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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 6 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 14.81% 7.69% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 20.00% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 8
Median salary £33,750 £32,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.46% -17.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £32,400 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 Fife region.

Operating Systems Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 22.22% 38.46% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 14
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £38,600
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 6 December 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 6 December 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 0 3 £27,500 -0.90%
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Python
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (26.67%) ISEB
5 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
6 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
7 2 (13.33%) CentOS
7 2 (13.33%) Unix
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Banking
7 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (13.33%) QA
7 2 (13.33%) Selenium
7 2 (13.33%) C++
7 2 (13.33%) Perl
7 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
7 2 (13.33%) EMV
7 2 (13.33%) Wireless
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) Robot Framework

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 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) RS-232
3 1 (6.67%) RS-485
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Robot Framework
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Support
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
1 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) EMV
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) CentOS
2 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.67%) VMware