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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 50 75 31
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -44
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 270 190 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.71% 3.48% 6.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.46% 16.99% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 255 166 261
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1202 1118 1315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.98% 20.46% 24.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1066 971 1102
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +10 138 £52,500 +31.25% 10
Warwickshire +14 50 £33,998 +3.02%
Coventry +2 37 £45,000 +24.13% 5
Staffordshire +12 18 £40,000 -11.11%
Shropshire +8 16 £31,500 +36.95% 4
Solihull +16 8 £25,000 -33.33%
Worcestershire -5 4 £43,596 -3.12%
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 287 (58.45%) Linux
2 186 (37.88%) SQL
3 165 (33.60%) Oracle
4 137 (27.90%) Windows
5 108 (22.00%) Java
6 97 (19.76%) Finance
7 80 (16.29%) IBM
8 75 (15.27%) Solaris
9 73 (14.87%) SQL Server
10 67 (13.65%) Perl
10 67 (13.65%) VMware
11 63 (12.83%) Shell Script
11 63 (12.83%) MySQL
12 60 (12.22%) HTML
13 57 (11.61%) Firewall
14 56 (11.41%) PHP
15 55 (11.20%) JavaScript
15 55 (11.20%) ITIL
16 53 (10.79%) Mainframe
17 48 (9.78%) Relational Database
18 47 (9.57%) AIX
18 47 (9.57%) TCP/IP
18 47 (9.57%) MS Excel
19 46 (9.37%) JCL
19 46 (9.37%) Red Hat
19 46 (9.37%) ISPF
19 46 (9.37%) WebSphere
19 46 (9.37%) Data Centre
20 45 (9.16%) Microsoft
21 44 (8.96%) CSS

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (9.37%) WebSphere
2 42 (8.55%) Tomcat
3 41 (8.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 35 (7.13%) Apache
5 29 (5.91%) IBM Notes
6 25 (5.09%) JBoss
7 18 (3.67%) MQSeries
8 17 (3.46%) WebLogic
8 17 (3.46%) CICS
9 16 (3.26%) SAS
10 15 (3.05%) GlassFish
11 7 (1.43%) MS Exchange
12 6 (1.22%) IIS
13 5 (1.02%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.61%) WordPress
15 3 (0.61%) Exstream Dialogue
15 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 47 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.43%) MS Office
3 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (1.83%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (1.22%) Magento
5 3 (0.61%) Exstream
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.61%) assyst
6 2 (0.41%) Odoo
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.46%) SaaS
3 8 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.63%) IaaS
4 3 (0.61%) Office 365
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (11.61%) Firewall
2 47 (9.57%) TCP/IP
3 28 (5.70%) SAN
4 19 (3.87%) Network Security
5 17 (3.46%) SSL
6 16 (3.26%) BGP
6 16 (3.26%) WAN
7 15 (3.05%) LAN
7 15 (3.05%) Internet
8 13 (2.65%) HTTP
9 12 (2.44%) OSPF
10 11 (2.24%) NAS
11 10 (2.04%) Wireless
12 9 (1.83%) DNS
13 7 (1.43%) VPN
13 7 (1.43%) VoIP
13 7 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (1.43%) Wireless Security
13 7 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (1.22%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (14.87%) SQL Server
2 63 (12.83%) MySQL
3 48 (9.78%) Relational Database
4 39 (7.94%) DB2
5 38 (7.74%) RDBMS
6 32 (6.52%) Oracle Database
7 15 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (2.65%) NoSQL
10 12 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (1.63%) Informix
14 4 (0.81%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
15 3 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
15 3 (0.61%) Oracle Discoverer
15 3 (0.61%) UniData
15 3 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 33 (6.72%) Maven
2 32 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 21 (4.28%) JUnit
4 18 (3.67%) Subversion
5 11 (2.24%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.63%) Toad
7 7 (1.43%) Ant
8 6 (1.22%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.61%) ProC
9 3 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.61%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.61%) Grunt
10 2 (0.41%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.20%) Selenium
11 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.20%) WebSpeed
11 1 (0.20%) Log4j
11 1 (0.20%) JDeveloper
General
1 97 (19.76%) Finance
2 37 (7.54%) Banking
3 24 (4.89%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.28%) Retail
5 18 (3.67%) Retail Banking
6 7 (1.43%) Front Office
7 6 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.22%) Private Banking
7 6 (1.22%) Marketing
8 5 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.81%) Billing
10 3 (0.61%) Law
10 3 (0.61%) Advertising
10 3 (0.61%) German Language
11 2 (0.41%) Legal
11 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.41%) Back Office
11 2 (0.41%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 119 (24.24%) Developer
2 66 (13.44%) Analyst
3 48 (9.78%) Consultant
4 47 (9.57%) Administrator
5 36 (7.33%) Architect
6 32 (6.52%) Support Analyst
6 32 (6.52%) Applications Support
7 31 (6.31%) Technical Consultant
8 28 (5.70%) Java Developer
8 28 (5.70%) Mainframe Operator
9 26 (5.30%) DBA
10 25 (5.09%) PHP Developer
11 24 (4.89%) Systems Administrator
12 19 (3.87%) Applications Support Analyst
13 17 (3.46%) Operations Analyst
14 16 (3.26%) Oracle DBA
14 16 (3.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 15 (3.05%) Linux Administrator
16 14 (2.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 14 (2.85%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (12.22%) HTML
2 46 (9.37%) ISPF
3 44 (8.96%) CSS
4 34 (6.92%) XML
5 33 (6.72%) Web Services
5 33 (6.72%) J2EE
6 31 (6.31%) jQuery
7 29 (5.91%) Java EE
8 26 (5.30%) Middleware
9 24 (4.89%) REST
10 20 (4.07%) JMS
11 18 (3.67%) Spring
12 17 (3.46%) WebSphere MQ
13 15 (3.05%) EJB
14 14 (2.85%) HTML5
15 12 (2.44%) Ajax
16 11 (2.24%) Laravel
17 9 (1.83%) Semantic HTML
17 9 (1.83%) RESTful
17 9 (1.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.79%) Mainframe
2 46 (9.37%) Data Centre
3 27 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.85%) GIS
5 14 (2.85%) Clustering
6 11 (2.24%) Mathematics
6 11 (2.24%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.83%) LPAR
9 8 (1.63%) Replication
10 7 (1.43%) Web 2.0
11 6 (1.22%) Derivative
11 6 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (1.22%) Equities
11 6 (1.22%) W3C
11 6 (1.22%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.22%) iPad
11 6 (1.22%) iPhone
11 6 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 287 (58.45%) Linux
2 137 (27.90%) Windows
3 75 (15.27%) Solaris
4 47 (9.57%) AIX
5 34 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (4.07%) Ubuntu
7 18 (3.67%) MVS
8 17 (3.46%) HPUX
9 10 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.22%) Android
10 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.22%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.02%) CentOS
11 5 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (1.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.61%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.61%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.41%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (11.20%) ITIL
2 40 (8.15%) Incident Management
3 37 (7.54%) SOA
4 32 (6.52%) OO
5 28 (5.70%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (5.50%) MVC
7 24 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (4.89%) Performance Tuning
8 23 (4.68%) Time Management
9 22 (4.48%) Release Management
10 21 (4.28%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (4.28%) Project Management
10 21 (4.28%) SIEM
11 20 (4.07%) Migration
12 19 (3.87%) Software Engineering
13 18 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (3.67%) Risk Management
14 17 (3.46%) Scrum
15 16 (3.26%) High Availability
15 16 (3.26%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 186 (37.88%) SQL
2 108 (22.00%) Java
3 67 (13.65%) Perl
4 63 (12.83%) Shell Script
5 56 (11.41%) PHP
6 55 (11.20%) JavaScript
7 46 (9.37%) JCL
8 34 (6.92%) Python
9 23 (4.68%) PL/SQL
10 19 (3.87%) C
11 17 (3.46%) C++
11 17 (3.46%) Ruby
12 16 (3.26%) COBOL
13 12 (2.44%) PHP5
13 12 (2.44%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.63%) Bourne shell
14 8 (1.63%) Groovy
14 8 (1.63%) C#
15 5 (1.02%) Tcl
16 4 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (6.92%) Degree
2 24 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.68%) CISSP
4 22 (4.48%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.65%) CISM
6 12 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.22%) CCNP
7 6 (1.22%) CCNA
7 6 (1.22%) CEH
8 5 (1.02%) GCFA
8 5 (1.02%) GIAC
8 5 (1.02%) SSCP
8 5 (1.02%) CISA
8 5 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.81%) RHCE
10 3 (0.61%) PMP
10 3 (0.61%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.41%) MCSE
11 2 (0.41%) ISEB
11 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.11%) SLA
2 26 (5.30%) QA
3 7 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 38 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.43%) Firmware
5 7 (1.43%) vSphere
6 6 (1.22%) vCloud
6 6 (1.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (1.02%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.20%) Squid
9 1 (0.20%) Xen
9 1 (0.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 30 (6.11%) Puppet
2 28 (5.70%) Nagios
3 26 (5.30%) Tivoli
4 15 (3.05%) OpenView
4 15 (3.05%) ServiceCenter
5 13 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (2.44%) OpenNMS
7 11 (2.24%) Oracle RMAN
8 10 (2.04%) Control-M
8 10 (2.04%) Ansible
9 8 (1.63%) Vagrant
9 8 (1.63%) Data Guard
9 8 (1.63%) ZABBIX
10 7 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (1.43%) Foglight
11 5 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.61%) Netcool
12 3 (0.61%) Nessus
12 3 (0.61%) SCOM
13 2 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 165 (33.60%) Oracle
2 80 (16.29%) IBM
3 67 (13.65%) VMware
4 46 (9.37%) Red Hat
5 45 (9.16%) Microsoft
6 41 (8.35%) Cisco
7 38 (7.74%) HP
8 31 (6.31%) Intel
9 29 (5.91%) Lotus
10 20 (4.07%) CheckPoint
10 20 (4.07%) Business Objects
11 17 (3.46%) SAP
12 14 (2.85%) Teradata
13 11 (2.24%) Zend
14 10 (2.04%) NetApp
15 9 (1.83%) Citrix
16 7 (1.43%) McAfee
17 6 (1.22%) webMethods
17 6 (1.22%) Veritas
17 6 (1.22%) Juniper
West Midlands
ISL Recruitment
Posted: 5 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + On-call + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25% SA, 10% pension + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £46000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive + Bonus + more
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive + Bonus + more
Posted: 22 days ago