The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 37 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 4 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.43% 4.71% 4.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.81% 19.40% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 10
Average salary £36,250 £52,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.28% +22.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £33,200 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £52,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
UNIX
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
37 67 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 13.21% 24.28% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34 47 53
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

UNIX
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Solihull

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) Degree
4 8 (44.44%) PHP5
4 8 (44.44%) PHP
4 8 (44.44%) MySQL
4 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 8 (44.44%) CSS
5 7 (38.89%) Zend
5 7 (38.89%) HTML5
5 7 (38.89%) Laravel
6 6 (33.33%) OOP
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) OO
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
8 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 4 (22.22%) Web Development
8 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 3 (16.67%) Solaris
10 2 (11.11%) SAN
10 2 (11.11%) CommVault
10 2 (11.11%) NetApp
10 2 (11.11%) Veritas
10 2 (11.11%) Legato
10 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
10 2 (11.11%) Micro Focus
10 2 (11.11%) Oracle
10 2 (11.11%) COBOL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MySQL
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Hudson
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Junior
5 2 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) COBOL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
1 8 (44.44%) CSS
2 7 (38.89%) HTML5
2 7 (38.89%) Laravel
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) Symfony
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) OOP
2 5 (27.78%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) Transition Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) PHP
3 8 (44.44%) PHP5
4 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) COBOL
5 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Legato
1 2 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Zend
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) CommVault
2 2 (11.11%) NetApp
2 2 (11.11%) Veritas
2 2 (11.11%) Micro Focus