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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 37 50 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 61 40 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.50% 3.43% 7.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.49% 13.03% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51 35 51
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
313 307 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.22% 26.33% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 289 285 233
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 22 August 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 August 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 +17 40 £33,500 -18.78% 7
Caerphilly +9 6 £38,750 -22.50%
Torfaen - 3 £34,000 - 1
Bridgend - 1 £60,000 -
UNIX
Wales

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (54.55%) Linux
2 54 (44.63%) VMware
3 38 (31.40%) Windows
4 35 (28.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 34 (28.10%) SQL
6 29 (23.97%) Oracle
7 27 (22.31%) ITIL
8 26 (21.49%) Perl
8 26 (21.49%) Microsoft
9 25 (20.66%) HP
9 25 (20.66%) Red Hat
9 25 (20.66%) Firewall
10 21 (17.36%) Cisco
10 21 (17.36%) TCP/IP
11 19 (15.70%) Python
11 19 (15.70%) XML
12 18 (14.88%) Finance
12 18 (14.88%) Degree
13 17 (14.05%) SQL Server
14 16 (13.22%) C++
14 16 (13.22%) Java
14 16 (13.22%) Web Services
14 16 (13.22%) SAN
14 16 (13.22%) Advertising
14 16 (13.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (12.40%) IBM
15 15 (12.40%) HTTP
16 14 (11.57%) LAMP
16 14 (11.57%) SaaS
17 13 (10.74%) CentOS

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (10.74%) Apache
2 5 (4.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.48%) IIS
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (2.48%) ColdFusion
3 3 (2.48%) Confluence
4 1 (0.83%) nginx
4 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.57%) SaaS
2 4 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.66%) Firewall
2 21 (17.36%) TCP/IP
3 16 (13.22%) SAN
4 15 (12.40%) HTTP
5 12 (9.92%) Wireshark
5 12 (9.92%) tcpdump
6 8 (6.61%) VLAN
7 7 (5.79%) BGP
7 7 (5.79%) EIGRP
7 7 (5.79%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (4.96%) FWSM
8 6 (4.96%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (4.96%) VPN
8 6 (4.96%) LAN
9 5 (4.13%) IPsec
9 5 (4.13%) SNMP
9 5 (4.13%) VRRP
9 5 (4.13%) Network Security
9 5 (4.13%) HSRP
10 4 (3.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.92%) MySQL
2 12 (9.92%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.65%) Riak
5 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.83%) DB2
6 1 (0.83%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (7.44%) JIRA
2 8 (6.61%) PowerBuilder
3 5 (4.13%) Subversion
3 5 (4.13%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.31%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.31%) Ant
5 3 (2.48%) Maven
5 3 (2.48%) ClearCase
5 3 (2.48%) ClearQuest
5 3 (2.48%) Fiddler
6 2 (1.65%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.65%) JBehave
6 2 (1.65%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.65%) Hudson
6 2 (1.65%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.65%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.65%) JUnit
6 2 (1.65%) Selenium
6 2 (1.65%) CruiseControl
General
1 18 (14.88%) Finance
2 16 (13.22%) Advertising
3 12 (9.92%) Welsh Language
4 6 (4.96%) Legal
5 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.48%) Billing
6 3 (2.48%) Back Office
6 3 (2.48%) French Language
6 3 (2.48%) German Language
6 3 (2.48%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (14.88%) Systems Engineer
2 16 (13.22%) Administrator
3 13 (10.74%) Developer
3 13 (10.74%) Analyst
4 10 (8.26%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) C++ Developer
5 9 (7.44%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (7.44%) Network Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.79%) UNIX Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Test Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) UNIX Administrator
8 6 (4.96%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Network Support
9 5 (4.13%) UNIX Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.70%) XML
2 16 (13.22%) Web Services
3 14 (11.57%) LAMP
4 5 (4.13%) JSON
5 3 (2.48%) jQuery
5 3 (2.48%) HTML
5 3 (2.48%) Middleware
5 3 (2.48%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.65%) Mojolicious
6 2 (1.65%) RESTful
6 2 (1.65%) SOAP
7 1 (0.83%) Spring
7 1 (0.83%) Java EE
7 1 (0.83%) JSR 170
7 1 (0.83%) XSD
7 1 (0.83%) XSLT
7 1 (0.83%) CGI
7 1 (0.83%) OAuth
7 1 (0.83%) JAX-WS
7 1 (0.83%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) Clustering
2 7 (5.79%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.79%) DTV
3 5 (4.13%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.48%) STB
5 3 (2.48%) HACMP
6 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.65%) PKI
6 2 (1.65%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.65%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 66 (54.55%) Linux
2 38 (31.40%) Windows
3 16 (13.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (10.74%) CentOS
4 13 (10.74%) AIX
5 12 (9.92%) Solaris
6 11 (9.09%) Debian
7 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.48%) HPUX
10 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.65%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.65%) SUSE
11 1 (0.83%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.31%) ITIL
2 11 (9.09%) Scrum
3 10 (8.26%) UML
4 9 (7.44%) Regression Testing
5 8 (6.61%) Network Design
5 8 (6.61%) TDD
6 7 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (4.96%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (4.96%) Strategic Planning
7 6 (4.96%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.13%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.13%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.13%) OO
8 5 (4.13%) Service Management
8 5 (4.13%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.13%) BDD
8 5 (4.13%) Test Management
8 5 (4.13%) Capacity Management
9 4 (3.31%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.10%) SQL
2 26 (21.49%) Perl
3 19 (15.70%) Python
4 16 (13.22%) C++
4 16 (13.22%) Java
5 9 (7.44%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.79%) C
7 6 (4.96%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.13%) Ruby
8 5 (4.13%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.48%) Korn
9 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.48%) Erlang
10 2 (1.65%) Groovy
10 2 (1.65%) Scala
10 2 (1.65%) XQuery
10 2 (1.65%) VC++
10 2 (1.65%) XPath
11 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.83%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 18 (14.88%) Degree
2 9 (7.44%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.61%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (5.79%) CCNP
4 7 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.96%) ISEB
6 5 (4.13%) SAP Certification
6 5 (4.13%) RHCE
7 2 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.65%) CISSP
7 2 (1.65%) CCNA
7 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.65%) GIAC
7 2 (1.65%) GCIA
7 2 (1.65%) GCFW
7 2 (1.65%) GCWN
8 1 (0.83%) CCDP
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) SLA
2 5 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (28.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.44%) vCloud
3 8 (6.61%) Nmap
4 6 (4.96%) VMware ESX
4 6 (4.96%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (3.31%) VirtualBox
6 3 (2.48%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (2.48%) Xen
6 3 (2.48%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.83%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.83%) XenServer
7 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.83%) vSphere
7 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (9.09%) Nagios
2 8 (6.61%) BMC PATROL
2 8 (6.61%) Nessus
3 7 (5.79%) NetBackup
4 6 (4.96%) Puppet
5 5 (4.13%) BMC Performance Manager
5 5 (4.13%) BladeLogic
5 5 (4.13%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (4.13%) SCOM
6 3 (2.48%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.48%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.83%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.83%) Ansible
Vendors
1 54 (44.63%) VMware
2 29 (23.97%) Oracle
3 26 (21.49%) Microsoft
4 25 (20.66%) HP
4 25 (20.66%) Red Hat
5 21 (17.36%) Cisco
6 15 (12.40%) IBM
7 13 (10.74%) NetApp
8 12 (9.92%) EMC
9 10 (8.26%) Dell
10 9 (7.44%) BMC
11 8 (6.61%) Sybase
12 6 (4.96%) SAP
13 5 (4.13%) F5
14 4 (3.31%) T-Plan
14 4 (3.31%) Remedy
15 3 (2.48%) JBoss
15 3 (2.48%) CheckPoint
15 3 (2.48%) Juniper
16 2 (1.65%) SolarWinds
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