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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 26 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 294 255 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.87% 8.37% 9.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.50% 32.61% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 156 130 177
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +14.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,400 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
964 782 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.81% 25.66% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 585 497 585
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -7 147 £42,500 -5.55% 14
Edinburgh +9 102 £38,500 -14.44% 6
Stirling -12 15 £73,500 +64.24%
West Lothian +8 13 £31,500 -12.50% 1
Aberdeen +14 7 £100,000 - 2
Fife - 2 £40,000 - 4
North Lanarkshire - 2 £36,250 -
South Lanarkshire -1 1 £60,000 - 2
Inverclyde - 1 - - 1
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 295 (49.41%) Linux
2 278 (46.57%) SQL
3 219 (36.68%) Java
4 209 (35.01%) Oracle
5 193 (32.33%) Finance
6 146 (24.46%) Windows
7 123 (20.60%) Banking
8 103 (17.25%) Perl
9 89 (14.91%) Degree
10 86 (14.41%) Shell Script
11 79 (13.23%) Python
12 74 (12.40%) QA
13 73 (12.23%) Relational Database
13 73 (12.23%) JavaScript
13 73 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
14 71 (11.89%) C#
15 70 (11.73%) C++
16 69 (11.56%) Oracle Database
17 66 (11.06%) Computer Science
18 64 (10.72%) PL/SQL
19 63 (10.55%) Software Engineering
20 62 (10.39%) SQL Server
21 60 (10.05%) OO
22 57 (9.55%) Sybase
23 56 (9.38%) XML
23 56 (9.38%) RDBMS
24 55 (9.21%) HTML
25 52 (8.71%) Microsoft
26 51 (8.54%) WebSphere
26 51 (8.54%) .NET

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 51 (8.54%) WebSphere
2 41 (6.87%) WebLogic
3 25 (4.19%) Tomcat
4 23 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (2.51%) MQSeries
6 14 (2.35%) MS Exchange
7 10 (1.68%) Apache
8 9 (1.51%) Oracle Coherence
8 9 (1.51%) Node.js
9 8 (1.34%) IIS
10 7 (1.17%) Drupal
11 6 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (1.01%) Oracle Application Server
11 6 (1.01%) Alfresco
11 6 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (0.84%) CICS
12 5 (0.84%) FileNet
12 5 (0.84%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.67%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 26 (4.36%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.01%) MS Office
3 10 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.34%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.34%) RoboHelp
5 2 (0.34%) FrameMaker
5 2 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.50%) OpenWorks
5 2 (0.34%) assyst
5 2 (0.34%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (0.34%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.34%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.17%) Agresso
6 1 (0.17%) Maximo
6 1 (0.17%) HFM
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.86%) Internet
2 26 (4.36%) Firewall
3 23 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 20 (3.35%) SAN
5 17 (2.85%) Ethernet
6 16 (2.68%) DNS
7 14 (2.35%) HTTP
8 11 (1.84%) Wireshark
9 9 (1.51%) tcpdump
9 9 (1.51%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (1.51%) FTP
9 9 (1.51%) LAN
9 9 (1.51%) WAN
10 8 (1.34%) VoIP
10 8 (1.34%) SSL
11 7 (1.17%) VPN
12 6 (1.01%) LDAP
12 6 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (0.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (12.23%) Relational Database
2 69 (11.56%) Oracle Database
3 62 (10.39%) SQL Server
4 56 (9.38%) RDBMS
5 34 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (5.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 26 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (4.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 19 (3.18%) MySQL
10 17 (2.85%) Big Data
11 16 (2.68%) NoSQL
11 16 (2.68%) Oracle9i Database
12 14 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (2.35%) DataStage
13 13 (2.18%) DB2
14 12 (2.01%) Oracle Database 12c
15 11 (1.84%) IBM InfoSphere
16 8 (1.34%) Pentaho
16 8 (1.34%) MongoDB
17 7 (1.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 41 (6.87%) Subversion
2 18 (3.02%) Visual Studio
3 17 (2.85%) Maven
4 15 (2.51%) Git (software)
5 12 (2.01%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.84%) Selenium
7 10 (1.68%) Ant
7 10 (1.68%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.84%) JIRA
11 4 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (0.67%) JUnit
11 4 (0.67%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.67%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.67%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (0.67%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.50%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.34%) Fiddler
General
1 193 (32.33%) Finance
2 123 (20.60%) Banking
3 28 (4.69%) Retail
4 23 (3.85%) Electronics
5 22 (3.69%) Investment Banking
6 21 (3.52%) Front Office
7 15 (2.51%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.84%) Back Office
9 9 (1.51%) Marketing
10 8 (1.34%) Legal
10 8 (1.34%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.17%) Advertising
12 6 (1.01%) International Banking
13 5 (0.84%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.67%) Automotive
15 3 (0.50%) Dutch Language
15 3 (0.50%) French Language
15 3 (0.50%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.50%) Norwegian Language
15 3 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 175 (29.31%) Developer
2 102 (17.09%) Analyst
3 52 (8.71%) Java Developer
4 48 (8.04%) Software Engineer
5 37 (6.20%) Administrator
6 31 (5.19%) Senior Developer
7 28 (4.69%) Support Analyst
7 28 (4.69%) Technical Specialist
8 22 (3.69%) Applications Support
9 19 (3.18%) DBA
10 18 (3.02%) Consultant
10 18 (3.02%) Business Analyst
10 18 (3.02%) Oracle Developer
11 17 (2.85%) Oracle DBA
11 17 (2.85%) SQL Developer
11 17 (2.85%) Senior Java Developer
12 15 (2.51%) Architect
13 14 (2.35%) Software Developer
13 14 (2.35%) Test Engineer
14 13 (2.18%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (9.38%) XML
2 55 (9.21%) HTML
3 51 (8.54%) .NET
4 50 (8.38%) Spring
5 41 (6.87%) Hibernate
5 41 (6.87%) J2EE
6 37 (6.20%) CSS
7 33 (5.53%) jQuery
8 32 (5.36%) HTML5
9 29 (4.86%) Middleware
10 27 (4.52%) JMS
11 23 (3.85%) WPF
12 22 (3.69%) SOAP
12 22 (3.69%) LESS
13 18 (3.02%) Web Services
14 17 (2.85%) Java EE
15 16 (2.68%) Ruby on Rails
15 16 (2.68%) Qt
15 16 (2.68%) STL
15 16 (2.68%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 66 (11.06%) Computer Science
2 24 (4.02%) Equities
3 21 (3.52%) N-Tier
4 19 (3.18%) Management Information System
4 19 (3.18%) Mathematics
5 18 (3.02%) Clustering
6 16 (2.68%) CUDA
6 16 (2.68%) Visualisation
7 14 (2.35%) Open Source
8 11 (1.84%) Replication
9 10 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (1.68%) Derivative
10 9 (1.51%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.34%) Reference Data
11 8 (1.34%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.17%) DTV
12 7 (1.17%) Mainframe
12 7 (1.17%) Oracle Exalogic
13 6 (1.01%) iSeries
13 6 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 295 (49.41%) Linux
2 146 (24.46%) Windows
3 45 (7.54%) AIX
4 43 (7.20%) Solaris
5 33 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.68%) Windows 7
6 10 (1.68%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.01%) zOS
8 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.84%) CentOS
8 5 (0.84%) SUSE
8 5 (0.84%) Fedora
9 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.50%) Android
10 3 (0.50%) Tru64
10 3 (0.50%) HPUX
10 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.17%) MVS
11 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (10.55%) Software Engineering
3 60 (10.05%) OO
4 50 (8.38%) ITIL
5 47 (7.87%) Automated Testing
6 40 (6.70%) Web Development
6 40 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (6.70%) Change Management
7 39 (6.53%) Performance Tuning
8 37 (6.20%) Waterfall
8 37 (6.20%) TDD
9 30 (5.03%) Software Architecture
10 29 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (4.69%) Information Security
11 28 (4.69%) OOP
12 25 (4.19%) Data Analysis
12 25 (4.19%) Unit Testing
13 23 (3.85%) Business Analysis
14 21 (3.52%) Multithreading
15 20 (3.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 278 (46.57%) SQL
2 219 (36.68%) Java
3 103 (17.25%) Perl
4 86 (14.41%) Shell Script
5 79 (13.23%) Python
6 73 (12.23%) JavaScript
7 71 (11.89%) C#
8 70 (11.73%) C++
9 64 (10.72%) PL/SQL
10 48 (8.04%) Ruby
11 37 (6.20%) C
12 29 (4.86%) T-SQL
13 24 (4.02%) PHP
14 16 (2.68%) VBA
14 16 (2.68%) VC++
15 13 (2.18%) Objective-C
16 11 (1.84%) Bash Shell
17 10 (1.68%) Jython
18 9 (1.51%) VB
19 8 (1.34%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 89 (14.91%) Degree
2 15 (2.51%) ISEB
3 13 (2.18%) Postgraduate
4 10 (1.68%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.67%) GWAPT
6 4 (0.67%) GPEN
6 4 (0.67%) OSCP
6 4 (0.67%) OSCE
6 4 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.67%) GCIA
6 4 (0.67%) GSEC
6 4 (0.67%) GCIH
7 3 (0.50%) CCNP
7 3 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.34%) HNC
8 2 (0.34%) HND
8 2 (0.34%) NVQ Level 4
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (12.40%) QA
2 30 (5.03%) SLA
3 9 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.84%) COBIT
5 4 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.85%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.01%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.67%) Snort
5 4 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.50%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.50%) RACF
7 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.34%) KVM
8 1 (0.17%) RHEV
8 1 (0.17%) Gluster
8 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 10 (1.68%) Puppet
2 9 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.51%) NetBackup
3 8 (1.34%) Data Guard
3 8 (1.34%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.01%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.50%) MOM
6 2 (0.34%) Control-M
6 2 (0.34%) Nagios
6 2 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.34%) SCOM
6 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.17%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.17%) SCCM
7 1 (0.17%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 209 (35.01%) Oracle
2 57 (9.55%) Sybase
3 52 (8.71%) Microsoft
4 44 (7.37%) IBM
5 32 (5.36%) Red Hat
6 30 (5.03%) VMware
7 22 (3.69%) JBoss
8 21 (3.52%) Informatica
9 20 (3.35%) HP
10 18 (3.02%) Citrix
11 17 (2.85%) EMC
12 15 (2.51%) NetApp
13 13 (2.18%) SAP
14 11 (1.84%) Veritas
15 10 (1.68%) Cisco
15 10 (1.68%) Dell
16 8 (1.34%) Cognos
17 7 (1.17%) PeopleSoft
17 7 (1.17%) Sun
18 6 (1.01%) Murex
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Blackrock
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greenock, Renfrewshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pensions, healthcare, bonus etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £33000 - £51000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary 0 Best on Market plus generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + Competitive Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Perth, Perthshire
SSE
Salary: From £42,023 to £53,718 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Perth & Kinross
Sanderson
Posted: 11 days ago
Fife, Scotland
PayWizard Group plc
Salary: circa £35k
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Kirkcaldy, Fife
PayWizard Group plc
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum - dependent on experience
Posted: 15 days ago