Period
to 17 October 2021

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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 163 80 113
Rank change year-on-year -83 +33 +24
Permanent jobs citing Unix 186 137 305
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.77% 3.49% 2.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.55% 16.55% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 112 96 219
10th Percentile £40,125 £31,250 £29,800
25th Percentile £46,219 £44,375 £33,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £51,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.49% +13.89% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £54,299
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -1.35%

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 1,947 828 2,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.54% 21.10% 21.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,500 671 1,915
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,250 £22,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
75th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 17 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 -79 109 £55,000 - 34
East Midlands -55 77 £51,000 +7.37% 11
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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.

1 116 (62.37%) Linux
2 81 (43.55%) AWS
3 67 (36.02%) SQL
4 66 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (35.48%) Azure
5 62 (33.33%) Oracle
6 59 (31.72%) Windows
7 53 (28.49%) Java
8 49 (26.34%) Python
9 45 (24.19%) Social Skills
10 44 (23.66%) PostgreSQL
11 40 (21.51%) Git (software)
12 39 (20.97%) JIRA
13 37 (19.89%) VMware
14 36 (19.35%) MySQL
14 36 (19.35%) Microsoft
15 34 (18.28%) PL/SQL
15 34 (18.28%) Jenkins
16 30 (16.13%) DevOps
16 30 (16.13%) Bash Shell
16 30 (16.13%) Public Cloud
17 29 (15.59%) Security Cleared
18 28 (15.05%) SQL Server
18 28 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
19 27 (14.52%) Software Engineering
19 27 (14.52%) SC Cleared
20 26 (13.98%) NoSQL
20 26 (13.98%) Terraform
21 25 (13.44%) Data Centre
21 25 (13.44%) Ansible

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 (6.45%) Confluence
2 10 (5.38%) SAS
2 10 (5.38%) WebLogic
3 9 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.76%) OpenStack
4 7 (3.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (2.69%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.61%) JBoss
7 2 (1.08%) Apache
7 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.54%) Apache Synapse
8 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.54%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.54%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (4.30%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.54%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (0.54%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.54%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 81 (43.55%) AWS
2 66 (35.48%) Azure
3 18 (9.68%) SaaS
4 16 (8.60%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (8.60%) GCP
5 14 (7.53%) IaaS
6 13 (6.99%) PaaS
7 11 (5.91%) GitHub
8 9 (4.84%) OpenShift
9 8 (4.30%) Amazon EKS
9 8 (4.30%) AWS CodePipeline
10 7 (3.76%) AWS CodeCommit
10 7 (3.76%) Azure Pipelines
10 7 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (3.23%) Microsoft 365
12 5 (2.69%) Power Platform
13 4 (2.15%) Serverless
14 2 (1.08%) Boomi
14 2 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (1.08%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.60%) Firewall
1 16 (8.60%) SAN
2 14 (7.53%) DNS
3 11 (5.91%) NAS
4 10 (5.38%) TCP/IP
5 9 (4.84%) Internet
5 9 (4.84%) LAN
5 9 (4.84%) VLAN
5 9 (4.84%) WAN
6 8 (4.30%) Network Security
7 7 (3.76%) IPv4
8 6 (3.23%) HTTP
8 6 (3.23%) SMTP
9 4 (2.15%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.08%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (1.08%) VSAN
11 1 (0.54%) SSH
11 1 (0.54%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (23.66%) PostgreSQL
2 36 (19.35%) MySQL
3 28 (15.05%) SQL Server
4 26 (13.98%) NoSQL
5 23 (12.37%) Relational Database
6 18 (9.68%) Oracle Database
7 16 (8.60%) Hadoop
8 13 (6.99%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (6.99%) JasperReports
9 11 (5.91%) RDBMS
10 10 (5.38%) DB2
11 8 (4.30%) Data Mining
11 8 (4.30%) MongoDB
12 7 (3.76%) Ingres
12 7 (3.76%) VoltDB
13 6 (3.23%) Pentaho
14 5 (2.69%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (2.69%) Power BI
14 5 (2.69%) Tableau
15 4 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 40 (21.51%) Git (software)
2 39 (20.97%) JIRA
3 34 (18.28%) Jenkins
4 18 (9.68%) GitLab
5 10 (5.38%) Bitbucket
6 8 (4.30%) ERwin
7 7 (3.76%) Vagrant
8 6 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.69%) Gerrit
9 5 (2.69%) JUnit
10 4 (2.15%) Gatling
11 3 (1.61%) ProC
11 3 (1.61%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.08%) ClearQuest
12 2 (1.08%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.08%) Selenium
12 2 (1.08%) Toad
13 1 (0.54%) IntelliJ
13 1 (0.54%) Maven
13 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 45 (24.19%) Social Skills
2 19 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.91%) Presentation Skills
3 11 (5.91%) Retail
4 9 (4.84%) Finance
5 8 (4.30%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.23%) Law
7 5 (2.69%) Banking
7 5 (2.69%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.08%) Electronics
9 2 (1.08%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.54%) Marketing
10 1 (0.54%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (21.51%) Developer
2 20 (10.75%) DBA
3 18 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (8.06%) Software Engineer
5 14 (7.53%) Administrator
5 14 (7.53%) Analyst
5 14 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (6.45%) Consultant
7 11 (5.91%) Technical Consultant
8 9 (4.84%) Java Developer
8 9 (4.84%) Java Engineer
8 9 (4.84%) Platform Engineer
8 9 (4.84%) SAN Consultant
8 9 (4.84%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 9 (4.84%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
9 8 (4.30%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (3.76%) AWS Engineer
10 7 (3.76%) Server Analyst
10 7 (3.76%) Storage Analyst
10 7 (3.76%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.37%) Web Services
2 19 (10.22%) XML
3 17 (9.14%) REST
4 16 (8.60%) Spring
5 13 (6.99%) EDI
6 12 (6.45%) RESTful
7 11 (5.91%) AngularJS
7 11 (5.91%) JSON
8 10 (5.38%) .NET
8 10 (5.38%) LAPP Stack
9 9 (4.84%) J2EE
10 8 (4.30%) Node.js
10 8 (4.30%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (3.76%) .NET Core
11 7 (3.76%) ASP.NET
11 7 (3.76%) Django
11 7 (3.76%) Express
11 7 (3.76%) Hibernate
11 7 (3.76%) Kafka
11 7 (3.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.13%) Public Cloud
2 25 (13.44%) Data Centre
3 17 (9.14%) Virtual Team
4 12 (6.45%) Algorithms
5 11 (5.91%) Data Structures
6 9 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (4.84%) HP Storage
7 8 (4.30%) Clustering
7 8 (4.30%) Management Information System
7 8 (4.30%) Replication
8 7 (3.76%) HP Superdome
9 6 (3.23%) Cloud Native
10 4 (2.15%) Biotechnology
10 4 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (2.15%) Tandem
11 3 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Cloud
13 1 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 116 (62.37%) Linux
2 59 (31.72%) Windows
3 20 (10.75%) Windows Server
4 14 (7.53%) AIX
5 9 (4.84%) Solaris
6 7 (3.76%) HPUX
7 5 (2.69%) Android
7 5 (2.69%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.15%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.54%) CentOS
10 1 (0.54%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.54%) Debian
10 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.54%) SUSE
10 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (16.13%) DevOps
3 28 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (14.52%) Software Engineering
5 25 (13.44%) ITIL
6 23 (12.37%) Data Modelling
7 22 (11.83%) Infrastructure as Code
7 22 (11.83%) Scrum
8 19 (10.22%) ETL
8 19 (10.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 18 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (9.68%) Test Scripting
9 18 (9.68%) Waterfall
10 17 (9.14%) Project Management
11 15 (8.06%) Software Testing
12 14 (7.53%) Analytics
13 13 (6.99%) Change Management
13 13 (6.99%) Computer Science
13 13 (6.99%) SOA
13 13 (6.99%) UML
Programming Languages
1 67 (36.02%) SQL
2 53 (28.49%) Java
3 49 (26.34%) Python
4 34 (18.28%) PL/SQL
5 30 (16.13%) Bash Shell
6 24 (12.90%) C
7 23 (12.37%) Perl
8 21 (11.29%) C++
9 19 (10.22%) PHP
9 19 (10.22%) PowerShell
10 18 (9.68%) JavaScript
11 16 (8.60%) Shell Script
12 11 (5.91%) Ruby
13 10 (5.38%) C#
14 8 (4.30%) PHP 7
14 8 (4.30%) VB.NET
15 7 (3.76%) VB
16 6 (3.23%) Korn
17 5 (2.69%) T-SQL
18 4 (2.15%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 29 (15.59%) Security Cleared
2 27 (14.52%) SC Cleared
3 21 (11.29%) Degree
4 10 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (4.84%) CCNA
5 9 (4.84%) CCNP
5 9 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.84%) NCSIE
6 4 (2.15%) AWS Certification
6 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.61%) ISEB
7 3 (1.61%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.61%) MCSA
7 3 (1.61%) MCSE
8 2 (1.08%) HND
9 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.54%) OCA
9 1 (0.54%) OCP
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.30%) Accessibility
2 6 (3.23%) SLA
3 4 (2.15%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.15%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) NIST
4 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (13.44%) Docker
2 21 (11.29%) Active Directory
3 17 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.38%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.30%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (2.15%) HDFS
7 3 (1.61%) Firmware
7 3 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.54%) NFS
8 1 (0.54%) vSphere
8 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (13.98%) Terraform
2 25 (13.44%) Ansible
3 24 (12.90%) Kubernetes
4 17 (9.14%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (9.14%) Puppet
5 10 (5.38%) SCCM
6 9 (4.84%) Data Guard
7 8 (4.30%) HP Data Protector
8 6 (3.23%) CFEngine
9 4 (2.15%) SCOM
10 2 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (1.08%) SCOrch
10 2 (1.08%) vRealize
11 1 (0.54%) Avamar
11 1 (0.54%) Packer
11 1 (0.54%) Proxmox
11 1 (0.54%) QRadar
Vendors
1 62 (33.33%) Oracle
2 37 (19.89%) VMware
3 36 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 19 (10.22%) Cisco
5 17 (9.14%) Google
6 16 (8.60%) HP
6 16 (8.60%) NetApp
7 14 (7.53%) IBM
8 13 (6.99%) EMC
8 13 (6.99%) JDA
9 11 (5.91%) Citrix
9 11 (5.91%) Informatica
10 10 (5.38%) Atlassian
11 9 (4.84%) Aruba
11 9 (4.84%) Meraki
11 9 (4.84%) Nimble Storage
12 8 (4.30%) ServiceNow
13 7 (3.76%) Alibaba
13 7 (3.76%) Dell
13 7 (3.76%) Sybase