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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 66 79 29
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -50
Permanent jobs citing Unix 221 176 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.83% 3.28% 6.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.23% 16.83% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 171 156 304
Median salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,750 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
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
1212 1046 1447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.02% 19.47% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1026 920 1254
Median salary £32,500 £34,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,550 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -17 88 £55,000 +18.91% 12
Coventry +31 58 £37,000 -17.77% 5
Warwickshire -2 30 £40,000 +14.28%
Shropshire +1 23 £47,500 +58.33% 2
Staffordshire +5 10 £43,000 -12.24% 2
Worcestershire - 7 £31,500 -
Wolverhampton -3 2 £31,500 +3.27%
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
Smethwick - 1 £26,000 -
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 262 (62.09%) Linux
2 196 (46.45%) Windows
3 165 (39.10%) SQL
4 159 (37.68%) Oracle
5 113 (26.78%) ITIL
6 81 (19.19%) Finance
7 74 (17.54%) Apache
7 74 (17.54%) Microsoft
8 69 (16.35%) Java
9 68 (16.11%) Degree
10 62 (14.69%) SQL Server
11 57 (13.51%) Perl
12 52 (12.32%) .NET
13 51 (12.09%) Windows Server
14 50 (11.85%) Solaris
14 50 (11.85%) DHCP
15 49 (11.61%) HTML
15 49 (11.61%) Service Management
15 49 (11.61%) Open Source
16 48 (11.37%) Python
16 48 (11.37%) DNS
16 48 (11.37%) Red Hat
17 46 (10.90%) Shell Script
17 46 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
18 45 (10.66%) SLA
19 44 (10.43%) MS Excel
19 44 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
20 42 (9.95%) Git (software)
20 42 (9.95%) Firewall
21 41 (9.72%) TCP/IP

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 74 (17.54%) Apache
2 31 (7.35%) WebLogic
3 30 (7.11%) Tomcat
4 24 (5.69%) JBoss
5 18 (4.27%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (4.03%) SharePoint
7 15 (3.55%) WebSphere
8 14 (3.32%) MS Exchange
9 13 (3.08%) NetWeaver
10 12 (2.84%) IIS
10 12 (2.84%) nginx
10 12 (2.84%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (1.18%) Documentum
13 5 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (1.18%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
14 4 (0.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 44 (10.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.90%) MS Office
4 6 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.42%) MS Project
5 2 (0.47%) Blender
Business Applications
1 19 (4.50%) assyst
2 7 (1.66%) Exstream
3 5 (1.18%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.24%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.24%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 39 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.32%) SaaS
4 9 (2.13%) Office 365
5 7 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.18%) IaaS
6 5 (1.18%) PaaS
7 4 (0.95%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 50 (11.85%) DHCP
2 48 (11.37%) DNS
3 42 (9.95%) Firewall
4 41 (9.72%) TCP/IP
5 30 (7.11%) LAN
6 26 (6.16%) SAN
7 24 (5.69%) WAN
8 21 (4.98%) SSL
9 19 (4.50%) Internet
10 17 (4.03%) WLAN
11 16 (3.79%) VoIP
12 15 (3.55%) Wireless
13 12 (2.84%) VPN
14 10 (2.37%) MPLS
14 10 (2.37%) Network Security
15 7 (1.66%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (1.66%) HTTP
15 7 (1.66%) OSPF
16 6 (1.42%) RTP
16 6 (1.42%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.06%) DB2
3 33 (7.82%) Oracle Database
4 30 (7.11%) MySQL
5 22 (5.21%) Relational Database
6 18 (4.27%) RDBMS
7 15 (3.55%) MongoDB
8 14 (3.32%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (3.08%) NoSQL
10 10 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (1.90%) Redis
12 7 (1.66%) Couchbase
12 7 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (0.71%) QGIS
14 3 (0.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 42 (9.95%) Git (software)
2 26 (6.16%) Subversion
3 22 (5.21%) Maven
4 19 (4.50%) Mercurial
5 14 (3.32%) Ant
6 11 (2.61%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (2.13%) Eclipse
7 9 (2.13%) JUnit
8 8 (1.90%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.66%) GDB
10 5 (1.18%) JIRA
10 5 (1.18%) Selenium
11 3 (0.71%) Hudson
11 3 (0.71%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.71%) JIRA Agile
11 3 (0.71%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.47%) Metasploit
12 2 (0.47%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
General
1 81 (19.19%) Finance
2 41 (9.72%) Retail
3 33 (7.82%) Banking
4 18 (4.27%) Retail Banking
5 13 (3.08%) Games
5 13 (3.08%) Publishing
6 12 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.13%) Local Government
7 9 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.66%) Marketing
9 6 (1.42%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.18%) Advertising
10 5 (1.18%) Arabic Language
10 5 (1.18%) French Language
10 5 (1.18%) Portuguese Language
10 5 (1.18%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.71%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.47%) Automotive
12 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.47%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 82 (19.43%) Analyst
2 80 (18.96%) Developer
3 41 (9.72%) Consultant
4 37 (8.77%) Support Engineer
5 36 (8.53%) Senior Developer
6 28 (6.64%) Administrator
7 24 (5.69%) C++ Developer
7 24 (5.69%) Network Engineer
8 21 (4.98%) Network Support
9 20 (4.74%) Network Support Engineer
10 19 (4.50%) Data Centre Engineer
10 19 (4.50%) Monitoring Engineer
11 17 (4.03%) Linux Engineer
12 16 (3.79%) AWS Engineer
12 16 (3.79%) Junior
12 16 (3.79%) Technical Consultant
12 16 (3.79%) Technical Specialist
13 15 (3.55%) Security Analyst
14 14 (3.32%) Applications Support
14 14 (3.32%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (12.32%) .NET
2 49 (11.61%) HTML
3 38 (9.00%) XML
4 34 (8.06%) Web Services
5 22 (5.21%) CSS
5 22 (5.21%) REST
6 21 (4.98%) Java EE
7 19 (4.50%) SOAP
8 18 (4.27%) JSON
8 18 (4.27%) LAMP
9 17 (4.03%) J2EE
10 14 (3.32%) Ajax
10 14 (3.32%) Qt
11 13 (3.08%) .NET Framework
11 13 (3.08%) SAP Basis
12 12 (2.84%) ASP.NET
13 10 (2.37%) WCF
13 10 (2.37%) WPF
13 10 (2.37%) X-Windows
14 8 (1.90%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.77%) Data Centre
3 36 (8.53%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (5.92%) Computer Science
5 24 (5.69%) Clustering
6 22 (5.21%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.08%) Security Operations Centre
8 12 (2.84%) Mathematics
9 10 (2.37%) PKI
10 9 (2.13%) LLPG
11 7 (1.66%) CUDA
12 6 (1.42%) CMDB
12 6 (1.42%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.18%) AS400
13 5 (1.18%) Fintech
14 4 (0.95%) Device Driver
14 4 (0.95%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.95%) HP Superdome
15 3 (0.71%) Replication
15 3 (0.71%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 262 (62.09%) Linux
2 196 (46.45%) Windows
3 51 (12.09%) Windows Server
4 50 (11.85%) Solaris
5 37 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (4.98%) AIX
8 16 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (3.55%) SUSE
10 14 (3.32%) CentOS
11 13 (3.08%) Mac OS X
12 11 (2.61%) HPUX
13 8 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.71%) Android
15 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.47%) Debian
15 2 (0.47%) Kali Linux
15 2 (0.47%) VyOS
16 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (26.78%) ITIL
2 49 (11.61%) Open Source
2 49 (11.61%) Service Management
3 46 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (9.00%) DevOps
5 35 (8.29%) Migration
5 35 (8.29%) Presales
6 32 (7.58%) Change Management
7 29 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 29 (6.87%) Service Delivery
8 27 (6.40%) High Availability
8 27 (6.40%) ITIL V3
8 27 (6.40%) SIEM
9 25 (5.92%) OO
9 25 (5.92%) Performance Tuning
10 24 (5.69%) Capacity Planning
11 22 (5.21%) SOA
12 20 (4.74%) Test Automation
13 19 (4.50%) Project Management
13 19 (4.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 165 (39.10%) SQL
2 69 (16.35%) Java
3 57 (13.51%) Perl
4 48 (11.37%) Python
5 46 (10.90%) Shell Script
6 39 (9.24%) JavaScript
7 34 (8.06%) C++
8 30 (7.11%) PowerShell
9 25 (5.92%) VB
10 22 (5.21%) C#
11 20 (4.74%) C
12 19 (4.50%) Bash Shell
12 19 (4.50%) PHP
13 16 (3.79%) PL/SQL
14 9 (2.13%) Ruby
14 9 (2.13%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.66%) Scala
16 5 (1.18%) Go
16 5 (1.18%) Korn
17 3 (0.71%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 68 (16.11%) Degree
2 23 (5.45%) CCNA
2 23 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (4.03%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.79%) AWS Certification
5 10 (2.37%) CISSP
6 9 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (2.13%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.90%) SANS
8 7 (1.66%) CCSA
8 7 (1.66%) CISM
8 7 (1.66%) ISEB
8 7 (1.66%) JNCIA
8 7 (1.66%) JNCIS
8 7 (1.66%) MCSA
8 7 (1.66%) MCSE
8 7 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.95%) CCNP
10 3 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.66%) SLA
2 16 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.13%) QA
4 7 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.71%) COBIT
7 1 (0.24%) DICOM
7 1 (0.24%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.61%) Squid
5 10 (2.37%) Docker
5 10 (2.37%) Firmware
5 10 (2.37%) NFS
6 8 (1.90%) XenApp
7 7 (1.66%) Cygwin
7 7 (1.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 6 (1.42%) OpenSIPS
8 6 (1.42%) vSphere
9 5 (1.18%) iptables
9 5 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.95%) Samba
10 4 (0.95%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.95%) XenServer
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.71%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (9.24%) Puppet
2 26 (6.16%) SCCM
3 25 (5.92%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (5.69%) SCOM
4 24 (5.69%) Tivoli
5 14 (3.32%) NetBackup
6 13 (3.08%) Microsoft Clustering
6 13 (3.08%) Oracle ZFS
7 10 (2.37%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (2.13%) Terraform
9 7 (1.66%) Simpana
10 6 (1.42%) Data Guard
10 6 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (1.42%) Unicenter
11 5 (1.18%) HAProxy
11 5 (1.18%) Nessus
12 4 (0.95%) Ansible
12 4 (0.95%) SCOrch
13 3 (0.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 2 (0.47%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 159 (37.68%) Oracle
2 74 (17.54%) Microsoft
3 48 (11.37%) Red Hat
4 38 (9.00%) Cisco
5 35 (8.29%) HP
6 26 (6.16%) ServiceNow
6 26 (6.16%) VMware
7 25 (5.92%) NetApp
7 25 (5.92%) SAP
8 19 (4.50%) Serena
9 15 (3.55%) IBM
10 14 (3.32%) Sun
10 14 (3.32%) Veritas
11 10 (2.37%) Sybase
12 9 (2.13%) CheckPoint
12 9 (2.13%) Citrix
12 9 (2.13%) Palo Alto
13 8 (1.90%) 3PAR
13 8 (1.90%) CommVault
13 8 (1.90%) Juniper
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Eclipse I.T. Recruitment
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits inc. Healthcare
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + excellent bonus/ benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28892.00 - £37768.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £32k - 47k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum AfC Band 8b
Posted: 27 days ago