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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 77 50 77
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +27
Permanent jobs citing Unix 198 276 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.25% 4.83% 3.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.04% 22.38% 17.06%
Number of salaries quoted 119 258 166
Median salary £39,324 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.61% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +11.11%
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
1162 1233 1114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.06% 21.57% 20.52%
Number of salaries quoted 953 1094 968
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -30 80 £50,000 -4.76% 11
Shropshire +4 45 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Coventry -7 30 £42,500 -8.10% 5
Warwickshire -25 24 £41,000 +21.78% 3
Staffordshire -15 10 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Worcestershire +1 3 £45,000 +3.22% 1
Solihull +6 1 - - 1
Dudley - 1 £26,500 -
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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.

1 236 (54.00%) Linux
2 191 (43.71%) SQL
3 180 (41.19%) Oracle
4 168 (38.44%) Windows
5 110 (25.17%) ITIL
6 82 (18.76%) Finance
7 81 (18.54%) Java
7 81 (18.54%) Degree
8 60 (13.73%) SQL Server
9 59 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (11.90%) HTML
10 52 (11.90%) Service Management
10 52 (11.90%) Git (software)
11 51 (11.67%) JavaScript
12 49 (11.21%) Presales
13 48 (10.98%) Microsoft
13 48 (10.98%) Computer Science
14 47 (10.76%) .NET
14 47 (10.76%) XML
14 47 (10.76%) Apache
15 46 (10.53%) Cisco
15 46 (10.53%) SAN
16 44 (10.07%) Shell Script
16 44 (10.07%) DB2
17 41 (9.38%) Solaris
17 41 (9.38%) Web Services
17 41 (9.38%) SLA
17 41 (9.38%) Open Source
18 40 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
18 40 (9.15%) Data Centre

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 47 (10.76%) Apache
2 25 (5.72%) JBoss
3 22 (5.03%) BizTalk Server
4 20 (4.58%) Tomcat
5 19 (4.35%) WebLogic
6 18 (4.12%) SharePoint
7 15 (3.43%) WebSphere
8 13 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (2.75%) IIS
10 11 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.83%) MS Exchange
12 7 (1.60%) NetWeaver
13 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (1.14%) nginx
13 5 (1.14%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.92%) Moodle
14 4 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
15 3 (0.69%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 32 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.75%) MS Office
3 9 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) Blender
Business Applications
1 18 (4.12%) assyst
2 9 (2.06%) Unit4 Business World
3 7 (1.60%) Exstream
3 7 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.92%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.69%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.69%) Summit
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.23%) Magento
7 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.20%) Office 365
3 9 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.92%) GitHub
4 4 (0.92%) IaaS
4 4 (0.92%) OneDrive
4 4 (0.92%) PaaS
5 3 (0.69%) SaaS
6 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.46%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.23%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.23%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 46 (10.53%) SAN
2 39 (8.92%) Firewall
3 35 (8.01%) DNS
4 34 (7.78%) DHCP
5 25 (5.72%) Internet
5 25 (5.72%) TCP/IP
6 23 (5.26%) LAN
7 15 (3.43%) WAN
8 14 (3.20%) SSL
9 13 (2.97%) VoIP
10 12 (2.75%) WLAN
11 11 (2.52%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (2.29%) HTTP
13 9 (2.06%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (2.06%) MPLS
14 8 (1.83%) Wireless
15 7 (1.60%) NAS
16 6 (1.37%) Network Security
16 6 (1.37%) OSPF
16 6 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 44 (10.07%) DB2
3 40 (9.15%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (8.70%) Oracle Database
5 30 (6.86%) Relational Database
6 27 (6.18%) RDBMS
7 25 (5.72%) MySQL
8 23 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
9 17 (3.89%) Oracle Discoverer
10 15 (3.43%) OLAP
10 15 (3.43%) Oracle OLAP
11 13 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (2.97%) Oracle OWB
12 12 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (2.52%) MongoDB
14 7 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (1.37%) NoSQL
15 6 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (1.14%) Big Data
17 4 (0.92%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 52 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 30 (6.86%) Subversion
3 28 (6.41%) Mercurial
4 24 (5.49%) Maven
5 21 (4.81%) Oracle Forms
6 17 (3.89%) GDB
7 16 (3.66%) Ant
7 16 (3.66%) JUnit
8 10 (2.29%) Eclipse
8 10 (2.29%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.83%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.92%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.92%) Selenium
10 4 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.46%) Hudson
11 2 (0.46%) JIRA
11 2 (0.46%) JIRA Agile
12 1 (0.23%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.23%) ProC
General
1 82 (18.76%) Finance
2 32 (7.32%) Retail
3 21 (4.81%) Banking
4 14 (3.20%) Publishing
5 12 (2.75%) Retail Banking
6 11 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.06%) Marketing
8 6 (1.37%) Games
9 5 (1.14%) Advertising
9 5 (1.14%) Front Office
9 5 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.92%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.69%) Local Government
12 2 (0.46%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.46%) French Language
12 2 (0.46%) Legal
12 2 (0.46%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.23%) Automotive
13 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (24.26%) Developer
2 87 (19.91%) Analyst
3 43 (9.84%) Senior Developer
4 33 (7.55%) Support Engineer
5 31 (7.09%) Consultant
6 30 (6.86%) Network Engineer
7 29 (6.64%) Network Support
8 26 (5.95%) Administrator
8 26 (5.95%) Network Support Engineer
9 25 (5.72%) C++ Developer
10 22 (5.03%) Technical Specialist
11 21 (4.81%) Java Developer
12 19 (4.35%) Applications Developer
12 19 (4.35%) Linux Developer
12 19 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
12 19 (4.35%) Senior Network Support
12 19 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
12 19 (4.35%) Software Analyst
13 18 (4.12%) Data Centre Engineer
13 18 (4.12%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (11.90%) HTML
2 47 (10.76%) .NET
2 47 (10.76%) XML
3 41 (9.38%) Web Services
4 29 (6.64%) REST
5 26 (5.95%) Qt
5 26 (5.95%) SOAP
6 25 (5.72%) JSON
6 25 (5.72%) X-Windows
7 23 (5.26%) OpenMP
8 21 (4.81%) CSS
8 21 (4.81%) LAMP
9 17 (3.89%) Ajax
10 16 (3.66%) AngularJS
10 16 (3.66%) J2EE
11 15 (3.43%) Middleware
11 15 (3.43%) Spring
12 14 (3.20%) ASP.NET
13 13 (2.97%) .NET Framework
13 13 (2.97%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.98%) Computer Science
2 40 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (9.15%) Data Centre
3 36 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (7.09%) Mathematics
5 24 (5.49%) Clustering
6 23 (5.26%) CUDA
7 18 (4.12%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.97%) CMDB
9 9 (2.06%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.83%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (1.60%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.14%) Equities
12 5 (1.14%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.92%) AS400
14 3 (0.69%) Economics
14 3 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (0.69%) PKI
14 3 (0.69%) RIA
14 3 (0.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 236 (54.00%) Linux
2 168 (38.44%) Windows
3 41 (9.38%) Solaris
4 33 (7.55%) Windows Server
5 31 (7.09%) Mac OS X
6 21 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (3.20%) AIX
8 14 (3.20%) SUSE
9 13 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.37%) CentOS
12 4 (0.92%) HPUX
13 3 (0.69%) Android
13 3 (0.69%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.69%) MVS
14 2 (0.46%) VyOS
15 1 (0.23%) Debian
15 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (25.17%) ITIL
2 59 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (11.90%) Service Management
4 49 (11.21%) Presales
5 41 (9.38%) Open Source
6 37 (8.47%) Service Delivery
7 36 (8.24%) ITIL V3
8 35 (8.01%) Performance Tuning
9 34 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 33 (7.55%) Software Engineering
11 30 (6.86%) ETL
12 28 (6.41%) Migration
12 28 (6.41%) SOA
13 27 (6.18%) High Availability
14 25 (5.72%) Capacity Planning
14 25 (5.72%) OO
15 22 (5.03%) Change Management
15 22 (5.03%) TDD
16 21 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (4.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 191 (43.71%) SQL
2 81 (18.54%) Java
3 51 (11.67%) JavaScript
4 44 (10.07%) Shell Script
5 38 (8.70%) C++
6 36 (8.24%) C#
7 34 (7.78%) Perl
8 32 (7.32%) PL/SQL
9 31 (7.09%) C
10 20 (4.58%) PowerShell
11 19 (4.35%) Python
11 19 (4.35%) VB
12 11 (2.52%) PHP
13 9 (2.06%) F#
14 7 (1.60%) Korn
15 6 (1.37%) Scala
16 3 (0.69%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.46%) Apple Swift
17 2 (0.46%) Fortran
17 2 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 81 (18.54%) Degree
2 23 (5.26%) CCNA
2 23 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (4.81%) CCNP
4 13 (2.97%) ISEB
5 8 (1.83%) CISSP
5 8 (1.83%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.37%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.92%) PhD
9 3 (0.69%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.69%) CEH
9 3 (0.69%) CISM
9 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.69%) SANS
9 3 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.46%) OSCP
10 2 (0.46%) SSCP
10 2 (0.46%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.38%) SLA
2 16 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.37%) QA
3 6 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (5.26%) Cygwin
2 15 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.20%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.20%) Firmware
4 10 (2.29%) NFS
4 10 (2.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (1.60%) XenApp
6 6 (1.37%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.37%) vSphere
7 5 (1.14%) Docker
7 5 (1.14%) iptables
7 5 (1.14%) Squid
8 4 (0.92%) OpenSIPS
8 4 (0.92%) Xen
8 4 (0.92%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.92%) XenServer
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.46%) pfSense
11 1 (0.23%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 24 (5.49%) Oracle ZFS
2 21 (4.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 21 (4.81%) SCCM
2 21 (4.81%) Tivoli
3 19 (4.35%) SCOM
4 18 (4.12%) NetBackup
5 14 (3.20%) Puppet
6 13 (2.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 13 (2.97%) Unicenter
7 10 (2.29%) Data Guard
8 7 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (1.60%) Simpana
9 5 (1.14%) HAProxy
9 5 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.92%) Legato
11 3 (0.69%) MAILsweeper
12 2 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.46%) Nagios
12 2 (0.46%) Nessus
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 180 (41.19%) Oracle
2 48 (10.98%) Microsoft
3 46 (10.53%) Cisco
4 38 (8.70%) NetApp
5 28 (6.41%) Red Hat
6 27 (6.18%) IBM
7 25 (5.72%) VMware
8 24 (5.49%) Veritas
9 23 (5.26%) SAP
10 21 (4.81%) HP
10 21 (4.81%) Serena
11 20 (4.58%) ServiceNow
11 20 (4.58%) Sun
12 17 (3.89%) Netezza
13 16 (3.66%) Greenplum
14 13 (2.97%) CA
15 12 (2.75%) Teradata
15 12 (2.75%) Vertica
16 10 (2.29%) CommVault
17 9 (2.06%) Citrix
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £64000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £31000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Concept Resourcing
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
SCC
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: On-call, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits inc. Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
COVENTRY
University of Warwick
Salary: 37000
Posted: 3 days ago
COVENTRY
University of Warwick
Salary: £30,000 - £37000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Salary: £25k - 28k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits inc. Healthcare
Posted: 22 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago