Period
to 3 August 2020

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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > Wales
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 91 65
Rank change year-on-year +13 -26 -24
Permanent jobs citing Unix 17 35 76
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 1.56% 1.95% 3.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.49% 9.36% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15 33 66
Median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.81% -10.24%
10th Percentile £25,800 £33,811 £26,749
90th Percentile £63,250 £48,400 £54,844
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 227 374 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.84% 20.86% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 193 317 377
Median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.60% +2.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £49,900 £52,500 £54,844
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Wales

Unix
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unix in Wales.

Salary trend for Unix in Wales

Unix
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unix in Wales over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

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 3 August 2020. 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 +3 9 £32,734 -27.26% 3
North Wales - 5 - -
West Wales +5 2 £55,000 +114.89%
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Azure
4 7 (41.18%) Docker
4 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
4 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (35.29%) Clustering
5 6 (35.29%) DevOps
5 6 (35.29%) High Availability
6 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (29.41%) IaaS
6 5 (29.41%) Kubernetes
6 5 (29.41%) Public Cloud
6 5 (29.41%) AWS
6 5 (29.41%) SaaS
6 5 (29.41%) PaaS
6 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
6 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
6 5 (29.41%) CentOS
6 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
6 5 (29.41%) Network Security
6 5 (29.41%) Retail
6 5 (29.41%) Firewall
6 5 (29.41%) Identity Management

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 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Azure
2 5 (29.41%) AWS
2 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (29.41%) IaaS
2 5 (29.41%) PaaS
2 5 (29.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DHCP
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
1 5 (29.41%) Network Security
1 5 (29.41%) VPN
2 3 (17.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) PhpStorm
2 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.88%) Xdebug
General
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Cloud Specialist
1 5 (29.41%) Technical Leader
1 5 (29.41%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Laravel
2 2 (11.76%) Symfony
2 2 (11.76%) Vue.js
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) LAMP
3 1 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Clustering
2 5 (29.41%) Cloud Native
2 5 (29.41%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (29.41%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) HACMP
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) CentOS
3 5 (29.41%) SUSE
3 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.76%) AIX
6 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (35.29%) DevOps
3 6 (35.29%) High Availability
4 5 (29.41%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (29.41%) Decision-Making
4 5 (29.41%) Identity Management
4 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
5 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Kanban
7 1 (5.88%) Microservices
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) ES6
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) Progress 4GL
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) MCSA
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) Docker
3 1 (5.88%) Firmware
3 1 (5.88%) PowerHA
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Kubernetes
1 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.76%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Progress
4 1 (5.88%) QAD
4 1 (5.88%) Sun
4 1 (5.88%) Veritas
4 1 (5.88%) Zend