The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 22 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Unix 233 202 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.86% 6.50% 6.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.27% 27.11% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 100 113 131
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £33,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Unix
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
722 745 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.34% 23.98% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 429 444 590
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Unix
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Unix Salary Trend in Scotland

Unix
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unix across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Unix Salary Histogram in Scotland

Unix
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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 +11 128 £42,500 - 10
Edinburgh +1 78 £38,000 -1.29% 10
West Dunbartonshire - 7 £43,000 -
West Lothian +6 5 £45,000 -
Fife -2 2 £29,000 -
Highlands -2 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 £45,000 -
Inverclyde - 2 £44,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £38,000 - 1
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 218 (45.89%) SQL
2 210 (44.21%) Oracle
3 208 (43.79%) Finance
4 201 (42.32%) Java
5 181 (38.11%) Linux
6 136 (28.63%) Windows
7 128 (26.95%) Shell Script
8 104 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
9 87 (18.32%) Banking
10 86 (18.11%) Analytical Skills
10 86 (18.11%) SDLC
11 73 (15.37%) Python
12 69 (14.53%) SQL Server
12 69 (14.53%) Degree
12 69 (14.53%) Relational Database
13 68 (14.32%) Solaris
14 65 (13.68%) PL/SQL
15 63 (13.26%) Perl
16 62 (13.05%) C#
16 62 (13.05%) Sybase
17 60 (12.63%) TDD
18 59 (12.42%) Spring
18 59 (12.42%) XML
19 57 (12.00%) Oracle Database
20 55 (11.58%) Mentoring
21 53 (11.16%) RDBMS
22 49 (10.32%) Web Services
23 46 (9.68%) Maven
23 46 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
24 45 (9.47%) WebSphere

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 45 (9.47%) WebSphere
2 39 (8.21%) JBoss
3 26 (5.47%) Tomcat
4 25 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 24 (5.05%) Oracle Coherence
6 22 (4.63%) Apache
7 21 (4.42%) SAS
8 19 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
9 7 (1.47%) IBM Notes
9 7 (1.47%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.05%) Confluence
10 5 (1.05%) IIS
10 5 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.84%) GemFire
11 4 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (0.84%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.63%) CICS
12 3 (0.63%) WebSphere Portal
13 2 (0.42%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.05%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (4.21%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.89%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (1.26%) Infor SunSystems
4 4 (0.84%) Hi Portfolio
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.63%) Primavera
6 2 (0.42%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.42%) RMDS
7 1 (0.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.42%) GitHub
2 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.42%) IaaS
2 2 (0.42%) PaaS
3 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.89%) SAN
2 22 (4.63%) Internet
3 20 (4.21%) HTTP
4 18 (3.79%) TCP/IP
5 17 (3.58%) Firewall
6 16 (3.37%) SSL
7 12 (2.53%) DNS
8 10 (2.11%) VoIP
9 9 (1.89%) HTTPS
9 9 (1.89%) Network Security
10 8 (1.68%) FTP
11 7 (1.47%) LAN
11 7 (1.47%) WAN
12 6 (1.26%) DHCP
12 6 (1.26%) Wireless
13 3 (0.63%) Intranet
13 3 (0.63%) NAS
13 3 (0.63%) VPN
13 3 (0.63%) Wireshark
14 2 (0.42%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (14.53%) Relational Database
1 69 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 57 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 53 (11.16%) RDBMS
4 33 (6.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 31 (6.53%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (5.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 18 (3.79%) DB2
8 15 (3.16%) MongoDB
8 15 (3.16%) NoSQL
9 13 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (1.89%) Big Data
10 9 (1.89%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.68%) MarkLogic
12 7 (1.47%) PowerCenter
13 6 (1.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 5 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (1.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 5 (1.05%) Star Schema
14 5 (1.05%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 46 (9.68%) Maven
2 23 (4.84%) Git (software)
3 20 (4.21%) FitNesse
4 18 (3.79%) Subversion
5 11 (2.32%) ClearCase
6 9 (1.89%) JUnit
7 6 (1.26%) Hudson
8 5 (1.05%) JIRA
9 3 (0.63%) Ant
9 3 (0.63%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.63%) Gradle
10 2 (0.42%) Clang
10 2 (0.42%) GDB
10 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.42%) Xcode
11 1 (0.21%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.21%) ERwin
11 1 (0.21%) MSI
General
1 208 (43.79%) Finance
2 87 (18.32%) Banking
3 38 (8.00%) Retail
4 21 (4.42%) Front Office
5 13 (2.74%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.53%) Legal
7 11 (2.32%) Law
8 9 (1.89%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.47%) Marketing
9 7 (1.47%) Spanish Language
10 6 (1.26%) Retail Banking
11 5 (1.05%) Back Office
11 5 (1.05%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.84%) Electronics
12 4 (0.84%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 96 (20.21%) Developer
2 73 (15.37%) Analyst
3 52 (10.95%) Java Developer
4 40 (8.42%) Administrator
5 33 (6.95%) Architect
6 29 (6.11%) DBA
6 29 (6.11%) Oracle DBA
6 29 (6.11%) Unix Administrator
7 27 (5.68%) Technical Specialist
8 23 (4.84%) Lead Developer
8 23 (4.84%) Lead Java Developer
9 22 (4.63%) Applications Support
9 22 (4.63%) Consultant
10 18 (3.79%) Technical Leader
11 17 (3.58%) SQL Developer
12 16 (3.37%) Support Analyst
13 15 (3.16%) Security Analyst
14 14 (2.95%) Information Analyst
14 14 (2.95%) Information Security Analyst
14 14 (2.95%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (12.42%) Spring
1 59 (12.42%) XML
2 49 (10.32%) Web Services
3 45 (9.47%) Hibernate
4 34 (7.16%) Middleware
5 33 (6.95%) .NET
6 27 (5.68%) HTML
7 22 (4.63%) jBPM
8 21 (4.42%) Drools
8 21 (4.42%) Java EE
8 21 (4.42%) RESTful
9 20 (4.21%) Castor
10 16 (3.37%) CSS
10 16 (3.37%) J2EE
11 15 (3.16%) WebSphere MQ
11 15 (3.16%) XSLT
12 14 (2.95%) HTML5
13 13 (2.74%) JMS
13 13 (2.74%) WPF
14 10 (2.11%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 86 (18.11%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.16%) Data Centre
3 23 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 22 (4.63%) Data Integration
5 19 (4.00%) Derivative
6 17 (3.58%) Equity Derivative
6 17 (3.58%) N-Tier
6 17 (3.58%) SWIFT
7 16 (3.37%) Clustering
8 14 (2.95%) Equities
9 12 (2.53%) Mainframe
10 8 (1.68%) Taxonomies
11 7 (1.47%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.26%) Replication
13 5 (1.05%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.05%) Data Extraction
13 5 (1.05%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.84%) Linked Data
14 4 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 181 (38.11%) Linux
2 136 (28.63%) Windows
3 68 (14.32%) Solaris
4 31 (6.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (5.26%) AIX
6 14 (2.95%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.26%) Android
8 6 (1.26%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.84%) zOS
10 3 (0.63%) CentOS
10 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.63%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.42%) HPUX
11 2 (0.42%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.21%) Debian
12 1 (0.21%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (21.89%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (18.11%) SDLC
3 60 (12.63%) TDD
4 55 (11.58%) Mentoring
5 46 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 42 (8.84%) OO
7 36 (7.58%) Automated Testing
8 33 (6.95%) Migration
9 32 (6.74%) Coaching
9 32 (6.74%) Multithreading
10 31 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (6.53%) Project Management
11 28 (5.89%) Scrum
12 27 (5.68%) Information Security
12 27 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
13 26 (5.47%) Asset Management
14 25 (5.26%) Change Management
14 25 (5.26%) Data Modelling
14 25 (5.26%) Software Engineering
15 23 (4.84%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 218 (45.89%) SQL
2 201 (42.32%) Java
3 128 (26.95%) Shell Script
4 73 (15.37%) Python
5 65 (13.68%) PL/SQL
6 63 (13.26%) Perl
7 62 (13.05%) C#
8 35 (7.37%) C++
9 30 (6.32%) JavaScript
10 20 (4.21%) Groovy
10 20 (4.21%) T-SQL
11 13 (2.74%) Bash Shell
12 11 (2.32%) Korn
12 11 (2.32%) VBA
13 10 (2.11%) Ruby
14 9 (1.89%) C
15 8 (1.68%) PHP
15 8 (1.68%) SPARQL
16 7 (1.47%) XQuery
17 5 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (14.53%) Degree
2 13 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.68%) CISSP
3 8 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.26%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.05%) HND
5 5 (1.05%) SANS
6 3 (0.63%) CCNP
6 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.42%) CCSE
7 2 (0.42%) CEH
7 2 (0.42%) LPIC
7 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.42%) RHCE
7 2 (0.42%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.21%) HP ASE
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.05%) QA
2 19 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 14 (2.95%) SLA
4 2 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 11 (2.32%) Veritas File System
2 11 (2.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (1.26%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.84%) RACF
4 4 (0.84%) Squid
4 4 (0.84%) VMware Server
4 4 (0.84%) vSphere
5 3 (0.63%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.42%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 2 (0.42%) KVM
6 2 (0.42%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.21%) Xen
7 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (2.11%) Puppet
2 7 (1.47%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.84%) Ansible
4 4 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.63%) Control-M
5 3 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.42%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.42%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (0.42%) Nessus
6 2 (0.42%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (0.42%) zSecure
7 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.21%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 210 (44.21%) Oracle
2 62 (13.05%) Sybase
3 44 (9.26%) Microsoft
4 39 (8.21%) Red Hat
5 29 (6.11%) VMware
6 28 (5.89%) Informatica
7 19 (4.00%) IBM
8 15 (3.16%) Fundtech
8 15 (3.16%) Sun
9 13 (2.74%) Veritas
10 11 (2.32%) Cisco
11 10 (2.11%) SAP
12 9 (1.89%) EMC
12 9 (1.89%) HP
13 7 (1.47%) Citrix
13 7 (1.47%) Lotus
14 6 (1.26%) StreamBase
15 5 (1.05%) Siebel
15 5 (1.05%) Teradata
15 5 (1.05%) Vertica
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