Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 139 80
Rank change year-on-year +6 -59 -15
Permanent jobs citing Unix 178 214 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.12% 2.12% 3.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.13% 10.40% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 137 170 314
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £30,150 £32,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £62,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,080 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.78% +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 1,600 2,057 2,322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.10% 20.40% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,303 1,808 1,932
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £35,785 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.98% +2.24% -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,813 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 18 November 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 18 November 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
Coventry +40 51 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Birmingham -45 49 £42,500 -7.61% 10
Warwickshire +50 28 £57,500 +64.29% 2
Shropshire 0 20 £37,500 -16.67% 18
Staffordshire +27 11 £50,000 +100.00% 1
Worcestershire +1 6 £80,000 +60.00% 4
Solihull - 4 £42,500 -
Walsall -6 1 £32,500 -27.78%
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 124 (69.66%) Linux
2 78 (43.82%) SQL
3 76 (42.70%) Windows
4 61 (34.27%) Java
5 59 (33.15%) Oracle
6 45 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (24.72%) JavaScript
8 38 (21.35%) MySQL
9 36 (20.22%) SQL Server
9 36 (20.22%) HTML
10 34 (19.10%) Amazon AWS
11 31 (17.42%) DevOps
12 29 (16.29%) DB2
13 28 (15.73%) CSS
13 28 (15.73%) Problem-Solving
14 27 (15.17%) Python
15 26 (14.61%) PHP
16 25 (14.04%) Ansible
16 25 (14.04%) SaaS
17 24 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (13.48%) TCP/IP
18 22 (12.36%) SLA
18 22 (12.36%) Oracle Database
18 22 (12.36%) Degree
19 21 (11.80%) Bash Shell
20 20 (11.24%) Opscode Chef
20 20 (11.24%) Microservices
20 20 (11.24%) HP
20 20 (11.24%) PostgreSQL
21 19 (10.67%) Finance

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 13 (7.30%) WebLogic
2 10 (5.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (5.06%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.49%) JBoss
5 7 (3.93%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.81%) Apache
7 3 (1.69%) Confluence
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.12%) Exstream Dialogue
8 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.56%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.56%) IIS
9 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.56%) SAS
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (5.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (3.37%) HFM
3 4 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.69%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (1.12%) Exstream
6 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.56%) Magento
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 34 (19.10%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (14.04%) SaaS
3 19 (10.67%) IaaS
3 19 (10.67%) PaaS
4 13 (7.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (6.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.25%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (2.25%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.25%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (2.25%) Route 53
6 4 (2.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.69%) GitHub
7 3 (1.69%) Heroku
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.48%) TCP/IP
2 17 (9.55%) Internet
3 14 (7.87%) DNS
3 14 (7.87%) Firewall
4 11 (6.18%) BGP
4 11 (6.18%) OSPF
5 9 (5.06%) SAN
6 8 (4.49%) DSL
6 8 (4.49%) DWDM
6 8 (4.49%) HTTP
6 8 (4.49%) MPLS
6 8 (4.49%) SHDSL
7 7 (3.93%) SSL
8 3 (1.69%) VoIP
8 3 (1.69%) Wireless
9 2 (1.12%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.56%) Intranet
10 1 (0.56%) Network Security
10 1 (0.56%) VLAN
10 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.35%) MySQL
2 36 (20.22%) SQL Server
3 29 (16.29%) DB2
4 22 (12.36%) Oracle Database
5 20 (11.24%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (8.99%) NoSQL
7 14 (7.87%) MongoDB
8 13 (7.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (6.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (3.93%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (3.93%) Relational Database
11 6 (3.37%) Essbase
12 5 (2.81%) Big Data
13 4 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (1.69%) MariaDB
14 3 (1.69%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.56%) SAP HANA
15 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (6.18%) Maven
2 9 (5.06%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.06%) JUnit
3 7 (3.93%) Subversion
4 5 (2.81%) CircleCI
4 5 (2.81%) Codeship
4 5 (2.81%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.81%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.81%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.25%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.25%) Selenium
5 4 (2.25%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.69%) Concordion
6 3 (1.69%) FitNesse
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.69%) Rational Rose
6 3 (1.69%) Toad
7 2 (1.12%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (10.67%) Finance
2 10 (5.62%) Games
2 10 (5.62%) Retail
3 8 (4.49%) Automotive
4 5 (2.81%) Banking
5 3 (1.69%) Legal
5 3 (1.69%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Front Office
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (15.17%) Architect
2 26 (14.61%) Developer
3 25 (14.04%) Analyst
4 22 (12.36%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (7.30%) Applications Support
6 12 (6.74%) Administrator
7 11 (6.18%) DBA
7 11 (6.18%) Java Developer
7 11 (6.18%) Support Analyst
8 10 (5.62%) Applications Support Analyst
8 10 (5.62%) Oracle DBA
9 9 (5.06%) Technical Architect
10 8 (4.49%) AWS Engineer
10 8 (4.49%) NOC Technician
11 7 (3.93%) AWS DevOps
11 7 (3.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Consultant
11 7 (3.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.37%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.22%) HTML
2 28 (15.73%) CSS
3 15 (8.43%) Java EE
3 15 (8.43%) XML
4 10 (5.62%) Spring
5 9 (5.06%) SOAP
6 7 (3.93%) JMS
6 7 (3.93%) Web Services
7 6 (3.37%) Ajax
8 5 (2.81%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.81%) J2EE
8 5 (2.81%) React
8 5 (2.81%) Struts
8 5 (2.81%) XSLT
9 4 (2.25%) Middleware
9 4 (2.25%) WebSockets
10 3 (1.69%) HTML5
10 3 (1.69%) jQuery
10 3 (1.69%) RESTful
10 3 (1.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.11%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (6.74%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.93%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.93%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.37%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.37%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.81%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.25%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.25%) PMI
7 4 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.69%) Clustering
8 3 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.12%) Cyberattack
9 2 (1.12%) PKI
9 2 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.56%) LPAR
10 1 (0.56%) RIA
10 1 (0.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 124 (69.66%) Linux
2 76 (42.70%) Windows
3 16 (8.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (7.87%) Windows Server
5 9 (5.06%) Solaris
6 8 (4.49%) Windows 2000 Server
6 8 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.93%) HPUX
8 4 (2.25%) AIX
8 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.12%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (17.42%) DevOps
3 28 (15.73%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (11.24%) Microservices
5 18 (10.11%) Change Management
6 17 (9.55%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (8.99%) SOA
8 15 (8.43%) ITIL
9 14 (7.87%) Configuration Management
9 14 (7.87%) Service Management
9 14 (7.87%) Software Engineering
10 13 (7.30%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.30%) SDLC
11 12 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 12 (6.74%) Open Source
11 12 (6.74%) RAD
11 12 (6.74%) Test Automation
12 11 (6.18%) Customer Engagement
12 11 (6.18%) ETL
12 11 (6.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 78 (43.82%) SQL
2 61 (34.27%) Java
3 44 (24.72%) JavaScript
4 27 (15.17%) Python
5 26 (14.61%) PHP
6 21 (11.80%) Bash Shell
7 16 (8.99%) PL/SQL
8 12 (6.74%) Perl
9 10 (5.62%) PowerShell
9 10 (5.62%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.93%) C
11 6 (3.37%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.25%) C++
13 3 (1.69%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.69%) Korn
14 2 (1.12%) C#
14 2 (1.12%) Ruby
15 1 (0.56%) ABAP
15 1 (0.56%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (12.36%) Degree
2 14 (7.87%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.74%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (4.49%) HNC
5 8 (4.49%) HND
6 6 (3.37%) CREST Certified
6 6 (3.37%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.81%) CCDA
7 5 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.81%) GCIA
7 5 (2.81%) GCIH
7 5 (2.81%) GIAC
7 5 (2.81%) GREM
8 4 (2.25%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.25%) PMP
8 4 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.69%) Sun Certification
10 2 (1.12%) ISEB
10 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.36%) SLA
2 10 (5.62%) QA
3 6 (3.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.56%) GDPR
5 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (10.67%) Docker
2 9 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.81%) Snort
4 4 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.69%) NFS
6 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (14.04%) Ansible
2 20 (11.24%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (10.67%) Puppet
4 10 (5.62%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (5.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (2.81%) CFEngine
7 4 (2.25%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.12%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.12%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.56%) EnCase
10 1 (0.56%) FTK
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.56%) Netcool
10 1 (0.56%) OpenView
10 1 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.56%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (33.15%) Oracle
2 20 (11.24%) HP
3 18 (10.11%) Microsoft
4 15 (8.43%) Red Hat
5 13 (7.30%) VMware
6 11 (6.18%) Google
7 8 (4.49%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 8 (4.49%) Cisco
7 8 (4.49%) Juniper
7 8 (4.49%) Nokia
7 8 (4.49%) Remedy
7 8 (4.49%) Sun
7 8 (4.49%) Telindus
8 7 (3.93%) ArcSight
8 7 (3.93%) BMC
9 6 (3.37%) Hyperion
9 6 (3.37%) Informatica
9 6 (3.37%) LogRhythm
9 6 (3.37%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (2.81%) SAP