Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 122 78
Rank change year-on-year -7 -44 -18
Permanent jobs citing Unix 195 255 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.23% 2.56% 3.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.94% 11.84% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 150 200 297
West Midlands median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,375 £32,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £60,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 1,633 2,154 2,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.63% 21.66% 19.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,329 1,887 1,962
West Midlands median annual salary £38,399 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £21,750 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,250 £53,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -32 67 £44,429 -1.27% 12
Coventry +20 55 £50,000 - 4
Warwickshire +39 21 £77,500 +121.43% 6
Staffordshire +29 16 £45,000 +80.00% 4
Shropshire -15 15 £37,500 -16.67% 9
Solihull +7 7 £40,000 +20.30% 1
Worcestershire -3 5 £35,000 -21.31% 2
Walsall -2 1 £32,500 -27.78%
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 133 (68.21%) Linux
2 95 (48.72%) SQL
3 72 (36.92%) Java
3 72 (36.92%) Windows
4 68 (34.87%) Oracle
5 56 (28.72%) JavaScript
6 54 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (24.62%) HTML
8 43 (22.05%) Amazon AWS
9 41 (21.03%) MySQL
10 38 (19.49%) SQL Server
11 34 (17.44%) Finance
12 33 (16.92%) PHP
13 32 (16.41%) CSS
14 31 (15.90%) DB2
14 31 (15.90%) Python
14 31 (15.90%) DevOps
14 31 (15.90%) Problem-Solving
15 30 (15.38%) Microservices
15 30 (15.38%) Degree
16 28 (14.36%) SaaS
17 27 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
18 26 (13.33%) SOA
18 26 (13.33%) TCP/IP
19 25 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
19 25 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
20 24 (12.31%) Bash Shell
20 24 (12.31%) SLA
20 24 (12.31%) Internet
21 23 (11.79%) Oracle Database

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 (8.21%) WebLogic
2 15 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (4.62%) Apache
5 8 (4.10%) JBoss
6 5 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.05%) Confluence
7 4 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.54%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.51%) Exstream Dialogue
10 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.51%) IIS
10 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.51%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.51%) SAS
10 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.03%) Blender
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (5.13%) HFM
2 9 (4.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (3.08%) Magento
4 5 (2.56%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (2.05%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.51%) Exstream
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.51%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 43 (22.05%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (14.36%) SaaS
3 19 (9.74%) IaaS
3 19 (9.74%) PaaS
4 13 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (3.08%) Heroku
6 5 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.05%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (2.05%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.05%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (2.05%) Route 53
7 4 (2.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.54%) GitHub
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.51%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 24 (12.31%) Internet
3 14 (7.18%) DNS
3 14 (7.18%) HTTP
4 11 (5.64%) BGP
4 11 (5.64%) OSPF
5 8 (4.10%) DSL
5 8 (4.10%) DWDM
5 8 (4.10%) Firewall
5 8 (4.10%) MPLS
5 8 (4.10%) SHDSL
6 7 (3.59%) SAN
6 7 (3.59%) SSL
7 3 (1.54%) VoIP
7 3 (1.54%) Wireless
8 2 (1.03%) Intranet
9 1 (0.51%) DHCP
9 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.51%) Skype
9 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (21.03%) MySQL
2 38 (19.49%) SQL Server
3 31 (15.90%) DB2
4 25 (12.82%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (11.79%) Oracle Database
6 20 (10.26%) NoSQL
7 18 (9.23%) MongoDB
8 16 (8.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (6.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (5.13%) Essbase
11 7 (3.59%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (2.56%) Relational Database
13 4 (2.05%) Big Data
13 4 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (1.54%) MariaDB
14 3 (1.54%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 3 (1.54%) RDBMS
15 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (9.23%) Maven
2 14 (7.18%) JUnit
3 10 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.13%) Subversion
4 6 (3.08%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (2.56%) CircleCI
5 5 (2.56%) Codeship
5 5 (2.56%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.05%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.05%) Rational Rose
7 3 (1.54%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.54%) Toad
8 2 (1.03%) GoCD
8 2 (1.03%) Mockito
8 2 (1.03%) Selenium
8 2 (1.03%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.03%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 34 (17.44%) Finance
2 17 (8.72%) Games
3 13 (6.67%) Banking
4 9 (4.62%) Retail
5 6 (3.08%) Automotive
5 6 (3.08%) International Banking
6 5 (2.56%) Legal
6 5 (2.56%) Marketing
7 4 (2.05%) Front Office
8 2 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (17.95%) Developer
2 30 (15.38%) Analyst
3 28 (14.36%) Architect
4 22 (11.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (9.23%) Applications Support
6 14 (7.18%) Java Developer
7 12 (6.15%) Administrator
7 12 (6.15%) DBA
7 12 (6.15%) Support Analyst
8 11 (5.64%) Oracle DBA
9 10 (5.13%) Applications Developer
9 10 (5.13%) Support Manager
10 9 (4.62%) Applications Support Analyst
11 8 (4.10%) Consultant
11 8 (4.10%) NOC Technician
11 8 (4.10%) Software Architect
12 7 (3.59%) AWS Engineer
12 7 (3.59%) Java Architect
12 7 (3.59%) Support Specialist
12 7 (3.59%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (24.62%) HTML
2 32 (16.41%) CSS
3 20 (10.26%) Java EE
4 15 (7.69%) XML
5 13 (6.67%) Spring
6 12 (6.15%) JMS
7 10 (5.13%) HTML5
8 9 (4.62%) Ajax
8 9 (4.62%) Spring MVC
8 9 (4.62%) Struts
9 8 (4.10%) Hibernate
9 8 (4.10%) Web Services
10 7 (3.59%) WebSockets
11 6 (3.08%) JSF
11 6 (3.08%) RESTful
11 6 (3.08%) SOAP
12 5 (2.56%) J2EE
13 4 (2.05%) XSLT
14 3 (1.54%) jQuery
14 3 (1.54%) React
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 12 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.15%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.13%) Client/Server
6 8 (4.10%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.59%) Public Cloud
8 6 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.05%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (2.05%) PMI
9 4 (2.05%) RIA
10 3 (1.54%) Clustering
11 2 (1.03%) Oculus Rift
11 2 (1.03%) Video\Live Streaming
11 2 (1.03%) VLE
12 1 (0.51%) Fintech
12 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.51%) IBM Storwize
Operating Systems
1 133 (68.21%) Linux
2 72 (36.92%) Windows
3 16 (8.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (6.15%) Solaris
5 8 (4.10%) AIX
5 8 (4.10%) Windows 2000 Server
5 8 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.08%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.05%) HPUX
8 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.03%) Android
9 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.51%) SUSE
10 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (15.90%) DevOps
2 31 (15.90%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (15.38%) Microservices
4 26 (13.33%) SOA
5 23 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (10.77%) Change Management
7 16 (8.21%) E-Commerce
8 15 (7.69%) Open Source
8 15 (7.69%) Service Management
9 14 (7.18%) SDLC
9 14 (7.18%) TDD
9 14 (7.18%) Test Automation
10 13 (6.67%) Configuration Management
10 13 (6.67%) ETL
10 13 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 12 (6.15%) BDD
11 12 (6.15%) ITSM
11 12 (6.15%) RAD
11 12 (6.15%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 95 (48.72%) SQL
2 72 (36.92%) Java
3 56 (28.72%) JavaScript
4 33 (16.92%) PHP
5 31 (15.90%) Python
6 24 (12.31%) Bash Shell
7 18 (9.23%) PL/SQL
8 16 (8.21%) Perl
9 10 (5.13%) C
10 8 (4.10%) C++
10 8 (4.10%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.59%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.08%) Apex Code
12 6 (3.08%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.05%) Korn
14 3 (1.54%) C#
14 3 (1.54%) Ruby
15 2 (1.03%) Go
16 1 (0.51%) ABAP
16 1 (0.51%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (15.38%) Degree
2 16 (8.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (5.64%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.62%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.10%) HNC
5 8 (4.10%) HND
6 5 (2.56%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.05%) CREST Certified
7 4 (2.05%) GCIA
7 4 (2.05%) GCIH
7 4 (2.05%) GIAC
7 4 (2.05%) GREM
7 4 (2.05%) Master's Degree
7 4 (2.05%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.05%) PMP
7 4 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.54%) Sun Certification
9 2 (1.03%) ISEB
9 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.31%) SLA
2 12 (6.15%) QA
3 10 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (11.28%) Docker
2 9 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.10%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.05%) Snort
5 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (11.79%) Ansible
2 20 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (9.74%) Puppet
4 10 (5.13%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (4.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (2.56%) CFEngine
7 4 (2.05%) Data Guard
7 4 (2.05%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.03%) Control-M
10 1 (0.51%) Graphite
10 1 (0.51%) Kibana
10 1 (0.51%) logstash
10 1 (0.51%) Nagios
10 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.51%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (34.87%) Oracle
2 17 (8.72%) Red Hat
3 15 (7.69%) HP
4 13 (6.67%) Google
4 13 (6.67%) VMware
5 10 (5.13%) Hyperion
5 10 (5.13%) Informatica
5 10 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.13%) PeopleSoft
5 10 (5.13%) Remedy
6 9 (4.62%) BMC
6 9 (4.62%) Sun
7 8 (4.10%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 8 (4.10%) Juniper
7 8 (4.10%) Nokia
7 8 (4.10%) Telindus
8 6 (3.08%) Rackspace
8 6 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (3.08%) Sybase
9 5 (2.56%) SAP