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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 23 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 97 131 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.46% 8.33% 6.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.29% 39.46% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 57 46 44
Average salary £44,750 £39,250 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.01% -12.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.25%
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
310 332 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.83% 21.11% 23.07%
Number of salaries quoted 202 184 167
Average salary £38,500 £38,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.65% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
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 22 May 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (47.75%) Linux
2 75 (42.13%) Windows
3 62 (34.83%) Banking
4 56 (31.46%) Oracle
5 55 (30.90%) Finance
6 44 (24.72%) Degree
7 40 (22.47%) Retail
8 39 (21.91%) Java
9 35 (19.66%) Software Engineering
10 29 (16.29%) .NET
11 28 (15.73%) SQL
11 28 (15.73%) Computer Science
12 27 (15.17%) C++
13 24 (13.48%) J2EE
14 23 (12.92%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (12.92%) Change Management
15 22 (12.36%) C
15 22 (12.36%) Mentoring
15 22 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (11.24%) Qt
16 20 (11.24%) C#
16 20 (11.24%) OpenGL
17 18 (10.11%) Visual Studio
17 18 (10.11%) VMware
18 17 (9.55%) TDD
18 17 (9.55%) Waterfall
18 17 (9.55%) WPF
18 17 (9.55%) Unit Testing
19 16 (8.99%) Perl
19 16 (8.99%) Ethernet

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (7.87%) Tomcat
2 13 (7.30%) WebSphere
3 12 (6.74%) JBoss
3 12 (6.74%) Apache
4 7 (3.93%) SAS
5 6 (3.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.81%) MQSeries
7 4 (2.25%) CMS
8 3 (1.69%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.12%) WordPress
10 1 (0.56%) Drupal
10 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.99%) Ethernet
2 15 (8.43%) LAN
3 12 (6.74%) Firewall
4 10 (5.62%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.62%) DNS
5 9 (5.06%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (5.06%) WAN
5 9 (5.06%) LDAP
6 7 (3.93%) SSL
7 6 (3.37%) WLAN
7 6 (3.37%) POP3
7 6 (3.37%) SMTP
7 6 (3.37%) IMAP
8 5 (2.81%) Network Security
8 5 (2.81%) SAN
9 2 (1.12%) HTTP
10 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.56%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.56%) NFC
10 1 (0.56%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.30%) DataStage
2 12 (6.74%) Oracle Database
2 12 (6.74%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.18%) DB2
3 11 (6.18%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.49%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.49%) JasperReports
4 8 (4.49%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 7 (3.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (3.93%) MySQL
6 5 (2.81%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.25%) Base SAS
7 4 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.69%) OLAP
8 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.12%) Informix
Development Applications
1 18 (10.11%) Visual Studio
2 15 (8.43%) Subversion
3 5 (2.81%) Clang
3 5 (2.81%) GCC
4 4 (2.25%) JUnit
4 4 (2.25%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.69%) HttpUnit
5 3 (1.69%) JMeter
6 1 (0.56%) Maven
6 1 (0.56%) Selenium
6 1 (0.56%) PVCS
6 1 (0.56%) Ant
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.56%) ClearCase
General
1 62 (34.83%) Banking
2 55 (30.90%) Finance
3 40 (22.47%) Retail
4 15 (8.43%) Electronics
5 7 (3.93%) Back Office
6 6 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.81%) Corporate Banking
7 5 (2.81%) Automotive
8 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.12%) International Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (12.92%) Software Engineer
1 23 (12.92%) Developer
2 22 (12.36%) Administrator
3 17 (9.55%) Analyst
4 15 (8.43%) Consultant
5 12 (6.74%) Technical Specialist
5 12 (6.74%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (6.18%) DBA
7 10 (5.62%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.49%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.37%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (3.37%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.37%) Security Consultant
9 6 (3.37%) Technical Engineer
9 6 (3.37%) Information Manager
9 6 (3.37%) Information Security Consultant
9 6 (3.37%) Information Security Manager
9 6 (3.37%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (3.37%) Senior Security Consultant
9 6 (3.37%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.29%) .NET
2 24 (13.48%) J2EE
3 20 (11.24%) Qt
3 20 (11.24%) OpenGL
4 17 (9.55%) WPF
5 15 (8.43%) MFC
5 15 (8.43%) STL
5 15 (8.43%) Direct3D
6 13 (7.30%) XML
7 11 (6.18%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (5.06%) Middleware
9 6 (3.37%) Web Services
10 5 (2.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 5 (2.81%) DirectX
10 5 (2.81%) CSS
10 5 (2.81%) SOAP
10 5 (2.81%) HTML
11 4 (2.25%) Hibernate
11 4 (2.25%) jQuery
11 4 (2.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.73%) Computer Science
2 22 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.43%) CUDA
3 15 (8.43%) Visualisation
3 15 (8.43%) Mathematics
4 8 (4.49%) Mainframe
5 7 (3.93%) Open Source
6 6 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.37%) Cryptography
6 6 (3.37%) SCADA
6 6 (3.37%) iSeries
6 6 (3.37%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (2.81%) SWIFT
7 5 (2.81%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.81%) Telematics
7 5 (2.81%) LPAR
7 5 (2.81%) Replication
8 4 (2.25%) Clustering
9 2 (1.12%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (47.75%) Linux
2 75 (42.13%) Windows
3 12 (6.74%) Solaris
4 7 (3.93%) zOS
5 5 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.12%) AIX
8 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.66%) Software Engineering
2 23 (12.92%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (12.92%) Change Management
3 22 (12.36%) Mentoring
4 17 (9.55%) TDD
4 17 (9.55%) Waterfall
4 17 (9.55%) Unit Testing
5 15 (8.43%) OOP
5 15 (8.43%) Software Architecture
5 15 (8.43%) Linear Algebra
5 15 (8.43%) 3D Visualisation
6 13 (7.30%) UML
7 12 (6.74%) Configuration Management
7 12 (6.74%) Asset Management
8 11 (6.18%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (6.18%) Coaching
9 9 (5.06%) Information Security
9 9 (5.06%) ITIL
10 8 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.91%) Java
2 28 (15.73%) SQL
3 27 (15.17%) C++
4 22 (12.36%) C
5 20 (11.24%) C#
6 16 (8.99%) Perl
7 15 (8.43%) VC++
8 12 (6.74%) Python
9 9 (5.06%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.49%) PHP
10 8 (4.49%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.93%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.37%) JavaScript
12 6 (3.37%) Ruby
13 5 (2.81%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.69%) sed
14 3 (1.69%) VB
15 2 (1.12%) Korn
16 1 (0.56%) PHP5
16 1 (0.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 44 (24.72%) Degree
2 7 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.37%) CISSP
3 6 (3.37%) CISA
3 6 (3.37%) CISM
3 6 (3.37%) MBA
4 2 (1.12%) HND
4 2 (1.12%) MCSE
4 2 (1.12%) MCP
4 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.12%) CCNP
4 2 (1.12%) CCNA
5 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.18%) QA
2 8 (4.49%) SLA
3 7 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (3.37%) COBIT
4 6 (3.37%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.93%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.12%) vSphere
5 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (3.37%) Capistrano
1 6 (3.37%) Puppet
1 6 (3.37%) Ansible
1 6 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.81%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 4 (2.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.69%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.56%) Nagios
6 1 (0.56%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 56 (31.46%) Oracle
2 18 (10.11%) VMware
3 16 (8.99%) IBM
4 12 (6.74%) Microsoft
5 11 (6.18%) Red Hat
6 10 (5.62%) Misys
7 5 (2.81%) HP
7 5 (2.81%) Sun
7 5 (2.81%) Hitachi
8 4 (2.25%) Informatica
8 4 (2.25%) F5
9 3 (1.69%) Perforce
9 3 (1.69%) Sybase
10 2 (1.12%) SAP
10 2 (1.12%) Cisco
10 2 (1.12%) Alterian
10 2 (1.12%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.56%) Zend
11 1 (0.56%) Teradata
11 1 (0.56%) Adobe
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The People Network
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £61215 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 33 days holiday, healthcare, pensi
Posted: 4 days ago
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The People Network
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: competitive + multiple benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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University of Edinburgh
Salary: From £26,274 to £30,434 per annum with membership of the Universities
Posted: 18 days ago
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OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago