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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 120 166 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.70% 10.81% 10.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.80% 45.98% 43.35%
Number of salaries quoted 93 93 102
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £49,900
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
274 361 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.15% 23.50% 25.18%
Number of salaries quoted 195 203 239
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

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 29 August 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 79 (39.50%) Windows
2 58 (29.00%) VMware
3 54 (27.00%) DevOps
4 53 (26.50%) Java
5 52 (26.00%) Unix
6 48 (24.00%) Oracle
7 47 (23.50%) Puppet
8 46 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (21.00%) SQL
10 41 (20.50%) Finance
10 41 (20.50%) Opscode Chef
11 38 (19.00%) Bash Shell
12 35 (17.50%) JavaScript
13 34 (17.00%) Red Hat
14 33 (16.50%) High Availability
15 32 (16.00%) Perl
16 28 (14.00%) Python
16 28 (14.00%) Microsoft
17 26 (13.00%) Ruby
17 26 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 25 (12.50%) Banking
19 24 (12.00%) Retail
20 23 (11.50%) Apache
20 23 (11.50%) MySQL
21 22 (11.00%) PHP
21 22 (11.00%) PostgreSQL
22 21 (10.50%) Docker
23 20 (10.00%) F5
23 20 (10.00%) HTML
23 20 (10.00%) TCP/IP

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 23 (11.50%) Apache
2 14 (7.00%) WebSphere
3 12 (6.00%) IIS
3 12 (6.00%) nginx
4 11 (5.50%) Tomcat
5 10 (5.00%) JBoss
6 7 (3.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.50%) SAS
8 4 (2.00%) CMS
8 4 (2.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.50%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.50%) Moodle
9 3 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.50%) Flash Media Server
11 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 11 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.00%) MS Project
3 1 (0.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.00%) HFM
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.50%) SaaS
2 10 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.00%) IaaS
5 5 (2.50%) Office 365
6 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.00%) Firewall
2 10 (5.00%) SAN
2 10 (5.00%) WebEx
3 6 (3.00%) HTTP
4 5 (2.50%) DNS
4 5 (2.50%) WAN
5 4 (2.00%) LDAP
6 3 (1.50%) DHCP
6 3 (1.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (1.50%) LAN
6 3 (1.50%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (1.50%) Skype
6 3 (1.50%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (1.00%) BGP
7 2 (1.00%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.00%) MPLS
7 2 (1.00%) Network Security
7 2 (1.00%) VoIP
7 2 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.50%) MySQL
2 22 (11.00%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (9.50%) MongoDB
4 17 (8.50%) SQL Server
5 16 (8.00%) Oracle Database
6 10 (5.00%) Hadoop
6 10 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (4.50%) Apache Hive
7 9 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (4.50%) HBase
7 9 (4.50%) PowerCenter
8 6 (3.00%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.50%) Base SAS
9 5 (2.50%) OLAP
9 5 (2.50%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (2.50%) SAS EBI
9 5 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (2.00%) Data Mining
10 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (2.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (9.50%) Jenkins
2 17 (8.50%) Maven
3 13 (6.50%) Grunt
3 13 (6.50%) gulp
4 12 (6.00%) Ant
4 12 (6.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (6.00%) GoCD
5 5 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.00%) Subversion
7 3 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.50%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.00%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.50%) Bower
9 1 (0.50%) Flash Builder
9 1 (0.50%) GCC
9 1 (0.50%) Gradle
9 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.50%) NuGet
9 1 (0.50%) RubyMine
General
1 41 (20.50%) Finance
2 25 (12.50%) Banking
3 24 (12.00%) Retail
4 18 (9.00%) Games
5 11 (5.50%) Telecoms
6 10 (5.00%) French Language
6 10 (5.00%) German Language
6 10 (5.00%) Spanish Language
7 5 (2.50%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.00%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.00%) Back Office
9 2 (1.00%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.00%) Marketing
10 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (13.00%) Developer
2 21 (10.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 19 (9.50%) Analyst
5 16 (8.00%) Field Engineer
5 16 (8.00%) Field Support Engineer
6 13 (6.50%) Technical Specialist
7 11 (5.50%) Administrator
7 11 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (5.00%) Java Engineer
8 10 (5.00%) Web Developer
9 9 (4.50%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (4.50%) Data Engineer
9 9 (4.50%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (4.50%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (4.00%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.50%) Applications Specialist
11 7 (3.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.00%) HTML
2 19 (9.50%) CSS
3 13 (6.50%) jQuery
4 12 (6.00%) JSON
5 11 (5.50%) LAMP
5 11 (5.50%) Middleware
5 11 (5.50%) Spring
5 11 (5.50%) XML
6 9 (4.50%) ELK Stack
6 9 (4.50%) Hibernate
6 9 (4.50%) Web Services
7 8 (4.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (3.00%) HTML5
9 5 (2.50%) CSS3
9 5 (2.50%) J2EE
9 5 (2.50%) REST
10 4 (2.00%) .NET
10 4 (2.00%) Django
10 4 (2.00%) Node.js
11 3 (1.50%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.00%) Informatics
3 6 (3.00%) SWIFT
4 5 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.50%) VLE
6 2 (1.00%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.50%) Blog
7 1 (0.50%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.50%) iSeries
7 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.50%) PACS
7 1 (0.50%) Physics
7 1 (0.50%) User Experience
7 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 79 (39.50%) Windows
2 52 (26.00%) Unix
3 19 (9.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (9.50%) Windows Server
4 17 (8.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (7.00%) AIX
6 10 (5.00%) CentOS
7 8 (4.00%) Solaris
8 7 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.00%) Debian
10 5 (2.50%) Android
10 5 (2.50%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.00%) zOS
12 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.50%) VMS
12 1 (0.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (27.00%) DevOps
2 46 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (16.50%) High Availability
4 19 (9.50%) ITIL
5 17 (8.50%) Open Source
6 15 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (7.00%) Service Delivery
8 13 (6.50%) Change Management
8 13 (6.50%) Configuration Management
8 13 (6.50%) Presales
8 13 (6.50%) SDLC
9 11 (5.50%) ETL
10 10 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (5.00%) Software Engineering
11 9 (4.50%) Analytics
11 9 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.00%) Project Management
12 8 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (26.50%) Java
2 42 (21.00%) SQL
3 38 (19.00%) Bash Shell
4 35 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 32 (16.00%) Perl
6 28 (14.00%) Python
7 26 (13.00%) Ruby
8 22 (11.00%) PHP
9 19 (9.50%) PL/SQL
10 18 (9.00%) PowerShell
11 9 (4.50%) C++
12 8 (4.00%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.00%) C
13 4 (2.00%) Korn
14 3 (1.50%) C#
15 2 (1.00%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.50%) Groovy
16 1 (0.50%) Jython
16 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (5.50%) SC Cleared
1 11 (5.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.00%) Degree
3 8 (4.00%) RHCE
4 5 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.50%) MCSE
4 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.50%) CISSP
6 3 (1.50%) MCSA
7 2 (1.00%) Avaya Certification
7 2 (1.00%) CCNA
7 2 (1.00%) OCPJWCD
7 2 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.50%) CCENT
8 1 (0.50%) CCIE
8 1 (0.50%) CCNP
8 1 (0.50%) MCITP
8 1 (0.50%) MCP
8 1 (0.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.00%) QA
2 6 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.00%) SLA
4 2 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (10.50%) Docker
3 14 (7.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.00%) Varnish
5 7 (3.50%) vSphere
6 5 (2.50%) Squid
7 4 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.50%) NFS
8 3 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.50%) iptables
10 1 (0.50%) OpenSSH
10 1 (0.50%) Samba
10 1 (0.50%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (23.50%) Puppet
2 41 (20.50%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (9.50%) Ansible
4 14 (7.00%) Capistrano
5 12 (6.00%) Mesos
6 3 (1.50%) SCCM
7 2 (1.00%) Nagios
7 2 (1.00%) vRealize
8 1 (0.50%) Cacti
8 1 (0.50%) Graphite
8 1 (0.50%) Icinga
8 1 (0.50%) Munin
8 1 (0.50%) Packer
8 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.50%) Terraform
8 1 (0.50%) yum
Vendors
1 58 (29.00%) VMware
2 48 (24.00%) Oracle
3 34 (17.00%) Red Hat
4 28 (14.00%) Microsoft
5 20 (10.00%) F5
6 17 (8.50%) Blue Coat
6 17 (8.50%) CheckPoint
6 17 (8.50%) Juniper
7 15 (7.50%) Cisco
8 11 (5.50%) Informatica
8 11 (5.50%) Trend Micro
9 10 (5.00%) Kaspersky
10 9 (4.50%) Cloudera
11 5 (2.50%) CA
11 5 (2.50%) Citrix
11 5 (2.50%) Dell
11 5 (2.50%) HP
11 5 (2.50%) IBM
11 5 (2.50%) Rackspace
12 3 (1.50%) Sun
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