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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 8.57% 6.78% 13.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 80.00% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 8
Median salary £28,000 £28,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% -20.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £28,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £37,049 £39,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
8 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 22.86% 8.47% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 9
Median salary £28,000 £28,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,000 £40,499
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 2 May 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 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
1 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) HND
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) SLA
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) CentOS
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (20.00%) KVM
3 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (10.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) APACS
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) CentOS
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Email Filtering
2 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) HND
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) KVM
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Dell
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (20.00%) VMware