Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 50 38
Rank change year-on-year -15 -12 +15
Permanent jobs citing Unix 72 102 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.77% 4.76% 5.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.89% 20.12% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 62 94 134
Wales median annual salary £37,250 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.24% +3.75% +9.59%
10th Percentile £26,749 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £54,844 £57,946 £50,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 453 507 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.74% 23.65% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 373 464 565
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -1.41%
10th Percentile £21,300 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,844 £57,500 £50,850
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -8 45 £40,000 +6.67% 11
West Wales +5 27 £33,934 -30.80% 1
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, 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 35 (48.61%) Linux
1 35 (48.61%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (45.83%) Java
3 31 (43.06%) Service Delivery
3 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (36.11%) Mentoring
5 24 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 24 (33.33%) OOP
6 23 (31.94%) OO
7 20 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (25.00%) Oracle
8 18 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 16 (22.22%) Red Hat
10 14 (19.44%) QA
11 13 (18.06%) SQL
11 13 (18.06%) Oracle Database
12 12 (16.67%) Ansible
12 12 (16.67%) Python
13 11 (15.28%) Bash Shell
14 9 (12.50%) Business Transformation
14 9 (12.50%) Jenkins
14 9 (12.50%) Software Delivery
14 9 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
14 9 (12.50%) Terraform
14 9 (12.50%) Shell Script
14 9 (12.50%) SEO
15 8 (11.11%) Scrum
15 8 (11.11%) Solaris

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 4 (5.56%) Apache
1 4 (5.56%) JBoss
1 4 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.17%) Apache Airflow
2 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.39%) CICS
3 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (4.17%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 35 (48.61%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.78%) Route 53
6 1 (1.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.39%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.39%) G Suite
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.94%) Firewall
3 3 (4.17%) DNS
3 3 (4.17%) VLAN
4 2 (2.78%) VPN
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.39%) IPsec
5 1 (1.39%) LAN
5 1 (1.39%) SAN
5 1 (1.39%) SSL
5 1 (1.39%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.39%) WAN
5 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.78%) MySQL
5 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.39%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.56%) Maven
4 3 (4.17%) Ant
5 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Software Engineer
2 13 (18.06%) DBA
2 13 (18.06%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Junior
3 9 (12.50%) Lead Software Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Administrator
4 8 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Junior Software Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Applications Support
5 7 (9.72%) Applications Support Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) Spring
2 4 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (4.17%) Flask
3 3 (4.17%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.17%) Java EE
3 3 (4.17%) Pandas
3 3 (4.17%) RESTful
3 3 (4.17%) SQLAlchemy
4 2 (2.78%) J2EE
4 2 (2.78%) Web Services
5 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.39%) Ext JS
5 1 (1.39%) HTML
5 1 (1.39%) HTML5
5 1 (1.39%) Kafka
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (1.39%) SOAP
5 1 (1.39%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.72%) Driving Licence
3 6 (8.33%) CMDB
4 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.78%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.78%) Fintech
7 1 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (48.61%) Linux
2 8 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (11.11%) Solaris
3 7 (9.72%) Windows
4 6 (8.33%) CentOS
5 5 (6.94%) AIX
6 4 (5.56%) HPUX
7 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (43.06%) Service Delivery
2 26 (36.11%) Mentoring
3 24 (33.33%) OOP
3 24 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 23 (31.94%) OO
5 20 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 9 (12.50%) Business Transformation
7 9 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (12.50%) SEO
7 9 (12.50%) Software Delivery
8 8 (11.11%) DevOps
8 8 (11.11%) High Availability
8 8 (11.11%) Scrum
9 6 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (6.94%) Proactive Monitoring
10 5 (6.94%) SIEM
10 5 (6.94%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.83%) Java
2 13 (18.06%) SQL
3 12 (16.67%) Python
4 11 (15.28%) Bash Shell
5 9 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.78%) Groovy
9 2 (2.78%) Perl
9 2 (2.78%) Ruby
10 1 (1.39%) Go
10 1 (1.39%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (6.94%) OCA
2 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) Degree
4 3 (4.17%) CCNA
4 3 (4.17%) CEH
4 3 (4.17%) CISA
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.17%) OSCP
5 2 (2.78%) CISSP
5 2 (2.78%) CREST Certified
5 2 (2.78%) GIAC
5 2 (2.78%) GISP
5 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) CCNP
6 1 (1.39%) CISM
6 1 (1.39%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.44%) QA
2 5 (6.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Docker
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) iptables
2 1 (1.39%) Postfix
2 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (16.67%) Ansible
2 9 (12.50%) Terraform
3 4 (5.56%) Puppet
3 4 (5.56%) Tivoli
3 4 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (4.17%) QRadar
5 2 (2.78%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.78%) Nessus
5 2 (2.78%) Nmap
6 1 (1.39%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.39%) Grafana
6 1 (1.39%) Kibana
6 1 (1.39%) Marathon
6 1 (1.39%) Mesos
6 1 (1.39%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.39%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Oracle
2 16 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.94%) Cisco
4 4 (5.56%) BMC
4 4 (5.56%) HP
4 4 (5.56%) IBM
4 4 (5.56%) Remedy
4 4 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 4 (5.56%) VMware
5 3 (4.17%) AlienVault
5 3 (4.17%) EMC
5 3 (4.17%) Google
5 3 (4.17%) Juniper
5 3 (4.17%) LogRhythm
5 3 (4.17%) NetApp
5 3 (4.17%) Palo Alto
5 3 (4.17%) Splunk
6 2 (2.78%) Qualys
6 2 (2.78%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.39%) Facebook