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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
England / West Midlands
Rank 85 62 64
Rank change year-on-year -23 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 143 239 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.03% 3.89% 4.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.67% 19.70% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 104 193 174
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £28,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,850 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  

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 975 1213 1207
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.64% 19.75% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 845 1028 1030
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,693 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 25 March 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 25 March 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 -25 41 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Shropshire +24 35 £36,500 +24.78% 5
Coventry -13 26 £39,000 -8.23% 4
Solihull -8 9 £35,000 +4.47%
Staffordshire +1 8 £62,500 +31.57%
Warwickshire +2 6 £35,000 - 2
Worcestershire -9 2 £50,000 +48.14% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £55,000 -
Unix
England

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 206 (63.00%) Linux
2 194 (59.33%) Windows
3 99 (30.28%) Oracle
4 92 (28.13%) SQL
5 85 (25.99%) Java
6 78 (23.85%) Data Centre
7 71 (21.71%) ITIL
8 63 (19.27%) Finance
9 61 (18.65%) Microsoft
10 57 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
11 51 (15.60%) Windows Server
12 50 (15.29%) VMware
12 50 (15.29%) TCP/IP
12 50 (15.29%) MS Excel
13 49 (14.98%) Firewall
14 45 (13.76%) Red Hat
15 42 (12.84%) SQL Server
16 38 (11.62%) Cisco
16 38 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
17 34 (10.40%) DHCP
18 32 (9.79%) SCOM
18 32 (9.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 32 (9.79%) DevOps
18 32 (9.79%) SIEM
19 31 (9.48%) Project Management
20 29 (8.87%) Perl
21 28 (8.56%) DNS
21 28 (8.56%) Shell Script
21 28 (8.56%) Disaster Recovery
22 27 (8.26%) Tivoli

Unix
Top Related 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 23 (7.03%) WebLogic
2 21 (6.42%) JBoss
3 19 (5.81%) MS Exchange
4 15 (4.59%) Tomcat
5 14 (4.28%) WebSphere
6 12 (3.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (2.75%) nginx
8 8 (2.45%) Apache
9 5 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.22%) SAS
11 2 (0.61%) Documentum
12 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.31%) IIS
12 1 (0.31%) Jetty
12 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 50 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.06%) MS Project
3 6 (1.83%) MS Office
3 6 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) Blender
Business Applications
1 14 (4.28%) assyst
2 5 (1.53%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.61%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.45%) SaaS
3 7 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.92%) Office 365
5 2 (0.61%) GitHub
5 2 (0.61%) IaaS
5 2 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (15.29%) TCP/IP
2 49 (14.98%) Firewall
3 34 (10.40%) DHCP
4 28 (8.56%) DNS
5 27 (8.26%) WAN
6 20 (6.12%) SAN
7 18 (5.50%) Network Security
7 18 (5.50%) VPN
8 17 (5.20%) SSL
9 16 (4.89%) LAN
10 14 (4.28%) HTTP
10 14 (4.28%) Intrusion Detection
11 13 (3.98%) MPLS
11 13 (3.98%) SNMP
12 12 (3.67%) BGP
12 12 (3.67%) Internet
12 12 (3.67%) OSPF
13 11 (3.36%) IP Telephony
13 11 (3.36%) VPLS
14 9 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.03%) MySQL
3 14 (4.28%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.98%) Oracle Database
5 11 (3.36%) DB2
6 8 (2.45%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.45%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (1.53%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.22%) Oracle OWB
11 3 (0.92%) Base SAS
11 3 (0.92%) Big Data
11 3 (0.92%) QlikView
11 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.61%) BODI
12 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 14 (4.28%) Selenium
2 13 (3.98%) JUnit
3 11 (3.36%) Subversion
4 10 (3.06%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.45%) Maven
6 7 (2.14%) SoapUI
7 6 (1.83%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.83%) PROIV
8 4 (1.22%) DbUnit
8 4 (1.22%) eggPlant
8 4 (1.22%) JBehave
8 4 (1.22%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.22%) JMeter
8 4 (1.22%) jMock
8 4 (1.22%) Mockito
8 4 (1.22%) Ranorex
8 4 (1.22%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.22%) TestNG
8 4 (1.22%) WATIR
9 3 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 63 (19.27%) Finance
2 25 (7.65%) Retail
3 19 (5.81%) Banking
4 8 (2.45%) International Banking
5 6 (1.83%) Marketing
5 6 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (1.83%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.92%) Back Office
7 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.61%) Local Government
8 2 (0.61%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.61%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Games
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (18.04%) Analyst
2 40 (12.23%) Developer
3 24 (7.34%) Consultant
4 18 (5.50%) Applications Support
5 15 (4.59%) Senior Developer
5 15 (4.59%) Technical Consultant
6 14 (4.28%) Data Centre Engineer
6 14 (4.28%) Monitoring Engineer
6 14 (4.28%) Network Engineer
6 14 (4.28%) Security Analyst
7 13 (3.98%) Support Engineer
8 12 (3.67%) AWS Engineer
8 12 (3.67%) Operations Analyst
9 11 (3.36%) Architect
9 11 (3.36%) PHP Developer
9 11 (3.36%) Unix Support
10 10 (3.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (3.06%) Software Engineer
10 10 (3.06%) Team Leader
10 10 (3.06%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.73%) XML
2 21 (6.42%) HTML
3 19 (5.81%) Java EE
4 17 (5.20%) J2EE
4 17 (5.20%) Middleware
5 16 (4.89%) .NET
6 15 (4.59%) SOAP
7 14 (4.28%) CSS
8 12 (3.67%) Web Services
9 8 (2.45%) RESTful
10 6 (1.83%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.83%) COM
10 6 (1.83%) Spring
11 5 (1.53%) JMS
12 4 (1.22%) Gherkin
12 4 (1.22%) Hibernate
12 4 (1.22%) PowerMock
12 4 (1.22%) Qt
13 3 (0.92%) Flash
13 3 (0.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 78 (23.85%) Data Centre
2 57 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.89%) Security Operations Centre
4 12 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.75%) Device Driver
5 9 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.75%) Replication
6 7 (2.14%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.14%) Fintech
7 3 (0.92%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.92%) Clustering
7 3 (0.92%) IBM XIV
7 3 (0.92%) iPad
7 3 (0.92%) User Experience
8 2 (0.61%) AS400
8 2 (0.61%) CUDA
8 2 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.61%) PKI
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 206 (63.00%) Linux
2 194 (59.33%) Windows
3 51 (15.60%) Windows Server
4 32 (9.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (6.12%) Solaris
6 18 (5.50%) AIX
7 12 (3.67%) HPUX
7 12 (3.67%) SUSE
8 7 (2.14%) CentOS
8 7 (2.14%) VyOS
9 6 (1.83%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.92%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (0.92%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.31%) Android
12 1 (0.31%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (21.71%) ITIL
2 38 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (9.79%) DevOps
3 32 (9.79%) SIEM
4 31 (9.48%) Project Management
5 28 (8.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 27 (8.26%) SDLC
7 25 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (7.65%) Migration
8 24 (7.34%) Capacity Planning
8 24 (7.34%) Service Delivery
9 23 (7.03%) Change Management
10 22 (6.73%) Service Management
11 21 (6.42%) SOA
12 19 (5.81%) Security Operations
13 18 (5.50%) Information Security
13 18 (5.50%) Open Source
14 17 (5.20%) Mentoring
14 17 (5.20%) PRINCE2
15 16 (4.89%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 92 (28.13%) SQL
2 85 (25.99%) Java
3 29 (8.87%) Perl
4 28 (8.56%) Shell Script
5 27 (8.26%) Python
6 22 (6.73%) JavaScript
7 16 (4.89%) PHP
8 14 (4.28%) C++
9 13 (3.98%) Bash Shell
10 11 (3.36%) Korn
11 9 (2.75%) C
11 9 (2.75%) COBOL
11 9 (2.75%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.45%) C#
13 6 (1.83%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.92%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.61%) Scala
16 1 (0.31%) ActionScript 2.0
16 1 (0.31%) Erlang
16 1 (0.31%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 26 (7.95%) Degree
2 18 (5.50%) SANS
3 17 (5.20%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (3.98%) CCNA
5 13 (3.98%) CISSP
6 12 (3.67%) AWS Certification
6 12 (3.67%) CEH
6 12 (3.67%) GIAC
6 12 (3.67%) ISTQB
6 12 (3.67%) Security Cleared
7 11 (3.36%) ISEB
8 10 (3.06%) CCNP
8 10 (3.06%) GCIA
8 10 (3.06%) GCIH
9 9 (2.75%) CISM
9 9 (2.75%) PMI Certification
9 9 (2.75%) PMP
10 8 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (2.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.73%) SLA
2 16 (4.89%) QA
3 5 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.53%) PMO
4 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (7.65%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.28%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.06%) Docker
5 9 (2.75%) Firmware
5 9 (2.75%) Samba
5 9 (2.75%) Squid
6 7 (2.14%) NFS
7 6 (1.83%) Snort
8 5 (1.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.92%) GPFS
9 3 (0.92%) pfSense
10 2 (0.61%) Cygwin
10 2 (0.61%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.61%) XenServer
11 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (9.79%) SCOM
2 27 (8.26%) Tivoli
3 25 (7.65%) SCCM
4 21 (6.42%) Puppet
5 18 (5.50%) Nagios
6 12 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (2.14%) Ansible
8 6 (1.83%) SCOrch
9 5 (1.53%) Netcool
9 5 (1.53%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 5 (1.53%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (0.92%) NetApp OnCommand
10 3 (0.92%) SnapMirror
10 3 (0.92%) Terraform
11 2 (0.61%) Nessus
11 2 (0.61%) QRadar
12 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.31%) Simpana
Vendors
1 99 (30.28%) Oracle
2 61 (18.65%) Microsoft
3 50 (15.29%) VMware
4 45 (13.76%) Red Hat
5 38 (11.62%) Cisco
6 20 (6.12%) NetApp
7 19 (5.81%) SolarWinds
8 18 (5.50%) HP
9 16 (4.89%) Citrix
10 15 (4.59%) Sybase
11 11 (3.36%) Brocade
11 11 (3.36%) ProCurve
11 11 (3.36%) SAP
12 10 (3.06%) CommVault
12 10 (3.06%) LogRhythm
13 8 (2.45%) ServiceNow
14 7 (2.14%) Aruba
14 7 (2.14%) CheckPoint
14 7 (2.14%) SonicWALL
14 7 (2.14%) Ubiquiti
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