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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 35 27 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 89 113 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.00% 7.61% 4.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.21% 31.56% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 39 54 40
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £57,500 £55,300
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
353 358 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.79% 24.12% 24.01%
Number of salaries quoted 211 226 213
Average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 31 July 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 102 (54.55%) Linux
2 81 (43.32%) Oracle
3 79 (42.25%) Banking
4 69 (36.90%) Windows
5 60 (32.09%) Retail
6 45 (24.06%) Finance
7 43 (22.99%) SQL
8 41 (21.93%) Java
9 39 (20.86%) Analytical Skills
10 36 (19.25%) SDLC
11 35 (18.72%) Change Management
12 32 (17.11%) Mentoring
12 32 (17.11%) Degree
13 27 (14.44%) WebSphere
14 26 (13.90%) DB2
15 25 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (12.83%) Software Engineering
17 23 (12.30%) Computer Science
17 23 (12.30%) QA
17 23 (12.30%) .NET
18 22 (11.76%) SQL Server
19 21 (11.23%) IBM
20 20 (10.70%) Coaching
21 19 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
21 19 (10.16%) WebSphere MQ
21 19 (10.16%) C++
22 18 (9.63%) J2EE
22 18 (9.63%) Information Security
23 17 (9.09%) Asset Management
24 16 (8.56%) VMware

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 27 (14.44%) WebSphere
2 16 (8.56%) Tomcat
3 14 (7.49%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (7.49%) Apache
4 12 (6.42%) JBoss
5 6 (3.21%) MQSeries
5 6 (3.21%) SAS
6 5 (2.67%) FileNet
6 5 (2.67%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (2.67%) Captiva
7 4 (2.14%) WordPress
7 4 (2.14%) CMS
8 3 (1.60%) Drupal
8 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.53%) Node.js
9 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.42%) Firewall
2 11 (5.88%) DNS
3 10 (5.35%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.81%) Ethernet
5 8 (4.28%) Network Security
6 7 (3.74%) POP3
6 7 (3.74%) SMTP
6 7 (3.74%) LDAP
6 7 (3.74%) IMAP
7 6 (3.21%) LAN
7 6 (3.21%) WLAN
8 5 (2.67%) SAN
9 4 (2.14%) SSL
10 3 (1.60%) HTTP
11 2 (1.07%) Internet
12 1 (0.53%) RFID
12 1 (0.53%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.53%) NFC
12 1 (0.53%) WAN
12 1 (0.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.90%) DB2
2 22 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 15 (8.02%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.28%) Hadoop
5 8 (4.28%) MySQL
5 8 (4.28%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.28%) DataStage
5 8 (4.28%) JasperReports
5 8 (4.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.21%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (2.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 3 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.60%) Base SAS
9 3 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.07%) OLAP
10 2 (1.07%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 10 (5.35%) Visual Studio
1 10 (5.35%) Subversion
2 5 (2.67%) JUnit
3 4 (2.14%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.60%) HttpUnit
4 3 (1.60%) GCC
4 3 (1.60%) Clang
4 3 (1.60%) JMeter
5 2 (1.07%) Maven
5 2 (1.07%) Selenium
6 1 (0.53%) TestLink
6 1 (0.53%) JIRA
6 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.53%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.53%) Ant
6 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
General
1 79 (42.25%) Banking
2 60 (32.09%) Retail
3 45 (24.06%) Finance
4 9 (4.81%) Electronics
5 7 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.67%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (2.14%) Automotive
9 2 (1.07%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.07%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.07%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (13.37%) Developer
2 21 (11.23%) Technical Specialist
3 20 (10.70%) Administrator
4 18 (9.63%) Analyst
5 14 (7.49%) Software Engineer
6 13 (6.95%) Consultant
7 12 (6.42%) DBA
8 11 (5.88%) Database Engineer
8 11 (5.88%) Senior Database Engineer
9 10 (5.35%) Java Developer
9 10 (5.35%) UNIX Specialist
10 9 (4.81%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
12 7 (3.74%) Support Specialist
12 7 (3.74%) Security Engineer
12 7 (3.74%) Technical Engineer
12 7 (3.74%) Senior Security Engineer
13 6 (3.21%) Technical Leader
13 6 (3.21%) Security Manager
13 6 (3.21%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.30%) .NET
2 19 (10.16%) WebSphere MQ
3 18 (9.63%) J2EE
4 16 (8.56%) XML
5 14 (7.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 12 (6.42%) OpenGL
6 12 (6.42%) Qt
7 10 (5.35%) WPF
8 9 (4.81%) STL
8 9 (4.81%) MFC
8 9 (4.81%) Direct3D
9 8 (4.28%) HTML
10 7 (3.74%) Web Services
10 7 (3.74%) CSS
10 7 (3.74%) jQuery
10 7 (3.74%) Middleware
11 6 (3.21%) SOAP
11 6 (3.21%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.67%) RESTful
12 5 (2.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.86%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (12.30%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.81%) Mathematics
4 9 (4.81%) Visualisation
4 9 (4.81%) CUDA
4 9 (4.81%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.81%) Clustering
5 7 (3.74%) Replication
6 6 (3.21%) Mainframe
6 6 (3.21%) Cryptography
6 6 (3.21%) SCADA
6 6 (3.21%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (3.21%) LPAR
7 5 (2.67%) SWIFT
7 5 (2.67%) HACMP
8 4 (2.14%) iSeries
8 4 (2.14%) Telematics
9 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.07%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 102 (54.55%) Linux
2 69 (36.90%) Windows
3 15 (8.02%) Solaris
4 9 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.21%) AIX
6 4 (2.14%) zOS
7 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.53%) Android
9 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.25%) SDLC
2 35 (18.72%) Change Management
3 32 (17.11%) Mentoring
4 25 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (12.83%) Software Engineering
6 20 (10.70%) Coaching
7 19 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (9.63%) Information Security
9 17 (9.09%) Asset Management
10 15 (8.02%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (6.95%) UML
11 13 (6.95%) ITIL
12 12 (6.42%) Configuration Management
13 11 (5.88%) TDD
13 11 (5.88%) Waterfall
14 10 (5.35%) Unit Testing
14 10 (5.35%) Process Management
14 10 (5.35%) Database Security
15 9 (4.81%) 3D Visualisation
15 9 (4.81%) Linear Algebra
Programming Languages
1 43 (22.99%) SQL
2 41 (21.93%) Java
3 19 (10.16%) C++
4 16 (8.56%) Python
4 16 (8.56%) C
4 16 (8.56%) Perl
5 12 (6.42%) PHP
5 12 (6.42%) C#
5 12 (6.42%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.81%) Shell Script
6 9 (4.81%) VC++
7 8 (4.28%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.74%) Ruby
8 7 (3.74%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.67%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.60%) PHP5
11 2 (1.07%) Korn
11 2 (1.07%) sed
12 1 (0.53%) Elixir
12 1 (0.53%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 32 (17.11%) Degree
2 13 (6.95%) CISSP
3 9 (4.81%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.74%) CISMP
5 6 (3.21%) CISA
5 6 (3.21%) CISM
5 6 (3.21%) MBA
6 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.30%) QA
2 10 (5.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.81%) COBIT
3 9 (4.81%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.35%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (2.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (2.67%) NFS
3 5 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.67%) Samba
4 2 (1.07%) vSphere
5 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (5.35%) Data Guard
2 7 (3.74%) Capistrano
2 7 (3.74%) Puppet
2 7 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.74%) Ansible
3 5 (2.67%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 4 (2.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.60%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.60%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.53%) Nagios
6 1 (0.53%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 81 (43.32%) Oracle
2 21 (11.23%) IBM
3 16 (8.56%) VMware
4 11 (5.88%) HP
5 8 (4.28%) Sun
6 7 (3.74%) McAfee
7 5 (2.67%) Veritas
7 5 (2.67%) BMC
7 5 (2.67%) Hitachi
7 5 (2.67%) Misys
7 5 (2.67%) F5
8 4 (2.14%) Sybase
8 4 (2.14%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.60%) Symantec
9 3 (1.60%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.60%) EMC
9 3 (1.60%) Perforce
10 2 (1.07%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.07%) Alterian
10 2 (1.07%) SAP
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