The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 3 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 19.57% 30.99% 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 57.89% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 1
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
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 Dundee region.

Operating Systems Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 38 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 39.13% 53.52% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 5
Average salary £40,000 £40,995 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.42% +36.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,750 £40,995
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Linux
Salary Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Dundee region.

Linux Salary Trend in Dundee

Linux
Salary Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Dundee

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee 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 12 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) MySQL
2 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Windows
4 8 (33.33%) Apache
4 8 (33.33%) .NET
4 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (33.33%) Ruby
4 8 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 7 (29.17%) Node.js
5 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
5 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco
5 7 (29.17%) VMware
5 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
6 6 (25.00%) Perl
6 6 (25.00%) SQL
6 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 6 (25.00%) Python
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.83%) Ubuntu
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
7 5 (20.83%) Veeam
7 5 (20.83%) nginx
7 5 (20.83%) vSphere

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee 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 (33.33%) Apache
2 7 (29.17%) Node.js
3 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
4 5 (20.83%) nginx
4 5 (20.83%) Lync
4 5 (20.83%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (8.33%) Route 53
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SMTP
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) MySQL
2 8 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Maven
1 4 (16.67%) Hudson
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) JUnit
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 5 (20.83%) Games
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Server Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Graduate
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Technical Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.67%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (8.33%) J2EE
5 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.33%) Spring
6 1 (4.17%) Ajax
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (4.17%) jQuery
6 1 (4.17%) HTML5
6 1 (4.17%) Sinatra
6 1 (4.17%) LESS
6 1 (4.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Mobile Games
2 4 (16.67%) Replication
2 4 (16.67%) Statistics
2 4 (16.67%) Open Source
2 4 (16.67%) Social Gaming
3 3 (12.50%) Algorithms
4 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.33%) Online Games
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.17%) Social Media
5 1 (4.17%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (20.83%) OpenSolaris
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Solaris
3 5 (20.83%) Ubuntu
4 3 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 5 (20.83%) Scrum
3 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
3 5 (20.83%) DevOps
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.50%) Line Management
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) User Stories
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (8.33%) Time Management
6 2 (8.33%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) OOP
6 2 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) Ruby
3 6 (25.00%) Perl
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) Python
4 5 (20.83%) PHP
4 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
4 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) C
7 1 (4.17%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) RHCE
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
2 5 (20.83%) vSphere
3 2 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
1 5 (20.83%) Nagios
2 4 (16.67%) ZABBIX
3 2 (8.33%) SCCM
4 1 (4.17%) Cacti
4 1 (4.17%) Munin
4 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
4 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) Veeam
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle
4 5 (20.83%) Dell
4 5 (20.83%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) Facebook
6 1 (4.17%) HP