The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 40 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 59 63 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.92% 6.26% 7.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.78% 26.14% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 49 51 80
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £27,500 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UNIX
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 South Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
374 241 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.17% 23.96% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 321 216 235
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

UNIX
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

UNIX Salary Trend in South Wales

UNIX
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in South Wales

UNIX
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -11 28 £35,500 -16.47% 4
Caerphilly +9 17 £45,000 +15.38%
Torfaen -9 8 £28,750 +2.67%
Bridgend -4 4 £35,000 -6.66%
Glamorgan - 2 £37,500 -
UNIX
Wales

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 55 (62.50%) Linux
2 28 (31.82%) Windows
3 24 (27.27%) Oracle
4 22 (25.00%) VMware
5 21 (23.86%) Firewall
6 20 (22.73%) Solaris
7 18 (20.45%) C++
7 18 (20.45%) ITIL
8 17 (19.32%) SQL
8 17 (19.32%) TCP/IP
8 17 (19.32%) Finance
9 16 (18.18%) Apache
9 16 (18.18%) MySQL
9 16 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 15 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (17.05%) Red Hat
10 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
11 14 (15.91%) Data Mining
12 13 (14.77%) E-Commerce
12 13 (14.77%) AIX
12 13 (14.77%) C
12 13 (14.77%) HP
12 13 (14.77%) Advertising
12 13 (14.77%) SaaS
12 13 (14.77%) PaaS
12 13 (14.77%) Big Data
12 13 (14.77%) Marketing
12 13 (14.77%) Mobile Marketing

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 16 (18.18%) Apache
2 8 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.68%) IIS
3 5 (5.68%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.27%) Node.js
4 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.27%) JBoss
4 2 (2.27%) Documentum
4 2 (2.27%) SAS
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Office
2 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) SPSS
2 2 (2.27%) EViews
3 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (14.77%) SaaS
2 13 (14.77%) PaaS
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.86%) Firewall
2 17 (19.32%) TCP/IP
3 12 (13.64%) Internet
4 11 (12.50%) HTTP
5 6 (6.82%) VoIP
5 6 (6.82%) tcpdump
6 4 (4.55%) VLAN
7 3 (3.41%) Wireshark
7 3 (3.41%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.27%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.27%) SSL
9 1 (1.14%) DSL
9 1 (1.14%) WAN
9 1 (1.14%) SNMP
9 1 (1.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) MySQL
2 14 (15.91%) Data Mining
3 13 (14.77%) Big Data
4 11 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database
6 6 (6.82%) SQLPlus
7 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
8 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
9 3 (3.41%) CouchDB
9 3 (3.41%) Couchbase
9 3 (3.41%) Informix
9 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.14%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.14%) DB2
10 1 (1.14%) Voldemort
10 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Ant
2 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.14%) Subversion
3 1 (1.14%) Maven
3 1 (1.14%) JUnit
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 13 (14.77%) Advertising
2 13 (14.77%) Marketing
3 6 (6.82%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (26.14%) Analyst
2 13 (14.77%) Support Analyst
3 11 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) Architect
4 10 (11.36%) Applications Support
5 8 (9.09%) Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Security Architect
6 7 (7.95%) UNIX Support
6 7 (7.95%) UNIX Specialist
6 7 (7.95%) Support Specialist
6 7 (7.95%) Technical Support
6 7 (7.95%) Technical Support Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) UNIX Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.55%) UNIX Administrator
9 4 (4.55%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Administrator
9 4 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) Web Services
2 4 (4.55%) POSIX
2 4 (4.55%) Spring
2 4 (4.55%) Pthreads
3 3 (3.41%) COM
3 3 (3.41%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (3.41%) HTML
3 3 (3.41%) Spring MVC
4 2 (2.27%) PCRE
4 2 (2.27%) .NET
4 2 (2.27%) LAMP
4 2 (2.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.14%) Ajax
5 1 (1.14%) Java EE
5 1 (1.14%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.14%) Middleware
5 1 (1.14%) J2EE
5 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.50%) Clustering
3 9 (10.23%) Algorithms
4 6 (6.82%) iSeries
5 4 (4.55%) Life Science
6 3 (3.41%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.41%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.41%) AS400
6 3 (3.41%) Grid Computing
6 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.27%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.14%) iPhone
8 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.14%) Economics
8 1 (1.14%) Statistics
8 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 55 (62.50%) Linux
2 28 (31.82%) Windows
3 20 (22.73%) Solaris
4 13 (14.77%) AIX
5 5 (5.68%) CentOS
5 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.41%) Debian
8 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.14%) HPUX
8 1 (1.14%) OS/400
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.45%) ITIL
2 15 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.77%) E-Commerce
3 13 (14.77%) Mobile Marketing
4 11 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 9 (10.23%) Information Security
6 8 (9.09%) Product Management
7 7 (7.95%) Incident Management
7 7 (7.95%) Automated Testing
8 6 (6.82%) Change Management
9 5 (5.68%) Validation
9 5 (5.68%) OO
9 5 (5.68%) Service Management
9 5 (5.68%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (4.55%) Load Balancing
10 4 (4.55%) Project Management
10 4 (4.55%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.55%) Analytics
10 4 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.45%) C++
2 17 (19.32%) SQL
3 13 (14.77%) C
4 11 (12.50%) Java
5 7 (7.95%) Shell Script
5 7 (7.95%) Python
6 6 (6.82%) Perl
7 5 (5.68%) COBOL
7 5 (5.68%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.41%) PHP
8 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.41%) Erlang
9 2 (2.27%) R
9 2 (2.27%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.14%) Haskell
10 1 (1.14%) VBScript
10 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.14%) RPG
10 1 (1.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) SAP Certification
2 9 (10.23%) RHCE
3 4 (4.55%) Degree
4 3 (3.41%) ISEB
5 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.14%) CISMP
6 1 (1.14%) CISSP
6 1 (1.14%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (1.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (13.64%) ISO 9001
3 10 (11.36%) SLA
4 3 (3.41%) QA
5 1 (1.14%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.55%) Firmware
2 4 (4.55%) VMware Server
3 3 (3.41%) Snort
3 3 (3.41%) iptables
4 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) Nessus
2 8 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.55%) Puppet
3 4 (4.55%) Ansible
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (3.41%) Nagios
4 3 (3.41%) Nmap
5 1 (1.14%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.14%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (1.14%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.14%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 24 (27.27%) Oracle
2 22 (25.00%) VMware
3 15 (17.05%) Red Hat
4 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
5 13 (14.77%) HP
6 12 (13.64%) SAP
6 12 (13.64%) Veritas
7 8 (9.09%) Qualys
7 8 (9.09%) LogRhythm
8 5 (5.68%) IBM
8 5 (5.68%) Remedy
8 5 (5.68%) Sybase
9 4 (4.55%) Cisco
9 4 (4.55%) Dell
9 4 (4.55%) NetApp
9 4 (4.55%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.27%) BMC
10 2 (2.27%) EMC
11 1 (1.14%) BEA
11 1 (1.14%) Blue Coat
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