Period
to 21 May 2019

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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 55 54
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 -29
Permanent jobs citing Unix 240 257 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.54% 4.51% 4.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.92% 24.41% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 144 109 112
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.61% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 1,095 1,053 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.72% 18.48% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 726 646 580
Scotland median annual salary £42,469 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.17% - -2.44%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,625 £59,125 £57,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +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 21 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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
Edinburgh +7 115 £45,000 +21.62% 3
Glasgow -13 91 £42,500 -15.76% 6
West Lothian -4 13 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Dumfries and Galloway - 5 £60,000 -
Dundee 0 2 £41,250 +10.00%
West Dunbartonshire -1 2 £38,225 -24.31%
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
Midlothian - 1 £25,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 133 (55.42%) Linux
2 89 (37.08%) Java
3 79 (32.92%) Python
4 76 (31.67%) SQL
5 75 (31.25%) DevOps
6 72 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (28.75%) Finance
8 63 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (25.42%) Windows
10 59 (24.58%) Jenkins
11 56 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
12 54 (22.50%) Oracle
13 53 (22.08%) Problem-Solving
14 49 (20.42%) SQL Server
15 43 (17.92%) Microsoft Azure
15 43 (17.92%) Git (software)
16 41 (17.08%) Team Foundation Server
16 41 (17.08%) Opscode Chef
17 40 (16.67%) Puppet
18 39 (16.25%) JavaScript
19 37 (15.42%) Ansible
20 36 (15.00%) JIRA
21 34 (14.17%) Bash Shell
21 34 (14.17%) Splunk
21 34 (14.17%) Google Cloud Platform
21 34 (14.17%) Terraform
21 34 (14.17%) ETL
22 33 (13.75%) PostgreSQL
23 32 (13.33%) Microsoft
23 32 (13.33%) ServiceNow

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 19 (7.92%) WebSphere
2 18 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 15 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (3.33%) JBoss
5 7 (2.92%) Apache
5 7 (2.92%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.92%) Confluence
6 4 (1.67%) CloudStack
6 4 (1.67%) IIS
6 4 (1.67%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.25%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.25%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.25%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.83%) Documentum
8 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.42%) Jetty
9 1 (0.42%) nginx
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.83%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.42%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.42%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 56 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (17.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (14.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (3.33%) SaaS
5 5 (2.08%) Office 365
6 4 (1.67%) BlazeMeter
6 4 (1.67%) Sauce Labs
7 3 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.25%) PaaS
7 3 (1.25%) Serverless
8 2 (0.83%) GitHub
8 2 (0.83%) IaaS
9 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.42%) Internet
2 9 (3.75%) SSL
3 8 (3.33%) SAN
4 4 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (1.67%) Firewall
4 4 (1.67%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.67%) Network Security
5 3 (1.25%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (1.25%) HTTP
6 2 (0.83%) DMZ
6 2 (0.83%) DNS
6 2 (0.83%) LAN
6 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.83%) WAN
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.42%) DHCP
7 1 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.42%) VLAN
7 1 (0.42%) VPN
7 1 (0.42%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (20.42%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.75%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (12.50%) MySQL
3 30 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 16 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 15 (6.25%) MariaDB
5 15 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 13 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (4.58%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.50%) GIS
9 6 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (2.08%) IBM InfoSphere
11 4 (1.67%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.25%) Ingres
12 3 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 59 (24.58%) Jenkins
2 43 (17.92%) Git (software)
3 41 (17.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (15.00%) JIRA
5 30 (12.50%) Selenium
6 27 (11.25%) IBM UrbanCode
7 25 (10.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 25 (10.42%) GoCD
7 25 (10.42%) Octopus Deploy
7 25 (10.42%) Subversion
8 17 (7.08%) Visual Studio
9 16 (6.67%) SpecFlow
10 14 (5.83%) Cucumber
10 14 (5.83%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (5.42%) Maven
12 8 (3.33%) Appium
13 7 (2.92%) Vagrant
14 6 (2.50%) JUnit
14 6 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (2.50%) Travis CI
General
1 69 (28.75%) Finance
2 28 (11.67%) Banking
3 10 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.25%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.25%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.42%) International Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (31.67%) Developer
2 40 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
3 29 (12.08%) Java Developer
4 26 (10.83%) Consultant
4 26 (10.83%) DevOps Consultant
5 25 (10.42%) Senior Consultant
5 25 (10.42%) Senior DevOps Consultant
6 22 (9.17%) Software Developer
7 18 (7.50%) Senior Developer
8 17 (7.08%) Analyst
9 14 (5.83%) DevOps Developer
9 14 (5.83%) Senior Software Developer
10 13 (5.42%) Software Engineer
11 12 (5.00%) Applications Support
11 12 (5.00%) Architect
12 11 (4.58%) Administrator
13 9 (3.75%) .NET Developer
13 9 (3.75%) Data Engineer
13 9 (3.75%) Senior .NET Developer
13 9 (3.75%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.42%) Elastic Stack
2 18 (7.50%) .NET
2 18 (7.50%) Spring
3 15 (6.25%) Middleware
4 12 (5.00%) HTML
4 12 (5.00%) Servlets
4 12 (5.00%) Swing
5 11 (4.58%) React
6 10 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 10 (4.17%) CSS
6 10 (4.17%) Hibernate
7 8 (3.33%) J2EE
8 6 (2.50%) Django
8 6 (2.50%) Node.js
8 6 (2.50%) Web Services
9 5 (2.08%) Spring Boot
10 4 (1.67%) Apache Camel
10 4 (1.67%) CSS3
10 4 (1.67%) HTML5
10 4 (1.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.58%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (3.75%) Internet of Things
6 8 (3.33%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.33%) Smartphone
7 6 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.67%) Clustering
8 4 (1.67%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.67%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.25%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.25%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.83%) DataPower
10 2 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.83%) Life Science
10 2 (0.83%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.83%) Replication
10 2 (0.83%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 133 (55.42%) Linux
2 61 (25.42%) Windows
3 13 (5.42%) Android
3 13 (5.42%) Apple iOS
3 13 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (5.42%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.17%) Solaris
5 6 (2.50%) AIX
6 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.25%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.83%) CentOS
8 2 (0.83%) Debian
8 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.83%) zOS
9 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.42%) SmartOS
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (31.25%) DevOps
2 72 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 63 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (22.08%) Problem-Solving
5 34 (14.17%) ETL
6 31 (12.92%) Open Source
7 30 (12.50%) Microservices
8 29 (12.08%) Software Engineering
9 27 (11.25%) Infrastructure as Code
10 26 (10.83%) Continuous Delivery
11 25 (10.42%) Customer Engagement
12 23 (9.58%) Test Automation
13 19 (7.92%) Information Security
13 19 (7.92%) ITIL
13 19 (7.92%) Scrum
13 19 (7.92%) SDLC
13 19 (7.92%) TDD
14 17 (7.08%) Mentoring
14 17 (7.08%) Release Management
15 16 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 89 (37.08%) Java
2 79 (32.92%) Python
3 76 (31.67%) SQL
4 39 (16.25%) JavaScript
5 34 (14.17%) Bash Shell
6 31 (12.92%) PowerShell
7 25 (10.42%) Shell Script
8 24 (10.00%) Perl
9 20 (8.33%) C#
10 16 (6.67%) PHP
10 16 (6.67%) PL/SQL
11 11 (4.58%) Ruby
11 11 (4.58%) TypeScript
12 10 (4.17%) Scala
13 7 (2.92%) Java 8
14 6 (2.50%) Go
15 5 (2.08%) C++
15 5 (2.08%) Groovy
16 4 (1.67%) C
17 3 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (5.83%) Degree
2 10 (4.17%) OCA
2 10 (4.17%) OCP
2 10 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
3 8 (3.33%) PhD
4 4 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.25%) CCNP
5 3 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.25%) HND
5 3 (1.25%) MCSE
5 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.17%) SLA
2 7 (2.92%) QA
3 2 (0.83%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (5.42%) Docker
2 5 (2.08%) vSphere
3 4 (1.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 4 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.67%) Xen
4 3 (1.25%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.25%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.42%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 41 (17.08%) Opscode Chef
2 40 (16.67%) Puppet
3 37 (15.42%) Ansible
4 34 (14.17%) Terraform
5 25 (10.42%) Consul
5 25 (10.42%) Rundeck
6 7 (2.92%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.67%) CA Service Virtualization
7 4 (1.67%) Cobbler
8 3 (1.25%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.25%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.25%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.42%) Grafana
9 1 (0.42%) Graphite
9 1 (0.42%) Packer
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.42%) TADDM
9 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.42%) vRealize
9 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (22.50%) Oracle
2 34 (14.17%) Splunk
3 32 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 32 (13.33%) ServiceNow
4 25 (10.42%) Delphix
4 25 (10.42%) RedGate
5 19 (7.92%) Ab Initio
6 18 (7.50%) IBM
7 14 (5.83%) Red Hat
8 12 (5.00%) Informatica
9 10 (4.17%) Netezza
10 8 (3.33%) Google
10 8 (3.33%) Perfecto Mobile
11 6 (2.50%) VMware
12 5 (2.08%) Cisco
12 5 (2.08%) SAP
13 4 (1.67%) CA
13 4 (1.67%) Cognizant
13 4 (1.67%) Fiserv
13 4 (1.67%) Symantec