Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 193 102 126
Rank change year-on-year -91 +24 +11
Permanent jobs citing Unix 145 151 256
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.39% 2.79% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.08% 13.11% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 105 125 204
10th Percentile £35,500 £35,350 £26,625
25th Percentile £44,000 £42,000 £35,590
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +15.79% +5.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,000 £62,478
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £55,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +17.12% -3.48%

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 2,049 1,152 2,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 19.68% 21.30% 21.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,495 926 1,825
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,375 £22,750
25th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £53,240
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022. 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 -70 87 £55,000 -11.29% 26
East Midlands -57 58 £51,000 +15.91% 10
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 78 (53.79%) Linux
2 70 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (41.38%) Oracle
4 56 (38.62%) SQL
5 55 (37.93%) Java
6 52 (35.86%) AWS
7 50 (34.48%) Azure
8 48 (33.10%) Social Skills
9 46 (31.72%) JIRA
10 44 (30.34%) Python
11 38 (26.21%) Software Engineering
12 36 (24.83%) PL/SQL
13 34 (23.45%) MySQL
14 33 (22.76%) Windows
15 31 (21.38%) PostgreSQL
16 30 (20.69%) Scrum
16 30 (20.69%) Data Modelling
17 29 (20.00%) ETL
17 29 (20.00%) Degree
18 27 (18.62%) Jenkins
18 27 (18.62%) Relational Database
18 27 (18.62%) DevOps
19 26 (17.93%) Data Warehouse
20 24 (16.55%) JavaScript
20 24 (16.55%) Informatica
20 24 (16.55%) Hadoop
21 23 (15.86%) Ansible
22 22 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
22 22 (15.17%) Git (software)
22 22 (15.17%) 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 22 (15.17%) SAS
2 16 (11.03%) Confluence
3 7 (4.83%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.14%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.76%) Apache
5 4 (2.76%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.76%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.07%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.38%) JBoss
7 2 (1.38%) nginx
8 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.69%) Apache Synapse
8 1 (0.69%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.69%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 10 (6.90%) InVision
1 10 (6.90%) OmniGraffle
1 10 (6.90%) Sketch
2 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.38%) FileZilla
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.38%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.69%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.69%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 52 (35.86%) AWS
2 50 (34.48%) Azure
3 16 (11.03%) Power Platform
4 10 (6.90%) GitHub
4 10 (6.90%) SaaS
5 9 (6.21%) GCP
6 8 (5.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (5.52%) Tricentis Tosca
7 7 (4.83%) IaaS
7 7 (4.83%) PaaS
7 7 (4.83%) Serverless
8 6 (4.14%) OpenShift
9 4 (2.76%) Microsoft 365
10 3 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (1.38%) Boomi
11 2 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (1.38%) ServiceMax
12 1 (0.69%) AWS CodePipeline
12 1 (0.69%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.21%) DNS
2 8 (5.52%) Internet
3 7 (4.83%) Firewall
3 7 (4.83%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.14%) SAN
5 5 (3.45%) Network Security
5 5 (3.45%) WAN
6 4 (2.76%) HTTP
6 4 (2.76%) NetScaler
7 3 (2.07%) 5G
7 3 (2.07%) SD-WAN
7 3 (2.07%) SMTP
8 2 (1.38%) FTP
8 2 (1.38%) LAN
8 2 (1.38%) Skype
9 1 (0.69%) NAS
9 1 (0.69%) SNMP
9 1 (0.69%) SSH
9 1 (0.69%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.45%) MySQL
2 31 (21.38%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (18.62%) Relational Database
4 26 (17.93%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (16.55%) Hadoop
6 19 (13.10%) Pentaho
7 18 (12.41%) Amazon Redshift
8 16 (11.03%) Apache Hive
8 16 (11.03%) Impala
8 16 (11.03%) NoSQL
8 16 (11.03%) Power BI
9 12 (8.28%) SQL Server
10 11 (7.59%) Oracle Database
11 10 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (5.52%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (4.83%) Tableau
14 6 (4.14%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (4.14%) DB2
14 6 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 46 (31.72%) JIRA
2 27 (18.62%) Jenkins
3 22 (15.17%) Git (software)
4 18 (12.41%) GitLab
5 15 (10.34%) Bitbucket
6 5 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.07%) ERwin
8 2 (1.38%) Gatling
8 2 (1.38%) ProC
8 2 (1.38%) Toad
9 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.69%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.69%) Maven
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.69%) Postman
9 1 (0.69%) Qt Creator
9 1 (0.69%) Selenium
9 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.69%) TestRail
9 1 (0.69%) WebSpeed
General
1 48 (33.10%) Social Skills
2 22 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.90%) Finance
4 6 (4.14%) Presentation Skills
4 6 (4.14%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.76%) Retail
6 3 (2.07%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.38%) German Language
7 2 (1.38%) Law
7 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.38%) Publishing
8 1 (0.69%) Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (0.69%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (31.72%) Developer
2 17 (11.72%) Java Developer
3 16 (11.03%) Data Engineer
4 11 (7.59%) Web Developer
5 10 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 9 (6.21%) Analyst
6 9 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.52%) Administrator
7 8 (5.52%) DBA
8 7 (4.83%) Architect
8 7 (4.83%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (4.14%) Java Engineer
10 5 (3.45%) AWS DevOps
10 5 (3.45%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.45%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.79%) Web Services
2 19 (13.10%) REST
2 19 (13.10%) Spring
3 16 (11.03%) HTML
4 15 (10.34%) AngularJS
5 14 (9.66%) CSS
6 12 (8.28%) HTML5
7 11 (7.59%) RESTful
7 11 (7.59%) XML
8 10 (6.90%) CSS3
8 10 (6.90%) Java EE
8 10 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (6.21%) JSON
10 8 (5.52%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (5.52%) Hibernate
11 7 (4.83%) .NET
11 7 (4.83%) Spring Boot
12 6 (4.14%) J2EE
13 4 (2.76%) ActiveMQ
13 4 (2.76%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.34%) User Experience
2 11 (7.59%) Algorithms
2 11 (7.59%) Data Structures
3 9 (6.21%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.52%) Cloud Native
4 8 (5.52%) Tandem
5 7 (4.83%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.76%) Biotechnology
6 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.76%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.76%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.07%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.38%) Replication
9 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.69%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.69%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 78 (53.79%) Linux
2 33 (22.76%) Windows
3 11 (7.59%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.45%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.76%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.07%) AIX
6 3 (2.07%) CentOS
6 3 (2.07%) Solaris
6 3 (2.07%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.69%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.69%) Debian
7 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.69%) SUSE
7 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.21%) Software Engineering
3 30 (20.69%) Data Modelling
3 30 (20.69%) Scrum
4 29 (20.00%) ETL
5 27 (18.62%) DevOps
6 22 (15.17%) Software Testing
7 21 (14.48%) Analytics
7 21 (14.48%) Mentoring
8 20 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (11.72%) Process Improvement
9 17 (11.72%) Requirements Gathering
9 17 (11.72%) Test Automation
10 16 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (11.03%) Coaching
10 16 (11.03%) Infrastructure as Code
10 16 (11.03%) Open Source
11 15 (10.34%) Microservices
12 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (8.97%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (38.62%) SQL
2 55 (37.93%) Java
3 44 (30.34%) Python
4 36 (24.83%) PL/SQL
5 24 (16.55%) JavaScript
6 19 (13.10%) PHP
7 17 (11.72%) Shell Script
8 14 (9.66%) HiveQL
9 12 (8.28%) Bash
10 10 (6.90%) C
10 10 (6.90%) C++
10 10 (6.90%) Perl
10 10 (6.90%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.45%) Ruby
12 4 (2.76%) C#
12 4 (2.76%) R
12 4 (2.76%) Scala
12 4 (2.76%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.07%) Kotlin
13 3 (2.07%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 29 (20.00%) Degree
2 12 (8.28%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.59%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.76%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.38%) HND
5 2 (1.38%) ISEB
5 2 (1.38%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.69%) CCNA
6 1 (0.69%) CCNP
6 1 (0.69%) CEH
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.69%) CISM
6 1 (0.69%) CISSP
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.69%) OCP
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.69%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.21%) SLA
2 6 (4.14%) QA
3 4 (2.76%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.07%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (12.41%) Docker
2 15 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 14 (9.66%) HDFS
4 10 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.38%) Firmware
5 2 (1.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.69%) NFS
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.69%) vSphere
6 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (15.86%) Ansible
2 16 (11.03%) Terraform
3 11 (7.59%) Kubernetes
4 8 (5.52%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.52%) Puppet
5 5 (3.45%) CFEngine
6 4 (2.76%) Kibana
7 3 (2.07%) SCCM
8 2 (1.38%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.38%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.38%) SCOM
8 2 (1.38%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.38%) vRealize
9 1 (0.69%) Avamar
9 1 (0.69%) Control-M
9 1 (0.69%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.69%) Proxmox
9 1 (0.69%) VxRail
Vendors
1 60 (41.38%) Oracle
2 24 (16.55%) Informatica
3 20 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 18 (12.41%) Talend
4 18 (12.41%) VMware
5 6 (4.14%) Citrix
6 5 (3.45%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.45%) Cisco
6 5 (3.45%) Databricks
6 5 (3.45%) Google
7 4 (2.76%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.76%) Sybase
8 3 (2.07%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.07%) Dell
8 3 (2.07%) EMC
8 3 (2.07%) IBM
8 3 (2.07%) Rackspace
8 3 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.07%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.38%) webMethods