The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 16.22% 16.92% 21.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 61.11% 64.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 4
Average salary £34,000 £31,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.93% -10.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,700 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,200 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
12 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 32.43% 27.69% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 8
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £37,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £30,400 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Fife region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram 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 7 July 2015. 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 -3 4 £37,250 +18.25%
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) C
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
4 3 (27.27%) Android
5 2 (18.18%) Qt
5 2 (18.18%) Marketing
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
5 2 (18.18%) Windows CE
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 1 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (9.09%) Perl
6 1 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 1 (9.09%) SLA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) Qt
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Streaming Video
1 1 (9.09%) PKI
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Android
2 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows CE
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) C
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA