Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 147 118
Rank change year-on-year +39 -29 -52
Permanent jobs citing Unix 334 314 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.77% 2.15% 2.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.31% 11.12% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 197 255 309
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,000 £59,310
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% +4.76% +1.94%

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 2,509 2,824 3,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 20.81% 19.37% 20.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,889 2,315 2,773
Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% +2.74% -0.44%
10th Percentile £23,100 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +51 257 £41,000 -18.00% 34
East Midlands -14 77 £37,500 -6.25% 33
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 211 (63.17%) Linux
2 131 (39.22%) Windows
3 126 (37.72%) SQL
4 97 (29.04%) Java
5 93 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (23.35%) Oracle
7 77 (23.05%) Amazon AWS
8 67 (20.06%) Software Engineering
9 66 (19.76%) Analytical Skills
10 62 (18.56%) DevOps
11 61 (18.26%) Security Cleared
12 57 (17.07%) ITIL
13 55 (16.47%) Degree
14 52 (15.57%) Jenkins
15 49 (14.67%) Problem-Solving
15 49 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
16 48 (14.37%) SC Cleared
16 48 (14.37%) Python
16 48 (14.37%) Microsoft
17 46 (13.77%) C++
18 44 (13.17%) Configuration Management
19 42 (12.57%) SQL Server
20 39 (11.68%) VMware
20 39 (11.68%) Ansible
21 38 (11.38%) Analytics
22 36 (10.78%) PL/SQL
22 36 (10.78%) Maven
23 35 (10.48%) C
24 33 (9.88%) Web Services
24 33 (9.88%) SAS

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 (9.88%) SAS
2 25 (7.49%) IBM Notes
3 9 (2.69%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.10%) Apache
4 7 (2.10%) Confluence
5 5 (1.50%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.20%) JBoss
6 4 (1.20%) nginx
7 3 (0.90%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.90%) iPlanet
7 3 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.30%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle UPK
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.50%) CATIA
3 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.30%) Abaqus
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.80%) JDE OneWorld
1 6 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.50%) ENOVIA
2 5 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.90%) Summit
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.30%) Magento
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 77 (23.05%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (5.39%) PaaS
4 13 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (3.89%) IaaS
5 11 (3.29%) SaaS
6 9 (2.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (2.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (2.10%) Amazon EKS
7 7 (2.10%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (2.10%) Amazon S3
7 7 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (2.10%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (2.10%) Serverless
8 6 (1.80%) Power Platform
9 3 (0.90%) Office 365
9 3 (0.90%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.29%) SAN
2 20 (5.99%) LAN
2 20 (5.99%) WAN
3 13 (3.89%) Network Security
4 12 (3.59%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.29%) VLAN
6 10 (2.99%) Firewall
7 9 (2.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (2.40%) Internet
9 6 (1.80%) FTP
10 5 (1.50%) Broadband
10 5 (1.50%) DSL
11 4 (1.20%) SMTP
11 4 (1.20%) Wireless
12 3 (0.90%) DNS
12 3 (0.90%) HTTP
12 3 (0.90%) LTE
12 3 (0.90%) NAS
12 3 (0.90%) VoIP
13 2 (0.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.49%) Hadoop
3 24 (7.19%) Amazon Redshift
3 24 (7.19%) Pentaho
4 22 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (6.59%) Oracle Database
5 20 (5.99%) MySQL
6 14 (4.19%) Couchbase
7 13 (3.89%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.99%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.40%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.80%) Base SAS
10 6 (1.80%) BusinessObjects XI
10 6 (1.80%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (1.80%) Power BI
10 6 (1.80%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 6 (1.80%) SAS EBI
10 6 (1.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 6 (1.80%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 52 (15.57%) Jenkins
2 36 (10.78%) Maven
3 32 (9.58%) Git (software)
4 28 (8.38%) Rational DOORS
5 25 (7.49%) Artifactory
6 24 (7.19%) Bitbucket
7 14 (4.19%) gulp
8 11 (3.29%) JIRA
9 10 (2.99%) JUnit
10 8 (2.40%) CircleCI
10 8 (2.40%) Codeship
10 8 (2.40%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.80%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.80%) Metasploit
11 6 (1.80%) Selenium
11 6 (1.80%) SoapUI
12 5 (1.50%) Toad
13 3 (0.90%) JDeveloper
13 3 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 26 (7.78%) Retail
2 23 (6.89%) Electronics
3 22 (6.59%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.39%) Games
5 16 (4.79%) Finance
6 13 (3.89%) Marketing
7 11 (3.29%) Banking
8 8 (2.40%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.80%) Automotive
9 6 (1.80%) Back Office
10 5 (1.50%) Billing
11 3 (0.90%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.60%) Legal
13 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (17.66%) Analyst
2 48 (14.37%) Software Engineer
3 39 (11.68%) Developer
4 33 (9.88%) Embedded Engineer
5 28 (8.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 27 (8.08%) Support Analyst
7 26 (7.78%) 2nd Line Support
8 21 (6.29%) Support Engineer
9 20 (5.99%) Applications Support
10 19 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 18 (5.39%) Linux Engineer
12 17 (5.09%) Java Developer
13 16 (4.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 15 (4.49%) Administrator
14 15 (4.49%) Architect
14 15 (4.49%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 15 (4.49%) Web Developer
15 12 (3.59%) AWS Engineer
15 12 (3.59%) Mainframe Operator
16 11 (3.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.88%) Web Services
2 32 (9.58%) XML
3 18 (5.39%) CSS
3 18 (5.39%) HTML
3 18 (5.39%) Spring
4 17 (5.09%) JSP
4 17 (5.09%) Node.js
5 16 (4.79%) AngularJS
5 16 (4.79%) CSS3
5 16 (4.79%) HTML5
5 16 (4.79%) J2EE
5 16 (4.79%) JSON
6 15 (4.49%) SOAP
7 14 (4.19%) Handlebars
7 14 (4.19%) jQuery
8 11 (3.29%) ISPF
8 11 (3.29%) Spring Boot
9 10 (2.99%) Apache Camel
9 10 (2.99%) Kafka
9 10 (2.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 66 (19.76%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.38%) Algorithms
2 28 (8.38%) VHDL
3 18 (5.39%) Mainframe
4 16 (4.79%) EPoS
5 15 (4.49%) Data Centre
6 14 (4.19%) Mobile Games
7 13 (3.89%) Cyberattack
7 13 (3.89%) Public Cloud
8 12 (3.59%) Social Media
9 10 (2.99%) Management Information System
10 9 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (2.10%) NHS
12 6 (1.80%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.80%) iSeries
13 5 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (1.50%) iPad
13 5 (1.50%) Smartphone
14 4 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 211 (63.17%) Linux
2 131 (39.22%) Windows
3 33 (9.88%) Windows Server
4 17 (5.09%) Mac OS
4 17 (5.09%) Solaris
5 16 (4.79%) Apple iOS
6 11 (3.29%) AIX
6 11 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.99%) MVS
8 6 (1.80%) SUSE
9 3 (0.90%) CentOS
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.60%) Android
10 2 (0.60%) HPUX
10 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.30%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (20.06%) Software Engineering
3 62 (18.56%) DevOps
4 57 (17.07%) ITIL
5 49 (14.67%) Problem-Solving
6 44 (13.17%) Configuration Management
7 38 (11.38%) Analytics
8 28 (8.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 28 (8.38%) UML
9 24 (7.19%) Service Delivery
10 23 (6.89%) Creative Thinking
10 23 (6.89%) Cybersecurity
10 23 (6.89%) Data Analytics
11 22 (6.59%) Data Engineering
12 21 (6.29%) Scrum
13 20 (5.99%) Customer Requirements
13 20 (5.99%) Process Improvement
14 18 (5.39%) Mentoring
14 18 (5.39%) Sprint Planning
14 18 (5.39%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 126 (37.72%) SQL
2 97 (29.04%) Java
3 48 (14.37%) Python
4 46 (13.77%) C++
5 36 (10.78%) PL/SQL
6 35 (10.48%) C
7 28 (8.38%) Bash Shell
7 28 (8.38%) Perl
8 26 (7.78%) PHP
9 20 (5.99%) Shell Script
10 19 (5.69%) JavaScript
11 18 (5.39%) C#
12 15 (4.49%) PowerShell
13 12 (3.59%) JCL
14 7 (2.10%) AWK
15 6 (1.80%) RPG
15 6 (1.80%) RPG IV
16 5 (1.50%) COBOL
16 5 (1.50%) Groovy
16 5 (1.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 61 (18.26%) Security Cleared
2 55 (16.47%) Degree
3 48 (14.37%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (2.40%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.10%) ISEB
7 6 (1.80%) CCNA
7 6 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.20%) CISSP
8 4 (1.20%) RHCE
9 3 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.60%) CCNP
10 2 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.30%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.30%) CISM
11 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.30%) OCA
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.30%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.38%) SLA
2 12 (3.59%) QA
3 11 (3.29%) GDPR
4 5 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 26 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.59%) Docker
3 21 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (3.29%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 11 (3.29%) Time Sharing Option
6 9 (2.69%) Firmware
7 5 (1.50%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle Clusterware
10 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.60%) vSphere
11 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.30%) Postfix
11 1 (0.30%) Squid
11 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 39 (11.68%) Ansible
2 31 (9.28%) Terraform
3 28 (8.38%) SELinux
4 22 (6.59%) OpenView
5 18 (5.39%) Kubernetes
6 17 (5.09%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (4.79%) Netcool
8 12 (3.59%) Puppet
9 8 (2.40%) CFEngine
9 8 (2.40%) ServiceCenter
9 8 (2.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (1.50%) AirWatch
10 5 (1.50%) EnCase
10 5 (1.50%) FTK
10 5 (1.50%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.20%) SCCM
12 3 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.60%) Control-M
13 2 (0.60%) Nagios
13 2 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 78 (23.35%) Oracle
2 48 (14.37%) Microsoft
3 39 (11.68%) VMware
4 29 (8.68%) HP
5 25 (7.49%) Lotus
6 24 (7.19%) Cloudera
6 24 (7.19%) IBM
7 19 (5.69%) Remedy
8 17 (5.09%) Red Hat
9 15 (4.49%) Citrix
10 14 (4.19%) Apple
11 9 (2.69%) Google
11 9 (2.69%) Intel
11 9 (2.69%) SAP
12 8 (2.40%) Atlassian
12 8 (2.40%) Comptel
12 8 (2.40%) Fujitsu
13 7 (2.10%) Cerillion
14 6 (1.80%) IFS
14 6 (1.80%) JD Edwards