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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 66 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +11
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 35 48 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.91% 5.73% 4.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.43% 25.53% 19.72%
Number of salaries quoted 24 42 40
Average salary £35,500 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.47% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,550 £59,500 £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
371 188 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.87% 22.46% 22.28%
Number of salaries quoted 309 166 191
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £25,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -23 21 £33,500 -33.00% 5
Torfaen -14 6 £47,500 +58.33%
Bridgend -5 3 £27,500 -24.65%
Newport - 2 £24,000 -
Glamorgan -6 1 £35,000 +18.64%
UNIX
Wales

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 46 (62.16%) Linux
2 23 (31.08%) Java
3 22 (29.73%) C++
4 20 (27.03%) Windows
5 19 (25.68%) C
5 19 (25.68%) SQL
6 18 (24.32%) MySQL
6 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (22.97%) Advertising
7 17 (22.97%) Marketing
7 17 (22.97%) E-Commerce
7 17 (22.97%) TCP/IP
7 17 (22.97%) PaaS
7 17 (22.97%) Big Data
7 17 (22.97%) Mobile Marketing
8 15 (20.27%) HTTP
8 15 (20.27%) Web Services
9 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
10 13 (17.57%) Apache
10 13 (17.57%) Python
11 12 (16.22%) Data Mining
11 12 (16.22%) Oracle
11 12 (16.22%) Degree
11 12 (16.22%) Relational Database
12 11 (14.86%) Algorithms
12 11 (14.86%) Finance
12 11 (14.86%) ITIL
13 10 (13.51%) Perl
13 10 (13.51%) Red Hat
13 10 (13.51%) Firewall

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 13 (17.57%) Apache
2 7 (9.46%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.41%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.05%) Confluence
4 3 (4.05%) JBoss
4 3 (4.05%) IIS
5 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.70%) SAS
5 2 (2.70%) Documentum
5 2 (2.70%) Lync
6 1 (1.35%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Project
1 2 (2.70%) MS Office
1 2 (2.70%) SPSS
1 2 (2.70%) EViews
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.97%) PaaS
2 6 (8.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) TCP/IP
2 15 (20.27%) HTTP
3 10 (13.51%) Firewall
4 8 (10.81%) Internet
5 7 (9.46%) tcpdump
5 7 (9.46%) Wireshark
6 4 (5.41%) SSL
6 4 (5.41%) VLAN
7 3 (4.05%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (4.05%) DNS
8 2 (2.70%) LAN
8 2 (2.70%) VoIP
8 2 (2.70%) WAN
8 2 (2.70%) DHCP
8 2 (2.70%) SNMP
8 2 (2.70%) Wireless
8 2 (2.70%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.35%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (1.35%) NAS
9 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) MySQL
2 17 (22.97%) Big Data
3 12 (16.22%) Data Mining
3 12 (16.22%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.41%) Informix
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.05%) SQLPlus
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.70%) DB2
7 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.70%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.70%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.35%) DataStage
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) JIRA
2 3 (4.05%) TestLink
2 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.05%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.05%) Fiddler
2 3 (4.05%) Subversion
2 3 (4.05%) Ant
3 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.70%) FitNesse
3 2 (2.70%) Automake
3 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.70%) GCC
3 2 (2.70%) GDB
4 1 (1.35%) Zephyr
4 1 (1.35%) Maven
4 1 (1.35%) JUnit
General
1 17 (22.97%) Advertising
1 17 (22.97%) Marketing
2 11 (14.86%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) Welsh Language
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Games
5 1 (1.35%) Local Government
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Software Engineer
2 13 (17.57%) Analyst
3 12 (16.22%) Developer
4 6 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (8.11%) Administrator
4 6 (8.11%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.41%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (4.05%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.05%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.05%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) DBA
7 3 (4.05%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) Web Services
2 9 (12.16%) HTML
3 6 (8.11%) POSIX
3 6 (8.11%) Pthreads
4 5 (6.76%) SOAP
5 4 (5.41%) XML
6 3 (4.05%) Spring
7 2 (2.70%) .NET
7 2 (2.70%) CSS
7 2 (2.70%) LAMP
7 2 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (2.70%) Spring MVC
7 2 (2.70%) REST
7 2 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (2.70%) HTML5
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.35%) Java EE
8 1 (1.35%) Ajax
8 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Algorithms
2 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Life Science
3 4 (5.41%) iSeries
4 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.05%) Grid Computing
4 3 (4.05%) DTV
5 2 (2.70%) AS400
5 2 (2.70%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.35%) iPhone
6 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.35%) Statistics
6 1 (1.35%) Economics
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 46 (62.16%) Linux
2 20 (27.03%) Windows
3 7 (9.46%) CentOS
4 5 (6.76%) AIX
4 5 (6.76%) Solaris
5 3 (4.05%) Debian
6 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.70%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.35%) Android
7 1 (1.35%) SUSE
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.35%) OS/400
7 1 (1.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.97%) E-Commerce
2 17 (22.97%) Mobile Marketing
3 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
4 11 (14.86%) ITIL
5 8 (10.81%) Automated Testing
5 8 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (10.81%) BDD
6 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.46%) Service Management
6 7 (9.46%) OO
7 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.76%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (6.76%) TDD
7 5 (6.76%) Pair Programming
7 5 (6.76%) Scrum
8 4 (5.41%) ETL
8 4 (5.41%) Validation
8 4 (5.41%) Manual Testing
8 4 (5.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.08%) Java
2 22 (29.73%) C++
3 19 (25.68%) C
3 19 (25.68%) SQL
4 13 (17.57%) Python
5 10 (13.51%) Perl
6 9 (12.16%) PHP
7 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.76%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
10 3 (4.05%) Erlang
10 3 (4.05%) Korn
10 3 (4.05%) Ruby
10 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.05%) COBOL
11 2 (2.70%) C#
11 2 (2.70%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.70%) R
12 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) ISEB
3 3 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.70%) MCP
4 2 (2.70%) MCSA
4 2 (2.70%) RHCE
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.70%) MCTS
4 2 (2.70%) VCP4
4 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.35%) CISMP
5 1 (1.35%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (1.35%) SAP Certification
5 1 (1.35%) CISSP
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.35%) CCNP
5 1 (1.35%) CCNA
5 1 (1.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) QA
2 6 (8.11%) SLA
3 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.35%) Basel II
4 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.05%) Snort
2 3 (4.05%) Nmap
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.35%) Xen
3 1 (1.35%) Squid
3 1 (1.35%) Samba
3 1 (1.35%) Firmware
3 1 (1.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Nessus
2 3 (4.05%) Nagios
3 2 (2.70%) WSUS
4 1 (1.35%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.35%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.35%) Puppet
4 1 (1.35%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (1.35%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Oracle
2 10 (13.51%) Red Hat
3 8 (10.81%) VMware
4 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.76%) Sybase
5 4 (5.41%) Remedy
5 4 (5.41%) IBM
6 3 (4.05%) Dell
6 3 (4.05%) EMC
6 3 (4.05%) Cisco
7 2 (2.70%) Veritas
7 2 (2.70%) HP
7 2 (2.70%) BMC
8 1 (1.35%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.35%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.35%) Zend
8 1 (1.35%) Qualys
8 1 (1.35%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.35%) Mitel
8 1 (1.35%) Teradata
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