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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 24 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 106 149 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.49% 10.35% 12.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.74% 36.97% 43.37%
Number of salaries quoted 57 90 75
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £28,950 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £57,750 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
248 403 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.86% 28.01% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 146 258 144
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,450 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 17 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 105 (55.26%) Java
2 102 (53.68%) Finance
3 78 (41.05%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (36.32%) UNIX
5 60 (31.58%) Python
6 56 (29.47%) TDD
7 52 (27.37%) SQL
8 50 (26.32%) Banking
9 44 (23.16%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (22.63%) Oracle
11 39 (20.53%) JavaScript
12 37 (19.47%) Spring
13 36 (18.95%) Relational Database
14 35 (18.42%) Puppet
15 34 (17.89%) Ruby
15 34 (17.89%) Windows
16 32 (16.84%) Perl
17 30 (15.79%) OO
18 29 (15.26%) Shell Script
18 29 (15.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 28 (14.74%) Amazon AWS
20 27 (14.21%) PHP
20 27 (14.21%) Maven
21 25 (13.16%) Telecoms
21 25 (13.16%) HTML
21 25 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
22 24 (12.63%) RDBMS
22 24 (12.63%) Red Hat
23 23 (12.11%) JUnit
23 23 (12.11%) Hibernate

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 15 (7.89%) Apache
2 10 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.68%) JBoss
4 4 (2.11%) SAS
4 4 (2.11%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.58%) Drupal
5 3 (1.58%) Node.js
6 2 (1.05%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.05%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.53%) CMS
7 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.74%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.58%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.95%) SAN
2 11 (5.79%) Firewall
3 7 (3.68%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.16%) Internet
5 5 (2.63%) DNS
5 5 (2.63%) SNMP
5 5 (2.63%) NAS
6 4 (2.11%) SMTP
6 4 (2.11%) HTTP
7 1 (0.53%) LDAP
7 1 (0.53%) Skype
7 1 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.53%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.95%) Relational Database
2 24 (12.63%) RDBMS
3 21 (11.05%) MySQL
4 20 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 15 (7.89%) MongoDB
6 14 (7.37%) Oracle Database
7 13 (6.84%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (6.32%) Big Data
9 10 (5.26%) NoSQL
10 9 (4.74%) Datomic
10 9 (4.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (4.74%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (4.21%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (4.21%) Hadoop
12 7 (3.68%) Pentaho
13 6 (3.16%) MarkLogic
13 6 (3.16%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (3.16%) Oracle Exadata
13 6 (3.16%) TimesTen
14 3 (1.58%) KDB
Development Applications
1 27 (14.21%) Maven
2 23 (12.11%) JUnit
3 20 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 17 (8.95%) Jenkins
5 14 (7.37%) Subversion
6 9 (4.74%) Gradle
7 8 (4.21%) Ant
8 7 (3.68%) TestNG
8 7 (3.68%) Mockito
9 6 (3.16%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (3.16%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.63%) Selenium
11 4 (2.11%) Log4j
11 4 (2.11%) Flash Builder
11 4 (2.11%) Hudson
12 3 (1.58%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.58%) JIRA
12 3 (1.58%) Oracle APEX
13 2 (1.05%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.05%) Jasmine
General
1 102 (53.68%) Finance
2 50 (26.32%) Banking
3 25 (13.16%) Telecoms
4 19 (10.00%) Games
4 19 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.26%) Legal
6 4 (2.11%) Front Office
7 3 (1.58%) Electronics
8 2 (1.05%) Billing
9 1 (0.53%) Marketing
9 1 (0.53%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 91 (47.89%) Developer
2 46 (24.21%) Java Developer
3 24 (12.63%) Senior Developer
4 20 (10.53%) Analyst
5 17 (8.95%) Support Analyst
6 16 (8.42%) Applications Support
7 14 (7.37%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (6.84%) DBA
9 12 (6.32%) Oracle DBA
10 11 (5.79%) Applications Support Analyst
10 11 (5.79%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (5.26%) Python Developer
12 7 (3.68%) Software Engineer
12 7 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
13 6 (3.16%) Lead Developer
14 5 (2.63%) Web Developer
14 5 (2.63%) Software Developer
14 5 (2.63%) Systems Integration Engineer
14 5 (2.63%) Integration Engineer
14 5 (2.63%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (19.47%) Spring
2 25 (13.16%) HTML
3 23 (12.11%) Hibernate
4 20 (10.53%) Web Services
5 19 (10.00%) HTML5
6 13 (6.84%) CSS
7 11 (5.79%) Ruby on Rails
8 10 (5.26%) REST
9 9 (4.74%) WebSockets
9 9 (4.74%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (4.74%) XML
9 9 (4.74%) .NET
10 8 (4.21%) Middleware
10 8 (4.21%) JMS
10 8 (4.21%) Ext JS
11 7 (3.68%) J2EE
12 6 (3.16%) ASP.NET
12 6 (3.16%) J2SE
12 6 (3.16%) .NET Framework
12 6 (3.16%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.42%) Open Source
2 12 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.74%) User Experience
3 9 (4.74%) Semantic Web
4 8 (4.21%) Derivative
4 8 (4.21%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.68%) Data Integration
6 6 (3.16%) Equities
7 5 (2.63%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.11%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.58%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.58%) Clustering
9 3 (1.58%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.05%) RIA
10 2 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.05%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.05%) Xbox
10 2 (1.05%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.05%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 69 (36.32%) UNIX
2 34 (17.89%) Windows
3 29 (15.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (5.26%) Android
4 10 (5.26%) Solaris
5 6 (3.16%) AIX
5 6 (3.16%) CentOS
6 4 (2.11%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.53%) SUSE
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (41.05%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (29.47%) TDD
3 44 (23.16%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (15.79%) OO
5 20 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 20 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 19 (10.00%) Scrum
6 19 (10.00%) DevOps
7 15 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (7.89%) OOD
8 14 (7.37%) ITIL
8 14 (7.37%) Unit Testing
9 12 (6.32%) Functional Programming
10 10 (5.26%) BDD
10 10 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
11 9 (4.74%) Incident Management
11 9 (4.74%) Multithreading
11 9 (4.74%) Change Management
11 9 (4.74%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 105 (55.26%) Java
2 60 (31.58%) Python
3 52 (27.37%) SQL
4 39 (20.53%) JavaScript
5 34 (17.89%) Ruby
6 32 (16.84%) Perl
7 29 (15.26%) Shell Script
8 27 (14.21%) PHP
9 18 (9.47%) PL/SQL
9 18 (9.47%) C#
10 16 (8.42%) C++
11 12 (6.32%) Bash Shell
12 9 (4.74%) Clojure
13 6 (3.16%) Bourne shell
13 6 (3.16%) sed
13 6 (3.16%) AWK
13 6 (3.16%) Korn
14 4 (2.11%) Scala
14 4 (2.11%) C
14 4 (2.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (1.58%) EnCE
3 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) VCAP
4 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) HND
4 1 (0.53%) MCSA
4 1 (0.53%) CCNA
4 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.53%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.16%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.11%) vSphere
2 4 (2.11%) PowerHA
2 4 (2.11%) Docker
2 4 (2.11%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.58%) LXC
4 2 (1.05%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.05%) RACF
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 35 (18.42%) Puppet
2 25 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (6.32%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (4.74%) Nagios
5 7 (3.68%) Munin
5 7 (3.68%) Graphite
6 6 (3.16%) Vagrant
6 6 (3.16%) Data Guard
6 6 (3.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (2.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 4 (2.11%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.11%) Ansible
8 3 (1.58%) Capistrano
9 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.53%) MOM
10 1 (0.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 43 (22.63%) Oracle
2 24 (12.63%) Red Hat
3 19 (10.00%) Sybase
4 13 (6.84%) VMware
5 7 (3.68%) Informatica
6 6 (3.16%) Vertica
6 6 (3.16%) Talend
6 6 (3.16%) MapR
7 5 (2.63%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.11%) Sun
8 4 (2.11%) Dell
8 4 (2.11%) EMC
8 4 (2.11%) Symantec
8 4 (2.11%) IBM
8 4 (2.11%) Veritas
9 3 (1.58%) Google
10 2 (1.05%) BT
10 2 (1.05%) Cognizant
10 2 (1.05%) Novell
10 2 (1.05%) HP
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