The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Highlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 1 2 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 3 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 25.00% 25.00% 12.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 60.00% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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 Highlands region.

Operating Systems Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 5 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 41.67% 41.67% 68.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 5
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

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

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

UNIX
Salary Trend in the Highlands

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

UNIX Salary Trend in the Highlands

UNIX
Job Locations in the Highlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the Highlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Inverness +1 3 - -
UNIX
Scotland

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Highlands 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Highlands 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) DBA
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Solaris Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle