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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 19.23% 21.43% 12.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 60.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 6
Median salary £29,500 £36,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.05% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 Fife region.

Operating Systems Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 28.85% 35.71% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 13
Median salary £31,500 £36,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,650 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 3 £40,000 +25.00%
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 25 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 Fife region with a requirement for Linux.

1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) ISEB
5 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
5 3 (23.08%) Perl
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) Selenium
6 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Robot Framework
6 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Unix
6 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (7.69%) Wireless
7 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
7 1 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) EMV
7 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) RS-232
2 1 (7.69%) RS-485
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Robot Framework
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Verification Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
1 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Embedded Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
1 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Email Filtering
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) HND
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) KVM
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Dell
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.69%) VMware
Fife
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