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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 175 177 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.79% 11.93% 14.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.58% 49.44% 58.42%
Number of salaries quoted 103 109 131
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
353 358 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.79% 24.12% 24.01%
Number of salaries quoted 211 226 213
Average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 31 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 128 (38.44%) Java
2 113 (33.93%) Windows
3 102 (30.63%) UNIX
4 84 (25.23%) Banking
5 82 (24.62%) Python
6 81 (24.32%) Finance
6 81 (24.32%) Degree
7 79 (23.72%) Apache
8 77 (23.12%) SQL
9 76 (22.82%) MySQL
10 75 (22.52%) Software Engineering
11 74 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 72 (21.62%) Oracle
13 66 (19.82%) Perl
14 63 (18.92%) Relational Database
15 56 (16.82%) Tomcat
16 55 (16.52%) Computer Science
17 53 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
18 49 (14.71%) PHP
19 47 (14.11%) TDD
20 45 (13.51%) RDBMS
21 44 (13.21%) HTML
22 43 (12.91%) JavaScript
22 43 (12.91%) Web Services
23 42 (12.61%) Telecoms
24 41 (12.31%) VMware
25 40 (12.01%) Mentoring
26 39 (11.71%) Opscode Chef
26 39 (11.71%) Configuration Management
27 37 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 79 (23.72%) Apache
2 56 (16.82%) Tomcat
3 29 (8.71%) JBoss
4 18 (5.41%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.70%) MS Exchange
6 7 (2.10%) CMS
7 6 (1.80%) SAS
7 6 (1.80%) MQSeries
7 6 (1.80%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.50%) Lync
8 5 (1.50%) Captiva
8 5 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.50%) FileNet
9 4 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (1.20%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.20%) WordPress
9 4 (1.20%) Drupal
10 3 (0.90%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.50%) SPSS
3 2 (0.60%) MS Office
4 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.30%) InDesign
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (6.31%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.50%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.60%) SaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.51%) Internet
2 21 (6.31%) DNS
3 19 (5.71%) LDAP
4 17 (5.11%) TCP/IP
5 14 (4.20%) Firewall
6 11 (3.30%) HTTP
7 10 (3.00%) LAN
7 10 (3.00%) SSL
7 10 (3.00%) SAN
8 9 (2.70%) WAN
8 9 (2.70%) SMTP
8 9 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (2.40%) Network Security
9 8 (2.40%) Ethernet
10 7 (2.10%) DHCP
10 7 (2.10%) POP3
10 7 (2.10%) WLAN
10 7 (2.10%) IPsec
10 7 (2.10%) IMAP
11 4 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (22.82%) MySQL
2 63 (18.92%) Relational Database
3 45 (13.51%) RDBMS
4 29 (8.71%) SQL Server
5 19 (5.71%) NoSQL
6 14 (4.20%) Hadoop
7 12 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (3.30%) Oracle Database
8 11 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (3.00%) DB2
9 10 (3.00%) Big Data
10 9 (2.70%) MongoDB
11 8 (2.40%) DataStage
11 8 (2.40%) JasperReports
12 6 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.50%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.50%) Pentaho
13 5 (1.50%) HBase
13 5 (1.50%) Mahout
13 5 (1.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 32 (9.61%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.60%) Selenium
3 11 (3.30%) WebDriver
3 11 (3.30%) Subversion
4 9 (2.70%) JIRA
5 8 (2.40%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.40%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.10%) JUnit
6 7 (2.10%) Maven
7 5 (1.50%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.50%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.50%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (0.90%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (0.90%) HttpUnit
8 3 (0.90%) JMeter
9 2 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.60%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.30%) Emacs
10 1 (0.30%) QAComplete
General
1 84 (25.23%) Banking
2 81 (24.32%) Finance
3 42 (12.61%) Telecoms
4 31 (9.31%) Games
5 24 (7.21%) Retail
6 12 (3.60%) Electronics
7 7 (2.10%) Marketing
8 6 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.50%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.90%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.90%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.60%) Automotive
12 1 (0.30%) Advertising
12 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (27.33%) Developer
2 46 (13.81%) Java Developer
3 43 (12.91%) Analyst
4 36 (10.81%) Administrator
5 32 (9.61%) Software Engineer
6 23 (6.91%) Senior Developer
7 20 (6.01%) Systems Engineer
8 19 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
9 18 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
10 15 (4.50%) Python Developer
11 14 (4.20%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (4.20%) DBA
12 12 (3.60%) Consultant
13 11 (3.30%) Senior Manager
13 11 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (3.30%) Security Analyst
13 11 (3.30%) Linux Administrator
14 10 (3.00%) Senior Software Engineer
14 10 (3.00%) Test Analyst
15 9 (2.70%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (13.21%) HTML
2 43 (12.91%) Web Services
3 34 (10.21%) XML
4 31 (9.31%) SOAP
4 31 (9.31%) CSS
5 26 (7.81%) Servlets
6 24 (7.21%) JSP
6 24 (7.21%) .NET
7 22 (6.61%) CGI
8 21 (6.31%) J2EE
9 17 (5.11%) Spring
10 15 (4.50%) jQuery
11 13 (3.90%) Hibernate
11 13 (3.90%) HTML5
12 12 (3.60%) WebSockets
12 12 (3.60%) JMS
13 9 (2.70%) CSS3
14 8 (2.40%) WinForms
14 8 (2.40%) Middleware
14 8 (2.40%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 55 (16.52%) Computer Science
2 53 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
3 18 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.90%) Replication
5 12 (3.60%) Algorithms
5 12 (3.60%) Visualisation
6 11 (3.30%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.40%) Clustering
7 8 (2.40%) Mathematics
8 7 (2.10%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.80%) Social Media
9 6 (1.80%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (1.80%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.80%) SCADA
10 5 (1.50%) Grid Computing
10 5 (1.50%) HACMP
10 5 (1.50%) SWIFT
11 4 (1.20%) DTV
11 4 (1.20%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 113 (33.93%) Windows
2 102 (30.63%) UNIX
3 37 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (8.71%) Debian
5 18 (5.41%) Solaris
6 17 (5.11%) AIX
7 10 (3.00%) Android
8 9 (2.70%) Data ONTAP
8 9 (2.70%) zOS
9 4 (1.20%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.90%) CentOS
11 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.30%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (22.52%) Software Engineering
2 74 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (14.11%) TDD
4 40 (12.01%) Mentoring
5 39 (11.71%) Configuration Management
6 34 (10.21%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (9.91%) OO
8 30 (9.01%) DevOps
9 27 (8.11%) Open Source
9 27 (8.11%) Automated Testing
10 22 (6.61%) ITIL
10 22 (6.61%) UML
11 21 (6.31%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (6.01%) SDLC
13 17 (5.11%) Project Management
14 16 (4.80%) Change Management
15 14 (4.20%) Information Security
15 14 (4.20%) Quality Management
15 14 (4.20%) Analytics
16 13 (3.90%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 128 (38.44%) Java
2 82 (24.62%) Python
3 77 (23.12%) SQL
4 66 (19.82%) Perl
5 49 (14.71%) PHP
6 43 (12.91%) JavaScript
7 30 (9.01%) C++
8 28 (8.41%) Bash Shell
9 25 (7.51%) Ruby
10 24 (7.21%) PowerShell
11 22 (6.61%) C
12 20 (6.01%) C#
13 10 (3.00%) PL/SQL
13 10 (3.00%) Shell Script
14 8 (2.40%) Assembly Language
14 8 (2.40%) VC++
15 5 (1.50%) R
16 3 (0.90%) Lua
16 3 (0.90%) PHP5
17 2 (0.60%) sed
Qualifications
1 81 (24.32%) Degree
2 10 (3.00%) CISSP
3 6 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.80%) CISA
3 6 (1.80%) CISM
3 6 (1.80%) MBA
4 4 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.90%) GIAC
5 3 (0.90%) CEH
5 3 (0.90%) SSCP
6 2 (0.60%) CCNA
6 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.30%) NCDA
7 1 (0.30%) NCIE
7 1 (0.30%) ISEB
7 1 (0.30%) HND
7 1 (0.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.91%) QA
2 12 (3.60%) COBIT
3 11 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (3.00%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.80%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.60%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (1.50%) DFS Replication
4 5 (1.50%) Apache Flume
5 4 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.90%) NFS
7 2 (0.60%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.30%) Squid
8 1 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.30%) vSphere
8 1 (0.30%) pfSense
8 1 (0.30%) iptables
Systems Management
1 39 (11.71%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (9.91%) Puppet
3 11 (3.30%) Data Guard
4 10 (3.00%) Nagios
5 8 (2.40%) Ansible
5 8 (2.40%) Capistrano
6 6 (1.80%) Graphite
6 6 (1.80%) Munin
7 5 (1.50%) SCCM
7 5 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (1.20%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.90%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.60%) Control-M
10 2 (0.60%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 72 (21.62%) Oracle
2 41 (12.31%) VMware
3 22 (6.61%) Red Hat
4 20 (6.01%) Microsoft
5 16 (4.80%) Cisco
5 16 (4.80%) HP
6 12 (3.60%) NetApp
6 12 (3.60%) IBM
7 11 (3.30%) Informatica
7 11 (3.30%) Perforce
8 8 (2.40%) Brocade
9 7 (2.10%) Google
10 6 (1.80%) Symantec
10 6 (1.80%) EMC
10 6 (1.80%) Rackspace
11 5 (1.50%) Talend
11 5 (1.50%) Vertica
11 5 (1.50%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (1.50%) Cognos
11 5 (1.50%) Misys
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Salary: Salary - Best on market with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + 25% benefits and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
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Search Consultancy
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Search Consultancy
Salary: D.O.E.
Posted: 3 days ago
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Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits, D.O.E.
Posted: 3 days ago
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FPSG Connect
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Compeititve Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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