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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 32 64 26
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -38
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 59 31 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.45% 2.65% 7.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 10.54% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 47 28 52
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,200 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
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
295 294 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.26% 25.13% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 274 275 242
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +14 40 £33,500 -16.25% 3
Torfaen - 8 £34,000 - 1
Caerphilly +12 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Bridgend - 2 £60,000 -
UNIX
Wales

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 61 (50.83%) Linux
2 46 (38.33%) VMware
3 38 (31.67%) Windows
4 37 (30.83%) SQL
5 28 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (22.50%) ITIL
6 27 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (21.67%) Oracle
8 22 (18.33%) Perl
9 21 (17.50%) Java
9 21 (17.50%) TCP/IP
9 21 (17.50%) Microsoft
9 21 (17.50%) Red Hat
10 20 (16.67%) HTTP
10 20 (16.67%) Firewall
11 19 (15.83%) C++
12 18 (15.00%) HP
12 18 (15.00%) Degree
13 17 (14.17%) Finance
13 17 (14.17%) Web Services
13 17 (14.17%) Python
14 16 (13.33%) XML
15 15 (12.50%) Cisco
15 15 (12.50%) CentOS
15 15 (12.50%) SaaS
15 15 (12.50%) Relational Database
16 14 (11.67%) SQL Server
16 14 (11.67%) MySQL
16 14 (11.67%) Wireshark
17 13 (10.83%) LAMP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 11 (9.17%) Apache
2 5 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.17%) Confluence
3 3 (2.50%) IIS
3 3 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (2.50%) ColdFusion
3 3 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.83%) nginx
4 1 (0.83%) Lync
4 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.50%) SaaS
2 4 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.50%) TCP/IP
2 20 (16.67%) HTTP
2 20 (16.67%) Firewall
3 14 (11.67%) Wireshark
4 13 (10.83%) tcpdump
5 10 (8.33%) SAN
6 8 (6.67%) VLAN
7 7 (5.83%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (5.83%) BGP
7 7 (5.83%) EIGRP
8 6 (5.00%) Internet
8 6 (5.00%) VPN
8 6 (5.00%) LAN
8 6 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (5.00%) FWSM
9 5 (4.17%) Network Security
9 5 (4.17%) IPsec
9 5 (4.17%) DNS
9 5 (4.17%) SNMP
9 5 (4.17%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 14 (11.67%) MySQL
2 14 (11.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.67%) Riak
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.83%) DB2
6 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (9.17%) JIRA
2 8 (6.67%) PowerBuilder
3 7 (5.83%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.17%) Fiddler
5 4 (3.33%) Subversion
5 4 (3.33%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.50%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.50%) ClearQuest
6 3 (2.50%) Ant
6 3 (2.50%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.67%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.67%) JBehave
7 2 (1.67%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.67%) Hudson
7 2 (1.67%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.67%) JUnit
7 2 (1.67%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.67%) Maven
7 2 (1.67%) Selenium
8 1 (0.83%) FitNesse
General
1 17 (14.17%) Finance
2 12 (10.00%) Advertising
2 12 (10.00%) Welsh Language
3 5 (4.17%) Legal
4 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.50%) Back Office
5 3 (2.50%) French Language
5 3 (2.50%) German Language
5 3 (2.50%) Italian Language
5 3 (2.50%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.50%) Billing
6 2 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (14.17%) Administrator
2 14 (11.67%) Developer
2 14 (11.67%) Analyst
3 13 (10.83%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 10 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (7.50%) C++ Developer
5 9 (7.50%) Test Engineer
6 8 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 8 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (5.83%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.83%) Network Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) DBA
8 6 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
8 6 (5.00%) Network Support
8 6 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.17%) Web Services
2 16 (13.33%) XML
3 13 (10.83%) LAMP
4 5 (4.17%) JSON
4 5 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (4.17%) SOAP
4 5 (4.17%) Middleware
5 4 (3.33%) HTML
6 2 (1.67%) XSD
6 2 (1.67%) XSLT
7 1 (0.83%) POSIX
7 1 (0.83%) CGI
7 1 (0.83%) CSS
7 1 (0.83%) Pthreads
7 1 (0.83%) RESTful
7 1 (0.83%) HTML5
7 1 (0.83%) REST
7 1 (0.83%) Mojolicious
7 1 (0.83%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Clustering
2 8 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.17%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.17%) DTV
4 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.50%) HACMP
5 3 (2.50%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.67%) PKI
6 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.67%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.83%) STB
Operating Systems
1 61 (50.83%) Linux
2 38 (31.67%) Windows
3 15 (12.50%) CentOS
4 11 (9.17%) Solaris
4 11 (9.17%) Debian
5 10 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.83%) AIX
8 3 (2.50%) HPUX
8 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.67%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.83%) SUSE
10 1 (0.83%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.50%) ITIL
1 27 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (10.83%) Scrum
3 11 (9.17%) Regression Testing
4 10 (8.33%) UML
5 9 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (7.50%) BDD
6 8 (6.67%) TDD
7 7 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (5.83%) Test Management
8 6 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
9 5 (4.17%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.17%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.17%) Network Design
9 5 (4.17%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.17%) Service Management
9 5 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.17%) Bug Management
9 5 (4.17%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.83%) SQL
2 22 (18.33%) Perl
3 21 (17.50%) Java
4 19 (15.83%) C++
5 17 (14.17%) Python
6 10 (8.33%) C
6 10 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.83%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.83%) Ruby
8 5 (4.17%) Korn
8 5 (4.17%) PHP
8 5 (4.17%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.33%) Erlang
10 2 (1.67%) Groovy
10 2 (1.67%) XPath
10 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.67%) VC++
10 2 (1.67%) XQuery
11 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (15.00%) Degree
2 8 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.83%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.83%) CCNP
3 7 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.00%) ISEB
4 6 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.17%) SAP Certification
5 5 (4.17%) RHCE
6 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.67%) GIAC
6 2 (1.67%) GCIA
6 2 (1.67%) GCFW
6 2 (1.67%) GCWN
6 2 (1.67%) CISSP
6 2 (1.67%) CCNA
6 2 (1.67%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.83%) CCDP
7 1 (0.83%) MCP
7 1 (0.83%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.17%) SLA
2 5 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.17%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 28 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (6.67%) Nmap
3 6 (5.00%) vCloud
4 4 (3.33%) VirtualBox
5 3 (2.50%) Xen
5 3 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.50%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.67%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.83%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.83%) Snort
7 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.83%) XenServer
7 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.50%) Nagios
2 8 (6.67%) Nessus
2 8 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (5.83%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.17%) BladeLogic
4 5 (4.17%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (4.17%) Puppet
4 5 (4.17%) BMC Performance Manager
4 5 (4.17%) SCOM
5 3 (2.50%) Data Guard
5 3 (2.50%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.83%) Ansible
7 1 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.83%) WSUS
7 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 46 (38.33%) VMware
2 26 (21.67%) Oracle
3 21 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 21 (17.50%) Red Hat
4 18 (15.00%) HP
5 15 (12.50%) Cisco
6 10 (8.33%) IBM
7 9 (7.50%) BMC
7 9 (7.50%) NetApp
8 8 (6.67%) EMC
9 6 (5.00%) Dell
9 6 (5.00%) SAP
10 5 (4.17%) F5
11 4 (3.33%) T-Plan
11 4 (3.33%) Remedy
12 3 (2.50%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.50%) JBoss
12 3 (2.50%) Sybase
12 3 (2.50%) Juniper
13 2 (1.67%) Trend Micro
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