Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 69 31
Rank change year-on-year +4 -38 +28
Permanent jobs citing Unix 38 52 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.91% 3.28% 6.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.82% 14.36% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 31 47 144
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,600 £26,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £54,375
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -2.60%

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 275 362 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.09% 22.84% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 241 327 573
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,150 £21,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,650 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £36,058 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.77% +0.16% -

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in South Wales

Unix
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix in South Wales.

Salary trend for Unix in South Wales

Unix
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in South Wales over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix in South Wales

Unix
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +5 26 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Torfaen +8 5 £28,500 -31.33%
Bridgend +1 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Newport -7 1 £70,000 +100.00% 1
Unix
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Unix.

1 31 (81.58%) Linux
2 16 (42.11%) Oracle
3 13 (34.21%) Java
3 13 (34.21%) SQL
4 12 (31.58%) Python
4 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (28.95%) Red Hat
6 10 (26.32%) DevOps
7 9 (23.68%) Ansible
7 9 (23.68%) CentOS
7 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
7 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
7 9 (23.68%) Scrum
8 8 (21.05%) JBoss
8 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (15.79%) Windows
10 6 (15.79%) VMware
10 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
11 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
11 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
11 5 (13.16%) High Availability
11 5 (13.16%) SIEM
11 5 (13.16%) Threat Intelligence
11 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
11 5 (13.16%) Solaris
11 5 (13.16%) SLA
11 5 (13.16%) Cisco

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (21.05%) JBoss
2 4 (10.53%) Apache
2 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.26%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) CICS
4 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.26%) Staffware
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.26%) Route 53
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.63%) G Suite
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.16%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) DNS
3 3 (7.89%) VLAN
4 2 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.63%) IPsec
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) SSL
5 1 (2.63%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.63%) WAN
5 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL
4 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) Ant
2 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.89%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) JMeter
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
4 1 (2.63%) NUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) DevOps Engineer
1 9 (23.68%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) DBA
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (10.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Support
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Support
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior DBA
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 3 (7.89%) SOC Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) HTML
1 4 (10.53%) J2EE
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
2 3 (7.89%) HTML5
2 3 (7.89%) Spring
3 2 (5.26%) Flask
3 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.26%) Pandas
3 2 (5.26%) RESTful
3 2 (5.26%) SQLAlchemy
4 1 (2.63%) DOM
4 1 (2.63%) Ext JS
4 1 (2.63%) Java EE
4 1 (2.63%) Kafka
4 1 (2.63%) LAMP
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Streams
4 1 (2.63%) Spring Security
4 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.26%) Cloud Native
4 2 (5.26%) Fintech
5 1 (2.63%) CMDB
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Linux
2 9 (23.68%) CentOS
3 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (15.79%) Windows
4 5 (13.16%) Solaris
5 2 (5.26%) Android
5 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) DevOps
3 9 (23.68%) Scrum
4 5 (13.16%) High Availability
4 5 (13.16%) SIEM
4 5 (13.16%) Threat Intelligence
5 4 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.53%) TDD
5 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.89%) ITSM
6 3 (7.89%) Kanban
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
6 3 (7.89%) Threat Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (5.26%) OWASP
7 2 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) Java
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 12 (31.58%) Python
3 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
4 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
5 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.53%) Groovy
7 3 (7.89%) Perl
7 3 (7.89%) PHP
7 3 (7.89%) Ruby
8 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.63%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) CCNA
2 3 (7.89%) CEH
2 3 (7.89%) CISA
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.89%) OSCP
3 2 (5.26%) CISSP
3 2 (5.26%) CREST Certified
3 2 (5.26%) GIAC
3 2 (5.26%) GISP
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
4 1 (2.63%) CISM
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) OCA
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) iptables
2 1 (2.63%) KVM
2 1 (2.63%) Postfix
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Ansible
2 4 (10.53%) Terraform
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (7.89%) QRadar
4 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.26%) Nessus
4 2 (5.26%) Nmap
5 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.63%) Grafana
5 1 (2.63%) Kibana
5 1 (2.63%) Marathon
5 1 (2.63%) Mesos
5 1 (2.63%) Prometheus
5 1 (2.63%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Oracle
2 11 (28.95%) Red Hat
3 6 (15.79%) VMware
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco
5 4 (10.53%) Remedy
6 3 (7.89%) AlienVault
6 3 (7.89%) Google
6 3 (7.89%) Juniper
6 3 (7.89%) LogRhythm
6 3 (7.89%) Palo Alto
6 3 (7.89%) Splunk
6 3 (7.89%) Sybase
7 2 (5.26%) Qualys
8 1 (2.63%) TIBCO