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 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 2 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 12 5 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 22.64% 10.42% 30.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.55% 50.00% 61.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 21
Average salary £31,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £36,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
22 10 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 41.51% 20.83% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 35
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 September 2014.

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 29 September 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
Livingston +3 6 £31,500 -12.50% 2
Linlithgow - 1 £37,000 -
UNIX
Scotland

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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 12 (63.16%) SQL
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
4 4 (21.05%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (15.79%) Perl
5 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.79%) IBM
5 3 (15.79%) Jython
5 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
5 3 (15.79%) Java EE
5 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.53%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (10.53%) Data Management
6 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
6 2 (10.53%) VB
6 2 (10.53%) Solaris
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) SAN
6 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma
6 2 (10.53%) MS Office
6 2 (10.53%) Windows
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) User Experience
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Applications Support
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Server Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Project Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Environment Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Java EE
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) HPUX
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (10.53%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma
2 2 (10.53%) Data Management
3 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) ERP
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.26%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
3 4 (21.05%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) Perl
4 3 (15.79%) Jython
5 2 (10.53%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) VBScript
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Veritas
Livingston, West Lothian
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Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 19 days ago