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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 23 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 237 339 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.57% 8.46% 10.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.57% 35.72% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 118 161 159
Average salary £44,875 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £32,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £57,500 £52,500
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
706 949 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.56% 23.68% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 428 612 488
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Edinburgh 0 100 £44,750 +16.23% 10
Glasgow -15 89 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Stirling 0 20 £50,000 - 1
West Lothian -6 7 £70,000 +94.44% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 5 £39,000 -
North Lanarkshire -3 4 - -
Highlands +2 3 - -
Fife +4 2 £34,750 -16.26% 1
Dundee +3 1 £55,000 +41.02%
Aberdeen - 1 £40,000 -
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 208 (46.53%) Linux
2 179 (40.04%) Oracle
3 176 (39.37%) Finance
4 172 (38.48%) Java
5 161 (36.02%) SQL
6 151 (33.78%) Windows
7 99 (22.15%) Banking
8 85 (19.02%) Degree
9 76 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
10 72 (16.11%) Shell Script
11 65 (14.54%) Oracle Database
12 64 (14.32%) Relational Database
13 62 (13.87%) Perl
14 59 (13.20%) .NET
15 58 (12.98%) SQL Server
16 55 (12.30%) RDBMS
17 54 (12.08%) C++
18 52 (11.63%) PL/SQL
18 52 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
19 51 (11.41%) Software Engineering
20 48 (10.74%) J2EE
21 47 (10.51%) Computer Science
22 46 (10.29%) C
22 46 (10.29%) C#
23 44 (9.84%) Retail
24 43 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
25 42 (9.40%) Spring
26 41 (9.17%) Solaris
27 40 (8.95%) Sybase
28 39 (8.72%) Mentoring

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 34 (7.61%) Tomcat
2 27 (6.04%) WebSphere
3 22 (4.92%) JBoss
4 21 (4.70%) Apache
5 17 (3.80%) SAS
5 17 (3.80%) WebLogic
6 10 (2.24%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.34%) MQSeries
7 6 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.12%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.12%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.67%) CMS
10 3 (0.67%) IIS
10 3 (0.67%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.45%) FileNet
12 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 11 (2.46%) MS Excel
1 11 (2.46%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.34%) MS Office
3 4 (0.89%) MS Project
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.34%) Oracle Utilities
3 5 (1.12%) Global One
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.22%) Endur
6 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.15%) LAN
2 22 (4.92%) SAN
2 22 (4.92%) Firewall
3 20 (4.47%) TCP/IP
4 19 (4.25%) Ethernet
5 17 (3.80%) Internet
5 17 (3.80%) WAN
5 17 (3.80%) DNS
6 14 (3.13%) SSL
7 13 (2.91%) LDAP
8 11 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (1.57%) HTTP
9 7 (1.57%) DMZ
10 6 (1.34%) Network Security
10 6 (1.34%) HTTPS
10 6 (1.34%) WLAN
11 5 (1.12%) VoIP
11 5 (1.12%) SMTP
12 4 (0.89%) POP3
12 4 (0.89%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (14.54%) Oracle Database
2 64 (14.32%) Relational Database
3 58 (12.98%) SQL Server
4 55 (12.30%) RDBMS
5 26 (5.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 22 (4.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 22 (4.92%) MySQL
6 22 (4.92%) DataStage
7 18 (4.03%) NoSQL
8 15 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (3.36%) DB2
9 14 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
9 14 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (2.46%) BusinessObjects XI
11 10 (2.24%) QlikView
12 9 (2.01%) Datomic
13 8 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (1.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 8 (1.79%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.79%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 27 (6.04%) Maven
2 21 (4.70%) Subversion
3 20 (4.47%) Visual Studio
4 19 (4.25%) Ant
5 12 (2.68%) JUnit
6 11 (2.46%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.79%) Git (software)
7 8 (1.79%) Toad
8 7 (1.57%) Flash Builder
9 5 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (1.12%) LoadRunner
9 5 (1.12%) GCC
9 5 (1.12%) Clang
10 4 (0.89%) Introscope
10 4 (0.89%) JIRA
11 3 (0.67%) HttpUnit
11 3 (0.67%) JMeter
12 2 (0.45%) Gradle
12 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 176 (39.37%) Finance
2 99 (22.15%) Banking
3 44 (9.84%) Retail
4 19 (4.25%) Electronics
5 12 (2.68%) Legal
6 9 (2.01%) Back Office
7 7 (1.57%) Automotive
7 7 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.57%) Front Office
8 6 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.34%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.34%) Billing
9 5 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.89%) Marketing
11 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.45%) International Banking
11 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.22%) Games
12 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 114 (25.50%) Developer
2 52 (11.63%) Analyst
3 40 (8.95%) Java Developer
4 39 (8.72%) DBA
5 38 (8.50%) Software Engineer
6 35 (7.83%) Administrator
7 33 (7.38%) Oracle DBA
8 26 (5.82%) Senior Developer
9 24 (5.37%) Technical Specialist
10 22 (4.92%) Applications Support
11 21 (4.70%) Support Analyst
12 20 (4.47%) Consultant
13 18 (4.03%) Systems Administrator
14 15 (3.36%) Senior Java Developer
15 13 (2.91%) Lead Developer
16 12 (2.68%) Applications Support Analyst
17 11 (2.46%) Business Objects Developer
17 11 (2.46%) Business Developer
18 10 (2.24%) Architect
19 9 (2.01%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (13.20%) .NET
2 48 (10.74%) J2EE
3 42 (9.40%) Spring
4 37 (8.28%) Hibernate
5 34 (7.61%) XML
6 25 (5.59%) Web Services
7 22 (4.92%) HTML
7 22 (4.92%) OpenGL
7 22 (4.92%) Qt
8 19 (4.25%) WPF
9 17 (3.80%) STL
9 17 (3.80%) MFC
9 17 (3.80%) Direct3D
9 17 (3.80%) HTML5
10 16 (3.58%) JMS
11 15 (3.36%) WebSphere MQ
11 15 (3.36%) Middleware
12 14 (3.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 14 (3.13%) RESTful
13 12 (2.68%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (10.51%) Computer Science
3 24 (5.37%) Mainframe
4 21 (4.70%) Mathematics
5 17 (3.80%) CUDA
5 17 (3.80%) Visualisation
6 16 (3.58%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.91%) DataPower
8 12 (2.68%) User Experience
9 10 (2.24%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.24%) Replication
10 9 (2.01%) Equities
10 9 (2.01%) Open Source
10 9 (2.01%) Semantic Web
11 8 (1.79%) Clustering
12 6 (1.34%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (1.34%) iSeries
12 6 (1.34%) SCADA
12 6 (1.34%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 208 (46.53%) Linux
2 151 (33.78%) Windows
3 41 (9.17%) Solaris
4 24 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (4.70%) AIX
6 19 (4.25%) Android
7 16 (3.58%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.34%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.12%) zOS
11 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (11.41%) Software Engineering
3 43 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
4 39 (8.72%) Mentoring
5 38 (8.50%) Unit Testing
6 37 (8.28%) TDD
7 35 (7.83%) ITIL
8 33 (7.38%) Waterfall
9 31 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 30 (6.71%) OO
10 30 (6.71%) Change Management
11 23 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (4.92%) Information Security
12 22 (4.92%) Coaching
13 21 (4.70%) Automated Testing
13 21 (4.70%) Service Delivery
14 18 (4.03%) Root Cause Analysis
14 18 (4.03%) Asset Management
14 18 (4.03%) OOP
14 18 (4.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 172 (38.48%) Java
2 161 (36.02%) SQL
3 72 (16.11%) Shell Script
4 62 (13.87%) Perl
5 54 (12.08%) C++
6 52 (11.63%) PL/SQL
7 46 (10.29%) C
7 46 (10.29%) C#
8 32 (7.16%) VBA
9 27 (6.04%) VB
10 23 (5.15%) Bash Shell
11 18 (4.03%) JavaScript
11 18 (4.03%) Python
12 17 (3.80%) VC++
13 14 (3.13%) Ruby
14 10 (2.24%) VB.NET
15 9 (2.01%) Korn
15 9 (2.01%) Clojure
15 9 (2.01%) sed
16 8 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 85 (19.02%) Degree
2 13 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.79%) OCP
3 8 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (1.57%) CISSP
4 7 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.34%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.34%) CISA
5 6 (1.34%) CISM
5 6 (1.34%) CCNA
5 6 (1.34%) MBA
6 5 (1.12%) HND
6 5 (1.12%) MCSE
6 5 (1.12%) ISEB
6 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.89%) NVQ Level 3
7 4 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.89%) EnCE
8 3 (0.67%) MOS
8 3 (0.67%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.94%) QA
2 18 (4.03%) SLA
3 7 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.34%) COBIT
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (5.59%) Oracle RAC
2 19 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.91%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.01%) RACF
5 6 (1.34%) vSphere
6 4 (0.89%) PowerHA
7 3 (0.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 2 (0.45%) Xen
9 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (5.82%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (3.80%) Data Guard
3 15 (3.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (2.24%) Puppet
5 8 (1.79%) Tivoli
6 7 (1.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 7 (1.57%) Control-M
7 6 (1.34%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (1.12%) SCOM
8 5 (1.12%) Capistrano
8 5 (1.12%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 5 (1.12%) Ansible
8 5 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.89%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.89%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.67%) CA Wily
11 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.45%) MOM
11 2 (0.45%) Nagios
11 2 (0.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 179 (40.04%) Oracle
2 40 (8.95%) Sybase
3 38 (8.50%) IBM
4 28 (6.26%) VMware
5 25 (5.59%) Red Hat
5 25 (5.59%) Microsoft
6 24 (5.37%) Business Objects
7 17 (3.80%) Sun
8 14 (3.13%) HP
8 14 (3.13%) Cognos
9 12 (2.68%) SAP
10 10 (2.24%) Tableau
10 10 (2.24%) Misys
11 8 (1.79%) EMC
12 7 (1.57%) Informatica
12 7 (1.57%) MicroStrategy
13 6 (1.34%) Vertica
13 6 (1.34%) MapR
13 6 (1.34%) Cisco
14 5 (1.12%) Hitachi
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