The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 29 43 18
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 104 59 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.99% 4.74% 9.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.30% 22.52% 37.22%
Number of salaries quoted 55 35 78
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £37,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +34.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £36,360 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.12% -
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 Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
411 262 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.62% 21.04% 25.27%
Number of salaries quoted 267 169 228
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

UNIX
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

UNIX Salary Trend in Edinburgh

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

1 136 (54.84%) Linux
2 85 (34.27%) Oracle
3 82 (33.06%) Java
4 81 (32.66%) SQL
5 74 (29.84%) Windows
6 70 (28.23%) Finance
7 65 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
8 62 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 57 (22.98%) Degree
10 55 (22.18%) Computer Science
11 51 (20.56%) Perl
12 50 (20.16%) QA
13 49 (19.76%) Banking
14 47 (18.95%) C++
15 46 (18.55%) Software Engineering
16 39 (15.73%) C#
17 35 (14.11%) Python
18 34 (13.71%) Change Management
19 31 (12.50%) Coaching
20 30 (12.10%) Mentoring
20 30 (12.10%) C
20 30 (12.10%) JavaScript
21 29 (11.69%) HTML
21 29 (11.69%) PL/SQL
21 29 (11.69%) Oracle Database
22 28 (11.29%) CSS
23 27 (10.89%) Retail
23 27 (10.89%) Ruby
24 25 (10.08%) .NET
24 25 (10.08%) Microsoft

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 24 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 23 (9.27%) WebSphere
3 14 (5.65%) MQSeries
4 9 (3.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (3.23%) Node.js
6 6 (2.42%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (2.42%) Oracle Coherence
6 6 (2.42%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (2.02%) FileNet
7 5 (2.02%) CICS
7 5 (2.02%) Apache
8 4 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.21%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (1.21%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.81%) IIS
10 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.40%) Lync
11 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (4.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.40%) FrameMaker
3 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.40%) RoboHelp
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.42%) Oracle 11i
1 6 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (2.42%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.21%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.40%) HFM
3 1 (0.40%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.65%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.27%) Internet
2 17 (6.85%) Ethernet
3 12 (4.84%) LAN
3 12 (4.84%) WAN
3 12 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (4.44%) Firewall
5 10 (4.03%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.23%) FTP
6 8 (3.23%) VoIP
6 8 (3.23%) Wireshark
6 8 (3.23%) tcpdump
7 6 (2.42%) HTTP
8 4 (1.61%) LDAP
8 4 (1.61%) VPN
8 4 (1.61%) SSH
8 4 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.61%) Network Security
9 2 (0.81%) SAN
9 2 (0.81%) DHCP
9 2 (0.81%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.69%) Oracle Database
2 17 (6.85%) Relational Database
2 17 (6.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (5.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (4.84%) Oracle Database 12c
5 11 (4.44%) RDBMS
5 11 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.63%) Big Data
7 9 (3.63%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (3.63%) SQL Server
8 8 (3.23%) DB2
9 7 (2.82%) MySQL
10 6 (2.42%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (2.42%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (2.02%) NoSQL
11 5 (2.02%) OLTP
12 2 (0.81%) OLAP
12 2 (0.81%) DataStage
12 2 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 22 (8.87%) Subversion
2 16 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.61%) Ant
5 4 (1.61%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.61%) Maven
6 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.81%) RubyMine
General
1 70 (28.23%) Finance
2 49 (19.76%) Banking
3 27 (10.89%) Retail
4 16 (6.45%) Electronics
5 8 (3.23%) Back Office
6 6 (2.42%) International Banking
7 5 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.21%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.21%) Automotive
9 2 (0.81%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) Marketing
10 1 (0.40%) Military
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (19.76%) Developer
2 35 (14.11%) Software Engineer
3 26 (10.48%) Analyst
4 25 (10.08%) Administrator
5 24 (9.68%) Technical Specialist
6 15 (6.05%) Java Developer
7 14 (5.65%) Oracle DBA
7 14 (5.65%) DBA
8 13 (5.24%) Development Engineer
8 13 (5.24%) Senior Developer
8 13 (5.24%) Oracle Developer
8 13 (5.24%) Software Development Engineer
9 12 (4.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 11 (4.44%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 11 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (4.44%) J2EE Developer
11 10 (4.03%) Senior J2EE Developer
12 9 (3.63%) Architect
13 8 (3.23%) Consultant
14 7 (2.82%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.69%) HTML
2 28 (11.29%) CSS
3 25 (10.08%) .NET
4 22 (8.87%) HTML5
5 21 (8.47%) J2EE
6 16 (6.45%) OpenGL
6 16 (6.45%) STL
6 16 (6.45%) XML
6 16 (6.45%) MFC
6 16 (6.45%) Direct3D
6 16 (6.45%) LESS
6 16 (6.45%) Qt
6 16 (6.45%) WPF
7 15 (6.05%) Middleware
8 13 (5.24%) CSS3
9 10 (4.03%) Web Services
9 10 (4.03%) jQuery
10 9 (3.63%) SOAP
11 8 (3.23%) Sass
11 8 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 62 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (22.18%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.45%) CUDA
3 16 (6.45%) Visualisation
3 16 (6.45%) Mathematics
4 13 (5.24%) Clustering
5 9 (3.63%) Replication
6 8 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.82%) iSeries
7 7 (2.82%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.42%) Oracle Exalogic
9 5 (2.02%) Reference Data
9 5 (2.02%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (2.02%) Informatics
9 5 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.02%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.61%) VSAM
11 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.21%) Firmware
11 3 (1.21%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 136 (54.84%) Linux
2 74 (29.84%) Windows
3 19 (7.66%) AIX
4 10 (4.03%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.82%) Solaris
6 6 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.61%) zOS
7 4 (1.61%) Fedora
7 4 (1.61%) CentOS
8 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (18.55%) Software Engineering
3 34 (13.71%) Change Management
4 31 (12.50%) Coaching
5 30 (12.10%) Mentoring
6 23 (9.27%) Software Architecture
7 22 (8.87%) TDD
7 22 (8.87%) Information Security
8 19 (7.66%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (6.45%) ITIL
9 16 (6.45%) OOP
9 16 (6.45%) 3D Visualisation
9 16 (6.45%) Unit Testing
10 15 (6.05%) Automated Testing
10 15 (6.05%) Waterfall
10 15 (6.05%) OO
11 14 (5.65%) Web Development
12 13 (5.24%) Refactoring
12 13 (5.24%) Business Analysis
12 13 (5.24%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 82 (33.06%) Java
2 81 (32.66%) SQL
3 51 (20.56%) Perl
4 47 (18.95%) C++
5 39 (15.73%) C#
6 35 (14.11%) Python
7 30 (12.10%) C
7 30 (12.10%) JavaScript
8 29 (11.69%) PL/SQL
9 27 (10.89%) Ruby
10 25 (10.08%) Shell Script
11 16 (6.45%) VC++
12 13 (5.24%) Objective-C
13 9 (3.63%) PHP
14 8 (3.23%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (1.21%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.21%) COBOL
16 1 (0.40%) Erlang
16 1 (0.40%) Lua
16 1 (0.40%) Korn
Qualifications
1 57 (22.98%) Degree
2 13 (5.24%) Postgraduate
3 4 (1.61%) CCNP
3 4 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.61%) GCIA
3 4 (1.61%) GSEC
3 4 (1.61%) GCIH
3 4 (1.61%) GWAPT
3 4 (1.61%) GPEN
3 4 (1.61%) OSCP
3 4 (1.61%) OSCE
4 3 (1.21%) ISEB
5 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.40%) CCNA
6 1 (0.40%) MCSE
6 1 (0.40%) MCP
6 1 (0.40%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (20.16%) QA
2 12 (4.84%) SLA
3 5 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (5.65%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.42%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (2.02%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.61%) Snort
6 2 (0.81%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.40%) Gluster
7 1 (0.40%) KVM
7 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (2.42%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.61%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.61%) Puppet
3 1 (0.40%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) SCOM
3 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.40%) OpenView
3 1 (0.40%) Nagios
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 85 (34.27%) Oracle
2 25 (10.08%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.24%) VMware
4 11 (4.44%) IBM
5 8 (3.23%) Dell
6 6 (2.42%) JBoss
7 5 (2.02%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (1.61%) HP
9 3 (1.21%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.21%) Cisco
9 3 (1.21%) Sun
9 3 (1.21%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.81%) SAP
10 2 (0.81%) Citrix
10 2 (0.81%) McAfee
10 2 (0.81%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.81%) Greenplum
11 1 (0.40%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.40%) Adobe
11 1 (0.40%) Hyperion
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £44625 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Search Consultancy
Salary: Highly competitive package on offer
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Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
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Head Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent company benefits
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Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: £Competitive plus cash and benefits package
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