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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 26 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 83 128 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.60% 9.40% 9.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.17% 38.67% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 66 91 90
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,994
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average 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
258 331 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.53% 24.32% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 169 195 227
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 13 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 84 (33.20%) Java
2 80 (31.62%) Windows
3 67 (26.48%) Perl
3 67 (26.48%) MySQL
4 64 (25.30%) Apache
5 63 (24.90%) Python
5 63 (24.90%) Finance
6 61 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (22.13%) Degree
8 53 (20.95%) Git (software)
9 50 (19.76%) Unix
10 47 (18.58%) SQL
10 47 (18.58%) DevOps
11 46 (18.18%) Tomcat
12 43 (17.00%) High Availability
12 43 (17.00%) Software Engineering
13 42 (16.60%) Banking
14 38 (15.02%) PHP
14 38 (15.02%) Computer Science
15 37 (14.62%) Configuration Management
16 36 (14.23%) Puppet
17 35 (13.83%) JavaScript
17 35 (13.83%) Web Services
18 33 (13.04%) Microsoft
18 33 (13.04%) LAMP
18 33 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 33 (13.04%) Relational Database
19 32 (12.65%) RDBMS
20 31 (12.25%) Ruby
20 31 (12.25%) Data Centre

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 64 (25.30%) Apache
2 46 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 16 (6.32%) IIS
4 15 (5.93%) JBoss
4 15 (5.93%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.37%) Drupal
6 4 (1.58%) CMS
6 4 (1.58%) Node.js
6 4 (1.58%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.19%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.19%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.19%) WordPress
8 2 (0.79%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.79%) nginx
8 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.79%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.40%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.77%) SaaS
4 5 (1.98%) DigitalOcean
4 5 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.40%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.40%) GitHub
6 1 (0.40%) Office 365
6 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.30%) Internet
2 17 (6.72%) DNS
3 14 (5.53%) Firewall
4 12 (4.74%) TCP/IP
5 11 (4.35%) VoIP
6 8 (3.16%) ADSL
6 8 (3.16%) Network Security
6 8 (3.16%) VPN
7 7 (2.77%) Ethernet
7 7 (2.77%) LLU
8 6 (2.37%) SAN
8 6 (2.37%) SSL
9 5 (1.98%) HTTP
9 5 (1.98%) NAS
10 4 (1.58%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.58%) SNMP
10 4 (1.58%) Wireless
11 3 (1.19%) Intranet
12 2 (0.79%) DHCP
12 2 (0.79%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (26.48%) MySQL
2 33 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 32 (12.65%) RDBMS
4 26 (10.28%) SQL Server
5 19 (7.51%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (3.95%) Big Data
6 10 (3.95%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.16%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.37%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.37%) NewSQL
8 6 (2.37%) OLAP
8 6 (2.37%) OLTP
8 6 (2.37%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.37%) Oracle OLAP
8 6 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.37%) VoltDB
9 4 (1.58%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.58%) Redis
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 53 (20.95%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.56%) Subversion
4 7 (2.77%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.98%) Xdebug
6 4 (1.58%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.58%) MSBuild
6 4 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.19%) Selenium
8 2 (0.79%) JUnit
8 2 (0.79%) Maven
8 2 (0.79%) Toad
9 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.40%) PeopleTools
9 1 (0.40%) TestLink
General
1 63 (24.90%) Finance
2 42 (16.60%) Banking
3 23 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 18 (7.11%) Games
5 7 (2.77%) Marketing
6 5 (1.98%) Retail
7 3 (1.19%) Advertising
7 3 (1.19%) Electronics
7 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.79%) Back Office
8 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Automotive
9 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (26.88%) Developer
2 40 (15.81%) Administrator
3 33 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 29 (11.46%) Systems Administrator
5 26 (10.28%) DevOps Engineer
6 21 (8.30%) Analyst
7 18 (7.11%) Support Engineer
8 17 (6.72%) Technical Engineer
9 16 (6.32%) Java Engineer
9 16 (6.32%) Senior Software Engineer
10 15 (5.93%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.93%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 14 (5.53%) Linux Administrator
11 14 (5.53%) PHP Developer
12 13 (5.14%) Java Software Engineer
12 13 (5.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 13 (5.14%) Operations Engineer
12 13 (5.14%) Python Developer
12 13 (5.14%) Technical Specialist
13 11 (4.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.83%) Web Services
2 33 (13.04%) LAMP
3 26 (10.28%) HTML
4 19 (7.51%) SOAP
5 18 (7.11%) CSS
5 18 (7.11%) Middleware
5 18 (7.11%) Spring
6 17 (6.72%) JSP
7 16 (6.32%) CGI
7 16 (6.32%) ELK Stack
8 15 (5.93%) Servlets
9 14 (5.53%) jQuery
10 10 (3.95%) .NET
10 10 (3.95%) Symfony
11 9 (3.56%) CSS3
11 9 (3.56%) Hibernate
11 9 (3.56%) XML
12 8 (3.16%) HTML5
13 7 (2.77%) AngularJS
13 7 (2.77%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.02%) Computer Science
2 31 (12.25%) Data Centre
3 26 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.14%) Replication
5 11 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.37%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.37%) EPoS
7 5 (1.98%) Online Banking
7 5 (1.98%) Physics
8 4 (1.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.19%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.19%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.19%) GPGPU
9 3 (1.19%) iSeries
9 3 (1.19%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.79%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 80 (31.62%) Windows
2 50 (19.76%) Unix
3 33 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (9.88%) Debian
5 11 (4.35%) Windows Server
6 10 (3.95%) Solaris
7 9 (3.56%) AIX
8 7 (2.77%) zOS
9 6 (2.37%) Android
9 6 (2.37%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.58%) VMS
10 4 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.79%) CentOS
13 1 (0.40%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (18.58%) DevOps
3 43 (17.00%) High Availability
3 43 (17.00%) Software Engineering
4 37 (14.62%) Configuration Management
5 25 (9.88%) Mentoring
6 24 (9.49%) Project Management
7 23 (9.09%) Open Source
8 22 (8.70%) OO
9 17 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (6.72%) ITIL
9 17 (6.72%) Scrum
9 17 (6.72%) Web Development
10 16 (6.32%) Automated Testing
10 16 (6.32%) Network Design
11 15 (5.93%) PRINCE2
12 14 (5.53%) Multithreading
12 14 (5.53%) Quality Management
12 14 (5.53%) TDD
13 13 (5.14%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 84 (33.20%) Java
2 67 (26.48%) Perl
3 63 (24.90%) Python
4 47 (18.58%) SQL
5 38 (15.02%) PHP
6 35 (13.83%) JavaScript
7 31 (12.25%) Ruby
8 26 (10.28%) Bash Shell
9 17 (6.72%) C++
10 14 (5.53%) PowerShell
11 13 (5.14%) Korn
12 12 (4.74%) C
13 11 (4.35%) Scala
14 10 (3.95%) C#
15 8 (3.16%) PL/SQL
15 8 (3.16%) VB
16 6 (2.37%) Shell Script
17 4 (1.58%) sed
18 3 (1.19%) MATLAB
18 3 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (22.13%) Degree
2 3 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.19%) ISEB
2 3 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.79%) CCNA
3 2 (0.79%) CCSE
3 2 (0.79%) CISSP
3 2 (0.79%) LPIC
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (0.79%) RHCE
4 1 (0.40%) CCNP
4 1 (0.40%) HP ASE
4 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.40%) OCP
4 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.37%) SLA
2 5 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 17 (6.72%) Docker
2 15 (5.93%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.37%) Squid
5 5 (1.98%) Varnish
6 4 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.19%) NFS
7 3 (1.19%) vSphere
7 3 (1.19%) zsh
8 2 (0.79%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.79%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.79%) Xen
9 1 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (14.23%) Puppet
2 25 (9.88%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (8.70%) Nagios
4 11 (4.35%) Graphite
4 11 (4.35%) Opsview
5 10 (3.95%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 7 (2.77%) Ansible
7 6 (2.37%) HP UCMDB
8 5 (1.98%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.19%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.79%) BMC Marimba
10 2 (0.79%) Cacti
10 2 (0.79%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.79%) Check_MK
10 2 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.79%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (0.79%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.79%) Salt
11 1 (0.40%) SCCM
11 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 33 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.46%) Cisco
3 28 (11.07%) Oracle
4 22 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 19 (7.51%) VMware
6 17 (6.72%) HP
7 14 (5.53%) F5
8 9 (3.56%) Juniper
9 8 (3.16%) New Relic
10 7 (2.77%) Dell
10 7 (2.77%) Google
10 7 (2.77%) Informatica
11 6 (2.37%) Dynatrace
11 6 (2.37%) IBM
11 6 (2.37%) Vertica
12 5 (1.98%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.98%) Rackspace
13 4 (1.58%) SAP
13 4 (1.58%) Zend
14 3 (1.19%) Sybase
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