Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 66 39
Rank change year-on-year -19 -27 -8
Permanent jobs citing Unix 112 184 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.89% 3.87% 5.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.25% 22.01% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 89 114 215
Birmingham median annual salary £46,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.36% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +5.88%

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 786 836 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.29% 17.56% 22.35%
Number of salaries quoted 715 657 784
Birmingham median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,650 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £59,775
West Midlands median annual salary £35,785 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.24% -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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 73 (65.18%) Linux
2 61 (54.46%) SQL
3 56 (50.00%) Finance
4 44 (39.29%) Java
5 42 (37.50%) Windows
6 32 (28.57%) ITIL
7 22 (19.64%) Degree
8 21 (18.75%) Data Centre
9 20 (17.86%) Change Management
10 19 (16.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (16.07%) Banking
11 18 (16.07%) Service Management
12 17 (15.18%) JavaScript
12 17 (15.18%) Oracle
12 17 (15.18%) Microsoft
12 17 (15.18%) VMware
12 17 (15.18%) SDLC
13 16 (14.29%) Process Improvement
13 16 (14.29%) Incident Management
13 16 (14.29%) Sybase
14 15 (13.39%) Perl
14 15 (13.39%) Fintech
15 14 (12.50%) SCCM
16 13 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (11.61%) Computer Science
16 13 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (11.61%) Python
16 13 (11.61%) Service Delivery
17 12 (10.71%) JBoss

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 12 (10.71%) JBoss
2 8 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.36%) Apache
4 5 (4.46%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.68%) SAS
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (9.82%) assyst
2 3 (2.68%) Shopify
3 2 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.79%) Office 365
4 1 (0.89%) IaaS
4 1 (0.89%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.89%) PaaS
4 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.82%) Unified Communications
2 10 (8.93%) Firewall
3 8 (7.14%) Internet
4 7 (6.25%) Network Security
5 6 (5.36%) IMAP
5 6 (5.36%) WAN
5 6 (5.36%) WLAN
6 5 (4.46%) S/MIME
6 5 (4.46%) SMTP
6 5 (4.46%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.57%) DNS
7 4 (3.57%) LAN
7 4 (3.57%) RFID
8 3 (2.68%) BGP
8 3 (2.68%) OSPF
8 3 (2.68%) SAN
8 3 (2.68%) Skype
8 3 (2.68%) VPN
9 2 (1.79%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.79%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.93%) DB2
1 10 (8.93%) MongoDB
1 10 (8.93%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.46%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.57%) Big Data
5 4 (3.57%) Power BI
6 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.68%) KDB
6 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.79%) BODI
7 2 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.79%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Bitbucket
1 5 (4.46%) Cucumber
1 5 (4.46%) Eclipse
1 5 (4.46%) IntelliJ
1 5 (4.46%) JBehave
1 5 (4.46%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.46%) JMeter
1 5 (4.46%) Maven
1 5 (4.46%) Selenium
1 5 (4.46%) SoapUI
1 5 (4.46%) Subversion
1 5 (4.46%) TeamCity
1 5 (4.46%) WATIR
1 5 (4.46%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.89%) ProC
General
1 56 (50.00%) Finance
2 18 (16.07%) Banking
3 8 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 8 (7.14%) Front Office
4 7 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) International Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.89%) Local Government
6 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (18.75%) Developer
2 18 (16.07%) Applications Support
3 13 (11.61%) Analyst
4 12 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 11 (9.82%) Data Centre Engineer
5 11 (9.82%) Monitoring Engineer
5 11 (9.82%) Unix Support
6 8 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
7 7 (6.25%) Applications Support Specialist
7 7 (6.25%) DBA
7 7 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Support Specialist
7 7 (6.25%) Unix Specialist
7 7 (6.25%) Unix Support Specialist
8 5 (4.46%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Architect
8 5 (4.46%) QA Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.14%) .NET
2 7 (6.25%) HTML
3 6 (5.36%) CSS
3 6 (5.36%) Java EE
4 5 (4.46%) COM
4 5 (4.46%) Gherkin
5 4 (3.57%) Web Services
5 4 (3.57%) XML
6 3 (2.68%) Apache CXF
6 3 (2.68%) JMS
6 3 (2.68%) Laravel
6 3 (2.68%) Middleware
6 3 (2.68%) Spring
7 2 (1.79%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (1.79%) REST
8 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.89%) jQuery
8 1 (0.89%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 18 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (13.39%) Fintech
4 13 (11.61%) Computer Science
5 10 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.57%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (2.68%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.68%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (2.68%) Derivative
8 3 (2.68%) Equities
8 3 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.68%) iPad
9 2 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.79%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.79%) iPhone
9 2 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.79%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.79%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 73 (65.18%) Linux
2 42 (37.50%) Windows
3 10 (8.93%) AIX
4 7 (6.25%) Android
4 7 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.25%) Solaris
5 6 (5.36%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.79%) HPUX
7 2 (1.79%) Kali Linux
7 2 (1.79%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.79%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.89%) CentOS
8 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.89%) SUSE
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.57%) ITIL
2 20 (17.86%) Change Management
3 19 (16.96%) Continuous Improvement
4 18 (16.07%) Service Management
5 17 (15.18%) SDLC
6 16 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 16 (14.29%) Process Improvement
7 13 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (11.61%) Service Delivery
8 12 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (10.71%) Open Source
9 11 (9.82%) Analytical Thinking
9 11 (9.82%) Break/Fix
9 11 (9.82%) Information Security
9 11 (9.82%) OO
10 9 (8.04%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.04%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (5.36%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 61 (54.46%) SQL
2 44 (39.29%) Java
3 17 (15.18%) JavaScript
4 15 (13.39%) Perl
5 13 (11.61%) Python
6 11 (9.82%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.25%) Korn
8 6 (5.36%) C
9 5 (4.46%) C++
9 5 (4.46%) PHP
10 4 (3.57%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.68%) VB
12 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.79%) C#
13 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (19.64%) Degree
2 12 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (9.82%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (7.14%) Master's Degree
5 4 (3.57%) CCNA
5 4 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.57%) CISSP
6 2 (1.79%) CCNP
6 2 (1.79%) CISM
6 2 (1.79%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.79%) GCIA
6 2 (1.79%) GCIH
6 2 (1.79%) GIAC
6 2 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.79%) SANS
7 1 (0.89%) CEH
7 1 (0.89%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.89%) OCP
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 8 (7.14%) SLA
3 5 (4.46%) QA
4 2 (1.79%) COBIT
4 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.79%) GPG13
4 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.68%) vSphere
3 3 (2.68%) XenApp
3 3 (2.68%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.79%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (12.50%) SCCM
2 11 (9.82%) SCOM
2 11 (9.82%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.57%) Netcool
4 3 (2.68%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (2.68%) Nagios
5 2 (1.79%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.79%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.79%) Nessus
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.89%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.89%) Puppet
6 1 (0.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (15.18%) Microsoft
1 17 (15.18%) Oracle
1 17 (15.18%) VMware
2 16 (14.29%) Sybase
3 9 (8.04%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.57%) Tableau
5 3 (2.68%) Acronis
5 3 (2.68%) Apple
5 3 (2.68%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.68%) Cisco
5 3 (2.68%) Citrix
5 3 (2.68%) Dell
5 3 (2.68%) Juniper
6 2 (1.79%) F5
6 2 (1.79%) FIS
6 2 (1.79%) MobileIron
6 2 (1.79%) NetApp
6 2 (1.79%) SAP
6 2 (1.79%) Wyse
7 1 (0.89%) ServiceNow