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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 33 70 43
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -27
Permanent jobs citing Unix 83 41 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.38% 2.99% 5.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.68% 10.22% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 75 26 52
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £60,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
366 401 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.13% 29.21% 23.16%
Number of salaries quoted 330 319 225
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +35 74 £37,500 -11.76% 14
North Wales +7 7 £22,750 -72.42% 2
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 135 (72.58%) Linux
2 64 (34.41%) Java
3 61 (32.80%) SQL
4 60 (32.26%) Oracle
5 58 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (30.65%) Windows
7 43 (23.12%) JavaScript
8 38 (20.43%) Python
9 37 (19.89%) Software Engineering
10 35 (18.82%) C++
11 33 (17.74%) HTML
11 33 (17.74%) Microsoft
11 33 (17.74%) SDLC
12 32 (17.20%) VMware
13 31 (16.67%) Red Hat
13 31 (16.67%) TCP/IP
14 30 (16.13%) Apache
15 28 (15.05%) Solaris
15 28 (15.05%) Scrum
16 27 (14.52%) Telecoms
16 27 (14.52%) QA
17 26 (13.98%) ITIL
18 25 (13.44%) SAN
19 24 (12.90%) C
19 24 (12.90%) Computer Science
20 23 (12.37%) Perl
20 23 (12.37%) Web Services
20 23 (12.37%) Clustering
21 22 (11.83%) Finance
21 22 (11.83%) Firewall

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 30 (16.13%) Apache
2 19 (10.22%) Tomcat
3 17 (9.14%) JBoss
4 11 (5.91%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.69%) NetWeaver
5 5 (2.69%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.15%) WildFly
7 3 (1.61%) IIS
7 3 (1.61%) Node.js
8 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.60%) SaaS
2 13 (6.99%) PaaS
3 12 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.08%) GitHub
6 2 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 25 (13.44%) SAN
3 22 (11.83%) Firewall
3 22 (11.83%) HTTP
4 13 (6.99%) tcpdump
5 10 (5.38%) DNS
5 10 (5.38%) Internet
6 8 (4.30%) DHCP
7 6 (3.23%) IP Telephony
7 6 (3.23%) SSL
7 6 (3.23%) VPN
7 6 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (2.69%) FCoE
8 5 (2.69%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (2.69%) iSCSI
8 5 (2.69%) NAS
9 3 (1.61%) SSH
9 3 (1.61%) Telnet
10 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.54%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.83%) MySQL
2 17 (9.14%) SQL Server
3 12 (6.45%) Big Data
3 12 (6.45%) Data Mining
4 10 (5.38%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.84%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.30%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.61%) DataStage
9 3 (1.61%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.61%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.08%) Riak
10 2 (1.08%) Voldemort
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (8.60%) Jenkins
1 16 (8.60%) Maven
2 15 (8.06%) Ant
3 14 (7.53%) Eclipse
4 13 (6.99%) Gradle
4 13 (6.99%) IntelliJ
5 9 (4.84%) JMeter
6 6 (3.23%) Selenium
7 5 (2.69%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.61%) PowerBuilder
9 3 (1.61%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.08%) JIRA
10 2 (1.08%) JUnit
10 2 (1.08%) NUnit
11 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.54%) Hudson
General
1 27 (14.52%) Telecoms
2 22 (11.83%) Finance
3 16 (8.60%) Marketing
4 15 (8.06%) Advertising
5 7 (3.76%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.23%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.08%) Electronics
7 2 (1.08%) Games
8 1 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (15.59%) Analyst
1 29 (15.59%) Software Engineer
2 26 (13.98%) Developer
3 18 (9.68%) Administrator
4 13 (6.99%) DBA
4 13 (6.99%) Support Analyst
5 12 (6.45%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
5 12 (6.45%) Support Specialist
6 11 (5.91%) Support Engineer
6 11 (5.91%) Team Leader
6 11 (5.91%) Test Analyst
7 10 (5.38%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 10 (5.38%) Security Engineer
7 10 (5.38%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (5.38%) Software Developer
8 9 (4.84%) Development DBA
8 9 (4.84%) Java Developer
8 9 (4.84%) Oracle Development DBA
8 9 (4.84%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.74%) HTML
2 23 (12.37%) Web Services
3 19 (10.22%) CSS
4 16 (8.60%) RESTful
5 15 (8.06%) J2EE
6 14 (7.53%) Hibernate
6 14 (7.53%) HTML5
6 14 (7.53%) Spring
7 13 (6.99%) XML
8 12 (6.45%) REST
9 10 (5.38%) SOAP
10 8 (4.30%) .NET
11 7 (3.76%) iOS SDK
12 6 (3.23%) Ext JS
12 6 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
12 6 (3.23%) Middleware
12 6 (3.23%) Spring Security
12 6 (3.23%) Velocity
13 5 (2.69%) SAP Basis
13 5 (2.69%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 23 (12.37%) Clustering
3 14 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.38%) Grid Computing
5 9 (4.84%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.69%) CLARiiON
6 5 (2.69%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.69%) Streaming Video
7 3 (1.61%) AS400
7 3 (1.61%) FMCG
7 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.08%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.08%) Derivative
8 2 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.08%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.08%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.54%) DTV
9 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 135 (72.58%) Linux
2 57 (30.65%) Windows
3 28 (15.05%) Solaris
4 19 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (9.14%) Windows Server
7 15 (8.06%) AIX
7 15 (8.06%) Android
8 14 (7.53%) Apple iOS
9 9 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.69%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.08%) VMS
11 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.54%) HPUX
12 1 (0.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (19.89%) Software Engineering
3 33 (17.74%) SDLC
4 28 (15.05%) Scrum
5 26 (13.98%) ITIL
6 20 (10.75%) ETL
7 15 (8.06%) Functional Programming
8 14 (7.53%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (7.53%) High Availability
8 14 (7.53%) Service Delivery
9 12 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 12 (6.45%) Mobile Marketing
10 11 (5.91%) Automated Testing
10 11 (5.91%) Online Security
10 11 (5.91%) Performance Monitoring
10 11 (5.91%) Problem Management
10 11 (5.91%) Test Scripting
11 10 (5.38%) Data Analysis
11 10 (5.38%) Machine Learning
12 9 (4.84%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (34.41%) Java
2 61 (32.80%) SQL
3 43 (23.12%) JavaScript
4 38 (20.43%) Python
5 35 (18.82%) C++
6 24 (12.90%) C
7 23 (12.37%) Perl
8 17 (9.14%) PHP
9 16 (8.60%) Shell Script
10 15 (8.06%) Erlang
10 15 (8.06%) Haskell
10 15 (8.06%) Lisp
11 13 (6.99%) Bash Shell
11 13 (6.99%) PL/SQL
12 10 (5.38%) Scala
13 9 (4.84%) C#
14 8 (4.30%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.61%) COBOL
16 2 (1.08%) Clojure
16 2 (1.08%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 13 (6.99%) Degree
2 12 (6.45%) ISEB
3 11 (5.91%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.84%) SAP Certification
5 7 (3.76%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.76%) RHCE
6 5 (2.69%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.61%) MCSA
7 3 (1.61%) SCSA
7 3 (1.61%) Sun Certification
8 2 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.08%) OCP
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (14.52%) QA
2 10 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.84%) ISO 9001
3 9 (4.84%) ISO22301
4 7 (3.76%) SLA
5 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 13 (6.99%) Active Directory
1 13 (6.99%) Snort
1 13 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.84%) vSphere
3 6 (3.23%) Docker
3 6 (3.23%) NFS
4 5 (2.69%) Firmware
4 5 (2.69%) Samba
4 5 (2.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (1.61%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.61%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.08%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 11 (5.91%) NetBackup
2 7 (3.76%) Tivoli
2 7 (3.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (3.23%) Oracle ZFS
4 5 (2.69%) Puppet
5 4 (2.15%) Rundeck
6 3 (1.61%) Ansible
7 2 (1.08%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.08%) Nessus
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.08%) SCCM
7 2 (1.08%) WSUS
8 1 (0.54%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.54%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 60 (32.26%) Oracle
2 33 (17.74%) Microsoft
3 32 (17.20%) VMware
4 31 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 21 (11.29%) HP
6 19 (10.22%) SAP
6 19 (10.22%) Veritas
7 15 (8.06%) IBM
8 11 (5.91%) Cisco
9 10 (5.38%) Sun
10 8 (4.30%) 3PAR
11 7 (3.76%) Avaya
11 7 (3.76%) EMC
12 6 (3.23%) NetApp
13 5 (2.69%) Axway
13 5 (2.69%) Dell
13 5 (2.69%) Remedy
13 5 (2.69%) Sybase
14 3 (1.61%) Greenplum
15 2 (1.08%) Qualys
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff
LexisNexis Risk Solutions UK
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Spencer Rose
Salary: £75,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits Scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago