The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 60 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -11
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 209 302 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.71% 5.63% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.93% 23.61% 28.25%
Number of salaries quoted 194 247 345
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
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 West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1104 1279 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.61% 23.84% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1115 1206
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

UNIX
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

UNIX Salary Trend in the West Midlands

UNIX
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

UNIX
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -5 109 £50,000 +13.63% 10
Warwickshire -10 37 £35,000 +6.06% 5
Coventry -8 27 £47,500 +48.43% 3
Shropshire 0 15 £28,750 +25.00% 1
Staffordshire -31 11 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Solihull +2 4 £36,250 -30.28%
Wolverhampton -11 1 £30,500 -12.85% 1
Worcestershire -13 1 £43,596 -3.12%
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West 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.

1 266 (56.60%) Linux
2 180 (38.30%) SQL
3 172 (36.60%) Oracle
4 141 (30.00%) Windows
5 112 (23.83%) Finance
6 100 (21.28%) Java
7 71 (15.11%) Solaris
7 71 (15.11%) IBM
8 66 (14.04%) SQL Server
8 66 (14.04%) VMware
9 65 (13.83%) Perl
10 58 (12.34%) ITIL
11 57 (12.13%) HTML
12 54 (11.49%) Firewall
13 53 (11.28%) MySQL
14 49 (10.43%) Shell Script
14 49 (10.43%) Mainframe
15 47 (10.00%) JavaScript
16 44 (9.36%) JCL
16 44 (9.36%) ISPF
17 43 (9.15%) Incident Management
18 42 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
19 41 (8.72%) PHP
19 41 (8.72%) CSS
19 41 (8.72%) Cisco
20 40 (8.51%) WebSphere
21 39 (8.30%) Banking
21 39 (8.30%) HP
21 39 (8.30%) TCP/IP
21 39 (8.30%) AIX

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 40 (8.51%) WebSphere
2 34 (7.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 30 (6.38%) Apache
4 29 (6.17%) IBM Notes
5 27 (5.74%) Tomcat
6 20 (4.26%) JBoss
7 16 (3.40%) WebLogic
7 16 (3.40%) MQSeries
7 16 (3.40%) SAS
8 15 (3.19%) CICS
9 7 (1.49%) MS Exchange
9 7 (1.49%) IIS
10 6 (1.28%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.85%) WordPress
11 4 (0.85%) Exstream Dialogue
11 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 37 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.64%) MS Office
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.06%) Magento
4 4 (0.85%) Exstream
4 4 (0.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.43%) Odoo
5 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.21%) Agresso
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.77%) IaaS
3 6 (1.28%) SaaS
4 3 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (11.49%) Firewall
2 39 (8.30%) TCP/IP
3 29 (6.17%) SAN
4 20 (4.26%) Network Security
5 16 (3.40%) Internet
5 16 (3.40%) WAN
6 15 (3.19%) LAN
7 14 (2.98%) HTTP
8 13 (2.77%) BGP
9 12 (2.55%) SSL
9 12 (2.55%) Wireless
9 12 (2.55%) OSPF
10 11 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (1.91%) NAS
11 9 (1.91%) Wireless Security
12 8 (1.70%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (1.49%) DNS
14 6 (1.28%) VoIP
14 6 (1.28%) Multicast
15 3 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 53 (11.28%) MySQL
3 38 (8.09%) DB2
4 35 (7.45%) Relational Database
5 33 (7.02%) Oracle Database
6 28 (5.96%) RDBMS
7 18 (3.83%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (2.98%) NoSQL
10 12 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (0.85%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (0.64%) CouchDB
15 3 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
15 3 (0.64%) UniData
15 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.64%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 37 (7.87%) Git (software)
2 28 (5.96%) Maven
3 18 (3.83%) Subversion
4 16 (3.40%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.91%) JUnit
6 7 (1.49%) Ant
7 6 (1.28%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.85%) Grunt
8 4 (0.85%) Toad
9 3 (0.64%) Selenium
10 2 (0.43%) Metasploit
10 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.43%) Log4j
10 2 (0.43%) ProC
11 1 (0.21%) WebSpeed
11 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.21%) JDeveloper
11 1 (0.21%) Hudson
11 1 (0.21%) Selenium IDE
General
1 112 (23.83%) Finance
2 39 (8.30%) Banking
3 20 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.62%) Retail
5 15 (3.19%) Retail Banking
6 14 (2.98%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.13%) Front Office
8 6 (1.28%) Private Banking
8 6 (1.28%) Marketing
9 5 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.85%) Billing
11 3 (0.64%) Law
11 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.64%) German Language
12 2 (0.43%) Advertising
12 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.43%) Back Office
12 2 (0.43%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
13 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 111 (23.62%) Developer
2 81 (17.23%) Analyst
3 40 (8.51%) Consultant
3 40 (8.51%) Support Analyst
3 40 (8.51%) Applications Support
4 36 (7.66%) Java Developer
5 35 (7.45%) Architect
6 29 (6.17%) Administrator
7 28 (5.96%) Mainframe Operator
8 26 (5.53%) Applications Support Analyst
9 24 (5.11%) Senior Developer
9 24 (5.11%) Senior Java Developer
10 23 (4.89%) PHP Developer
10 23 (4.89%) Technical Consultant
11 19 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
12 18 (3.83%) DBA
13 16 (3.40%) Security Analyst
13 16 (3.40%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 15 (3.19%) Oracle DBA
14 15 (3.19%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (12.13%) HTML
2 44 (9.36%) ISPF
3 41 (8.72%) CSS
4 33 (7.02%) XML
5 32 (6.81%) jQuery
6 27 (5.74%) Middleware
7 26 (5.53%) Web Services
8 21 (4.47%) Java EE
9 19 (4.04%) Spring
10 16 (3.40%) J2EE
11 15 (3.19%) WebSphere MQ
11 15 (3.19%) REST
12 14 (2.98%) RESTful
13 13 (2.77%) Ajax
13 13 (2.77%) Sensu
14 11 (2.34%) HTML5
14 11 (2.34%) JMS
15 10 (2.13%) JSON
15 10 (2.13%) Semantic HTML
16 7 (1.49%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.43%) Mainframe
2 36 (7.66%) Data Centre
3 18 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (3.83%) Equities
4 17 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.98%) Clustering
6 12 (2.55%) GIS
7 11 (2.34%) Mathematics
8 10 (2.13%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.91%) Derivative
10 8 (1.70%) Equity Derivative
10 8 (1.70%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.49%) Replication
11 7 (1.49%) Web 2.0
12 6 (1.28%) User Experience
12 6 (1.28%) W3C
13 5 (1.06%) LPAR
13 5 (1.06%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.85%) iPad
15 3 (0.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 266 (56.60%) Linux
2 141 (30.00%) Windows
3 71 (15.11%) Solaris
4 39 (8.30%) AIX
5 31 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (4.26%) Ubuntu
7 17 (3.62%) HPUX
8 16 (3.40%) MVS
9 9 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.28%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (1.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.06%) CentOS
11 5 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.64%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.64%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.43%) SUSE
14 2 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (12.34%) ITIL
2 43 (9.15%) Incident Management
3 35 (7.45%) OO
4 31 (6.60%) SOA
5 27 (5.74%) SIEM
6 22 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (4.68%) Release Management
6 22 (4.68%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (4.47%) MVC
8 20 (4.26%) Migration
8 20 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (3.83%) DevOps
11 17 (3.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (3.62%) Project Management
11 17 (3.62%) Information Security
12 16 (3.40%) OO PHP
13 15 (3.19%) Open Source
14 14 (2.98%) Time Management
14 14 (2.98%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 180 (38.30%) SQL
2 100 (21.28%) Java
3 65 (13.83%) Perl
4 49 (10.43%) Shell Script
5 47 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 44 (9.36%) JCL
7 41 (8.72%) PHP
8 38 (8.09%) Python
9 18 (3.83%) COBOL
10 17 (3.62%) C
10 17 (3.62%) Bash Shell
11 15 (3.19%) C++
12 13 (2.77%) Bourne shell
12 13 (2.77%) Groovy
13 9 (1.91%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.70%) Ruby
14 8 (1.70%) PHP5
15 6 (1.28%) C#
16 5 (1.06%) Tcl
17 4 (0.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 33 (7.02%) Degree
2 27 (5.74%) CISSP
3 23 (4.89%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.89%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.83%) CISM
5 15 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.91%) CCNP
6 9 (1.91%) CCNA
7 5 (1.06%) CEH
8 4 (0.85%) GIAC
8 4 (0.85%) SSCP
8 4 (0.85%) CISA
8 4 (0.85%) RHCE
8 4 (0.85%) GCFA
9 3 (0.64%) PMP
9 3 (0.64%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.64%) CSSLP
10 2 (0.43%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.43%) NCDA
10 2 (0.43%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.17%) SLA
2 28 (5.96%) QA
3 9 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 42 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (6.17%) Time Sharing Option
2 29 (6.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 18 (3.83%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.34%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 10 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (1.49%) vSphere
6 7 (1.49%) Firmware
7 6 (1.28%) vCloud
8 3 (0.64%) NFS
8 3 (0.64%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.43%) Snort
10 1 (0.21%) Squid
10 1 (0.21%) Xen
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 31 (6.60%) Nagios
2 30 (6.38%) Puppet
3 21 (4.47%) Tivoli
4 17 (3.62%) Ansible
5 15 (3.19%) ServiceCenter
5 15 (3.19%) OpenView
6 13 (2.77%) ZABBIX
6 13 (2.77%) Vagrant
7 10 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (1.91%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (1.91%) Data Guard
9 8 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (1.28%) OpenNMS
10 6 (1.28%) Netcool
10 6 (1.28%) Oracle ZFS
11 5 (1.06%) Nessus
12 4 (0.85%) Nmap
12 4 (0.85%) Foglight
12 4 (0.85%) Control-M
12 4 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 172 (36.60%) Oracle
2 71 (15.11%) IBM
3 66 (14.04%) VMware
4 41 (8.72%) Cisco
5 39 (8.30%) HP
6 36 (7.66%) Red Hat
7 35 (7.45%) Microsoft
8 29 (6.17%) Intel
8 29 (6.17%) Lotus
9 23 (4.89%) CheckPoint
10 19 (4.04%) SAP
11 16 (3.40%) NetApp
12 12 (2.55%) Teradata
13 11 (2.34%) Veritas
14 9 (1.91%) McAfee
15 8 (1.70%) Sybase
16 7 (1.49%) Zend
17 6 (1.28%) Citrix
17 6 (1.28%) Micro Focus
18 5 (1.06%) Sun
West Midlands
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40356.00 per annum + 40d Hol+Final Sal Pen+Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
E.ON
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Training + Pension + Flexi
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + parking
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £33000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Capgemini
Salary: £0.00 per annum + competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago