Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 59 45
Rank change year-on-year -41 -14 -5
Permanent jobs citing Unix 30 80 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.59% 4.16% 5.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.83% 17.90% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 28 66 109
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £38,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.00% +6.25%
10th Percentile £33,811 £26,749 £29,750
90th Percentile £48,575 £54,844 £57,946
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 383 447 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.29% 23.22% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 322 382 474
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,625
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% -0.32% +6.73%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Wales

Unix
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Unix in Wales

Unix
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Wales over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Unix in Wales

Unix
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Wales region over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. 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
South Wales -28 27 £45,000 +12.50% 7
West Wales -10 2 £25,595 -24.57% 2
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Unix.

1 27 (90.00%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) Red Hat
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (33.33%) AIX
3 10 (33.33%) IBM
4 9 (30.00%) ISO 9000
4 9 (30.00%) Java
4 9 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (30.00%) CentOS
4 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (30.00%) Storage Management
4 9 (30.00%) Private Cloud
4 9 (30.00%) Enterprise Cloud
5 7 (23.33%) AWS
5 7 (23.33%) JSON
6 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (20.00%) Finance
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 5 (16.67%) DNS
7 5 (16.67%) HTTPS
7 5 (16.67%) Publishing
7 5 (16.67%) VMware
7 5 (16.67%) Ansible
7 5 (16.67%) Kafka

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
2 2 (6.67%) Jetty
2 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Azure
2 4 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (13.33%) GCP
3 2 (6.67%) GitHub
4 1 (3.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) DNS
1 5 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 4 (13.33%) DHCP
2 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) IP Telephony
2 4 (13.33%) SAN
2 4 (13.33%) VPN
2 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) HTTP
4 1 (3.33%) SMTP
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.67%) Big Data
3 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.67%) InfluxDB
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) Neo4j
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Power BI
4 1 (3.33%) Redis
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) CA Gen
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Publishing
3 4 (13.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) AIX Consultant
1 9 (30.00%) AIX Support
1 9 (30.00%) Consultant
1 9 (30.00%) Linux Consultant
1 9 (30.00%) Linux Support
1 9 (30.00%) Support Consultant
1 9 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
1 9 (30.00%) Technical Support
1 9 (30.00%) Technical Support Consultant
2 4 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior C++ Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) JSON
2 5 (16.67%) Kafka
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) CSS3
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) HTML5
4 2 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (6.67%) React
5 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Enterprise Cloud
1 9 (30.00%) Private Cloud
2 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (90.00%) Linux
2 10 (33.33%) AIX
3 9 (30.00%) CentOS
3 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (16.67%) Mac OS
5 4 (13.33%) Windows
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (43.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (30.00%) Storage Management
3 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (16.67%) OWASP
5 4 (13.33%) Coaching
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps
5 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Service Management
5 4 (13.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (10.00%) Microservices
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) Go
2 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) C++
3 2 (6.67%) PHP
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) ISO 9000
1 9 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) vSphere
3 2 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Ansible
2 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (13.33%) Puppet
3 3 (10.00%) Terraform
4 2 (6.67%) Grafana
4 2 (6.67%) Kibana
4 2 (6.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Red Hat
2 10 (33.33%) IBM
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) VMware
5 4 (13.33%) Avaya
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco
6 2 (6.67%) Google
7 1 (3.33%) CA
7 1 (3.33%) EMC
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) Splunk