The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 30 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 81 174 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.51% 13.14% 11.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.76% 55.06% 54.01%
Number of salaries quoted 51 113 90
Median salary £37,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
233 316 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.71% 23.87% 21.42%
Number of salaries quoted 137 204 186
Median salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £51,458 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Linux.

1 61 (38.61%) Windows
2 53 (33.54%) Java
3 45 (28.48%) Unix
4 40 (25.32%) Perl
5 38 (24.05%) Apache
6 35 (22.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (20.25%) MySQL
8 31 (19.62%) Oracle
8 31 (19.62%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (19.62%) Software Engineering
9 29 (18.35%) Degree
10 27 (17.09%) Git (software)
10 27 (17.09%) Finance
10 27 (17.09%) Red Hat
11 25 (15.82%) SQL
11 25 (15.82%) Computer Science
12 24 (15.19%) LAMP
13 23 (14.56%) PHP
13 23 (14.56%) Puppet
14 22 (13.92%) High Availability
14 22 (13.92%) JavaScript
15 21 (13.29%) Python
15 21 (13.29%) Project Management
15 21 (13.29%) VMware
15 21 (13.29%) Mentoring
16 20 (12.66%) DevOps
16 20 (12.66%) Relational Database
17 19 (12.03%) RDBMS
17 19 (12.03%) Microsoft
17 19 (12.03%) Analytical Skills

Linux
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 38 (24.05%) Apache
2 18 (11.39%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.33%) JBoss
4 9 (5.70%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.80%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.16%) IIS
6 5 (3.16%) SAS
7 4 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (2.53%) Node.js
8 3 (1.90%) CMS
8 3 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.27%) Drupal
9 2 (1.27%) Moodle
9 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.63%) Flash Media Server
10 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.27%) MS Project
2 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.63%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.63%) Office 365
4 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.76%) TCP/IP
2 10 (6.33%) Internet
3 8 (5.06%) SAN
4 6 (3.80%) WebEx
5 5 (3.16%) Firewall
5 5 (3.16%) HTTP
5 5 (3.16%) Network Security
6 3 (1.90%) Modbus
6 3 (1.90%) NAS
6 3 (1.90%) VoIP
7 2 (1.27%) BGP
7 2 (1.27%) DNS
7 2 (1.27%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.27%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.27%) MPLS
7 2 (1.27%) WAN
8 1 (0.63%) DHCP
8 1 (0.63%) LAN
8 1 (0.63%) SMTP
8 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.25%) MySQL
2 20 (12.66%) Relational Database
3 19 (12.03%) RDBMS
4 17 (10.76%) SQL Server
5 14 (8.86%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (7.59%) MongoDB
7 9 (5.70%) OLAP
7 9 (5.70%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (3.16%) Base SAS
8 5 (3.16%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.16%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.16%) SAS EBI
8 5 (3.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 4 (2.53%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.53%) Big Data
9 4 (2.53%) NewSQL
9 4 (2.53%) OLTP
9 4 (2.53%) VoltDB
10 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 27 (17.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.90%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.90%) Mercurial
2 3 (1.90%) Subversion
2 3 (1.90%) Xdebug
3 2 (1.27%) Grunt
3 2 (1.27%) Maven
3 2 (1.27%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.63%) Ant
4 1 (0.63%) Flash Builder
4 1 (0.63%) gulp
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 27 (17.09%) Finance
2 17 (10.76%) Banking
3 13 (8.23%) Retail
4 12 (7.59%) Games
5 6 (3.80%) French Language
5 6 (3.80%) German Language
5 6 (3.80%) Spanish Language
6 5 (3.16%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.90%) Back Office
8 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.63%) Advertising
9 1 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (19.62%) Developer
2 23 (14.56%) Software Engineer
3 20 (12.66%) Administrator
4 14 (8.86%) Support Engineer
5 11 (6.96%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (6.96%) Senior Developer
5 11 (6.96%) Technical Specialist
6 10 (6.33%) Field Engineer
6 10 (6.33%) Field Support Engineer
6 10 (6.33%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (5.70%) Web Developer
8 8 (5.06%) Analyst
8 8 (5.06%) PHP Developer
8 8 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.43%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (3.80%) Consultant
10 6 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.19%) LAMP
2 18 (11.39%) CSS
2 18 (11.39%) HTML
3 16 (10.13%) Web Services
4 12 (7.59%) jQuery
5 11 (6.96%) Middleware
5 11 (6.96%) SOAP
6 10 (6.33%) CGI
6 10 (6.33%) JSP
6 10 (6.33%) Servlets
7 9 (5.70%) AngularJS
7 9 (5.70%) HTML5
8 8 (5.06%) .NET
8 8 (5.06%) CSS3
8 8 (5.06%) XML
9 7 (4.43%) Spring
9 7 (4.43%) Symfony
10 6 (3.80%) JSON
11 5 (3.16%) Ajax
11 5 (3.16%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.82%) Computer Science
2 19 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.43%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.80%) Informatics
4 6 (3.80%) SWIFT
5 4 (2.53%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.90%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.90%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.90%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.90%) EMC VNX
6 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.90%) Physics
7 2 (1.27%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.27%) PACS
7 2 (1.27%) VLE
8 1 (0.63%) iSeries
8 1 (0.63%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 61 (38.61%) Windows
2 45 (28.48%) Unix
3 35 (22.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (8.86%) Debian
5 13 (8.23%) AIX
6 8 (5.06%) Windows Server
7 7 (4.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.53%) Android
9 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.90%) Solaris
11 2 (1.27%) CentOS
11 2 (1.27%) VMS
11 2 (1.27%) zOS
12 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.62%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (19.62%) Software Engineering
2 22 (13.92%) High Availability
3 21 (13.29%) Mentoring
3 21 (13.29%) Project Management
4 20 (12.66%) DevOps
5 13 (8.23%) Service Delivery
5 13 (8.23%) Web Development
6 12 (7.59%) OO
6 12 (7.59%) Open Source
7 11 (6.96%) Automated Testing
7 11 (6.96%) PRINCE2
7 11 (6.96%) SDLC
8 10 (6.33%) Configuration Management
8 10 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (6.33%) Quality Management
9 9 (5.70%) Coaching
10 8 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (4.43%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 53 (33.54%) Java
2 40 (25.32%) Perl
3 25 (15.82%) SQL
4 23 (14.56%) PHP
5 22 (13.92%) JavaScript
6 21 (13.29%) Python
7 18 (11.39%) Bash Shell
8 15 (9.49%) C++
9 11 (6.96%) PowerShell
10 10 (6.33%) C
11 9 (5.70%) Ruby
11 9 (5.70%) Shell Script
12 8 (5.06%) Korn
13 7 (4.43%) C#
14 3 (1.90%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.27%) Scala
16 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.63%) R
16 1 (0.63%) Tcl
16 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (18.35%) Degree
2 6 (3.80%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.53%) MCSE
3 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.90%) CISSP
4 3 (1.90%) MCSA
5 2 (1.27%) Avaya Certification
5 2 (1.27%) CCNA
6 1 (0.63%) MCP
6 1 (0.63%) PhD
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.43%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) COBIT
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.33%) Docker
3 9 (5.70%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.16%) Squid
5 4 (2.53%) vSphere
6 3 (1.90%) Varnish
7 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.63%) iptables
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (14.56%) Puppet
2 9 (5.70%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.06%) Ansible
4 4 (2.53%) Nagios
5 3 (1.90%) Graphite
5 3 (1.90%) HAProxy
5 3 (1.90%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (1.27%) Opsview
6 2 (1.27%) Salt
7 1 (0.63%) Cacti
7 1 (0.63%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.63%) Icinga
7 1 (0.63%) Mesos
7 1 (0.63%) Munin
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (19.62%) Oracle
2 27 (17.09%) Red Hat
3 21 (13.29%) VMware
4 19 (12.03%) Microsoft
5 12 (7.59%) F5
6 11 (6.96%) Juniper
7 10 (6.33%) Blue Coat
7 10 (6.33%) CheckPoint
8 9 (5.70%) Cisco
9 7 (4.43%) Trend Micro
10 6 (3.80%) Kaspersky
11 5 (3.16%) Informatica
12 4 (2.53%) HP
12 4 (2.53%) IBM
12 4 (2.53%) Sybase
12 4 (2.53%) Vertica
13 3 (1.90%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.90%) CA
13 3 (1.90%) Intel
13 3 (1.90%) Zend
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