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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 13 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 6 8 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 10.17% 10.39% 35.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 34.78% 93.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 12
Average salary - £31,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.43%
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
21 23 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 35.59% 29.87% 37.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 13
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £52,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
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 4 March 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 -6 1 - - 1
UNIX
Scotland

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 3 (42.86%) Ab Initio
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Veritas
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) IBM XIV
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) LDAP
5 1 (14.29%) FTP
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) Maven
5 1 (14.29%) VMware

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Ab Initio
3 2 (28.57%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
Reading, or Linlithgow, Scotland
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading, or Linlithgow, Scotland
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago