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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 189 176 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.07% 11.33% 14.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.85% 50.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 118 95 121
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
351 352 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.27% 22.65% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 215 209 204
Average salary £39,500 £36,572 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 123 (37.50%) Java
2 107 (32.62%) Windows
3 100 (30.49%) UNIX
4 81 (24.70%) Banking
5 78 (23.78%) Finance
5 78 (23.78%) Python
6 76 (23.17%) Degree
7 74 (22.56%) SQL
8 73 (22.26%) Agile Software Development
9 66 (20.12%) MySQL
10 65 (19.82%) Apache
11 64 (19.51%) Software Engineering
12 61 (18.60%) Oracle
13 59 (17.99%) Relational Database
14 55 (16.77%) Perl
15 49 (14.94%) PHP
15 49 (14.94%) TDD
15 49 (14.94%) Computer Science
16 48 (14.63%) Tomcat
17 46 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
18 43 (13.11%) JavaScript
19 41 (12.50%) HTML
20 40 (12.20%) Telecoms
20 40 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
21 39 (11.89%) Opscode Chef
22 38 (11.59%) VMware
22 38 (11.59%) Web Services
23 37 (11.28%) RDBMS
23 37 (11.28%) Puppet
24 36 (10.98%) Configuration Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 65 (19.82%) Apache
2 48 (14.63%) Tomcat
3 28 (8.54%) JBoss
4 16 (4.88%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.13%) CMS
6 6 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.83%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.52%) MQSeries
7 5 (1.52%) Drupal
7 5 (1.52%) WordPress
8 4 (1.22%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.22%) Captiva
8 4 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (1.22%) FileNet
9 3 (0.91%) SAS
9 3 (0.91%) Lync
9 3 (0.91%) Liferay
9 3 (0.91%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.61%) SPSS
2 2 (0.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.30%) InDesign
3 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.23%) Amazon EC2
2 22 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.61%) SaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.71%) Internet
2 19 (5.79%) TCP/IP
2 19 (5.79%) DNS
3 17 (5.18%) Firewall
4 16 (4.88%) LDAP
5 13 (3.96%) SSL
6 10 (3.05%) HTTP
6 10 (3.05%) LAN
7 9 (2.74%) SMTP
8 7 (2.13%) VPN
8 7 (2.13%) WLAN
8 7 (2.13%) POP3
8 7 (2.13%) IMAP
8 7 (2.13%) Network Security
9 6 (1.83%) Ethernet
9 6 (1.83%) WAN
10 5 (1.52%) IPsec
10 5 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (20.12%) MySQL
2 59 (17.99%) Relational Database
3 37 (11.28%) RDBMS
4 28 (8.54%) SQL Server
5 15 (4.57%) NoSQL
6 13 (3.96%) Hadoop
7 10 (3.05%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.44%) JasperReports
9 8 (2.44%) DataStage
9 8 (2.44%) DB2
9 8 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (2.13%) Big Data
11 6 (1.83%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.91%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.91%) SQLPlus
12 3 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.61%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 29 (8.84%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.96%) Selenium
3 12 (3.66%) WebDriver
4 10 (3.05%) JIRA
5 8 (2.44%) Subversion
6 7 (2.13%) Maven
6 7 (2.13%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.83%) JUnit
8 5 (1.52%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.52%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.52%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.91%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (0.91%) HttpUnit
9 3 (0.91%) JMeter
10 2 (0.61%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.61%) TestComplete
10 2 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.30%) Redmine
11 1 (0.30%) Bugzilla
General
1 81 (24.70%) Banking
2 78 (23.78%) Finance
3 40 (12.20%) Telecoms
4 32 (9.76%) Games
5 22 (6.71%) Retail
6 7 (2.13%) Electronics
7 6 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (1.52%) Marketing
9 3 (0.91%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.61%) Automotive
10 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (28.35%) Developer
2 49 (14.94%) Analyst
3 43 (13.11%) Java Developer
4 36 (10.98%) Administrator
5 26 (7.93%) Software Engineer
6 23 (7.01%) Senior Developer
7 19 (5.79%) Python Developer
8 15 (4.57%) DBA
8 15 (4.57%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
9 14 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (3.66%) Consultant
10 12 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (3.35%) Support Engineer
11 11 (3.35%) Senior Manager
12 10 (3.05%) Test Analyst
12 10 (3.05%) Security Analyst
12 10 (3.05%) Senior Software Engineer
12 10 (3.05%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (12.50%) HTML
2 38 (11.59%) Web Services
3 34 (10.37%) XML
4 28 (8.54%) CSS
5 27 (8.23%) SOAP
6 22 (6.71%) Servlets
7 20 (6.10%) JSP
7 20 (6.10%) .NET
7 20 (6.10%) J2EE
8 19 (5.79%) CGI
9 15 (4.57%) Spring
9 15 (4.57%) WebSockets
10 14 (4.27%) jQuery
11 13 (3.96%) HTML5
12 11 (3.35%) Hibernate
13 9 (2.74%) Middleware
14 8 (2.44%) JMS
14 8 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
14 8 (2.44%) Regular Expression
15 7 (2.13%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.94%) Computer Science
2 46 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.49%) Data Centre
4 15 (4.57%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (3.05%) Visualisation
5 10 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.74%) Replication
7 8 (2.44%) Clustering
8 7 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.13%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.83%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (1.83%) Social Media
9 6 (1.83%) iSeries
9 6 (1.83%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.83%) SCADA
10 5 (1.52%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.52%) SWIFT
11 4 (1.22%) HACMP
12 3 (0.91%) Grid Computing
13 2 (0.61%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 107 (32.62%) Windows
2 100 (30.49%) UNIX
3 34 (10.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (7.93%) Debian
5 23 (7.01%) Solaris
6 21 (6.40%) AIX
7 12 (3.66%) zOS
8 10 (3.05%) Android
9 5 (1.52%) CentOS
9 5 (1.52%) Data ONTAP
9 5 (1.52%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.61%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.30%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (22.26%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (19.51%) Software Engineering
3 49 (14.94%) TDD
4 40 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (10.98%) Configuration Management
6 35 (10.67%) Mentoring
7 29 (8.84%) DevOps
8 28 (8.54%) OO
9 24 (7.32%) Automated Testing
10 23 (7.01%) ITIL
11 22 (6.71%) Open Source
12 19 (5.79%) UML
13 15 (4.57%) Change Management
13 15 (4.57%) Multithreading
13 15 (4.57%) SDLC
14 14 (4.27%) Analytics
14 14 (4.27%) Project Management
15 13 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (3.96%) Information Security
15 13 (3.96%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 123 (37.50%) Java
2 78 (23.78%) Python
3 74 (22.56%) SQL
4 55 (16.77%) Perl
5 49 (14.94%) PHP
6 43 (13.11%) JavaScript
7 25 (7.62%) C++
8 23 (7.01%) Ruby
9 21 (6.40%) Bash Shell
10 18 (5.49%) C
11 16 (4.88%) C#
11 16 (4.88%) PowerShell
12 10 (3.05%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.44%) Assembly Language
13 8 (2.44%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.52%) VC++
15 3 (0.91%) PHP5
15 3 (0.91%) sed
16 2 (0.61%) R
16 2 (0.61%) Lua
Qualifications
1 76 (23.17%) Degree
2 11 (3.35%) CISSP
3 6 (1.83%) CISA
3 6 (1.83%) CISM
3 6 (1.83%) MBA
3 6 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.22%) SSCP
4 4 (1.22%) GIAC
4 4 (1.22%) CEH
4 4 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (1.22%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.61%) CCNA
7 1 (0.30%) ISEB
7 1 (0.30%) PhD
7 1 (0.30%) NCDA
7 1 (0.30%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.54%) QA
2 11 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.35%) COBIT
3 9 (2.74%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.83%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (2.13%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.91%) NFS
6 2 (0.61%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.61%) vSphere
6 2 (0.61%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.30%) pfSense
7 1 (0.30%) iptables
7 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.30%) Squid
Systems Management
1 39 (11.89%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (11.28%) Puppet
3 14 (4.27%) Nagios
4 9 (2.74%) Data Guard
4 9 (2.74%) Munin
4 9 (2.74%) Graphite
5 8 (2.44%) NetBackup
6 7 (2.13%) Capistrano
6 7 (2.13%) HP SIM
6 7 (2.13%) Control-M
6 7 (2.13%) Ansible
7 5 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.91%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.61%) SCCM
10 1 (0.30%) Cacti
Vendors
1 61 (18.60%) Oracle
2 38 (11.59%) VMware
3 27 (8.23%) Red Hat
4 20 (6.10%) Microsoft
5 19 (5.79%) HP
6 16 (4.88%) Cisco
7 12 (3.66%) IBM
8 9 (2.74%) Informatica
9 7 (2.13%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.13%) Perforce
10 6 (1.83%) NetApp
10 6 (1.83%) Veritas
10 6 (1.83%) BMC
11 5 (1.52%) Symantec
11 5 (1.52%) Sourcefire
11 5 (1.52%) Google
11 5 (1.52%) Misys
11 5 (1.52%) LogRhythm
12 4 (1.22%) F5
12 4 (1.22%) Rackspace
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Compeititve Benefits
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £71000 per annum
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive
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Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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The People Network
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The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
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Net Talent
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £39000 per annum
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