The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 25 21 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 28 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.62% 8.78% 2.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.69% 31.82% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 11
Average salary £39,000 £33,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.29% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £24,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,450 £46,148
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 88 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.32% 27.59% 19.20%
Number of salaries quoted 38 65 68
Average salary £39,000 £34,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
Scotland

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 18 April 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 36 (87.80%) Windows
2 28 (68.29%) SAP
2 28 (68.29%) SAP Basis
3 27 (65.85%) Java
4 25 (60.98%) ABAP
4 25 (60.98%) AIX
4 25 (60.98%) NetWeaver
5 23 (56.10%) Oracle
6 22 (53.66%) NWDI
7 14 (34.15%) Incident Management
7 14 (34.15%) SAP BC
7 14 (34.15%) SAP Portal
7 14 (34.15%) SAP Security
7 14 (34.15%) SAP BW
7 14 (34.15%) ERP
8 12 (29.27%) SLA
8 12 (29.27%) Degree
9 11 (26.83%) MS Office
9 11 (26.83%) Workflow
9 11 (26.83%) Migration
10 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
11 8 (19.51%) VMware
12 7 (17.07%) Firewall
12 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
12 7 (17.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
14 5 (12.20%) Citrix
14 5 (12.20%) SAN
14 5 (12.20%) HP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (60.98%) NetWeaver
2 14 (34.15%) SAP Portal
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Office
2 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (17.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Firewall
2 5 (12.20%) SAN
3 2 (4.88%) DHCP
3 2 (4.88%) DNS
4 1 (2.44%) Intranet
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) PBX
4 1 (2.44%) SMTP
4 1 (2.44%) VSAT
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.44%) VLAN
4 1 (2.44%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (53.66%) NWDI
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) Maven
2 2 (4.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Consultant
2 15 (36.59%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 15 (36.59%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (34.15%) SAP Basis Administrator
3 14 (34.15%) SAP Administrator
3 14 (34.15%) Administrator
4 11 (26.83%) Senior SAP Basis Consultant
4 11 (26.83%) Senior SAP Consultant
4 11 (26.83%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) IT Support
6 2 (4.88%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (68.29%) SAP Basis
2 14 (34.15%) SAP BC
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.76%) Fat Client
3 4 (9.76%) Thin Client
3 4 (9.76%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (87.80%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) AIX
3 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.76%) CentOS
6 3 (7.32%) Solaris
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.88%) UNIX
8 1 (2.44%) Android
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Incident Management
1 14 (34.15%) SAP Security
1 14 (34.15%) ERP
2 11 (26.83%) Workflow
2 11 (26.83%) Migration
3 4 (9.76%) High Availability
4 3 (7.32%) Information Management
5 2 (4.88%) Data Management
6 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) Java
2 25 (60.98%) ABAP
3 2 (4.88%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) Perl
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) MCSE
2 1 (2.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) vSphere
2 4 (9.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) XenApp
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 28 (68.29%) SAP
2 23 (56.10%) Oracle
3 8 (19.51%) VMware
4 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
4 5 (12.20%) Citrix
4 5 (12.20%) HP
4 5 (12.20%) Dell
5 4 (9.76%) EMC
5 4 (9.76%) NetApp
6 2 (4.88%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec
7 1 (2.44%) Avaya
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.44%) NETGEAR
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