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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 26 26 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 275 230 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.00% 7.25% 10.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.57% 29.19% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 131 115 207
Average salary £39,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £68,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
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
930 788 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.07% 24.83% 30.50%
Number of salaries quoted 550 469 596
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +1 116 £41,750 -1.76% 14
Edinburgh +3 113 £38,500 -23.00% 8
Stirling -14 20 £73,500 +61.53%
West Lothian +4 8 £31,000 -13.88% 2
Fife +4 5 £40,000 -
Aberdeen +10 3 £37,500 -16.66% 1
North Lanarkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Inverclyde - 2 £35,000 - 1
Highlands +2 1 £60,000 - 1
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 273 (48.92%) Linux
2 268 (48.03%) SQL
3 224 (40.14%) Java
4 203 (36.38%) Oracle
5 201 (36.02%) Finance
6 157 (28.14%) Windows
7 117 (20.97%) Banking
8 116 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
9 107 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
10 92 (16.49%) Perl
11 88 (15.77%) Degree
12 81 (14.52%) SQL Server
12 81 (14.52%) Shell Script
12 81 (14.52%) QA
13 66 (11.83%) Sybase
13 66 (11.83%) XML
14 65 (11.65%) JavaScript
14 65 (11.65%) C#
14 65 (11.65%) C++
14 65 (11.65%) Computer Science
15 64 (11.47%) PL/SQL
16 61 (10.93%) Relational Database
17 59 (10.57%) Python
18 57 (10.22%) Microsoft
18 57 (10.22%) OO
19 56 (10.04%) Software Engineering
19 56 (10.04%) Coaching
20 54 (9.68%) Oracle Database
21 53 (9.50%) WebSphere
22 52 (9.32%) ITIL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 53 (9.50%) WebSphere
2 52 (9.32%) WebLogic
3 32 (5.73%) Tomcat
4 22 (3.94%) JBoss
5 21 (3.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 19 (3.41%) MQSeries
7 12 (2.15%) Apache
8 9 (1.61%) MS Exchange
8 9 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
9 8 (1.43%) IIS
10 7 (1.25%) CICS
10 7 (1.25%) Node.js
11 6 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
11 6 (1.08%) SharePoint
11 6 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (0.90%) FileNet
13 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 25 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.61%) MS Office
4 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.08%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.54%) OpenWorks
5 2 (0.36%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.36%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.36%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.18%) assyst
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.18%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.18%) Agresso
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.18%) Maximo
6 1 (0.18%) HFM
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.38%) Firewall
2 22 (3.94%) Internet
3 21 (3.76%) TCP/IP
4 20 (3.58%) LAN
4 20 (3.58%) WAN
5 17 (3.05%) Ethernet
5 17 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
6 16 (2.87%) DNS
6 16 (2.87%) SAN
7 12 (2.15%) LDAP
8 11 (1.97%) DMZ
8 11 (1.97%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (1.61%) Wireshark
9 9 (1.61%) FTP
10 8 (1.43%) HTTP
10 8 (1.43%) tcpdump
10 8 (1.43%) SSL
11 7 (1.25%) VoIP
11 7 (1.25%) VPN
12 5 (0.90%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 61 (10.93%) Relational Database
3 54 (9.68%) Oracle Database
4 50 (8.96%) RDBMS
5 25 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (3.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (3.05%) Oracle Database 10g
8 16 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
9 15 (2.69%) DB2
9 15 (2.69%) Oracle Database 12c
10 14 (2.51%) MySQL
10 14 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (1.97%) NoSQL
11 11 (1.97%) Big Data
12 7 (1.25%) QlikView
12 7 (1.25%) Oracle Exadata
13 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.08%) PowerCenter
14 5 (0.90%) DataStage
14 5 (0.90%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 31 (5.56%) Subversion
2 18 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 14 (2.51%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (1.43%) Maven
5 8 (1.43%) Selenium
6 7 (1.25%) JUnit
7 5 (0.90%) Ant
7 5 (0.90%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.72%) ClearCase
8 4 (0.72%) JIRA
8 4 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.72%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.72%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.36%) RubyMine
9 2 (0.36%) JBehave
9 2 (0.36%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.36%) TestNG
9 2 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 201 (36.02%) Finance
2 117 (20.97%) Banking
3 38 (6.81%) Retail
4 23 (4.12%) Electronics
5 20 (3.58%) Back Office
6 16 (2.87%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.69%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.79%) Front Office
9 9 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.61%) Marketing
10 7 (1.25%) Legal
10 7 (1.25%) International Banking
11 6 (1.08%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.54%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.54%) French Language
12 3 (0.54%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.54%) Norwegian Language
12 3 (0.54%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.36%) Games
14 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 147 (26.34%) Developer
2 101 (18.10%) Analyst
3 50 (8.96%) Software Engineer
4 42 (7.53%) Java Developer
5 41 (7.35%) Administrator
6 36 (6.45%) Support Analyst
7 35 (6.27%) Senior Developer
7 35 (6.27%) Technical Specialist
8 21 (3.76%) Applications Support
9 20 (3.58%) Consultant
9 20 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
10 19 (3.41%) SQL Developer
10 19 (3.41%) DBA
11 17 (3.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 16 (2.87%) Systems Administrator
12 16 (2.87%) Lead Developer
12 16 (2.87%) Oracle Developer
13 15 (2.69%) Support Specialist
14 14 (2.51%) Test Engineer
14 14 (2.51%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (11.83%) XML
2 51 (9.14%) HTML
3 50 (8.96%) .NET
4 47 (8.42%) Spring
5 42 (7.53%) Hibernate
6 37 (6.63%) J2EE
7 29 (5.20%) CSS
8 28 (5.02%) Middleware
9 25 (4.48%) jQuery
10 23 (4.12%) JMS
11 21 (3.76%) HTML5
12 20 (3.58%) SOAP
12 20 (3.58%) Web Services
13 18 (3.23%) Java EE
14 17 (3.05%) WPF
15 16 (2.87%) Qt
15 16 (2.87%) STL
15 16 (2.87%) MFC
15 16 (2.87%) OpenGL
15 16 (2.87%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 107 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (11.65%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.76%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.76%) Equities
4 20 (3.58%) N-Tier
5 19 (3.41%) Mathematics
6 17 (3.05%) Visualisation
6 17 (3.05%) Algorithms
7 16 (2.87%) CUDA
8 15 (2.69%) Open Source
8 15 (2.69%) Clustering
9 12 (2.15%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.79%) Replication
11 8 (1.43%) Mainframe
11 8 (1.43%) Derivative
11 8 (1.43%) SWIFT
12 7 (1.25%) Oracle Exalogic
12 7 (1.25%) iSeries
12 7 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
12 7 (1.25%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 273 (48.92%) Linux
2 157 (28.14%) Windows
3 46 (8.24%) Solaris
4 39 (6.99%) AIX
5 30 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.25%) zOS
8 6 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.90%) Fedora
9 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.90%) CentOS
10 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.72%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.72%) HPUX
11 3 (0.54%) Tru64
12 2 (0.36%) Android
13 1 (0.18%) SUSE
13 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (10.22%) OO
3 56 (10.04%) Software Engineering
3 56 (10.04%) Coaching
4 52 (9.32%) ITIL
5 47 (8.42%) Waterfall
6 46 (8.24%) Mentoring
7 43 (7.71%) Web Development
8 41 (7.35%) TDD
9 40 (7.17%) Automated Testing
10 39 (6.99%) Change Management
11 37 (6.63%) Performance Tuning
12 35 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (4.84%) ETL
13 27 (4.84%) Data Modelling
14 25 (4.48%) OOP
14 25 (4.48%) Risk Management
14 25 (4.48%) Asset Management
15 24 (4.30%) Scrum
16 23 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 268 (48.03%) SQL
2 224 (40.14%) Java
3 92 (16.49%) Perl
4 81 (14.52%) Shell Script
5 65 (11.65%) JavaScript
5 65 (11.65%) C#
5 65 (11.65%) C++
6 64 (11.47%) PL/SQL
7 59 (10.57%) Python
8 34 (6.09%) T-SQL
9 33 (5.91%) C
10 32 (5.73%) Ruby
11 26 (4.66%) VBA
12 24 (4.30%) VB
13 22 (3.94%) PHP
14 16 (2.87%) VC++
15 12 (2.15%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.97%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.79%) Jython
18 7 (1.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 88 (15.77%) Degree
2 13 (2.33%) ISEB
3 11 (1.97%) Postgraduate
3 11 (1.97%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.72%) GWAPT
5 4 (0.72%) GPEN
5 4 (0.72%) OSCP
5 4 (0.72%) OSCE
5 4 (0.72%) HND
5 4 (0.72%) CCNP
5 4 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.72%) GCIA
5 4 (0.72%) GSEC
5 4 (0.72%) GCIH
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.36%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (14.52%) QA
2 33 (5.91%) SLA
3 8 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.08%) COBIT
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (3.94%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.51%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (0.90%) Firmware
6 4 (0.72%) RACF
6 4 (0.72%) Snort
7 3 (0.54%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.54%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.36%) KVM
8 2 (0.36%) NFS
8 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.18%) Squid
9 1 (0.18%) Samba
9 1 (0.18%) RHEV
9 1 (0.18%) Novell eDirectory
9 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.18%) vSphere
9 1 (0.18%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 10 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (1.61%) Data Guard
3 8 (1.43%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.90%) Puppet
5 5 (0.90%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.54%) SCCM
7 3 (0.54%) SCOM
7 3 (0.54%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.36%) OpenView
8 2 (0.36%) Control-M
8 2 (0.36%) Nagios
8 2 (0.36%) CA SiteMinder
8 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.18%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 203 (36.38%) Oracle
2 66 (11.83%) Sybase
3 57 (10.22%) Microsoft
4 40 (7.17%) VMware
5 36 (6.45%) IBM
6 32 (5.73%) Red Hat
7 24 (4.30%) HP
8 16 (2.87%) Informatica
9 15 (2.69%) Citrix
10 14 (2.51%) SAP
11 13 (2.33%) Cognos
12 10 (1.79%) Dell
12 10 (1.79%) EMC
13 9 (1.61%) Sun
13 9 (1.61%) Cisco
14 8 (1.43%) NetApp
14 8 (1.43%) Veritas
15 7 (1.25%) Business Objects
16 6 (1.08%) CommVault
17 5 (0.90%) Tableau
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Great Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Quarterly Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
GE
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Macquarie
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £40k & Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 6 days ago
Inverness, Highland
Ph.D. Search and Selection
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £36000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 14 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
GE
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + Competitive Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Inverclyde
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago