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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 14 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 15 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 20.55% 7.55% 7.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.09% 26.67% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 3
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
44 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 60.27% 28.30% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 41 15 15
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £52,500 £38,650
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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 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
Cwmbran +7 15 £42,500 +54.54%
UNIX
South Wales

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 18 (90.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (70.00%) HTTP
3 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (60.00%) Advertising
4 12 (60.00%) E-Commerce
4 12 (60.00%) C
4 12 (60.00%) Marketing
4 12 (60.00%) Mobile Marketing
5 11 (55.00%) Python
6 10 (50.00%) Big Data
6 10 (50.00%) PaaS
7 9 (45.00%) C++
7 9 (45.00%) HTML
7 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (45.00%) MySQL
8 8 (40.00%) Perl
8 8 (40.00%) Windows
8 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
9 7 (35.00%) Internet
9 7 (35.00%) Apache
9 7 (35.00%) Java
9 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
9 7 (35.00%) CentOS
9 7 (35.00%) JIRA
9 7 (35.00%) Wireshark
9 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
10 6 (30.00%) Korn
10 6 (30.00%) Ruby
10 6 (30.00%) TDD

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 7 (35.00%) Apache
2 6 (30.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 14 (70.00%) HTTP
3 7 (35.00%) Internet
3 7 (35.00%) Wireshark
4 5 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (5.00%) WAN
6 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
6 1 (5.00%) SNMP
6 1 (5.00%) SAN
6 1 (5.00%) VPN
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security
6 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (5.00%) NAS
6 1 (5.00%) tcpdump
6 1 (5.00%) Firewall
6 1 (5.00%) Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Big Data
2 9 (45.00%) MySQL
3 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (20.00%) Data Mining
5 3 (15.00%) Informix
6 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) JIRA
2 6 (30.00%) Fiddler
2 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (30.00%) TestLink
3 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 3 (15.00%) GCC
3 3 (15.00%) GDB
3 3 (15.00%) Automake
4 1 (5.00%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (60.00%) Advertising
1 12 (60.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) C Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 6 (30.00%) XML
3 5 (25.00%) POSIX
3 5 (25.00%) Pthreads
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
4 3 (15.00%) REST
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) XSLT
5 2 (10.00%) XSD
6 1 (5.00%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) DTV
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) CentOS
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) SUSE
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 12 (60.00%) Mobile Marketing
3 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) TDD
4 6 (30.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) Test Management
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (30.00%) Bug Management
4 6 (30.00%) Product Management
4 6 (30.00%) BDD
5 5 (25.00%) Web Development
6 4 (20.00%) Web Application Development
7 3 (15.00%) OO
7 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Time Management
7 3 (15.00%) OOD
7 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C
2 11 (55.00%) Python
3 9 (45.00%) C++
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (40.00%) Perl
5 7 (35.00%) Java
5 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (30.00%) Ruby
6 6 (30.00%) Korn
7 4 (20.00%) PHP
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) NFS
1 1 (5.00%) Samba
1 1 (5.00%) Squid
1 1 (5.00%) Xen
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Zend