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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 24 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 263 283 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.31% 7.69% 8.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.59% 31.20% 33.99%
Number of salaries quoted 127 138 167
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £32,000 £32,460
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £63,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
807 907 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.49% 24.66% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 473 557 572
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 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 31 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 +4 133 £45,000 +4.65% 9
Edinburgh -8 89 £42,500 +10.38% 13
Stirling +2 13 £32,500 -31.57%
West Lothian -4 8 £62,500 +62.33% 1
North Lanarkshire +11 5 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 5 £39,000 -
Dundee -1 2 £65,000 +62.50%
Aberdeen +12 1 £37,000 -63.00%
South Lanarkshire -1 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 31 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.

1 269 (54.23%) Linux
2 218 (43.95%) Oracle
3 198 (39.92%) Finance
4 187 (37.70%) SQL
5 186 (37.50%) Java
6 144 (29.03%) Windows
7 128 (25.81%) Banking
8 103 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
9 101 (20.36%) Relational Database
10 83 (16.73%) SQL Server
11 82 (16.53%) Shell Script
12 80 (16.13%) SDLC
13 79 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
14 78 (15.73%) Spring
15 74 (14.92%) Degree
16 71 (14.31%) RDBMS
17 67 (13.51%) J2EE
18 66 (13.31%) OO
18 66 (13.31%) Oracle Database
19 63 (12.70%) Sybase
20 62 (12.50%) Perl
20 62 (12.50%) Retail
21 60 (12.10%) XML
22 55 (11.09%) Mentoring
23 53 (10.69%) Solaris
24 51 (10.28%) Hibernate
25 50 (10.08%) Maven
26 49 (9.88%) IBM
26 49 (9.88%) Unit Testing
27 47 (9.48%) Tomcat

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (9.48%) Tomcat
2 37 (7.46%) WebSphere
3 35 (7.06%) Apache
4 31 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 26 (5.24%) JBoss
6 23 (4.64%) SAS
7 19 (3.83%) WebSphere Application Server
8 12 (2.42%) Mule
9 7 (1.41%) MQSeries
9 7 (1.41%) FileNet
10 5 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.01%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (1.01%) WebSphere Portal
10 5 (1.01%) Captiva
10 5 (1.01%) Mule ESB
11 4 (0.81%) WordPress
11 4 (0.81%) CMS
11 4 (0.81%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.60%) AquaLogic
12 3 (0.60%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.21%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (3.63%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (2.22%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (1.21%) Oracle Utilities
5 5 (1.01%) Global One
5 5 (1.01%) Magento
6 4 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.60%) AquaLogic BPM
7 3 (0.60%) PRMS
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.44%) SAN
1 27 (5.44%) Internet
2 22 (4.44%) LDAP
3 20 (4.03%) Firewall
4 16 (3.23%) SSL
5 15 (3.02%) TCP/IP
5 15 (3.02%) DNS
6 14 (2.82%) LAN
7 12 (2.42%) HTTPS
8 11 (2.22%) Network Security
9 9 (1.81%) HTTP
9 9 (1.81%) Ethernet
10 8 (1.61%) WAN
11 7 (1.41%) POP3
11 7 (1.41%) SMTP
11 7 (1.41%) IMAP
12 6 (1.21%) WLAN
13 5 (1.01%) VoIP
14 2 (0.40%) VLAN
14 2 (0.40%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (20.36%) Relational Database
2 83 (16.73%) SQL Server
3 71 (14.31%) RDBMS
4 66 (13.31%) Oracle Database
5 39 (7.86%) DB2
5 39 (7.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 31 (6.25%) NoSQL
7 28 (5.65%) MySQL
8 25 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (4.64%) Oracle Database 10g
10 22 (4.44%) Big Data
11 19 (3.83%) DataStage
12 16 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (2.02%) Oracle BI EE
13 10 (2.02%) MarkLogic
13 10 (2.02%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (1.81%) MongoDB
14 9 (1.81%) Hadoop
15 8 (1.61%) JasperReports
16 7 (1.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 50 (10.08%) Maven
2 37 (7.46%) Ant
3 28 (5.65%) Subversion
4 27 (5.44%) JUnit
5 18 (3.63%) Git (software)
6 15 (3.02%) Jenkins
7 12 (2.42%) Flash Builder
8 11 (2.22%) HP UFT
9 10 (2.02%) IntelliJ
9 10 (2.02%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.61%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.21%) Oracle APEX
11 6 (1.21%) Selenium
12 5 (1.01%) Mockito
12 5 (1.01%) JIRA
13 4 (0.81%) FitNesse
13 4 (0.81%) Toad
14 3 (0.60%) ClearCase
14 3 (0.60%) JMeter
14 3 (0.60%) GCC
General
1 198 (39.92%) Finance
2 128 (25.81%) Banking
3 62 (12.50%) Retail
4 17 (3.43%) Legal
5 12 (2.42%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.22%) Electronics
7 9 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.21%) Automotive
8 6 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.01%) Front Office
9 5 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.81%) Marketing
10 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.40%) Back Office
11 2 (0.40%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.20%) Games
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 148 (29.84%) Developer
2 55 (11.09%) Java Developer
3 50 (10.08%) Analyst
4 43 (8.67%) DBA
5 39 (7.86%) Senior Developer
6 34 (6.85%) Oracle DBA
7 33 (6.65%) Administrator
8 31 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
9 26 (5.24%) Senior Java Developer
10 22 (4.44%) Applications Support
10 22 (4.44%) Lead Developer
11 18 (3.63%) Software Engineer
12 16 (3.23%) SQL Developer
13 15 (3.02%) Team Leader
13 15 (3.02%) Consultant
14 14 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
14 14 (2.82%) Test Engineer
14 14 (2.82%) Designer
15 12 (2.42%) Technical Leader
15 12 (2.42%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (15.73%) Spring
2 67 (13.51%) J2EE
3 60 (12.10%) XML
4 51 (10.28%) Hibernate
5 45 (9.07%) HTML
6 37 (7.46%) JMS
7 29 (5.85%) Web Services
8 26 (5.24%) .NET
8 26 (5.24%) CSS
9 24 (4.84%) HTML5
10 20 (4.03%) RESTful
11 19 (3.83%) Middleware
11 19 (3.83%) WebSphere MQ
12 17 (3.43%) JAXB
13 15 (3.02%) iBATIS
13 15 (3.02%) jQuery
14 14 (2.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 13 (2.62%) Ext JS
15 13 (2.62%) J2SE
15 13 (2.62%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 79 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.65%) Computer Science
3 26 (5.24%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.23%) Mainframe
4 16 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 15 (3.02%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.62%) Clustering
6 13 (2.62%) Mathematics
7 12 (2.42%) Replication
7 12 (2.42%) DataPower
8 9 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.81%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.81%) CUDA
9 7 (1.41%) User Experience
10 6 (1.21%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (1.21%) LPAR
10 6 (1.21%) SCADA
10 6 (1.21%) Cryptography
11 5 (1.01%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.01%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 269 (54.23%) Linux
2 144 (29.03%) Windows
3 53 (10.69%) Solaris
4 37 (7.46%) AIX
5 29 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (3.63%) Apple iOS
7 16 (3.23%) Android
8 10 (2.02%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.01%) zOS
10 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.40%) Tru64
12 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.20%) SUSE
13 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (16.13%) SDLC
3 66 (13.31%) OO
4 55 (11.09%) Mentoring
5 49 (9.88%) Unit Testing
6 47 (9.48%) Performance Tuning
7 45 (9.07%) Change Management
8 44 (8.87%) TDD
9 42 (8.47%) Software Engineering
10 40 (8.06%) ITIL
11 39 (7.86%) Information Security
12 37 (7.46%) Waterfall
13 27 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (5.04%) Scrum
14 25 (5.04%) Content Management
15 23 (4.64%) OOD
15 23 (4.64%) Coaching
16 22 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (4.44%) Asset Management
17 21 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 187 (37.70%) SQL
2 186 (37.50%) Java
3 82 (16.53%) Shell Script
4 62 (12.50%) Perl
5 47 (9.48%) PL/SQL
6 38 (7.66%) C++
7 33 (6.65%) JavaScript
8 29 (5.85%) C
9 25 (5.04%) Bash Shell
10 24 (4.84%) C#
11 23 (4.64%) Python
12 13 (2.62%) PHP
13 11 (2.22%) T-SQL
14 10 (2.02%) VB
14 10 (2.02%) VBA
15 9 (1.81%) VC++
15 9 (1.81%) Ruby
16 8 (1.61%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.61%) sed
17 7 (1.41%) Korn
Qualifications
1 74 (14.92%) Degree
2 19 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.82%) CISSP
4 12 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.61%) HND
6 7 (1.41%) CISA
6 7 (1.41%) CISM
6 7 (1.41%) CISMP
7 6 (1.21%) MBA
8 5 (1.01%) OCP
8 5 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.81%) MCSE
9 4 (0.81%) CCNA
9 4 (0.81%) MOS
9 4 (0.81%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.81%) HNC
9 4 (0.81%) VTSP
9 4 (0.81%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.27%) QA
2 11 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.02%) COBIT
3 10 (2.02%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) COSO
System Software
1 26 (5.24%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.41%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.21%) Samba
4 6 (1.21%) NFS
4 6 (1.21%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 5 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (0.81%) vSphere
7 3 (0.60%) Xen
8 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.40%) RACF
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 24 (4.84%) Oracle RMAN
2 21 (4.23%) Data Guard
3 13 (2.62%) Tivoli
4 11 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 9 (1.81%) Control-M
5 9 (1.81%) ITRS Geneos
6 7 (1.41%) Ansible
6 7 (1.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 7 (1.41%) Capistrano
6 7 (1.41%) Puppet
6 7 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.01%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 5 (1.01%) SCOM
7 5 (1.01%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (1.01%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.60%) MOM
10 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.20%) Nagios
10 1 (0.20%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 218 (43.95%) Oracle
2 63 (12.70%) Sybase
3 49 (9.88%) IBM
4 24 (4.84%) VMware
5 20 (4.03%) Red Hat
6 19 (3.83%) Microsoft
7 17 (3.43%) Sun
7 17 (3.43%) HP
8 14 (2.82%) Cognos
9 13 (2.62%) SAP
10 10 (2.02%) MicroStrategy
11 9 (1.81%) McAfee
11 9 (1.81%) EMC
11 9 (1.81%) CA
12 8 (1.61%) Informatica
13 7 (1.41%) Veritas
13 7 (1.41%) BMC
14 6 (1.21%) Symantec
14 6 (1.21%) Vertica
14 6 (1.21%) MapR
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JP Morgan Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
JP Morgan Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits, D.O.E.
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: D.O.E.
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £49555 - £61215 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36,491 - £61,220 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum plus oncall and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Tectre Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £51,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £60k - 100k per year
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