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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 14 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 1 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 2.78% 1.89% 18.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 9.09% 68.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 12
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
12 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 33.33% 20.75% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 17
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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 26 November 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 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
5 3 (21.43%) Java EE
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (21.43%) Jython
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Perl
5 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (21.43%) IBM
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Solaris
6 2 (14.29%) VB
6 2 (14.29%) Data Management
6 2 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) User Experience
7 1 (7.14%) Relational Database

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Server Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Environment Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Java EE
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) HPUX
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
2 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
1 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) Jython
4 2 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) VBScript
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) Ab Initio
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas
Livingston, West Lothian
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 19 days ago