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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 55 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +3
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 211 334 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.23% 7.73% 7.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.85% 32.24% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 182 278 287
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +10.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1252 1036 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.10% 23.98% 25.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1092 857 1068
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -28 99 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Warwickshire -13 20 £33,000 - 3
Coventry -15 20 £40,000 +31.14% 5
Shropshire -4 18 £26,250 -26.57% 3
Staffordshire +13 15 £50,000 -
Solihull -23 7 £27,500 +6.79% 2
Worcestershire +6 3 £25,000 -33.33%
Wolverhampton -16 2 £20,500 -20.38% 2
Walsall - 1 - -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 311 (51.15%) SQL
2 273 (44.90%) Linux
3 193 (31.74%) Finance
4 187 (30.76%) Oracle
5 145 (23.85%) Windows
6 121 (19.90%) Solaris
7 107 (17.60%) ITIL
8 94 (15.46%) SQL Server
9 92 (15.13%) Shell Script
10 81 (13.32%) Java
11 76 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 76 (12.50%) Oracle Database
12 74 (12.17%) PL/SQL
13 64 (10.53%) IBM
14 63 (10.36%) Perl
15 57 (9.38%) JavaScript
16 55 (9.05%) Performance Tuning
17 52 (8.55%) MySQL
18 51 (8.39%) HTML
19 48 (7.89%) MS Excel
19 48 (7.89%) Relational Database
20 47 (7.73%) Security Cleared
20 47 (7.73%) Red Hat
21 46 (7.57%) PHP
21 46 (7.57%) Tomcat
22 44 (7.24%) Cisco
22 44 (7.24%) Incident Management
22 44 (7.24%) Degree
23 43 (7.07%) Clustering
23 43 (7.07%) Analytical Skills

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (7.57%) Tomcat
2 38 (6.25%) Apache
3 31 (5.10%) WebLogic
4 19 (3.13%) SAS
5 17 (2.80%) IBM Notes
6 16 (2.63%) GlassFish
7 10 (1.64%) JBoss
7 10 (1.64%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.48%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.32%) IIS
9 8 (1.32%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.49%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 48 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.47%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.15%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (4.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 29 (4.77%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (4.61%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.99%) assyst
4 6 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.49%) Agresso
5 3 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.49%) Academy Housing
5 3 (0.49%) arcHouse
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.09%) SAN
2 35 (5.76%) Firewall
3 28 (4.61%) BGP
3 28 (4.61%) OSPF
4 26 (4.28%) Internet
5 19 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 15 (2.47%) Network Security
7 11 (1.81%) VPN
7 11 (1.81%) Junos
8 10 (1.64%) FTP
8 10 (1.64%) WAN
8 10 (1.64%) LAN
9 8 (1.32%) Extranet
10 7 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.49%) DHCP
11 3 (0.49%) DNS
11 3 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.49%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.49%) Multicast
12 2 (0.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (15.46%) SQL Server
2 76 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 52 (8.55%) MySQL
4 48 (7.89%) Relational Database
5 36 (5.92%) RDBMS
6 32 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 29 (4.77%) Oracle Database 10g
8 21 (3.45%) Oracle Discoverer
8 21 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
8 21 (3.45%) Essbase
8 21 (3.45%) Oracle Exadata
9 19 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (2.80%) NoSQL
11 14 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (1.81%) DB2
13 9 (1.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 9 (1.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 8 (1.32%) Informix
Development Applications
1 13 (2.14%) Maven
2 11 (1.81%) JUnit
3 8 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (0.99%) Hudson
4 6 (0.99%) Subversion
4 6 (0.99%) Toad
4 6 (0.99%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.82%) ProC
5 5 (0.82%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.49%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.49%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.33%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.33%) PVCS
7 2 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.16%) Ant
8 1 (0.16%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.16%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 193 (31.74%) Finance
2 33 (5.43%) Banking
3 27 (4.44%) Retail
4 19 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.30%) Back Office
6 13 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.97%) Front Office
8 11 (1.81%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.66%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.66%) Automotive
11 4 (0.66%) Legal
12 3 (0.49%) Marketing
13 2 (0.33%) Publishing
14 1 (0.16%) Games
14 1 (0.16%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 128 (21.05%) Analyst
2 117 (19.24%) Developer
3 77 (12.66%) Applications Support
4 71 (11.68%) Administrator
5 63 (10.36%) Support Analyst
6 59 (9.70%) DBA
7 38 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
8 33 (5.43%) Applications Support Analyst
8 33 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
9 27 (4.44%) Firewall Engineer
10 25 (4.11%) Team Leader
11 24 (3.95%) PHP Developer
11 24 (3.95%) Architect
12 22 (3.62%) Consultant
13 21 (3.45%) Applications Specialist
13 21 (3.45%) SQL DBA
14 20 (3.29%) Support Specialist
15 19 (3.13%) SQL Server DBA
15 19 (3.13%) UNIX Administrator
15 19 (3.13%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (8.39%) HTML
2 40 (6.58%) CSS
3 26 (4.28%) Middleware
3 26 (4.28%) J2EE
4 24 (3.95%) .NET
5 20 (3.29%) Web Services
5 20 (3.29%) JMS
6 19 (3.13%) jQuery
7 17 (2.80%) ISPF
8 12 (1.97%) Java EE
9 10 (1.64%) REST
9 10 (1.64%) EJB
10 9 (1.48%) XML
11 7 (1.15%) COM
12 6 (0.99%) XSD
13 5 (0.82%) HTML5
14 4 (0.66%) D-Bus
14 4 (0.66%) AngularJS
14 4 (0.66%) JSON
14 4 (0.66%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.07%) Clustering
1 43 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.93%) Mainframe
2 30 (4.93%) Equities
3 20 (3.29%) Mathematics
4 19 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (2.63%) Open Source
5 16 (2.63%) Derivative
6 14 (2.30%) Fixed Income
7 13 (2.14%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.32%) Wiki
9 8 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.99%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.66%) LPAR
11 4 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.66%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.49%) GIS
12 3 (0.49%) IBM Mainframe
12 3 (0.49%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 273 (44.90%) Linux
2 145 (23.85%) Windows
3 121 (19.90%) Solaris
4 34 (5.59%) AIX
5 16 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.64%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.32%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.32%) CentOS
8 8 (1.32%) SUSE
8 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.66%) HPUX
11 2 (0.33%) Android
11 2 (0.33%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.33%) MVS
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (17.60%) ITIL
2 55 (9.05%) Performance Tuning
3 44 (7.24%) Incident Management
4 40 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 38 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 33 (5.43%) Software Engineering
7 33 (5.43%) OO
8 31 (5.10%) Time Management
9 27 (4.44%) Problem Management
10 25 (4.11%) Migration
11 23 (3.78%) MVC
12 22 (3.62%) Service Management
13 20 (3.29%) Project Management
14 19 (3.13%) OO PHP
15 18 (2.96%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (2.96%) Scrum
16 17 (2.80%) Low Latency
17 16 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
17 16 (2.63%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 311 (51.15%) SQL
2 92 (15.13%) Shell Script
3 81 (13.32%) Java
4 74 (12.17%) PL/SQL
5 63 (10.36%) Perl
6 57 (9.38%) JavaScript
7 46 (7.57%) PHP
8 36 (5.92%) C
9 33 (5.43%) Python
10 25 (4.11%) C++
10 25 (4.11%) Tcl
11 24 (3.95%) PHP5
12 21 (3.45%) C#
12 21 (3.45%) Bash Shell
13 20 (3.29%) VB
14 19 (3.13%) PHP4
14 19 (3.13%) Ruby
15 17 (2.80%) JCL
16 10 (1.64%) COBOL
17 9 (1.48%) Korn
Qualifications
1 47 (7.73%) Security Cleared
2 44 (7.24%) Degree
3 35 (5.76%) SC Cleared
4 33 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (4.93%) CCNP
6 22 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (2.14%) ISEB
8 11 (1.81%) Check Point Certification
8 11 (1.81%) Oracle Certification
8 11 (1.81%) CCSA
9 8 (1.32%) OCA
10 6 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.82%) CISSP
11 5 (0.82%) CCNA
12 4 (0.66%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.66%) SAS Certification
13 3 (0.49%) CISM
13 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.49%) OCP
13 3 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.26%) SLA
2 17 (2.80%) QA
3 5 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 34 (5.59%) Oracle RMAN
2 31 (5.10%) Oracle RAC
3 26 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (2.96%) PowerHA
5 15 (2.47%) Active Directory
6 10 (1.64%) VMware ESX
7 9 (1.48%) vSphere
8 8 (1.32%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 6 (0.99%) NFS
10 4 (0.66%) RHEV
11 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.16%) Snort
11 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (3.95%) Nagios
2 16 (2.63%) Puppet
3 13 (2.14%) Control-M
4 12 (1.97%) Data Guard
4 12 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.64%) ServiceCenter
5 10 (1.64%) OpenView
5 10 (1.64%) Netcool
6 9 (1.48%) ITRS Geneos
7 8 (1.32%) OpenNMS
8 5 (0.82%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.49%) Foglight
10 3 (0.49%) SCOM
11 2 (0.33%) Ansible
11 2 (0.33%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.33%) CA SiteMinder
12 1 (0.16%) MOM
12 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 187 (30.76%) Oracle
2 76 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 64 (10.53%) IBM
4 47 (7.73%) Red Hat
5 44 (7.24%) Cisco
6 42 (6.91%) VMware
7 29 (4.77%) CheckPoint
8 27 (4.44%) NetApp
9 22 (3.62%) HP
10 21 (3.45%) Hyperion
11 19 (3.13%) Juniper
12 18 (2.96%) CommVault
12 18 (2.96%) Intel
12 18 (2.96%) Sybase
13 17 (2.80%) Lotus
13 17 (2.80%) Netezza
14 14 (2.30%) Veritas
15 13 (2.14%) Teradata
15 13 (2.14%) Fujitsu
16 12 (1.97%) Blue Coat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £22000 per annum + parking, v interesting work, flexibility
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 per annum + parking, flexibility - interesting work
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Bens and package
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar
Salary: Very Competitive + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + D.O.E
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago