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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 31 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 93 84 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.59% 5.79% 6.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.48% 21.59% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 52 50 50
Average salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £31,950 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +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
365 389 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.87% 26.79% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 230 248 148
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,200 £55,000
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 19 December 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 99 (50.51%) Linux
2 72 (36.73%) Java
3 69 (35.20%) Finance
4 68 (34.69%) Windows
5 64 (32.65%) Oracle
6 58 (29.59%) Degree
7 46 (23.47%) Computer Science
8 43 (21.94%) Banking
9 42 (21.43%) SQL
10 40 (20.41%) C++
10 40 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (17.86%) Software Engineering
12 32 (16.33%) Microsoft
13 28 (14.29%) C
14 26 (13.27%) C#
14 26 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
15 25 (12.76%) Retail
15 25 (12.76%) Perl
15 25 (12.76%) Oracle Database
16 24 (12.24%) VMware
17 23 (11.73%) PL/SQL
17 23 (11.73%) LAN
17 23 (11.73%) WAN
17 23 (11.73%) Wi-Fi
17 23 (11.73%) .NET
17 23 (11.73%) WebLogic
17 23 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
18 21 (10.71%) SLA
18 21 (10.71%) QA
18 21 (10.71%) Shell Script

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (11.73%) WebLogic
2 18 (9.18%) WebSphere
3 10 (5.10%) JBoss
4 5 (2.55%) Apache
4 5 (2.55%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.55%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (2.55%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (2.04%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.04%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.53%) CICS
6 3 (1.53%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.02%) IIS
8 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.51%) CMS
8 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.06%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.51%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.73%) LAN
1 23 (11.73%) WAN
1 23 (11.73%) Wi-Fi
2 17 (8.67%) Ethernet
3 12 (6.12%) LDAP
4 8 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.08%) Wireshark
4 8 (4.08%) tcpdump
4 8 (4.08%) FTP
5 7 (3.57%) Firewall
6 6 (3.06%) HTTP
7 4 (2.04%) DNS
7 4 (2.04%) SSL
7 4 (2.04%) Network Security
7 4 (2.04%) SSH
7 4 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.53%) SNMP
8 3 (1.53%) SMTP
8 3 (1.53%) DHCP
9 2 (1.02%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.76%) Oracle Database
2 15 (7.65%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.61%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.59%) RDBMS
5 9 (4.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (3.06%) DB2
7 6 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.04%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (2.04%) Big Data
9 3 (1.53%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.02%) OLAP
10 2 (1.02%) DataStage
10 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.51%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.51%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (9.18%) Subversion
2 17 (8.67%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.06%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.51%) JUnit
5 1 (0.51%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.51%) JMeter
5 1 (0.51%) PVCS
General
1 69 (35.20%) Finance
2 43 (21.94%) Banking
3 25 (12.76%) Retail
4 20 (10.20%) Back Office
5 16 (8.16%) Electronics
6 8 (4.08%) International Banking
7 3 (1.53%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.51%) Marketing
9 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (18.37%) Developer
2 28 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 27 (13.78%) Administrator
4 23 (11.73%) Technical Specialist
5 22 (11.22%) Analyst
6 16 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (6.12%) Java Developer
8 11 (5.61%) Oracle Developer
9 10 (5.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 9 (4.59%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 9 (4.59%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (4.59%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.59%) Applications Support
10 9 (4.59%) Consultant
10 9 (4.59%) Applications Specialist
10 9 (4.59%) DBA
11 7 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
12 6 (3.06%) J2EE Developer
12 6 (3.06%) Support Specialist
13 5 (2.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.73%) .NET
2 19 (9.69%) J2EE
3 16 (8.16%) MFC
3 16 (8.16%) STL
3 16 (8.16%) OpenGL
3 16 (8.16%) WPF
3 16 (8.16%) Direct3D
3 16 (8.16%) Qt
4 15 (7.65%) XML
5 13 (6.63%) Spring
6 11 (5.61%) Middleware
7 10 (5.10%) Web Services
8 8 (4.08%) CSS
8 8 (4.08%) HTML
9 5 (2.55%) Java EE
9 5 (2.55%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (2.55%) HTML5
10 4 (2.04%) CSS3
10 4 (2.04%) Regular Expression
10 4 (2.04%) Restlet
Miscellaneous
1 46 (23.47%) Computer Science
2 26 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (9.69%) Mathematics
4 16 (8.16%) Visualisation
4 16 (8.16%) CUDA
5 8 (4.08%) SWIFT
5 8 (4.08%) Open Source
6 7 (3.57%) Equities
6 7 (3.57%) Hedge funds
6 7 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (3.57%) iSeries
7 6 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.06%) Physics
8 5 (2.55%) Clustering
9 4 (2.04%) Oracle Exalogic
10 3 (1.53%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.53%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.53%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.02%) Replication
11 2 (1.02%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 99 (50.51%) Linux
2 68 (34.69%) Windows
3 18 (9.18%) AIX
3 18 (9.18%) Solaris
4 10 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.04%) Fedora
5 4 (2.04%) CentOS
6 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.02%) zOS
7 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (17.86%) Software Engineering
3 21 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (10.20%) Change Management
4 20 (10.20%) Waterfall
4 20 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 19 (9.69%) TDD
6 18 (9.18%) Unit Testing
7 16 (8.16%) Software Architecture
7 16 (8.16%) 3D Visualisation
7 16 (8.16%) OOP
7 16 (8.16%) Linear Algebra
8 15 (7.65%) OO
9 14 (7.14%) Information Security
10 13 (6.63%) Investment Management
11 11 (5.61%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (5.10%) Mentoring
12 10 (5.10%) ITIL
13 8 (4.08%) Project Management
13 8 (4.08%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 72 (36.73%) Java
2 42 (21.43%) SQL
3 40 (20.41%) C++
4 28 (14.29%) C
5 26 (13.27%) C#
6 25 (12.76%) Perl
7 23 (11.73%) PL/SQL
8 21 (10.71%) Shell Script
9 18 (9.18%) Python
10 16 (8.16%) VC++
11 11 (5.61%) JavaScript
12 6 (3.06%) COBOL
13 5 (2.55%) PHP
14 4 (2.04%) Ruby
14 4 (2.04%) Groovy
15 3 (1.53%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.53%) VB
16 2 (1.02%) VBScript
16 2 (1.02%) Korn
16 2 (1.02%) Lua
Qualifications
1 58 (29.59%) Degree
2 4 (2.04%) GWAPT
2 4 (2.04%) GPEN
2 4 (2.04%) OSCP
2 4 (2.04%) OSCE
2 4 (2.04%) GCIA
2 4 (2.04%) GSEC
2 4 (2.04%) GCIH
3 3 (1.53%) MCP
3 3 (1.53%) HND
3 3 (1.53%) MCSE
3 3 (1.53%) CCNP
3 3 (1.53%) CCNA
3 3 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.51%) ISEB
5 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.71%) SLA
1 21 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 23 (11.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.63%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (2.04%) Snort
6 3 (1.53%) Firmware
7 2 (1.02%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.02%) RACF
8 1 (0.51%) Squid
8 1 (0.51%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.57%) Data Guard
2 6 (3.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (3.06%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.04%) SCCM
4 3 (1.53%) SCOM
4 3 (1.53%) OpenView
4 3 (1.53%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (1.02%) CA Endevor
5 2 (1.02%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.51%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.51%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.51%) Puppet
6 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 64 (32.65%) Oracle
2 32 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 24 (12.24%) VMware
4 12 (6.12%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.59%) HP
6 8 (4.08%) Dell
6 8 (4.08%) Sun
7 6 (3.06%) IBM
8 3 (1.53%) SAP
8 3 (1.53%) CA
9 2 (1.02%) McAfee
9 2 (1.02%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.02%) Cisco
9 2 (1.02%) Misys
9 2 (1.02%) BMC
10 1 (0.51%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.51%) Remedy
10 1 (0.51%) Informatica
10 1 (0.51%) Veritas
10 1 (0.51%) Lotus
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + multiple
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Tom Tom
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £40885 - £50505 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago