The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 27 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 93 85 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.99% 7.58% 8.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.24% 29.01% 28.28%
Number of salaries quoted 39 48 55
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £56,934 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
237 293 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.90% 26.14% 31.42%
Number of salaries quoted 131 164 207
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 November 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

1 117 (45.88%) Java
2 113 (44.31%) Finance
2 113 (44.31%) SQL
3 112 (43.92%) UNIX
4 96 (37.65%) Oracle
5 85 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (30.59%) HTML
7 62 (24.31%) OO
8 61 (23.92%) CSS
9 60 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 58 (22.75%) Windows
11 54 (21.18%) Banking
12 53 (20.78%) Spring
13 48 (18.82%) Tomcat
14 43 (16.86%) PHP
15 42 (16.47%) XML
15 42 (16.47%) Relational Database
16 39 (15.29%) Investment Banking
16 39 (15.29%) Web Development
16 39 (15.29%) jQuery
17 38 (14.90%) Git (software)
18 37 (14.51%) Ruby
19 36 (14.12%) PL/SQL
19 36 (14.12%) Perl
19 36 (14.12%) Red Hat
20 35 (13.73%) Shell Script
20 35 (13.73%) Sybase
20 35 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 35 (13.73%) REST
21 34 (13.33%) Continuous Integration

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 48 (18.82%) Tomcat
2 31 (12.16%) Apache
3 16 (6.27%) JBoss
4 15 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 14 (5.49%) Drupal
6 9 (3.53%) WebLogic
7 8 (3.14%) Mule
8 7 (2.75%) nginx
9 6 (2.35%) Jetty
9 6 (2.35%) IIS
10 5 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.57%) Node.js
11 4 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.57%) Joomla!
12 3 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.78%) CMS
13 2 (0.78%) SAS
13 2 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.78%) GemFire
13 2 (0.78%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 6 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (4.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.18%) Magento
2 3 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.39%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.57%) Google App Engine
2 4 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.78%) SaaS
4 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.92%) DNS
2 9 (3.53%) SAN
3 6 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.35%) DHCP
4 5 (1.96%) HTTP
5 4 (1.57%) FTP
5 4 (1.57%) LDAP
5 4 (1.57%) Internet
5 4 (1.57%) Firewall
5 4 (1.57%) IPsec
6 2 (0.78%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.78%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (0.78%) Broadband
6 2 (0.78%) VoIP
7 1 (0.39%) VPN
7 1 (0.39%) SSL
7 1 (0.39%) Network Security
7 1 (0.39%) Extranet
7 1 (0.39%) X.509
7 1 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.47%) Relational Database
2 33 (12.94%) SQL Server
3 29 (11.37%) RDBMS
4 21 (8.24%) MySQL
5 14 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (5.49%) Oracle Database
6 13 (5.10%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.53%) Pentaho
8 8 (3.14%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.75%) Big Data
10 6 (2.35%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.35%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.35%) PowerCenter
11 5 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.57%) DTS
13 3 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (1.18%) Sybase ASE
13 3 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 38 (14.90%) Git (software)
2 33 (12.94%) Subversion
3 31 (12.16%) JUnit
4 24 (9.41%) Maven
5 14 (5.49%) Jenkins
6 12 (4.71%) Ant
7 10 (3.92%) Selenium
8 6 (2.35%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (1.57%) JIRA
10 4 (1.57%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.57%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.78%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.78%) TestNG
12 2 (0.78%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.78%) Log4j
General
1 113 (44.31%) Finance
2 54 (21.18%) Banking
3 39 (15.29%) Investment Banking
4 20 (7.84%) Telecoms
5 13 (5.10%) Marketing
6 12 (4.71%) Electronics
6 12 (4.71%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.75%) Retail
7 7 (2.75%) Retail Banking
8 6 (2.35%) Games
9 4 (1.57%) German Language
9 4 (1.57%) Italian Language
9 4 (1.57%) Turkish Language
9 4 (1.57%) Legal
9 4 (1.57%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.78%) Front Office
11 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.39%) Publishing
11 1 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 116 (45.49%) Developer
2 50 (19.61%) Analyst
3 39 (15.29%) Java Developer
4 35 (13.73%) Senior Developer
5 27 (10.59%) Support Analyst
6 25 (9.80%) Senior Java Developer
7 16 (6.27%) Applications Support
8 14 (5.49%) Applications Support Analyst
9 13 (5.10%) Programmer
10 12 (4.71%) Ruby Developer
11 11 (4.31%) Web Developer
12 10 (3.92%) Support Specialist
12 10 (3.92%) PHP Developer
13 9 (3.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 9 (3.53%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
14 8 (3.14%) Administrator
14 8 (3.14%) DBA
15 7 (2.75%) Software Engineer
15 7 (2.75%) C++ Developer
15 7 (2.75%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (30.59%) HTML
2 61 (23.92%) CSS
3 53 (20.78%) Spring
4 42 (16.47%) XML
5 39 (15.29%) jQuery
6 35 (13.73%) REST
7 34 (13.33%) Web Services
8 24 (9.41%) Ruby on Rails
9 22 (8.63%) Hibernate
10 20 (7.84%) .NET
10 20 (7.84%) HTML5
11 19 (7.45%) J2EE
12 17 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
13 16 (6.27%) Spring Integration
14 15 (5.88%) JAX-RS
15 13 (5.10%) CSS3
16 11 (4.31%) JMS
16 11 (4.31%) Middleware
17 10 (3.92%) Java EE
17 10 (3.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.67%) Open Source
3 14 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.10%) Mobile App
5 12 (4.71%) DTV
6 9 (3.53%) Data Integration
6 9 (3.53%) SWIFT
7 7 (2.75%) Equities
8 5 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.96%) Blog
8 5 (1.96%) Derivative
9 4 (1.57%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.18%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.78%) User Experience
11 2 (0.78%) Physics
11 2 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.78%) CMDB
11 2 (0.78%) Tandem
11 2 (0.78%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 112 (43.92%) UNIX
2 58 (22.75%) Windows
3 35 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (5.10%) Solaris
5 10 (3.92%) AIX
6 5 (1.96%) CentOS
7 4 (1.57%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.57%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.18%) HPUX
8 3 (1.18%) Tru64
8 3 (1.18%) SUSE
9 2 (0.78%) Android
9 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.39%) Debian
10 1 (0.39%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (24.31%) OO
3 39 (15.29%) Web Development
4 34 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (12.55%) ITIL
6 29 (11.37%) OOD
6 29 (11.37%) TDD
7 27 (10.59%) Dependency Injection
8 26 (10.20%) Project Management
9 18 (7.06%) Data Modelling
9 18 (7.06%) BDD
10 17 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (6.27%) MVC
12 15 (5.88%) Configuration Management
12 15 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (5.49%) SOA
14 13 (5.10%) ETL
14 13 (5.10%) Unit Testing
14 13 (5.10%) Waterfall
14 13 (5.10%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 117 (45.88%) Java
2 113 (44.31%) SQL
3 60 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 43 (16.86%) PHP
5 37 (14.51%) Ruby
6 36 (14.12%) PL/SQL
6 36 (14.12%) Perl
7 35 (13.73%) Shell Script
8 31 (12.16%) Python
9 20 (7.84%) C++
10 19 (7.45%) C#
11 18 (7.06%) T-SQL
12 15 (5.88%) Bash Shell
13 9 (3.53%) VB
13 9 (3.53%) Jython
14 7 (2.75%) C
15 6 (2.35%) PHP5
16 5 (1.96%) PowerShell
17 4 (1.57%) Korn
17 4 (1.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (9.80%) Degree
2 3 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.78%) VCAP
3 2 (0.78%) NVQ Level 4
3 2 (0.78%) RHCA
3 2 (0.78%) HNC
3 2 (0.78%) HND
4 1 (0.39%) MCSA
4 1 (0.39%) CCNA
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.39%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.88%) QA
2 12 (4.71%) SLA
3 6 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.57%) Xen
2 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.39%) RACF
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.39%) vSphere
4 1 (0.39%) KVM
4 1 (0.39%) Docker
4 1 (0.39%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 17 (6.67%) Puppet
2 15 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.96%) Ansible
4 4 (1.57%) Ganglia
5 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.78%) Nagios
5 2 (0.78%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.39%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.39%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.39%) MOM
6 1 (0.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 96 (37.65%) Oracle
2 36 (14.12%) Red Hat
3 35 (13.73%) Sybase
4 22 (8.63%) Informatica
5 18 (7.06%) VMware
6 12 (4.71%) SAP
7 6 (2.35%) Microsoft
8 5 (1.96%) Talend
9 4 (1.57%) Green Hat
9 4 (1.57%) Actimize
9 4 (1.57%) Google
9 4 (1.57%) Adobe
9 4 (1.57%) EMC
10 3 (1.18%) Brocade
10 3 (1.18%) Veritas
11 2 (0.78%) StreamBase
11 2 (0.78%) ForgeRock
11 2 (0.78%) Zend
11 2 (0.78%) Avaya
11 2 (0.78%) Sun
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
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The People Network
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Experis Ltd
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Harvey Nash plc
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Harvey Nash plc
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