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

Unix
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 71 47
Rank change year-on-year -29 -24  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 146 200 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.83% 3.25% 4.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.95% 17.12% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 109 120 258
Median salary £45,000 £39,162 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.90% -12.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,850 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22%  

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 1127 1168 1214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 21.85% 18.98% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 975 957 1077
Median salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.76% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -10 57 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Shropshire +5 36 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Coventry -8 28 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Worcestershire +6 10 £43,477 +13.66%
Warwickshire -11 7 £35,000 -14.63% 1
Solihull -3 2 £33,250 -
Staffordshire +8 1 £25,000 -28.57% 3
Walsall - 1 £45,000 -
Willenhall - 1 £45,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £45,000 - 1
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 171 (59.38%) Linux
2 134 (46.53%) Windows
3 90 (31.25%) Java
4 84 (29.17%) SQL
5 77 (26.74%) Oracle
5 77 (26.74%) ITIL
6 55 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (17.36%) Finance
8 49 (17.01%) Red Hat
9 45 (15.63%) Data Centre
10 42 (14.58%) Firewall
11 35 (12.15%) Microsoft
11 35 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
12 34 (11.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 33 (11.46%) WAN
14 32 (11.11%) SAN
15 30 (10.42%) VMware
16 28 (9.72%) SLA
16 28 (9.72%) TCP/IP
17 27 (9.38%) SQL Server
18 26 (9.03%) Middleware
18 26 (9.03%) Windows Server
19 25 (8.68%) NetApp
19 25 (8.68%) MySQL
19 25 (8.68%) SCOM
20 24 (8.33%) Software Engineering
21 23 (7.99%) Test Automation
21 23 (7.99%) SIEM
21 23 (7.99%) .NET
21 23 (7.99%) Cisco

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 10 (3.47%) WebLogic
2 9 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (1.39%) SAS
4 3 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.04%) JBoss
5 2 (0.69%) Apache
5 2 (0.69%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.69%) IIS
6 1 (0.35%) Confluence
6 1 (0.35%) Jetty
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (4.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (4.51%) assyst
2 5 (1.74%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.69%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) Office 365
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (14.58%) Firewall
2 33 (11.46%) WAN
3 32 (11.11%) SAN
4 28 (9.72%) TCP/IP
5 20 (6.94%) LAN
6 18 (6.25%) Internet
7 15 (5.21%) DNS
7 15 (5.21%) Network Security
7 15 (5.21%) VPN
8 11 (3.82%) BGP
8 11 (3.82%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (3.82%) MPLS
8 11 (3.82%) OSPF
8 11 (3.82%) SNMP
9 10 (3.47%) DHCP
9 10 (3.47%) IP Telephony
9 10 (3.47%) VLAN
9 10 (3.47%) VPLS
10 7 (2.43%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (2.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.68%) MySQL
3 18 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 17 (5.90%) DB2
5 14 (4.86%) Big Data
6 13 (4.51%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.82%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.74%) Power BI
10 4 (1.39%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.39%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.04%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.69%) Base SAS
12 2 (0.69%) Looker
12 2 (0.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 2 (0.69%) SAS EBI
12 2 (0.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 1 (0.35%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 13 (4.51%) Selenium
2 9 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.13%) SoapUI
2 9 (3.13%) Subversion
3 8 (2.78%) Cucumber
3 8 (2.78%) JUnit
3 8 (2.78%) Maven
4 6 (2.08%) Mercurial
5 4 (1.39%) DbUnit
5 4 (1.39%) jMock
5 4 (1.39%) Mockito
6 3 (1.04%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.04%) eggPlant
6 3 (1.04%) JBehave
6 3 (1.04%) JIRA
6 3 (1.04%) JMeter
6 3 (1.04%) Qt Creator
6 3 (1.04%) Ranorex
6 3 (1.04%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.04%) WATIR
General
1 50 (17.36%) Finance
2 12 (4.17%) Retail
3 6 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.39%) Marketing
5 3 (1.04%) Banking
5 3 (1.04%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.04%) Games
6 2 (0.69%) Back Office
6 2 (0.69%) Local Government
7 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.35%) Electronics
7 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (18.06%) Developer
2 47 (16.32%) Analyst
3 27 (9.38%) Administrator
4 23 (7.99%) Java Developer
5 18 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 17 (5.90%) Linux Administrator
7 16 (5.56%) Network Engineer
7 16 (5.56%) Unix Administrator
8 14 (4.86%) PHP Developer
9 13 (4.51%) Applications Support
9 13 (4.51%) Data Centre Engineer
9 13 (4.51%) Monitoring Engineer
9 13 (4.51%) PHP Web Developer
9 13 (4.51%) Senior PHP Developer
9 13 (4.51%) Senior PHP Web Developer
9 13 (4.51%) Senior Web Developer
9 13 (4.51%) Team Leader
9 13 (4.51%) Web Developer
10 12 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (3.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.03%) Middleware
2 23 (7.99%) .NET
3 15 (5.21%) HTML
4 14 (4.86%) CSS
5 11 (3.82%) Spring
6 10 (3.47%) XML
7 9 (3.13%) SOAP
8 7 (2.43%) Apache CXF
9 5 (1.74%) Flash
9 5 (1.74%) JMS
10 4 (1.39%) COM
10 4 (1.39%) PowerMock
10 4 (1.39%) RESTful
10 4 (1.39%) Web Services
11 3 (1.04%) J2EE
11 3 (1.04%) Java EE
11 3 (1.04%) JSON
11 3 (1.04%) Qt
11 3 (1.04%) XSD
11 3 (1.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 35 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.25%) Fintech
4 11 (3.82%) Replication
5 7 (2.43%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.08%) iPad
7 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.74%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.39%) IBM XIV
8 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.04%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.04%) Derivative
9 3 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.69%) Clustering
10 2 (0.69%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.69%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 171 (59.38%) Linux
2 134 (46.53%) Windows
3 34 (11.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (9.03%) Windows Server
5 17 (5.90%) Solaris
6 15 (5.21%) HPUX
7 10 (3.47%) AIX
8 7 (2.43%) VyOS
9 4 (1.39%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.04%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (1.04%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.69%) CentOS
11 2 (0.69%) MVS
11 2 (0.69%) SUSE
12 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.35%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (26.74%) ITIL
2 55 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 23 (7.99%) SIEM
4 23 (7.99%) Test Automation
5 22 (7.64%) Change Management
6 21 (7.29%) Capacity Planning
6 21 (7.29%) DevOps
6 21 (7.29%) Project Management
6 21 (7.29%) SDLC
7 20 (6.94%) Service Delivery
8 19 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (6.60%) Service Management
9 18 (6.25%) Analytics
9 18 (6.25%) SOA
10 17 (5.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
11 16 (5.56%) Scrum
12 15 (5.21%) MVC
12 15 (5.21%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 90 (31.25%) Java
2 84 (29.17%) SQL
3 21 (7.29%) JavaScript
4 18 (6.25%) C
4 18 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 16 (5.56%) PHP
6 15 (5.21%) Perl
7 14 (4.86%) Korn
8 13 (4.51%) C++
9 10 (3.47%) COBOL
10 7 (2.43%) C#
10 7 (2.43%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.08%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.08%) Python
12 2 (0.69%) JCL
13 1 (0.35%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.35%) Scala
13 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (6.94%) Degree
2 19 (6.60%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (3.47%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.13%) GCIA
4 9 (3.13%) GCIH
4 9 (3.13%) GIAC
4 9 (3.13%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.78%) CREST Certified
5 8 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (2.78%) SANS
6 7 (2.43%) CCNA
6 7 (2.43%) ISEB
6 7 (2.43%) PMI Certification
6 7 (2.43%) PMP
7 6 (2.08%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.08%) GREM
7 6 (2.08%) Master's Degree
7 6 (2.08%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.74%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.72%) SLA
2 19 (6.60%) QA
3 13 (4.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.74%) PMO
5 1 (0.35%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (3.82%) Active Directory
1 11 (3.82%) Hyper-V
1 11 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.47%) NFS
2 10 (3.47%) Snort
3 5 (1.74%) Docker
4 4 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (1.04%) Firmware
5 3 (1.04%) GPFS
5 3 (1.04%) pfSense
6 2 (0.69%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 2 (0.69%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (8.68%) SCOM
2 20 (6.94%) SCCM
2 20 (6.94%) Tivoli
3 18 (6.25%) Nagios
4 6 (2.08%) Ansible
5 5 (1.74%) Netcool
5 5 (1.74%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 4 (1.39%) Nessus
6 4 (1.39%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (1.39%) Puppet
6 4 (1.39%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.04%) NetApp OnCommand
7 3 (1.04%) SnapMirror
8 2 (0.69%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.35%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.35%) Kibana
9 1 (0.35%) QRadar
9 1 (0.35%) SELinux
9 1 (0.35%) Simpana
Vendors
1 77 (26.74%) Oracle
2 49 (17.01%) Red Hat
3 35 (12.15%) Microsoft
4 30 (10.42%) VMware
5 25 (8.68%) NetApp
6 23 (7.99%) Cisco
7 19 (6.60%) SolarWinds
8 18 (6.25%) HP
9 15 (5.21%) Sybase
10 12 (4.17%) Brocade
11 11 (3.82%) CheckPoint
11 11 (3.82%) LogRhythm
12 10 (3.47%) ProCurve
13 9 (3.13%) ArcSight
13 9 (3.13%) CommVault
13 9 (3.13%) IBM
14 8 (2.78%) Citrix
15 7 (2.43%) Aruba
15 7 (2.43%) SonicWALL
15 7 (2.43%) Ubiquiti
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Salary: £62000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
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Staffordshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: UKP 60000 per year
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Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 0
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Birmingham
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £40,961 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus (up to 30%)
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus (up to 30%)
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Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Stafford
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