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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 27 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 233 198 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.67% 6.05% 8.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.30% 21.20% 30.69%
Number of salaries quoted 124 106 164
Average salary £41,000 £40,625 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.92% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £65,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
769 934 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.31% 28.55% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 466 550 520
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £60,000
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 29 December 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 29 December 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 98 £42,500 - 2
Edinburgh +1 91 £38,000 -2.56% 11
Stirling -12 10 £50,000 +5.26%
Fife +12 9 - - 2
Highlands +7 8 £60,000 -
West Lothian +4 3 - - 1
North Lanarkshire -1 2 £35,000 +16.66%
Aberdeen +8 1 - -
Moray - 1 £37,500 -
Inverclyde - 1 £35,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £22,000 -
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 230 (44.92%) Linux
2 227 (44.34%) SQL
3 215 (41.99%) Java
4 202 (39.45%) Oracle
4 202 (39.45%) Finance
5 161 (31.45%) Windows
6 96 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 94 (18.36%) Banking
8 93 (18.16%) Degree
9 88 (17.19%) Shell Script
9 88 (17.19%) SQL Server
10 72 (14.06%) Oracle Database
11 68 (13.28%) Relational Database
12 65 (12.70%) PL/SQL
13 64 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
14 61 (11.91%) ITIL
14 61 (11.91%) RDBMS
15 59 (11.52%) .NET
16 58 (11.33%) C++
17 56 (10.94%) Perl
17 56 (10.94%) Sybase
18 54 (10.55%) Computer Science
19 53 (10.35%) C#
20 50 (9.77%) WebLogic
20 50 (9.77%) Microsoft
21 49 (9.57%) Solaris
21 49 (9.57%) VMware
22 47 (9.18%) JavaScript
22 47 (9.18%) XML
22 47 (9.18%) Waterfall

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 50 (9.77%) WebLogic
2 45 (8.79%) WebSphere
3 31 (6.05%) Tomcat
4 27 (5.27%) JBoss
5 14 (2.73%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (1.76%) IIS
7 8 (1.56%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.37%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (1.17%) Apache
10 5 (0.98%) MQSeries
10 5 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.78%) CICS
12 3 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.59%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.59%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.59%) WebSphere Portal
12 3 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 25 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.34%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.95%) MS Office
4 8 (1.56%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.37%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.39%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.39%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.39%) OpenWorks
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.39%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.20%) Endur
5 1 (0.20%) assyst
5 1 (0.20%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.64%) Firewall
2 28 (5.47%) LAN
2 28 (5.47%) WAN
3 23 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (3.52%) Ethernet
5 17 (3.32%) TCP/IP
5 17 (3.32%) DMZ
6 16 (3.13%) DNS
7 13 (2.54%) LDAP
8 12 (2.34%) SAN
9 10 (1.95%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (1.56%) Wireshark
10 8 (1.56%) tcpdump
11 7 (1.37%) FTP
11 7 (1.37%) HTTP
12 6 (1.17%) DHCP
12 6 (1.17%) SSL
13 4 (0.78%) VLAN
13 4 (0.78%) SSH
13 4 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 72 (14.06%) Oracle Database
3 68 (13.28%) Relational Database
4 61 (11.91%) RDBMS
5 20 (3.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (3.91%) Oracle Database 12c
6 18 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (2.93%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (2.54%) BusinessObjects XI
9 13 (2.54%) QlikView
10 10 (1.95%) MySQL
11 9 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.37%) DB2
12 7 (1.37%) DataStage
13 6 (1.17%) PowerCenter
13 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.98%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (5.08%) Subversion
2 17 (3.32%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.15%) Maven
4 10 (1.95%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (1.17%) JUnit
6 6 (1.17%) Selenium
7 4 (0.78%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.78%) Ant
7 4 (0.78%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.78%) JIRA
7 4 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.59%) Introscope
8 3 (0.59%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.59%) Toad
9 2 (0.39%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.39%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.39%) TestNG
9 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 202 (39.45%) Finance
2 94 (18.36%) Banking
3 29 (5.66%) Retail
4 25 (4.88%) Back Office
5 19 (3.71%) Electronics
6 13 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.54%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.17%) International Banking
8 5 (0.98%) Retail Banking
8 5 (0.98%) Legal
8 5 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.78%) Marketing
10 3 (0.59%) French Language
10 3 (0.59%) Billing
10 3 (0.59%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.39%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.39%) Norwegian Language
11 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.39%) Front Office
11 2 (0.39%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 123 (24.02%) Developer
2 100 (19.53%) Analyst
3 45 (8.79%) Software Engineer
4 42 (8.20%) Support Analyst
5 39 (7.62%) Administrator
6 32 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 28 (5.47%) Technical Specialist
8 27 (5.27%) DBA
9 24 (4.69%) Applications Support
10 23 (4.49%) Senior Developer
11 22 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
12 21 (4.10%) Oracle DBA
13 20 (3.91%) Consultant
14 19 (3.71%) Support Specialist
15 18 (3.52%) Oracle Developer
16 15 (2.93%) Senior Java Developer
17 14 (2.73%) SQL Developer
17 14 (2.73%) Trainer
18 13 (2.54%) Business Developer
18 13 (2.54%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (11.52%) .NET
2 47 (9.18%) XML
3 42 (8.20%) Spring
4 40 (7.81%) Hibernate
5 35 (6.84%) J2EE
6 29 (5.66%) HTML
7 24 (4.69%) Web Services
8 23 (4.49%) Middleware
9 20 (3.91%) JSP
9 20 (3.91%) SOAP
9 20 (3.91%) jQuery
10 17 (3.32%) Qt
10 17 (3.32%) JAX-RS
10 17 (3.32%) OpenGL
11 16 (3.13%) STL
11 16 (3.13%) MFC
11 16 (3.13%) Direct3D
11 16 (3.13%) WPF
12 15 (2.93%) Java EE
12 15 (2.93%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (10.55%) Computer Science
3 21 (4.10%) Equities
4 20 (3.91%) Mathematics
5 18 (3.52%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.32%) Visualisation
7 16 (3.13%) CUDA
8 14 (2.73%) N-Tier
9 13 (2.54%) Open Source
10 11 (2.15%) SWIFT
10 11 (2.15%) Mainframe
10 11 (2.15%) DataPower
11 10 (1.95%) User Experience
12 8 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (1.37%) Hedge funds
13 7 (1.37%) Physics
13 7 (1.37%) Clustering
14 6 (1.17%) Replication
14 6 (1.17%) iSeries
15 5 (0.98%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 230 (44.92%) Linux
2 161 (31.45%) Windows
3 49 (9.57%) Solaris
4 37 (7.23%) AIX
5 30 (5.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.17%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.17%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.98%) CentOS
8 5 (0.98%) Fedora
8 5 (0.98%) Android
9 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.78%) zOS
9 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.59%) HPUX
11 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.20%) SUSE
12 1 (0.20%) MVS
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (11.91%) ITIL
3 47 (9.18%) Waterfall
4 45 (8.79%) Software Engineering
5 41 (8.01%) OO
6 39 (7.62%) Performance Tuning
7 37 (7.23%) TDD
8 36 (7.03%) Mentoring
9 34 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (6.05%) Automated Testing
11 30 (5.86%) Coaching
12 28 (5.47%) ETL
12 28 (5.47%) Data Modelling
13 26 (5.08%) Web Development
13 26 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (5.08%) Unit Testing
14 25 (4.88%) Software Testing
14 25 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (4.49%) Project Management
15 23 (4.49%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 227 (44.34%) SQL
2 215 (41.99%) Java
3 88 (17.19%) Shell Script
4 65 (12.70%) PL/SQL
5 58 (11.33%) C++
6 56 (10.94%) Perl
7 53 (10.35%) C#
8 47 (9.18%) JavaScript
9 45 (8.79%) VBA
10 41 (8.01%) VB
11 35 (6.84%) C
12 33 (6.45%) Python
13 26 (5.08%) T-SQL
14 16 (3.13%) VC++
14 16 (3.13%) Ruby
15 13 (2.54%) PHP
16 12 (2.34%) VB.NET
16 12 (2.34%) Bash Shell
17 7 (1.37%) Korn
17 7 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 93 (18.16%) Degree
2 17 (3.32%) ISEB
3 8 (1.56%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.78%) HND
6 4 (0.78%) GCIA
6 4 (0.78%) GSEC
6 4 (0.78%) GCIH
6 4 (0.78%) CCNA
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.78%) GWAPT
6 4 (0.78%) GPEN
6 4 (0.78%) OSCP
6 4 (0.78%) OSCE
7 3 (0.59%) NVQ Level 3
7 3 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.01%) QA
2 39 (7.62%) SLA
3 8 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.17%) COBIT
5 3 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (4.30%) Active Directory
3 20 (3.91%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (2.34%) RACF
5 11 (2.15%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (0.98%) vSphere
7 4 (0.78%) PowerHA
7 4 (0.78%) Snort
8 3 (0.59%) Firmware
8 3 (0.59%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.39%) Samba
9 2 (0.39%) NFS
10 1 (0.20%) KVM
10 1 (0.20%) RHEV
10 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.20%) Squid
10 1 (0.20%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 12 (2.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (2.15%) Data Guard
3 9 (1.76%) NetBackup
4 8 (1.56%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.17%) Puppet
6 4 (0.78%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 4 (0.78%) SCCM
6 4 (0.78%) SCOM
7 3 (0.59%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 3 (0.59%) OpenView
7 3 (0.59%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.39%) Nagios
8 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.39%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.39%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 202 (39.45%) Oracle
2 56 (10.94%) Sybase
3 50 (9.77%) Microsoft
4 49 (9.57%) VMware
5 34 (6.64%) Red Hat
6 32 (6.25%) IBM
7 25 (4.88%) HP
8 18 (3.52%) Business Objects
9 17 (3.32%) Cognos
10 15 (2.93%) Sun
11 13 (2.54%) Dell
12 12 (2.34%) Informatica
12 12 (2.34%) Tableau
13 10 (1.95%) SAP
14 8 (1.56%) EMC
14 8 (1.56%) Citrix
15 5 (0.98%) BMC
15 5 (0.98%) Cisco
15 5 (0.98%) Symantec
15 5 (0.98%) Veritas
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