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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 11 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 3 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 8.33% 3.57% 10.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.65% 20.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
17 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 47.22% 17.86% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 10
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £62,000 £50,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (53.33%) Linux
1 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (20.00%) Solaris
5 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (20.00%) Jython
5 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (20.00%) Java EE
6 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (13.33%) VB
6 2 (13.33%) J2EE
6 2 (13.33%) MS Office
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (13.33%) SAN
6 2 (13.33%) Veritas
6 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
6 2 (13.33%) Ab Initio
6 2 (13.33%) Data Management
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (13.33%) User Experience
7 1 (6.67%) C++

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Server Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Project Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Environment Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Java EE
2 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
2 2 (13.33%) Data Management
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 3 (20.00%) Jython
6 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (13.33%) VB
7 1 (6.67%) Python
7 1 (6.67%) VBScript
7 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.67%) Ruby
7 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) Veritas
3 2 (13.33%) Ab Initio
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) HP
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