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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 49 66 37
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -29
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 256 186 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.78% 3.57% 5.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.46% 16.70% 24.74%
Number of salaries quoted 235 172 216
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
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
1193 1114 1156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.28% 21.38% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1061 987 975
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +9 108 £52,500 +23.52% 19
Warwickshire +30 54 £33,000 -12.00% 3
Coventry +1 40 £40,000 +3.22% 5
Staffordshire +23 26 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Shropshire - 15 £40,750 -
Solihull +17 14 £28,500 -30.90% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £80,000 -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 278 (61.50%) Linux
2 192 (42.48%) SQL
3 143 (31.64%) Oracle
4 110 (24.34%) Windows
5 98 (21.68%) Java
6 85 (18.81%) Finance
7 68 (15.04%) Solaris
8 67 (14.82%) MySQL
9 65 (14.38%) IBM
10 63 (13.94%) Perl
11 61 (13.50%) Shell Script
12 59 (13.05%) PHP
12 59 (13.05%) JavaScript
12 59 (13.05%) SQL Server
13 55 (12.17%) HTML
14 53 (11.73%) ITIL
15 51 (11.28%) VMware
16 50 (11.06%) MS Excel
17 49 (10.84%) Microsoft
17 49 (10.84%) Relational Database
18 48 (10.62%) Data Centre
19 47 (10.40%) Red Hat
20 46 (10.18%) Mainframe
21 45 (9.96%) Tomcat
22 43 (9.51%) CSS
23 42 (9.29%) Firewall
23 42 (9.29%) WebSphere
24 40 (8.85%) RDBMS
25 37 (8.19%) TCP/IP
25 37 (8.19%) Python

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 45 (9.96%) Tomcat
2 42 (9.29%) WebSphere
3 37 (8.19%) WebSphere Application Server
4 32 (7.08%) Apache
5 23 (5.09%) JBoss
6 22 (4.87%) IBM Notes
7 19 (4.20%) GlassFish
8 16 (3.54%) MQSeries
9 15 (3.32%) CICS
10 14 (3.10%) WebLogic
11 12 (2.65%) SAS
12 7 (1.55%) SharePoint
12 7 (1.55%) MS Exchange
13 5 (1.11%) IIS
14 4 (0.88%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
16 2 (0.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 50 (11.06%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.55%) MS Office
3 4 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.33%) assyst
4 5 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.66%) Magento
6 2 (0.44%) Odoo
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.65%) SaaS
2 20 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.11%) IaaS
4 3 (0.66%) Office 365
5 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (9.29%) Firewall
2 37 (8.19%) TCP/IP
3 28 (6.19%) SAN
4 15 (3.32%) SSL
4 15 (3.32%) BGP
4 15 (3.32%) Network Security
5 12 (2.65%) HTTP
6 11 (2.43%) Internet
6 11 (2.43%) OSPF
7 10 (2.21%) NAS
8 8 (1.77%) WAN
9 7 (1.55%) LAN
9 7 (1.55%) VPN
9 7 (1.55%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (1.33%) VoIP
11 5 (1.11%) FTP
11 5 (1.11%) Wireless
12 4 (0.88%) MPLS
12 4 (0.88%) DNS
12 4 (0.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (14.82%) MySQL
2 59 (13.05%) SQL Server
3 49 (10.84%) Relational Database
4 40 (8.85%) RDBMS
5 34 (7.52%) DB2
6 28 (6.19%) Oracle Database
7 17 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (2.21%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.33%) Informix
12 5 (1.11%) Redis
13 4 (0.88%) Couchbase
13 4 (0.88%) MS Access
14 3 (0.66%) UniData
14 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (0.66%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 33 (7.30%) Maven
2 24 (5.31%) JUnit
3 23 (5.09%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.88%) Subversion
5 7 (1.55%) Ant
5 7 (1.55%) Toad
6 6 (1.33%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.33%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.88%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.44%) ProC
8 2 (0.44%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.44%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.22%) Hudson
9 1 (0.22%) Selenium
9 1 (0.22%) Log4j
9 1 (0.22%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (18.81%) Finance
2 28 (6.19%) Banking
3 21 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.42%) Retail
5 14 (3.10%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.33%) Marketing
7 5 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.11%) Front Office
8 4 (0.88%) Back Office
8 4 (0.88%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.66%) Law
9 3 (0.66%) Legal
9 3 (0.66%) Advertising
9 3 (0.66%) German Language
10 2 (0.44%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 117 (25.88%) Developer
2 53 (11.73%) Administrator
3 52 (11.50%) Analyst
4 46 (10.18%) Consultant
5 33 (7.30%) DBA
5 33 (7.30%) Technical Consultant
6 27 (5.97%) Architect
6 27 (5.97%) PHP Developer
7 25 (5.53%) Applications Support
8 23 (5.09%) Support Analyst
9 21 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
9 21 (4.65%) Java Developer
9 21 (4.65%) Mainframe Operator
10 18 (3.98%) SQL DBA
11 17 (3.76%) Software Engineer
12 16 (3.54%) SQL Server DBA
12 16 (3.54%) Server Administrator
13 15 (3.32%) Senior Software Engineer
13 15 (3.32%) Oracle DBA
14 14 (3.10%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (12.17%) HTML
2 43 (9.51%) CSS
3 37 (8.19%) ISPF
4 36 (7.96%) J2EE
5 31 (6.86%) Web Services
6 28 (6.19%) Java EE
7 27 (5.97%) REST
7 27 (5.97%) XML
8 26 (5.75%) jQuery
9 20 (4.42%) JMS
10 18 (3.98%) EJB
11 17 (3.76%) Spring
12 16 (3.54%) Middleware
13 15 (3.32%) WebSphere MQ
14 13 (2.88%) .NET
14 13 (2.88%) HTML5
15 11 (2.43%) Laravel
16 9 (1.99%) Ajax
16 9 (1.99%) Hibernate
17 8 (1.77%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.62%) Data Centre
2 46 (10.18%) Mainframe
3 28 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.32%) GIS
6 13 (2.88%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.21%) Clustering
7 10 (2.21%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.77%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.55%) Web 2.0
9 7 (1.55%) Derivative
9 7 (1.55%) LPAR
10 6 (1.33%) iPad
10 6 (1.33%) iPhone
10 6 (1.33%) User Experience
10 6 (1.33%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.33%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.33%) Replication
10 6 (1.33%) W3C
11 5 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 278 (61.50%) Linux
2 110 (24.34%) Windows
3 68 (15.04%) Solaris
4 33 (7.30%) AIX
5 24 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (3.98%) HPUX
7 16 (3.54%) MVS
8 14 (3.10%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.33%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.33%) Android
10 5 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.88%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.66%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.66%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.44%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.44%) CentOS
14 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (11.73%) ITIL
2 36 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (7.52%) Incident Management
3 34 (7.52%) Time Management
4 33 (7.30%) SOA
5 26 (5.75%) Software Engineering
6 25 (5.53%) Scrum
7 24 (5.31%) MVC
7 24 (5.31%) OO
8 23 (5.09%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (5.09%) Performance Tuning
9 20 (4.42%) Project Management
10 19 (4.20%) Risk Management
10 19 (4.20%) Kanban
10 19 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (3.98%) Release Management
12 16 (3.54%) Requirements Management
12 16 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (3.54%) Migration
12 16 (3.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 192 (42.48%) SQL
2 98 (21.68%) Java
3 63 (13.94%) Perl
4 61 (13.50%) Shell Script
5 59 (13.05%) PHP
5 59 (13.05%) JavaScript
6 37 (8.19%) JCL
6 37 (8.19%) Python
7 36 (7.96%) PL/SQL
8 26 (5.75%) Ruby
9 21 (4.65%) C
10 20 (4.42%) C++
11 15 (3.32%) C#
11 15 (3.32%) PHP5
12 11 (2.43%) Bash Shell
12 11 (2.43%) COBOL
13 5 (1.11%) VB
13 5 (1.11%) Bourne shell
13 5 (1.11%) Groovy
13 5 (1.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 36 (7.96%) Degree
2 26 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 24 (5.31%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.32%) CISSP
5 11 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (1.33%) CCNP
7 6 (1.33%) CEH
7 6 (1.33%) CISA
7 6 (1.33%) CISM
8 5 (1.11%) GIAC
8 5 (1.11%) SSCP
8 5 (1.11%) GCFA
8 5 (1.11%) ISEB
8 5 (1.11%) OCA
8 5 (1.11%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.88%) CCNA
10 3 (0.66%) RHCE
11 2 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.75%) SLA
2 21 (4.65%) QA
3 4 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (3.76%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.99%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (1.99%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (1.33%) vCloud
5 4 (0.88%) vSphere
6 2 (0.44%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.22%) Xen
7 1 (0.22%) NFS
7 1 (0.22%) Firmware
7 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 31 (6.86%) Puppet
2 24 (5.31%) Nagios
3 23 (5.09%) Tivoli
4 14 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (2.88%) OpenNMS
5 13 (2.88%) Oracle RMAN
6 12 (2.65%) ServiceCenter
6 12 (2.65%) OpenView
7 11 (2.43%) Control-M
8 9 (1.99%) Data Guard
9 7 (1.55%) Ansible
10 6 (1.33%) Foglight
11 5 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (1.11%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.11%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (0.66%) SCOM
12 3 (0.66%) Nessus
12 3 (0.66%) Netcool
13 2 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 143 (31.64%) Oracle
2 65 (14.38%) IBM
3 51 (11.28%) VMware
4 49 (10.84%) Microsoft
5 47 (10.40%) Red Hat
6 31 (6.86%) HP
7 28 (6.19%) Cisco
8 24 (5.31%) Intel
9 22 (4.87%) Lotus
10 17 (3.76%) Business Objects
11 16 (3.54%) Teradata
12 15 (3.32%) SAP
13 12 (2.65%) CheckPoint
14 11 (2.43%) Zend
15 10 (2.21%) NetApp
16 9 (1.99%) webMethods
16 9 (1.99%) Citrix
17 6 (1.33%) EMC
17 6 (1.33%) Juniper
17 6 (1.33%) BMC
Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus = benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Testing Circle Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Testing Circle Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Barclay Anderson Limited
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + good bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £34330 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago