The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Fife region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 8 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 12.96% 30.23% 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.67% 81.25% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 4
Average salary £31,500 £42,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% +61.90%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 27.78% 37.21% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 9
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £34,300 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Linux
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Fife region.

Linux Salary Trend in Fife

Linux
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Fife region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +4 4 £31,500 +12.50%
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) C++
3 10 (52.63%) C
4 8 (42.11%) Windows CE
4 8 (42.11%) Android
4 8 (42.11%) Apple iOS
5 6 (31.58%) SLA
5 6 (31.58%) C#
5 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 5 (26.32%) Web Services
6 5 (26.32%) DHCP
6 5 (26.32%) PKI
6 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
7 4 (21.05%) DNS
7 4 (21.05%) HTML
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
8 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
8 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL
8 3 (15.79%) Python
8 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
9 2 (10.53%) HND
9 2 (10.53%) WinForms
9 2 (10.53%) Firewall
9 2 (10.53%) MVC
9 2 (10.53%) Electronics
9 2 (10.53%) VPN
9 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
9 2 (10.53%) NetWare

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DHCP
1 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) BGP
4 1 (5.26%) VLAN
4 1 (5.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Software Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Applications Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Applications Support
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Applications Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.53%) WinForms
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.53%) WCF
5 2 (10.53%) WPF
5 2 (10.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows CE
2 8 (42.11%) Android
2 8 (42.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.53%) NetWare
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
1 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) MVC
2 2 (10.53%) UML
2 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) OOP
3 1 (5.26%) OO
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C++
2 10 (52.63%) C
3 6 (31.58%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded C
5 2 (10.53%) Embedded C++
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) VBScript
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) HND
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VirtualBox
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) KVM
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Novell
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) Twitter
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + on call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Fife
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago