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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 62 61 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -37
Permanent jobs citing Unix 210 207 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.69% 4.09% 7.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.21% 16.51% 32.40%
Number of salaries quoted 182 178 278
Average salary £42,824 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.06% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1093 1254 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.20% 24.78% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1085 859
Average salary £36,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.95% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,983
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 -16 74 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Coventry +20 42 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Warwickshire -4 32 £36,000 +9.09% 4
Staffordshire +9 23 £47,500 -2.56% 2
Dudley - 5 £25,000 -
Shropshire -2 4 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Solihull +6 3 £34,500 +31.42% 2
West Bromwich - 1 £30,000 -
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 227 (56.47%) Linux
2 155 (38.56%) Oracle
3 142 (35.32%) SQL
4 137 (34.08%) Windows
5 77 (19.15%) Degree
6 76 (18.91%) Java
7 61 (15.17%) JavaScript
7 61 (15.17%) Finance
8 60 (14.93%) ITIL
9 58 (14.43%) Open Source
10 54 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (12.44%) SQL Server
12 48 (11.94%) SAN
13 42 (10.45%) HTML
14 40 (9.95%) C
15 39 (9.70%) Apache
15 39 (9.70%) Red Hat
15 39 (9.70%) Firewall
16 36 (8.96%) ETL
16 36 (8.96%) Web Services
17 35 (8.71%) XML
17 35 (8.71%) Data Warehouse
17 35 (8.71%) Software Engineering
17 35 (8.71%) Git (software)
17 35 (8.71%) Oracle Database
18 33 (8.21%) Subversion
18 33 (8.21%) Computer Science
18 33 (8.21%) Solaris
18 33 (8.21%) MySQL
19 32 (7.96%) PHP

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 39 (9.70%) Apache
2 27 (6.72%) Tomcat
3 16 (3.98%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (3.48%) Moodle
5 13 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (3.23%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.74%) WebLogic
7 10 (2.49%) JBoss
7 10 (2.49%) Node.js
8 8 (1.99%) nginx
9 5 (1.24%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.00%) Exstream Dialogue
11 3 (0.75%) CMS
11 3 (0.75%) Documentum
11 3 (0.75%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.50%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.50%) SAS
13 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 15 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (2.99%) Unit4 Business World
2 9 (2.24%) Magento
3 6 (1.49%) Sentinel
4 5 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (1.00%) Exstream
5 4 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.75%) assyst
6 3 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.25%) Maximo
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.48%) Office 365
3 10 (2.49%) GitHub
4 8 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.99%) CloudFront
4 8 (1.99%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.50%) IBM PureFlex
6 2 (0.50%) SaaS
7 1 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.25%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.25%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 48 (11.94%) SAN
2 39 (9.70%) Firewall
3 27 (6.72%) DNS
4 22 (5.47%) Internet
5 15 (3.73%) DHCP
6 13 (3.23%) Network Security
7 12 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (2.99%) HTTP
8 11 (2.74%) LAN
8 11 (2.74%) TCP/IP
9 9 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (2.24%) WLAN
10 8 (1.99%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (1.24%) Wireless
11 5 (1.24%) Wireless Security
12 4 (1.00%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.75%) SSL
14 2 (0.50%) ATM
14 2 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.71%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (8.71%) Oracle Database
3 33 (8.21%) MySQL
4 25 (6.22%) DB2
5 20 (4.98%) MongoDB
6 18 (4.48%) Pentaho
7 15 (3.73%) Big Data
8 14 (3.48%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (2.99%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.74%) Oracle Discoverer
11 10 (2.49%) Neo4j
12 9 (2.24%) OLAP
12 9 (2.24%) Oracle OLAP
12 9 (2.24%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.99%) MariaDB
13 8 (1.99%) Oracle OWB
14 6 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
16 4 (1.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 35 (8.71%) Git (software)
2 33 (8.21%) Subversion
3 21 (5.22%) Mercurial
4 18 (4.48%) JUnit
5 17 (4.23%) Oracle Forms
6 15 (3.73%) Eclipse
6 15 (3.73%) GDB
7 14 (3.48%) Maven
8 12 (2.99%) Selenium
9 11 (2.74%) Jenkins
10 10 (2.49%) Talend Open Studio
10 10 (2.49%) TeamCity
11 9 (2.24%) Log4j
11 9 (2.24%) Selenium IDE
12 8 (1.99%) Vagrant
13 5 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (1.00%) IntelliJ
15 2 (0.50%) Ant
15 2 (0.50%) Hudson
15 2 (0.50%) Toad
General
1 61 (15.17%) Finance
2 14 (3.48%) Marketing
3 11 (2.74%) Banking
4 8 (1.99%) Front Office
5 7 (1.74%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.74%) Retail
6 5 (1.24%) Arabic Language
6 5 (1.24%) Back Office
6 5 (1.24%) French Language
6 5 (1.24%) Portuguese Language
6 5 (1.24%) Spanish Language
6 5 (1.24%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.00%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.75%) Games
8 3 (0.75%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Local Government
9 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.50%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 102 (25.37%) Developer
2 81 (20.15%) Analyst
3 39 (9.70%) Java Developer
4 36 (8.96%) Senior Developer
5 32 (7.96%) Administrator
5 32 (7.96%) Consultant
6 24 (5.97%) C++ Developer
7 23 (5.72%) IT Support
7 23 (5.72%) Support Engineer
8 22 (5.47%) Senior Java Developer
8 22 (5.47%) Systems Administrator
9 20 (4.98%) Network Support
9 20 (4.98%) Support Analyst
10 19 (4.73%) Architect
10 19 (4.73%) Linux Developer
11 18 (4.48%) Applications Support
12 17 (4.23%) Network Engineer
12 17 (4.23%) Network Support Engineer
12 17 (4.23%) Senior IT Support
13 16 (3.98%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (10.45%) HTML
2 36 (8.96%) Web Services
3 35 (8.71%) XML
4 27 (6.72%) .NET
5 26 (6.47%) Middleware
6 24 (5.97%) jQuery
7 22 (5.47%) LAMP
8 21 (5.22%) OpenMP
8 21 (5.22%) Qt
8 21 (5.22%) Spring
9 20 (4.98%) CSS
9 20 (4.98%) REST
9 20 (4.98%) X-Windows
10 19 (4.73%) J2EE
11 17 (4.23%) SOAP
12 13 (3.23%) Hibernate
12 13 (3.23%) JSON
13 12 (2.99%) AngularJS
14 11 (2.74%) Java EE
15 10 (2.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.21%) Computer Science
2 32 (7.96%) Management Information System
3 30 (7.46%) Mathematics
4 27 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (5.22%) CUDA
6 14 (3.48%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.74%) Equities
9 10 (2.49%) Security Operations Centre
9 10 (2.49%) Visualisation
10 9 (2.24%) Private Cloud
10 9 (2.24%) Statistics
10 9 (2.24%) User Experience
11 8 (1.99%) Economics
12 7 (1.74%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (1.49%) Derivative
14 5 (1.24%) DataPower
14 5 (1.24%) HP Superdome
15 4 (1.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 227 (56.47%) Linux
2 137 (34.08%) Windows
3 33 (8.21%) Solaris
4 29 (7.21%) Mac OS X
5 21 (5.22%) HPUX
6 19 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (3.23%) SUSE
7 13 (3.23%) Windows Server
8 12 (2.99%) AIX
9 10 (2.49%) Ubuntu
10 9 (2.24%) MVS
11 2 (0.50%) Android
11 2 (0.50%) CentOS
11 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (14.93%) ITIL
2 58 (14.43%) Open Source
3 54 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (8.96%) ETL
5 35 (8.71%) Software Engineering
6 31 (7.71%) Performance Tuning
7 29 (7.21%) Information Security
7 29 (7.21%) MVC
8 27 (6.72%) Coaching
9 26 (6.47%) Analytics
10 25 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (5.47%) Service Management
11 22 (5.47%) TDD
12 21 (5.22%) Mentoring
12 21 (5.22%) Presales
13 20 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (4.48%) Kimball Methodology
14 18 (4.48%) SIEM
14 18 (4.48%) SOA
15 17 (4.23%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 142 (35.32%) SQL
2 76 (18.91%) Java
3 61 (15.17%) JavaScript
4 40 (9.95%) C
5 32 (7.96%) PHP
6 30 (7.46%) Perl
7 29 (7.21%) C#
8 28 (6.97%) C++
9 27 (6.72%) Shell Script
10 23 (5.72%) Python
11 20 (4.98%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.24%) F#
13 6 (1.49%) Korn
13 6 (1.49%) VB
14 4 (1.00%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.00%) Scala
15 3 (0.75%) Groovy
16 2 (0.50%) COBOL
16 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 77 (19.15%) Degree
2 25 (6.22%) CISSP
3 23 (5.72%) CCNA
3 23 (5.72%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (4.98%) CCNP
5 19 (4.73%) CISM
6 16 (3.98%) Security Cleared
7 14 (3.48%) SC Cleared
8 13 (3.23%) SANS
9 10 (2.49%) PhD
10 8 (1.99%) CSSLP
11 7 (1.74%) A+ Certification
11 7 (1.74%) MCP
11 7 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.49%) CEH
12 6 (1.49%) GCFA
12 6 (1.49%) GIAC
12 6 (1.49%) SSCP
13 4 (1.00%) ISEB
14 3 (0.75%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.47%) SLA
2 11 (2.74%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.49%) QA
4 7 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (4.98%) Cygwin
2 17 (4.23%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 11 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (2.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (2.49%) NFS
6 7 (1.74%) Squid
7 3 (0.75%) Docker
8 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.50%) Snort
8 2 (0.50%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (0.50%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.50%) Xen
9 1 (0.25%) Firmware
9 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (5.97%) Puppet
2 16 (3.98%) Oracle ZFS
3 6 (1.49%) SCOM
4 5 (1.24%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (1.24%) Legato
4 5 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.24%) QRadar
4 5 (1.24%) Simpana
4 5 (1.24%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.00%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (1.00%) EnCase
5 4 (1.00%) HP NNM
5 4 (1.00%) Nessus
5 4 (1.00%) Nmap
6 3 (0.75%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (0.75%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.75%) SCCM
6 3 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 155 (38.56%) Oracle
2 39 (9.70%) Red Hat
3 32 (7.96%) Microsoft
4 28 (6.97%) Cisco
5 27 (6.72%) NetApp
6 25 (6.22%) Greenplum
7 22 (5.47%) HP
7 22 (5.47%) SAP
8 19 (4.73%) Veritas
9 18 (4.48%) VMware
10 17 (4.23%) Teradata
11 16 (3.98%) IBM
11 16 (3.98%) Netezza
12 15 (3.73%) Vertica
13 11 (2.74%) Palo Alto
14 10 (2.49%) Cloudera
14 10 (2.49%) Hortonworks
14 10 (2.49%) MuleSoft
14 10 (2.49%) Sybase
14 10 (2.49%) Talend
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £31000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
E.ON
Salary: £competitive + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capgemini
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 17 days ago
Solihull
aap3
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
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Guru Careers
Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum + Benefits & Profit Sharing
Posted: 22 days ago
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Guru Careers
Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum + Benefits & Profit Sharing
Posted: 22 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwcik, Coventry, Rugby,...
Guru Careers
Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum + Benefits & Profit Sharing
Posted: 22 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Tyresoft Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Vsolvit4u
Salary: £25,000
Posted: 23 days ago