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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 73 62 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -26
Permanent jobs citing Unix 198 193 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.61% 3.77% 5.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.71% 18.16% 23.42%
Number of salaries quoted 154 142 296
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
1118 1063 1469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.40% 20.74% 25.56%
Number of salaries quoted 950 900 1312
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +1 100 £49,250 +9.44% 3
Coventry +20 34 £50,000 +21.21% 4
Warwickshire -10 21 £35,000 -6.04% 3
Shropshire +8 19 £47,347 +22.18%
Staffordshire -11 18 £43,000 -9.47% 1
Solihull -10 3 £37,500 -
Wolverhampton +7 1 £40,000 +31.14%
Dudley +2 1 £40,000 +58.41%
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Unix.

1 297 (72.26%) Linux
2 235 (57.18%) Windows
3 133 (32.36%) Oracle
4 128 (31.14%) SQL
5 97 (23.60%) Microsoft
6 93 (22.63%) Finance
7 92 (22.38%) ITIL
8 82 (19.95%) Java
9 71 (17.27%) Degree
10 64 (15.57%) Perl
10 64 (15.57%) Python
10 64 (15.57%) TCP/IP
11 63 (15.33%) Data Centre
12 62 (15.09%) Apache
13 61 (14.84%) DHCP
14 60 (14.60%) Windows Server
15 59 (14.36%) MS Excel
16 58 (14.11%) Open Source
17 56 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
18 55 (13.38%) SQL Server
18 55 (13.38%) DNS
18 55 (13.38%) Red Hat
19 51 (12.41%) HTML
19 51 (12.41%) Solaris
19 51 (12.41%) DevOps
20 44 (10.71%) Cisco
20 44 (10.71%) Retail
21 43 (10.46%) Banking
21 43 (10.46%) Puppet
21 43 (10.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 62 (15.09%) Apache
2 34 (8.27%) JBoss
2 34 (8.27%) WebLogic
3 31 (7.54%) Tomcat
4 25 (6.08%) MS Exchange
5 19 (4.62%) WebSphere
6 18 (4.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 15 (3.65%) nginx
8 14 (3.41%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (2.92%) NetWeaver
10 6 (1.46%) GlassFish
11 5 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.97%) Documentum
12 4 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.73%) MindAlign
13 3 (0.73%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.49%) Captiva
14 2 (0.49%) IIS
14 2 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 59 (14.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.46%) MS Office
3 4 (0.97%) MS Project
4 3 (0.73%) Blender
4 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (4.38%) assyst
2 2 (0.49%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.24%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 42 (10.22%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.14%) SaaS
3 14 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.97%) IaaS
5 4 (0.97%) PaaS
6 3 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.73%) Office 365
7 2 (0.49%) GitHub
8 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 64 (15.57%) TCP/IP
2 61 (14.84%) DHCP
3 55 (13.38%) DNS
4 34 (8.27%) Firewall
5 33 (8.03%) SSL
6 19 (4.62%) LAN
6 19 (4.62%) WAN
7 18 (4.38%) Internet
8 17 (4.14%) HTTP
8 17 (4.14%) SAN
9 13 (3.16%) VPN
10 11 (2.68%) Network Security
10 11 (2.68%) WLAN
11 10 (2.43%) Wireless
12 8 (1.95%) OSPF
13 7 (1.70%) BGP
13 7 (1.70%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (1.70%) Multicast
13 7 (1.70%) SNMP
13 7 (1.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.30%) DB2
3 25 (6.08%) MySQL
4 24 (5.84%) Oracle Database
5 22 (5.35%) Relational Database
6 17 (4.14%) RDBMS
7 15 (3.65%) MongoDB
7 15 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (3.41%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (1.70%) Redis
12 6 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.46%) Couchbase
12 6 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.73%) Oracle OWB
13 3 (0.73%) QGIS
14 2 (0.49%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 30 (7.30%) Git (software)
2 27 (6.57%) Subversion
3 16 (3.89%) Maven
4 12 (2.92%) JUnit
4 12 (2.92%) Mercurial
5 9 (2.19%) Eclipse
6 8 (1.95%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (1.70%) Selenium
8 6 (1.46%) GDB
8 6 (1.46%) PROIV
9 5 (1.22%) Ant
10 4 (0.97%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.73%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.73%) JIRA
11 3 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.73%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.49%) JMeter
12 2 (0.49%) Metasploit
12 2 (0.49%) WATIR
General
1 93 (22.63%) Finance
2 44 (10.71%) Retail
3 43 (10.46%) Banking
4 21 (5.11%) Retail Banking
5 14 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.16%) Games
7 11 (2.68%) Publishing
8 9 (2.19%) Local Government
8 9 (2.19%) Marketing
9 7 (1.70%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.70%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.22%) Arabic Language
10 5 (1.22%) French Language
10 5 (1.22%) Multimedia
10 5 (1.22%) Portuguese Language
10 5 (1.22%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.97%) International Banking
12 3 (0.73%) Back Office
13 2 (0.49%) Advertising
13 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 71 (17.27%) Developer
2 53 (12.90%) Analyst
3 48 (11.68%) Consultant
4 38 (9.25%) Support Engineer
5 29 (7.06%) Senior Developer
6 24 (5.84%) AWS Engineer
7 21 (5.11%) C++ Developer
7 21 (5.11%) Linux Engineer
8 20 (4.87%) Network Engineer
9 19 (4.62%) Technical Consultant
10 18 (4.38%) Data Centre Engineer
10 18 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (4.38%) Junior
10 18 (4.38%) Monitoring Engineer
10 18 (4.38%) Network Support
10 18 (4.38%) Software Engineer
11 17 (4.14%) DevOps Engineer
11 17 (4.14%) Network Support Engineer
12 16 (3.89%) Administrator
12 16 (3.89%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (12.41%) HTML
2 38 (9.25%) XML
3 30 (7.30%) .NET
3 30 (7.30%) Java EE
4 29 (7.06%) Web Services
5 25 (6.08%) J2EE
6 21 (5.11%) CSS
7 19 (4.62%) SOAP
8 15 (3.65%) REST
9 12 (2.92%) SAP Basis
10 11 (2.68%) AngularJS
10 11 (2.68%) ASP.NET
10 11 (2.68%) Qt
11 10 (2.43%) JSON
11 10 (2.43%) LAMP
11 10 (2.43%) WCF
11 10 (2.43%) WPF
12 9 (2.19%) EJB
13 8 (1.95%) HTML5
14 7 (1.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 63 (15.33%) Data Centre
2 56 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.81%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (5.11%) Computer Science
5 19 (4.62%) Clustering
6 18 (4.38%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.89%) Security Operations Centre
8 12 (2.92%) Device Driver
9 10 (2.43%) PKI
10 9 (2.19%) LLPG
10 9 (2.19%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.95%) Fintech
12 6 (1.46%) CUDA
12 6 (1.46%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.22%) Replication
14 4 (0.97%) AS400
14 4 (0.97%) HP Superdome
14 4 (0.97%) SCADA
15 3 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
15 3 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 297 (72.26%) Linux
2 235 (57.18%) Windows
3 60 (14.60%) Windows Server
4 51 (12.41%) Solaris
5 43 (10.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (7.30%) AIX
7 21 (5.11%) SUSE
8 16 (3.89%) CentOS
9 15 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (3.41%) HPUX
10 14 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (2.19%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.97%) Android
13 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.49%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.24%) VyOS
14 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (22.38%) ITIL
2 58 (14.11%) Open Source
3 51 (12.41%) DevOps
4 39 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (9.49%) Service Management
5 36 (8.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 34 (8.27%) Migration
7 31 (7.54%) SIEM
8 30 (7.30%) Change Management
9 29 (7.06%) Service Delivery
10 27 (6.57%) Capacity Planning
10 27 (6.57%) Presales
11 26 (6.33%) High Availability
11 26 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
11 26 (6.33%) Project Management
11 26 (6.33%) Project Planning
12 25 (6.08%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (5.60%) Process Improvement
14 22 (5.35%) Mentoring
14 22 (5.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 128 (31.14%) SQL
2 82 (19.95%) Java
3 64 (15.57%) Perl
3 64 (15.57%) Python
4 41 (9.98%) Shell Script
5 40 (9.73%) JavaScript
6 29 (7.06%) C++
7 25 (6.08%) Bash Shell
8 20 (4.87%) PHP
8 20 (4.87%) PL/SQL
9 18 (4.38%) C#
10 17 (4.14%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.92%) C
12 11 (2.68%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.19%) Ruby
13 9 (2.19%) VB
14 7 (1.70%) Scala
15 6 (1.46%) Go
15 6 (1.46%) Korn
16 3 (0.73%) F#
Qualifications
1 71 (17.27%) Degree
2 25 (6.08%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (5.84%) AWS Certification
3 24 (5.84%) CCNA
4 18 (4.38%) Security Cleared
5 14 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (2.68%) CISSP
6 11 (2.68%) MCSE
6 11 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.43%) SANS
8 9 (2.19%) CISM
9 8 (1.95%) CCSA
10 7 (1.70%) ISEB
10 7 (1.70%) JNCIA
10 7 (1.70%) JNCIS
10 7 (1.70%) MCSA
10 7 (1.70%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.22%) CREST Certified
11 5 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.97%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.06%) SLA
2 9 (2.19%) QA
3 7 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.73%) COBIT
7 1 (0.24%) DICOM
7 1 (0.24%) HL7
System Software
1 30 (7.30%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.38%) Squid
2 18 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.16%) Firmware
4 12 (2.92%) Samba
5 11 (2.68%) Docker
5 11 (2.68%) NFS
6 8 (1.95%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 6 (1.46%) Cygwin
9 3 (0.73%) Sendmail
9 3 (0.73%) Snort
10 2 (0.49%) OpenSIPS
10 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.49%) XenApp
11 1 (0.24%) pfSense
11 1 (0.24%) Postfix
11 1 (0.24%) vSphere
11 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (10.46%) Puppet
2 29 (7.06%) SCCM
3 28 (6.81%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (6.81%) SCOM
4 26 (6.33%) Tivoli
5 12 (2.92%) Microsoft Clustering
6 11 (2.68%) Terraform
7 10 (2.43%) NetBackup
7 10 (2.43%) Oracle ZFS
8 6 (1.46%) SCOrch
9 5 (1.22%) Ansible
9 5 (1.22%) Nessus
9 5 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.97%) Simpana
11 3 (0.73%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.73%) Unicenter
12 2 (0.49%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 133 (32.36%) Oracle
2 97 (23.60%) Microsoft
3 55 (13.38%) Red Hat
4 44 (10.71%) Cisco
5 39 (9.49%) VMware
6 28 (6.81%) HP
7 23 (5.60%) NetApp
8 22 (5.35%) SAP
9 18 (4.38%) ServiceNow
10 14 (3.41%) Sybase
11 11 (2.68%) IBM
12 10 (2.43%) 3PAR
12 10 (2.43%) CheckPoint
12 10 (2.43%) Citrix
12 10 (2.43%) Sun
12 10 (2.43%) Veritas
13 9 (2.19%) Palo Alto
14 8 (1.95%) Juniper
15 7 (1.70%) CommVault
15 7 (1.70%) webMethods
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