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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 25 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 95 191 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.03% 13.43% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.11% 54.89% 49.58%
Number of salaries quoted 56 117 96
Median salary £40,085 £43,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.85% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
256 348 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.64% 24.47% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 144 212 213
Median salary £39,000 £39,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 1 July 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 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 69 (41.32%) Windows
2 46 (27.54%) Unix
3 44 (26.35%) Java
4 40 (23.95%) Perl
5 38 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (21.56%) Finance
6 36 (21.56%) Apache
7 33 (19.76%) Oracle
7 33 (19.76%) DevOps
8 31 (18.56%) Puppet
8 31 (18.56%) VMware
9 29 (17.37%) MySQL
9 29 (17.37%) SQL
10 28 (16.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (16.17%) Red Hat
12 26 (15.57%) JavaScript
12 26 (15.57%) Bash Shell
13 25 (14.97%) Software Engineering
14 24 (14.37%) Banking
14 24 (14.37%) Microsoft
15 22 (13.17%) PHP
15 22 (13.17%) Git (software)
15 22 (13.17%) Degree
16 21 (12.57%) Opscode Chef
16 21 (12.57%) CSS
16 21 (12.57%) Python
16 21 (12.57%) LAMP
17 20 (11.98%) HTML
17 20 (11.98%) Computer Science
18 19 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure

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 36 (21.56%) Apache
2 16 (9.58%) Tomcat
3 12 (7.19%) WebSphere
4 11 (6.59%) IIS
5 10 (5.99%) JBoss
6 5 (2.99%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.99%) SAS
7 4 (2.40%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (2.40%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.80%) CMS
8 3 (1.80%) nginx
9 2 (1.20%) Drupal
9 2 (1.20%) Moodle
9 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.20%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.20%) MS Project
2 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.99%) IaaS
4 4 (2.40%) SaaS
5 2 (1.20%) Office 365
6 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.60%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.38%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.79%) Internet
2 8 (4.79%) SAN
3 7 (4.19%) Firewall
3 7 (4.19%) WebEx
4 5 (2.99%) HTTP
4 5 (2.99%) Network Security
5 3 (1.80%) DNS
5 3 (1.80%) Modbus
5 3 (1.80%) VoIP
5 3 (1.80%) WAN
6 2 (1.20%) BGP
6 2 (1.20%) DHCP
6 2 (1.20%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.20%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.20%) LAN
6 2 (1.20%) LDAP
6 2 (1.20%) MPLS
7 1 (0.60%) SSL
7 1 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.37%) MySQL
2 16 (9.58%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.78%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.19%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (6.59%) RDBMS
6 10 (5.99%) MongoDB
7 8 (4.79%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.59%) OLAP
8 6 (3.59%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (2.99%) Base SAS
9 5 (2.99%) SAS EBI
9 5 (2.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.20%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.20%) PowerCenter
11 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (13.17%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.39%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.19%) Grunt
3 7 (4.19%) Maven
4 6 (3.59%) Ant
4 6 (3.59%) GoCD
4 6 (3.59%) gulp
5 4 (2.40%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.40%) Subversion
6 1 (0.60%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.60%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.60%) Codeship
6 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.60%) Flash Builder
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.60%) RubyMine
6 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.60%) Xdebug
General
1 36 (21.56%) Finance
2 24 (14.37%) Banking
3 19 (11.38%) Retail
4 13 (7.78%) Games
5 7 (4.19%) French Language
5 7 (4.19%) German Language
5 7 (4.19%) Spanish Language
6 6 (3.59%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.99%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.80%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.20%) Back Office
10 1 (0.60%) Advertising
10 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (16.17%) Developer
2 19 (11.38%) Software Engineer
3 15 (8.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (8.98%) Support Engineer
4 13 (7.78%) Technical Specialist
5 12 (7.19%) Administrator
5 12 (7.19%) Analyst
5 12 (7.19%) Field Engineer
5 12 (7.19%) Field Support Engineer
6 11 (6.59%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (6.59%) Web Developer
7 10 (5.99%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (4.79%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.79%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Applications Specialist
9 7 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Junior
10 6 (3.59%) Consultant
10 6 (3.59%) PHP Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.57%) CSS
1 21 (12.57%) LAMP
2 20 (11.98%) HTML
3 14 (8.38%) jQuery
4 13 (7.78%) Web Services
5 11 (6.59%) Middleware
6 10 (5.99%) AngularJS
6 10 (5.99%) HTML5
7 9 (5.39%) CSS3
8 7 (4.19%) .NET
8 7 (4.19%) CGI
8 7 (4.19%) JSON
8 7 (4.19%) JSP
8 7 (4.19%) Servlets
8 7 (4.19%) SOAP
9 6 (3.59%) Spring
9 6 (3.59%) XML
10 4 (2.40%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.40%) Node.js
10 4 (2.40%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.98%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.79%) SWIFT
4 6 (3.59%) Informatics
5 5 (2.99%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.99%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.80%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.80%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.80%) Physics
7 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.20%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.20%) VLE
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) GPGPU
8 1 (0.60%) iSeries
8 1 (0.60%) PACS
8 1 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 69 (41.32%) Windows
2 46 (27.54%) Unix
3 28 (16.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (8.98%) Windows Server
5 14 (8.38%) AIX
6 13 (7.78%) Debian
7 12 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.99%) CentOS
10 4 (2.40%) Android
10 4 (2.40%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.80%) Solaris
12 2 (1.20%) zOS
13 1 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.60%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (19.76%) DevOps
3 25 (14.97%) Software Engineering
4 19 (11.38%) High Availability
5 16 (9.58%) Mentoring
5 16 (9.58%) Project Management
6 14 (8.38%) SDLC
6 14 (8.38%) Service Delivery
7 13 (7.78%) ITIL
8 11 (6.59%) Web Development
9 10 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (5.99%) Open Source
10 9 (5.39%) Coaching
10 9 (5.39%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (5.39%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (5.39%) OO
10 9 (5.39%) Presales
11 8 (4.79%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.79%) PRINCE2
11 8 (4.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (26.35%) Java
2 40 (23.95%) Perl
3 29 (17.37%) SQL
4 26 (15.57%) Bash Shell
4 26 (15.57%) JavaScript
5 22 (13.17%) PHP
6 21 (12.57%) Python
7 18 (10.78%) Ruby
8 14 (8.38%) C++
8 14 (8.38%) PowerShell
9 9 (5.39%) C
9 9 (5.39%) Korn
10 6 (3.59%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.99%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.40%) C#
13 2 (1.20%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.60%) Scala
14 1 (0.60%) Tcl
14 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (13.17%) Degree
2 7 (4.19%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.99%) MCSE
3 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.80%) CCNA
5 3 (1.80%) CISSP
5 3 (1.80%) MCSA
6 2 (1.20%) Avaya Certification
6 2 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.60%) CCENT
7 1 (0.60%) MCITP
7 1 (0.60%) MCP
7 1 (0.60%) PhD
7 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.39%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) COBIT
2 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.78%) Docker
3 10 (5.99%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.19%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.59%) vSphere
6 5 (2.99%) Squid
7 2 (1.20%) NFS
7 2 (1.20%) Varnish
7 2 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.60%) iptables
8 1 (0.60%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.60%) Samba
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 31 (18.56%) Puppet
2 21 (12.57%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (6.59%) Ansible
4 7 (4.19%) Capistrano
5 6 (3.59%) Mesos
6 3 (1.80%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 3 (1.80%) Nagios
7 2 (1.20%) Graphite
7 2 (1.20%) SCCM
7 2 (1.20%) vRealize
8 1 (0.60%) Cacti
8 1 (0.60%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.60%) Icinga
8 1 (0.60%) Munin
8 1 (0.60%) Opsview
8 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 33 (19.76%) Oracle
2 31 (18.56%) VMware
3 27 (16.17%) Red Hat
4 24 (14.37%) Microsoft
5 14 (8.38%) Cisco
6 13 (7.78%) F5
6 13 (7.78%) Juniper
7 12 (7.19%) Blue Coat
7 12 (7.19%) CheckPoint
8 8 (4.79%) HP
8 8 (4.79%) Trend Micro
9 7 (4.19%) Informatica
9 7 (4.19%) Kaspersky
10 5 (2.99%) CA
10 5 (2.99%) Dell
10 5 (2.99%) IBM
11 4 (2.40%) Sybase
12 3 (1.80%) Citrix
12 3 (1.80%) Intel
12 3 (1.80%) Zend
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