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 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
Rank 19 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 173 168 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.02% 11.39% 12.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.26% 43.52% 55.81%
Number of salaries quoted 98 108 106
Average salary £39,750 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.41% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,350 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
374 386 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.82% 26.17% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 210 253 177
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 124 (35.03%) Java
2 122 (34.46%) Windows
3 106 (29.94%) UNIX
4 94 (26.55%) Banking
5 89 (25.14%) Apache
6 85 (24.01%) Python
6 85 (24.01%) Finance
6 85 (24.01%) Degree
7 83 (23.45%) MySQL
8 81 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
9 80 (22.60%) SQL
10 77 (21.75%) Software Engineering
11 76 (21.47%) Perl
12 75 (21.19%) Oracle
13 69 (19.49%) Tomcat
14 59 (16.67%) Relational Database
15 56 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
16 54 (15.25%) Computer Science
17 51 (14.41%) PHP
18 47 (13.28%) RDBMS
18 47 (13.28%) Configuration Management
18 47 (13.28%) VMware
19 46 (12.99%) TDD
20 45 (12.71%) Git (software)
20 45 (12.71%) Puppet
20 45 (12.71%) Web Services
21 44 (12.43%) JavaScript
22 43 (12.15%) Telecoms
22 43 (12.15%) Mentoring
23 42 (11.86%) Opscode Chef

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 89 (25.14%) Apache
2 69 (19.49%) Tomcat
3 26 (7.34%) JBoss
4 24 (6.78%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.54%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.54%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.98%) MQSeries
6 7 (1.98%) CMS
7 6 (1.69%) SAS
7 6 (1.69%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.41%) Lync
8 5 (1.41%) Captiva
8 5 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.41%) FileNet
8 5 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (1.13%) WordPress
9 4 (1.13%) Drupal
10 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.56%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.41%) SPSS
3 3 (0.85%) MS Office
4 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.28%) InDesign
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.52%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.41%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.28%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.28%) Office 365
5 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.47%) Internet
2 19 (5.37%) DNS
3 18 (5.08%) LDAP
4 16 (4.52%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.95%) SAN
6 12 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (3.11%) Firewall
8 10 (2.82%) Ethernet
8 10 (2.82%) HTTP
9 8 (2.26%) SMTP
9 8 (2.26%) Network Security
9 8 (2.26%) NAS
10 7 (1.98%) IMAP
10 7 (1.98%) WAN
10 7 (1.98%) POP3
10 7 (1.98%) SSL
11 6 (1.69%) DHCP
11 6 (1.69%) Wireless
11 6 (1.69%) IPsec
12 5 (1.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (23.45%) MySQL
2 59 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 47 (13.28%) RDBMS
4 33 (9.32%) SQL Server
5 19 (5.37%) NoSQL
6 17 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (3.95%) Hadoop
8 13 (3.67%) Oracle Database
9 12 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (3.11%) Big Data
11 10 (2.82%) DB2
12 9 (2.54%) MongoDB
13 8 (2.26%) DataStage
13 8 (2.26%) JasperReports
14 7 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (1.41%) Pentaho
15 5 (1.41%) Apache Hive
15 5 (1.41%) Sqoop
15 5 (1.41%) HBase
15 5 (1.41%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 45 (12.71%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.08%) Subversion
3 11 (3.11%) Selenium
4 10 (2.82%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.82%) WebDriver
5 9 (2.54%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.26%) JIRA
7 7 (1.98%) JUnit
7 7 (1.98%) Maven
8 5 (1.41%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (1.41%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.13%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.85%) HttpUnit
10 3 (0.85%) JMeter
10 3 (0.85%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.56%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.28%) Bugzilla
General
1 94 (26.55%) Banking
2 85 (24.01%) Finance
3 43 (12.15%) Telecoms
4 28 (7.91%) Games
5 25 (7.06%) Retail
6 17 (4.80%) Electronics
7 10 (2.82%) Marketing
8 7 (1.98%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.85%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (29.10%) Developer
2 45 (12.71%) Java Developer
3 44 (12.43%) Analyst
4 39 (11.02%) Administrator
5 36 (10.17%) Software Engineer
6 26 (7.34%) DevOps Engineer
7 24 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
8 21 (5.93%) Systems Administrator
9 19 (5.37%) Senior Developer
10 17 (4.80%) DBA
10 17 (4.80%) Python Developer
11 15 (4.24%) Linux Administrator
12 13 (3.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 11 (3.11%) Senior Java Developer
13 11 (3.11%) Senior Linux Administrator
13 11 (3.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 10 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (2.82%) Security Analyst
14 10 (2.82%) Senior Software Engineer
14 10 (2.82%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (12.71%) Web Services
2 41 (11.58%) HTML
3 32 (9.04%) XML
3 32 (9.04%) SOAP
4 28 (7.91%) CSS
5 27 (7.63%) Servlets
5 27 (7.63%) .NET
6 25 (7.06%) JSP
7 23 (6.50%) CGI
8 21 (5.93%) J2EE
9 19 (5.37%) Spring
10 16 (4.52%) jQuery
11 15 (4.24%) Hibernate
12 14 (3.95%) Middleware
12 14 (3.95%) JMS
13 11 (3.11%) STL
14 10 (2.82%) WebSphere MQ
14 10 (2.82%) MFC
14 10 (2.82%) WinForms
14 10 (2.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (15.25%) Computer Science
3 24 (6.78%) Data Centre
4 20 (5.65%) Embedded Systems
4 20 (5.65%) Replication
5 15 (4.24%) Algorithms
6 13 (3.67%) Mathematics
7 12 (3.39%) Visualisation
8 7 (1.98%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.98%) Clustering
8 7 (1.98%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.69%) Grid Computing
9 6 (1.69%) DTV
9 6 (1.69%) Online Banking
10 5 (1.41%) HACMP
10 5 (1.41%) SWIFT
11 4 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.85%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 122 (34.46%) Windows
2 106 (29.94%) UNIX
3 36 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (8.19%) Debian
5 22 (6.21%) Solaris
6 18 (5.08%) AIX
7 13 (3.67%) Android
8 11 (3.11%) zOS
9 9 (2.54%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.28%) CentOS
13 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (21.75%) Software Engineering
3 47 (13.28%) Configuration Management
4 46 (12.99%) TDD
5 43 (12.15%) Mentoring
6 37 (10.45%) DevOps
7 35 (9.89%) OO
8 31 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (8.76%) Open Source
9 28 (7.91%) Automated Testing
10 25 (7.06%) Performance Tuning
11 23 (6.50%) SDLC
11 23 (6.50%) ITIL
11 23 (6.50%) UML
12 17 (4.80%) OOD
13 16 (4.52%) Change Management
14 15 (4.24%) Quality Management
14 15 (4.24%) Project Management
14 15 (4.24%) Multithreading
15 14 (3.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 124 (35.03%) Java
2 85 (24.01%) Python
3 80 (22.60%) SQL
4 76 (21.47%) Perl
5 51 (14.41%) PHP
6 44 (12.43%) JavaScript
7 36 (10.17%) Bash Shell
8 35 (9.89%) C++
9 30 (8.47%) Ruby
10 25 (7.06%) C
11 24 (6.78%) C#
11 24 (6.78%) PowerShell
12 11 (3.11%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.82%) VC++
14 7 (1.98%) Assembly Language
14 7 (1.98%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.41%) R
15 5 (1.41%) Korn
16 4 (1.13%) Scala
17 3 (0.85%) Lua
Qualifications
1 85 (24.01%) Degree
2 6 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (1.69%) CISSP
3 4 (1.13%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.85%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.85%) CISA
4 3 (0.85%) CISM
4 3 (0.85%) MBA
5 2 (0.56%) GIAC
5 2 (0.56%) CEH
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.56%) SSCP
6 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.28%) NCDA
6 1 (0.28%) NCIE
6 1 (0.28%) OCP
6 1 (0.28%) HND
6 1 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.17%) QA
2 9 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.54%) COBIT
3 8 (2.26%) SLA
4 7 (1.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (3.11%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.41%) DFS Replication
5 5 (1.41%) Apache Flume
6 4 (1.13%) vSphere
6 4 (1.13%) Docker
6 4 (1.13%) zsh
7 3 (0.85%) NFS
7 3 (0.85%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.56%) vCloud
9 1 (0.28%) pfSense
9 1 (0.28%) iptables
9 1 (0.28%) Squid
9 1 (0.28%) Xen
9 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 45 (12.71%) Puppet
2 42 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (3.67%) Nagios
4 12 (3.39%) Data Guard
5 10 (2.82%) Ansible
6 9 (2.54%) Capistrano
7 8 (2.26%) Graphite
8 6 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (1.69%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (1.41%) SCCM
10 4 (1.13%) Munin
10 4 (1.13%) Opsview
11 3 (0.85%) Check_MK
11 3 (0.85%) Cacti
11 3 (0.85%) BMC Marimba
12 2 (0.56%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 75 (21.19%) Oracle
2 47 (13.28%) VMware
3 22 (6.21%) Microsoft
4 21 (5.93%) Cisco
4 21 (5.93%) Red Hat
5 20 (5.65%) HP
6 19 (5.37%) IBM
7 14 (3.95%) NetApp
8 13 (3.67%) Perforce
9 11 (3.11%) Informatica
10 10 (2.82%) EMC
10 10 (2.82%) F5
10 10 (2.82%) Rackspace
11 8 (2.26%) Symantec
11 8 (2.26%) Brocade
12 7 (1.98%) Google
12 7 (1.98%) DigitalOcean
13 6 (1.69%) SAP
14 5 (1.41%) Cognos
14 5 (1.41%) MicroStrategy
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