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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 5.66% 11.59% 10.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 72.73% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 4
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.43% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 15.09% 15.94% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 12
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,899 £38,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 5 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Fife

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) C++
3 5 (45.45%) C
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Android
5 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
5 3 (27.27%) BGP
5 3 (27.27%) Retail
5 3 (27.27%) VLAN
5 3 (27.27%) Windows CE
5 3 (27.27%) CCNA
5 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) VoIP
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) HND
6 2 (18.18%) UNIX
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) Perl
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) SSL
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (18.18%) SSH
6 2 (18.18%) Internet

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) BGP
1 3 (27.27%) VLAN
1 3 (27.27%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 2 (18.18%) SSH
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Applications Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Applications Support
1 3 (27.27%) Operations Manager
2 2 (18.18%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Operations Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Android
3 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
3 3 (27.27%) Windows CE
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Research
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) C
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) HND
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
Fife
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