The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 52 46 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 56 59 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.97% 4.41% 6.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.32% 17.35% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 52 50 78
Average salary £35,500 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,525 £27,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,150 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UNIX
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
391 340 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.73% 25.43% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 338 310 290
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

UNIX
Salary Trend in Wales

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Wales

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Wales

UNIX
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
South Wales -3 54 £35,000 +1.44% 6
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the 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 78 (67.83%) Linux
2 43 (37.39%) Windows
3 40 (34.78%) Oracle
4 35 (30.43%) Solaris
5 28 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (23.48%) Apache
7 23 (20.00%) ITIL
8 22 (19.13%) VMware
9 21 (18.26%) Red Hat
10 20 (17.39%) SQL
11 19 (16.52%) SaaS
12 18 (15.65%) TCP/IP
12 18 (15.65%) Marketing
13 17 (14.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 17 (14.78%) Firewall
13 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
13 17 (14.78%) C++
13 17 (14.78%) MySQL
14 16 (13.91%) Python
14 16 (13.91%) E-Commerce
15 15 (13.04%) Advertising
15 15 (13.04%) Java
15 15 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (13.04%) Mobile Marketing
15 15 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (13.04%) SDLC
16 14 (12.17%) Relational Database
16 14 (12.17%) PaaS
16 14 (12.17%) Big Data
16 14 (12.17%) Web Services

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the 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 27 (23.48%) Apache
2 10 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.83%) IIS
4 7 (6.09%) WebLogic
4 7 (6.09%) Node.js
5 6 (5.22%) JBoss
6 5 (4.35%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.74%) Documentum
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Office
2 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.52%) SaaS
2 15 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (12.17%) PaaS
4 2 (1.74%) Office 365
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.65%) TCP/IP
2 17 (14.78%) Firewall
3 12 (10.43%) VoIP
4 11 (9.57%) HTTP
5 10 (8.70%) Internet
6 7 (6.09%) SAN
7 5 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (4.35%) tcpdump
8 2 (1.74%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.74%) SNMP
8 2 (1.74%) DHCP
9 1 (0.87%) LAN
9 1 (0.87%) WAN
9 1 (0.87%) DNS
9 1 (0.87%) SSL
9 1 (0.87%) VLAN
9 1 (0.87%) DSL
9 1 (0.87%) Wireless
9 1 (0.87%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.78%) MySQL
2 14 (12.17%) Data Mining
2 14 (12.17%) Big Data
2 14 (12.17%) Relational Database
3 12 (10.43%) SQL Server
4 11 (9.57%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.22%) SQLPlus
5 6 (5.22%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.48%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.48%) Couchbase
7 3 (2.61%) CouchDB
7 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.74%) Voldemort
8 2 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.74%) Riak
9 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Ant
1 6 (5.22%) Selenium
2 4 (3.48%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.48%) Maven
3 2 (1.74%) Gradle
3 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.74%) IntelliJ
3 2 (1.74%) Subversion
3 2 (1.74%) JUnit
4 1 (0.87%) EasyMock
4 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.87%) Mockito
4 1 (0.87%) Zephyr
4 1 (0.87%) JIRA
General
1 18 (15.65%) Marketing
2 15 (13.04%) Advertising
3 13 (11.30%) Finance
4 9 (7.83%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.61%) Welsh Language
6 2 (1.74%) Games
6 2 (1.74%) Electronics
7 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (25.22%) Analyst
2 18 (15.65%) Support Analyst
3 16 (13.91%) Technical Support
4 13 (11.30%) Software Engineer
5 12 (10.43%) Architect
5 12 (10.43%) Technical Support Analyst
5 12 (10.43%) Technical Analyst
6 11 (9.57%) Applications Support
7 10 (8.70%) Developer
8 8 (6.96%) Security Architect
9 7 (6.09%) UNIX Support
9 7 (6.09%) UNIX Specialist
9 7 (6.09%) Support Specialist
9 7 (6.09%) Java Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Administrator
10 6 (5.22%) Test Analyst
10 6 (5.22%) UNIX Administrator
10 6 (5.22%) UNIX Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.17%) Web Services
2 8 (6.96%) AngularJS
3 7 (6.09%) Spring
4 5 (4.35%) REST
4 5 (4.35%) HTML
5 4 (3.48%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.61%) Middleware
6 3 (2.61%) Spring MVC
6 3 (2.61%) .NET
6 3 (2.61%) J2EE
6 3 (2.61%) COM
6 3 (2.61%) CSS
6 3 (2.61%) SOAP
6 3 (2.61%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (2.61%) RESTful
7 2 (1.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (1.74%) iOS SDK
7 2 (1.74%) PCRE
7 2 (1.74%) Pthreads
7 2 (1.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.57%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.57%) Clustering
3 9 (7.83%) Algorithms
4 8 (6.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (6.96%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.22%) iSeries
5 6 (5.22%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.48%) Grid Computing
6 4 (3.48%) Life Science
7 3 (2.61%) AS400
7 3 (2.61%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.74%) CMDB
9 1 (0.87%) Wiki
9 1 (0.87%) iPhone
9 1 (0.87%) DTV
9 1 (0.87%) iPad
9 1 (0.87%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 78 (67.83%) Linux
2 43 (37.39%) Windows
3 35 (30.43%) Solaris
4 13 (11.30%) AIX
5 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.61%) CentOS
8 2 (1.74%) Android
8 2 (1.74%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.87%) HPUX
9 1 (0.87%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.87%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.00%) ITIL
3 16 (13.91%) E-Commerce
4 15 (13.04%) Mobile Marketing
4 15 (13.04%) SDLC
5 13 (11.30%) Software Engineering
6 11 (9.57%) Automated Testing
7 10 (8.70%) Information Security
8 8 (6.96%) Change Management
8 8 (6.96%) ETL
8 8 (6.96%) Product Management
9 7 (6.09%) Scrum
10 6 (5.22%) Project Management
10 6 (5.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (5.22%) Test Automation
10 6 (5.22%) Manual Testing
10 6 (5.22%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (4.35%) Incident Management
11 5 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.39%) SQL
2 17 (14.78%) C++
3 16 (13.91%) Python
4 15 (13.04%) Java
5 12 (10.43%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.43%) Perl
6 11 (9.57%) C
7 9 (7.83%) Shell Script
8 8 (6.96%) PHP
8 8 (6.96%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.22%) Ruby
10 5 (4.35%) Erlang
10 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.35%) COBOL
11 4 (3.48%) Lisp
11 4 (3.48%) Haskell
12 2 (1.74%) Scala
12 2 (1.74%) SystemTap
12 2 (1.74%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (10.43%) SAP Certification
2 9 (7.83%) RHCE
3 7 (6.09%) Degree
4 4 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.87%) CISMP
5 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.87%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (0.87%) ISEB
5 1 (0.87%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (10.43%) ISO 9001
3 11 (9.57%) SLA
4 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.22%) Firmware
2 5 (4.35%) Snort
3 4 (3.48%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.87%) RHEV
5 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.70%) NetBackup
2 8 (6.96%) Nessus
3 4 (3.48%) Puppet
3 4 (3.48%) Ansible
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.87%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 40 (34.78%) Oracle
2 22 (19.13%) VMware
3 21 (18.26%) Red Hat
4 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
5 14 (12.17%) Veritas
6 13 (11.30%) HP
6 13 (11.30%) SAP
7 8 (6.96%) Qualys
7 8 (6.96%) LogRhythm
8 7 (6.09%) Cisco
9 5 (4.35%) IBM
9 5 (4.35%) Sybase
9 5 (4.35%) NetApp
10 4 (3.48%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.48%) Dell
10 4 (3.48%) Borland
10 4 (3.48%) Remedy
11 3 (2.61%) EMC
12 2 (1.74%) Citrix
13 1 (0.87%) BEA
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
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