Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 52 59
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -24
Permanent jobs citing Unix 112 117 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.41% 4.31% 3.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.50% 18.34% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 70 42 56
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -10.59% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,625 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%

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 521 638 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 20.51% 23.52% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 322 400 348
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.61% +7.79%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,875 £60,125 £57,875
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 54 (48.21%) Linux
2 51 (45.54%) Windows
3 50 (44.64%) Finance
4 45 (40.18%) DevOps
5 41 (36.61%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (36.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 38 (33.93%) Amazon AWS
7 31 (27.68%) Microsoft Azure
8 30 (26.79%) SQL
9 29 (25.89%) Puppet
9 29 (25.89%) Jenkins
9 29 (25.89%) Opscode Chef
10 28 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 28 (25.00%) Ansible
11 27 (24.11%) Terraform
11 27 (24.11%) Git (software)
12 26 (23.21%) JIRA
12 26 (23.21%) ServiceNow
12 26 (23.21%) Splunk
12 26 (23.21%) Continuous Delivery
13 25 (22.32%) Microservices
13 25 (22.32%) Google Cloud Platform
13 25 (22.32%) Octopus Deploy
13 25 (22.32%) Elastic Stack
13 25 (22.32%) Rundeck
13 25 (22.32%) IBM UrbanCode
13 25 (22.32%) GoCD
13 25 (22.32%) Consul
13 25 (22.32%) Delphix
13 25 (22.32%) RedGate

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 9 (8.04%) Apache
1 9 (8.04%) JBoss
2 8 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.36%) IIS
4 6 (5.36%) SAS
5 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.89%) PowerExchange
5 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 38 (33.93%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (27.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (22.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (4.46%) Office 365
6 4 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.89%) npm
7 1 (0.89%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) VoIP
2 5 (4.46%) SAN
3 4 (3.57%) FTP
3 4 (3.57%) HTTPS
3 4 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.57%) WinSCP
4 2 (1.79%) DNS
4 2 (1.79%) Firewall
4 2 (1.79%) SSH
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.89%) HTTP
5 1 (0.89%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.89%) Skype
5 1 (0.89%) SMTP
5 1 (0.89%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.82%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.36%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 6 (5.36%) SAS EBI
4 6 (5.36%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 6 (5.36%) Star Schema
5 5 (4.46%) MySQL
6 3 (2.68%) PowerCenter
7 2 (1.79%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.89%) DataStage
8 1 (0.89%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 41 (36.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (25.89%) Jenkins
3 27 (24.11%) Git (software)
4 26 (23.21%) JIRA
5 25 (22.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 25 (22.32%) GoCD
5 25 (22.32%) IBM UrbanCode
5 25 (22.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 25 (22.32%) Subversion
6 17 (15.18%) Selenium
7 16 (14.29%) SpecFlow
7 16 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 16 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (3.57%) ClearCase
8 4 (3.57%) XMLSpy
9 3 (2.68%) Gradle
9 3 (2.68%) Maven
10 1 (0.89%) Grunt
10 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.89%) Vagrant
General
1 50 (44.64%) Finance
2 17 (15.18%) Banking
3 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.79%) Retail
3 2 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (34.82%) Senior DevOps
2 37 (33.04%) Consultant
3 25 (22.32%) DevOps Consultant
3 25 (22.32%) Senior Consultant
3 25 (22.32%) Senior DevOps Consultant
4 18 (16.07%) Developer
5 16 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 16 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
5 16 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 13 (11.61%) Technical Developer
7 12 (10.71%) DevOps Developer
8 11 (9.82%) Analyst
9 9 (8.04%) .NET Developer
9 9 (8.04%) .NET Software Developer
9 9 (8.04%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (8.04%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 8 (7.14%) Administrator
11 7 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
11 7 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
12 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.32%) Elastic Stack
2 16 (14.29%) .NET
3 6 (5.36%) JSP
3 6 (5.36%) Servlets
4 4 (3.57%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (3.57%) JSON
4 4 (3.57%) SOAP
4 4 (3.57%) XML
5 2 (1.79%) Middleware
5 2 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (1.79%) Web Services
6 1 (0.89%) LDAP
6 1 (0.89%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.89%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.89%) RESTful
6 1 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.36%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.57%) DataPower
3 4 (3.57%) SWIFT
4 3 (2.68%) Clustering
4 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.68%) Fintech
5 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.79%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.89%) Replication
6 1 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 54 (48.21%) Linux
2 51 (45.54%) Windows
3 5 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.57%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.68%) CentOS
6 2 (1.79%) AIX
6 2 (1.79%) Debian
6 2 (1.79%) Solaris
6 2 (1.79%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.89%) HPUX
7 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.18%) DevOps
2 41 (36.61%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (23.21%) Continuous Delivery
4 25 (22.32%) Customer Engagement
4 25 (22.32%) Microservices
4 25 (22.32%) Open Source
5 22 (19.64%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (15.18%) Release Management
7 16 (14.29%) Decision-Making
7 16 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 13 (11.61%) ETL
9 9 (8.04%) ITIL
9 9 (8.04%) Problem Management
10 8 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (7.14%) People Management
10 8 (7.14%) Service Delivery
11 7 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.25%) Data Modelling
11 7 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (5.36%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.79%) SQL
2 24 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 23 (20.54%) Python
4 19 (16.96%) C#
5 11 (9.82%) Bash Shell
6 10 (8.93%) Java
7 8 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 8 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 7 (6.25%) Bourne shell
8 7 (6.25%) Korn
9 6 (5.36%) Perl
9 6 (5.36%) sed
10 5 (4.46%) Ruby
11 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
11 4 (3.57%) PHP
12 3 (2.68%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.68%) VBScript
13 2 (1.79%) R
13 2 (1.79%) VB
14 1 (0.89%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) Degree
2 4 (3.57%) MCSA
2 4 (3.57%) MCSE
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) SLA
2 5 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (3.57%) SEPA
4 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.57%) Docker
4 3 (2.68%) Firmware
4 3 (2.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.79%) NFS
5 2 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.79%) vSphere
6 1 (0.89%) Samba
6 1 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (25.89%) Opscode Chef
1 29 (25.89%) Puppet
2 28 (25.00%) Ansible
3 27 (24.11%) Terraform
4 25 (22.32%) Consul
4 25 (22.32%) Rundeck
5 4 (3.57%) Control-M
5 4 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (2.68%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.89%) Cacti
7 1 (0.89%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.89%) Grafana
7 1 (0.89%) Kibana
7 1 (0.89%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.89%) Nagios
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.89%) Salt
7 1 (0.89%) vRealize
7 1 (0.89%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 28 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (23.21%) ServiceNow
2 26 (23.21%) Splunk
3 25 (22.32%) Delphix
3 25 (22.32%) RedGate
4 22 (19.64%) Oracle
5 6 (5.36%) Intel
5 6 (5.36%) VMware
6 5 (4.46%) Informatica
6 5 (4.46%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.46%) Remedy
7 4 (3.57%) HP
8 3 (2.68%) Veritas
9 2 (1.79%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.79%) Cisco
9 2 (1.79%) EMC
9 2 (1.79%) IBM
10 1 (0.89%) CA
10 1 (0.89%) Sun
10 1 (0.89%) Teradata