Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 78 58
Rank change year-on-year -57 -20 -10
Permanent jobs citing Unix 357 641 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.31% 3.55% 4.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.09% 16.78% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 286 459 703
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,962 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.74% -2.36% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 3218 3819 3895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 20.83% 21.14% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2774 3109 3260
Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -63 216 £45,000 +2.86% 18
East Midlands -29 140 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Unix.

1 220 (61.62%) Linux
2 159 (44.54%) Java
3 150 (42.02%) Windows
4 128 (35.85%) SQL
5 99 (27.73%) Oracle
6 91 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
7 88 (24.65%) Finance
8 73 (20.45%) ITIL
9 66 (18.49%) JavaScript
10 63 (17.65%) Python
11 57 (15.97%) DevOps
12 54 (15.13%) Microsoft
13 53 (14.85%) Git (software)
14 51 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
15 46 (12.89%) Perl
16 44 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
17 43 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
18 42 (11.76%) Degree
19 41 (11.48%) Configuration Management
20 40 (11.20%) Firewall
21 39 (10.92%) HTML
21 39 (10.92%) TCP/IP
22 38 (10.64%) Shell Script
22 38 (10.64%) JIRA
22 38 (10.64%) Subversion
22 38 (10.64%) Data Centre
22 38 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
22 38 (10.64%) Test Automation
23 37 (10.36%) Ruby
23 37 (10.36%) XML

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 33 (9.24%) Apache
2 32 (8.96%) Confluence
2 32 (8.96%) JBoss
3 19 (5.32%) WebLogic
4 13 (3.64%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.52%) IIS
7 8 (2.24%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.68%) CloudStack
8 6 (1.68%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.68%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.40%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (1.12%) SAS
11 3 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.84%) nginx
11 3 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.28%) iPlanet
Applications
1 17 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.08%) assyst
2 5 (1.40%) Magento
2 5 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.84%) Shopify
5 2 (0.56%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.32%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.80%) Serverless
4 9 (2.52%) Office 365
5 5 (1.40%) SaaS
6 4 (1.12%) IaaS
7 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.28%) GitHub
8 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.20%) Firewall
2 39 (10.92%) TCP/IP
3 26 (7.28%) Network Security
4 25 (7.00%) HTTP
5 17 (4.76%) Internet
6 13 (3.64%) WAN
7 12 (3.36%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (3.08%) LAN
8 11 (3.08%) NAS
8 11 (3.08%) Unified Communications
9 10 (2.80%) SMTP
10 9 (2.52%) SAN
11 7 (1.96%) BGP
11 7 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (1.96%) VSAN
12 6 (1.68%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (1.68%) DNS
12 6 (1.68%) IMAP
12 6 (1.68%) WLAN
13 5 (1.40%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 22 (6.16%) MySQL
4 19 (5.32%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.20%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.08%) DB2
7 10 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (2.52%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.24%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.68%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.12%) Big Data
12 4 (1.12%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.12%) KDB
12 4 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.12%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.84%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 53 (14.85%) Git (software)
2 38 (10.64%) JIRA
2 38 (10.64%) Subversion
3 33 (9.24%) Jenkins
4 26 (7.28%) Selenium
5 20 (5.60%) Cucumber
6 19 (5.32%) TeamCity
7 16 (4.48%) WebDriver
8 15 (4.20%) JMeter
8 15 (4.20%) Sonatype Nexus
9 13 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (3.36%) ClearQuest
11 9 (2.52%) Appium
11 9 (2.52%) Calabash
11 9 (2.52%) NeoLoad
11 9 (2.52%) Zephyr
12 8 (2.24%) JBehave
12 8 (2.24%) JConsole
12 8 (2.24%) The Grinder
12 8 (2.24%) VisualVM
General
1 88 (24.65%) Finance
2 23 (6.44%) Banking
3 21 (5.88%) Retail
4 14 (3.92%) Games
5 9 (2.52%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (2.24%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.24%) Front Office
7 4 (1.12%) Billing
8 3 (0.84%) Advertising
8 3 (0.84%) Marketing
9 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.56%) International Banking
9 2 (0.56%) Law
9 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
10 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 51 (14.29%) Developer
2 44 (12.32%) Analyst
3 32 (8.96%) Applications Support
4 24 (6.72%) Java Developer
5 23 (6.44%) DBA
5 23 (6.44%) Software Engineer
6 22 (6.16%) Support Analyst
7 21 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (5.32%) Administrator
9 17 (4.76%) Network Engineer
10 16 (4.48%) Oracle DBA
10 16 (4.48%) Support Engineer
11 14 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
11 14 (3.92%) Senior Developer
11 14 (3.92%) Test Leader
11 14 (3.92%) Unix Support
12 13 (3.64%) Data Centre Engineer
13 12 (3.36%) Architect
13 12 (3.36%) Operations Engineer
13 12 (3.36%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (10.92%) HTML
2 37 (10.36%) XML
3 36 (10.08%) .NET
4 34 (9.52%) CSS
5 31 (8.68%) REST
6 22 (6.16%) JSON
7 17 (4.76%) HTML5
7 17 (4.76%) Web Services
8 15 (4.20%) Middleware
9 12 (3.36%) J2EE
10 11 (3.08%) Node.js
10 11 (3.08%) Spring
11 10 (2.80%) WebSockets
12 9 (2.52%) SOAP
13 8 (2.24%) Ajax
13 8 (2.24%) CSS3
13 8 (2.24%) jQuery
13 8 (2.24%) Laravel
13 8 (2.24%) RESTful
13 8 (2.24%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (10.64%) Data Centre
3 24 (6.72%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.20%) Fintech
5 13 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.08%) Wiki
7 10 (2.80%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.52%) iPad
9 8 (2.24%) User Experience
10 7 (1.96%) CLARiiON
11 5 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (1.12%) Derivative
12 4 (1.12%) Equities
12 4 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.12%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (1.12%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.12%) Raspberry Pi
13 3 (0.84%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.84%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 220 (61.62%) Linux
2 150 (42.02%) Windows
3 23 (6.44%) Windows Server
4 22 (6.16%) Solaris
5 21 (5.88%) AIX
5 21 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.24%) HPUX
7 7 (1.96%) Android
7 7 (1.96%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.84%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.56%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.56%) CentOS
11 2 (0.56%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.56%) SUSE
11 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (20.45%) ITIL
3 57 (15.97%) DevOps
4 51 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (11.48%) Configuration Management
6 38 (10.64%) Test Automation
7 34 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 31 (8.68%) Service Management
9 30 (8.40%) Incident Management
9 30 (8.40%) Software Engineering
10 28 (7.84%) Open Source
10 28 (7.84%) Scrum
11 27 (7.56%) SDLC
12 26 (7.28%) Change Management
13 24 (6.72%) Continuous Delivery
14 22 (6.16%) Performance Tuning
15 21 (5.88%) Mentoring
15 21 (5.88%) Software Testing
16 20 (5.60%) E-Commerce
16 20 (5.60%) OO
Programming Languages
1 159 (44.54%) Java
2 128 (35.85%) SQL
3 66 (18.49%) JavaScript
4 63 (17.65%) Python
5 46 (12.89%) Perl
6 38 (10.64%) Shell Script
7 37 (10.36%) Ruby
8 34 (9.52%) C++
9 31 (8.68%) C#
9 31 (8.68%) PHP
10 30 (8.40%) C
11 17 (4.76%) Bash Shell
12 14 (3.92%) PL/SQL
13 11 (3.08%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.96%) Korn
15 4 (1.12%) COBOL
15 4 (1.12%) Tcl
15 4 (1.12%) VB
16 2 (0.56%) VBA
17 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (11.76%) Degree
2 16 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (3.92%) ISEB
3 14 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (3.36%) CISSP
4 12 (3.36%) ISTQB
5 11 (3.08%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (2.24%) Master's Degree
7 8 (2.24%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.40%) CCNA
8 5 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.40%) OCP
8 5 (1.40%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.84%) CCNP
9 3 (0.84%) CISM
9 3 (0.84%) GCIA
9 3 (0.84%) GIAC
9 3 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (0.84%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.12%) QA
2 22 (6.16%) SLA
3 12 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 8 (2.24%) PMO
5 7 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.84%) COBIT
8 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.56%) GPG13
8 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.56%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.28%) GDPR
9 1 (0.28%) TickIT
System Software
1 20 (5.60%) Virtual Machines
1 20 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (2.52%) vSphere
3 7 (1.96%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.68%) Docker
4 6 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (1.68%) Xen
4 6 (1.68%) XenServer
5 5 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.84%) XenApp
6 3 (0.84%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.56%) NFS
7 2 (0.56%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (8.40%) Puppet
2 21 (5.88%) Ansible
3 19 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (4.76%) Tivoli
5 15 (4.20%) SCCM
6 11 (3.08%) Data Guard
6 11 (3.08%) SCOM
7 9 (2.52%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (1.96%) Terraform
9 6 (1.68%) Cobbler
10 5 (1.40%) Nagios
10 5 (1.40%) Nessus
10 5 (1.40%) Netcool
10 5 (1.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (1.12%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (0.84%) HP Fortify
13 2 (0.56%) Jamf Pro
13 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
13 2 (0.56%) QRadar
14 1 (0.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 99 (27.73%) Oracle
2 54 (15.13%) Microsoft
3 32 (8.96%) VMware
4 31 (8.68%) Red Hat
5 25 (7.00%) Cisco
6 22 (6.16%) CheckPoint
6 22 (6.16%) IBM
7 20 (5.60%) Atlassian
8 15 (4.20%) NetApp
9 14 (3.92%) F5
9 14 (3.92%) Sybase
10 13 (3.64%) Palo Alto
11 12 (3.36%) BMC
11 12 (3.36%) CollabNet
11 12 (3.36%) Serena
11 12 (3.36%) Sonatype
12 8 (2.24%) Cognizant
12 8 (2.24%) EMC
12 8 (2.24%) Google
12 8 (2.24%) HP