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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 36 63 28
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -35
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 65 41 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.13% 3.12% 6.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.40% 11.95% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 46 35 54
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,700 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
335 343 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 26.46% 26.12% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 304 320 265
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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
South Wales +31 57 £34,000 -9.33% 4
West Wales +8 6 - - 7
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 61 (48.03%) Linux
2 47 (37.01%) VMware
3 43 (33.86%) Windows
4 39 (30.71%) SQL
5 29 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (21.26%) ITIL
7 26 (20.47%) Oracle
7 26 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (18.11%) Microsoft
8 23 (18.11%) Finance
9 22 (17.32%) Perl
9 22 (17.32%) TCP/IP
10 21 (16.54%) Java
10 21 (16.54%) Red Hat
10 21 (16.54%) Firewall
11 20 (15.75%) HTTP
12 19 (14.96%) C++
13 18 (14.17%) HP
13 18 (14.17%) Degree
14 17 (13.39%) Web Services
14 17 (13.39%) XML
14 17 (13.39%) Python
15 16 (12.60%) SaaS
16 15 (11.81%) Cisco
16 15 (11.81%) Security Cleared
16 15 (11.81%) Relational Database
17 14 (11.02%) MySQL
17 14 (11.02%) SQL Server
17 14 (11.02%) CentOS
17 14 (11.02%) tcpdump

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 11 (8.66%) Apache
2 4 (3.15%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.15%) Confluence
3 3 (2.36%) IIS
3 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (2.36%) ColdFusion
3 3 (2.36%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.79%) nginx
4 1 (0.79%) Lync
4 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.60%) SaaS
2 4 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.32%) TCP/IP
2 21 (16.54%) Firewall
3 20 (15.75%) HTTP
4 14 (11.02%) tcpdump
5 13 (10.24%) Wireshark
6 11 (8.66%) SAN
7 8 (6.30%) VLAN
8 7 (5.51%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (5.51%) BGP
8 7 (5.51%) EIGRP
9 6 (4.72%) Internet
9 6 (4.72%) VPN
9 6 (4.72%) LAN
9 6 (4.72%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (4.72%) FWSM
10 5 (3.94%) Network Security
10 5 (3.94%) IPsec
10 5 (3.94%) DNS
10 5 (3.94%) SNMP
10 5 (3.94%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.81%) Relational Database
2 14 (11.02%) MySQL
2 14 (11.02%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.51%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (5.51%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (5.51%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.36%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.57%) Riak
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (7.87%) JIRA
2 8 (6.30%) PowerBuilder
3 6 (4.72%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.15%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.15%) Subversion
4 4 (3.15%) Fiddler
5 3 (2.36%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.36%) ClearQuest
5 3 (2.36%) Ant
5 3 (2.36%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.57%) JUnit
6 2 (1.57%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.57%) Maven
6 2 (1.57%) Selenium
6 2 (1.57%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.57%) JBehave
6 2 (1.57%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.57%) Hudson
6 2 (1.57%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.79%) GCC
General
1 23 (18.11%) Finance
2 12 (9.45%) Advertising
2 12 (9.45%) Welsh Language
3 10 (7.87%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.72%) Retail
5 5 (3.94%) Legal
6 3 (2.36%) Back Office
6 3 (2.36%) Billing
6 3 (2.36%) French Language
6 3 (2.36%) German Language
6 3 (2.36%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.36%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (15.75%) Analyst
2 17 (13.39%) Administrator
3 14 (11.02%) Developer
3 14 (11.02%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (10.24%) Support Analyst
5 10 (7.87%) Software Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (7.87%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (7.09%) C++ Developer
7 8 (6.30%) Test Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) DBA
9 6 (4.72%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.72%) Network Support
9 6 (4.72%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (4.72%) UNIX Administrator
9 6 (4.72%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.39%) Web Services
1 17 (13.39%) XML
2 13 (10.24%) LAMP
3 5 (3.94%) JSON
3 5 (3.94%) SOAP
4 4 (3.15%) Middleware
4 4 (3.15%) HTML
4 4 (3.15%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.57%) XSD
5 2 (1.57%) XSLT
6 1 (0.79%) POSIX
6 1 (0.79%) CGI
6 1 (0.79%) CSS
6 1 (0.79%) Pthreads
6 1 (0.79%) RESTful
6 1 (0.79%) HTML5
6 1 (0.79%) REST
6 1 (0.79%) Mojolicious
6 1 (0.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) Clustering
2 9 (7.09%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.72%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.94%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.94%) DTV
5 4 (3.15%) Grid Computing
5 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.36%) HACMP
7 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.57%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.57%) STB
7 2 (1.57%) PKI
7 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 61 (48.03%) Linux
2 43 (33.86%) Windows
3 14 (11.02%) CentOS
4 11 (8.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (8.66%) Solaris
4 11 (8.66%) Debian
5 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (6.30%) AIX
5 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.36%) HPUX
7 2 (1.57%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.79%) SUSE
8 1 (0.79%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.26%) ITIL
2 26 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (9.45%) Scrum
4 10 (7.87%) Regression Testing
4 10 (7.87%) UML
5 9 (7.09%) Problem Management
6 8 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (6.30%) BDD
6 8 (6.30%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (5.51%) TDD
8 6 (4.72%) Software Engineering
8 6 (4.72%) Strategic Planning
8 6 (4.72%) Test Management
8 6 (4.72%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (3.94%) Load Balancing
9 5 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (3.94%) Capacity Management
9 5 (3.94%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.94%) Network Design
9 5 (3.94%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.71%) SQL
2 22 (17.32%) Perl
3 21 (16.54%) Java
4 19 (14.96%) C++
5 17 (13.39%) Python
6 10 (7.87%) C
6 10 (7.87%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.72%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.72%) Ruby
8 5 (3.94%) Erlang
8 5 (3.94%) PHP
9 4 (3.15%) Korn
9 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.36%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.57%) XPath
11 2 (1.57%) Groovy
11 2 (1.57%) VC++
11 2 (1.57%) XQuery
12 1 (0.79%) Lisp
12 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (14.17%) Degree
2 15 (11.81%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.30%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.51%) CCNP
4 7 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.72%) ISEB
5 6 (4.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (3.94%) SAP Certification
6 5 (3.94%) RHCE
7 2 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.57%) GIAC
7 2 (1.57%) GCIA
7 2 (1.57%) GCFW
7 2 (1.57%) GCWN
7 2 (1.57%) CISSP
7 2 (1.57%) CCNA
7 2 (1.57%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.79%) CCDP
8 1 (0.79%) MCP
8 1 (0.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.66%) SLA
2 5 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.94%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.36%) QA
System Software
1 29 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.30%) Nmap
3 7 (5.51%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (4.72%) vCloud
5 4 (3.15%) VirtualBox
5 4 (3.15%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.36%) Xen
6 3 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.57%) Snort
7 2 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.79%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.79%) XenServer
8 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.09%) Nagios
2 8 (6.30%) Nessus
2 8 (6.30%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (5.51%) NetBackup
4 5 (3.94%) BladeLogic
4 5 (3.94%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (3.94%) Puppet
4 5 (3.94%) BMC Performance Manager
4 5 (3.94%) SCOM
5 3 (2.36%) Data Guard
5 3 (2.36%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.79%) Ansible
7 1 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.79%) WSUS
7 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 47 (37.01%) VMware
2 26 (20.47%) Oracle
3 23 (18.11%) Microsoft
4 21 (16.54%) Red Hat
5 18 (14.17%) HP
6 15 (11.81%) Cisco
7 11 (8.66%) IBM
8 9 (7.09%) BMC
8 9 (7.09%) NetApp
9 8 (6.30%) EMC
10 6 (4.72%) Dell
10 6 (4.72%) SAP
10 6 (4.72%) Fujitsu
11 5 (3.94%) F5
12 4 (3.15%) T-Plan
12 4 (3.15%) Sybase
12 4 (3.15%) Remedy
13 3 (2.36%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.36%) JBoss
13 3 (2.36%) Juniper
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