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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 22 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 101 138 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.09% 8.75% 5.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.19% 38.55% 23.94%
Number of salaries quoted 50 56 47
Average salary £44,750 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.23% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £30,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
346 358 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.28% 22.70% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 212 213 201
Average salary £39,000 £36,895 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.70% -1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 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 97 (53.01%) Linux
2 72 (39.34%) Windows
3 71 (38.80%) Banking
4 67 (36.61%) Oracle
5 51 (27.87%) Retail
6 44 (24.04%) Finance
7 40 (21.86%) Degree
8 37 (20.22%) Java
9 36 (19.67%) SDLC
10 34 (18.58%) SQL
11 32 (17.49%) Analytical Skills
12 31 (16.94%) Change Management
13 30 (16.39%) Mentoring
14 28 (15.30%) Software Engineering
15 27 (14.75%) Computer Science
16 26 (14.21%) .NET
17 25 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (12.57%) C++
19 22 (12.02%) WebSphere
20 21 (11.48%) QA
21 20 (10.93%) C
21 20 (10.93%) DB2
22 19 (10.38%) IBM
22 19 (10.38%) J2EE
22 19 (10.38%) SQL Server
23 18 (9.84%) WebSphere MQ
23 18 (9.84%) Coaching
24 17 (9.29%) C#
25 16 (8.74%) OpenGL
25 16 (8.74%) Qt

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 22 (12.02%) WebSphere
2 14 (7.65%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (6.56%) Apache
4 11 (6.01%) JBoss
5 6 (3.28%) SAS
6 5 (2.73%) MQSeries
7 4 (2.19%) CMS
7 4 (2.19%) WordPress
8 3 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.64%) FileNet
8 3 (1.64%) Drupal
8 3 (1.64%) Captiva
8 3 (1.64%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.09%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.55%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) MS Office
1 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.10%) Ethernet
2 12 (6.56%) Firewall
3 11 (6.01%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.46%) DNS
5 8 (4.37%) LDAP
6 7 (3.83%) LAN
6 7 (3.83%) POP3
6 7 (3.83%) SMTP
6 7 (3.83%) SSL
6 7 (3.83%) IMAP
6 7 (3.83%) Network Security
7 6 (3.28%) WLAN
8 5 (2.73%) SAN
9 2 (1.09%) Internet
9 2 (1.09%) HTTP
10 1 (0.55%) WAN
10 1 (0.55%) VoIP
10 1 (0.55%) RFID
10 1 (0.55%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.55%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.93%) DB2
2 19 (10.38%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.01%) Oracle Database
3 11 (6.01%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.46%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.46%) DataStage
5 8 (4.37%) JasperReports
5 8 (4.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (4.37%) MySQL
5 8 (4.37%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.83%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 6 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 3 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.64%) Base SAS
9 3 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.09%) Ingres
10 2 (1.09%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (8.20%) Visual Studio
2 13 (7.10%) Subversion
3 5 (2.73%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.19%) JUnit
5 3 (1.64%) JMeter
5 3 (1.64%) HttpUnit
5 3 (1.64%) GCC
5 3 (1.64%) Clang
6 2 (1.09%) Selenium
7 1 (0.55%) Maven
7 1 (0.55%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.55%) Ant
7 1 (0.55%) TestLink
7 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
General
1 71 (38.80%) Banking
2 51 (27.87%) Retail
3 44 (24.04%) Finance
4 13 (7.10%) Electronics
5 7 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.73%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (2.19%) Automotive
9 2 (1.09%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.55%) International Banking
10 1 (0.55%) Games
10 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (13.66%) Developer
2 20 (10.93%) Analyst
3 19 (10.38%) Administrator
4 18 (9.84%) Software Engineer
4 18 (9.84%) Technical Specialist
5 13 (7.10%) Consultant
6 12 (6.56%) DBA
7 9 (4.92%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.37%) UNIX Specialist
8 8 (4.37%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.28%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.28%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (3.28%) Security Consultant
9 6 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.28%) Information Manager
9 6 (3.28%) Information Security Consultant
9 6 (3.28%) Information Security Manager
9 6 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (3.28%) Technical Engineer
9 6 (3.28%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.21%) .NET
2 19 (10.38%) J2EE
3 18 (9.84%) WebSphere MQ
4 16 (8.74%) OpenGL
4 16 (8.74%) Qt
5 15 (8.20%) WPF
6 13 (7.10%) XML
6 13 (7.10%) MFC
6 13 (7.10%) STL
6 13 (7.10%) Direct3D
7 12 (6.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 9 (4.92%) Middleware
9 7 (3.83%) HTML
10 6 (3.28%) CSS
10 6 (3.28%) jQuery
10 6 (3.28%) Web Services
11 5 (2.73%) RESTful
11 5 (2.73%) SOAP
11 5 (2.73%) Hibernate
12 4 (2.19%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.49%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (14.75%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.10%) Mathematics
3 13 (7.10%) Visualisation
3 13 (7.10%) CUDA
4 10 (5.46%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.37%) Clustering
5 8 (4.37%) Mainframe
5 8 (4.37%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.83%) Replication
7 6 (3.28%) SCADA
7 6 (3.28%) Cryptography
7 6 (3.28%) LPAR
7 6 (3.28%) iSeries
7 6 (3.28%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (2.73%) SWIFT
9 4 (2.19%) Telematics
10 3 (1.64%) HACMP
10 3 (1.64%) User Experience
11 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 97 (53.01%) Linux
2 72 (39.34%) Windows
3 14 (7.65%) Solaris
4 7 (3.83%) zOS
4 7 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.19%) AIX
6 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.55%) Android
8 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.67%) SDLC
2 31 (16.94%) Change Management
3 30 (16.39%) Mentoring
4 28 (15.30%) Software Engineering
5 25 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (9.84%) Coaching
7 15 (8.20%) TDD
7 15 (8.20%) Asset Management
7 15 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (8.20%) Unit Testing
8 14 (7.65%) Waterfall
9 13 (7.10%) Software Architecture
9 13 (7.10%) UML
9 13 (7.10%) OOP
9 13 (7.10%) Linear Algebra
9 13 (7.10%) 3D Visualisation
10 12 (6.56%) ITIL
10 12 (6.56%) Information Security
11 11 (6.01%) Configuration Management
11 11 (6.01%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.22%) Java
2 34 (18.58%) SQL
3 23 (12.57%) C++
4 20 (10.93%) C
5 17 (9.29%) C#
6 15 (8.20%) Perl
7 14 (7.65%) Python
8 13 (7.10%) VC++
9 12 (6.56%) PHP
10 10 (5.46%) JavaScript
11 8 (4.37%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.83%) PL/SQL
12 7 (3.83%) PowerShell
13 6 (3.28%) Ruby
14 5 (2.73%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.64%) sed
15 3 (1.64%) PHP5
16 2 (1.09%) Korn
16 2 (1.09%) VB
17 1 (0.55%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 40 (21.86%) Degree
2 9 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.37%) CISSP
4 6 (3.28%) CISA
4 6 (3.28%) CISM
4 6 (3.28%) MBA
5 3 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.09%) CISMP
7 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.48%) QA
2 9 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.37%) COBIT
3 8 (4.37%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.09%) SLA
5 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.83%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (2.73%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.64%) Samba
4 3 (1.64%) NFS
4 3 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.09%) vSphere
6 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (3.83%) Data Guard
2 6 (3.28%) Capistrano
2 6 (3.28%) Puppet
2 6 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.28%) Ansible
3 5 (2.73%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 4 (2.19%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.64%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.09%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.55%) Nagios
7 1 (0.55%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 67 (36.61%) Oracle
2 19 (10.38%) IBM
3 13 (7.10%) VMware
4 8 (4.37%) HP
5 7 (3.83%) Misys
6 6 (3.28%) Sun
6 6 (3.28%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.73%) Hitachi
7 5 (2.73%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.19%) Informatica
8 4 (2.19%) BMC
8 4 (2.19%) F5
9 3 (1.64%) Perforce
9 3 (1.64%) Veritas
9 3 (1.64%) Sybase
10 2 (1.09%) SAP
10 2 (1.09%) EMC
10 2 (1.09%) Symantec
10 2 (1.09%) McAfee
10 2 (1.09%) SolarWinds
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