The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 19 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 11 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 9.24% 9.26% 9.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.86% 20.83% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 8
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
UNIX
South 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 Torfaen region.

Operating Systems Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
74 24 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 62.18% 44.44% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 62 24 34
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

UNIX
Salary Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Torfaen region.

UNIX Salary Trend in Torfaen

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Torfaen

UNIX
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Cwmbran -3 11 £45,000 +50.00%
UNIX
South Wales

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 25 (92.59%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) E-Commerce
2 19 (70.37%) Advertising
2 19 (70.37%) Marketing
2 19 (70.37%) Mobile Marketing
3 18 (66.67%) C
4 17 (62.96%) PaaS
4 17 (62.96%) Big Data
5 15 (55.56%) C++
5 15 (55.56%) TCP/IP
6 14 (51.85%) HTTP
6 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
7 13 (48.15%) Apache
8 11 (40.74%) Python
8 11 (40.74%) Data Mining
9 10 (37.04%) MySQL
10 9 (33.33%) Web Services
10 9 (33.33%) HTML
10 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 9 (33.33%) Algorithms
11 8 (29.63%) Perl
11 8 (29.63%) Windows
11 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
12 7 (25.93%) Internet
12 7 (25.93%) POSIX
12 7 (25.93%) Java
12 7 (25.93%) JIRA
12 7 (25.93%) Wireshark
12 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 (48.15%) Apache
2 6 (22.22%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (62.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 14 (51.85%) HTTP
3 7 (25.93%) Internet
3 7 (25.93%) Wireshark
4 5 (18.52%) SSL
5 2 (7.41%) VoIP
6 1 (3.70%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
6 1 (3.70%) SNMP
6 1 (3.70%) SAN
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) DNS
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security
6 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (3.70%) NAS
6 1 (3.70%) tcpdump
6 1 (3.70%) Firewall
6 1 (3.70%) Wireless
6 1 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) Big Data
2 11 (40.74%) Data Mining
3 10 (37.04%) MySQL
4 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
5 4 (14.81%) Informix
6 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) JIRA
2 6 (22.22%) Fiddler
2 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 6 (22.22%) TestLink
3 3 (11.11%) Subversion
3 3 (11.11%) GCC
3 3 (11.11%) GDB
3 3 (11.11%) Automake
4 1 (3.70%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (70.37%) Advertising
1 19 (70.37%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Software Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) C Software Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Web Services
1 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 7 (25.93%) POSIX
2 7 (25.93%) Pthreads
3 6 (22.22%) XML
4 3 (11.11%) CSS
4 3 (11.11%) SOAP
4 3 (11.11%) HTML5
4 3 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (7.41%) XSLT
5 2 (7.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (7.41%) XSD
6 1 (3.70%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 6 (22.22%) DTV
2 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) CentOS
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) SUSE
5 1 (3.70%) Android
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) E-Commerce
1 19 (70.37%) Mobile Marketing
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
4 6 (22.22%) TDD
4 6 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Scrum
4 6 (22.22%) Test Management
4 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (22.22%) Bug Management
4 6 (22.22%) Product Management
4 6 (22.22%) BDD
5 5 (18.52%) Web Development
6 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
6 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Web Application Development
7 3 (11.11%) OO
7 3 (11.11%) OOD
7 3 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) C
2 15 (55.56%) C++
3 11 (40.74%) Python
4 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (29.63%) Perl
6 7 (25.93%) Java
6 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
7 6 (22.22%) Ruby
7 6 (22.22%) Korn
8 4 (14.81%) PHP
8 4 (14.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) NFS
1 1 (3.70%) Samba
1 1 (3.70%) Squid
1 1 (3.70%) Xen
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) EMC
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Zend