Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 86 61
Rank change year-on-year -56 -25 -6
Permanent jobs citing Unix 199 314 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.04% 3.19% 3.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.18% 15.37% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 157 238 340
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,824
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.08% +0.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -

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.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,955 2,043 2,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.07% 20.74% 20.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,564 1,768 1,915
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 2018. 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
Birmingham -35 92 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Coventry -37 25 £43,857 -7.67% 5
Solihull +10 17 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Warwickshire +5 16 £50,000 +42.86% 4
Worcestershire +29 11 £37,000 -20.00% 4
Staffordshire +6 11 £45,000 +4.65% 6
Shropshire -28 9 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Wolverhampton -20 1 £55,000 - 1
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Unix.

1 128 (64.32%) Linux
2 114 (57.29%) SQL
3 85 (42.71%) Java
4 81 (40.70%) Windows
5 65 (32.66%) Finance
6 56 (28.14%) Oracle
7 52 (26.13%) SOA
8 51 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (18.09%) XML
10 35 (17.59%) Banking
11 33 (16.58%) C
11 33 (16.58%) C++
12 31 (15.58%) Subversion
13 30 (15.08%) Git (software)
14 29 (14.57%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (14.07%) TCP/IP
15 28 (14.07%) JavaScript
15 28 (14.07%) Microservices
16 27 (13.57%) Workflow
16 27 (13.57%) Mathematics
17 25 (12.56%) Multithreading
17 25 (12.56%) Game Development
17 25 (12.56%) WebSockets
17 25 (12.56%) Games
17 25 (12.56%) OOP
17 25 (12.56%) HTTP
18 24 (12.06%) Microsoft
18 24 (12.06%) Fintech
19 23 (11.56%) ITIL
20 22 (11.06%) Process Management

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 14 (7.04%) WebLogic
2 12 (6.03%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.03%) Apache
4 7 (3.52%) Confluence
5 6 (3.02%) IIS
5 6 (3.02%) NetWeaver
6 4 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.51%) JBoss
8 2 (1.01%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.01%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.53%) Magento
2 6 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.51%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.51%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.51%) Shopify
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.02%) Office 365
4 5 (2.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.01%) CloudFront
5 4 (2.01%) SaaS
6 3 (1.51%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.07%) TCP/IP
2 25 (12.56%) HTTP
3 14 (7.04%) Firewall
4 11 (5.53%) Network Security
5 7 (3.52%) SAN
6 6 (3.02%) DNS
7 5 (2.51%) SSH
7 5 (2.51%) VPN
8 4 (2.01%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (2.01%) LAN
8 4 (2.01%) WAN
9 3 (1.51%) Internet
9 3 (1.51%) RFID
9 3 (1.51%) WLAN
10 2 (1.01%) FCoE
10 2 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.01%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.01%) MPLS
10 2 (1.01%) NAS
10 2 (1.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.05%) MySQL
1 20 (10.05%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.55%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (4.52%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (4.02%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (3.52%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.51%) DB2
7 5 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.51%) Ingres
8 3 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.01%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.01%) KDB
9 2 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (15.58%) Subversion
2 30 (15.08%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.04%) Selenium
4 10 (5.03%) Cucumber
5 9 (4.52%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.52%) JIRA
6 8 (4.02%) Toad
7 7 (3.52%) Maven
7 7 (3.52%) Zephyr
8 6 (3.02%) GoCD
9 5 (2.51%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.51%) WATIR
10 4 (2.01%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.01%) JUnit
10 4 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (1.51%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.51%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.51%) JBehave
11 3 (1.51%) JMeter
11 3 (1.51%) WebDriver
General
1 65 (32.66%) Finance
2 35 (17.59%) Banking
3 25 (12.56%) Games
4 22 (11.06%) International Banking
5 20 (10.05%) Retail
6 9 (4.52%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.02%) Front Office
7 6 (3.02%) Publishing
8 5 (2.51%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.51%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.51%) Marketing
10 2 (1.01%) Advertising
10 2 (1.01%) Automotive
10 2 (1.01%) Electronics
10 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.50%) Law
11 1 (0.50%) Legal
11 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 44 (22.11%) Developer
2 29 (14.57%) Analyst
2 29 (14.57%) Consultant
3 20 (10.05%) Java Developer
4 18 (9.05%) BPM Consultant
5 17 (8.54%) Administrator
6 16 (8.04%) Applications Support
7 15 (7.54%) Architect
8 12 (6.03%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.03%) Business Analyst
9 10 (5.03%) Lead Developer
9 10 (5.03%) Technical Developer
9 10 (5.03%) Technical Leader
10 9 (4.52%) Business Consultant
10 9 (4.52%) Functional Consultant
11 8 (4.02%) Banking Analyst
11 8 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.02%) Unix Administrator
12 7 (3.52%) Banking Business Analyst
12 7 (3.52%) UAT Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (18.09%) XML
2 25 (12.56%) WebSockets
3 21 (10.55%) HTML
4 20 (10.05%) CSS
5 17 (8.54%) JSON
6 12 (6.03%) .NET
7 9 (4.52%) REST
8 8 (4.02%) XSL
9 7 (3.52%) SOAP
9 7 (3.52%) Web Services
10 6 (3.02%) JMS
10 6 (3.02%) Middleware
10 6 (3.02%) SAP Basis
11 5 (2.51%) Spring
12 4 (2.01%) Elastic Stack
13 3 (1.51%) Gherkin
13 3 (1.51%) HTML5
13 3 (1.51%) J2EE
13 3 (1.51%) Laravel
13 3 (1.51%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.06%) Fintech
2 14 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.03%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.53%) Clustering
5 10 (5.03%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.03%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (3.02%) Mobile Computing
8 5 (2.51%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.01%) Cyberattack
10 3 (1.51%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.51%) Equities
10 3 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.51%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.01%) CLARiiON
11 2 (1.01%) Handset
11 2 (1.01%) Replication
11 2 (1.01%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 128 (64.32%) Linux
2 81 (40.70%) Windows
3 11 (5.53%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.03%) AIX
4 10 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (5.03%) Solaris
5 6 (3.02%) Android
5 6 (3.02%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.02%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.51%) CentOS
6 5 (2.51%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.51%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.51%) HPUX
8 2 (1.01%) Kali Linux
8 2 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.13%) SOA
2 51 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (14.57%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (14.07%) Microservices
5 27 (13.57%) Mathematics
5 27 (13.57%) Workflow
6 25 (12.56%) Game Development
6 25 (12.56%) Multithreading
6 25 (12.56%) OOP
7 23 (11.56%) ITIL
8 22 (11.06%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (11.06%) Process Management
9 20 (10.05%) E-Commerce
9 20 (10.05%) SDLC
9 20 (10.05%) Software Testing
9 20 (10.05%) Test Automation
10 19 (9.55%) Business Analysis
11 14 (7.04%) Coaching
12 12 (6.03%) Change Management
12 12 (6.03%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 114 (57.29%) SQL
2 85 (42.71%) Java
3 33 (16.58%) C
3 33 (16.58%) C++
4 28 (14.07%) JavaScript
5 16 (8.04%) PHP
6 15 (7.54%) C#
7 13 (6.53%) Shell Script
8 11 (5.53%) PL/SQL
8 11 (5.53%) Python
9 10 (5.03%) PowerShell
10 9 (4.52%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.52%) Perl
12 6 (3.02%) ABAP
12 6 (3.02%) Korn
12 6 (3.02%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.01%) Jython
14 3 (1.51%) VB
14 3 (1.51%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.01%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 18 (9.05%) ISTQB
2 17 (8.54%) ISEB
3 15 (7.54%) Degree
4 12 (6.03%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.03%) Security Cleared
5 10 (5.03%) CISSP
6 8 (4.02%) CISM
7 7 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (3.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (2.01%) CISA
8 4 (2.01%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (2.01%) SANS
9 3 (1.51%) CREST Certified
9 3 (1.51%) GCIA
9 3 (1.51%) GCIH
9 3 (1.51%) GIAC
9 3 (1.51%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.01%) CCNP
10 2 (1.01%) CEH
10 2 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.04%) SLA
2 12 (6.03%) QA
3 10 (5.03%) PCI DSS
4 8 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.51%) COBIT
5 3 (1.51%) GPG13
5 3 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (1.01%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (3.52%) Active Directory
1 7 (3.52%) Docker
2 6 (3.02%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.51%) Squid
3 5 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.01%) Xen
5 2 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.01%) NFS
5 2 (1.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (3.52%) Nagios
2 6 (3.02%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (2.01%) Ansible
3 4 (2.01%) Graphite
3 4 (2.01%) Kibana
3 4 (2.01%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.01%) logstash
4 3 (1.51%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (1.51%) QRadar
5 2 (1.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.01%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (1.01%) Nessus
5 2 (1.01%) Netcool
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (1.01%) SCCM
5 2 (1.01%) SELinux
5 2 (1.01%) Simpana
6 1 (0.50%) Control-M
6 1 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (28.14%) Oracle
2 24 (12.06%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.04%) Red Hat
4 14 (7.04%) VMware
5 9 (4.52%) Google
5 9 (4.52%) SAP
5 9 (4.52%) webMethods
6 8 (4.02%) Capita
6 8 (4.02%) Cisco
6 8 (4.02%) Demandware
6 8 (4.02%) hybris
6 8 (4.02%) IBM
7 6 (3.02%) Atlassian
7 6 (3.02%) HP
7 6 (3.02%) Sybase
8 5 (2.51%) BT
8 5 (2.51%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.51%) Remedy
9 4 (2.01%) NetApp
9 4 (2.01%) Twitter