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

Unix
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 51 54
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -31
Permanent jobs citing Unix 267 276 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.05% 4.96% 4.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.38% 23.83% 20.21%
Number of salaries quoted 179 138 132
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,125 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +1.85% +5.37% +2.50%

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 1,095 1,158 1,059
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.70% 20.82% 21.34%
Number of salaries quoted 722 769 720
Scotland median annual salary £42,875 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.19% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 December 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 December 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 -7 130 £42,500 +4.94% 9
Edinburgh +6 111 £45,000 +20.00% 17
West Lothian - 3 £51,500 - 3
Scottish Borders - 3 - -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Highlands - 2 £21,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 2 £46,250 -
Dundee +12 1 £38,500 +108.11%
Midlothian - 1 £24,000 -
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 141 (52.81%) Linux
2 103 (38.58%) Windows
3 94 (35.21%) Finance
4 80 (29.96%) DevOps
5 74 (27.72%) SQL
6 68 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (25.47%) Amazon AWS
7 63 (23.60%) Python
8 61 (22.85%) Jenkins
9 58 (21.72%) Oracle
10 56 (20.97%) Java
10 56 (20.97%) Open Source
11 52 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
12 51 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
13 50 (18.73%) Git (software)
14 47 (17.60%) Opscode Chef
14 47 (17.60%) SQL Server
15 46 (17.23%) Puppet
15 46 (17.23%) Team Foundation Server
16 45 (16.85%) Problem-Solving
17 42 (15.73%) Ansible
18 37 (13.86%) Subversion
19 36 (13.48%) Microsoft
20 32 (11.99%) PowerShell
20 32 (11.99%) Bash Shell
21 30 (11.24%) Microservices
21 30 (11.24%) Google Cloud Platform
22 29 (10.86%) Banking
23 28 (10.49%) Shell Script
23 28 (10.49%) JIRA

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 19 (7.12%) Apache
2 11 (4.12%) JBoss
2 11 (4.12%) Tomcat
2 11 (4.12%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.25%) IIS
4 5 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.87%) SAS
4 5 (1.87%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.12%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.12%) CloudStack
5 3 (1.12%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.37%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.37%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 68 (25.47%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (11.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (3.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.87%) Office 365
8 4 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.12%) PaaS
10 2 (0.75%) Apigee
10 2 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.75%) GitHub
10 2 (0.75%) Serverless
11 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.87%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.75%) DNS
3 9 (3.37%) SAN
4 7 (2.62%) SSL
5 6 (2.25%) HTTP
5 6 (2.25%) VoIP
6 5 (1.87%) Internet
6 5 (1.87%) SSH
7 3 (1.12%) DHCP
7 3 (1.12%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.12%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.12%) Kerberos
7 3 (1.12%) SMTP
8 2 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.75%) Firewall
8 2 (0.75%) FTP
8 2 (0.75%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.75%) Network Security
8 2 (0.75%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.37%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.61%) Relational Database
3 21 (7.87%) Oracle Database
4 20 (7.49%) MySQL
5 17 (6.37%) Hadoop
6 15 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (5.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (4.87%) NoSQL
9 12 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (3.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (3.00%) Big Data
11 8 (3.00%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (2.62%) MarkLogic
12 7 (2.62%) RDBMS
12 7 (2.62%) Sybase ASE
13 6 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (1.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 5 (1.87%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 61 (22.85%) Jenkins
2 50 (18.73%) Git (software)
3 46 (17.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (13.86%) Subversion
5 28 (10.49%) JIRA
6 27 (10.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 27 (10.11%) GoCD
6 27 (10.11%) IBM UrbanCode
6 27 (10.11%) Octopus Deploy
7 24 (8.99%) Selenium
8 22 (8.24%) SpecFlow
9 21 (7.87%) Visual Studio
10 19 (7.12%) Visual Studio Team System
11 15 (5.62%) Maven
12 9 (3.37%) CircleCI
12 9 (3.37%) CruiseControl
13 5 (1.87%) Ant
14 4 (1.50%) Eclipse
14 4 (1.50%) WebDriver
15 3 (1.12%) TeamCity
General
1 94 (35.21%) Finance
2 29 (10.86%) Banking
3 5 (1.87%) Investment Banking
3 5 (1.87%) Law
3 5 (1.87%) Retail Banking
3 5 (1.87%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.12%) Billing
4 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.75%) Local Government
5 2 (0.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.37%) French Language
6 1 (0.37%) Front Office
6 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 60 (22.47%) Developer
2 50 (18.73%) Senior DevOps
3 37 (13.86%) Consultant
4 27 (10.11%) DevOps Consultant
4 27 (10.11%) Senior Consultant
4 27 (10.11%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 26 (9.74%) Software Developer
6 24 (8.99%) Analyst
7 22 (8.24%) Technical Leader
8 21 (7.87%) DevOps Engineer
8 21 (7.87%) Senior Developer
9 19 (7.12%) Administrator
9 19 (7.12%) DBA
9 19 (7.12%) Senior Software Developer
10 17 (6.37%) Java Developer
11 16 (5.99%) DevOps Developer
12 15 (5.62%) Technical Developer
13 14 (5.24%) Applications Support
13 14 (5.24%) Oracle DBA
14 13 (4.87%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.11%) Elastic Stack
2 22 (8.24%) .NET
3 14 (5.24%) Hibernate
3 14 (5.24%) Spring
4 10 (3.75%) J2EE
4 10 (3.75%) Web Services
4 10 (3.75%) XML
5 8 (3.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (3.00%) JMS
5 8 (3.00%) Middleware
6 7 (2.62%) Apache Flex
6 7 (2.62%) CSS
7 6 (2.25%) HTML
7 6 (2.25%) JSP
7 6 (2.25%) RESTful
7 6 (2.25%) Servlets
7 6 (2.25%) SOAP
8 5 (1.87%) JSON
8 5 (1.87%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (1.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.49%) Algorithms
2 12 (4.49%) Data Structures
3 10 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.37%) Mainframe
5 8 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.25%) Clustering
6 6 (2.25%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.50%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.50%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.12%) DataPower
8 3 (1.12%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.12%) Replication
9 2 (0.75%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.75%) Fintech
9 2 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.75%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.75%) User Experience
10 1 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 141 (52.81%) Linux
2 103 (38.58%) Windows
3 22 (8.24%) Windows Server
4 13 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.37%) Solaris
6 6 (2.25%) AIX
7 5 (1.87%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.12%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.75%) CentOS
9 2 (0.75%) Debian
9 2 (0.75%) HPUX
9 2 (0.75%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.75%) SUSE
9 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.37%) Android
10 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.37%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (29.96%) DevOps
2 68 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (20.97%) Open Source
4 52 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (16.85%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (11.24%) Microservices
7 27 (10.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 27 (10.11%) Customer Engagement
7 27 (10.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 26 (9.74%) Release Management
9 25 (9.36%) OO
10 23 (8.61%) Performance Tuning
11 22 (8.24%) Decision-Making
11 22 (8.24%) ITIL
12 20 (7.49%) Capacity Planning
12 20 (7.49%) TDD
13 18 (6.74%) Data Modelling
13 18 (6.74%) High Availability
13 18 (6.74%) Service Management
14 17 (6.37%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 74 (27.72%) SQL
2 63 (23.60%) Python
3 56 (20.97%) Java
4 32 (11.99%) Bash Shell
4 32 (11.99%) PowerShell
5 28 (10.49%) Shell Script
6 27 (10.11%) C#
7 24 (8.99%) JavaScript
8 21 (7.87%) Perl
9 15 (5.62%) Ruby
10 14 (5.24%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.62%) Bourne shell
11 7 (2.62%) Korn
11 7 (2.62%) XQuery
12 6 (2.25%) Scala
13 5 (1.87%) PHP
13 5 (1.87%) sed
14 4 (1.50%) R
15 3 (1.12%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (8.61%) Degree
2 5 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.50%) MCSA
3 4 (1.50%) MCSE
3 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.75%) ISEB
4 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.74%) SLA
2 5 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (1.50%) QA
4 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.75%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (4.87%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (4.49%) Oracle Clusterware
3 8 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.62%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.62%) Docker
5 6 (2.25%) NFS
5 6 (2.25%) vSphere
6 3 (1.12%) Firmware
6 3 (1.12%) HDFS
6 3 (1.12%) RACF
6 3 (1.12%) Samba
6 3 (1.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (1.12%) Xen
6 3 (1.12%) XenServer
7 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 47 (17.60%) Opscode Chef
2 46 (17.23%) Puppet
3 42 (15.73%) Ansible
4 27 (10.11%) Consul
4 27 (10.11%) Rundeck
4 27 (10.11%) Terraform
5 12 (4.49%) Data Guard
6 10 (3.75%) Failover Clustering
7 8 (3.00%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.87%) Control-M
9 4 (1.50%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (1.50%) Salt
9 4 (1.50%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.12%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.75%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.75%) CA Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.75%) vMotion
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle ZFS
12 1 (0.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 58 (21.72%) Oracle
2 36 (13.48%) Microsoft
3 27 (10.11%) Delphix
3 27 (10.11%) RedGate
3 27 (10.11%) ServiceNow
3 27 (10.11%) Splunk
4 15 (5.62%) Red Hat
5 10 (3.75%) IBM
6 9 (3.37%) New Relic
7 8 (3.00%) Informatica
7 8 (3.00%) VMware
8 7 (2.62%) Sybase
9 6 (2.25%) Intel
10 5 (1.87%) Ab Initio
11 4 (1.50%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.50%) HP
11 4 (1.50%) Veritas
12 3 (1.12%) CA
12 3 (1.12%) Cisco
12 3 (1.12%) SAP