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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 86 91 98
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 4 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.38% 0.47% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.49% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Median salary £50,000 £29,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+72.41% -14.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £23,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £31,500 £40,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
1020 1222 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.86% 95.02% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 651 839 844
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (41.67%) MySQL
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Puppet
5 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (25.00%) LAMP
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) Apache
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (16.67%) Nagios
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) HTTP
6 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) IIS
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Games
6 2 (16.67%) Perforce

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 3 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (16.67%) NAS
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Bluetooth
3 1 (8.33%) DECT
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) UWB
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) LAMP
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (8.33%) Arduino
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (8.33%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Debian
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Content Development
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Kernel Development
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (25.00%) C
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Check_MK
2 2 (16.67%) Nagios
2 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Brocade
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (16.67%) Percona
2 2 (16.67%) Perforce
2 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat