The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 28 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 110 79 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.63% 7.19% 6.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.74% 30.04% 31.60%
Number of salaries quoted 51 58 76
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
326 263 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.66% 23.95% 21.71%
Number of salaries quoted 199 166 242
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,850 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
UNIX
Scotland

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 18 April 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 88 (45.83%) Linux
2 76 (39.58%) Oracle
3 73 (38.02%) Finance
4 68 (35.42%) Windows
5 66 (34.38%) SQL
6 40 (20.83%) Java
6 40 (20.83%) Degree
7 39 (20.31%) Software Engineering
8 33 (17.19%) Computer Science
9 28 (14.58%) Shell Script
10 27 (14.06%) Banking
11 26 (13.54%) Oracle Database
12 25 (13.02%) PL/SQL
13 24 (12.50%) JavaScript
13 24 (12.50%) C
13 24 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (12.50%) Subversion
14 23 (11.98%) C++
14 23 (11.98%) Python
15 22 (11.46%) C#
15 22 (11.46%) Microsoft
16 21 (10.94%) Service Delivery
16 21 (10.94%) .NET
16 21 (10.94%) J2EE
16 21 (10.94%) HTML
16 21 (10.94%) CSS
16 21 (10.94%) ITIL
17 20 (10.42%) Hibernate
17 20 (10.42%) Automated Testing
18 19 (9.90%) Ruby

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (9.90%) WebSphere
2 12 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.21%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.65%) MQSeries
5 6 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.56%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (1.04%) IIS
7 2 (1.04%) PowerExchange
7 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.52%) SAS
8 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.52%) Apache
8 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.52%) Node.js
8 1 (0.52%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 17 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.33%) MS Office
3 10 (5.21%) FrameMaker
3 10 (5.21%) MS Visio
3 10 (5.21%) Acrobat
3 10 (5.21%) RoboHelp
4 8 (4.17%) GIMP
4 8 (4.17%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) KANA IQ
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 9 (4.69%) LAN
2 9 (4.69%) WAN
2 9 (4.69%) LDAP
3 6 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (2.60%) SAN
5 4 (2.08%) Internet
5 4 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.56%) NAS
7 2 (1.04%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.04%) Network Security
7 2 (1.04%) VoIP
8 1 (0.52%) DHCP
8 1 (0.52%) HTTP
8 1 (0.52%) VPN
8 1 (0.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.54%) Oracle Database
2 17 (8.85%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (5.73%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (4.69%) SQL Server
5 9 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.69%) Big Data
6 8 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.17%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.65%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (2.60%) DB2
8 5 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.08%) MySQL
10 2 (1.04%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (1.04%) DataStage
11 1 (0.52%) OLTP
11 1 (0.52%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (12.50%) Subversion
2 16 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 11 (5.73%) Ant
4 4 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.56%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.56%) Maven
5 3 (1.56%) Selenium
6 2 (1.04%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.04%) Introscope
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.04%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.04%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.52%) JUnit
7 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 73 (38.02%) Finance
2 27 (14.06%) Banking
3 17 (8.85%) Electronics
4 9 (4.69%) Retail
5 7 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.13%) Back Office
7 4 (2.08%) Automotive
8 3 (1.56%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.04%) Military
9 2 (1.04%) Games
9 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.52%) Billing
10 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (19.27%) Developer
2 26 (13.54%) Analyst
3 25 (13.02%) Software Engineer
4 22 (11.46%) Administrator
5 16 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 14 (7.29%) Architect
6 14 (7.29%) DBA
7 11 (5.73%) Oracle DBA
7 11 (5.73%) Technical Specialist
8 10 (5.21%) Applications Support
8 10 (5.21%) Author
8 10 (5.21%) Technical Author
9 7 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.65%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.65%) Applications Specialist
9 7 (3.65%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.65%) Technical Writer
10 6 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.94%) .NET
1 21 (10.94%) J2EE
1 21 (10.94%) HTML
1 21 (10.94%) CSS
2 20 (10.42%) Hibernate
3 18 (9.38%) XML
4 17 (8.85%) Middleware
4 17 (8.85%) MFC
4 17 (8.85%) HTML5
5 16 (8.33%) Direct3D
5 16 (8.33%) Qt
5 16 (8.33%) WPF
5 16 (8.33%) OpenGL
6 15 (7.81%) Spring
7 14 (7.29%) jQuery
8 13 (6.77%) Web Services
9 12 (6.25%) STL
9 12 (6.25%) JSP
10 11 (5.73%) SOAP
11 10 (5.21%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.19%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.85%) Mainframe
2 17 (8.85%) Mathematics
3 16 (8.33%) CUDA
3 16 (8.33%) Visualisation
4 13 (6.77%) Client/Server
5 10 (5.21%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.69%) GIS
6 9 (4.69%) iSeries
7 8 (4.17%) PKI
8 5 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.60%) Informatics
9 3 (1.56%) Firmware
9 3 (1.56%) Replication
9 3 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.04%) PDA
10 2 (1.04%) Clustering
11 1 (0.52%) Tandem
11 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 88 (45.83%) Linux
2 68 (35.42%) Windows
3 16 (8.33%) AIX
4 7 (3.65%) Solaris
5 6 (3.13%) zOS
6 5 (2.60%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.60%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.04%) HPUX
8 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.04%) NetWare
9 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.52%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.52%) Android
9 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.31%) Software Engineering
2 24 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (10.94%) Service Delivery
3 21 (10.94%) ITIL
4 20 (10.42%) Automated Testing
5 18 (9.38%) Unit Testing
6 17 (8.85%) Change Management
6 17 (8.85%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (8.33%) 3D Visualisation
7 16 (8.33%) Software Architecture
7 16 (8.33%) OOP
8 11 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (5.73%) Performance Improvement
9 10 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (4.17%) Document Management
10 8 (4.17%) Product Management
10 8 (4.17%) Scrum
10 8 (4.17%) OO
11 7 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (34.38%) SQL
2 40 (20.83%) Java
3 28 (14.58%) Shell Script
4 25 (13.02%) PL/SQL
5 24 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 24 (12.50%) C
6 23 (11.98%) C++
6 23 (11.98%) Python
7 22 (11.46%) C#
8 19 (9.90%) Ruby
9 17 (8.85%) Perl
10 16 (8.33%) VC++
11 6 (3.13%) PHP
12 5 (2.60%) VB
13 3 (1.56%) Jython
14 2 (1.04%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.04%) RPG
14 2 (1.04%) COBOL
15 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (20.83%) Degree
2 5 (2.60%) ISEB
3 4 (2.08%) CISA
3 4 (2.08%) QiCA
3 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.56%) CCNP
4 3 (1.56%) CCNA
4 3 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.56%) MCSE
4 3 (1.56%) MCP
4 3 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.04%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.17%) SLA
2 4 (2.08%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.56%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (5.73%) Active Directory
1 11 (5.73%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.56%) Samba
4 1 (0.52%) NFS
4 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (4.69%) Tivoli
2 7 (3.65%) Data Guard
3 4 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.52%) Puppet
5 1 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 76 (39.58%) Oracle
2 22 (11.46%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.38%) Adobe
4 17 (8.85%) IBM
5 15 (7.81%) VMware
6 5 (2.60%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.60%) Pega
7 4 (2.08%) KANA
7 4 (2.08%) Sybase
7 4 (2.08%) HP
7 4 (2.08%) Sun
8 3 (1.56%) Informatica
9 2 (1.04%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.04%) JBoss
9 2 (1.04%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.04%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.04%) Novell
10 1 (0.52%) EMC
10 1 (0.52%) Intel
10 1 (0.52%) Sophos
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