Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 65 31
Rank change year-on-year +2 -34 +39
Permanent jobs citing Unix 78 91 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.02% 3.80% 6.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.82% 16.22% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 74 78 173
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £39,750 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.92% +3.25% +6.21%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,812 £55,250 £50,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -

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 493 561 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.39% 23.40% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 426 493 654
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £21,625 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £54,844 £50,000 £50,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 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
South Wales -4 56 £38,250 +0.66% 7
West Wales +21 22 £49,039 -6.59%
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 42 (53.85%) Linux
2 32 (41.03%) Java
3 30 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (32.05%) Oracle
5 19 (24.36%) SQL
5 19 (24.36%) Red Hat
5 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (23.08%) Windows
6 18 (23.08%) Business Transformation
7 15 (19.23%) Mentoring
7 15 (19.23%) ITIL
8 14 (17.95%) Active Directory
8 14 (17.95%) SEO
8 14 (17.95%) Software Engineering
8 14 (17.95%) Customer Requirements
9 13 (16.67%) Software Delivery
9 13 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 13 (16.67%) Cisco
9 13 (16.67%) OOP
9 13 (16.67%) OO
9 13 (16.67%) JBoss
10 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 12 (15.38%) SAN
10 12 (15.38%) VMware
10 12 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (14.10%) Avaya
11 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
11 11 (14.10%) WebLogic
11 11 (14.10%) Relational Database

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 13 (16.67%) JBoss
2 11 (14.10%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.85%) Apache
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 30 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.41%) Office 365
4 4 (5.13%) IaaS
4 4 (5.13%) SaaS
5 3 (3.85%) PaaS
6 2 (2.56%) G Suite
6 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.38%) SAN
1 12 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (10.26%) Firewall
3 6 (7.69%) HTTP
4 5 (6.41%) NAS
4 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.41%) VPN
5 4 (5.13%) PuTTY
5 4 (5.13%) tcpdump
5 4 (5.13%) Wireshark
6 3 (3.85%) DNS
6 3 (3.85%) FTP
7 2 (2.56%) DHCP
7 2 (2.56%) Network Security
7 2 (2.56%) SMS
8 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.26%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.41%) Ingres
5 5 (6.41%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.41%) MySQL
5 5 (6.41%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (5.13%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (5.13%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.56%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.13%) Fiddler
2 4 (5.13%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.56%) Ant
3 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.56%) Toad
4 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.28%) JIRA
4 1 (1.28%) JMeter
4 1 (1.28%) JUnit
4 1 (1.28%) NUnit
4 1 (1.28%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.13%) Finance
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 14 (17.95%) Software Engineer
2 13 (16.67%) Lead Software Engineer
2 13 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 11 (14.10%) Team Leader
4 9 (11.54%) Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Administrator
5 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Applications Support
6 7 (8.97%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Unix Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) DBA
7 5 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Linux Support
8 4 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (5.13%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) HTML
2 7 (8.97%) J2EE
3 6 (7.69%) .NET
4 5 (6.41%) HTML5
4 5 (6.41%) Spring
5 4 (5.13%) CSS
5 4 (5.13%) Web Services
6 3 (3.85%) Middleware
6 3 (3.85%) RESTful
7 2 (2.56%) CSS3
7 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.56%) Java EE
7 2 (2.56%) REST
8 1 (1.28%) DOM
8 1 (1.28%) LAMP
8 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.41%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.85%) Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.56%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.56%) Fintech
4 2 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.56%) PKI
4 2 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (53.85%) Linux
2 18 (23.08%) Windows
3 9 (11.54%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.26%) Solaris
5 7 (8.97%) AIX
5 7 (8.97%) CentOS
6 5 (6.41%) Android
7 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.85%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.08%) Business Transformation
3 15 (19.23%) ITIL
3 15 (19.23%) Mentoring
4 14 (17.95%) Customer Requirements
4 14 (17.95%) SEO
4 14 (17.95%) Software Engineering
5 13 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (16.67%) OO
5 13 (16.67%) OOP
5 13 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 13 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 10 (12.82%) DevOps
7 9 (11.54%) High Availability
8 7 (8.97%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (7.69%) Open Source
9 6 (7.69%) Release Management
10 5 (6.41%) Problem Management
10 5 (6.41%) Scrum
10 5 (6.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.03%) Java
2 19 (24.36%) SQL
3 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.54%) Shell Script
5 8 (10.26%) Python
6 7 (8.97%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.97%) Perl
7 5 (6.41%) C
7 5 (6.41%) C++
8 4 (5.13%) PHP
8 4 (5.13%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.85%) Korn
9 3 (3.85%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.85%) Ruby
10 2 (2.56%) Groovy
10 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.28%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.85%) CREST Certified
2 3 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.56%) CEH
3 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.56%) Degree
3 2 (2.56%) OSCP
4 1 (1.28%) CISM
4 1 (1.28%) CISSP
4 1 (1.28%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.41%) vSphere
4 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.56%) Docker
5 2 (2.56%) KVM
5 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) Ansible
2 5 (6.41%) Puppet
2 5 (6.41%) Tivoli
2 5 (6.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (5.13%) Data Guard
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (3.85%) SCOM
5 2 (2.56%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.56%) Nessus
5 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.56%) Nmap
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 25 (32.05%) Oracle
2 19 (24.36%) Red Hat
3 13 (16.67%) Cisco
4 12 (15.38%) VMware
5 11 (14.10%) Avaya
5 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.97%) Splunk
7 5 (6.41%) Actian
7 5 (6.41%) Nortel
8 4 (5.13%) Google
9 2 (2.56%) IBM
9 2 (2.56%) NetApp
9 2 (2.56%) Qualys
9 2 (2.56%) Sybase
10 1 (1.28%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.28%) Talend