Unix Jobs in the West Midlands

Unix
England > West Midlands

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 30 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
30 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 204 206 178
Rank change year-on-year +2 -28 -55
Permanent jobs citing Unix 49 50 125
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.84% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.50% 6.78% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33 41 47
10th Percentile £42,850 £42,500 £35,794
25th Percentile - £51,250 £41,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -23.08% +18.18% -8.33%
75th Percentile £91,934 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £76,250 £77,520
England median annual salary £60,000 £69,447 £62,500
% change year-on-year -13.60% +11.12% -

All Operating Systems
West Midlands

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 West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 891 737 1,190
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.29% 12.39% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 736 534 833
10th Percentile £25,122 £25,150 £25,500
25th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £66,875 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Unix as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in the West Midlands

Unix
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unix in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Unix in the West Midlands

Unix
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unix in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 30 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Unix in the West Midlands

Unix
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 Unix within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 30 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Birmingham +8 33 £83,577 +51.96% 2
Worcestershire -11 14 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Shropshire -8 1 £72,500 +14.17%
Staffordshire -21 1 £50,000 +56.25%
Unix
England

Unix
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (20.41%) nginx
2 9 (18.37%) Tomcat
3 8 (16.33%) Apache
3 8 (16.33%) IIS
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Exchange
5 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 15 (30.61%) NEC Housing
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) AWS
1 12 (24.49%) Azure
1 12 (24.49%) GCP
2 8 (16.33%) IaaS
2 8 (16.33%) PaaS
2 8 (16.33%) SaaS
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (6.12%) Entra ID
4 3 (6.12%) GitHub
5 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) LAN
2 2 (4.08%) PBX
2 2 (4.08%) WAN
2 2 (4.08%) Wireless
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) Oracle Database
1 17 (34.69%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (20.41%) MySQL
3 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
4 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (6.12%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Git
1 10 (20.41%) GNU Toolchain
1 10 (20.41%) Subversion
2 3 (6.12%) IBM UrbanCode
2 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) GitLab
General
1 24 (48.98%) Finance
2 19 (38.78%) Local Government
3 16 (32.65%) Public Sector
4 15 (30.61%) Police
4 15 (30.61%) Social Skills
5 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (16.33%) Back Office
6 3 (6.12%) Banking
6 3 (6.12%) Electronics
7 2 (4.08%) Fire and Rescue
8 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
8 1 (2.04%) Games
8 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Developer
1 10 (20.41%) Linux Developer
2 8 (16.33%) Applications Support
2 8 (16.33%) Architect
2 8 (16.33%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (14.29%) Administrator
3 7 (14.29%) DBA
3 7 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 7 (14.29%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior
7 2 (4.08%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) IT Trainer
7 2 (4.08%) Trainer
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) Web Services
2 10 (20.41%) Node.js
2 10 (20.41%) POSIX
3 9 (18.37%) Middleware
4 4 (8.16%) React
5 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Embedded Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (16.33%) Cloud Native
2 8 (16.33%) Public Cloud
3 7 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 7 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.08%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) Genomics
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) Linux
2 28 (57.14%) Windows
3 16 (32.65%) Solaris
4 8 (16.33%) Ubuntu
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Server Management
2 15 (30.61%) Agile
3 10 (20.41%) ITIL
3 10 (20.41%) Open Source
4 9 (18.37%) Customer Service
4 9 (18.37%) DevSecOps
5 8 (16.33%) Architectural Patterns
5 8 (16.33%) Cloud Security
5 8 (16.33%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (16.33%) Data Security
5 8 (16.33%) Identity Access Management
5 8 (16.33%) Information Security
5 8 (16.33%) Kanban
5 8 (16.33%) Network Architecture
5 8 (16.33%) Problem Management
5 8 (16.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 8 (16.33%) Scrum
5 8 (16.33%) Storage Management
5 8 (16.33%) Task Automation
6 7 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) Bash
1 10 (20.41%) C
1 10 (20.41%) C++
2 9 (18.37%) Shell Script
2 9 (18.37%) SQL
3 5 (10.20%) Python
4 4 (8.16%) Java
5 3 (6.12%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.41%) Degree
3 8 (16.33%) AWS Certification
3 8 (16.33%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
3 8 (16.33%) Azure Certification
4 7 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (4.08%) A+ Certification
5 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.04%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.04%) MCSA
6 1 (2.04%) MCSE
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.61%) Accessibility
2 2 (4.08%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.08%) NIST
3 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.16%) Docker
3 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.04%) Grafana
1 1 (2.04%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.04%) Prometheus
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
1 1 (2.04%) SCOM
1 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Oracle
2 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.61%) NEC
3 5 (10.20%) VMware
4 3 (6.12%) Google
4 3 (6.12%) IBM
4 3 (6.12%) InterSystems
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco
5 2 (4.08%) VeriFone
6 1 (2.04%) New Relic