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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank - 8 7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline - 13.64% 25.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 100.00% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
1 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 3.57% 13.64% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 9
Average salary £24,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 18 Related IT Skills in Dunfermline

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dunfermline by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago