Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 71 42
Rank change year-on-year -15 -29 -10
Permanent jobs citing Unix 120 179 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.15% 3.69% 5.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.94% 20.60% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 96 103 222
Birmingham median annual salary £46,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.38% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,875 £26,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £63,125 £69,500 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.76%

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 803 869 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.08% 17.93% 22.33%
Number of salaries quoted 723 683 788
Birmingham median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.26% -0.64%
10th Percentile £26,050 £21,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,000 £60,000 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% -5.41% +5.71%

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 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 81 (67.50%) Linux
2 58 (48.33%) Finance
3 56 (46.67%) SQL
4 51 (42.50%) Java
5 39 (32.50%) Windows
6 33 (27.50%) ITIL
7 22 (18.33%) Sybase
7 22 (18.33%) Data Centre
8 20 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (16.67%) Fintech
8 20 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 20 (16.67%) Service Management
8 20 (16.67%) Change Management
9 18 (15.00%) Degree
9 18 (15.00%) Process Improvement
10 17 (14.17%) MongoDB
10 17 (14.17%) Perl
10 17 (14.17%) DB2
11 16 (13.33%) SCCM
11 16 (13.33%) SDLC
12 15 (12.50%) Banking
12 15 (12.50%) Oracle
12 15 (12.50%) OO
12 15 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 15 (12.50%) Service Delivery
13 14 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (11.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 14 (11.67%) Capacity Planning
14 13 (10.83%) Break/Fix

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 (10.00%) JBoss
2 10 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.83%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.00%) Apache
5 3 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.67%) SAS
6 2 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (10.83%) assyst
2 3 (2.50%) Shopify
3 2 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.67%) Office 365
4 1 (0.83%) IaaS
4 1 (0.83%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.83%) PaaS
4 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.17%) Unified Communications
2 9 (7.50%) Internet
3 8 (6.67%) SAN
4 7 (5.83%) Firewall
5 6 (5.00%) IMAP
6 5 (4.17%) S/MIME
6 5 (4.17%) SMTP
6 5 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.33%) BGP
7 4 (3.33%) DNS
7 4 (3.33%) Network Security
7 4 (3.33%) OSPF
7 4 (3.33%) VPN
7 4 (3.33%) WAN
8 3 (2.50%) Skype
8 3 (2.50%) VLAN
8 3 (2.50%) WLAN
9 2 (1.67%) Extranet
9 2 (1.67%) LDAP
9 2 (1.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.17%) DB2
1 17 (14.17%) MongoDB
2 12 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.83%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.17%) Big Data
5 5 (4.17%) MySQL
5 5 (4.17%) Power BI
5 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.67%) BODI
7 2 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.67%) KDB
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.67%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Subversion
2 4 (3.33%) Bitbucket
2 4 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.33%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.33%) IntelliJ
2 4 (3.33%) JBehave
2 4 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.33%) JMeter
2 4 (3.33%) Maven
2 4 (3.33%) Selenium
2 4 (3.33%) SoapUI
2 4 (3.33%) TeamCity
2 4 (3.33%) WATIR
2 4 (3.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.67%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.83%) ProC
General
1 58 (48.33%) Finance
2 15 (12.50%) Banking
3 8 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.00%) Front Office
4 6 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.67%) Games
5 2 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Local Government
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (26.67%) Developer
2 17 (14.17%) Java Developer
3 14 (11.67%) Applications Support
4 13 (10.83%) Data Centre Engineer
4 13 (10.83%) Monitoring Engineer
5 12 (10.00%) Analyst
6 11 (9.17%) Administrator
7 10 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.33%) Software Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) Unix Support
9 7 (5.83%) DBA
9 7 (5.83%) PHP Developer
9 7 (5.83%) SAN Administrator
9 7 (5.83%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Applications Support Specialist
10 5 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Service Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Support Specialist
10 5 (4.17%) Unix Administrator
10 5 (4.17%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.00%) HTML
2 11 (9.17%) CSS
3 10 (8.33%) .NET
4 7 (5.83%) Apache CXF
4 7 (5.83%) Java EE
4 7 (5.83%) Spring
5 5 (4.17%) COM
6 4 (3.33%) Gherkin
7 3 (2.50%) Laravel
7 3 (2.50%) Web Services
7 3 (2.50%) XML
8 2 (1.67%) DirectX
8 2 (1.67%) JMS
8 2 (1.67%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (1.67%) OpenGL
8 2 (1.67%) REST
9 1 (0.83%) jQuery
9 1 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.33%) Data Centre
2 20 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (16.67%) Fintech
3 10 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.50%) Derivative
5 3 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (2.50%) iPad
6 2 (1.67%) Equities
6 2 (1.67%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.67%) iPhone
6 2 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.67%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.67%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (1.67%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.67%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.83%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 81 (67.50%) Linux
2 39 (32.50%) Windows
3 13 (10.83%) AIX
4 7 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.17%) Solaris
6 4 (3.33%) Android
6 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.67%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.83%) CentOS
9 1 (0.83%) HPUX
9 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.83%) SUSE
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.50%) ITIL
2 20 (16.67%) Change Management
2 20 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 20 (16.67%) Service Management
3 18 (15.00%) Process Improvement
4 16 (13.33%) SDLC
5 15 (12.50%) OO
5 15 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 14 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (11.67%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (10.83%) Analytical Thinking
7 13 (10.83%) Break/Fix
7 13 (10.83%) Incident Management
7 13 (10.83%) Software Engineering
8 11 (9.17%) Open Source
9 9 (7.50%) MVC
9 9 (7.50%) Test Automation
10 8 (6.67%) Information Security
11 7 (5.83%) Performance Metrics
11 7 (5.83%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 56 (46.67%) SQL
2 51 (42.50%) Java
3 20 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 17 (14.17%) Perl
5 13 (10.83%) Python
6 10 (8.33%) Korn
6 10 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 9 (7.50%) C
8 7 (5.83%) PHP
9 6 (5.00%) C++
10 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.50%) VB
12 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (15.00%) Degree
2 11 (9.17%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (6.67%) Master's Degree
5 4 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.50%) CCNA
7 1 (0.83%) CCNP
7 1 (0.83%) CCSA
7 1 (0.83%) CCSE
7 1 (0.83%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (0.83%) OCP
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 11 (9.17%) SLA
3 4 (3.33%) QA
4 2 (1.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.50%) vSphere
3 3 (2.50%) XenApp
3 3 (2.50%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 16 (13.33%) SCCM
2 13 (10.83%) SCOM
2 13 (10.83%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.50%) Netcool
4 2 (1.67%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.67%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (1.67%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.67%) Nagios
4 2 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.83%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.83%) Puppet
5 1 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (18.33%) Sybase
2 15 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.50%) Oracle
3 13 (10.83%) VMware
4 11 (9.17%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.00%) NetApp
6 5 (4.17%) Tableau
7 4 (3.33%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.33%) Cisco
7 4 (3.33%) Juniper
8 3 (2.50%) Acronis
8 3 (2.50%) Apple
8 3 (2.50%) Citrix
8 3 (2.50%) Dell
9 2 (1.67%) F5
9 2 (1.67%) FIS
9 2 (1.67%) MobileIron
9 2 (1.67%) SAP
9 2 (1.67%) Wyse
10 1 (0.83%) Sun