The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Highlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank - 11 7
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands - 14.29% 4.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 18.18% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 16.67% 78.57% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £24,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -39.37%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
UNIX
Scotland

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (75.00%) Advertising
1 3 (75.00%) SUSE
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) COM
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (75.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) SUSE
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft