The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 35 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 63 47 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.71% 4.34% 6.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.13% 17.94% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 53 41 36
Average salary £33,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
313 262 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.35% 24.17% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 283 242 209
Average salary £33,500 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.94% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
UNIX
Wales

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +21 46 £33,500 -16.25% 4
Caerphilly +2 5 £37,500 -25.00% 1
UNIX
Wales

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 65 (50.78%) Linux
1 65 (50.78%) VMware
2 44 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 36 (28.13%) HP
4 34 (26.56%) Windows
4 34 (26.56%) Oracle
5 30 (23.44%) SQL
6 27 (21.09%) Red Hat
7 26 (20.31%) ITIL
7 26 (20.31%) Cisco
8 24 (18.75%) Firewall
9 23 (17.97%) Advertising
9 23 (17.97%) Perl
10 21 (16.41%) SAN
11 19 (14.84%) Solaris
12 18 (14.06%) TCP/IP
12 18 (14.06%) AIX
12 18 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (13.28%) Security Cleared
13 17 (13.28%) Java
13 17 (13.28%) Degree
14 16 (12.50%) LAMP
14 16 (12.50%) XML
14 16 (12.50%) NetApp
14 16 (12.50%) Dell
15 15 (11.72%) EMC
15 15 (11.72%) Apache
15 15 (11.72%) SQL Server
15 15 (11.72%) MySQL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 15 (11.72%) Apache
2 7 (5.47%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.34%) ColdFusion
3 3 (2.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (2.34%) IIS
3 3 (2.34%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.78%) Confluence
4 1 (0.78%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.16%) SaaS
2 7 (5.47%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.75%) Firewall
2 21 (16.41%) SAN
3 18 (14.06%) TCP/IP
4 14 (10.94%) HTTP
5 11 (8.59%) tcpdump
6 9 (7.03%) Wireshark
7 7 (5.47%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (5.47%) BGP
7 7 (5.47%) EIGRP
7 7 (5.47%) VLAN
8 6 (4.69%) LAN
8 6 (4.69%) VPN
8 6 (4.69%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (4.69%) FWSM
9 5 (3.91%) HSRP
9 5 (3.91%) Network Security
9 5 (3.91%) VRRP
9 5 (3.91%) SNMP
9 5 (3.91%) IPsec
10 4 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.72%) SQL Server
1 15 (11.72%) MySQL
2 12 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.34%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.56%) DB2
4 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.56%) Riak
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) MaxDB
5 1 (0.78%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (6.25%) JIRA
2 6 (4.69%) Subversion
3 5 (3.91%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.91%) PowerBuilder
3 5 (3.91%) Ant
4 3 (2.34%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.34%) Selenium
4 3 (2.34%) ClearQuest
4 3 (2.34%) ClearCase
4 3 (2.34%) Maven
5 2 (1.56%) CruiseControl
5 2 (1.56%) JUnit
5 2 (1.56%) JBehave
5 2 (1.56%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.56%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.56%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.56%) Hudson
5 2 (1.56%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.78%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 23 (17.97%) Advertising
2 14 (10.94%) Finance
3 11 (8.59%) Welsh Language
4 10 (7.81%) Legal
5 7 (5.47%) Back Office
6 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.34%) Billing
7 3 (2.34%) French Language
7 3 (2.34%) German Language
7 3 (2.34%) Italian Language
7 3 (2.34%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.56%) Local Government
9 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (14.84%) Systems Engineer
2 15 (11.72%) Administrator
3 12 (9.38%) Analyst
4 11 (8.59%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (7.81%) Developer
6 9 (7.03%) Network Engineer
6 9 (7.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Senior Storage Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) UNIX Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Network Support
9 6 (4.69%) C++ Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Network Support Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Technical Design Authority
10 5 (3.91%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.50%) LAMP
1 16 (12.50%) XML
2 13 (10.16%) Web Services
3 6 (4.69%) JSON
4 3 (2.34%) jQuery
4 3 (2.34%) HTML
5 2 (1.56%) SOAP
5 2 (1.56%) CGI
5 2 (1.56%) RESTful
5 2 (1.56%) MapReduce
5 2 (1.56%) Mojolicious
6 1 (0.78%) JAX-WS
6 1 (0.78%) MooTools
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Wicket
6 1 (0.78%) JSR 170
6 1 (0.78%) OAuth
6 1 (0.78%) XBRL
6 1 (0.78%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.78%) Spring
6 1 (0.78%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) Clustering
2 7 (5.47%) HACMP
2 7 (5.47%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.91%) DTV
3 5 (3.91%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.34%) STB
5 2 (1.56%) PKI
5 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.56%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.56%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 65 (50.78%) Linux
2 34 (26.56%) Windows
3 19 (14.84%) Solaris
4 18 (14.06%) AIX
4 18 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (7.81%) Debian
5 10 (7.81%) CentOS
6 9 (7.03%) HPUX
7 8 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.13%) SUSE
10 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.78%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.31%) ITIL
2 11 (8.59%) Scrum
3 9 (7.03%) Network Design
4 7 (5.47%) UML
4 7 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (5.47%) TDD
5 6 (4.69%) Service Management
5 6 (4.69%) Configuration Management
5 6 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (3.91%) Capacity Management
6 5 (3.91%) Matrix Management
6 5 (3.91%) Load Balancing
6 5 (3.91%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (3.13%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.13%) Software Engineering
7 4 (3.13%) Risk Management
7 4 (3.13%) Regression Testing
7 4 (3.13%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.44%) SQL
2 23 (17.97%) Perl
3 17 (13.28%) Java
4 15 (11.72%) Python
5 11 (8.59%) C++
6 9 (7.03%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.69%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.91%) C
9 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.34%) Erlang
10 3 (2.34%) PowerHouse
10 3 (2.34%) Ruby
11 2 (1.56%) XPath
11 2 (1.56%) VC++
11 2 (1.56%) XQuery
11 2 (1.56%) Scala
11 2 (1.56%) Groovy
11 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (13.28%) Security Cleared
1 17 (13.28%) Degree
2 14 (10.94%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.47%) CCNP
5 6 (4.69%) SAP Certification
5 6 (4.69%) RHCE
5 6 (4.69%) ISEB
6 4 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (2.34%) VCP5
8 2 (1.56%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.56%) GIAC
8 2 (1.56%) GCIA
8 2 (1.56%) GCFW
8 2 (1.56%) GCWN
8 2 (1.56%) CCNA
8 2 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.56%) CISSP
9 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.72%) SLA
2 5 (3.91%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (9.38%) vCloud
3 8 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 7 (5.47%) Nmap
5 5 (3.91%) MetaFrame
5 5 (3.91%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.13%) XenServer
6 4 (3.13%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.13%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.13%) VirtualBox
6 4 (3.13%) vSphere
7 3 (2.34%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.34%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (2.34%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.34%) Xen
8 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.78%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (9.38%) BMC PATROL
2 10 (7.81%) Nagios
3 8 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 8 (6.25%) Puppet
4 7 (5.47%) Nessus
5 6 (4.69%) Backup Exec
6 5 (3.91%) SCOM
6 5 (3.91%) BMC Performance Manager
6 5 (3.91%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (3.91%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (3.91%) BladeLogic
7 4 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (3.13%) Cobbler
8 3 (2.34%) Data Guard
8 3 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.78%) SCCM
9 1 (0.78%) WSUS
9 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 65 (50.78%) VMware
2 36 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 36 (28.13%) HP
3 34 (26.56%) Oracle
4 27 (21.09%) Red Hat
5 26 (20.31%) Cisco
6 16 (12.50%) NetApp
6 16 (12.50%) Dell
7 15 (11.72%) EMC
8 13 (10.16%) IBM
8 13 (10.16%) BMC
9 11 (8.59%) Remedy
10 8 (6.25%) Sybase
11 7 (5.47%) SAP
12 6 (4.69%) Citrix
13 5 (3.91%) F5
13 5 (3.91%) SolarWinds
13 5 (3.91%) Symantec
14 4 (3.13%) T-Plan
15 3 (2.34%) Juniper
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