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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 71 43
Rank change year-on-year -11 -28  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 52 74 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.69% 3.10% 5.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.90% 17.54% 30.68%
Number of salaries quoted 38 27 104
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £35,000 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,450 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.55%  

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 349 422 352
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 18.03% 17.67% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 295 342 325
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 65 (60.75%) Windows
2 60 (56.07%) Linux
3 44 (41.12%) Java
4 35 (32.71%) Finance
5 34 (31.78%) ITIL
6 28 (26.17%) SQL
7 26 (24.30%) SCOM
8 24 (22.43%) Data Centre
9 20 (18.69%) Tivoli
9 20 (18.69%) Firewall
10 19 (17.76%) JavaScript
11 18 (16.82%) SCCM
12 17 (15.89%) PHP
12 17 (15.89%) Change Management
13 16 (14.95%) MVC
13 16 (14.95%) C
13 16 (14.95%) MySQL
13 16 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (14.02%) Perl
14 15 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (13.08%) Capacity Planning
15 14 (13.08%) Process Improvement
15 14 (13.08%) HTML
15 14 (13.08%) Sybase
15 14 (13.08%) .NET
15 14 (13.08%) CSS
15 14 (13.08%) Service Delivery
16 13 (12.15%) Service Management
16 13 (12.15%) TCP/IP
16 13 (12.15%) Web Development

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 (8.41%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.67%) JBoss
3 4 (3.74%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.93%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (11.21%) assyst
2 5 (4.67%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.93%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.69%) Firewall
2 13 (12.15%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (9.35%) Network Security
4 8 (7.48%) SAN
5 6 (5.61%) FTP
6 5 (4.67%) WAN
7 4 (3.74%) BGP
7 4 (3.74%) OSPF
7 4 (3.74%) SNMP
8 3 (2.80%) DNS
8 3 (2.80%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (2.80%) VLAN
8 3 (2.80%) VPN
9 2 (1.87%) Extranet
9 2 (1.87%) Internet
9 2 (1.87%) LAN
9 2 (1.87%) WLAN
10 1 (0.93%) DMZ
10 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.95%) MySQL
2 11 (10.28%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.35%) DB2
3 10 (9.35%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.61%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.80%) Big Data
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.87%) Power BI
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.61%) Mercurial
3 5 (4.67%) Subversion
4 4 (3.74%) eggPlant
4 4 (3.74%) JBehave
4 4 (3.74%) JMeter
4 4 (3.74%) Ranorex
4 4 (3.74%) Selenium
4 4 (3.74%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.74%) SpecFlow
4 4 (3.74%) WATIR
5 3 (2.80%) Qt Creator
6 2 (1.87%) Hudson
6 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.87%) JIRA
6 2 (1.87%) JUnit
6 2 (1.87%) TestNG
7 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.93%) Maven
General
1 35 (32.71%) Finance
2 12 (11.21%) Retail
3 6 (5.61%) Banking
4 4 (3.74%) International Banking
5 3 (2.80%) Games
5 3 (2.80%) Marketing
6 2 (1.87%) Local Government
7 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (29.91%) Developer
2 16 (14.95%) PHP Developer
3 14 (13.08%) Senior Developer
4 13 (12.15%) PHP Web Developer
4 13 (12.15%) Senior PHP Developer
4 13 (12.15%) Senior PHP Web Developer
4 13 (12.15%) Senior Web Developer
4 13 (12.15%) Web Developer
5 12 (11.21%) Data Centre Engineer
5 12 (11.21%) Monitoring Engineer
6 10 (9.35%) Analyst
6 10 (9.35%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Administrator
7 7 (6.54%) Security Operations Specialist
7 7 (6.54%) Security Specialist
8 6 (5.61%) C++ Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.67%) SAN Administrator
9 5 (4.67%) Unix Administrator
10 4 (3.74%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.08%) .NET
1 14 (13.08%) CSS
1 14 (13.08%) HTML
2 8 (7.48%) Middleware
3 7 (6.54%) Spring
4 5 (4.67%) Apache CXF
4 5 (4.67%) Java EE
5 4 (3.74%) Gherkin
5 4 (3.74%) J2EE
5 4 (3.74%) RESTful
5 4 (3.74%) SOAP
6 3 (2.80%) DirectX
6 3 (2.80%) OpenGL
6 3 (2.80%) Qt
7 2 (1.87%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.87%) Zend Framework
8 1 (0.93%) Kafka
8 1 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.43%) Data Centre
2 16 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (12.15%) Fintech
4 10 (9.35%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.87%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.93%) Derivative
7 1 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (60.75%) Windows
2 60 (56.07%) Linux
3 12 (11.21%) Windows Server
4 10 (9.35%) AIX
4 10 (9.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.61%) Solaris
6 5 (4.67%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.93%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.78%) ITIL
2 17 (15.89%) Change Management
3 16 (14.95%) MVC
4 15 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.08%) Capacity Planning
5 14 (13.08%) Process Improvement
5 14 (13.08%) Service Delivery
6 13 (12.15%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (12.15%) Service Management
6 13 (12.15%) Web Development
7 12 (11.21%) Break/Fix
7 12 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (11.21%) Project Management
8 11 (10.28%) Information Security
8 11 (10.28%) OO
9 10 (9.35%) Change Control
9 10 (9.35%) Security Operations
9 10 (9.35%) SIEM
10 9 (8.41%) SOA
11 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.12%) Java
2 28 (26.17%) SQL
3 19 (17.76%) JavaScript
4 17 (15.89%) PHP
5 16 (14.95%) C
6 15 (14.02%) Perl
7 10 (9.35%) C++
7 10 (9.35%) Korn
8 6 (5.61%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.74%) C#
10 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.80%) Python
11 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (10.28%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (9.35%) CCNA
2 10 (9.35%) CEH
2 10 (9.35%) CISSP
3 9 (8.41%) GIAC
4 7 (6.54%) CCNP
4 7 (6.54%) CISM
4 7 (6.54%) GCIA
4 7 (6.54%) GCIH
4 7 (6.54%) Network+ Certification
4 7 (6.54%) SANS
5 6 (5.61%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.67%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.80%) Degree
7 3 (2.80%) OSCP
7 3 (2.80%) SSCP
8 2 (1.87%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.87%) GCFE
8 2 (1.87%) GREM
8 2 (1.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) SLA
2 5 (4.67%) PMO
3 4 (3.74%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) Active Directory
1 7 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.80%) Firmware
3 2 (1.87%) Docker
3 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.87%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.87%) XenServer
4 1 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (24.30%) SCOM
2 20 (18.69%) Tivoli
3 18 (16.82%) SCCM
4 8 (7.48%) Nagios
5 5 (4.67%) Netcool
5 5 (4.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 4 (3.74%) Puppet
6 4 (3.74%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.93%) Control-M
8 1 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (13.08%) Sybase
2 11 (10.28%) Oracle
3 10 (9.35%) Citrix
3 10 (9.35%) Red Hat
4 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.41%) VMware
5 8 (7.48%) SolarWinds
6 7 (6.54%) HP
6 7 (6.54%) NetApp
7 6 (5.61%) Cisco
7 6 (5.61%) SAP
7 6 (5.61%) ServiceNow
8 5 (4.67%) Northgate
9 3 (2.80%) Zend
10 2 (1.87%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (1.87%) F5
10 2 (1.87%) Google
10 2 (1.87%) IBM
10 2 (1.87%) McAfee
10 2 (1.87%) Tableau
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
La Fosse Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago