Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 53 32
Rank change year-on-year +8 -21 -7
Permanent jobs citing Unix 309 258 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.74% 4.66% 6.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.81% 21.54% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 190 121 170
Scotland median annual salary £46,000 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.84% -7.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,588 £31,250 £33,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 1,197 1,198 1,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 22.23% 21.65% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 772 790 761
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,963 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +8 178 £45,000 -4.26% 23
Edinburgh +8 108 £45,000 +16.88% 21
West Lothian - 9 £51,500 - 3
Scottish Borders - 3 - -
Dundee +13 2 £38,750 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 2 £46,250 -
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 161 (52.10%) Linux
2 123 (39.81%) Finance
3 112 (36.25%) SQL
4 103 (33.33%) Windows
5 102 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (27.51%) Java
7 81 (26.21%) DevOps
8 71 (22.98%) Oracle
8 71 (22.98%) Amazon AWS
9 68 (22.01%) Python
10 64 (20.71%) Jenkins
11 58 (18.77%) Open Source
12 56 (18.12%) Microsoft Azure
12 56 (18.12%) Git (software)
12 56 (18.12%) Problem-Solving
13 51 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
14 47 (15.21%) Puppet
15 45 (14.56%) Opscode Chef
15 45 (14.56%) Shell Script
16 44 (14.24%) SQL Server
17 41 (13.27%) Ansible
18 40 (12.94%) Banking
19 38 (12.30%) Subversion
19 38 (12.30%) Team Foundation Server
20 36 (11.65%) Bash Shell
20 36 (11.65%) OO
21 34 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
22 32 (10.36%) Microsoft
23 31 (10.03%) SDLC
24 30 (9.71%) Continuous Delivery

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 22 (7.12%) Apache
2 15 (4.85%) JBoss
3 14 (4.53%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.56%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.91%) IIS
6 7 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (2.27%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.94%) CloudStack
7 6 (1.94%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.94%) SAS
8 4 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.97%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.65%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.32%) Drupal
11 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.32%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) EngageOne
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.32%) LongView
2 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 71 (22.98%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (18.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (8.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (2.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.94%) IaaS
7 5 (1.62%) Office 365
8 3 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.97%) GitHub
9 2 (0.65%) PaaS
10 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.32%) npm
10 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.32%) SaaS
10 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.21%) SSH
2 11 (3.56%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.91%) DNS
3 9 (2.91%) SSL
4 8 (2.59%) SAN
5 7 (2.27%) HTTPS
6 6 (1.94%) HTTP
6 6 (1.94%) VoIP
7 5 (1.62%) Firewall
8 4 (1.29%) FTP
8 4 (1.29%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.29%) Kerberos
8 4 (1.29%) WinSCP
9 3 (0.97%) DHCP
9 3 (0.97%) Internet
10 2 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (0.65%) LAN
10 2 (0.65%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.65%) WAN
11 1 (0.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.24%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.39%) Relational Database
3 22 (7.12%) Oracle Database
4 19 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (5.83%) MySQL
6 16 (5.18%) Hadoop
7 15 (4.85%) Oracle Database 12c
8 14 (4.53%) MarkLogic
8 14 (4.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (4.53%) Sybase ASE
9 12 (3.88%) RDBMS
10 11 (3.56%) DB2
11 9 (2.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (2.91%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (2.91%) NoSQL
12 8 (2.59%) Big Data
13 7 (2.27%) KDB
13 7 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (1.94%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 64 (20.71%) Jenkins
2 56 (18.12%) Git (software)
3 38 (12.30%) Subversion
3 38 (12.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (9.71%) Maven
5 29 (9.39%) JIRA
6 25 (8.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 25 (8.09%) GoCD
6 25 (8.09%) IBM UrbanCode
6 25 (8.09%) Octopus Deploy
7 23 (7.44%) Selenium
8 16 (5.18%) SpecFlow
8 16 (5.18%) Visual Studio
9 13 (4.21%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (2.91%) CircleCI
10 9 (2.91%) CruiseControl
11 8 (2.59%) JUnit
12 7 (2.27%) Cucumber
13 6 (1.94%) Hudson
14 5 (1.62%) WebDriver
General
1 123 (39.81%) Finance
2 40 (12.94%) Banking
3 10 (3.24%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.27%) Law
5 5 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.29%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.97%) Billing
8 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.65%) Local Government
8 2 (0.65%) Retail
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (22.33%) Developer
2 46 (14.89%) Senior DevOps
3 40 (12.94%) Consultant
4 34 (11.00%) Analyst
4 34 (11.00%) Java Developer
5 33 (10.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (8.09%) DevOps Consultant
6 25 (8.09%) Senior Consultant
6 25 (8.09%) Senior DevOps Consultant
7 23 (7.44%) Technical Leader
8 22 (7.12%) Software Developer
9 21 (6.80%) Administrator
10 19 (6.15%) DBA
11 18 (5.83%) Support Analyst
12 15 (4.85%) Senior Developer
13 14 (4.53%) Applications Support
13 14 (4.53%) Oracle DBA
14 13 (4.21%) Senior Software Developer
15 12 (3.88%) Applications Support Analyst
15 12 (3.88%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.06%) Spring
2 25 (8.09%) Elastic Stack
3 22 (7.12%) Hibernate
4 21 (6.80%) JMS
5 19 (6.15%) J2EE
6 16 (5.18%) Web Services
6 16 (5.18%) XML
7 15 (4.85%) .NET
8 14 (4.53%) Apache Flex
9 13 (4.21%) AngularJS
10 11 (3.56%) SOAP
11 10 (3.24%) Middleware
12 9 (2.91%) HTML
12 9 (2.91%) JSP
12 9 (2.91%) Servlets
13 7 (2.27%) CSS
13 7 (2.27%) JSON
14 6 (1.94%) jQuery
14 6 (1.94%) RESTful
15 4 (1.29%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.88%) Algorithms
2 12 (3.88%) Data Structures
3 11 (3.56%) Mainframe
4 10 (3.24%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.27%) DataPower
5 7 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.62%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.62%) Replication
7 4 (1.29%) Clustering
7 4 (1.29%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (1.29%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.29%) SWIFT
8 3 (0.97%) Fintech
9 2 (0.65%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.65%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.65%) PKI
9 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 161 (52.10%) Linux
2 103 (33.33%) Windows
3 22 (7.12%) Windows Server
4 14 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.24%) AIX
6 9 (2.91%) Solaris
7 3 (0.97%) CentOS
7 3 (0.97%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.65%) Debian
8 2 (0.65%) HPUX
8 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.65%) SUSE
8 2 (0.65%) Tru64
8 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.32%) Android
9 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.32%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (26.21%) DevOps
3 58 (18.77%) Open Source
4 56 (18.12%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (11.65%) OO
7 31 (10.03%) SDLC
8 30 (9.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 29 (9.39%) TDD
10 28 (9.06%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 28 (9.06%) ITIL
11 27 (8.74%) Data Modelling
11 27 (8.74%) Microservices
12 26 (8.41%) Analytics
13 25 (8.09%) Customer Engagement
14 22 (7.12%) Test Automation
15 20 (6.47%) Decision-Making
15 20 (6.47%) ETL
15 20 (6.47%) Release Management
16 19 (6.15%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 112 (36.25%) SQL
2 85 (27.51%) Java
3 68 (22.01%) Python
4 45 (14.56%) Shell Script
5 36 (11.65%) Bash Shell
6 29 (9.39%) PowerShell
7 26 (8.41%) JavaScript
8 24 (7.77%) C#
9 20 (6.47%) Perl
10 19 (6.15%) PL/SQL
11 18 (5.83%) Ruby
12 14 (4.53%) XQuery
13 10 (3.24%) Bourne shell
13 10 (3.24%) Korn
14 8 (2.59%) sed
15 7 (2.27%) PHP
16 6 (1.94%) C++
17 5 (1.62%) Scala
18 4 (1.29%) T-SQL
19 3 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (9.71%) Degree
2 6 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (0.97%) ISEB
3 3 (0.97%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (0.97%) MCSA
3 3 (0.97%) MCSE
3 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.32%) PhD
4 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.15%) SLA
2 9 (2.91%) QA
3 4 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (1.29%) SEPA
4 3 (0.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (4.21%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (3.24%) vSphere
3 9 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.27%) NFS
5 6 (1.94%) Xen
5 6 (1.94%) XenServer
6 5 (1.62%) Active Directory
6 5 (1.62%) Oracle Clusterware
7 4 (1.29%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.29%) RACF
7 4 (1.29%) Samba
8 3 (0.97%) Docker
8 3 (0.97%) Firmware
8 3 (0.97%) HDFS
8 3 (0.97%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 3 (0.97%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.65%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 2 (0.65%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (15.21%) Puppet
2 45 (14.56%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (13.27%) Ansible
4 27 (8.74%) Terraform
5 25 (8.09%) Consul
5 25 (8.09%) Rundeck
6 12 (3.88%) Tivoli
7 7 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (1.94%) Cobbler
9 5 (1.62%) Control-M
9 5 (1.62%) Data Guard
10 4 (1.29%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (1.29%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.97%) Salt
11 3 (0.97%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 2 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.65%) vMotion
Vendors
1 71 (22.98%) Oracle
2 32 (10.36%) Microsoft
3 26 (8.41%) ServiceNow
3 26 (8.41%) Splunk
4 25 (8.09%) Delphix
4 25 (8.09%) RedGate
5 18 (5.83%) Sybase
6 15 (4.85%) Red Hat
7 13 (4.21%) Informatica
8 12 (3.88%) IBM
9 11 (3.56%) VMware
10 9 (2.91%) New Relic
11 7 (2.27%) CA
11 7 (2.27%) HP
12 6 (1.94%) EnterpriseDB
12 6 (1.94%) Intel
13 5 (1.62%) Cognos
13 5 (1.62%) Remedy
13 5 (1.62%) Vertica
14 4 (1.29%) Cognizant