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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
England / West Midlands
Rank 74 63 58
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Unix 166 200 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.40% 3.81% 4.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.24% 19.10% 18.11%
Number of salaries quoted 121 154 195
Median salary £44,347 £43,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.53% +8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £28,425 £26,175
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
1022 1047 1270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.92% 19.97% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 885 863 1121
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -5 85 £45,000 - 10
Shropshire +13 24 £47,347 +0.73% 1
Coventry +7 23 £50,000 +24.22% 11
Warwickshire +4 12 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Solihull - 10 £35,000 -
Staffordshire -29 6 £43,000 -9.47% 2
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Unix.

1 280 (73.49%) Linux
2 220 (57.74%) Windows
3 110 (28.87%) Oracle
4 109 (28.61%) SQL
5 82 (21.52%) Java
5 82 (21.52%) ITIL
6 77 (20.21%) Microsoft
6 77 (20.21%) Finance
7 76 (19.95%) Data Centre
8 66 (17.32%) Windows Server
9 63 (16.54%) MS Excel
10 61 (16.01%) Python
10 61 (16.01%) Perl
11 58 (15.22%) TCP/IP
11 58 (15.22%) Red Hat
12 55 (14.44%) DHCP
12 55 (14.44%) SQL Server
13 52 (13.65%) VMware
14 51 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
14 51 (13.39%) DevOps
15 48 (12.60%) DNS
16 47 (12.34%) Degree
17 46 (12.07%) Cisco
17 46 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
18 45 (11.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 44 (11.55%) Shell Script
20 43 (11.29%) Open Source
21 40 (10.50%) Apache
21 40 (10.50%) Banking
22 38 (9.97%) Solaris

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (10.50%) Apache
2 35 (9.19%) WebLogic
3 34 (8.92%) JBoss
4 28 (7.35%) Tomcat
5 24 (6.30%) MS Exchange
6 21 (5.51%) WebSphere
7 18 (4.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 15 (3.94%) nginx
9 12 (3.15%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (1.57%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.05%) Documentum
11 4 (1.05%) NetWeaver
12 3 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.52%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.52%) Captiva
13 2 (0.52%) Confluence
13 2 (0.52%) IIS
13 2 (0.52%) SAS
13 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 63 (16.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.84%) MS Project
3 3 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.52%) MS Office
5 1 (0.26%) Blender
Business Applications
1 16 (4.20%) assyst
2 2 (0.52%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.26%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 46 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.25%) SaaS
3 14 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.05%) IaaS
5 4 (1.05%) PaaS
6 3 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.79%) Office 365
7 2 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 58 (15.22%) TCP/IP
2 55 (14.44%) DHCP
3 48 (12.60%) DNS
4 38 (9.97%) Firewall
5 28 (7.35%) SSL
6 24 (6.30%) WAN
7 19 (4.99%) LAN
7 19 (4.99%) Network Security
8 18 (4.72%) HTTP
8 18 (4.72%) VPN
9 14 (3.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 14 (3.67%) SAN
10 12 (3.15%) Internet
11 9 (2.36%) MPLS
11 9 (2.36%) SNMP
11 9 (2.36%) WLAN
12 8 (2.10%) BGP
12 8 (2.10%) OSPF
13 7 (1.84%) Multicast
13 7 (1.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.35%) MySQL
3 24 (6.30%) Relational Database
4 20 (5.25%) DB2
5 18 (4.72%) MongoDB
6 16 (4.20%) NoSQL
7 15 (3.94%) RDBMS
8 13 (3.41%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.84%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.84%) Redis
11 6 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.57%) Couchbase
12 5 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.05%) Oracle OWB
14 3 (0.79%) QlikView
15 2 (0.52%) BODI
Development Applications
1 24 (6.30%) Subversion
2 23 (6.04%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.67%) JUnit
4 11 (2.89%) Maven
5 10 (2.62%) Mercurial
6 9 (2.36%) Jenkins
6 9 (2.36%) Selenium
7 7 (1.84%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.57%) PROIV
8 6 (1.57%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.05%) GDB
11 3 (0.79%) Concordion
11 3 (0.79%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.79%) eggPlant
11 3 (0.79%) Hudson
11 3 (0.79%) JBehave
11 3 (0.79%) JMeter
11 3 (0.79%) Ranorex
11 3 (0.79%) SpecFlow
General
1 77 (20.21%) Finance
2 40 (10.50%) Banking
3 36 (9.45%) Retail
4 15 (3.94%) Retail Banking
5 12 (3.15%) Games
5 12 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.10%) International Banking
6 8 (2.10%) Marketing
7 7 (1.84%) Publishing
8 5 (1.31%) Arabic Language
8 5 (1.31%) French Language
8 5 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.31%) Portuguese Language
8 5 (1.31%) Spanish Language
9 4 (1.05%) Local Government
9 4 (1.05%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.79%) Back Office
10 3 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.52%) Advertising
11 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 62 (16.27%) Developer
2 46 (12.07%) Analyst
3 42 (11.02%) Consultant
4 29 (7.61%) Support Engineer
5 25 (6.56%) AWS Engineer
6 22 (5.77%) Technical Consultant
7 21 (5.51%) Senior Developer
8 20 (5.25%) Linux Engineer
9 19 (4.99%) Network Engineer
10 18 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (4.72%) Software Engineer
11 16 (4.20%) C++ Developer
11 16 (4.20%) Cloud Engineer
11 16 (4.20%) Data Centre Engineer
11 16 (4.20%) Implementation Consultant
11 16 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (4.20%) Junior
11 16 (4.20%) Monitoring Engineer
12 15 (3.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 15 (3.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (9.97%) HTML
2 33 (8.66%) Java EE
3 30 (7.87%) XML
4 26 (6.82%) J2EE
5 23 (6.04%) .NET
6 21 (5.51%) Web Services
7 14 (3.67%) CSS
8 12 (3.15%) SOAP
9 10 (2.62%) ASP.NET
10 9 (2.36%) AngularJS
11 8 (2.10%) JMS
11 8 (2.10%) Middleware
11 8 (2.10%) Qt
11 8 (2.10%) REST
11 8 (2.10%) WCF
11 8 (2.10%) WPF
12 7 (1.84%) EJB
12 7 (1.84%) LAMP
13 6 (1.57%) COM
13 6 (1.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 76 (19.95%) Data Centre
2 51 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.30%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.94%) Security Operations Centre
5 14 (3.67%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.15%) Device Driver
7 10 (2.62%) Fintech
8 9 (2.36%) Clustering
9 7 (1.84%) Replication
10 6 (1.57%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.31%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.31%) Statistics
12 4 (1.05%) AS400
12 4 (1.05%) CUDA
12 4 (1.05%) LLPG
13 3 (0.79%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.79%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.79%) SCADA
13 3 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 280 (73.49%) Linux
2 220 (57.74%) Windows
3 66 (17.32%) Windows Server
4 45 (11.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (9.97%) Solaris
6 26 (6.82%) AIX
7 17 (4.46%) SUSE
8 14 (3.67%) CentOS
9 13 (3.41%) HPUX
10 6 (1.57%) Mac OS
10 6 (1.57%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.79%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.26%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.26%) VyOS
14 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (21.52%) ITIL
2 51 (13.39%) DevOps
3 43 (11.29%) Open Source
4 37 (9.71%) Migration
5 36 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (7.35%) SDLC
8 27 (7.09%) Change Management
8 27 (7.09%) Service Delivery
8 27 (7.09%) Service Management
9 26 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
9 26 (6.82%) Project Management
9 26 (6.82%) SIEM
9 26 (6.82%) SOA
10 24 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (6.30%) Performance Tuning
10 24 (6.30%) Project Planning
11 23 (6.04%) High Availability
12 20 (5.25%) Software Engineering
13 19 (4.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 109 (28.61%) SQL
2 82 (21.52%) Java
3 61 (16.01%) Perl
3 61 (16.01%) Python
4 44 (11.55%) Shell Script
5 34 (8.92%) JavaScript
6 26 (6.82%) Bash Shell
6 26 (6.82%) C++
7 23 (6.04%) PHP
8 17 (4.46%) PL/SQL
9 15 (3.94%) C#
10 13 (3.41%) C
10 13 (3.41%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.84%) Ruby
11 7 (1.84%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.57%) Korn
13 4 (1.05%) Go
13 4 (1.05%) Scala
13 4 (1.05%) VB
14 3 (0.79%) F#
Qualifications
1 47 (12.34%) Degree
2 27 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (6.82%) CCNA
4 25 (6.56%) AWS Certification
5 17 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (3.94%) SANS
6 15 (3.94%) Security Cleared
7 14 (3.67%) CISSP
8 12 (3.15%) CEH
9 10 (2.62%) CISM
9 10 (2.62%) GIAC
10 9 (2.36%) CCNP
10 9 (2.36%) MCSE
10 9 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (2.10%) GCIA
11 8 (2.10%) GCIH
11 8 (2.10%) ISTQB
11 8 (2.10%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (1.84%) ISEB
13 6 (1.57%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.30%) SLA
2 13 (3.41%) QA
3 3 (0.79%) COBIT
3 3 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (9.45%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.72%) Squid
4 13 (3.41%) Docker
4 13 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.15%) Samba
6 10 (2.62%) Firmware
7 9 (2.36%) NFS
8 4 (1.05%) Cygwin
9 3 (0.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.52%) Snort
10 2 (0.52%) XenApp
10 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.52%) XenServer
11 1 (0.26%) OpenSIPS
11 1 (0.26%) pfSense
11 1 (0.26%) Postfix
11 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 38 (9.97%) Puppet
2 30 (7.87%) SCCM
2 30 (7.87%) SCOM
3 29 (7.61%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (6.56%) Tivoli
5 10 (2.62%) Terraform
6 8 (2.10%) SCOrch
7 5 (1.31%) Nagios
8 4 (1.05%) Ansible
8 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.79%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 1 (0.26%) Control-M
11 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.26%) MAILsweeper
11 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.26%) Simpana
Vendors
1 110 (28.87%) Oracle
2 77 (20.21%) Microsoft
3 58 (15.22%) Red Hat
4 52 (13.65%) VMware
5 46 (12.07%) Cisco
6 27 (7.09%) HP
7 21 (5.51%) Sybase
8 18 (4.72%) Citrix
8 18 (4.72%) NetApp
9 12 (3.15%) SAP
9 12 (3.15%) ServiceNow
10 9 (2.36%) 3PAR
11 8 (2.10%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.84%) Palo Alto
12 7 (1.84%) SolarWinds
13 6 (1.57%) Juniper
13 6 (1.57%) Sun
13 6 (1.57%) webMethods
14 5 (1.31%) CommVault
14 5 (1.31%) IBM
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £38000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + 27.5% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Matt Burton Associates Ltd
Salary: £27k - 36k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Warwick University Enterprises Ltd
Salary: From £29,301 to £38,183 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Nettitude
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £36,000 per annum 30% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Friend MTS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Friend MTS
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Friend MTS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Friend MTS
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Friend MTS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 22 days ago