Period
to 25 May 2020

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 25 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 106 112 149
Rank change year-on-year +6 +37 -43
Permanent jobs citing Unix 174 331 326
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.41% 2.78% 2.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.55% 13.16% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 136 219 265
Median annual salary £47,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.82% -2.22% +8.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%

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 1,650 2,516 3,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 22.81% 21.10% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,335 1,872 2,469
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +5.48%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,775 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in the Midlands

Unix
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unix in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Unix in the Midlands

Unix
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unix in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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 25 May 2020. 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 -1 128 £50,000 +13.64% 10
East Midlands +12 45 £30,000 -33.33% 6
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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.

1 118 (67.82%) Linux
2 70 (40.23%) Oracle
3 55 (31.61%) SQL
4 51 (29.31%) Windows
5 42 (24.14%) Java
5 42 (24.14%) AWS
6 40 (22.99%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (21.84%) Git (software)
8 37 (21.26%) JavaScript
8 37 (21.26%) Software Engineering
9 36 (20.69%) C++
10 30 (17.24%) PL/SQL
10 30 (17.24%) Configuration Management
11 29 (16.67%) Jenkins
12 27 (15.52%) Microsoft
12 27 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (14.94%) MySQL
13 26 (14.94%) Oracle Database
13 26 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (14.94%) Security Cleared
14 25 (14.37%) Azure
14 25 (14.37%) SIEM
14 25 (14.37%) C
15 24 (13.79%) PHP
15 24 (13.79%) Docker
16 23 (13.22%) AIX
17 22 (12.64%) SC Cleared
18 21 (12.07%) Python
18 21 (12.07%) Requirements Gathering
19 20 (11.49%) Spring

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 12 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 9 (5.17%) SAS
3 8 (4.60%) Apache
3 8 (4.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.72%) Confluence
5 3 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.15%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.15%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Synapse
7 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.57%) assyst
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 42 (24.14%) AWS
2 25 (14.37%) Azure
3 11 (6.32%) Serverless
4 8 (4.60%) Amazon S3
4 8 (4.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 8 (4.60%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (4.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (4.02%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (4.02%) Amazon ECS
6 6 (3.45%) GCP
7 5 (2.87%) Power Platform
8 4 (2.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 4 (2.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 3 (1.72%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.15%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.15%) IaaS
10 2 (1.15%) PaaS
10 2 (1.15%) SaaS
11 1 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.62%) SAN
2 11 (6.32%) Firewall
3 8 (4.60%) Network Security
3 8 (4.60%) WAN
4 7 (4.02%) MPLS
5 6 (3.45%) LAN
6 5 (2.87%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (2.87%) SNMP
6 5 (2.87%) Wireless
7 4 (2.30%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.30%) VLAN
7 4 (2.30%) VPN
8 3 (1.72%) FTP
8 3 (1.72%) Skype
9 2 (1.15%) DNS
9 2 (1.15%) Internet
9 2 (1.15%) SMTP
9 2 (1.15%) SSL
9 2 (1.15%) WebEx
10 1 (0.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.94%) MySQL
1 26 (14.94%) Oracle Database
2 16 (9.20%) SQL Server
3 14 (8.05%) Big Data
4 13 (7.47%) Hadoop
5 11 (6.32%) Pentaho
6 9 (5.17%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.02%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (4.02%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.45%) InterSystems Cache
8 6 (3.45%) Redis
9 5 (2.87%) Apache Hive
9 5 (2.87%) Impala
9 5 (2.87%) Power BI
10 4 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.72%) DB2
11 3 (1.72%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.72%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (21.84%) Git (software)
2 29 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 17 (9.77%) Maven
4 16 (9.20%) GitLab
5 11 (6.32%) Rational DOORS
6 8 (4.60%) Bitbucket
6 8 (4.60%) JIRA
7 7 (4.02%) Artifactory
8 6 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (3.45%) Selenium
9 5 (2.87%) JMeter
9 5 (2.87%) JUnit
9 5 (2.87%) Metasploit
9 5 (2.87%) SonarQube
10 4 (2.30%) Postman
10 4 (2.30%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.57%) Ant
11 1 (0.57%) Gradle
General
1 16 (9.20%) Electronics
1 16 (9.20%) Finance
2 11 (6.32%) Retail
3 5 (2.87%) Law
4 4 (2.30%) Advertising
5 3 (1.72%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.57%) Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Games
6 1 (0.57%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (22.41%) Developer
2 23 (13.22%) Software Engineer
3 22 (12.64%) Analyst
4 21 (12.07%) Senior Developer
5 16 (9.20%) DBA
5 16 (9.20%) Web Developer
6 14 (8.05%) Oracle DBA
6 14 (8.05%) Software Developer
7 13 (7.47%) PHP Developer
8 12 (6.90%) Data Engineer
9 11 (6.32%) Administrator
9 11 (6.32%) C++ Developer
9 11 (6.32%) Embedded Engineer
9 11 (6.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 11 (6.32%) PHP Web Developer
10 10 (5.75%) Consultant
10 10 (5.75%) Senior Software Developer
11 9 (5.17%) Java Developer
12 8 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (4.60%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.49%) Spring
2 18 (10.34%) Middleware
3 16 (9.20%) HTML
4 11 (6.32%) CSS
5 10 (5.75%) Spring Boot
6 9 (5.17%) J2EE
7 8 (4.60%) ActiveMQ
7 8 (4.60%) Laravel
7 8 (4.60%) OpenCV
7 8 (4.60%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (4.60%) Web Services
8 6 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (3.45%) jQuery
8 6 (3.45%) XML
9 5 (2.87%) EJB
9 5 (2.87%) Java EE
9 5 (2.87%) JDBC
9 5 (2.87%) JPA
9 5 (2.87%) RESTful
9 5 (2.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.90%) Algorithms
3 11 (6.32%) VHDL
4 10 (5.75%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (4.60%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (4.02%) Mainframe
7 6 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.87%) AS400
8 5 (2.87%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (2.87%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (2.87%) PKI
9 4 (2.30%) Over-the-Top Content
9 4 (2.30%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.72%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.15%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (1.15%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 118 (67.82%) Linux
2 51 (29.31%) Windows
3 23 (13.22%) AIX
4 12 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.45%) HPUX
5 6 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.30%) Solaris
7 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.99%) Problem-Solving
2 37 (21.26%) Software Engineering
3 30 (17.24%) Configuration Management
4 27 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (14.37%) SIEM
6 21 (12.07%) Requirements Gathering
7 20 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (11.49%) Mentoring
8 17 (9.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (9.20%) Security Operations
9 16 (9.20%) Test Automation
10 15 (8.62%) UML
11 14 (8.05%) Information Security
11 14 (8.05%) ITIL
12 13 (7.47%) Open Source
12 13 (7.47%) Unit Testing
13 12 (6.90%) SOA
13 12 (6.90%) Web Development
14 11 (6.32%) Analytics
14 11 (6.32%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (31.61%) SQL
2 42 (24.14%) Java
3 37 (21.26%) JavaScript
4 36 (20.69%) C++
5 30 (17.24%) PL/SQL
6 25 (14.37%) C
7 24 (13.79%) PHP
8 21 (12.07%) Python
9 11 (6.32%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.45%) C#
10 6 (3.45%) Embedded C
11 5 (2.87%) JCL
11 5 (2.87%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.30%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.30%) HiveQL
13 3 (1.72%) ABAP
13 3 (1.72%) Perl
14 2 (1.15%) Ruby
14 2 (1.15%) Scala
14 2 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.64%) SC Cleared
3 19 (10.92%) Degree
4 11 (6.32%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (5.75%) OCP
6 4 (2.30%) CCNP
6 4 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.30%) CISSP
7 3 (1.72%) CCNA
7 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.72%) SANS
8 2 (1.15%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.15%) HNC
8 2 (1.15%) MCSA
8 2 (1.15%) MCSE
8 2 (1.15%) OCA
9 1 (0.57%) MCIPD
9 1 (0.57%) MCITP
9 1 (0.57%) MCTS
9 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.87%) QA
2 3 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 24 (13.79%) Docker
2 10 (5.75%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (4.02%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.45%) Squid
5 5 (2.87%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 5 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (2.30%) HDFS
7 1 (0.57%) Firmware
7 1 (0.57%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (8.62%) Data Guard
2 12 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (6.32%) SELinux
4 9 (5.17%) Kubernetes
4 9 (5.17%) Terraform
5 8 (4.60%) Ansible
6 7 (4.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (4.02%) Puppet
7 6 (3.45%) Kibana
7 6 (3.45%) logstash
7 6 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (2.87%) Tivoli
9 4 (2.30%) CASB
10 3 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (1.72%) Nessus
11 2 (1.15%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.15%) Netcool
11 2 (1.15%) OpenView
11 2 (1.15%) Oracle Statspack
11 2 (1.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 70 (40.23%) Oracle
2 27 (15.52%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.62%) Red Hat
4 11 (6.32%) Cloudera
5 10 (5.75%) IBM
6 9 (5.17%) VMware
7 8 (4.60%) NetApp
8 6 (3.45%) Informatica
8 6 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.87%) Atlassian
9 5 (2.87%) Google
9 5 (2.87%) Remedy
9 5 (2.87%) Splunk
9 5 (2.87%) Talend
10 4 (2.30%) Cisco
10 4 (2.30%) HP
10 4 (2.30%) TOWER Software
11 3 (1.72%) JDA
11 3 (1.72%) SAP
11 3 (1.72%) Sun