Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > Midlands
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 134 78
Rank change year-on-year -2 -56 -19
Permanent jobs citing Unix 308 350 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.33% 2.27% 3.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 10.95% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 226 277 459
Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% -4.49%
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £26,150
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.64% +4.76% +5.00%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,618 3,197 3,901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 19.80% 20.70% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,078 2,763 3,166
Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,275 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in the Midlands

Unix
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Unix in the Midlands

Unix
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in the Midlands over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix in the Midlands

Unix
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands 0 181 £45,000 - 42
East Midlands -1 126 £38,500 -14.44% 24
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Unix.

1 205 (66.56%) Linux
2 129 (41.88%) SQL
3 125 (40.58%) Windows
4 111 (36.04%) Java
5 101 (32.79%) Oracle
6 84 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (19.81%) HTML
8 59 (19.16%) SQL Server
9 56 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 52 (16.88%) Degree
11 50 (16.23%) Microsoft
12 49 (15.91%) MySQL
12 49 (15.91%) Software Engineering
13 47 (15.26%) Python
13 47 (15.26%) DevOps
14 46 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
15 41 (13.31%) Oracle Database
15 41 (13.31%) Problem-Solving
16 40 (12.99%) Finance
17 39 (12.66%) CSS
17 39 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (12.66%) Puppet
18 36 (11.69%) PHP
19 35 (11.36%) Docker
20 33 (10.71%) Bash Shell
21 32 (10.39%) Git (software)
21 32 (10.39%) ITIL
22 31 (10.06%) Jenkins
22 31 (10.06%) Windows Server
23 30 (9.74%) Test Automation

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 25 (8.12%) Tomcat
2 23 (7.47%) WebLogic
3 22 (7.14%) JBoss
4 16 (5.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (4.22%) Apache
6 11 (3.57%) Apache Spark
7 7 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (2.27%) Confluence
8 6 (1.95%) Oracle UPK
9 5 (1.62%) IIS
10 4 (1.30%) CMS
11 3 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.97%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.65%) Exstream Dialogue
12 2 (0.65%) SAS
12 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.32%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.30%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (3.25%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.95%) HFM
5 4 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.97%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.97%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.65%) Exstream
7 2 (0.65%) Magento
8 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle iSupplier
8 1 (0.32%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 46 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (9.74%) SaaS
3 29 (9.42%) IaaS
4 23 (7.47%) PaaS
5 21 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (5.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (1.30%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.30%) Route 53
8 4 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.97%) GitHub
9 3 (0.97%) Heroku
10 2 (0.65%) Office 365
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 21 (6.82%) Firewall
3 17 (5.52%) Internet
4 15 (4.87%) SAN
5 14 (4.55%) DNS
6 11 (3.57%) BGP
6 11 (3.57%) OSPF
7 8 (2.60%) DSL
7 8 (2.60%) DWDM
7 8 (2.60%) HTTP
7 8 (2.60%) MPLS
7 8 (2.60%) SHDSL
8 7 (2.27%) LAN
8 7 (2.27%) SSL
9 5 (1.62%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.30%) Wireless
11 3 (0.97%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.97%) VoIP
12 2 (0.65%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (19.16%) SQL Server
2 49 (15.91%) MySQL
3 41 (13.31%) Oracle Database
4 29 (9.42%) DB2
5 22 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 22 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (6.82%) NoSQL
7 17 (5.52%) Oracle Database 12c
8 15 (4.87%) Big Data
9 14 (4.55%) MongoDB
9 14 (4.55%) Relational Database
10 13 (4.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 13 (4.22%) Hadoop
11 10 (3.25%) Apache Hive
11 10 (3.25%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (2.92%) HBase
12 9 (2.92%) Impala
12 9 (2.92%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (2.27%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.95%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 32 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 31 (10.06%) Jenkins
3 13 (4.22%) Cucumber
4 12 (3.90%) Selenium
5 11 (3.57%) Maven
6 10 (3.25%) Gradle
6 10 (3.25%) JUnit
6 10 (3.25%) Subversion
7 8 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (2.60%) GitLab
8 6 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.62%) CircleCI
9 5 (1.62%) Codeship
9 5 (1.62%) JIRA
9 5 (1.62%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.30%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.30%) Metasploit
10 4 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (1.30%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.30%) Toad
General
1 40 (12.99%) Finance
2 13 (4.22%) Retail
3 10 (3.25%) Games
4 8 (2.60%) Automotive
5 7 (2.27%) Banking
6 6 (1.95%) Marketing
7 3 (0.97%) Legal
8 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (17.53%) Developer
2 44 (14.29%) Analyst
3 32 (10.39%) Architect
4 31 (10.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 28 (9.09%) DBA
6 27 (8.77%) Administrator
7 25 (8.12%) Oracle DBA
8 22 (7.14%) Java Developer
9 21 (6.82%) Applications Support
9 21 (6.82%) Support Analyst
10 20 (6.49%) Software Engineer
11 17 (5.52%) Applications Support Analyst
12 13 (4.22%) Senior Developer
13 12 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
13 12 (3.90%) QA Engineer
14 11 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
14 11 (3.57%) Consultant
15 10 (3.25%) Java Engineer
15 10 (3.25%) Oracle Applications DBA
16 9 (2.92%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (19.81%) HTML
2 39 (12.66%) CSS
3 21 (6.82%) .NET
4 18 (5.84%) Java EE
4 18 (5.84%) XML
5 13 (4.22%) Middleware
6 12 (3.90%) J2EE
7 10 (3.25%) jQuery
7 10 (3.25%) Kafka
7 10 (3.25%) Spring
8 9 (2.92%) SOAP
9 8 (2.60%) HTML5
9 8 (2.60%) Web Services
10 7 (2.27%) Gherkin
10 7 (2.27%) JMS
10 7 (2.27%) LDAP
11 6 (1.95%) Ajax
12 5 (1.62%) Hibernate
12 5 (1.62%) RESTful
12 5 (1.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 22 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (4.22%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.60%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.27%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.27%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.95%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.62%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.30%) PMI
11 3 (0.97%) Clustering
11 3 (0.97%) NHS
11 3 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.65%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.65%) Cyberattack
12 2 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 205 (66.56%) Linux
2 125 (40.58%) Windows
3 31 (10.06%) Windows Server
4 19 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (4.87%) Solaris
6 11 (3.57%) AIX
7 10 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.60%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (2.27%) HPUX
10 6 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.65%) SUSE
12 2 (0.65%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (15.91%) Software Engineering
3 47 (15.26%) DevOps
4 41 (13.31%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (10.39%) ITIL
7 30 (9.74%) Test Automation
8 26 (8.44%) Configuration Management
9 23 (7.47%) Scrum
10 22 (7.14%) Change Management
10 22 (7.14%) SOA
11 20 (6.49%) Microservices
11 20 (6.49%) Service Management
12 16 (5.19%) Integration Testing
13 15 (4.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 15 (4.87%) ITSM
13 15 (4.87%) Presales
13 15 (4.87%) SIEM
14 14 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 129 (41.88%) SQL
2 111 (36.04%) Java
3 56 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 47 (15.26%) Python
5 36 (11.69%) PHP
6 33 (10.71%) Bash Shell
7 25 (8.12%) PL/SQL
8 15 (4.87%) Ruby
9 13 (4.22%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.90%) Perl
10 12 (3.90%) Shell Script
11 11 (3.57%) C++
12 10 (3.25%) Scala
13 9 (2.92%) C
14 7 (2.27%) VB
15 6 (1.95%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.95%) VBScript
16 5 (1.62%) C#
17 4 (1.30%) Korn
18 3 (0.97%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 52 (16.88%) Degree
2 26 (8.44%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (2.92%) ISEB
5 9 (2.92%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.60%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.60%) HNC
6 8 (2.60%) HND
7 7 (2.27%) Sun Certification
8 6 (1.95%) CREST Certified
9 5 (1.62%) CCDA
9 5 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.62%) GCIA
9 5 (1.62%) GCIH
9 5 (1.62%) GIAC
9 5 (1.62%) GREM
10 4 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.09%) SLA
2 23 (7.47%) QA
3 6 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) GDPR
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (11.36%) Docker
2 19 (6.17%) Active Directory
3 16 (5.19%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.95%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.62%) Snort
7 4 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.30%) XenApp
7 4 (1.30%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.97%) NFS
9 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (12.66%) Puppet
2 28 (9.09%) Ansible
3 23 (7.47%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (5.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 16 (5.19%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (3.25%) Data Guard
6 8 (2.60%) Oozie
7 5 (1.62%) CFEngine
8 4 (1.30%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (0.97%) Salt
9 3 (0.97%) Terraform
10 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.32%) Nessus
11 1 (0.32%) Nmap
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Statspack
11 1 (0.32%) SCCM
11 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 101 (32.79%) Oracle
2 50 (16.23%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.79%) VMware
4 20 (6.49%) HP
5 19 (6.17%) Red Hat
6 14 (4.55%) Google
6 14 (4.55%) Remedy
7 12 (3.90%) BMC
8 11 (3.57%) Cisco
9 10 (3.25%) Juniper
10 8 (2.60%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 8 (2.60%) ArcSight
10 8 (2.60%) Nokia
10 8 (2.60%) Sun
10 8 (2.60%) Telindus
11 7 (2.27%) CyberArk
12 6 (1.95%) Hyperion
12 6 (1.95%) Informatica
12 6 (1.95%) LogRhythm
12 6 (1.95%) PeopleSoft