The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Support in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
Linux Support
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
144 223 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 92.90% 95.30% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 109 167 196
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,950 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Linux Support
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support across the Aberdeen region.

Linux Support Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Linux Support
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Linux Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Support in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Linux Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) HP