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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 18.06% 6.67% 10.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 20.00% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 8
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.82%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
39 20 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 54.17% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 32
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 5 February 2016, 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 15 (75.00%) Oracle
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
1 15 (75.00%) Degree
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (70.00%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (65.00%) Web Services
3 13 (65.00%) Java
4 12 (60.00%) Computer Science
5 11 (55.00%) JSON
5 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (55.00%) C#
5 11 (55.00%) SDLC
5 11 (55.00%) Defect Management
6 10 (50.00%) Cegedim Rx
6 10 (50.00%) REST
6 10 (50.00%) Apache Camel
6 10 (50.00%) Apache ServiceMix
6 10 (50.00%) .NET
6 10 (50.00%) J2EE
6 10 (50.00%) XML
6 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 10 (50.00%) OOD
6 10 (50.00%) OO
6 10 (50.00%) Scrum
6 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 10 (50.00%) TDD
6 10 (50.00%) DevExpress
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) Big Data

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (50.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) Drupal
2 3 (15.00%) JBoss
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DHCP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (15.00%) InfiniBand
1 3 (15.00%) LDAP
1 3 (15.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (20.00%) Big Data
3 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (5.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Hudson
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
1 3 (15.00%) Trac
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.00%) Mocha
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) WinDbg
General
1 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 10 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 10 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Information Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Security Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Information Security Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Hardware Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) Web Services
2 11 (55.00%) JSON
3 10 (50.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) Apache Camel
3 10 (50.00%) J2EE
3 10 (50.00%) REST
3 10 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) LAMP
4 3 (15.00%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (5.00%) Ajax
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) CSS3
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) HTML5
5 1 (5.00%) Qt
5 1 (5.00%) RESTful
5 1 (5.00%) Sass
5 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Grid Computing
2 3 (15.00%) Health Informatics
2 3 (15.00%) Informatics
2 3 (15.00%) Life Science
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) CentOS
2 3 (15.00%) OpenWrt
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Debian
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (55.00%) Defect Management
1 11 (55.00%) SDLC
2 10 (50.00%) OO
2 10 (50.00%) OOD
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
2 10 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) Data Management
3 3 (15.00%) Fault Management
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Open Source
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (15.00%) Release Management
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Service Management
3 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) C++
4 3 (15.00%) Perl
4 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (5.00%) ClojureScript
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) MCSE
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) RHCE
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) Firmware
1 3 (15.00%) GPFS
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Nagios
1 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) Cegedim Rx
3 10 (50.00%) DevExpress
3 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (15.00%) Brocade
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) Dell
5 3 (15.00%) IBM
5 3 (15.00%) Opsware
5 3 (15.00%) Remedy
6 1 (5.00%) Atmel
6 1 (5.00%) Rackspace