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

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 25 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 102 176 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.49% 12.05% 11.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.64% 50.87% 48.43%
Number of salaries quoted 65 107 103
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £49,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,375 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +3.43%
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
271 346 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.56% 23.70% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 159 209 220
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,600 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

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 26 July 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 73 (40.78%) Windows
2 48 (26.82%) Unix
3 46 (25.70%) Java
3 46 (25.70%) DevOps
4 44 (24.58%) VMware
5 42 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (21.79%) Puppet
7 38 (21.23%) Finance
7 38 (21.23%) Oracle
8 37 (20.67%) Perl
9 33 (18.44%) Red Hat
9 33 (18.44%) Bash Shell
10 32 (17.88%) Opscode Chef
10 32 (17.88%) SQL
11 27 (15.08%) JavaScript
11 27 (15.08%) Apache
12 26 (14.53%) Python
12 26 (14.53%) High Availability
13 25 (13.97%) Microsoft
14 24 (13.41%) PHP
14 24 (13.41%) Banking
14 24 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 23 (12.85%) TCP/IP
16 22 (12.29%) MySQL
16 22 (12.29%) Retail
16 22 (12.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (11.73%) Docker
18 20 (11.17%) Degree
18 20 (11.17%) Software Engineering
18 20 (11.17%) Ruby

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 27 (15.08%) Apache
2 12 (6.70%) IIS
3 11 (6.15%) nginx
3 11 (6.15%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.59%) Tomcat
5 9 (5.03%) JBoss
6 5 (2.79%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.79%) SAS
7 4 (2.23%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (2.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.12%) CMS
8 2 (1.12%) Moodle
8 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.12%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.56%) Flash Media Server
9 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 12 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.12%) MS Project
2 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.47%) SaaS
3 6 (3.35%) IaaS
4 5 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.12%) Office 365
6 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.56%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.85%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.59%) SAN
3 9 (5.03%) WebEx
4 8 (4.47%) Firewall
5 6 (3.35%) Network Security
6 5 (2.79%) DNS
6 5 (2.79%) HTTP
7 4 (2.23%) DHCP
7 4 (2.23%) Internet
7 4 (2.23%) LDAP
8 3 (1.68%) Modbus
8 3 (1.68%) Skype
8 3 (1.68%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (1.68%) VoIP
8 3 (1.68%) WAN
9 2 (1.12%) BGP
9 2 (1.12%) EIGRP
9 2 (1.12%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.12%) LAN
9 2 (1.12%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.29%) MySQL
2 18 (10.06%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (9.50%) SQL Server
4 14 (7.82%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.59%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.47%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.35%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (3.35%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.79%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.79%) Base SAS
8 5 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.79%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.79%) HBase
8 5 (2.79%) OLAP
8 5 (2.79%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (2.79%) PowerCenter
8 5 (2.79%) SAS EBI
8 5 (2.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (1.68%) Informix
10 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 13 (7.26%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.70%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.59%) Grunt
3 10 (5.59%) Maven
4 9 (5.03%) Ant
4 9 (5.03%) GoCD
4 9 (5.03%) gulp
5 4 (2.23%) Subversion
6 2 (1.12%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.56%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.56%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.56%) Codeship
7 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.56%) Flash Builder
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.56%) RubyMine
7 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (21.23%) Finance
2 24 (13.41%) Banking
3 22 (12.29%) Retail
4 15 (8.38%) Games
5 9 (5.03%) French Language
5 9 (5.03%) German Language
5 9 (5.03%) Spanish Language
6 8 (4.47%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.79%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.23%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.12%) Back Office
10 1 (0.56%) Advertising
10 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (11.17%) Developer
2 18 (10.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (10.06%) Support Engineer
3 17 (9.50%) Software Engineer
4 15 (8.38%) Field Engineer
4 15 (8.38%) Field Support Engineer
5 14 (7.82%) Technical Specialist
6 13 (7.26%) Analyst
7 11 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (5.59%) Administrator
8 10 (5.59%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (5.59%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.47%) Java Engineer
9 8 (4.47%) Junior
10 7 (3.91%) Applications Specialist
10 7 (3.91%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 6 (3.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.35%) Senior Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.35%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.06%) CSS
1 18 (10.06%) HTML
2 16 (8.94%) LAMP
3 13 (7.26%) jQuery
4 11 (6.15%) Middleware
5 9 (5.03%) AngularJS
6 8 (4.47%) Web Services
7 7 (3.91%) ELK Stack
7 7 (3.91%) HTML5
8 6 (3.35%) CSS3
8 6 (3.35%) JSON
9 5 (2.79%) .NET
9 5 (2.79%) Spring
9 5 (2.79%) XML
10 4 (2.23%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.68%) CGI
11 3 (1.68%) J2EE
11 3 (1.68%) JSP
11 3 (1.68%) Servlets
11 3 (1.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.38%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.47%) SWIFT
4 6 (3.35%) Informatics
5 5 (2.79%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.23%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.23%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.68%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.68%) Physics
8 2 (1.12%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.12%) VLE
9 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.56%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.56%) PACS
9 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 73 (40.78%) Windows
2 48 (26.82%) Unix
3 24 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (9.50%) Windows Server
5 16 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (7.26%) AIX
7 9 (5.03%) Debian
8 7 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.35%) CentOS
10 5 (2.79%) Android
10 5 (2.79%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.23%) Solaris
12 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.56%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.70%) DevOps
2 42 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (14.53%) High Availability
4 20 (11.17%) Software Engineering
5 16 (8.94%) Service Delivery
6 15 (8.38%) ITIL
7 14 (7.82%) Open Source
7 14 (7.82%) SDLC
8 11 (6.15%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (6.15%) Mentoring
8 11 (6.15%) Presales
8 11 (6.15%) Project Management
9 10 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (5.59%) Web Development
10 9 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (4.47%) Coaching
11 8 (4.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.91%) Analytics
12 7 (3.91%) Change Management
12 7 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.70%) Java
2 37 (20.67%) Perl
3 33 (18.44%) Bash Shell
4 32 (17.88%) SQL
5 27 (15.08%) JavaScript
6 26 (14.53%) Python
7 24 (13.41%) PHP
8 20 (11.17%) Ruby
9 14 (7.82%) C++
9 14 (7.82%) PowerShell
10 10 (5.59%) C
11 8 (4.47%) PL/SQL
12 7 (3.91%) Korn
13 6 (3.35%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.68%) C#
15 2 (1.12%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.56%) Tcl
16 1 (0.56%) VB
16 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (11.17%) Degree
2 9 (5.03%) SC Cleared
2 9 (5.03%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.91%) RHCE
4 6 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.79%) MCSE
5 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.68%) CCNA
7 3 (1.68%) CISSP
7 3 (1.68%) MCSA
8 2 (1.12%) Avaya Certification
8 2 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.56%) CCENT
9 1 (0.56%) CCIE
9 1 (0.56%) CCNP
9 1 (0.56%) MCITP
9 1 (0.56%) MCP
9 1 (0.56%) PhD
9 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.03%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) COBIT
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (12.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (11.73%) Docker
3 13 (7.26%) Active Directory
4 9 (5.03%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.91%) Varnish
6 6 (3.35%) vSphere
7 5 (2.79%) Squid
8 4 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.12%) NFS
10 2 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.56%) iptables
11 1 (0.56%) OpenSSH
11 1 (0.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 39 (21.79%) Puppet
2 32 (17.88%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (9.50%) Ansible
4 10 (5.59%) Capistrano
5 9 (5.03%) Mesos
6 4 (2.23%) SCCM
7 3 (1.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 2 (1.12%) Nagios
8 2 (1.12%) vRealize
9 1 (0.56%) Cacti
9 1 (0.56%) Graphite
9 1 (0.56%) Icinga
9 1 (0.56%) Munin
9 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 44 (24.58%) VMware
2 38 (21.23%) Oracle
3 33 (18.44%) Red Hat
4 25 (13.97%) Microsoft
5 17 (9.50%) F5
6 16 (8.94%) Blue Coat
6 16 (8.94%) CheckPoint
6 16 (8.94%) Cisco
6 16 (8.94%) Juniper
7 10 (5.59%) Informatica
7 10 (5.59%) Trend Micro
8 9 (5.03%) HP
8 9 (5.03%) Kaspersky
9 6 (3.35%) Dell
10 5 (2.79%) CA
10 5 (2.79%) Citrix
10 5 (2.79%) Cloudera
10 5 (2.79%) IBM
11 4 (2.23%) Sybase
12 3 (1.68%) Sun
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