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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 165 176 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.68% 11.19% 11.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.23% 53.01% 50.60%
Number of salaries quoted 107 87 87
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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
310 332 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.83% 21.11% 23.07%
Number of salaries quoted 202 184 167
Average salary £38,500 £38,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.65% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 98 (35.00%) Java
2 90 (32.14%) Windows
3 85 (30.36%) UNIX
4 72 (25.71%) Finance
5 64 (22.86%) Python
5 64 (22.86%) Degree
6 61 (21.79%) Banking
7 58 (20.71%) SQL
8 54 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (18.93%) Apache
10 50 (17.86%) Oracle
11 47 (16.79%) Software Engineering
12 44 (15.71%) Perl
12 44 (15.71%) MySQL
13 40 (14.29%) Relational Database
14 38 (13.57%) PHP
15 37 (13.21%) Computer Science
15 37 (13.21%) Puppet
15 37 (13.21%) Opscode Chef
16 36 (12.86%) JavaScript
17 35 (12.50%) Tomcat
18 33 (11.79%) HTML
18 33 (11.79%) VMware
19 32 (11.43%) Configuration Management
19 32 (11.43%) Red Hat
19 32 (11.43%) TDD
20 31 (11.07%) Continuous Integration
21 30 (10.71%) Web Services
21 30 (10.71%) Telecoms
21 30 (10.71%) Mentoring

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 53 (18.93%) Apache
2 35 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 28 (10.00%) JBoss
4 12 (4.29%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.14%) CMS
5 6 (2.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 5 (1.79%) MQSeries
6 5 (1.79%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.79%) Drupal
7 4 (1.43%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.43%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.43%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.07%) IIS
8 3 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.07%) Liferay
8 3 (1.07%) WordPress
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.71%) SAS
10 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
Applications
1 11 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.36%) InDesign
3 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.29%) Amazon EC2
2 19 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 18 (6.43%) Firewall
3 17 (6.07%) DNS
4 13 (4.64%) Internet
5 12 (4.29%) LDAP
5 12 (4.29%) SSL
5 12 (4.29%) LAN
5 12 (4.29%) HTTP
6 8 (2.86%) SMTP
7 7 (2.50%) WLAN
7 7 (2.50%) VPN
8 6 (2.14%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (2.14%) IMAP
8 6 (2.14%) Network Security
8 6 (2.14%) WAN
8 6 (2.14%) POP3
9 3 (1.07%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.07%) Wireless
9 3 (1.07%) IPsec
9 3 (1.07%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.71%) MySQL
2 40 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 23 (8.21%) RDBMS
4 19 (6.79%) SQL Server
5 10 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.57%) Hadoop
6 9 (3.21%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.86%) JasperReports
7 8 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.86%) DataStage
8 6 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.79%) DB2
9 5 (1.79%) Big Data
9 5 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.43%) SQLPlus
10 4 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.07%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 20 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.57%) Selenium
2 10 (3.57%) WebDriver
3 9 (3.21%) JIRA
4 5 (1.79%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.79%) Maven
5 4 (1.43%) JUnit
6 3 (1.07%) JMeter
6 3 (1.07%) HttpUnit
6 3 (1.07%) Subversion
6 3 (1.07%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.07%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.36%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.36%) Emacs
8 1 (0.36%) QAComplete
General
1 72 (25.71%) Finance
2 61 (21.79%) Banking
3 30 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 25 (8.93%) Games
5 15 (5.36%) Retail
6 6 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.79%) Corporate Banking
7 5 (1.79%) Marketing
8 4 (1.43%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Automotive
9 2 (0.71%) Electronics
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 74 (26.43%) Developer
2 48 (17.14%) Analyst
3 32 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 29 (10.36%) Administrator
5 18 (6.43%) Senior Developer
6 17 (6.07%) Software Engineer
7 16 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (5.36%) Python Developer
9 13 (4.64%) Support Analyst
9 13 (4.64%) DBA
10 12 (4.29%) Consultant
10 12 (4.29%) Support Engineer
11 11 (3.93%) Senior Manager
11 11 (3.93%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (3.21%) Senior Test Analyst
13 9 (3.21%) Test Analyst
13 9 (3.21%) DevOps Engineer
14 8 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
14 8 (2.86%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.79%) HTML
2 30 (10.71%) Web Services
3 29 (10.36%) XML
4 28 (10.00%) CSS
5 20 (7.14%) J2EE
6 19 (6.79%) SOAP
7 16 (5.71%) .NET
8 13 (4.64%) Servlets
8 13 (4.64%) WebSockets
8 13 (4.64%) Spring
9 12 (4.29%) jQuery
9 12 (4.29%) JSP
10 11 (3.93%) CGI
11 10 (3.57%) HTML5
11 10 (3.57%) Middleware
12 8 (2.86%) Regular Expression
12 8 (2.86%) Hibernate
13 6 (2.14%) CSS3
13 6 (2.14%) JSON
13 6 (2.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.21%) Computer Science
2 27 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.00%) Open Source
4 10 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.14%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (2.14%) iSeries
6 6 (2.14%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.14%) Social Media
6 6 (2.14%) Cryptography
6 6 (2.14%) SCADA
6 6 (2.14%) Replication
7 5 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.79%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.43%) Xbox
8 4 (1.43%) Clustering
9 3 (1.07%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.07%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 90 (32.14%) Windows
2 85 (30.36%) UNIX
3 26 (9.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (6.79%) AIX
5 18 (6.43%) Solaris
6 17 (6.07%) Debian
7 9 (3.21%) zOS
7 9 (3.21%) Android
8 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.79%) CentOS
9 4 (1.43%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.07%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.71%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.71%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.36%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.36%) Fedora
12 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (16.79%) Software Engineering
3 32 (11.43%) Configuration Management
3 32 (11.43%) TDD
4 31 (11.07%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 26 (9.29%) DevOps
7 23 (8.21%) ITIL
8 19 (6.79%) OO
9 15 (5.36%) UML
9 15 (5.36%) Analytics
10 13 (4.64%) Asset Management
10 13 (4.64%) Multithreading
11 12 (4.29%) Automated Testing
12 11 (3.93%) Change Management
12 11 (3.93%) Project Management
12 11 (3.93%) Information Security
12 11 (3.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (3.93%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (3.57%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 98 (35.00%) Java
2 64 (22.86%) Python
3 58 (20.71%) SQL
4 44 (15.71%) Perl
5 38 (13.57%) PHP
6 36 (12.86%) JavaScript
7 21 (7.50%) Ruby
8 18 (6.43%) Bash Shell
9 16 (5.71%) C++
10 13 (4.64%) C#
10 13 (4.64%) PowerShell
11 12 (4.29%) C
12 11 (3.93%) PL/SQL
13 9 (3.21%) Shell Script
14 8 (2.86%) Assembly Language
15 3 (1.07%) Korn
15 3 (1.07%) sed
16 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.71%) VBScript
17 1 (0.36%) VC++
Qualifications
1 64 (22.86%) Degree
2 12 (4.29%) CISSP
3 6 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.14%) MBA
3 6 (2.14%) CISA
3 6 (2.14%) CISM
4 5 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.79%) SSCP
4 5 (1.79%) CEH
5 4 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.43%) GIAC
5 4 (1.43%) CCNA
5 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.71%) CCNP
6 2 (0.71%) MCP
6 2 (0.71%) MCSE
6 2 (0.71%) HND
7 1 (0.36%) PhD
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.36%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.07%) QA
2 11 (3.93%) COBIT
3 9 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.50%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.21%) VMware ESX
3 8 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.07%) NFS
5 3 (1.07%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.71%) KVM
6 2 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.71%) vSphere
6 2 (0.71%) Xen
7 1 (0.36%) Squid
7 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.36%) pfSense
7 1 (0.36%) iptables
Systems Management
1 37 (13.21%) Puppet
1 37 (13.21%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (5.00%) Nagios
3 9 (3.21%) Control-M
3 9 (3.21%) Munin
3 9 (3.21%) HP SIM
3 9 (3.21%) Graphite
4 8 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 7 (2.50%) Capistrano
5 7 (2.50%) Ansible
6 6 (2.14%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (1.43%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.07%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.36%) Cacti
Vendors
1 50 (17.86%) Oracle
2 33 (11.79%) VMware
3 32 (11.43%) Red Hat
4 23 (8.21%) Microsoft
5 15 (5.36%) Cisco
6 14 (5.00%) HP
7 11 (3.93%) IBM
8 8 (2.86%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.50%) BMC
9 7 (2.50%) Informatica
9 7 (2.50%) Veritas
10 6 (2.14%) Google
11 5 (1.79%) Misys
11 5 (1.79%) Sourcefire
11 5 (1.79%) LogRhythm
12 4 (1.43%) F5
12 4 (1.43%) Symantec
13 3 (1.07%) Perforce
13 3 (1.07%) Rackspace
14 2 (0.71%) Splunk
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Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Search Consultancy
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Pension
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Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 33 days holiday, healthcare, pensi
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Lorien Resourcing
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Change Recruitment Group
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Search Consultancy
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Net Talent
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