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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 26 36 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 108 62 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.31% 5.06% 7.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.80% 21.99% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 53 41 61
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
375 282 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.37% 23.02% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 235 193 228
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,850 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,750 £50,000
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 20 August 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 141 (58.51%) Linux
2 89 (36.93%) Oracle
3 81 (33.61%) SQL
4 76 (31.54%) Windows
5 75 (31.12%) Java
6 62 (25.73%) Finance
7 60 (24.90%) Degree
8 59 (24.48%) Computer Science
9 52 (21.58%) Perl
10 49 (20.33%) Software Engineering
11 47 (19.50%) C++
12 46 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (19.09%) QA
13 44 (18.26%) Banking
14 38 (15.77%) Python
15 37 (15.35%) C#
16 31 (12.86%) C
16 31 (12.86%) JavaScript
16 31 (12.86%) HTML
16 31 (12.86%) Oracle Database
17 30 (12.45%) Ruby
17 30 (12.45%) CSS
17 30 (12.45%) Change Management
18 28 (11.62%) Shell Script
19 27 (11.20%) PL/SQL
20 26 (10.79%) .NET
20 26 (10.79%) HTML5
21 25 (10.37%) Software Architecture
21 25 (10.37%) WebLogic
22 23 (9.54%) Retail

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 25 (10.37%) WebLogic
2 23 (9.54%) WebSphere
3 15 (6.22%) MQSeries
4 10 (4.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (3.32%) Node.js
6 6 (2.49%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (2.49%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (2.49%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (2.07%) FileNet
7 5 (2.07%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (2.07%) Apache
8 4 (1.66%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.66%) CICS
9 3 (1.24%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (1.24%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.83%) IIS
11 1 (0.41%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPEL
11 1 (0.41%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.66%) GIMP
2 4 (1.66%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.66%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.24%) Acrobat
3 3 (1.24%) RoboHelp
3 3 (1.24%) FrameMaker
3 3 (1.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.49%) Oracle 11i
1 6 (2.49%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (2.49%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.24%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.41%) KANA IQ
3 1 (0.41%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.54%) Internet
2 18 (7.47%) Ethernet
3 11 (4.56%) Firewall
4 9 (3.73%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.32%) LDAP
5 8 (3.32%) VoIP
5 8 (3.32%) FTP
5 8 (3.32%) Wireshark
5 8 (3.32%) tcpdump
6 6 (2.49%) HTTP
6 6 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (2.49%) WAN
6 6 (2.49%) LAN
7 4 (1.66%) VPN
7 4 (1.66%) SSH
7 4 (1.66%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.66%) Network Security
8 2 (0.83%) DNS
8 2 (0.83%) SAN
8 2 (0.83%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.86%) Oracle Database
2 18 (7.47%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.64%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (5.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (5.39%) Big Data
6 12 (4.98%) Oracle Database 12c
7 11 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (4.56%) RDBMS
8 10 (4.15%) SQL Server
8 10 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (3.32%) DB2
9 8 (3.32%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (2.90%) MySQL
11 6 (2.49%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (2.07%) NoSQL
12 5 (2.07%) Oracle9i Database
12 5 (2.07%) OLTP
13 4 (1.66%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.83%) IBM InfoSphere
14 2 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 23 (9.54%) Subversion
2 17 (7.05%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.32%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (3.32%) Ant
4 5 (2.07%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.66%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.66%) Maven
6 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.83%) RubyMine
7 1 (0.41%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.41%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.41%) Selenium
7 1 (0.41%) JUnit
7 1 (0.41%) ClearCase
General
1 62 (25.73%) Finance
2 44 (18.26%) Banking
3 23 (9.54%) Retail
4 17 (7.05%) Electronics
5 6 (2.49%) International Banking
6 5 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.66%) Automotive
8 3 (1.24%) Back Office
9 2 (0.83%) Games
9 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Marketing
10 1 (0.41%) Military
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (20.75%) Developer
2 34 (14.11%) Software Engineer
3 25 (10.37%) Analyst
4 23 (9.54%) Technical Specialist
5 20 (8.30%) Administrator
6 17 (7.05%) Java Developer
7 14 (5.81%) Oracle DBA
7 14 (5.81%) DBA
8 13 (5.39%) Oracle Developer
8 13 (5.39%) Software Development Engineer
8 13 (5.39%) Development Engineer
9 11 (4.56%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.73%) Architect
10 9 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (2.90%) Senior J2EE Developer
11 7 (2.90%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 7 (2.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 7 (2.90%) Project Manager
11 7 (2.90%) Software Developer
11 7 (2.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.86%) HTML
2 30 (12.45%) CSS
3 26 (10.79%) .NET
3 26 (10.79%) HTML5
4 21 (8.71%) J2EE
5 18 (7.47%) XML
6 17 (7.05%) OpenGL
6 17 (7.05%) MFC
6 17 (7.05%) STL
6 17 (7.05%) Qt
6 17 (7.05%) WPF
6 17 (7.05%) Direct3D
7 16 (6.64%) LESS
8 14 (5.81%) jQuery
9 13 (5.39%) Middleware
9 13 (5.39%) Hibernate
9 13 (5.39%) Web Services
9 13 (5.39%) CSS3
10 12 (4.98%) SOAP
11 9 (3.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 59 (24.48%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.05%) Mathematics
2 17 (7.05%) Visualisation
2 17 (7.05%) CUDA
3 13 (5.39%) Clustering
4 11 (4.56%) Client/Server
5 10 (4.15%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.73%) Replication
7 6 (2.49%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.49%) Oracle Exalogic
8 5 (2.07%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (2.07%) Reference Data
8 5 (2.07%) iSeries
8 5 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.07%) Informatics
9 4 (1.66%) VSAM
9 4 (1.66%) PKI
9 4 (1.66%) GIS
10 3 (1.24%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.83%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 141 (58.51%) Linux
2 76 (31.54%) Windows
3 18 (7.47%) AIX
4 10 (4.15%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.32%) Solaris
6 6 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.66%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.66%) zOS
7 4 (1.66%) Fedora
7 4 (1.66%) CentOS
8 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.33%) Software Engineering
2 46 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (12.45%) Change Management
4 25 (10.37%) Software Architecture
5 22 (9.13%) Information Security
6 20 (8.30%) TDD
6 20 (8.30%) Automated Testing
7 18 (7.47%) OOP
8 17 (7.05%) Unit Testing
8 17 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (7.05%) 3D Visualisation
9 16 (6.64%) ITIL
10 15 (6.22%) OO
10 15 (6.22%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (5.81%) Web Development
12 13 (5.39%) Refactoring
12 13 (5.39%) Business Analysis
13 11 (4.56%) Performance Management
13 11 (4.56%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 81 (33.61%) SQL
2 75 (31.12%) Java
3 52 (21.58%) Perl
4 47 (19.50%) C++
5 38 (15.77%) Python
6 37 (15.35%) C#
7 31 (12.86%) C
7 31 (12.86%) JavaScript
8 30 (12.45%) Ruby
9 28 (11.62%) Shell Script
10 27 (11.20%) PL/SQL
11 17 (7.05%) VC++
12 13 (5.39%) Objective-C
13 9 (3.73%) PHP
14 8 (3.32%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (1.24%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.83%) VB
17 1 (0.41%) ABAP
17 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
17 1 (0.41%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 60 (24.90%) Degree
2 13 (5.39%) Postgraduate
3 4 (1.66%) ISEB
3 4 (1.66%) GCIA
3 4 (1.66%) GSEC
3 4 (1.66%) GCIH
3 4 (1.66%) GWAPT
3 4 (1.66%) GPEN
3 4 (1.66%) OSCP
3 4 (1.66%) OSCE
4 3 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.24%) CCNP
5 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (19.09%) QA
2 9 (3.73%) SLA
3 5 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (5.81%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (3.32%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.49%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.66%) Snort
4 4 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.83%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.41%) Samba
6 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.41%) Gluster
6 1 (0.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (2.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (2.49%) Tivoli
1 6 (2.49%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.66%) Puppet
2 4 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 89 (36.93%) Oracle
2 19 (7.88%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.98%) IBM
4 10 (4.15%) VMware
5 8 (3.32%) Dell
6 7 (2.90%) Adobe
7 6 (2.49%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (2.49%) JBoss
8 5 (2.07%) HP
9 3 (1.24%) Sun
9 3 (1.24%) Cisco
9 3 (1.24%) Citrix
9 3 (1.24%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.24%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.83%) Greenplum
10 2 (0.83%) Pega
10 2 (0.83%) McAfee
10 2 (0.83%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.83%) Informatica
10 2 (0.83%) SAP
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