The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Dunfermline region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 14.81% 5.88% 26.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 100.00% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
Average salary £37,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.55% -3.43%
Operating Systems Category
Dunfermline
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunfermline 18.52% 5.88% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 9
Average salary £37,500 - £31,250
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 - £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
Fife

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 17 April 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 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Games
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) Social Media
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Facebook
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dunfermline by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Front-End Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Applications Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Applications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) UML
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Facebook