The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 49 24 45
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 21 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.04% 6.60% 2.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.73% 28.41% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 15
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +61.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £40,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,700 £59,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UNIX
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
179 88 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.90% 23.22% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 158 75 70
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

UNIX
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Cardiff region.

UNIX Salary Trend in Cardiff

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Cardiff

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 19 (51.35%) Linux
2 15 (40.54%) Java
3 13 (35.14%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) Finance
5 10 (27.03%) C++
5 10 (27.03%) Windows
6 9 (24.32%) MySQL
7 7 (18.92%) Firewall
7 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (16.22%) tcpdump
8 6 (16.22%) SaaS
8 6 (16.22%) Oracle
8 6 (16.22%) PHP
8 6 (16.22%) Web Services
8 6 (16.22%) ITIL
8 6 (16.22%) HTTP
8 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
9 5 (13.51%) OO
9 5 (13.51%) C
9 5 (13.51%) Sybase
9 5 (13.51%) VMware
9 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (13.51%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
10 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Degree
10 4 (10.81%) Nessus
10 4 (10.81%) Life Science

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) SAS
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.41%) Lync
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Project
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
1 2 (5.41%) SPSS
1 2 (5.41%) EViews
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) HTTP
2 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (16.22%) tcpdump
3 3 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (8.11%) VLAN
3 3 (8.11%) Wireshark
4 2 (5.41%) DNS
4 2 (5.41%) VoIP
4 2 (5.41%) DHCP
5 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) MySQL
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) CouchDB
3 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.41%) Couchbase
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) DB2
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) DataStage
4 1 (2.70%) SQLPlus
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.70%) Ant
2 1 (2.70%) JUnit
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) Maven
2 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Welsh Language
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Junior Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Release Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Junior
6 2 (5.41%) DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) Spring
3 2 (5.41%) SOAP
3 2 (5.41%) Spring MVC
3 2 (5.41%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.70%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) Ajax
4 1 (2.70%) Java EE
4 1 (2.70%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) Middleware
4 1 (2.70%) LAMP
4 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Life Science
3 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) Grid Computing
3 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
3 3 (8.11%) Algorithms
3 3 (8.11%) iSeries
4 2 (5.41%) AS400
5 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.70%) iPhone
5 1 (2.70%) Economics
5 1 (2.70%) Statistics
5 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) Windows
3 4 (10.81%) Solaris
4 3 (8.11%) Debian
4 3 (8.11%) CentOS
5 2 (5.41%) AIX
6 1 (2.70%) OS/400
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL
3 5 (13.51%) OO
3 5 (13.51%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
4 4 (10.81%) ETL
4 4 (10.81%) Service Management
4 4 (10.81%) Pair Programming
4 4 (10.81%) Validation
4 4 (10.81%) BDD
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.41%) ATDD
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Java
2 13 (35.14%) SQL
3 10 (27.03%) C++
4 6 (16.22%) PHP
5 5 (13.51%) C
6 3 (8.11%) Perl
6 3 (8.11%) Python
6 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.11%) Erlang
7 2 (5.41%) R
7 2 (5.41%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.41%) COBOL
8 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.70%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) VCP4
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.41%) MCTS
2 2 (5.41%) MCSA
2 2 (5.41%) MCP
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) RHCE
3 1 (2.70%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) CISSP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Basel II
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Snort
2 3 (8.11%) Nmap
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Nessus
2 3 (8.11%) Nagios
3 2 (5.41%) WSUS
4 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Sybase
2 5 (13.51%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) Dell
4 2 (5.41%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Juniper
5 1 (2.70%) BEA
5 1 (2.70%) Veritas
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) Remedy
5 1 (2.70%) Teradata
5 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.70%) Qualys
5 1 (2.70%) LogRhythm
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