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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 24 14 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.09% 10.65% 5.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 35.90% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 15
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 £30,750 £30,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £60,000 £40,500
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
32 78 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.36% 29.66% 25.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20 58 60
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 27 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Oracle
3 12 (40.00%) VMware
4 11 (36.67%) Degree
5 10 (33.33%) Java
6 8 (26.67%) ABAP
6 8 (26.67%) SAP
6 8 (26.67%) AIX
6 8 (26.67%) ERP
6 8 (26.67%) SLA
6 8 (26.67%) SAP BW
6 8 (26.67%) NetWeaver
6 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 8 (26.67%) SAP BC
6 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
6 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
6 8 (26.67%) SAP Basis
6 8 (26.67%) SAP Portal
6 8 (26.67%) SAP Security
7 7 (23.33%) Firewall
8 6 (20.00%) Workflow
8 6 (20.00%) SAN
8 6 (20.00%) NetApp
8 6 (20.00%) EMC
9 5 (16.67%) Citrix
9 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 5 (16.67%) DNS
9 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (16.67%) MS Office

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (26.67%) NetWeaver
1 8 (26.67%) SAP Portal
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.33%) OpenWorks
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) SAN
3 5 (16.67%) DNS
4 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.00%) DHCP
6 2 (6.67%) Wireless
6 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
7 1 (3.33%) Intranet
7 1 (3.33%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) LDAP
7 1 (3.33%) CDMA
7 1 (3.33%) SMTP
7 1 (3.33%) VSAT
7 1 (3.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SAP BW
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) NWDI
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (3.33%) Electronics
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Administrator
2 7 (23.33%) SAP Basis Administrator
2 7 (23.33%) SAP Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Programmer
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support
4 2 (6.67%) C Programmer
4 2 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) SAP Basis
1 8 (26.67%) SAP BC
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) LAMP
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.33%) Fat Client
2 4 (13.33%) Thin Client
2 4 (13.33%) Replication
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) AIX
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) CentOS
3 5 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ERP
1 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
1 8 (26.67%) SAP Security
2 6 (20.00%) Workflow
3 4 (13.33%) High Availability
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Information Management
4 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) ITSM
6 1 (3.33%) MVC
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (3.33%) Signal Processing
6 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) ABAP
3 3 (10.00%) Perl
3 3 (10.00%) C
3 3 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.33%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 4 (13.33%) vSphere
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.33%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle
2 12 (40.00%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 8 (26.67%) SAP
4 6 (20.00%) EMC
4 6 (20.00%) NetApp
5 5 (16.67%) Citrix
6 4 (13.33%) HP
6 4 (13.33%) Dell
7 2 (6.67%) Rackspace
8 1 (3.33%) Symantec
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.33%) Avaya
8 1 (3.33%) Veritas
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Aberdeen
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £390 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago