The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Scotland / Fife
Rank 3 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 29.17% 18.92% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 43.75% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 4
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,600 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,500 £29,550
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Fife region.

Operating Systems Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 33.33% 43.24% 29.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 7
Median salary £27,500 £37,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +33.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of job ads across the Fife region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Fife region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Fife

Linux
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Fife region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline -1 7 £27,500 -15.38%
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Fife region with a requirement for Linux.

1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) MS Office
3 5 (50.00%) ISEB
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (20.00%) Physics
6 2 (20.00%) CentOS
6 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (20.00%) EMV
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) Electronics
7 1 (10.00%) SAN
7 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (10.00%) Wireless
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) Doxygen

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Software Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Process Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) EMV
1 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (20.00%) Physics
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Image Processing
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (10.00%) VMware