Period
to 19 April 2018

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

Unix
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 56 25
Rank change year-on-year 0 -31 +5
Permanent jobs citing Unix 265 203 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.58% 4.35% 7.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.85% 21.19% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 120 114 195
Scotland median annual salary £44,750 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £25,875 £28,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £65,875 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 1,025 958 1,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 17.73% 20.55% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 623 595 822
Scotland median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -2.44% +6.49%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £58,400
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%

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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 2018. 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 -9 160 £50,000 +9.29% 25
Edinburgh +5 89 £44,000 +3.53% 19
Lanarkshire - 4 £25,000 -
West Lothian - 4 £42,500 -
Dundee -5 3 £18,500 -47.52%
Fife - 1 £19,500 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £50,500 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £27,500 -
Unix
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Unix.

1 183 (69.06%) Linux
2 103 (38.87%) Windows
3 102 (38.49%) SQL
4 97 (36.60%) Oracle
5 90 (33.96%) Java
6 76 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (26.04%) Finance
8 57 (21.51%) DevOps
9 48 (18.11%) Jenkins
9 48 (18.11%) Python
10 46 (17.36%) Puppet
11 43 (16.23%) AIX
12 42 (15.85%) Ansible
13 41 (15.47%) Solaris
14 40 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (14.34%) Opscode Chef
16 37 (13.96%) Shell Script
17 36 (13.58%) JIRA
17 36 (13.58%) Git (software)
18 34 (12.83%) Amazon AWS
18 34 (12.83%) Microservices
19 33 (12.45%) Banking
20 32 (12.08%) SDLC
21 31 (11.70%) ServiceNow
21 31 (11.70%) SQL Server
22 30 (11.32%) Perl
22 30 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
22 30 (11.32%) Oracle Database
23 29 (10.94%) Open Source
23 29 (10.94%) Splunk

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 29 (10.94%) Tomcat
2 25 (9.43%) JBoss
3 22 (8.30%) Apache
4 18 (6.79%) WebLogic
5 16 (6.04%) SAS
6 12 (4.53%) iPlanet
6 12 (4.53%) Oracle Application Server
7 9 (3.40%) IIS
7 9 (3.40%) WebSphere
8 8 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (2.26%) Apache Spark
9 6 (2.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.89%) Drupal
11 4 (1.51%) CloudStack
11 4 (1.51%) Confluence
11 4 (1.51%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.51%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.51%) WebSphere Portal
12 3 (1.13%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (4.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 6 (2.26%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.51%) Adaptiv
4 3 (1.13%) LongView
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.38%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.83%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (9.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (7.17%) SaaS
5 16 (6.04%) IaaS
5 16 (6.04%) PaaS
6 4 (1.51%) Office 365
6 4 (1.51%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.92%) Firewall
2 19 (7.17%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.28%) HTTP
4 11 (4.15%) SAN
5 9 (3.40%) SSL
6 7 (2.64%) Network Security
6 7 (2.64%) SSH
7 6 (2.26%) FTP
7 6 (2.26%) Internet
8 5 (1.89%) DNS
8 5 (1.89%) HTTPS
8 5 (1.89%) iSCSI
8 5 (1.89%) LAN
9 4 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.51%) DHCP
9 4 (1.51%) VLAN
9 4 (1.51%) WAN
10 3 (1.13%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.13%) VoIP
10 3 (1.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.32%) Oracle Database
3 23 (8.68%) Relational Database
4 22 (8.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (7.17%) DB2
6 18 (6.79%) Oracle Database 12c
7 17 (6.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (4.15%) MySQL
9 11 (4.15%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (3.40%) RDBMS
12 6 (2.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 6 (2.26%) SAS EBI
12 6 (2.26%) SAS Visual Analytics
12 6 (2.26%) Star Schema
13 5 (1.89%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (18.11%) Jenkins
2 36 (13.58%) Git (software)
2 36 (13.58%) JIRA
3 26 (9.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 26 (9.81%) GoCD
3 26 (9.81%) IBM UrbanCode
3 26 (9.81%) Octopus Deploy
3 26 (9.81%) Subversion
3 26 (9.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.40%) Maven
5 7 (2.64%) Bitbucket
5 7 (2.64%) JUnit
6 6 (2.26%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (1.51%) Mockito
7 4 (1.51%) PHPUnit
8 3 (1.13%) Ant
8 3 (1.13%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.13%) Gradle
8 3 (1.13%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 69 (26.04%) Finance
2 33 (12.45%) Banking
3 9 (3.40%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.02%) Advertising
5 6 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.13%) Back Office
6 3 (1.13%) Law
7 2 (0.75%) Billing
7 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.75%) Front Office
7 2 (0.75%) Legal
7 2 (0.75%) Marketing
7 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Local Government
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (21.51%) Developer
2 45 (16.98%) Analyst
3 37 (13.96%) Consultant
4 29 (10.94%) Senior Consultant
4 29 (10.94%) Senior DevOps
5 28 (10.57%) Java Developer
6 26 (9.81%) DevOps Consultant
6 26 (9.81%) Senior DevOps Consultant
7 25 (9.43%) Applications Support
8 24 (9.06%) Applications Support Analyst
8 24 (9.06%) Support Analyst
8 24 (9.06%) Unix Engineer
9 16 (6.04%) Software Developer
10 15 (5.66%) Architect
11 13 (4.91%) Python Developer
11 13 (4.91%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (4.91%) Senior Developer
12 12 (4.53%) Build Engineer
12 12 (4.53%) Migration Engineer
13 11 (4.15%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.19%) Middleware
2 26 (9.81%) Elastic Stack
3 25 (9.43%) Spring
3 25 (9.43%) XML
4 21 (7.92%) Web Services
5 20 (7.55%) J2EE
6 13 (4.91%) HTML
7 12 (4.53%) .NET
7 12 (4.53%) AngularJS
8 10 (3.77%) Hibernate
8 10 (3.77%) JSON
8 10 (3.77%) SOAP
9 9 (3.40%) REST
10 8 (3.02%) CSS
10 8 (3.02%) jQuery
10 8 (3.02%) React
11 7 (2.64%) HTML5
11 7 (2.64%) JMS
12 6 (2.26%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (2.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.55%) Data Centre
3 16 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (5.28%) DataPower
5 13 (4.91%) Clustering
6 10 (3.77%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.40%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (3.02%) Mainframe
9 7 (2.64%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.51%) Derivative
11 4 (1.51%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.51%) Replication
12 3 (1.13%) Equities
12 3 (1.13%) Fixed Income
12 3 (1.13%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
13 2 (0.75%) iPhone
13 2 (0.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 183 (69.06%) Linux
2 103 (38.87%) Windows
3 43 (16.23%) AIX
4 41 (15.47%) Solaris
5 28 (10.57%) HPUX
6 24 (9.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (7.92%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.89%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.89%) CentOS
8 5 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.51%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.13%) Android
10 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.75%) Debian
11 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (21.51%) DevOps
3 40 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (12.83%) Microservices
5 32 (12.08%) SDLC
6 29 (10.94%) Open Source
7 28 (10.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 26 (9.81%) Customer Engagement
8 26 (9.81%) Migration
8 26 (9.81%) Service Management
8 26 (9.81%) TDD
9 24 (9.06%) Mentoring
10 21 (7.92%) Software Engineering
11 20 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (7.17%) ITIL
12 19 (7.17%) ITSM
12 19 (7.17%) Load Balancing
12 19 (7.17%) OO
13 17 (6.42%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 102 (38.49%) SQL
2 90 (33.96%) Java
3 48 (18.11%) Python
4 37 (13.96%) Shell Script
5 30 (11.32%) Perl
6 25 (9.43%) C++
7 24 (9.06%) JavaScript
8 19 (7.17%) Ruby
9 17 (6.42%) PL/SQL
10 16 (6.04%) Bash Shell
11 14 (5.28%) PHP
12 11 (4.15%) C#
12 11 (4.15%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.64%) C
14 5 (1.89%) Java 8
14 5 (1.89%) Scala
15 3 (1.13%) PHP 7
15 3 (1.13%) XQuery
16 1 (0.38%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (7.92%) Degree
2 4 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.13%) CISSP
3 3 (1.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.75%) CCDP
4 2 (0.75%) CCNP
4 2 (0.75%) CEH
4 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.75%) GCIH
4 2 (0.75%) SANS
5 1 (0.38%) CCFE
5 1 (0.38%) CEPT
5 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) GCFA
5 1 (0.38%) GCFE
5 1 (0.38%) GPEN
5 1 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.38%) OSCP
5 1 (0.38%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.81%) GCP
2 15 (5.66%) QA
3 13 (4.91%) SLA
4 2 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.75%) EMIR
4 2 (0.75%) GDPR
4 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.75%) MiFID
5 1 (0.38%) BS7666
5 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.91%) Hyper-V
3 12 (4.53%) KVM
3 12 (4.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 11 (4.15%) Active Directory
5 7 (2.64%) vSphere
6 6 (2.26%) Docker
6 6 (2.26%) NFS
7 4 (1.51%) Apache Flume
7 4 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.51%) Xen
7 4 (1.51%) XenServer
8 1 (0.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 46 (17.36%) Puppet
2 42 (15.85%) Ansible
3 38 (14.34%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (9.81%) Consul
4 26 (9.81%) Rundeck
4 26 (9.81%) Terraform
5 15 (5.66%) Tivoli
6 10 (3.77%) Nagios
6 10 (3.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 7 (2.64%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (1.89%) Cobbler
8 5 (1.89%) SCOM
8 5 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (1.13%) HP ALM
10 3 (1.13%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.13%) Rancher
11 2 (0.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 97 (36.60%) Oracle
2 31 (11.70%) ServiceNow
3 29 (10.94%) IBM
3 29 (10.94%) Splunk
4 26 (9.81%) Delphix
4 26 (9.81%) RedGate
5 22 (8.30%) Sybase
5 22 (8.30%) VMware
6 18 (6.79%) Red Hat
7 15 (5.66%) Microsoft
8 14 (5.28%) HP
9 12 (4.53%) Cognizant
9 12 (4.53%) PlateSpin
9 12 (4.53%) Sun
9 12 (4.53%) Veritas
10 11 (4.15%) AppDynamics
11 10 (3.77%) Hitachi
11 10 (3.77%) Hortonworks
12 9 (3.40%) BMC
12 9 (3.40%) Cisco