Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 130 81
Rank change year-on-year +1 -49 -22
Permanent jobs citing Unix 284 356 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.36% 2.38% 3.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.44% 11.24% 15.80%
Number of salaries quoted 203 282 405
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% -
10th Percentile £30,375 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,800 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 2,482 3,168 3,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 20.61% 21.21% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,910 2,686 2,912
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £22,725 £21,125 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +3 167 £44,000 -2.22% 42
East Midlands -1 116 £45,000 - 15
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 202 (71.13%) Linux
2 132 (46.48%) Windows
3 104 (36.62%) SQL
4 98 (34.51%) Oracle
5 85 (29.93%) Java
6 58 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (18.66%) SQL Server
8 47 (16.55%) Microsoft
9 46 (16.20%) ITIL
9 46 (16.20%) Windows Server
10 45 (15.85%) Oracle Database
10 45 (15.85%) DevOps
10 45 (15.85%) Python
11 43 (15.14%) Degree
12 39 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
13 38 (13.38%) Puppet
14 36 (12.68%) IaaS
15 35 (12.32%) MySQL
16 33 (11.62%) Bash Shell
17 32 (11.27%) Docker
17 32 (11.27%) Software Engineering
18 31 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
18 31 (10.92%) Ansible
18 31 (10.92%) Jenkins
19 30 (10.56%) JavaScript
20 29 (10.21%) HP
21 28 (9.86%) HTML
22 27 (9.51%) Configuration Management
22 27 (9.51%) Finance
22 27 (9.51%) SaaS

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 19 (6.69%) JBoss
1 19 (6.69%) WebLogic
2 14 (4.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (4.93%) Tomcat
3 11 (3.87%) Apache Spark
4 10 (3.52%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (3.52%) Oracle UPK
5 5 (1.76%) Apache
5 5 (1.76%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.41%) Confluence
7 3 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.06%) IIS
7 3 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.70%) Exstream Dialogue
8 2 (0.70%) nginx
8 2 (0.70%) SAS
9 1 (0.35%) CMS
9 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.35%) Mule
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.35%) CATIA
3 1 (0.35%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 21 (7.39%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (6.34%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (2.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (2.11%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (1.76%) JDE OneWorld
6 4 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.70%) Exstream
9 1 (0.35%) ENOVIA
9 1 (0.35%) Magento
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle iSupplier
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (12.68%) IaaS
3 27 (9.51%) SaaS
4 26 (9.15%) PaaS
5 23 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (5.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 16 (5.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (1.41%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.41%) Route 53
7 4 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.06%) Office 365
9 2 (0.70%) GitHub
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.15%) Firewall
2 22 (7.75%) TCP/IP
3 16 (5.63%) SAN
4 14 (4.93%) LAN
5 13 (4.58%) LTE
6 11 (3.87%) DNS
7 9 (3.17%) WAN
8 8 (2.82%) Internet
9 7 (2.46%) BGP
9 7 (2.46%) OSPF
10 6 (2.11%) DSL
10 6 (2.11%) DWDM
10 6 (2.11%) MPLS
10 6 (2.11%) SHDSL
10 6 (2.11%) VLAN
11 5 (1.76%) FTP
11 5 (1.76%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.41%) 3GPP
12 4 (1.41%) SSL
13 3 (1.06%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (18.66%) SQL Server
2 45 (15.85%) Oracle Database
3 35 (12.32%) MySQL
4 22 (7.75%) DB2
4 22 (7.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (7.04%) Oracle Database 12c
6 19 (6.69%) Oracle BI EE
7 18 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (5.99%) NoSQL
8 17 (5.99%) Relational Database
9 16 (5.63%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (5.28%) Big Data
11 13 (4.58%) MongoDB
12 12 (4.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 11 (3.87%) Hadoop
14 10 (3.52%) Apache Hive
15 9 (3.17%) HBase
15 9 (3.17%) Impala
16 6 (2.11%) RDBMS
17 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 31 (10.92%) Jenkins
2 26 (9.15%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.87%) Cucumber
4 10 (3.52%) Selenium
5 9 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (3.17%) Gradle
6 8 (2.82%) GitLab
7 7 (2.46%) CircleCI
7 7 (2.46%) Codeship
7 7 (2.46%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.11%) JIRA
8 6 (2.11%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (1.41%) Metasploit
10 3 (1.06%) Concordion
10 3 (1.06%) FitNesse
10 3 (1.06%) JDeveloper
10 3 (1.06%) JUnit
10 3 (1.06%) Maven
10 3 (1.06%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (9.51%) Finance
2 19 (6.69%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.63%) Retail
4 9 (3.17%) Automotive
5 6 (2.11%) Banking
6 5 (1.76%) Back Office
7 3 (1.06%) Billing
7 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.70%) Electronics
8 2 (0.70%) Games
8 2 (0.70%) Legal
8 2 (0.70%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (13.38%) Architect
2 34 (11.97%) Administrator
2 34 (11.97%) Analyst
3 33 (11.62%) DevOps Engineer
4 31 (10.92%) DBA
5 30 (10.56%) Oracle DBA
6 25 (8.80%) Developer
7 18 (6.34%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 14 (4.93%) Applications Support
8 14 (4.93%) AWS Engineer
8 14 (4.93%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (4.58%) Software Engineer
10 12 (4.23%) Security Architect
11 11 (3.87%) Applications Support Analyst
11 11 (3.87%) AWS DevOps
11 11 (3.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.87%) QA Engineer
11 11 (3.87%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.86%) HTML
2 23 (8.10%) XML
3 20 (7.04%) CSS
3 20 (7.04%) Middleware
4 13 (4.58%) .NET
5 11 (3.87%) Kafka
6 10 (3.52%) SOAP
7 7 (2.46%) Gherkin
7 7 (2.46%) LDAP
7 7 (2.46%) Web Services
7 7 (2.46%) XSLT
8 6 (2.11%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.11%) J2EE
8 6 (2.11%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (2.11%) Spring
9 5 (1.76%) EDI
9 5 (1.76%) EDIFACT
9 5 (1.76%) Java EE
9 5 (1.76%) React
10 4 (1.41%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.10%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.17%) Public Cloud
4 8 (2.82%) Driving Licence
4 8 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.11%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.76%) Cyberattack
6 5 (1.76%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (1.76%) iSeries
6 5 (1.76%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (1.41%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (1.41%) PMI
8 3 (1.06%) Clustering
8 3 (1.06%) NHS
9 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.70%) PKI
9 2 (0.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 202 (71.13%) Linux
2 132 (46.48%) Windows
3 46 (16.20%) Windows Server
4 17 (5.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (5.28%) Solaris
6 9 (3.17%) HPUX
7 8 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.46%) AIX
9 6 (2.11%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.76%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.41%) Android
11 4 (1.41%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.70%) SUSE
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (16.20%) ITIL
3 45 (15.85%) DevOps
4 32 (11.27%) Software Engineering
5 31 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (9.51%) Configuration Management
7 24 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (8.10%) Computer Science
9 22 (7.75%) Test Automation
10 21 (7.39%) ITIL V3
11 19 (6.69%) Change Management
11 19 (6.69%) SIEM
12 16 (5.63%) Availability Management
12 16 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (5.63%) Presales
12 16 (5.63%) Scrum
13 15 (5.28%) Service Delivery
14 14 (4.93%) Proactive Monitoring
14 14 (4.93%) SOA
15 13 (4.58%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 104 (36.62%) SQL
2 85 (29.93%) Java
3 45 (15.85%) Python
4 33 (11.62%) Bash Shell
5 30 (10.56%) JavaScript
6 24 (8.45%) PHP
7 22 (7.75%) PL/SQL
8 17 (5.99%) Shell Script
9 14 (4.93%) PowerShell
9 14 (4.93%) Ruby
10 12 (4.23%) C++
10 12 (4.23%) Perl
11 10 (3.52%) Scala
12 9 (3.17%) C
13 8 (2.82%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.76%) RPG
14 5 (1.76%) RPG IV
15 4 (1.41%) C#
16 2 (0.70%) VB
16 2 (0.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 43 (15.14%) Degree
2 26 (9.15%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.63%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.17%) CISSP
4 9 (3.17%) HNC
5 7 (2.46%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.46%) ISEB
5 7 (2.46%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.11%) CISM
6 6 (2.11%) CREST Certified
6 6 (2.11%) HND
7 5 (1.76%) CCDA
7 5 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.76%) GCIA
7 5 (1.76%) GCIH
7 5 (1.76%) GIAC
7 5 (1.76%) GREM
8 4 (1.41%) PMP
8 4 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.39%) SLA
2 16 (5.63%) QA
3 7 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.70%) GDPR
6 1 (0.35%) COBIT
6 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 32 (11.27%) Docker
2 20 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.04%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (5.28%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (3.87%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.76%) NFS
6 5 (1.76%) Snort
6 5 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.41%) XenApp
7 4 (1.41%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.70%) Squid
8 2 (0.70%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.70%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.70%) vSphere
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 38 (13.38%) Puppet
2 31 (10.92%) Ansible
3 24 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (5.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 15 (5.28%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (4.58%) Netcool
6 13 (4.58%) OpenView
7 10 (3.52%) Data Guard
8 8 (2.82%) Kubernetes
8 8 (2.82%) Oozie
9 7 (2.46%) CFEngine
10 5 (1.76%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.41%) CASB
11 4 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (1.41%) Terraform
12 3 (1.06%) AirWatch
12 3 (1.06%) Salt
13 2 (0.70%) FTK
13 2 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (0.70%) SELinux
Vendors
1 98 (34.51%) Oracle
2 47 (16.55%) Microsoft
3 29 (10.21%) HP
4 25 (8.80%) VMware
5 19 (6.69%) Citrix
6 16 (5.63%) Red Hat
7 14 (4.93%) Google
8 13 (4.58%) Remedy
9 12 (4.23%) IBM
10 11 (3.87%) Cisco
10 11 (3.87%) Comptel
11 10 (3.52%) ArcSight
11 10 (3.52%) Cerillion
12 9 (3.17%) Juniper
13 8 (2.82%) Atlassian
13 8 (2.82%) SAP
14 7 (2.46%) CyberArk
14 7 (2.46%) Hitachi
15 6 (2.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 6 (2.11%) Nokia