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

Unix
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 41 32
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Unix 120 169 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.13% 5.70% 6.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.59% 26.45% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 65 77 104
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 £31,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,450 £70,000 £56,850
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 469 639 688
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 20.05% 21.57% 22.13%
Number of salaries quoted 267 384 407
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,878
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,208
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £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 30 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 30 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 -4 69 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Edinburgh -2 47 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Dundee - 2 £40,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £42,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £53,000 - 1
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 30 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 88 (44.67%) SQL
2 86 (43.65%) Linux
3 74 (37.56%) Finance
4 71 (36.04%) Java
5 67 (34.01%) Relational Database
6 58 (29.44%) Oracle
7 55 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (21.83%) Shell Script
9 42 (21.32%) Windows
10 40 (20.30%) Spring
11 37 (18.78%) Banking
12 36 (18.27%) Oracle Database
13 35 (17.77%) XML
13 35 (17.77%) RDBMS
14 29 (14.72%) PL/SQL
15 28 (14.21%) DB2
15 28 (14.21%) OO
16 27 (13.71%) Data Warehouse
17 26 (13.20%) SOAP
18 25 (12.69%) Python
18 25 (12.69%) Git (software)
19 22 (11.17%) Degree
19 22 (11.17%) Oracle Database 11g
19 22 (11.17%) Perl
19 22 (11.17%) Scrum
20 21 (10.66%) Oracle9i Database
20 21 (10.66%) JSON
20 21 (10.66%) Jenkins
21 20 (10.15%) Infrastructure Management
21 20 (10.15%) SDLC

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 20 (10.15%) SAS
2 17 (8.63%) WebSphere
3 13 (6.60%) MQSeries
4 10 (5.08%) JBoss
5 7 (3.55%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (3.55%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (3.05%) Apache
6 6 (3.05%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.54%) Apache Pig
7 5 (2.54%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.03%) GemFire
9 3 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (1.02%) CICS
10 2 (1.02%) NetWeaver
10 2 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.51%) Confluence
11 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.54%) MS Office
3 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) GIMP
4 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (2.54%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.54%) IaaS
4 5 (2.54%) PaaS
5 3 (1.52%) GitHub
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.61%) Firewall
2 6 (3.05%) Network Security
3 5 (2.54%) Internet
4 4 (2.03%) LDAP
4 4 (2.03%) SAN
4 4 (2.03%) SSL
5 3 (1.52%) DNS
5 3 (1.52%) HTTP
5 3 (1.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.02%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.02%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.02%) SSH
7 1 (0.51%) LAN
7 1 (0.51%) VPN
7 1 (0.51%) WAN
7 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (34.01%) Relational Database
2 36 (18.27%) Oracle Database
3 35 (17.77%) RDBMS
4 28 (14.21%) DB2
5 27 (13.71%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (11.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (10.66%) Oracle9i Database
8 17 (8.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 16 (8.12%) Hadoop
10 15 (7.61%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 13 (6.60%) Apache Hive
11 13 (6.60%) Big Data
12 8 (4.06%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (3.05%) MySQL
14 5 (2.54%) Flink
14 5 (2.54%) SAS Visual Analytics
14 5 (2.54%) SQL Server
15 4 (2.03%) InterSystems Cache
15 4 (2.03%) KDB
15 4 (2.03%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 25 (12.69%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.66%) Jenkins
3 15 (7.61%) PVCS
3 15 (7.61%) Talend Open Studio
4 13 (6.60%) Maven
5 11 (5.58%) Ant
5 11 (5.58%) Hudson
5 11 (5.58%) Subversion
6 10 (5.08%) JUnit
7 7 (3.55%) Gradle
8 5 (2.54%) Concordion
8 5 (2.54%) JBehave
9 4 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.52%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.51%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.51%) JIRA
11 1 (0.51%) Mockito
11 1 (0.51%) Selenium
General
1 74 (37.56%) Finance
2 37 (18.78%) Banking
3 13 (6.60%) Retail
4 8 (4.06%) Law
5 6 (3.05%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.03%) Back Office
6 4 (2.03%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.52%) Games
7 3 (1.52%) Legal
8 2 (1.02%) Front Office
9 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.51%) Marketing
9 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (33.50%) Developer
2 39 (19.80%) Java Developer
3 35 (17.77%) Senior Developer
4 19 (9.64%) Oracle Developer
5 18 (9.14%) Analyst
6 15 (7.61%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (7.61%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 13 (6.60%) Consultant
8 12 (6.09%) Technical Specialist
9 11 (5.58%) Security Analyst
10 9 (4.57%) DBA
10 9 (4.57%) Oracle DBA
11 8 (4.06%) Associate Consultant
11 8 (4.06%) IT Analyst
11 8 (4.06%) Security Consultant
11 8 (4.06%) Security Engineer
12 6 (3.05%) IT Security Analyst
12 6 (3.05%) WebSphere Specialist
12 6 (3.05%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
13 5 (2.54%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.30%) Spring
2 35 (17.77%) XML
3 26 (13.20%) SOAP
4 21 (10.66%) JSON
5 15 (7.61%) JMS
6 12 (6.09%) Hibernate
6 12 (6.09%) Protocol Buffers
7 11 (5.58%) J2EE
7 11 (5.58%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (5.08%) Middleware
9 9 (4.57%) Web Services
10 8 (4.06%) REST
11 6 (3.05%) Elastic Stack
12 5 (2.54%) ISPF
12 5 (2.54%) Java EE
12 5 (2.54%) Kafka
12 5 (2.54%) NumPy
12 5 (2.54%) SciPy
12 5 (2.54%) Servlets
13 4 (2.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.09%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.57%) Mainframe
4 8 (4.06%) Derivative
4 8 (4.06%) SWIFT
5 7 (3.55%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.55%) OTC Derivatives
6 6 (3.05%) Reference Data
6 6 (3.05%) User Experience
7 5 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.54%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.54%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.54%) PKI
8 4 (2.03%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.03%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.02%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.02%) DataPower
9 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.51%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.51%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 86 (43.65%) Linux
2 42 (21.32%) Windows
3 13 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (6.60%) Solaris
4 12 (6.09%) AIX
5 5 (2.54%) zOS
6 4 (2.03%) CentOS
6 4 (2.03%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.52%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.51%) Debian
9 1 (0.51%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.51%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (14.21%) OO
3 22 (11.17%) Scrum
4 20 (10.15%) Infrastructure Management
4 20 (10.15%) Multithreading
4 20 (10.15%) SDLC
5 19 (9.64%) OOA/OOD
5 19 (9.64%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (9.14%) Data Modelling
7 17 (8.63%) Microservices
7 17 (8.63%) Software Engineering
8 16 (8.12%) Analytics
8 16 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (8.12%) ETL
9 14 (7.11%) DevOps
10 12 (6.09%) Domain-Driven Design
10 12 (6.09%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.58%) SOA
11 11 (5.58%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 88 (44.67%) SQL
2 71 (36.04%) Java
3 43 (21.83%) Shell Script
4 29 (14.72%) PL/SQL
5 25 (12.69%) Python
6 22 (11.17%) Perl
7 7 (3.55%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.55%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.55%) Ruby
8 6 (3.05%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.54%) Assembly Language
9 5 (2.54%) C++
9 5 (2.54%) CLIST
9 5 (2.54%) JCL
9 5 (2.54%) REXX
10 4 (2.03%) C#
10 4 (2.03%) PHP
11 3 (1.52%) C
12 2 (1.02%) VB
12 2 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (11.17%) Degree
2 15 (7.61%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.02%) CISSP
3 2 (1.02%) HND
3 2 (1.02%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.51%) CCAB
4 1 (0.51%) CEH
4 1 (0.51%) CISA
4 1 (0.51%) CISM
4 1 (0.51%) CISMP
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.51%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.60%) QA
2 7 (3.55%) MiFID
3 6 (3.05%) SLA
4 2 (1.02%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.02%) EMIR
5 1 (0.51%) COBIT
5 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (5.08%) Docker
2 7 (3.55%) HDFS
2 7 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.54%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.54%) Apache Flume
3 5 (2.54%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 5 (2.54%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (2.54%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (1.52%) Firmware
4 3 (1.52%) RHEV
5 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.02%) RACF
5 2 (1.02%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.51%) Ceph
6 1 (0.51%) NFS
6 1 (0.51%) Samba
6 1 (0.51%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 8 (4.06%) Ansible
1 8 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (4.06%) Puppet
2 7 (3.55%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (2.54%) Data Guard
3 5 (2.54%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (2.54%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.54%) Mesos
3 5 (2.54%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.02%) zSecure
5 1 (0.51%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.51%) Kibana
5 1 (0.51%) logstash
5 1 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (29.44%) Oracle
2 18 (9.14%) IBM
2 18 (9.14%) MicroStrategy
3 15 (7.61%) Splunk
3 15 (7.61%) Talend
4 14 (7.11%) Sybase
5 12 (6.09%) Cisco
5 12 (6.09%) Red Hat
6 11 (5.58%) CheckPoint
6 11 (5.58%) Microsoft
7 9 (4.57%) Sourcefire
8 8 (4.06%) Perforce
8 8 (4.06%) VMware
9 7 (3.55%) Cloudera
10 5 (2.54%) CA
10 5 (2.54%) SAP
11 4 (2.03%) Google
12 3 (1.52%) Cognos
12 3 (1.52%) Palo Alto
12 3 (1.52%) Riverbed
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