Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 45 30
Rank change year-on-year 0 -15 +18
Permanent jobs citing Unix 65 99 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.60% 4.62% 6.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.62% 19.53% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 64 82 140
South Wales median annual salary £37,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.63% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £22,725
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,975 £50,250
Wales median annual salary £43,197 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.99% +6.67% +7.14%

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 391 507 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.65% 23.65% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 355 442 612
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.48%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +2 31 £39,250 -1.26% 5
Newport +14 16 £31,500 -40.00%
Bridgend +10 7 £37,500 +13.64%
Caerphilly -2 7 £55,000 +41.94% 1
Gwent - 2 £38,500 -
Unix
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Unix.

1 47 (72.31%) Linux
2 22 (33.85%) Windows
3 20 (30.77%) Oracle
4 19 (29.23%) Active Directory
5 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
5 18 (27.69%) Java
6 17 (26.15%) Red Hat
6 17 (26.15%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (24.62%) SQL
8 15 (23.08%) SAN
9 14 (21.54%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (21.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
10 13 (20.00%) VMware
10 13 (20.00%) ITIL
11 12 (18.46%) Firewall
11 12 (18.46%) DevOps
12 11 (16.92%) JBoss
12 11 (16.92%) WebLogic
12 11 (16.92%) Cisco
13 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
13 10 (15.38%) High Availability
13 10 (15.38%) MongoDB
13 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database
14 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
14 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
14 9 (13.85%) VPN
14 9 (13.85%) Shell Script

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 11 (16.92%) JBoss
1 11 (16.92%) WebLogic
2 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.69%) IIS
4 4 (6.15%) Apache
4 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Chatbot
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.15%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.77%) Office 365
3 7 (10.77%) SaaS
4 6 (9.23%) PaaS
5 5 (7.69%) IaaS
6 3 (4.62%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) SAN
2 14 (21.54%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (18.46%) Firewall
4 9 (13.85%) VPN
5 8 (12.31%) HTTP
5 8 (12.31%) NAS
6 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
7 6 (9.23%) DNS
8 4 (6.15%) DHCP
9 3 (4.62%) FTP
10 2 (3.08%) Network Security
10 2 (3.08%) SMS
10 2 (3.08%) SSH
10 2 (3.08%) Wireless
11 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
11 1 (1.54%) Internet
11 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.54%) PuTTY
11 1 (1.54%) SecureCRT
11 1 (1.54%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database
2 9 (13.85%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.77%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (9.23%) Ingres
4 6 (9.23%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (7.69%) MySQL
5 5 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (4.62%) Couchbase
7 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.54%) Redis
9 1 (1.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.62%) Maven
3 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.08%) Toad
4 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.54%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Law
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.54%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Military
4 1 (1.54%) Publishing
4 1 (1.54%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 9 (13.85%) Administrator
1 9 (13.85%) Linux Engineer
1 9 (13.85%) Support Engineer
2 8 (12.31%) Unix Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Applications Support
3 7 (10.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) DBA
4 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 6 (9.23%) Support Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Team Leader
5 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (6.15%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) Spring
2 6 (9.23%) HTML
3 5 (7.69%) J2EE
4 4 (6.15%) CSS
4 4 (6.15%) HTML5
5 3 (4.62%) Kafka
5 3 (4.62%) Middleware
5 3 (4.62%) RESTful
5 3 (4.62%) Web Services
6 2 (3.08%) .NET
6 2 (3.08%) CSS3
6 2 (3.08%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (3.08%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.08%) Java EE
6 2 (3.08%) JSON
6 2 (3.08%) REST
6 2 (3.08%) Spring MVC
6 2 (3.08%) WebRTC
7 1 (1.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (6.15%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.62%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.62%) Clustering
4 3 (4.62%) PKI
4 3 (4.62%) User Experience
5 2 (3.08%) CMDB
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) Anti-Piracy
6 1 (1.54%) Fintech
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (72.31%) Linux
2 22 (33.85%) Windows
3 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
4 8 (12.31%) AIX
5 7 (10.77%) Solaris
5 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.23%) CentOS
6 6 (9.23%) Ubuntu
7 5 (7.69%) Android
8 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.08%) VMS
10 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (20.00%) ITIL
3 12 (18.46%) DevOps
4 10 (15.38%) High Availability
5 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
5 8 (12.31%) Open Source
5 8 (12.31%) Problem Management
6 7 (10.77%) Change Management
7 6 (9.23%) Release Management
8 5 (7.69%) Identity Management
9 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.15%) Microservices
9 4 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.15%) Process Improvement
10 3 (4.62%) Coaching
10 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.62%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (4.62%) Proactive Management
10 3 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) Java
2 16 (24.62%) SQL
3 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.85%) Shell Script
4 6 (9.23%) Perl
5 5 (7.69%) Python
6 4 (6.15%) PHP
6 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.62%) Korn
7 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.08%) C
8 2 (3.08%) C#
8 2 (3.08%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.54%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) Degree
3 3 (4.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.54%) CISM
5 1 (1.54%) CISSP
5 1 (1.54%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.54%) MCSA
5 1 (1.54%) MCSE
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.54%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (29.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.77%) vSphere
4 4 (6.15%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.54%) KVM
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Ansible
1 6 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (9.23%) Puppet
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (6.15%) Data Guard
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (6.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (4.62%) SCOM
5 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (1.54%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) Oracle
2 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
3 17 (26.15%) Red Hat
4 13 (20.00%) VMware
5 11 (16.92%) Cisco
6 8 (12.31%) Splunk
7 6 (9.23%) Actian
7 6 (9.23%) Avaya
8 3 (4.62%) Google
8 3 (4.62%) IBM
9 2 (3.08%) Cloudera
9 2 (3.08%) HP
9 2 (3.08%) NetApp
10 1 (1.54%) Dell
10 1 (1.54%) Juniper
10 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.54%) Talend