Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > Midlands
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 94 111 145
Rank change year-on-year +17 +34 -24
Permanent jobs citing Unix 147 318 305
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.94% 2.69% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.13% 12.80% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 105 195 257
Median annual salary £52,500 £41,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.05% -6.82% -1.68%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £27,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £69,400
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +4.76%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,120 2,485 2,714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 22.36% 20.98% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 891 1,896 2,223
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
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 10 August 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 10 August 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 +4 103 £55,000 +32.53% 13
East Midlands +43 41 £50,000 +38.89% 13
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 95 (64.63%) Linux
2 56 (38.10%) Oracle
3 50 (34.01%) Windows
4 48 (32.65%) Java
5 46 (31.29%) SQL
6 42 (28.57%) C++
7 40 (27.21%) AWS
8 38 (25.85%) Python
9 35 (23.81%) Azure
10 32 (21.77%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (21.09%) Problem-Solving
11 31 (21.09%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (18.37%) Degree
12 27 (18.37%) SIEM
13 25 (17.01%) Analytics
14 24 (16.33%) Microsoft
14 24 (16.33%) AIX
14 24 (16.33%) PL/SQL
15 22 (14.97%) Change Management
15 22 (14.97%) Jenkins
16 20 (13.61%) Oracle Database
16 20 (13.61%) Software Engineering
16 20 (13.61%) JavaScript
16 20 (13.61%) Perl
17 19 (12.93%) Big Data
18 18 (12.24%) Cybersecurity
18 18 (12.24%) Git (software)
18 18 (12.24%) Security Cleared
18 18 (12.24%) Configuration Management
19 17 (11.56%) C

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 9 (6.12%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.08%) SAS
3 5 (3.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.72%) Apache
5 3 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Synapse
7 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.68%) Confluence
7 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) assyst
1 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (27.21%) AWS
2 35 (23.81%) Azure
3 8 (5.44%) Serverless
4 6 (4.08%) GCP
5 5 (3.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.40%) Amazon ECS
5 5 (3.40%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (3.40%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (3.40%) Power Platform
6 4 (2.72%) PaaS
7 3 (2.04%) Azure Functions
7 3 (2.04%) GitHub
7 3 (2.04%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 3 (2.04%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.68%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.68%) IaaS
9 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.16%) SAN
2 10 (6.80%) Firewall
3 8 (5.44%) Network Security
3 8 (5.44%) WAN
4 7 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (4.76%) LAN
5 5 (3.40%) DNS
5 5 (3.40%) MPLS
6 4 (2.72%) DHCP
6 4 (2.72%) Skype
6 4 (2.72%) SNMP
6 4 (2.72%) VLAN
6 4 (2.72%) VPN
7 3 (2.04%) WebEx
7 3 (2.04%) Wireless
8 2 (1.36%) SSL
8 2 (1.36%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.61%) Oracle Database
2 19 (12.93%) Big Data
3 17 (11.56%) Data Lake
3 17 (11.56%) MySQL
4 9 (6.12%) Hadoop
4 9 (6.12%) InterSystems Cache
5 8 (5.44%) Apache Hive
5 8 (5.44%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.76%) Impala
6 7 (4.76%) JasperReports
6 7 (4.76%) SQL Server
7 6 (4.08%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.40%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (3.40%) Pentaho
8 5 (3.40%) Power BI
8 5 (3.40%) Redis
9 4 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (2.04%) HBase
10 3 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.04%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 22 (14.97%) Jenkins
2 18 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.48%) JIRA
4 9 (6.12%) Selenium
5 8 (5.44%) Maven
6 7 (4.76%) Metasploit
6 7 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (3.40%) GitLab
8 3 (2.04%) Postman
8 3 (2.04%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.36%) JMeter
9 2 (1.36%) JUnit
9 2 (1.36%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.68%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
General
1 13 (8.84%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Electronics
3 5 (3.40%) Retail
4 4 (2.72%) Advertising
4 4 (2.72%) Banking
4 4 (2.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Games
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (20.41%) Developer
2 17 (11.56%) Consultant
3 15 (10.20%) Analyst
3 15 (10.20%) Software Engineer
4 14 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 12 (8.16%) Administrator
6 11 (7.48%) DBA
6 11 (7.48%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 11 (7.48%) SAP Consultant
7 10 (6.80%) Java Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (6.12%) Python Developer
8 9 (6.12%) Security Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) Senior Python Developer
9 8 (5.44%) C++ Developer
9 8 (5.44%) Linux Developer
10 7 (4.76%) Embedded Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) SIEM Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.52%) HTML
2 13 (8.84%) Middleware
3 11 (7.48%) SAP Basis
3 11 (7.48%) Spring
4 10 (6.80%) Apache Flex
5 9 (6.12%) CSS
5 9 (6.12%) jQuery
6 8 (5.44%) EDI
7 5 (3.40%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (3.40%) EJB
7 5 (3.40%) J2EE
7 5 (3.40%) Java EE
7 5 (3.40%) OpenCV
7 5 (3.40%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (3.40%) XML
8 4 (2.72%) SOAP
8 4 (2.72%) Web Services
9 3 (2.04%) JSON
9 3 (2.04%) RAML
9 3 (2.04%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.77%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.76%) Algorithms
2 7 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (4.76%) VHDL
2 7 (4.76%) Virtual Team
3 5 (3.40%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.04%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (2.04%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.04%) PKI
5 2 (1.36%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (1.36%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.36%) Wiki
6 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 95 (64.63%) Linux
2 50 (34.01%) Windows
3 24 (16.33%) AIX
4 14 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.08%) HPUX
6 5 (3.40%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.04%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.04%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.36%) Solaris
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.09%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (21.09%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (18.37%) SIEM
3 25 (17.01%) Analytics
4 22 (14.97%) Change Management
5 20 (13.61%) Software Engineering
6 18 (12.24%) Configuration Management
6 18 (12.24%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (10.20%) Data Analytics
7 15 (10.20%) Data Science
7 15 (10.20%) Threat Management
8 14 (9.52%) DevOps
8 14 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 13 (8.84%) Information Security
9 13 (8.84%) ITIL
9 13 (8.84%) Open Source
9 13 (8.84%) Test Automation
9 13 (8.84%) Use Case
10 12 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.65%) Java
2 46 (31.29%) SQL
3 42 (28.57%) C++
4 38 (25.85%) Python
5 24 (16.33%) PL/SQL
6 20 (13.61%) JavaScript
6 20 (13.61%) Perl
7 17 (11.56%) C
8 15 (10.20%) R
9 13 (8.84%) Shell Script
10 12 (8.16%) PHP
11 11 (7.48%) ABAP
12 5 (3.40%) Embedded C
12 5 (3.40%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.72%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.72%) HiveQL
14 2 (1.36%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.68%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (18.37%) Degree
2 18 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 14 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.08%) OCP
4 6 (4.08%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.04%) CCNA
5 3 (2.04%) CCNP
5 3 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.04%) CISSP
5 3 (2.04%) OCA
5 3 (2.04%) SANS
6 2 (1.36%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.68%) HNC
7 1 (0.68%) MCITP
7 1 (0.68%) MCSA
7 1 (0.68%) MCTS
7 1 (0.68%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.20%) NIST
2 3 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.36%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.12%) Docker
1 9 (6.12%) Squid
2 8 (5.44%) HDFS
3 7 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.68%) Firmware
7 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 16 (10.88%) Data Guard
1 16 (10.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (4.76%) SELinux
3 4 (2.72%) Ansible
3 4 (2.72%) CASB
3 4 (2.72%) Terraform
4 3 (2.04%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (2.04%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.36%) Kibana
5 2 (1.36%) logstash
5 2 (1.36%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.68%) Nessus
6 1 (0.68%) Netcool
6 1 (0.68%) OpenView
6 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (38.10%) Oracle
2 24 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.20%) Red Hat
4 11 (7.48%) SAP
5 9 (6.12%) Splunk
6 8 (5.44%) Cloudera
6 8 (5.44%) VMware
7 7 (4.76%) IBM
7 7 (4.76%) JDA
8 6 (4.08%) Google
8 6 (4.08%) Informatica
9 5 (3.40%) Cisco
9 5 (3.40%) HP
9 5 (3.40%) NetApp
9 5 (3.40%) TOWER Software
10 4 (2.72%) Ab Initio
10 4 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.72%) Symantec
10 4 (2.72%) Talend
10 4 (2.72%) Teradata