Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 47 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 -23 +1
Permanent jobs citing Unix 272 257 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.82% 4.95% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.46% 22.43% 29.99%
Number of salaries quoted 132 145 212
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,575 £36,250 £29,025
90th Percentile £55,000 £64,900 £57,500
UK median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - -

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 1211 1146 1644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.46% 22.09% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 799 754 928
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,600 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +4.17%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 -10 141 £43,000 -11.34% 10
Edinburgh +7 116 £37,500 -10.71% 14
Fife +2 5 £19,500 -54.65%
Aberdeen +1 5 £40,000 +21.21%
Dundee -2 4 £18,500 - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £46,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £67,500 - 1
Falkirk - 1 £32,500 -
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 149 (54.78%) Linux
2 109 (40.07%) Windows
3 97 (35.66%) Java
4 90 (33.09%) Oracle
5 88 (32.35%) SQL
6 78 (28.68%) Finance
7 57 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (19.85%) Python
9 48 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 45 (16.54%) Perl
11 43 (15.81%) Spring
12 40 (14.71%) Web Services
13 39 (14.34%) Git (software)
13 39 (14.34%) Relational Database
14 38 (13.97%) Mentoring
15 37 (13.60%) SSL
16 36 (13.24%) JBoss
16 36 (13.24%) PowerShell
17 35 (12.87%) Shell Script
18 34 (12.50%) PHP
19 33 (12.13%) Software Engineering
19 33 (12.13%) DevOps
20 31 (11.40%) ITIL
20 31 (11.40%) DB2
20 31 (11.40%) IBM
20 31 (11.40%) Puppet
21 29 (10.66%) TDD
21 29 (10.66%) Opscode Chef
22 28 (10.29%) Microsoft
23 27 (9.93%) JavaScript

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 36 (13.24%) JBoss
2 23 (8.46%) WebSphere
2 23 (8.46%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (6.62%) Apache
3 18 (6.62%) WebLogic
4 14 (5.15%) Oracle Application Server
5 13 (4.78%) Oracle UPK
6 8 (2.94%) SAS
7 6 (2.21%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.21%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.84%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (1.84%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.47%) Confluence
10 3 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.10%) IIS
10 3 (1.10%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.74%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.37%) CICS
12 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.74%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 14 (5.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 6 (2.21%) SAP GRC
3 4 (1.47%) Adaptiv
3 4 (1.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.74%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.37%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.78%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.31%) Office 365
5 6 (2.21%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.10%) SaaS
8 2 (0.74%) GitHub
9 1 (0.37%) IaaS
9 1 (0.37%) npm
9 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.60%) SSL
2 20 (7.35%) TCP/IP
3 18 (6.62%) SSH
4 17 (6.25%) DNS
5 16 (5.88%) Firewall
5 16 (5.88%) HTTP
6 10 (3.68%) HTTPS
6 10 (3.68%) SAN
7 9 (3.31%) IPsec
7 9 (3.31%) SMTP
8 8 (2.94%) VoIP
9 7 (2.57%) Internet
9 7 (2.57%) VLAN
10 6 (2.21%) DHCP
10 6 (2.21%) VPN
10 6 (2.21%) Wireless
11 5 (1.84%) BGP
11 5 (1.84%) EIGRP
11 5 (1.84%) Ethernet
11 5 (1.84%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 39 (14.34%) Relational Database
3 31 (11.40%) DB2
4 27 (9.93%) Oracle Database
5 20 (7.35%) MySQL
6 18 (6.62%) Oracle Reports
7 17 (6.25%) RDBMS
8 14 (5.15%) Big Data
9 13 (4.78%) DB2 UDB
9 13 (4.78%) NoSQL
10 9 (3.31%) Redis
11 8 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (2.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 7 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (2.21%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (2.21%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.84%) Base SAS
14 5 (1.84%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 39 (14.34%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 16 (5.88%) Maven
4 15 (5.51%) JIRA
5 13 (4.78%) GitLab
5 13 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (4.04%) Selenium
7 9 (3.31%) Visual Studio
8 8 (2.94%) SpecFlow
8 8 (2.94%) Subversion
9 6 (2.21%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.84%) GoCD
10 5 (1.84%) IBM UrbanCode
10 5 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (1.47%) HP UFT
11 4 (1.47%) Toad
12 3 (1.10%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.10%) PHPUnit
13 2 (0.74%) PVCS
General
1 78 (28.68%) Finance
2 13 (4.78%) Banking
3 8 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.57%) Back Office
4 7 (2.57%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.21%) Advertising
6 5 (1.84%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.47%) Prime Brokerage
8 3 (1.10%) Marketing
9 2 (0.74%) Electronics
9 2 (0.74%) Games
9 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.74%) Law
9 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.74%) Retail
10 1 (0.37%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 60 (22.06%) Developer
2 42 (15.44%) Consultant
3 38 (13.97%) Analyst
4 32 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 15 (5.51%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (5.51%) JDE Consultant
6 14 (5.15%) Lead Developer
7 13 (4.78%) Lead Java Developer
7 13 (4.78%) Professional Services Consultant
7 13 (4.78%) Software Developer
8 12 (4.41%) Senior Developer
9 10 (3.68%) Administrator
9 10 (3.68%) Applications Support
9 10 (3.68%) Applications Support Analyst
9 10 (3.68%) DBA
9 10 (3.68%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.31%) Analyst Programmer
10 9 (3.31%) Oracle DBA
10 9 (3.31%) Programmer
10 9 (3.31%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (15.81%) Spring
2 40 (14.71%) Web Services
3 27 (9.93%) RESTful
3 27 (9.93%) SOAP
4 26 (9.56%) AngularJS
5 17 (6.25%) .NET
6 16 (5.88%) JSON
7 14 (5.15%) HTML
7 14 (5.15%) Java EE
7 14 (5.15%) Spring Security
8 13 (4.78%) EDI
8 13 (4.78%) Middleware
8 13 (4.78%) WebCenter
9 12 (4.41%) CSS
9 12 (4.41%) JDBC
10 10 (3.68%) J2EE
10 10 (3.68%) JSP
11 9 (3.31%) REST
11 9 (3.31%) Spring MVC
12 8 (2.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.99%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.15%) AS400
4 11 (4.04%) Mainframe
5 10 (3.68%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.68%) Replication
6 9 (3.31%) Equities
6 9 (3.31%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.94%) Clustering
8 7 (2.57%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (2.21%) iPhone
10 5 (1.84%) DataPower
11 4 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.74%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 149 (54.78%) Linux
2 109 (40.07%) Windows
3 26 (9.56%) AIX
4 24 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (5.88%) Solaris
6 13 (4.78%) Mac OS
7 11 (4.04%) Windows Server
8 10 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (2.57%) Windows Phone
10 6 (2.21%) Windows 7
10 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.84%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.84%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.47%) CentOS
12 4 (1.47%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.10%) Android
13 3 (1.10%) Debian
13 3 (1.10%) Tru64
13 3 (1.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (13.97%) Mentoring
3 33 (12.13%) DevOps
3 33 (12.13%) Software Engineering
4 31 (11.40%) ITIL
5 29 (10.66%) TDD
6 25 (9.19%) Configuration Management
7 24 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (8.46%) SDLC
9 21 (7.72%) OO
9 21 (7.72%) Scrum
10 20 (7.35%) Open Source
11 18 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (6.62%) Web Development
12 16 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (5.15%) High Availability
13 14 (5.15%) Infrastructure Management
13 14 (5.15%) Test Automation
14 13 (4.78%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (4.41%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (35.66%) Java
2 88 (32.35%) SQL
3 54 (19.85%) Python
4 45 (16.54%) Perl
5 36 (13.24%) PowerShell
6 35 (12.87%) Shell Script
7 34 (12.50%) PHP
8 27 (9.93%) JavaScript
9 25 (9.19%) C#
10 23 (8.46%) Bash Shell
11 16 (5.88%) C++
12 14 (5.15%) PL/SQL
13 12 (4.41%) Ruby
14 11 (4.04%) C
15 5 (1.84%) Scala
16 4 (1.47%) Clojure
16 4 (1.47%) Objective-C
17 3 (1.10%) AppleScript
17 3 (1.10%) Korn
17 3 (1.10%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 20 (7.35%) Degree
2 13 (4.78%) Oracle Certification
2 13 (4.78%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.57%) RHCE
5 5 (1.84%) CCNP
5 5 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.10%) CCDP
7 3 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.74%) CCNA
8 2 (0.74%) MCP
8 2 (0.74%) MCSE
8 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.78%) SLA
2 5 (1.84%) GCP
3 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.74%) MiFID
4 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.37%) EMIR
4 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 23 (8.46%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.94%) RHEV
4 7 (2.57%) Docker
5 6 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.21%) vSphere
6 5 (1.84%) Firmware
6 5 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.47%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (11.40%) Puppet
2 29 (10.66%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (6.99%) Nagios
4 15 (5.51%) Ansible
5 13 (4.78%) Rundeck
6 11 (4.04%) ZABBIX
7 10 (3.68%) Grafana
7 10 (3.68%) Oracle RMAN
7 10 (3.68%) SCOM
8 9 (3.31%) Data Guard
9 8 (2.94%) CFEngine
9 8 (2.94%) Control-M
9 8 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (2.21%) Backup Exec
10 6 (2.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 6 (2.21%) Malwarebytes
10 6 (2.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 6 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (1.84%) Consul
11 5 (1.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 90 (33.09%) Oracle
2 31 (11.40%) IBM
3 28 (10.29%) Microsoft
4 23 (8.46%) Red Hat
5 16 (5.88%) VMware
6 15 (5.51%) JD Edwards
7 12 (4.41%) SAP
7 12 (4.41%) ServiceNow
8 11 (4.04%) BMC
8 11 (4.04%) Cisco
9 10 (3.68%) EMC
10 9 (3.31%) Dell
10 9 (3.31%) Splunk
11 8 (2.94%) Sybase
12 7 (2.57%) AppDynamics
12 7 (2.57%) Apple
13 6 (2.21%) Informatica
13 6 (2.21%) Palo Alto
13 6 (2.21%) Sophos
13 6 (2.21%) Symantec