Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 61 58
Rank change year-on-year -29 -3 -27
Permanent jobs citing Unix 97 175 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.67% 4.02% 4.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.78% 22.67% 19.95%
Number of salaries quoted 70 130 132
Birmingham median annual salary £48,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.82% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £32,950 £27,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £67,750 £68,875 £60,225
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 704 772 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.40% 17.73% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 609 625 679
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,250 £22,400
90th Percentile £58,950 £61,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 59 (60.82%) SQL
2 54 (55.67%) Finance
3 53 (54.64%) Linux
4 50 (51.55%) Windows
5 33 (34.02%) Java
6 27 (27.84%) Banking
7 19 (19.59%) Oracle
7 19 (19.59%) ITIL
7 19 (19.59%) SDLC
8 16 (16.49%) Change Management
8 16 (16.49%) JavaScript
8 16 (16.49%) Degree
8 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (15.46%) Service Management
10 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
10 14 (14.43%) Computer Science
10 14 (14.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (13.40%) Fintech
12 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (12.37%) Computer Science Degree
12 12 (12.37%) XML
12 12 (12.37%) Process Management
13 11 (11.34%) Firewall
13 11 (11.34%) Apple iOS
13 11 (11.34%) SCCM
13 11 (11.34%) Android
13 11 (11.34%) Data Centre
14 10 (10.31%) Process Improvement
14 10 (10.31%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (10.31%) Management Information System

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 9 (9.28%) JBoss
2 7 (7.22%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.12%) NetWeaver
3 4 (4.12%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.09%) Apache
4 3 (3.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.09%) SAS
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.22%) assyst
2 5 (5.15%) Shopify
3 4 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (4.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.09%) Office 365
4 2 (2.06%) SaaS
5 1 (1.03%) IaaS
5 1 (1.03%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.34%) Firewall
2 8 (8.25%) Network Security
3 7 (7.22%) Unified Communications
4 6 (6.19%) WAN
4 6 (6.19%) WLAN
5 5 (5.15%) Internet
5 5 (5.15%) LAN
5 5 (5.15%) RFID
6 4 (4.12%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.09%) DNS
7 3 (3.09%) Skype
7 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.09%) VPN
8 2 (2.06%) BGP
8 2 (2.06%) IMAP
8 2 (2.06%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.06%) OSPF
8 2 (2.06%) S/MIME
8 2 (2.06%) SMTP
8 2 (2.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.09%) DB2
4 3 (3.09%) KDB
4 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.06%) BODI
5 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.06%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Bitbucket
1 5 (5.15%) Cucumber
1 5 (5.15%) Eclipse
1 5 (5.15%) IntelliJ
1 5 (5.15%) JBehave
1 5 (5.15%) Jenkins
1 5 (5.15%) JMeter
1 5 (5.15%) Maven
1 5 (5.15%) Selenium
1 5 (5.15%) SoapUI
1 5 (5.15%) Subversion
1 5 (5.15%) TeamCity
1 5 (5.15%) WATIR
1 5 (5.15%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.03%) ProC
General
1 54 (55.67%) Finance
2 27 (27.84%) Banking
3 9 (9.28%) Front Office
3 9 (9.28%) International Banking
4 8 (8.25%) Retail
5 7 (7.22%) Investment Banking
5 7 (7.22%) Manufacturing
6 6 (6.19%) Financial Institution
7 4 (4.12%) Publishing
8 3 (3.09%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (1.03%) Law
9 1 (1.03%) Legal
9 1 (1.03%) Local Government
9 1 (1.03%) Marketing
9 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (22.68%) Analyst
2 17 (17.53%) Developer
3 16 (16.49%) Applications Support
4 14 (14.43%) Consultant
5 10 (10.31%) Support Analyst
6 9 (9.28%) BPM Consultant
6 9 (9.28%) Unix Support
7 8 (8.25%) Banking Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Banking Business Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Business Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Business Consultant
8 7 (7.22%) Data Centre Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Monitoring Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) Architect
10 5 (5.15%) Applications Support Specialist
10 5 (5.15%) Field Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) PHP Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Service Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.37%) XML
2 10 (10.31%) .NET
3 7 (7.22%) HTML
4 6 (6.19%) CSS
5 5 (5.15%) Gherkin
5 5 (5.15%) Laravel
6 4 (4.12%) Middleware
6 4 (4.12%) SAP Basis
6 4 (4.12%) Web Services
7 3 (3.09%) Java EE
7 3 (3.09%) JMS
8 2 (2.06%) REST
9 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.03%) jQuery
9 1 (1.03%) MDX
9 1 (1.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.43%) Computer Science
3 13 (13.40%) Fintech
4 11 (11.34%) Data Centre
5 10 (10.31%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (10.31%) Management Information System
6 8 (8.25%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (4.12%) Clustering
7 4 (4.12%) Cyberattack
7 4 (4.12%) Equities
7 4 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (4.12%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (3.09%) Blackberry
8 3 (3.09%) iPad
8 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.06%) Fat Client
9 2 (2.06%) Fixed Income
9 2 (2.06%) Reference Data
9 2 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (54.64%) Linux
2 50 (51.55%) Windows
3 11 (11.34%) Android
3 11 (11.34%) Apple iOS
4 10 (10.31%) Windows Mobile
5 7 (7.22%) AIX
6 5 (5.15%) Solaris
7 2 (2.06%) HPUX
7 2 (2.06%) Kali Linux
7 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.03%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.59%) ITIL
1 19 (19.59%) SDLC
2 16 (16.49%) Change Management
3 15 (15.46%) Service Management
4 14 (14.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (12.37%) Process Management
6 10 (10.31%) Information Security
6 10 (10.31%) Process Improvement
7 9 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.28%) Business Analysis
7 9 (9.28%) Service Delivery
7 9 (9.28%) SOA
8 8 (8.25%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (8.25%) Open Source
9 7 (7.22%) Analytical Thinking
9 7 (7.22%) Break/Fix
9 7 (7.22%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.19%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.19%) Presales
10 6 (6.19%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 59 (60.82%) SQL
2 33 (34.02%) Java
3 16 (16.49%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.31%) Python
5 9 (9.28%) Perl
5 9 (9.28%) Shell Script
6 8 (8.25%) PHP
7 6 (6.19%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.15%) C
9 4 (4.12%) ABAP
9 4 (4.12%) C++
10 3 (3.09%) C#
10 3 (3.09%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.09%) VB
11 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.06%) Korn
12 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (16.49%) Degree
2 12 (12.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.19%) CISSP
4 4 (4.12%) CCNA
4 4 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.12%) CISM
4 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.09%) CCNP
5 3 (3.09%) GCIA
5 3 (3.09%) GCIH
5 3 (3.09%) GIAC
5 3 (3.09%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (3.09%) SANS
6 2 (2.06%) CEH
6 2 (2.06%) CREST Certified
6 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.03%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.03%) OCP
7 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 8 (8.25%) QA
2 5 (5.15%) SLA
3 3 (3.09%) COBIT
3 3 (3.09%) GPG13
3 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.03%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.12%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.09%) vSphere
3 3 (3.09%) XenApp
3 3 (3.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) SCCM
2 7 (7.22%) SCOM
2 7 (7.22%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (4.12%) Netcool
4 3 (3.09%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (3.09%) Nagios
5 2 (2.06%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.06%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.06%) Nessus
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.03%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.03%) Puppet
6 1 (1.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (19.59%) Oracle
2 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.31%) VMware
4 9 (9.28%) Sybase
5 6 (6.19%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.19%) SAP
6 4 (4.12%) Cisco
7 3 (3.09%) Acronis
7 3 (3.09%) Apple
7 3 (3.09%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.09%) Citrix
7 3 (3.09%) Dell
7 3 (3.09%) Juniper
8 2 (2.06%) MobileIron
8 2 (2.06%) Wyse
9 1 (1.03%) Capita
9 1 (1.03%) F5
9 1 (1.03%) FIS
9 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.03%) Sun