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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 78 61 44
Rank change year-on-year -17 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 41 79 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.28% 3.42% 5.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.95% 19.51% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 26 49 82
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,900 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £56,000 £60,000
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 294 405 346
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 16.37% 17.52% 20.25%
Number of salaries quoted 249 349 300
Median salary £36,773 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.93% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Birmingham

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 103 (73.57%) Windows
2 95 (67.86%) Linux
3 48 (34.29%) Finance
4 43 (30.71%) Java
5 42 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 40 (28.57%) ITIL
7 32 (22.86%) SQL
7 32 (22.86%) SCOM
8 31 (22.14%) TCP/IP
9 26 (18.57%) Microsoft
9 26 (18.57%) Perl
9 26 (18.57%) Tivoli
10 25 (17.86%) MS Excel
10 25 (17.86%) SCCM
11 24 (17.14%) Windows Server
11 24 (17.14%) Retail
12 23 (16.43%) Firewall
12 23 (16.43%) Oracle
12 23 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (15.71%) Change Management
14 19 (13.57%) Service Delivery
14 19 (13.57%) VMware
14 19 (13.57%) Banking
14 19 (13.57%) Capacity Planning
15 18 (12.86%) Project Management
15 18 (12.86%) SQL Server
16 17 (12.14%) JBoss
17 16 (11.43%) Java EE
17 16 (11.43%) DevOps
18 15 (10.71%) Migration

Unix
Top Related 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 17 (12.14%) JBoss
2 14 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 12 (8.57%) MS Exchange
4 11 (7.86%) WebLogic
5 6 (4.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (3.57%) Apache
6 5 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) Blender
Business Applications
1 14 (10.00%) assyst
2 5 (3.57%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (1.43%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.29%) SaaS
3 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.14%) Office 365
5 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (22.14%) TCP/IP
2 23 (16.43%) Firewall
3 12 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (6.43%) Network Security
5 8 (5.71%) FTP
6 7 (5.00%) DNS
7 6 (4.29%) DHCP
7 6 (4.29%) SAN
7 6 (4.29%) SNMP
7 6 (4.29%) SSL
8 5 (3.57%) Internet
8 5 (3.57%) VPN
9 4 (2.86%) LAN
9 4 (2.86%) NAS
9 4 (2.86%) WAN
10 3 (2.14%) BGP
10 3 (2.14%) HTTP
10 3 (2.14%) Multicast
10 3 (2.14%) OSPF
10 3 (2.14%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.57%) MySQL
3 9 (6.43%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.00%) DB2
5 5 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.43%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.71%) Big Data
7 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.71%) Redis
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Subversion
2 6 (4.29%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.86%) eggPlant
3 4 (2.86%) JBehave
3 4 (2.86%) JMeter
3 4 (2.86%) JUnit
3 4 (2.86%) Ranorex
3 4 (2.86%) Selenium
3 4 (2.86%) SoapUI
3 4 (2.86%) SpecFlow
3 4 (2.86%) TestNG
3 4 (2.86%) WATIR
4 3 (2.14%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.43%) Hudson
5 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.43%) Qt Creator
6 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.71%) Maven
General
1 48 (34.29%) Finance
2 24 (17.14%) Retail
3 19 (13.57%) Banking
4 8 (5.71%) International Banking
5 6 (4.29%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.86%) Marketing
8 2 (1.43%) Games
8 2 (1.43%) Local Government
8 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.43%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.43%) Publishing
9 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (16.43%) Consultant
2 21 (15.00%) Developer
3 16 (11.43%) Analyst
4 14 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 14 (10.00%) Monitoring Engineer
4 14 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 12 (8.57%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (7.86%) PHP Developer
7 9 (6.43%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (5.71%) J2EE Consultant
8 8 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (5.71%) Security Operations Specialist
8 8 (5.71%) Security Specialist
8 8 (5.71%) Support Consultant
9 7 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.00%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) PHP Web Developer
10 6 (4.29%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (4.29%) Senior PHP Web Developer
10 6 (4.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.43%) Java EE
2 13 (9.29%) HTML
3 12 (8.57%) J2EE
4 9 (6.43%) .NET
5 7 (5.00%) CSS
5 7 (5.00%) XML
6 6 (4.29%) Middleware
7 4 (2.86%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.86%) Gherkin
7 4 (2.86%) SOAP
8 3 (2.14%) Spring
9 2 (1.43%) Qt
9 2 (1.43%) RESTful
9 2 (1.43%) Zend Framework
10 1 (0.71%) Ext JS
10 1 (0.71%) HTML5
10 1 (0.71%) Memcached
10 1 (0.71%) Node.js
10 1 (0.71%) Three.js
10 1 (0.71%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 23 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 7 (5.00%) Fintech
5 5 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.14%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Oculus Rift
8 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 103 (73.57%) Windows
2 95 (67.86%) Linux
3 24 (17.14%) Windows Server
4 14 (10.00%) AIX
5 13 (9.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (7.14%) Solaris
7 6 (4.29%) Mac OS
8 3 (2.14%) CentOS
8 3 (2.14%) SUSE
9 1 (0.71%) Android
9 1 (0.71%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.57%) ITIL
2 22 (15.71%) Change Management
3 19 (13.57%) Capacity Planning
3 19 (13.57%) Service Delivery
4 18 (12.86%) Project Management
5 16 (11.43%) DevOps
6 15 (10.71%) Migration
6 15 (10.71%) Service Management
7 14 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 14 (10.00%) SOA
8 13 (9.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (9.29%) Information Security
8 13 (9.29%) Security Operations
8 13 (9.29%) SIEM
9 11 (7.86%) Change Control
9 11 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (7.86%) MVC
10 9 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (6.43%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.71%) Java
2 32 (22.86%) SQL
3 26 (18.57%) Perl
4 15 (10.71%) Shell Script
5 14 (10.00%) Python
6 13 (9.29%) Bash Shell
6 13 (9.29%) PHP
7 11 (7.86%) JavaScript
8 8 (5.71%) C
8 8 (5.71%) C++
9 6 (4.29%) Korn
10 4 (2.86%) C#
10 4 (2.86%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.71%) Go
11 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.71%) Ruby
11 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (8.57%) AWS Certification
1 12 (8.57%) CEH
1 12 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (8.57%) CISSP
2 11 (7.86%) CCNA
3 10 (7.14%) GIAC
4 9 (6.43%) Security Cleared
5 8 (5.71%) CCNP
5 8 (5.71%) CISM
5 8 (5.71%) GCIA
5 8 (5.71%) GCIH
5 8 (5.71%) Network+ Certification
5 8 (5.71%) SANS
6 6 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.86%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (2.86%) OSCP
7 4 (2.86%) SSCP
8 3 (2.14%) Degree
8 3 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) QA
2 5 (3.57%) PMO
3 4 (2.86%) SLA
4 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.14%) Docker
4 2 (1.43%) Firmware
4 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.43%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.43%) XenServer
5 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (22.86%) SCOM
2 26 (18.57%) Tivoli
3 25 (17.86%) SCCM
4 14 (10.00%) Puppet
5 12 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (5.00%) Nagios
7 6 (4.29%) SCOrch
8 5 (3.57%) Netcool
8 5 (3.57%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 3 (2.14%) Terraform
10 1 (0.71%) Control-M
10 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 26 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.43%) Oracle
3 19 (13.57%) VMware
4 14 (10.00%) Citrix
4 14 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 13 (9.29%) Cisco
6 10 (7.14%) SAP
7 9 (6.43%) HP
7 9 (6.43%) Sybase
8 8 (5.71%) ServiceNow
9 7 (5.00%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.57%) Northgate
10 5 (3.57%) Zend
11 3 (2.14%) F5
11 3 (2.14%) Google
11 3 (2.14%) Intel Security
11 3 (2.14%) NetApp
12 2 (1.43%) IBM
12 2 (1.43%) NetIQ
13 1 (0.71%) Cognos
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