The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 140 137 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.99% 10.86% 11.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.28% 44.63% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 44 66 94
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £30,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £71,550 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,619 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.23% +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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
273 307 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.37% 24.35% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 139 166 205
Median salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Linux
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Glasgow region.

Linux Salary Trend in Glasgow

Linux
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Linux.

1 159 (58.67%) Java
2 153 (56.46%) Unix
3 109 (40.22%) Finance
4 104 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (35.42%) Windows
6 88 (32.47%) SQL
7 75 (27.68%) Oracle
8 74 (27.31%) Python
9 66 (24.35%) Perl
10 56 (20.66%) Degree
11 55 (20.30%) HTML
12 50 (18.45%) SOA
13 48 (17.71%) CSS
14 47 (17.34%) Analytical Skills
14 47 (17.34%) SDLC
15 45 (16.61%) Shell Script
15 45 (16.61%) Banking
16 43 (15.87%) AIX
16 43 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
17 42 (15.50%) Service Delivery
18 41 (15.13%) Configuration Management
18 41 (15.13%) jQuery
18 41 (15.13%) Analytics
19 40 (14.76%) JavaScript
19 40 (14.76%) TDD
20 39 (14.39%) Oracle Database
20 39 (14.39%) REST
20 39 (14.39%) Git (software)
21 38 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
21 38 (14.02%) IaaS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 22 (8.12%) JBoss
2 20 (7.38%) WebLogic
3 13 (4.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (2.95%) Apache Qpid
5 7 (2.58%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.58%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (2.21%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.48%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.48%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.11%) Apache
8 3 (1.11%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.11%) Confluence
8 3 (1.11%) Drupal
8 3 (1.11%) Joomla!
8 3 (1.11%) SAS
9 2 (0.74%) GemFire
10 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.37%) nginx
10 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 9 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (5.90%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (5.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.85%) RMDS
4 4 (1.48%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (1.48%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.11%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (14.02%) IaaS
2 38 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (13.28%) PaaS
4 30 (11.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 30 (11.07%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (11.07%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.74%) SaaS
7 1 (0.37%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.70%) Firewall
2 25 (9.23%) SAN
3 17 (6.27%) DNS
4 16 (5.90%) TCP/IP
5 13 (4.80%) HTTP
6 11 (4.06%) CTI
6 11 (4.06%) Internet
6 11 (4.06%) VoIP
7 10 (3.69%) SSL
8 9 (3.32%) SSH
9 8 (2.95%) LDAP
10 5 (1.85%) Multicast
11 4 (1.48%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (1.11%) FTP
12 3 (1.11%) SNMP
13 1 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.37%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.39%) Oracle Database
2 29 (10.70%) Relational Database
3 27 (9.96%) NoSQL
4 21 (7.75%) Big Data
5 19 (7.01%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (6.27%) RDBMS
7 16 (5.90%) Hadoop
8 15 (5.54%) Oracle BI EE
8 15 (5.54%) Oracle Database 12c
9 13 (4.80%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (4.06%) DB2
11 9 (3.32%) SQL Server
12 6 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (2.21%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.85%) MySQL
13 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (1.48%) Apache Hive
14 4 (1.48%) DataStage
14 4 (1.48%) HBase
15 3 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 39 (14.39%) Git (software)
2 25 (9.23%) Maven
3 23 (8.49%) Selenium
4 19 (7.01%) JUnit
5 15 (5.54%) Jenkins
5 15 (5.54%) Oracle Forms
6 13 (4.80%) Cucumber
7 12 (4.43%) Subversion
8 9 (3.32%) Eclipse
9 8 (2.95%) JBehave
9 8 (2.95%) JIRA
10 7 (2.58%) Ant
11 6 (2.21%) Robot Framework
12 5 (1.85%) TestNG
12 5 (1.85%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.48%) FitNesse
13 4 (1.48%) TestComplete
14 3 (1.11%) IntelliJ
14 3 (1.11%) TeamCity
15 1 (0.37%) Gradle
General
1 109 (40.22%) Finance
2 45 (16.61%) Banking
3 16 (5.90%) Front Office
4 12 (4.43%) Publishing
5 8 (2.95%) Legal
6 7 (2.58%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.48%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.74%) Electronics
9 2 (0.74%) Marketing
9 2 (0.74%) Retail
9 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 86 (31.73%) Developer
2 42 (15.50%) Java Developer
3 20 (7.38%) Cloud Developer
4 18 (6.64%) Security Engineer
5 16 (5.90%) DBA
5 16 (5.90%) Oracle DBA
6 14 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (4.80%) Senior Developer
8 12 (4.43%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (4.43%) Support Specialist
9 11 (4.06%) Automation Tester
9 11 (4.06%) Genesys Specialist
9 11 (4.06%) Tester
9 11 (4.06%) Unix Engineer
9 11 (4.06%) Unix Systems Engineer
10 10 (3.69%) Administrator
10 10 (3.69%) Senior Security Engineer
10 10 (3.69%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (3.32%) Development Engineer
11 9 (3.32%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (20.30%) HTML
2 48 (17.71%) CSS
3 41 (15.13%) jQuery
4 39 (14.39%) REST
5 37 (13.65%) Spring
6 36 (13.28%) CSS3
6 36 (13.28%) HTML5
7 20 (7.38%) JMS
8 19 (7.01%) JSP
9 17 (6.27%) Hibernate
10 16 (5.90%) Middleware
11 15 (5.54%) AngularJS
12 14 (5.17%) .NET
12 14 (5.17%) JSON
13 12 (4.43%) Web Services
14 11 (4.06%) Kafka
14 11 (4.06%) VXML
15 8 (2.95%) J2EE
15 8 (2.95%) SonicMQ
16 7 (2.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (17.34%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (11.81%) Hybrid Cloud
3 30 (11.07%) Visualisation
4 26 (9.59%) Derivative
5 21 (7.75%) Virtual Team
6 16 (5.90%) Equity Derivative
7 13 (4.80%) Computer Science
7 13 (4.80%) Data Centre
7 13 (4.80%) Equities
8 11 (4.06%) IVR
8 11 (4.06%) User Experience
9 7 (2.58%) OTC Derivatives
10 4 (1.48%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.48%) Grid Computing
10 4 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.48%) Reference Data
11 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.11%) RIA
11 3 (1.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 153 (56.46%) Unix
2 96 (35.42%) Windows
3 43 (15.87%) AIX
4 38 (14.02%) Solaris
5 22 (8.12%) Windows Server
6 20 (7.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (4.43%) Ubuntu
7 12 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.58%) HPUX
9 5 (1.85%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.48%) OpenVMS
11 3 (1.11%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.37%) CentOS
12 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (18.45%) SOA
3 47 (17.34%) SDLC
4 42 (15.50%) Service Delivery
5 41 (15.13%) Analytics
5 41 (15.13%) Configuration Management
6 40 (14.76%) TDD
7 36 (13.28%) Performance Tuning
8 35 (12.92%) DevOps
8 35 (12.92%) OO
9 30 (11.07%) Machine Learning
9 30 (11.07%) Software Distribution
9 30 (11.07%) Software Engineering
10 29 (10.70%) Microservices
10 29 (10.70%) Performance Monitoring
11 28 (10.33%) Open Source
12 27 (9.96%) BDD
12 27 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (8.86%) Web Development
14 21 (7.75%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 159 (58.67%) Java
2 88 (32.47%) SQL
3 74 (27.31%) Python
4 66 (24.35%) Perl
5 45 (16.61%) Shell Script
6 40 (14.76%) JavaScript
7 23 (8.49%) PL/SQL
8 22 (8.12%) C++
9 21 (7.75%) C#
9 21 (7.75%) Ruby
10 18 (6.64%) PowerShell
11 15 (5.54%) VBScript
12 10 (3.69%) C
12 10 (3.69%) Korn
12 10 (3.69%) T-SQL
13 9 (3.32%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.85%) C-shell
14 5 (1.85%) Dart
15 4 (1.48%) PHP
15 4 (1.48%) R
Qualifications
1 56 (20.66%) Degree
2 8 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.11%) CCNP
5 3 (1.11%) CISSP
5 3 (1.11%) GCIA
5 3 (1.11%) GCIH
6 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.37%) CCNA
7 1 (0.37%) ISEB
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.37%) MCITP
7 1 (0.37%) MCSA
7 1 (0.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.12%) QA
2 12 (4.43%) SLA
3 5 (1.85%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.37%) ISO22301
System Software
1 36 (13.28%) Docker
2 18 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.43%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.32%) Sendmail
5 4 (1.48%) Apache Flume
5 4 (1.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (1.48%) Veritas File System
5 4 (1.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (1.48%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.37%) vSphere
7 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (11.07%) Kubernetes
1 30 (11.07%) Mesos
2 12 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (4.43%) Puppet
3 9 (3.32%) Ansible
4 5 (1.85%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.85%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 5 (1.85%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.48%) Nagios
5 4 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.48%) SCCM
5 4 (1.48%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 3 (1.11%) Fluentd
6 3 (1.11%) MOM
6 3 (1.11%) Nessus
6 3 (1.11%) QRadar
7 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.37%) Control-M
8 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 75 (27.68%) Oracle
2 32 (11.81%) Sybase
3 28 (10.33%) IBM
4 25 (9.23%) Microsoft
5 22 (8.12%) VMware
6 21 (7.75%) Red Hat
7 17 (6.27%) HP
7 17 (6.27%) Sun
8 11 (4.06%) EMC
8 11 (4.06%) Genesys
9 8 (2.95%) Symantec
9 8 (2.95%) Veritas
10 7 (2.58%) Cisco
11 6 (2.21%) Citrix
12 5 (1.85%) Google
12 5 (1.85%) Solace
13 4 (1.48%) Ab Initio
13 4 (1.48%) Dell
13 4 (1.48%) Informatica
14 3 (1.11%) Thunderhead
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