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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 5 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 12.50% 15.38% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £31,500 £24,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.89% -11.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
7 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 29.17% 23.08% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
Average salary £32,500 £23,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% -16.36%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunfermline

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) C
4 5 (55.56%) Web Services
4 5 (55.56%) SLA
4 5 (55.56%) Windows CE
4 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
4 5 (55.56%) Android
5 4 (44.44%) PKI
5 4 (44.44%) DHCP
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 3 (33.33%) Python
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) MVC
7 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (22.22%) WCF
7 2 (22.22%) WPF
7 2 (22.22%) HTML5
7 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (22.22%) C#
7 2 (22.22%) HTML
7 2 (22.22%) UML
8 1 (11.11%) UNIX
8 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
8 1 (11.11%) Perl
8 1 (11.11%) SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dunfermline by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Applications Support
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Applications Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) WPF
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows CE
2 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 5 (55.56%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
1 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
1 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (22.22%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) C
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter