The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Shell Script skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 193 197
Rank change year-on-year -18 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Shell Script 21 46 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.75% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 1.74% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 25
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £43,596
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +26.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,000 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  

Shell Script is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2780 2639 2724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 53.90% 42.88% 47.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2428 2185 2453
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Shell Script as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in the West Midlands

Shell Script
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Shell Script in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Shell Script in the West Midlands

Shell Script
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +6 8 £41,000 -18.00%
Shropshire +8 5 £47,500 +5.55%
Coventry -9 4 £45,000 -12.19%
Worcestershire - 3 £40,000 -
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 34 (94.44%) Linux
2 21 (58.33%) Red Hat
3 18 (50.00%) Unix
4 15 (41.67%) ITIL
5 14 (38.89%) Oracle
6 13 (36.11%) Puppet
6 13 (36.11%) DevOps
7 12 (33.33%) Ansible
7 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (27.78%) MySQL
8 10 (27.78%) Finance
9 9 (25.00%) SQL
9 9 (25.00%) Windows
9 9 (25.00%) HPUX
9 9 (25.00%) Apache
10 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
11 7 (19.44%) Docker
11 7 (19.44%) DHCP
11 7 (19.44%) NFS
11 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
11 7 (19.44%) DNS
11 7 (19.44%) Firewall
12 6 (16.67%) Replication
12 6 (16.67%) VMware
12 6 (16.67%) nginx
12 6 (16.67%) Web Development
12 6 (16.67%) Ubuntu
12 6 (16.67%) LAMP
12 6 (16.67%) Games
12 6 (16.67%) Samba

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 (25.00%) Apache
2 6 (16.67%) nginx
3 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Apcera
2 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) DHCP
1 7 (19.44%) DNS
1 7 (19.44%) Firewall
1 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
2 6 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
2 6 (16.67%) VPN
3 4 (11.11%) SAN
4 3 (8.33%) FTP
4 3 (8.33%) Network Security
4 3 (8.33%) SSH
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) MySQL
2 6 (16.67%) MariaDB
3 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Games
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Administrator
2 10 (27.78%) Linux Administrator
2 10 (27.78%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (19.44%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Scripter
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Support
6 3 (8.33%) Middleware Specialist
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Unix Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Unix Scripter
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) LAMP
1 6 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
2 4 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (11.11%) Middleware
2 4 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
1 6 (16.67%) Replication
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) DataPower
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.78%) Social Media
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (94.44%) Linux
2 18 (50.00%) Unix
3 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (25.00%) HPUX
4 9 (25.00%) Windows
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 6 (16.67%) Debian
6 6 (16.67%) Ubuntu
7 3 (8.33%) CentOS
8 1 (2.78%) Solaris
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) ITIL
2 13 (36.11%) DevOps
3 6 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 6 (16.67%) Web Development
4 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.11%) Coaching
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 3 (8.33%) Change Control
6 3 (8.33%) Change Management
6 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.33%) High Availability
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 3 (8.33%) Line Management
6 3 (8.33%) Server Hardening
6 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) PHP
3 3 (8.33%) Perl
3 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) Korn
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (11.11%) RHCE
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Docker
1 7 (19.44%) NFS
2 6 (16.67%) KVM
2 6 (16.67%) pfSense
2 6 (16.67%) Samba
2 6 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (16.67%) VirtualBox
3 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.33%) iptables
4 3 (8.33%) Postfix
5 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) Puppet
2 12 (33.33%) Ansible
3 6 (16.67%) Salt
4 4 (11.11%) Nagios
4 4 (11.11%) SELinux
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (2.78%) Cacti
6 1 (2.78%) Control-M
6 1 (2.78%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (2.78%) SCCM
6 1 (2.78%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 14 (38.89%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) 3PAR
4 4 (11.11%) HP
4 4 (11.11%) IBM
5 3 (8.33%) NetApp
6 2 (5.56%) Intel
7 1 (2.78%) Cognos
7 1 (2.78%) McAfee
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.78%) Sun
7 1 (2.78%) Sybase
7 1 (2.78%) Tableau
7 1 (2.78%) Teradata