The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.80% 10.36% 6.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.21% 37.66% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 17
Average salary £37,000 £55,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.72% +38.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £33,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £60,000 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 77 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.20% 27.50% 25.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20 61 58
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £12,250 £28,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £40,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Linux
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Linux Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Linux
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Oracle
3 12 (46.15%) Degree
4 9 (34.62%) Java
5 8 (30.77%) ABAP
5 8 (30.77%) AIX
5 8 (30.77%) SAP
5 8 (30.77%) ERP
5 8 (30.77%) SLA
5 8 (30.77%) SAP BW
5 8 (30.77%) NetWeaver
5 8 (30.77%) SAP BC
5 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 8 (30.77%) SAP Portal
5 8 (30.77%) SAP Security
5 8 (30.77%) VMware
5 8 (30.77%) SAP Basis
5 8 (30.77%) Incident Management
6 6 (23.08%) Workflow
6 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
7 5 (19.23%) SAN
7 5 (19.23%) NetApp
7 5 (19.23%) EMC
7 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
7 5 (19.23%) UNIX
7 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
7 5 (19.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (19.23%) NWDI
8 4 (15.38%) CentOS
8 4 (15.38%) DNS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (30.77%) NetWeaver
1 8 (30.77%) SAP Portal
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.85%) OpenWorks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) SAN
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (3.85%) CDMA
5 1 (3.85%) LDAP
5 1 (3.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) NWDI
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
General
1 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Administrator
2 7 (26.92%) SAP Basis Administrator
2 7 (26.92%) SAP Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) C Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) SAP BC
1 8 (30.77%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Thin Client
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Fat Client
2 3 (11.54%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) AIX
3 5 (19.23%) UNIX
4 4 (15.38%) CentOS
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ERP
1 8 (30.77%) SAP Security
1 8 (30.77%) Incident Management
2 6 (23.08%) Workflow
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) High Availability
3 3 (11.54%) Information Management
3 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.85%) MVC
4 1 (3.85%) Service Management
4 1 (3.85%) Change Management
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.85%) Time Management
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (3.85%) Signal Processing
4 1 (3.85%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) ABAP
3 3 (11.54%) C
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 3 (11.54%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) SAP
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 5 (19.23%) NetApp
4 5 (19.23%) EMC
5 3 (11.54%) HP
5 3 (11.54%) Dell
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) Veritas
6 1 (3.85%) Rackspace