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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
UK / Scotland
Rank 43 42 32
Rank change year-on-year -1 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 118 172 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.09% 5.87% 6.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.84% 27.13% 28.84%
Number of salaries quoted 62 78 103
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £56,200
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  

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 475 634 690
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 20.47% 21.62% 22.32%
Number of salaries quoted 273 382 411
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,878
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £24,208
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 25 March 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 25 March 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 -1 66 £45,500 -1.88% 9
Edinburgh -6 48 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Dundee - 2 £40,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £42,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £53,000 -
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 85 (43.81%) Linux
2 83 (42.78%) SQL
3 76 (39.18%) Finance
4 68 (35.05%) Java
5 64 (32.99%) Relational Database
6 53 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (27.32%) Oracle
7 44 (22.68%) Windows
8 39 (20.10%) Shell Script
9 38 (19.59%) Spring
10 35 (18.04%) Banking
11 32 (16.49%) RDBMS
11 32 (16.49%) XML
11 32 (16.49%) Oracle Database
12 27 (13.92%) OO
12 27 (13.92%) DB2
12 27 (13.92%) PL/SQL
13 26 (13.40%) Python
14 25 (12.89%) SOAP
14 25 (12.89%) Git (software)
15 24 (12.37%) Data Warehouse
16 23 (11.86%) Degree
17 22 (11.34%) Perl
18 21 (10.82%) Scrum
18 21 (10.82%) JSON
18 21 (10.82%) Jenkins
19 20 (10.31%) SDLC
19 20 (10.31%) Oracle Database 11g
19 20 (10.31%) SAS
20 19 (9.79%) OOA/OOD

Unix
Top Related 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 20 (10.31%) SAS
2 14 (7.22%) WebSphere
3 13 (6.70%) MQSeries
4 9 (4.64%) JBoss
5 7 (3.61%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (3.61%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.09%) Apache
6 6 (3.09%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.58%) Apache Pig
7 5 (2.58%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.06%) GemFire
8 4 (2.06%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.03%) CICS
9 2 (1.03%) NetWeaver
9 2 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 10 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.58%) MS Office
3 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) GIMP
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (2.58%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.58%) IaaS
4 5 (2.58%) PaaS
5 3 (1.55%) GitHub
6 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.76%) Firewall
2 7 (3.61%) Network Security
3 5 (2.58%) Internet
4 4 (2.06%) LDAP
4 4 (2.06%) SAN
4 4 (2.06%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.55%) DNS
5 3 (1.55%) SSL
6 2 (1.03%) HTTP
6 2 (1.03%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.03%) SSH
6 2 (1.03%) VPN
7 1 (0.52%) BGP
7 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.52%) LAN
7 1 (0.52%) OSPF
7 1 (0.52%) TACACS
7 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (32.99%) Relational Database
2 32 (16.49%) Oracle Database
2 32 (16.49%) RDBMS
3 27 (13.92%) DB2
4 24 (12.37%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (10.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (9.28%) Oracle9i Database
7 16 (8.25%) Hadoop
8 15 (7.73%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (6.70%) Apache Hive
9 13 (6.70%) Big Data
9 13 (6.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 7 (3.61%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (3.09%) MySQL
12 5 (2.58%) Flink
12 5 (2.58%) SAS Visual Analytics
12 5 (2.58%) SQL Server
13 4 (2.06%) InterSystems Cache
13 4 (2.06%) KDB
13 4 (2.06%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 25 (12.89%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.82%) Jenkins
3 14 (7.22%) Maven
4 13 (6.70%) PVCS
4 13 (6.70%) Talend Open Studio
5 12 (6.19%) Ant
5 12 (6.19%) Subversion
6 11 (5.67%) Hudson
7 9 (4.64%) JUnit
8 8 (4.12%) Gradle
9 5 (2.58%) Concordion
9 5 (2.58%) JBehave
10 4 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.03%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.52%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.52%) JIRA
12 1 (0.52%) Mockito
12 1 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 76 (39.18%) Finance
2 35 (18.04%) Banking
3 13 (6.70%) Retail
4 8 (4.12%) Law
5 6 (3.09%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.06%) Back Office
6 4 (2.06%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.55%) Games
7 3 (1.55%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Front Office
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (30.93%) Developer
2 37 (19.07%) Java Developer
3 30 (15.46%) Senior Developer
4 20 (10.31%) Analyst
5 17 (8.76%) Oracle Developer
6 13 (6.70%) Consultant
6 13 (6.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (6.70%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 12 (6.19%) Security Analyst
8 10 (5.15%) Technical Specialist
9 8 (4.12%) Associate Consultant
9 8 (4.12%) DBA
9 8 (4.12%) IT Analyst
9 8 (4.12%) Oracle DBA
9 8 (4.12%) Security Consultant
9 8 (4.12%) Security Engineer
10 6 (3.09%) IT Security Analyst
11 5 (2.58%) Linux Specialist
11 5 (2.58%) SWIFT Specialist
11 5 (2.58%) Unix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.59%) Spring
2 32 (16.49%) XML
3 25 (12.89%) SOAP
4 21 (10.82%) JSON
5 15 (7.73%) JMS
6 12 (6.19%) Hibernate
6 12 (6.19%) Protocol Buffers
7 10 (5.15%) Middleware
7 10 (5.15%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (4.64%) J2EE
9 8 (4.12%) REST
9 8 (4.12%) Web Services
10 6 (3.09%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (2.58%) ISPF
11 5 (2.58%) Java EE
11 5 (2.58%) Kafka
11 5 (2.58%) NumPy
11 5 (2.58%) SciPy
11 5 (2.58%) Servlets
12 4 (2.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.22%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.64%) Mainframe
4 8 (4.12%) Derivative
4 8 (4.12%) SWIFT
5 7 (3.61%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.61%) OTC Derivatives
5 7 (3.61%) User Experience
6 6 (3.09%) Reference Data
7 5 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.58%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.58%) PKI
8 4 (2.06%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.06%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.03%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 85 (43.81%) Linux
2 44 (22.68%) Windows
3 11 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (5.67%) Solaris
4 10 (5.15%) AIX
5 5 (2.58%) zOS
6 4 (2.06%) CentOS
6 4 (2.06%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.06%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.52%) Debian
9 1 (0.52%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (13.92%) OO
3 21 (10.82%) Scrum
4 20 (10.31%) SDLC
5 19 (9.79%) OOA/OOD
5 19 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (8.76%) Infrastructure Management
6 17 (8.76%) Microservices
6 17 (8.76%) Multithreading
6 17 (8.76%) Software Engineering
7 16 (8.25%) Analytics
7 16 (8.25%) Data Modelling
7 16 (8.25%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (7.73%) DevOps
9 14 (7.22%) ETL
10 13 (6.70%) Change Management
10 13 (6.70%) Mentoring
11 12 (6.19%) Domain-Driven Design
12 11 (5.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 83 (42.78%) SQL
2 68 (35.05%) Java
3 39 (20.10%) Shell Script
4 27 (13.92%) PL/SQL
5 26 (13.40%) Python
6 22 (11.34%) Perl
7 7 (3.61%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.61%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.61%) Ruby
8 6 (3.09%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.58%) Assembly Language
9 5 (2.58%) C++
9 5 (2.58%) CLIST
9 5 (2.58%) JCL
9 5 (2.58%) REXX
10 4 (2.06%) C
10 4 (2.06%) PHP
11 3 (1.55%) C#
12 2 (1.03%) VB
12 2 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (11.86%) Degree
2 13 (6.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.03%) CCNA
3 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.03%) CISSP
3 2 (1.03%) HND
3 2 (1.03%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.52%) CCAB
4 1 (0.52%) CCMSE
4 1 (0.52%) CCSE
4 1 (0.52%) CCSM
4 1 (0.52%) CEH
4 1 (0.52%) CISA
4 1 (0.52%) CISM
4 1 (0.52%) CISMP
4 1 (0.52%) LPIC
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.52%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.70%) QA
2 7 (3.61%) MiFID
3 5 (2.58%) SLA
4 2 (1.03%) COBIT
4 2 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.03%) EMIR
5 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (5.15%) Docker
2 7 (3.61%) HDFS
2 7 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.58%) Apache Flume
3 5 (2.58%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 5 (2.58%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.55%) Firmware
5 3 (1.55%) RHEV
6 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.03%) RACF
6 2 (1.03%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.52%) Ceph
7 1 (0.52%) NFS
7 1 (0.52%) Samba
7 1 (0.52%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 8 (4.12%) Ansible
1 8 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (4.12%) Puppet
2 7 (3.61%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (2.58%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (2.58%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.58%) Mesos
4 4 (2.06%) Data Guard
4 4 (2.06%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.03%) zSecure
6 1 (0.52%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.52%) Kibana
6 1 (0.52%) logstash
6 1 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (27.32%) Oracle
2 16 (8.25%) MicroStrategy
3 15 (7.73%) IBM
4 14 (7.22%) Cisco
4 14 (7.22%) Splunk
5 13 (6.70%) CheckPoint
5 13 (6.70%) Sybase
5 13 (6.70%) Talend
6 12 (6.19%) Microsoft
6 12 (6.19%) Red Hat
7 9 (4.64%) Sourcefire
8 8 (4.12%) Perforce
8 8 (4.12%) VMware
9 7 (3.61%) Cloudera
10 5 (2.58%) CA
10 5 (2.58%) SAP
11 4 (2.06%) Google
12 3 (1.55%) HP
12 3 (1.55%) Remedy
12 3 (1.55%) Riverbed
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