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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 33 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 75 158 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.78% 11.42% 9.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.19% 50.32% 47.02%
Number of salaries quoted 60 109 81
Median salary £38,750 £44,750 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.40% +17.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
226 314 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.42% 22.70% 20.16%
Number of salaries quoted 151 202 199
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 2 May 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 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 70 (40.00%) Windows
2 63 (36.00%) Java
3 41 (23.43%) Perl
4 40 (22.86%) Apache
5 39 (22.29%) Unix
5 39 (22.29%) MySQL
6 36 (20.57%) Software Engineering
7 35 (20.00%) Finance
8 34 (19.43%) Degree
8 34 (19.43%) Git (software)
9 33 (18.86%) Oracle
10 31 (17.71%) Python
11 29 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (16.57%) Computer Science
12 28 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 28 (16.00%) DevOps
12 28 (16.00%) SQL
13 26 (14.86%) High Availability
14 24 (13.71%) LAMP
14 24 (13.71%) PHP
15 22 (12.57%) Tomcat
15 22 (12.57%) Project Management
15 22 (12.57%) Relational Database
15 22 (12.57%) Mentoring
16 21 (12.00%) RDBMS
17 20 (11.43%) Microsoft
17 20 (11.43%) Red Hat
17 20 (11.43%) JavaScript
18 19 (10.86%) SQL Server
18 19 (10.86%) Banking

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 40 (22.86%) Apache
2 22 (12.57%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 9 (5.14%) JBoss
5 6 (3.43%) IIS
5 6 (3.43%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.43%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (2.29%) CMS
6 4 (2.29%) Drupal
6 4 (2.29%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.29%) SAS
7 3 (1.71%) Node.js
8 2 (1.14%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.14%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.14%) WordPress
9 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 11 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.71%) MS Office
3 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.14%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.57%) Primavera
3 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.71%) SaaS
5 1 (0.57%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.57%) Office 365
5 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.71%) Firewall
2 10 (5.71%) Internet
3 8 (4.57%) Network Security
4 7 (4.00%) SAN
5 5 (2.86%) HTTP
6 4 (2.29%) DNS
7 3 (1.71%) Modbus
7 3 (1.71%) NAS
7 3 (1.71%) VoIP
8 2 (1.14%) BGP
8 2 (1.14%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.14%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.14%) MPLS
8 2 (1.14%) WAN
8 2 (1.14%) WebEx
9 1 (0.57%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.57%) RS-232
9 1 (0.57%) RS-485
9 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (22.29%) MySQL
2 22 (12.57%) Relational Database
3 21 (12.00%) RDBMS
4 19 (10.86%) SQL Server
5 14 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (7.43%) MongoDB
7 10 (5.71%) OLAP
7 10 (5.71%) Oracle OLAP
8 7 (4.00%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.43%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (3.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.43%) Big Data
9 6 (3.43%) NewSQL
9 6 (3.43%) OLTP
9 6 (3.43%) VoltDB
10 4 (2.29%) Base SAS
10 4 (2.29%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.29%) SAS EBI
10 4 (2.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (19.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.86%) Subversion
2 5 (2.86%) Xdebug
3 4 (2.29%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.29%) Mercurial
3 4 (2.29%) MSBuild
3 4 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.29%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.14%) Selenium
6 1 (0.57%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.57%) Grunt
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.57%) TestLink
6 1 (0.57%) Toad
General
1 35 (20.00%) Finance
2 19 (10.86%) Banking
3 10 (5.71%) Games
3 10 (5.71%) Retail
4 5 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.29%) Back Office
6 3 (1.71%) Advertising
6 3 (1.71%) Marketing
7 2 (1.14%) French Language
7 2 (1.14%) German Language
7 2 (1.14%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.57%) Automotive
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (18.29%) Developer
2 28 (16.00%) Software Engineer
3 25 (14.29%) Administrator
4 17 (9.71%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 14 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
6 13 (7.43%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (6.29%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (6.29%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (5.71%) Analyst
8 10 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (5.71%) PHP Developer
9 9 (5.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.57%) Java Developer
10 8 (4.57%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
11 7 (4.00%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.43%) Senior Java Developer
13 5 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.71%) LAMP
2 18 (10.29%) HTML
2 18 (10.29%) Web Services
3 14 (8.00%) CSS
3 14 (8.00%) Middleware
4 11 (6.29%) SOAP
5 10 (5.71%) CGI
5 10 (5.71%) JSP
5 10 (5.71%) Servlets
5 10 (5.71%) Symfony
6 9 (5.14%) .NET
6 9 (5.14%) ELK Stack
6 9 (5.14%) HTML5
6 9 (5.14%) jQuery
7 8 (4.57%) Spring
8 7 (4.00%) AngularJS
8 7 (4.00%) CSS3
8 7 (4.00%) XML
9 5 (2.86%) Ajax
10 4 (2.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.57%) Computer Science
2 18 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.57%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.57%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.29%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.29%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.71%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.71%) EMC VNX
6 3 (1.71%) EPoS
6 3 (1.71%) Informatics
6 3 (1.71%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.71%) Physics
6 3 (1.71%) Replication
6 3 (1.71%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.14%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 70 (40.00%) Windows
2 39 (22.29%) Unix
3 28 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (8.57%) Debian
5 9 (5.14%) Windows Server
6 8 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.86%) AIX
9 4 (2.29%) VMS
10 3 (1.71%) Android
10 3 (1.71%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.71%) zOS
11 2 (1.14%) Solaris
11 2 (1.14%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.57%) Software Engineering
2 29 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (16.00%) DevOps
4 26 (14.86%) High Availability
5 22 (12.57%) Mentoring
5 22 (12.57%) Project Management
6 19 (10.86%) Web Development
7 18 (10.29%) Configuration Management
8 14 (8.00%) Open Source
9 13 (7.43%) OO
10 12 (6.86%) Automated Testing
10 12 (6.86%) Network Design
11 11 (6.29%) PRINCE2
12 10 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (5.71%) Quality Management
13 9 (5.14%) Coaching
13 9 (5.14%) Service Delivery
14 8 (4.57%) Performance Monitoring
14 8 (4.57%) Scrum
15 7 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 63 (36.00%) Java
2 41 (23.43%) Perl
3 31 (17.71%) Python
4 28 (16.00%) SQL
5 24 (13.71%) PHP
6 20 (11.43%) JavaScript
7 17 (9.71%) C++
8 15 (8.57%) PowerShell
9 14 (8.00%) Bash Shell
10 11 (6.29%) C
10 11 (6.29%) Ruby
10 11 (6.29%) Shell Script
11 10 (5.71%) C#
12 6 (3.43%) Korn
13 4 (2.29%) Scala
13 4 (2.29%) VB
14 3 (1.71%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.14%) Tcl
16 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (19.43%) Degree
2 4 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.71%) CISSP
3 3 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.14%) Avaya Certification
4 2 (1.14%) CCNA
4 2 (1.14%) CCSE
4 2 (1.14%) ISEB
4 2 (1.14%) LPIC
4 2 (1.14%) MCSE
4 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.14%) RHCE
4 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.57%) MCP
5 1 (0.57%) MCSA
5 1 (0.57%) PhD
5 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.86%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (6.29%) Docker
2 10 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.14%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.00%) Squid
5 5 (2.86%) Varnish
6 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.14%) vSphere
6 2 (1.14%) Xen
7 1 (0.57%) iptables
Systems Management
1 17 (9.71%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (9.71%) Puppet
2 11 (6.29%) Nagios
3 9 (5.14%) Ansible
4 7 (4.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 5 (2.86%) HAProxy
6 4 (2.29%) Graphite
6 4 (2.29%) Opsview
7 3 (1.71%) HP UCMDB
8 2 (1.14%) Salt
9 1 (0.57%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.57%) Munin
9 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (18.86%) Oracle
2 20 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.43%) Red Hat
3 18 (10.29%) VMware
4 13 (7.43%) Cisco
5 10 (5.71%) F5
6 8 (4.57%) HP
7 6 (3.43%) Blue Coat
7 6 (3.43%) CheckPoint
7 6 (3.43%) New Relic
7 6 (3.43%) Vertica
8 5 (2.86%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.86%) IBM
8 5 (2.86%) Informatica
8 5 (2.86%) Juniper
9 4 (2.29%) Intel
9 4 (2.29%) Zend
10 3 (1.71%) CA
10 3 (1.71%) Dell
10 3 (1.71%) Trend Micro
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