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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 42 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 48 43 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.36% 3.49% 5.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.45% 14.19% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 42 38 47
Average salary £35,000 £32,398 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.03% -19.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £26,450 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
275 303 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 25.00% 24.59% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 259 284 264
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 £24,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,750 £49,000
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 24 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 24 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
Cardiff +9 22 £33,250 -16.87% 3
Torfaen +15 16 £34,000 +23.63%
Caerphilly +8 3 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Bridgend +12 2 £60,000 +93.54% 6
Glamorgan -5 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 24 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 66 (58.41%) Linux
2 40 (35.40%) VMware
3 36 (31.86%) Windows
4 33 (29.20%) SQL
4 33 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (22.12%) ITIL
5 25 (22.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (21.24%) Java
6 24 (21.24%) TCP/IP
6 24 (21.24%) Red Hat
6 24 (21.24%) Degree
7 23 (20.35%) Perl
7 23 (20.35%) HTTP
8 21 (18.58%) Python
8 21 (18.58%) Oracle
9 20 (17.70%) C++
10 19 (16.81%) MySQL
10 19 (16.81%) Firewall
11 18 (15.93%) Finance
11 18 (15.93%) Relational Database
12 17 (15.04%) CentOS
12 17 (15.04%) Wireshark
12 17 (15.04%) Web Services
12 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
13 15 (13.27%) C
13 15 (13.27%) SaaS
14 14 (12.39%) tcpdump
14 14 (12.39%) Apache
14 14 (12.39%) Solaris
14 14 (12.39%) HP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 14 (12.39%) Apache
2 7 (6.19%) Confluence
3 5 (4.42%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.54%) JBoss
5 3 (2.65%) IIS
5 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (2.65%) ColdFusion
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.77%) Lync
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.88%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.88%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS Project
3 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.27%) SaaS
2 6 (5.31%) PaaS
3 3 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.24%) TCP/IP
2 23 (20.35%) HTTP
3 19 (16.81%) Firewall
4 17 (15.04%) Wireshark
5 14 (12.39%) tcpdump
6 9 (7.96%) VLAN
7 8 (7.08%) SAN
8 7 (6.19%) DNS
9 6 (5.31%) BGP
9 6 (5.31%) EIGRP
9 6 (5.31%) VPN
9 6 (5.31%) LAN
9 6 (5.31%) SNMP
9 6 (5.31%) Network Security
9 6 (5.31%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (4.42%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (4.42%) FWSM
10 5 (4.42%) IPsec
10 5 (4.42%) DHCP
10 5 (4.42%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.81%) MySQL
2 18 (15.93%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (7.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (7.08%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.31%) Big Data
6 4 (3.54%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.77%) DB2
8 2 (1.77%) Riak
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.88%) Informix
9 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.88%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 10 (8.85%) JIRA
2 7 (6.19%) PowerBuilder
2 7 (6.19%) Fiddler
2 7 (6.19%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.19%) TestLink
3 3 (2.65%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.65%) ClearQuest
3 3 (2.65%) Subversion
3 3 (2.65%) GCC
3 3 (2.65%) GDB
3 3 (2.65%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.65%) Automake
4 2 (1.77%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.77%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.88%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (15.93%) Finance
2 14 (12.39%) Advertising
3 12 (10.62%) Welsh Language
4 8 (7.08%) Marketing
5 5 (4.42%) Legal
6 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.65%) Back Office
7 3 (2.65%) Billing
7 3 (2.65%) French Language
7 3 (2.65%) German Language
7 3 (2.65%) Italian Language
7 3 (2.65%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.77%) Games
9 1 (0.88%) Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (16.81%) Administrator
2 16 (14.16%) Software Engineer
3 15 (13.27%) Developer
4 12 (10.62%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (9.73%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (9.73%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (7.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (7.96%) Analyst
6 9 (7.96%) Test Engineer
7 8 (7.08%) Network Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) DBA
8 7 (6.19%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (6.19%) C++ Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) UNIX Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) C Software Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Software Test Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) UNIX Administrator
10 5 (4.42%) Network Support Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.04%) Web Services
2 13 (11.50%) XML
2 13 (11.50%) LAMP
3 8 (7.08%) HTML
4 6 (5.31%) SOAP
5 5 (4.42%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (4.42%) Middleware
6 3 (2.65%) POSIX
6 3 (2.65%) Pthreads
6 3 (2.65%) JSON
6 3 (2.65%) CSS
6 3 (2.65%) HTML5
6 3 (2.65%) REST
7 2 (1.77%) XSD
7 2 (1.77%) XSLT
8 1 (0.88%) CGI
8 1 (0.88%) jQuery
8 1 (0.88%) RESTful
8 1 (0.88%) DOM
8 1 (0.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.08%) Clustering
3 6 (5.31%) DTV
3 6 (5.31%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.54%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.65%) HACMP
5 3 (2.65%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 66 (58.41%) Linux
2 36 (31.86%) Windows
3 17 (15.04%) CentOS
4 14 (12.39%) Solaris
5 11 (9.73%) Debian
6 8 (7.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.31%) AIX
8 3 (2.65%) HPUX
8 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.77%) SUSE
9 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.88%) Android
10 1 (0.88%) OS/2
10 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.12%) ITIL
3 11 (9.73%) Scrum
4 10 (8.85%) BDD
5 9 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (7.96%) Regression Testing
6 8 (7.08%) UML
6 8 (7.08%) E-Commerce
6 8 (7.08%) Software Engineering
6 8 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (7.08%) Mobile Marketing
7 7 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (6.19%) Product Management
7 7 (6.19%) Test Management
7 7 (6.19%) TDD
7 7 (6.19%) Bug Management
8 6 (5.31%) Strategic Planning
8 6 (5.31%) Service Management
8 6 (5.31%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.42%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.20%) SQL
2 24 (21.24%) Java
3 23 (20.35%) Perl
4 21 (18.58%) Python
5 20 (17.70%) C++
6 15 (13.27%) C
7 12 (10.62%) JavaScript
8 9 (7.96%) PHP
9 8 (7.08%) Bash Shell
9 8 (7.08%) Ruby
10 7 (6.19%) Korn
10 7 (6.19%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.54%) Erlang
12 1 (0.88%) Scala
12 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.88%) VC++
12 1 (0.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (21.24%) Degree
2 7 (6.19%) CCNP
2 7 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.31%) SAP Certification
3 6 (5.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.42%) RHCE
4 5 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.42%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.65%) ISEB
6 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.77%) MCTS
6 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.77%) CCNA
6 2 (1.77%) MCP
6 2 (1.77%) MCSA
7 1 (0.88%) CCDP
7 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) SLA
2 6 (5.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.31%) ISO 9001
3 5 (4.42%) QA
System Software
1 25 (22.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (7.08%) Nmap
3 4 (3.54%) Xen
3 4 (3.54%) vCloud
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.77%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.88%) NFS
6 1 (0.88%) Firmware
6 1 (0.88%) Samba
6 1 (0.88%) Snort
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.88%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) BMC PATROL
1 8 (7.08%) Nagios
1 8 (7.08%) Nessus
2 5 (4.42%) BladeLogic
2 5 (4.42%) Puppet
2 5 (4.42%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (4.42%) BMC Performance Manager
2 5 (4.42%) SCOM
3 4 (3.54%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.65%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.77%) WSUS
6 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.88%) Ansible
6 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (35.40%) VMware
2 24 (21.24%) Red Hat
3 21 (18.58%) Oracle
4 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
5 14 (12.39%) HP
6 13 (11.50%) Cisco
7 8 (7.08%) BMC
8 7 (6.19%) SAP
9 6 (5.31%) Dell
10 5 (4.42%) IBM
10 5 (4.42%) NetApp
10 5 (4.42%) F5
11 4 (3.54%) EMC
12 3 (2.65%) Veritas
12 3 (2.65%) Remedy
13 2 (1.77%) Juniper
13 2 (1.77%) 3PAR
13 2 (1.77%) T-Plan
14 1 (0.88%) Rackspace
14 1 (0.88%) Teradata
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Neath, West Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £32K + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30,000 - £43,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago