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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 10 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 24 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.83% 10.61% 5.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.28% 47.27% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 15
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
53 55 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 28.34% 22.45% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 30 47 70
Average salary £37,000 £55,000 £30,840
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.72% +78.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,600 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £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 24 December 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 16 (51.61%) Red Hat
2 16 (51.61%) VMware
3 15 (48.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
5 10 (32.26%) EMC
6 9 (29.03%) C#
6 9 (29.03%) Data Modelling
6 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
7 8 (25.81%) SQL
7 8 (25.81%) DNS
8 6 (19.35%) Fedora
8 6 (19.35%) Data Management
8 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
9 5 (16.13%) UNIX
9 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.13%) Service Management
9 5 (16.13%) Migration
10 4 (12.90%) ITIL
10 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
10 4 (12.90%) CommVault
10 4 (12.90%) Degree
10 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
11 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
11 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
12 2 (6.45%) Oracle
12 2 (6.45%) Solaris

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
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 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
2 8 (25.81%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) 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 14 (45.16%) Administrator
2 11 (35.48%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (32.26%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (25.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (19.35%) Technical Manager
5 6 (19.35%) Data Manager
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) UNIX Administrator
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%) Linux Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Linux Server Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) C Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) 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 9 (29.03%) Data Modelling
2 6 (19.35%) Data Management
3 5 (16.13%) Migration
3 5 (16.13%) Service Management
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Time Management
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) ITSM
6 2 (6.45%) Workflow
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) C#
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) 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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) 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 16 (51.61%) Red Hat
1 16 (51.61%) VMware
2 10 (32.26%) 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
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago