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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 54 60 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -34
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 249 219 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.28% 4.06% 7.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.77% 19.06% 28.42%
Number of salaries quoted 233 185 326
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1199 1149 1390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.62% 21.30% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1056 1008 1174
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 £22,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 3 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 3 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 +11 137 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Warwickshire -18 41 £34,500 +4.54% 4
Coventry -12 26 £45,000 +42.85% 7
Staffordshire -2 19 £46,250 +32.14%
Shropshire +9 17 £30,750 +33.69% 2
Solihull +11 4 £25,000 -
Worcestershire -12 3 £43,596 -3.12%
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 297 (61.11%) Linux
2 183 (37.65%) SQL
3 170 (34.98%) Oracle
4 136 (27.98%) Windows
5 113 (23.25%) Java
6 106 (21.81%) Finance
7 80 (16.46%) IBM
8 76 (15.64%) Perl
9 70 (14.40%) Solaris
10 68 (13.99%) SQL Server
10 68 (13.99%) VMware
11 64 (13.17%) HTML
12 60 (12.35%) MySQL
13 57 (11.73%) ITIL
14 56 (11.52%) Firewall
15 55 (11.32%) Shell Script
16 54 (11.11%) JavaScript
17 52 (10.70%) PHP
17 52 (10.70%) Mainframe
18 47 (9.67%) JCL
18 47 (9.67%) AIX
18 47 (9.67%) ISPF
19 46 (9.47%) WebSphere
19 46 (9.47%) CSS
19 46 (9.47%) TCP/IP
20 44 (9.05%) Python
20 44 (9.05%) Incident Management
21 43 (8.85%) DB2
22 42 (8.64%) HP
22 42 (8.64%) Data Centre

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 46 (9.47%) WebSphere
2 40 (8.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 38 (7.82%) Tomcat
4 32 (6.58%) Apache
5 30 (6.17%) IBM Notes
6 26 (5.35%) JBoss
7 18 (3.70%) MQSeries
8 17 (3.50%) WebLogic
8 17 (3.50%) CICS
9 16 (3.29%) SAS
10 13 (2.67%) GlassFish
11 8 (1.65%) IIS
12 7 (1.44%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.82%) Exstream Dialogue
13 4 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.82%) WordPress
13 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
15 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
16 1 (0.21%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 38 (7.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.03%) MS Office
3 4 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.06%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.44%) Magento
4 4 (0.82%) Exstream
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.41%) Odoo
5 2 (0.41%) 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%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.67%) SaaS
2 13 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.67%) IaaS
3 3 (0.62%) Office 365
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (11.52%) Firewall
2 46 (9.47%) TCP/IP
3 28 (5.76%) SAN
4 19 (3.91%) Network Security
5 17 (3.50%) SSL
6 16 (3.29%) BGP
6 16 (3.29%) WAN
7 15 (3.09%) LAN
7 15 (3.09%) Internet
8 13 (2.67%) HTTP
9 12 (2.47%) OSPF
10 11 (2.26%) NAS
11 10 (2.06%) Wireless
12 9 (1.85%) DNS
13 8 (1.65%) VoIP
14 7 (1.44%) VPN
14 7 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (1.44%) Wireless Security
14 7 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (1.23%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 60 (12.35%) MySQL
3 43 (8.85%) DB2
4 38 (7.82%) Relational Database
5 30 (6.17%) RDBMS
6 29 (5.97%) Oracle Database
7 20 (4.12%) BusinessObjects
8 17 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (2.88%) NoSQL
10 12 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.03%) Informix
13 4 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.82%) CouchDB
14 3 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (0.62%) Oracle Discoverer
14 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.62%) UniData
Development Applications
1 41 (8.44%) Git (software)
2 36 (7.41%) Maven
3 20 (4.12%) Subversion
4 19 (3.91%) JUnit
5 16 (3.29%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.65%) Toad
7 7 (1.44%) Ant
8 6 (1.23%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.82%) Grunt
10 3 (0.62%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.62%) ProC
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.41%) Selenium
11 2 (0.41%) Metasploit
12 1 (0.21%) WebSpeed
12 1 (0.21%) Log4j
12 1 (0.21%) JDeveloper
General
1 106 (21.81%) Finance
2 38 (7.82%) Banking
3 25 (5.14%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.12%) Retail
5 18 (3.70%) Retail Banking
6 10 (2.06%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.44%) Front Office
8 6 (1.23%) Private Banking
8 6 (1.23%) Marketing
9 5 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.82%) Billing
11 3 (0.62%) Law
11 3 (0.62%) Advertising
11 3 (0.62%) German Language
12 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.41%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Automotive
13 1 (0.21%) Back Office
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (24.28%) Developer
2 72 (14.81%) Analyst
3 44 (9.05%) Consultant
4 40 (8.23%) Applications Support
5 38 (7.82%) Support Analyst
6 37 (7.61%) Administrator
7 35 (7.20%) Architect
8 33 (6.79%) Java Developer
9 29 (5.97%) Mainframe Operator
10 28 (5.76%) Technical Consultant
11 26 (5.35%) Applications Support Analyst
11 26 (5.35%) PHP Developer
12 24 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
13 18 (3.70%) Senior Developer
14 17 (3.50%) DBA
14 17 (3.50%) Senior Java Developer
15 16 (3.29%) Linux Administrator
15 16 (3.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 15 (3.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 15 (3.09%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (13.17%) HTML
2 47 (9.67%) ISPF
3 46 (9.47%) CSS
4 36 (7.41%) XML
5 33 (6.79%) jQuery
6 30 (6.17%) Web Services
7 29 (5.97%) Java EE
8 28 (5.76%) Middleware
9 26 (5.35%) J2EE
10 22 (4.53%) REST
11 18 (3.70%) JMS
12 17 (3.50%) WebSphere MQ
12 17 (3.50%) Spring
13 15 (3.09%) HTML5
14 13 (2.67%) Ajax
14 13 (2.67%) RESTful
14 13 (2.67%) Sensu
14 13 (2.67%) EJB
15 11 (2.26%) Laravel
16 10 (2.06%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.70%) Mainframe
2 42 (8.64%) Data Centre
3 25 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.88%) GIS
5 14 (2.88%) Clustering
5 14 (2.88%) Equities
6 11 (2.26%) Mathematics
7 10 (2.06%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.85%) LPAR
9 7 (1.44%) Web 2.0
9 7 (1.44%) Derivative
9 7 (1.44%) Replication
10 6 (1.23%) W3C
10 6 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (1.23%) User Experience
11 5 (1.03%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.03%) iPad
12 3 (0.62%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 297 (61.11%) Linux
2 136 (27.98%) Windows
3 70 (14.40%) Solaris
4 47 (9.67%) AIX
5 37 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (5.14%) Ubuntu
7 18 (3.70%) MVS
8 17 (3.50%) HPUX
9 11 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.23%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (1.03%) CentOS
11 5 (1.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.62%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.62%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.41%) Android
13 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.41%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (11.73%) ITIL
2 44 (9.05%) Incident Management
3 37 (7.61%) SOA
4 36 (7.41%) OO
5 27 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (4.53%) Performance Tuning
6 22 (4.53%) MVC
6 22 (4.53%) Release Management
6 22 (4.53%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (4.32%) SIEM
8 20 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (3.91%) Migration
10 18 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (3.70%) ETL
10 18 (3.70%) DevOps
11 17 (3.50%) Project Management
12 16 (3.29%) E-Commerce
12 16 (3.29%) Risk Management
12 16 (3.29%) OO PHP
12 16 (3.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 183 (37.65%) SQL
2 113 (23.25%) Java
3 76 (15.64%) Perl
4 55 (11.32%) Shell Script
5 54 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 52 (10.70%) PHP
7 47 (9.67%) JCL
8 44 (9.05%) Python
9 18 (3.70%) C
10 17 (3.50%) C++
11 16 (3.29%) COBOL
11 16 (3.29%) Bash Shell
12 14 (2.88%) Ruby
13 13 (2.67%) Groovy
13 13 (2.67%) Bourne shell
14 12 (2.47%) PHP5
15 10 (2.06%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.23%) C#
17 5 (1.03%) Tcl
18 4 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (5.97%) Degree
2 23 (4.73%) SC Cleared
2 23 (4.73%) Security Cleared
2 23 (4.73%) CISSP
3 14 (2.88%) CISM
4 12 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.23%) CCNP
5 6 (1.23%) CCNA
6 5 (1.03%) CISA
6 5 (1.03%) CEH
7 4 (0.82%) SSCP
7 4 (0.82%) GIAC
7 4 (0.82%) RHCE
7 4 (0.82%) GCFA
8 3 (0.62%) PMP
8 3 (0.62%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.41%) ISEB
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.41%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.97%) SLA
2 27 (5.56%) QA
3 10 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 40 (8.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (6.17%) Time Sharing Option
2 30 (6.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 15 (3.09%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.44%) vSphere
5 7 (1.44%) Firmware
6 6 (1.23%) vCloud
6 6 (1.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (0.82%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.21%) Squid
9 1 (0.21%) Xen
9 1 (0.21%) NFS
Systems Management
1 35 (7.20%) Nagios
2 34 (7.00%) Puppet
3 26 (5.35%) Tivoli
4 17 (3.50%) Ansible
5 15 (3.09%) ServiceCenter
5 15 (3.09%) OpenView
6 13 (2.67%) ZABBIX
6 13 (2.67%) Vagrant
7 12 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (2.26%) Oracle RMAN
9 10 (2.06%) OpenNMS
10 8 (1.65%) Data Guard
11 7 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (1.44%) Foglight
12 6 (1.23%) Netcool
13 4 (0.82%) Control-M
13 4 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
14 3 (0.62%) Nessus
14 3 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 2 (0.41%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 170 (34.98%) Oracle
2 80 (16.46%) IBM
3 68 (13.99%) VMware
4 42 (8.64%) HP
5 41 (8.44%) Cisco
5 41 (8.44%) Red Hat
6 36 (7.41%) Microsoft
7 31 (6.38%) Intel
8 30 (6.17%) Lotus
9 19 (3.91%) CheckPoint
10 18 (3.70%) SAP
11 15 (3.09%) Teradata
12 12 (2.47%) NetApp
13 11 (2.26%) Zend
14 7 (1.44%) McAfee
14 7 (1.44%) Citrix
15 6 (1.23%) Juniper
15 6 (1.23%) Veritas
16 5 (1.03%) Netezza
16 5 (1.03%) EMC
Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Capgemini
Salary: £0.00 per annum + competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Rugby
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + On-call + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 5 days ago
London, Coventry, Sheffiled
Trustmarque
Salary: Up to £30,000
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Specialist Solutions UK
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £42111.60 per annum + 40d Hol+final sal pen+Health
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago