The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 13 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.67% 3.45% 4.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 66.67% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 15
Median salary £38,000 £37,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% -32.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,600 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £39,400 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
6 3 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 20.00% 5.17% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 35
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £34,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £55,000 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of job ads across the Aberdeen region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Linux 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Linux.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Debian

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) IT Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat