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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 56 55 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 235 201 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.39% 4.05% 5.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.77% 18.53% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 212 184 212
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +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 West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1252 1085 1121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.41% 21.87% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1098 952 971
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -14 89 £52,500 +23.52% 11
Coventry +5 45 £40,000 - 4
Warwickshire +18 43 £33,000 -12.00% 5
Staffordshire +12 25 £51,500 -14.16% 2
Shropshire - 20 £42,500 -
Solihull +10 14 £28,500 -30.90% 3
Wolverhampton -4 2 £22,000 -20.00%
Worcestershire - 2 £80,000 - 1
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 275 (61.80%) Linux
2 200 (44.94%) SQL
3 137 (30.79%) Oracle
4 108 (24.27%) Windows
5 100 (22.47%) Java
6 83 (18.65%) Finance
7 70 (15.73%) MySQL
7 70 (15.73%) Solaris
8 65 (14.61%) Shell Script
9 64 (14.38%) JavaScript
9 64 (14.38%) PHP
10 60 (13.48%) IBM
11 58 (13.03%) Microsoft
11 58 (13.03%) SQL Server
12 57 (12.81%) HTML
13 52 (11.69%) Perl
14 50 (11.24%) Relational Database
15 49 (11.01%) MS Excel
15 49 (11.01%) Red Hat
16 47 (10.56%) Tomcat
16 47 (10.56%) CSS
17 45 (10.11%) ITIL
18 42 (9.44%) VMware
19 41 (9.21%) PL/SQL
19 41 (9.21%) RDBMS
20 40 (8.99%) Mainframe
21 39 (8.76%) J2EE
22 38 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
23 37 (8.31%) Time Management
24 36 (8.09%) WebSphere

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 47 (10.56%) Tomcat
2 36 (8.09%) WebSphere
3 34 (7.64%) Apache
4 31 (6.97%) WebSphere Application Server
5 23 (5.17%) GlassFish
6 20 (4.49%) JBoss
6 20 (4.49%) IBM Notes
7 13 (2.92%) MQSeries
8 12 (2.70%) CICS
9 11 (2.47%) WebLogic
10 10 (2.25%) MS Exchange
10 10 (2.25%) SAS
11 7 (1.57%) SharePoint
12 6 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.90%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.90%) IIS
14 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
15 2 (0.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 49 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.80%) MS Office
3 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (6.29%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.35%) assyst
3 6 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.67%) Magento
6 2 (0.45%) Odoo
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.94%) SaaS
2 16 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.67%) Office 365
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.97%) TCP/IP
2 28 (6.29%) SAN
2 28 (6.29%) Firewall
3 12 (2.70%) HTTP
3 12 (2.70%) SSL
4 11 (2.47%) Internet
4 11 (2.47%) BGP
5 8 (1.80%) Network Security
6 7 (1.57%) OSPF
6 7 (1.57%) VoIP
7 6 (1.35%) VPN
7 6 (1.35%) NAS
8 5 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.12%) FTP
8 5 (1.12%) WAN
9 4 (0.90%) LAN
9 4 (0.90%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.90%) MPLS
10 3 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (15.73%) MySQL
2 58 (13.03%) SQL Server
3 50 (11.24%) Relational Database
4 41 (9.21%) RDBMS
5 34 (7.64%) Oracle Database
6 27 (6.07%) DB2
7 19 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (3.15%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.35%) Informix
12 5 (1.12%) Redis
13 4 (0.90%) Couchbase
13 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.90%) MS Access
13 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.90%) DTS
Development Applications
1 29 (6.52%) Maven
2 25 (5.62%) JUnit
3 18 (4.04%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.92%) Subversion
5 7 (1.57%) Ant
5 7 (1.57%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.57%) Toad
6 6 (1.35%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.45%) ProC
8 2 (0.45%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.45%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.22%) Hudson
9 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.22%) Selenium
9 1 (0.22%) Log4j
9 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 83 (18.65%) Finance
2 20 (4.49%) Banking
3 18 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.60%) Retail
5 10 (2.25%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.12%) Back Office
7 4 (0.90%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.90%) Marketing
8 3 (0.67%) German Language
8 3 (0.67%) Law
8 3 (0.67%) Legal
9 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.45%) Advertising
9 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.45%) Front Office
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 126 (28.31%) Developer
2 54 (12.13%) Administrator
3 48 (10.79%) Analyst
4 40 (8.99%) DBA
5 39 (8.76%) Consultant
6 31 (6.97%) Technical Consultant
7 29 (6.52%) Architect
7 29 (6.52%) PHP Developer
8 26 (5.84%) Java Developer
9 25 (5.62%) Applications Support
10 22 (4.94%) Support Analyst
11 21 (4.72%) SQL DBA
12 20 (4.49%) Software Engineer
13 19 (4.27%) Oracle DBA
13 19 (4.27%) SQL Server DBA
13 19 (4.27%) Server Administrator
14 18 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
14 18 (4.04%) Mainframe Operator
15 17 (3.82%) Senior Software Engineer
16 15 (3.37%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (12.81%) HTML
2 47 (10.56%) CSS
3 39 (8.76%) J2EE
4 32 (7.19%) ISPF
5 28 (6.29%) Web Services
5 28 (6.29%) REST
6 27 (6.07%) jQuery
7 26 (5.84%) Java EE
8 22 (4.94%) XML
9 21 (4.72%) JMS
10 19 (4.27%) EJB
11 17 (3.82%) Spring
12 16 (3.60%) HTML5
12 16 (3.60%) Middleware
13 15 (3.37%) .NET
14 12 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
15 11 (2.47%) JSON
16 10 (2.25%) Laravel
17 9 (2.02%) Ajax
17 9 (2.02%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.99%) Mainframe
2 26 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.15%) Open Source
4 14 (3.15%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.70%) GIS
6 8 (1.80%) Mathematics
6 8 (1.80%) LPAR
7 7 (1.57%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.57%) Web 2.0
8 6 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.35%) W3C
8 6 (1.35%) iPhone
8 6 (1.35%) iPad
8 6 (1.35%) User Experience
8 6 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.90%) Derivative
9 4 (0.90%) Clustering
10 3 (0.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 275 (61.80%) Linux
2 108 (24.27%) Windows
3 70 (15.73%) Solaris
4 29 (6.52%) AIX
5 21 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (4.04%) HPUX
7 14 (3.15%) MVS
8 8 (1.80%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.57%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.35%) Android
10 6 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.90%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.67%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.67%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.45%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.22%) OS/390
14 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (10.11%) ITIL
2 38 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (8.31%) Time Management
4 33 (7.42%) Incident Management
5 32 (7.19%) Software Engineering
6 28 (6.29%) OO
7 26 (5.84%) Scrum
7 26 (5.84%) Performance Tuning
8 25 (5.62%) SOA
9 24 (5.39%) MVC
10 20 (4.49%) Kanban
11 19 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (4.27%) Mentoring
12 18 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (3.82%) Risk Management
13 17 (3.82%) Continuous Delivery
14 16 (3.60%) Migration
14 16 (3.60%) Project Management
15 15 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (3.37%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (44.94%) SQL
2 100 (22.47%) Java
3 65 (14.61%) Shell Script
4 64 (14.38%) JavaScript
4 64 (14.38%) PHP
5 52 (11.69%) Perl
6 41 (9.21%) PL/SQL
7 34 (7.64%) Python
8 32 (7.19%) JCL
9 28 (6.29%) Ruby
10 23 (5.17%) C
11 21 (4.72%) PHP5
12 19 (4.27%) C++
13 16 (3.60%) C#
14 10 (2.25%) VB
15 8 (1.80%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.12%) PHP4
16 5 (1.12%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.90%) F#
17 4 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (8.09%) Degree
2 24 (5.39%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.70%) CISSP
5 9 (2.02%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.80%) OCA
7 5 (1.12%) CCNP
7 5 (1.12%) ISEB
7 5 (1.12%) CISA
7 5 (1.12%) CISM
7 5 (1.12%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.90%) CEH
9 3 (0.67%) GIAC
9 3 (0.67%) GCFA
9 3 (0.67%) CCNA
9 3 (0.67%) SSCP
10 2 (0.45%) RHCE
10 2 (0.45%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.07%) SLA
2 19 (4.27%) QA
3 3 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.49%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (1.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (1.35%) vCloud
5 6 (1.35%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.67%) NFS
7 2 (0.45%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.45%) vSphere
8 1 (0.22%) Xen
8 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 27 (6.07%) Puppet
2 20 (4.49%) Tivoli
3 19 (4.27%) Nagios
4 15 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (3.15%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (3.15%) OpenNMS
6 13 (2.92%) Control-M
7 12 (2.70%) Data Guard
8 10 (2.25%) ServiceCenter
8 10 (2.25%) OpenView
9 6 (1.35%) Foglight
10 5 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.90%) Netcool
11 4 (0.90%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (0.67%) Nessus
12 3 (0.67%) SCOM
13 2 (0.45%) Nmap
13 2 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (0.45%) Ansible
14 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 137 (30.79%) Oracle
2 60 (13.48%) IBM
3 58 (13.03%) Microsoft
4 49 (11.01%) Red Hat
5 42 (9.44%) VMware
6 29 (6.52%) HP
7 22 (4.94%) Intel
8 20 (4.49%) Cisco
8 20 (4.49%) Lotus
9 18 (4.04%) Teradata
10 13 (2.92%) SAP
11 12 (2.70%) Business Objects
11 12 (2.70%) NetApp
12 10 (2.25%) Zend
13 9 (2.02%) Citrix
13 9 (2.02%) webMethods
14 8 (1.80%) Veritas
15 7 (1.57%) BMC
16 6 (1.35%) EMC
16 6 (1.35%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Delta Financial Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £34330 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £47,500 to £62,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To 25k + benefits (DOE)
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago