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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 7.41% 12.00% 6.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 75.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £28,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 11.11% 16.00% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £28,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -
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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Dunfermline

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows CE
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dunfermline by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows CE
2 1 (50.00%) Android
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA