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 3 months to 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 25 22
Rank change year-on-year -25 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 117 222 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.68% 7.89% 8.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.68% 35.58% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 55 89 122
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £59,950
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Unix is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 494 624 686
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.78% 22.19% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 299 350 409
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Unix as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 May 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 3 months to 26 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -25 63 £50,000 +10.80% 2
Edinburgh -15 47 £46,250 +2.77% 6
Dundee - 2 £40,000 -
Aberdeen -5 1 £40,000 -6.97%
Perth and Kinross - 1 £60,000 -
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 107 (50.95%) Linux
2 103 (49.05%) SQL
3 86 (40.95%) Java
4 76 (36.19%) Relational Database
5 68 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (31.90%) Finance
7 64 (30.48%) Oracle
8 47 (22.38%) Spring
9 46 (21.90%) XML
10 45 (21.43%) Shell Script
11 43 (20.48%) OO
12 39 (18.57%) Banking
12 39 (18.57%) Oracle Database
13 36 (17.14%) RDBMS
14 35 (16.67%) Windows
15 33 (15.71%) SOAP
16 32 (15.24%) Data Warehouse
16 32 (15.24%) Git (software)
17 30 (14.29%) Python
18 29 (13.81%) JSON
19 28 (13.33%) DB2
20 27 (12.86%) Perl
20 27 (12.86%) Scrum
20 27 (12.86%) SDLC
21 25 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
21 25 (11.90%) Infrastructure Management
22 24 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
22 24 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
22 24 (11.43%) PL/SQL
22 24 (11.43%) Oracle9i Database

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 (10.48%) WebSphere
2 16 (7.62%) SAS
3 13 (6.19%) JBoss
4 10 (4.76%) MQSeries
5 9 (4.29%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.29%) WebLogic
6 8 (3.81%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (2.86%) Apache
8 4 (1.90%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.90%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.95%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.95%) CICS
10 2 (0.95%) Confluence
10 2 (0.95%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.95%) IIS
10 2 (0.95%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.95%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.48%) GemFire
Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.48%) GIMP
2 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.43%) GitHub
5 2 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.95%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.95%) IaaS
5 2 (0.95%) PaaS
6 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.81%) Firewall
2 7 (3.33%) SAN
3 6 (2.86%) LDAP
3 6 (2.86%) SSL
4 5 (2.38%) HTTP
5 4 (1.90%) Internet
5 4 (1.90%) SSH
6 3 (1.43%) Network Security
7 2 (0.95%) DNS
7 2 (0.95%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.95%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.95%) LAN
7 2 (0.95%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.95%) VoIP
7 2 (0.95%) WAN
7 2 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.48%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (36.19%) Relational Database
2 39 (18.57%) Oracle Database
3 36 (17.14%) RDBMS
4 32 (15.24%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (13.33%) DB2
6 24 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 24 (11.43%) Oracle9i Database
7 19 (9.05%) Oracle Database 10g
8 15 (7.14%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 14 (6.67%) Hadoop
9 14 (6.67%) SQL Server
10 12 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
11 11 (5.24%) Big Data
12 10 (4.76%) Apache Hive
13 7 (3.33%) MySQL
14 5 (2.38%) SAS Visual Analytics
15 4 (1.90%) KDB
15 4 (1.90%) Kdb+
15 4 (1.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 4 (1.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 32 (15.24%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 18 (8.57%) Maven
4 15 (7.14%) Ant
4 15 (7.14%) Hudson
4 15 (7.14%) PVCS
4 15 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
5 13 (6.19%) JUnit
6 10 (4.76%) Gradle
7 9 (4.29%) Subversion
8 7 (3.33%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.38%) Concordion
9 5 (2.38%) JBehave
10 2 (0.95%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.95%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.95%) GitLab
10 2 (0.95%) JIRA
10 2 (0.95%) Mockito
11 1 (0.48%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 67 (31.90%) Finance
2 39 (18.57%) Banking
3 11 (5.24%) Retail
4 10 (4.76%) Law
5 5 (2.38%) Front Office
5 5 (2.38%) Legal
6 3 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.95%) Back Office
7 2 (0.95%) Games
7 2 (0.95%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (38.57%) Developer
2 46 (21.90%) Java Developer
3 43 (20.48%) Senior Developer
4 21 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (9.05%) Oracle Developer
6 18 (8.57%) Consultant
7 15 (7.14%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 13 (6.19%) Analyst
8 13 (6.19%) Technical Specialist
9 10 (4.76%) DBA
9 10 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
10 8 (3.81%) Associate Consultant
10 8 (3.81%) Security Consultant
11 7 (3.33%) Administrator
11 7 (3.33%) WebSphere Specialist
11 7 (3.33%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
12 6 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
13 5 (2.38%) Project Manager
13 5 (2.38%) Security Analyst
13 5 (2.38%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (22.38%) Spring
2 46 (21.90%) XML
3 33 (15.71%) SOAP
4 29 (13.81%) JSON
5 15 (7.14%) Web Services
5 15 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
6 13 (6.19%) JMS
7 12 (5.71%) Protocol Buffers
8 11 (5.24%) Hibernate
8 11 (5.24%) RESTful
9 10 (4.76%) J2EE
9 10 (4.76%) Middleware
10 8 (3.81%) REST
11 7 (3.33%) CSS
11 7 (3.33%) HTML
12 6 (2.86%) AngularJS
12 6 (2.86%) Java EE
12 6 (2.86%) jQuery
13 5 (2.38%) .NET
13 5 (2.38%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.76%) Derivative
2 10 (4.76%) OTC Derivatives
3 9 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.81%) Mainframe
4 8 (3.81%) SWIFT
5 7 (3.33%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.38%) Clustering
6 5 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.38%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.38%) Replication
6 5 (2.38%) User Experience
7 4 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.43%) PKI
9 2 (0.95%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 107 (50.95%) Linux
2 35 (16.67%) Windows
3 19 (9.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (7.14%) AIX
5 10 (4.76%) Solaris
6 6 (2.86%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.95%) CentOS
7 2 (0.95%) Debian
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.95%) zOS
8 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.48%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.48%) HPUX
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (20.48%) OO
3 27 (12.86%) Scrum
3 27 (12.86%) SDLC
4 25 (11.90%) Infrastructure Management
4 25 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
6 22 (10.48%) OOA/OOD
7 20 (9.52%) ETL
8 19 (9.05%) Data Modelling
8 19 (9.05%) DevOps
8 19 (9.05%) Multithreading
9 16 (7.62%) Analytics
9 16 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
10 15 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 15 (7.14%) TDD
11 14 (6.67%) Mentoring
11 14 (6.67%) Microservices
11 14 (6.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 103 (49.05%) SQL
2 86 (40.95%) Java
3 45 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 30 (14.29%) Python
5 27 (12.86%) Perl
6 24 (11.43%) PL/SQL
7 16 (7.62%) JavaScript
8 15 (7.14%) PHP
9 9 (4.29%) C#
10 8 (3.81%) C
11 7 (3.33%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.33%) Ruby
12 6 (2.86%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.90%) C++
14 3 (1.43%) Korn
14 3 (1.43%) VB
14 3 (1.43%) VBScript
15 2 (0.95%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.95%) CLIST
15 2 (0.95%) JCL
Qualifications
1 17 (8.10%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.62%) Degree
3 2 (0.95%) CEH
3 2 (0.95%) CISSP
3 2 (0.95%) HND
3 2 (0.95%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.48%) CCNA
4 1 (0.48%) CCNP
4 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.48%) CISM
4 1 (0.48%) MCP
4 1 (0.48%) MCSE
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.48%) SANS
4 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.19%) QA
1 13 (6.19%) SLA
2 10 (4.76%) MiFID
3 5 (2.38%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (2.38%) EMIR
4 2 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.81%) HDFS
3 8 (3.81%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (3.33%) Docker
5 6 (2.86%) RHEV
6 4 (1.90%) Firmware
6 4 (1.90%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.43%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.95%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 2 (0.95%) RACF
8 2 (0.95%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.48%) KVM
9 1 (0.48%) NFS
9 1 (0.48%) Samba
9 1 (0.48%) SRDF
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (5.24%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (5.24%) Puppet
2 8 (3.81%) Data Guard
2 8 (3.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (3.33%) Ansible
3 7 (3.33%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (1.90%) Control-M
4 4 (1.90%) Rundeck
4 4 (1.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.43%) SCCM
6 2 (0.95%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.95%) IBM BigFix
6 2 (0.95%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.95%) Mesos
6 2 (0.95%) Nagios
6 2 (0.95%) zSecure
7 1 (0.48%) Cacti
7 1 (0.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (30.48%) Oracle
2 22 (10.48%) IBM
3 17 (8.10%) Red Hat
4 16 (7.62%) MicroStrategy
4 16 (7.62%) Splunk
5 15 (7.14%) Talend
6 12 (5.71%) Perforce
6 12 (5.71%) Sybase
6 12 (5.71%) VMware
7 9 (4.29%) Microsoft
8 7 (3.33%) Cloudera
9 5 (2.38%) Cisco
9 5 (2.38%) Informatica
10 4 (1.90%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.90%) EMC
10 4 (1.90%) F5
11 3 (1.43%) CyberArk
11 3 (1.43%) Remedy
11 3 (1.43%) Sourcefire
11 3 (1.43%) Vertica
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