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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 165 165 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.01% 13.51% 13.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.77% 59.35% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 101 120 125
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
377 278 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.15% 22.77% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 239 190 231
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,622
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 136 (39.88%) UNIX
2 127 (37.24%) Java
3 92 (26.98%) HTML
4 86 (25.22%) Windows
5 85 (24.93%) Degree
6 82 (24.05%) JavaScript
6 82 (24.05%) SQL
7 81 (23.75%) Computer Science
8 75 (21.99%) CSS
9 74 (21.70%) Perl
9 74 (21.70%) Software Engineering
10 72 (21.11%) XML
10 72 (21.11%) Python
11 59 (17.30%) Oracle
12 57 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
13 56 (16.42%) C++
13 56 (16.42%) MySQL
14 54 (15.84%) OO
15 51 (14.96%) Relational Database
16 49 (14.37%) Finance
17 45 (13.20%) Apache
17 45 (13.20%) Ruby
18 40 (11.73%) Web Development
18 40 (11.73%) Microsoft
18 40 (11.73%) VMware
19 39 (11.44%) Web Services
20 37 (10.85%) C#
20 37 (10.85%) Automated Testing
21 36 (10.56%) PHP
21 36 (10.56%) SOAP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 45 (13.20%) Apache
2 29 (8.50%) WebLogic
3 27 (7.92%) Tomcat
4 26 (7.62%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.93%) MS Exchange
6 8 (2.35%) IIS
6 8 (2.35%) Lync
6 8 (2.35%) Node.js
7 7 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (2.05%) CMS
8 6 (1.76%) Oracle Application Server
8 6 (1.76%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (1.76%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (1.47%) FileNet
9 5 (1.47%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.47%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (2.93%) MS Office
2 9 (2.64%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.88%) FrameMaker
3 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.88%) RoboHelp
3 3 (0.88%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (3.81%) Oracle 11i
2 12 (3.52%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (2.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (2.05%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (1.76%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.29%) KANA IQ
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.87%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.35%) SaaS
4 3 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.50%) TCP/IP
2 26 (7.62%) Firewall
3 25 (7.33%) Internet
4 16 (4.69%) VPN
4 16 (4.69%) HTTP
5 15 (4.40%) DNS
6 10 (2.93%) LDAP
6 10 (2.93%) VoIP
7 9 (2.64%) IPsec
8 8 (2.35%) Wireshark
8 8 (2.35%) tcpdump
9 7 (2.05%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (2.05%) FTP
10 6 (1.76%) ADSL
10 6 (1.76%) SSH
11 5 (1.47%) Network Security
11 5 (1.47%) IMAP
11 5 (1.47%) WAN
11 5 (1.47%) SSL
11 5 (1.47%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (16.42%) MySQL
2 51 (14.96%) Relational Database
3 33 (9.68%) Oracle Database
4 32 (9.38%) RDBMS
5 25 (7.33%) SQL Server
6 21 (6.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (4.11%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
8 14 (4.11%) Big Data
9 12 (3.52%) Oracle Database 12c
10 10 (2.93%) NoSQL
11 9 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (2.64%) OLTP
12 7 (2.05%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (2.05%) Oracle Discoverer
13 6 (1.76%) Oracle Exadata
14 5 (1.47%) SQLPlus
15 4 (1.17%) OLAP
15 4 (1.17%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.11%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (3.81%) Subversion
4 7 (2.05%) Ant
5 6 (1.76%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.47%) Jasmine
6 5 (1.47%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.47%) RSpec
6 5 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.47%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.17%) JUnit
7 4 (1.17%) Maven
7 4 (1.17%) LLVM
7 4 (1.17%) GCC
8 3 (0.88%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.59%) RubyMine
10 1 (0.29%) Selenium
10 1 (0.29%) JIRA
10 1 (0.29%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.29%) ClearQuest
General
1 49 (14.37%) Finance
2 31 (9.09%) Banking
3 20 (5.87%) Games
4 19 (5.57%) Retail
5 7 (2.05%) International Banking
6 5 (1.47%) Marketing
6 5 (1.47%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.17%) Dutch Language
7 4 (1.17%) French Language
7 4 (1.17%) German Language
7 4 (1.17%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.88%) Electronics
9 2 (0.59%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 92 (26.98%) Developer
2 59 (17.30%) Software Engineer
3 34 (9.97%) Administrator
4 31 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 29 (8.50%) Analyst
6 26 (7.62%) DBA
7 24 (7.04%) Java Developer
8 22 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 21 (6.16%) Oracle DBA
10 19 (5.57%) Development Engineer
11 16 (4.69%) UI Developer
11 16 (4.69%) UI Programmer
12 14 (4.11%) Senior Software Engineer
12 14 (4.11%) Technical Specialist
12 14 (4.11%) Technical Engineer
13 13 (3.81%) Software Development Engineer
13 13 (3.81%) Software Developer
13 13 (3.81%) Systems Administrator
14 12 (3.52%) Junior
14 12 (3.52%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (26.98%) HTML
2 75 (21.99%) CSS
3 72 (21.11%) XML
4 39 (11.44%) Web Services
5 36 (10.56%) SOAP
6 35 (10.26%) HTML5
7 24 (7.04%) Hibernate
7 24 (7.04%) Spring
8 23 (6.74%) CSS3
9 22 (6.45%) jQuery
10 20 (5.87%) J2EE
10 20 (5.87%) JSON
11 18 (5.28%) Backbone.js
12 17 (4.99%) Ruby on Rails
13 16 (4.69%) Servlets
13 16 (4.69%) Middleware
13 16 (4.69%) LESS
14 13 (3.81%) Oracle Fusion
14 13 (3.81%) COM
14 13 (3.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 81 (23.75%) Computer Science
2 26 (7.62%) Open Source
3 14 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.81%) Digital Media
4 13 (3.81%) Mathematics
4 13 (3.81%) Graphic Design
5 6 (1.76%) Clustering
5 6 (1.76%) Oracle Exalogic
6 5 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (1.47%) Reference Data
6 5 (1.47%) iSeries
6 5 (1.47%) Informatics
6 5 (1.47%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.88%) Social Media
7 3 (0.88%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.88%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.59%) Replication
8 2 (0.59%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.59%) HACMP
8 2 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 136 (39.88%) UNIX
2 86 (25.22%) Windows
3 30 (8.80%) AIX
4 28 (8.21%) Android
5 25 (7.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (7.33%) Solaris
6 21 (6.16%) CentOS
7 19 (5.57%) Ubuntu
8 16 (4.69%) Apple iOS
9 12 (3.52%) Debian
10 10 (2.93%) Windows XP
10 10 (2.93%) Windows 7
10 10 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (2.64%) Fedora
11 9 (2.64%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.76%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.17%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.17%) OS/2
14 4 (1.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (21.70%) Software Engineering
2 57 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (15.84%) OO
4 40 (11.73%) Web Development
5 37 (10.85%) Automated Testing
6 28 (8.21%) ITIL
7 27 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (7.33%) E-Commerce
9 23 (6.74%) OOP
10 20 (5.87%) Information Security
10 20 (5.87%) MVC
11 18 (5.28%) Project Management
11 18 (5.28%) TDD
11 18 (5.28%) Refactoring
12 14 (4.11%) Business Analysis
13 13 (3.81%) Android Development
13 13 (3.81%) iOS Development
13 13 (3.81%) SOA
14 12 (3.52%) Service Delivery
14 12 (3.52%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 127 (37.24%) Java
2 82 (24.05%) JavaScript
2 82 (24.05%) SQL
3 74 (21.70%) Perl
4 72 (21.11%) Python
5 56 (16.42%) C++
6 45 (13.20%) Ruby
7 37 (10.85%) C#
8 36 (10.56%) PHP
9 32 (9.38%) C
10 27 (7.92%) Shell Script
11 17 (4.99%) Bash Shell
11 17 (4.99%) PL/SQL
12 15 (4.40%) Objective-C
13 13 (3.81%) CoffeeScript
14 10 (2.93%) PowerShell
15 7 (2.05%) ActionScript
16 6 (1.76%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.88%) ActionScript 3.0
18 1 (0.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 85 (24.93%) Degree
2 13 (3.81%) Postgraduate
3 7 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.76%) CCNA
4 6 (1.76%) GIAC
5 5 (1.47%) JNCIA
6 4 (1.17%) GCIA
6 4 (1.17%) GSEC
6 4 (1.17%) GCIH
6 4 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.17%) GWAPT
6 4 (1.17%) GPEN
6 4 (1.17%) OSCP
6 4 (1.17%) OSCE
7 2 (0.59%) ISEB
7 2 (0.59%) CISSP
7 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.59%) RHCE
7 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.21%) QA
2 19 (5.57%) SLA
3 5 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (7.33%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (4.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.99%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (3.52%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.05%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.17%) Snort
6 4 (1.17%) XenApp
7 3 (0.88%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.59%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.59%) vSphere
9 1 (0.29%) Openswan
9 1 (0.29%) KVM
9 1 (0.29%) Gluster
9 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.29%) Postfix
9 1 (0.29%) Squid
9 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (4.99%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (4.99%) Data Guard
1 17 (4.99%) Puppet
2 12 (3.52%) Nagios
3 7 (2.05%) ZABBIX
4 6 (1.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (1.47%) Capistrano
5 5 (1.47%) Salt
6 4 (1.17%) Cacti
6 4 (1.17%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.88%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.88%) Munin
8 2 (0.59%) SCCM
8 2 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.59%) Ansible
9 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 59 (17.30%) Oracle
2 40 (11.73%) Microsoft
2 40 (11.73%) VMware
3 25 (7.33%) Red Hat
4 24 (7.04%) Cisco
5 12 (3.52%) Dell
6 11 (3.23%) Adobe
6 11 (3.23%) Juniper
6 11 (3.23%) IBM
7 10 (2.93%) Citrix
8 8 (2.35%) Google
8 8 (2.35%) Twitter
9 7 (2.05%) New Relic
10 6 (1.76%) JBoss
11 5 (1.47%) SaltStack
11 5 (1.47%) Sun
11 5 (1.47%) HP
11 5 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.17%) SolarWinds
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