The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 26 43 29
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 3 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.28% 0.38% 5.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 1.39% 21.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 15
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
UNIX
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
48 72 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 20.43% 27.48% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 28 53 64
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £28,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

UNIX
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Aberdeen region.

UNIX Salary Trend in Aberdeen

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) EPoS
3 3 (37.50%) Dutch Language
3 3 (37.50%) French Language
3 3 (37.50%) Italian Language
3 3 (37.50%) Norwegian Language
3 3 (37.50%) Spanish Language
3 3 (37.50%) OpenWorks
3 3 (37.50%) Master Data Management
3 3 (37.50%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) C
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) SAN

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) OpenWorks
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (37.50%) Dutch Language
1 3 (37.50%) French Language
1 3 (37.50%) Italian Language
1 3 (37.50%) Norwegian Language
1 3 (37.50%) Spanish Language
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Management Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Data Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) C Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) EPoS
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Master Data Management
1 3 (37.50%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) NetApp
1 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas