Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 61 23
Rank change year-on-year +8 -38 +5
Permanent jobs citing Unix 261 184 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.61% 3.95% 7.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.37% 19.03% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 132 116 201
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £22,875 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,875 £66,250
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 1,117 967 1,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.72% 20.73% 25.34%
Number of salaries quoted 728 637 888
Scotland median annual salary £39,250 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,975 £25,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.58% +1.76%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -9 145 £40,000 -11.11% 22
Edinburgh +14 98 £36,000 -20.00% 13
Lanarkshire - 4 £25,000 -
Fife -3 3 £19,500 -57.61%
West Lothian - 3 £42,500 - 3
Dundee -7 2 £18,500 -39.34%
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £48,250 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £67,500 -
Falkirk - 1 £32,500 -
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 166 (63.60%) Linux
2 102 (39.08%) Windows
3 94 (36.02%) SQL
4 90 (34.48%) Oracle
5 85 (32.57%) Java
6 71 (27.20%) Finance
7 64 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (17.24%) Python
9 43 (16.48%) Shell Script
10 41 (15.71%) DevOps
11 36 (13.79%) Oracle Database
11 36 (13.79%) SQL Server
12 35 (13.41%) Solaris
12 35 (13.41%) Puppet
12 35 (13.41%) Jenkins
13 34 (13.03%) AIX
14 32 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
14 32 (12.26%) JIRA
14 32 (12.26%) Ansible
15 31 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
15 31 (11.88%) JBoss
16 29 (11.11%) Perl
17 28 (10.73%) Banking
17 28 (10.73%) Mentoring
18 27 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
18 27 (10.34%) Microservices
18 27 (10.34%) Git (software)
18 27 (10.34%) Web Services
19 26 (9.96%) IBM

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 31 (11.88%) JBoss
2 24 (9.20%) Apache
3 17 (6.51%) Tomcat
4 16 (6.13%) WebLogic
4 16 (6.13%) WebSphere
5 14 (5.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (4.98%) SAS
7 11 (4.21%) Oracle Application Server
8 9 (3.45%) IIS
9 6 (2.30%) Confluence
9 6 (2.30%) iPlanet
9 6 (2.30%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.30%) Skype for Business
9 6 (2.30%) WebSphere Portal
10 5 (1.92%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.92%) Drupal
10 5 (1.92%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.92%) Oracle UPK
11 4 (1.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.77%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 6 (2.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 6 (2.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.53%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (4.60%) SaaS
5 9 (3.45%) IaaS
5 9 (3.45%) Office 365
5 9 (3.45%) PaaS
6 6 (2.30%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.53%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.81%) Firewall
2 17 (6.51%) TCP/IP
3 16 (6.13%) HTTP
3 16 (6.13%) SSL
4 10 (3.83%) SSH
5 9 (3.45%) DNS
6 8 (3.07%) DHCP
6 8 (3.07%) HTTPS
6 8 (3.07%) Internet
6 8 (3.07%) VoIP
7 7 (2.68%) VLAN
8 6 (2.30%) Network Security
8 6 (2.30%) VPN
8 6 (2.30%) Wireless
9 5 (1.92%) BGP
9 5 (1.92%) EIGRP
9 5 (1.92%) Ethernet
9 5 (1.92%) GPRS
9 5 (1.92%) SMS
10 4 (1.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.79%) Oracle Database
1 36 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.43%) Relational Database
3 18 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
4 17 (6.51%) DB2
5 15 (5.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (5.36%) Oracle Database 12c
7 13 (4.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (3.83%) Big Data
9 10 (3.83%) MySQL
10 9 (3.45%) RDBMS
11 8 (3.07%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (2.30%) MongoDB
13 6 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (1.92%) DB2 UDB
14 5 (1.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 35 (13.41%) Jenkins
2 32 (12.26%) JIRA
3 27 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 22 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (6.90%) GoCD
5 18 (6.90%) IBM UrbanCode
5 18 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
5 18 (6.90%) Subversion
6 9 (3.45%) Bitbucket
7 6 (2.30%) JUnit
7 6 (2.30%) Maven
7 6 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.53%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.53%) Mockito
8 4 (1.53%) PHPUnit
8 4 (1.53%) Selenium
8 4 (1.53%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.53%) Toad
8 4 (1.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (27.20%) Finance
2 28 (10.73%) Banking
3 10 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.45%) Advertising
5 6 (2.30%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.92%) Back Office
7 4 (1.53%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.15%) Marketing
9 2 (0.77%) Electronics
9 2 (0.77%) Legal
9 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Billing
10 1 (0.38%) Front Office
10 1 (0.38%) Games
10 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (18.77%) Analyst
2 46 (17.62%) Developer
3 35 (13.41%) Consultant
4 21 (8.05%) Applications Support
4 21 (8.05%) Senior DevOps
5 20 (7.66%) Applications Support Analyst
5 20 (7.66%) Java Developer
5 20 (7.66%) Support Analyst
6 19 (7.28%) Unix Engineer
7 18 (6.90%) DevOps Consultant
7 18 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 18 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
7 18 (6.90%) Senior DevOps Consultant
8 13 (4.98%) Support Engineer
9 12 (4.60%) Software Developer
10 11 (4.21%) Administrator
10 11 (4.21%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.83%) Systems Analyst
12 9 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.34%) Web Services
2 25 (9.58%) XML
3 19 (7.28%) Middleware
3 19 (7.28%) Spring
4 18 (6.90%) Elastic Stack
5 16 (6.13%) .NET
6 15 (5.75%) J2EE
7 12 (4.60%) JSON
8 9 (3.45%) AngularJS
8 9 (3.45%) HTML
8 9 (3.45%) SOAP
9 8 (3.07%) RESTful
10 7 (2.68%) CSS
11 5 (1.92%) EDI
11 5 (1.92%) Java EE
11 5 (1.92%) LDAP
11 5 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (1.92%) WebCenter
12 4 (1.53%) HTML5
12 4 (1.53%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.75%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.36%) DataPower
4 13 (4.98%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.07%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.30%) Clustering
7 6 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (2.30%) iPhone
8 5 (1.92%) AS400
9 4 (1.53%) Derivative
9 4 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.53%) Replication
10 3 (1.15%) Equities
10 3 (1.15%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.77%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 166 (63.60%) Linux
2 102 (39.08%) Windows
3 35 (13.41%) Solaris
4 34 (13.03%) AIX
5 24 (9.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (7.66%) Windows Server
7 14 (5.36%) HPUX
8 10 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.30%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.30%) Windows Phone
9 6 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.92%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.92%) CentOS
10 5 (1.92%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.53%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.15%) Android
12 3 (1.15%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.77%) Debian
13 2 (0.77%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (15.71%) DevOps
3 31 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (10.73%) Mentoring
5 27 (10.34%) Microservices
6 25 (9.58%) Software Engineering
7 24 (9.20%) SDLC
8 21 (8.05%) Service Management
9 20 (7.66%) Continuous Delivery
9 20 (7.66%) Scrum
10 19 (7.28%) ITIL
10 19 (7.28%) Open Source
10 19 (7.28%) TDD
11 18 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
12 17 (6.51%) ITSM
12 17 (6.51%) Migration
13 16 (6.13%) Configuration Management
13 16 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (4.98%) OO
14 13 (4.98%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 94 (36.02%) SQL
2 85 (32.57%) Java
3 45 (17.24%) Python
4 43 (16.48%) Shell Script
5 29 (11.11%) Perl
6 25 (9.58%) C++
7 22 (8.43%) PowerShell
8 20 (7.66%) PL/SQL
8 20 (7.66%) Ruby
9 18 (6.90%) Bash Shell
10 17 (6.51%) JavaScript
11 16 (6.13%) C#
11 16 (6.13%) PHP
12 7 (2.68%) C
13 5 (1.92%) Scala
14 3 (1.15%) Clojure
14 3 (1.15%) PHP 7
14 3 (1.15%) Smalltalk
15 1 (0.38%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 22 (8.43%) Degree
2 7 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.15%) CCDP
4 3 (1.15%) CCNP
4 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.15%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.77%) CISSP
5 2 (0.77%) GCIH
5 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.38%) CCFE
6 1 (0.38%) CEH
6 1 (0.38%) CEPT
6 1 (0.38%) GCFA
6 1 (0.38%) GCFE
6 1 (0.38%) GIAC
6 1 (0.38%) GPEN
6 1 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.38%) OSCP
6 1 (0.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.90%) GCP
2 14 (5.36%) SLA
3 9 (3.45%) QA
4 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.77%) EMIR
4 2 (0.77%) GDPR
4 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.77%) MiFID
5 1 (0.38%) BS7666
5 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.98%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.83%) vSphere
4 7 (2.68%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.30%) Apache Flume
5 6 (2.30%) Docker
5 6 (2.30%) KVM
5 6 (2.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (1.53%) Xen
6 4 (1.53%) XenServer
7 3 (1.15%) NFS
8 2 (0.77%) Firmware
9 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 35 (13.41%) Puppet
2 32 (12.26%) Ansible
3 27 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (6.90%) Consul
4 18 (6.90%) Rundeck
4 18 (6.90%) Terraform
5 13 (4.98%) Tivoli
6 12 (4.60%) Nagios
7 8 (3.07%) SCOM
8 7 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (2.68%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 6 (2.30%) Backup Exec
9 6 (2.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (2.30%) Malwarebytes
9 6 (2.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (2.30%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (2.30%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (1.92%) Cobbler
10 5 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (1.15%) Rancher
Vendors
1 90 (34.48%) Oracle
2 26 (9.96%) IBM
3 25 (9.58%) ServiceNow
4 24 (9.20%) Splunk
5 23 (8.81%) Microsoft
6 21 (8.05%) VMware
7 18 (6.90%) RedGate
8 14 (5.36%) Red Hat
9 12 (4.60%) BMC
10 11 (4.21%) AppDynamics
10 11 (4.21%) Cisco
11 9 (3.45%) Dell
11 9 (3.45%) HP
11 9 (3.45%) Sybase
12 7 (2.68%) Hitachi
12 7 (2.68%) Hortonworks
13 6 (2.30%) Apple
13 6 (2.30%) Cognizant
13 6 (2.30%) Palo Alto
13 6 (2.30%) Sun