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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 31 55 29
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -26
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 73 45 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.59% 3.53% 6.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.56% 13.08% 22.82%
Number of salaries quoted 54 37 52
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 £27,800 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £52,500 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
355 344 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.18% 26.96% 29.39%
Number of salaries quoted 322 318 267
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +26 65 £34,000 -12.25% 9
West Wales +13 6 - -
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 67 (51.15%) Linux
2 52 (39.69%) VMware
3 47 (35.88%) Windows
4 38 (29.01%) SQL
5 34 (25.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (22.90%) Oracle
7 27 (20.61%) Perl
8 26 (19.85%) ITIL
8 26 (19.85%) Microsoft
9 25 (19.08%) TCP/IP
9 25 (19.08%) Red Hat
9 25 (19.08%) Firewall
10 24 (18.32%) HP
11 23 (17.56%) Finance
12 21 (16.03%) Python
12 21 (16.03%) XML
13 20 (15.27%) Cisco
14 19 (14.50%) HTTP
14 19 (14.50%) Degree
15 18 (13.74%) C++
15 18 (13.74%) Java
15 18 (13.74%) SQL Server
16 16 (12.21%) Web Services
16 16 (12.21%) Advertising
17 15 (11.45%) IBM
17 15 (11.45%) Security Cleared
17 15 (11.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 15 (11.45%) SaaS
18 14 (10.69%) CentOS
18 14 (10.69%) Relational Database

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (9.92%) Apache
2 4 (3.05%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.05%) Confluence
3 3 (2.29%) IIS
3 3 (2.29%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (2.29%) ColdFusion
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.76%) nginx
4 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.45%) SaaS
2 4 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.08%) TCP/IP
1 25 (19.08%) Firewall
2 19 (14.50%) HTTP
3 14 (10.69%) SAN
4 13 (9.92%) Wireshark
4 13 (9.92%) tcpdump
5 8 (6.11%) VLAN
6 7 (5.34%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (5.34%) BGP
6 7 (5.34%) EIGRP
7 6 (4.58%) Internet
7 6 (4.58%) VPN
7 6 (4.58%) LAN
7 6 (4.58%) FWSM
7 6 (4.58%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (3.82%) Network Security
8 5 (3.82%) IPsec
8 5 (3.82%) HSRP
8 5 (3.82%) SNMP
8 5 (3.82%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.74%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.69%) Relational Database
3 13 (9.92%) MySQL
4 7 (5.34%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (5.34%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.34%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.29%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.53%) Riak
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (7.63%) JIRA
2 8 (6.11%) PowerBuilder
3 6 (4.58%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.82%) Subversion
5 4 (3.05%) Ant
5 4 (3.05%) Fiddler
5 4 (3.05%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.29%) ClearQuest
6 3 (2.29%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.53%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.53%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.53%) JUnit
7 2 (1.53%) Maven
7 2 (1.53%) Selenium
7 2 (1.53%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.53%) JBehave
7 2 (1.53%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.53%) Hudson
7 2 (1.53%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.76%) GCC
General
1 23 (17.56%) Finance
2 16 (12.21%) Advertising
3 12 (9.16%) Welsh Language
4 9 (6.87%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.58%) Legal
5 6 (4.58%) Retail
6 3 (2.29%) Billing
6 3 (2.29%) Back Office
6 3 (2.29%) French Language
6 3 (2.29%) German Language
6 3 (2.29%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.29%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (15.27%) Analyst
2 17 (12.98%) Systems Engineer
3 16 (12.21%) Administrator
4 13 (9.92%) Support Analyst
4 13 (9.92%) Developer
5 10 (7.63%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (6.87%) C++ Developer
6 9 (6.87%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (6.87%) Network Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Test Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.34%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) DBA
9 6 (4.58%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.58%) Network Support
9 6 (4.58%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (4.58%) UNIX Administrator
9 6 (4.58%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.03%) XML
2 16 (12.21%) Web Services
3 13 (9.92%) LAMP
4 5 (3.82%) JSON
5 4 (3.05%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (3.05%) HTML
5 4 (3.05%) Middleware
6 3 (2.29%) SOAP
7 2 (1.53%) XSD
7 2 (1.53%) XSLT
7 2 (1.53%) RESTful
7 2 (1.53%) jQuery
7 2 (1.53%) Mojolicious
8 1 (0.76%) OAuth
8 1 (0.76%) HTML5
8 1 (0.76%) REST
8 1 (0.76%) Pthreads
8 1 (0.76%) POSIX
8 1 (0.76%) CGI
8 1 (0.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Clustering
2 9 (6.87%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.11%) DTV
4 6 (4.58%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.82%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.29%) Grid Computing
7 3 (2.29%) HACMP
7 3 (2.29%) STB
8 2 (1.53%) PKI
8 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.53%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 67 (51.15%) Linux
2 47 (35.88%) Windows
3 15 (11.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (10.69%) CentOS
5 12 (9.16%) AIX
6 11 (8.40%) Debian
6 11 (8.40%) Solaris
7 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.29%) HPUX
8 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.53%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.76%) SUSE
10 1 (0.76%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.85%) ITIL
2 12 (9.16%) Scrum
3 10 (7.63%) UML
3 10 (7.63%) Regression Testing
4 9 (6.87%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (6.87%) TDD
4 9 (6.87%) Problem Management
5 8 (6.11%) Network Design
5 8 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (5.34%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (4.58%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (4.58%) Test Management
7 6 (4.58%) BDD
7 6 (4.58%) Software Engineering
7 6 (4.58%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (3.82%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.82%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.82%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.82%) OO
8 5 (3.82%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (29.01%) SQL
2 27 (20.61%) Perl
3 21 (16.03%) Python
4 18 (13.74%) C++
4 18 (13.74%) Java
5 10 (7.63%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.87%) C
7 6 (4.58%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.58%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.58%) Ruby
8 4 (3.05%) Korn
8 4 (3.05%) Erlang
8 4 (3.05%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.53%) VC++
9 2 (1.53%) Scala
9 2 (1.53%) Groovy
9 2 (1.53%) XQuery
9 2 (1.53%) XPath
9 2 (1.53%) PHP
10 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (14.50%) Degree
2 15 (11.45%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.11%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.34%) CCNP
4 7 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.58%) ISEB
5 6 (4.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (3.82%) RHCE
6 5 (3.82%) SAP Certification
7 2 (1.53%) CISSP
7 2 (1.53%) CCNA
7 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.53%) GIAC
7 2 (1.53%) GCIA
7 2 (1.53%) GCFW
7 2 (1.53%) GCWN
7 2 (1.53%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.76%) CCDP
8 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.40%) SLA
2 5 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 34 (25.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.87%) vCloud
3 8 (6.11%) Nmap
4 7 (5.34%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (3.82%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.05%) VirtualBox
7 3 (2.29%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.29%) Xen
7 3 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.76%) Snort
8 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.76%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.76%) XenServer
8 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (8.40%) Nagios
2 8 (6.11%) Nessus
2 8 (6.11%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (5.34%) NetBackup
4 5 (3.82%) Puppet
4 5 (3.82%) BladeLogic
4 5 (3.82%) BMC Performance Manager
4 5 (3.82%) SCOM
4 5 (3.82%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (2.29%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.29%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.76%) Ansible
7 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 52 (39.69%) VMware
2 30 (22.90%) Oracle
3 26 (19.85%) Microsoft
4 25 (19.08%) Red Hat
5 24 (18.32%) HP
6 20 (15.27%) Cisco
7 15 (11.45%) IBM
8 13 (9.92%) NetApp
9 12 (9.16%) EMC
10 9 (6.87%) BMC
10 9 (6.87%) Dell
11 8 (6.11%) Sybase
12 6 (4.58%) SAP
12 6 (4.58%) Fujitsu
13 5 (3.82%) F5
14 4 (3.05%) T-Plan
14 4 (3.05%) Remedy
15 3 (2.29%) JBoss
15 3 (2.29%) Juniper
15 3 (2.29%) CheckPoint
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wales
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £21,000 - £31,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago