Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 75 65
Rank change year-on-year -35 -10 -23
Permanent jobs citing Unix 92 124 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.43% 3.25% 3.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.85% 19.68% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 74 86 102
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - +4.05%
10th Percentile £35,375 £27,875 £32,000
90th Percentile £70,325 £68,750 £60,225
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,824
% change year-on-year - +5.08% +0.76%

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 716 630 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.88% 16.54% 18.49%
Number of salaries quoted 576 532 674
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £23,625 £24,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +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 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Unix.

1 59 (64.13%) Windows
2 58 (63.04%) Finance
3 57 (61.96%) Linux
4 55 (59.78%) SQL
5 35 (38.04%) Banking
6 27 (29.35%) SOA
7 23 (25.00%) Java
8 22 (23.91%) Process Management
8 22 (23.91%) International Banking
9 19 (20.65%) Business Analysis
9 19 (20.65%) XML
9 19 (20.65%) Fintech
10 16 (17.39%) Oracle
11 15 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
12 14 (15.22%) ITIL
13 13 (14.13%) SLA
14 12 (13.04%) SDLC
15 11 (11.96%) Management Information System
15 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
15 11 (11.96%) JavaScript
15 11 (11.96%) Information Security
15 11 (11.96%) Degree
16 10 (10.87%) Retail
16 10 (10.87%) CISSP
16 10 (10.87%) VMware
17 9 (9.78%) Manufacturing
17 9 (9.78%) Risk Management
17 9 (9.78%) Red Hat
17 9 (9.78%) AIX

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 7 (7.61%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.52%) Apache
2 6 (6.52%) NetWeaver
3 5 (5.43%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.26%) JBoss
5 2 (2.17%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.17%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.09%) IIS
6 1 (1.09%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.26%) Magento
2 3 (3.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.26%) IBM PureFlex
3 3 (3.26%) SaaS
4 2 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) Firewall
2 7 (7.61%) Network Security
3 6 (6.52%) SAN
4 4 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.26%) LAN
5 3 (3.26%) RFID
5 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.26%) WAN
5 3 (3.26%) WLAN
6 2 (2.17%) MPLS
6 2 (2.17%) VoIP
7 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.26%) MySQL
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.17%) DB2
5 2 (2.17%) KDB
5 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.09%) OLAP
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Selenium
2 5 (5.43%) Maven
2 5 (5.43%) SoapUI
2 5 (5.43%) Subversion
2 5 (5.43%) WATIR
3 3 (3.26%) Bitbucket
3 3 (3.26%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.26%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.26%) IntelliJ
3 3 (3.26%) JBehave
3 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.26%) JMeter
3 3 (3.26%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.26%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.17%) Gradle
4 2 (2.17%) JIRA
4 2 (2.17%) JUnit
4 2 (2.17%) Mockito
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 58 (63.04%) Finance
2 35 (38.04%) Banking
3 22 (23.91%) International Banking
4 10 (10.87%) Retail
5 9 (9.78%) Manufacturing
6 6 (6.52%) Front Office
6 6 (6.52%) Publishing
7 5 (5.43%) Financial Institution
8 3 (3.26%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (2.17%) Advertising
9 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking
9 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
10 1 (1.09%) Law
10 1 (1.09%) Legal
10 1 (1.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (26.09%) Consultant
2 18 (19.57%) Analyst
2 18 (19.57%) BPM Consultant
3 12 (13.04%) Developer
4 10 (10.87%) Business Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) Functional Consultant
6 8 (8.70%) Banking Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) Applications Support
7 7 (7.61%) Banking Business Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) Business Consultant
7 7 (7.61%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) Administrator
8 6 (6.52%) DBA
8 6 (6.52%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 6 (6.52%) SAP Consultant
8 6 (6.52%) Security Manager
8 6 (6.52%) SQL DBA
9 5 (5.43%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.43%) Unix Team Leader
10 4 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.65%) XML
2 6 (6.52%) .NET
2 6 (6.52%) SAP Basis
3 5 (5.43%) CSS
3 5 (5.43%) HTML
4 4 (4.35%) Middleware
4 4 (4.35%) Spring
5 3 (3.26%) Gherkin
5 3 (3.26%) Laravel
6 2 (2.17%) HTML5
6 2 (2.17%) J2EE
6 2 (2.17%) JAX-RS
6 2 (2.17%) JMS
6 2 (2.17%) JSON
6 2 (2.17%) React
6 2 (2.17%) REST
6 2 (2.17%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.09%) MDX
7 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Fintech
2 11 (11.96%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.78%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.52%) Clustering
5 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (6.52%) Mobile Computing
5 6 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.35%) Cyberattack
6 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.26%) Equities
7 3 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (3.26%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (3.26%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.17%) Cybercrime
8 2 (2.17%) Derivative
8 2 (2.17%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.17%) Handset
8 2 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 59 (64.13%) Windows
2 57 (61.96%) Linux
3 9 (9.78%) AIX
4 6 (6.52%) Android
4 6 (6.52%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.52%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (3.26%) HPUX
5 3 (3.26%) Solaris
6 2 (2.17%) Kali Linux
6 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) SOA
2 22 (23.91%) Process Management
3 19 (20.65%) Business Analysis
4 15 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (15.22%) ITIL
6 12 (13.04%) SDLC
7 11 (11.96%) Information Security
8 9 (9.78%) BDD
8 9 (9.78%) Risk Management
9 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (8.70%) Change Management
10 7 (7.61%) Coaching
10 7 (7.61%) SIEM
10 7 (7.61%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.52%) CRM
11 6 (6.52%) Security Operations
12 5 (5.43%) Data Security
12 5 (5.43%) Incident Management
12 5 (5.43%) Performance Metrics
12 5 (5.43%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (59.78%) SQL
2 23 (25.00%) Java
3 11 (11.96%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
5 6 (6.52%) ABAP
5 6 (6.52%) PHP
5 6 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.43%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.26%) C
7 3 (3.26%) C#
7 3 (3.26%) C++
7 3 (3.26%) Perl
7 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.26%) Python
7 3 (3.26%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.17%) Scala
8 2 (2.17%) VB
9 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) Degree
2 10 (10.87%) CISSP
3 8 (8.70%) CISM
4 7 (7.61%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (4.35%) CISA
7 3 (3.26%) GCIA
7 3 (3.26%) GCIH
7 3 (3.26%) GIAC
7 3 (3.26%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (3.26%) SANS
8 2 (2.17%) CCNA
8 2 (2.17%) CCNP
8 2 (2.17%) CEH
8 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.17%) CREST Certified
8 2 (2.17%) ISEB
8 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.13%) SLA
2 8 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.70%) QA
3 4 (4.35%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.26%) COBIT
4 3 (3.26%) GPG13
4 3 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Docker
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (3.26%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (3.26%) Nagios
3 2 (2.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.17%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (2.17%) Nessus
3 2 (2.17%) Netcool
3 2 (2.17%) SCCM
4 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.09%) Control-M
4 1 (1.09%) QRadar
4 1 (1.09%) SCOM
4 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) Oracle
2 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.87%) VMware
4 9 (9.78%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.52%) IBM
5 6 (6.52%) SAP
5 6 (6.52%) Sybase
6 4 (4.35%) Cisco
6 4 (4.35%) HP
6 4 (4.35%) NetApp
6 4 (4.35%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.26%) BMC
7 3 (3.26%) Remedy
7 3 (3.26%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.17%) Capita
9 1 (1.09%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.09%) Informatica
9 1 (1.09%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.09%) Splunk
9 1 (1.09%) Veeam