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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 26 28 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 288 230 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.94% 7.44% 10.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.69% 30.22% 34.58%
Number of salaries quoted 158 114 197
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +14.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
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
970 761 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.74% 24.60% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 591 469 576
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -8 133 £42,500 - 8
Edinburgh +9 103 £38,000 -27.61% 11
Stirling -10 21 £73,500 -
West Lothian +10 13 £31,500 -12.50% 1
Aberdeen +15 7 £100,000 +122.22%
Fife - 3 £40,000 - 1
Inverclyde - 2 £35,000 -
South Lanarkshire -1 1 £60,000 - 1
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 300 (49.67%) Linux
2 287 (47.52%) SQL
3 233 (38.58%) Java
4 204 (33.77%) Finance
5 199 (32.95%) Oracle
6 152 (25.17%) Windows
7 126 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
8 124 (20.53%) Banking
9 117 (19.37%) Analytical Skills
10 106 (17.55%) Perl
11 91 (15.07%) Degree
12 84 (13.91%) Shell Script
13 79 (13.08%) QA
14 75 (12.42%) JavaScript
14 75 (12.42%) Python
15 72 (11.92%) Relational Database
16 69 (11.42%) C#
17 67 (11.09%) C++
17 67 (11.09%) Computer Science
18 65 (10.76%) PL/SQL
18 65 (10.76%) SQL Server
19 64 (10.60%) XML
20 63 (10.43%) Sybase
21 62 (10.26%) HTML
21 62 (10.26%) Software Engineering
22 60 (9.93%) Oracle Database
23 58 (9.60%) OO
24 57 (9.44%) Microsoft
25 56 (9.27%) RDBMS
26 54 (8.94%) WebSphere

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 54 (8.94%) WebSphere
2 45 (7.45%) WebLogic
3 28 (4.64%) Tomcat
4 23 (3.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 16 (2.65%) MQSeries
6 14 (2.32%) MS Exchange
7 10 (1.66%) Apache
8 9 (1.49%) IIS
8 9 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
9 8 (1.32%) Node.js
10 6 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
10 6 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
10 6 (0.99%) CICS
11 5 (0.83%) FileNet
11 5 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
11 5 (0.83%) Drupal
12 4 (0.66%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.66%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (4.64%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.82%) MS Office
3 10 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.33%) MS Project
4 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.50%) OpenWorks
5 2 (0.33%) assyst
5 2 (0.33%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.33%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.33%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.17%) Agresso
6 1 (0.17%) Maximo
6 1 (0.17%) HFM
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.80%) Internet
2 27 (4.47%) Firewall
3 25 (4.14%) TCP/IP
4 20 (3.31%) SAN
5 18 (2.98%) DNS
5 18 (2.98%) Ethernet
6 16 (2.65%) LAN
6 16 (2.65%) WAN
7 14 (2.32%) HTTP
8 13 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (1.82%) Wireshark
10 10 (1.66%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (1.49%) tcpdump
11 9 (1.49%) FTP
12 8 (1.32%) VoIP
12 8 (1.32%) SSL
13 7 (1.16%) VPN
14 6 (0.99%) LDAP
14 6 (0.99%) DMZ
15 5 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (11.92%) Relational Database
2 65 (10.76%) SQL Server
3 60 (9.93%) Oracle Database
4 56 (9.27%) RDBMS
5 30 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (4.30%) Oracle Database 10g
7 25 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (3.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (2.81%) MySQL
10 15 (2.48%) DB2
10 15 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (2.48%) Big Data
11 14 (2.32%) NoSQL
12 12 (1.99%) Oracle Database 12c
12 12 (1.99%) Oracle9i Database
13 9 (1.49%) DataStage
14 8 (1.32%) QlikView
15 7 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
15 7 (1.16%) IBM InfoSphere
15 7 (1.16%) KDB
Development Applications
1 42 (6.95%) Subversion
2 19 (3.15%) Visual Studio
3 16 (2.65%) Maven
4 13 (2.15%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.99%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (1.66%) Selenium
6 10 (1.66%) Ant
7 9 (1.49%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.99%) JUnit
10 5 (0.83%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.66%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.66%) JIRA
11 4 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (0.66%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.50%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.33%) Concordion
13 2 (0.33%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.33%) RubyMine
General
1 204 (33.77%) Finance
2 124 (20.53%) Banking
3 32 (5.30%) Retail
4 24 (3.97%) Electronics
5 18 (2.98%) Front Office
6 17 (2.81%) Back Office
6 17 (2.81%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.48%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.49%) Marketing
8 9 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.32%) Legal
10 6 (0.99%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.99%) International Banking
11 5 (0.83%) Advertising
12 3 (0.50%) Games
12 3 (0.50%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.50%) French Language
12 3 (0.50%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.50%) Norwegian Language
12 3 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 171 (28.31%) Developer
2 101 (16.72%) Analyst
3 51 (8.44%) Java Developer
4 48 (7.95%) Software Engineer
5 44 (7.28%) Administrator
6 33 (5.46%) Senior Developer
7 29 (4.80%) Technical Specialist
8 26 (4.30%) Support Analyst
9 23 (3.81%) Applications Support
10 20 (3.31%) DBA
10 20 (3.31%) Consultant
10 20 (3.31%) SQL Developer
11 19 (3.15%) Senior Java Developer
12 18 (2.98%) Oracle Developer
13 17 (2.81%) Business Analyst
14 16 (2.65%) Systems Administrator
14 16 (2.65%) Oracle DBA
14 16 (2.65%) Test Engineer
15 15 (2.48%) Architect
15 15 (2.48%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (10.60%) XML
2 62 (10.26%) HTML
3 52 (8.61%) .NET
4 47 (7.78%) Spring
5 43 (7.12%) J2EE
6 40 (6.62%) Hibernate
7 39 (6.46%) CSS
8 34 (5.63%) jQuery
9 32 (5.30%) HTML5
10 29 (4.80%) Middleware
11 27 (4.47%) JMS
12 22 (3.64%) LESS
13 21 (3.48%) SOAP
13 21 (3.48%) Web Services
14 20 (3.31%) WPF
15 18 (2.98%) Java EE
16 17 (2.81%) Qt
16 17 (2.81%) STL
16 17 (2.81%) MFC
16 17 (2.81%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 117 (19.37%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (11.09%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.81%) Equities
3 23 (3.81%) N-Tier
4 22 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.15%) Clustering
5 19 (3.15%) Mathematics
6 17 (2.81%) Visualisation
6 17 (2.81%) CUDA
7 14 (2.32%) Open Source
8 11 (1.82%) Derivative
8 11 (1.82%) Replication
9 10 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.32%) Reference Data
11 7 (1.16%) Data Integration
11 7 (1.16%) iSeries
11 7 (1.16%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.16%) DTV
11 7 (1.16%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.16%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 300 (49.67%) Linux
2 152 (25.17%) Windows
3 44 (7.28%) AIX
4 41 (6.79%) Solaris
5 34 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.66%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.49%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.99%) zOS
9 5 (0.83%) SUSE
9 5 (0.83%) Fedora
9 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.83%) CentOS
10 4 (0.66%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.50%) Android
11 3 (0.50%) HPUX
11 3 (0.50%) Tru64
12 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (10.26%) Software Engineering
3 58 (9.60%) OO
4 52 (8.61%) Coaching
5 49 (8.11%) ITIL
6 46 (7.62%) Web Development
7 45 (7.45%) Automated Testing
8 44 (7.28%) Mentoring
9 40 (6.62%) Change Management
9 40 (6.62%) Waterfall
9 40 (6.62%) Performance Tuning
10 39 (6.46%) TDD
11 36 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (4.97%) Software Architecture
13 27 (4.47%) OOP
13 27 (4.47%) Information Security
14 26 (4.30%) Risk Management
14 26 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (3.97%) Unit Testing
15 24 (3.97%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 287 (47.52%) SQL
2 233 (38.58%) Java
3 106 (17.55%) Perl
4 84 (13.91%) Shell Script
5 75 (12.42%) Python
5 75 (12.42%) JavaScript
6 69 (11.42%) C#
7 67 (11.09%) C++
8 65 (10.76%) PL/SQL
9 46 (7.62%) Ruby
10 36 (5.96%) C
11 35 (5.79%) T-SQL
12 25 (4.14%) PHP
13 20 (3.31%) VBA
14 17 (2.81%) VC++
15 14 (2.32%) VB
16 13 (2.15%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.66%) Jython
17 10 (1.66%) Bash Shell
18 8 (1.32%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 91 (15.07%) Degree
2 14 (2.32%) ISEB
3 13 (2.15%) Postgraduate
4 10 (1.66%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.66%) HND
6 4 (0.66%) CCNP
6 4 (0.66%) GWAPT
6 4 (0.66%) GPEN
6 4 (0.66%) OSCP
6 4 (0.66%) OSCE
6 4 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.66%) GCIA
6 4 (0.66%) GSEC
6 4 (0.66%) GCIH
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (13.08%) QA
2 36 (5.96%) SLA
3 9 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.99%) COBIT
6 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (2.48%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.66%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.66%) Snort
6 4 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.50%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.50%) RACF
8 2 (0.33%) NFS
8 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.33%) KVM
9 1 (0.17%) RHEV
9 1 (0.17%) vSphere
9 1 (0.17%) Gluster
9 1 (0.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (1.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (1.32%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.32%) Data Guard
2 8 (1.32%) Puppet
3 7 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.83%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.83%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.33%) MOM
7 2 (0.33%) Control-M
7 2 (0.33%) Nagios
7 2 (0.33%) SCOM
7 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.17%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.17%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 199 (32.95%) Oracle
2 63 (10.43%) Sybase
3 57 (9.44%) Microsoft
4 40 (6.62%) IBM
4 40 (6.62%) VMware
5 31 (5.13%) Red Hat
6 20 (3.31%) HP
6 20 (3.31%) JBoss
7 15 (2.48%) EMC
7 15 (2.48%) Citrix
7 15 (2.48%) Informatica
8 13 (2.15%) NetApp
8 13 (2.15%) SAP
9 11 (1.82%) Veritas
10 10 (1.66%) Cognos
10 10 (1.66%) Dell
11 9 (1.49%) Cisco
12 7 (1.16%) Business Objects
13 6 (0.99%) Sun
13 6 (0.99%) Murex
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary Best on Market plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension and Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36,125 - £44,625 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
GE
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 11 days ago
South Lanarkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: £Competitive plus cash and benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Scotland
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago