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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 29 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 202 304 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.39% 8.01% 10.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.19% 31.60% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 102 155 154
Average salary £43,500 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.24% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,950 £56,500 £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
692 962 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.90% 25.35% 26.88%
Number of salaries quoted 408 619 450
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 £25,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -16 84 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Edinburgh -10 81 £42,500 +10.38% 20
Stirling -2 20 £51,250 - 3
West Lothian -7 5 - - 3
Fife +5 3 £34,750 -16.26%
Highlands +3 2 - - 1
North Lanarkshire -2 1 - - 1
West Dunbartonshire -4 1 £21,000 -60.37%
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 182 (42.33%) Linux
2 178 (41.40%) Oracle
3 173 (40.23%) Finance
4 171 (39.77%) SQL
5 169 (39.30%) Java
6 144 (33.49%) Windows
7 89 (20.70%) Degree
8 85 (19.77%) Banking
9 78 (18.14%) Oracle Database
10 77 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
11 73 (16.98%) Relational Database
12 71 (16.51%) Shell Script
13 67 (15.58%) SQL Server
14 64 (14.88%) RDBMS
15 56 (13.02%) PL/SQL
16 55 (12.79%) Perl
17 54 (12.56%) C++
18 52 (12.09%) .NET
19 49 (11.40%) Software Engineering
19 49 (11.40%) Computer Science
20 47 (10.93%) ITIL
21 45 (10.47%) C
21 45 (10.47%) C#
21 45 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
22 42 (9.77%) Solaris
23 41 (9.53%) Sybase
24 40 (9.30%) VBA
24 40 (9.30%) Spring
25 38 (8.84%) TDD
25 38 (8.84%) Retail

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 27 (6.28%) Tomcat
2 26 (6.05%) WebSphere
3 25 (5.81%) JBoss
4 22 (5.12%) WebLogic
5 16 (3.72%) Apache
6 11 (2.56%) SAS
7 8 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.40%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.16%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.93%) IIS
11 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.47%) CMS
12 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.23%) Drupal
13 1 (0.23%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.40%) MS Project
3 6 (1.40%) MS Office
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.40%) Oracle Utilities
3 4 (0.93%) Global One
4 3 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.23%) Endur
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.51%) Firewall
2 27 (6.28%) LAN
3 21 (4.88%) WAN
4 19 (4.42%) Ethernet
5 18 (4.19%) TCP/IP
5 18 (4.19%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (3.26%) SAN
6 14 (3.26%) DMZ
6 14 (3.26%) DNS
7 10 (2.33%) LDAP
8 8 (1.86%) SSL
9 6 (1.40%) WLAN
10 5 (1.16%) SMTP
10 5 (1.16%) Internet
10 5 (1.16%) Network Security
11 3 (0.70%) VLAN
11 3 (0.70%) IMAP
11 3 (0.70%) POP3
12 2 (0.47%) DHCP
12 2 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (18.14%) Oracle Database
2 73 (16.98%) Relational Database
3 67 (15.58%) SQL Server
4 64 (14.88%) RDBMS
5 22 (5.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (4.88%) MySQL
7 19 (4.42%) Oracle Database 10g
8 17 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (3.95%) Oracle Database 12c
9 16 (3.72%) DataStage
10 15 (3.49%) DB2
11 12 (2.79%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (2.79%) BusinessObjects XI
12 11 (2.56%) QlikView
13 9 (2.09%) Oracle BI EE
13 9 (2.09%) Datomic
14 8 (1.86%) Big Data
15 7 (1.63%) MongoDB
16 6 (1.40%) NoSQL
16 6 (1.40%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 21 (4.88%) Subversion
2 20 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 18 (4.19%) Maven
4 12 (2.79%) Ant
5 9 (2.09%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.63%) JUnit
6 7 (1.63%) Toad
7 5 (1.16%) LoadRunner
7 5 (1.16%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.16%) Clang
7 5 (1.16%) GCC
8 4 (0.93%) Introscope
8 4 (0.93%) JIRA
8 4 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.70%) Selenium
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.47%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.47%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.47%) Gradle
General
1 173 (40.23%) Finance
2 85 (19.77%) Banking
3 38 (8.84%) Retail
4 19 (4.42%) Electronics
5 16 (3.72%) Back Office
6 8 (1.86%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.86%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.40%) Billing
7 6 (1.40%) Front Office
7 6 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.40%) Automotive
8 4 (0.93%) Legal
8 4 (0.93%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.93%) Marketing
9 2 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.47%) International Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 110 (25.58%) Developer
2 59 (13.72%) Analyst
3 47 (10.93%) Software Engineer
4 35 (8.14%) DBA
5 34 (7.91%) Support Analyst
5 34 (7.91%) Java Developer
6 33 (7.67%) Administrator
7 31 (7.21%) Oracle DBA
8 20 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
9 19 (4.42%) Senior Developer
10 18 (4.19%) Applications Support
11 16 (3.72%) Consultant
12 15 (3.49%) Technical Specialist
13 12 (2.79%) Business Developer
13 12 (2.79%) Senior Software Engineer
13 12 (2.79%) Business Objects Developer
14 11 (2.56%) Lead Developer
15 10 (2.33%) Applications Support Analyst
15 10 (2.33%) Verification Engineer
16 9 (2.09%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (12.09%) .NET
2 40 (9.30%) Spring
3 36 (8.37%) Hibernate
4 25 (5.81%) J2EE
5 22 (5.12%) HTML
5 22 (5.12%) Web Services
5 22 (5.12%) XML
5 22 (5.12%) OpenGL
5 22 (5.12%) Qt
6 19 (4.42%) WPF
7 18 (4.19%) Middleware
8 17 (3.95%) STL
8 17 (3.95%) JSP
8 17 (3.95%) MFC
8 17 (3.95%) Direct3D
8 17 (3.95%) JAX-RS
9 16 (3.72%) WebSphere MQ
10 15 (3.49%) SOAP
10 15 (3.49%) Struts
10 15 (3.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.40%) Computer Science
2 45 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.12%) Mathematics
4 21 (4.88%) Mainframe
5 18 (4.19%) Visualisation
6 17 (3.95%) CUDA
7 12 (2.79%) User Experience
7 12 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.33%) Equities
8 10 (2.33%) Open Source
9 9 (2.09%) SWIFT
9 9 (2.09%) DataPower
9 9 (2.09%) Semantic Web
10 8 (1.86%) Physics
10 8 (1.86%) Clustering
10 8 (1.86%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.40%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (1.40%) Cryptography
11 6 (1.40%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 182 (42.33%) Linux
2 144 (33.49%) Windows
3 42 (9.77%) Solaris
4 19 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (4.19%) AIX
6 17 (3.95%) Android
7 14 (3.26%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.40%) Mac OS X
9 6 (1.40%) zOS
10 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (11.40%) Software Engineering
3 47 (10.93%) ITIL
4 38 (8.84%) TDD
4 38 (8.84%) Waterfall
5 36 (8.37%) OO
6 35 (8.14%) Performance Tuning
7 34 (7.91%) Unit Testing
8 33 (7.67%) Mentoring
9 31 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (6.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 25 (5.81%) Coaching
12 22 (5.12%) Disaster Recovery
13 21 (4.88%) Change Management
14 20 (4.65%) Service Delivery
14 20 (4.65%) OOP
14 20 (4.65%) Automated Testing
15 19 (4.42%) Project Management
16 18 (4.19%) MVC
17 17 (3.95%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 171 (39.77%) SQL
2 169 (39.30%) Java
3 71 (16.51%) Shell Script
4 56 (13.02%) PL/SQL
5 55 (12.79%) Perl
6 54 (12.56%) C++
7 45 (10.47%) C
7 45 (10.47%) C#
8 40 (9.30%) VBA
9 37 (8.60%) VB
10 33 (7.67%) JavaScript
11 20 (4.65%) Python
12 17 (3.95%) VC++
13 16 (3.72%) Bash Shell
14 15 (3.49%) Ruby
15 11 (2.56%) VB.NET
16 10 (2.33%) sed
17 9 (2.09%) Clojure
18 6 (1.40%) T-SQL
18 6 (1.40%) Korn
Qualifications
1 89 (20.70%) Degree
2 11 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.63%) ISEB
3 7 (1.63%) CISSP
3 7 (1.63%) OCP
3 7 (1.63%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (1.40%) CISA
4 6 (1.40%) CISM
4 6 (1.40%) MBA
4 6 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.93%) CCNA
6 4 (0.93%) NVQ Level 3
7 3 (0.70%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.47%) MCP
8 2 (0.47%) HND
8 2 (0.47%) MCSE
8 2 (0.47%) CCNP
9 1 (0.23%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.51%) QA
2 21 (4.88%) SLA
3 7 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.40%) COBIT
4 6 (1.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (5.81%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.02%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.09%) RACF
5 5 (1.16%) vSphere
6 4 (0.93%) PowerHA
7 2 (0.47%) Firmware
7 2 (0.47%) Xen
8 1 (0.23%) NFS
8 1 (0.23%) Novell eDirectory
8 1 (0.23%) Samba
8 1 (0.23%) Squid
Systems Management
1 21 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 15 (3.49%) Data Guard
3 14 (3.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (1.86%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 6 (1.40%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.40%) Puppet
6 5 (1.16%) SCOM
6 5 (1.16%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.93%) Control-M
7 4 (0.93%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (0.70%) CA Wily
8 3 (0.70%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (0.70%) SCCM
8 3 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.47%) MOM
9 2 (0.47%) OpenView
10 1 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 178 (41.40%) Oracle
2 41 (9.53%) Sybase
3 32 (7.44%) Microsoft
4 29 (6.74%) VMware
5 28 (6.51%) Red Hat
6 25 (5.81%) Business Objects
7 20 (4.65%) Cognos
8 17 (3.95%) Sun
8 17 (3.95%) IBM
9 16 (3.72%) HP
10 13 (3.02%) SAP
11 11 (2.56%) Tableau
12 8 (1.86%) Informatica
13 7 (1.63%) MicroStrategy
13 7 (1.63%) Misys
14 6 (1.40%) EMC
14 6 (1.40%) Vertica
14 6 (1.40%) MapR
15 4 (0.93%) Ab Initio
15 4 (0.93%) Dell
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum £35,000 - £75,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + multiple
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits
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Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
Linlithgow, West Lothian
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Posted: 8 days ago
Scotland
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Salary: NA
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £40885 - £50505 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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