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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 46 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 44 46 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.06% 3.76% 4.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.79% 15.54% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 40 41 42
Average salary £35,000 £31,699 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.41% -15.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
262 296 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.15% 24.18% 28.24%
Number of salaries quoted 248 274 265
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 £21,500 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 31 October 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 31 October 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
Torfaen +12 18 £34,000 +23.63%
Cardiff +2 18 £33,750 -15.62% 3
Bridgend +15 2 £60,000 +93.54% 7
Caerphilly +9 2 £45,250 +6.47%
Glamorgan -6 1 £21,000 -28.81%
Monmouthshire - 1 £37,500 -
UNIX
Wales

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 67 (59.82%) Linux
2 37 (33.04%) VMware
3 35 (31.25%) Windows
4 34 (30.36%) SQL
5 33 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (22.32%) Java
6 25 (22.32%) ITIL
6 25 (22.32%) HTTP
6 25 (22.32%) TCP/IP
7 24 (21.43%) Red Hat
7 24 (21.43%) Degree
8 22 (19.64%) Perl
8 22 (19.64%) C++
8 22 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (18.75%) Oracle
9 21 (18.75%) Python
10 20 (17.86%) MySQL
11 18 (16.07%) Firewall
11 18 (16.07%) Web Services
11 18 (16.07%) Relational Database
12 17 (15.18%) CentOS
12 17 (15.18%) Microsoft
12 17 (15.18%) C
12 17 (15.18%) Finance
12 17 (15.18%) Wireshark
13 15 (13.39%) Apache
13 15 (13.39%) SaaS
14 14 (12.50%) tcpdump
14 14 (12.50%) Solaris
14 14 (12.50%) Advertising

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (13.39%) Apache
2 7 (6.25%) Confluence
3 5 (4.46%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.57%) JBoss
5 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (2.68%) ColdFusion
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.79%) IIS
6 2 (1.79%) Lync
7 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.89%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.89%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS Project
3 1 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.39%) SaaS
2 8 (7.14%) PaaS
3 3 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.32%) TCP/IP
1 25 (22.32%) HTTP
2 18 (16.07%) Firewall
3 17 (15.18%) Wireshark
4 14 (12.50%) tcpdump
5 8 (7.14%) VLAN
5 8 (7.14%) SAN
6 6 (5.36%) Internet
6 6 (5.36%) BGP
6 6 (5.36%) EIGRP
6 6 (5.36%) VPN
6 6 (5.36%) DNS
6 6 (5.36%) LAN
6 6 (5.36%) SNMP
6 6 (5.36%) Network Security
6 6 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (4.46%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (4.46%) FWSM
7 5 (4.46%) IPsec
7 5 (4.46%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.86%) MySQL
2 18 (16.07%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (7.14%) Big Data
4 8 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.79%) Riak
7 2 (1.79%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.79%) DB2
7 2 (1.79%) Informix
8 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.89%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 10 (8.93%) JIRA
2 7 (6.25%) PowerBuilder
2 7 (6.25%) Fiddler
2 7 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.25%) TestLink
3 3 (2.68%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.68%) ClearQuest
3 3 (2.68%) Subversion
3 3 (2.68%) GCC
3 3 (2.68%) GDB
3 3 (2.68%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.68%) Automake
4 2 (1.79%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.79%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.89%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (15.18%) Finance
2 14 (12.50%) Advertising
3 11 (9.82%) Welsh Language
4 10 (8.93%) Marketing
5 5 (4.46%) Legal
6 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.68%) Back Office
7 3 (2.68%) Billing
8 2 (1.79%) Games
8 2 (1.79%) French Language
8 2 (1.79%) German Language
8 2 (1.79%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.79%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.89%) Banking
9 1 (0.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (16.96%) Administrator
2 18 (16.07%) Software Engineer
3 15 (13.39%) Developer
4 12 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (9.82%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (9.82%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (8.04%) Test Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) Analyst
6 9 (8.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (7.14%) Network Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) DBA
8 7 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (6.25%) C++ Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Software Test Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) UNIX Administrator
9 6 (5.36%) UNIX Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) C Software Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Network Support
10 5 (4.46%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.07%) Web Services
2 13 (11.61%) XML
2 13 (11.61%) LAMP
3 9 (8.04%) HTML
4 6 (5.36%) SOAP
5 5 (4.46%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (4.46%) Middleware
6 4 (3.57%) POSIX
6 4 (3.57%) Pthreads
7 3 (2.68%) JSON
7 3 (2.68%) CSS
7 3 (2.68%) HTML5
7 3 (2.68%) REST
8 2 (1.79%) XSD
8 2 (1.79%) XSLT
9 1 (0.89%) CGI
9 1 (0.89%) jQuery
9 1 (0.89%) RESTful
9 1 (0.89%) DOM
9 1 (0.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.14%) Clustering
2 8 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.36%) DTV
4 4 (3.57%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.57%) Grid Computing
4 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.68%) HACMP
6 2 (1.79%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.79%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 67 (59.82%) Linux
2 35 (31.25%) Windows
3 17 (15.18%) CentOS
4 14 (12.50%) Solaris
5 10 (8.93%) Debian
6 8 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.36%) AIX
9 3 (2.68%) HPUX
9 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.79%) SUSE
10 2 (1.79%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.89%) Android
11 1 (0.89%) OS/2
11 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.32%) ITIL
3 11 (9.82%) Scrum
4 10 (8.93%) BDD
4 10 (8.93%) Mobile Marketing
4 10 (8.93%) E-Commerce
4 10 (8.93%) Software Engineering
5 9 (8.04%) Regression Testing
5 9 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (7.14%) UML
7 7 (6.25%) TDD
7 7 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (6.25%) Product Management
7 7 (6.25%) Test Management
7 7 (6.25%) Bug Management
8 6 (5.36%) Strategic Planning
8 6 (5.36%) Load Balancing
8 6 (5.36%) Service Management
9 5 (4.46%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.36%) SQL
2 25 (22.32%) Java
3 22 (19.64%) Perl
3 22 (19.64%) C++
4 21 (18.75%) Python
5 17 (15.18%) C
6 13 (11.61%) JavaScript
7 10 (8.93%) PHP
8 8 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 8 (7.14%) Ruby
9 7 (6.25%) Korn
9 7 (6.25%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.46%) Erlang
11 1 (0.89%) Scala
11 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.89%) VC++
11 1 (0.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (21.43%) Degree
2 7 (6.25%) CCNP
2 7 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.36%) SAP Certification
3 6 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.46%) RHCE
4 5 (4.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.57%) ISEB
6 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.79%) MCTS
6 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.79%) CCNA
6 2 (1.79%) MCP
6 2 (1.79%) MCSA
7 1 (0.89%) CCDP
7 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) SLA
2 6 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.36%) QA
2 6 (5.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (7.14%) Nmap
3 4 (3.57%) Xen
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.68%) vCloud
5 2 (1.79%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.79%) Snort
5 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.89%) Firmware
6 1 (0.89%) Samba
6 1 (0.89%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.89%) Squid
6 1 (0.89%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
1 8 (7.14%) Nagios
1 8 (7.14%) Nessus
2 5 (4.46%) BladeLogic
2 5 (4.46%) Puppet
2 5 (4.46%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (4.46%) BMC Performance Manager
2 5 (4.46%) SCOM
3 4 (3.57%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.68%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.79%) WSUS
6 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.89%) Ansible
6 1 (0.89%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (33.04%) VMware
2 24 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 21 (18.75%) Oracle
4 17 (15.18%) Microsoft
5 12 (10.71%) HP
5 12 (10.71%) Cisco
6 8 (7.14%) BMC
7 7 (6.25%) SAP
8 5 (4.46%) Dell
8 5 (4.46%) F5
9 4 (3.57%) IBM
10 3 (2.68%) NetApp
10 3 (2.68%) Veritas
10 3 (2.68%) Remedy
11 2 (1.79%) Juniper
11 2 (1.79%) EMC
11 2 (1.79%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.79%) T-Plan
12 1 (0.89%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.89%) Teradata
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £32.5K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Neath, West Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £32K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30,000 - £43,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago