The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 67 41
Rank change year-on-year -18 -26  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 40 79 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.14% 3.31% 5.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.56% 19.22% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 81
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £33,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 295 411 341
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 15.78% 17.20% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 253 352 297
Median salary £36,637 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Unix as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Birmingham

Unix
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Unix in Birmingham

Unix
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Birmingham over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Unix.

1 100 (74.07%) Windows
2 88 (65.19%) Linux
3 47 (34.81%) Finance
4 42 (31.11%) Java
5 40 (29.63%) ITIL
5 40 (29.63%) Data Centre
6 33 (24.44%) SCOM
7 32 (23.70%) SQL
8 28 (20.74%) TCP/IP
9 26 (19.26%) Tivoli
10 25 (18.52%) SCCM
11 24 (17.78%) Microsoft
12 23 (17.04%) MS Excel
12 23 (17.04%) Perl
12 23 (17.04%) Firewall
12 23 (17.04%) Retail
13 22 (16.30%) Oracle
13 22 (16.30%) Windows Server
14 21 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (15.56%) Change Management
15 19 (14.07%) Service Delivery
15 19 (14.07%) Capacity Planning
16 18 (13.33%) SQL Server
17 17 (12.59%) Project Management
17 17 (12.59%) Banking
17 17 (12.59%) VMware
18 15 (11.11%) Service Management
18 15 (11.11%) JBoss
19 14 (10.37%) AIX
19 14 (10.37%) PHP

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 15 (11.11%) JBoss
2 13 (9.63%) WebSphere
3 10 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.41%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.22%) Apache
7 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (17.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) Blender
Business Applications
1 14 (10.37%) assyst
2 5 (3.70%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (1.48%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.70%) SaaS
3 3 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.22%) Office 365
4 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.74%) TCP/IP
2 23 (17.04%) Firewall
3 12 (8.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (6.67%) Network Security
5 8 (5.93%) FTP
6 7 (5.19%) DNS
7 6 (4.44%) SAN
7 6 (4.44%) SNMP
8 5 (3.70%) Internet
8 5 (3.70%) SSL
8 5 (3.70%) VPN
9 4 (2.96%) DHCP
9 4 (2.96%) LAN
9 4 (2.96%) NAS
9 4 (2.96%) WAN
10 3 (2.22%) BGP
10 3 (2.22%) HTTP
10 3 (2.22%) Multicast
10 3 (2.22%) OSPF
10 3 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.89%) MySQL
3 8 (5.93%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.44%) DB2
5 4 (2.96%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.74%) Big Data
6 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Subversion
2 5 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.96%) eggPlant
3 4 (2.96%) JBehave
3 4 (2.96%) JMeter
3 4 (2.96%) JUnit
3 4 (2.96%) Ranorex
3 4 (2.96%) Selenium
3 4 (2.96%) SoapUI
3 4 (2.96%) SpecFlow
3 4 (2.96%) TestNG
3 4 (2.96%) WATIR
4 3 (2.22%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.48%) Hudson
5 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.48%) Qt Creator
6 1 (0.74%) Maven
General
1 47 (34.81%) Finance
2 23 (17.04%) Retail
3 17 (12.59%) Banking
4 8 (5.93%) International Banking
5 5 (3.70%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.96%) Marketing
6 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.48%) Local Government
7 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.48%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.48%) Publishing
8 1 (0.74%) Games
8 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (15.56%) Developer
2 20 (14.81%) Consultant
3 15 (11.11%) Analyst
4 14 (10.37%) Data Centre Engineer
4 14 (10.37%) Monitoring Engineer
5 13 (9.63%) Technical Consultant
6 12 (8.89%) PHP Developer
7 10 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) J2EE Consultant
8 8 (5.93%) Security Operations Specialist
8 8 (5.93%) Security Specialist
8 8 (5.93%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) PHP Web Developer
9 7 (5.19%) Senior PHP Developer
9 7 (5.19%) Senior PHP Web Developer
9 7 (5.19%) Senior Web Developer
9 7 (5.19%) Web Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Capacity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.37%) Java EE
2 13 (9.63%) HTML
3 12 (8.89%) J2EE
4 10 (7.41%) .NET
5 8 (5.93%) CSS
6 6 (4.44%) Middleware
7 5 (3.70%) XML
8 4 (2.96%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.96%) Gherkin
8 4 (2.96%) SOAP
9 3 (2.22%) Spring
10 2 (1.48%) Qt
10 2 (1.48%) RESTful
10 2 (1.48%) Zend Framework
11 1 (0.74%) CSS3
11 1 (0.74%) Ext JS
11 1 (0.74%) HTML5
11 1 (0.74%) Laravel
11 1 (0.74%) Memcached
11 1 (0.74%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 21 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.63%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (4.44%) Fintech
5 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Oculus Rift
7 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 100 (74.07%) Windows
2 88 (65.19%) Linux
3 22 (16.30%) Windows Server
4 14 (10.37%) AIX
5 11 (8.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (7.41%) Solaris
7 6 (4.44%) Mac OS
8 3 (2.22%) SUSE
9 2 (1.48%) CentOS
10 1 (0.74%) Android
10 1 (0.74%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.63%) ITIL
2 21 (15.56%) Change Management
3 19 (14.07%) Capacity Planning
3 19 (14.07%) Service Delivery
4 17 (12.59%) Project Management
5 15 (11.11%) Service Management
6 14 (10.37%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (10.37%) DevOps
6 14 (10.37%) Process Improvement
7 13 (9.63%) Information Security
7 13 (9.63%) Security Operations
7 13 (9.63%) SIEM
7 13 (9.63%) SOA
8 12 (8.89%) Migration
8 12 (8.89%) MVC
9 11 (8.15%) Change Control
9 11 (8.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 42 (31.11%) Java
2 32 (23.70%) SQL
3 23 (17.04%) Perl
4 14 (10.37%) PHP
5 13 (9.63%) Shell Script
6 12 (8.89%) JavaScript
6 12 (8.89%) Python
7 11 (8.15%) Bash Shell
8 9 (6.67%) C
9 7 (5.19%) C++
10 6 (4.44%) Korn
11 4 (2.96%) C#
11 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.74%) Go
12 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.74%) Ruby
12 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (8.89%) CEH
1 12 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (8.89%) CISSP
2 11 (8.15%) CCNA
3 10 (7.41%) AWS Certification
3 10 (7.41%) GIAC
4 9 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 8 (5.93%) CCNP
5 8 (5.93%) CISM
5 8 (5.93%) GCIA
5 8 (5.93%) GCIH
5 8 (5.93%) Network+ Certification
5 8 (5.93%) SANS
6 6 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.96%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (2.96%) OSCP
7 4 (2.96%) SSCP
8 3 (2.22%) Degree
8 3 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) QA
2 5 (3.70%) PMO
3 4 (2.96%) SLA
4 1 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (9.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.22%) Docker
4 2 (1.48%) Firmware
4 2 (1.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.48%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.48%) XenServer
5 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 33 (24.44%) SCOM
2 26 (19.26%) Tivoli
3 25 (18.52%) SCCM
4 12 (8.89%) Puppet
5 10 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (5.93%) Nagios
7 6 (4.44%) SCOrch
8 5 (3.70%) Netcool
8 5 (3.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 2 (1.48%) Terraform
10 1 (0.74%) Control-M
10 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 24 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.30%) Oracle
3 17 (12.59%) VMware
4 14 (10.37%) Citrix
5 12 (8.89%) Red Hat
6 11 (8.15%) Cisco
7 10 (7.41%) SAP
8 9 (6.67%) HP
8 9 (6.67%) Sybase
9 8 (5.93%) SolarWinds
10 7 (5.19%) ServiceNow
11 5 (3.70%) Northgate
11 5 (3.70%) Zend
12 3 (2.22%) F5
12 3 (2.22%) Google
12 3 (2.22%) Intel Security
12 3 (2.22%) NetApp
13 2 (1.48%) IBM
13 2 (1.48%) NetIQ
14 1 (0.74%) Cognos
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