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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 39 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 287 350 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.31% 7.14% 7.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.06% 29.46% 26.88%
Number of salaries quoted 250 293 289
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
1363 1188 1265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.24% 24.24% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1218 1011 1132
Average salary £34,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -14 147 £40,500 -10.00% 11
Warwickshire +9 33 £31,500 -10.00% 5
Coventry -1 32 £40,000 +32.10% 2
Staffordshire +25 28 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Solihull -14 17 £36,000 +9.09% 1
Shropshire -8 8 £26,250 -30.92% 4
Worcestershire +8 3 £25,000 -35.48%
Walsall - 1 £39,000 -
Dudley - 1 £37,500 -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 321 (48.93%) SQL
2 299 (45.58%) Linux
3 215 (32.77%) Oracle
4 210 (32.01%) Finance
5 161 (24.54%) Windows
6 134 (20.43%) Solaris
7 107 (16.31%) ITIL
8 102 (15.55%) Shell Script
9 96 (14.63%) Java
10 92 (14.02%) SQL Server
11 87 (13.26%) Oracle Database
12 77 (11.74%) IBM
13 76 (11.59%) PL/SQL
14 74 (11.28%) Perl
15 72 (10.98%) Microsoft
16 65 (9.91%) Performance Tuning
17 63 (9.60%) JavaScript
17 63 (9.60%) HTML
18 60 (9.15%) Security Cleared
19 58 (8.84%) Clustering
20 57 (8.69%) Degree
20 57 (8.69%) MySQL
21 54 (8.23%) Incident Management
22 51 (7.77%) Cisco
23 50 (7.62%) Tomcat
23 50 (7.62%) PHP
24 49 (7.47%) Apache
25 48 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
26 47 (7.16%) CSS
26 47 (7.16%) VMware

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 50 (7.62%) Tomcat
2 49 (7.47%) Apache
3 40 (6.10%) WebLogic
4 23 (3.51%) IBM Notes
5 21 (3.20%) SAS
6 13 (1.98%) GlassFish
7 12 (1.83%) JBoss
8 10 (1.52%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.22%) MS Exchange
9 8 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
9 8 (1.22%) IIS
9 8 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.76%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.46%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.15%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 32 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.59%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.61%) MS Office
4 1 (0.15%) MS Project
4 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 40 (6.10%) Oracle EBS R12
2 38 (5.79%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (1.22%) Agresso
4 8 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.91%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.46%) Academy Housing
6 3 (0.46%) arcHouse
6 3 (0.46%) assyst
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (6.55%) Firewall
2 38 (5.79%) SAN
3 32 (4.88%) Internet
3 32 (4.88%) OSPF
3 32 (4.88%) BGP
4 22 (3.35%) TCP/IP
5 17 (2.59%) Network Security
6 13 (1.98%) Junos
7 12 (1.83%) VPN
8 11 (1.68%) FTP
9 9 (1.37%) WAN
9 9 (1.37%) LAN
9 9 (1.37%) Extranet
10 7 (1.07%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (0.76%) Multicast
11 5 (0.76%) DNS
11 5 (0.76%) VoIP
11 5 (0.76%) DHCP
12 4 (0.61%) LDAP
12 4 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 87 (13.26%) Oracle Database
3 57 (8.69%) MySQL
4 44 (6.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 42 (6.40%) Relational Database
6 36 (5.49%) Oracle Database 10g
7 30 (4.57%) RDBMS
8 25 (3.81%) Oracle Discoverer
8 25 (3.81%) Essbase
8 25 (3.81%) Oracle BI EE
8 25 (3.81%) Oracle Exadata
9 20 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (2.59%) DB2
11 14 (2.13%) NoSQL
12 13 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (1.68%) QlikView
14 11 (1.68%) Big Data
15 9 (1.37%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 9 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (1.52%) Maven
3 9 (1.37%) Toad
4 8 (1.22%) JUnit
5 7 (1.07%) Mercurial
6 6 (0.91%) Hudson
6 6 (0.91%) ProC
6 6 (0.91%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.76%) Subversion
7 5 (0.76%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.61%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.46%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.46%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.30%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.30%) PVCS
10 2 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.30%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.15%) Ant
11 1 (0.15%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 210 (32.01%) Finance
2 38 (5.79%) Retail
3 30 (4.57%) Banking
4 19 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.74%) Financial Institution
6 17 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.98%) Front Office
8 12 (1.83%) Back Office
9 5 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.76%) Legal
9 5 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.46%) Automotive
11 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.30%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) Marketing
12 1 (0.15%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 140 (21.34%) Analyst
2 117 (17.84%) Developer
3 82 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 73 (11.13%) Administrator
5 65 (9.91%) Support Analyst
6 58 (8.84%) DBA
7 47 (7.16%) Oracle DBA
8 41 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
9 36 (5.49%) Applications Support Analyst
10 31 (4.73%) Team Leader
10 31 (4.73%) Firewall Engineer
11 27 (4.12%) PHP Developer
12 25 (3.81%) UNIX Administrator
13 24 (3.66%) UNIX Systems Administrator
14 23 (3.51%) Architect
14 23 (3.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 22 (3.35%) Applications Specialist
16 21 (3.20%) Support Specialist
17 20 (3.05%) Consultant
18 19 (2.90%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (9.60%) HTML
2 47 (7.16%) CSS
3 30 (4.57%) Middleware
4 27 (4.12%) .NET
5 25 (3.81%) J2EE
6 24 (3.66%) Web Services
7 23 (3.51%) jQuery
8 21 (3.20%) ISPF
9 17 (2.59%) JMS
10 14 (2.13%) XML
11 9 (1.37%) Java EE
12 7 (1.07%) XSD
12 7 (1.07%) EJB
12 7 (1.07%) REST
13 5 (0.76%) HTML5
13 5 (0.76%) COM
13 5 (0.76%) .NET Framework
14 4 (0.61%) JSON
14 4 (0.61%) Oracle Streams
14 4 (0.61%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.84%) Clustering
2 48 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (5.64%) Equities
4 34 (5.18%) Mainframe
5 21 (3.20%) Mathematics
5 21 (3.20%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (2.59%) Open Source
8 15 (2.29%) Derivative
9 14 (2.13%) Fixed Income
10 13 (1.98%) Wiki
11 11 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.52%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.22%) Data Integration
14 7 (1.07%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.76%) Replication
16 4 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
17 3 (0.46%) IBM Mainframe
17 3 (0.46%) LPAR
17 3 (0.46%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 299 (45.58%) Linux
2 161 (24.54%) Windows
3 134 (20.43%) Solaris
4 46 (7.01%) AIX
5 20 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (2.44%) SUSE
7 14 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.52%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.22%) CentOS
10 7 (1.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 6 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.76%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.61%) MVS
14 3 (0.46%) VMS
14 3 (0.46%) HPUX
15 2 (0.30%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.15%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (16.31%) ITIL
2 65 (9.91%) Performance Tuning
3 54 (8.23%) Incident Management
4 42 (6.40%) Mentoring
5 40 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 38 (5.79%) OO
7 33 (5.03%) Migration
7 33 (5.03%) Problem Management
8 31 (4.73%) Time Management
9 29 (4.42%) Software Engineering
10 26 (3.96%) MVC
11 25 (3.81%) Service Management
12 23 (3.51%) OO PHP
13 21 (3.20%) Manual Testing
14 20 (3.05%) Project Management
15 19 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (2.90%) Low Latency
15 19 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
16 18 (2.74%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 321 (48.93%) SQL
2 102 (15.55%) Shell Script
3 96 (14.63%) Java
4 76 (11.59%) PL/SQL
5 74 (11.28%) Perl
6 63 (9.60%) JavaScript
7 50 (7.62%) PHP
8 42 (6.40%) C
9 40 (6.10%) Python
10 29 (4.42%) Tcl
10 29 (4.42%) C++
11 28 (4.27%) PHP5
12 27 (4.12%) Bash Shell
12 27 (4.12%) C#
13 23 (3.51%) PHP4
14 21 (3.20%) JCL
15 19 (2.90%) VB
16 14 (2.13%) Ruby
17 11 (1.68%) Korn
18 10 (1.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 60 (9.15%) Security Cleared
2 57 (8.69%) Degree
3 46 (7.01%) SC Cleared
4 37 (5.64%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (5.18%) CCNP
6 22 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (2.59%) ISEB
8 16 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
9 13 (1.98%) Check Point Certification
9 13 (1.98%) CCSA
10 8 (1.22%) OCP
10 8 (1.22%) OCA
11 5 (0.76%) CISSP
11 5 (0.76%) CCNA
12 4 (0.61%) SAS Certification
12 4 (0.61%) CISM
13 3 (0.46%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.46%) CSSLP
13 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.27%) SLA
2 18 (2.74%) QA
3 6 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 45 (6.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 38 (5.79%) Oracle RAC
3 29 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (3.96%) PowerHA
5 15 (2.29%) VMware ESX
6 11 (1.68%) Active Directory
7 9 (1.37%) vSphere
8 6 (0.91%) NFS
8 6 (0.91%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (0.61%) RHEV
10 2 (0.30%) Snort
10 2 (0.30%) Squid
11 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 20 (3.05%) Nagios
2 17 (2.59%) Data Guard
3 12 (1.83%) Puppet
3 12 (1.83%) ServiceCenter
3 12 (1.83%) OpenView
4 9 (1.37%) Netcool
4 9 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (1.37%) Control-M
5 8 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.22%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (0.76%) OpenNMS
7 4 (0.61%) CA SiteMinder
8 3 (0.46%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.30%) Foglight
9 2 (0.30%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.30%) Ansible
10 1 (0.15%) yum
10 1 (0.15%) WSUS
10 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 215 (32.77%) Oracle
2 77 (11.74%) IBM
3 72 (10.98%) Microsoft
4 51 (7.77%) Cisco
5 47 (7.16%) VMware
6 44 (6.71%) Red Hat
7 35 (5.34%) CheckPoint
8 28 (4.27%) NetApp
9 27 (4.12%) HP
10 26 (3.96%) Hyperion
11 23 (3.51%) Lotus
11 23 (3.51%) Intel
12 21 (3.20%) Juniper
13 18 (2.74%) Sybase
13 18 (2.74%) CommVault
13 18 (2.74%) Netezza
14 17 (2.59%) Veritas
15 16 (2.44%) Fujitsu
16 14 (2.13%) Blue Coat
16 14 (2.13%) Teradata
Warwick, Warwickshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum PLUS Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum PLUS Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sogeti UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
People Source
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + pension, health care, 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 - £40,000 per annum dependin
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits & much more
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Bens and package
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Telford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Warwick
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago