The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 26 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 282 286 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.68% 8.85% 6.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.13% 33.61% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 137 163 117
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,420 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
906 851 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.66% 26.32% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 556 565 535
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 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
UNIX
UK

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 July 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 30 July 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 -10 141 £43,000 -4.44% 17
Edinburgh +12 112 £38,500 -7.22% 4
West Lothian +2 7 £38,500 +6.94% 2
Stirling -11 7 £47,500 +6.14%
Aberdeen +11 5 £100,000 +166.66%
North Lanarkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Dundee -6 2 £40,000 +23.07%
South Lanarkshire -2 1 £60,000 -
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 292 (47.25%) SQL
2 284 (45.95%) Linux
3 227 (36.73%) Oracle
4 224 (36.25%) Java
5 194 (31.39%) Finance
6 145 (23.46%) Banking
7 136 (22.01%) Windows
8 105 (16.99%) Perl
9 102 (16.50%) Shell Script
10 87 (14.08%) Degree
11 86 (13.92%) JavaScript
12 84 (13.59%) Python
13 83 (13.43%) C#
13 83 (13.43%) Relational Database
14 78 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
15 74 (11.97%) Oracle Database
16 69 (11.17%) OO
17 68 (11.00%) QA
18 64 (10.36%) XML
18 64 (10.36%) Software Engineering
19 63 (10.19%) Spring
19 63 (10.19%) Microsoft
20 62 (10.03%) C++
20 62 (10.03%) .NET
21 61 (9.87%) PL/SQL
21 61 (9.87%) RDBMS
21 61 (9.87%) Computer Science
22 60 (9.71%) HTML
23 58 (9.39%) Sybase
24 56 (9.06%) SQL Server

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (8.25%) WebSphere
2 44 (7.12%) WebLogic
3 24 (3.88%) Tomcat
4 21 (3.40%) WebSphere Application Server
5 17 (2.75%) MQSeries
6 16 (2.59%) MS Exchange
7 11 (1.78%) Oracle Coherence
8 10 (1.62%) Apache
9 9 (1.46%) Node.js
10 8 (1.29%) GemFire
11 7 (1.13%) IIS
11 7 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (1.13%) Drupal
12 6 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (0.97%) Mule
12 6 (0.97%) TIBCO EMS
12 6 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
12 6 (0.97%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.97%) CICS
13 5 (0.81%) FileNet
Applications
1 27 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.10%) MS Office
3 10 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.29%) GIMP
4 8 (1.29%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.65%) FrameMaker
6 4 (0.65%) RoboHelp
6 4 (0.65%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.65%) KANA IQ
5 3 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.49%) OpenWorks
6 2 (0.32%) SAP FI-CA
6 2 (0.32%) assyst
6 2 (0.32%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.32%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.16%) Agresso
7 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.16%) Endur
7 1 (0.16%) HFM
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.32%) GitHub
3 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.85%) Internet
2 22 (3.56%) SAN
3 20 (3.24%) TCP/IP
3 20 (3.24%) Firewall
4 17 (2.75%) Ethernet
5 15 (2.43%) DNS
6 12 (1.94%) HTTP
7 11 (1.78%) LDAP
8 9 (1.46%) SSL
9 8 (1.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (1.29%) VoIP
10 7 (1.13%) HTTPS
10 7 (1.13%) FTP
10 7 (1.13%) VPN
11 6 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.97%) WAN
11 6 (0.97%) LAN
12 5 (0.81%) DHCP
12 5 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (0.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (13.43%) Relational Database
2 74 (11.97%) Oracle Database
3 61 (9.87%) RDBMS
4 56 (9.06%) SQL Server
5 42 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (5.34%) Oracle Database 10g
7 26 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (3.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 22 (3.56%) Big Data
9 21 (3.40%) DataStage
9 21 (3.40%) Oracle9i Database
10 19 (3.07%) MySQL
11 16 (2.59%) IBM InfoSphere
11 16 (2.59%) MongoDB
12 14 (2.27%) NoSQL
13 13 (2.10%) DB2
13 13 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
14 12 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (1.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 9 (1.46%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 48 (7.77%) Subversion
2 18 (2.91%) Visual Studio
3 16 (2.59%) Git (software)
4 15 (2.43%) Maven
4 15 (2.43%) Ant
5 11 (1.78%) Jenkins
6 10 (1.62%) Selenium
6 10 (1.62%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (1.62%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.97%) JIRA
7 6 (0.97%) ClearCase
8 5 (0.81%) JUnit
8 5 (0.81%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.65%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.65%) Jasmine
9 4 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.32%) RubyMine
11 2 (0.32%) Concordion
General
1 194 (31.39%) Finance
2 145 (23.46%) Banking
3 40 (6.47%) Investment Banking
4 25 (4.05%) Front Office
5 24 (3.88%) Retail
6 20 (3.24%) Electronics
7 13 (2.10%) Back Office
8 11 (1.78%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.46%) Advertising
10 6 (0.97%) Legal
10 6 (0.97%) International Banking
10 6 (0.97%) Marketing
11 5 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.65%) Automotive
13 3 (0.49%) Games
13 3 (0.49%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.49%) French Language
13 3 (0.49%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.49%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 209 (33.82%) Developer
2 105 (16.99%) Analyst
3 71 (11.49%) Java Developer
4 46 (7.44%) Software Engineer
5 40 (6.47%) Administrator
6 30 (4.85%) Senior Developer
7 29 (4.69%) Support Analyst
7 29 (4.69%) Applications Support
8 25 (4.05%) Technical Specialist
9 24 (3.88%) C# Developer
10 22 (3.56%) Business Analyst
11 19 (3.07%) Implementation Manager
11 19 (3.07%) Consultant
11 19 (3.07%) DBA
12 18 (2.91%) Oracle DBA
13 17 (2.75%) Oracle Developer
13 17 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
13 17 (2.75%) Architect
14 16 (2.59%) WPF Developer
14 16 (2.59%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (10.36%) XML
2 63 (10.19%) Spring
3 62 (10.03%) .NET
4 60 (9.71%) HTML
5 55 (8.90%) Hibernate
6 46 (7.44%) jQuery
7 44 (7.12%) CSS
8 43 (6.96%) J2EE
9 39 (6.31%) HTML5
10 35 (5.66%) JMS
11 33 (5.34%) WPF
12 26 (4.21%) SOAP
12 26 (4.21%) Web Services
13 25 (4.05%) Middleware
14 22 (3.56%) LESS
15 21 (3.40%) ASP.NET
16 20 (3.24%) WCF
17 19 (3.07%) LINQ
18 16 (2.59%) Qt
18 16 (2.59%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.87%) Computer Science
2 30 (4.85%) Equities
3 20 (3.24%) Client/Server
3 20 (3.24%) Clustering
3 20 (3.24%) Mathematics
4 18 (2.91%) N-Tier
5 16 (2.59%) CUDA
5 16 (2.59%) Visualisation
5 16 (2.59%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.94%) Open Source
6 12 (1.94%) GIS
7 11 (1.78%) Replication
8 10 (1.62%) Data Integration
8 10 (1.62%) Derivative
9 9 (1.46%) Mainframe
9 9 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.46%) PKI
10 6 (0.97%) Oracle Exalogic
10 6 (0.97%) IBM Mainframe
10 6 (0.97%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 284 (45.95%) Linux
2 136 (22.01%) Windows
3 50 (8.09%) AIX
3 50 (8.09%) Solaris
4 28 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.62%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.13%) zOS
6 7 (1.13%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.97%) SUSE
8 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.49%) Tru64
10 3 (0.49%) Android
11 2 (0.32%) HPUX
11 2 (0.32%) MVS
12 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Fedora
12 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (11.17%) OO
3 64 (10.36%) Software Engineering
4 51 (8.25%) Automated Testing
5 50 (8.09%) ITIL
6 46 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (6.96%) Performance Tuning
8 38 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (5.99%) Web Development
9 37 (5.99%) Unit Testing
10 35 (5.66%) TDD
10 35 (5.66%) Change Management
11 32 (5.18%) OOP
12 30 (4.85%) Software Architecture
13 29 (4.69%) Scrum
14 28 (4.53%) Waterfall
15 27 (4.37%) Data Analysis
16 25 (4.05%) Multithreading
17 19 (3.07%) Information Security
17 19 (3.07%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 292 (47.25%) SQL
2 224 (36.25%) Java
3 105 (16.99%) Perl
4 102 (16.50%) Shell Script
5 86 (13.92%) JavaScript
6 84 (13.59%) Python
7 83 (13.43%) C#
8 62 (10.03%) C++
9 61 (9.87%) PL/SQL
10 54 (8.74%) Ruby
11 34 (5.50%) C
12 24 (3.88%) T-SQL
13 21 (3.40%) PHP
14 16 (2.59%) VC++
15 13 (2.10%) VBA
15 13 (2.10%) Objective-C
16 11 (1.78%) VB
16 11 (1.78%) Jython
17 8 (1.29%) CoffeeScript
17 8 (1.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 87 (14.08%) Degree
2 13 (2.10%) Postgraduate
3 11 (1.78%) ISEB
4 6 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.49%) CCNP
7 2 (0.32%) NVQ Level 4
7 2 (0.32%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.32%) HNC
7 2 (0.32%) HND
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.16%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.16%) GCIA
8 1 (0.16%) GSEC
8 1 (0.16%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (11.00%) QA
2 28 (4.53%) SLA
3 6 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (3.07%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.94%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.49%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.32%) Samba
9 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.16%) NFS
9 1 (0.16%) Snort
9 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.16%) Gluster
9 1 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (1.62%) Puppet
1 10 (1.62%) NetBackup
1 10 (1.62%) Tivoli
2 9 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.29%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.13%) Data Guard
5 6 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.97%) MOM
6 3 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.32%) Nagios
7 2 (0.32%) Control-M
8 1 (0.16%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.16%) Legato
8 1 (0.16%) OpenView
8 1 (0.16%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 227 (36.73%) Oracle
2 63 (10.19%) Microsoft
3 58 (9.39%) Sybase
4 49 (7.93%) IBM
5 31 (5.02%) VMware
6 28 (4.53%) Red Hat
7 25 (4.05%) HP
8 24 (3.88%) Informatica
9 20 (3.24%) JBoss
10 19 (3.07%) Citrix
11 16 (2.59%) EMC
12 15 (2.43%) NetApp
13 14 (2.27%) Veritas
14 13 (2.10%) Adobe
15 12 (1.94%) Cisco
16 10 (1.62%) SAP
17 9 (1.46%) PeopleSoft
17 9 (1.46%) Sun
18 8 (1.29%) Cognos
18 8 (1.29%) CommVault
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