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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 14 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 120 79 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.07% 6.27% 8.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.63% 32.24% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 77 68 86
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £29,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,016 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.56% +1.19%

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
228 245 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.03% 19.46% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 151 168 189
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,878
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +15.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 25 February 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 64 (27.23%) Windows
2 63 (26.81%) Java
2 63 (26.81%) Python
3 62 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (20.43%) SQL
5 46 (19.57%) Finance
6 42 (17.87%) Web Services
7 39 (16.60%) Software Engineering
8 38 (16.17%) Puppet
8 38 (16.17%) DevOps
9 37 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
10 36 (15.32%) Open Source
10 36 (15.32%) Unix
11 35 (14.89%) XML
11 35 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 34 (14.47%) Red Hat
13 33 (14.04%) Oracle
13 33 (14.04%) VMware
13 33 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
14 32 (13.62%) MySQL
14 32 (13.62%) JavaScript
15 30 (12.77%) Git (software)
15 30 (12.77%) Degree
16 29 (12.34%) Cisco
17 26 (11.06%) HTML
18 25 (10.64%) C++
18 25 (10.64%) TDD
19 24 (10.21%) SOA
20 23 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
21 22 (9.36%) Apache

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 22 (9.36%) Apache
2 15 (6.38%) JBoss
3 13 (5.53%) Tomcat
4 11 (4.68%) IIS
5 10 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (4.26%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.40%) MQSeries
6 8 (3.40%) nginx
7 4 (1.70%) Confluence
7 4 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.28%) CMS
8 3 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.28%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.85%) SAS
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.43%) Moodle
Applications
1 9 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 5 (2.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.70%) HFM
2 4 (1.70%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (1.70%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.70%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 4 (1.70%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.70%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.26%) SaaS
4 5 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.70%) Office 365
6 3 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.85%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.85%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.85%) IaaS
8 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.43%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.43%) GitHub
8 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.94%) Firewall
2 16 (6.81%) DNS
3 13 (5.53%) WAN
4 9 (3.83%) SAN
5 8 (3.40%) NAS
5 8 (3.40%) Network Security
5 8 (3.40%) VPN
6 7 (2.98%) DHCP
6 7 (2.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (2.98%) HTTP
6 7 (2.98%) iSCSI
7 6 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (2.55%) SSL
8 5 (2.13%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (2.13%) LAN
8 5 (2.13%) LDAP
8 5 (2.13%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.70%) BGP
9 4 (1.70%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.70%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.62%) MySQL
2 20 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (6.81%) Oracle Database
4 15 (6.38%) Hadoop
5 14 (5.96%) MongoDB
6 13 (5.53%) Neo4j
6 13 (5.53%) Pentaho
7 11 (4.68%) Relational Database
7 11 (4.68%) SQL Server
8 9 (3.83%) Big Data
9 8 (3.40%) NoSQL
9 8 (3.40%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (1.70%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (1.70%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (1.70%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.85%) DB2
13 2 (0.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 30 (12.77%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.53%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (3.83%) Subversion
4 5 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.13%) JIRA
4 5 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (2.13%) Selenium
5 3 (1.28%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.28%) Maven
6 2 (0.85%) Android Studio
6 2 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.85%) Gradle
6 2 (0.85%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.85%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.43%) git-flow
7 1 (0.43%) GoCD
7 1 (0.43%) Grunt
7 1 (0.43%) gulp
7 1 (0.43%) NuGet
7 1 (0.43%) Travis CI
General
1 46 (19.57%) Finance
2 18 (7.66%) Banking
3 14 (5.96%) Law
4 13 (5.53%) Games
5 5 (2.13%) Electronics
6 4 (1.70%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.70%) Retail
6 4 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.28%) Advertising
8 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.85%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) French Language
9 1 (0.43%) German Language
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (26.81%) Developer
2 28 (11.91%) Software Engineer
3 21 (8.94%) Analyst
3 21 (8.94%) Consultant
3 21 (8.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (8.94%) Java Developer
4 18 (7.66%) Security Consultant
5 17 (7.23%) Linux Engineer
6 16 (6.81%) Associate Consultant
7 13 (5.53%) Linux Consultant
7 13 (5.53%) Python Developer
7 13 (5.53%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (5.11%) Applications Developer
8 12 (5.11%) C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (4.68%) Graduate
10 10 (4.26%) Embedded Engineer
10 10 (4.26%) Support Engineer
10 10 (4.26%) Web Applications Developer
10 10 (4.26%) Web Developer
11 9 (3.83%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (17.87%) Web Services
2 35 (14.89%) XML
3 26 (11.06%) HTML
4 21 (8.94%) Spring
5 19 (8.09%) Java EE
5 19 (8.09%) JSON
6 18 (7.66%) CSS
7 17 (7.23%) Elastic Stack
8 16 (6.81%) RESTful
9 15 (6.38%) Apache Camel
9 15 (6.38%) LAMP
10 14 (5.96%) ActiveMQ
10 14 (5.96%) Drools
10 14 (5.96%) HTML5
10 14 (5.96%) jBPM
10 14 (5.96%) Middleware
11 12 (5.11%) .NET
11 12 (5.11%) jQuery
12 10 (4.26%) CSS3
12 10 (4.26%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.23%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.53%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.40%) SWIFT
4 7 (2.98%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.98%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.13%) PKI
5 5 (2.13%) Replication
6 4 (1.70%) Social Media
6 4 (1.70%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.28%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.28%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.28%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.28%) User Experience
8 2 (0.85%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.85%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.85%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 64 (27.23%) Windows
2 36 (15.32%) Unix
3 35 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (7.23%) Windows Server
5 16 (6.81%) Ubuntu
6 11 (4.68%) CentOS
7 10 (4.26%) Android
8 8 (3.40%) Solaris
9 5 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.70%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.28%) Debian
11 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.85%) AIX
12 2 (0.85%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.85%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.43%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (16.60%) Software Engineering
3 38 (16.17%) DevOps
4 36 (15.32%) Open Source
5 25 (10.64%) TDD
6 24 (10.21%) SOA
7 23 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (9.36%) Scrum
9 21 (8.94%) Microservices
10 20 (8.51%) SDLC
11 18 (7.66%) Security Monitoring
12 17 (7.23%) Web Development
13 16 (6.81%) Configuration Management
14 14 (5.96%) High Availability
14 14 (5.96%) Mentoring
15 13 (5.53%) Cybersecurity
16 12 (5.11%) OO
16 12 (5.11%) Workflow
17 11 (4.68%) Analytics
17 11 (4.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 63 (26.81%) Java
1 63 (26.81%) Python
2 48 (20.43%) SQL
3 32 (13.62%) JavaScript
4 25 (10.64%) C++
5 20 (8.51%) Bash Shell
5 20 (8.51%) C
5 20 (8.51%) PL/SQL
6 19 (8.09%) PHP
7 18 (7.66%) PowerShell
8 15 (6.38%) C#
9 13 (5.53%) Perl
9 13 (5.53%) Ruby
10 11 (4.68%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.13%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.70%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (1.28%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.85%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.85%) Delphi
14 2 (0.85%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 30 (12.77%) Degree
2 9 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.13%) CCNA
3 5 (2.13%) CCNP
4 4 (1.70%) RHCE
4 4 (1.70%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.28%) CISSP
6 2 (0.85%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.43%) CCMSE
7 1 (0.43%) CCSE
7 1 (0.43%) CCSM
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
7 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.26%) QA
2 5 (2.13%) SLA
3 3 (1.28%) COBIT
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.98%) Docker
3 7 (2.98%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.13%) NFS
4 5 (2.13%) Samba
4 5 (2.13%) Varnish
5 4 (1.70%) KVM
5 4 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.28%) Firmware
6 3 (1.28%) vSphere
6 3 (1.28%) Xen
7 2 (0.85%) NDS
7 2 (0.85%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (0.85%) XenApp
7 2 (0.85%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.43%) Gluster
8 1 (0.43%) Squid
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (16.17%) Puppet
2 33 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (7.66%) Ansible
4 7 (2.98%) Nagios
5 5 (2.13%) Check_MK
6 4 (1.70%) SCCM
7 3 (1.28%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.85%) Cacti
8 2 (0.85%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 2 (0.85%) Packer
8 2 (0.85%) SCOM
8 2 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.85%) Terraform
8 2 (0.85%) vRealize
9 1 (0.43%) Iperf
9 1 (0.43%) Mesos
9 1 (0.43%) NetVault Backup
9 1 (0.43%) yum
Vendors
1 34 (14.47%) Red Hat
2 33 (14.04%) Oracle
2 33 (14.04%) VMware
3 29 (12.34%) Cisco
4 20 (8.51%) Microsoft
5 18 (7.66%) Splunk
6 14 (5.96%) Juniper
7 13 (5.53%) Talend
8 11 (4.68%) Citrix
8 11 (4.68%) F5
9 10 (4.26%) Palo Alto
10 8 (3.40%) CheckPoint
10 8 (3.40%) Google
10 8 (3.40%) Perforce
11 7 (2.98%) Brocade
11 7 (2.98%) Percona
11 7 (2.98%) Riverbed
12 5 (2.13%) Cognos
13 4 (1.70%) Blue Coat
13 4 (1.70%) Hyperion
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