Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 64 34
Rank change year-on-year +13 -30 -6
Permanent jobs citing Unix 117 75 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.32% 3.22% 5.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.43% 14.79% 23.89%
Number of salaries quoted 41 56 60
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £42,000 £42,310
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% -0.73% +9.90%
10th Percentile £28,500 £35,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £75,725
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 635 507 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.45% 21.75% 24.11%
Number of salaries quoted 399 353 418
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.39% +6.94%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,669 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +6.67%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 48 (41.03%) Linux
2 45 (38.46%) Java
3 42 (35.90%) Windows
4 41 (35.04%) SQL
5 40 (34.19%) Finance
6 32 (27.35%) Oracle
6 32 (27.35%) Web Services
7 31 (26.50%) JBoss
8 29 (24.79%) Python
9 26 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 25 (21.37%) RESTful
10 25 (21.37%) Spring
10 25 (21.37%) Mentoring
11 22 (18.80%) Software Engineering
11 22 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (17.09%) Perl
12 20 (17.09%) Puppet
12 20 (17.09%) Opscode Chef
13 19 (16.24%) Shell Script
13 19 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (15.38%) AngularJS
15 17 (14.53%) PHP
15 17 (14.53%) SQL Server
16 16 (13.68%) SSL
16 16 (13.68%) SSH
17 15 (12.82%) Maven
17 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (12.82%) Oracle Database
17 15 (12.82%) Data Centre
18 14 (11.97%) Rundeck

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 31 (26.50%) JBoss
2 12 (10.26%) Apache
3 7 (5.98%) SAS
4 4 (3.42%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.42%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.85%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) SAP GRC
2 4 (3.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.85%) IaaS
5 1 (0.85%) npm
5 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.85%) PaaS
5 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.68%) SSH
1 16 (13.68%) SSL
2 9 (7.69%) SAN
3 8 (6.84%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.98%) VoIP
5 6 (5.13%) Firewall
6 5 (4.27%) BGP
6 5 (4.27%) EIGRP
6 5 (4.27%) Ethernet
6 5 (4.27%) GPRS
6 5 (4.27%) SMS
7 4 (3.42%) Network Security
8 3 (2.56%) BIG-IP
8 3 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.71%) H.323
9 2 (1.71%) LAN
9 2 (1.71%) WAN
9 2 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.82%) Oracle Database
3 10 (8.55%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.84%) Big Data
4 8 (6.84%) DB2
5 7 (5.98%) MySQL
5 7 (5.98%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 6 (5.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (4.27%) Base SAS
7 5 (4.27%) OLAP
7 5 (4.27%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (3.42%) Cognos Report Studio
8 4 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (3.42%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (3.42%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.71%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.82%) Maven
3 14 (11.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (11.11%) GitLab
5 9 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 9 (7.69%) Selenium
6 8 (6.84%) SpecFlow
6 8 (6.84%) Visual Studio
7 6 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (5.13%) GoCD
7 6 (5.13%) IBM UrbanCode
7 6 (5.13%) JIRA
7 6 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (5.13%) Subversion
8 1 (0.85%) Gradle
8 1 (0.85%) Grunt
8 1 (0.85%) gulp
8 1 (0.85%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
General
1 40 (34.19%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Back Office
2 7 (5.98%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.27%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.27%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.42%) Advertising
5 3 (2.56%) Banking
6 2 (1.71%) Electronics
6 2 (1.71%) Games
6 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (22.22%) Consultant
2 19 (16.24%) Developer
3 16 (13.68%) Analyst
4 15 (12.82%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.26%) Lead Developer
5 12 (10.26%) Lead Java Developer
6 8 (6.84%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 8 (6.84%) .NET Programmer
6 8 (6.84%) Analyst Programmer
6 8 (6.84%) Java Team Leader
6 8 (6.84%) Linux Consultant
6 8 (6.84%) Programmer
6 8 (6.84%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Senior DevOps
6 8 (6.84%) Team Leader
6 8 (6.84%) Unix Consultant
7 7 (5.98%) Architect
7 7 (5.98%) Senior Consultant
7 7 (5.98%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (27.35%) Web Services
2 25 (21.37%) RESTful
2 25 (21.37%) Spring
3 18 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 14 (11.97%) SOAP
5 13 (11.11%) JSON
5 13 (11.11%) Spring Security
6 12 (10.26%) JDBC
7 11 (9.40%) .NET
7 11 (9.40%) Java EE
8 9 (7.69%) JSP
8 9 (7.69%) Spring MVC
9 8 (6.84%) WCF
10 7 (5.98%) JAX-RS
11 6 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (5.13%) SAP Basis
12 4 (3.42%) CSS
12 4 (3.42%) HTML
13 3 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
14 2 (1.71%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.55%) Replication
3 9 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 8 (6.84%) Clustering
5 7 (5.98%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (5.13%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.42%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (2.56%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.71%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.85%) Fintech
10 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.85%) iSeries
10 1 (0.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (41.03%) Linux
2 42 (35.90%) Windows
3 12 (10.26%) Mac OS
3 12 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (6.84%) AIX
5 5 (4.27%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.42%) CentOS
7 3 (2.56%) Debian
8 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.85%) SmartOS
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.37%) Mentoring
2 22 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (18.80%) Software Engineering
3 19 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (11.97%) High Availability
5 14 (11.97%) Infrastructure Management
6 13 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 12 (10.26%) DevOps
7 12 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (9.40%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (7.69%) Identity Management
9 9 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (7.69%) MVC
9 9 (7.69%) Scrum
10 8 (6.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 8 (6.84%) ITIL
10 8 (6.84%) Programme Delivery
10 8 (6.84%) Runbook
11 7 (5.98%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.46%) Java
2 41 (35.04%) SQL
3 29 (24.79%) Python
4 20 (17.09%) Perl
5 19 (16.24%) Shell Script
6 17 (14.53%) PHP
7 13 (11.11%) C#
8 9 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 9 (7.69%) PowerShell
9 8 (6.84%) C
10 6 (5.13%) Ruby
11 5 (4.27%) Bash Shell
11 5 (4.27%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.42%) Scala
13 3 (2.56%) AppleScript
13 3 (2.56%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.71%) C++
14 2 (1.71%) R
14 2 (1.71%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.55%) Degree
3 6 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (4.27%) CCNP
4 5 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.56%) CCDP
5 3 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.71%) CCNA
6 2 (1.71%) MCP
6 2 (1.71%) MCSE
6 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) SLA
2 6 (5.13%) GCP
3 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.84%) RHEV
2 8 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.27%) Docker
4 4 (3.42%) Firmware
4 4 (3.42%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (17.09%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (17.09%) Puppet
2 14 (11.97%) Rundeck
3 9 (7.69%) Ansible
4 8 (6.84%) Control-M
4 8 (6.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (5.13%) Consul
5 6 (5.13%) Terraform
6 4 (3.42%) Data Guard
6 4 (3.42%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (3.42%) Rancher
7 1 (0.85%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.85%) SCCM
7 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (27.35%) Oracle
2 13 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.26%) Red Hat
3 12 (10.26%) SAP
4 10 (8.55%) Splunk
5 9 (7.69%) EMC
5 9 (7.69%) VMware
6 6 (5.13%) RedGate
6 6 (5.13%) ServiceNow
7 5 (4.27%) Remedy
8 4 (3.42%) Cognos
8 4 (3.42%) F5
8 4 (3.42%) Informatica
8 4 (3.42%) Tableau
8 4 (3.42%) Teradata
9 3 (2.56%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.56%) Cisco
9 3 (2.56%) IBM
10 1 (0.85%) Apple
10 1 (0.85%) Veritas