The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 44 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 233 310 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.71% 6.19% 5.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.22% 26.09% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 212 249 241
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,250 £49,096
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1098 1188 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.20% 23.72% 22.32%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1011 936
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
UNIX
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +5 111 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Wolverhampton +7 21 £27,500 -4.34% 5
Coventry -30 20 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Warwickshire -26 18 £36,000 +2.85%
Staffordshire +7 16 £58,750 +42.42% 1
Solihull -2 11 £25,500 -20.31%
Shropshire -13 1 £55,000 +15.78%
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 315 (54.50%) Linux
2 277 (47.92%) SQL
3 233 (40.31%) Oracle
4 197 (34.08%) Finance
5 165 (28.55%) Shell Script
6 163 (28.20%) Windows
7 143 (24.74%) Java
8 135 (23.36%) Solaris
9 105 (18.17%) ITIL
10 98 (16.96%) Perl
11 95 (16.44%) PL/SQL
12 92 (15.92%) C
12 92 (15.92%) SQL Server
13 89 (15.40%) Degree
14 80 (13.84%) Banking
15 70 (12.11%) AIX
15 70 (12.11%) Oracle Database
16 66 (11.42%) VMware
17 65 (11.25%) HTML
18 62 (10.73%) SAN
19 58 (10.03%) C++
20 57 (9.86%) Sun
20 57 (9.86%) Red Hat
21 52 (9.00%) Tomcat
21 52 (9.00%) Sybase
21 52 (9.00%) CSS
22 49 (8.48%) SLA
22 49 (8.48%) Firewall
22 49 (8.48%) Performance Tuning
23 47 (8.13%) Veritas

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 52 (9.00%) Tomcat
2 44 (7.61%) WebLogic
2 44 (7.61%) Apache
3 27 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 27 (4.67%) WebSphere
4 14 (2.42%) IIS
4 14 (2.42%) Apache Solr
5 13 (2.25%) Oracle Application Server
6 10 (1.73%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.04%) iPlanet
8 4 (0.69%) CMS
8 4 (0.69%) nginx
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.17%) Lync
10 1 (0.17%) Resin
10 1 (0.17%) WordPress
10 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.17%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.17%) Drupal
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 17 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.25%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (4.84%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (4.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (1.73%) assyst
4 10 (1.73%) Maximo
5 9 (1.56%) Oracle Retail
5 9 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.69%) Servitor
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.52%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.52%) SAP FI-AP
7 3 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.52%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.17%) Magento
9 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.17%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 62 (10.73%) SAN
2 49 (8.48%) Firewall
3 25 (4.33%) TCP/IP
4 23 (3.98%) WAN
5 19 (3.29%) DNS
5 19 (3.29%) Internet
6 15 (2.60%) LAN
7 14 (2.42%) DHCP
8 12 (2.08%) MPLS
8 12 (2.08%) PPP
8 12 (2.08%) VLAN
9 11 (1.90%) iSCSI
9 11 (1.90%) NAS
9 11 (1.90%) FTP
10 10 (1.73%) IPsec
10 10 (1.73%) Fibre Channel
11 9 (1.56%) FCoE
11 9 (1.56%) HTTP
11 9 (1.56%) SNMP
11 9 (1.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (15.92%) SQL Server
2 70 (12.11%) Oracle Database
3 42 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 40 (6.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 39 (6.75%) Oracle Exadata
5 39 (6.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 36 (6.23%) RDBMS
6 36 (6.23%) Oracle BI EE
7 35 (6.06%) MySQL
8 26 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (4.15%) Essbase
9 24 (4.15%) Oracle Discoverer
10 11 (1.90%) DB2
11 10 (1.73%) Informix
12 8 (1.38%) OLAP
12 8 (1.38%) Big Data
13 6 (1.04%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.69%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 20 (3.46%) Git (software)
2 13 (2.25%) Subversion
2 13 (2.25%) ProC
3 8 (1.38%) Mercurial
3 8 (1.38%) Hudson
4 6 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (0.87%) GDB
5 5 (0.87%) Toad
6 4 (0.69%) Bugzilla
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.35%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.35%) JUnit
8 2 (0.35%) JIRA
8 2 (0.35%) Selenium
8 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.17%) Concordion
9 1 (0.17%) JBehave
General
1 197 (34.08%) Finance
2 80 (13.84%) Banking
3 47 (8.13%) Retail
4 32 (5.54%) Telecoms
5 31 (5.36%) Financial Institution
6 17 (2.94%) Front Office
7 15 (2.60%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.69%) Back Office
8 4 (0.69%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.35%) Legal
10 2 (0.35%) French Language
10 2 (0.35%) German Language
10 2 (0.35%) Billing
10 2 (0.35%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 135 (23.36%) Analyst
2 89 (15.40%) Developer
3 75 (12.98%) Applications Support
4 74 (12.80%) Administrator
5 70 (12.11%) Support Analyst
6 47 (8.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 44 (7.61%) DBA
8 41 (7.09%) Oracle DBA
9 39 (6.75%) Systems Administrator
10 38 (6.57%) UNIX Administrator
11 32 (5.54%) Java Developer
12 31 (5.36%) Team Leader
13 28 (4.84%) Applications Support Analyst
14 24 (4.15%) Security Specialist
15 23 (3.98%) Information Security Specialist
15 23 (3.98%) Information Specialist
16 22 (3.81%) Test Analyst
17 18 (3.11%) Support Team Leader
18 17 (2.94%) Senior Developer
19 16 (2.77%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (11.25%) HTML
2 52 (9.00%) CSS
3 26 (4.50%) XML
4 22 (3.81%) Web Services
5 20 (3.46%) OpenMP
6 18 (3.11%) SOAP
7 17 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
8 16 (2.77%) .NET
8 16 (2.77%) jQuery
9 14 (2.42%) J2EE
9 14 (2.42%) XSD
9 14 (2.42%) Spring
10 12 (2.08%) OpenCL
11 11 (1.90%) RESTful
11 11 (1.90%) Middleware
12 10 (1.73%) REST
13 9 (1.56%) Qt
13 9 (1.56%) Grails
13 9 (1.56%) JSON
13 9 (1.56%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.67%) Computer Science
2 23 (3.98%) Mathematics
2 23 (3.98%) Symmetrix DMX
3 21 (3.63%) Oracle Exalytics
4 18 (3.11%) Open Source
5 16 (2.77%) CUDA
6 13 (2.25%) Equities
6 13 (2.25%) Clustering
6 13 (2.25%) Wiki
7 11 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (1.73%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.73%) Enterprise Storage
8 10 (1.73%) LPAR
9 9 (1.56%) Social Media
9 9 (1.56%) CLARiiON
10 8 (1.38%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.21%) Replication
11 7 (1.21%) Blog
12 6 (1.04%) HACMP
13 5 (0.87%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 315 (54.50%) Linux
2 163 (28.20%) Windows
3 135 (23.36%) Solaris
4 70 (12.11%) AIX
5 40 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (5.71%) SUSE
7 18 (3.11%) HPUX
8 15 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
9 9 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.38%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.38%) Debian
11 4 (0.69%) MVS
11 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.69%) CentOS
11 4 (0.69%) SELinux
12 3 (0.52%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.52%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (18.17%) ITIL
2 49 (8.48%) Performance Tuning
3 38 (6.57%) Information Security
4 37 (6.40%) CRM
5 28 (4.84%) Change Management
6 27 (4.67%) ETL
6 27 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (4.50%) Migration
7 26 (4.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 23 (3.98%) Service Delivery
8 23 (3.98%) RDF
8 23 (3.98%) Test Scripting
9 22 (3.81%) Service Management
10 21 (3.63%) Workflow
11 18 (3.11%) Project Management
11 18 (3.11%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (2.94%) Data Analysis
12 17 (2.94%) Problem Management
12 17 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (2.77%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 277 (47.92%) SQL
2 165 (28.55%) Shell Script
3 143 (24.74%) Java
4 98 (16.96%) Perl
5 95 (16.44%) PL/SQL
6 92 (15.92%) C
7 58 (10.03%) C++
8 45 (7.79%) PHP
9 35 (6.06%) Python
10 28 (4.84%) JavaScript
11 22 (3.81%) Korn
12 20 (3.46%) Bash Shell
13 16 (2.77%) C#
14 11 (1.90%) Fortran
15 10 (1.73%) VB
16 9 (1.56%) Groovy
17 6 (1.04%) VBScript
18 5 (0.87%) Bourne shell
19 4 (0.69%) T-SQL
19 4 (0.69%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 89 (15.40%) Degree
2 42 (7.27%) SC Cleared
2 42 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 27 (4.67%) CISSP
4 24 (4.15%) CISM
5 17 (2.94%) ISEB
6 14 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.56%) CCNA
9 4 (0.69%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.52%) CCNP
10 3 (0.52%) RHCE
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.17%) VCP5
12 1 (0.17%) CEH
12 1 (0.17%) MCP
12 1 (0.17%) HND
12 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.48%) SLA
2 16 (2.77%) QA
3 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (5.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 31 (5.36%) Oracle RMAN
3 31 (5.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 29 (5.02%) Veritas File System
5 25 (4.33%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (1.73%) Active Directory
7 8 (1.38%) Cygwin
8 5 (0.87%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.69%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.69%) Postfix
9 4 (0.69%) Sendmail
9 4 (0.69%) Varnish
10 3 (0.52%) Xen
10 3 (0.52%) Squid
10 3 (0.52%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.35%) Cronacle
11 2 (0.35%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 31 (5.36%) Control-M
2 16 (2.77%) Tivoli
3 14 (2.42%) ITRS Geneos
4 11 (1.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (1.73%) BMC PATROL
6 9 (1.56%) Netcool
7 7 (1.21%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.87%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.69%) Foglight
9 4 (0.69%) Nagios
10 3 (0.52%) YUM
10 3 (0.52%) Zenoss
11 2 (0.35%) CA SiteMinder
11 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.35%) SCOM
12 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.17%) Puppet
12 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 233 (40.31%) Oracle
2 66 (11.42%) VMware
3 57 (9.86%) Sun
3 57 (9.86%) Red Hat
4 52 (9.00%) Sybase
5 47 (8.13%) Veritas
6 44 (7.61%) IBM
6 44 (7.61%) Microsoft
6 44 (7.61%) EMC
7 30 (5.19%) Fujitsu
8 28 (4.84%) Hyperion
9 25 (4.33%) HP
10 24 (4.15%) JBoss
10 24 (4.15%) Sage
11 23 (3.98%) NetApp
11 23 (3.98%) Cyber-Ark
12 21 (3.63%) Remedy
12 21 (3.63%) Salesforce.com
13 20 (3.46%) Cisco
14 17 (2.94%) Progress
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Parking, Cutting edge work!
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum + training, parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Pension & Health
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits + Perks
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £32,440 to £44,605 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Stafford, West Midlands
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 23 days ago