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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 25 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 6 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 5.36% 7.32% 6.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.89% 12.00% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -21.05%
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
76 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 67.86% 60.98% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 52 25 34
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £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
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 5 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 6 £47,500 +58.33%
UNIX
South Wales

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 5 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) E-Commerce
2 17 (85.00%) Advertising
2 17 (85.00%) Marketing
2 17 (85.00%) PaaS
2 17 (85.00%) Big Data
2 17 (85.00%) Mobile Marketing
3 14 (70.00%) C
4 12 (60.00%) C++
4 12 (60.00%) Apache
5 11 (55.00%) Data Mining
5 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
6 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 9 (45.00%) HTTP
7 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (40.00%) MySQL
8 8 (40.00%) Web Services
8 8 (40.00%) Algorithms
9 7 (35.00%) HTML
9 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (35.00%) Python
10 6 (30.00%) POSIX
10 6 (30.00%) Pthreads
11 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
11 5 (25.00%) Perl
11 5 (25.00%) Java
11 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
11 5 (25.00%) Internet
12 4 (20.00%) SSL
12 4 (20.00%) ISEB

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 17 (85.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (45.00%) HTTP
3 5 (25.00%) Internet
4 4 (20.00%) SSL
4 4 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (5.00%) NAS
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) tcpdump
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
5 1 (5.00%) SNMP
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) SSH
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) Big Data
2 11 (55.00%) Data Mining
3 8 (40.00%) MySQL
4 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (20.00%) Informix
6 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Fiddler
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) TestLink
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) GCC
3 2 (10.00%) GDB
3 2 (10.00%) Automake
4 1 (5.00%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (85.00%) Advertising
1 17 (85.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) POSIX
3 6 (30.00%) Pthreads
4 3 (15.00%) XML
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) REST
5 2 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (10.00%) HTML5
6 1 (5.00%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.00%) DTV
4 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) CentOS
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) E-Commerce
1 17 (85.00%) Mobile Marketing
2 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Test Management
5 3 (15.00%) Web Development
5 3 (15.00%) Product Management
5 3 (15.00%) Web Application Development
5 3 (15.00%) Bug Management
5 3 (15.00%) BDD
5 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) OOD
6 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C
2 12 (60.00%) C++
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) Perl
4 5 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (15.00%) Ruby
6 3 (15.00%) Korn
6 3 (15.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Xen
1 1 (5.00%) Squid
1 1 (5.00%) NFS
1 1 (5.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) Zend
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) EMC