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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 29 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 247 293 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.41% 7.92% 8.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.82% 30.75% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 106 155 130
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +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
857 953 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.70% 25.76% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 481 573 496
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 31 August 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 August 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 +2 125 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Edinburgh -4 93 £40,250 +4.54% 12
Stirling +1 8 £30,250 -58.84%
West Lothian -7 7 £52,500 +66.66% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 4 £39,000 -
North Lanarkshire +5 2 - -
Dundee - 2 £65,000 -
Aberdeen +4 1 £37,000 -63.00%
Renfrewshire - 1 £29,500 -
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 265 (53.97%) Linux
2 213 (43.38%) Oracle
3 196 (39.92%) Finance
4 189 (38.49%) Java
5 171 (34.83%) SQL
6 137 (27.90%) Windows
7 133 (27.09%) Banking
8 103 (20.98%) Shell Script
9 94 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
10 88 (17.92%) Relational Database
10 88 (17.92%) Analytical Skills
11 85 (17.31%) SDLC
12 79 (16.09%) SQL Server
13 76 (15.48%) Spring
14 72 (14.66%) J2EE
15 70 (14.26%) Degree
16 68 (13.85%) Mentoring
17 65 (13.24%) Retail
18 62 (12.63%) Sybase
19 61 (12.42%) Perl
19 61 (12.42%) OO
20 60 (12.22%) RDBMS
21 58 (11.81%) Solaris
21 58 (11.81%) XML
22 55 (11.20%) IBM
23 54 (11.00%) Oracle Database
24 52 (10.59%) Hibernate
25 51 (10.39%) Maven
26 49 (9.98%) QA
27 47 (9.57%) Change Management

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 46 (9.37%) Tomcat
2 42 (8.55%) WebSphere
3 40 (8.15%) Apache
4 33 (6.72%) WebLogic
5 28 (5.70%) JBoss
6 24 (4.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 17 (3.46%) SAS
8 13 (2.65%) Mule
9 8 (1.63%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.43%) MQSeries
10 7 (1.43%) FileNet
10 7 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
10 7 (1.43%) WebSphere Portal
11 5 (1.02%) WordPress
11 5 (1.02%) Captiva
11 5 (1.02%) Mule ESB
11 5 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.81%) Confluence
12 4 (0.81%) Drupal
13 3 (0.61%) GlassFish
Applications
1 16 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (3.05%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (2.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (2.44%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (1.02%) Magento
5 4 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.61%) AquaLogic BPM
6 3 (0.61%) PRMS
6 3 (0.61%) Global One
7 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.20%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.52%) Internet
2 25 (5.09%) SAN
3 22 (4.48%) LDAP
4 18 (3.67%) SSL
5 16 (3.26%) Firewall
6 15 (3.05%) TCP/IP
6 15 (3.05%) DNS
7 14 (2.85%) HTTPS
8 13 (2.65%) LAN
9 12 (2.44%) HTTP
10 9 (1.83%) WAN
10 9 (1.83%) Network Security
11 7 (1.43%) IMAP
11 7 (1.43%) POP3
11 7 (1.43%) SMTP
11 7 (1.43%) VoIP
12 6 (1.22%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.61%) WLAN
13 3 (0.61%) NAS
14 2 (0.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (17.92%) Relational Database
2 79 (16.09%) SQL Server
3 60 (12.22%) RDBMS
4 54 (11.00%) Oracle Database
5 41 (8.35%) DB2
6 34 (6.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 31 (6.31%) NoSQL
8 22 (4.48%) MySQL
9 19 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (3.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 16 (3.26%) Big Data
12 14 (2.85%) DataStage
13 11 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (1.83%) Hadoop
15 8 (1.63%) JasperReports
16 7 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
17 6 (1.22%) MarkLogic
17 6 (1.22%) Sybase ASE
17 6 (1.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 51 (10.39%) Maven
2 35 (7.13%) Ant
3 30 (6.11%) Subversion
4 27 (5.50%) JUnit
5 23 (4.68%) Git (software)
6 13 (2.65%) Jenkins
7 12 (2.44%) Flash Builder
8 11 (2.24%) HP UFT
9 10 (2.04%) Eclipse
9 10 (2.04%) IntelliJ
10 8 (1.63%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.43%) JIRA
12 5 (1.02%) ClearCase
12 5 (1.02%) Mockito
13 4 (0.81%) Clang
13 4 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (0.81%) Selenium
13 4 (0.81%) FitNesse
13 4 (0.81%) Toad
14 3 (0.61%) JMeter
General
1 196 (39.92%) Finance
2 133 (27.09%) Banking
3 65 (13.24%) Retail
4 16 (3.26%) Legal
5 12 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.43%) Electronics
6 7 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.02%) Front Office
7 5 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (0.81%) Marketing
8 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.61%) Automotive
9 3 (0.61%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.41%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.41%) Back Office
10 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 138 (28.11%) Developer
2 58 (11.81%) Java Developer
3 52 (10.59%) Analyst
4 43 (8.76%) Technical Specialist
5 36 (7.33%) DBA
5 36 (7.33%) Senior Developer
5 36 (7.33%) Administrator
6 28 (5.70%) Applications Support
7 27 (5.50%) Oracle DBA
7 27 (5.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 22 (4.48%) Lead Developer
9 17 (3.46%) SQL Developer
9 17 (3.46%) Software Engineer
10 16 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
11 14 (2.85%) Team Leader
12 13 (2.65%) Test Engineer
12 13 (2.65%) Support Analyst
13 12 (2.44%) UNIX Specialist
13 12 (2.44%) Technical Leader
14 11 (2.24%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (15.48%) Spring
2 72 (14.66%) J2EE
3 58 (11.81%) XML
4 52 (10.59%) Hibernate
5 45 (9.16%) HTML
6 39 (7.94%) JMS
7 38 (7.74%) Web Services
8 27 (5.50%) CSS
9 24 (4.89%) .NET
10 22 (4.48%) WebSphere MQ
10 22 (4.48%) HTML5
11 19 (3.87%) RESTful
12 17 (3.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 17 (3.46%) JAXB
12 17 (3.46%) Middleware
13 15 (3.05%) jQuery
13 15 (3.05%) iBATIS
14 14 (2.85%) Apache Flex
15 13 (2.65%) Oracle Fusion
15 13 (2.65%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 88 (17.92%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.91%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 22 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.05%) Clustering
5 14 (2.85%) Replication
5 14 (2.85%) SWIFT
6 13 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.65%) Mathematics
6 13 (2.65%) DataPower
7 12 (2.44%) Mainframe
8 9 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.43%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.43%) User Experience
10 6 (1.22%) LPAR
10 6 (1.22%) CUDA
10 6 (1.22%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.02%) HACMP
12 4 (0.81%) AS400
12 4 (0.81%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 265 (53.97%) Linux
2 137 (27.90%) Windows
3 58 (11.81%) Solaris
4 41 (8.35%) AIX
5 26 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (4.28%) Apple iOS
7 18 (3.67%) Android
8 11 (2.24%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.02%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.02%) zOS
11 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.61%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.41%) Tru64
12 2 (0.41%) SUSE
13 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (17.31%) SDLC
3 68 (13.85%) Mentoring
4 61 (12.42%) OO
5 47 (9.57%) Change Management
6 45 (9.16%) Unit Testing
7 42 (8.55%) TDD
7 42 (8.55%) Software Engineering
7 42 (8.55%) ITIL
8 39 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
9 35 (7.13%) Coaching
10 33 (6.72%) Information Security
11 27 (5.50%) Waterfall
12 25 (5.09%) Scrum
13 24 (4.89%) Content Management
14 23 (4.68%) Asset Management
15 22 (4.48%) OOD
16 21 (4.28%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (3.87%) UML
Programming Languages
1 189 (38.49%) Java
2 171 (34.83%) SQL
3 103 (20.98%) Shell Script
4 61 (12.42%) Perl
5 37 (7.54%) C++
6 34 (6.92%) JavaScript
7 33 (6.72%) PL/SQL
8 29 (5.91%) Python
9 26 (5.30%) C
10 25 (5.09%) Bash Shell
11 18 (3.67%) C#
12 15 (3.05%) PHP
13 11 (2.24%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.83%) VB
14 9 (1.83%) VBA
14 9 (1.83%) Ruby
14 9 (1.83%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.43%) Korn
16 6 (1.22%) VC++
16 6 (1.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 70 (14.26%) Degree
2 16 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.24%) CISSP
5 9 (1.83%) HND
6 7 (1.43%) CISMP
7 6 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (1.02%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.02%) OCP
9 4 (0.81%) HNC
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%) CISA
9 4 (0.81%) CISM
9 4 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.81%) EnCE
9 4 (0.81%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.98%) QA
2 12 (2.44%) SLA
3 8 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.43%) COBIT
4 7 (1.43%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) COSO
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.28%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (1.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 6 (1.22%) NFS
3 6 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.22%) Samba
4 5 (1.02%) vSphere
5 4 (0.81%) Xen
6 3 (0.61%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.20%) RACF
8 1 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.20%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 16 (3.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 16 (3.26%) Data Guard
2 13 (2.65%) Tivoli
3 10 (2.04%) ITRS Geneos
4 8 (1.63%) Ansible
4 8 (1.63%) NetBackup
4 8 (1.63%) Capistrano
4 8 (1.63%) Puppet
4 8 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (1.43%) Control-M
5 7 (1.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 5 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (1.02%) SCOM
7 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.41%) MOM
8 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.20%) Nagios
8 1 (0.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 213 (43.38%) Oracle
2 62 (12.63%) Sybase
3 55 (11.20%) IBM
4 28 (5.70%) VMware
5 20 (4.07%) Microsoft
6 17 (3.46%) Sun
7 15 (3.05%) EMC
7 15 (3.05%) Red Hat
8 13 (2.65%) HP
9 10 (2.04%) Cognos
9 10 (2.04%) Informatica
10 9 (1.83%) Symantec
10 9 (1.83%) McAfee
10 9 (1.83%) Fundtech
11 8 (1.63%) Veritas
11 8 (1.63%) CA
12 7 (1.43%) BMC
13 6 (1.22%) Cisco
13 6 (1.22%) F5
14 5 (1.02%) Misys
Livingston, West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
7 Fifty Two Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
D P Connect
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dufrain Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 11 days ago
Scotland
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £41000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + 33 days holiday, dental, healthcare
Posted: 28 days ago