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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 29 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 80 78 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.87% 5.79% 6.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.10% 22.10% 29.12%
Number of salaries quoted 51 51 55
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
332 353 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.36% 26.19% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 197 231 163
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,074
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 30 January 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 85 (44.27%) Linux
2 73 (38.02%) Finance
3 68 (35.42%) Java
4 67 (34.90%) Windows
5 60 (31.25%) Degree
6 53 (27.60%) Oracle
7 50 (26.04%) Banking
8 46 (23.96%) Computer Science
9 42 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (21.88%) C++
10 39 (20.31%) SQL
11 38 (19.79%) Software Engineering
12 35 (18.23%) Microsoft
13 30 (15.63%) Retail
14 29 (15.10%) C
15 28 (14.58%) C#
16 26 (13.54%) .NET
16 26 (13.54%) VMware
17 25 (13.02%) Wi-Fi
17 25 (13.02%) LAN
17 25 (13.02%) WAN
17 25 (13.02%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (11.98%) Waterfall
18 23 (11.98%) PL/SQL
18 23 (11.98%) Perl
18 23 (11.98%) Disaster Recovery
18 23 (11.98%) TDD
19 22 (11.46%) Back Office
19 22 (11.46%) J2EE
19 22 (11.46%) Visual Studio

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (9.38%) WebLogic
2 16 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 10 (5.21%) JBoss
4 6 (3.13%) Apache
4 6 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (2.08%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.08%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.56%) CICS
8 2 (1.04%) SAS
8 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.52%) Mule
9 1 (0.52%) Lync
9 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.52%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.02%) Wi-Fi
1 25 (13.02%) LAN
1 25 (13.02%) WAN
2 20 (10.42%) Ethernet
3 13 (6.77%) LDAP
4 7 (3.65%) SSL
4 7 (3.65%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.13%) Wireshark
5 6 (3.13%) tcpdump
6 5 (2.60%) Firewall
7 4 (2.08%) FTP
7 4 (2.08%) HTTP
8 3 (1.56%) Network Security
8 3 (1.56%) SSH
8 3 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.56%) SNMP
8 3 (1.56%) SMTP
9 2 (1.04%) DNS
9 2 (1.04%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.90%) Oracle Database
2 15 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.73%) DB2
4 10 (5.21%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (2.60%) DataStage
8 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.56%) Big Data
9 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.56%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (1.56%) OLAP
10 2 (1.04%) Ingres
10 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.04%) Informix
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.04%) Base SAS
10 2 (1.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.52%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 22 (11.46%) Visual Studio
2 20 (10.42%) Subversion
3 2 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.04%) GCC
3 2 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.04%) Clang
4 1 (0.52%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.52%) PVCS
4 1 (0.52%) JUnit
4 1 (0.52%) JMeter
General
1 73 (38.02%) Finance
2 50 (26.04%) Banking
3 30 (15.63%) Retail
4 22 (11.46%) Back Office
5 19 (9.90%) Electronics
6 3 (1.56%) International Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (17.19%) Developer
2 32 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 30 (15.63%) Administrator
4 20 (10.42%) Analyst
5 19 (9.90%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (7.29%) Technical Specialist
7 13 (6.77%) Java Developer
8 10 (5.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 9 (4.69%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 9 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (4.69%) Applications Specialist
9 9 (4.69%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.17%) DBA
10 8 (4.17%) Applications Support
11 7 (3.65%) Oracle Developer
12 6 (3.13%) J2EE Developer
12 6 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
12 6 (3.13%) Support Specialist
12 6 (3.13%) Software Developer
13 5 (2.60%) SWIFT Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.54%) .NET
2 22 (11.46%) J2EE
3 21 (10.94%) WPF
3 21 (10.94%) Qt
3 21 (10.94%) OpenGL
4 19 (9.90%) Direct3D
4 19 (9.90%) STL
4 19 (9.90%) MFC
5 14 (7.29%) XML
6 13 (6.77%) Spring
7 9 (4.69%) Web Services
8 8 (4.17%) HTML
8 8 (4.17%) CSS
8 8 (4.17%) Middleware
9 6 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (3.13%) HTML5
10 4 (2.08%) Spring MVC
10 4 (2.08%) Java EE
10 4 (2.08%) CSS3
10 4 (2.08%) Restlet
Miscellaneous
1 46 (23.96%) Computer Science
2 22 (11.46%) Mathematics
3 19 (9.90%) Visualisation
3 19 (9.90%) CUDA
4 18 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.17%) SWIFT
5 8 (4.17%) Open Source
6 7 (3.65%) Hedge funds
6 7 (3.65%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (3.65%) iSeries
6 7 (3.65%) Equities
7 6 (3.13%) Physics
8 5 (2.60%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.60%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.04%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.04%) Clustering
9 2 (1.04%) Replication
9 2 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.04%) User Experience
10 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 85 (44.27%) Linux
2 67 (34.90%) Windows
3 22 (11.46%) Solaris
4 15 (7.81%) AIX
5 9 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.60%) zOS
7 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.56%) CentOS
7 3 (1.56%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (19.79%) Software Engineering
3 23 (11.98%) Waterfall
3 23 (11.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (11.98%) TDD
4 22 (11.46%) Unit Testing
5 19 (9.90%) Software Architecture
5 19 (9.90%) 3D Visualisation
5 19 (9.90%) Linear Algebra
5 19 (9.90%) OOP
6 15 (7.81%) OO
7 14 (7.29%) Change Management
7 14 (7.29%) Investment Management
8 12 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (5.21%) Mentoring
10 9 (4.69%) Information Security
11 8 (4.17%) Project Management
11 8 (4.17%) ITIL
11 8 (4.17%) Coaching
12 7 (3.65%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 68 (35.42%) Java
2 42 (21.88%) C++
3 39 (20.31%) SQL
4 29 (15.10%) C
5 28 (14.58%) C#
6 23 (11.98%) PL/SQL
6 23 (11.98%) Perl
7 19 (9.90%) VC++
8 17 (8.85%) Shell Script
9 16 (8.33%) Python
10 11 (5.73%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.60%) VB
11 5 (2.60%) COBOL
12 4 (2.08%) PHP
12 4 (2.08%) Groovy
13 3 (1.56%) Ruby
14 2 (1.04%) REXX
14 2 (1.04%) Smalltalk
14 2 (1.04%) VBScript
14 2 (1.04%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 60 (31.25%) Degree
2 3 (1.56%) GWAPT
2 3 (1.56%) GPEN
2 3 (1.56%) OSCP
2 3 (1.56%) OSCE
2 3 (1.56%) MCP
2 3 (1.56%) HND
2 3 (1.56%) MCSE
2 3 (1.56%) CCNP
2 3 (1.56%) CCNA
2 3 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.56%) GCIA
2 3 (1.56%) GSEC
2 3 (1.56%) GCIH
3 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.94%) SLA
2 18 (9.38%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (13.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.21%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.56%) Snort
5 3 (1.56%) Firmware
6 2 (1.04%) RACF
7 1 (0.52%) Novell eDirectory
7 1 (0.52%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (3.13%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 4 (2.08%) SCCM
2 4 (2.08%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.56%) SCOM
3 3 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.56%) OpenView
4 2 (1.04%) CA Endevor
4 2 (1.04%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.52%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.52%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 53 (27.60%) Oracle
2 35 (18.23%) Microsoft
3 26 (13.54%) VMware
4 15 (7.81%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.21%) Sun
6 7 (3.65%) HP
7 6 (3.13%) Dell
8 5 (2.60%) IBM
8 5 (2.60%) Misys
9 3 (1.56%) BMC
9 3 (1.56%) CA
9 3 (1.56%) Informatica
10 2 (1.04%) Cisco
10 2 (1.04%) SAP
11 1 (0.52%) Tableau
11 1 (0.52%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.52%) Remedy
11 1 (0.52%) Veritas
11 1 (0.52%) Lotus
11 1 (0.52%) Ab Initio
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Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
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Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits + Great Working Environment
Posted: 18 days ago