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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 174 141 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.65% 11.15% 13.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.33% 52.42% 53.38%
Number of salaries quoted 115 92 122
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
421 269 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.20% 21.26% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 274 174 229
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 141 (40.52%) Java
2 133 (38.22%) UNIX
3 98 (28.16%) Degree
4 91 (26.15%) Windows
4 91 (26.15%) HTML
5 88 (25.29%) Computer Science
6 83 (23.85%) SQL
7 82 (23.56%) Perl
8 79 (22.70%) JavaScript
8 79 (22.70%) Software Engineering
9 77 (22.13%) XML
10 76 (21.84%) Python
10 76 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
11 72 (20.69%) CSS
12 66 (18.97%) OO
13 65 (18.68%) MySQL
14 63 (18.10%) C++
15 55 (15.80%) Relational Database
16 54 (15.52%) Finance
16 54 (15.52%) Oracle
17 52 (14.94%) Apache
18 45 (12.93%) Ruby
19 43 (12.36%) Web Services
20 42 (12.07%) C#
21 41 (11.78%) Microsoft
22 40 (11.49%) Automated Testing
22 40 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
23 39 (11.21%) Web Development
23 39 (11.21%) RDBMS
23 39 (11.21%) SOAP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 52 (14.94%) Apache
2 32 (9.20%) WebLogic
3 30 (8.62%) Tomcat
4 22 (6.32%) WebSphere
5 12 (3.45%) IIS
6 11 (3.16%) MS Exchange
7 9 (2.59%) Node.js
8 8 (2.30%) Lync
9 7 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (2.01%) CMS
10 6 (1.72%) Oracle Application Server
10 6 (1.72%) Oracle Coherence
10 6 (1.72%) MQSeries
10 6 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.44%) FileNet
12 4 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.86%) nginx
13 3 (0.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (3.74%) Oracle 11i
2 12 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (2.01%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (2.01%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.03%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.30%) SaaS
4 3 (0.86%) GitHub
5 1 (0.29%) Office 365
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.62%) Internet
2 29 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 27 (7.76%) Firewall
4 18 (5.17%) VPN
5 16 (4.60%) DNS
5 16 (4.60%) HTTP
6 11 (3.16%) VoIP
7 9 (2.59%) LDAP
7 9 (2.59%) IPsec
7 9 (2.59%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (2.30%) Wireshark
8 8 (2.30%) tcpdump
9 7 (2.01%) FTP
9 7 (2.01%) SSH
9 7 (2.01%) ADSL
10 6 (1.72%) WAN
10 6 (1.72%) DHCP
10 6 (1.72%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.72%) SSL
10 6 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (18.68%) MySQL
2 55 (15.80%) Relational Database
3 39 (11.21%) RDBMS
4 33 (9.48%) Oracle Database
5 26 (7.47%) SQL Server
6 21 (6.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (4.02%) Oracle Reports
8 14 (4.02%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (4.02%) Big Data
9 12 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
10 11 (3.16%) NoSQL
11 9 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (2.59%) OLTP
12 7 (2.01%) Oracle Discoverer
12 7 (2.01%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (1.72%) Oracle Exadata
14 5 (1.44%) SQLPlus
15 4 (1.15%) OLAP
15 4 (1.15%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (9.77%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.02%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (2.30%) Subversion
3 8 (2.30%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.44%) Jasmine
4 5 (1.44%) RSpec
4 5 (1.44%) Cucumber
4 5 (1.44%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.44%) Ant
5 4 (1.15%) JUnit
5 4 (1.15%) Maven
5 4 (1.15%) LLVM
5 4 (1.15%) GCC
6 3 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.86%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.57%) RubyMine
7 2 (0.57%) Hudson
8 1 (0.29%) Toad
8 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 54 (15.52%) Finance
2 31 (8.91%) Banking
3 23 (6.61%) Retail
4 21 (6.03%) Games
5 7 (2.01%) International Banking
6 6 (1.72%) Marketing
6 6 (1.72%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.15%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.86%) Dutch Language
8 3 (0.86%) French Language
8 3 (0.86%) German Language
8 3 (0.86%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.57%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Military
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 105 (30.17%) Developer
2 59 (16.95%) Software Engineer
3 35 (10.06%) Java Developer
4 34 (9.77%) Administrator
5 31 (8.91%) Support Engineer
6 30 (8.62%) Analyst
7 28 (8.05%) Senior Developer
8 26 (7.47%) DBA
9 21 (6.03%) Oracle DBA
10 20 (5.75%) Development Engineer
11 19 (5.46%) Senior Java Developer
12 16 (4.60%) UI Developer
12 16 (4.60%) UI Programmer
13 15 (4.31%) Technical Engineer
13 15 (4.31%) Software Developer
14 13 (3.74%) Junior
14 13 (3.74%) Systems Administrator
14 13 (3.74%) Software Development Engineer
14 13 (3.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 12 (3.45%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (26.15%) HTML
2 77 (22.13%) XML
3 72 (20.69%) CSS
4 43 (12.36%) Web Services
5 39 (11.21%) SOAP
6 32 (9.20%) HTML5
7 26 (7.47%) J2EE
7 26 (7.47%) Spring
8 25 (7.18%) Hibernate
9 23 (6.61%) jQuery
9 23 (6.61%) CSS3
10 21 (6.03%) Servlets
11 19 (5.46%) Ruby on Rails
12 18 (5.17%) Backbone.js
13 17 (4.89%) JSON
14 16 (4.60%) Middleware
14 16 (4.60%) .NET
14 16 (4.60%) LESS
15 13 (3.74%) Oracle Fusion
15 13 (3.74%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 88 (25.29%) Computer Science
2 40 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (7.47%) Open Source
4 18 (5.17%) Mathematics
5 15 (4.31%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.74%) Graphic Design
6 13 (3.74%) Digital Media
7 7 (2.01%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (2.01%) iSeries
8 6 (1.72%) Oracle Exalogic
8 6 (1.72%) Clustering
9 5 (1.44%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.44%) Social Media
10 4 (1.15%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.15%) User Experience
11 3 (0.86%) Informatics
11 3 (0.86%) Replication
11 3 (0.86%) Physics
12 2 (0.57%) Wiki
12 2 (0.57%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 133 (38.22%) UNIX
2 91 (26.15%) Windows
3 32 (9.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (8.62%) AIX
5 27 (7.76%) Android
6 25 (7.18%) Solaris
7 20 (5.75%) CentOS
8 19 (5.46%) Ubuntu
9 17 (4.89%) Debian
10 15 (4.31%) Apple iOS
11 10 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (2.87%) Mac OS X
12 8 (2.30%) Fedora
13 7 (2.01%) Windows XP
13 7 (2.01%) Windows 7
14 5 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.86%) OS/2
16 3 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (22.70%) Software Engineering
2 76 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (18.97%) OO
4 40 (11.49%) Automated Testing
5 39 (11.21%) Web Development
6 37 (10.63%) Mentoring
7 27 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (7.47%) OOP
9 25 (7.18%) ITIL
10 23 (6.61%) E-Commerce
11 21 (6.03%) MVC
12 20 (5.75%) Information Security
13 17 (4.89%) TDD
13 17 (4.89%) Project Management
14 16 (4.60%) DevOps
15 15 (4.31%) Refactoring
16 14 (4.02%) Business Analysis
17 13 (3.74%) SOA
17 13 (3.74%) Android Development
17 13 (3.74%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 141 (40.52%) Java
2 83 (23.85%) SQL
3 82 (23.56%) Perl
4 79 (22.70%) JavaScript
5 76 (21.84%) Python
6 63 (18.10%) C++
7 45 (12.93%) Ruby
8 42 (12.07%) C#
9 36 (10.34%) C
9 36 (10.34%) PHP
10 29 (8.33%) Shell Script
11 23 (6.61%) Bash Shell
12 22 (6.32%) PL/SQL
13 14 (4.02%) Objective-C
14 13 (3.74%) CoffeeScript
15 11 (3.16%) PowerShell
16 7 (2.01%) ActionScript
17 6 (1.72%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.57%) ActionScript 3.0
19 1 (0.29%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 98 (28.16%) Degree
2 13 (3.74%) Postgraduate
3 8 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.01%) CCNA
5 6 (1.72%) GIAC
6 5 (1.44%) JNCIA
7 4 (1.15%) GWAPT
7 4 (1.15%) GPEN
7 4 (1.15%) OSCP
7 4 (1.15%) OSCE
7 4 (1.15%) GCIA
7 4 (1.15%) GSEC
7 4 (1.15%) GCIH
8 3 (0.86%) CEH
8 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.86%) RHCE
8 3 (0.86%) CISSP
8 3 (0.86%) SSCP
9 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.63%) QA
2 19 (5.46%) SLA
3 5 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (7.18%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (4.89%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (3.74%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.15%) XenApp
6 4 (1.15%) Snort
7 2 (0.57%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.57%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.57%) Docker
8 1 (0.29%) Openswan
8 1 (0.29%) KVM
8 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.29%) vSphere
8 1 (0.29%) Gluster
8 1 (0.29%) Squid
8 1 (0.29%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 22 (6.32%) Puppet
1 22 (6.32%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (4.89%) Data Guard
3 12 (3.45%) Nagios
4 7 (2.01%) ZABBIX
5 6 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (1.44%) Cacti
6 5 (1.44%) Capistrano
6 5 (1.44%) Salt
6 5 (1.44%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.86%) Ansible
8 3 (0.86%) Munin
9 2 (0.57%) SCCM
10 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (15.52%) Oracle
2 41 (11.78%) Microsoft
3 36 (10.34%) VMware
4 25 (7.18%) Cisco
5 24 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 12 (3.45%) Dell
7 11 (3.16%) Juniper
8 9 (2.59%) Adobe
9 8 (2.30%) IBM
9 8 (2.30%) Citrix
9 8 (2.30%) Google
10 7 (2.01%) Twitter
10 7 (2.01%) New Relic
11 6 (1.72%) JBoss
12 5 (1.44%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (1.44%) SaltStack
13 4 (1.15%) Sun
13 4 (1.15%) HP
13 4 (1.15%) Rackspace
13 4 (1.15%) SolarWinds
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Salary Best on Market plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum £38-50k plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36,125 - £44,625 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 + Excellent Company Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago