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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 49 35
Rank change year-on-year +4 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 47 53 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.19% 3.96% 6.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.18% 24.54% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 37 20 51
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,850 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  

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 245 216 310
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 21.86% 16.13% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 152 141 200
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £55,000
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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Edinburgh

Unix
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 43 (66.15%) Linux
2 17 (26.15%) Oracle
2 17 (26.15%) Finance
3 16 (24.62%) SQL
3 16 (24.62%) Python
4 12 (18.46%) SAS
5 11 (16.92%) Shell Script
5 11 (16.92%) Change Management
5 11 (16.92%) Retail
5 11 (16.92%) Hadoop
6 10 (15.38%) Analytics
6 10 (15.38%) SDLC
7 9 (13.85%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (13.85%) WebSphere
7 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (13.85%) JBoss
7 9 (13.85%) Windows
8 8 (12.31%) Java
8 8 (12.31%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (12.31%) MQSeries
8 8 (12.31%) Law
8 8 (12.31%) Degree
8 8 (12.31%) QA
8 8 (12.31%) Apache Hive
8 8 (12.31%) SWIFT
8 8 (12.31%) Splunk
8 8 (12.31%) Security Monitoring
9 7 (10.77%) Hadoop YARN
9 7 (10.77%) HDFS
9 7 (10.77%) Big Data

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 12 (18.46%) SAS
2 9 (13.85%) JBoss
2 9 (13.85%) WebSphere
3 8 (12.31%) MQSeries
4 5 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.15%) Apache
6 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.54%) Confluence
7 1 (1.54%) IIS
7 1 (1.54%) Tornado
7 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) GIMP
2 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) LDAP
2 1 (1.54%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) LAN
2 1 (1.54%) VPN
2 1 (1.54%) WAN
2 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) Hadoop
2 8 (12.31%) Apache Hive
3 7 (10.77%) Big Data
4 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database
4 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.69%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 3 (4.62%) Cloudera CDH
6 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 3 (4.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (3.08%) MySQL
7 2 (3.08%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.54%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.54%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.69%) Subversion
2 4 (6.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) JUnit
3 1 (1.54%) Maven
3 1 (1.54%) Selenium
General
1 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 11 (16.92%) Retail
3 8 (12.31%) Law
4 6 (9.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Games
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Consultant
2 8 (12.31%) Associate Consultant
2 8 (12.31%) Security Consultant
2 8 (12.31%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (7.69%) Administrator
3 5 (7.69%) DBA
3 5 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle Specialist
3 5 (7.69%) SWIFT Specialist
3 5 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) Unix Specialist
3 5 (7.69%) Unix Technical Specialist
4 4 (6.15%) Analyst
4 4 (6.15%) Developer
4 4 (6.15%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
4 4 (6.15%) WebSphere Specialist
4 4 (6.15%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
5 3 (4.62%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (4.62%) HTML
2 3 (4.62%) Middleware
3 2 (3.08%) .NET
3 2 (3.08%) Ajax
3 2 (3.08%) HTML5
3 2 (3.08%) jQuery
3 2 (3.08%) JSON
3 2 (3.08%) Web Services
3 2 (3.08%) XML
4 1 (1.54%) Celery
4 1 (1.54%) CSS
4 1 (1.54%) Django
4 1 (1.54%) Flask
4 1 (1.54%) LESS
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.54%) REST
4 1 (1.54%) RESTful
4 1 (1.54%) SOAP
4 1 (1.54%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) SWIFT
2 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.62%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.08%) User Experience
5 1 (1.54%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.54%) Clustering
5 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (66.15%) Linux
2 9 (13.85%) Windows
3 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.62%) CentOS
4 3 (4.62%) Solaris
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.54%) Debian
6 1 (1.54%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) Change Management
2 10 (15.38%) Analytics
2 10 (15.38%) SDLC
3 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.85%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (12.31%) Security Monitoring
5 7 (10.77%) Project Management
5 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.23%) DevOps
6 6 (9.23%) MapReduce
6 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (7.69%) Security Management
7 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.69%) Visual Analytics
8 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.15%) High Availability
9 3 (4.62%) Coaching
9 3 (4.62%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.62%) Python
1 16 (24.62%) SQL
2 11 (16.92%) Shell Script
3 8 (12.31%) Java
4 6 (9.23%) Perl
5 5 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.15%) PHP
7 2 (3.08%) C
8 1 (1.54%) C#
8 1 (1.54%) C++
8 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.54%) Korn
8 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.54%) CISM
3 1 (1.54%) CISMP
3 1 (1.54%) CISSP
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) QA
2 6 (9.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) COBIT
3 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) HDFS
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.54%) Firmware
4 1 (1.54%) NFS
4 1 (1.54%) Samba
4 1 (1.54%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (7.69%) Ansible
2 5 (7.69%) Data Guard
2 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (1.54%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Oracle
2 8 (12.31%) Splunk
3 7 (10.77%) Cloudera
4 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.62%) VMware
7 2 (3.08%) IBM
7 2 (3.08%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (1.54%) F5
8 1 (1.54%) Informatica
8 1 (1.54%) Perforce
8 1 (1.54%) Veritas
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