The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 23 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 122 62 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.17% 5.11% 5.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.37% 20.74% 22.55%
Number of salaries quoted 55 42 39
Average salary £38,500 £40,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.52% +16.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
355 299 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.76% 24.65% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 220 218 207
Average salary £36,895 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.61% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
UNIX
Scotland

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 25 July 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 134 (56.30%) Linux
2 92 (38.66%) Oracle
3 90 (37.82%) SQL
4 74 (31.09%) Java
5 70 (29.41%) Windows
6 61 (25.63%) Finance
7 52 (21.85%) Degree
8 51 (21.43%) Computer Science
9 49 (20.59%) Perl
9 49 (20.59%) Software Engineering
10 46 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (18.07%) Banking
12 41 (17.23%) QA
13 40 (16.81%) C++
14 38 (15.97%) JavaScript
15 35 (14.71%) HTML
15 35 (14.71%) C#
15 35 (14.71%) Python
16 34 (14.29%) CSS
16 34 (14.29%) Ruby
17 32 (13.45%) Oracle Database
18 31 (13.03%) Shell Script
19 30 (12.61%) HTML5
20 29 (12.18%) PL/SQL
21 27 (11.34%) C
21 27 (11.34%) Change Management
22 25 (10.50%) Automated Testing
23 24 (10.08%) WebSphere
23 24 (10.08%) Software Architecture
24 23 (9.66%) Subversion

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 24 (10.08%) WebSphere
2 22 (9.24%) WebLogic
3 17 (7.14%) MQSeries
4 10 (4.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (3.36%) Node.js
6 6 (2.52%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (2.52%) Oracle Coherence
6 6 (2.52%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (2.52%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (2.10%) FileNet
7 5 (2.10%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.68%) CICS
8 4 (1.68%) Apache
9 3 (1.26%) WebSphere Process Server
9 3 (1.26%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (1.26%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.84%) IIS
11 1 (0.42%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPEL
11 1 (0.42%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (3.36%) GIMP
2 8 (3.36%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.52%) MS Excel
4 5 (2.10%) MS Office
5 4 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.68%) Acrobat
5 4 (1.68%) RoboHelp
5 4 (1.68%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 6 (2.52%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (2.52%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.68%) KANA IQ
3 3 (1.26%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.26%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.42%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.66%) Internet
2 17 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 9 (3.78%) LDAP
4 8 (3.36%) VoIP
4 8 (3.36%) Firewall
5 7 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.52%) WAN
6 6 (2.52%) LAN
6 6 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (2.10%) FTP
8 4 (1.68%) VPN
9 3 (1.26%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.84%) HTTP
10 2 (0.84%) DNS
10 2 (0.84%) SAN
10 2 (0.84%) DHCP
10 2 (0.84%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.42%) Network Security
11 1 (0.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.45%) Oracle Database
2 21 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (5.88%) Big Data
4 14 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (4.62%) RDBMS
5 11 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.78%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (3.36%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.36%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (2.94%) MySQL
10 6 (2.52%) DB2
10 6 (2.52%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (2.10%) NoSQL
11 5 (2.10%) SQL Server
11 5 (2.10%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (2.10%) OLTP
12 2 (0.84%) DataStage
12 2 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 23 (9.66%) Subversion
2 16 (6.72%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.04%) Ant
4 8 (3.36%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (2.10%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.68%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.68%) Maven
7 2 (0.84%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.84%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.84%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.84%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.84%) RubyMine
7 2 (0.84%) Selenium
8 1 (0.42%) JIRA
8 1 (0.42%) JUnit
General
1 61 (25.63%) Finance
2 43 (18.07%) Banking
3 21 (8.82%) Retail
4 16 (6.72%) Electronics
5 6 (2.52%) International Banking
6 5 (2.10%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.68%) Automotive
8 3 (1.26%) Back Office
9 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.84%) Games
9 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Marketing
10 1 (0.42%) Military
10 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (21.01%) Developer
2 33 (13.87%) Software Engineer
3 26 (10.92%) Analyst
4 23 (9.66%) Technical Specialist
5 21 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 20 (8.40%) Administrator
7 13 (5.46%) Oracle Developer
7 13 (5.46%) Software Development Engineer
7 13 (5.46%) Development Engineer
8 12 (5.04%) Oracle DBA
8 12 (5.04%) DBA
9 10 (4.20%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.78%) Architect
11 8 (3.36%) Support Analyst
11 8 (3.36%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.36%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (2.94%) Applications Support
12 7 (2.94%) Project Manager
13 6 (2.52%) Programmer
13 6 (2.52%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.71%) HTML
2 34 (14.29%) CSS
3 30 (12.61%) HTML5
4 23 (9.66%) .NET
4 23 (9.66%) J2EE
5 22 (9.24%) XML
6 19 (7.98%) Hibernate
7 18 (7.56%) jQuery
8 16 (6.72%) WPF
8 16 (6.72%) Qt
8 16 (6.72%) STL
8 16 (6.72%) OpenGL
8 16 (6.72%) MFC
8 16 (6.72%) Direct3D
8 16 (6.72%) LESS
9 15 (6.30%) Web Services
10 14 (5.88%) Spring
11 13 (5.46%) Middleware
11 13 (5.46%) CSS3
12 12 (5.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.72%) Mathematics
2 16 (6.72%) Client/Server
2 16 (6.72%) Visualisation
2 16 (6.72%) CUDA
3 13 (5.46%) Clustering
4 11 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.78%) Replication
6 8 (3.36%) Mainframe
6 8 (3.36%) GIS
6 8 (3.36%) PKI
7 6 (2.52%) Oracle Exalogic
8 5 (2.10%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (2.10%) Reference Data
8 5 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.10%) Informatics
9 4 (1.68%) VSAM
10 3 (1.26%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.26%) iSeries
11 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 134 (56.30%) Linux
2 70 (29.41%) Windows
3 19 (7.98%) AIX
4 10 (4.20%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.36%) Solaris
6 6 (2.52%) zOS
7 4 (1.68%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.42%) CentOS
10 1 (0.42%) Fedora
10 1 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.59%) Software Engineering
2 46 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (11.34%) Change Management
4 25 (10.50%) Automated Testing
5 24 (10.08%) Software Architecture
6 21 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
6 21 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (8.40%) OOP
8 18 (7.56%) OO
9 17 (7.14%) ITIL
10 16 (6.72%) Unit Testing
10 16 (6.72%) 3D Visualisation
11 14 (5.88%) Web Development
11 14 (5.88%) TDD
11 14 (5.88%) Service Delivery
12 13 (5.46%) Information Security
12 13 (5.46%) Refactoring
12 13 (5.46%) Business Analysis
13 12 (5.04%) Performance Management
14 11 (4.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 90 (37.82%) SQL
2 74 (31.09%) Java
3 49 (20.59%) Perl
4 40 (16.81%) C++
5 38 (15.97%) JavaScript
6 35 (14.71%) C#
6 35 (14.71%) Python
7 34 (14.29%) Ruby
8 31 (13.03%) Shell Script
9 29 (12.18%) PL/SQL
10 27 (11.34%) C
11 16 (6.72%) VC++
12 13 (5.46%) Objective-C
13 8 (3.36%) CoffeeScript
14 6 (2.52%) PHP
15 4 (1.68%) VB
16 3 (1.26%) Jython
16 3 (1.26%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.42%) ABAP
17 1 (0.42%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 52 (21.85%) Degree
2 13 (5.46%) Postgraduate
3 5 (2.10%) ISEB
4 3 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.26%) CCNP
5 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.42%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.42%) GPEN
6 1 (0.42%) OSCP
6 1 (0.42%) OSCE
6 1 (0.42%) GCIA
6 1 (0.42%) GSEC
6 1 (0.42%) GCIH
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (17.23%) QA
2 6 (2.52%) SLA
3 5 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (5.04%) Active Directory
1 12 (5.04%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.26%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.84%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.84%) Samba
5 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.42%) Gluster
5 1 (0.42%) KVM
5 1 (0.42%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (3.78%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.68%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.68%) Puppet
2 4 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.42%) Nagios
4 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 92 (38.66%) Oracle
2 21 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.56%) IBM
4 12 (5.04%) Adobe
4 12 (5.04%) VMware
5 7 (2.94%) HP
6 6 (2.52%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (2.10%) Pega
8 4 (1.68%) KANA
9 3 (1.26%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.26%) Sun
9 3 (1.26%) Cisco
9 3 (1.26%) Citrix
9 3 (1.26%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.84%) Informatica
10 2 (0.84%) Dell
10 2 (0.84%) SAP
10 2 (0.84%) JBoss
10 2 (0.84%) Greenplum
10 2 (0.84%) McAfee
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