The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 176 169 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.83% 13.94% 12.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.72% 56.52% 54.18%
Number of salaries quoted 108 128 114
Average salary £36,250 £37,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.97% +7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
354 299 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.79% 24.67% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 225 215 207
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Linux
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Linux Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Linux
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

1 133 (40.30%) UNIX
2 119 (36.06%) Java
3 97 (29.39%) HTML
4 96 (29.09%) SQL
5 88 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 80 (24.24%) CSS
7 77 (23.33%) Windows
8 76 (23.03%) XML
9 72 (21.82%) Degree
10 70 (21.21%) Computer Science
11 68 (20.61%) Oracle
12 67 (20.30%) Software Engineering
13 64 (19.39%) Python
14 62 (18.79%) Perl
15 61 (18.48%) OO
15 61 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
16 56 (16.97%) MySQL
17 52 (15.76%) Relational Database
18 51 (15.45%) Finance
19 50 (15.15%) Ruby
20 45 (13.64%) HTML5
21 44 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
21 44 (13.33%) VMware
21 44 (13.33%) C++
22 43 (13.03%) Web Services
22 43 (13.03%) Apache
22 43 (13.03%) Automated Testing
23 42 (12.73%) Web Development
24 38 (11.52%) SOAP
25 37 (11.21%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Application Platforms
1 43 (13.03%) Apache
2 25 (7.58%) WebLogic
3 24 (7.27%) WebSphere
4 22 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.03%) MS Exchange
6 9 (2.73%) CMS
7 8 (2.42%) Node.js
8 7 (2.12%) Lync
9 6 (1.82%) Oracle Application Server
9 6 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (1.82%) Oracle Coherence
9 6 (1.82%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.82%) IIS
10 5 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.52%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.52%) FileNet
11 4 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (1.21%) Drupal
12 3 (0.91%) Joomla!
Applications
1 11 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 11 (3.33%) MS Office
2 8 (2.42%) GIMP
2 8 (2.42%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.21%) FrameMaker
3 4 (1.21%) RoboHelp
3 4 (1.21%) Acrobat
3 4 (1.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (1.21%) KANA IQ
4 3 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.61%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (2.12%) SaaS
3 5 (1.52%) GitHub
4 2 (0.61%) IaaS
4 2 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.58%) Internet
2 24 (7.27%) Firewall
3 20 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 16 (4.85%) LDAP
4 16 (4.85%) VPN
5 15 (4.55%) DNS
5 15 (4.55%) HTTP
6 11 (3.33%) IPsec
7 9 (2.73%) VoIP
8 7 (2.12%) SSL
8 7 (2.12%) IMAP
9 6 (1.82%) WAN
9 6 (1.82%) ADSL
10 5 (1.52%) LAN
10 5 (1.52%) POP3
10 5 (1.52%) SMTP
10 5 (1.52%) DHCP
10 5 (1.52%) SAN
11 4 (1.21%) Junos
11 4 (1.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (16.97%) MySQL
2 52 (15.76%) Relational Database
3 33 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 29 (8.79%) Oracle Database
5 18 (5.45%) Big Data
6 17 (5.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (4.85%) SQL Server
8 14 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (3.64%) NoSQL
10 11 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (3.03%) MongoDB
11 10 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (2.73%) OLTP
12 9 (2.73%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (1.82%) Oracle Exadata
14 4 (1.21%) NewSQL
14 4 (1.21%) SQLPlus
14 4 (1.21%) OLAP
15 3 (0.91%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 32 (9.70%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.55%) Ant
3 11 (3.33%) Subversion
4 10 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (1.82%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.52%) Mercurial
6 5 (1.52%) RSpec
6 5 (1.52%) Maven
6 5 (1.52%) Jasmine
6 5 (1.52%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.21%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.21%) LLVM
7 4 (1.21%) GCC
8 3 (0.91%) JIRA
9 2 (0.61%) RubyMine
9 2 (0.61%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.61%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.30%) JUnit
10 1 (0.30%) Toad
General
1 51 (15.45%) Finance
2 30 (9.09%) Banking
3 16 (4.85%) Games
4 15 (4.55%) Retail
5 6 (1.82%) International Banking
6 5 (1.52%) Electronics
6 5 (1.52%) Marketing
7 4 (1.21%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.21%) Dutch Language
7 4 (1.21%) French Language
7 4 (1.21%) German Language
7 4 (1.21%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.91%) Advertising
9 2 (0.61%) Automotive
9 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) Military
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 99 (30.00%) Developer
2 53 (16.06%) Software Engineer
3 32 (9.70%) Support Engineer
4 29 (8.79%) Java Developer
4 29 (8.79%) Administrator
5 25 (7.58%) Senior Developer
5 25 (7.58%) Analyst
6 19 (5.76%) DBA
7 18 (5.45%) Development Engineer
8 17 (5.15%) Technical Specialist
9 16 (4.85%) UI Developer
9 16 (4.85%) UI Programmer
10 15 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
11 14 (4.24%) Oracle DBA
12 13 (3.94%) PHP Developer
12 13 (3.94%) Software Development Engineer
13 12 (3.64%) Technical Engineer
13 12 (3.64%) Applications Support
14 11 (3.33%) Programmer
14 11 (3.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (29.39%) HTML
2 80 (24.24%) CSS
3 76 (23.03%) XML
4 45 (13.64%) HTML5
5 43 (13.03%) Web Services
6 38 (11.52%) SOAP
7 33 (10.00%) JSON
8 31 (9.39%) Hibernate
9 28 (8.48%) jQuery
10 24 (7.27%) J2EE
10 24 (7.27%) CSS3
11 23 (6.97%) Spring
12 18 (5.45%) Backbone.js
13 17 (5.15%) Servlets
13 17 (5.15%) Middleware
13 17 (5.15%) Ruby on Rails
14 16 (4.85%) LESS
15 14 (4.24%) JPA
15 14 (4.24%) LAMP
15 14 (4.24%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 70 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 27 (8.18%) Open Source
3 17 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.94%) Graphic Design
4 13 (3.94%) Digital Media
5 11 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 11 (3.33%) PKI
6 10 (3.03%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.42%) GIS
8 6 (1.82%) Oracle Exalogic
8 6 (1.82%) Clustering
9 5 (1.52%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.52%) Informatics
10 4 (1.21%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.91%) iSeries
11 3 (0.91%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.91%) Social Media
11 3 (0.91%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 133 (40.30%) UNIX
2 77 (23.33%) Windows
3 30 (9.09%) AIX
4 26 (7.88%) Android
5 20 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (6.06%) Solaris
6 16 (4.85%) Apple iOS
7 13 (3.94%) Debian
7 13 (3.94%) CentOS
8 12 (3.64%) Ubuntu
9 10 (3.03%) Windows 7
9 10 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (3.03%) Mac OS X
9 10 (3.03%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.82%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.21%) zOS
11 4 (1.21%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.91%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (20.30%) Software Engineering
2 61 (18.48%) OO
2 61 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (13.03%) Automated Testing
5 42 (12.73%) Web Development
6 28 (8.48%) ITIL
7 25 (7.58%) E-Commerce
8 24 (7.27%) OOP
9 22 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (6.36%) MVC
10 21 (6.36%) Refactoring
11 19 (5.76%) TDD
12 18 (5.45%) Project Management
13 16 (4.85%) Scrum
14 14 (4.24%) Business Analysis
14 14 (4.24%) Service Delivery
15 13 (3.94%) Analytics
15 13 (3.94%) Android Development
15 13 (3.94%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 119 (36.06%) Java
2 96 (29.09%) SQL
3 88 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 64 (19.39%) Python
5 62 (18.79%) Perl
6 50 (15.15%) Ruby
7 44 (13.33%) C++
8 34 (10.30%) C#
9 32 (9.70%) PHP
10 25 (7.58%) C
10 25 (7.58%) Shell Script
11 22 (6.67%) PL/SQL
12 15 (4.55%) Objective-C
13 14 (4.24%) Bash Shell
14 13 (3.94%) CoffeeScript
15 8 (2.42%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.21%) VB
16 4 (1.21%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.21%) ActionScript
17 2 (0.61%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 72 (21.82%) Degree
2 13 (3.94%) Postgraduate
3 7 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.12%) CCNA
4 5 (1.52%) GIAC
4 5 (1.52%) JNCIA
5 4 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.21%) CISSP
6 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.61%) ISEB
7 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.61%) MCSE
7 2 (0.61%) MCSA
8 1 (0.30%) HNC
8 1 (0.30%) HND
8 1 (0.30%) MCP
8 1 (0.30%) RHCE
8 1 (0.30%) SSCP
8 1 (0.30%) CEH
8 1 (0.30%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.06%) QA
2 10 (3.03%) SLA
3 5 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.15%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (2.73%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.82%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.21%) XenApp
7 3 (0.91%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.61%) vSphere
8 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.30%) Postfix
9 1 (0.30%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.30%) Gluster
9 1 (0.30%) Snort
9 1 (0.30%) Squid
9 1 (0.30%) Openswan
9 1 (0.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (3.94%) Puppet
2 9 (2.73%) Data Guard
3 8 (2.42%) Nagios
4 5 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.52%) Capistrano
5 4 (1.21%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.91%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.91%) Cacti
6 3 (0.91%) Munin
6 3 (0.91%) Ansible
7 2 (0.61%) Salt
7 2 (0.61%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.61%) SCCM
7 2 (0.61%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 68 (20.61%) Oracle
2 44 (13.33%) VMware
3 37 (11.21%) Microsoft
4 26 (7.88%) Cisco
4 26 (7.88%) Red Hat
5 18 (5.45%) Adobe
6 13 (3.94%) IBM
6 13 (3.94%) Juniper
7 10 (3.03%) Citrix
8 9 (2.73%) HP
9 8 (2.42%) Twitter
9 8 (2.42%) Google
10 7 (2.12%) Sun
11 5 (1.52%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (1.21%) Rackspace
12 4 (1.21%) KANA
12 4 (1.21%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.21%) Pega
12 4 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.21%) JBoss
Edinburgh & Lothians
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Creative Personnel
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Solutions Driven Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Compensation + Benefits Available
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus.
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cloudreach
Salary: Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 25 days ago