Period
to 23 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 40 30
Rank change year-on-year -12 -10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Unix 114 115 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.47% 4.61% 6.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.45% 22.64% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 46 64 84
Edinburgh median annual salary £41,250 £42,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.94% -5.03% +16.23%
10th Percentile £28,750 £33,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,813 £56,250 £57,425
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.56% +5.29%

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 586 508 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 22.99% 20.38% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 343 331 408
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +7.79% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £24,625
90th Percentile £62,250 £60,250 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Edinburgh

Unix
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Unix in Edinburgh

Unix
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Unix.

1 58 (50.88%) Linux
2 40 (35.09%) Python
3 37 (32.46%) SQL
4 33 (28.95%) Finance
5 32 (28.07%) Java
6 30 (26.32%) Oracle
7 27 (23.68%) Windows
8 26 (22.81%) JBoss
9 24 (21.05%) Shell Script
9 24 (21.05%) Git (software)
9 24 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
10 22 (19.30%) RESTful
11 21 (18.42%) Perl
11 21 (18.42%) Mentoring
11 21 (18.42%) High Availability
12 20 (17.54%) Web Services
13 19 (16.67%) Configuration Management
13 19 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (16.67%) Puppet
13 19 (16.67%) Spring
13 19 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
14 18 (15.79%) PHP
14 18 (15.79%) SLA
15 17 (14.91%) Software Engineering
15 17 (14.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (14.91%) Relational Database
16 16 (14.04%) AngularJS
16 16 (14.04%) Data Centre
16 16 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (14.04%) Red Hat

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (22.81%) JBoss
2 14 (12.28%) SAS
3 12 (10.53%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.75%) Apache
6 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.88%) Confluence
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.88%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) SAP GRC
2 4 (3.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.40%) SSH
1 13 (11.40%) SSL
2 12 (10.53%) SAN
3 3 (2.63%) LAN
3 3 (2.63%) WAN
3 3 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.88%) GPRS
4 1 (0.88%) HTTP
4 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) LDAP
4 1 (0.88%) NAS
4 1 (0.88%) Network Security
4 1 (0.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) Relational Database
2 15 (13.16%) Oracle Database
2 15 (13.16%) RDBMS
3 13 (11.40%) Oracle Database 12c
4 12 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 12 (10.53%) Oracle9i Database
4 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 11 (9.65%) Big Data
6 7 (6.14%) Apache Hive
6 7 (6.14%) DB2
7 5 (4.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 5 (4.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (4.39%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 4 (3.51%) Base SAS
8 4 (3.51%) Cognos Report Studio
8 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.51%) OLAP
8 4 (3.51%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (2.63%) Cloudera CDH
9 3 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.28%) Maven
3 13 (11.40%) GitLab
4 5 (4.39%) Selenium
5 4 (3.51%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.51%) SpecFlow
5 4 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.63%) Subversion
7 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.88%) Gradle
7 1 (0.88%) Grunt
7 1 (0.88%) gulp
7 1 (0.88%) JIRA
7 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.88%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (28.95%) Finance
2 12 (10.53%) Retail
3 4 (3.51%) Law
4 3 (2.63%) Back Office
4 3 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.75%) Games
5 2 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (18.42%) Consultant
2 13 (11.40%) Developer
3 12 (10.53%) DBA
3 12 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
4 11 (9.65%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.65%) Linux Consultant
4 11 (9.65%) Unix Consultant
5 9 (7.89%) Analyst
5 9 (7.89%) Lead Developer
5 9 (7.89%) Lead Java Developer
5 9 (7.89%) Team Leader
6 8 (7.02%) Architect
6 8 (7.02%) Java Team Leader
7 7 (6.14%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.26%) Administrator
8 6 (5.26%) SAP Architect
8 6 (5.26%) SAP Technical Architect
9 5 (4.39%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) .NET Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.30%) RESTful
2 20 (17.54%) Web Services
3 19 (16.67%) Spring
4 16 (14.04%) AngularJS
5 14 (12.28%) JSON
6 13 (11.40%) Spring Security
7 12 (10.53%) JDBC
7 12 (10.53%) SOAP
8 7 (6.14%) Java EE
9 6 (5.26%) .NET
9 6 (5.26%) JAX-RS
9 6 (5.26%) JSP
9 6 (5.26%) SAP Basis
9 6 (5.26%) Spring MVC
10 4 (3.51%) HTML
10 4 (3.51%) Middleware
10 4 (3.51%) WCF
11 3 (2.63%) CSS
11 3 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (1.75%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.28%) Replication
3 12 (10.53%) Clustering
4 6 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.39%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.75%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.75%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Fintech
8 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (50.88%) Linux
2 27 (23.68%) Windows
3 17 (14.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (9.65%) AIX
5 9 (7.89%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.63%) CentOS
6 3 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.75%) Debian
8 1 (0.88%) SmartOS
8 1 (0.88%) Solaris
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
2 21 (18.42%) High Availability
2 21 (18.42%) Mentoring
3 19 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 19 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (14.91%) Software Engineering
5 16 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (11.40%) Analytics
7 12 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (10.53%) Identity Management
7 12 (10.53%) Security Management
8 11 (9.65%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (9.65%) ITIL
8 11 (9.65%) Programme Delivery
9 10 (8.77%) DevOps
10 8 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (6.14%) MapReduce
11 7 (6.14%) TDD
12 6 (5.26%) SAP Implementation
12 6 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (35.09%) Python
2 37 (32.46%) SQL
3 32 (28.07%) Java
4 24 (21.05%) Shell Script
5 21 (18.42%) Perl
6 18 (15.79%) PHP
7 12 (10.53%) C
8 9 (7.89%) JavaScript
9 8 (7.02%) C#
9 8 (7.02%) Ruby
10 7 (6.14%) Bash Shell
11 6 (5.26%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.51%) Scala
13 3 (2.63%) AppleScript
13 3 (2.63%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.75%) R
14 2 (1.75%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.88%) Jython
15 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.14%) Degree
3 6 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.63%) CCNA
5 3 (2.63%) CCNP
5 3 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.63%) MCP
5 3 (2.63%) MCSE
5 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.75%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (9.65%) RHEV
4 8 (7.02%) HDFS
5 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.63%) Firmware
7 2 (1.75%) Docker
7 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.88%) KVM
8 1 (0.88%) NFS
8 1 (0.88%) Samba
8 1 (0.88%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 19 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (16.67%) Puppet
2 12 (10.53%) Data Guard
2 12 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (9.65%) Control-M
3 11 (9.65%) Rundeck
3 11 (9.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (6.14%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (4.39%) Ansible
6 2 (1.75%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.88%) Cacti
7 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.88%) Icinga
7 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.88%) Nagios
7 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.88%) Rancher
7 1 (0.88%) SCCM
7 1 (0.88%) SCOM
7 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (26.32%) Oracle
2 16 (14.04%) Red Hat
3 12 (10.53%) EMC
4 10 (8.77%) SAP
5 8 (7.02%) Microsoft
5 8 (7.02%) VMware
6 6 (5.26%) Cloudera
7 4 (3.51%) Cognos
7 4 (3.51%) IBM
7 4 (3.51%) Informatica
7 4 (3.51%) Splunk
7 4 (3.51%) Tableau
7 4 (3.51%) Teradata
8 2 (1.75%) IBM Sterling
8 2 (1.75%) Veritas
9 1 (0.88%) Apple
9 1 (0.88%) CA
9 1 (0.88%) Perforce
9 1 (0.88%) Remedy
9 1 (0.88%) Sybase