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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 28 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 215 201 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.96% 6.19% 8.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.82% 21.31% 33.10%
Number of salaries quoted 128 115 149
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,600 £63,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
746 943 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.15% 29.05% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 445 580 439
Average salary £38,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £55,000 £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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -3 89 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Edinburgh +6 80 £38,500 +4.05% 13
Stirling 0 15 £50,000 -4.76%
Fife +11 7 - - 2
Highlands +7 6 £60,000 -
West Lothian -2 5 - - 1
West Dunbartonshire 0 1 £22,000 -58.49%
Aberdeen -1 1 - -
Moray - 1 £37,500 -
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 213 (44.10%) Linux
2 202 (41.82%) Java
3 196 (40.58%) SQL
4 186 (38.51%) Finance
5 177 (36.65%) Oracle
6 160 (33.13%) Windows
7 97 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
8 93 (19.25%) Degree
9 88 (18.22%) Banking
10 87 (18.01%) Shell Script
11 79 (16.36%) SQL Server
12 69 (14.29%) Oracle Database
13 67 (13.87%) .NET
14 63 (13.04%) Relational Database
15 60 (12.42%) Perl
15 60 (12.42%) C++
16 58 (12.01%) RDBMS
17 56 (11.59%) PL/SQL
18 55 (11.39%) Solaris
18 55 (11.39%) Microsoft
19 54 (11.18%) ITIL
19 54 (11.18%) C#
19 54 (11.18%) Computer Science
20 52 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
21 50 (10.35%) VMware
22 49 (10.14%) Sybase
23 47 (9.73%) Software Engineering
24 46 (9.52%) VB
24 46 (9.52%) VBA
25 43 (8.90%) Waterfall

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 41 (8.49%) WebLogic
2 35 (7.25%) WebSphere
3 31 (6.42%) Tomcat
4 27 (5.59%) JBoss
5 10 (2.07%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (2.07%) Apache
6 8 (1.66%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (1.45%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.04%) MQSeries
8 5 (1.04%) IIS
9 4 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.62%) CICS
10 3 (0.62%) SAS
10 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.41%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.41%) Jetty
11 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.48%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.07%) MS Office
4 7 (1.45%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.21%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.21%) Maximo
4 1 (0.21%) Endur
4 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.42%) WAN
1 31 (6.42%) LAN
2 28 (5.80%) Firewall
3 25 (5.18%) Wi-Fi
4 21 (4.35%) Ethernet
5 18 (3.73%) TCP/IP
6 16 (3.31%) DMZ
7 15 (3.11%) DNS
8 14 (2.90%) LDAP
9 11 (2.28%) SAN
10 8 (1.66%) SSL
11 6 (1.24%) tcpdump
11 6 (1.24%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (1.24%) Wireshark
12 5 (1.04%) VLAN
12 5 (1.04%) HTTP
13 4 (0.83%) FTP
13 4 (0.83%) Internet
14 3 (0.62%) SSH
14 3 (0.62%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 69 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 63 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 58 (12.01%) RDBMS
5 17 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (3.31%) BusinessObjects XI
7 15 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (3.11%) QlikView
8 14 (2.90%) Oracle Database 12c
8 14 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (2.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (2.69%) DB2
9 13 (2.69%) MySQL
10 9 (1.86%) Datomic
11 7 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.24%) DataStage
12 6 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.04%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 29 (6.00%) Subversion
2 22 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 14 (2.90%) Maven
4 8 (1.66%) Ant
5 6 (1.24%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.24%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.24%) JUnit
5 6 (1.24%) Toad
5 6 (1.24%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (1.24%) Selenium
6 5 (1.04%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.83%) Introscope
7 4 (0.83%) JIRA
8 3 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.62%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.41%) Clang
9 2 (0.41%) GCC
9 2 (0.41%) Gradle
9 2 (0.41%) JBehave
General
1 186 (38.51%) Finance
2 88 (18.22%) Banking
3 31 (6.42%) Retail
4 23 (4.76%) Back Office
5 22 (4.55%) Electronics
6 12 (2.48%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.04%) Billing
8 4 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.83%) Front Office
8 4 (0.83%) Legal
8 4 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.62%) International Banking
9 3 (0.62%) Marketing
10 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.21%) French Language
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.21%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 114 (23.60%) Developer
2 87 (18.01%) Analyst
3 47 (9.73%) Software Engineer
4 43 (8.90%) Support Analyst
5 42 (8.70%) Administrator
6 38 (7.87%) Java Developer
7 29 (6.00%) DBA
8 26 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
9 24 (4.97%) Applications Support
10 22 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
11 21 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
12 20 (4.14%) Support Specialist
12 20 (4.14%) Senior Developer
13 16 (3.31%) Business Objects Developer
13 16 (3.31%) Business Developer
14 15 (3.11%) Trainer
15 14 (2.90%) Senior Java Developer
16 13 (2.69%) Security Analyst
16 13 (2.69%) Applications Support Analyst
16 13 (2.69%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (13.87%) .NET
2 40 (8.28%) XML
2 40 (8.28%) Hibernate
2 40 (8.28%) Spring
3 36 (7.45%) J2EE
4 27 (5.59%) HTML
5 24 (4.97%) Web Services
6 21 (4.35%) WPF
6 21 (4.35%) OpenGL
6 21 (4.35%) Qt
7 20 (4.14%) Middleware
8 19 (3.93%) MFC
8 19 (3.93%) STL
8 19 (3.93%) Direct3D
9 18 (3.73%) JSP
10 17 (3.52%) SOAP
10 17 (3.52%) JAX-RS
11 16 (3.31%) jQuery
12 14 (2.90%) CSS
12 14 (2.90%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.18%) Computer Science
2 52 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 20 (4.14%) Visualisation
5 19 (3.93%) CUDA
6 17 (3.52%) Equities
7 16 (3.31%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.90%) User Experience
8 14 (2.90%) Mainframe
9 13 (2.69%) Open Source
10 11 (2.28%) DataPower
10 11 (2.28%) SWIFT
11 9 (1.86%) Semantic Web
12 8 (1.66%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (1.66%) Physics
12 8 (1.66%) Derivative
13 7 (1.45%) N-Tier
13 7 (1.45%) iSeries
13 7 (1.45%) Hedge funds
13 7 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 213 (44.10%) Linux
2 160 (33.13%) Windows
3 55 (11.39%) Solaris
4 36 (7.45%) AIX
5 29 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (2.69%) Apple iOS
7 12 (2.48%) Android
8 10 (2.07%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.24%) zOS
11 4 (0.83%) CentOS
11 4 (0.83%) Fedora
12 3 (0.62%) HPUX
12 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.21%) SUSE
14 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (11.18%) ITIL
3 47 (9.73%) Software Engineering
4 43 (8.90%) Waterfall
5 42 (8.70%) TDD
6 36 (7.45%) OO
7 34 (7.04%) Mentoring
8 33 (6.83%) Performance Tuning
9 32 (6.63%) Unit Testing
9 32 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (5.80%) Coaching
11 27 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
11 27 (5.59%) Automated Testing
12 24 (4.97%) Software Testing
12 24 (4.97%) Incident Management
13 23 (4.76%) OOP
13 23 (4.76%) Data Modelling
14 21 (4.35%) Scrum
14 21 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (4.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 202 (41.82%) Java
2 196 (40.58%) SQL
3 87 (18.01%) Shell Script
4 60 (12.42%) Perl
4 60 (12.42%) C++
5 56 (11.59%) PL/SQL
6 54 (11.18%) C#
7 46 (9.52%) VB
7 46 (9.52%) VBA
8 42 (8.70%) JavaScript
9 37 (7.66%) C
10 30 (6.21%) Python
11 19 (3.93%) Ruby
11 19 (3.93%) VC++
12 18 (3.73%) T-SQL
13 16 (3.31%) Bash Shell
14 15 (3.11%) VB.NET
15 10 (2.07%) PHP
16 9 (1.86%) Clojure
17 8 (1.66%) Korn
Qualifications
1 93 (19.25%) Degree
2 15 (3.11%) ISEB
3 7 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.24%) OCP
4 6 (1.24%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (1.24%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.04%) CCNA
5 5 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.83%) NVQ Level 3
6 4 (0.83%) HND
6 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.83%) GCIH
7 3 (0.62%) GCIA
7 3 (0.62%) GSEC
7 3 (0.62%) CCNP
7 3 (0.62%) MCSE
7 3 (0.62%) MCP
7 3 (0.62%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.62%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.45%) SLA
2 31 (6.42%) QA
3 8 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.24%) COBIT
5 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 20 (4.14%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (2.48%) RACF
5 11 (2.28%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (1.04%) vSphere
7 4 (0.83%) PowerHA
8 3 (0.62%) Snort
8 3 (0.62%) Firmware
9 2 (0.41%) NFS
9 2 (0.41%) Samba
10 1 (0.21%) Squid
10 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.21%) Novell eDirectory
10 1 (0.21%) KVM
10 1 (0.21%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (2.28%) Data Guard
2 10 (2.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (1.86%) NetBackup
4 8 (1.66%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.24%) Puppet
6 4 (0.83%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 4 (0.83%) SCCM
6 4 (0.83%) SCOM
6 4 (0.83%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 3 (0.62%) OpenView
7 3 (0.62%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.41%) Nagios
8 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.41%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.41%) CA Endevor
8 2 (0.41%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 177 (36.65%) Oracle
2 55 (11.39%) Microsoft
3 50 (10.35%) VMware
4 49 (10.14%) Sybase
5 31 (6.42%) Red Hat
6 26 (5.38%) IBM
7 22 (4.55%) Business Objects
8 20 (4.14%) HP
9 17 (3.52%) Sun
10 16 (3.31%) Cognos
11 15 (3.11%) Tableau
12 11 (2.28%) Dell
13 9 (1.86%) EMC
14 7 (1.45%) Informatica
15 6 (1.24%) SAP
15 6 (1.24%) Veritas
16 5 (1.04%) Ab Initio
16 5 (1.04%) Symantec
16 5 (1.04%) Citrix
16 5 (1.04%) NetApp
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: £Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dundee, Angus
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
JP Morgan
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
RBS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits + Great Working Environment
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago