Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 35 22
Rank change year-on-year -18 -13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Unix 257 338 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.65% 6.41% 7.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.56% 28.17% 30.07%
Number of salaries quoted 121 163 227
Scotland median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.89% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,250 £28,550
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1192 1200 1623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.58% 22.76% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 790 749 933
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,200 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Scotland

Unix
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unix in Scotland.

Salary trend for Unix in Scotland

Unix
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Unix in Scotland

Unix
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -25 128 £45,000 -7.22% 5
Edinburgh -11 113 £38,000 -13.14% 4
Aberdeen +1 5 £40,000 +5.26%
Fife +5 4 £27,750 -35.47%
Dundee - 3 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £46,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £67,500 -
Falkirk - 1 £32,500 -
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Unix.

1 148 (57.59%) Linux
2 98 (38.13%) Windows
3 93 (36.19%) Java
4 90 (35.02%) SQL
5 83 (32.30%) Oracle
6 73 (28.40%) Finance
7 64 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
8 61 (23.74%) Python
9 48 (18.68%) SQL Server
10 46 (17.90%) Spring
11 45 (17.51%) Perl
12 43 (16.73%) Relational Database
13 40 (15.56%) Web Services
14 39 (15.18%) PHP
14 39 (15.18%) Git (software)
15 36 (14.01%) ITIL
16 35 (13.62%) Shell Script
17 34 (13.23%) SSL
18 33 (12.84%) JBoss
18 33 (12.84%) PowerShell
18 33 (12.84%) TDD
19 32 (12.45%) JavaScript
19 32 (12.45%) Mentoring
20 31 (12.06%) DevOps
20 31 (12.06%) Opscode Chef
20 31 (12.06%) Configuration Management
20 31 (12.06%) Puppet
21 30 (11.67%) DB2
21 30 (11.67%) IBM
21 30 (11.67%) Oracle Database

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 33 (12.84%) JBoss
2 24 (9.34%) WebSphere
3 23 (8.95%) WebSphere Application Server
4 19 (7.39%) WebLogic
5 16 (6.23%) Apache
6 14 (5.45%) Oracle Application Server
7 13 (5.06%) Oracle UPK
8 7 (2.72%) SAS
9 6 (2.33%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.95%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (1.95%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.95%) Skype for Business
11 3 (1.17%) Confluence
11 3 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.78%) Drupal
12 2 (0.78%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Portal
13 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.39%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.78%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 13 (5.06%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 6 (2.33%) SAP GRC
3 4 (1.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.78%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.39%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.72%) Office 365
5 5 (1.95%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.17%) SaaS
7 2 (0.78%) GitHub
8 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.39%) npm
8 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 34 (13.23%) SSL
2 16 (6.23%) HTTP
2 16 (6.23%) SSH
3 15 (5.84%) DNS
3 15 (5.84%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.45%) SAN
5 12 (4.67%) Firewall
6 9 (3.50%) HTTPS
6 9 (3.50%) IPsec
6 9 (3.50%) SMTP
7 8 (3.11%) VoIP
8 6 (2.33%) Internet
9 5 (1.95%) DHCP
9 5 (1.95%) GPRS
9 5 (1.95%) SMS
9 5 (1.95%) VLAN
9 5 (1.95%) VPN
9 5 (1.95%) Wireless
10 3 (1.17%) LAN
10 3 (1.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 43 (16.73%) Relational Database
3 30 (11.67%) DB2
3 30 (11.67%) Oracle Database
4 21 (8.17%) MySQL
5 18 (7.00%) Oracle Reports
6 17 (6.61%) RDBMS
7 13 (5.06%) Big Data
7 13 (5.06%) DB2 UDB
7 13 (5.06%) NoSQL
8 10 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (3.50%) Redis
10 8 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.72%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (2.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 6 (2.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.95%) Base SAS
13 5 (1.95%) OLAP
13 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (15.18%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.61%) Maven
3 14 (5.45%) GitLab
4 11 (4.28%) Selenium
5 10 (3.89%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.89%) JIRA
6 9 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.50%) Visual Studio
7 8 (3.11%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.56%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.56%) PHPUnit
8 4 (1.56%) Subversion
8 4 (1.56%) Toad
9 3 (1.17%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.17%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.17%) Gradle
9 3 (1.17%) JUnit
10 2 (0.78%) Hudson
10 2 (0.78%) PhpStorm
10 2 (0.78%) PVCS
General
1 73 (28.40%) Finance
2 9 (3.50%) Banking
3 7 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.33%) Back Office
4 6 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.95%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.56%) Law
6 4 (1.56%) Prime Brokerage
7 3 (1.17%) Advertising
7 3 (1.17%) Marketing
8 2 (0.78%) Front Office
8 2 (0.78%) Games
8 2 (0.78%) Retail
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (22.18%) Developer
2 39 (15.18%) Consultant
3 34 (13.23%) Analyst
4 32 (12.45%) Java Developer
5 14 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (5.45%) JDE Consultant
6 13 (5.06%) Lead Developer
6 13 (5.06%) Professional Services Consultant
7 12 (4.67%) Lead Java Developer
8 11 (4.28%) Linux Consultant
8 11 (4.28%) Senior Developer
8 11 (4.28%) Unix Consultant
9 10 (3.89%) Applications Support
9 10 (3.89%) Applications Support Analyst
9 10 (3.89%) Architect
9 10 (3.89%) DBA
9 10 (3.89%) Oracle DBA
9 10 (3.89%) Support Analyst
9 10 (3.89%) Team Leader
10 9 (3.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.90%) Spring
2 40 (15.56%) Web Services
3 28 (10.89%) AngularJS
3 28 (10.89%) SOAP
4 26 (10.12%) RESTful
5 21 (8.17%) JSON
6 17 (6.61%) CSS
6 17 (6.61%) HTML
7 15 (5.84%) Spring Security
8 14 (5.45%) Middleware
9 13 (5.06%) .NET
9 13 (5.06%) EDI
9 13 (5.06%) Java EE
9 13 (5.06%) JDBC
9 13 (5.06%) REST
9 13 (5.06%) WebCenter
10 11 (4.28%) jQuery
10 11 (4.28%) XML
11 10 (3.89%) Hibernate
11 10 (3.89%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.12%) Data Centre
2 24 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.45%) AS400
3 14 (5.45%) Replication
4 12 (4.67%) Clustering
5 10 (3.89%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.89%) Mainframe
6 8 (3.11%) Equities
6 8 (3.11%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.95%) iPhone
9 4 (1.56%) DataPower
9 4 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.17%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.78%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 148 (57.59%) Linux
2 98 (38.13%) Windows
3 27 (10.51%) AIX
4 24 (9.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (4.67%) Mac OS
6 11 (4.28%) Solaris
7 10 (3.89%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.33%) Windows Phone
10 5 (1.95%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.56%) CentOS
11 4 (1.56%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.56%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.17%) Debian
12 3 (1.17%) Tru64
12 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.78%) Android
13 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (14.01%) ITIL
3 33 (12.84%) TDD
4 32 (12.45%) Mentoring
5 31 (12.06%) Configuration Management
5 31 (12.06%) DevOps
6 29 (11.28%) Software Engineering
7 26 (10.12%) OO
8 24 (9.34%) Scrum
9 23 (8.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (7.39%) Open Source
11 19 (7.39%) SDLC
12 18 (7.00%) High Availability
12 18 (7.00%) Web Development
13 16 (6.23%) Identity Management
13 16 (6.23%) Infrastructure Management
14 14 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (5.45%) Test Automation
15 13 (5.06%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 93 (36.19%) Java
2 90 (35.02%) SQL
3 61 (23.74%) Python
4 45 (17.51%) Perl
5 39 (15.18%) PHP
6 35 (13.62%) Shell Script
7 33 (12.84%) PowerShell
8 32 (12.45%) JavaScript
9 23 (8.95%) C#
10 22 (8.56%) Bash Shell
11 15 (5.84%) C
12 14 (5.45%) PL/SQL
12 14 (5.45%) Ruby
13 8 (3.11%) C++
14 5 (1.95%) Scala
15 4 (1.56%) Clojure
15 4 (1.56%) Korn
15 4 (1.56%) Objective-C
16 3 (1.17%) AppleScript
16 3 (1.17%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 19 (7.39%) Degree
2 15 (5.84%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.06%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.72%) RHCE
6 5 (1.95%) CCNP
6 5 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.17%) CCNA
8 3 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.17%) MCP
8 3 (1.17%) MCSE
8 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.78%) CCDP
10 1 (0.39%) CEH
10 1 (0.39%) CISM
10 1 (0.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.84%) SLA
2 3 (1.17%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.17%) MiFID
3 2 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.78%) EMIR
4 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.39%) GCP
4 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 25 (9.73%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.67%) RHEV
4 6 (2.33%) Docker
5 5 (1.95%) Firmware
5 5 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.95%) vSphere
6 3 (1.17%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (12.06%) Opscode Chef
1 31 (12.06%) Puppet
2 16 (6.23%) Nagios
3 13 (5.06%) Rundeck
4 12 (4.67%) Control-M
4 12 (4.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 10 (3.89%) Ansible
5 10 (3.89%) Grafana
5 10 (3.89%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (3.89%) ZABBIX
6 9 (3.50%) Data Guard
7 8 (3.11%) CFEngine
7 8 (3.11%) SCOM
8 5 (1.95%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (1.95%) Malwarebytes
8 5 (1.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (1.17%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 83 (32.30%) Oracle
2 30 (11.67%) IBM
3 25 (9.73%) Microsoft
4 24 (9.34%) Red Hat
5 16 (6.23%) VMware
6 14 (5.45%) EMC
6 14 (5.45%) JD Edwards
7 11 (4.28%) SAP
8 9 (3.50%) Cisco
9 8 (3.11%) Informatica
9 8 (3.11%) Sybase
10 7 (2.72%) BMC
10 7 (2.72%) Dell
10 7 (2.72%) Remedy
11 6 (2.33%) Apple
11 6 (2.33%) ServiceNow
11 6 (2.33%) Splunk
12 5 (1.95%) F5
12 5 (1.95%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.95%) Symantec