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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 24 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 11 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 8.66% 5.26% 2.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.83% 8.70% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 2
Average salary £47,500 £29,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.79% -23.68%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
93 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 73.23% 60.53% 43.28%
Number of salaries quoted 69 23 29
Average salary £43,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £50,000
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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -9 11 £47,500 +63.79%
UNIX
South Wales

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (79.17%) E-Commerce
2 19 (79.17%) Advertising
2 19 (79.17%) Marketing
2 19 (79.17%) PaaS
2 19 (79.17%) Big Data
2 19 (79.17%) Mobile Marketing
3 13 (54.17%) Data Mining
3 13 (54.17%) C
4 12 (50.00%) Apache
5 11 (45.83%) C++
5 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
6 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 8 (33.33%) HTTP
7 8 (33.33%) MySQL
7 8 (33.33%) Web Services
7 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (33.33%) Algorithms
8 7 (29.17%) HTML
8 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
9 6 (25.00%) Python
9 6 (25.00%) POSIX
9 6 (25.00%) Pthreads
10 5 (20.83%) Internet
10 5 (20.83%) Java
10 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
11 4 (16.67%) PCRE
11 4 (16.67%) Perl
11 4 (16.67%) Windows
11 4 (16.67%) SSL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 12 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (4.17%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 19 (79.17%) PaaS
2 3 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 8 (33.33%) HTTP
3 5 (20.83%) Internet
4 4 (16.67%) SSL
5 3 (12.50%) VoIP
5 3 (12.50%) Wireshark
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.17%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (4.17%) NAS
6 1 (4.17%) tcpdump
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall
6 1 (4.17%) Wireless
6 1 (4.17%) SSH
6 1 (4.17%) VLAN
6 1 (4.17%) WAN
6 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
6 1 (4.17%) SNMP
6 1 (4.17%) SAN
6 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) Big Data
2 13 (54.17%) Data Mining
3 8 (33.33%) MySQL
4 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
5 4 (16.67%) Informix
6 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Fiddler
2 2 (8.33%) GCC
2 2 (8.33%) GDB
2 2 (8.33%) Automake
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) TestLink
3 1 (4.17%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (79.17%) Advertising
1 19 (79.17%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Software Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Head of Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Web Services
2 7 (29.17%) HTML
3 6 (25.00%) POSIX
3 6 (25.00%) Pthreads
4 4 (16.67%) PCRE
5 3 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) SOAP
6 2 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (8.33%) HTML5
6 2 (8.33%) REST
7 1 (4.17%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 2 (8.33%) DTV
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Solaris
3 3 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) SUSE
4 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) E-Commerce
1 19 (79.17%) Mobile Marketing
2 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Web Development
5 3 (12.50%) Web Application Development
6 2 (8.33%) Bug Management
6 2 (8.33%) Product Management
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) Test Management
6 2 (8.33%) Line Management
6 2 (8.33%) Operations Management
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.33%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C
2 11 (45.83%) C++
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) Python
5 5 (20.83%) Java
6 4 (16.67%) Perl
7 3 (12.50%) PHP
7 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 2 (8.33%) Ruby
8 2 (8.33%) Korn
9 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISEB
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) NFS
1 1 (4.17%) Samba
1 1 (4.17%) Squid
1 1 (4.17%) Xen
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) EMC
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Zend