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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 30 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 92 108 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.68% 6.51% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.02% 32.73% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 50 52 59
Average salary £43,625 £41,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.75% -0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £35,189 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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
317 330 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.02% 19.89% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 207 206 174
Average salary £36,439 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.82% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £50,000 £54,000
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 17 April 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 80 (45.45%) Linux
2 77 (43.75%) Windows
3 64 (36.36%) Finance
4 58 (32.95%) Banking
5 56 (31.82%) Degree
6 52 (29.55%) Oracle
7 48 (27.27%) Java
8 42 (23.86%) Retail
8 42 (23.86%) Software Engineering
9 40 (22.73%) Computer Science
10 37 (21.02%) C++
11 31 (17.61%) SQL
12 29 (16.48%) .NET
13 28 (15.91%) C
14 27 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (14.20%) C#
16 24 (13.64%) OpenGL
16 24 (13.64%) Qt
17 22 (12.50%) Unit Testing
17 22 (12.50%) Visual Studio
18 21 (11.93%) Change Management
18 21 (11.93%) TDD
18 21 (11.93%) WPF
18 21 (11.93%) Waterfall
18 21 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (11.36%) Mathematics
19 20 (11.36%) Subversion
19 20 (11.36%) Ethernet
20 19 (10.80%) LAN
20 19 (10.80%) J2EE

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 11 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 11 (6.25%) JBoss
3 8 (4.55%) Apache
4 6 (3.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (2.84%) MQSeries
5 5 (2.84%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (2.27%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.70%) SAS
8 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.14%) CMS
9 1 (0.57%) Mule
9 1 (0.57%) CICS
9 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (1.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.36%) Ethernet
2 19 (10.80%) LAN
3 13 (7.39%) WAN
3 13 (7.39%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (5.11%) Firewall
5 7 (3.98%) SSL
5 7 (3.98%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.41%) DNS
6 6 (3.41%) LDAP
6 6 (3.41%) WLAN
7 4 (2.27%) SMTP
8 3 (1.70%) POP3
8 3 (1.70%) SAN
8 3 (1.70%) IMAP
9 2 (1.14%) Network Security
9 2 (1.14%) HTTP
10 1 (0.57%) SNMP
10 1 (0.57%) VPN
10 1 (0.57%) IPv6
10 1 (0.57%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.80%) Oracle Database
2 11 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 11 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.25%) DataStage
3 10 (5.68%) DB2
4 8 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.41%) JasperReports
5 6 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.27%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.27%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.14%) Ingres
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.14%) OLAP
8 2 (1.14%) Informix
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 20 (11.36%) Subversion
3 5 (2.84%) GCC
3 5 (2.84%) Clang
4 3 (1.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.14%) JUnit
6 1 (0.57%) Ant
6 1 (0.57%) Maven
6 1 (0.57%) Selenium
6 1 (0.57%) PVCS
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.57%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.57%) JMeter
General
1 64 (36.36%) Finance
2 58 (32.95%) Banking
3 42 (23.86%) Retail
4 19 (10.80%) Electronics
5 11 (6.25%) Back Office
6 6 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (3.41%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.84%) Automotive
7 5 (2.84%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.14%) International Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 22 (12.50%) Developer
2 22 (12.50%) Administrator
3 13 (7.39%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (6.25%) Analyst
4 11 (6.25%) Consultant
5 10 (5.68%) Technical Specialist
6 9 (5.11%) DBA
7 8 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (3.98%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.41%) Security Consultant
9 6 (3.41%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (3.41%) Information Manager
9 6 (3.41%) Information Security Consultant
9 6 (3.41%) Information Security Manager
9 6 (3.41%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (3.41%) Senior Security Consultant
9 6 (3.41%) Security Manager
9 6 (3.41%) SWIFT Specialist
9 6 (3.41%) Senior Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.48%) .NET
2 24 (13.64%) OpenGL
2 24 (13.64%) Qt
3 21 (11.93%) WPF
4 19 (10.80%) Direct3D
4 19 (10.80%) J2EE
4 19 (10.80%) MFC
4 19 (10.80%) STL
5 11 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (5.68%) XML
7 9 (5.11%) Spring
8 8 (4.55%) Middleware
8 8 (4.55%) HTML
8 8 (4.55%) CSS
9 7 (3.98%) Web Services
10 6 (3.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 6 (3.41%) HTML5
11 5 (2.84%) CSS3
11 5 (2.84%) DirectX
12 4 (2.27%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 21 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (11.36%) Mathematics
4 19 (10.80%) Visualisation
4 19 (10.80%) CUDA
5 8 (4.55%) SWIFT
5 8 (4.55%) Mainframe
6 7 (3.98%) Open Source
7 6 (3.41%) iSeries
7 6 (3.41%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.41%) Cryptography
7 6 (3.41%) SCADA
7 6 (3.41%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (2.84%) Telematics
9 4 (2.27%) Physics
9 4 (2.27%) Equities
9 4 (2.27%) Replication
9 4 (2.27%) Hedge funds
9 4 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 80 (45.45%) Linux
2 77 (43.75%) Windows
3 15 (8.52%) Solaris
4 6 (3.41%) zOS
5 4 (2.27%) AIX
6 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.86%) Software Engineering
2 27 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 21 (11.93%) Waterfall
4 21 (11.93%) TDD
4 21 (11.93%) Change Management
5 19 (10.80%) OOP
5 19 (10.80%) Software Architecture
5 19 (10.80%) 3D Visualisation
5 19 (10.80%) Linear Algebra
6 18 (10.23%) Mentoring
7 15 (8.52%) OO
8 14 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (7.39%) Coaching
10 11 (6.25%) ITIL
10 11 (6.25%) Project Management
11 9 (5.11%) Information Security
12 8 (4.55%) Investment Management
13 7 (3.98%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (3.98%) UML
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.27%) Java
2 37 (21.02%) C++
3 31 (17.61%) SQL
4 28 (15.91%) C
5 25 (14.20%) C#
6 19 (10.80%) VC++
7 18 (10.23%) Perl
8 13 (7.39%) PL/SQL
9 10 (5.68%) Python
10 9 (5.11%) JavaScript
11 7 (3.98%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.84%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.27%) Groovy
13 4 (2.27%) VB
14 3 (1.70%) sed
15 2 (1.14%) PHP
16 1 (0.57%) COBOL
16 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.57%) VBA
16 1 (0.57%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 56 (31.82%) Degree
2 6 (3.41%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.41%) CISSP
2 6 (3.41%) CISA
2 6 (3.41%) CISM
2 6 (3.41%) MBA
3 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.14%) MCP
3 2 (1.14%) HND
3 2 (1.14%) MCSE
3 2 (1.14%) CCNP
3 2 (1.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.25%) SLA
1 11 (6.25%) QA
2 7 (3.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.41%) COBIT
3 6 (3.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.70%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.57%) Firmware
4 1 (0.57%) RACF
4 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.98%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 5 (2.84%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.70%) Capistrano
3 3 (1.70%) Puppet
3 3 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.70%) Ansible
4 2 (1.14%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.57%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.57%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.57%) SCCM
5 1 (0.57%) SCOM
5 1 (0.57%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.57%) OpenView
5 1 (0.57%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 52 (29.55%) Oracle
2 18 (10.23%) VMware
3 16 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 13 (7.39%) IBM
5 10 (5.68%) Misys
5 10 (5.68%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.55%) HP
7 6 (3.41%) Sun
8 4 (2.27%) Informatica
9 3 (1.70%) SAP
9 3 (1.70%) Hitachi
10 2 (1.14%) F5
10 2 (1.14%) Cisco
10 2 (1.14%) Perforce
10 2 (1.14%) BMC
10 2 (1.14%) CA
11 1 (0.57%) Lotus
11 1 (0.57%) Sybase
11 1 (0.57%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.57%) Adobe
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