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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 36 50
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 46 71 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.63% 5.41% 4.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.57% 22.19% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 43 60 53
Median salary £43,197 £38,750 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.47% +4.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,825 £32,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,242 £45,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 235 320 387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 23.67% 24.37% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 221 273 334
Median salary £36,116 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.18% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,750 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Unix as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 23 £49,039 - 2
South Wales -24 22 £37,500 -6.25% 2
North Wales 0 1 £51,500 +96.19%
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 46 (58.97%) Linux
2 38 (48.72%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (41.03%) Java
5 30 (38.46%) Windows
6 23 (29.49%) Microsoft
7 22 (28.21%) ITIL
8 21 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (25.64%) Service Delivery
10 19 (24.36%) Oracle
10 19 (24.36%) Software Engineering
11 18 (23.08%) Python
12 16 (20.51%) E-Commerce
13 15 (19.23%) SQL
13 15 (19.23%) VMware
13 15 (19.23%) SEO
13 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (17.95%) Degree
15 13 (16.67%) OOP
15 13 (16.67%) OO
15 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (15.38%) Mentoring
16 12 (15.38%) ServiceNow
16 12 (15.38%) Ansible
16 12 (15.38%) Windows Server
16 12 (15.38%) C++
16 12 (15.38%) BMC
16 12 (15.38%) Puppet
17 11 (14.10%) Business Transformation

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 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.69%) Apache
2 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (7.69%) IIS
2 6 (7.69%) JBoss
2 6 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.85%) nginx
3 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 38 (48.72%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (11.54%) PaaS
3 9 (11.54%) SaaS
4 7 (8.97%) IaaS
5 6 (7.69%) Office 365
6 4 (5.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (3.85%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) DNS
2 8 (10.26%) Firewall
2 8 (10.26%) GSM
3 5 (6.41%) VPN
4 4 (5.13%) iSCSI
5 3 (3.85%) DHCP
5 3 (3.85%) SNMP
5 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.56%) BGP
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (2.56%) EIGRP
6 2 (2.56%) FWSM
6 2 (2.56%) HSRP
6 2 (2.56%) IPsec
6 2 (2.56%) LAN
6 2 (2.56%) VRRP
6 2 (2.56%) Wireless
7 1 (1.28%) SSH
7 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) MongoDB
2 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.69%) MySQL
4 6 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.56%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.28%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.28%) Big Data
7 1 (1.28%) DB2
7 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.28%) Ingres
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.28%) Redis
7 1 (1.28%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.28%) Sqoop
7 1 (1.28%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.13%) Maven
3 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.56%) Ant
4 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.56%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.28%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.28%) JUnit
5 1 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (7.69%) Law
2 4 (5.13%) Games
2 4 (5.13%) Marketing
3 3 (3.85%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.56%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.56%) Military
4 2 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (24.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) Software Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Lead Software Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 8 (10.26%) Team Leader
6 7 (8.97%) Administrator
6 7 (8.97%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Network Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Unix Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) DBA
10 3 (3.85%) Junior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (7.69%) HTML
1 6 (7.69%) Spring
2 4 (5.13%) .NET
2 4 (5.13%) CSS
2 4 (5.13%) HTML5
2 4 (5.13%) iOS SDK
3 3 (3.85%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.85%) J2EE
3 3 (3.85%) Kafka
3 3 (3.85%) RESTful
3 3 (3.85%) Web Services
4 2 (2.56%) CSS3
4 2 (2.56%) REST
4 2 (2.56%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.28%) Ajax
5 1 (1.28%) Java EE
5 1 (1.28%) jQuery
5 1 (1.28%) Middleware
5 1 (1.28%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (7.69%) CMDB
3 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.41%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.85%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.28%) Fintech
7 1 (1.28%) PKI
7 1 (1.28%) Replication
7 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (58.97%) Linux
2 30 (38.46%) Windows
3 12 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 10 (12.82%) Android
4 10 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (10.26%) Apple iOS
6 7 (8.97%) CentOS
7 6 (7.69%) AIX
7 6 (7.69%) Ubuntu
7 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (6.41%) HPUX
8 5 (6.41%) Mac OS
9 3 (3.85%) OpenBSD
9 3 (3.85%) Solaris
10 2 (2.56%) VMS
10 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.21%) ITIL
3 21 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
4 20 (25.64%) Service Delivery
5 19 (24.36%) Software Engineering
6 16 (20.51%) E-Commerce
7 15 (19.23%) SEO
8 13 (16.67%) OO
8 13 (16.67%) OOP
9 12 (15.38%) Mentoring
10 11 (14.10%) Business Transformation
10 11 (14.10%) Configuration Management
10 11 (14.10%) DevOps
11 10 (12.82%) Customer Requirements
12 9 (11.54%) Change Management
13 8 (10.26%) Analytics
13 8 (10.26%) Application Performance Management
13 8 (10.26%) High Availability
13 8 (10.26%) ITSM
13 8 (10.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.03%) Java
2 18 (23.08%) Python
3 15 (19.23%) SQL
4 12 (15.38%) C++
5 7 (8.97%) Bash Shell
5 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.69%) C#
6 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.69%) Objective-C
6 6 (7.69%) PHP
7 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.85%) Perl
9 2 (2.56%) Scala
10 1 (1.28%) ABAP
10 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Degree
2 9 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.13%) MCSA
3 4 (5.13%) MCSE
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) CCNA
5 2 (2.56%) CCNP
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.10%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.13%) Firmware
4 3 (3.85%) Docker
4 3 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.56%) vCloud
5 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) Ansible
1 12 (15.38%) Puppet
2 8 (10.26%) CA Spectrum
2 8 (10.26%) Terraform
3 7 (8.97%) Tivoli
3 7 (8.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (7.69%) NetBackup
5 5 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (6.41%) ZABBIX
6 4 (5.13%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (29.49%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.36%) Oracle
3 15 (19.23%) VMware
4 12 (15.38%) BMC
4 12 (15.38%) ServiceNow
5 11 (14.10%) Cisco
6 10 (12.82%) HP
7 9 (11.54%) Red Hat
8 8 (10.26%) CA
8 8 (10.26%) Clearswift
8 8 (10.26%) LogRhythm
9 6 (7.69%) IBM
10 5 (6.41%) Juniper
11 4 (5.13%) Dell
11 4 (5.13%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.85%) Avaya
12 3 (3.85%) EMC
12 3 (3.85%) Google
12 3 (3.85%) NetApp
12 3 (3.85%) Nortel
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