The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 26 18 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.99% 8.41% 2.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.59% 33.75% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 7
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £32,200 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £58,000 £41,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 80 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 10.82% 24.92% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 24 59 51
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £40,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Scotland

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 23 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (92.59%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Oracle
3 12 (44.44%) Degree
4 11 (40.74%) VMware
5 10 (37.04%) Java
6 8 (29.63%) ABAP
6 8 (29.63%) SAP
6 8 (29.63%) AIX
6 8 (29.63%) ERP
6 8 (29.63%) SAP BW
6 8 (29.63%) NetWeaver
6 8 (29.63%) SAP Basis
6 8 (29.63%) SAP BC
6 8 (29.63%) Incident Management
6 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
6 8 (29.63%) SAP Portal
6 8 (29.63%) SAP Security
7 7 (25.93%) Firewall
7 7 (25.93%) SLA
8 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
9 5 (18.52%) SAN
9 5 (18.52%) Citrix
9 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
9 5 (18.52%) MS Office
9 5 (18.52%) Workflow
9 5 (18.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (18.52%) NWDI
9 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
9 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (29.63%) NetWeaver
1 8 (29.63%) SAP Portal
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.70%) OpenWorks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) SAN
3 4 (14.81%) DNS
4 3 (11.11%) DHCP
4 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.41%) HTTPS
5 2 (7.41%) Wireless
6 1 (3.70%) VSAT
6 1 (3.70%) NAS
6 1 (3.70%) Intranet
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) LDAP
6 1 (3.70%) CDMA
6 1 (3.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SAP BW
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) NWDI
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Administrator
2 7 (25.93%) SAP Basis Administrator
2 7 (25.93%) SAP Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Programmer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) IT Support
4 2 (7.41%) C Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Basis Manager
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) SAP Basis
1 8 (29.63%) SAP BC
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) LAMP
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Fat Client
2 4 (14.81%) Thin Client
2 4 (14.81%) Replication
3 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Statistics
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) AIX
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) CentOS
3 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ERP
1 8 (29.63%) Incident Management
1 8 (29.63%) SAP Security
2 5 (18.52%) Workflow
3 4 (14.81%) High Availability
4 3 (11.11%) Information Management
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) MVC
6 1 (3.70%) Data Management
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (3.70%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) ABAP
3 3 (11.11%) Perl
3 3 (11.11%) C
3 3 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 4 (14.81%) vSphere
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.70%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle
2 11 (40.74%) VMware
3 8 (29.63%) SAP
4 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 5 (18.52%) Citrix
6 4 (14.81%) HP
6 4 (14.81%) Dell
6 4 (14.81%) EMC
6 4 (14.81%) NetApp
7 2 (7.41%) Rackspace
8 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.70%) Avaya
8 1 (3.70%) Symantec