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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 11 2 11
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 7 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 9.86% 23.64% 22.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.75% 56.52% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 9
Average salary £52,500 £31,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +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
16 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 22.54% 41.82% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 11
Average salary £52,500 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.89% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 1 September 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 -8 5 £52,500 +66.66% 1
Linlithgow +2 2 - -
UNIX
Scotland

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) SAN
3 7 (46.67%) Degree
4 6 (40.00%) Sun
4 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) High Availability
5 5 (33.33%) Solaris
6 4 (26.67%) MCSE
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) HNC
6 4 (26.67%) HND
6 4 (26.67%) Perl
6 4 (26.67%) CCNA
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) EMC
6 4 (26.67%) Intel
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Juniper
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
6 4 (26.67%) LAN
6 4 (26.67%) VoIP
6 4 (26.67%) WAN
6 4 (26.67%) MOS
6 4 (26.67%) Replication
6 4 (26.67%) VMware

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) VoIP
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) LDAP
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Online Betting
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (20.00%) Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Major Incident Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Manager
4 1 (6.67%) C Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Replication
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (26.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (13.33%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Solaris
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) High Availability
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (6.67%) Test Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) VTSP
3 4 (26.67%) HNC
3 4 (26.67%) HND
3 4 (26.67%) MCSE
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (26.67%) MOS
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Xen
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Sun
3 4 (26.67%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) EMC
3 4 (26.67%) Intel
3 4 (26.67%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) IBM
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas
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