Period
to 18 January 2020

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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 50 60
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Unix 62 108 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.37% 4.47% 3.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.90% 22.59% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 22 63 39
Edinburgh median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £33,900 £36,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £77,125 £60,000 £53,750
Scotland median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% +12.50% -11.11%

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 416 478 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 22.60% 19.78% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 227 319 356
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £70,000 £56,875
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.61%

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 18 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Unix in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, IT jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Unix.

1 45 (72.58%) Linux
2 31 (50.00%) Python
3 30 (48.39%) AWS
4 28 (45.16%) Azure
4 28 (45.16%) DevOps
5 24 (38.71%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (38.71%) Ansible
5 24 (38.71%) Puppet
5 24 (38.71%) Jenkins
6 23 (37.10%) Terraform
6 23 (37.10%) Java
6 23 (37.10%) JavaScript
6 23 (37.10%) SQL
7 22 (35.48%) GCP
8 21 (33.87%) ServiceNow
8 21 (33.87%) Splunk
9 20 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (30.65%) Bash Shell
11 18 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (27.42%) SIEM
13 16 (25.81%) Node.js
13 16 (25.81%) Analytics
13 16 (25.81%) Kubernetes
13 16 (25.81%) Windows
14 15 (24.19%) C++
14 15 (24.19%) Finance
14 15 (24.19%) PowerShell
15 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
15 14 (22.58%) Use Case
15 14 (22.58%) Go

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 3 (4.84%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.61%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 30 (48.39%) AWS
2 28 (45.16%) Azure
3 22 (35.48%) GCP
4 2 (3.23%) PaaS
4 2 (3.23%) SaaS
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.61%) AWS Fargate
5 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) DNS
2 4 (6.45%) DHCP
3 3 (4.84%) SNA
4 2 (3.23%) SAN
4 2 (3.23%) SSH
4 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.61%) Internet
5 1 (1.61%) PPTP
5 1 (1.61%) SMTP
5 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (6.45%) PowerCenter
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) Big Data
3 2 (3.23%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.23%) DB2
3 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.23%) HBase
3 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (38.71%) Jenkins
2 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 14 (22.58%) PhantomJS
3 13 (20.97%) Subversion
4 7 (11.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (11.29%) GoCD
4 7 (11.29%) IBM UrbanCode
4 7 (11.29%) JIRA
4 7 (11.29%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (8.06%) Eclipse
6 4 (6.45%) RubyMine
7 2 (3.23%) Ant
7 2 (3.23%) Hudson
7 2 (3.23%) Selenium
8 1 (1.61%) JUnit
8 1 (1.61%) Maven
8 1 (1.61%) Mockito
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Law
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.84%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Developer
1 15 (24.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (22.58%) Security Engineer
3 11 (17.74%) Consultant
4 7 (11.29%) DevOps Consultant
4 7 (11.29%) Senior Consultant
4 7 (11.29%) Senior DevOps
4 7 (11.29%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Administrator
5 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.45%) ETL Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Network Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Server Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) Node.js
2 7 (11.29%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (4.84%) CSS
3 3 (4.84%) HTML
3 3 (4.84%) HTML5
3 3 (4.84%) J2EE
4 2 (3.23%) Django
4 2 (3.23%) Flask
4 2 (3.23%) Java EE
4 2 (3.23%) JDBC
4 2 (3.23%) JMS
4 2 (3.23%) LAMP
4 2 (3.23%) React
4 2 (3.23%) RESTful
4 2 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (3.23%) Web Services
5 1 (1.61%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (1.61%) CSS3
5 1 (1.61%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.61%) RIA
2 1 (1.61%) User Experience
2 1 (1.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (72.58%) Linux
2 16 (25.81%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Debian
4 1 (1.61%) HPUX
4 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) DevOps
2 20 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (27.42%) SIEM
5 16 (25.81%) Analytics
6 14 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (22.58%) Data Security
6 14 (22.58%) Security Operations
6 14 (22.58%) Threat Management
6 14 (22.58%) Use Case
7 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (14.52%) Open Source
8 9 (14.52%) Scrum
9 8 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (11.29%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (11.29%) ETL
10 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure as Code
10 7 (11.29%) Microservices
11 6 (9.68%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.00%) Python
2 23 (37.10%) Java
2 23 (37.10%) JavaScript
2 23 (37.10%) SQL
3 19 (30.65%) Bash Shell
4 15 (24.19%) C++
4 15 (24.19%) PowerShell
5 14 (22.58%) Go
6 9 (14.52%) Ruby
7 5 (8.06%) Perl
8 4 (6.45%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.84%) PHP
9 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.61%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.61%) C#
10 1 (1.61%) C-shell
10 1 (1.61%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
1 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.45%) Docker
3 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.61%) Dovecot
4 1 (1.61%) KVM
4 1 (1.61%) NFS
4 1 (1.61%) Postfix
4 1 (1.61%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (1.61%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (38.71%) Ansible
1 24 (38.71%) Opscode Chef
1 24 (38.71%) Puppet
2 23 (37.10%) Terraform
3 16 (25.81%) Kubernetes
4 7 (11.29%) Consul
4 7 (11.29%) Rundeck
5 3 (4.84%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.84%) WSUS
6 1 (1.61%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 21 (33.87%) ServiceNow
1 21 (33.87%) Splunk
2 14 (22.58%) CyberArk
2 14 (22.58%) Google
2 14 (22.58%) Symantec
3 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.90%) Oracle
5 7 (11.29%) Delphix
5 7 (11.29%) RedGate
6 6 (9.68%) Informatica
7 5 (8.06%) VMware
8 3 (4.84%) Dell
8 3 (4.84%) Ingenico
8 3 (4.84%) LogRhythm
8 3 (4.84%) Veeam
8 3 (4.84%) Veritas
8 3 (4.84%) Zerto
9 2 (3.23%) Ab Initio
9 2 (3.23%) Cloudera
9 2 (3.23%) Red Hat