The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunfermline region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 3 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 31.25% 17.39% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 57.14% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Average salary £32,000 £31,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
Linux
Fife

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dunfermline region.

Operating Systems Category
Dunfermline
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 37.50% 30.43% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Average salary £40,250 £31,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,800 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunfermline

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Dunfermline

Linux
Salary Trend in Dunfermline

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

Linux Salary Trend in Dunfermline

Linux
Salary Histogram in Dunfermline

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Dunfermline region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Dunfermline

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunfermline

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dunfermline 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Ajax
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Qt
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Windows CE
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Android

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dunfermline by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dunfermline 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) Ajax
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) Qt
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows CE
3 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) PHP
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA