Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 77 74
Rank change year-on-year -56 -3 -35
Permanent jobs citing Unix 206 378 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.13% 3.63% 3.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.15% 17.19% 18.06%
Number of salaries quoted 153 312 307
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £35,000 £25,775 £25,700
90th Percentile £63,500 £68,625 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 2,029 2,199 2,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.94% 21.09% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,709 1,880 1,775
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,350
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 97 £48,500 -11.82% 7
Coventry -32 30 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Shropshire -12 22 £50,000 +11.76% 11
Warwickshire -30 15 £35,000 -9.68% 6
Worcestershire +9 8 £43,750 +38.89% 2
Staffordshire -7 8 £45,000 +12.50%
Solihull -14 8 £42,500 +21.43% 2
Wolverhampton -13 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 110 (53.40%) Linux
2 106 (51.46%) SQL
3 101 (49.03%) Java
4 93 (45.15%) Windows
5 66 (32.04%) Finance
6 65 (31.55%) Oracle
7 51 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (16.50%) Subversion
9 31 (15.05%) JavaScript
9 31 (15.05%) XML
9 31 (15.05%) ITIL
10 29 (14.08%) Microsoft
10 29 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
11 28 (13.59%) Banking
12 27 (13.11%) C++
12 27 (13.11%) SDLC
13 26 (12.62%) SQL Server
14 25 (12.14%) C
14 25 (12.14%) SOA
14 25 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (11.65%) Confluence
15 24 (11.65%) JIRA
16 23 (11.17%) TCP/IP
17 22 (10.68%) Git (software)
18 21 (10.19%) Software Testing
18 21 (10.19%) .NET
18 21 (10.19%) Service Management
18 21 (10.19%) Oracle Database
19 20 (9.71%) Degree
20 19 (9.22%) 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 24 (11.65%) Confluence
2 14 (6.80%) Apache
2 14 (6.80%) WebLogic
3 9 (4.37%) JBoss
4 7 (3.40%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.94%) IIS
5 4 (1.94%) NetWeaver
6 3 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.46%) SAS
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.97%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.40%) assyst
2 5 (2.43%) Magento
2 5 (2.43%) Shopify
3 4 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.46%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.46%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.91%) Office 365
4 3 (1.46%) SaaS
5 2 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.49%) IaaS
6 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.17%) TCP/IP
2 19 (9.22%) HTTP
3 14 (6.80%) Firewall
4 12 (5.83%) Network Security
5 8 (3.88%) Internet
5 8 (3.88%) WAN
6 7 (3.40%) LAN
6 7 (3.40%) Unified Communications
7 6 (2.91%) WLAN
8 5 (2.43%) DNS
8 5 (2.43%) RFID
8 5 (2.43%) SMTP
8 5 (2.43%) VPN
9 4 (1.94%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.46%) NAS
10 3 (1.46%) Skype
10 3 (1.46%) SNMP
11 2 (0.97%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.97%) S/MIME
11 2 (0.97%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.19%) Oracle Database
3 13 (6.31%) MySQL
4 9 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.91%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.43%) DB2
6 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.43%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.46%) KDB
7 3 (1.46%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.97%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.97%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 34 (16.50%) Subversion
2 24 (11.65%) JIRA
3 22 (10.68%) Git (software)
4 15 (7.28%) Cucumber
4 15 (7.28%) Selenium
5 12 (5.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (5.83%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (5.34%) ClearQuest
7 10 (4.85%) Jenkins
7 10 (4.85%) Zephyr
8 7 (3.40%) Maven
9 6 (2.91%) Bitbucket
9 6 (2.91%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.91%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.91%) Toad
10 5 (2.43%) IntelliJ
10 5 (2.43%) JBehave
10 5 (2.43%) JMeter
10 5 (2.43%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.43%) WebDriver
General
1 66 (32.04%) Finance
2 28 (13.59%) Banking
3 16 (7.77%) Games
4 15 (7.28%) Retail
5 9 (4.37%) Front Office
5 9 (4.37%) International Banking
6 7 (3.40%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.40%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.91%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.94%) Billing
8 4 (1.94%) Publishing
9 3 (1.46%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.46%) Marketing
10 1 (0.49%) Automotive
10 1 (0.49%) Electronics
10 1 (0.49%) Law
10 1 (0.49%) Legal
10 1 (0.49%) Local Government
10 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (18.93%) Developer
2 37 (17.96%) Analyst
3 27 (13.11%) Applications Support
4 15 (7.28%) Consultant
5 14 (6.80%) Java Developer
6 11 (5.34%) DBA
6 11 (5.34%) Support Analyst
7 10 (4.85%) Coordinator
7 10 (4.85%) Test Coordinator
7 10 (4.85%) UAT Coordinator
8 9 (4.37%) BPM Consultant
8 9 (4.37%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.37%) Support Engineer
8 9 (4.37%) Unix Support
9 8 (3.88%) Architect
9 8 (3.88%) Banking Analyst
10 7 (3.40%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.40%) Lead Developer
10 7 (3.40%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.05%) XML
2 21 (10.19%) .NET
3 18 (8.74%) HTML
4 17 (8.25%) CSS
5 16 (7.77%) JSON
5 16 (7.77%) WebSockets
6 12 (5.83%) REST
7 10 (4.85%) SOAP
8 8 (3.88%) Middleware
9 6 (2.91%) JMS
9 6 (2.91%) Web Services
9 6 (2.91%) XSL
10 5 (2.43%) Gherkin
10 5 (2.43%) Java EE
10 5 (2.43%) Laravel
11 4 (1.94%) SAP Basis
12 3 (1.46%) TIBCO EMS
13 2 (0.97%) .NET Core
13 2 (0.97%) Flash
13 2 (0.97%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.77%) Fintech
3 14 (6.80%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.80%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.80%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.88%) Mobile Computing
6 7 (3.40%) Clustering
7 5 (2.43%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.94%) Cyberattack
8 4 (1.94%) Equities
8 4 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.94%) iPad
9 3 (1.46%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.97%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.97%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 110 (53.40%) Linux
2 93 (45.15%) Windows
3 14 (6.80%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.34%) Android
4 11 (5.34%) Apple iOS
5 10 (4.85%) Windows Mobile
6 8 (3.88%) AIX
6 8 (3.88%) Solaris
7 4 (1.94%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.97%) CentOS
9 2 (0.97%) HPUX
9 2 (0.97%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.97%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (15.05%) ITIL
3 27 (13.11%) SDLC
4 25 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (12.14%) SOA
5 21 (10.19%) Service Management
5 21 (10.19%) Software Testing
6 19 (9.22%) Mathematics
7 18 (8.74%) Test Automation
8 17 (8.25%) Change Management
8 17 (8.25%) Data Analysis
8 17 (8.25%) Multithreading
8 17 (8.25%) Workflow
9 16 (7.77%) E-Commerce
9 16 (7.77%) Game Development
9 16 (7.77%) Microservices
9 16 (7.77%) OOP
10 15 (7.28%) Configuration Management
11 14 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (6.31%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 106 (51.46%) SQL
2 101 (49.03%) Java
3 31 (15.05%) JavaScript
4 27 (13.11%) C++
5 25 (12.14%) C
6 17 (8.25%) Python
7 16 (7.77%) Perl
7 16 (7.77%) Shell Script
8 15 (7.28%) C#
9 14 (6.80%) PHP
10 13 (6.31%) PL/SQL
11 11 (5.34%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.94%) ABAP
12 4 (1.94%) VB
13 3 (1.46%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.46%) Korn
14 2 (0.97%) R
15 1 (0.49%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.49%) VB6
15 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (9.71%) Degree
2 17 (8.25%) ISTQB
3 16 (7.77%) ISEB
4 15 (7.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (6.80%) Security Cleared
6 11 (5.34%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (2.91%) CISSP
9 4 (1.94%) CCNA
9 4 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.94%) CISM
10 3 (1.46%) CCNP
10 3 (1.46%) GCIA
10 3 (1.46%) GCIH
10 3 (1.46%) GIAC
10 3 (1.46%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (1.46%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (1.46%) SANS
11 2 (0.97%) CEH
11 2 (0.97%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.85%) QA
2 8 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (3.40%) SLA
4 4 (1.94%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.46%) COBIT
5 3 (1.46%) GPG13
5 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.49%) GDPR
7 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (5.34%) Virtual Machines
1 11 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.94%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.46%) Docker
4 3 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.46%) vSphere
4 3 (1.46%) XenApp
4 3 (1.46%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.97%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.97%) NFS
5 2 (0.97%) Squid
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (5.34%) SCCM
2 7 (3.40%) SCOM
2 7 (3.40%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (1.94%) Netcool
4 3 (1.46%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (1.46%) Nagios
5 2 (0.97%) Ansible
5 2 (0.97%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.97%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.97%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.97%) Nessus
5 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.97%) Puppet
5 2 (0.97%) QRadar
6 1 (0.49%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.49%) SELinux
6 1 (0.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 65 (31.55%) Oracle
2 29 (14.08%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.77%) VMware
4 14 (6.80%) Atlassian
4 14 (6.80%) IBM
5 11 (5.34%) BMC
5 11 (5.34%) CollabNet
5 11 (5.34%) Serena
5 11 (5.34%) Sonatype
6 9 (4.37%) Cisco
6 9 (4.37%) Red Hat
6 9 (4.37%) SAP
6 9 (4.37%) Sybase
7 8 (3.88%) Capita
7 8 (3.88%) CheckPoint
7 8 (3.88%) Google
8 7 (3.40%) webMethods
9 4 (1.94%) Twitter
10 3 (1.46%) Remedy
10 3 (1.46%) TIBCO