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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 13.64% 14.29% 18.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 62.50% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 10
Median salary £28,250 £29,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.58% -7.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £26,200 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £45,500 £39,100
UK excluding London median 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 Fife region.

Operating Systems Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 20.45% 22.86% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 15
Median salary £19,750 £29,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.89% -7.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,000 £28,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £36,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) HND
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) KVM
3 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server

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 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 1 (12.50%) Robot Framework
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Email Filtering
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) HND
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) KVM
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Dell
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) VMware