Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 67 61
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Unix 16 109 98
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.78% 4.23% 3.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.55% 18.38% 19.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 62 51
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +1.69%
10th Percentile £19,400 £31,263 £28,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +5.26%

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 212 593 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.63% 23.04% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 115 366 301
Median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £28,300 £27,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £62,500 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% +7.50%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Edinburgh

Unix
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unix in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Unix in Edinburgh

Unix
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unix in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Unix in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) Python
3 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (43.75%) Azure
4 7 (43.75%) AWS
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) Docker
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) MySQL
6 5 (31.25%) PHP
6 5 (31.25%) C#
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) Ruby
6 5 (31.25%) SaaS
6 5 (31.25%) PaaS
6 5 (31.25%) DevOps
6 5 (31.25%) Kubernetes
7 4 (25.00%) Big Data
7 4 (25.00%) RESTful
7 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (25.00%) Subversion
8 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
8 3 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (18.75%) Statistics
8 3 (18.75%) TDD

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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) ArcGIS
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) nginx
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (6.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) AWS
1 7 (43.75%) Azure
2 5 (31.25%) PaaS
2 5 (31.25%) SaaS
3 2 (12.50%) IaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Apigee
4 1 (6.25%) Datadog
4 1 (6.25%) GCP
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Kong
4 1 (6.25%) OpenShift
4 1 (6.25%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) BGP
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) Big Data
2 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Aerospike
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (6.25%) GIS
3 1 (6.25%) Hazelcast
3 1 (6.25%) Pentaho
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Power BI
3 1 (6.25%) QGIS
3 1 (6.25%) Redis
3 1 (6.25%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Ant
4 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) Hudson
4 1 (6.25%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Mockito
4 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (6.25%) RubyMine
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.25%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Information Risk Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Operations Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) RESTful
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) CSS3
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) HTML5
2 3 (18.75%) React
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) Dask
4 1 (6.25%) Java EE
4 1 (6.25%) Kafka
4 1 (6.25%) LDAP
4 1 (6.25%) PySpark
4 1 (6.25%) Redux
4 1 (6.25%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) CMDB
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
4 2 (12.50%) CentOS
4 2 (12.50%) Debian
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
5 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (18.75%) Statistics
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (6.25%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (6.25%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (6.25%) Feature Extraction
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 1 (6.25%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) Python
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) PHP
4 5 (31.25%) Ruby
5 3 (18.75%) Perl
6 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (6.25%) Go
7 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) PhD
3 1 (6.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Kubernetes
2 3 (18.75%) Ansible
2 3 (18.75%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (6.25%) Consul
3 1 (6.25%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
3 1 (6.25%) CA
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Logi
3 1 (6.25%) Micro Focus
3 1 (6.25%) New Relic
3 1 (6.25%) Remedy
3 1 (6.25%) Splunk
3 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.25%) VMware