Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > Midlands
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 141 141
Rank change year-on-year +27 0 -62
Permanent jobs citing Unix 297 306 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.59% 2.32% 2.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.26% 11.82% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 209 222 271
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,525 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,478 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £56,798 £57,080 £55,000
% change year-on-year -0.49% +3.78% +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 2,422 2,588 3,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 21.14% 19.63% 20.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,906 2,066 2,762
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £56,375
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +31 202 £45,000 - 48
East Midlands +2 95 £47,500 +25.00% 10
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 200 (67.34%) Linux
2 108 (36.36%) Windows
2 108 (36.36%) SQL
3 88 (29.63%) Oracle
4 80 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (26.26%) Java
6 76 (25.59%) Jenkins
7 70 (23.57%) Git (software)
8 59 (19.87%) DevOps
9 56 (18.86%) Analytical Skills
9 56 (18.86%) Problem-Solving
9 56 (18.86%) AWS
10 54 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 49 (16.50%) Finance
12 46 (15.49%) JIRA
13 45 (15.15%) SQL Server
13 45 (15.15%) Mentoring
14 41 (13.80%) Security Cleared
15 39 (13.13%) Telecoms
15 39 (13.13%) Ansible
16 38 (12.79%) Web Services
16 38 (12.79%) Maven
17 37 (12.46%) ITIL
18 36 (12.12%) Python
18 36 (12.12%) Software Engineering
19 34 (11.45%) PL/SQL
20 33 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
21 32 (10.77%) VMware
22 31 (10.44%) OO
23 29 (9.76%) Spring

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 27 (9.09%) Confluence
2 20 (6.73%) Apache
3 18 (6.06%) SAS
4 11 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.36%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.02%) IBM Notes
7 6 (2.02%) JBoss
8 5 (1.68%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.01%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.01%) iPlanet
9 3 (1.01%) nginx
10 2 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.67%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.01%) CATIA
3 2 (0.67%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) ENOVIA
1 3 (1.01%) FastStats
1 3 (1.01%) FastStats PeopleStage
2 2 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 56 (18.86%) AWS
2 28 (9.43%) Azure
3 10 (3.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 10 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (3.37%) Amazon EKS
3 10 (3.37%) Amazon ELB
3 10 (3.37%) Amazon S3
3 10 (3.37%) AWS Lambda
3 10 (3.37%) OpenShift
3 10 (3.37%) Serverless
4 9 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.69%) PaaS
6 6 (2.02%) GitHub
7 5 (1.68%) IaaS
7 5 (1.68%) SaaS
8 3 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.01%) GCP
8 3 (1.01%) Office 365
8 3 (1.01%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.08%) SAN
2 17 (5.72%) LAN
2 17 (5.72%) WAN
2 17 (5.72%) Wireless
3 13 (4.38%) DHCP
3 13 (4.38%) DNS
3 13 (4.38%) VoIP
4 12 (4.04%) Internet
5 9 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (2.69%) Broadband
6 8 (2.69%) DSL
6 8 (2.69%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.36%) Firewall
8 4 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (1.35%) SMTP
9 2 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.67%) OSPF
9 2 (0.67%) SSH
9 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (5.72%) Hadoop
3 17 (5.72%) Oracle Database
4 15 (5.05%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.38%) Amazon Redshift
5 13 (4.38%) Pentaho
5 13 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (4.04%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.03%) JasperReports
8 8 (2.69%) MySQL
9 6 (2.02%) Big Data
9 6 (2.02%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 5 (1.68%) DB2
11 4 (1.35%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.35%) HBase
11 4 (1.35%) Impala
11 4 (1.35%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.01%) Power BI
12 3 (1.01%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 76 (25.59%) Jenkins
2 70 (23.57%) Git (software)
3 46 (15.49%) JIRA
4 38 (12.79%) Maven
5 29 (9.76%) SonarQube
6 27 (9.09%) Artifactory
7 23 (7.74%) JUnit
8 14 (4.71%) Bitbucket
9 13 (4.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (3.37%) Cucumber
10 10 (3.37%) Selenium
11 9 (3.03%) JMeter
11 9 (3.03%) Metasploit
12 7 (2.36%) GitLab
12 7 (2.36%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (2.02%) Toad
14 5 (1.68%) Gradle
14 5 (1.68%) Rational DOORS
14 5 (1.68%) SoapUI
15 4 (1.35%) Eclipse
General
1 49 (16.50%) Finance
2 39 (13.13%) Telecoms
3 22 (7.41%) Public Sector
4 18 (6.06%) Electronics
5 17 (5.72%) Manufacturing
6 16 (5.39%) Marketing
7 15 (5.05%) Retail
8 6 (2.02%) Automotive
8 6 (2.02%) Billing
9 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.34%) Back Office
10 1 (0.34%) Games
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 48 (16.16%) Developer
2 40 (13.47%) Analyst
3 31 (10.44%) Java Developer
4 30 (10.10%) Support Engineer
5 18 (6.06%) Test Engineer
6 17 (5.72%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (5.72%) IT Support
7 16 (5.39%) Linux Engineer
8 15 (5.05%) Administrator
8 15 (5.05%) IT Engineer
8 15 (5.05%) Software Engineer
9 14 (4.71%) IT Support Engineer
9 14 (4.71%) Java Engineer
9 14 (4.71%) Support Analyst
10 13 (4.38%) Embedded Engineer
10 13 (4.38%) Senior Java Engineer
10 13 (4.38%) Unix Engineer
11 12 (4.04%) Senior Test Engineer
12 11 (3.70%) Security Analyst
12 11 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.79%) Web Services
2 29 (9.76%) Spring
3 23 (7.74%) J2EE
3 23 (7.74%) XML
4 22 (7.41%) Spring Boot
5 21 (7.07%) .NET
5 21 (7.07%) RESTful
6 17 (5.72%) JSON
6 17 (5.72%) SOAP
7 16 (5.39%) Kafka
8 13 (4.38%) JPA
9 12 (4.04%) Apache Camel
10 9 (3.03%) Apache NiFi
10 9 (3.03%) EDI
10 9 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
10 9 (3.03%) JDBC
11 7 (2.36%) Middleware
12 6 (2.02%) Jest
13 5 (1.68%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.68%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 56 (18.86%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.08%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.38%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (4.38%) Virtual Team
4 9 (3.03%) iPad
5 8 (2.69%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.69%) NHS
6 6 (2.02%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.02%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (1.68%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (1.68%) VHDL
8 4 (1.35%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.35%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.01%) Cyberattack
9 3 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.01%) EPoS
9 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 200 (67.34%) Linux
2 108 (36.36%) Windows
3 26 (8.75%) Windows Server
4 23 (7.74%) Solaris
5 18 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (5.39%) AIX
7 12 (4.04%) SUSE
8 8 (2.69%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (2.02%) HPUX
11 4 (1.35%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.35%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.67%) CentOS
12 2 (0.67%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.67%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.34%) Android
13 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (19.87%) DevOps
3 56 (18.86%) Problem-Solving
4 45 (15.15%) Mentoring
5 37 (12.46%) ITIL
6 36 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 33 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (10.44%) OO
9 25 (8.42%) SIEM
9 25 (8.42%) Test Automation
10 24 (8.08%) SDLC
10 24 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (7.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (7.74%) Microservices
11 23 (7.74%) TDD
12 21 (7.07%) Service Delivery
13 20 (6.73%) Analytics
13 20 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (6.06%) Customer Requirements
14 18 (6.06%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 108 (36.36%) SQL
2 78 (26.26%) Java
3 36 (12.12%) Python
4 34 (11.45%) PL/SQL
5 21 (7.07%) C
5 21 (7.07%) C++
6 18 (6.06%) Perl
7 16 (5.39%) Bash Shell
8 13 (4.38%) PowerShell
9 12 (4.04%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.03%) PHP
11 5 (1.68%) Korn
12 4 (1.35%) JCL
12 4 (1.35%) Scala
12 4 (1.35%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.01%) AWK
13 3 (1.01%) Groovy
13 3 (1.01%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.01%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.67%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 41 (13.80%) Security Cleared
2 25 (8.42%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.73%) Degree
4 6 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.68%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.35%) CISSP
6 4 (1.35%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.35%) OCP
7 3 (1.01%) MCSA
7 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.01%) OCA
7 3 (1.01%) SANS
7 3 (1.01%) SSCP
8 2 (0.67%) HNC
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.34%) CISM
9 1 (0.34%) GIAC
9 1 (0.34%) HND
9 1 (0.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.72%) SLA
2 15 (5.05%) QA
3 5 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.35%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.34%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (7.41%) Docker
1 22 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.70%) Firmware
3 9 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.35%) NFS
5 4 (1.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (1.01%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 3 (1.01%) Time Sharing Option
6 3 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.01%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (13.13%) Ansible
2 29 (9.76%) Terraform
3 14 (4.71%) Packer
4 11 (3.70%) Kubernetes
4 11 (3.70%) Puppet
5 10 (3.37%) Netcool
5 10 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (3.03%) Kibana
6 9 (3.03%) logstash
7 7 (2.36%) OpenView
8 6 (2.02%) AirWatch
9 5 (1.68%) Data Guard
9 5 (1.68%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (1.68%) SELinux
10 4 (1.35%) Oozie
10 4 (1.35%) Oracle ZFS
10 4 (1.35%) QRadar
10 4 (1.35%) SCCM
10 4 (1.35%) SCOM
10 4 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 88 (29.63%) Oracle
2 54 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 32 (10.77%) VMware
4 22 (7.41%) IBM
4 22 (7.41%) SAP
5 20 (6.73%) Red Hat
6 17 (5.72%) Cisco
6 17 (5.72%) HP
6 17 (5.72%) JDA
7 13 (4.38%) Cloudera
8 12 (4.04%) Remedy
9 11 (3.70%) Fujitsu
10 8 (2.69%) Xilinx
11 6 (2.02%) Lotus
12 5 (1.68%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.68%) Splunk
13 4 (1.35%) ArcSight
13 4 (1.35%) F5
13 4 (1.35%) Netezza
13 4 (1.35%) SolarWinds