Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 38 79
Rank change year-on-year -62 +41 -10
Permanent jobs citing Unix 26 103 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.39% 5.39% 3.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.63% 20.93% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16 84 55
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -15.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,375 £26,749 £29,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £54,844 £57,946
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%

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 392 492 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.88% 25.76% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 330 419 412
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,000 £21,025
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £54,844
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

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 January 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 25 January 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 -33 16 £40,000 - 12
West Wales -16 10 - - 1
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 22 (84.62%) Linux
2 16 (61.54%) Project Management
3 14 (53.85%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) DHCP
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco
4 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
4 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (42.31%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (38.46%) DNS
5 10 (38.46%) LAN
5 10 (38.46%) VoIP
5 10 (38.46%) WAN
5 10 (38.46%) Change Management
5 10 (38.46%) Wireless
5 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 6 (23.08%) Web Services
6 6 (23.08%) OO
6 6 (23.08%) C++
6 6 (23.08%) PHP
6 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
6 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 6 (23.08%) Finance
6 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 6 (23.08%) Degree
6 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (23.08%) Kanban
6 6 (23.08%) Test Automation

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 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) JBoss
1 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon ECS
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon EKS
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (7.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) DHCP
2 10 (38.46%) DNS
2 10 (38.46%) LAN
2 10 (38.46%) VoIP
2 10 (38.46%) WAN
2 10 (38.46%) Wireless
3 5 (19.23%) Internet
3 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) HTTP
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) Riak
4 1 (3.85%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
1 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) ClearCase
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) C++ Developer
2 6 (23.08%) IT Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) IT Support
2 6 (23.08%) IT Support Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) IT Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Python Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) ETL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Graduate
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.85%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Unix Support
6 1 (3.85%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) Laravel
2 2 (7.69%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Home Automation
2 1 (3.85%) iSeries
2 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) AIX
4 1 (3.85%) CentOS
4 1 (3.85%) FreeBSD
4 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Project Management
2 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
2 11 (42.31%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (38.46%) Change Management
3 10 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (23.08%) Kanban
4 6 (23.08%) OO
4 6 (23.08%) Scrum
4 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
5 5 (19.23%) Customer-Centricity
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) Logistics
5 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
6 4 (15.38%) TDD
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) C++
1 6 (23.08%) PHP
2 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) Master's Degree
2 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.85%) GCIA
3 1 (3.85%) GCIH
3 1 (3.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.85%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Cisco
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) AlienVault
4 1 (3.85%) Avaya
4 1 (3.85%) Borland
4 1 (3.85%) Darktrace
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) LogRhythm
4 1 (3.85%) Splunk