Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 46 34
Rank change year-on-year -11 -12 -10
Permanent jobs citing Unix 113 101 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.20% 4.40% 5.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.26% 20.04% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 42 66 66
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.14% +2.94% +10.39%
10th Percentile £28,500 £33,750 £26,625
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £56,750
Scotland median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.89% +5.88% +3.66%

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 619 504 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.02% 21.96% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 382 343 406
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +9.21% +4.83%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,050 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £56,750
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 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 47 (41.59%) Linux
2 43 (38.05%) Java
3 40 (35.40%) SQL
4 37 (32.74%) Finance
5 35 (30.97%) Python
6 32 (28.32%) Windows
6 32 (28.32%) Web Services
7 30 (26.55%) Oracle
8 28 (24.78%) JBoss
9 23 (20.35%) RESTful
9 23 (20.35%) Mentoring
10 22 (19.47%) Git (software)
10 22 (19.47%) Spring
10 22 (19.47%) Perl
11 20 (17.70%) Software Engineering
11 20 (17.70%) Puppet
11 20 (17.70%) Opscode Chef
11 20 (17.70%) Data Centre
12 19 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (16.81%) Shell Script
13 18 (15.93%) Configuration Management
13 18 (15.93%) PHP
14 17 (15.04%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (15.04%) High Availability
14 17 (15.04%) AngularJS
15 16 (14.16%) Infrastructure Management
16 15 (13.27%) SQL Server
16 15 (13.27%) Active Directory
16 15 (13.27%) Security Cleared

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 28 (24.78%) JBoss
2 11 (9.73%) Apache
3 7 (6.19%) SAS
4 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.54%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) SAP GRC
2 4 (3.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.88%) npm
4 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.39%) SSH
1 14 (12.39%) SSL
2 12 (10.62%) SAN
3 5 (4.42%) GPRS
3 5 (4.42%) SMS
3 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.42%) VoIP
4 3 (2.65%) BGP
4 3 (2.65%) EIGRP
4 3 (2.65%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.65%) Firewall
4 3 (2.65%) LAN
4 3 (2.65%) Network Security
4 3 (2.65%) WAN
4 3 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.77%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (1.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (1.77%) H.323
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.27%) Oracle Database
1 15 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.96%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.08%) Big Data
4 7 (6.19%) DB2
4 7 (6.19%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 6 (5.31%) MySQL
5 6 (5.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 5 (4.42%) Base SAS
6 5 (4.42%) OLAP
6 5 (4.42%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.54%) Cognos Report Studio
7 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (3.54%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (3.54%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.77%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.77%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (19.47%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.27%) Maven
3 14 (12.39%) GitLab
4 9 (7.96%) Selenium
4 9 (7.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (7.08%) SpecFlow
5 8 (7.08%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.65%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.88%) GoCD
7 1 (0.88%) Gradle
7 1 (0.88%) Grunt
7 1 (0.88%) gulp
7 1 (0.88%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (0.88%) JIRA
7 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.88%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.88%) Subversion
7 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (32.74%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Back Office
2 6 (5.31%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.42%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.42%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Games
4 2 (1.77%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (21.24%) Consultant
2 16 (14.16%) Analyst
2 16 (14.16%) Developer
3 14 (12.39%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.73%) Lead Developer
4 11 (9.73%) Lead Java Developer
4 11 (9.73%) Linux Consultant
4 11 (9.73%) Unix Consultant
5 9 (7.96%) Java Team Leader
5 9 (7.96%) Team Leader
6 8 (7.08%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 8 (7.08%) .NET Programmer
6 8 (7.08%) Analyst Programmer
6 8 (7.08%) Architect
6 8 (7.08%) Programmer
7 7 (6.19%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.31%) Applications Support
8 6 (5.31%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) SAP Architect
8 6 (5.31%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.32%) Web Services
2 23 (20.35%) RESTful
3 22 (19.47%) Spring
4 17 (15.04%) AngularJS
5 14 (12.39%) JSON
5 14 (12.39%) Spring Security
6 13 (11.50%) JDBC
6 13 (11.50%) SOAP
7 10 (8.85%) .NET
8 9 (7.96%) Java EE
9 8 (7.08%) JSP
9 8 (7.08%) Spring MVC
9 8 (7.08%) WCF
10 6 (5.31%) JAX-RS
10 6 (5.31%) SAP Basis
11 4 (3.54%) CSS
11 4 (3.54%) HTML
12 3 (2.65%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (1.77%) CGI
13 2 (1.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.70%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.50%) Replication
3 11 (9.73%) Clustering
4 8 (7.08%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (3.54%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.65%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.77%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.88%) Fintech
9 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 47 (41.59%) Linux
2 32 (28.32%) Windows
3 14 (12.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (9.73%) AIX
4 11 (9.73%) Mac OS
5 4 (3.54%) CentOS
5 4 (3.54%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.65%) Debian
7 1 (0.88%) SmartOS
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.35%) Mentoring
2 20 (17.70%) Software Engineering
3 19 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (15.93%) Configuration Management
5 17 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (15.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (15.04%) High Availability
6 16 (14.16%) Infrastructure Management
7 14 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (10.62%) Identity Management
9 11 (9.73%) ITIL
9 11 (9.73%) Programme Delivery
9 11 (9.73%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (9.73%) Runbook
10 9 (7.96%) DevOps
10 9 (7.96%) Scrum
11 8 (7.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 8 (7.08%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (7.08%) MVC
12 7 (6.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.05%) Java
2 40 (35.40%) SQL
3 35 (30.97%) Python
4 22 (19.47%) Perl
5 19 (16.81%) Shell Script
6 18 (15.93%) PHP
7 13 (11.50%) C#
8 11 (9.73%) C
9 10 (8.85%) JavaScript
10 9 (7.96%) PowerShell
11 8 (7.08%) Ruby
12 5 (4.42%) Bash Shell
12 5 (4.42%) PL/SQL
13 4 (3.54%) Scala
14 3 (2.65%) AppleScript
14 3 (2.65%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.77%) C++
15 2 (1.77%) R
15 2 (1.77%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.88%) Jython
Qualifications
1 15 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.08%) Degree
3 6 (5.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (4.42%) CCNP
4 5 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.65%) CCNA
6 3 (2.65%) MCP
6 3 (2.65%) MCSE
6 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.77%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.62%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.88%) GCP
System Software
1 15 (13.27%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.73%) RHEV
3 7 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.54%) Docker
4 4 (3.54%) Firmware
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (17.70%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (17.70%) Puppet
2 12 (10.62%) Rundeck
3 11 (9.73%) Control-M
3 11 (9.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (5.31%) Ansible
5 4 (3.54%) Data Guard
5 4 (3.54%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (2.65%) Rancher
7 1 (0.88%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.88%) Consul
7 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.88%) SCCM
7 1 (0.88%) SCOM
7 1 (0.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (26.55%) Oracle
2 14 (12.39%) Red Hat
3 12 (10.62%) EMC
3 12 (10.62%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.73%) SAP
5 8 (7.08%) VMware
6 5 (4.42%) Remedy
6 5 (4.42%) Splunk
7 4 (3.54%) Cognos
7 4 (3.54%) Informatica
7 4 (3.54%) Tableau
7 4 (3.54%) Teradata
8 3 (2.65%) F5
9 2 (1.77%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.77%) Cisco
9 2 (1.77%) IBM
10 1 (0.88%) Apple
10 1 (0.88%) CA
10 1 (0.88%) RedGate
10 1 (0.88%) Veritas