The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 108 105 86
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.064% 0.068% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.070% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £38,500 £21,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+79.06% -38.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
1470 1419 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.63% 96.20% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 957 945 708
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) Rackspace
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) Tomcat

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title 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 with Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat