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 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 35 24
Rank change year-on-year -11 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 47 63 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.26% 5.09% 7.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.75% 27.16% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 57
Median salary £46,250 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.77% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.55%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 238 232 321
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 21.60% 18.76% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 144 137 206
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +7.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Unix as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 55 (68.75%) Linux
2 22 (27.50%) Python
3 20 (25.00%) Oracle
4 19 (23.75%) Finance
5 17 (21.25%) Java
5 17 (21.25%) SQL
6 14 (17.50%) Shell Script
7 13 (16.25%) JBoss
7 13 (16.25%) SAS
8 12 (15.00%) Hadoop
9 11 (13.75%) Retail
9 11 (13.75%) SLA
9 11 (13.75%) Perl
9 11 (13.75%) Relational Database
10 10 (12.50%) Analytics
10 10 (12.50%) DevOps
10 10 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 10 (12.50%) SDLC
10 10 (12.50%) PHP
10 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
11 9 (11.25%) Splunk
11 9 (11.25%) Puppet
11 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
11 9 (11.25%) WebSphere
11 9 (11.25%) RDBMS
11 9 (11.25%) Red Hat
11 9 (11.25%) Law
11 9 (11.25%) Opscode Chef

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 13 (16.25%) JBoss
1 13 (16.25%) SAS
2 9 (11.25%) WebSphere
3 8 (10.00%) MQSeries
3 8 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.75%) Apache
4 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.50%) Confluence
6 1 (1.25%) IIS
6 1 (1.25%) Tornado
6 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) GIMP
1 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) SAN
2 2 (2.50%) LAN
2 2 (2.50%) LDAP
2 2 (2.50%) SSH
2 2 (2.50%) SSL
2 2 (2.50%) WAN
2 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 11 (13.75%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database
3 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (11.25%) RDBMS
4 8 (10.00%) Apache Hive
4 8 (10.00%) Big Data
4 8 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.25%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 4 (5.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (5.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (3.75%) Cloudera CDH
7 3 (3.75%) MySQL
8 2 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.25%) HBase
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.50%) Subversion
3 5 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.75%) Maven
5 2 (2.50%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.50%) GitLab
5 2 (2.50%) JIRA
6 1 (1.25%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (1.25%) JUnit
6 1 (1.25%) Selenium
6 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (23.75%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Retail
3 9 (11.25%) Law
4 6 (7.50%) Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Back Office
6 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (20.00%) Consultant
2 8 (10.00%) Associate Consultant
2 8 (10.00%) DBA
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
2 8 (10.00%) Security Consultant
2 8 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 6 (7.50%) Administrator
3 6 (7.50%) Developer
3 6 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (6.25%) Linux Specialist
4 5 (6.25%) Oracle Specialist
4 5 (6.25%) SWIFT Specialist
4 5 (6.25%) Unix Specialist
4 5 (6.25%) Unix Technical Specialist
5 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (5.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 4 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
5 4 (5.00%) WebSphere Specialist
5 4 (5.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (6.25%) JSON
2 5 (6.25%) RESTful
3 4 (5.00%) HTML
3 4 (5.00%) Web Services
4 3 (3.75%) Ajax
4 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.75%) SOAP
4 3 (3.75%) Spring
4 3 (3.75%) XML
5 2 (2.50%) .NET
5 2 (2.50%) Celery
5 2 (2.50%) CSS
5 2 (2.50%) Django
5 2 (2.50%) Flask
5 2 (2.50%) HTML5
5 2 (2.50%) JDBC
5 2 (2.50%) jQuery
5 2 (2.50%) RSS
5 2 (2.50%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) SWIFT
2 7 (8.75%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.00%) Clustering
3 4 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.00%) Replication
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.50%) User Experience
5 1 (1.25%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 55 (68.75%) Linux
2 10 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (10.00%) Windows
4 3 (3.75%) AIX
5 2 (2.50%) CentOS
5 2 (2.50%) Debian
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.25%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (12.50%) Analytics
1 10 (12.50%) DevOps
1 10 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
1 10 (12.50%) Mentoring
1 10 (12.50%) SDLC
2 8 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (10.00%) Security Management
2 8 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
2 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (8.75%) Change Management
3 7 (8.75%) High Availability
3 7 (8.75%) MapReduce
4 5 (6.25%) Project Management
4 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 5 (6.25%) Visual Analytics
5 3 (3.75%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.50%) Python
2 17 (21.25%) Java
2 17 (21.25%) SQL
3 14 (17.50%) Shell Script
4 11 (13.75%) Perl
5 10 (12.50%) PHP
6 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.50%) C
8 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.75%) Ruby
9 2 (2.50%) C#
9 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.25%) C++
10 1 (1.25%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.25%) Korn
10 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.50%) SAS Certification
3 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) CCNA
4 1 (1.25%) CCNP
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.25%) MCP
4 1 (1.25%) MCSE
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) SLA
2 8 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) HDFS
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.75%) RHEV
5 2 (2.50%) Firmware
6 1 (1.25%) Apache Flume
6 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.25%) KVM
6 1 (1.25%) NFS
6 1 (1.25%) Samba
6 1 (1.25%) SRDF
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (11.25%) Puppet
2 8 (10.00%) Data Guard
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (8.75%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (7.50%) Ansible
5 3 (3.75%) Control-M
5 3 (3.75%) Rundeck
5 3 (3.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.50%) Capistrano
7 1 (1.25%) Cacti
7 1 (1.25%) Icinga
7 1 (1.25%) Nagios
7 1 (1.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (11.25%) Red Hat
2 9 (11.25%) Splunk
3 7 (8.75%) Cloudera
4 6 (7.50%) VMware
5 3 (3.75%) EMC
5 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.50%) F5
6 2 (2.50%) IBM
6 2 (2.50%) IBM Sterling
6 2 (2.50%) Perforce
7 1 (1.25%) Informatica
7 1 (1.25%) Veritas
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