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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 28 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 208 266 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.72% 7.66% 10.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.09% 27.77% 37.61%
Number of salaries quoted 113 154 159
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £32,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,900 £56,750 £55,000
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
715 958 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.10% 27.60% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 421 616 448
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 3 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 3 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 -7 91 £43,000 -4.44% 12
Edinburgh -4 79 £38,500 +4.05% 5
Stirling +4 18 £50,000 - 1
West Lothian -5 6 - - 3
Fife +7 5 £40,499 -2.41%
Highlands +4 1 £60,000 -
Moray +1 1 £37,500 -
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 197 (43.01%) SQL
2 190 (41.48%) Finance
3 188 (41.05%) Java
4 185 (40.39%) Linux
5 174 (37.99%) Oracle
6 146 (31.88%) Windows
7 93 (20.31%) Banking
8 92 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
9 91 (19.87%) Degree
10 77 (16.81%) Oracle Database
11 76 (16.59%) SQL Server
12 75 (16.38%) Relational Database
13 73 (15.94%) Shell Script
14 68 (14.85%) RDBMS
15 63 (13.76%) .NET
16 62 (13.54%) PL/SQL
17 58 (12.66%) Perl
18 52 (11.35%) C#
18 52 (11.35%) C++
19 50 (10.92%) Sybase
19 50 (10.92%) ITIL
19 50 (10.92%) Solaris
20 48 (10.48%) Computer Science
20 48 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
21 47 (10.26%) Microsoft
22 45 (9.83%) VB
23 44 (9.61%) VBA
23 44 (9.61%) Software Engineering
24 42 (9.17%) TDD
24 42 (9.17%) VMware

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 31 (6.77%) Tomcat
2 29 (6.33%) WebLogic
2 29 (6.33%) WebSphere
3 23 (5.02%) JBoss
4 14 (3.06%) Apache
5 11 (2.40%) SAS
6 9 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.75%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.53%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.09%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.87%) IIS
12 3 (0.66%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.66%) CICS
12 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.44%) CMS
13 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.22%) Drupal
14 1 (0.22%) Jetty
Applications
1 17 (3.71%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.40%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.53%) MS Office
4 6 (1.31%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.31%) Oracle Utilities
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.44%) Global One
5 1 (0.22%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.22%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.77%) LAN
2 28 (6.11%) WAN
3 26 (5.68%) Firewall
4 25 (5.46%) Wi-Fi
5 20 (4.37%) Ethernet
6 15 (3.28%) SAN
6 15 (3.28%) DMZ
7 14 (3.06%) TCP/IP
8 12 (2.62%) DNS
9 11 (2.40%) LDAP
10 8 (1.75%) SSL
11 4 (0.87%) Network Security
12 3 (0.66%) OpenLDAP
12 3 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.66%) VLAN
12 3 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.66%) Internet
12 3 (0.66%) WLAN
13 2 (0.44%) VoIP
13 2 (0.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (16.81%) Oracle Database
2 76 (16.59%) SQL Server
3 75 (16.38%) Relational Database
4 68 (14.85%) RDBMS
5 21 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (4.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (4.15%) MySQL
7 17 (3.71%) BusinessObjects XI
7 17 (3.71%) DB2
7 17 (3.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 17 (3.71%) Oracle Database 12c
8 16 (3.49%) QlikView
9 11 (2.40%) DataStage
9 11 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (1.97%) Datomic
11 8 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (1.53%) Big Data
12 7 (1.53%) MarkLogic
12 7 (1.53%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.31%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 27 (5.90%) Subversion
2 21 (4.59%) Visual Studio
3 15 (3.28%) Maven
4 8 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.53%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.53%) Ant
6 6 (1.31%) JUnit
6 6 (1.31%) Selenium
7 5 (1.09%) JIRA
7 5 (1.09%) LoadRunner
7 5 (1.09%) Toad
8 4 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.87%) Introscope
8 4 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.66%) GCC
9 3 (0.66%) Clang
10 2 (0.44%) Gradle
10 2 (0.44%) TestNG
10 2 (0.44%) JBehave
General
1 190 (41.48%) Finance
2 93 (20.31%) Banking
3 38 (8.30%) Retail
4 23 (5.02%) Back Office
5 20 (4.37%) Electronics
6 12 (2.62%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.31%) Billing
9 5 (1.09%) Front Office
10 4 (0.87%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.87%) Automotive
11 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.66%) International Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Marketing
12 2 (0.44%) Legal
12 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.22%) Games
13 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 117 (25.55%) Developer
2 75 (16.38%) Analyst
3 47 (10.26%) Software Engineer
4 39 (8.52%) Support Analyst
5 36 (7.86%) Administrator
6 35 (7.64%) Java Developer
7 32 (6.99%) DBA
8 26 (5.68%) Oracle DBA
9 24 (5.24%) Systems Administrator
10 22 (4.80%) Applications Support
11 19 (4.15%) Senior Developer
12 17 (3.71%) Business Developer
12 17 (3.71%) Business Objects Developer
12 17 (3.71%) Technical Specialist
13 15 (3.28%) Support Specialist
13 15 (3.28%) Consultant
14 14 (3.06%) Lead Developer
15 12 (2.62%) Applications Support Analyst
15 12 (2.62%) Senior Software Engineer
16 10 (2.18%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (13.76%) .NET
2 40 (8.73%) Spring
3 38 (8.30%) Hibernate
4 32 (6.99%) XML
5 26 (5.68%) J2EE
6 25 (5.46%) HTML
7 23 (5.02%) Web Services
8 21 (4.59%) OpenGL
8 21 (4.59%) Qt
9 20 (4.37%) WPF
9 20 (4.37%) Middleware
10 18 (3.93%) STL
10 18 (3.93%) MFC
10 18 (3.93%) Direct3D
11 17 (3.71%) JAX-RS
11 17 (3.71%) jQuery
12 16 (3.49%) JSP
12 16 (3.49%) WebSphere MQ
13 14 (3.06%) SOAP
14 13 (2.84%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.48%) Computer Science
1 48 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.80%) Mathematics
3 20 (4.37%) Mainframe
4 19 (4.15%) Visualisation
5 18 (3.93%) CUDA
6 15 (3.28%) Equities
7 12 (2.62%) User Experience
8 11 (2.40%) Open Source
9 10 (2.18%) DataPower
9 10 (2.18%) SWIFT
10 9 (1.97%) Semantic Web
10 9 (1.97%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.75%) Physics
11 8 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (1.53%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.53%) Derivative
13 6 (1.31%) Equity Derivative
13 6 (1.31%) Clustering
13 6 (1.31%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 185 (40.39%) Linux
2 146 (31.88%) Windows
3 50 (10.92%) Solaris
4 28 (6.11%) AIX
5 24 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (3.28%) Android
7 12 (2.62%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.53%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.09%) zOS
10 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.44%) HPUX
11 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (10.92%) ITIL
3 44 (9.61%) Software Engineering
4 42 (9.17%) TDD
4 42 (9.17%) Waterfall
5 36 (7.86%) Performance Tuning
6 35 (7.64%) OO
6 35 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (7.21%) Mentoring
8 32 (6.99%) Unit Testing
9 28 (6.11%) Coaching
10 27 (5.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (4.80%) Scrum
13 21 (4.59%) OOP
14 20 (4.37%) ETL
15 19 (4.15%) Change Management
15 19 (4.15%) Automated Testing
15 19 (4.15%) Investment Management
16 18 (3.93%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 197 (43.01%) SQL
2 188 (41.05%) Java
3 73 (15.94%) Shell Script
4 62 (13.54%) PL/SQL
5 58 (12.66%) Perl
6 52 (11.35%) C#
6 52 (11.35%) C++
7 45 (9.83%) VB
8 44 (9.61%) VBA
9 39 (8.52%) JavaScript
10 38 (8.30%) C
11 22 (4.80%) Python
12 18 (3.93%) VC++
13 17 (3.71%) Ruby
14 16 (3.49%) VB.NET
15 14 (3.06%) Bash Shell
16 13 (2.84%) T-SQL
17 10 (2.18%) sed
18 9 (1.97%) Clojure
19 8 (1.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 91 (19.87%) Degree
2 9 (1.97%) ISEB
3 6 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (1.31%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.31%) VCP4
4 5 (1.09%) OCP
4 5 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (1.09%) CCNA
5 4 (0.87%) NVQ Level 3
5 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.87%) CISSP
5 4 (0.87%) HND
6 3 (0.66%) MCSE
6 3 (0.66%) MCP
6 3 (0.66%) CCNP
6 3 (0.66%) CISA
6 3 (0.66%) CISM
6 3 (0.66%) MBA
7 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.55%) QA
2 28 (6.11%) SLA
3 7 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.87%) COBIT
5 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.59%) Oracle RAC
3 19 (4.15%) Active Directory
4 16 (3.49%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (2.18%) RACF
6 5 (1.09%) vSphere
7 4 (0.87%) PowerHA
8 3 (0.66%) Firmware
9 2 (0.44%) Samba
9 2 (0.44%) NFS
10 1 (0.22%) Squid
10 1 (0.22%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 12 (2.62%) Data Guard
2 11 (2.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (1.75%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 7 (1.53%) NetBackup
4 7 (1.53%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.31%) Puppet
6 4 (0.87%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 3 (0.66%) Control-M
7 3 (0.66%) SCCM
7 3 (0.66%) SCOM
7 3 (0.66%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.44%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.44%) CA Endevor
8 2 (0.44%) OMEGAMON
8 2 (0.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.44%) Nagios
8 2 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.44%) OpenView
Vendors
1 174 (37.99%) Oracle
2 50 (10.92%) Sybase
3 47 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 42 (9.17%) VMware
5 29 (6.33%) Business Objects
6 28 (6.11%) Red Hat
7 21 (4.59%) Cognos
8 18 (3.93%) Sun
8 18 (3.93%) HP
9 17 (3.71%) IBM
10 16 (3.49%) Tableau
11 13 (2.84%) SAP
12 9 (1.97%) Informatica
13 7 (1.53%) EMC
14 6 (1.31%) MicroStrategy
14 6 (1.31%) Vertica
14 6 (1.31%) MapR
15 5 (1.09%) Misys
15 5 (1.09%) Cisco
16 4 (0.87%) Dell
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