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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 28 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 365 377 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.52% 6.93% 6.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.58% 27.46% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 296 341 250
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,295
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
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
1427 1373 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.48% 25.23% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1234 1218 1045
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -14 175 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Warwickshire +33 66 £33,000 +10.00% 4
Staffordshire +19 53 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Coventry -14 26 £33,750 +7.14% 3
Solihull +10 18 £52,000 +9.47% 2
Worcestershire +5 10 £45,000 +5.88%
Shropshire +3 10 £23,000 -16.36% 5
Wolverhampton - 2 £35,000 -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 282 (50.99%) SQL
2 234 (42.31%) Oracle
3 230 (41.59%) Linux
4 179 (32.37%) Finance
5 145 (26.22%) Windows
6 117 (21.16%) Java
7 90 (16.27%) Shell Script
8 89 (16.09%) SQL Server
9 84 (15.19%) ITIL
9 84 (15.19%) Solaris
10 80 (14.47%) Degree
11 75 (13.56%) Oracle Database
12 71 (12.84%) PL/SQL
13 69 (12.48%) Perl
13 69 (12.48%) IBM
14 58 (10.49%) HTML
15 56 (10.13%) C
15 56 (10.13%) Python
15 56 (10.13%) Microsoft
16 54 (9.76%) AIX
17 51 (9.22%) Security Cleared
18 50 (9.04%) Clustering
19 49 (8.86%) MySQL
20 47 (8.50%) Tomcat
21 45 (8.14%) Apache
22 44 (7.96%) PHP
22 44 (7.96%) VMware
23 43 (7.78%) Performance Tuning
24 42 (7.59%) JavaScript
24 42 (7.59%) Web Services

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 47 (8.50%) Tomcat
2 45 (8.14%) Apache
3 32 (5.79%) WebLogic
4 20 (3.62%) IBM Notes
5 14 (2.53%) SAS
5 14 (2.53%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.17%) IIS
7 10 (1.81%) Oracle Workflow
7 10 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (1.27%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (0.90%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.90%) nginx
10 3 (0.54%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.36%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.18%) PegaRULES
12 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 16 (2.89%) MS Visio
2 14 (2.53%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.45%) MS Office
4 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (5.61%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (5.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (2.35%) Agresso
4 8 (1.45%) assyst
5 7 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (1.08%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.72%) Maximo
8 3 (0.54%) Academy Housing
8 3 (0.54%) arcHouse
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.15%) Firewall
2 29 (5.24%) SAN
3 28 (5.06%) Internet
4 24 (4.34%) OSPF
4 24 (4.34%) BGP
5 23 (4.16%) DNS
6 22 (3.98%) TCP/IP
7 21 (3.80%) Network Security
8 16 (2.89%) DHCP
9 14 (2.53%) FTP
10 13 (2.35%) LAN
10 13 (2.35%) WAN
10 13 (2.35%) Junos
11 10 (1.81%) VPN
11 10 (1.81%) SSL
12 9 (1.63%) VoIP
12 9 (1.63%) Extranet
13 6 (1.08%) VLAN
14 5 (0.90%) iSCSI
14 5 (0.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 75 (13.56%) Oracle Database
3 49 (8.86%) MySQL
4 39 (7.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 30 (5.42%) Oracle Database 10g
6 25 (4.52%) Relational Database
7 21 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
8 19 (3.44%) DB2
8 19 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (3.25%) Oracle Discoverer
9 18 (3.25%) RDBMS
9 18 (3.25%) Essbase
9 18 (3.25%) Oracle BI EE
9 18 (3.25%) Oracle Exadata
10 14 (2.53%) NoSQL
11 13 (2.35%) QlikView
11 13 (2.35%) Big Data
12 10 (1.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 9 (1.63%) Informix
14 8 (1.45%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (2.89%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (2.53%) Toad
3 10 (1.81%) ProC
4 9 (1.63%) Mercurial
5 8 (1.45%) ClearCase
6 6 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (0.90%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (0.72%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.54%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.54%) Subversion
9 3 (0.54%) Maven
9 3 (0.54%) Hudson
10 2 (0.36%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.36%) PVCS
10 2 (0.36%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.18%) Ant
11 1 (0.18%) JUnit
11 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 179 (32.37%) Finance
2 39 (7.05%) Retail
3 24 (4.34%) Banking
4 20 (3.62%) Financial Institution
5 18 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.71%) Front Office
6 15 (2.71%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.27%) Legal
8 6 (1.08%) Games
9 5 (0.90%) Back Office
9 5 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.36%) French Language
11 2 (0.36%) German Language
11 2 (0.36%) Billing
11 2 (0.36%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 114 (20.61%) Analyst
2 102 (18.44%) Developer
3 82 (14.83%) Applications Support
4 65 (11.75%) Administrator
5 51 (9.22%) Support Analyst
6 41 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
7 36 (6.51%) Team Leader
8 34 (6.15%) DBA
9 33 (5.97%) Applications Support Analyst
10 32 (5.79%) Oracle DBA
11 30 (5.42%) UNIX Administrator
12 29 (5.24%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 27 (4.88%) Java Developer
14 24 (4.34%) Test Analyst
14 24 (4.34%) Firewall Engineer
15 21 (3.80%) Applications Specialist
16 20 (3.62%) Support Specialist
17 16 (2.89%) Applications Support Specialist
18 14 (2.53%) AIX Administrator
18 14 (2.53%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (10.49%) HTML
2 42 (7.59%) Web Services
3 32 (5.79%) CSS
4 28 (5.06%) .NET
5 25 (4.52%) XML
6 21 (3.80%) Middleware
6 21 (3.80%) J2EE
7 14 (2.53%) XSD
8 11 (1.99%) ISPF
8 11 (1.99%) jQuery
9 10 (1.81%) Spring
10 9 (1.63%) Spring MVC
10 9 (1.63%) WSDL
10 9 (1.63%) JDBC
11 8 (1.45%) JSP
11 8 (1.45%) ASP.NET
11 8 (1.45%) Oracle Streams
11 8 (1.45%) JMS
12 6 (1.08%) .NET Framework
12 6 (1.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.04%) Clustering
2 41 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.61%) Equities
4 28 (5.06%) Computer Science
5 24 (4.34%) Mainframe
6 17 (3.07%) Mathematics
7 16 (2.89%) Wiki
8 13 (2.35%) Replication
8 13 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.99%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.81%) Data Integration
11 9 (1.63%) LPAR
12 7 (1.27%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.27%) Derivative
13 5 (0.90%) CLARiiON
13 5 (0.90%) PDA
13 5 (0.90%) Mobile Games
13 5 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
13 5 (0.90%) Open Source
13 5 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 230 (41.59%) Linux
2 145 (26.22%) Windows
3 84 (15.19%) Solaris
4 54 (9.76%) AIX
5 24 (4.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (3.07%) SUSE
7 13 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (2.35%) HPUX
8 10 (1.81%) CentOS
9 8 (1.45%) Debian
10 5 (0.90%) MVS
10 5 (0.90%) Windows 2000
10 5 (0.90%) SELinux
11 4 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.54%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.54%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.54%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (15.19%) ITIL
2 43 (7.78%) Performance Tuning
3 34 (6.15%) Mentoring
4 30 (5.42%) Manual Testing
5 29 (5.24%) OO
6 27 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (4.52%) MVC
7 25 (4.52%) Incident Management
8 22 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (3.62%) Project Management
9 20 (3.62%) Migration
10 19 (3.44%) Service Management
10 19 (3.44%) Problem Management
11 18 (3.25%) Load Balancing
11 18 (3.25%) Test Scripting
11 18 (3.25%) ETL
12 17 (3.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (3.07%) Integration Testing
12 17 (3.07%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 282 (50.99%) SQL
2 117 (21.16%) Java
3 90 (16.27%) Shell Script
4 71 (12.84%) PL/SQL
5 69 (12.48%) Perl
6 56 (10.13%) C
6 56 (10.13%) Python
7 44 (7.96%) PHP
8 42 (7.59%) JavaScript
9 39 (7.05%) C++
10 31 (5.61%) C#
11 30 (5.42%) Bash Shell
12 23 (4.16%) Tcl
13 17 (3.07%) VB
14 11 (1.99%) COBOL
14 11 (1.99%) JCL
14 11 (1.99%) PHP5
14 11 (1.99%) PHP4
15 9 (1.63%) Korn
15 9 (1.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 80 (14.47%) Degree
2 51 (9.22%) Security Cleared
3 41 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 25 (4.52%) ISEB
4 25 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (4.34%) CCNP
6 16 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (2.35%) Check Point Certification
7 13 (2.35%) CCSA
8 11 (1.99%) Oracle Certification
9 10 (1.81%) OCP
10 4 (0.72%) SAS Certification
11 3 (0.54%) CISA
11 3 (0.54%) CISM
11 3 (0.54%) RHCE
11 3 (0.54%) CISSP
12 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.18%) VCP4
13 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.17%) QA
2 11 (1.99%) SLA
3 6 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (5.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 28 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
4 22 (3.98%) PowerHA
5 13 (2.35%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.45%) Squid
7 6 (1.08%) Active Directory
8 5 (0.90%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.90%) Postfix
8 5 (0.90%) Sendmail
8 5 (0.90%) vSphere
8 5 (0.90%) Varnish
9 3 (0.54%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.36%) Samba
10 2 (0.36%) Snort
10 2 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.36%) RHEV
11 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.18%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 13 (2.35%) Control-M
2 12 (2.17%) Nagios
3 10 (1.81%) Data Guard
4 9 (1.63%) BMC PATROL
4 9 (1.63%) Tivoli
5 8 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (1.08%) OpenView
6 6 (1.08%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (0.54%) YUM
7 3 (0.54%) Puppet
7 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.54%) Netcool
7 3 (0.54%) Zenoss
7 3 (0.54%) Foglight
7 3 (0.54%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.36%) CA SiteMinder
8 2 (0.36%) Ansible
8 2 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 234 (42.31%) Oracle
2 69 (12.48%) IBM
3 56 (10.13%) Microsoft
4 44 (7.96%) VMware
5 40 (7.23%) Cisco
6 31 (5.61%) Red Hat
7 28 (5.06%) HP
8 26 (4.70%) CheckPoint
9 20 (3.62%) Lotus
9 20 (3.62%) Intel
9 20 (3.62%) Juniper
9 20 (3.62%) Fujitsu
10 19 (3.44%) NetApp
10 19 (3.44%) Hyperion
11 15 (2.71%) Sun
11 15 (2.71%) JBoss
12 14 (2.53%) Blue Coat
13 12 (2.17%) Sybase
13 12 (2.17%) EMC
14 10 (1.81%) Netezza
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55330.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £33000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40 - £55 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + pension, parking,flexible!
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits incl
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Shrewsbury
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Shrewsbury
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Connect
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 12 days ago