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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 61 40 55
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 41 74 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.19% 5.52% 3.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.54% 21.39% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 31 69 30
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
327 346 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.45% 25.82% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 289 314 250
Average salary £36,000 £32,625 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -13.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -17 33 £35,000 +12.90% 6
North Wales +7 8 £82,500 - 1
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 59 (54.13%) Linux
2 41 (37.61%) Windows
3 33 (30.28%) SQL
4 31 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (25.69%) Java
6 27 (24.77%) TCP/IP
7 25 (22.94%) C++
7 25 (22.94%) Finance
8 24 (22.02%) VMware
9 23 (21.10%) HTTP
10 22 (20.18%) Python
10 22 (20.18%) Degree
11 21 (19.27%) C
11 21 (19.27%) Perl
11 21 (19.27%) MySQL
12 19 (17.43%) Oracle
13 18 (16.51%) Web Services
13 18 (16.51%) CentOS
14 17 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (15.60%) Red Hat
14 17 (15.60%) JavaScript
14 17 (15.60%) E-Commerce
14 17 (15.60%) Wireshark
15 16 (14.68%) Apache
15 16 (14.68%) SaaS
16 15 (13.76%) Firewall
17 14 (12.84%) Computer Science
17 14 (12.84%) HTML
17 14 (12.84%) ITIL
17 14 (12.84%) BDD

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 16 (14.68%) Apache
2 7 (6.42%) Confluence
3 5 (4.59%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.75%) JBoss
4 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.75%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.83%) SAS
5 2 (1.83%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.83%) Lync
6 1 (0.92%) IIS
6 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.92%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.92%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) SPSS
2 2 (1.83%) EViews
2 2 (1.83%) MS Project
3 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.68%) SaaS
2 11 (10.09%) PaaS
3 3 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (24.77%) TCP/IP
2 23 (21.10%) HTTP
3 17 (15.60%) Wireshark
4 15 (13.76%) Firewall
5 14 (12.84%) tcpdump
6 9 (8.26%) VLAN
6 9 (8.26%) SAN
7 8 (7.34%) Internet
8 5 (4.59%) SSL
9 4 (3.67%) DNS
9 4 (3.67%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.67%) NAS
9 4 (3.67%) LAN
9 4 (3.67%) VoIP
10 3 (2.75%) DHCP
10 3 (2.75%) VPN
10 3 (2.75%) Network Security
10 3 (2.75%) FCoE
10 3 (2.75%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.27%) MySQL
2 14 (12.84%) Relational Database
3 11 (10.09%) Big Data
3 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.50%) Data Mining
4 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.67%) Couchbase
5 4 (3.67%) Redis
5 4 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.67%) Informix
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.83%) DB2
6 2 (1.83%) DataStage
6 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (7.34%) JIRA
2 7 (6.42%) Subversion
2 7 (6.42%) Fiddler
2 7 (6.42%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.42%) TestLink
3 6 (5.50%) PowerBuilder
4 4 (3.67%) Ant
4 4 (3.67%) JUnit
4 4 (3.67%) Maven
4 4 (3.67%) EasyMock
4 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.67%) Mockito
5 3 (2.75%) GCC
5 3 (2.75%) GDB
5 3 (2.75%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.75%) Automake
6 2 (1.83%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.83%) FitNesse
6 2 (1.83%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.83%) ClearQuest
General
1 25 (22.94%) Finance
2 13 (11.93%) Advertising
2 13 (11.93%) Marketing
3 10 (9.17%) Welsh Language
4 9 (8.26%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.42%) Retail
6 2 (1.83%) Billing
6 2 (1.83%) Games
6 2 (1.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.92%) Banking
7 1 (0.92%) French Language
7 1 (0.92%) German Language
7 1 (0.92%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.92%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (18.35%) Software Engineer
1 20 (18.35%) Analyst
2 18 (16.51%) Developer
3 17 (15.60%) Administrator
4 12 (11.01%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (11.01%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (9.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (8.26%) Support Analyst
7 8 (7.34%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.34%) UNIX Administrator
8 7 (6.42%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.42%) Test Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) C Software Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 6 (5.50%) Software Test Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (5.50%) C++ Developer
9 6 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.50%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (5.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.51%) Web Services
2 14 (12.84%) HTML
3 12 (11.01%) XML
4 9 (8.26%) LAMP
5 7 (6.42%) CSS
6 6 (5.50%) SOAP
7 5 (4.59%) POSIX
7 5 (4.59%) Middleware
7 5 (4.59%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (4.59%) Pthreads
8 4 (3.67%) RESTful
8 4 (3.67%) jQuery
8 4 (3.67%) JPA
8 4 (3.67%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.67%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.67%) JDO
8 4 (3.67%) Spring
8 4 (3.67%) Ajax
8 4 (3.67%) JDBC
9 3 (2.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.17%) Algorithms
3 7 (6.42%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.50%) DTV
4 6 (5.50%) Mainframe
5 5 (4.59%) Grid Computing
5 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.67%) Wiki
6 4 (3.67%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.67%) iPad
6 4 (3.67%) Clustering
7 3 (2.75%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.92%) Economics
8 1 (0.92%) Statistics
8 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.92%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 59 (54.13%) Linux
2 41 (37.61%) Windows
3 18 (16.51%) CentOS
4 10 (9.17%) Debian
5 7 (6.42%) Solaris
6 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.75%) AIX
9 2 (1.83%) SUSE
9 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.92%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.92%) Android
10 1 (0.92%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.60%) E-Commerce
3 14 (12.84%) ITIL
3 14 (12.84%) BDD
4 13 (11.93%) Mobile Marketing
5 12 (11.01%) Software Engineering
6 11 (10.09%) TDD
7 9 (8.26%) Scrum
7 9 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (7.34%) Problem Management
8 8 (7.34%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (6.42%) Test Management
9 7 (6.42%) Product Management
9 7 (6.42%) Incident Management
9 7 (6.42%) UML
9 7 (6.42%) Regression Testing
9 7 (6.42%) Bug Management
10 6 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (4.59%) Service Management
11 5 (4.59%) OO
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.28%) SQL
2 28 (25.69%) Java
3 25 (22.94%) C++
4 22 (20.18%) Python
5 21 (19.27%) C
5 21 (19.27%) Perl
6 17 (15.60%) JavaScript
7 10 (9.17%) PHP
8 8 (7.34%) Ruby
8 8 (7.34%) Bash Shell
9 7 (6.42%) Korn
9 7 (6.42%) Shell Script
10 6 (5.50%) Erlang
11 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.83%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.83%) R
13 1 (0.92%) SystemTap
13 1 (0.92%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.92%) Lisp
13 1 (0.92%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 22 (20.18%) Degree
2 9 (8.26%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (3.67%) RHCE
4 4 (3.67%) ISEB
5 3 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.75%) SAP Certification
5 3 (2.75%) CCNP
5 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.83%) MCTS
6 2 (1.83%) MCP
6 2 (1.83%) MCSA
6 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.92%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.92%) CCNA
7 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) QA
2 3 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.75%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) Basel II
System Software
1 17 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.26%) Nmap
3 6 (5.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (2.75%) Snort
4 3 (2.75%) Xen
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.92%) Firmware
6 1 (0.92%) Samba
6 1 (0.92%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.92%) Squid
6 1 (0.92%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) Nagios
1 9 (8.26%) Nessus
2 4 (3.67%) Puppet
3 3 (2.75%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (2.75%) BMC Performance Manager
4 2 (1.83%) SCOM
4 2 (1.83%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.83%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.83%) WSUS
5 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.92%) Ansible
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.92%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (22.02%) VMware
2 19 (17.43%) Oracle
3 17 (15.60%) Red Hat
4 11 (10.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.50%) HP
5 6 (5.50%) Fujitsu
6 5 (4.59%) Cisco
7 4 (3.67%) IBM
7 4 (3.67%) hybris
8 3 (2.75%) BMC
8 3 (2.75%) Dell
8 3 (2.75%) SAP
9 2 (1.83%) Teradata
9 2 (1.83%) F5
10 1 (0.92%) Tableau
10 1 (0.92%) Vertica
10 1 (0.92%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.92%) Talend
10 1 (0.92%) Mitel
10 1 (0.92%) Google
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