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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 13 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 23 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.55% 11.50% 7.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.35% 42.31% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 33 22
Average salary £37,000 £57,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.65% +130.00%
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
57 78 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 26.15% 27.18% 23.90%
Number of salaries quoted 32 64 62
Average salary £37,000 £55,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.72% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £60,000
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 26 November 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 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Red Hat
2 15 (48.39%) VMware
3 14 (45.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
5 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
6 9 (29.03%) EMC
6 9 (29.03%) C#
7 8 (25.81%) SQL
7 8 (25.81%) Data Modelling
7 8 (25.81%) DNS
8 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
8 6 (19.35%) Degree
8 6 (19.35%) Fedora
9 5 (16.13%) Service Management
9 5 (16.13%) UNIX
9 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.13%) Data Management
10 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.90%) ITIL
10 4 (12.90%) CommVault
10 4 (12.90%) Migration
11 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
11 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
11 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
12 2 (6.45%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 2 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
2 8 (25.81%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Administrator
2 10 (32.26%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (32.26%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (25.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (16.13%) Technical Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Data Manager
5 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Developer
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (6.45%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Linux Support
8 1 (3.23%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Linux Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Linux Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
1 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Statistics
2 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Fedora
3 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
4 5 (16.13%) UNIX
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.45%) Solaris
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Data Modelling
2 5 (16.13%) Service Management
2 5 (16.13%) Data Management
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) Time Management
5 2 (6.45%) Workflow
5 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) ITSM
6 1 (3.23%) MVC
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (3.23%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) C#
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) C
3 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.45%) MCITP
3 1 (3.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Nagios
1 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Red Hat
1 15 (48.39%) VMware
2 9 (29.03%) EMC
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.90%) CommVault
5 2 (6.45%) NetApp
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) Veritas
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