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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 29 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing Unix 78 80 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.13% 5.94% 5.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.32% 24.46% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 25 47 52
Average salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,900 £58,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
266 327 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.91% 24.28% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 169 193 226
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 5 February 2016.

Unix Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 85 (52.47%) Finance
2 69 (42.59%) Oracle
3 52 (32.10%) Banking
4 50 (30.86%) Linux
5 44 (27.16%) Java
6 42 (25.93%) SQL
7 40 (24.69%) Retail
8 37 (22.84%) SDLC
9 34 (20.99%) QA
10 32 (19.75%) Data Centre
11 31 (19.14%) Mentoring
12 30 (18.52%) Red Hat
13 29 (17.90%) Web Services
13 29 (17.90%) Windows
14 28 (17.28%) Degree
14 28 (17.28%) Coaching
15 26 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (14.20%) Perl
16 23 (14.20%) Middleware
17 22 (13.58%) WebSphere
18 20 (12.35%) Disaster Recovery
18 20 (12.35%) Shell Script
18 20 (12.35%) Root Cause Analysis
19 19 (11.73%) SAS
20 18 (11.11%) Migration
20 18 (11.11%) SWIFT
21 17 (10.49%) Defect Management
21 17 (10.49%) Stakeholder Management
21 17 (10.49%) Solaris
21 17 (10.49%) WebSphere Application Server

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (13.58%) WebSphere
2 19 (11.73%) SAS
3 17 (10.49%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (9.26%) Apache
5 14 (8.64%) JBoss
6 8 (4.94%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.09%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (2.47%) IIS
9 2 (1.23%) Node.js
9 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.62%) Drupal
10 1 (0.62%) FileNet
10 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.62%) nginx
10 1 (0.62%) WildFly
10 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.09%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.62%) Primavera
3 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) GitHub
1 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.17%) Internet
2 7 (4.32%) Firewall
2 7 (4.32%) VoIP
3 6 (3.70%) SAN
4 5 (3.09%) SSL
5 4 (2.47%) HTTP
5 4 (2.47%) Network Security
5 4 (2.47%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.85%) Intranet
7 2 (1.23%) DNS
8 1 (0.62%) DHCP
8 1 (0.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.62%) LAN
8 1 (0.62%) WAN
8 1 (0.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.17%) DB2
3 9 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.32%) PowerCenter
5 6 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 5 (3.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.62%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.62%) GIS
9 1 (0.62%) MySQL
9 1 (0.62%) OLAP
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.62%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (4.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.85%) Subversion
3 2 (1.23%) JUnit
3 2 (1.23%) Maven
4 1 (0.62%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.62%) Selenium
4 1 (0.62%) TestLink
General
1 85 (52.47%) Finance
2 52 (32.10%) Banking
3 40 (24.69%) Retail
4 7 (4.32%) Law
5 6 (3.70%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.09%) Back Office
6 5 (3.09%) Front Office
7 4 (2.47%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.85%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.85%) Marketing
9 1 (0.62%) Electronics
9 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (17.28%) Administrator
2 23 (14.20%) Technical Specialist
2 23 (14.20%) Unix Administrator
3 13 (8.02%) Consultant
3 13 (8.02%) SAS Administrator
4 12 (7.41%) Architect
4 12 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 11 (6.79%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.79%) Technical Architect
6 10 (6.17%) Analyst
7 9 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 9 (5.56%) Technical Leader
8 8 (4.94%) Solaris Administrator
9 7 (4.32%) AIX Consultant
9 7 (4.32%) Informatica Consultant
9 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 7 (4.32%) Unix Consultant
10 6 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.90%) Web Services
2 23 (14.20%) Middleware
3 11 (6.79%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 9 (5.56%) XML
5 6 (3.70%) RESTful
6 5 (3.09%) CSS
6 5 (3.09%) Hibernate
6 5 (3.09%) HTML
6 5 (3.09%) Java EE
6 5 (3.09%) XBRL
7 4 (2.47%) .NET
7 4 (2.47%) jQuery
7 4 (2.47%) Regular Expression
8 3 (1.85%) EJB
8 3 (1.85%) HTML5
8 3 (1.85%) JPA
8 3 (1.85%) SOAP
8 3 (1.85%) Spring
8 3 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.75%) Data Centre
2 26 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (11.11%) SWIFT
4 15 (9.26%) Clustering
5 12 (7.41%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.32%) Mainframe
7 6 (3.70%) Data Integration
8 5 (3.09%) Data Extraction
8 5 (3.09%) Replication
9 3 (1.85%) Fintech
9 3 (1.85%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.23%) iSeries
11 1 (0.62%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.62%) Physics
11 1 (0.62%) Remote Sensing
11 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 50 (30.86%) Linux
2 29 (17.90%) Windows
3 17 (10.49%) Solaris
4 12 (7.41%) AIX
4 12 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.23%) zOS
7 1 (0.62%) Android
7 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.62%) CentOS
7 1 (0.62%) Debian
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.84%) SDLC
2 31 (19.14%) Mentoring
3 28 (17.28%) Coaching
4 20 (12.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (12.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 18 (11.11%) Migration
6 17 (10.49%) Defect Management
6 17 (10.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (9.26%) Change Management
8 14 (8.64%) Project Management
9 13 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (6.79%) PRINCE2
10 11 (6.79%) Risk Management
11 10 (6.17%) ETL
12 9 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (4.94%) DevOps
13 8 (4.94%) ERP
13 8 (4.94%) Service Management
13 8 (4.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 44 (27.16%) Java
2 42 (25.93%) SQL
3 23 (14.20%) Perl
4 20 (12.35%) Shell Script
5 15 (9.26%) Python
6 14 (8.64%) JavaScript
7 10 (6.17%) C++
8 6 (3.70%) C#
8 6 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.09%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.09%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.47%) Korn
10 4 (2.47%) PHP
10 4 (2.47%) Ruby
10 4 (2.47%) sed
11 3 (1.85%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.85%) VBA
12 2 (1.23%) C
13 1 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (17.28%) Degree
2 8 (4.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.23%) CCSE
3 2 (1.23%) CISSP
3 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.23%) LPIC
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.23%) RHCE
3 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) CCNP
4 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.62%) HP ASE
4 1 (0.62%) ISEB
4 1 (0.62%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (20.99%) QA
2 7 (4.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (4.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 8 (4.94%) Veritas File System
1 8 (4.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.23%) Squid
5 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (4.94%) Puppet
2 3 (1.85%) Ansible
2 3 (1.85%) Capistrano
2 3 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.23%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (1.23%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.62%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 69 (42.59%) Oracle
2 30 (18.52%) Red Hat
3 16 (9.88%) Fundtech
4 13 (8.02%) Informatica
5 11 (6.79%) Microsoft
6 10 (6.17%) IBM
7 8 (4.94%) Veritas
8 7 (4.32%) SAP
9 6 (3.70%) VMware
10 5 (3.09%) Cisco
10 5 (3.09%) Siebel
10 5 (3.09%) Teradata
11 4 (2.47%) F5
12 3 (1.85%) Perforce
12 3 (1.85%) Sun
13 2 (1.23%) Blue Coat
13 2 (1.23%) Citrix
13 2 (1.23%) EMC
13 2 (1.23%) HP
13 2 (1.23%) OpenText
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £38800 - £45359 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Search Consultancy
Salary: DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
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Churchill Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Lifestyle/Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago