Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 42 42
Rank change year-on-year -20 0 -6
Permanent jobs citing Unix 53 68 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.36% 4.94% 5.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.02% 19.88% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 32 67 94
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £48,750
Wales median annual salary £35,657 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -16.10% +6.25% +6.67%

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 378 342 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 23.94% 24.85% 24.48%
Number of salaries quoted 324 312 472
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £34,625 £35,255
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.30% -1.79% +0.73%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,025 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £48,750
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,255
% change year-on-year -2.60% +9.20% +0.73%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -9 45 £39,500 +0.64% 5
Newport -5 4 £40,000 +26.33%
Bridgend -8 2 - - 2
Glamorgan - 1 - -
Torfaen - 1 - -
Unix
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 38 (71.70%) Linux
2 20 (37.74%) SQL
3 16 (30.19%) Java
4 14 (26.42%) Oracle
4 14 (26.42%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (24.53%) Red Hat
5 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (20.75%) Oracle Database
7 10 (18.87%) Solaris
7 10 (18.87%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (18.87%) CMDB
8 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (16.98%) Java EE
8 9 (16.98%) DevOps
8 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (15.09%) Finance
9 8 (15.09%) Python
9 8 (15.09%) WebLogic
9 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
9 8 (15.09%) HTML
9 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
9 8 (15.09%) Oracle Certification
10 7 (13.21%) OCA
10 7 (13.21%) EMC
10 7 (13.21%) NetApp
10 7 (13.21%) MySQL
10 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
10 7 (13.21%) Web Services

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 (15.09%) WebLogic
2 6 (11.32%) JBoss
3 5 (9.43%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.55%) Apache
4 4 (7.55%) CMS
5 3 (5.66%) CICS
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (1.89%) IIS
6 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (7.55%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.55%) GitHub
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.89%) G Suite
4 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.55%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.77%) Firewall
3 2 (3.77%) SMS
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (1.89%) DNS
4 1 (1.89%) IPsec
4 1 (1.89%) LAN
4 1 (1.89%) SSL
4 1 (1.89%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.89%) VLAN
4 1 (1.89%) VPN
4 1 (1.89%) WAN
4 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle Database
2 7 (13.21%) MySQL
3 5 (9.43%) MariaDB
4 4 (7.55%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.77%) Big Data
6 2 (3.77%) HPCC
7 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.66%) Ant
3 3 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.66%) Maven
4 2 (3.77%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.77%) Subversion
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.89%) webpack
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) DBA
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle DBA
2 10 (18.87%) Administrator
3 8 (15.09%) Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Unix Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) WebOps Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.55%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (7.55%) HTML Developer
7 4 (7.55%) React Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Senior WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) Java EE
2 8 (15.09%) HTML
3 7 (13.21%) Web Services
4 6 (11.32%) HTML5
4 6 (11.32%) Spring
5 5 (9.43%) CSS
5 5 (9.43%) Hibernate
5 5 (9.43%) JSON
6 4 (7.55%) CSS3
6 4 (7.55%) React
6 4 (7.55%) XML
7 3 (5.66%) .NET
7 3 (5.66%) SOAP
8 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.77%) CGI
8 2 (3.77%) J2EE
8 2 (3.77%) JSP
9 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.89%) Flask
9 1 (1.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) CMDB
2 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.55%) User Experience
5 3 (5.66%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.89%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (71.70%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Solaris
3 7 (13.21%) Windows
4 4 (7.55%) Mac OS
4 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Android
6 1 (1.89%) AIX
6 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.89%) CentOS
6 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (16.98%) DevOps
4 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
4 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (13.21%) Database Security
5 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (13.21%) Proactive Monitoring
6 6 (11.32%) Change Management
6 6 (11.32%) Deployment Automation
6 6 (11.32%) Scrum
6 6 (11.32%) Security Patching
6 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
6 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (9.43%) Web Operations
8 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.55%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) SQL
2 16 (30.19%) Java
3 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.09%) Python
4 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.55%) Go
7 3 (5.66%) C
7 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.77%) C#
8 2 (3.77%) C++
9 1 (1.89%) Java 8
9 1 (1.89%) Jython
9 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 7 (13.21%) OCA
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) CISA
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) OCP
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) vSphere
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) Docker
3 1 (1.89%) iptables
3 1 (1.89%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Ansible
2 3 (5.66%) Terraform
3 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.89%) Puppet
3 1 (1.89%) QRadar
3 1 (1.89%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Oracle
2 13 (24.53%) Red Hat
3 7 (13.21%) EMC
3 7 (13.21%) NetApp
4 6 (11.32%) VMware
5 4 (7.55%) TIBCO
6 3 (5.66%) Rackspace
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco
8 1 (1.89%) AlienVault
8 1 (1.89%) Facebook
8 1 (1.89%) Google
8 1 (1.89%) Juniper
8 1 (1.89%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.89%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.89%) Splunk