Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 68 39
Rank change year-on-year +5 -29 -8
Permanent jobs citing Unix 89 70 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.37% 3.16% 5.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.39% 14.52% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 25 55 58
Edinburgh median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,675 £68,875
Scotland median annual salary £44,750 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -0.56% +4.65% +1.18%

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 484 482 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.31% 21.74% 19.09%
Number of salaries quoted 282 312 329
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,850
90th Percentile £52,500 £59,875 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% -2.44% +6.49%

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 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Unix in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 62 (69.66%) Linux
2 57 (64.04%) Windows
3 39 (43.82%) DevOps
4 31 (34.83%) Puppet
5 29 (32.58%) Git (software)
5 29 (32.58%) Ansible
6 28 (31.46%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (31.46%) SQL
6 28 (31.46%) Amazon AWS
6 28 (31.46%) JIRA
6 28 (31.46%) Splunk
7 27 (30.34%) Microsoft Azure
7 27 (30.34%) Jenkins
7 27 (30.34%) Microservices
8 26 (29.21%) Google Cloud Platform
8 26 (29.21%) Continuous Delivery
8 26 (29.21%) Rundeck
8 26 (29.21%) Elastic Stack
8 26 (29.21%) Terraform
8 26 (29.21%) Consul
8 26 (29.21%) ServiceNow
8 26 (29.21%) Octopus Deploy
8 26 (29.21%) IBM UrbanCode
8 26 (29.21%) Delphix
8 26 (29.21%) GoCD
8 26 (29.21%) Open Source
8 26 (29.21%) RedGate
8 26 (29.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 26 (29.21%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (29.21%) Customer Engagement

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 15 (16.85%) SAS
2 12 (13.48%) JBoss
2 12 (13.48%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.99%) Apache
4 4 (4.49%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.12%) CMS
6 1 (1.12%) IIS
6 1 (1.12%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 28 (31.46%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (30.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (29.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (13.48%) IaaS
4 12 (13.48%) PaaS
5 10 (11.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) SSH
2 5 (5.62%) FTP
3 4 (4.49%) Firewall
3 4 (4.49%) HTTP
3 4 (4.49%) iSCSI
3 4 (4.49%) SAN
3 4 (4.49%) SSL
3 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.37%) BGP
4 3 (3.37%) EIGRP
4 3 (3.37%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (3.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (3.37%) VoIP
5 2 (2.25%) BIG-IP
5 2 (2.25%) DHCP
5 2 (2.25%) DNS
5 2 (2.25%) Network Security
5 2 (2.25%) SMTP
5 2 (2.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) Oracle Database
2 13 (14.61%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (12.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (12.36%) DB2
3 11 (12.36%) MySQL
4 10 (11.24%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (11.24%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (11.24%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (11.24%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (11.24%) Relational Database
5 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
6 6 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 5 (5.62%) SAS EBI
7 5 (5.62%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 5 (5.62%) Star Schema
8 4 (4.49%) PowerCenter
9 3 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.12%) GIS
Development Applications
1 29 (32.58%) Git (software)
2 28 (31.46%) JIRA
3 27 (30.34%) Jenkins
4 26 (29.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 26 (29.21%) GoCD
4 26 (29.21%) IBM UrbanCode
4 26 (29.21%) Octopus Deploy
4 26 (29.21%) Subversion
4 26 (29.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.25%) Maven
6 1 (1.12%) GitLab
6 1 (1.12%) JMeter
6 1 (1.12%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.12%) PHPUnit
General
1 16 (17.98%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.37%) Advertising
4 3 (3.37%) Back Office
5 2 (2.25%) Billing
5 2 (2.25%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) Electronics
6 1 (1.12%) Games
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (39.33%) Consultant
2 29 (32.58%) Senior Consultant
3 28 (31.46%) Senior DevOps
4 26 (29.21%) DevOps Consultant
4 26 (29.21%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 11 (12.36%) Analyst
5 11 (12.36%) Architect
5 11 (12.36%) Technical Architect
6 10 (11.24%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (7.87%) Applications Support
7 7 (7.87%) Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Unix Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Field Support Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Linux Support
9 5 (5.62%) SAS Consultant
9 5 (5.62%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.21%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (12.36%) Web Services
3 8 (8.99%) XML
4 5 (5.62%) RESTful
4 5 (5.62%) Spring
5 4 (4.49%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.49%) Middleware
5 4 (4.49%) SOAP
5 4 (4.49%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (3.37%) HTML
6 3 (3.37%) JSON
6 3 (3.37%) LDAP
6 3 (3.37%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (3.37%) REST
7 2 (2.25%) .NET
7 2 (2.25%) CSS
7 2 (2.25%) Java EE
7 2 (2.25%) jQuery
8 1 (1.12%) JDBC
8 1 (1.12%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) DataPower
2 7 (7.87%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.62%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (5.62%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.62%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.12%) iSeries
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) PKI
5 1 (1.12%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 62 (69.66%) Linux
2 57 (64.04%) Windows
3 14 (15.73%) AIX
3 14 (15.73%) HPUX
3 14 (15.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (15.73%) Solaris
4 5 (5.62%) CentOS
5 3 (3.37%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.25%) Debian
6 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.82%) DevOps
2 27 (30.34%) Microservices
3 26 (29.21%) Continuous Delivery
3 26 (29.21%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (29.21%) Customer Engagement
3 26 (29.21%) Open Source
4 13 (14.61%) Data Management
5 12 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.48%) Migration
6 10 (11.24%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 10 (11.24%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.87%) ETL
8 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.62%) Analytics
9 5 (5.62%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.62%) Creative Thinking
9 5 (5.62%) Mathematics
9 5 (5.62%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.62%) Statistics
9 5 (5.62%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.46%) SQL
2 19 (21.35%) Java
3 9 (10.11%) Shell Script
4 8 (8.99%) Perl
4 8 (8.99%) PHP
4 8 (8.99%) Python
5 4 (4.49%) C#
5 4 (4.49%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.37%) C++
6 3 (3.37%) Ruby
7 2 (2.25%) C
8 1 (1.12%) Java 8
8 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) CCDP
2 2 (2.25%) CCNP
2 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) CCFE
3 1 (1.12%) CEH
3 1 (1.12%) CEPT
3 1 (1.12%) CISSP
3 1 (1.12%) GCFA
3 1 (1.12%) GCFE
3 1 (1.12%) GCIH
3 1 (1.12%) GIAC
3 1 (1.12%) GPEN
3 1 (1.12%) OSCP
3 1 (1.12%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (29.21%) GCP
2 3 (3.37%) SLA
3 2 (2.25%) GDPR
3 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.12%) BS7666
4 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) NFS
2 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.25%) Docker
4 1 (1.12%) Firmware
4 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (34.83%) Puppet
2 29 (32.58%) Ansible
3 28 (31.46%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (29.21%) Consul
4 26 (29.21%) Rundeck
4 26 (29.21%) Terraform
5 10 (11.24%) Tivoli
5 10 (11.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (1.12%) CA Wily
6 1 (1.12%) Capistrano
6 1 (1.12%) Nessus
6 1 (1.12%) Nmap
6 1 (1.12%) Rancher
6 1 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (31.46%) Splunk
2 26 (29.21%) Delphix
2 26 (29.21%) RedGate
2 26 (29.21%) ServiceNow
3 25 (28.09%) Oracle
4 15 (16.85%) IBM
5 11 (12.36%) Red Hat
6 10 (11.24%) Hitachi
6 10 (11.24%) Hortonworks
7 5 (5.62%) HP
7 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
8 4 (4.49%) EMC
8 4 (4.49%) NetApp
8 4 (4.49%) Sybase
8 4 (4.49%) VMware
9 3 (3.37%) Citrix
9 3 (3.37%) F5
10 2 (2.25%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.25%) Cisco
11 1 (1.12%) KANA