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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 28 33 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 113 83 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.50% 5.80% 9.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.92% 25.08% 39.20%
Number of salaries quoted 57 49 75
Average salary £38,500 £48,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.79% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
436 331 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.95% 23.15% 24.73%
Number of salaries quoted 274 204 189
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 31 October 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 116 (51.56%) Linux
2 81 (36.00%) Java
3 79 (35.11%) Oracle
4 74 (32.89%) Windows
5 71 (31.56%) Finance
6 60 (26.67%) SQL
7 55 (24.44%) Degree
8 51 (22.67%) QA
8 51 (22.67%) Analytical Skills
8 51 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (22.67%) Banking
9 50 (22.22%) Computer Science
10 45 (20.00%) C++
11 39 (17.33%) Software Engineering
12 38 (16.89%) Perl
13 35 (15.56%) Retail
14 34 (15.11%) Change Management
15 31 (13.78%) Microsoft
15 31 (13.78%) Coaching
16 30 (13.33%) C#
17 29 (12.89%) C
17 29 (12.89%) Mentoring
18 28 (12.44%) WebLogic
19 27 (12.00%) Shell Script
20 25 (11.11%) WebSphere
21 24 (10.67%) Oracle Database
21 24 (10.67%) PL/SQL
21 24 (10.67%) Python
22 23 (10.22%) .NET
23 21 (9.33%) AIX

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 28 (12.44%) WebLogic
2 25 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 18 (8.00%) MQSeries
4 9 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (3.56%) JBoss
6 7 (3.11%) Apache
6 7 (3.11%) CICS
7 6 (2.67%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (2.67%) Oracle Coherence
7 6 (2.67%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (2.22%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.78%) Node.js
10 3 (1.33%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (1.33%) FileNet
11 2 (0.89%) IIS
11 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.44%) SAS
12 1 (0.44%) CMS
12 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.67%) Oracle 11i
1 6 (2.67%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.33%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.44%) HFM
3 1 (0.44%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.00%) LAN
1 18 (8.00%) WAN
1 18 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
2 17 (7.56%) Ethernet
3 14 (6.22%) Internet
4 11 (4.89%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.89%) LDAP
5 10 (4.44%) Firewall
6 9 (4.00%) FTP
7 8 (3.56%) Wireshark
7 8 (3.56%) tcpdump
8 6 (2.67%) HTTP
8 6 (2.67%) VoIP
9 4 (1.78%) SSH
9 4 (1.78%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.78%) SSL
9 4 (1.78%) Network Security
10 3 (1.33%) VPN
10 3 (1.33%) DNS
11 2 (0.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.67%) Oracle Database
2 12 (5.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 12 (5.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.89%) DB2
3 11 (4.89%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.44%) RDBMS
4 10 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (3.56%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.67%) Oracle Exadata
7 6 (2.67%) Big Data
8 4 (1.78%) MySQL
8 4 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.33%) OLAP
9 3 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.33%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.89%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (0.89%) Data Mart
10 2 (0.89%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (0.89%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 17 (7.56%) Subversion
2 16 (7.11%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.11%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.89%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.44%) RubyMine
5 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.44%) JMeter
5 1 (0.44%) Maven
5 1 (0.44%) Ant
5 1 (0.44%) JUnit
General
1 71 (31.56%) Finance
2 51 (22.67%) Banking
3 35 (15.56%) Retail
4 16 (7.11%) Electronics
5 15 (6.67%) Back Office
6 7 (3.11%) International Banking
7 3 (1.33%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Military
9 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (18.22%) Developer
2 32 (14.22%) Software Engineer
3 31 (13.78%) Technical Specialist
4 27 (12.00%) Administrator
5 23 (10.22%) Analyst
6 19 (8.44%) Java Developer
7 15 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 14 (6.22%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 14 (6.22%) Senior Developer
8 14 (6.22%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (4.89%) J2EE Developer
11 10 (4.44%) DBA
11 10 (4.44%) Applications Support
11 10 (4.44%) Senior J2EE Developer
12 9 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
13 8 (3.56%) Oracle DBA
13 8 (3.56%) Consultant
13 8 (3.56%) Applications Specialist
14 7 (3.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.22%) .NET
2 21 (9.33%) XML
3 18 (8.00%) J2EE
4 16 (7.11%) MFC
4 16 (7.11%) STL
4 16 (7.11%) OpenGL
4 16 (7.11%) WPF
4 16 (7.11%) Qt
4 16 (7.11%) Direct3D
5 15 (6.67%) HTML
6 14 (6.22%) Middleware
6 14 (6.22%) CSS
7 10 (4.44%) Spring
7 10 (4.44%) HTML5
8 9 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (4.00%) Web Services
9 8 (3.56%) CSS3
10 6 (2.67%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (2.67%) LESS
10 6 (2.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (22.67%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 18 (8.00%) Mathematics
4 16 (7.11%) Visualisation
4 16 (7.11%) CUDA
5 12 (5.33%) Clustering
6 8 (3.56%) Mainframe
6 8 (3.56%) SWIFT
6 8 (3.56%) Algorithms
7 7 (3.11%) iSeries
7 7 (3.11%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.11%) Replication
7 7 (3.11%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (2.67%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.67%) Oracle Exalogic
9 5 (2.22%) Open Source
10 4 (1.78%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.78%) Physics
10 4 (1.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 116 (51.56%) Linux
2 74 (32.89%) Windows
3 21 (9.33%) AIX
4 17 (7.56%) Solaris
5 10 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.67%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.67%) zOS
7 4 (1.78%) Fedora
7 4 (1.78%) CentOS
8 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (17.33%) Software Engineering
3 34 (15.11%) Change Management
4 31 (13.78%) Coaching
5 29 (12.89%) Mentoring
6 20 (8.89%) TDD
7 19 (8.44%) Waterfall
7 19 (8.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (7.56%) Unit Testing
8 17 (7.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (7.56%) Software Architecture
9 16 (7.11%) Linear Algebra
9 16 (7.11%) 3D Visualisation
9 16 (7.11%) OOP
9 16 (7.11%) OO
9 16 (7.11%) Information Security
10 10 (4.44%) Web Development
10 10 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (4.00%) Investment Management
12 8 (3.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (36.00%) Java
2 60 (26.67%) SQL
3 45 (20.00%) C++
4 38 (16.89%) Perl
5 30 (13.33%) C#
6 29 (12.89%) C
7 27 (12.00%) Shell Script
8 24 (10.67%) PL/SQL
8 24 (10.67%) Python
9 17 (7.56%) JavaScript
10 16 (7.11%) VC++
11 11 (4.89%) Ruby
12 7 (3.11%) PHP
13 6 (2.67%) COBOL
13 6 (2.67%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.78%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.89%) REXX
15 2 (0.89%) Korn
15 2 (0.89%) Lua
15 2 (0.89%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 55 (24.44%) Degree
2 6 (2.67%) Postgraduate
3 4 (1.78%) GWAPT
3 4 (1.78%) GPEN
3 4 (1.78%) OSCP
3 4 (1.78%) OSCE
3 4 (1.78%) GCIA
3 4 (1.78%) GSEC
3 4 (1.78%) GCIH
4 3 (1.33%) CCNP
4 3 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.89%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.89%) ISEB
5 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.44%) CCNA
6 1 (0.44%) MCSE
6 1 (0.44%) MCP
6 1 (0.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (22.67%) QA
2 17 (7.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (3.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.78%) Snort
5 4 (1.78%) Firmware
6 2 (0.89%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.89%) RACF
7 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.44%) Squid
7 1 (0.44%) Novell eDirectory
7 1 (0.44%) Gluster
7 1 (0.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (3.11%) Data Guard
2 6 (2.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.33%) SCCM
3 3 (1.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 3 (1.33%) Puppet
3 3 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.89%) SCOM
4 2 (0.89%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.89%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (0.89%) OpenView
5 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.44%) Nagios
5 1 (0.44%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.44%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 79 (35.11%) Oracle
2 31 (13.78%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.00%) VMware
4 11 (4.89%) IBM
5 8 (3.56%) HP
5 8 (3.56%) Dell
5 8 (3.56%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.22%) Sun
7 4 (1.78%) SAP
8 3 (1.33%) CA
9 2 (0.89%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.89%) Informatica
9 2 (0.89%) Cisco
9 2 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.89%) McAfee
9 2 (0.89%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.89%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.89%) BMC
10 1 (0.44%) Tableau
10 1 (0.44%) Rackspace
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