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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 48 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 16 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.73% 2.77% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.85% 12.28% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 8
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £37,500 £29,775
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £54,500 £48,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
135 114 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.04% 22.57% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 120 105 75
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £68,000
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 26 November 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Cardiff

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 33 (57.89%) Linux
2 23 (40.35%) VMware
3 21 (36.84%) SQL
4 18 (31.58%) Finance
5 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (28.07%) Java
7 15 (26.32%) SaaS
8 14 (24.56%) C++
9 13 (22.81%) Windows
9 13 (22.81%) tcpdump
10 12 (21.05%) Web Services
10 12 (21.05%) Perl
11 11 (19.30%) LAMP
11 11 (19.30%) Firewall
11 11 (19.30%) Degree
11 11 (19.30%) Welsh Language
12 10 (17.54%) Wireshark
12 10 (17.54%) CentOS
12 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
12 10 (17.54%) Debian
12 10 (17.54%) ITIL
12 10 (17.54%) Python
12 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
13 9 (15.79%) HTTP
13 9 (15.79%) Nagios
13 9 (15.79%) Nessus
13 9 (15.79%) Nmap
14 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (14.04%) Solaris
14 8 (14.04%) UML

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 8 (14.04%) Apache
2 5 (8.77%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.26%) ColdFusion
3 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.26%) JBoss
4 2 (3.51%) Lync
5 1 (1.75%) SAS
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.75%) nginx
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Project
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) SPSS
2 1 (1.75%) EViews
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.32%) SaaS
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) tcpdump
2 11 (19.30%) Firewall
3 10 (17.54%) Wireshark
3 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
4 9 (15.79%) HTTP
5 7 (12.28%) VLAN
6 4 (7.02%) DNS
7 3 (5.26%) DHCP
8 2 (3.51%) VoIP
8 2 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.75%) SSH
9 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.75%) LDAP
9 1 (1.75%) SAN
9 1 (1.75%) OSPF
9 1 (1.75%) BGP
9 1 (1.75%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
2 8 (14.04%) MySQL
2 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.51%) DB2
5 2 (3.51%) Riak
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.75%) DataStage
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (5.26%) ClearQuest
2 3 (5.26%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.75%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Welsh Language
3 3 (5.26%) Billing
4 1 (1.75%) French Language
4 1 (1.75%) German Language
4 1 (1.75%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Administrator
2 13 (22.81%) Developer
3 12 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (19.30%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 8 (14.04%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (12.28%) UNIX Administrator
7 7 (12.28%) C++ Developer
8 6 (10.53%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 5 (8.77%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (8.77%) DBA
9 5 (8.77%) Software Engineer
10 4 (7.02%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
11 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
11 3 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Engineer
11 3 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
12 2 (3.51%) QA Engineer
12 2 (3.51%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) Web Services
2 11 (19.30%) LAMP
3 7 (12.28%) XML
4 5 (8.77%) Middleware
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (3.51%) SOAP
5 2 (3.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.02%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.02%) Grid Computing
2 4 (7.02%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 33 (57.89%) Linux
2 13 (22.81%) Windows
3 10 (17.54%) Debian
3 10 (17.54%) CentOS
4 8 (14.04%) Solaris
5 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) OS/2
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) ITIL
2 8 (14.04%) UML
2 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (10.53%) Strategic Planning
4 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.26%) Service Management
7 3 (5.26%) ETL
8 2 (3.51%) BDD
8 2 (3.51%) High Availability
8 2 (3.51%) MapReduce
8 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.51%) OO
8 2 (3.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (3.51%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.51%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) SQL
2 16 (28.07%) Java
3 14 (24.56%) C++
4 12 (21.05%) Perl
5 10 (17.54%) Python
6 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 6 (10.53%) PHP
6 6 (10.53%) C
7 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.77%) Erlang
8 1 (1.75%) R
8 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.75%) Ruby
8 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.75%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Degree
2 6 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (8.77%) RHCE
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.51%) MCP
4 2 (3.51%) MCSA
4 2 (3.51%) CCNP
4 2 (3.51%) CCNA
4 2 (3.51%) MCTS
5 1 (1.75%) CCDP
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.79%) Nmap
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (5.26%) Xen
5 2 (3.51%) Snort
5 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) Nagios
1 9 (15.79%) Nessus
2 4 (7.02%) Puppet
3 2 (3.51%) WSUS
4 1 (1.75%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) VMware
2 8 (14.04%) Oracle
3 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.26%) Dell
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco
5 2 (3.51%) Juniper
6 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) Sybase
6 1 (1.75%) Teradata
6 1 (1.75%) Google
6 1 (1.75%) Rackspace
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