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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 16 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 113 111 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.43% 8.97% 10.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.29% 40.81% 40.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72 86 93
Median salary £42,500 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.02% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £61,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
234 272 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.61% 21.97% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 156 174 197
Median salary £39,057 £43,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.17% +11.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 16 January 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 65 (28.14%) Windows
2 63 (27.27%) Java
3 60 (25.97%) Python
4 57 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (23.81%) SQL
6 51 (22.08%) Finance
7 46 (19.91%) VMware
8 44 (19.05%) DevOps
9 42 (18.18%) Oracle
10 38 (16.45%) Puppet
11 37 (16.02%) Open Source
11 37 (16.02%) Web Services
12 34 (14.72%) XML
12 34 (14.72%) Opscode Chef
13 33 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 32 (13.85%) Unix
15 31 (13.42%) Software Engineering
16 30 (12.99%) PL/SQL
17 29 (12.55%) Degree
17 29 (12.55%) High Availability
18 28 (12.12%) Red Hat
19 27 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 26 (11.26%) HTML
21 25 (10.82%) MySQL
21 25 (10.82%) Bash Shell
22 24 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
22 24 (10.39%) SOA
22 24 (10.39%) Microsoft
23 23 (9.96%) Cisco
23 23 (9.96%) C++

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 21 (9.09%) Apache
2 15 (6.49%) JBoss
3 12 (5.19%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.19%) WebSphere
4 10 (4.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (3.90%) IIS
6 8 (3.46%) nginx
7 6 (2.60%) MQSeries
7 6 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (2.16%) CMS
9 4 (1.73%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.87%) Confluence
10 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.87%) Moodle
10 2 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.87%) SAS
11 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (3.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.60%) HFM
2 6 (2.60%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (2.60%) Oracle Cash Management
2 6 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (2.60%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 6 (2.60%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (2.60%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.79%) SaaS
3 12 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.73%) Office 365
6 3 (1.30%) IaaS
7 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.87%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.43%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.43%) GitHub
8 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.52%) Firewall
2 13 (5.63%) DNS
3 10 (4.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (4.33%) WAN
4 9 (3.90%) VPN
5 8 (3.46%) HTTP
5 8 (3.46%) SAN
6 7 (3.03%) Network Security
6 7 (3.03%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (2.60%) LDAP
8 5 (2.16%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (2.16%) LAN
8 5 (2.16%) SSL
9 4 (1.73%) BGP
9 4 (1.73%) DHCP
9 4 (1.73%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.73%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.73%) NAS
9 4 (1.73%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.82%) MySQL
2 23 (9.96%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 19 (8.23%) Hadoop
4 19 (8.23%) MongoDB
5 13 (5.63%) Neo4j
5 13 (5.63%) Pentaho
6 10 (4.33%) SQL Server
7 9 (3.90%) Big Data
8 8 (3.46%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (2.60%) Apache Hive
10 6 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.60%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (2.60%) Oracle Discoverer
10 6 (2.60%) PowerCenter
10 6 (2.60%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.16%) HBase
11 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (2.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (9.96%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.63%) Talend Open Studio
3 11 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 11 (4.76%) Maven
4 7 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (2.60%) Grunt
5 6 (2.60%) gulp
6 5 (2.16%) Ant
6 5 (2.16%) GoCD
6 5 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (2.16%) Selenium
7 4 (1.73%) Subversion
8 3 (1.30%) JIRA
9 2 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.87%) GCC
9 2 (0.87%) git-flow
9 2 (0.87%) NuGet
9 2 (0.87%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.43%) JUnit
General
1 51 (22.08%) Finance
2 20 (8.66%) Banking
3 14 (6.06%) Games
4 8 (3.46%) Law
4 8 (3.46%) Retail
4 8 (3.46%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.60%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.73%) Electronics
7 3 (1.30%) French Language
7 3 (1.30%) German Language
7 3 (1.30%) Marketing
7 3 (1.30%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (24.24%) Developer
2 27 (11.69%) Analyst
3 23 (9.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 17 (7.36%) Java Developer
6 14 (6.06%) Python Developer
6 14 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 13 (5.63%) Infrastructure Manager
8 12 (5.19%) Applications Developer
8 12 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (4.76%) Consultant
10 10 (4.33%) Graduate
10 10 (4.33%) Oracle Developer
10 10 (4.33%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (3.90%) Linux Consultant
11 9 (3.90%) Python Web Developer
11 9 (3.90%) Support Analyst
11 9 (3.90%) Web Applications Developer
11 9 (3.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.02%) Web Services
2 34 (14.72%) XML
3 26 (11.26%) HTML
4 23 (9.96%) JSON
5 21 (9.09%) Spring
6 20 (8.66%) CSS
7 18 (7.79%) ELK Stack
8 16 (6.93%) Apache Camel
8 16 (6.93%) Java EE
8 16 (6.93%) RESTful
9 15 (6.49%) Middleware
10 13 (5.63%) ActiveMQ
10 13 (5.63%) Drools
10 13 (5.63%) jBPM
11 11 (4.76%) .NET
11 11 (4.76%) HTML5
12 10 (4.33%) LAMP
13 9 (3.90%) CSS3
13 9 (3.90%) LESS
14 8 (3.46%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.60%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.60%) SWIFT
5 5 (2.16%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (2.16%) PKI
5 5 (2.16%) Replication
6 4 (1.73%) Neural Network
7 3 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.30%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.30%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.30%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.87%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.87%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.87%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.87%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (28.14%) Windows
2 32 (13.85%) Unix
3 27 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (6.93%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.63%) Solaris
6 12 (5.19%) CentOS
7 11 (4.76%) Ubuntu
8 9 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.60%) AIX
10 5 (2.16%) Android
10 5 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.73%) zOS
12 3 (1.30%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.87%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.87%) VMS
14 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.43%) SUSE
14 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (19.05%) DevOps
3 37 (16.02%) Open Source
4 31 (13.42%) Software Engineering
5 29 (12.55%) High Availability
6 24 (10.39%) SOA
7 23 (9.96%) TDD
8 22 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (8.23%) Microservices
10 16 (6.93%) Change Management
10 16 (6.93%) Configuration Management
10 16 (6.93%) SDLC
11 15 (6.49%) ITIL
12 14 (6.06%) Scrum
13 13 (5.63%) Web Development
14 12 (5.19%) Workflow
15 11 (4.76%) Analytics
15 11 (4.76%) Mentoring
15 11 (4.76%) Service Delivery
16 10 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 63 (27.27%) Java
2 60 (25.97%) Python
3 55 (23.81%) SQL
4 33 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 30 (12.99%) PL/SQL
6 25 (10.82%) Bash Shell
7 23 (9.96%) C++
8 16 (6.93%) C
8 16 (6.93%) PowerShell
8 16 (6.93%) Ruby
9 15 (6.49%) Perl
10 14 (6.06%) C#
11 13 (5.63%) Shell Script
12 12 (5.19%) PHP
13 2 (0.87%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.87%) Delphi
13 2 (0.87%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.87%) SAS Macro
14 1 (0.43%) Groovy
14 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (12.55%) Degree
2 9 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.16%) CCNA
4 5 (2.16%) CCNP
4 5 (2.16%) RHCE
5 4 (1.73%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.87%) OCPJWCD
6 2 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.43%) CCMSE
7 1 (0.43%) CCSE
7 1 (0.43%) CCSM
7 1 (0.43%) CISSP
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.43%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.43%) LPIC
7 1 (0.43%) MCSE
7 1 (0.43%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.46%) QA
2 6 (2.60%) SLA
3 5 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.63%) Docker
4 6 (2.60%) Varnish
5 5 (2.16%) NFS
5 5 (2.16%) vSphere
6 4 (1.73%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.73%) Samba
6 4 (1.73%) Squid
7 2 (0.87%) Firmware
7 2 (0.87%) NDS
7 2 (0.87%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.43%) KVM
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (16.45%) Puppet
2 34 (14.72%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (5.63%) Ansible
4 7 (3.03%) Capistrano
5 5 (2.16%) Mesos
5 5 (2.16%) Nagios
6 3 (1.30%) Check_MK
7 2 (0.87%) Cacti
7 2 (0.87%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 2 (0.87%) SCCM
7 2 (0.87%) Terraform
7 2 (0.87%) vRealize
7 2 (0.87%) yum
8 1 (0.43%) Iperf
8 1 (0.43%) Packer
Vendors
1 46 (19.91%) VMware
2 42 (18.18%) Oracle
3 28 (12.12%) Red Hat
4 24 (10.39%) Microsoft
5 23 (9.96%) Cisco
6 15 (6.49%) F5
7 13 (5.63%) Juniper
7 13 (5.63%) Talend
8 10 (4.33%) CheckPoint
9 8 (3.46%) Citrix
9 8 (3.46%) Palo Alto
9 8 (3.46%) Splunk
10 7 (3.03%) Cognos
11 6 (2.60%) Blue Coat
11 6 (2.60%) Cloudera
11 6 (2.60%) Hyperion
11 6 (2.60%) Informatica
11 6 (2.60%) Perforce
12 5 (2.16%) Google
13 4 (1.73%) Brocade
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