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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 21 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 285 296 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.07% 8.07% 9.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.17% 33.48% 33.79%
Number of salaries quoted 148 138 174
Average salary £45,000 £42,250 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% -2.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,050 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
788 884 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.07% 24.09% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 475 556 571
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +6 133 £45,000 -5.26% 18
Edinburgh -4 100 £44,750 +16.23% 15
Stirling +4 16 £32,500 -27.77%
West Lothian -5 9 £70,000 +94.44%
West Dunbartonshire - 9 £39,000 -
North Lanarkshire +7 7 - -
Dundee -5 3 £65,000 +62.50%
Aberdeen +19 1 £40,000 -60.00% 2
South Lanarkshire 0 1 £55,000 -8.33%
Renfrewshire - 1 £29,500 -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 266 (52.99%) Linux
2 211 (42.03%) Oracle
3 194 (38.65%) Java
4 188 (37.45%) Finance
5 180 (35.86%) SQL
6 145 (28.88%) Windows
7 122 (24.30%) Banking
8 111 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
9 95 (18.92%) Relational Database
10 86 (17.13%) Degree
11 84 (16.73%) Shell Script
11 84 (16.73%) SDLC
12 79 (15.74%) SQL Server
13 78 (15.54%) Spring
14 76 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
15 71 (14.14%) RDBMS
16 67 (13.35%) J2EE
16 67 (13.35%) Perl
16 67 (13.35%) Oracle Database
17 59 (11.75%) Sybase
17 59 (11.75%) XML
17 59 (11.75%) OO
18 57 (11.35%) Retail
19 56 (11.16%) Mentoring
20 55 (10.96%) PL/SQL
21 54 (10.76%) Unit Testing
22 53 (10.56%) Hibernate
23 52 (10.36%) Maven
24 51 (10.16%) TDD
25 48 (9.56%) Solaris

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 47 (9.36%) Tomcat
2 36 (7.17%) Apache
3 35 (6.97%) WebSphere
4 26 (5.18%) WebLogic
5 25 (4.98%) JBoss
6 21 (4.18%) SAS
7 18 (3.59%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (2.19%) Mule
9 7 (1.39%) MQSeries
10 6 (1.20%) FileNet
11 5 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
11 5 (1.00%) Mule ESB
11 5 (1.00%) WebSphere Portal
12 4 (0.80%) Captiva
12 4 (0.80%) WordPress
12 4 (0.80%) CMS
12 4 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.60%) AquaLogic
13 3 (0.60%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.59%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (1.20%) Oracle Utilities
5 5 (1.00%) Global One
5 5 (1.00%) Magento
6 3 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.60%) AquaLogic BPM
6 3 (0.60%) PRMS
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.20%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.58%) Internet
2 27 (5.38%) SAN
3 24 (4.78%) LDAP
4 21 (4.18%) Firewall
5 19 (3.78%) SSL
6 17 (3.39%) TCP/IP
7 16 (3.19%) DNS
8 15 (2.99%) LAN
9 13 (2.59%) Ethernet
10 12 (2.39%) HTTPS
11 10 (1.99%) WAN
11 10 (1.99%) Network Security
12 8 (1.59%) HTTP
13 7 (1.39%) POP3
13 7 (1.39%) SMTP
13 7 (1.39%) IMAP
14 6 (1.20%) WLAN
15 5 (1.00%) VoIP
16 3 (0.60%) VLAN
17 2 (0.40%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (18.92%) Relational Database
2 79 (15.74%) SQL Server
3 71 (14.14%) RDBMS
4 67 (13.35%) Oracle Database
5 38 (7.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 37 (7.37%) DB2
7 32 (6.37%) MySQL
8 30 (5.98%) NoSQL
9 25 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (4.98%) Oracle Database 10g
10 22 (4.38%) Big Data
11 20 (3.98%) DataStage
12 10 (1.99%) Oracle BI EE
12 10 (1.99%) MarkLogic
12 10 (1.99%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (1.79%) MongoDB
14 8 (1.59%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.59%) JasperReports
14 8 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 52 (10.36%) Maven
2 40 (7.97%) Ant
3 33 (6.57%) Subversion
4 25 (4.98%) JUnit
5 21 (4.18%) Git (software)
6 17 (3.39%) Jenkins
7 15 (2.99%) Visual Studio
8 12 (2.39%) Flash Builder
9 11 (2.19%) HP UFT
10 10 (1.99%) IntelliJ
11 8 (1.59%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (1.20%) Selenium
12 6 (1.20%) Toad
13 5 (1.00%) Mockito
14 4 (0.80%) JIRA
14 4 (0.80%) FitNesse
15 3 (0.60%) JMeter
15 3 (0.60%) ClearCase
15 3 (0.60%) Clang
General
1 188 (37.45%) Finance
2 122 (24.30%) Banking
3 57 (11.35%) Retail
4 17 (3.39%) Legal
5 15 (2.99%) Electronics
6 10 (1.99%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.79%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.39%) Front Office
9 6 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.20%) Automotive
10 5 (1.00%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.80%) Marketing
12 3 (0.60%) Billing
12 3 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.60%) Back Office
13 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.40%) Games
13 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.40%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.20%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (29.48%) Developer
2 61 (12.15%) Java Developer
3 56 (11.16%) Analyst
4 43 (8.57%) DBA
5 39 (7.77%) Senior Developer
6 33 (6.57%) Oracle DBA
6 33 (6.57%) Administrator
7 29 (5.78%) Technical Specialist
8 26 (5.18%) Senior Java Developer
9 23 (4.58%) Lead Developer
9 23 (4.58%) Software Engineer
10 22 (4.38%) Applications Support
11 15 (2.99%) Support Analyst
11 15 (2.99%) Team Leader
12 14 (2.79%) Test Engineer
12 14 (2.79%) Consultant
12 14 (2.79%) Designer
13 12 (2.39%) Technical Leader
13 12 (2.39%) Security Analyst
13 12 (2.39%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (15.54%) Spring
2 67 (13.35%) J2EE
3 59 (11.75%) XML
4 53 (10.56%) Hibernate
5 46 (9.16%) HTML
6 37 (7.37%) .NET
7 34 (6.77%) JMS
8 30 (5.98%) Web Services
9 27 (5.38%) CSS
10 24 (4.78%) HTML5
11 21 (4.18%) RESTful
11 21 (4.18%) Middleware
12 19 (3.78%) WebSphere MQ
13 17 (3.39%) JAXB
14 16 (3.19%) OpenGL
14 16 (3.19%) Qt
15 15 (2.99%) WPF
16 14 (2.79%) jQuery
16 14 (2.79%) iBATIS
17 13 (2.59%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 76 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (7.77%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.58%) Management Information System
4 19 (3.78%) Mainframe
5 17 (3.39%) Mathematics
5 17 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.79%) Data Centre
7 13 (2.59%) Visualisation
7 13 (2.59%) CUDA
7 13 (2.59%) DataPower
7 13 (2.59%) Clustering
8 12 (2.39%) Replication
8 12 (2.39%) User Experience
9 11 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (1.20%) iSeries
10 6 (1.20%) LPAR
10 6 (1.20%) SCADA
10 6 (1.20%) Cryptography
11 5 (1.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 266 (52.99%) Linux
2 145 (28.88%) Windows
3 48 (9.56%) Solaris
4 31 (6.18%) AIX
5 28 (5.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (4.18%) Android
7 19 (3.78%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.59%) zOS
9 7 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.40%) Tru64
12 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (16.73%) SDLC
3 59 (11.75%) OO
4 56 (11.16%) Mentoring
5 54 (10.76%) Unit Testing
6 51 (10.16%) TDD
7 46 (9.16%) Software Engineering
8 45 (8.96%) Performance Tuning
9 44 (8.76%) Change Management
10 40 (7.97%) Waterfall
11 37 (7.37%) ITIL
12 34 (6.77%) Information Security
13 28 (5.58%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (5.18%) Scrum
14 26 (5.18%) Content Management
15 25 (4.98%) Coaching
16 23 (4.58%) Asset Management
17 22 (4.38%) OOD
17 22 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
18 21 (4.18%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 194 (38.65%) Java
2 180 (35.86%) SQL
3 84 (16.73%) Shell Script
4 67 (13.35%) Perl
5 55 (10.96%) PL/SQL
6 42 (8.37%) C++
7 35 (6.97%) C
8 33 (6.57%) C#
8 33 (6.57%) JavaScript
9 27 (5.38%) Bash Shell
10 23 (4.58%) Python
11 14 (2.79%) VBA
12 13 (2.59%) VC++
12 13 (2.59%) PHP
12 13 (2.59%) Ruby
13 12 (2.39%) VB
14 9 (1.79%) sed
15 8 (1.59%) Korn
15 8 (1.59%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 86 (17.13%) Degree
2 19 (3.78%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.39%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.19%) CISSP
5 7 (1.39%) CISA
5 7 (1.39%) CISM
5 7 (1.39%) HND
5 7 (1.39%) OCP
5 7 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (1.20%) MBA
7 5 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.00%) CCNA
8 4 (0.80%) MCSE
8 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.80%) MOS
8 4 (0.80%) HNC
8 4 (0.80%) VTSP
8 4 (0.80%) EnCE
9 3 (0.60%) CISMP
9 3 (0.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.37%) QA
2 10 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.79%) COBIT
3 9 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.59%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) COSO
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (5.18%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.39%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.20%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 5 (1.00%) NFS
5 5 (1.00%) Samba
6 4 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.40%) vSphere
7 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.40%) Xen
7 2 (0.40%) RACF
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 26 (5.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 21 (4.18%) Data Guard
3 13 (2.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (2.19%) Tivoli
5 9 (1.79%) Control-M
5 9 (1.79%) ITRS Geneos
6 7 (1.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 7 (1.39%) Puppet
7 6 (1.20%) Ansible
7 6 (1.20%) Capistrano
7 6 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 5 (1.00%) SCOM
8 5 (1.00%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.60%) MOM
9 3 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (0.40%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.20%) Nagios
11 1 (0.20%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 211 (42.03%) Oracle
2 59 (11.75%) Sybase
3 47 (9.36%) IBM
4 21 (4.18%) Microsoft
4 21 (4.18%) VMware
5 20 (3.98%) Red Hat
6 18 (3.59%) Business Objects
7 14 (2.79%) Cognos
7 14 (2.79%) HP
7 14 (2.79%) Sun
8 13 (2.59%) SAP
9 10 (1.99%) MicroStrategy
10 9 (1.79%) CA
10 9 (1.79%) Informatica
11 8 (1.59%) EMC
12 7 (1.39%) BMC
13 6 (1.20%) Misys
13 6 (1.20%) Veritas
13 6 (1.20%) Vertica
13 6 (1.20%) MapR
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Salary: £32000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £32000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum
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JP Morgan Ltd
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: Good Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: competitive + multiple benefits
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits, Annual Bonus
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