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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 34 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 89 103 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.65% 7.02% 5.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.80% 27.54% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 25 53 41
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,800 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
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
374 374 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.75% 25.48% 22.30%
Number of salaries quoted 210 239 180
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 104 (55.61%) Linux
2 89 (47.59%) Oracle
3 87 (46.52%) Banking
4 63 (33.69%) Retail
5 54 (28.88%) Windows
6 50 (26.74%) Java
7 49 (26.20%) Finance
8 46 (24.60%) Analytical Skills
8 46 (24.60%) SDLC
9 45 (24.06%) Mentoring
10 41 (21.93%) SQL
11 36 (19.25%) Change Management
12 35 (18.72%) QA
13 32 (17.11%) Coaching
14 30 (16.04%) WebSphere
15 29 (15.51%) DB2
16 23 (12.30%) IBM
16 23 (12.30%) Degree
17 22 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
17 22 (11.76%) SQL Server
18 21 (11.23%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (10.70%) Software Engineering
19 20 (10.70%) Stakeholder Management
19 20 (10.70%) .NET
20 18 (9.63%) J2EE
20 18 (9.63%) VMware
21 17 (9.09%) Asset Management
21 17 (9.09%) Perl
21 17 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
21 17 (9.09%) Python

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (16.04%) WebSphere
2 17 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (8.02%) Tomcat
4 13 (6.95%) Apache
5 12 (6.42%) JBoss
6 6 (3.21%) MQSeries
7 5 (2.67%) SAS
7 5 (2.67%) FileNet
7 5 (2.67%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (2.67%) Captiva
8 4 (2.14%) WordPress
8 4 (2.14%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.14%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.60%) Drupal
9 3 (1.60%) CMS
10 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.53%) Node.js
10 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 11 (5.88%) DNS
2 8 (4.28%) Firewall
3 7 (3.74%) IMAP
3 7 (3.74%) LDAP
3 7 (3.74%) POP3
3 7 (3.74%) SMTP
3 7 (3.74%) Network Security
4 6 (3.21%) Ethernet
4 6 (3.21%) SAN
5 4 (2.14%) Internet
5 4 (2.14%) SSL
6 3 (1.60%) HTTP
6 3 (1.60%) LAN
6 3 (1.60%) VoIP
6 3 (1.60%) WLAN
7 1 (0.53%) WAN
7 1 (0.53%) RFID
7 1 (0.53%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.53%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.51%) DB2
2 22 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 14 (7.49%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (4.28%) DataStage
6 8 (4.28%) JasperReports
6 8 (4.28%) MySQL
6 8 (4.28%) RDBMS
6 8 (4.28%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 4 (2.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 3 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.07%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 2 (1.07%) Base SAS
11 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (4.28%) Subversion
2 6 (3.21%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.67%) JUnit
3 5 (2.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.60%) HttpUnit
4 3 (1.60%) JMeter
5 2 (1.07%) Maven
5 2 (1.07%) GCC
5 2 (1.07%) Clang
6 1 (0.53%) TestLink
6 1 (0.53%) JIRA
6 1 (0.53%) Selenium
6 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.53%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.53%) Ant
6 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
General
1 87 (46.52%) Banking
2 63 (33.69%) Retail
3 49 (26.20%) Finance
4 6 (3.21%) Electronics
5 5 (2.67%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.60%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.07%) Automotive
8 2 (1.07%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (17.11%) Technical Specialist
2 23 (12.30%) Developer
3 22 (11.76%) Administrator
4 19 (10.16%) Analyst
5 13 (6.95%) DBA
6 11 (5.88%) Database Engineer
6 11 (5.88%) Senior Database Engineer
7 10 (5.35%) Software Engineer
7 10 (5.35%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.35%) UNIX Specialist
8 9 (4.81%) Consultant
8 9 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (4.81%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.74%) Support Specialist
9 7 (3.74%) Security Engineer
9 7 (3.74%) Senior Security Engineer
10 6 (3.21%) Technical Leader
10 6 (3.21%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (3.21%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 6 (3.21%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 20 (10.70%) .NET
3 18 (9.63%) J2EE
4 17 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 16 (8.56%) Web Services
5 16 (8.56%) XML
6 9 (4.81%) OpenGL
7 8 (4.28%) Qt
8 7 (3.74%) HTML
9 6 (3.21%) SOAP
9 6 (3.21%) STL
9 6 (3.21%) MFC
9 6 (3.21%) CSS
9 6 (3.21%) jQuery
9 6 (3.21%) WPF
9 6 (3.21%) Direct3D
9 6 (3.21%) AngularJS
10 5 (2.67%) RESTful
10 5 (2.67%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (24.60%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 15 (8.02%) Data Centre
4 14 (7.49%) SWIFT
5 12 (6.42%) Clustering
6 9 (4.81%) Replication
7 7 (3.74%) Mathematics
8 6 (3.21%) LPAR
8 6 (3.21%) Visualisation
8 6 (3.21%) CUDA
8 6 (3.21%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.67%) HACMP
10 4 (2.14%) iSeries
11 3 (1.60%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (1.60%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.60%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.60%) SCADA
12 2 (1.07%) Data Integration
12 2 (1.07%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 104 (55.61%) Linux
2 54 (28.88%) Windows
3 16 (8.56%) Solaris
4 9 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.21%) AIX
6 4 (2.14%) zOS
7 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.07%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.07%) Android
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (24.60%) SDLC
2 45 (24.06%) Mentoring
3 36 (19.25%) Change Management
4 32 (17.11%) Coaching
5 21 (11.23%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (10.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (10.70%) Software Engineering
7 17 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 17 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (6.95%) Information Security
8 13 (6.95%) Configuration Management
8 13 (6.95%) UML
9 11 (5.88%) ITIL
10 10 (5.35%) Process Management
10 10 (5.35%) Database Security
11 8 (4.28%) TDD
11 8 (4.28%) Waterfall
12 7 (3.74%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (3.74%) Computer Security
12 7 (3.74%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 50 (26.74%) Java
2 41 (21.93%) SQL
3 17 (9.09%) Perl
3 17 (9.09%) Python
3 17 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 15 (8.02%) C++
5 13 (6.95%) PHP
5 13 (6.95%) C
6 11 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 9 (4.81%) C#
7 9 (4.81%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.74%) Ruby
9 6 (3.21%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.21%) VC++
10 5 (2.67%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.60%) PHP5
12 2 (1.07%) Korn
13 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.53%) sed
13 1 (0.53%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 23 (12.30%) Degree
2 10 (5.35%) CISSP
3 7 (3.74%) CISMP
4 6 (3.21%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.60%) CISA
5 3 (1.60%) CISM
5 3 (1.60%) MBA
6 2 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (18.72%) QA
2 7 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.21%) COBIT
3 6 (3.21%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (3.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (2.67%) NFS
4 5 (2.67%) Samba
5 4 (2.14%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.07%) vSphere
7 1 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.53%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (5.88%) Data Guard
2 8 (4.28%) Capistrano
2 8 (4.28%) Puppet
2 8 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.28%) Ansible
3 6 (3.21%) NetBackup
3 6 (3.21%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (2.67%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 89 (47.59%) Oracle
2 23 (12.30%) IBM
3 18 (9.63%) VMware
4 9 (4.81%) Fundtech
5 7 (3.74%) McAfee
6 6 (3.21%) Symantec
6 6 (3.21%) Veritas
6 6 (3.21%) Sun
6 6 (3.21%) HP
6 6 (3.21%) EMC
6 6 (3.21%) F5
7 5 (2.67%) Misys
7 5 (2.67%) BMC
7 5 (2.67%) Hitachi
8 4 (2.14%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.14%) Perforce
8 4 (2.14%) Sybase
9 3 (1.60%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.07%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.07%) Teradata
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