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

Unix
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 62 65
Rank change year-on-year -20 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 146 240 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.04% 3.89% 4.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.88% 19.66% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 108 192 176
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £27,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,950 £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 981 1221 1217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.42% 19.81% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 848 1037 1045
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 30 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 30 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 -18 40 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Shropshire +23 38 £37,500 +31.57% 3
Coventry -10 27 £39,500 -7.05% 3
Staffordshire +5 8 £62,500 +31.57%
Solihull -19 8 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Warwickshire +2 6 £35,000 - 2
Worcestershire -13 3 £50,000 +48.14%
Wolverhampton - 2 £55,000 -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 199 (61.80%) Linux
2 191 (59.32%) Windows
3 99 (30.75%) Oracle
4 89 (27.64%) SQL
5 88 (27.33%) Java
6 74 (22.98%) Data Centre
7 71 (22.05%) ITIL
8 62 (19.25%) Finance
9 57 (17.70%) Microsoft
10 55 (17.08%) Analytical Skills
11 49 (15.22%) Windows Server
11 49 (15.22%) Firewall
12 47 (14.60%) TCP/IP
13 46 (14.29%) VMware
14 43 (13.35%) Red Hat
14 43 (13.35%) MS Excel
14 43 (13.35%) SQL Server
15 40 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
16 35 (10.87%) Cisco
17 33 (10.25%) SCOM
18 32 (9.94%) SIEM
19 30 (9.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 30 (9.32%) Project Management
20 29 (9.01%) DHCP
20 29 (9.01%) SDLC
21 28 (8.70%) DevOps
21 28 (8.70%) WAN
22 27 (8.39%) Tivoli
22 27 (8.39%) Degree
23 26 (8.07%) Shell Script

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 (6.83%) WebLogic
2 19 (5.90%) JBoss
3 16 (4.97%) MS Exchange
4 14 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 13 (4.04%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (2.17%) Apache
7 7 (2.17%) nginx
8 4 (1.24%) SAS
8 4 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.62%) Documentum
9 2 (0.62%) IIS
10 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.31%) Jetty
Applications
1 43 (13.35%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.80%) MS Project
3 7 (2.17%) MS Office
4 5 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Blender
Business Applications
1 14 (4.35%) assyst
2 5 (1.55%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.62%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.83%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.48%) SaaS
3 7 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.93%) Office 365
5 2 (0.62%) IaaS
5 2 (0.62%) PaaS
6 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 49 (15.22%) Firewall
2 47 (14.60%) TCP/IP
3 29 (9.01%) DHCP
4 28 (8.70%) WAN
5 26 (8.07%) DNS
6 20 (6.21%) SAN
7 18 (5.59%) Network Security
7 18 (5.59%) VPN
8 17 (5.28%) LAN
9 14 (4.35%) SSL
10 13 (4.04%) Internet
10 13 (4.04%) Intrusion Detection
10 13 (4.04%) MPLS
10 13 (4.04%) SNMP
11 12 (3.73%) BGP
11 12 (3.73%) HTTP
11 12 (3.73%) OSPF
12 11 (3.42%) IP Telephony
12 11 (3.42%) VPLS
13 9 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.35%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.76%) MySQL
3 15 (4.66%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.04%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.11%) DB2
6 9 (2.80%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.48%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.86%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.24%) Big Data
11 4 (1.24%) Oracle OWB
12 3 (0.93%) Base SAS
12 3 (0.93%) QlikView
12 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.62%) BODI
13 2 (0.62%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 15 (4.66%) Selenium
2 13 (4.04%) JUnit
3 11 (3.42%) Subversion
4 10 (3.11%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.48%) Maven
5 8 (2.48%) SoapUI
6 7 (2.17%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.86%) PROIV
8 4 (1.24%) DbUnit
8 4 (1.24%) eggPlant
8 4 (1.24%) JBehave
8 4 (1.24%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.24%) JMeter
8 4 (1.24%) jMock
8 4 (1.24%) Mockito
8 4 (1.24%) Ranorex
8 4 (1.24%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.24%) TestNG
8 4 (1.24%) WATIR
9 3 (0.93%) Concordion
General
1 62 (19.25%) Finance
2 24 (7.45%) Retail
3 17 (5.28%) Banking
4 8 (2.48%) International Banking
5 6 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.55%) Marketing
6 5 (1.55%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.93%) Back Office
9 2 (0.62%) Local Government
9 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.62%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.62%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (18.01%) Analyst
2 40 (12.42%) Developer
3 21 (6.52%) Consultant
4 17 (5.28%) Applications Support
5 15 (4.66%) Senior Developer
6 14 (4.35%) Data Centre Engineer
6 14 (4.35%) Monitoring Engineer
6 14 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 14 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
7 13 (4.04%) Security Analyst
8 12 (3.73%) Operations Analyst
8 12 (3.73%) PHP Developer
8 12 (3.73%) Support Engineer
9 11 (3.42%) Architect
9 11 (3.42%) IT Analyst
9 11 (3.42%) SOC Analyst
9 11 (3.42%) Unix Support
10 10 (3.11%) AWS Engineer
10 10 (3.11%) Software Engineer
10 10 (3.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.52%) HTML
1 21 (6.52%) XML
2 18 (5.59%) .NET
2 18 (5.59%) Middleware
3 17 (5.28%) J2EE
3 17 (5.28%) Java EE
4 15 (4.66%) CSS
4 15 (4.66%) SOAP
5 12 (3.73%) Web Services
6 8 (2.48%) RESTful
7 6 (1.86%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.86%) Spring
8 5 (1.55%) COM
8 5 (1.55%) JMS
9 4 (1.24%) Gherkin
9 4 (1.24%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.24%) PowerMock
9 4 (1.24%) Qt
10 3 (0.93%) Flash
10 3 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 74 (22.98%) Data Centre
2 55 (17.08%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.97%) Security Operations Centre
4 12 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.48%) Replication
7 7 (2.17%) Device Driver
7 7 (2.17%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.17%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.86%) Fintech
9 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.93%) Clustering
9 3 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (0.93%) IBM XIV
9 3 (0.93%) iPad
10 2 (0.62%) AS400
10 2 (0.62%) CUDA
10 2 (0.62%) PKI
10 2 (0.62%) User Experience
11 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 199 (61.80%) Linux
2 191 (59.32%) Windows
3 49 (15.22%) Windows Server
4 30 (9.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (5.90%) Solaris
6 17 (5.28%) AIX
7 11 (3.42%) HPUX
7 11 (3.42%) SUSE
8 7 (2.17%) VyOS
9 6 (1.86%) CentOS
9 6 (1.86%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (0.93%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.31%) Android
12 1 (0.31%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (22.05%) ITIL
2 40 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (9.94%) SIEM
4 30 (9.32%) Project Management
5 29 (9.01%) SDLC
6 28 (8.70%) DevOps
7 25 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (7.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 24 (7.45%) Capacity Planning
9 23 (7.14%) Service Delivery
10 22 (6.83%) Change Management
10 22 (6.83%) Migration
10 22 (6.83%) Service Management
11 21 (6.52%) SOA
12 19 (5.90%) Security Operations
13 17 (5.28%) Mentoring
13 17 (5.28%) PRINCE2
13 17 (5.28%) Software Engineering
14 16 (4.97%) Logistics
14 16 (4.97%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 89 (27.64%) SQL
2 88 (27.33%) Java
3 26 (8.07%) Perl
3 26 (8.07%) Shell Script
4 24 (7.45%) Python
5 23 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 18 (5.59%) PHP
7 14 (4.35%) C++
8 11 (3.42%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.42%) Korn
9 10 (3.11%) C
9 10 (3.11%) COBOL
10 9 (2.80%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.48%) C#
12 5 (1.55%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.93%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.62%) Scala
15 1 (0.31%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (0.31%) Clojure
15 1 (0.31%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 27 (8.39%) Degree
2 17 (5.28%) SANS
3 16 (4.97%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (4.35%) CISSP
5 13 (4.04%) CCNA
5 13 (4.04%) GIAC
5 13 (4.04%) ISTQB
5 13 (4.04%) Security Cleared
6 12 (3.73%) CEH
7 11 (3.42%) GCIA
7 11 (3.42%) GCIH
7 11 (3.42%) ISEB
8 10 (3.11%) AWS Certification
8 10 (3.11%) CCNP
8 10 (3.11%) PMI Certification
8 10 (3.11%) PMP
9 9 (2.80%) CISM
9 9 (2.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (2.48%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.52%) SLA
2 17 (5.28%) QA
3 5 (1.55%) PMO
4 3 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (6.83%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.42%) Docker
5 8 (2.48%) Firmware
6 7 (2.17%) Samba
6 7 (2.17%) Snort
6 7 (2.17%) Squid
7 6 (1.86%) NFS
8 5 (1.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.93%) GPFS
9 3 (0.93%) pfSense
10 2 (0.62%) Cygwin
10 2 (0.62%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.62%) XenServer
11 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 33 (10.25%) SCOM
2 27 (8.39%) Tivoli
3 25 (7.76%) SCCM
4 19 (5.90%) Nagios
4 19 (5.90%) Puppet
5 10 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.17%) Ansible
7 6 (1.86%) SCOrch
8 5 (1.55%) Netcool
8 5 (1.55%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 5 (1.55%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (0.93%) NetApp OnCommand
9 3 (0.93%) SnapMirror
10 2 (0.62%) Nessus
10 2 (0.62%) QRadar
10 2 (0.62%) Terraform
11 1 (0.31%) Control-M
11 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 99 (30.75%) Oracle
2 57 (17.70%) Microsoft
3 46 (14.29%) VMware
4 43 (13.35%) Red Hat
5 35 (10.87%) Cisco
6 20 (6.21%) SolarWinds
7 19 (5.90%) NetApp
8 16 (4.97%) Citrix
8 16 (4.97%) HP
9 15 (4.66%) Sybase
10 11 (3.42%) Brocade
10 11 (3.42%) LogRhythm
10 11 (3.42%) ProCurve
11 10 (3.11%) CommVault
11 10 (3.11%) SAP
12 7 (2.17%) Aruba
12 7 (2.17%) CheckPoint
12 7 (2.17%) IBM
12 7 (2.17%) ServiceNow
12 7 (2.17%) SonicWALL
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Smethwick, West Midlands (County)
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: £very competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Smethwick, West Midlands (County)
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: £very competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Eclipse I.T. Recruitment
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 16 days ago
Telford
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive Salary x Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £66000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday