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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 42 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 62 63 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.48% 5.18% 7.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.50% 22.50% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 51 51 93
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
400 280 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.92% 23.03% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 341 255 282
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -5 59 £40,000 +14.28% 7
West Wales - 3 £42,055 -
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 56 (55.45%) Linux
2 40 (39.60%) Windows
3 30 (29.70%) Oracle
4 22 (21.78%) SQL
4 22 (21.78%) VMware
4 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (20.79%) MySQL
5 21 (20.79%) Apache
5 21 (20.79%) Firewall
6 20 (19.80%) Solaris
7 18 (17.82%) ITIL
7 18 (17.82%) E-Commerce
7 18 (17.82%) C++
8 17 (16.83%) TCP/IP
8 17 (16.83%) Finance
9 16 (15.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 16 (15.84%) Java
9 16 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (14.85%) Red Hat
11 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
11 14 (13.86%) Data Mining
12 13 (12.87%) C
12 13 (12.87%) AIX
12 13 (12.87%) HP
12 13 (12.87%) Internet
12 13 (12.87%) Marketing
12 13 (12.87%) Advertising
12 13 (12.87%) SaaS
12 13 (12.87%) PaaS

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (20.79%) Apache
2 8 (7.92%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.95%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.95%) IIS
3 5 (4.95%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.98%) Node.js
4 2 (1.98%) JBoss
4 2 (1.98%) Documentum
4 2 (1.98%) SAS
4 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Office
2 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.98%) SPSS
3 2 (1.98%) EViews
4 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (12.87%) SaaS
2 13 (12.87%) PaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.79%) Firewall
2 17 (16.83%) TCP/IP
3 13 (12.87%) Internet
4 11 (10.89%) HTTP
5 7 (6.93%) VoIP
6 6 (5.94%) tcpdump
7 4 (3.96%) SAN
7 4 (3.96%) VLAN
8 3 (2.97%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.97%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.98%) WAN
9 2 (1.98%) LAN
9 2 (1.98%) SSL
9 2 (1.98%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.99%) DNS
10 1 (0.99%) DHCP
10 1 (0.99%) SNMP
10 1 (0.99%) DSL
10 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.79%) MySQL
2 14 (13.86%) Data Mining
3 13 (12.87%) Big Data
4 11 (10.89%) Relational Database
5 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
6 9 (8.91%) NoSQL
7 8 (7.92%) Couchbase
8 7 (6.93%) Oracle Database
9 6 (5.94%) SQLPlus
10 5 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (4.95%) MongoDB
10 5 (4.95%) Redis
11 3 (2.97%) CouchDB
11 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (2.97%) Informix
12 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.99%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.99%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Ant
2 6 (5.94%) JUnit
2 6 (5.94%) Subversion
2 6 (5.94%) Maven
3 5 (4.95%) EasyMock
3 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.95%) Mockito
4 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (16.83%) Finance
2 13 (12.87%) Advertising
2 13 (12.87%) Marketing
3 6 (5.94%) Welsh Language
4 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Electronics
5 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (26.73%) Analyst
2 13 (12.87%) Architect
2 13 (12.87%) Developer
2 13 (12.87%) Support Analyst
3 11 (10.89%) Software Engineer
3 11 (10.89%) Technical Analyst
4 10 (9.90%) Applications Support
5 9 (8.91%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Technical Support
6 8 (7.92%) Security Architect
7 7 (6.93%) UNIX Specialist
7 7 (6.93%) UNIX Support
7 7 (6.93%) Support Specialist
7 7 (6.93%) Technical Support Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) UNIX Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.96%) UNIX Administrator
10 4 (3.96%) Administrator
10 4 (3.96%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) Web Services
2 9 (8.91%) Spring
3 8 (7.92%) HTML
4 7 (6.93%) AngularJS
5 6 (5.94%) Ajax
5 6 (5.94%) Hibernate
6 5 (4.95%) JDO
6 5 (4.95%) jQuery
6 5 (4.95%) JPA
6 5 (4.95%) CSS
6 5 (4.95%) JDBC
6 5 (4.95%) RESTful
7 4 (3.96%) Pthreads
7 4 (3.96%) POSIX
8 3 (2.97%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (2.97%) COM
8 3 (2.97%) Spring MVC
9 2 (1.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (1.98%) PCRE
9 2 (1.98%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.89%) Clustering
3 9 (8.91%) Algorithms
4 8 (7.92%) Data Structures
5 6 (5.94%) iSeries
6 5 (4.95%) iPad
6 5 (4.95%) Wiki
7 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.96%) Life Science
8 3 (2.97%) AS400
8 3 (2.97%) Grid Computing
8 3 (2.97%) Data Integration
8 3 (2.97%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.99%) iPhone
9 1 (0.99%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.99%) Economics
9 1 (0.99%) Statistics
9 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 56 (55.45%) Linux
2 40 (39.60%) Windows
3 20 (19.80%) Solaris
4 13 (12.87%) AIX
5 5 (4.95%) CentOS
5 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.97%) Debian
8 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.99%) HPUX
8 1 (0.99%) OS/400
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.82%) ITIL
2 18 (17.82%) E-Commerce
3 13 (12.87%) Mobile Marketing
4 11 (10.89%) Software Engineering
5 9 (8.91%) Information Security
6 8 (7.92%) MVC
6 8 (7.92%) TDD
6 8 (7.92%) BDD
6 8 (7.92%) Refactoring
6 8 (7.92%) Product Management
7 7 (6.93%) Incident Management
7 7 (6.93%) Automated Testing
7 7 (6.93%) Change Management
8 5 (4.95%) Validation
8 5 (4.95%) OO
8 5 (4.95%) Project Management
8 5 (4.95%) Service Management
8 5 (4.95%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (4.95%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.78%) SQL
2 18 (17.82%) C++
3 16 (15.84%) Java
4 13 (12.87%) C
5 10 (9.90%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.93%) Python
6 7 (6.93%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.94%) Perl
7 6 (5.94%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.95%) COBOL
9 3 (2.97%) PHP
9 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.97%) Erlang
10 2 (1.98%) R
10 2 (1.98%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.99%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.99%) Haskell
11 1 (0.99%) Lisp
11 1 (0.99%) VBScript
11 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) SAP Certification
2 9 (8.91%) RHCE
3 5 (4.95%) Degree
4 3 (2.97%) ISEB
5 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.99%) CISMP
6 1 (0.99%) CISSP
6 1 (0.99%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (0.99%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (11.88%) ISO 9001
3 10 (9.90%) SLA
4 3 (2.97%) QA
5 1 (0.99%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.96%) Firmware
2 4 (3.96%) VMware Server
3 3 (2.97%) Snort
3 3 (2.97%) iptables
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 11 (10.89%) Nessus
2 8 (7.92%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.96%) Puppet
3 4 (3.96%) Ansible
4 3 (2.97%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (2.97%) Nagios
4 3 (2.97%) Nmap
5 1 (0.99%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.99%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.99%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 30 (29.70%) Oracle
2 22 (21.78%) VMware
3 15 (14.85%) Red Hat
4 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
5 13 (12.87%) HP
6 12 (11.88%) SAP
6 12 (11.88%) Veritas
7 8 (7.92%) Qualys
7 8 (7.92%) LogRhythm
8 7 (6.93%) Cisco
9 6 (5.94%) IBM
10 5 (4.95%) Remedy
10 5 (4.95%) Sybase
10 5 (4.95%) hybris
11 4 (3.96%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.96%) Dell
11 4 (3.96%) NetApp
12 2 (1.98%) BMC
12 2 (1.98%) EMC
12 2 (1.98%) Citrix
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