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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 59 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -4
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 214 250 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.12% 5.50% 6.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.23% 24.27% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 186 225 280
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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
1242 1030 1212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.90% 22.66% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1069 895 1038
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -20 89 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Coventry -4 31 £40,000 +25.36% 5
Warwickshire -5 29 £33,000 - 4
Staffordshire +5 22 £52,000 -9.56%
Shropshire +5 20 £39,000 -29.09% 1
Solihull -13 10 £28,500 +11.76% 2
Wolverhampton -9 6 £22,000 -20.00%
Worcestershire - 1 £80,000 -
Walsall - 1 - -
UNIX
England

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 275 (58.14%) Linux
2 228 (48.20%) SQL
3 140 (29.60%) Oracle
4 114 (24.10%) Windows
5 112 (23.68%) Finance
6 97 (20.51%) Java
7 76 (16.07%) Shell Script
8 73 (15.43%) SQL Server
9 72 (15.22%) Solaris
10 62 (13.11%) PHP
11 60 (12.68%) MySQL
11 60 (12.68%) Microsoft
12 54 (11.42%) JavaScript
13 53 (11.21%) ITIL
14 51 (10.78%) PL/SQL
15 50 (10.57%) HTML
16 49 (10.36%) Relational Database
17 48 (10.15%) Oracle Database
17 48 (10.15%) MS Excel
18 47 (9.94%) Tomcat
19 46 (9.73%) Perl
19 46 (9.73%) IBM
20 45 (9.51%) Red Hat
21 43 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
22 41 (8.67%) Degree
22 41 (8.67%) VMware
23 40 (8.46%) RDBMS
23 40 (8.46%) Apache
24 39 (8.25%) Performance Tuning
25 38 (8.03%) CSS

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 47 (9.94%) Tomcat
2 40 (8.46%) Apache
3 23 (4.86%) GlassFish
4 19 (4.02%) WebSphere
5 17 (3.59%) JBoss
6 15 (3.17%) IBM Notes
6 15 (3.17%) WebLogic
7 14 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (2.11%) SAS
9 9 (1.90%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.69%) MS Exchange
11 6 (1.27%) CICS
11 6 (1.27%) MQSeries
12 5 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.85%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.85%) IIS
14 3 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
15 2 (0.42%) Drupal
Applications
1 48 (10.15%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.90%) MS Office
3 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (6.13%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (2.96%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (2.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (1.27%) assyst
5 3 (0.63%) Magento
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.21%) Odoo
6 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.86%) SaaS
2 1 (0.21%) PaaS
2 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.92%) Firewall
2 27 (5.71%) SAN
3 26 (5.50%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.75%) BGP
5 9 (1.90%) Internet
5 9 (1.90%) OSPF
6 8 (1.69%) SSL
7 7 (1.48%) VPN
8 6 (1.27%) VoIP
8 6 (1.27%) FTP
8 6 (1.27%) Network Security
9 5 (1.06%) Ethernet
9 5 (1.06%) MPLS
10 4 (0.85%) WAN
10 4 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.85%) NAS
10 4 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.63%) HTTP
11 3 (0.63%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 60 (12.68%) MySQL
3 49 (10.36%) Relational Database
4 48 (10.15%) Oracle Database
5 40 (8.46%) RDBMS
6 19 (4.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (3.81%) DB2
8 17 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (3.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 16 (3.38%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (3.17%) NoSQL
11 8 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (1.69%) Informix
12 6 (1.27%) Oracle Discoverer
12 6 (1.27%) Essbase
12 6 (1.27%) Oracle Exadata
13 5 (1.06%) Redis
13 5 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (5.07%) JUnit
2 22 (4.65%) Maven
3 15 (3.17%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.33%) Subversion
5 7 (1.48%) Toad
6 6 (1.27%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.06%) ProC
8 3 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.63%) Hudson
9 2 (0.42%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.42%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.42%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.21%) Selenium
10 1 (0.21%) Metasploit
General
1 112 (23.68%) Finance
2 24 (5.07%) Banking
3 14 (2.96%) Retail
4 11 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.69%) Back Office
6 7 (1.48%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.27%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.85%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.63%) Marketing
10 3 (0.63%) Automotive
10 3 (0.63%) Legal
11 2 (0.42%) Front Office
11 2 (0.42%) German Language
11 2 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 125 (26.43%) Developer
2 76 (16.07%) Analyst
3 54 (11.42%) Administrator
4 46 (9.73%) DBA
5 32 (6.77%) Support Analyst
6 31 (6.55%) Architect
6 31 (6.55%) Consultant
7 29 (6.13%) Applications Support
7 29 (6.13%) Java Developer
8 28 (5.92%) PHP Developer
9 25 (5.29%) Oracle DBA
10 22 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
11 21 (4.44%) Software Engineer
11 21 (4.44%) SQL DBA
12 19 (4.02%) Server Administrator
12 19 (4.02%) Systems Administrator
12 19 (4.02%) SQL Server DBA
13 17 (3.59%) Senior Software Engineer
14 16 (3.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 14 (2.96%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (10.57%) HTML
2 38 (8.03%) CSS
3 36 (7.61%) J2EE
4 24 (5.07%) Java EE
5 22 (4.65%) Middleware
6 21 (4.44%) ISPF
6 21 (4.44%) JMS
7 20 (4.23%) jQuery
7 20 (4.23%) REST
8 19 (4.02%) EJB
9 18 (3.81%) XML
10 16 (3.38%) Web Services
11 14 (2.96%) .NET
12 13 (2.75%) HTML5
13 9 (1.90%) Spring
14 7 (1.48%) COM
14 7 (1.48%) Laravel
15 6 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
16 5 (1.06%) XSD
16 5 (1.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.13%) Mainframe
2 27 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.59%) Open Source
5 14 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.75%) Equities
7 12 (2.54%) Mathematics
8 10 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.90%) Clustering
10 8 (1.69%) Derivative
10 8 (1.69%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.69%) LPAR
11 6 (1.27%) iPhone
11 6 (1.27%) iPad
11 6 (1.27%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.27%) GIS
11 6 (1.27%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.85%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.63%) Replication
13 3 (0.63%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 275 (58.14%) Linux
2 114 (24.10%) Windows
3 72 (15.22%) Solaris
4 28 (5.92%) AIX
5 19 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.90%) MVS
8 7 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.48%) HPUX
9 6 (1.27%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.27%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.27%) Android
9 6 (1.27%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.42%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.42%) CentOS
11 2 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.21%) Debian
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (11.21%) ITIL
2 43 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (8.25%) Performance Tuning
4 35 (7.40%) Incident Management
5 34 (7.19%) Time Management
6 33 (6.98%) Software Engineering
7 27 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (5.71%) Scrum
8 26 (5.50%) Mentoring
9 25 (5.29%) OO
10 24 (5.07%) MVC
11 22 (4.65%) Migration
12 20 (4.23%) Kanban
13 19 (4.02%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (3.59%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (3.38%) OO PHP
15 16 (3.38%) SOA
15 16 (3.38%) Project Management
16 14 (2.96%) Refactoring
17 13 (2.75%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 228 (48.20%) SQL
2 97 (20.51%) Java
3 76 (16.07%) Shell Script
4 62 (13.11%) PHP
5 54 (11.42%) JavaScript
6 51 (10.78%) PL/SQL
7 46 (9.73%) Perl
8 31 (6.55%) Python
9 28 (5.92%) Ruby
10 26 (5.50%) C
11 24 (5.07%) PHP5
12 21 (4.44%) JCL
13 19 (4.02%) C++
14 16 (3.38%) VB
15 14 (2.96%) C#
16 11 (2.33%) PHP4
17 9 (1.90%) Bash Shell
18 6 (1.27%) T-SQL
19 5 (1.06%) Tcl
19 5 (1.06%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 41 (8.67%) Degree
2 25 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.02%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.33%) ISEB
4 11 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.11%) CISSP
6 9 (1.90%) CCNP
7 8 (1.69%) OCA
7 8 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
7 8 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.06%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.85%) CISM
11 3 (0.63%) CSSLP
11 3 (0.63%) CCNA
12 2 (0.42%) SSCP
12 2 (0.42%) CISA
12 2 (0.42%) OSCP
12 2 (0.42%) GIAC
12 2 (0.42%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.13%) SLA
2 18 (3.81%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.59%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (0.85%) NFS
6 2 (0.42%) vSphere
6 2 (0.42%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.42%) vCloud
6 2 (0.42%) RHEV
6 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.21%) Xen
7 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 22 (4.65%) Nagios
1 22 (4.65%) Puppet
2 20 (4.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (2.96%) OpenNMS
4 14 (2.96%) Control-M
4 14 (2.96%) Tivoli
5 13 (2.75%) Data Guard
6 8 (1.69%) ServiceCenter
6 8 (1.69%) OpenView
7 7 (1.48%) Netcool
8 6 (1.27%) Foglight
8 6 (1.27%) ITRS Geneos
9 5 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.63%) SCOM
11 1 (0.21%) SCCM
11 1 (0.21%) Nessus
11 1 (0.21%) Nmap
11 1 (0.21%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 140 (29.60%) Oracle
2 60 (12.68%) Microsoft
3 46 (9.73%) IBM
4 45 (9.51%) Red Hat
5 41 (8.67%) VMware
6 28 (5.92%) HP
7 26 (5.50%) Cisco
8 18 (3.81%) Teradata
9 17 (3.59%) Intel
10 15 (3.17%) Lotus
11 12 (2.54%) webMethods
12 10 (2.11%) NetApp
12 10 (2.11%) Sybase
13 9 (1.90%) SAP
13 9 (1.90%) Citrix
14 8 (1.69%) CheckPoint
15 7 (1.48%) EMC
15 7 (1.48%) Sun
15 7 (1.48%) Zend
16 6 (1.27%) ServiceNow
Telford, Shropshire
CapGemini - RSR
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £47,500 to £62,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick
University of Warwick
Salary: £28,695 - £37,394 pa (plus excellent benefits)
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Nuneaton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago