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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 3 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 10 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 19.61% 23.19% 25.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 80.00% 55.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 19
Average salary £34,250 £36,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.86% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,900 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
20 20 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 39.22% 28.99% 45.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 37
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £23,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,400 £36,000
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +6 5 £31,500 -12.50% 2
Linlithgow - 2 £38,500 -
UNIX
Scotland

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) Oracle
3 8 (38.10%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 3 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) Perl
5 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.52%) SAN
6 2 (9.52%) DHCP
6 2 (9.52%) DNS
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) IBM
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (9.52%) MS Office
6 2 (9.52%) Windows
6 2 (9.52%) Jython
6 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma
6 2 (9.52%) VB
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Data Management
6 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
6 2 (9.52%) Java EE
6 2 (9.52%) Lean Six Sigma

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
1 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) VLAN
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Applications Support
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Project Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Environment Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Java EE
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (9.52%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma
2 2 (9.52%) Data Management
3 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) ERP
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) VB
4 2 (9.52%) Jython
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) VBScript
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) Symantec
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Sun
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Novell
3 1 (4.76%) Veritas
Livingston, West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
GE
Salary: Competitive salary & excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago