Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 71 40
Rank change year-on-year -22 -31 +3
Permanent jobs citing Unix 113 167 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.90% 3.53% 5.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.66% 19.83% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 87 69 238
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% +19.32%
10th Percentile £29,150 £27,500 £31,775
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 771 842 788
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 19.78% 17.78% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 678 664 720
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% -3.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% -2.78% +2.86%

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 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (64.60%) Linux
2 56 (49.56%) Java
3 49 (43.36%) Finance
4 48 (42.48%) Windows
5 41 (36.28%) SQL
6 38 (33.63%) ITIL
7 25 (22.12%) Data Centre
8 24 (21.24%) JavaScript
9 22 (19.47%) Process Improvement
10 21 (18.58%) Fintech
11 19 (16.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (16.81%) Sybase
11 19 (16.81%) Service Management
11 19 (16.81%) Change Management
11 19 (16.81%) SCOM
12 18 (15.93%) SCCM
13 17 (15.04%) DB2
13 17 (15.04%) Perl
13 17 (15.04%) OO
13 17 (15.04%) MongoDB
14 16 (14.16%) CSS
14 16 (14.16%) C
14 16 (14.16%) HTML
14 16 (14.16%) Tivoli
15 15 (13.27%) Service Delivery
15 15 (13.27%) MVC
15 15 (13.27%) .NET
15 15 (13.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 15 (13.27%) Capacity Planning

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 (7.96%) JBoss
2 8 (7.08%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.42%) Apache
4 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.77%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (13.27%) assyst
2 1 (0.88%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.77%) Office 365
3 1 (0.88%) IaaS
3 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.88%) PaaS
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.85%) Unified Communications
2 9 (7.96%) Firewall
3 8 (7.08%) Internet
4 7 (6.19%) SAN
5 6 (5.31%) IMAP
5 6 (5.31%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.42%) BGP
6 5 (4.42%) Network Security
6 5 (4.42%) OSPF
6 5 (4.42%) S/MIME
6 5 (4.42%) SMTP
7 4 (3.54%) DNS
7 4 (3.54%) VLAN
7 4 (3.54%) VPN
7 4 (3.54%) WAN
8 3 (2.65%) Extranet
8 3 (2.65%) Skype
8 3 (2.65%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (2.65%) WLAN
9 2 (1.77%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.04%) DB2
1 17 (15.04%) MongoDB
2 13 (11.50%) MySQL
3 11 (9.73%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.31%) Big Data
6 5 (4.42%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.42%) Power BI
6 5 (4.42%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.77%) KDB
7 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.54%) JBehave
1 4 (3.54%) JMeter
1 4 (3.54%) Mercurial
1 4 (3.54%) Selenium
1 4 (3.54%) SoapUI
1 4 (3.54%) Subversion
1 4 (3.54%) WATIR
2 3 (2.65%) eggPlant
2 3 (2.65%) Ranorex
2 3 (2.65%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.77%) JIRA
3 2 (1.77%) Maven
3 2 (1.77%) Qt Creator
4 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.88%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.88%) JUnit
4 1 (0.88%) TestNG
4 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 49 (43.36%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Banking
3 6 (5.31%) Retail
4 4 (3.54%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.54%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.65%) Marketing
6 2 (1.77%) Games
7 1 (0.88%) Front Office
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (30.09%) Developer
2 17 (15.04%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.16%) Senior Developer
4 15 (13.27%) Data Centre Engineer
4 15 (13.27%) Monitoring Engineer
5 13 (11.50%) PHP Developer
6 12 (10.62%) PHP Web Developer
6 12 (10.62%) Senior PHP Developer
6 12 (10.62%) Senior PHP Web Developer
6 12 (10.62%) Senior Web Developer
6 12 (10.62%) Web Developer
7 11 (9.73%) Administrator
8 10 (8.85%) Analyst
8 10 (8.85%) Software Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) SAN Administrator
10 6 (5.31%) Applications Support
11 5 (4.42%) DBA
11 5 (4.42%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.42%) Unix Administrator
12 4 (3.54%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.16%) CSS
1 16 (14.16%) HTML
2 15 (13.27%) .NET
3 7 (6.19%) Apache CXF
3 7 (6.19%) Java EE
3 7 (6.19%) Spring
4 5 (4.42%) COM
5 4 (3.54%) Gherkin
5 4 (3.54%) Middleware
6 3 (2.65%) RESTful
6 3 (2.65%) SOAP
7 2 (1.77%) DirectX
7 2 (1.77%) JMS
7 2 (1.77%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (1.77%) OpenGL
7 2 (1.77%) Qt
8 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.88%) Kafka
8 1 (0.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.12%) Data Centre
2 21 (18.58%) Fintech
3 19 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.65%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.65%) Derivative
6 3 (2.65%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (2.65%) iPad
7 2 (1.77%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.77%) iPhone
7 2 (1.77%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.77%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.77%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.77%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 73 (64.60%) Linux
2 48 (42.48%) Windows
3 8 (7.08%) AIX
4 7 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.65%) Android
5 3 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.65%) Solaris
5 3 (2.65%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.77%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.77%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.88%) CentOS
7 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.63%) ITIL
2 22 (19.47%) Process Improvement
3 19 (16.81%) Change Management
3 19 (16.81%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (16.81%) Service Management
4 17 (15.04%) OO
5 15 (13.27%) Break/Fix
5 15 (13.27%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (13.27%) MVC
5 15 (13.27%) Service Delivery
6 14 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.39%) SDLC
6 14 (12.39%) Software Engineering
7 13 (11.50%) Incident Management
8 12 (10.62%) Performance Monitoring
8 12 (10.62%) Web Development
9 11 (9.73%) Open Source
10 9 (7.96%) Test Automation
11 8 (7.08%) Information Security
12 7 (6.19%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 56 (49.56%) Java
2 41 (36.28%) SQL
3 24 (21.24%) JavaScript
4 17 (15.04%) Perl
5 16 (14.16%) C
6 13 (11.50%) PHP
7 11 (9.73%) Korn
8 10 (8.85%) Python
9 8 (7.08%) C++
10 7 (6.19%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.65%) VB
12 2 (1.77%) C#
13 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.39%) Degree
2 11 (9.73%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (7.08%) Master's Degree
4 5 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.54%) CCNA
5 4 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.88%) CCNP
6 1 (0.88%) CCSA
6 1 (0.88%) CCSE
6 1 (0.88%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 9 (7.96%) SLA
3 4 (3.54%) QA
4 1 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.65%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.65%) vSphere
2 3 (2.65%) XenApp
2 3 (2.65%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.77%) Firmware
3 2 (1.77%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 19 (16.81%) SCOM
2 18 (15.93%) SCCM
3 16 (14.16%) Tivoli
4 6 (5.31%) Nagios
5 3 (2.65%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (2.65%) Netcool
6 2 (1.77%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.88%) Control-M
7 1 (0.88%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 19 (16.81%) Sybase
2 11 (9.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.73%) VMware
3 10 (8.85%) Oracle
4 8 (7.08%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.31%) NetApp
6 5 (4.42%) Cisco
6 5 (4.42%) Tableau
7 4 (3.54%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.54%) Juniper
7 4 (3.54%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.65%) Acronis
8 3 (2.65%) Apple
8 3 (2.65%) Citrix
9 2 (1.77%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (1.77%) F5
9 2 (1.77%) FIS
9 2 (1.77%) MobileIron
9 2 (1.77%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.77%) Sun