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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
England / West Midlands
Rank 71 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Unix 161 220 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.42% 3.71% 3.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.89% 19.00% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 117 190 166
Median salary £41,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%

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
1013 1158 1261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.53% 19.53% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 892 975 1079
Median salary £35,000 £36,819 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.94% +8.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -3 61 £46,250 -7.50% 11
Shropshire +21 33 £36,500 -27.00% 5
Coventry -7 26 £33,000 -22.35% 1
Solihull +4 13 £35,000 +2.94%
Warwickshire +5 10 £35,000 - 2
Staffordshire -3 8 £50,000 +5.26%
Worcestershire -8 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Wolverhampton - 1 £55,000 - 1
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 246 (68.91%) Linux
2 201 (56.30%) Windows
3 95 (26.61%) SQL
4 92 (25.77%) Oracle
5 88 (24.65%) Java
6 83 (23.25%) Data Centre
7 68 (19.05%) ITIL
8 65 (18.21%) Microsoft
9 64 (17.93%) Finance
10 58 (16.25%) Windows Server
11 57 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
12 55 (15.41%) TCP/IP
12 55 (15.41%) MS Excel
13 54 (15.13%) VMware
14 51 (14.29%) Cisco
15 50 (14.01%) DHCP
16 49 (13.73%) Red Hat
16 49 (13.73%) Python
17 48 (13.45%) Firewall
18 45 (12.61%) Perl
18 45 (12.61%) SQL Server
19 42 (11.76%) DNS
20 39 (10.92%) DevOps
21 38 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 38 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
22 37 (10.36%) Open Source
23 35 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
23 35 (9.80%) Migration
24 33 (9.24%) Project Management
24 33 (9.24%) Shell Script

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 29 (8.12%) JBoss
2 28 (7.84%) Apache
2 28 (7.84%) WebLogic
3 23 (6.44%) MS Exchange
4 22 (6.16%) Tomcat
5 18 (5.04%) WebSphere
6 15 (4.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (3.08%) nginx
8 9 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.12%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.84%) SAS
11 2 (0.56%) Documentum
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.28%) IIS
12 1 (0.28%) Jetty
12 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 55 (15.41%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.80%) MS Project
3 6 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.40%) MS Office
5 1 (0.28%) Blender
Business Applications
1 14 (3.92%) assyst
2 4 (1.12%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.56%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.92%) SaaS
3 8 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.84%) IaaS
5 3 (0.84%) Office 365
5 3 (0.84%) PaaS
6 2 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 55 (15.41%) TCP/IP
2 50 (14.01%) DHCP
3 48 (13.45%) Firewall
4 42 (11.76%) DNS
5 28 (7.84%) WAN
6 22 (6.16%) SSL
7 20 (5.60%) VPN
8 19 (5.32%) Network Security
9 18 (5.04%) HTTP
10 17 (4.76%) LAN
11 16 (4.48%) SAN
12 14 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (3.92%) MPLS
12 14 (3.92%) SNMP
13 13 (3.64%) BGP
13 13 (3.64%) Internet
13 13 (3.64%) OSPF
14 11 (3.08%) IP Telephony
14 11 (3.08%) VPLS
15 9 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.72%) MySQL
3 20 (5.60%) Relational Database
4 19 (5.32%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.20%) DB2
5 15 (4.20%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.36%) RDBMS
7 10 (2.80%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.68%) Couchbase
10 5 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.40%) Redis
11 4 (1.12%) Oracle OWB
12 3 (0.84%) Big Data
12 3 (0.84%) QlikView
12 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.56%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 16 (4.48%) Git (software)
1 16 (4.48%) Subversion
2 15 (4.20%) JUnit
3 11 (3.08%) Maven
4 9 (2.52%) Selenium
5 7 (1.96%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.68%) PROIV
7 5 (1.40%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.12%) DbUnit
8 4 (1.12%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.12%) jMock
8 4 (1.12%) Mockito
9 3 (0.84%) eggPlant
9 3 (0.84%) JBehave
9 3 (0.84%) JMeter
9 3 (0.84%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.84%) Ranorex
9 3 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.84%) TestNG
9 3 (0.84%) WATIR
General
1 64 (17.93%) Finance
2 29 (8.12%) Banking
2 29 (8.12%) Retail
3 13 (3.64%) Games
4 11 (3.08%) Retail Banking
5 9 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.24%) International Banking
7 7 (1.96%) Marketing
8 6 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.40%) Arabic Language
9 5 (1.40%) French Language
9 5 (1.40%) Portuguese Language
9 5 (1.40%) Publishing
9 5 (1.40%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.84%) Back Office
10 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.56%) Local Government
11 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 57 (15.97%) Analyst
2 51 (14.29%) Developer
3 33 (9.24%) Consultant
4 27 (7.56%) Support Engineer
5 24 (6.72%) Network Engineer
6 20 (5.60%) AWS Engineer
7 19 (5.32%) Applications Support
7 19 (5.32%) Technical Consultant
8 14 (3.92%) Data Centre Engineer
8 14 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (3.92%) Monitoring Engineer
9 13 (3.64%) Cloud Engineer
9 13 (3.64%) Junior
9 13 (3.64%) Python Developer
9 13 (3.64%) Senior Developer
9 13 (3.64%) Software Engineer
10 12 (3.36%) Java Developer
10 12 (3.36%) Network Support
10 12 (3.36%) Operations Analyst
10 12 (3.36%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.56%) Java EE
1 27 (7.56%) XML
2 26 (7.28%) HTML
3 22 (6.16%) J2EE
4 20 (5.60%) Web Services
5 14 (3.92%) CSS
5 14 (3.92%) Middleware
6 12 (3.36%) SOAP
7 11 (3.08%) .NET
8 8 (2.24%) JMS
8 8 (2.24%) RESTful
9 7 (1.96%) Spring
10 6 (1.68%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.68%) COM
10 6 (1.68%) LAMP
10 6 (1.68%) REST
11 5 (1.40%) EJB
11 5 (1.40%) Qt
11 5 (1.40%) WAMP
12 4 (1.12%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 83 (23.25%) Data Centre
2 57 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (4.20%) Security Operations Centre
5 11 (3.08%) Device Driver
6 10 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.80%) Fintech
7 9 (2.52%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.96%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.68%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.40%) Replication
11 4 (1.12%) Clustering
12 3 (0.84%) AS400
12 3 (0.84%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.84%) CUDA
12 3 (0.84%) iPad
12 3 (0.84%) User Experience
13 2 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
14 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.28%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 246 (68.91%) Linux
2 201 (56.30%) Windows
3 58 (16.25%) Windows Server
4 38 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (6.16%) Solaris
6 19 (5.32%) AIX
7 15 (4.20%) SUSE
8 11 (3.08%) CentOS
9 8 (2.24%) HPUX
10 7 (1.96%) VyOS
11 6 (1.68%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.84%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.84%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.28%) Android
14 1 (0.28%) Debian
14 1 (0.28%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (19.05%) ITIL
2 39 (10.92%) DevOps
3 37 (10.36%) Open Source
4 35 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (9.80%) Migration
5 33 (9.24%) Project Management
6 29 (8.12%) SDLC
6 29 (8.12%) SIEM
7 28 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (7.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 25 (7.00%) Change Management
10 24 (6.72%) Service Delivery
11 23 (6.44%) Capacity Planning
11 23 (6.44%) SOA
12 22 (6.16%) Project Planning
12 22 (6.16%) Service Management
13 19 (5.32%) High Availability
14 18 (5.04%) Information Security
14 18 (5.04%) Security Operations
15 17 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 95 (26.61%) SQL
2 88 (24.65%) Java
3 49 (13.73%) Python
4 45 (12.61%) Perl
5 33 (9.24%) Shell Script
6 23 (6.44%) JavaScript
7 21 (5.88%) Bash Shell
8 20 (5.60%) C++
9 19 (5.32%) PHP
10 10 (2.80%) Korn
11 9 (2.52%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.24%) COBOL
13 7 (1.96%) C#
13 7 (1.96%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.40%) C
15 4 (1.12%) Go
15 4 (1.12%) Ruby
15 4 (1.12%) Scala
16 3 (0.84%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.28%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 32 (8.96%) Degree
2 21 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (5.60%) AWS Certification
3 20 (5.60%) CCNA
4 17 (4.76%) SANS
5 16 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (3.64%) CISSP
6 13 (3.64%) Security Cleared
7 12 (3.36%) CEH
7 12 (3.36%) GIAC
8 10 (2.80%) CCNP
8 10 (2.80%) GCIA
8 10 (2.80%) GCIH
9 9 (2.52%) CISM
10 8 (2.24%) ISEB
10 8 (2.24%) ISTQB
10 8 (2.24%) Network+ Certification
10 8 (2.24%) PMI Certification
10 8 (2.24%) PMP
11 6 (1.68%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.04%) SLA
2 12 (3.36%) QA
3 4 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.84%) COBIT
5 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (8.12%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.48%) Squid
4 14 (3.92%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.08%) Firmware
5 11 (3.08%) Samba
6 10 (2.80%) Docker
7 7 (1.96%) NFS
8 5 (1.40%) Snort
8 5 (1.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.84%) Cygwin
9 3 (0.84%) pfSense
10 2 (0.56%) XenApp
10 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.56%) XenServer
11 1 (0.28%) OpenSIPS
11 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 30 (8.40%) SCOM
2 27 (7.56%) Puppet
2 27 (7.56%) Tivoli
3 26 (7.28%) SCCM
4 20 (5.60%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (4.20%) Nagios
6 7 (1.96%) SCOrch
6 7 (1.96%) Terraform
7 5 (1.40%) Ansible
7 5 (1.40%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (1.12%) Netcool
8 4 (1.12%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 2 (0.56%) QRadar
10 1 (0.28%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 1 (0.28%) Control-M
10 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.28%) Simpana
10 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 92 (25.77%) Oracle
2 65 (18.21%) Microsoft
3 54 (15.13%) VMware
4 51 (14.29%) Cisco
5 49 (13.73%) Red Hat
6 18 (5.04%) HP
6 18 (5.04%) Sybase
7 17 (4.76%) Citrix
7 17 (4.76%) NetApp
7 17 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 12 (3.36%) ServiceNow
9 11 (3.08%) Brocade
9 11 (3.08%) ProCurve
10 10 (2.80%) SAP
11 8 (2.24%) LogRhythm
12 7 (1.96%) Aruba
12 7 (1.96%) CommVault
12 7 (1.96%) SonicWALL
12 7 (1.96%) Ubiquiti
13 6 (1.68%) webMethods
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham
Eclipse I.T. Recruitment
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £31,000 to £46,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-30,000 + 20% shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Churchill Frank
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FICO
Salary: Salary depends on experience.
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Telford
HM Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: £42,750 - £47,250
Posted: 8 days ago