Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 29 26
Rank change year-on-year -22 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Unix 261 397 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.85% 7.00% 7.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.18% 30.75% 32.21%
Number of salaries quoted 106 176 234
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +0.56% +5.29%
10th Percentile £32,875 £32,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £68,063 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 1126 1291 1509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.94% 22.75% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 677 770 885
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,850
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.38%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -22 136 £49,000 +3.16% 12
Edinburgh -8 113 £41,250 -2.94% 8
Aberdeen -1 5 £40,000 +5.26%
Dundee - 4 £40,000 -
Fife +9 2 £43,000 +7.50%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £60,000 -
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 145 (55.56%) Linux
2 119 (45.59%) SQL
3 95 (36.40%) Java
4 88 (33.72%) Oracle
5 76 (29.12%) Windows
6 74 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
7 73 (27.97%) Finance
7 73 (27.97%) Relational Database
8 64 (24.52%) Python
9 60 (22.99%) Spring
10 53 (20.31%) Git (software)
11 51 (19.54%) Shell Script
12 50 (19.16%) Perl
13 42 (16.09%) SOAP
13 42 (16.09%) OO
14 38 (14.56%) PHP
14 38 (14.56%) Oracle Database
15 37 (14.18%) DB2
16 35 (13.41%) RDBMS
17 34 (13.03%) IBM
17 34 (13.03%) SQL Server
17 34 (13.03%) Web Services
17 34 (13.03%) DevOps
18 33 (12.64%) Infrastructure Management
18 33 (12.64%) TDD
19 32 (12.26%) XML
19 32 (12.26%) JavaScript
20 30 (11.49%) SSL
20 30 (11.49%) JSON
20 30 (11.49%) RESTful

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 29 (11.11%) JBoss
2 22 (8.43%) WebLogic
2 22 (8.43%) WebSphere
3 16 (6.13%) SAS
3 16 (6.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (3.83%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.45%) Oracle Application Server
6 8 (3.07%) Apache
6 8 (3.07%) Oracle UPK
7 4 (1.53%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.15%) CICS
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.77%) Confluence
9 2 (0.77%) Drupal
9 2 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.77%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.77%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.38%) Tornado
Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.07%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 6 (2.30%) SAP GRC
3 4 (1.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.77%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.38%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.15%) GitHub
4 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.77%) SaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.49%) SSL
2 15 (5.75%) HTTP
2 15 (5.75%) SSH
3 14 (5.36%) SAN
4 11 (4.21%) DNS
4 11 (4.21%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.83%) SMTP
6 9 (3.45%) IPsec
7 6 (2.30%) HTTPS
8 5 (1.92%) Internet
8 5 (1.92%) LDAP
9 4 (1.53%) Firewall
10 3 (1.15%) LAN
10 3 (1.15%) WAN
10 3 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.77%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.77%) VoIP
12 1 (0.38%) GPRS
12 1 (0.38%) Network Security
12 1 (0.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (27.97%) Relational Database
2 38 (14.56%) Oracle Database
3 37 (14.18%) DB2
4 35 (13.41%) RDBMS
5 34 (13.03%) SQL Server
6 22 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (8.05%) Oracle9i Database
8 19 (7.28%) MySQL
9 18 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (6.13%) Oracle Database 12c
11 13 (4.98%) NoSQL
11 13 (4.98%) Oracle Database 10g
12 12 (4.60%) Big Data
12 12 (4.60%) Hadoop
13 9 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (3.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 9 (3.45%) Redis
14 8 (3.07%) DB2 UDB
15 7 (2.68%) Apache Hive
16 5 (1.92%) KDB
Development Applications
1 53 (20.31%) Git (software)
2 26 (9.96%) Maven
3 17 (6.51%) Jenkins
4 13 (4.98%) GitLab
5 12 (4.60%) Ant
5 12 (4.60%) Hudson
6 11 (4.21%) JUnit
7 9 (3.45%) Gradle
7 9 (3.45%) PVCS
7 9 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
8 8 (3.07%) Subversion
9 7 (2.68%) Selenium
9 7 (2.68%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.92%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.53%) JIRA
11 4 (1.53%) PHPUnit
11 4 (1.53%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.15%) Concordion
General
1 73 (27.97%) Finance
2 20 (7.66%) Banking
3 13 (4.98%) Retail
4 7 (2.68%) Law
5 6 (2.30%) Front Office
6 5 (1.92%) Legal
7 4 (1.53%) Prime Brokerage
8 3 (1.15%) Back Office
8 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.15%) Marketing
9 2 (0.77%) Games
9 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 81 (31.03%) Developer
2 46 (17.62%) Java Developer
3 33 (12.64%) Consultant
4 31 (11.88%) Senior Developer
5 18 (6.90%) DBA
5 18 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
6 16 (6.13%) Analyst
6 16 (6.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (4.21%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (4.21%) Lead Developer
7 11 (4.21%) Linux Consultant
7 11 (4.21%) Unix Consultant
8 10 (3.83%) Lead Java Developer
9 9 (3.45%) Administrator
9 9 (3.45%) JDE Consultant
9 9 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
9 9 (3.45%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 9 (3.45%) Team Leader
10 8 (3.07%) Architect
10 8 (3.07%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (22.99%) Spring
2 42 (16.09%) SOAP
3 34 (13.03%) Web Services
4 32 (12.26%) XML
5 30 (11.49%) JSON
5 30 (11.49%) RESTful
6 25 (9.58%) AngularJS
7 19 (7.28%) Middleware
8 16 (6.13%) HTML
9 15 (5.75%) CSS
10 14 (5.36%) Hibernate
10 14 (5.36%) REST
11 13 (4.98%) Java EE
11 13 (4.98%) Spring Security
12 12 (4.60%) JDBC
12 12 (4.60%) JMS
13 11 (4.21%) jQuery
14 9 (3.45%) J2EE
15 8 (3.07%) .NET
15 8 (3.07%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.66%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.75%) Replication
4 13 (4.98%) Clustering
5 9 (3.45%) AS400
5 9 (3.45%) Mainframe
6 8 (3.07%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.07%) Equities
6 8 (3.07%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (2.68%) Derivative
7 7 (2.68%) OTC Derivatives
8 6 (2.30%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.30%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.53%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.53%) User Experience
11 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.15%) Fixed Income
11 3 (1.15%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 145 (55.56%) Linux
2 76 (29.12%) Windows
3 29 (11.11%) AIX
4 26 (9.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.83%) Solaris
6 9 (3.45%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.15%) CentOS
7 3 (1.15%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.15%) Tru64
7 3 (1.15%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.15%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.77%) Android
8 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.77%) Debian
8 2 (0.77%) zOS
9 1 (0.38%) HPUX
9 1 (0.38%) SmartOS
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (16.09%) OO
3 34 (13.03%) DevOps
4 33 (12.64%) Infrastructure Management
4 33 (12.64%) TDD
5 29 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 28 (10.73%) ITIL
6 28 (10.73%) Mentoring
7 27 (10.34%) Scrum
8 23 (8.81%) High Availability
8 23 (8.81%) Software Engineering
9 22 (8.43%) SDLC
10 20 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (7.66%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (7.66%) Open Source
11 19 (7.28%) Identity Management
12 17 (6.51%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (6.13%) Analytics
13 16 (6.13%) ETL
13 16 (6.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 119 (45.59%) SQL
2 95 (36.40%) Java
3 64 (24.52%) Python
4 51 (19.54%) Shell Script
5 50 (19.16%) Perl
6 38 (14.56%) PHP
7 32 (12.26%) JavaScript
8 25 (9.58%) PowerShell
9 23 (8.81%) Bash Shell
10 20 (7.66%) PL/SQL
11 18 (6.90%) C#
12 16 (6.13%) C
13 12 (4.60%) Ruby
14 6 (2.30%) Korn
15 5 (1.92%) Scala
16 4 (1.53%) C++
16 4 (1.53%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.53%) VB
16 4 (1.53%) VBScript
17 3 (1.15%) JCL
Qualifications
1 22 (8.43%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.51%) Degree
3 8 (3.07%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (2.68%) RHCE
5 6 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.15%) CCNA
7 3 (1.15%) CCNP
7 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.15%) MCP
7 3 (1.15%) MCSE
7 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.77%) CEH
8 2 (0.77%) CISSP
8 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.77%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.38%) CISM
9 1 (0.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.05%) SLA
2 9 (3.45%) MiFID
3 6 (2.30%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (2.30%) EMIR
4 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.77%) QA
5 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (8.81%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.98%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (4.60%) RHEV
4 11 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (3.07%) HDFS
6 6 (2.30%) Docker
7 5 (1.92%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.53%) Firmware
9 2 (0.77%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.77%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 2 (0.77%) RACF
9 2 (0.77%) Time Sharing Option
9 2 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.38%) KVM
10 1 (0.38%) NFS
10 1 (0.38%) Samba
10 1 (0.38%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 30 (11.49%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (11.11%) Puppet
3 18 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 17 (6.51%) Data Guard
5 14 (5.36%) Nagios
6 12 (4.60%) Control-M
6 12 (4.60%) Rundeck
6 12 (4.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 11 (4.21%) ZABBIX
8 10 (3.83%) Grafana
9 8 (3.07%) CFEngine
10 7 (2.68%) Ansible
10 7 (2.68%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (1.92%) SCOM
12 4 (1.53%) Capistrano
12 4 (1.53%) SCCM
13 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 2 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
14 2 (0.77%) IBM BigFix
14 2 (0.77%) zSecure
Vendors
1 88 (33.72%) Oracle
2 34 (13.03%) IBM
3 26 (9.96%) Red Hat
4 18 (6.90%) Sybase
5 15 (5.75%) Microsoft
6 14 (5.36%) EMC
7 13 (4.98%) VMware
8 10 (3.83%) Informatica
8 10 (3.83%) SAP
9 9 (3.45%) JD Edwards
9 9 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
9 9 (3.45%) Perforce
9 9 (3.45%) Splunk
9 9 (3.45%) Talend
10 6 (2.30%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.53%) Cognos
11 4 (1.53%) F5
11 4 (1.53%) Tableau
11 4 (1.53%) Teradata
12 3 (1.15%) BMC