Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 52 31
Rank change year-on-year +4 -21 -4
Permanent jobs citing Unix 294 257 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.36% 4.83% 7.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.23% 23.26% 30.82%
Number of salaries quoted 160 106 175
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.56%
10th Percentile £28,250 £34,875 £32,800
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,063 £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 1,121 1,105 1,298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.43% 20.77% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 718 661 769
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,950
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,050
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +12 179 £50,450 +1.92% 23
Edinburgh -6 96 £41,000 -5.75% 14
West Lothian - 9 £48,500 - 4
Scottish Borders - 4 £27,500 - 1
Dundee +6 2 £38,750 -3.13%
Perth and Kinross +2 2 £46,250 -18.14%
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 165 (56.12%) Linux
2 115 (39.12%) SQL
3 108 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (35.71%) Finance
5 102 (34.69%) Java
6 92 (31.29%) Oracle
7 90 (30.61%) Windows
8 77 (26.19%) DevOps
9 68 (23.13%) Python
10 62 (21.09%) Jenkins
11 56 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
12 50 (17.01%) Git (software)
12 50 (17.01%) Continuous Integration
13 48 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
14 47 (15.99%) Shell Script
15 44 (14.97%) Microsoft Azure
15 44 (14.97%) Open Source
15 44 (14.97%) Puppet
16 43 (14.63%) Banking
16 43 (14.63%) SQL Server
17 42 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
18 40 (13.61%) Ansible
19 37 (12.59%) TDD
20 36 (12.24%) Spring
21 35 (11.90%) Subversion
22 34 (11.56%) OO
22 34 (11.56%) SDLC
23 32 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server
24 31 (10.54%) Maven
24 31 (10.54%) Analytical Skills

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 26 (8.84%) Tomcat
2 22 (7.48%) Apache
3 21 (7.14%) JBoss
4 13 (4.42%) WebSphere
5 11 (3.74%) Oracle Application Server
5 11 (3.74%) WebLogic
6 10 (3.40%) SAS
7 9 (3.06%) iPlanet
8 8 (2.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (2.38%) IIS
10 6 (2.04%) CloudStack
10 6 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (2.04%) OpenStack
10 6 (2.04%) SharePoint
11 5 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.36%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
14 1 (0.34%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 6 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.34%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 8 (2.72%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.02%) LongView
5 1 (0.34%) Magento
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 56 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (14.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (8.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (4.76%) IaaS
5 9 (3.06%) SaaS
6 8 (2.72%) PaaS
7 4 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.02%) GitHub
9 2 (0.68%) Office 365
10 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.34%) npm
10 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.42%) Firewall
1 13 (4.42%) SAN
1 13 (4.42%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.40%) SSH
3 8 (2.72%) HTTPS
4 7 (2.38%) iSCSI
5 6 (2.04%) FTP
5 6 (2.04%) HTTP
5 6 (2.04%) LAN
6 5 (1.70%) Internet
6 5 (1.70%) SSL
6 5 (1.70%) WAN
7 4 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.36%) Network Security
7 4 (1.36%) WinSCP
8 3 (1.02%) DNS
9 2 (0.68%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.68%) VLAN
9 2 (0.68%) VPN
10 1 (0.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.54%) Relational Database
3 25 (8.50%) Oracle Database
4 19 (6.46%) DB2
5 18 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (5.44%) Oracle Database 12c
7 15 (5.10%) RDBMS
8 14 (4.76%) MySQL
8 14 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (4.42%) MarkLogic
9 13 (4.42%) Sybase ASE
10 11 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (3.06%) KDB
11 9 (3.06%) NoSQL
11 9 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (2.72%) Hadoop
12 8 (2.72%) PowerCenter
13 7 (2.38%) Big Data
13 7 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (2.04%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 62 (21.09%) Jenkins
2 50 (17.01%) Git (software)
3 35 (11.90%) Subversion
4 32 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (10.54%) Maven
6 30 (10.20%) JIRA
7 24 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 24 (8.16%) GoCD
7 24 (8.16%) IBM UrbanCode
7 24 (8.16%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (5.78%) Selenium
9 10 (3.40%) JUnit
9 10 (3.40%) SpecFlow
9 10 (3.40%) Visual Studio
10 8 (2.72%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.72%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.70%) Hudson
11 5 (1.70%) Mockito
12 4 (1.36%) JBehave
12 4 (1.36%) TeamCity
General
1 105 (35.71%) Finance
2 43 (14.63%) Banking
3 13 (4.42%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.72%) Law
5 4 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.02%) Local Government
6 3 (1.02%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) Front Office
8 1 (0.34%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
8 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (22.45%) Developer
2 45 (15.31%) Analyst
3 41 (13.95%) Consultant
4 40 (13.61%) Senior DevOps
5 39 (13.27%) Java Developer
6 31 (10.54%) DevOps Engineer
7 27 (9.18%) Senior Consultant
8 24 (8.16%) DevOps Consultant
8 24 (8.16%) Senior DevOps Consultant
8 24 (8.16%) Support Analyst
9 21 (7.14%) Software Developer
10 19 (6.46%) Applications Support
11 18 (6.12%) Applications Support Analyst
12 17 (5.78%) Senior Developer
13 16 (5.44%) Administrator
13 16 (5.44%) Technical Leader
14 13 (4.42%) DBA
14 13 (4.42%) Unix Engineer
15 12 (4.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 10 (3.40%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.24%) Spring
2 28 (9.52%) J2EE
3 24 (8.16%) Elastic Stack
3 24 (8.16%) Hibernate
4 21 (7.14%) JMS
5 20 (6.80%) Web Services
6 19 (6.46%) XML
7 17 (5.78%) Middleware
8 16 (5.44%) AngularJS
9 14 (4.76%) HTML
10 13 (4.42%) Apache Flex
11 11 (3.74%) SOAP
12 10 (3.40%) jQuery
13 9 (3.06%) .NET
13 9 (3.06%) JSP
13 9 (3.06%) React
14 7 (2.38%) CSS
14 7 (2.38%) JSON
14 7 (2.38%) Servlets
15 6 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.44%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (5.10%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.08%) Mainframe
5 11 (3.74%) DataPower
6 10 (3.40%) Clustering
7 9 (3.06%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.04%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.04%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.70%) Equity Derivative
9 5 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.36%) Reference Data
10 4 (1.36%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.02%) Fintech
11 3 (1.02%) Fixed Income
11 3 (1.02%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.02%) Replication
12 2 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 165 (56.12%) Linux
2 90 (30.61%) Windows
3 28 (9.52%) AIX
4 26 (8.84%) Solaris
5 23 (7.82%) Windows Server
6 21 (7.14%) HPUX
7 14 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.02%) CentOS
9 2 (0.68%) Debian
9 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.68%) OpenVMS
9 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.34%) Tru64
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (26.19%) DevOps
3 50 (17.01%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
5 44 (14.97%) Open Source
6 37 (12.59%) TDD
7 34 (11.56%) OO
7 34 (11.56%) SDLC
8 30 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
9 28 (9.52%) Microservices
10 24 (8.16%) Analytics
10 24 (8.16%) Customer Engagement
10 24 (8.16%) Test Automation
11 23 (7.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 21 (7.14%) Data Modelling
13 20 (6.80%) ETL
14 19 (6.46%) SOA
14 19 (6.46%) Software Engineering
15 18 (6.12%) Service Management
16 17 (5.78%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 115 (39.12%) SQL
2 102 (34.69%) Java
3 68 (23.13%) Python
4 47 (15.99%) Shell Script
5 28 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 26 (8.84%) Bash Shell
7 24 (8.16%) PowerShell
8 20 (6.80%) Ruby
9 19 (6.46%) C#
10 16 (5.44%) Perl
10 16 (5.44%) PL/SQL
11 13 (4.42%) XQuery
12 11 (3.74%) C++
13 7 (2.38%) Bourne shell
13 7 (2.38%) Korn
13 7 (2.38%) sed
14 6 (2.04%) Java 8
15 5 (1.70%) PHP
16 4 (1.36%) T-SQL
17 3 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (8.84%) Degree
2 3 (1.02%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.68%) ISEB
3 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.34%) CEH
4 1 (0.34%) CISSP
4 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.34%) SANS
4 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.16%) GCP
2 15 (5.10%) QA
3 12 (4.08%) SLA
4 4 (1.36%) SEPA
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.34%) EMIR
5 1 (0.34%) MiFID
System Software
1 15 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.06%) KVM
3 9 (3.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 9 (3.06%) vSphere
4 7 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (2.04%) Active Directory
5 6 (2.04%) NFS
5 6 (2.04%) Xen
5 6 (2.04%) XenServer
6 5 (1.70%) Docker
7 4 (1.36%) RACF
8 3 (1.02%) Firmware
8 3 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.68%) HDFS
9 2 (0.68%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 2 (0.68%) Samba
9 2 (0.68%) Time Sharing Option
9 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 44 (14.97%) Puppet
2 42 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (13.61%) Ansible
4 26 (8.84%) Terraform
5 24 (8.16%) Consul
5 24 (8.16%) Rundeck
6 14 (4.76%) Tivoli
7 8 (2.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (2.04%) Cobbler
8 6 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (1.70%) Control-M
10 4 (1.36%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (1.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 3 (1.02%) Salt
12 2 (0.68%) CA Wily
12 2 (0.68%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.68%) Kubernetes
12 2 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.68%) Rancher
12 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 92 (31.29%) Oracle
2 29 (9.86%) Sybase
3 28 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 26 (8.84%) Splunk
5 25 (8.50%) IBM
5 25 (8.50%) ServiceNow
6 24 (8.16%) Delphix
6 24 (8.16%) RedGate
7 18 (6.12%) VMware
8 16 (5.44%) HP
9 14 (4.76%) Red Hat
10 13 (4.42%) Cognizant
11 12 (4.08%) Informatica
12 9 (3.06%) PlateSpin
12 9 (3.06%) Sun
12 9 (3.06%) Veritas
13 7 (2.38%) Cisco
14 6 (2.04%) EnterpriseDB
15 5 (1.70%) EMC
15 5 (1.70%) Vertica