTP
5 2 (25.00%) OCA
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) HPUX
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) ActionScript
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (25.00%) TRADACOMS
5 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (25.00%) EDIFACT

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (25.00%) Gentran
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (12.50%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (50.00%) SQLPlus
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) OLAP
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (12.50%) Essbase
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) EDI Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) EDI
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
1 2 (25.00%) EDIFACT
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) TRADACOMS
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) ActionScript
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) OCP
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (25.00%) OCA
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (12.50%) Siebel
2 1 (12.50%) Informatica
2 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards