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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 83 99 108
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 8 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.75% 0.48% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.51% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 2
Median salary £41,250 £29,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.24% -14.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £24,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £40,900 £40,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
1021 1385 1454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.33% 95.52% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 661 875 969
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 2016.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 6 (54.55%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) C++
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 2 (18.18%) Puppet
6 2 (18.18%) Network Security
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
6 2 (18.18%) LAMP
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) HTTP
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
6 2 (18.18%) Perl
6 2 (18.18%) C
6 2 (18.18%) Unix
6 2 (18.18%) Apache
7 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
7 1 (9.09%) Bluetooth
7 1 (9.09%) DECT
7 1 (9.09%) LAN

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
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Bluetooth
2 1 (9.09%) DECT
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) UWB
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Content Development
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Check_MK
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Brocade
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
2 1 (9.09%) Percona
2 1 (9.09%) Perforce
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Riverbed