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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 7.55% 9.47% 6.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 20.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 Dundee region.

Operating Systems Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 45 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 33.96% 47.37% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 2
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% +26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) MySQL
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Apache
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 3 (23.08%) Firmware
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 3 (23.08%) C
4 3 (23.08%) Subversion
4 3 (23.08%) QA
4 3 (23.08%) Puppet
4 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
5 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) Social Gaming
5 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (15.38%) Hudson
5 2 (15.38%) Node.js
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) nginx
2 2 (15.38%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Lync
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) SMTP
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Hudson
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Graduate
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) Ajax
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (7.69%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Online Games
1 2 (15.38%) Open Source
1 2 (15.38%) Social Gaming
1 2 (15.38%) GIS
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile Games
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
1 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Home Automation
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) OpenWrt
3 1 (7.69%) OpenSolaris
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) OOP
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) C
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Firmware
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) NFS
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Samba
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) Nagios
2 2 (15.38%) ZABBIX
2 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Veeam
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle