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 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
Rank 27 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 250 202 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.65% 6.06% 8.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.52% 22.67% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 127 106 184
Average salary £39,000 £43,750 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.85% +10.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
847 891 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.91% 26.74% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 524 528 577
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £49,400 £60,000
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 28 November 2014.

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 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
Edinburgh +5 107 £38,500 -14.06% 3
Glasgow +8 102 £40,250 -5.29% 14
Stirling -15 13 £75,000 +57.89% 1
Highlands +8 7 £60,000 -
Fife +6 7 - - 1
North Lanarkshire -2 3 £35,000 +16.66%
Inverclyde - 2 £35,000 -
Aberdeen +8 1 - -
West Lothian +1 1 - - 4
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £22,000 -
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 254 (46.78%) Linux
2 240 (44.20%) SQL
3 221 (40.70%) Java
4 208 (38.31%) Finance
5 207 (38.12%) Oracle
6 164 (30.20%) Windows
7 109 (20.07%) Banking
8 100 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
9 93 (17.13%) Degree
10 87 (16.02%) Shell Script
10 87 (16.02%) SQL Server
11 84 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
12 72 (13.26%) Relational Database
13 69 (12.71%) Oracle Database
14 65 (11.97%) Perl
15 64 (11.79%) PL/SQL
15 64 (11.79%) RDBMS
16 60 (11.05%) Sybase
16 60 (11.05%) XML
16 60 (11.05%) ITIL
17 59 (10.87%) QA
18 57 (10.50%) C++
19 56 (10.31%) Microsoft
20 55 (10.13%) C#
20 55 (10.13%) .NET
20 55 (10.13%) Computer Science
21 53 (9.76%) WebLogic
22 52 (9.58%) JavaScript
22 52 (9.58%) Waterfall
23 51 (9.39%) OO

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 53 (9.76%) WebLogic
2 50 (9.21%) WebSphere
3 33 (6.08%) Tomcat
4 27 (4.97%) JBoss
5 19 (3.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 16 (2.95%) MQSeries
7 11 (2.03%) MS Exchange
8 9 (1.66%) IIS
9 8 (1.47%) Apache
9 8 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (1.29%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.29%) CICS
11 6 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (1.10%) Oracle Application Server
11 6 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.55%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 26 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.66%) MS Office
3 7 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.10%) MS Project
5 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.55%) OpenWorks
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.37%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.37%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.37%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.18%) Agresso
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.18%) Maximo
6 1 (0.18%) HFM
6 1 (0.18%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.26%) Firewall
2 28 (5.16%) LAN
2 28 (5.16%) WAN
3 24 (4.42%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (3.31%) Ethernet
4 18 (3.31%) TCP/IP
5 16 (2.95%) SAN
6 15 (2.76%) DNS
7 14 (2.58%) DMZ
8 11 (2.03%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (2.03%) LDAP
9 9 (1.66%) FTP
10 8 (1.47%) Wireshark
10 8 (1.47%) tcpdump
11 7 (1.29%) HTTP
11 7 (1.29%) SSL
12 6 (1.10%) DHCP
12 6 (1.10%) Internet
13 5 (0.92%) VPN
13 5 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (16.02%) SQL Server
2 72 (13.26%) Relational Database
3 69 (12.71%) Oracle Database
4 64 (11.79%) RDBMS
5 22 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (3.87%) Oracle Database 12c
7 20 (3.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (2.95%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (2.58%) Oracle Database 10g
10 13 (2.39%) QlikView
11 12 (2.21%) MySQL
12 11 (2.03%) DB2
12 11 (2.03%) BusinessObjects XI
13 9 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (1.47%) Big Data
15 7 (1.29%) Oracle Exadata
16 6 (1.10%) NoSQL
16 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (1.10%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 29 (5.34%) Subversion
2 18 (3.31%) Visual Studio
3 14 (2.58%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (1.47%) Selenium
5 7 (1.29%) Maven
6 6 (1.10%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.92%) JUnit
8 4 (0.74%) Ant
8 4 (0.74%) JIRA
8 4 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.74%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.55%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.55%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.55%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.37%) TestNG
10 2 (0.37%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.37%) JBehave
10 2 (0.37%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
General
1 208 (38.31%) Finance
2 109 (20.07%) Banking
3 37 (6.81%) Retail
4 27 (4.97%) Back Office
5 24 (4.42%) Electronics
6 16 (2.95%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.76%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.66%) Marketing
9 7 (1.29%) International Banking
9 7 (1.29%) Legal
10 6 (1.10%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.74%) Front Office
12 3 (0.55%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.55%) French Language
12 3 (0.55%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.55%) Norwegian Language
12 3 (0.55%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 136 (25.05%) Developer
2 110 (20.26%) Analyst
3 45 (8.29%) Software Engineer
3 45 (8.29%) Administrator
4 42 (7.73%) Support Analyst
5 36 (6.63%) Java Developer
6 34 (6.26%) Technical Specialist
7 27 (4.97%) Senior Developer
8 24 (4.42%) DBA
9 23 (4.24%) Consultant
9 23 (4.24%) Systems Administrator
10 20 (3.68%) Applications Support
10 20 (3.68%) Oracle Developer
11 18 (3.31%) Oracle DBA
11 18 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
12 16 (2.95%) SQL Developer
12 16 (2.95%) Support Specialist
13 14 (2.58%) Test Engineer
13 14 (2.58%) Lead Developer
13 14 (2.58%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (11.05%) XML
2 55 (10.13%) .NET
3 48 (8.84%) Spring
4 41 (7.55%) Hibernate
5 39 (7.18%) J2EE
6 34 (6.26%) HTML
7 26 (4.79%) Middleware
8 24 (4.42%) Web Services
9 22 (4.05%) SOAP
10 21 (3.87%) JMS
11 20 (3.68%) jQuery
12 19 (3.50%) Java EE
12 19 (3.50%) FIX Protocol
13 17 (3.13%) WPF
13 17 (3.13%) Qt
13 17 (3.13%) OpenGL
13 17 (3.13%) STL
13 17 (3.13%) JSP
13 17 (3.13%) MFC
13 17 (3.13%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 84 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (10.13%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.87%) Mathematics
3 21 (3.87%) Equities
4 19 (3.50%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.31%) Visualisation
6 17 (3.13%) CUDA
7 16 (2.95%) Open Source
7 16 (2.95%) N-Tier
8 13 (2.39%) Clustering
9 11 (2.03%) SWIFT
10 10 (1.84%) Mainframe
11 8 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (1.47%) User Experience
12 7 (1.29%) Oracle Exalogic
12 7 (1.29%) iSeries
12 7 (1.29%) DTV
12 7 (1.29%) Replication
12 7 (1.29%) DataPower
13 6 (1.10%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 254 (46.78%) Linux
2 164 (30.20%) Windows
3 45 (8.29%) Solaris
4 35 (6.45%) AIX
5 28 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.29%) zOS
8 5 (0.92%) CentOS
8 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.92%) Fedora
8 5 (0.92%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.74%) Android
9 4 (0.74%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.74%) HPUX
10 3 (0.55%) Tru64
11 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.18%) MVS
12 1 (0.18%) SUSE
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (11.05%) ITIL
3 52 (9.58%) Waterfall
4 51 (9.39%) OO
5 46 (8.47%) Software Engineering
6 44 (8.10%) Mentoring
6 44 (8.10%) Coaching
7 40 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (7.00%) TDD
9 37 (6.81%) Performance Tuning
10 36 (6.63%) Change Management
11 33 (6.08%) Web Development
12 32 (5.89%) Automated Testing
13 30 (5.52%) Data Modelling
14 29 (5.34%) ETL
15 27 (4.97%) OOP
15 27 (4.97%) Unit Testing
16 26 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
17 25 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
18 23 (4.24%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 240 (44.20%) SQL
2 221 (40.70%) Java
3 87 (16.02%) Shell Script
4 65 (11.97%) Perl
5 64 (11.79%) PL/SQL
6 57 (10.50%) C++
7 55 (10.13%) C#
8 52 (9.58%) JavaScript
9 39 (7.18%) VBA
10 37 (6.81%) Python
10 37 (6.81%) VB
11 34 (6.26%) C
12 30 (5.52%) T-SQL
13 19 (3.50%) PHP
14 17 (3.13%) VC++
14 17 (3.13%) Ruby
15 12 (2.21%) Bash Shell
16 11 (2.03%) VB.NET
17 7 (1.29%) VBScript
18 6 (1.10%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 93 (17.13%) Degree
2 18 (3.31%) ISEB
3 11 (2.03%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.10%) HND
5 6 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.74%) GCIA
7 4 (0.74%) GSEC
7 4 (0.74%) GCIH
7 4 (0.74%) CCNP
7 4 (0.74%) CCNA
7 4 (0.74%) GWAPT
7 4 (0.74%) GPEN
7 4 (0.74%) OSCP
7 4 (0.74%) OSCE
8 3 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (10.87%) QA
2 40 (7.37%) SLA
3 8 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.10%) COBIT
5 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (4.24%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (1.84%) RACF
5 9 (1.66%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.74%) Snort
6 4 (0.74%) Firmware
7 3 (0.55%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.37%) Samba
8 2 (0.37%) NFS
9 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.18%) vSphere
9 1 (0.18%) KVM
9 1 (0.18%) RHEV
9 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.18%) Squid
9 1 (0.18%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 10 (1.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (1.66%) Data Guard
3 7 (1.29%) NetBackup
3 7 (1.29%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.74%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.74%) SCCM
4 4 (0.74%) SCOM
4 4 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 3 (0.55%) OpenView
6 2 (0.37%) Nagios
6 2 (0.37%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.37%) CA Endevor
6 2 (0.37%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (0.37%) Puppet
6 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 207 (38.12%) Oracle
2 60 (11.05%) Sybase
3 56 (10.31%) Microsoft
4 46 (8.47%) VMware
5 33 (6.08%) Red Hat
6 32 (5.89%) IBM
7 27 (4.97%) HP
8 15 (2.76%) Informatica
9 14 (2.58%) Business Objects
9 14 (2.58%) SAP
9 14 (2.58%) Cognos
10 11 (2.03%) Sun
10 11 (2.03%) Citrix
10 11 (2.03%) Tableau
11 10 (1.84%) Dell
12 9 (1.66%) EMC
13 7 (1.29%) Cisco
13 7 (1.29%) NetApp
13 7 (1.29%) Veritas
14 6 (1.10%) CommVault
Scotland
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £1 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston, West Lothian
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £39500 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 23 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Great Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 25 days ago