The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 65 24 46
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +22
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 203 391 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.78% 7.04% 4.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.06% 28.09% 20.64%
Number of salaries quoted 173 321 208
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1124 1392 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.93% 25.05% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1174 1041
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
UNIX
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -23 96 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Warwickshire +6 33 £33,000 -5.71% 2
Staffordshire +8 27 £35,000 +6.87%
Coventry -26 24 £31,500 -21.25% 3
Worcestershire -4 8 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Wolverhampton +3 6 £30,000 - 1
Shropshire -10 4 £23,000 -30.30% 3
Solihull -12 3 - -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 215 (50.59%) SQL
2 198 (46.59%) Oracle
3 197 (46.35%) Linux
4 131 (30.82%) Finance
5 126 (29.65%) Java
6 116 (27.29%) Windows
7 100 (23.53%) Shell Script
8 88 (20.71%) Degree
9 87 (20.47%) SQL Server
10 65 (15.29%) PL/SQL
11 62 (14.59%) HTML
12 61 (14.35%) C
13 53 (12.47%) Solaris
13 53 (12.47%) Oracle Database
14 50 (11.76%) Python
14 50 (11.76%) Microsoft
15 48 (11.29%) MySQL
16 47 (11.06%) Tomcat
17 45 (10.59%) PHP
18 44 (10.35%) ITIL
19 43 (10.12%) AIX
19 43 (10.12%) Apache
19 43 (10.12%) Perl
19 43 (10.12%) IBM
20 39 (9.18%) CSS
20 39 (9.18%) Web Services
20 39 (9.18%) VMware
21 36 (8.47%) C++
22 35 (8.24%) JavaScript
23 30 (7.06%) Retail

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (11.06%) Tomcat
2 43 (10.12%) Apache
3 21 (4.94%) WebSphere
4 13 (3.06%) IBM Notes
5 12 (2.82%) WebLogic
5 12 (2.82%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.65%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (1.65%) Oracle Application Server
6 7 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.18%) nginx
7 5 (1.18%) IIS
8 3 (0.71%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.47%) SAS
9 2 (0.47%) CMS
9 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.24%) Lync
10 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.24%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 12 (2.82%) MS Office
2 6 (1.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (2.12%) assyst
3 9 (2.12%) Agresso
4 7 (1.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (1.18%) Oracle Retail
5 5 (1.18%) Maximo
6 4 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.35%) DNS
2 26 (6.12%) SAN
3 21 (4.94%) Firewall
3 21 (4.94%) DHCP
4 15 (3.53%) WAN
4 15 (3.53%) FTP
5 14 (3.29%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.29%) LAN
6 12 (2.82%) Internet
6 12 (2.82%) VLAN
7 11 (2.59%) iSCSI
7 11 (2.59%) NAS
7 11 (2.59%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (2.59%) SSL
8 10 (2.35%) SNMP
8 10 (2.35%) SMTP
8 10 (2.35%) FCoE
9 9 (2.12%) VoIP
10 6 (1.41%) PPP
10 6 (1.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (20.47%) SQL Server
2 53 (12.47%) Oracle Database
3 48 (11.29%) MySQL
4 29 (6.82%) Relational Database
5 24 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (5.41%) RDBMS
7 20 (4.71%) Oracle Reports
7 20 (4.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (3.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (3.06%) Big Data
10 12 (2.82%) DB2
11 11 (2.59%) NoSQL
12 9 (2.12%) Informix
13 8 (1.88%) OLTP
13 8 (1.88%) Oracle ODI
13 8 (1.88%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (1.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 6 (1.41%) Couchbase
15 6 (1.41%) QlikView
15 6 (1.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (2.82%) Toad
2 10 (2.35%) ProC
2 10 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (2.35%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.88%) Mercurial
3 8 (1.88%) ClearCase
4 7 (1.65%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (0.94%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.71%) Subversion
7 2 (0.47%) JIRA
7 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.47%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.24%) JUnit
General
1 131 (30.82%) Finance
2 30 (7.06%) Retail
3 20 (4.71%) Banking
4 13 (3.06%) Financial Institution
5 12 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.41%) Front Office
7 5 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.18%) Games
7 5 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.94%) Legal
9 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.47%) French Language
9 2 (0.47%) German Language
9 2 (0.47%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 95 (22.35%) Developer
2 88 (20.71%) Analyst
3 54 (12.71%) Applications Support
4 38 (8.94%) Java Developer
5 36 (8.47%) Support Analyst
5 36 (8.47%) Administrator
6 34 (8.00%) Team Leader
7 24 (5.65%) Test Analyst
8 21 (4.94%) Applications Support Analyst
9 20 (4.71%) DBA
10 19 (4.47%) Systems Administrator
11 17 (4.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 17 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
12 16 (3.76%) Senior Developer
13 15 (3.53%) Test Manager
13 15 (3.53%) Oracle DBA
13 15 (3.53%) Technical Design Authority
14 13 (3.06%) Support Team Leader
15 12 (2.82%) Support Engineer
16 11 (2.59%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (14.59%) HTML
2 39 (9.18%) Web Services
2 39 (9.18%) CSS
3 26 (6.12%) XML
4 24 (5.65%) J2EE
5 20 (4.71%) .NET
6 19 (4.47%) XSD
7 15 (3.53%) Spring
8 12 (2.82%) Spring MVC
8 12 (2.82%) jQuery
9 11 (2.59%) SOAP
9 11 (2.59%) Middleware
9 11 (2.59%) WSDL
9 11 (2.59%) JDBC
10 9 (2.12%) RESTful
11 8 (1.88%) REST
11 8 (1.88%) Django
11 8 (1.88%) Oracle Streams
11 8 (1.88%) ASP.NET
12 7 (1.65%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.59%) Computer Science
2 16 (3.76%) Equities
3 14 (3.29%) Replication
4 13 (3.06%) Clustering
5 12 (2.82%) Open Source
6 10 (2.35%) LPAR
6 10 (2.35%) CLARiiON
6 10 (2.35%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.12%) Wiki
7 9 (2.12%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.65%) Social Media
8 7 (1.65%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (1.18%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.18%) Mobile Games
10 5 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.94%) GIS
11 4 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.71%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 197 (46.35%) Linux
2 116 (27.29%) Windows
3 53 (12.47%) Solaris
4 43 (10.12%) AIX
5 18 (4.24%) HPUX
6 15 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.35%) SUSE
8 8 (1.88%) Debian
9 7 (1.65%) Windows 2000
10 6 (1.41%) MVS
11 5 (1.18%) CentOS
11 5 (1.18%) SELinux
12 4 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.71%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.71%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.47%) VMS
15 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (10.35%) ITIL
2 30 (7.06%) Manual Testing
3 24 (5.65%) ETL
3 24 (5.65%) MVC
4 21 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (4.71%) Test Scripting
6 18 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (4.24%) OO
7 17 (4.00%) Migration
7 17 (4.00%) Service Management
7 17 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (3.76%) Software Testing
8 16 (3.76%) Service Delivery
8 16 (3.76%) CRM
8 16 (3.76%) Integration Testing
8 16 (3.76%) System Testing
9 15 (3.53%) Time Management
9 15 (3.53%) Project Management
9 15 (3.53%) Scrum
9 15 (3.53%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 215 (50.59%) SQL
2 126 (29.65%) Java
3 100 (23.53%) Shell Script
4 65 (15.29%) PL/SQL
5 61 (14.35%) C
6 50 (11.76%) Python
7 45 (10.59%) PHP
8 43 (10.12%) Perl
9 36 (8.47%) C++
10 35 (8.24%) JavaScript
11 22 (5.18%) C#
12 21 (4.94%) Bash Shell
13 18 (4.24%) VB
14 7 (1.65%) Groovy
15 6 (1.41%) Korn
15 6 (1.41%) Scala
15 6 (1.41%) Fortran
15 6 (1.41%) COBOL
16 5 (1.18%) VBScript
17 4 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 88 (20.71%) Degree
2 29 (6.82%) ISEB
3 24 (5.65%) Security Cleared
4 22 (5.18%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.59%) CISM
5 11 (2.59%) CISSP
6 8 (1.88%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (1.65%) OCP
8 6 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.94%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.71%) CISA
10 3 (0.71%) RHCE
11 2 (0.47%) CCNP
11 2 (0.47%) CCNA
12 1 (0.24%) HND
12 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.24%) PMP
12 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.76%) SLA
2 9 (2.12%) QA
3 5 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (1.88%) Squid
4 8 (1.88%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.41%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.41%) PowerHA
6 5 (1.18%) Varnish
6 5 (1.18%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.18%) Postfix
6 5 (1.18%) Sendmail
7 3 (0.71%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.47%) Samba
8 2 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.24%) XenApp
9 1 (0.24%) XenServer
9 1 (0.24%) vSphere
9 1 (0.24%) NFS
9 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (3.76%) Control-M
2 11 (2.59%) Tivoli
2 11 (2.59%) BMC PATROL
3 9 (2.12%) Data Guard
4 5 (1.18%) Nagios
5 4 (0.94%) CA SiteMinder
5 4 (0.94%) Foglight
5 4 (0.94%) Netcool
5 4 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.94%) Zenoss
6 3 (0.71%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.71%) YUM
7 2 (0.47%) SCOM
7 2 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.24%) SCCM
8 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.24%) CORE IMPACT
8 1 (0.24%) Nessus
8 1 (0.24%) OpenView
Vendors
1 198 (46.59%) Oracle
2 50 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 43 (10.12%) IBM
4 39 (9.18%) VMware
5 26 (6.12%) HP
6 22 (5.18%) JBoss
7 20 (4.71%) NetApp
8 19 (4.47%) Red Hat
8 19 (4.47%) Sun
9 17 (4.00%) Cisco
10 16 (3.76%) EMC
11 13 (3.06%) Intel
11 13 (3.06%) Lotus
12 12 (2.82%) Sybase
12 12 (2.82%) Fujitsu
13 11 (2.59%) BMC
14 10 (2.35%) StorageTek
15 9 (2.12%) Business Objects
16 8 (1.88%) Cognos
16 8 (1.88%) Citrix
Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
West Bromwich
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 21 days ago