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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.90% 4.64% 8.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 35.42% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 29
Average salary £37,000 £39,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +16.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £31,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £55,000 £46,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
13 48 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.38% 13.11% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11 37 69
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £55,000
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 17 April 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 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 6 (33.33%) Data Management
4 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (27.78%) Migration
6 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 3 (16.67%) EMC
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (16.67%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) Fedora
7 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
7 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
8 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (11.11%) UNIX
8 2 (11.11%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.11%) Service Management
9 1 (5.56%) Change Management
9 1 (5.56%) ITSM
9 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (5.56%) Workflow
9 1 (5.56%) Finance
9 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
9 1 (5.56%) ISEB

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 6 (33.33%) Data Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Fedora
3 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (33.33%) Data Management
3 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) ITSM
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Fortran
3 1 (5.56%) R
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.56%) PhD
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) CommVault
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Caiman ITS Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago