The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 13 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 9 9 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 12.50% 14.29% 38.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.29% 37.50% 81.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 16
Average salary £70,000 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UNIX
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Operating Systems Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 24 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 19.44% 38.10% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 19
Average salary £52,500 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £36,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

UNIX
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the West Lothian region.

UNIX Salary Trend in West Lothian

UNIX
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram in West Lothian

UNIX
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UNIX within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 3 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
Livingston -2 7 £70,000 +94.44%
UNIX
Scotland

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Sun
3 6 (42.86%) Degree
3 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (35.71%) High Availability
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) IBM
4 5 (35.71%) EMC
5 4 (28.57%) Intel
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Juniper
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) CCNA
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) MCSE
5 4 (28.57%) LDAP
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) VoIP
5 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 4 (28.57%) Perl
5 4 (28.57%) HNC
5 4 (28.57%) HND

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) LDAP
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) VoIP
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Online Betting
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Solutions Designer
1 3 (21.43%) Administrator
1 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (21.43%) Designer
2 2 (14.29%) Major Incident Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Replication
1 4 (28.57%) Private Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (14.29%) IPTV
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) High Availability
2 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) VTSP
2 4 (28.57%) HNC
2 4 (28.57%) HND
2 4 (28.57%) MCSE
2 4 (28.57%) CCNA
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (28.57%) MOS
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) Sun
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) IBM
3 5 (35.71%) EMC
4 4 (28.57%) Intel
4 4 (28.57%) Juniper
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 2 (14.29%) Veritas
7 1 (7.14%) Symantec
7 1 (7.14%) NetApp