Period
to 18 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 131 76
Rank change year-on-year +3 -55 +1
Permanent jobs citing Unix 169 213 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.17% 2.17% 3.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.09% 10.36% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 128 160 313
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% - +4.05%
10th Percentile £30,375 £35,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £62,500 £68,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 1,524 2,056 2,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.57% 20.93% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,254 1,739 1,878
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +29 42 £40,750 -18.50% 4
Warwickshire +56 40 £44,000 +25.71% 6
Birmingham -57 35 £53,750 +10.82% 12
Shropshire -1 18 £38,750 -22.50% 4
Worcestershire +5 15 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Staffordshire +16 4 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Solihull +6 3 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 122 (72.19%) Linux
2 86 (50.89%) Windows
3 72 (42.60%) SQL
4 55 (32.54%) Oracle
5 46 (27.22%) Java
6 38 (22.49%) ITIL
7 33 (19.53%) MySQL
7 33 (19.53%) DevOps
8 32 (18.93%) SQL Server
9 31 (18.34%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (18.34%) Ansible
10 30 (17.75%) Amazon AWS
11 28 (16.57%) JavaScript
11 28 (16.57%) HP
12 26 (15.38%) Python
13 24 (14.20%) Microsoft
13 24 (14.20%) Windows Server
14 23 (13.61%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (13.61%) PHP
15 22 (13.02%) DB2
15 22 (13.02%) Docker
15 22 (13.02%) PaaS
16 21 (12.43%) Bash Shell
16 21 (12.43%) SaaS
16 21 (12.43%) ITIL V3
16 21 (12.43%) IaaS
16 21 (12.43%) XML
17 20 (11.83%) Opscode Chef
18 19 (11.24%) CSS
18 19 (11.24%) HTML

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 (5.92%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (2.96%) JBoss
2 5 (2.96%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.37%) SAS
4 3 (1.78%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.78%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.18%) Exstream Dialogue
6 1 (0.59%) Confluence
6 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.59%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.59%) IIS
6 1 (0.59%) Mule
6 1 (0.59%) nginx
6 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.96%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (2.37%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.78%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.18%) Exstream
5 1 (0.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.75%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (13.02%) PaaS
3 21 (12.43%) IaaS
3 21 (12.43%) SaaS
4 17 (10.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.37%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (2.37%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.37%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (2.37%) Route 53
6 4 (2.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.78%) Office 365
8 2 (1.18%) GitHub
9 1 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.24%) Firewall
2 17 (10.06%) TCP/IP
3 13 (7.69%) LTE
4 11 (6.51%) DNS
5 9 (5.33%) SAN
6 8 (4.73%) Internet
6 8 (4.73%) LAN
6 8 (4.73%) WAN
7 7 (4.14%) BGP
7 7 (4.14%) OSPF
8 6 (3.55%) DSL
8 6 (3.55%) DWDM
8 6 (3.55%) MPLS
8 6 (3.55%) SHDSL
9 5 (2.96%) FTP
9 5 (2.96%) VLAN
10 4 (2.37%) 3GPP
10 4 (2.37%) SSL
10 4 (2.37%) VoIP
11 2 (1.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.53%) MySQL
2 32 (18.93%) SQL Server
3 22 (13.02%) DB2
4 17 (10.06%) Oracle Database
5 16 (9.47%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (8.28%) NoSQL
7 13 (7.69%) MongoDB
8 12 (7.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.96%) Big Data
10 5 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (2.37%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.78%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (1.78%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.78%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (1.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 3 (1.78%) Oracle Discoverer
12 3 (1.78%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 13 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.14%) CircleCI
2 7 (4.14%) Codeship
2 7 (4.14%) TeamCity
3 6 (3.55%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.55%) Maven
4 4 (2.37%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.78%) Artifactory
5 3 (1.78%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.78%) Concordion
5 3 (1.78%) FitNesse
5 3 (1.78%) JDeveloper
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.78%) Rational Rose
5 3 (1.78%) Selenium
5 3 (1.78%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.18%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.18%) JUnit
6 2 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 19 (11.24%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.28%) Retail
3 8 (4.73%) Automotive
4 7 (4.14%) Finance
5 5 (2.96%) Back Office
6 4 (2.37%) Banking
7 3 (1.78%) Billing
7 3 (1.78%) Legal
7 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.18%) Electronics
8 2 (1.18%) Marketing
9 1 (0.59%) Games
9 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (14.20%) Analyst
1 24 (14.20%) Architect
1 24 (14.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (9.47%) Administrator
3 14 (8.28%) Applications Support
4 11 (6.51%) Applications Support Analyst
4 11 (6.51%) AWS DevOps
4 11 (6.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 11 (6.51%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (6.51%) Support Analyst
5 9 (5.33%) Developer
5 9 (5.33%) Software Engineer
6 8 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (4.73%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (4.14%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.14%) Technical Architect
7 7 (4.14%) Technical Specialist
8 6 (3.55%) DBA
8 6 (3.55%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (3.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.43%) XML
2 19 (11.24%) CSS
2 19 (11.24%) HTML
3 10 (5.92%) SOAP
4 7 (4.14%) Web Services
4 7 (4.14%) XSLT
5 6 (3.55%) Spring
6 5 (2.96%) EDI
6 5 (2.96%) EDIFACT
6 5 (2.96%) Java EE
6 5 (2.96%) React
7 2 (1.18%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.18%) J2EE
7 2 (1.18%) JMS
7 2 (1.18%) Middleware
8 1 (0.59%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.59%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.59%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.59%) Struts
8 1 (0.59%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.61%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.33%) Public Cloud
4 8 (4.73%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.96%) Cyberattack
5 5 (2.96%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (2.96%) iSeries
6 4 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.37%) PMI
6 4 (2.37%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.78%) Clustering
7 3 (1.78%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.18%) PKI
8 2 (1.18%) VHDL
9 1 (0.59%) CESG
9 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.59%) HP Superdome
9 1 (0.59%) Robotics
9 1 (0.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 122 (72.19%) Linux
2 86 (50.89%) Windows
3 24 (14.20%) Windows Server
4 15 (8.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.33%) HPUX
5 9 (5.33%) Solaris
6 6 (3.55%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.18%) AIX
8 2 (1.18%) SUSE
9 1 (0.59%) CentOS
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.49%) ITIL
2 33 (19.53%) DevOps
3 31 (18.34%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (12.43%) ITIL V3
5 19 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (9.47%) Availability Management
6 16 (9.47%) Software Engineering
7 15 (8.88%) Configuration Management
8 14 (8.28%) Change Management
9 13 (7.69%) Load Balancing
9 13 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
10 12 (7.10%) E-Commerce
11 11 (6.51%) Capacity Management
11 11 (6.51%) Customer Engagement
11 11 (6.51%) Microservices
11 11 (6.51%) Open Source
11 11 (6.51%) SIEM
12 10 (5.92%) Analytics
12 10 (5.92%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 72 (42.60%) SQL
2 46 (27.22%) Java
3 28 (16.57%) JavaScript
4 26 (15.38%) Python
5 23 (13.61%) PHP
6 21 (12.43%) Bash Shell
7 15 (8.88%) PL/SQL
8 13 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 12 (7.10%) Perl
9 12 (7.10%) PowerShell
10 8 (4.73%) T-SQL
11 7 (4.14%) C
12 5 (2.96%) RPG
12 5 (2.96%) RPG IV
13 3 (1.78%) C++
14 2 (1.18%) C#
14 2 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (8.28%) SC Cleared
1 14 (8.28%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.51%) Degree
3 9 (5.33%) HNC
4 6 (3.55%) CREST Certified
4 6 (3.55%) HND
5 5 (2.96%) CCDA
5 5 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.96%) CISSP
5 5 (2.96%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.96%) GCIA
5 5 (2.96%) GCIH
5 5 (2.96%) GIAC
5 5 (2.96%) GREM
6 4 (2.37%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.37%) PMP
6 4 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.18%) CISM
7 2 (1.18%) MCP
8 1 (0.59%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.06%) SLA
2 7 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.55%) QA
4 3 (1.78%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.18%) GDPR
6 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 22 (13.02%) Docker
2 14 (8.28%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.96%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.96%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.96%) NFS
4 5 (2.96%) Snort
5 2 (1.18%) Squid
5 2 (1.18%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (18.34%) Ansible
2 20 (11.83%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (10.65%) Puppet
4 13 (7.69%) Netcool
4 13 (7.69%) OpenView
5 7 (4.14%) CFEngine
6 6 (3.55%) Kubernetes
7 5 (2.96%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (2.37%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (2.37%) Terraform
9 3 (1.78%) AirWatch
10 2 (1.18%) EnCase
10 2 (1.18%) FTK
10 2 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.18%) SELinux
11 1 (0.59%) Packer
11 1 (0.59%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 55 (32.54%) Oracle
2 28 (16.57%) HP
3 24 (14.20%) Microsoft
4 16 (9.47%) Citrix
5 14 (8.28%) Red Hat
6 13 (7.69%) Remedy
6 13 (7.69%) VMware
7 12 (7.10%) IBM
8 11 (6.51%) Comptel
8 11 (6.51%) Google
9 10 (5.92%) Cerillion
10 9 (5.33%) ArcSight
11 7 (4.14%) Cisco
11 7 (4.14%) Hitachi
12 6 (3.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 6 (3.55%) Juniper
12 6 (3.55%) LogRhythm
12 6 (3.55%) Nokia
12 6 (3.55%) Sun
12 6 (3.55%) Telindus