Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Unix
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 55 38
Rank change year-on-year +6 -17 +12
Permanent jobs citing Unix 104 106 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.07% 4.08% 5.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.26% 17.64% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 103 88 155
Wales median annual salary £43,197 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.99% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £23,150
90th Percentile £57,946 £55,250 £50,000
UK median annual salary £53,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.95% +1.00% -

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 540 601 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 26.30% 23.16% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 490 517 659
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,150 £20,500
90th Percentile £54,844 £49,250 £47,650
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

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 20 November 2017.

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 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
South Wales 0 65 £37,750 -5.63% 6
West Wales +18 39 £49,039 -6.59%
Unix
UK

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 Wales region with a requirement for Unix.

1 51 (49.04%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (45.19%) Linux
3 46 (44.23%) Java
4 34 (32.69%) Business Transformation
5 33 (31.73%) Windows
6 31 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 26 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 25 (24.04%) Customer Requirements
8 25 (24.04%) Oracle
9 24 (23.08%) OO
9 24 (23.08%) ITIL
9 24 (23.08%) SEO
10 23 (22.12%) Service Delivery
10 23 (22.12%) OOP
10 23 (22.12%) Software Delivery
11 22 (21.15%) Cisco
12 21 (20.19%) SQL
13 19 (18.27%) Active Directory
13 19 (18.27%) Microsoft Azure
14 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
15 17 (16.35%) Avaya
15 17 (16.35%) Red Hat
15 17 (16.35%) Puppet
15 17 (16.35%) Ansible
16 15 (14.42%) SAN
17 14 (13.46%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (13.46%) Windows Server
18 13 (12.50%) VMware

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 11 (10.58%) JBoss
1 11 (10.58%) WebLogic
2 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.81%) IIS
4 4 (3.85%) Apache
4 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 51 (49.04%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (18.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.73%) Office 365
3 7 (6.73%) SaaS
4 6 (5.77%) PaaS
5 5 (4.81%) IaaS
6 3 (2.88%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.42%) SAN
2 14 (13.46%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (11.54%) Firewall
4 9 (8.65%) VPN
5 8 (7.69%) HTTP
5 8 (7.69%) NAS
6 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
7 6 (5.77%) DNS
7 6 (5.77%) PuTTY
8 5 (4.81%) tcpdump
8 5 (4.81%) Wireshark
9 4 (3.85%) DHCP
10 3 (2.88%) FTP
11 2 (1.92%) Network Security
11 2 (1.92%) SMS
11 2 (1.92%) SSH
11 2 (1.92%) Wireless
12 1 (0.96%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.96%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.96%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.62%) MongoDB
1 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.65%) Oracle Database
2 9 (8.65%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.77%) Ingres
4 6 (5.77%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.81%) MySQL
5 5 (4.81%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.88%) Couchbase
7 3 (2.88%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.96%) Redis
9 1 (0.96%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.81%) Fiddler
2 5 (4.81%) SoapUI
3 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.88%) Maven
5 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.92%) Toad
6 1 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.96%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.88%) Finance
3 2 (1.92%) Law
3 2 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.96%) Games
4 1 (0.96%) Military
4 1 (0.96%) Publishing
4 1 (0.96%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 24 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 23 (22.12%) Lead Software Engineer
2 23 (22.12%) Senior Software Engineer
3 17 (16.35%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 17 (16.35%) Team Leader
4 16 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (8.65%) Administrator
5 9 (8.65%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (8.65%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Applications Support
7 7 (6.73%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) DBA
8 6 (5.77%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.81%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (4.81%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.73%) .NET
1 7 (6.73%) Spring
2 6 (5.77%) HTML
3 5 (4.81%) J2EE
4 4 (3.85%) CSS
4 4 (3.85%) HTML5
5 3 (2.88%) Kafka
5 3 (2.88%) Middleware
5 3 (2.88%) RESTful
5 3 (2.88%) Web Services
6 2 (1.92%) CSS3
6 2 (1.92%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.92%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.92%) Java EE
6 2 (1.92%) JSON
6 2 (1.92%) REST
6 2 (1.92%) Spring MVC
6 2 (1.92%) WebRTC
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.96%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.77%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.88%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.88%) Clustering
4 3 (2.88%) PKI
4 3 (2.88%) User Experience
5 2 (1.92%) CMDB
5 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.96%) Anti-Piracy
6 1 (0.96%) Fintech
6 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (45.19%) Linux
2 33 (31.73%) Windows
3 14 (13.46%) Windows Server
4 8 (7.69%) AIX
5 7 (6.73%) Solaris
5 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.77%) CentOS
6 6 (5.77%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.81%) Android
8 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.92%) VMS
10 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.69%) Business Transformation
2 31 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 26 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 25 (24.04%) Customer Requirements
5 24 (23.08%) ITIL
5 24 (23.08%) OO
5 24 (23.08%) SEO
6 23 (22.12%) OOP
6 23 (22.12%) Service Delivery
6 23 (22.12%) Software Delivery
7 14 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (11.54%) DevOps
9 11 (10.58%) Server Virtualisation
10 10 (9.62%) High Availability
11 8 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 8 (7.69%) Open Source
11 8 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (7.69%) Problem Management
12 7 (6.73%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (44.23%) Java
2 21 (20.19%) SQL
3 9 (8.65%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.65%) Shell Script
4 7 (6.73%) C
4 7 (6.73%) C++
5 6 (5.77%) Perl
6 5 (4.81%) Python
7 4 (3.85%) PHP
7 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.88%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.88%) Korn
8 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.92%) C#
9 2 (1.92%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.92%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.96%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.88%) Degree
3 3 (2.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.96%) CISM
5 1 (0.96%) CISSP
5 1 (0.96%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.96%) MCSA
5 1 (0.96%) MCSE
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.96%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (18.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.73%) vSphere
4 4 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.96%) KVM
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (16.35%) Ansible
1 17 (16.35%) Puppet
2 11 (10.58%) Tivoli
2 11 (10.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.81%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (3.85%) Data Guard
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.88%) SCOM
7 2 (1.92%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.96%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (24.04%) Oracle
2 22 (21.15%) Cisco
3 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
4 17 (16.35%) Avaya
4 17 (16.35%) Red Hat
5 13 (12.50%) VMware
6 11 (10.58%) Nortel
7 8 (7.69%) Splunk
8 6 (5.77%) Actian
9 3 (2.88%) Google
9 3 (2.88%) IBM
10 2 (1.92%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.92%) HP
10 2 (1.92%) NetApp
11 1 (0.96%) Dell
11 1 (0.96%) Juniper
11 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.96%) Talend