The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 94 99 95
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 3 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.34% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.36% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 12
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £35,000 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £60,000 £39,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Linux Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1162 1384 1452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.64% 95.25% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 682 906 965
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) OOD
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) C
5 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 3 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Modbus
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
6 2 (18.18%) PHP
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) Apache
6 2 (18.18%) Unix
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 1 (9.09%) ZigBee
7 1 (9.09%) UWB
7 1 (9.09%) Web Development
7 1 (9.09%) Network Security
7 1 (9.09%) Informatics
7 1 (9.09%) Mathematics

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) Modbus
3 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
3 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (9.09%) Bluetooth
4 1 (9.09%) DECT
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) UWB
4 1 (9.09%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
2 1 (9.09%) Informatics
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) CentOS
4 1 (9.09%) Debian
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) OOD
2 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) C
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
2 3 (27.27%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft