Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 108 72
Rank change year-on-year -34 -36 -14
Permanent jobs citing Unix 192 284 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.04% 2.82% 3.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.84% 13.35% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 155 220 305
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £30,100 £28,250 £25,600
90th Percentile £74,000 £60,025 £63,100
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +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 1,771 2,128 2,419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.84% 21.13% 19.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,418 1,843 2,013
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +0.95%
10th Percentile £21,750 £23,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,800 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 83 £51,250 +12.64% 10
Coventry -16 31 £50,000 +4.17% 10
Staffordshire +18 20 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Warwickshire +20 15 £52,500 +50.00% 6
Solihull +17 15 £40,000 +14.29%
Shropshire -22 11 £37,500 -16.67% 7
Worcestershire +20 10 £36,000 -19.06% 2
Walsall -2 1 £32,500 -27.78%
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 129 (67.19%) Linux
2 97 (50.52%) SQL
3 70 (36.46%) Windows
4 65 (33.85%) Java
5 62 (32.29%) Finance
6 57 (29.69%) Oracle
6 57 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (22.40%) SOA
8 42 (21.88%) JavaScript
9 40 (20.83%) HTML
10 34 (17.71%) Amazon AWS
11 29 (15.10%) Degree
11 29 (15.10%) Microservices
12 28 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (14.06%) SQL Server
14 25 (13.02%) SLA
14 25 (13.02%) Games
15 24 (12.50%) CSS
16 23 (11.98%) Banking
17 22 (11.46%) Change Management
17 22 (11.46%) Tomcat
17 22 (11.46%) HTTP
18 21 (10.94%) TCP/IP
18 21 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
19 20 (10.42%) Internet
19 20 (10.42%) Python
19 20 (10.42%) MySQL
19 20 (10.42%) Subversion
20 19 (9.90%) Mathematics

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 22 (11.46%) Tomcat
2 18 (9.38%) Apache
3 16 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (2.60%) IIS
6 4 (2.08%) JBoss
7 3 (1.56%) Confluence
7 3 (1.56%) NetWeaver
7 3 (1.56%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.04%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.04%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.04%) Blender
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (5.21%) HFM
3 9 (4.69%) Magento
4 5 (2.60%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (1.04%) Shopify
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 34 (17.71%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.29%) SaaS
3 11 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.13%) Heroku
4 6 (3.13%) Office 365
5 5 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.08%) CloudFront
7 3 (1.56%) IaaS
7 3 (1.56%) IBM PureFlex
7 3 (1.56%) PaaS
7 3 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.46%) HTTP
2 21 (10.94%) TCP/IP
3 20 (10.42%) Internet
4 11 (5.73%) SAN
5 9 (4.69%) Firewall
6 8 (4.17%) DNS
7 4 (2.08%) BGP
7 4 (2.08%) Network Security
7 4 (2.08%) OSPF
7 4 (2.08%) VPN
8 3 (1.56%) MPLS
8 3 (1.56%) SSH
8 3 (1.56%) SSL
8 3 (1.56%) VoIP
8 3 (1.56%) Wireless
9 2 (1.04%) DSL
9 2 (1.04%) DWDM
9 2 (1.04%) Intranet
9 2 (1.04%) SHDSL
10 1 (0.52%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.42%) MySQL
3 19 (9.90%) Oracle Database
4 14 (7.29%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (6.25%) DB2
6 10 (5.21%) Essbase
7 9 (4.69%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.65%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.65%) NoSQL
8 7 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (1.56%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 3 (1.56%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.56%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (10.42%) Subversion
2 19 (9.90%) Git (software)
3 18 (9.38%) Maven
4 14 (7.29%) JUnit
5 10 (5.21%) Jenkins
6 8 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (3.13%) Selenium
8 5 (2.60%) GoCD
9 4 (2.08%) Mockito
9 4 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (2.08%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.08%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.08%) Toad
10 3 (1.56%) CircleCI
10 3 (1.56%) Codeship
10 3 (1.56%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.56%) Gradle
10 3 (1.56%) JIRA
10 3 (1.56%) Rational Rose
10 3 (1.56%) WATIR
General
1 62 (32.29%) Finance
2 25 (13.02%) Games
3 23 (11.98%) Banking
4 15 (7.81%) International Banking
5 8 (4.17%) Retail
6 5 (2.60%) Legal
6 5 (2.60%) Marketing
7 4 (2.08%) Front Office
8 3 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.56%) Publishing
9 2 (1.04%) Advertising
9 2 (1.04%) Automotive
9 2 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.04%) Electronics
10 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.52%) Local Government
10 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (23.44%) Developer
2 23 (11.98%) Analyst
3 21 (10.94%) Architect
3 21 (10.94%) Consultant
4 18 (9.38%) Administrator
4 18 (9.38%) Java Developer
5 13 (6.77%) Applications Support
6 11 (5.73%) Applications Developer
7 10 (5.21%) Support Manager
7 10 (5.21%) Team Leader
8 9 (4.69%) BPM Consultant
8 9 (4.69%) Functional Consultant
8 9 (4.69%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.69%) Technical Leader
9 8 (4.17%) DBA
9 8 (4.17%) Lead Developer
9 8 (4.17%) Software Architect
9 8 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (3.65%) Support Specialist
10 7 (3.65%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.83%) HTML
2 24 (12.50%) CSS
3 19 (9.90%) XML
4 15 (7.81%) Java EE
4 15 (7.81%) WebSockets
5 12 (6.25%) HTML5
5 12 (6.25%) Spring
6 10 (5.21%) JMS
7 9 (4.69%) Spring MVC
8 8 (4.17%) Ajax
8 8 (4.17%) Struts
8 8 (4.17%) Web Services
9 6 (3.13%) Hibernate
9 6 (3.13%) JSF
9 6 (3.13%) JSON
10 5 (2.60%) J2EE
10 5 (2.60%) RESTful
11 4 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (2.08%) XSL
12 3 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.85%) Data Centre
3 16 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 15 (7.81%) Computer Science
5 13 (6.77%) Fintech
6 12 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (5.21%) Client/Server
8 8 (4.17%) Mobile App
8 8 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (3.13%) Clustering
10 4 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (2.08%) RIA
11 3 (1.56%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.56%) Public Cloud
12 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
12 2 (1.04%) Cybercrime
12 2 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (1.04%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 129 (67.19%) Linux
2 70 (36.46%) Windows
3 12 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (5.73%) AIX
5 8 (4.17%) Solaris
6 5 (2.60%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.08%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.56%) CentOS
8 3 (1.56%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.04%) Android
9 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.04%) HPUX
9 2 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (22.40%) SOA
3 29 (15.10%) Microservices
4 28 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (11.46%) Change Management
6 21 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (9.90%) Mathematics
8 18 (9.38%) Test Automation
8 18 (9.38%) Workflow
9 17 (8.85%) BDD
9 17 (8.85%) ITIL
10 16 (8.33%) TDD
11 15 (7.81%) Game Development
11 15 (7.81%) Multithreading
11 15 (7.81%) OOP
12 14 (7.29%) Coaching
13 13 (6.77%) DevOps
13 13 (6.77%) E-Commerce
13 13 (6.77%) ETL
13 13 (6.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 97 (50.52%) SQL
2 65 (33.85%) Java
3 42 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 20 (10.42%) Python
5 18 (9.38%) C++
5 18 (9.38%) PHP
6 17 (8.85%) C
7 15 (7.81%) Bash Shell
8 13 (6.77%) Perl
8 13 (6.77%) PL/SQL
9 12 (6.25%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.69%) PowerShell
11 8 (4.17%) C#
11 8 (4.17%) Korn
12 6 (3.13%) Apex Code
13 5 (2.60%) T-SQL
14 4 (2.08%) Jython
15 3 (1.56%) ABAP
15 3 (1.56%) Ruby
16 2 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (15.10%) Degree
2 17 (8.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.69%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.65%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.13%) ISEB
5 6 (3.13%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.08%) CISA
6 4 (2.08%) CISM
6 4 (2.08%) CISSP
6 4 (2.08%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.56%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.04%) HNC
8 2 (1.04%) HND
8 2 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (1.04%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.52%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.52%) MCSE
9 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.52%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.02%) SLA
2 16 (8.33%) QA
3 10 (5.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (4.69%) PCI DSS
5 5 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.56%) GCP
7 1 (0.52%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (6.77%) Docker
2 10 (5.21%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.08%) Xen
4 3 (1.56%) Squid
4 3 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (4.69%) Ansible
2 7 (3.65%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (3.13%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (3.13%) Puppet
4 5 (2.60%) Nagios
4 5 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.08%) Data Guard
5 4 (2.08%) Graphite
5 4 (2.08%) Kibana
5 4 (2.08%) logstash
6 3 (1.56%) CFEngine
6 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.04%) Control-M
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (1.04%) QRadar
7 2 (1.04%) SCOM
7 2 (1.04%) SELinux
7 2 (1.04%) Simpana
Vendors
1 57 (29.69%) Oracle
2 15 (7.81%) Red Hat
2 15 (7.81%) VMware
3 14 (7.29%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.25%) Remedy
5 11 (5.73%) BMC
6 10 (5.21%) HP
6 10 (5.21%) Hyperion
6 10 (5.21%) Informatica
6 10 (5.21%) PeopleSoft
7 9 (4.69%) IBM
8 8 (4.17%) Google
9 7 (3.65%) Demandware
9 7 (3.65%) hybris
10 6 (3.13%) Capita
10 6 (3.13%) NetApp
10 6 (3.13%) Rackspace
10 6 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (2.60%) Cisco
11 5 (2.60%) SAP