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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank - 21 21
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 5.52% 7.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 40.00% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 21
Average salary - £39,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
16 40 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.33% 13.79% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 58
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Red Hat
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
2 11 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (42.86%) C#
3 9 (42.86%) Data Modelling
4 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) Data Management
5 6 (28.57%) EMC
6 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
6 5 (23.81%) DNS
6 5 (23.81%) Migration
6 5 (23.81%) Fedora
6 5 (23.81%) Ubuntu
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) CommVault
7 3 (14.29%) Service Management
8 2 (9.52%) Nagios
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (9.52%) Degree
9 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (4.76%) Time Management
9 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Administrator
2 7 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (28.57%) Technical Manager
3 6 (28.57%) Data Manager
4 5 (23.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Specialist
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Fedora
3 5 (23.81%) Ubuntu
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) UNIX
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 6 (28.57%) Data Management
3 5 (23.81%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) ITSM
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Nagios
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Red Hat
1 11 (52.38%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) EMC
3 3 (14.29%) CommVault
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
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