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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 72 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +10
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 29 53 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.46% 5.95% 4.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 27.60% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25 49 34
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £28,875
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £52,500 £46,750
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
348 192 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.49% 21.55% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 300 171 186
Average salary £38,500 £33,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.07% -0.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Torfaen -5 11 £45,000 +50.00%
Cardiff -25 10 £29,500 -41.00% 8
Newport 0 2 £24,000 -54.28% 1
Bridgend -4 2 £37,500 +20.96% 2
Neath Port Talbot +7 1 £32,000 +6.66%
UNIX
Wales

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 43 (59.72%) Linux
2 26 (36.11%) Windows
3 22 (30.56%) C
3 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (29.17%) C++
4 21 (29.17%) Java
4 21 (29.17%) TCP/IP
5 20 (27.78%) SQL
6 19 (26.39%) E-Commerce
6 19 (26.39%) Advertising
6 19 (26.39%) Marketing
6 19 (26.39%) Mobile Marketing
7 17 (23.61%) Big Data
7 17 (23.61%) PaaS
8 16 (22.22%) HTTP
8 16 (22.22%) Python
9 15 (20.83%) MySQL
9 15 (20.83%) Software Engineering
10 14 (19.44%) Oracle
10 14 (19.44%) Apache
11 13 (18.06%) Web Services
12 12 (16.67%) Perl
12 12 (16.67%) Data Mining
12 12 (16.67%) Degree
13 11 (15.28%) CentOS
13 11 (15.28%) Finance
13 11 (15.28%) HTML
13 11 (15.28%) Red Hat
13 11 (15.28%) Algorithms
14 10 (13.89%) PHP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 14 (19.44%) Apache
2 6 (8.33%) Confluence
3 5 (6.94%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.78%) SAS
4 2 (2.78%) Lync
5 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.39%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.39%) nginx
5 1 (1.39%) JBoss
5 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Project
1 2 (2.78%) MS Office
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.78%) SPSS
1 2 (2.78%) EViews
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.61%) PaaS
2 5 (6.94%) SaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.17%) TCP/IP
2 16 (22.22%) HTTP
3 10 (13.89%) Wireshark
4 9 (12.50%) Internet
4 9 (12.50%) Firewall
5 6 (8.33%) tcpdump
6 5 (6.94%) SSL
7 4 (5.56%) VoIP
7 4 (5.56%) VLAN
8 3 (4.17%) SAN
8 3 (4.17%) DNS
9 2 (2.78%) SNMP
9 2 (2.78%) Wireless
9 2 (2.78%) SSH
9 2 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.78%) WAN
9 2 (2.78%) DHCP
9 2 (2.78%) LAN
9 2 (2.78%) NAS
9 2 (2.78%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) Big Data
2 15 (20.83%) MySQL
3 12 (16.67%) Data Mining
4 9 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database
6 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
7 4 (5.56%) Informix
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.39%) DataStage
10 1 (1.39%) SQLPlus
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.39%) DB2
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) JIRA
2 6 (8.33%) Fiddler
2 6 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.33%) TestLink
3 4 (5.56%) Subversion
4 3 (4.17%) GCC
4 3 (4.17%) GDB
4 3 (4.17%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.17%) Automake
5 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.78%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.39%) Maven
6 1 (1.39%) Ant
6 1 (1.39%) JUnit
6 1 (1.39%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (1.39%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (26.39%) Advertising
1 19 (26.39%) Marketing
2 11 (15.28%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.17%) Welsh Language
5 2 (2.78%) Games
6 1 (1.39%) Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 11 (15.28%) Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) Developer
4 9 (12.50%) Administrator
5 7 (9.72%) C Software Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.94%) DBA
7 5 (6.94%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (6.94%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
9 3 (4.17%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) Web Services
2 11 (15.28%) HTML
3 8 (11.11%) XML
4 7 (9.72%) POSIX
4 7 (9.72%) Pthreads
5 6 (8.33%) SOAP
6 4 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (5.56%) Middleware
7 3 (4.17%) CSS
7 3 (4.17%) HTML5
7 3 (4.17%) REST
8 2 (2.78%) .NET
8 2 (2.78%) XSD
8 2 (2.78%) XSLT
8 2 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.39%) Spring
9 1 (1.39%) Ajax
9 1 (1.39%) Java EE
9 1 (1.39%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Algorithms
2 9 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.33%) DTV
4 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.17%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.78%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.78%) Clustering
6 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.39%) Economics
7 1 (1.39%) Statistics
7 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.39%) iPhone
7 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.39%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 43 (59.72%) Linux
2 26 (36.11%) Windows
3 11 (15.28%) CentOS
4 5 (6.94%) Solaris
5 3 (4.17%) Debian
5 3 (4.17%) AIX
5 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.78%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.39%) Android
7 1 (1.39%) HPUX
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.39%) SUSE
7 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.39%) E-Commerce
2 19 (26.39%) Mobile Marketing
3 15 (20.83%) Software Engineering
4 9 (12.50%) ITIL
4 9 (12.50%) BDD
5 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (11.11%) Scrum
6 7 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.33%) Bug Management
7 6 (8.33%) Test Management
7 6 (8.33%) Product Management
7 6 (8.33%) TDD
7 6 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 5 (6.94%) Service Management
8 5 (6.94%) OO
8 5 (6.94%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.94%) Web Development
9 4 (5.56%) Manual Testing
9 4 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.56%) C
2 21 (29.17%) C++
2 21 (29.17%) Java
3 20 (27.78%) SQL
4 16 (22.22%) Python
5 12 (16.67%) Perl
6 10 (13.89%) PHP
6 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.72%) Ruby
7 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
8 6 (8.33%) Korn
8 6 (8.33%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.17%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.78%) C#
10 2 (2.78%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.78%) Erlang
10 2 (2.78%) R
11 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.78%) MCP
3 2 (2.78%) MCSA
3 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) MCTS
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.39%) CCNP
4 1 (1.39%) CCNA
4 1 (1.39%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.39%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) Basel II
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.17%) Nmap
3 2 (2.78%) Snort
3 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.39%) Firmware
4 1 (1.39%) Samba
4 1 (1.39%) Squid
4 1 (1.39%) Xen
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Nagios
1 3 (4.17%) Nessus
2 2 (2.78%) WSUS
2 2 (2.78%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.39%) Ansible
3 1 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.39%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (1.39%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.39%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Oracle
2 11 (15.28%) Red Hat
3 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.33%) VMware
5 3 (4.17%) HP
5 3 (4.17%) Dell
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco
6 2 (2.78%) IBM
6 2 (2.78%) Remedy
6 2 (2.78%) BMC
7 1 (1.39%) NetApp
7 1 (1.39%) Veritas
7 1 (1.39%) Teradata
7 1 (1.39%) Mitel
7 1 (1.39%) Google
7 1 (1.39%) Zend
7 1 (1.39%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.39%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.39%) Sybase
7 1 (1.39%) SAP
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Salary: £30000 per annum + Outstanding benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
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Salary: £30000 per annum + Competitive Pension
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20-28,000 + Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £40000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 per annum + Competitive Pension
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Salary: £35000 per annum + Competitive Pension
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