The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 23 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 122 138 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.57% 12.61% 14.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.88% 50.36% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 59 57 76
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £45,000
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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
340 274 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.67% 25.05% 34.55%
Number of salaries quoted 179 146 183
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

UNIX
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Glasgow region.

UNIX Salary Trend in Glasgow

UNIX
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

UNIX Salary Histogram in Glasgow

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

1 163 (62.21%) SQL
2 131 (50.00%) Linux
3 125 (47.71%) Java
4 114 (43.51%) Finance
5 85 (32.44%) Oracle
6 61 (23.28%) Sybase
7 59 (22.52%) Banking
8 56 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (20.23%) SQL Server
10 48 (18.32%) Windows
11 45 (17.18%) XML
12 42 (16.03%) Shell Script
13 41 (15.65%) Relational Database
14 40 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
15 38 (14.50%) OO
15 38 (14.50%) Spring
16 37 (14.12%) Perl
17 35 (13.36%) JavaScript
18 32 (12.21%) T-SQL
18 32 (12.21%) Hibernate
19 31 (11.83%) ITIL
19 31 (11.83%) RDBMS
20 30 (11.45%) PL/SQL
20 30 (11.45%) HTML
21 28 (10.69%) Python
22 27 (10.31%) C#
22 27 (10.31%) Waterfall
23 26 (9.92%) Automated Testing
23 26 (9.92%) Degree
23 26 (9.92%) Tomcat

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 26 (9.92%) Tomcat
2 21 (8.02%) WebSphere
3 19 (7.25%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.44%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (2.29%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.91%) IIS
6 5 (1.91%) Apache
7 4 (1.53%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (1.15%) Drupal
8 3 (1.15%) GemFire
9 2 (0.76%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.76%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (0.76%) Apache Qpid
9 2 (0.76%) Jetty
9 2 (0.76%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.76%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.38%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 14 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.91%) MS Office
3 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) assyst
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.34%) Firewall
2 11 (4.20%) SAN
3 9 (3.44%) DNS
4 8 (3.05%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.67%) SSL
6 6 (2.29%) HTTP
6 6 (2.29%) DMZ
6 6 (2.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (1.91%) Internet
8 4 (1.53%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.15%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.15%) Wireless
9 3 (1.15%) VPN
9 3 (1.15%) LAN
9 3 (1.15%) WAN
10 2 (0.76%) SMTP
10 2 (0.76%) DHCP
10 2 (0.76%) SNMP
10 2 (0.76%) X.509
10 2 (0.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (20.23%) SQL Server
2 41 (15.65%) Relational Database
3 31 (11.83%) RDBMS
4 23 (8.78%) Oracle Database
5 12 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (3.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (3.05%) MySQL
8 6 (2.29%) PowerCenter
8 6 (2.29%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.91%) Sybase ASE
9 5 (1.91%) KDB
9 5 (1.91%) DB2
9 5 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.53%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.15%) QlikView
11 3 (1.15%) Pentaho
11 3 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.15%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 15 (5.73%) Subversion
2 12 (4.58%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (3.82%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.82%) Maven
4 7 (2.67%) Selenium
5 6 (2.29%) Ant
5 6 (2.29%) JUnit
6 4 (1.53%) ClearCase
6 4 (1.53%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.53%) JIRA
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.15%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.76%) TestNG
8 2 (0.76%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.76%) JBehave
8 2 (0.76%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.76%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.38%) MagicDraw
General
1 114 (43.51%) Finance
2 59 (22.52%) Banking
3 12 (4.58%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.20%) Investment Banking
4 11 (4.20%) Front Office
5 8 (3.05%) Back Office
6 7 (2.67%) Marketing
7 6 (2.29%) Electronics
7 6 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.91%) Legal
9 3 (1.15%) Retail
9 3 (1.15%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 103 (39.31%) Developer
2 63 (24.05%) Analyst
3 28 (10.69%) Java Developer
4 22 (8.40%) Support Analyst
5 19 (7.25%) SQL Developer
6 18 (6.87%) Senior Developer
7 14 (5.34%) Lead Developer
8 11 (4.20%) Support Specialist
9 10 (3.82%) Trainer
9 10 (3.82%) Business Analyst
10 9 (3.44%) Automation Engineer
10 9 (3.44%) Test Engineer
10 9 (3.44%) Administrator
11 8 (3.05%) Software Engineer
11 8 (3.05%) C++ Developer
11 8 (3.05%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (3.05%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
11 8 (3.05%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 8 (3.05%) QA Engineer
12 7 (2.67%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (17.18%) XML
2 38 (14.50%) Spring
3 32 (12.21%) Hibernate
4 30 (11.45%) HTML
5 23 (8.78%) JMS
6 21 (8.02%) .NET
7 19 (7.25%) J2EE
8 18 (6.87%) jQuery
9 12 (4.58%) FIX Protocol
10 11 (4.20%) Java EE
10 11 (4.20%) Middleware
10 11 (4.20%) Web Services
11 10 (3.82%) SOAP
12 9 (3.44%) FIXML
13 8 (3.05%) JSP
13 8 (3.05%) HTML5
14 7 (2.67%) Ajax
14 7 (2.67%) CSS
15 6 (2.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 5 (1.91%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.25%) N-Tier
2 19 (7.25%) Equities
3 10 (3.82%) Open Source
4 7 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.29%) DTV
5 6 (2.29%) Derivative
5 6 (2.29%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (1.91%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.15%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.15%) DataPower
9 2 (0.76%) AS400
9 2 (0.76%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.76%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.76%) User Experience
10 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 131 (50.00%) Linux
2 48 (18.32%) Windows
3 16 (6.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (5.34%) Solaris
5 9 (3.44%) AIX
6 3 (1.15%) Tru64
6 3 (1.15%) HPUX
7 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.38%) CentOS
7 1 (0.38%) Android
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.38%) Fedora
7 1 (0.38%) SUSE
7 1 (0.38%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (14.50%) OO
3 31 (11.83%) ITIL
4 27 (10.31%) Waterfall
5 26 (9.92%) Automated Testing
6 24 (9.16%) Data Modelling
6 24 (9.16%) Performance Tuning
7 23 (8.78%) Scrum
7 23 (8.78%) Web Development
8 21 (8.02%) Coaching
9 20 (7.63%) Data Analysis
9 20 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (7.25%) TDD
11 16 (6.11%) ETL
11 16 (6.11%) Software Testing
12 15 (5.73%) Asset Management
13 14 (5.34%) Risk Management
13 14 (5.34%) Project Management
13 14 (5.34%) Multithreading
13 14 (5.34%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 163 (62.21%) SQL
2 125 (47.71%) Java
3 42 (16.03%) Shell Script
4 37 (14.12%) Perl
5 35 (13.36%) JavaScript
6 32 (12.21%) T-SQL
7 30 (11.45%) PL/SQL
8 28 (10.69%) Python
9 27 (10.31%) C#
10 16 (6.11%) VBA
10 16 (6.11%) C++
11 15 (5.73%) PHP
12 12 (4.58%) Ruby
13 10 (3.82%) Bash Shell
14 9 (3.44%) VB
15 7 (2.67%) Jython
16 5 (1.91%) C
17 4 (1.53%) Korn
18 3 (1.15%) Scala
18 3 (1.15%) sed
Qualifications
1 26 (9.92%) Degree
2 10 (3.82%) ISEB
3 9 (3.44%) ISTQB
3 9 (3.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.76%) HNC
4 2 (0.76%) HND
4 2 (0.76%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.38%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.38%) RHCA
5 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) VCAP
5 1 (0.38%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.38%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.54%) QA
2 17 (6.49%) SLA
3 7 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) COBIT
4 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.91%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.38%) KVM
4 1 (0.38%) RHEV
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.38%) vSphere
4 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.76%) Control-M
2 2 (0.76%) Puppet
2 2 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.38%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.38%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.38%) Nagios
3 1 (0.38%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.38%) MOM
Vendors
1 85 (32.44%) Oracle
2 61 (23.28%) Sybase
3 15 (5.73%) HP
3 15 (5.73%) Red Hat
3 15 (5.73%) VMware
4 14 (5.34%) Informatica
5 13 (4.96%) Microsoft
6 11 (4.20%) JBoss
6 11 (4.20%) IBM
7 10 (3.82%) Cognos
8 9 (3.44%) EMC
9 7 (2.67%) SAP
10 5 (1.91%) NetApp
11 4 (1.53%) Green Hat
11 4 (1.53%) StreamBase
11 4 (1.53%) Veritas
11 4 (1.53%) Actimize
12 3 (1.15%) Brocade
12 3 (1.15%) Vertica
12 3 (1.15%) Citrix
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