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 3 months to 30 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 73 48
Rank change year-on-year -18 -25  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 150 209 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.00% 3.42% 4.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.14% 17.71% 21.77%
Number of salaries quoted 110 134 242
Median salary £45,000 £42,250 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.50% -5.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £30,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,150 £62,050 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.55%  

Unix is in the operating system 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 operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1061 1180 1208
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 21.25% 19.32% 22.36%
Number of salaries quoted 904 982 1076
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Unix as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in the West Midlands

Unix
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Unix in the West Midlands

Unix
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 30 May 2017.

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 3 months to 30 May 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 -10 53 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Shropshire +9 38 £45,000 +45.16% 2
Coventry -1 31 £49,500 +10.00% 5
Worcestershire +5 10 £43,477 +58.09%
Warwickshire -4 5 £35,000 -11.39% 2
Solihull -7 2 £33,250 +3.10%
Staffordshire +7 1 £25,000 -60.00% 2
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2017, IT jobs citing Unix 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 Unix.

1 176 (57.89%) Linux
2 148 (48.68%) Windows
3 98 (32.24%) Java
4 90 (29.61%) SQL
5 89 (29.28%) Oracle
6 74 (24.34%) ITIL
7 57 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (17.76%) Finance
9 49 (16.12%) Firewall
10 47 (15.46%) Data Centre
11 46 (15.13%) Red Hat
12 43 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
13 37 (12.17%) Microsoft
14 32 (10.53%) WAN
14 32 (10.53%) SAN
14 32 (10.53%) SQL Server
14 32 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 31 (10.20%) TCP/IP
15 31 (10.20%) VMware
16 30 (9.87%) MySQL
16 30 (9.87%) Windows Server
17 29 (9.54%) SIEM
17 29 (9.54%) SLA
18 27 (8.88%) SCOM
19 26 (8.55%) Cisco
20 25 (8.22%) Test Automation
20 25 (8.22%) SDLC
21 24 (7.89%) NetApp
21 24 (7.89%) Middleware
21 24 (7.89%) .NET

Unix
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 16 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 11 (3.62%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.63%) JBoss
4 4 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.32%) SAS
4 4 (1.32%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.99%) Apache
6 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.66%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.66%) IIS
6 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.33%) Confluence
7 1 (0.33%) Jetty
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (4.28%) assyst
2 5 (1.64%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.33%) iTrent
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.64%) SaaS
4 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.33%) IaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Office 365
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (16.12%) Firewall
2 32 (10.53%) SAN
2 32 (10.53%) WAN
3 31 (10.20%) TCP/IP
4 18 (5.92%) LAN
4 18 (5.92%) Network Security
5 16 (5.26%) VPN
6 15 (4.93%) DNS
6 15 (4.93%) Internet
7 12 (3.95%) BGP
7 12 (3.95%) MPLS
7 12 (3.95%) OSPF
8 11 (3.62%) DHCP
8 11 (3.62%) IP Telephony
8 11 (3.62%) SNMP
8 11 (3.62%) VPLS
9 10 (3.29%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (3.29%) VLAN
10 9 (2.96%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.87%) MySQL
3 18 (5.92%) MongoDB
4 15 (4.93%) DB2
5 14 (4.61%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.95%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.62%) Big Data
8 8 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (1.97%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.32%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.99%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.66%) Base SAS
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle OWB
12 2 (0.66%) Power BI
12 2 (0.66%) QlikView
12 2 (0.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 2 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 18 (5.92%) Selenium
2 12 (3.95%) SoapUI
3 11 (3.62%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.62%) JUnit
4 10 (3.29%) Cucumber
4 10 (3.29%) Subversion
5 9 (2.96%) Maven
6 6 (1.97%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.64%) DbUnit
7 5 (1.64%) jMock
7 5 (1.64%) Mockito
8 4 (1.32%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.32%) eggPlant
8 4 (1.32%) JBehave
8 4 (1.32%) JMeter
8 4 (1.32%) Ranorex
8 4 (1.32%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.32%) WATIR
9 3 (0.99%) Concordion
9 3 (0.99%) Gatling
General
1 54 (17.76%) Finance
2 14 (4.61%) Retail
3 7 (2.30%) Banking
4 6 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.64%) Marketing
6 4 (1.32%) International Banking
7 3 (0.99%) Games
8 2 (0.66%) Back Office
8 2 (0.66%) Local Government
9 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (18.42%) Analyst
2 51 (16.78%) Developer
3 21 (6.91%) Administrator
4 20 (6.58%) Java Developer
5 16 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 16 (5.26%) PHP Developer
6 15 (4.93%) Network Engineer
6 15 (4.93%) Senior Developer
7 13 (4.28%) Data Centre Engineer
7 13 (4.28%) Linux Administrator
7 13 (4.28%) Monitoring Engineer
7 13 (4.28%) PHP Web Developer
7 13 (4.28%) Senior PHP Developer
7 13 (4.28%) Senior PHP Web Developer
7 13 (4.28%) Senior Web Developer
7 13 (4.28%) Web Developer
8 12 (3.95%) Operations Analyst
8 12 (3.95%) Security Analyst
8 12 (3.95%) SOC Analyst
8 12 (3.95%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.89%) .NET
1 24 (7.89%) Middleware
2 16 (5.26%) HTML
3 15 (4.93%) CSS
4 13 (4.28%) XML
5 11 (3.62%) SOAP
6 10 (3.29%) Spring
7 8 (2.63%) J2EE
7 8 (2.63%) Java EE
8 6 (1.97%) JMS
9 5 (1.64%) Apache CXF
9 5 (1.64%) Flash
9 5 (1.64%) PowerMock
10 4 (1.32%) Gherkin
10 4 (1.32%) JSON
10 4 (1.32%) RESTful
10 4 (1.32%) Web Services
11 3 (0.99%) DirectX
11 3 (0.99%) OpenGL
11 3 (0.99%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.46%) Data Centre
2 43 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.26%) Fintech
4 12 (3.95%) Security Operations Centre
5 11 (3.62%) Replication
6 9 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.30%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.30%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.97%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.32%) IBM XIV
9 4 (1.32%) iPad
10 3 (0.99%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.66%) Clustering
11 2 (0.66%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.66%) PKI
12 1 (0.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 176 (57.89%) Linux
2 148 (48.68%) Windows
3 32 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (9.87%) Windows Server
5 17 (5.59%) Solaris
6 14 (4.61%) HPUX
7 11 (3.62%) AIX
8 7 (2.30%) VyOS
9 5 (1.64%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.32%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.99%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.66%) CentOS
12 2 (0.66%) MVS
12 2 (0.66%) SUSE
12 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.33%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (24.34%) ITIL
2 57 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (9.54%) SIEM
4 25 (8.22%) SDLC
4 25 (8.22%) Test Automation
5 24 (7.89%) Project Management
6 23 (7.57%) Capacity Planning
6 23 (7.57%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (7.24%) Service Delivery
7 22 (7.24%) SOA
8 21 (6.91%) Change Management
8 21 (6.91%) DevOps
9 20 (6.58%) Software Engineering
10 19 (6.25%) Service Management
11 17 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (5.59%) MVC
11 17 (5.59%) Network Monitoring
11 17 (5.59%) Scrum
12 16 (5.26%) Change Control
12 16 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 98 (32.24%) Java
2 90 (29.61%) SQL
3 24 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 23 (7.57%) Shell Script
5 21 (6.91%) PHP
6 19 (6.25%) C
7 18 (5.92%) Perl
8 15 (4.93%) C++
9 14 (4.61%) Korn
10 10 (3.29%) COBOL
11 8 (2.63%) C#
11 8 (2.63%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.63%) Python
12 5 (1.64%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.99%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.66%) JCL
15 1 (0.33%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.33%) Erlang
15 1 (0.33%) Haskell
15 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (5.92%) Degree
2 14 (4.61%) GIAC
2 14 (4.61%) ISTQB
3 13 (4.28%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (4.28%) SANS
3 13 (4.28%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (3.95%) GCIA
4 12 (3.95%) GCIH
4 12 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (3.62%) CCNA
5 11 (3.62%) CISSP
5 11 (3.62%) ISEB
6 9 (2.96%) CREST Certified
7 8 (2.63%) CCNP
7 8 (2.63%) CEH
7 8 (2.63%) GREM
7 8 (2.63%) PMI Certification
7 8 (2.63%) PMP
8 7 (2.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.54%) SLA
2 23 (7.57%) QA
3 5 (1.64%) PMO
4 4 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (4.61%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.28%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.29%) Docker
3 10 (3.29%) Snort
3 10 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.96%) NFS
5 4 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (0.99%) Firmware
6 3 (0.99%) GPFS
6 3 (0.99%) pfSense
7 2 (0.66%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 2 (0.66%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.33%) XenApp
8 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (8.88%) SCOM
2 22 (7.24%) Tivoli
3 21 (6.91%) SCCM
4 19 (6.25%) Nagios
5 8 (2.63%) Puppet
6 7 (2.30%) Ansible
7 5 (1.64%) Netcool
7 5 (1.64%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 4 (1.32%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (1.32%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.99%) Nessus
9 3 (0.99%) NetApp OnCommand
9 3 (0.99%) SnapMirror
10 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.66%) QRadar
11 1 (0.33%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.33%) Kibana
11 1 (0.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 89 (29.28%) Oracle
2 46 (15.13%) Red Hat
3 37 (12.17%) Microsoft
4 31 (10.20%) VMware
5 26 (8.55%) Cisco
6 24 (7.89%) NetApp
7 20 (6.58%) SolarWinds
8 19 (6.25%) HP
9 17 (5.59%) Sybase
10 13 (4.28%) Brocade
10 13 (4.28%) Citrix
10 13 (4.28%) LogRhythm
11 11 (3.62%) ProCurve
12 10 (3.29%) CommVault
12 10 (3.29%) IBM
13 9 (2.96%) ArcSight
13 9 (2.96%) CheckPoint
14 7 (2.30%) Aruba
14 7 (2.30%) SonicWALL
14 7 (2.30%) Ubiquiti
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
La Fosse Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Warwickshire
Experian
Posted: 25 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago