The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 155 172 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.55% 10.47% 12.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.84% 50.15% 50.78%
Number of salaries quoted 104 89 79
Average salary £44,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
Linux
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
311 343 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.17% 20.88% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 199 201 157
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,050 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 7 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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.

1 105 (36.33%) Java
2 99 (34.26%) Windows
3 83 (28.72%) UNIX
4 76 (26.30%) Finance
4 76 (26.30%) Degree
5 68 (23.53%) Python
6 62 (21.45%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (21.45%) Banking
7 56 (19.38%) SQL
8 53 (18.34%) Apache
9 45 (15.57%) Software Engineering
10 44 (15.22%) Oracle
11 43 (14.88%) MySQL
12 42 (14.53%) Perl
12 42 (14.53%) PHP
12 42 (14.53%) Computer Science
13 41 (14.19%) Relational Database
14 40 (13.84%) JavaScript
15 38 (13.15%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (12.80%) TDD
16 37 (12.80%) Puppet
16 37 (12.80%) Opscode Chef
17 35 (12.11%) Web Services
18 34 (11.76%) HTML
19 33 (11.42%) CSS
19 33 (11.42%) Tomcat
19 33 (11.42%) Telecoms
20 30 (10.38%) Microsoft
20 30 (10.38%) Red Hat
21 29 (10.03%) JBoss

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 53 (18.34%) Apache
2 33 (11.42%) Tomcat
3 29 (10.03%) JBoss
4 13 (4.50%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.08%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (2.08%) CMS
6 5 (1.73%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.73%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.38%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.38%) IIS
7 4 (1.38%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.38%) Drupal
8 3 (1.04%) Liferay
8 3 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.69%) SAS
9 2 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.69%) WordPress
9 2 (0.69%) nginx
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.35%) InDesign
3 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.03%) Amazon EC2
2 21 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.04%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.27%) TCP/IP
2 18 (6.23%) Firewall
3 16 (5.54%) DNS
4 12 (4.15%) SSL
4 12 (4.15%) HTTP
4 12 (4.15%) LAN
5 11 (3.81%) Internet
6 10 (3.46%) LDAP
7 8 (2.77%) SMTP
8 7 (2.42%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (2.42%) VPN
8 7 (2.42%) WLAN
9 6 (2.08%) WAN
9 6 (2.08%) Ethernet
10 4 (1.38%) POP3
10 4 (1.38%) IMAP
10 4 (1.38%) Network Security
11 3 (1.04%) VLAN
11 3 (1.04%) IPsec
11 3 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.88%) MySQL
2 41 (14.19%) Relational Database
3 19 (6.57%) RDBMS
4 18 (6.23%) SQL Server
5 9 (3.11%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.11%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.77%) DataStage
6 8 (2.77%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.77%) JasperReports
7 7 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.73%) Big Data
9 4 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.38%) SQLPlus
9 4 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.04%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.04%) DB2
11 2 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 20 (6.92%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.77%) WebDriver
2 8 (2.77%) JIRA
2 8 (2.77%) Selenium
3 4 (1.38%) Subversion
3 4 (1.38%) Maven
4 3 (1.04%) HttpUnit
4 3 (1.04%) Mercurial
4 3 (1.04%) JMeter
4 3 (1.04%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.04%) JUnit
5 2 (0.69%) Clang
5 2 (0.69%) Emacs
6 1 (0.35%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.35%) QAComplete
6 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.35%) PhpStorm
General
1 76 (26.30%) Finance
2 62 (21.45%) Banking
3 33 (11.42%) Telecoms
4 29 (10.03%) Games
5 15 (5.19%) Retail
6 6 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.73%) Corporate Banking
7 5 (1.73%) Marketing
8 4 (1.38%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.69%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 85 (29.41%) Developer
2 50 (17.30%) Analyst
3 32 (11.07%) Java Developer
4 24 (8.30%) Administrator
5 19 (6.57%) Senior Developer
6 18 (6.23%) Python Developer
7 16 (5.54%) Support Engineer
8 15 (5.19%) Support Analyst
8 15 (5.19%) Software Engineer
9 13 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (4.15%) Consultant
10 12 (4.15%) Senior Manager
11 10 (3.46%) Software Developer
11 10 (3.46%) DBA
11 10 (3.46%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (2.77%) Security Analyst
12 8 (2.77%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (2.77%) Senior Test Analyst
12 8 (2.77%) Technical Specialist
12 8 (2.77%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.11%) Web Services
2 34 (11.76%) HTML
3 33 (11.42%) CSS
4 27 (9.34%) XML
5 18 (6.23%) J2EE
6 17 (5.88%) Spring
6 17 (5.88%) SOAP
7 15 (5.19%) WebSockets
7 15 (5.19%) .NET
8 13 (4.50%) HTML5
9 12 (4.15%) jQuery
10 11 (3.81%) Servlets
11 10 (3.46%) Middleware
11 10 (3.46%) JSP
12 9 (3.11%) Regular Expression
12 9 (3.11%) Hibernate
12 9 (3.11%) CGI
13 7 (2.42%) GWT
13 7 (2.42%) JSON
13 7 (2.42%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.53%) Computer Science
2 22 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.88%) Open Source
4 10 (3.46%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (2.77%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.08%) iSeries
6 6 (2.08%) Social Media
6 6 (2.08%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.08%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (2.08%) SCADA
6 6 (2.08%) Physics
6 6 (2.08%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.73%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.73%) SWIFT
7 5 (1.73%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.38%) Xbox
9 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.04%) GIS
9 3 (1.04%) Replication
9 3 (1.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 99 (34.26%) Windows
2 83 (28.72%) UNIX
3 21 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (6.92%) AIX
5 19 (6.57%) Solaris
6 14 (4.84%) Debian
7 11 (3.81%) Android
8 7 (2.42%) Mac OS X
8 7 (2.42%) zOS
9 6 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.08%) CentOS
9 6 (2.08%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.38%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.04%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.69%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.69%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.35%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.35%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (21.45%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (15.57%) Software Engineering
3 38 (13.15%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (12.80%) TDD
5 29 (10.03%) Configuration Management
6 28 (9.69%) ITIL
7 26 (9.00%) Mentoring
8 25 (8.65%) DevOps
8 25 (8.65%) OO
9 17 (5.88%) Analytics
10 16 (5.54%) Multithreading
11 13 (4.50%) Asset Management
12 12 (4.15%) UML
12 12 (4.15%) Project Management
12 12 (4.15%) Information Security
13 11 (3.81%) Change Management
14 10 (3.46%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (3.46%) Automated Testing
15 9 (3.11%) Release Management
15 9 (3.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 105 (36.33%) Java
2 68 (23.53%) Python
3 56 (19.38%) SQL
4 42 (14.53%) Perl
4 42 (14.53%) PHP
5 40 (13.84%) JavaScript
6 21 (7.27%) C++
6 21 (7.27%) Ruby
7 18 (6.23%) Bash Shell
8 14 (4.84%) C
8 14 (4.84%) C#
8 14 (4.84%) PowerShell
9 12 (4.15%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.46%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.77%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.04%) sed
13 2 (0.69%) VBScript
13 2 (0.69%) Groovy
13 2 (0.69%) Korn
14 1 (0.35%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 76 (26.30%) Degree
2 13 (4.50%) CISSP
3 6 (2.08%) MBA
3 6 (2.08%) SSCP
3 6 (2.08%) CISA
3 6 (2.08%) CISM
3 6 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.08%) CEH
4 5 (1.73%) GIAC
4 5 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.38%) CCNA
5 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.69%) MCSE
6 2 (0.69%) HND
6 2 (0.69%) MCP
6 2 (0.69%) CCNP
7 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.35%) NCDA
7 1 (0.35%) NCIE
7 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.84%) QA
2 11 (3.81%) COBIT
3 9 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.42%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.38%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.11%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.38%) NFS
5 3 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.04%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.69%) KVM
6 2 (0.69%) vSphere
6 2 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.69%) Xen
7 1 (0.35%) Squid
7 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.35%) pfSense
7 1 (0.35%) iptables
Systems Management
1 37 (12.80%) Puppet
1 37 (12.80%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (4.84%) Nagios
3 9 (3.11%) Munin
3 9 (3.11%) HP SIM
3 9 (3.11%) Control-M
3 9 (3.11%) Graphite
4 7 (2.42%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.08%) Capistrano
5 6 (2.08%) Ansible
6 5 (1.73%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.04%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.04%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.35%) SCCM
9 1 (0.35%) SCOM
9 1 (0.35%) Cacti
9 1 (0.35%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 44 (15.22%) Oracle
2 30 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.38%) Red Hat
3 28 (9.69%) VMware
4 20 (6.92%) Cisco
5 15 (5.19%) HP
6 11 (3.81%) IBM
7 8 (2.77%) SolarWinds
8 7 (2.42%) BMC
8 7 (2.42%) Informatica
8 7 (2.42%) Veritas
9 6 (2.08%) Google
10 5 (1.73%) LogRhythm
10 5 (1.73%) Sourcefire
10 5 (1.73%) Misys
11 4 (1.38%) F5
12 3 (1.04%) Rackspace
12 3 (1.04%) Perforce
12 3 (1.04%) Symantec
13 2 (0.69%) Sun
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 33 days holiday, healthcare, pensi
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leith Docks, Edinburgh
The Scottish Government
Salary: £44,174 to £53, 918 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
RightScale
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago