Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 55 27
Rank change year-on-year +6 -28 0
Permanent jobs citing Unix 295 212 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.09% 4.26% 7.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.79% 21.26% 32.36%
Number of salaries quoted 133 105 177
Scotland median annual salary £48,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.43% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,750 £30,650
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
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 1,144 997 1,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.73% 20.04% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 695 598 770
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.27% +3.53%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +10 190 £50,450 +0.90% 15
Edinburgh -9 91 £37,000 -17.78% 24
West Lothian - 10 £42,500 - 1
Lanarkshire - 4 £25,000 - 1
Dundee +4 2 £38,750 -3.13% 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £27,500 -
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 189 (64.07%) Linux
2 130 (44.07%) SQL
3 114 (38.64%) Java
4 109 (36.95%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (36.27%) Oracle
6 87 (29.49%) Finance
7 86 (29.15%) Windows
8 65 (22.03%) DevOps
9 64 (21.69%) Python
10 53 (17.97%) Shell Script
11 50 (16.95%) Jenkins
12 45 (15.25%) Git (software)
13 43 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
13 43 (14.58%) Puppet
13 43 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
13 43 (14.58%) AIX
14 39 (13.22%) TDD
15 38 (12.88%) Oracle Database
15 38 (12.88%) Opscode Chef
15 38 (12.88%) SDLC
16 37 (12.54%) Ansible
16 37 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
16 37 (12.54%) Banking
16 37 (12.54%) Spring
17 36 (12.20%) Solaris
18 35 (11.86%) Tomcat
18 35 (11.86%) Open Source
19 34 (11.53%) Microsoft Azure
19 34 (11.53%) JIRA
20 33 (11.19%) Sybase

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 35 (11.86%) Tomcat
2 27 (9.15%) Apache
2 27 (9.15%) JBoss
3 19 (6.44%) WebLogic
4 15 (5.08%) SAS
5 14 (4.75%) Oracle Application Server
6 13 (4.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (4.07%) iPlanet
7 12 (4.07%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (2.37%) CloudStack
9 7 (2.37%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.69%) IIS
10 5 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.36%) Apache Spark
11 4 (1.36%) Drupal
11 4 (1.36%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.02%) Confluence
12 3 (1.02%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.34%) EngageOne
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (4.41%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (4.07%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 8 (2.71%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.02%) LongView
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.34%) Magento
6 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 43 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (11.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (8.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (6.78%) IaaS
5 19 (6.44%) SaaS
6 14 (4.75%) PaaS
7 4 (1.36%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.02%) GitHub
9 2 (0.68%) Office 365
10 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.34%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.76%) Firewall
2 15 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.41%) HTTP
4 12 (4.07%) SAN
4 12 (4.07%) SSH
5 9 (3.05%) HTTPS
6 8 (2.71%) FTP
7 7 (2.37%) Internet
7 7 (2.37%) iSCSI
7 7 (2.37%) SSL
8 6 (2.03%) LAN
8 6 (2.03%) Network Security
9 5 (1.69%) DNS
9 5 (1.69%) WAN
10 4 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.02%) DHCP
11 3 (1.02%) WinSCP
12 2 (0.68%) SMTP
12 2 (0.68%) SNMP
12 2 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.88%) Oracle Database
2 33 (11.19%) Relational Database
3 28 (9.49%) SQL Server
4 26 (8.81%) DB2
4 26 (8.81%) Oracle Database 12c
5 24 (8.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 23 (7.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (5.76%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (5.08%) RDBMS
9 13 (4.41%) MySQL
10 12 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (3.73%) MarkLogic
11 11 (3.73%) Oracle BI EE
11 11 (3.73%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (3.73%) Sybase ASE
12 10 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (3.05%) KDB
14 8 (2.71%) PowerCenter
15 6 (2.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (16.95%) Jenkins
2 45 (15.25%) Git (software)
3 34 (11.53%) JIRA
4 29 (9.83%) Subversion
5 25 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (8.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 24 (8.14%) GoCD
6 24 (8.14%) IBM UrbanCode
6 24 (8.14%) Octopus Deploy
7 22 (7.46%) Maven
8 13 (4.41%) JUnit
9 9 (3.05%) Selenium
10 8 (2.71%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.71%) Mockito
11 7 (2.37%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (2.03%) Hudson
13 5 (1.69%) PHPUnit
14 4 (1.36%) Ant
14 4 (1.36%) JBehave
14 4 (1.36%) TeamCity
General
1 87 (29.49%) Finance
2 37 (12.54%) Banking
3 13 (4.41%) Investment Banking
4 5 (1.69%) Advertising
4 5 (1.69%) Law
4 5 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.02%) Legal
6 2 (0.68%) Billing
6 2 (0.68%) Front Office
6 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Games
7 1 (0.34%) Local Government
7 1 (0.34%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (23.73%) Developer
2 43 (14.58%) Java Developer
3 41 (13.90%) Analyst
4 40 (13.56%) Consultant
5 32 (10.85%) Senior DevOps
6 27 (9.15%) Senior Consultant
7 24 (8.14%) DevOps Consultant
7 24 (8.14%) Senior DevOps Consultant
8 22 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
8 22 (7.46%) Support Analyst
9 20 (6.78%) Unix Engineer
10 17 (5.76%) Applications Support
11 16 (5.42%) Applications Support Analyst
11 16 (5.42%) Software Developer
12 15 (5.08%) Administrator
12 15 (5.08%) Architect
13 14 (4.75%) DBA
13 14 (4.75%) Oracle DBA
13 14 (4.75%) Python Developer
14 13 (4.41%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (12.54%) Spring
2 29 (9.83%) J2EE
3 25 (8.47%) Web Services
3 25 (8.47%) XML
4 24 (8.14%) Elastic Stack
5 22 (7.46%) Middleware
6 21 (7.12%) Hibernate
6 21 (7.12%) JMS
7 16 (5.42%) AngularJS
8 14 (4.75%) HTML
9 12 (4.07%) SOAP
10 11 (3.73%) Apache Flex
10 11 (3.73%) JSON
11 9 (3.05%) HTML5
11 9 (3.05%) React
12 8 (2.71%) CSS
12 8 (2.71%) jQuery
12 8 (2.71%) REST
13 7 (2.37%) JSP
13 7 (2.37%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.78%) Data Centre
3 18 (6.10%) DataPower
4 16 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (4.41%) Clustering
6 10 (3.39%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.05%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (2.71%) Mainframe
9 7 (2.37%) Replication
10 5 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.36%) Derivative
11 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.36%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.36%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.02%) Equities
12 3 (1.02%) SWIFT
12 3 (1.02%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.68%) OTC Derivatives
13 2 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 189 (64.07%) Linux
2 86 (29.15%) Windows
3 43 (14.58%) AIX
4 36 (12.20%) Solaris
5 29 (9.83%) HPUX
6 19 (6.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (5.76%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.69%) CentOS
8 5 (1.69%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.68%) OpenVMS
9 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.68%) zOS
10 1 (0.34%) Android
10 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.34%) Debian
10 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.34%) Tru64
10 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (36.95%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (22.03%) DevOps
3 43 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (13.22%) TDD
5 38 (12.88%) SDLC
6 37 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (11.86%) Open Source
8 31 (10.51%) Continuous Delivery
8 31 (10.51%) Microservices
9 26 (8.81%) OO
10 24 (8.14%) Customer Engagement
10 24 (8.14%) Test Automation
11 23 (7.80%) Migration
12 20 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (6.78%) ETL
12 20 (6.78%) Mentoring
12 20 (6.78%) SOA
13 19 (6.44%) Scrum
14 18 (6.10%) High Availability
14 18 (6.10%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (44.07%) SQL
2 114 (38.64%) Java
3 64 (21.69%) Python
4 53 (17.97%) Shell Script
5 31 (10.51%) JavaScript
6 29 (9.83%) Perl
7 27 (9.15%) PL/SQL
8 25 (8.47%) Bash Shell
8 25 (8.47%) Ruby
9 19 (6.44%) C++
10 15 (5.08%) PowerShell
11 12 (4.07%) C#
12 11 (3.73%) PHP
12 11 (3.73%) XQuery
13 7 (2.37%) Java 8
13 7 (2.37%) Scala
14 5 (1.69%) Bourne shell
14 5 (1.69%) Korn
14 5 (1.69%) sed
15 3 (1.02%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 29 (9.83%) Degree
2 3 (1.02%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.68%) CEH
3 2 (0.68%) CISSP
3 2 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.68%) GCIH
3 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.68%) SANS
4 1 (0.34%) CCFE
4 1 (0.34%) CEPT
4 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) GCFA
4 1 (0.34%) GCFE
4 1 (0.34%) GIAC
4 1 (0.34%) GPEN
4 1 (0.34%) ISEB
4 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.14%) GCP
2 18 (6.10%) QA
3 7 (2.37%) SLA
4 3 (1.02%) SEPA
5 2 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.68%) EMIR
5 2 (0.68%) GDPR
5 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.68%) MiFID
6 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.42%) Hyper-V
3 12 (4.07%) KVM
3 12 (4.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 9 (3.05%) vSphere
5 8 (2.71%) NFS
6 7 (2.37%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (2.37%) Xen
6 7 (2.37%) XenServer
7 6 (2.03%) Active Directory
8 4 (1.36%) Docker
9 3 (1.02%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.68%) Samba
10 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.34%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 1 (0.34%) RACF
11 1 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 43 (14.58%) Puppet
2 38 (12.88%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (12.54%) Ansible
4 26 (8.81%) Terraform
5 24 (8.14%) Consul
5 24 (8.14%) Rundeck
6 20 (6.78%) Tivoli
7 10 (3.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 9 (3.05%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (2.71%) Cobbler
9 8 (2.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 7 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (1.02%) HP ALM
12 3 (1.02%) Kubernetes
12 3 (1.02%) Nagios
13 2 (0.68%) CA Wily
13 2 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
13 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 107 (36.27%) Oracle
2 33 (11.19%) Sybase
3 29 (9.83%) IBM
4 28 (9.49%) Splunk
5 26 (8.81%) ServiceNow
6 24 (8.14%) Delphix
6 24 (8.14%) RedGate
7 21 (7.12%) VMware
8 18 (6.10%) HP
9 17 (5.76%) Microsoft
9 17 (5.76%) Red Hat
10 14 (4.75%) Cognizant
11 13 (4.41%) Informatica
12 12 (4.07%) PlateSpin
12 12 (4.07%) Sun
12 12 (4.07%) Veritas
13 10 (3.39%) Hitachi
13 10 (3.39%) Hortonworks
14 7 (2.37%) EnterpriseDB
15 6 (2.03%) Cisco