The table below looks at the statistics for the UNIX Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Specialist
Rank 158 158 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a UNIX Specialist 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.092% 0.030% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.031% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £44,250 £47,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
UNIX Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3132 3179 3068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.81% 95.41% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2057 2023 2183
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

UNIX Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX Specialist in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UNIX Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

UNIX Specialist
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

UNIX Specialist Salary Trend in Scotland

UNIX Specialist
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX Specialist within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
Glasgow +12 2 £46,000 -2.12%
Edinburgh - 1 £42,500 -
UNIX Specialist
UK

UNIX Specialist
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited UNIX Specialist in their job title 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 with UNIX Specialist in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (50.00%) RHCA
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) VCAP
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) DataPower
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) BODI
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) RACF
4 1 (25.00%) Mainframe

UNIX Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited UNIX Specialist in their job title 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 with UNIX Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BODI
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) RHCA
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat